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Jeffrey T. Kuhner

Articles by Jeffrey T. Kuhner

Pro-European Union activists guard barricades near the Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, early Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. Ukraine was thrown into crisis last month when President Viktor Yanukovych suddenly backed away from a long-awaited political and economic agreement with the European Union, deciding to focus instead on restoring trade ties with Russia. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

KUHNER: Ukraine's second Orange Revolution

Who lost Ukraine? This is the question many Western policymakers are asking following recent dramatic events in the former Soviet republic. The country's pro-Kremlin leader, President Viktor Yanukovych, is on the verge of permanently consigning Ukraine to Russia's sphere of influence. Published December 12, 2013

Illustration: Boston Tea Party by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times.

KUHNER: Boston's second Tea Party

Massachusetts is becoming ground zero for a populist tax revolt. This deep-blue state is finally witnessing resistance from its besieged, hardworking taxpayers. Published December 5, 2013

The 2010 census gave respondents 14 options for ethnicity, as well as a place to write in another ethnic group with which they identified. Under the two-question set-up, however, respondents only have seven options. (Associated Press)

KUHNER: The tainting of the 2012 election

Did President Obama win re-election on false terms? This is the question that must be answered in the wake of a recent bombshell story in The New York Post. Published November 21, 2013

**FILE** Since the salad days of ABC's "Politically Incorrect," which minted countless right-wing pundits and best-selling authors, conservatives have rightly assessed the HBO version of the Bill Maher show as R-rated and shockingly hostile to their worldview. (Associated Press)

KUHNER: Bill Maher insults us all

Bill Maher is a national disgrace. Yet, even by his own low standards, the leftist TV comedian has gone beyond the pale. He recently did the unthinkable: mock the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Published November 14, 2013

KUHNER: A search for a silver lining

Republicans are on the verge of again becoming the majority party. The conventional wisdom is that the GOP is taking the brunt of the public blame for the partial government shutdown. In the short term, that is true. In the long term, however, the Republicans are on the verge of a major triumph. They will lose the shutdown battle, but win the Obamacare war. Published October 10, 2013

KUHNER: Obama's flimsy red line

U.S. military intervention in Syria would be immoral, illegal and treasonous. It would benefit our mortal enemy, al Qaeda, and possibly trigger a wider Mideast war. President Obama is playing with fire. He is dangerously putting his ego above the national interest. Bombing Syria threatens to leave his presidency in tatters. Published August 30, 2013

Christopher Lane was fatally shot on a street in Duncan, Okla. The Australian was attending college on a baseball scholarship in the U.S. and was visiting his girlfriend. (Essendon Baseball Club via Associated Press)

KUHNER: Obama's Oklahoma hypocrisy

President Obama has been exposed as a hypocrite. Christopher Lane, a white Australian student, was killed in Oklahoma last week, shot in the back while he was jogging. Published August 23, 2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

KUHNER: Looking for a future in New Jersey

Does New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie represent the future of the Republican Party? At the Republican National Committee's summer meeting in South Boston, many GOP operatives are hailing him as the party's savior. Published August 16, 2013

Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

KUHNER: Who betrayed Navy SEAL Team 6?

What really happened to Navy SEAL Team 6? In August 2011, the elite special forces unit suffered the worst battlefield calamity in its history. A Taliban fighter shot down a Chinook helicopter carrying 22 Navy SEAL Team 6 members in Afghanistan. Published August 9, 2013

Ho Chi Minh

KUHNER: Obama hails Ho Chi Minh

President Obama has insulted the memory of the nearly 60,000 Americans who died in Vietnam. Last week, Mr. Obama met with Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang. Published August 2, 2013