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  • Martin Schram: Obama has reached his Jimmy Carter moment

    Belatedly but, we hope, finally! we are witnessing the beginning of the end of the Carterization of Barack Obama's presidency. It has come not a moment too soon. We can only hope that it is real and not too late. President Obama is scrambling to halt...
  • At 100 years, Panama Canal Zone history celebrated in Florida

    TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - The 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal, hailed at the time as one of the world's great wonders, has inspired a celebration in central Florida to showcase the experience of the U.S. canal workers behind the...
  • 'The Invisible Soldiers' warns of private security forces' rise

    'The Invisible Soldiers' warns of private security forces' rise
    Near the end of "The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security," author Ann Hagedorn recommends that President Dwight D. Eisenhower's famous warning in 1961 about the rise of the "military-industrial complex" should be updated. In the 21st...
  • U.S. strikes have slowed, not weakened Iraq militants: Pentagon

    A series of U.S. airstrikes since last week has slowed the operational tempo of the Islamic State, the militant group that has seized large parts of northern Iraq, but is unlikely to substantially weaken the group, the Pentagon said on Monday. "We...
  • International Aerospace Trade Summit Planned For September

    A coalition of business, government and academic representatives will announce Tuesday that an international trade summit on aerospace will be held next month in Groton. The Aerospace & Defense International Trade Summit will connect Connecticut firms...
  • Guantanamo judge bows to prosecution, reinstates 5-man 9/11 trial

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba The military judge in charge of the 9/11 terrorism trial bowed to a Pentagon prosecution protest Wednesday and agreed to go forward with a single, five-man, Sept. 11 death penalty tribunal. The judge, Army Col. James L....
  • Will letter from accused 9/11 mastermind get to Obama?

    GUANTANAMO NAVY BASE, Cuba Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the man who once bragged that he ran the Sept. 11 terror attacks "from A to Z," has written President Barack Obama about his views on the situation in Gaza and other current events. But the military has...
  • Al Qaeda tells family to press U.S. to negotiate hostage release

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Qaeda told the family of a U.S. hostage kidnapped three years ago in Pakistan to press their government to exchange him for prisoners held by the United States, in a message posted on the Internet on Friday. Warren Weinstein, who was...
  • US intervention in Iraq will be counterproductive

    We may call the latest U.S. intervention "humanitarian" and "limited," but make no mistake: President Barack Obama's decision to bomb Iraq will cause further violence and deterioration in that country, and draw the United States deeper into a quagmire...
  • Why is U.S. military supporting Iraq's kleptocrats?

    The hot, noisy deck of an aircraft carrier during flight operations is a dangerous inferno of a place: deafeningly loud in the blast of jet exhaust, the wash of rotor blades and the stench of jet fuel. But every catapult launch that sends a Super Hornet...
  • 9/11 defendant agrees to separate trial at Guant�namo

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba Alleged 9/11 plot deputy Ramzi bin al Shibh agrees with his military judge that he should face a separate trial to let the accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and three other accused co-conspirators make...