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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNearly six years after foreign prisoners were first sent to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a clearly divided Supreme Court debated Wednesday how to determine whether these men are dangerous enemy fighters or innocent bystanders caught up in the U.S. war against...
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Special to The Los Angeles TimesAtlanta Amuch-needed storm drenched Atlanta on Oct. 22, the day the Dalai Lama spoke to thousands in Centennial Olympic Park. For many, his words brought the kind of water that nourishes the seeds of compassion and humanity. On that day, Emory...
I Wouldn't Start From Here The 21st Century and Where It All Went Wrong Andrew Mueller Soft Skull Press: 472 pp., $16.95 paper A droll rock journalist turned travel writer, Andrew Mueller spent most of the first decade of the 21st century heading to...
Tags: England, Death, Journalism, Travel, Hamas
Today's question: Under what circumstances should or shouldn't the United States get involved militarily around the globe? How do we distinguish between the Balkans and Darfur and Iraq and Afghanistan -- or any of the new situations that are going to face...
Tags: Barack Obama, Heads of State, Defense, Japan, Armed Forces
Tribune criticThe 45th parallel: It's close to where Custer met his maker and Mary Tyler Moore flipped her hat high for TV cameras. It links thirsty Russian czars with Madonna's winemaking dad in Michigan and connects the Shroud of Turin with a new Japanese museum...
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Age: 67 Birthplace: New York Education: B.A., Brown University, 1962; graduate study at Princeton University Career highlights: U.N. ambassador, 1999-2001; chief U.S. negotiator for 1995 Dayton peace accord for Bosnia-Herzegovina Sources: Tribune...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIt looks like a movie set -- fitting, considering it was created by one of Europe's most famous film directors. Bosnian-born Emir Kusturica, winner of more top prizes at the Cannes Film Festival than almost any other director, has built a remote...
Tags: Defense, Restaurants, Armed Forces, Entertainment, Music Theater
The Associated PressBreaking forcefully with Bush anti-terror policies, President Barack Obama ordered major changes Thursday that he said would halt the torture of suspects, close down the Guantanamo detention center, ban secret CIA prisons overseas and fight terrorism...
Here's how Lawrence Weschler sees it: "The world as it is," he writes in his 2004 collection of essays and reportage, "Vermeer in Bosnia," "is overdetermined: the web of all those interrelationships is dense to the point of saturation. . . . If I were...
Richard Sklar dies at 74; engineer ran San Francisco utilities and helped rebuild Bosnia after civil warTimes Staff And Wire ReportsRichard Sklar, an engineer who as general manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission from 1979 to '83 oversaw the city's water, power and sewer operations as well as its public transportation network, has died. He was 74. Sklar, who led the...
Last Friday morning, I found myself cornered by a Republican Iraq war vet from the National Guard who sincerely wanted me to understand that when the news media or congressional Democrats talk about drawing down troops, or withdrawing altogether, they...
Tags: Barack Obama, Defense, Democratic Party, John McCain, Diplomacy
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