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  • Mark Fazlollah: On the US-Mexico border, a meeting place for two nations divided

    TIJUANA, Mexico In the mid-1980s, the border between Tijuana and Southern California was a showcase of America's failed immigration enforcement. On a busy night, thousands of people slipped into the United States illegally. It was so easy to cross that...
  • Is Michigan man a war criminal?

    DUBLIN, Ireland They moved in lockstep, nearly 400 of them, to the rhythms of a drummer and a piper. They marched a half-mile through downtown streets in the Irish capital, on their way to the U.S. Embassy. The straight-lined formation of former Irish...
  • Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site

    Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site
    (Reuters) - A train carrying the remains of many of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine arrived in Ukrainian government territory on Tuesday as a separatist leader handed over the plane's black boxes to Malaysian...
  • Malaysia quietly worked back channels to secure bodies, black boxes

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - As Western leaders increasingly pointed the finger of blame at pro-Russian separatists, and Moscow itself, over the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine, the government in Kuala Lumpur said little. The...
  • The danger of giving weapons

    The bodies and debris that rained from the Ukrainian sky offer a cautionary lesson about the danger of giving heavy weapons to non-state actors. I hope the hawks who wanted President Obama to ship anti-aircraft missiles to the Syrian rebels are paying...
  • Syrian opposition coalition dissolves interim government

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Western-backed National Coalition of Syrian opposition members said on Tuesday it had voted to force out its "interim government" and form a new one within a month. Attempts to form a viable government-in-exile for Syria's...
  • Israel pounds Gaza, says ceasefire is 'not near'

    Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and U.N. diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that has claimed more than 600 lives. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held discussions in neighboring...
  • Putin on the hot seat [Editorial]

    Russia's President Vladimir Putin was once lauded by supporters for his brilliance in cynically calling for a negotiated end to Ukraine's civil war while simultaneously escalating the conflict through secret shipments of arms and equipment to Russian-...
  • Congress took impeachment seriously with Watergate

    Bill Cohen served as an influential three-term U.S. senator, as well as secretary of defense, and is a respected global thinker. He believes his defining political moment was a summer four decades ago. As a 33-year-old freshman Republican representative...
  • Mission to Israel accomplished

    A group of Jewish leaders from Miami recently visited Israel during the current crisis and experienced the tense situation firsthand. The local travelers were among more than two dozen American Jewish communal leaders who recently toured communities in...
  • Malaysia Airlines flight over Syria reflects war zone challenge

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines rerouted a flight over Syria on Sunday after its usual path over Ukraine was closed, reflecting the challenges airlines face in finding conflict-free routes between Asia and Europe. After Malaysia Airlines...