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VMI Admits It Didn't Follow Protocol In Response To Sexual Assault Allegation

Roanoke Times | Posted 08.29.2013 | College

Virginia Military Institute officials have acknowledged they failed to follow their own protocol in investigating a senior female cadet’s claim that...

Mitt's Middle East Mirage

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 12.09.2012 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

If only there were magic carpets and genies. Why that messy Middle East would surely bend to a President Mitt Romney's will. With just one wave of his magic wand the good governor's foreign policy address at the Virginia Military Institute was a slapdash jaunt into "make believe" foreign policy -- not a realistic roadmap to a better Middle East. Long on polemics and short on the very strategy the address claims to extol, Romney's speech reads like a mediocre freshman foreign policy essay restating the obvious -- simplistic, long-winded window dressing masquerading as effective, reasoned strategic policy. If this is the best the Republican national security team around Romney can offer in the way of a viable alternative to current U.S. Middle East policy, consider me unimpressed.

WATCH: Astounding Technology Lets Quadriplegic Play Violin

Posted 11.23.2011 | Arts

When violinist Eric Wan was paralyzed from the neck down at age 18, most expected it would be the end of his musical career. It took him two years to ...