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  • In Middle East, U.S. must focus on diplomacy, not military intervention [Letter]

    In Middle East, U.S. must focus on diplomacy, not military intervention [Letter]
    It is telling that Matthew Van Dyke in his recent commentary fails to present a single policy recommendation while criticizing the Middle East foreign policies of the last two U.S. administrations ("Bush's recklessness, Obama's fecklessness make U.S. look...
  • U.S. to reduce troop level in Afghanistan to 9,800 by year's end

    U.S. to  reduce troop level in Afghanistan to 9,800 by year's end
    President Obama's plan to reduce the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan to fewer than 10,000 by year's end seeks to balance fear that a speedier withdrawal would push Afghan forces to collapse against his desire to end more than a decade of war. The...
  • U.S. should beef up Afghan military presence [Letter]

    U.S. should beef up Afghan military presence [Letter]
    In reference to the article, "Obama readies Afghan exit" (May 28), and speaking as a retired educator and a retired U.S. Navy officer who served on active duty in World War II over five years in the Pacific and later recalled in 1950 for three more...
  • Obama at West Point [Editorial]

    Obama at West Point  [Editorial]
    Republicans in Congress lost no time in condemning President Obama's commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point last week as further proof of his weakness and vacillation in confronting America's foes. But in fact, Mr. Obama's talk...
  • Korean War Hero George Lawall

     
    When Rudy Blomstrom of Lower Saucon Township sent me this war story the other day, I was blown away by his research, his writing and especially by the remarkable young man (at left) he was writing about. I knew right......
  • Why Obama has changed his mind on Syria

    President Obama's foreign policy speech at West Point last week was in large part a list of all the things he doesn't want to do. He doesn't want to withdraw from the world. At the same time, he doesn't want to use military force to solve every problem....
  • Did we forget what happened in the 'Forgotten War'?

    While discussing the controversial swapping of prisoners, President Barack Obama stated that the U.S “has a pretty sacred rule… We don’t leave our men or women in uniform behind…This is what happens at the end of wars.”...
  • Bete noire McCain keeps Obama's feet to the fire

    WASHINGTON--Sen. John McCain, whose failed challenge to Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election still rankles fellow Republicans, is back in harness as his party's chief Obama scold and bête noire. The administration's decision to swap that...
  • Obama tells Congress U.S. deploying up to 275 troops to Iraq

    Obama tells Congress U.S. deploying up to 275 troops to Iraq
    President Barack Obama told Congress on Monday the United States was deploying up to 275 military personnel to provide support and security for U.S. personnel and the country's embassy in Baghdad after militants seized control of the north of the country....
  • Snowden didn't call himself a hero but he's acted like one [Letter]

    Snowden didn't call himself a hero but he's acted like one [Letter]
    I was surprised by your editorial on the NBC interview with Edward Snowden ("Snowden speaks," May 29). I consider myself fairly objective, yet I heard very different responses from Mr. Snowden than the editorial suggests. It was almost a cognitive...
  • Why did Bowe Bergdahl leave his post?

    The Bowe Bergdahl controversy reminds one of the Korean War and the refusal of 20 some American POWs to return home at the war's end.  No one knows just how many of those individuals were brainwashed or honestly thought the war was wrong and didn't want...