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Five years ago, I thought I might have to leave Baltimore. Not because I wanted to but because I thought I needed to. It was 2008. Like many employers, Urbanite magazine, where I worked, was feeling the effects of the Great Recession, so I would soon...
Military intervention in the Muslim world seems to bring the United States nothing but grief. Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya: None looks much like a success story now. Yet the Obama administration is edging reluctantly into a civil war in Syria, aiding rebels...
In 2008, Democratic voters had their pick of many candidates for president — from Hillary Clinton to John Edwards to Joe Biden. Why did they choose Barack Obama? After all, he had less experience in office than many of his rivals. He was not as...
Tags: New Hampshire, Defense, Joe Biden, Libya, Iraq War (2003-2011)
WASHINGTON — Last year President Barack Obama ordered U.S. intervention in Libya under the grand new doctrine of "Responsibility to Protect." Moammar Gadhafi was threatening a massacre in Benghazi. To stand by and do nothing "would have been a...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is proud of how he put together the Libyan operation. A model of international cooperation. All the necessary paperwork. Arab League backing. A Security Council resolution. (Everything but a resolution from the...
Ten years ago this week, Americans were about to be introduced to a strange new concept, as they awaited the U.S. war to bring regime change in Iraq. Coined by American military officers, it encapsulated a situation in which everything went right until...
Meteorologists know seasons are predictable. In the weather world, spring is always followed by summer. But the political world is different. Spring can proceed to summer, or it can lead to a sudden onset of winter. That was the case this year in the...
Tags: Politics, Human Rights Watch, Pakistan, War Crimes, Sierra Leone
The remains of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans landed on U.S. soil Friday afternoon in flag-draped caskets. The four men were killed in an attack this week on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Teams of seven Marines...
Tags: Islam, Politics, Abusive Behavior, Human Rights Watch, Libya
On Aug. 31, 1983, a South Korean airliner flying from New York to Seoul drifted off course and entered Soviet airspace. After tracking the civilian plane for more than two hours, Soviet fighter pilots were told to shoot it down. They did, killing 269...
Americans who watched Monday's debate learned that Mitt Romney wanted to sound like Barack Obama on major world issues and that Obama wanted to highlight the contrasts. They learned that Romney can be vague and Obama can be condescending. They learned...
Tags: Nuclear Policy, Iran, Politics, Libya, Elections
The United States ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, was killed in a rocket attack on the U.S. Consulate in the city of Benghazion Tuesday, President Obamasaid Wednesday. "I strongly condemn the outrageous attack on our diplomatic facility...
How do you deal with a genocidal dictator who says he wants to reform? For more than a decade, Sudan has been the quintessential pariah state. Its armed forces carried out a campaign of genocide in Darfur, killing more than 300,000; its president, Omar...
Tags: Armed Forces, Defense, Terrorism, Politics, Civil Unrest
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