car is stolen. It’s a car that has been in the family for generations: picnics, road trips, weddings, funerals, accidents. There are pictures, memories, indelible life events. There is a huge robbery of the entire house, in the confusion, mayhem, and distraction, the car also disappears. A few days later, a neighbor turns up with […]
Murray Polner: Would the US actually go to war over Spratly’s islets and freedom of navigation in a distant sea?
JP Sotille: Just imagine—what if people could stop burning oil and gas and even coal, and just use these miracle devices to transform Old Sol’s sunny disposition into the power needed to run just about everything?
Michael Haas: Cambodia has become a virtual ally of China, with important strategic implications that Washington perilously ignores.
James Rhodes: If we have another armed conflict, it will not be in Iran or the Middle East, it will be here.
Jim Rhodes: Unless we want to become involved in another “police action” in the Eastern Sea, the Republicans need to take another look at UNCLOS
Randy Shaw: I expect many Occupy supporters to spend time from Labor Day to Election Day in 2012 on statewide initiatives seeking to raise taxes on the 1% in order to fund schools and other vital needs.
What many viewed as a routine Presidential visit to Australia to finalize an agreement for a new deployment destination of American troops as the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq wind down was anything but. Australian Networks Catherine McGrath reported that “post Iraq…America would have a permanent presence in Australia…in the interest of democracy and trade protection…” Prime Minister Julia Gillard stated […]