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Editor's note: This is the unabridged version of the condensed article that appeared in the Jan. 17 Interior Journal. This article is the first in a series to commemorate the War of 1812 Bicentennial. The Congress of the United States has...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The attack on a U.S. diplomatic outpost in Libya last year has become a factor driving the White House decision on how large a force to leave in Afghanistan after 2014 — and a specter hanging over talks between the Afghan...
Santa's not the only one who makes lists. As we reflect on 2012, we too have thoughts about who should look forward to a cheerful holiday morning and who deserves a lump of coal. Below, The Times' reflections on who's been naughty and who's been nice....
With Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his top advisers visiting Washington this week, huge questions about the future of the NATO mission there consume Afghan and American minds. How fast can we draw down our current total of 68,000 U.S. troops (and...
When Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen overheard a platoon of first-year midshipmen at the Naval Academy shout "kill" during training one summer day a decade ago, he ordered the word expunged from their vocabulary. The then-commandant explained that...
OK, I'm done. I've had my fun clicking through every last story, tweet and meme about Betraeusgate. I already know how this movie ends, eventually. Somehow, the men will be fine — time will pass, and they'll get invitations to join corporate boards...
CNNKabul, Afghanistan -- The U.S. Defense Department on Monday identified the SEAL killed during a successful raid to free a captive doctor in Afghanistan. Petty Officer 1st Class Nicolas D. Checque, 28, of Monroeville, Pennsylvania, died Saturday during...
People magazine has named its "Sexiest Man Alive," and the nation was surprised to learn he was not a general. The winner was actor Channing Tatum, who may be a movie star but doesn't have any stars on his chest. He is good looking enough, but no so much...
The Hartford CourantIt's been a busy few weeks, what with the election, the Petraeus scandal, the Thanksgiving holiday, and UConn being dissed yet again by the ACC, so I thought I might provide a quick rundown of what's been going on with some of the major players....
WASHINGTON -- As events have unfolded in what shall ever be known as "The Petraeus Affair," one cannot escape noticing that the women in this sordid saga have been handed the short end of the shtick, as though the men are mere victims of ambitious,...
Tags: Paula Broadwell, Jill Kelley, West Point, Tampa
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jill Kelley wants the world to know that she didn't do anything wrong when she befriended top military brass. The Tampa socialite at the center of a scandal involving Gen. David Petraeus has hired a top Washington attorney and...
Tags: Justice System, Trials, Breach of Contract, FBI, Human Interest
The Hartford CourantWe have some kind of looming fiscal crisis here in Connecticut, but I don't know much about it because a) it is not a cliff and b) it is not as interesting as other things I could conceivably know about. On the first point, I blame whoever started...
Jan 17, 2013 |Story| Interior Journal
Jan 10, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Dec 25, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jan 9, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Nov 14, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Nov 17, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Dec 11, 2012 |Story| KTLA-LTV
Nov 14, 2012 |Column| Baltimore Sun
Nov 30, 2012 |Column| Hartford Courant
Nov 28, 2012 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Nov 28, 2012 |Story| Petoskey News
Nov 16, 2012 |Column| Hartford Courant
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