Overlooked and looked over: women veterans tell their story

Women veterans are sharing their experiences in a powerful and eye opening exhibit at the National Veterans Art Museum in Chicago, now through Memorial Day.


Time for political process to end Syria bloodshed

Kofi Annan told a Cairo news conference this week that his top priority is to end the violence and deliver badly needed humanitarian aid.


Bring the troops home from Afghanistan

The American people know that to stop the killing in Afghanistan there is only one option: get all the U.S. troops out of there.

Iran, Israel and the U.S.: the slide to war

Wars are fought because some people decide it is in their interests to fight them.


Grammys: prayer for Whitney, praise for Adele

The Grammys' usual glitz and glamour were dimmed a few times during tributes to 48-year-old pop icon Whitney Houston.

Behind the scenes: the secret NATO report on Afghanistan

Prisoners think that in areas where the U.S. forces withdraw and turn over control to the Afghan Army, that army begins to cooperate with the Taliban.

Cyber war: hype or reality?

What all this scare talk has done is allow the U.S. military to muscle its way into cyber security in a way that could allow it to monitor virtually everything on the Internet.


Marines in Afghanistan and Republican hate culture

The scandal that broke last week over U.S. Marines urinating on dead Afghanis is not simply a case of a few "bad apples," or "bad management" up the chain of command.

Gingrich, The Times and doomsday

A large enough device can generate up to two billion watts, about what Hoover Dam turns out in a day.

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