WASHINGTON – A woman’s place is apparently at the State Department.
Nicholas F. Benton: McCain’s Neo-Con Rant on Georgia
It must be appreciated that the current Russian military operation in Georgia comes in the context of eight years of a profoundly-destructive Bush administration thuggish, unilateralist foreign policy.
Nicholas F. Benton: Ted Kennedy
News like that about Sen. Ted Kennedy last week comes like a kick in the solar plexus. It stops everything dead in its tracks. All the jockeying, all the bickering of political and personal lives is put on hold and a deep collective sob is heard issued forth from every […]
Sen. Webb Comments on Iraq War Milestone
On the fifth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq yesterday, Sen. James Webb (D-Va.) issued a statement that included the following:
Nicholas F. Benton: Bush the Idealist Ignores the NIE
The rush to explain the genesis and process that led to the National Intelligence Estimate on Iran’s nuclear program, released this week and a major embarrassment to the Bush administration, needs more time to become clear. This development constitutes an intervention of the first degree against an otherwise inevitable cascade […]
800 Pack Moran Forum on What U.S. Should & Might Try on Iran
Over 800 people crammed into the George Washington Masonic Temple in Alexandria Tuesday night to hear three panelists discuss the options for the U.S. in the case of Iran. The event was organized by Rep. Jim Moran, the long-standing Democratic incumbent congressman representing the 8th District of Northern Virginia. The […]
Rep. Davis Calls for
U.S. Rep. Tom Davis, speaking to a standing room only gathering of the Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce and Merrifield Business Association at Falls Church’s Italian Café Tuesday, conceded that oil “was a big part” of why the U.S. invaded Iraq.
The military mission in Iraq is not worthy of our soldiers’ sacrifice. That became even clearer after my latest visit to Iraq, a congressional delegation trip with Reps. Ellen Tauscher of California and Jon Porter of Nevada.
Returning From Trip to Baghdad, Moran Repeats,
Returning from his first visit to Iraq in two years, U.S. Rep., whose 8th District of Virginia includes much of the News-Press’s primary distribution area, told the News-Press in an exclusive interview yesterday, “My views have not changed since before the invasion of Iraq was first proposed. We had no […]
“No End in Sight,” a film by Charles Ferguson, showing at Shirlington 7 theater.