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Op-Ed Contributor: Jefferson’s Army of Nation Builders

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:17:48 GMT

West Point should offer a curriculum that keeps its founders’ belief that the soldier’s role was to build, not just to destroy.



Op-Ed Columnist: What Everything Means

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 05:55:03 GMT

Pop-culture parallels to the midterm elections and America’s past history are more prevalent than you might think.



Op-Ed Columnist: A Girl, a School and Hope

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 05:55:03 GMT

Finally, a ray of hope for Pakistan. The middle class is stirring, and a girl named Zahida is able to get a great education.



Editorial: Some Fiscal Reality

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 05:55:03 GMT

A draft proposal from leaders of President Obama’s deficit-reduction commission frankly acknowledges that shared sacrifice will be required.



Op-Ed Contributor: A Special Court for Veterans

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:18:27 GMT

A program for unstable veterans facing criminal charges could put them on a path toward recovery without forcing them to also navigate the penal system.



Home Fires: Lives During Wartime, Vol. 2

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 04:37:19 GMT

Recollections and photographs of members of the United States Armed Forces in acknowledgment of Veterans Day.



Editorial: Waiting for Senator McCain

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:20:27 GMT

It is a particular disappointment that Senator John McCain is vowing to filibuster a Pentagon bill unless a measure repealing “don’t ask, don’t tell” is stripped out.



Timothy Egan: Liars' Club

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 04:57:06 GMT

The G.O.P.'s success may depend on how the party handles its fact-challenged members.



Editorial: Transition in New York’s Schools

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:16:24 GMT

The resignation of Joel Klein as New York City’s schools chancellor comes at a challenging time.



Disunion: Would the South Really Leave?

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 05:02:17 GMT

In newspaper editorials, the South reacts to Lincoln's election and explores the possibility of secession.



Townies: Going Korean

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 01:40:14 GMT

The perils of getting a pedicure when you're Korean, and 30, and unmarried.



The Conversation: College Kids These Days

Wed, 10 Nov 2010 18:09:24 GMT

Why do politics and government service no longer seem appealing to young people?



Letters: A School System, From Klein to Black

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:00:21 GMT

Readers respond to article about the resignation of Joel I. Klein, the chancellor of the New York City school system.



Letters: The Agenda Is Not So Hidden: It’s Tolerance

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:00:21 GMT

Readers respond to article about an effort to stop bulling of gay and lesbian students.



Letter: Not a ‘Banana Republic’

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:00:21 GMT

A response to a Nicholas D. Kristof column about inequality in the United States.



Letter: Stress and Suicide

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:00:21 GMT

A response to an article about Afghan women who set themselves on fire to escape lives of servitude and abuse.



Letter: ‘The Tubes’ of New Jersey

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 03:32:59 GMT

A response to an article about the new appeal of the PATH network.



Letter: Teaching English in China

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:39:11 GMT

A response to an article about the difficulties of running an English-language school in China.



Disunion: How (and Where) Lincoln Won

Wed, 10 Nov 2010 23:41:03 GMT

The map of the 1860 presidential election points clearly to secession.



Op-Ed Contributors: Why Rush to Cut Nukes?

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 04:14:02 GMT

The Senate should heed the will of the voters and either reject the New Start treaty or amend it so that it doesn’t weaken our national defense.



Robert Wright: Concrete Steps to Nowhere

Wed, 10 Nov 2010 16:10:03 GMT

The Republicans reveal how they plan to close the deficit.