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Plans for Bush Library Stir Texas-Size Tempest
DALLAS - For Southern Methodist University, the alma mater of first lady Laura Bush and a proud, nearly century-old institution, the prospect of housing the George W. Bush Presidential Library would seemingly be an honor.Yet the possible advent of the Bush library - and especially an ideological...
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Ridenhour Prize for Truth-Telling: 'My Name Used to Be 200343'
WASHINGTON - A year ago, Donald Vance learned what its like to be falsely accused by the U.S. military of aiding terrorists. He was held without charge for more than three months in a high-security prison in Iraq, and interrogated daily after sleepless nights without legal counsel or even a phone...
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Lessons in Capture, Release of Britons
WASHINGTON - The drama surrounding the release of 15 British sailors and marines after 12 days in Iranian captivity was designed to convey two key messages that the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush would do well to heed, say experts here.First, the Britons' original capture by the...
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Fate of Five Detained Iranians Unknown
WASHINGTON - As the Western media turns its attention to the fate of 15 Britons detained for allegedly trespassing into Iranian waters over the weekend, the status of five Iranian officials captured in a U.S. military raid on a liaison office in northern Iraq on Jan. 11 remains a mystery. Even...
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No Longer Bush's War But The GOP's
From its inception, the Iraq War has been President Bush's signature project. It was conceived by a small band of neoconservatives who had on their side the vice president's robust agreement and unflagging determination to have the United States return to Iraq. They, in turn, had the president's...
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Get Carter
Jimmy Carter, by publishing his book Palestine Peace Not Apartheid , walked straight into the buzz saw that is the Israel lobby. Among the vitriolic attacks on the former President was the claim by Abraham Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League, that Carter is "outrageous" and "...
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Worse Than Apartheid
Israel has spent the last five months unleashing missiles, attack helicopters and jet fighters over the densely packed concrete hovels in the Gaza Strip. The Israeli army has made numerous deadly incursions, and some 500 people, nearly all civilians, have been killed and 1,600 more wounded. Israel...
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Reagan Era Is over: Are Democrats Ready?
After World War I a French general was asked how one beats the Germans. "Retreat and retreat," was the reply, "and wait for the German mistake." Last week, the Democrats recaptured the Congress by waiting for the Republicans to make enough mistakes to defeat themselves. With Karl Rove's once-...
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Precedents of Public Service and Far Less by Ex-Presidents
Ex-presidents' lives offer a retrospective lesson in contrasts. Since World War II, Democrats have usually distinguished themselves as public servants. Republicans have distinguished themselves -- when they have distinguished themselves at all -- as servants of their shareholders or of themselves,...
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Rice is in Way over Her Head
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has flunked her first foreign policy crisis in the Middle East. She went to the turbulent region last month in the early days of the war that began when Hezbollah forces in Lebanon crossed into Israel and kidnapped two Israeli soldiers. Rice had...
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