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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is online opinion editor for The Washington Times, the author of “The Devil in DC: Winning Back the Country From the Beast in Washington” and of "Police State USA: How Orwell’s Nightmare is Becoming Our Reality," and a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Fund for American Studies. Email her at [email protected]. 

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

** FILE ** Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf addresses his party supporters on April 15, 2013, at his house in Islamabad. (Associated Press)

Police take Pakistan's Musharraf into custody

Police arrested former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on Friday, a day after a judge revoked his bail and he fled back to his gated compound in a dramatic SUV escape. Published April 19, 2013

** FILE ** Syrian President Bashar Assad (Associated Press)

Syria's Bashar Assad says U.S. will rue backing of al Qaeda rebels

The United States is making a monumental mistake in supporting Syrian rebel forces because they're aligned with al Qaeda and they sooner or later will strike at Europe and at America's heartland, Syrian President Bashar Assad said. Published April 18, 2013

Koshik, a 22-year-old Asian elephant, puts his trunk in his mouth to modulate sound next to his chief trainer, Kim Jong-gab, at the Everland amusement park in Yongin, South Korea, on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Koshik can reproduce five Korean words by tucking his trunk inside his mouth to modulate sound. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Move afoot at Yale to give personhood protection to apes, elephants

Yale University is hosting a conference to debate the merits of granting personhood to animals, with input from one featured speaker who doesn't even consider human babies worthy of protection until they're a month old: ethicist Peter Singer. Published April 18, 2013