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  • U.S. should not be Israel's lackey

    The recent article on President Obama's interactions with Israel ("Obama sticks to Mideast vision, seeks to calm Israel," May 22) demonstrates how flawed U.S. foreign policy is because of our politicians are always pandering to Israel and its powerful...
  • Airports: Are we any safer?

    Airports: Are we any safer?
    On May 1, 1961, Inez Harlow flew into the history books. The 23-year-old flight attendant had been suspicious of the slim passenger from the moment he boarded the National Airlines Convair CV-440 in Miami. "He had dark glasses on, his collar up,...
  • Yelena Bonner dies at 88; wife of Andrei Sakharov was a Soviet human rights activist

    Yelena Bonner dies at 88; wife of Andrei Sakharov was a Soviet human rights activist
    Reporting from Moscow -- Yelena Bonner, human rights activist and widow of Soviet dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Andrei Sakharov, has died. She was 88. Bonner died Saturday afternoon in Boston after a long illness, said her daughter, Tatiana...
  • Gingrich sees Egypt as Obama version of Iran hostage crisis

    Gingrich sees Egypt as Obama version of Iran hostage crisis
    Newt Gingrich waited until the day before Colorado's Republican presidential contest to start campaigning here, and -- as if to make up for lost time -- took the guns-blazing approach upon arrival. The former House speaker opened a rally here in this...
  • Settlement policy makes Israel a troublesome ally

    Your article "Israel approves new east Jerusalem housing" (Aug.12) shows once again that Israel is more interested in stealing Palestinian land than in a peace settlement with the Palestinians. Israel has been brutally oppressing the Palestinians for...
  • U.N. ploy could benefit Israel

    U.N. ploy could benefit Israel
    In September, the Palestinian Authority of Mahmoud Abbas plans to bring a statehood petition to the United Nations. The initial plan is to bring it to the Security Council for approval. If the U.S. vetoes it, as expected, the PA will then bring it to...
  • Hostage crises, then and now

    Hostage crises, then and now
    The State Department is probably very pleased with the outcome of last week's hostage crisis in Algeria, although given the loss of innocent lives it would be impolitic for officials to say so. In case you missed it, Islamic militants had held an...
  • Nepal forms caretaker government pending new elections

    Nepal forms caretaker government pending new elections
    KATMANDU, Nepal — Nepal announced the formation of a caretaker government Tuesday and settled into a tense calm after a weekend constitutional crisis led the prime minister to call elections, some four years and several shaky governments after the...
  • U.S. is increasing nuclear power through uprating

    U.S. is increasing nuclear power through uprating
    The U.S. nuclear industry is turning up the power on old reactors, spurring quiet debate over the safety of pushing aging equipment beyond its original specifications. The little-publicized practice, known as uprating, has expanded the country's nuclear...
  • French journalist killed while reporting in Syria

     
    A French journalist was killed Wednesday while reporting in the restive Syrian city of Homs. The French television channel France 2 confirmed the death of its reporter, Gilles Jacquier, in Syria....
  • Japan feared 'devil's chain reaction' after March 2011 tsunami

     
    An independent panel's report revealed fears by Japanese officials that Tokyo might have to be evacuated in the nuclear crisis that came after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami....