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Empire Editorial: Is there an upside to blasting away at Syria?

...on actions taken against Syria's military as the U.S. Congress prepares to take up the issue.The Senate Foreign Relations Committee seems less circumspect, voting Wednesday 10-7 in a bipartisan effort joined by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz...
Answering to the veterans of an unjust war

...proof" of the second attack. However, we know now that it never happened. And despite the fact that the Senate Foreign Relations Committee had evidence suggesting that McNamara had deliberately misled Congress, they never sought to hold him or...
No friend of Saddam

...Images and Action, Oct. 23). Related Letter: Images and action In spring 1990, as a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, I and four other U.S. senators were on a tour of Mideast nations attempting to gauge the possibilities...
Measure would create panel to study railroad expansion

...proposal, made by U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski, an Alaska Republican, was endorsed unanimously by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Murkowski said Alaska and Canada's Yukon Territory have inadequate transportation systems and that a...
Outside editorial: Politics over safety

...nuclear-arms treaty with Russia, claiming there is no time before the lame-duck session ends. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved ratification by a 14-4 vote in September, with three Republicans joining the majority. The...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...was in the offing. Democrats aren't about to let Bush's apparent about-face pass without comment. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Joseph R. Biden Jr., D-Del., says that he for one doesn't trust Putin and he hopes the...
This Day in History communities recover from recent Western wildfires. In 2004, Secretary of State Colin Powell told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that abuses by government-supported Arab militias in Sudan qualified as genocide against the black African...
Lawmakers mock Obama's claim on Libya hostilities

...of the man who President Reagan called the mad dog of the Middle East?" McCain said later that he and Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry, D-Mass., would push ahead with a resolution authorizing the U.S. mission in...
AP Impact: USAID contractor work in Cuba detailed

...government-controlled servers.___There was always the chance of being discovered.Last year, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee asked about clandestine methods used to hide the programs and reports that some of them had been penetrated...
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Quaker envoy seeks arms reduction support

...Obama on the treaty, as well as Sen. Richard Lugar, a Republican from Indiana and a ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Culp said. Murkowski spokesman Michael Brumas said the senator will be watching closely the debate that...


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