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  • A gut feeling

    This week in Islamabad, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf ordered commandos to assault the Red Mosque, after a six-day siege against well-armed Taliban-supporting militants. Less than 24 hours later, Ayman al-Zawahri, Osama bin Laden's apparent successor to the command of al Qaeda, issued his third "Jihadist Exhortation" of the month — a new record.


  • A voice for the Guard

    The Army National Guard has been around for more than 370 years as the first military responder to random attacks on our settlers, national disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina or wildfires in the West, and defense missions abroad. The Guard has been regarded as an adjunct force of our Army.


  • A voice for the Guard

    The Army National Guard has been around for more than 370 years as the first military responder to random attacks on our settlers, national disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina or wildfires in the West, and defense missions abroad. The Guard has been regarded as an adjunct force of our Army.


  • Breakthrough or mirage?

    There may be something new under the sun after all. For the first time ever, the Arab League will send a delegation to the sovereign state it has tried to crush time and again. It must have finally dawned on the various Arab states, 22 in all, that the rising tide of terrorism in the region represents at least as great a danger to their always fragile governments as it does to Israel. And there's nothing like a common enemy to bring once-hostile nations together. Ideologies come and go; national interests remain.


  • Breakthrough or mirage?

    There may be something new under the sun after all. For the first time ever, the Arab League will send a delegation to the sovereign state it has tried to crush time and again. It must have finally dawned on the various Arab states, 22 in all, that the rising tide of terrorism in the region represents at least as great a danger to their always fragile governments as it does to Israel. And there's nothing like a common enemy to bring once-hostile nations together. Ideologies come and go; national interests remain.


  • News myopia

    A young Air Force airman is fighting for his life in Camden, N.J. He was shot on Independence Day by a crazed gunman who reportedly had a beef with the military and the U.S. government and "wanted to make a statement" on the Fourth of July. Have you heard about the plight of 22-year-old McGuire Air Force Base loadmaster Jonathan Schrieken? Probably not.


  • News myopia

    A young Air Force airman is fighting for his life in Camden, N.J. He was shot on Independence Day by a crazed gunman who reportedly had a beef with the military and the U.S. government and "wanted to make a statement" on the Fourth of July. Have you heard about the plight of 22-year-old McGuire Air Force Base loadmaster Jonathan Schrieken? Probably not.


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  • Suicide bomber kills 24 soldiers

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A suicide bomber attacked a military convoy near the Afghan border yesterday, killing at least 24 Pakistani soldiers as thousands of troops deployed to thwart a call for an anti-government holy war.


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