| May 3, 2012
We're far enough away from it now that we can probably all agree: It was a mistake for George W. Bushto land on that aircraft carrier in a flight suit to proclaim "Mission Accomplished." And not just because the war in Iraq was far from over at that...
| May 18, 2011
| 5:09 PM
Fighting pirates off the Horn of Africa, saving lives after natural disasters and stopping terrorists from entering American ports are all missions expected of the U.S. Coast Guard, President Barack Obama told graduating cadets Wednesday.
And in a nod to...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 10:26 PM
– The eyes of the world were on South Florida on Monday evening as issues of the world — foreign and military policy — took center stage in a presidential campaign that's been dominated, until now, by the economy.
President Barack Obama...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Making a closing pitch to Florida voters, President Barack Obama bragged about the results he's achieved in the past four years, acknowledged much more work is ahead, and sought to portray challenger Mitt Romney as someone who's hiding the truth about...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:02 AM
It’s easy to comprehend why Republicans are so loath to give President Obama any credit for the killing of Osama bin Laden when you take into account the dynamics of election year campaigning.
Traditionally, the perception is that while...
| May 14, 2011
| 8:33 PM
Eight men kneeled in prayers led by their imam, Hafiz Muhammed Sher Ali Khan, when a loud pounding shook the locked door of the mosque, a modest house behind a green fence in a residential neighborhood in west Miami-Dade County.
It was just after 6 a.m....
| Sep 5, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Thanks for Steven Grossman's wise commentary on how Michelle Bachmann, Pat Robertson, John Hagee and Rush Limbaugh have all attributed the natural disasters we've recently experienced to an unhappy God bent on punishing us for even thinking about...
| May 6, 2011
| 12:32 PM
Surely Kim Barker is the only foreign correspondent to sum up Afghan President Hamid Karzai as "whiny and conflicted, a combination of Woody Allen, Chicken Little and Jimmy Carter," with a national government that "seemed about as effective as a student...
| May 6, 2011
| 12:32 PM
Kim Barker, author of "The Taliban Shuffle" and a former Chicago Tribune foreign correspondent, shares her thoughts on what the death of Osama bin Laden means for the war on terror.
What were your initial feelings when you heard the U.S. had killed...
| May 5, 2011
| 4:17 PM
Three days after the reported death of Osama bin Laden, who orchestrated and financed the 9/11 attack on the United States, two metal beams salvaged from the destroyed World Trade Center arrived in Laguna Beach.
City Arts Manager Siân Poeschl announced...