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Retired Army officer opening Augusta's first craft brewery

...local businessmen asked the family to stay and open a microbrewery, but Sloan said by then they were off on a new U.S. Embassy assignment in Japan, where Sloan said she started formal schooling in brewing beer. She now holds two diplomas in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-02/retired-army-officer-openi
Secret Disservice

...leave after spending a night drinking in Amsterdam a day before Obama arrived for the summit. Hotel staff alerted the U.S. embassy in the Netherlands after one of the agents was found passed out in a hallway.? Sept. 29, 2014: Omar Gonzalez...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-10-02/secret-disservice
Cuba dissidents not invited US Embassy event

...State John Kerry's historic flag-raising at the U.S. Embassy in Havana on Friday, vividly illustrating how U...newspaper 14ymedio has received no credential for the U.S. embassy event, said editor Reinaldo Escobar, who is married...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-08-12/cuba-dissidents-not-invited-us-
Lipstick on an earmark

...State Department says is no longer justified ? when that money would be better spent on, say, more security at U.S. embassies?Why spend $86 million on an earmark for the National Guard Counterdrug Program when we already spend $2 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-17/lipstick-earmark
'Saigon has fallen' -- a reporter's view of Vietnam War's end

...Vietnam. The main crisis unfolds in and around the U.S. Embassy, a six-story building with a concrete lattice facade...and go. AT 2 THE FOLLOWING MORNING, April 30, the U.S. embassy needs to destroy all its communications equipment in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-05-02/saigon-has-fallen-reporters-view-vi
In speech, Rubio slams Obama's outreach to Iran and Cuba

...conservative-leaning Foreign Policy Initiative in New York, delivered the same day Secretary of State John Kerry re-opens the U.S. embassy in Havana, the Florida senator charged that President Barack Obama's diplomacy - on Cuba and the recent Iran nuclear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-08-14/speech-rubio-slams-obamas-outre
Don't forgo trip to Greece, just travel smart

...cards issued by foreign banks.Americans are not being urged to stay away from Greece, just to use common sense. The U.S. Embassy in Athens recently posted this warning on its Web site: "U.S. citizens are encouraged to carry more than one means...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-07-11/dont-forgo-trip-greece-j
At a 'fateful crossroads,' a call to link arms

...network. It blew up the Jewish community center and the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires. It helped al-Qaida bomb U.S. embassies in Africa. It even attempted to assassinate the Saudi ambassador, right here in Washington, D.C."Where is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-05/fateful-crossroads-ca
Appeasement isn't the answer

...the rules and become a "very successful regional power."Obama even said he would not rule out re-opening the U.S. embassy in Tehran ? the same embassy overrun more than 30 years ago by the Islamist radicals who now rule the country with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-04/appeasement-isnt-answ
Radical Islamist action rekindles possibility of Kurdish independence

...soon would be leaving Afghanistan.He made good on his first promise. EXCEPT FOR A handful of forces guarding the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and a band of advisors now assisting the Iraqi army, there are no more American fighting men and women...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-24/radical-islamist