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  • Justice was done

    God bless former President George W. Bush for putting General David Petraeus in charge, and God bless President Obama for being smart enough to keep him. Even though after 10 years Osma bin Laden was old and dying from kidney damage, it is gratifying...
  • Which way in Afghanistan?

    Which way in Afghanistan?
    With the first anniversary of the U.S. "surge" in Afghanistan coming up in August, President Barack Obama will soon have to decide whether to maintain the current force levels or begin withdrawing some of the 30,000 additional troops he ordered there last...
  • Obama leaves the job undone in Afghanistan

    During the campaign summer of 2008, candidate Obama said of Afghanistan, "This is a war that we have to win." Yet now, although progress is being made the job is still very much unfinished, we find Obama as president extracting our resources from...
  • Former CIA officer charged with leaking classified information

    Former CIA officer charged with leaking classified information
    A former CIA officer is facing decades in prison after being charged Monday with disclosing classified information to journalists, the latest in an unprecedented Obama administration crackdown against national security leaks. John Kiriakou, who made news...
  • Lawmakers praise Petraeus, downplay reported tension

    Lawmakers praise Petraeus, downplay reported tension
    The leaders of the Senate intelligence committee praised CIA Director David H. Petraeus at a public hearing Tuesday, and criticized a Los Angeles Times story that said the retired Army general was working to improve relations with some members of...
  • Intel panel chair: 'Dangerous line' crossed in talks with Taliban

    Intel panel chair: 'Dangerous line' crossed in talks with Taliban
    The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee took aim Thursday at an Obama administration plan to transfer five prisoners out of U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay as part of a package of negotiations with the Taliban. With four of the...
  • Man found with explosives pleads not guilty

    Man found with explosives pleads not guilty
    A Costa Mesa man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges that he posessed the makings of explosives. Baylor Maggenti, 66, had materials commonly used to make pipe bombs, prosecutors said. He has been charged with felony counts of intent to...
  • KAL's year in review, the key

    KAL's year in review, the key
    January 1. A dropped pass and a missed field goal keep Joe Flacco and the Ravens out of the Super Bowl. February 2. Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson becomes Mr. Super PAC by pumping millions into Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign. 3....
  • Dave Barry's 2012 Year in Review

    Dave Barry's 2012 Year in Review
    It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate. Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
  • 15 years later, CIA acknowledges fallen Marylander worked for agency

    15 years later, CIA acknowledges fallen Marylander worked for agency
    The report from the State Department was brief: Thomas M. Jennings Jr., a federal worker from Burtonsville on a temporary assignment with NATO peacekeepers, had died in a car crash in Southern Bosnia. Fifteen years later, it turns out that was only...
  • Petraeus offers apology for scandal during speech at USC

     Petraeus offers apology for scandal during speech at USC
    Signaling a desire to return to public life, retired Gen. David H. Petraeus offered an apology Tuesday for the scandal that led to his resignation as director of the CIA and brought an illustrious career to an abrupt end. Petraeus has kept a low...