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Israeli lawmaker: Long prison term for Pollard hints of anti-Semitism

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The lengthy imprisonment of American Jewish spy Jonathan Pollard smacks of anti-Semitism, a member of the Israeli Parliament charged.

Former CIA Director Woolsey: Time to free Jonathan Pollard

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- James Woolsey, who headed the CIA at the start of U.S. President Bill Clinton's administration, says it is time to release Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard.

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Bill to legalize hemp advances in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and former CIA Director James Woolsey testified in favor of a bill that would legalize growing industrial hemp in Kentucky.
Commentary: Black swans galore

Commentary: Black swans galore

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- To avoid a “Vietnam redux” disaster, Henry Kissinger is suggesting broadening an Afghan settlement to include Iran, China, Russia, Pakistan and India.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

Can Obama's outsider pick to head CIA succeed?

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Intelligence outsiders like Leon Panetta, President-elect Barack Obama's pick to be director of central intelligence, have a mixed record at heading the agency, serving and former officials say.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor
Obama picks Nobel laureate Chu to rescue U.S. energy policy

Obama picks Nobel laureate Chu to rescue U.S. energy policy

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- President-elect Barack Obama's choice as U.S. energy secretary was another bold surprise. He picked the first Nobel Prize winner and the first Asian-American ever to hold the job.
MARTIN SIEFF

Ex-policy officials warn of Iran's intent

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. presidential election may overshadow Iran's nuclear aspirations, but the threat the Mideast nation poses is real, four ex-government officials said.

Report: How Richardson changed war views

SANTA FE, N.M., Nov. 26 (UPI) -- New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson was a supporter of the Iraq war until 10 months before confirming he would seek the Democratic presidential nomination.

Lucent takes steps to ensure Alcatel deal

WASHINGTON, April 3 (UPI) -- Alcatel and Lucent Technologies took their first step towards merging into one giant global telecommunications equipment manufacturer, which most likely will be
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Unocal bidding a three-front war

WASHINGTON, July 14 (UPI) -- The contest to buy Unocal Corp. turned into a three-front war this week as U.S. politicians, directors and suitors staked out key positions.

Wood riled about Ali G interview

LONDON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Comic Victoria Wood found no humor in being the latest victim of Ali G, likening the British funnyman's spoof interview of her to "laughing at lunatics."

Saudi literature urges hatred of U.S.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- An analysis of literature sent by Saudi Arabia to U.S. mosques reveals a consistent message: Hate Christians and Jews and kill all who abandon Islam.

Climate: Economists frowning over Kyoto

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- A series by UPI examining the potential impact of global climate change. This week: Most anthropogenic, or human-caused, greenhouse gas emissions result from the burning of fossil fuels, and fossil fuels are the engine of industrial economies. Any effort
DAN WHIPPLE

Feature: Bill Maher returns to HBO

LOS ANGELES, July 30 (UPI) -- Just in time for the 2004 presidential campaign season, "Real Time with Bill Maher" returns to HBO's schedule, delivering what has become one of the most popular commodities in contemporary entertainment: amusing, smart talk about substantive issues.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Cold Warriors push tougher anti-terror policy

WASHINGTON, June 30 (UPI) -- Former Cold War hawks have returned to old stances, lobbying for a stronger U.S. policy against terrorist groups and rogue nations.

Experts to re-examine war powers act

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Washington's Georgetown University has set up a blue-ribbon panel to look at ways to amend the 1973 U.S. War Powers Act.

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Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the first of several wrap-ups for May 12. Contents: TOPOFF 2 wargame; Kerry's point on C

9/11 victims awarded damages against Iraq

WASHINGTON, May 7 (UPI) -- A federal judge in New York Wednesday awarded damages against the government of Iraq after ruling that the families of two victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, suicide hijackings had shown "albeit barely" that Iraq had provided material support to Osama bin Lad
SHAUN WATERMAN

Commentary: War by remote control

WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- JDAMs are now the key to victory in any war fought by the United States.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

Think tanks wrap-up IV

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the fourth of several wrap-ups for April 17.

Washington Agenda-General

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Analysis: The road to Damascus

SKOPJE, Macedonia, April 8 (UPI) -- Is Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein hiding in Syria? DEBKAfile, an Israeli-owned rumor mill, thinks so.
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, March 24 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the first of several wrap-ups for March 24.
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