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Ernest Corea

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Tired of lip service, Palestinians seek action

The party has ended, and the hubbub of nice sounding words and phrases has receded into personal and institutional memory.

April 04, 2013

President Obama retains audacity of hope

Hostile and sometimes potentially humiliating treatment of some of President Barack Obama's nominees or potential nominees for high office by opposing legislators provides a foretaste of what might lie ahead for legislation that will be formulated in line with the national agenda he outlined in h

February 18, 2013

US-Israel: Peace needs more than handshakes

Hear those sounds? They are probably the echoes of Israel’s fervent supporters in the US erupting in hosannas when the White House recently confirmed that President Barack Obama is due to visit Israel in March 2013.

February 09, 2013

‘We the people’ still rallying behind Obama

A 19-year-old single mother captured the spirit of hope and change that animated candidate Barack Hussein Obama’s first presidential election campaign with this text message: “Rosa sat, so Martin could walk; Martin walked so Obama could run; Obama is running so our children can fly.” Khari Mosley

January 29, 2013

Israel’s punitive expansion plan

The Israeli government’s desire to extract revenge from the Palestinians for the recognition that the international community has bestowed on the Palestinian Authority (PA) is offensive and inconsistent with the norms of appropriate diplomatic conduct.

December 06, 2012

Sandy affects prepoll politics

Voters keeping a sharp lookout for an “October Surprise” — an unexpected event that could affect the Nov. 6 presidential election — could not have been disappointed. They experienced several.

November 05, 2012

Vile provocation no excuse for violent response

Eleven years after the murderous events that made 9/11 a universally recognized description of a date of tragedy, another 9/11 has seen actions that caused destruction, public commotion and tragic loss of lives.

September 19, 2012

Romney’s foreign trip a disaster

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has returned home from a three-country tour that does not appear to have done him much good. Romney’s foreign policy grand tour of the UK, Israel and Poland was expected to be a voyage of exposure.

August 07, 2012

Egypt continues with tricky transition

Nobody said it was going to be easy. The transition from a military dictatorship of several decades to a democracy is never a straightforward out-in arrangement, as countries which attempted the change have realized.

July 26, 2012

Preliminary investigations reveal Colorado theater shooting a well-planned execution

An arsenal of weapons and other material in the apartment of James Holmes, the suspect in the Aurora atrocity, implied meticulous planning for a rampage, and aggressive preparations for its aftermath.

July 25, 2012