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It’s time to let Norwegian Air International fly here

Throughout the course of history, open competition has driven commercial organizations to innovate new products, services and technologies that give consumers greater choices for better products at greater value.

FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference at the Federal Reserve in Washington. Economists agree with Yellen that the economy and job market still need ultra-low interest rates to support growth. Yet the latest Associated Press survey of economists shows that most also fear that the Fed will wait too long before raising rates, perhaps triggering high inflation or financial asset bubbles.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Economic numbers that hide the gloom

A bunch of economic numbers from the government this week, which should be taken with a large grain of salt, are expected to show the economy has been doing much better in the past three months.

Target Holder Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Holder’s police-shooting hypocrisy

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is enjoying a tidal wave of laudatory press coverage for his activism on the Ferguson, Mo., shooting and subsequent protests.

Police in riot gear watch protesters in Ferguson, Mo. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. On Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, a white police officer fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in the St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Ferguson facts versus visions

The political left has been campaigning against the use of force since at least the 18th century. So it is not surprising that they are now arguing that heavily armed or aggressive police forces only inflame protesters and thus provoke violence.

Obama’s wrong choices on Israel

With Hamas’ decision to break the latest cease-fire, now is the time to examine the missed opportunity from our battle with Hamas.

Sen. Rand Paul said former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's war record is likely to give independents and even some Democrats pause at the thought of supporting her in 2016.

No naps for the war-weary

- The Washington Times

It’s a little early for the candidates of ‘16 to start calling each other names, but they’re loosening tongues, limbering voices and auditioning invective, anyway.

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Tomahawk Soldier Protector Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

ROLLER: The Tomahawk game changer

American troops are back in Iraq. About 500 have been assigned to protect the U.S. Embassy and Baghdad's airport.

Obamacare Money Wrecker Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Obamacare's backdoor premium hikes

Just as President Obama's health care law hits record unpopularity, multiple reports have surfaced of new problems that could plague Obamacare and cost Americans thousands of dollars each.

Rock musician Ted Nugent speaks during the Big Horn Basin Tea Party Picnic on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Emblem, Wyo. (AP Photo/The Casper Star-Tribune, Dan Cepeda)

NUGENT: Celebrate the flak

They say that if you're taking flak, you must be over the target. Well lo and behold, the old Motorcity guitarslayer is not only directly over the target, I am obviously sitting dead center in the enemies' own foxhole, driving them batty with my unstoppable onslaught of self-evident truth, logic, common sense and a tsunami of irrefutable evidence that obliterates their America-hating agenda.

Former CIA officer Will Hurd is running for a U.S. House seat in Texas, in a district that includes the Mexico-U.S. border,

'National security' candidate: Former CIA officer runs for U.S. House seat in Texas

- The Washington Times

He is a former clandestine officer who's gone into Lone Star politics. That would be conservative Will Hurd, who has joined the list of "national security" candidates who've caught the notice of John Bolton. Indeed, Mr. Hurd is challenging Democrat Rep. Pete Gallego in the 23rd District of Texas, which includes much of the Mexican-American border, in a pivotal area where voter support is much coveted by the GOP.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Spies, Patriots, and Traitors'

During one phase of his career as a senior case officer in the CIA's National Clandestine Service, Kenneth Daigler was tasked with creating a suite of conference rooms for use by foreign intelligence liaison visitors to the headquarters complex.

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR SCHOLASTIC INC AND LOS ANGELES UNIVERSAL PRESCHOOL (LAUP) - New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio, addresses the country's first PreK Nation at the Scholastic Inc. headquarters in Soho, on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 in New York. The PreK Nation Summit advocates to increase access to quality preschool for all children. (Photo by Stuart Ramson/Invision for Scholastic Inc and Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP)/AP Images)

Attacking achievement in New York City

New York's mayor, Bill de Blasio, like so many others who call themselves "progressive," is gung-ho to solve social problems.

Muneer Awad, Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations - Oklahoma Chapter, left, answers questions during a news conference concerning a recently passed Oklahoma ballot measure prohibiting state courts from considering international law or Islamic law when deciding cases, in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010. At right is Imad Enchassi, Imam - Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

EDITORIAL: Where is Muslim outrage?

Khaled Sharrouf and a buddy were arrested in Australia in 2007 for making bombs to use against civilians in Melbourne and Sydney. They pleaded guilty and were sentenced to four years in prison for "terrorist activity."