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    The Obama administration is failing to seize on a rare strategic chance, presented by Russia's increasingly aggressive military posturing around Ukraine, to expand the U.S. missile defense footprint in Eastern Europe.

  • Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

    CARDENAS: A corrupt deal threatens El Salvador elections

    Voters in El Salvador will go to the polls on Sunday to choose a new president from two decidedly opposite ends of the political spectrum.

  • GRAY: Why such fierce urgency over D.C. court?

    At the outset of his presidential campaign, in 2007, Barack Obama said that he was "running in this race because of what Dr. King called 'the fierce urgency of now.' Because I believe that there's such a thing as being too late. And that hour is almost upon us."

  • Obama's drone strategy covers new legal, moral ground

    The Obama administration departed from its drone strategy when it filed secret criminal charges against men suspected of carrying out last year's attack in Benghazi, Libya, but the tactic works, analysts say, only if the U.S. can get its hands on the men.

  • Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    SCHNEIDER: Russia's arms-control violations

    In 1982, President Reagan noted the importance of arms-control treaty compliance stating, "Simply collecting agreements will not bring peace. Agreements genuinely reinforce peace only when they are kept. Otherwise, we are building a paper castle that will be blown away by the winds of war."

  • President Obama is pictured on a monitor in the White House briefing room in Washington on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, during an interview with ABC News in which he said he supports gay marriage. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Obama lauded, hammered for gay-marriage stance

    Gay-rights and traditional-values groups reacted swiftly Wednesday to President Obama's open support for gay marriage, which came hours after North Carolina citizens voted in a landslide to block such nuptials.

  • Medicare disruptions seen if health law is struck down

    Medicare's payment system, the unseen but vital network that handles 100 million monthly claims, could freeze up if President Obama's health care law is summarily overturned, the administration has quietly informed the courts.

  • ** FILE ** John Yoo, a law professor at the University of California at Berkeley, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, June 26, 2008. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

    Court: Ex-Bush aide protected from torture lawsuit

    An appeals court said Wednesday a former senior Department of Justice lawyer in the George W. Bush administration who wrote the so-called "torture memos" authorizing harsh treatment of suspected terrorists is protected from lawsuits.

  • Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. acknowledged Wednesday that the Supreme Court has "the final say" on the constitutionality of legislation. (Associated Press)

    GORDON: Holder still meddling in military commissions

    With the next round of Guantanamo military commission pretrial hearings for alleged USS Cole bombing ringleader Abd Al Rahim al-Nashiri scheduled through Friday, now is a good time to ask why Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is still involved extensively in a presumably military function.

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    RAHN: Intellectual and policy corruption

    Government corruption can take many forms. Last week, most of those forms could be seen in the actions of the Obama administration - everything from government officials taking simple bribes, to covering up wrongdoing, to using taxpayer money to pay off political supporters, to using government prosecutors to punish enemies, to failing to fulfill its fiduciary duty to citizens by not performing cost-benefit analyses before taking actions.

  • ** FILE ** Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. (Associated Press)

    New space-arms control initiative draws concern

    The Obama administration is launching a new space arms-control initiative that critics say will lead to restrictions on U.S. military activities in space, a key U.S. strategic war-fighting advantage.

  • Former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell said on CBS' "Face the Nation" that former Vice President Dick Cheney's new memoir takes "cheap shots." (CBS via Associated Press)

    Powell dismisses 'cheap shots'

    Former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell on Sunday dismissed as "cheap shots" the criticism leveled at him and others in former Vice President Dick Cheney's memoir.

  • Leaders OK 'path' for worker program

    Senate leaders said late Wednesday that they had agreed on a path toward passing legislation to help workers displaced by foreign trade and taking up three free trade agreements that have languished since they were signed during the George W. Bush administration.

  • Inside the Ring

    The Obama administration is about to make another concession to Russia on missile defense by concluding an agreement with Turkey to base a radar there that would monitor Iranian missile launches.

  • Illustration: Long-sought treasures by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    SHAPIRO: Obama's birth certificate proves Americans are powerless

    Many Americans were shocked yesterday when President Obama finally released his long-form birth certificate from the state of Hawaii. The real surprise, however, is that for the past three years, our democratic institutions did not address the matter. The media refused to tackle this issue with the same investigative drive with which they investigated Watergate, President Clinton's alleged indiscretions and the George W. Bush administration's missteps in Iraq; the courts declined to hear a single case on the issue; and Congress failed to hold any hearings on the matter.

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