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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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  • U.S. foreign policy futility [Letter]

    U.S. foreign policy futility [Letter]
    I'm watching in horror as Iraq implodes. And I'm observing another disaster taking place closer to home, namely the massive breach of our southern borders by thousands of unaccompanied children. This country has no right to go wage war all around the...
  • 'Made in L.A.' biennial art survey taps a social undercurrent

    'Made in L.A.' biennial art survey taps a social undercurrent
    On the terrace at the UCLA Hammer Museum, artist Piero Golia is carving an enormous sculpture from white polystyrene foam. The ongoing public performance is part of the newly opened Hammer biennial, "Made in L.A. 2014," on view through the summer....
  • Comparing Iraq and Vietnam

    Andrew J. Bacevich brings into clear view how the slow-motion disaster that was the Iraq war may end. As in Vietnam, we appear to have sent "too many soldiers to make peace and too few to make war." ("Can Obama pull a Nixon with the Iraq crisis?,"...
  • A student's endorsement of Anthony Brown [Letter]

    A student's endorsement of Anthony Brown [Letter]
    As a recent high school graduate preparing to cast his first vote, I have been pondering whom I will support in this year's gubernatorial election. The governor is the state's highest ranking official and has a broad range of powers. Based on the powers...
  • Obama's foreign policy: too timid, or just right?

    Many are surprised that President Obama's foreign policy seems to be most similar to that of an early 20th century isolationist. ("What Americans really want in a foreign policy," Opinion, May 3) Obama got much credit for his early opposition to the...
  • Pressure grows on VA chief Eric Shinseki to quit after critical report

    Pressure grows on VA chief Eric Shinseki to quit after critical report
    A scathing report finding a systemic problem at Veterans Affairs medical facilities nationwide, including manipulation of records to mask long waits for appointments, fueled new calls Wednesday for VA chief Eric K. Shinseki's resignation. As the...
  • The Bergdahl-Taliban deal and Congress

    The Bergdahl-Taliban deal and Congress
    The House hearing on the deal swapping five Taliban members held in Guantanamo for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been mostly unenlightening. But a few things seem clear from what has been learned since the exchange occurred. First, a lot of critics don't...
  • The commencement speaker boondoggle

    With commencement season heading into full swing, the scandal du jour is the rising number of speakers hounded off their graduation podiums (podia?) by student protests or threats thereof. Rutgers graduates and their parents will be deprived of the...
  • Family crisis blazes in 'Other Desert Cities' at International City

    Family crisis blazes in 'Other Desert Cities' at International City
    This review has been corrected. See below for details. For those who have not yet seen Jon Robin Baitz’s Pulitzer-nominated “Other Desert Cities,” the first of that prolific playwright’s works to reach Broadway, the play’...
  • Gansler unveils plan for veterans, criticizes Brown

    Gansler unveils plan for veterans, criticizes Brown
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Douglas F. Gansler unveiled a plan Wednesday to improve state services for veterans while taking a swipe at rival Anthony G. Brown over the O'Malley administration's management of the state Department of Veterans...
  • Kathryn Bigelow to direct Tom Hardy in post-9/11 drama 'True American'

    Kathryn Bigelow to direct Tom Hardy in post-9/11 drama 'True American'
    Oscar-winning filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow will direct Tom Hardy in the post-9/11 drama "The True American," which will be produced by Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures, the filmmakers announced Wednesday night. Based on the nonfiction book by New York...