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Neocon Romney Pushes for War with Iran

There were some amusing gaffes in Saturday night… More…

Mission Accomplished

End of a Debacle

On Friday, the day after President Obama announced the death of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, he had another, more anticlimactic message: All American troops would be out of Iraq by the end of the year.

A deal concluded by the … More…

Qaddafi at AU Summit 2009

Qaddafi Is Still Dead

President Obama announces deficit reduction plan

Old Wine in New Bottles

President Obama was back in his … More…

John McCain

Empire Is No More?

Almost lost among the 9/11 remembrances was a striking interview Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, gave to Fox News Sunday.

As reported by The Huffington Post, Sen. McCain declared that he didnMore…

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Living Well Is the Best Revenge

Fortunately I never made it into work on September 11, 2001.

I worked at Dow Jones in the World Financial Center, right across West Street from the World Trade Center. I was running late that day, preparing for a rare … More…

Chinook Helicopter in Afghanistan

Helicopter Down

On Saturday the US military suffered its deadliest day ever in Afghanistan when 30 US servicemen were killed as the Taliban shot down a Chinook helicopter in a remote area.

The dead included 22 members of the elite Navy SEAL … More…

US Soldier in Afghanistan

The GOP Throws Defense under the Bus

All the players in Washington are congratulating themselves on raising the debt ceiling and staving off default. House Speaker John Boehner crowed that he… More…