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  • Obama's foreign policy echoes Bush doctrine

    Talk about deja vu. The doctrine laid out in President Barack Obama's commencement address Wednesday at the U. S. Military Academy sounded eerily familiar. Obama insisted upon our willingness to use force to deter our adversaries, and, when necessary,...
  • Obama's Time-Limited Foreign Policy Flaw

    President Barack Obama's measured defense of his foreign policy at West Point on Wednesday made many cogent points to rebut critics. Unfortunately, the speech also showed that he hasn't digested some of the crucial lessons of his presidency. Obama...
  • President Obama making reassurance tour of Europe

    President Obama making reassurance tour of Europe
    On the heels of a major speech vowing to preserve U.S. power overseas, President Obama is visiting European capitals this week on a now-familiar mission: reassuring allies that the U.S. has not forgotten its role in guaranteeing their security. Obama'...
  • Obama Failed To Help Syrians, Libyans, Ukrainians

    It is fitting that the day before President Barack Obama gives his grand West Point address defending the wisdom and prudence of his foreign policy, his government should be urging Americans to evacuate Libya. Libya, of course, was once the model...
  • Obama's conservative foreign policy

     Obama's conservative foreign policy
    Conservatives generally agree on a few propositions. The federal government should avoid spending money unnecessarily. It shouldn't exceed its basic constitutional duties. It should encourage self-reliance rather than dependency. It should accept that...
  • Playing the executive card [Commentary]

    Playing the executive card [Commentary]
    As President Barack Obama contemplates November's congressional elections, the odds are they may produce Republican majorities in both the House and Senate. That would likely mean more of the same legislative frustration that has met his presidency to...
  • Late Friday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Baseball Ironclad Conference 18 final (at Nansemond River): Nansemond River 10, King’s Fork 0   Conference 19 final: Grafton 7, Jamestown 1   Colonial Rivers Conference 25 tournament (at York): Semifinal: Poquoson 5, Park View 3 Final: Poquoson 9,...
  • Just what are Obama's options in Iraq?

    President Obama said Thursday that the administration was considering "all options," including military action, to help the government of Iraq fend off advancing Sunni Muslim extremists. But we would be surprised — and disappointed — if the...
  • Friday's multi-sport high school roundup: York girls claim 3A East tennis title over Lafayette

    Girls tennis: Group 3A East: In a matchup of programs savoring their first trips to the state team tournament, York captured the Group 3A East regional championship with a 5-1 victory over Lafayette inside Centre Court Racquet Club. The Falcons...
  • Syrian militants claim American carried out suicide attack in Syria

    Syrian militants claim American carried out suicide attack in Syria
    An American citizen linked to an Al Qaeda-affiliated group in Syria carried out a suicide bombing Sunday, the militants said in a statement, adding to fears that Americans might be joining the ranks of the extremists there in increasing numbers. The...
  • Obama has painted himself into a foreign-policy corner

    The Arab Spring is over. Welcome to the Jihadi Spring. Across a huge swath of what, up until recently, had been known as Iraq and Syria, a transnational movement of Sunni Islamic extremists has taken control. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)...