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Dear Mr. President. I hear the troops are coming back from Iraq at the end of this year, under the George Bush agreement with their...

I wrote this two years ago after International Women's Day (which was Tuesday, the 100th such celebration). I have written about women in Afghanistan...

Whether you supported the Iraq War or not (and as I have said numerous times, I did not), there was very good news coming...

In the midst of so much political wrangling right now, the tremendous devastation in Tennessee and the far-reaching effects of the oil spill in...

One major bit of news that went largely unnoticed this weekend was the passage of this rather significant bill,Defense Appropriations Bill Passes Senate 88-10,...

(Bumped up from 10/15) Okay, I admit it - I have tried to be in total denial about the following interview of Secretary of State...

One just has to wonder what prompted the child in the video below to ask Obama the question he did. Maybe people in...

I have thought what I would write about after my post on my beloved Sweetie (and I have been out of town helping to...

Many of us were up in arms that Blackwater, a private "security" force was sent to Iraq, and New Orleans, while being paid handsomely...

The L.A. Times's "In Baghdad visit, Clinton reassures Iraqis" points out: Reporting from Baghdad -- During an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Saturday, Secretary of...

(Bumped up from Monday . Pat's post got short shrift because of server issues, now thankfully resolved. In the middle ad column, don't...

It appears that the Obama Administration wants to fiddle with our perceptions of terrorism and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, not by actually...

You probably saw our story the other day, "Thousands in Turkey Protest Obama," which will give you all the details. I'm also sure you...

Thousands of protestors (Press TV) are filling the streets across Turkey to protest President Obama's visit to the NATO ally. Irag is a...

This is a bit of a followup to my post, "Some Celebration," on the issues women face here and abroad. Once again, H/T...

On International Women's Day, President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan addressed women in his country: With every step forward that women in Afghanistan take, violent...

My local paper had an Editorial recently entitled, "Hillary's Shameful Silence." I bet I don't even have to tell you about what the...

I became a huge fan of Senator Robert C. Byrd, Democrat of West Virginia, during the Senate debate on the Authorization for Use of...

Anyone (like Barack Obama) entertaining ideas of western democracies establishing friendly relations with the radicals of the Islamic world should watch this video. While watching...

Ricks foresees some truly dangerous times in Iraq, when our troops are declining and national elections will be held. He predicts a lot of...
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