| Jan 31, 2008
An official panel of inquiry found Wednesday that Israel's failure to win the 2006 war in Lebanon stemmed from "flawed conduct" and "serious failings" by its political and military leadership, but concluded that Prime Minister Ehud Olmert acted in what he...
| Nov 8, 2009
The Los Angeles Times/USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences poll was conducted by two nationally known polling firms based in the Washington, D.C., area: the Democratic firm Greenberg Quinlan Rosner and the Republican firm Public Opinion Strategies....
| Apr 3, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Not long ago, an astute reader noted that it has been nearly two years since I wrote in a column that "most experts now estimate that Iran needs about 18 months to complete a nuclear device and a missile to carry it."
His point — that those...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 10:38 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) —Iran'senvoys are heading for nuclear talks with confidence that the chips are falling their way.
It could be dismissed as just political theatrics for the world powers that Iran will face in Istanbul on Saturday....
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:51 AM
WASHINGTON, DC -- President Barack Obama has signed a covert directive authorizing U.S. support for Syrian rebels battling President Bashar al-Assad's forces, U.S. officials told CNN on Wednesday.
The secret order, referred to as an intelligence...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 12:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP)— Al-Qaidais in decline around the world but is still a leading threat to the United States, joined by others like Iran, the top U.S. intelligence official said Tuesday in an annual report to Congress on threats facing America.
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:55 AM
(CNN) -- A deadly explosion on a bus carrying Israeli tourists in Bulgaria is "clearly a terrorist attack," Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Wednesday.
"We have several people killed and dozens of wounded people," Barak said.
He said the...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The threat of an Israeli strike against Iran'snuclear facilities ratcheted up a notch last week when Israel'sdefense minister, Ehud Barak, issued new warnings that time was running out to stop Tehran's drive to build a bomb. If Israel waits much longer,...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 7:54 PM
The tension between Iran and Israel appears to be deteriorating by the hour, with several world leaders sounding the alarm of an imminent, preemptive strike by Israel -- and Iran threatening to respond in kind.
Now, security has been stepped up at the...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Regarding Andrew C. Mills' letter on Israel and Iran, he is correct thatIsrael's long-term security can be achieved only with a comprehensive settlement with the Palestinians ("Israel's future hinges on compromise, not attacks," Feb. 11). An attack on...