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Raytheon wins $251M to produce Tomahawk cruise missiles

Raytheon wins $251M to produce Tomahawk cruise missiles

Contract comes even as Navy looks to curtail future orders.

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Southern Arizona Congressional delegation, candidates react to Obama's speech

Southern Arizona Congressional delegation back Obama's decision to expand airstrikes into Syria

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Michael Gerson: The costs of passivity

History is like a teacher, except armed with truncheons and guns. So what are its recent lessons?

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Michael Gerson: A trumpet that always sounds retreat

The Republican Party is undergoing its most significant foreign policy debate since President Richard Nixon dismissed then-Gov. Ronald Reagan as “shallow” and of “limited mental capability,” and Reagan criticized the policy of detente, initiated by Nixon, as “a one-way street that the Soviet…

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First, keep Iran from going nuclear

America’s top foreign policy to-do’s in 2014 include preventing Iran from reaching the nuclear threshold, addressing the humanitarian disaster in Syria, containing  Russia, managing a rising China and reclaiming its own voice on human rights. Let’s take these one at a time.

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Fitz: Headlines of the Week

Fitz: Headlines of the Week

Thank God Thanksgiving will be over soon so I can stop fretting about soup kitchens, food banks and hunger in America and just go shopping.

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Fitz Blog: Your Tuesday Headlines

Fitz Blog: Your Tuesday Headlines

TEA PARTY REPUBLICANS SHUT DOWN UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT WITHOUT HIJACKING AIRLINERS

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Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Dear Reader,

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Fear, unrest in Syria bring concert violinists to Tucson

Fear, unrest in Syria bring concert violinists to Tucson

Tamara Khachatryan had pulled her then-4-year-old daughter out of school in Syria by March 2012. Life in their war-torn country was too dangerous.

September 22, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Seeking justice in Syria

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Dallas Morning News:

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McCain slams Putin on Russian news website 


WASHINGTON — Arizona Sen. John McCain insisted he is "more pro-Russian" than President Vladimir Putin, accusing Putin of corruption, repression and self-serving rule in an opinion piece for a Russian news website answering the Russian leader's broadside last week in The New York Times.

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Fitz Blog: Bisbee

Fitz Blog: Bisbee

I enjoyed our weekend in Bisbee. We were there to enjoy a rocking blues festival and count the ponytails held in place with orthopedic hair bands.

September 16, 2013 10:00 am Photos

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Bump in Ariz. gas prices won't last, AAA says

Arizona gas prices rose slightly this week, even as the nationwide average dropped, according to the latest figures from AAA Arizona.

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AZ gas-price bump won’t last, AAA says

AZ gas-price bump won’t last, AAA says

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Consequences are grave if US fails to act against Syria

Consequences are grave if US fails to act against Syria

For more than two years, Syria has been ravaged in a brutal civil war, taking the lives of more than 100,000 men, women and children.

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Obama delays Syria vote, says diplomacy may work

WASHINGTON — President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bash…

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Fitz Blog: Your Weekly News Update

Fitz Blog: Your Weekly News Update

The argument against action in Syria can be summed up in one word: Iraq-Nam-istan. Sunnyside’s schools superintendent is no longer pursuing Chapter 7 bankruptcy after officials said he miscalculated his disposable income and actually had enough money to buy a pocket calculator and some Ad…

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McCain's town hall in Tucson gets rowdy

McCain's town hall in Tucson gets rowdy

U.S. Sen. John McCain tried to make his case for U.S. intervention in Syria to a mostly unsympathetic and sometimes rowdy crowd in Tucson on Thursday.

September 06, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Fitz Blog: Famous Peccary flicks

Fitz Blog: Famous Peccary flicks

Did you know javelina feature prominently in a number of low-budget monster films? I say we only shoot them with super 8.

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Fitz Blog: Dennis Rodman Headlines from around the world

Fitz Blog: Dennis Rodman Headlines from around the world

Dennis Rodman goes to North Korea, Ariel Castro goes to Hell, uses same travel agent

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