Al-Zarqawi’s death major U.S. victory

By Mona Charen: Syndicated Columnist The contrast between the morning paper and the news on radio and television could not have been more dramatic as I write this. The papers, printed before news of Zarqawi’s death, might as well have been draped in black. The Washington Post editorialized about terrorist gains in Somalia, scolding Republicans […]

Time to face reality of Iraqi situation

STEVE CHAPMAN Back when the occupation of Iraq was expected to consist of a victory parade and a glorious flowering of democracy, the Bush administration was content to handle the job alone. But this week, it finally acknowledged that the only thing worse than being mired in a catastrophe is being mired there all by […]