The ex-aide describes the administration as engaging in a 'political propaganda campaign' to sell the Iraq war to the US public.
House speaker's skills are being tested by Democrats' greater ideological diversity – a challenge that will intensify if the party picks up more seats in November.
Readers write about negotiating with terrorists and taxing college endowments.
The evidence is seen in late-afternoon strolls in the park, meetings with long-missed friends, relief over an improved economy.
Mobile phone service in Gaza Strip and the West Bank could spur investment – and bolster prospects for peace.
Taliban attacks are up, making this the worst season since the insurgency began and spurring greater Western troop deployments.
The Libertarian nominee could spell trouble for McCain if Ron Paul backers defect from the GOP.
The Pentagon hopes better ties will strengthen NATO and boost the mission in Afghanistan.