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A defining moment in history

A defining moment in history

Make no mistake: in taking the fight to the Islamic State President Barack Obama is at a defining moment for his presidency and probably the future.
Harlan Ullman
Pakistani leader intimately connected to IS

Pakistani leader intimately connected to IS

With world attention riveted on U.S. and friendly Arab air strikes against Islamic State bases in Syria, Pakistan, one of the world's eight nuclear powers, was yet again a bubbling geopolitical cauldron.
Arnaud de Borchgrave, UPI Editor at Large
Moccasins instead of boots?

Moccasins instead of boots?

President Obama appears determined to avoid sending U.S. boots back to Iraq. But there is no alternative short of disengagement -- and turning the mission over.
Arnaud de Borchgrave, UPI Editor at Large
Boston Marathon bombing suspects' sister accused of bomb threat

Boston Marathon bombing suspects' sister accused of bomb threat

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was jailed Tuesday, accused of threatening to blow up an ex-girlfriend of her boyfriend's.
UPI Staff
Why America can't win its wars: Key answers to defeat IS

Why America can't win its wars: Key answers to defeat IS

In winning World War II and the Cold War, we were able to think strategically and innovatively. Those examples will determine the outcome in the battle with IS.
Harlan Ullman
Expert cacophony

Expert cacophony

Is AQAM or ISIS the main terrorist threat facing the U.S.? A key branch of Israeli intelligence says it's still al-Qaida and that ISIS is a long term menace.
Arnaud de Borchgrave, UPI Editor at Large
Playboy Magazine names UPenn top party school for 2014

Playboy Magazine names UPenn top party school for 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Playboy Magazine has unveiled its annual list of top party schools of 2014 and this year an Ivy League school earned the highest honor.
Veronica Linares
Scots should vote no on independence

Scots should vote no on independence

Without oil and its big financial sector employers, Scottish taxes would become too burdensome for highly paid industries, and those would ultimately leave too.
Peter Morici
Obama desperately needs a sense of history and a strategy

Obama desperately needs a sense of history and a strategy

History can help detect strategic flaws. But does this White House have any sense of history -- or of strategy?
Harlan Ullman
Geopolitical fumbles

Geopolitical fumbles

Gen. John R. Allen, Ret.: "It is about the region and potentially the world as we know it." U.S. bombing alone is a recipe for failure.
Arnaud de Borchgrave, UPI Editor at Large
IS inspires Southeast Asian terrorists - implications for the region and the US

IS inspires Southeast Asian terrorists - implications for the region and the US

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- IS isn't just targeting the Middle East and the US. It's aiming at Southeast Asia, too. Malaysian authorities recently stopped a major IS-influenced attack, and Indonesian and Philippine officials are scrambling to prevent their own growing flocks of IS-inspired terrorists from going on the rampage. IS is a global threat.
Jeff Moore
Obama's fatal strategic flaw?

Obama's fatal strategic flaw?

IS is not Nazi Germany or the Soviet Union. It is a clear and present danger. And the absence of a comprehensive strategy will only make that danger worse.
Harlan Ullman
Trivial pursuit

Trivial pursuit

Virtual reality displaces reality as a nation of doers morphs into one of watchers.
Arnaud de Borchgrave, UPI Editor at Large
Venezuela's Socialist Party unveils new prayer 'Our Chavez who art in heaven'

Venezuela's Socialist Party unveils new prayer 'Our Chavez who art in heaven'

CARACAS, Venezuela, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Venezuela's Socialist Party PSUV unveiled a Hugo Chavez-inspired version of the Lord's Prayer during an ideology workshop on Monday.
Veronica Linares
Can America be a serious country?

Can America be a serious country?

Ullman: Three tests of America's seriousness: the Ferguson, Missouri shooting; the legal predicaments of Texas Governor Rick Perry; and the Islamic State (IS).
Harlan Ullman
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