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September 8, 2013 at 8:01 AM

U.S. involvement in Syria

Step by step Followers of the Shiite Houthi group, also called Ansarullah, hold a banner as they march during a demonstration against possible U.S. forces’ strikes in Syria, in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. [AP Photo/Hani Mohammed] The history of U.S. foreign policy is often of a very shortsighted view, resulting in decades of blowback and…

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Comments | More in Foreign policy, Middle East, military, Politics | Topics: bashar assad, chemical weapons, syria

August 29, 2013 at 7:37 AM

War crimes in Syria

Follow legal procedure A soldier prepares ammunition as Israeli troops start preparations at a deployment area during a military exercise on Aug. 28 near the border with Syria. [Uriel Sinai/Getty Images] Please urge President Barack Obama to respond to the war crimes in Syria through the lawful channels of the United Nations and the International Criminal Court….

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Comments | More in Foreign policy, Politics | Topics: crimes, foreign policy, military

July 31, 2013 at 5:56 AM

Remembering the Korean War

The war had begun before U.S. involvement In your editorial about the Korean War, you state that “The Korean War began as a United Nations police action.” [“Remembering the forgotten war,” Opinion, July 26.] One could say that American involvement in the Korean War began as a United Nations police action. But the war itself began…

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Comments | More in Politics | Topics: 38th parallel, korea, korean war