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  • Book review: 'Westmoreland' by Lewis Sorley

    Book review: 'Westmoreland' by Lewis Sorley
    Reading Lewis Sorley's scalding biography of Army Gen. William Westmoreland, "Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam," is like watching a slow-motion replay of an oncoming train wreck.
  • Fallout of fear

    Fallout of fear
    Half a century ago, the unthinkable became all too thinkable as the Soviet Union and the United States engaged in a game of chicken, played with nuclear bombs. On Oct. 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy went on television to announce that the Soviet...

    Army-Navy hoopla begins well before the game

    Army-Navy hoopla begins well before the game
    Phil McConkey wasn't surprised to hear that Navy's mascot had been goatnapped last week, for the umpteenth time, prior to Saturday's Army-Navy football game. That the animal was left tethered to a post, outside of the Pentagon, didn't surprise him either....

    Ties of family, friendship, service define Army-Navy rivalry

    Ties of family, friendship, service define Army-Navy rivalry
    Ken Niumatalolo noticed the Army guys looking askance as he wound his way through the Pentagon to attend a ceremony for his brother, an Army lieutenant colonel. "I think they recognized me," said the Navy football coach, chuckling. "And I don't think...

    Chan Lowe: The abortion issue

    Chan Lowe: The abortion issue
    Things started going downhill for this country back in the 1970s when politicians discovered there was money to be made by embracing the pro-life movement. Abortion has become so much a part of our national discourse over the past few decades that it&...