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  • Bomb or occupy -- or neither?

    Wars usually end only when the defeated aggressor believes it would be futile to resume the conflict. Lasting peace follows if the loser is then forced to change its political system into something other than what it was. Republican Rome learned that...
  • Election results could impact U.S.-Israel relations

    Election results could impact U.S.-Israel relations
    Carol Flatto, chairwoman of the Miami Beach-based South Florida chapter of Americans for a Safe Israel, feels that the shift of power in Congress brought about by last week's election results will significantly impact the Middle East, recast alliances and...
  • Surgeon infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone to be flown to Nebraska: report

    Surgeon infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone to be flown to Nebraska: report
    A surgeon infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone will be flown to the University of Nebraska Medical Center for treatment, "CBS Evening News" reported on Thursday. The surgeon was born in Sierra Leone but is a U.S. resident, CBS reported. University of...
  • 3 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan army bus

    3 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan army bus
    A suicide bombing struck Kabul for the fourth time this week, killing at least three people in an attack targeting army soldiers, officials said. The attack occurred around 7 a.m. Thursday far from the city center, in the Dogh Abad section of the...
  • Enfield Group Selling Wreaths To Place On Veterans' Graves

    Enfield Group Selling Wreaths To Place On Veterans' Graves
    Kelly Davis has been involved in Wreaths Across America since its start in Enfield in 2008. Davis, 54, is a military veteran herself. She served in the U.S. Air Force in the 1980s as a commanding control specialist. Her husband, Ken, was in the U.S....
  • Tomas Young dies at 34; soldier became antiwar activist after paralyzing injury

    Tomas Young dies at 34; soldier became antiwar activist after paralyzing injury
    He gave up just once, opting last year to enter hospice care and stop taking nutrition through a feeding tube. He wanted an end to the pain and surgeries and tubes and pumps that had sustained him after he was paralyzed from the chest down by an Iraqi...
  • Robert H. Scales: The clock is ticking in Iraq

    Robert H. Scales: The clock is ticking in Iraq
    Last Friday, on a dead news night and three days after the election, the White House announced another surge of U.S. troops to Iraq. Why now? Why so many? And are these enough to defeat the Islamic State? The answers lie in large part in "ground truth,"...
  • Tomas Young, Iraq war veteran and antiwar activist, dies at 34

    Tomas Young, Iraq war veteran and antiwar activist, dies at 34
    Tomas Young, an Iraq War veteran-turned-activist who became one of the first veterans to publicly oppose the war, has died. Young, who was paralyzed after being shot five days into his tour in Iraq, died Monday morning at a home in Seattle. His death...
  • Wartime is the wrong time for blame

    Wartime is the wrong time for blame
    The United States is waging war in Iraq and Syria. We are convinced, unequivocally, that the enemy is the well-armed, crafty and cruel assemblage of antediluvian thugs known as the Islamic State, or ISIS, or ISIL. In some circles, though, our certainty...
  • Joyce Carol Oates In New Haven; Benjamin Griffin At Twain House

    Joyce Carol Oates  In New Haven; Benjamin Griffin At Twain House
    Benjamin Griffin, associate editor for the Mark Twain Papers & Project at the University of California, Berkeley, will give a free talk on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m., following a 5 p.m. reception at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 51 Farmington Ave.,...
  • Americans rally 'round Obama's war on Islamic State, but not Obama

    Remember when pundits were worried that Americans had turned isolationist? As recently as August, polls showed big majorities opposed to military intervention in Iraq, Syria or anywhere else. But it only took a couple of beheadings by Islamic State to...