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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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04/17/2014 - 4:48pm

    For decades, Ukrainians have been starved, oppressed and bullied by Russians, and, with Russia now inciting instability that could lead to an invasion and dismemberment of eastern Ukraine, plenty of brave Ukrainians here say they've had it and are ready to go bear-hunting.

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04/17/2014 - 4:43pm

    The line between determination and delusion can be obscure. Sometimes, the distinction emerges only in retrospect, like a Polaroid image slowly appearing. In other instances, the difference between productive grit and self-defeating obsession is an artifact of chance, like the lucky bounce of a tennis ball at...

04/13/2014 - 8:31pm

    At the Korean War Veterans Memorial, an inscription reads: "Our nation honors her sons and daughters who answered the call to defend a country they never knew and a people they never met."

    It eloquently reflects the fact that few ordinary Americans - and...

04/13/2014 - 8:13pm

    So the latest news is that President Vladimir Putin of Russia has threatened to turn off gas supplies to Ukraine if Kiev doesn't pay its overdue bill, and, by the way, Ukraine's pipelines are the transit route for 15 percent of gas consumption for Europe. If I'm actually rooting for Putin to go ahead and shut off the...

04/10/2014 - 12:25am

    Shortly before the Sochi Olympics, Russian President Vladimir Putin played in an exhibition hockey game there. In retrospect, he was clearly warming up for his takeover of Crimea. Putin doesn't strike me as a chess player, in geopolitical terms. He prefers hockey, without a referee, so elbowing, tripping and...

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