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International

04/17/2014 - 4:54pm

    At first, the article in The Jerusalem Post last week seemed like the same old, same old: A picture of a ransacked Israel Defense Forces post in the West Bank. Then a quote from Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon: "The State of Israel will not tolerate such criminal activity, which is terrorism in all respects." Those Palestinians will never quit.

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04/03/2014 - 1:25am

    Russian President Vladimir Putin's land grab of Crimea, with more threatened to come, has Republican neoconservatives eagerly lining up to denounce President Obama as a deplorably weak leader who settled for throwing snowballs at Putin rather than military muscle.

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04/03/2014 - 1:23am

    One thing I learned covering the Middle East for many years is that there is "the morning after" and there is "the morning after the morning after." Never confuse the two.

    The morning after a big event is when fools rush in and declare that someone...

04/03/2014 - 1:16am

    The U.S. Navy announced plans this week to move a "black box locator" to Perth, Australia, in case debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is found in the southern Indian Ocean. The statement was covered breathlessly, with some media outlets calling it a potential game-changer. But a word of caution:...

04/03/2014 - 1:08am

    I admit it. I have been obsessed with the plane. Most of the stories I've read offered no new information, but I read them anyway.

    In a way, I suppose, it is a relief to know that the 777, long considered to be an extremely safe plane, was not brought down by some...

04/03/2014 - 12:08am

    Two current news stories underscore how the world of power politics has changed since the darkest days of the Cold War, when the threat of nuclear Armageddon hung over the globe.

    The first is President Obama's acknowledgment that there is, in his words, no "...

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