Michael Barone


September 2007


The Petraeus and Crocker Testimony

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After listening to the testimony of Gen. David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker to the House and Senate committees, I don't see any reason to revise what I wrote in this column, published September 3, or this one, published this Monday. Petraeus and Crocker made a strong case that the surge ...

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TAGS:
politics
Petraeus, David
Democratic Party
9/11
Iraq war (2003-2011)
Crocker, Ryan
Congress
Feinstein, Dianne
Iraq

Recovering Damages From Iran

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On Friday, Judge Royce Lamberth is due to announce the amount of damages owed by the government of Iran to the relatives of the victims of the terrorist attack on the Marine Corps barracks in Lebanon in 1983. The amount will be set by a special master appointed by Judge Lamberth. The amount is ...

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TAGS:
Iran
terrorism
military
military bases
Lebanon
Lautenberg, Frank
Specter, Arlen
Marine Corps
national security terrorism and the military

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