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Having hit Saddam Hussein where it hurts--in the Republican Guard barracks, military intelligence headquarters and other strategic components of his regime's power base--during Operation Dese

On the fourth of August last year in San Antonio, the Alamo rumbled.

President Clinton recently paid a visit to a fallen czar. The blundering Yeltsin may be clinging to his throne, but his effective reign came to a close on August 17, a date to remember.

Is this a dress rehearsal?

"Existence..resistance." "Who sows misery reaps rage." It was with such slogans that some 15,000 highly determined unemployed and their companions marched through this city on January 17.

Can Europe's workers beat unemployment with a shorter week for all?

France used to be described, particularly in the nineteenth century, as the international laboratory in which political ideas were being tested.

Politics in Eastern Europe is puzzling, and not just to outsiders.

As the affluent Seven plus Russia gathered in Denver, American sermons on the virtuous methods to reduce unemployment worked so much on European nerves that even the Continent's conservative pape

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Almost one fifth of the Senate backed a proposal to plan for bringing the troops home from Afghanistan. That's not enough, but it is a start.

May 30, 2010

Two allies tried to revive stalled diplomacy over Iran's nuclear program, and this is the thanks they get.

May 28, 2010

Emphasizing the importance of a strong economy, education and innovation at home, Obama still maintains that America is "at war" with an amorphous network of terrorists.

May 27, 2010

The Pentagon's Inspector General won't comment on details of the investigations.

May 27, 2010

Obama's strategy in Afghanistan lacks a clear, achievable mission, isn't in our national security interest and costs too much in treasure and lives.

May 26, 2010

The military's new contract solicitation suggests that private contractors are being used to get around the policy that the US does not conduct operations in Pakistan.

May 25, 2010

The State Department wants you to know that Afghanistan isn't safe.

May 25, 2010

If Obama knew about Petraeus's order to expand Special Ops in the Middle East and Asia, then he is a dangerous militarist. If he didn't know, he's a feckless incompetent. Take your pick.

May 25, 2010

At the very time when the social safety net is most needed, investors the world over are calling it a drag on the world economy. 

May 24, 2010

A nun in Phoenix has been ex-communicated after approving a life-saving abortion. What?

May 21, 2010