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The United States and Russia must repair their partnership on nuclear security

(FILES) This file picture dated 1998 shows a Russian Army missile launch pad during a display of the replacement of a nuclear missile by another at the Tamanskaya division, Saratov region. (-/AFP) By Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar January 23 at 7:30 PM Sam Nunn is co-chairman of the...
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Editorial: New challenges come with new leadership in Saudi Arabia

Saudi King Salman (C) prays during the funeral of the late Saudi King Abdullah in Riyadh January 23, 2015. (Handout/Reuters) By Editorial Board January 23 at 7:26 PM SAUDI KING Abdullah had a not-undeserved reputation as a relative moderate and modernizer of his hidebound and...
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Terrorism’s weak spot: Hope

This file image taken from an online video released by the Islamic State group’s al-Furqan media arm on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, purports to show the group threatening to kill two Japanese hostages that the militants identify as Kenji Goto Jogo, left, and Haruna Yukawa,...

Taking on Mr. Morrissey

January 23 at 5:45 PM Virginia House Minority Leader David J. Toscano (D-Charlottesville) lamented the legal troubles involving Del. Joseph D. Morrissey (I-Henrico) but said, “You have to afford presumption of innocence” [“Morrissey, serving jail time, is indicted again,” Metro,...

Washington team’s name debate should have ended a long time ago

January 23 at 5:45 PM The Jan. 22 editorial “ ‘We cannot be silent’ ” said that the Fritz Pollard Alliance, which promotes diversity in the National Football League, evoked the NFL’s move toward “respect and dignity” as it condemned the name of Washington’s...

Mr. Burr’s Guantanamo games

January 23 at 5:46 PM On one of his first days as chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) touted a bill to block closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison [“GOP senators want to curb Guantanamo releases,” news, Jan. 14]. When terrorists attack, he...

Leave the foam alone in Montgomery County

January 23 at 5:46 PM Regarding the Jan. 21 Metro digest item “Montgomery bans foam containers”: First it was plastic shopping bags. Now it’s foam containers. It’s wonderful that the Montgomery County Council is so worried about my coffee being too hot that it wants...
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A life of the greatest man in World War II

By Robert B. Mitchell January 23 at 4:03 PM GEORGE MARSHALL A Biography By Debi and Irwin Unger with Stanley Hirshson Harper. 552 pp. $35 Harry Truman called George Catlett Marshall “the greatest man of World War II.” Winston Churchill heralded him as the “Organizer of Victory.”...

The visual evidence of race relations

January 23 at 2:59 PM The Jan. 19 editorial “Martin Luther King Day, 2015” suggested that “If cameras had been everywhere, as they are now, perhaps things would have been different” after Reconstruction, and we would not have had the “horrifying spectacles” of barbaric lynchings...

Committing spiritual offense

January 23 at 2:58 PM According to Executive Editor Martin Baron, The Post’s “policy has been to avoid publication of material that is pointedly, deliberately or needlessly offensive to members of religious groups” [“Charlie’s latest cover becomes a first for Post,”...