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For many years, Iran has threatened to "wipe Israel off the map," even as it gets closer and closer to developing nuclear weapons that could enable it to follow through on its threat. However, the question now is whether this is the optimum time for...
Your editorial "No way out for Syria" (Jan. 24) catalogs a lot of facts about the bloody turmoil that engulfs Syria today. The editorial notes the disinclination of practically any party involved to act forcefully – apart from the Syrians risking...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Political Systems, Russia, Politics, Israel
The recent news of the cease fire in Syria met with a "ho-hum," skeptical and less-than-enthusiastic reaction ("Shaky cease-fire starts in Syria," April 13). I was stunned. Can't we rejoice for the moment over the historic change in a method based on...
I read with interest Glenn McNatt's editorial about the use of cell-phone video to document historic events in Syria ("The YouTube war," Feb. 25). His editorial was a significant one and deserves to be expanded into a series exploring the uses of new...
Tags: YouTube, Arts, United Nations, Cell Phones, Arts and Culture
A long, slow contemplation, then a decisive turn, behind Obama's move to endorse gay marriage WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's evolution on gay marriage unfolded at a Darwinian pace, like that of the giant tortoise. For more than a year...
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Twin suicide car bombs exploded outside a military intelligence building and killed 55 people Thursday, tossing mangled bodies in the street in the deadliest attack against a regime target since the Syrian uprising began 14...
Biden pushes Obama to declare gay marriage support, then offers his apologies WASHINGTON (AP) — Sorry, Mr. President. After nearly single-handedly pushing gay marriage to the forefront of the presidential campaign and inadvertently pressuring...
The announcement Sunday that the U.S. will join Turkey in providing "nonlethal" humanitarian aid to Syrian opposition groups is a clear sign of the Obama administration's growing frustration with the failure of diplomatic efforts to halt Syrian...
Tags: Charity, Russia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Armed Conflicts
The flood of video images emerging from the besieged city of Homs and other rebellious towns in Syria have shocked the world with their depictions of President Bashar Assad's bloody crackdown on innocent civilians. The images, nearly all of them taken...
CNNDAMASCUS, Syria -- Syrian opposition activists slammed the United Nations on Sunday for suspending its observer mission in the nation, saying it is "unjustifiable and unacceptable" for the international community to fail to protect civilians from attacks....
John McCain must have a stack of forms on his desk demanding U.S. military intervention abroad, with a blank space to fill in the name of the country he wants to attack. He supported the war against Serbia, the war against Iraq and the war against...
Last year, the Obama administration surprised the world by electing to use military force in Libya. It turned out well (damage to the rule of law aside), and it established a precedent, in some minds, for intervention in Syria -- another place where an...
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