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  • Despite conflict, the show goes on in east Ukraine

    When the curtain fallsat the theatre in east Ukraine, some of the audience havetrouble applauding because they are holding rifles. Others have obeyed the sign at the door telling them not tobring in their weapons, but are still in their combat fatigues....
  • Westchester Cemetery participates in Wreaths Across America

    Westchester Cemetery participates in Wreaths Across America
    Sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 30s on Dec. 13 greeted about two dozen people who attended the fourth annual ceremony at the Westchester Center Cemetery in Colchester honoring veterans as part of the national Wreaths Across America Day. In...
  • Nation watches as the war between (blue) states rages

    Old habits die hard. The media are so enamored of the continuing (and largely contrived) story about the great Republican civil war that they fail to appreciate that the real internecine fight is being waged on the other side of the aisle. I grant...
  • How to cut militias off from gold and mineral mines in Congo

    Few parts of the world have been more ravaged by war and violence over the last two decades than the Democratic Republic of Congo. That's been made possible, in part, by the mines in the eastern part of the country that offer up tin, tungsten and tantalum...
  • Al Qaeda-linked fighters seize two Syrian army bases

    Fighters with the Al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front and other Islamist groups have seized two major army bases in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib, rebel activists said. After two days of heavy fighting, the groups - including Jund Al-Aqsa and Ahrar...
  • La Cañada's Neat leads the way in earning All-CIF recognition

    La Cañada's Neat leads the way in earning All-CIF recognition
    In winning a fifth consecutive Rio Hondo League championship, the La Cañada High boys' water polo team needed to constantly have Leo Neat involved on both ends of the pool. It's something La Cañada second-year Coach Christian Flores wanted to see to...
  • War Stories (Part 2 of 2): 'Gen. Eisenhower took my hand: "Soldier, how do you feel?"'

    War Stories (Part 2 of 2): 'Gen. Eisenhower took my hand: "Soldier, how do you feel?"'
    THE STORY SO FAR: Schuylkill County native Carl A. Schroeter, a son of German immigrants, is on a cold march after being taken prisoner during the Battle of the Bulge. He has been rifle-smacked to the ground by a murderous German guard after trying to...
  • Key to defeating ISIS is ideas, not arms

    There is a military term of art that has deep significance in our fight against ISIS. It captures the idea that there is an identifiable source of enemy power that, if successfully attacked, will lead to our enemy's strategic defeat. That enemy strength...
  • Full force against the Islamic State

    Full force against the Islamic State
    It is clear that our efforts to defeat the Islamic State have been inadequate. Half-measures will not work against a growing threat from radical Islamists who are uniting fractured terrorist groups around the world under one banner. Over the past six...
  • Scholars: ISIS Abhorent To Islam Followers

    Scholars: ISIS Abhorent To Islam Followers
    HARTFORD -- The so-called Islamic State, a brutal militia that has taken control of parts of Iraq and Syria and committed widespread atrocities, is "abhorrent to almost all followers of Islam," an Islamic scholar told a gathering at the Hartford...
  • Despite carols, there's no peace on Earth

    It is difficult for me to listen to the omnipresent Christmas carols that are playing. I know that many people find the songs to be cheerful and uplifting, but I find them to be inconsistent with the values of our society. Our country is currently in...