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Guest opinion: Russia's weakness limits its regional reach

President Obama seriously rattled at least one cage with his recent reference to Russia as a “regional power.”

April 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

David Ignatius: Fighting anew for democracy against pugnacious Putin

BRUSSELS — President Obama has spoken once again during the Ukraine crisis about being on the right "side of history." It's one of his signature lines, but he should stop: The phrase implies there's an inevitability to the advance of progress and justice. Would that it were so.

March 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Georgia redux: Putin tries old tactics in Crimea

Here in the Caucasus Republic of Georgia, my friends and neighbors were not surprised by Russia’s invasion of Crimea. After all, Georgia has suffered at the hands of similar Russian practices since 1992.

March 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Honor Flight veterans receive warm welcome in Washington

Honor Flight veterans receive warm welcome in Washington

WASHINGTON — Meteorologists said there could be some rain, and talk of a partial government shutdown — and possible protests — raised some questions about the seventh Big Sky Honor Flight, which carried 83 World War II veterans from Billings to Washington Sunday to see the memorials.

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Injured Marine recovering from wounds

MILES CITY — On the afternoon of July 11, Lcpl. Chris Bogner was with fellow Marines in Sangin, a city in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan.

September 15, 2012 5:08 pmLoading…
Idaho soldier safe, says leader of terrorist-labeled group

Idaho soldier safe, says leader of terrorist-labeled group

ISLAMABAD – A U.S. soldier held by Afghan militants will not be harmed despite the Obama administration’s decision to declare his alleged captors a terrorist group, a senior member of the Pakistan-based Haqqani network told the Associated Press on Saturday. However, the United States and NAT…

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George F. Will: Libya may be weakened NATO's last fight

LONDON — During the Second World War, a future prime minister, Harold Macmillan, said America is “the new Roman empire and we Britons, like the Greeks of old, must teach them how to make it go.” How goes the tutoring of Rome by Athens?

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George F. Will: Libya debacle highlights NATO's free riders

WASHINGTON — America’s intervention in Libya’s civil war, the most protracted and least surreptitious assassination attempt in history, was supposed to last “days, not weeks,” but is in its fourth month and has revealed NATO to be an increasingly fictitious military organization. Although th…

June 19, 2011 12:05 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Obama finds unwilling partners for international action

WASHINGTON — There was some head-scratching in Washington last week at the presentation of the Medal of Freedom to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The previous foreign recipients included Pope John Paul II, who championed the freedom of Eastern Europe; Nelson Mandela, who triumphed over apa…

June 12, 2011 12:05 amLoading…

George F. Will: Obama, hawks flout War Powers law

WASHINGTON — The U.S. intervention in Libya’s civil war, intervention that began with a surplus of confusion about capabilities and a shortage of candor about objectives, is now taking a toll on the rule of law. In a bipartisan cascade of hypocrisies, a liberal president, with the collaborat…

May 31, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Bin Laden killing leaves questions for Afghan scholars

His class of soldiers was set to discuss the book "Three Cups of Tea." Then U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden, and Owen Sirrs relegated the book of peace to the back burner.

May 03, 2011 5:30 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Cash, support drying up for Gadhafi

David Ignatius' email address is davidignatius@washpost.com.

April 03, 2011 12:05 amLoading…

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