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By Brahma Chellaney
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
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All but one of the 19 U.S. diplomatic missions closed last week because of terrorist threats reopened Sunday, after days of debate about whether the Obama administration overreacted to "chatter" from al Qaeda leaders.
Africans anxiously awaited President Obama's return to sub-Saharan Africa, but they may be disappointed when he leaves Wednesday unless he announces a major initiative to promote trade.
FIFA's new anti-racism task force will ask soccer's governing body next week to approve a mandatory five-match minimum ban for any player found guilty of racist abuse, a person with knowledge of the situation said Friday.
A former U.S. ambassador with extensive knowledge of terrorist operations in North Africa warned Thursday that the Benghazi debacle will hurt the State Department's ability to recruit diplomats for dangerous duty if they fear Washington will ignore their concerns about security.
Scientists say they have discovered an entire continent under the Indian Ocean that had detached itself from the then-supercontinent of Rodina and disappeared millions of years ago.
The United States is no longer a beacon of freedom to the world. Countries once looked to America for inspiration on how to escape poverty and embrace prosperity, but now they can find better examples to follow.
All the single ladies — and fellas — will have a chance to join Beyonce onstage at the upcoming Super Bowl.
Katie Holmes' return to Broadway will be much shorter than she would have liked.
You might expect Katie Holmes to have something to prove in her first acting appearance since splitting from Tom Cruise. You might expect her to emerge onstage in a gown by Valentino and shoes by Jimmy Choo.
In a story Oct. 9 about the World Amateur Team Championship, The Associated Press incorrectly quoted former USGA executive director David Fay as saying Vijay Singh "couldn't break 90" when he was 17 years old. Fay said Singh "couldn't break 80."
The best measure of how much golf is growing around the world can be found in Turkey, of all places.
Katie Finneran is about to get evil _ playing Miss Hannigan in the new production of "Annie" on Broadway.
Katie Finneran is about to get evil _ playing Miss Hannigan in the new production of "Annie" on Brodway.
Australia and South Africa will share hosting of a giant radio telescope made up of thousands of separate dishes and intended to help scientists figure out the make-up of the universe, the international consortium overseeing the project announced Friday.
If you were to rank the countries of the world in terms of economic freedom, where would the United States fall? First, or at least in the top three? The top five, surely.