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  • Reports on riot urge league to increase role

    Two reports on Vancouver's Stanley Cup riot urge the NHL and its teams to take a more active role in preventing violence at future finals.

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Farishta'

    There was a time, particularly during the Cold War, when the lines between the responsibilities of the State Department and the Defense Department were clearly drawn. Defense did war-fighting when diplomacy broke down, and when the fighting stopped, the diplomats took over.

  • Sri Lanka count finds more elephants than expected

    The first national survey of Sri Lanka's wild elephants found more than had been estimated _ a sign the endangered species has a healthy, growing population on the Indian Ocean island.

  • Libya: 5 foreign oil companies back working

    A Libyan official says five foreign oil and gas companies have returned to Libya to resuscitate production choked off by civil war and sanctions.

  • Illustration: Libyan rebel by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    MAINEN: Militias: Ensuring Libya's democratic future

    With the end imminent, the status of Libya's armed forces will become a prominent topic of discussion. Following the assassination of Gen. Abdel Fattah Younes, talk grew of the future of Libya's rebel militias. National Transitional Council (NTC) Chairman Mustafa Abdel Jalil immediately called on them to disband and join the NTC army, and recently, Abdel Hakim Belhadj, the rebel commander in Tripoli, said the disparate forces would be unified.

  • Illustration: Georgia fight by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    PHILLIPS: Too much patience risks renewed violence in Georgia

    Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili accuses Russia of staging violent attacks across the administrative boundary lines (ABLs) of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Despite a cease-fire agreement that ended the 2008 Russia-Georgia war, relations are tense - and getting worse. Renewed violence could risk the "reset" in U.S.-Russian relations, undermining cooperation that is critical to preventing proliferation by Iran and in hot spots such as Afghanistan and Libya.

"Amigo" looks at the plight of fighters on both sides and civilians caught up in the Philippine-American War.

    MOVIE REVIEW: 'Amigo'

    John Sayles' "Amigo" is a war movie that doesn't take sides - except against war itself.

  • This is a photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt taken on Jan. 19, 1937. (AP Photo)

    EDITORIAL: A legitimate reason for a joint session

    Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.

  • Israel arrests Hamas leader in West Bank

    A militant Hamas leader whose son collaborated with Israel has been arrested in the West Bank, the Israeli military said Thursday.

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