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McCain fears stepped up attacks in Iraq

Republican John McCain said he worries that terrorists might try to influence the November general election with increased attacks in Iraq. "Yes, I worry about it," he said Friday, responding to…

Pentagon finds no Saddam-Al-Qaeda link

A detailed Pentagon study confirms there was no direct link between late Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and the Al-Qaeda network, debunking a claim President George W. Bush's administration used to…

Irag five years later: Success or failure?

Five years ago this month, the United States led an invasion of Iraq. Coalition troops toppled the tyrannical regime of Saddam Hussein, who was said by American officials to be…

Teenage sex fantasies and sad facts

When I was 14, this was my "sexual" fantasy: I would go to a concert featuring Paul McCartney. He would spy me from the stage, think I was cute and ask…

The issue of security: Which side is right?

Al Qaeda and other militant Islamist groups live in a shadow world where they plot to kill you and me. If we expect our intelligence professionals to prevent them from…

Did the Feds target Spitzer?

As Richard Nixon used to say, let me make something perfectly clear: Eliot Spitzer is a world-class hypocrite and fool, who more or less asked for the political and personal…

Spitzer resigns amid sex scandal

Gov. Eliot Spitzer announced Wednesday that he is resigning, completing a spectacular fall from power for a politician whose once-promising career imploded amid allegations that he paid thousands of dollars…

Pride goeth before Eliot Spitzer’s fall

It was almost always hubris that led to the downfall of heroes in ancient Greek tragedies. If you had somehow missed that quality in New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, you…

What was Eliot Spitzer thinking?

A meteoric political career appears about to come to a humiliating end. And it should -- because of the astonishing arrogance and appallingly bad judgment that led New York Gov.…

Can Spitzer survive call-girl scandal?

Gov. Elliot Spitzer's prostitution scandal came just over a year since he stormed into the governor's office, vowing to root out corruption in New York government. But his first year in…