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MARTIN SCHRAM

Martin Schram is a veteran Washington journalist, author and TV documentary executive. His column is distributed by McClatchy-Tribune News Service. Email him at martin.schram@gmail.com.

Articles by MARTIN SCHRAM

Commentary: Winning Islam's other battle Commentary: Winning Islam's other battle
20 hours ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
This is the week Washington pounced on the question of whether or not American “boots on the ground” will be needed in our newest war against the terrifying forces of the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq. [Read More]
Commentary: Roger Goodell's quest to measure up Commentary: Roger Goodell's quest to measure up
1 week ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Proudly displayed on the wall of the commissioner of the National Football League is an instant replay, of sorts — a freeze-frame of Commissioner Roger Goodell's personal hero, in his most famous performance. [Read More]
Commentary: Two-for-price-of-one presidency Commentary: Two-for-price-of-one presidency
2 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
On Wednesday, standing on yet another world stage — this one in Estonia — President Obama sounded at last like the global leader the world urgently needs. [Read More]
Commentary: How to fix NFL's 'Redskins' problem Commentary: How to fix NFL's 'Redskins' problem
3 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Official Washington, most notably Congress, is still away on its extended pre-Labor Day vacation, a fact that hasn’t altered the zero-sum rate at which your problems are being solved. [Read More]
Commentary: Don't let Ukraine crisis derail reforms Commentary: Don't let Ukraine crisis derail reforms
4 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The bucolic views of 2,000 acres of Wales countryside surrounding Celtic Manor just outside Newport are magnificent. But they won’t help 67 heads of state, who will be there for the Sept. 4-5 NATO summit, view the one thing they most urgently need to see. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama has reached Carter moment Commentary: Obama has reached Carter moment
5 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Belatedly — but, we hope, finally! — we are witnessing the beginning of the end of the Carterization of Barack Obama’s presidency. It has come not a moment too soon. We can only hope that it is real and not too late. [Read More]
Commentary: Pro wrestlers flail and wail in D.C. Commentary: Pro wrestlers flail and wail in D.C.
6 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Washington’s political heavyweights are once again performing for your pleasure as pro wrestlers, flailing and flopping and pounding the mat in feigned pain. [Read More]
Commentary: A Gaza tale the world has yet to grasp Commentary: A Gaza tale the world has yet to grasp
7 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Inhumanity in Gaza is happening right before our eyes — and the whole world is watching. [Read More]
Commentary: World community must break its bonds Commentary: World community must break its bonds
8 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
We live in a world of populations held hostage. We are not talking here about unfortunate captives who are held hostage by rogues, thugs and tyrants. We are talking about the many millions who are being held hostage by their own failures. [Read More]
Commentary: Cleveland's lesson for fiery pols Commentary: Cleveland's lesson for fiery pols
9 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
What a week for Cleveland! The Republican National Committee announced it was bringing its 2016 presidential convention to the city, and LeBron James announced that he was spurning the allure of Miami’s South Beach to return to Lake Erie’s shore. [Read More]
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