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  • Dennis Byrne is behind the times

    At least Dennis Byrne is consistent.   He never misses an opportunity to lay the world's troubles at President Barack Obama's feet. His column today is another example of his inability to get over the 2008 and 2012 elections.   Byrne's assertion...
  • Turkey says Syria town about to fall as Islamic State advances

    Turkey says Syria town about to fall as Islamic State advances
    Turkey's president said the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani was "about to fall" on Tuesday as Islamic State fighters pressed home a three-week assault that has cost a reported 400 lives and forced thousands to flee their homes. The prospect that the town...
  • In Iraq, closing the gap between Obama's goal and means

    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...
  • Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film

    Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film
    Rory Kennedy thought she already knew something of the Vietnam War, of its tragedy and lingering scars on America and the Vietnamese. When she was approached about making a documentary on the final hours of U.S. involvement there, the director wondered...
  • Accused White House intruder is decorated Iraq war veteran

    Accused White House intruder is decorated Iraq war veteran
    WASHINGTON - The Texas man accused of breaking into the White House while armed with a knife is a U.S. military veteran who was decorated for his service in the Iraq war, the U.S. Army said on Sunday. Omar Gonzalez, 42, is expected to appear in court...
  • Afghan rivals sign deal on unity government ending standoff

    Afghan rivals sign deal on unity government ending standoff
    Afghanistan’s election rivals signed an agreement Sunday forming a unity government with former finance minister Ashraf Ghani as president, ending a months-long standoff over a disputed runoff vote. The brief signing ceremony at the presidential...
  • U.S. awaits Arab contributions to the battle against Islamic State

    The U.S. plan to step up attacks against militants in Iraq and Syria is being delayed until more Arab governments agree to contribute to the operation, the Pentagon's top officer said Sunday. President Obama wants to see more specific pledges from...
  • Obama's wartime nightmare

    WASHINGTON--Congress has now temporarily bought into what has become President Obama's war against the terrorist Islamic State. Both the House and Senate have voted limited funds to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight, not against their country's...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Gala Concert To Commemorate Yale Bowl Centennial

    The United States Military Academy Band at West Point and the Yale Concert Band will join together on the eve of their 46th football meeting to present a gala concert to commemorate the Centennial of the Yale Bowl (1914), on Friday, Sept. 26, at 8 p.m.,...
  • Obama faces hurdles at U.N. Security Council meeting

    Obama faces hurdles at U.N. Security Council meeting
    When he heads to the United Nations this week, President Obama will try to rally the world around military operations against Sunni extremists in Iraq, without invoking his predecessor's similar effort, which failed before the global body 11 years ago....
  • Afghan soldiers who left Massachusetts stand to be deported

    Afghan soldiers who left Massachusetts stand to be deported
    The three Afghan soldiers who went missing while in Massachusetts for military training and were found trying to enter Canada are facing immigration charges and stand to be deported, U.S. officials said Tuesday. An Immigration and Customs Enforcement...