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  • Lawmaker seeks apology for Obama-Hitler comparison

    A Jewish lawmaker said Wednesday that he wants an apology from a Republican candidate for California governor who compared President Barack Obama's gun control policies to those of dictators such as Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and North Korea's Kim Jong Il.


  • SOCHI SCENE: Stalin's Dacha

    Before it was an Olympic city, Sochi was a Black Sea resort town favored by Russians trying to escape the cold up north.


  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    HANSON: History casts doubt on Iran nuclear pact

    According to our recently proposed treaty with the Iranian government, Iran keeps much of its nuclear program while agreeing to slow its path to weapons-grade enrichment. The Iranians also get crippling economic sanctions lifted.


  • President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in June in Northern Ireland. Mr. Obama has put off a scheduled meeting in Moscow following Mr. Putin's granting of asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
(Associated Press)

    PRUDEN: On the run is no place for a president

    June, with balmy nights lighted by the lovers' moon and crickets singing love songs from the hedges, is the dreamy time of summer. August, with white-hot afternoons and everything burnt and brown, is where dreams shrivel and go to die.


  • On the run is no place for a president

    June, with balmy nights lighted by the lovers' moon and crickets singing love songs from the hedges, is the dreamy time of summer. August, with white-hot afternoons and everything burnt and brown, is where dreams shrivel and go to die.


  • Artists' spat over Putin joins a Russian tradition

    When famed viola player Yuri Bashmet declared that he "adored" President Vladimir Putin, he stirred little controversy in a country where classical musicians have often curried favor with the political elite.


  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘Berlin on the Brink’

    The German capital, center of Nazi power, represented the big prize at the end of World War II. The victorious Allies -- the United States, the Soviet Union, Britain and France -- occupied and divided the city into four zones. The arrangement was meant to guarantee access to all.


  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘Herald Square’

    Capturing the "see no (or little) evil" mentality that plagued a war-weary America in 1949 requires no small amount of research. That was post-war America. Both peace and prosperity had returned for the first time since the 1929 market crash .


  • Socialism may be waning, but not for young Russians

    Two decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the ideas of Marx and Lenin are making a comeback in Russia with a wave of young leftists whose potential for mass appeal seems to have rattled the Kremlin.


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