U.S. should rethink stance on Pakistan

Freedom New Mexico The assassination of Salman Taseer, governor of populous Punjab Province, close friend of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and an outspoken opponent of religious extremism and Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy laws, highlights and deepens an ongoing crisis afflicting the country’s governing party and the country itself. Unfortunately, the prominent presence of the United […]

Al-Zarqawi’s death major U.S. victory

By Mona Charen: Syndicated Columnist The contrast between the morning paper and the news on radio and television could not have been more dramatic as I write this. The papers, printed before news of Zarqawi’s death, might as well have been draped in black. The Washington Post editorialized about terrorist gains in Somalia, scolding Republicans […]

‘McWorld’ taking over across planet

By Leonard Pitts, Jr. WARSAW, Poland — Allen Iverson is looking down on me. The tour bus is rolling along a busy street here in the Polish capital when suddenly there’s the Philadelphia 76ers star, staring with attitude from an athletic shoe ad on the side of a skyscraper. Welcome to the United States of […]