| Sep 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Discordant notes from the Obama administration last week were widely interpreted as a collision between a war-weary president and a gung-ho military. And it was easy to see why.
President Obama ordered airstrikes against Islamic State militants, but...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
World leaders, diplomats and experts have often fretted about the future of NATO and whether the end of its mission in Afghanistan would also be the end of its relevance.
But as 60 leaders, including President Obama, converge on Cardiff, Wales, this...
| Aug 14, 2014
Hillary Clinton has obvious attractions for liberals. She offers a solid chance of extending Democratic occupancy of the White House for four or eight years. She would realize the dream of a female president. She would appoint justices to stop the...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:07 AM
The authorities in charge of Fort Monroe are looking for new ways to bring history to visitors beyond traditional brick-and-mortar displays within the Casemate Museum.
Guides have started hosting weekly walking tours that wind through the nearly 560-...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:15 AM
When is The Sun going to do an expose about the lack of a responsible leader in the U.S. Senate (formerly known as the most revered deliberative legislative body in the world)? I am reading "Duty" by Robert Gates who basically thinks Senate Majority...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:31 AM
President Barack Obama vowed on Wednesday the United States will not fight another ground war in Iraq, seeking to reassure Americans about the level of U.S. involvement after a top general suggested combat troops could be deployed against Islamic State...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
With a convulsive rumble, followed by billowing flames and exhaust, a sleek 60-foot rocket emerged from its silo at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.
It was a test of the backbone of the nation's missile defense system. If North Korea or Iran ever...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Absent from U.S. media encomia for recently deceased former Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze is any mention of the historic deal he reached with his U.S. counterpart James Baker in 1990 ensuring that the Soviet empire would collapse "with a...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Having been in academia for more than 30 years and having been through the process with my own daughters, I understand that many parents and students face daunting decisions regarding college. Where to go? What major to choose?
For many — in fact,...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:01 PM
A Boy Scout troop in Seattle that was chartered in November lost its affiliation with the national organization last week after refusing to remove a scout leader who is gay, Boy Scouts of America said.
Geoffrey McGrath first announced his sexual...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Here again in the Ukrainian affair we see the Manichean habits of mind of the Cold War, still the most powerful precedent in the last 50 years of American and Western political history and policy studies.
Among commentators and officials the tendency...