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  • Strategy to improve 'alarming situation' in Mali expected at U.N.

     
    The question of how to help Mali cope with rebels, the aftermath of a military coup and religious extremists, is slated to be taken up Wednesday at the sidelines of the United Nations, at a closely watched meeting on security in the troubled Sahel....
  • 'Cuba' by Julia E. Sweig

    Cuba What Everyone Needs to Know Julia E. Sweig Oxford University Press: 304 pp., $16.95 paper Despite decades of heated rhetoric from Washington and Miami, most of the time Americans don't give a lot of thought to Cuba. Then, once or twice a decade,...
  • Thai troops, protesters clash in Bangkok

    Thai troops in full combat gear cracked down against anti-government protesters early today, using gunfire and tear gas to disperse a crowd blocking Bangkok's busiest intersection. The demonstrators, wearing red shirts, returned fire with their own...
  • 'Open Veins' and enduring ills in Latin America

    'Open Veins' and enduring ills in Latin America
    The reading list for my college core course at UC Santa Cruz in the early 1970s included a book by a young Uruguayan author, Eduardo Galeano, called "Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent." The book, which excoriated...
  • Guinea-Bissau: Cocaine's traffic hub

    Guinea-Bissau: Cocaine's traffic hub
    As a senior police official, Edmundo Mendes' job is to arrest the South American cocaine traffickers who use his troubled West African country, with its starry array of remote islands, as a transit point for drug shipments bound for Europe. It hasn't been...
  • Yes: His views spark important debate

    Yes: His views spark important debate
    When I became dean of the Chapman University School of Law almost two years ago, I made a commitment to pursue a mission of ideological diversity at the school. One way to fulfill that mission is through the appointment of visiting professors. For 2008-...
  • Meeting the neighbors

    Meeting the neighbors
    When President Obama attends the Summit of the Americas next week, he will encounter a wellspring of goodwill in Latin America toward the young leader who reminds so many there of their favorite American president, John F. Kennedy. And yet he will...
  • Recipe: Carolyn Capacillo's Molded Chick-A-Roni Coup

    Recipe: Carolyn Capacillo's Molded Chick-A-Roni Coup
      1/2 pound bacon 2 pounds boned chicken breast, diced Salt, pepper 2 egg whites 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup minced onion 1/3 cup minced celery 1/2 cup minced Bilbao-style chorizo, or pepperoni 1/2 pound cooked ham, diced...
  • 'Bomb Power' by Garry Wills

    'Bomb Power' by Garry Wills
    Garry Wills is a formidable Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, one of America's leading public intellectuals and, over the last 50 years, our most important lay Catholic thinker and writer. In his 28th book, "Bomb Power: The Modern Presidency and the...
  • Zelaya vows to return to Honduras

    Zelaya vows to return to Honduras
    What happens when a government announces that it is withdrawing in protest from an international organization -- which doesn't recognize the government in the first place? Are they in or out? That is just one of the quandaries facing Honduras these...
  • Put pressure on Honduras

    Put pressure on Honduras
    De facto, interim or congressionally installed -- no matter the qualifier -- Roberto Micheletti is not the president of Honduras. Manuel Zelaya is, and like him or not, the man who was ousted in a military-civilian coup on June 28 should be returned to...