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Arts & Entertainment

Northern Virginia Art Beat

The German are coming. The Germans are coming! Never mind … they’re already here. ‘Aachen to Arlington: Imaging the Distance’ Through Sept. 22, at the Arlington Art Center (3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington). Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Call 703- 248-6800, or see www.arlingtonartscenter.org. Opening Reception: […]

Local Commentary

Jim Moran

Monday, two military judges separately dismissed all charges against Omar Khadr and Salim Hamdan — the former accused of killing a U.S. solider and the latter, one of Osama bin Laden’s drivers. The two men have been held at the detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay for more than five years.

Local Commentary

Jim Moran

The Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility is a stain on our reputation as a nation. We are a country governed by the rule of law that respects justice and democracy. By holding over 380 detainees there for more than four years — of which only four have been charged with a […]

Local Commentary

Jim Moran

Gitmo needs to go. At least that’s what an assorted, bipartisan collection of our nation’s elected leaders and interest groups believe. President Bush, Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Rep. Jack Murtha and many human rights groups have gone on record calling for the closure of the now-infamous Guantanamo Bay Detention facility.