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  • Clinton, Reagan, Nixon, LBJ: Farewells

     
    by Mark Silva As President George W. Bush and his writers place the final touches on 15 minutes of televisied talk that will deliver a farewell to the nation after two tumultuous terms in office, it's worth remembering the most......
  • Prosecuting torture: 'Hard to believe'

     
    by Mark Silva Eric Holder, President Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general, made plenty of people uncomfortable when he asserted, flatly, in his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, that water-boarding is torture. During the...
  • Robert Gates: Nothing 'awkward' at DoD

     
    by Mark Silva Defense Secretary Robert Gates, the holdover from the Bush administration now proposing significant spending cuts and realignment of priorities at the Pentagon of the Obama administration, says he has carried out plenty of "nonpartisan''...
  • Clinton in Iraq: Obama 'committed'

     
    by Mark Silva With deadly violence on the rise in Iraq in recent days - including what the U.S. military views as trademark al Qaeda attacks involving female suicide bombers in three instances - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton landed......
  • Guantanamo detainee: New York trial

     
    by Mark Silva The first detainee from the military-run prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to arrive in the United States has been moved to New York City to face criminal charges for the bombings of U.S. embassies in Tanzania and......
  • Bagram and beyond: Rivalling Iraq in '09

     
    by Mark Silva A grim turning point may be nearing in America's two wars: As the U.S. military scales back forces in Iraq and ramps up in Afghanistan, the number of American military deaths in Afghanistan this year is rivaling......
  • Obama: 'Buck stops with me'

     
    See the White House review: Summary of review.pdf See the order for action: Corrective actions.pdf See Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair's letter to the intelligence community this evening: Dennis Blair letter.pdf by Mark Silva and Christi...
  • Obama: One-term presidency no problem

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with transcript The political costs of pressing for health-care reform and other controversial initiatives won't stop President Barack Obama from trying, he says in an interviewi airing this evening on ABC's World News. " I'd.......
  • Deficits and terrorism: Obama vs. GOP

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is atttempting to focus attention on an attack on the federal budget deficit. Republicans complain today that he is misfiring in the war on terrorism. With an annual budget deficit this year of $1.35......
  • Top Al Qaeda leader killed, U.S. says

     
    by David S. Cloud Al Qaeda's third-ranking leader -- a close associate and relative by marriage to Osama bin Laden -- is believed to have been killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region, U.S. officials said. The......
  • Another Sept. 11 anniversary: What has changed?

     
    America marks the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on Saturday. I still can't bring myself to call it Patriot Day, the official government designation that twists the meaning of the day. The nearly 3,000 people who......