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  • Congress and the power to declare war

    Congress and the power to declare war
    As Congress considers authorizing punitive strikes against Syria, it can say yes, it can say no, but it better say something or it will forfeit its claim to war powers. Most of the time since the passage of the 1973 War Powers Act, Congress has...
  • Obama's speech on Syria: Why our analysts are mostly hopeful

    Obama's speech on Syria: Why our analysts are mostly hopeful
    President Obama addressed the nation Tuesday evening about the escalating crisis in Syria and whether the U.S. will take military action to punish President Bashar Assad for allegedly using chemical weapons on his own people. “Because these...
  • In America, not isolationism but skepticism

     In America, not isolationism but skepticism
    President Obama and his aides were surprised this month by the strength of public opposition to their call for military action against Syria. They shouldn't have been. Americans have almost always been reluctant to go to war. In 1939, polls showed...
  • Will U.S.-Russia deal change battlefield realities in Syria?

    Will U.S.-Russia deal change battlefield realities in Syria?
    Here’s a scorecard on how the U.S.-Russia deal to rid Syria of its chemical weapons may play out for some of the key players: • A relief for the Obama administration and even more for the American public, which opposes the potential...
  • Iran frees prominent dissidents: What the tea leaves say

    Iran frees prominent dissidents: What the tea leaves say
    There was big news out of Iran on Wednesday: It freed heroic human rights activist Nasrin Sotoudeh, a lawyer whose crime was defending dissidents. She had been serving a six-year sentence, down from 11 years. But almost everything Iran does is part of a...
  • On Iran, Obama's U.N. speech could be a game-changer

    On Iran, Obama's U.N. speech could be a game-changer
    If the new diplomatic initiative now endorsed by both President Obama and new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani leads to formal talksĀ  -- and potentially even a deal on Iran’s nuclear program -- Obama's speech Tuesday could well prove to be his...
  • Dealing with Iran: Get ready for a wild ride

    Dealing with Iran: Get ready for a wild ride
    If you like happy Hollywood endings, go to the movies. The Obama administration's effort to negotiate a deal on the nuclear issue with Iran's mullahs is going to be a wild and unpredictable ride. And for a lot of reasons, reaching a happy conclusion...
  • USC won't divulge Petraeus' salary for teaching position

    USC won't divulge Petraeus' salary for teaching position
    USC is not revealing how much it is paying David H. Petraeus, the former four-star U.S. Army general and Central Intelligence Agency chief, for the part-time position he is starting this fall as a lecturer and as a mentor to students who are veterans....
  • David Petraeus, former CIA chief and military leader, joins USC

    David Petraeus, former CIA chief and military leader, joins USC
    David H. Petraeus, the former four-star U.S. Army general who resigned as head of the Central Intelligence Agency last year after confessing to an extramarital affair, will teach part-time at USC and help mentor students who are veterans, officials are...
  • Ruggiero Ricci dies at 94; violin virtuoso began as child prodigy

    Ruggiero Ricci dies at 94; violin virtuoso began as child prodigy
    Violinist Ruggiero Ricci held the audience spellbound when he debuted at the Hollywood Bowl in 1932, a "wunderkind" of classical music with marvelous showmanship and beautiful tone. He was all of 13. What he accomplished in the ensuing decades is perhaps...
  • Israeli threats about Iran -- crying wolf or laying groundwork?

     
    Global Focus: They're passing out gas masks in Jerusalem and testing a new text-messaging system for alerting Israelis to incoming rockets. The civil defense preparations follow a week of renewed warnings by Israeli officials that air strikes against...