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Chief Political Correctness High Priestess Diane Rehm, with one of her often-biased radio panel discussions, recently carried this ancient back to the late 1930s' Great Debate, framed as "isolationism" vs. "interventionism" in foreign policy. (Full disclosure: I was a teen-age member of William Allen White's Committee for Defending America by Aiding the Allies. Contrary to rumor, on Dec. 8, 1941, I was not refunded my $3.50 contribution taken from my weekly 25-cent "allowance.")
Barack Obama, now fully evolved, is once more the rage of the demimonde. All it took was for him to man up, to acknowledge what everyone already knows the president thinks about "gay sex."
The roar of B-25 bomber engines still echoed overhead as 96-year-old Richard E. Cole slowly walked to the podium Wednesday afternoon.
For those who lived through it, Hollywood's most recent depiction of the Doolittle raid completely bombed.
The five remaining survivors of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders — the daring crew that led America's first military strike against the Imperial Japanese homeland, four months after the infamous sneak attack on Pearl Harbor — recognize their prominent place in history seven decades later.
In the days following Lt. Col. James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle's daring raid on Tokyo and five other Japanese cities, no one was talking — not even President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
A perennial American foreign policy debate sets "realism" against "idealism," national interest versus morality. The dichotomy is often overstated. The two currents divide and merge incessantly in the flow of implementing any concrete overseas policy or tactic.
We're seeing big cuts to U.S. defense spending and big cuts to the U.S. intelligence community ("Putting national security at risk," Web, Feb. 17). What's wrong with this picture?
Actor James Farentino, who appeared in dozens of movies and television shows, died Tuesday in a Los Angeles hospital, according to a family spokesman. He was 73.