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