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Daily Telegraph

Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, prompted fears of a renewed arms race after he described American plans to move missiles into eastern Europe as an act of aggression against Moscow. Russia would develop inter-continental missiles capable of br

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Arizona Republic

Arizona GOP Rep. Jeff Flake today teamed with an influential House Democrat to introduce a bill to lift the prohibition on Americans traveling to Cuba. "A new approach is long overdue," said Flake said in a written statement. His bill, (

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NY Times

Last January, a Russian man with sunken cheeks and a wispy mustache crossed into Georgia. In 2 plastic bags in his leather jacket he carried 100 grams of uranium so refined that it could help fuel an atom bomb.

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By Ali G. Scotten - Christian Science Monitor

I became convinced that this vilified member of the "Axis of Evil" is actually one of the most welcoming places for Americans to travel in the Middle East. Indeed, all Iranians with whom I spoke shared a positive opinion of Amercans.

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The idea of America according to the founders and to most Americans today is to mind one’s own business, make the best of what one has, and be the best one can be. One wonders then about the very un-American foreign policy being implemented by the A

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Christian Science Monitor

Blatant anti-Americanism is broadcasting 24/7 on an Egyptian government-controlled satellite provider from one of Washington's closest allies. Even though Iraq and the US have asked Egypt to pull the plug, the station remains on the air.

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by Anthony Gregory (LewRockwell)

When the World Trade Center and Pentagon were hit by hijacked commercial airplanes, the majority of the American public reacted with shock and surprise, as well as anger and fear. As though history had begun with those attacks.

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BBC

Vietnam now attracts more overseas investment than India does; it is second only to China in the Asian economic growth league (I guess the US Government must have just left them alone)

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Conflicts Forum

Over the last 3 months, Sec of State Condoleeza Rice and her top aides have scrambled to build a "new security architecture" for the Middle East - one that will maintain pressure on Iran at the same time that it provides a cover for US effo

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Washington Post

President Bush's legacy is sure to be defined by his wielding of U.S. military power in Afghanistan and Iraq, but there is another, much softer and less-noticed effort by his administration in foreign affairs: a dramatic increase in U.S. aid to A

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BusinessWeek

For decades, Cuban Americans living in Miami have toasted each other at New Year's by saying, "Next year in Havana!" For the first time since Cuban leader Fidel Castro's revolution in 1959, there is a chance their wish may come true

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NY Times

As the Pentagon takes on roles collecting intelligence, initiating information operations and conducting other “self-assigned missions,” embassies have effectively become command posts, with military personnel supplanting ambassadors in conducting A

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AP

[The web provides.] A small but growing number of Cubans in South Florida are getting around the U.S. embargo that limits what can be sent to the communist island by sending their Christmas gifts through foreign Internet sites.

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Jerusalem Post

The US government confirmed a Time magazine report that it was working to secretly strengthen factions opposing the Assad regime in Syria. The US government supporting opposing factions before the Syrian election in March 2007

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Time magazine

A classified document suggests the Administration is considering a plan to fund political opposition to the Damascus government. Some critics say it would be an unwarranted covert action.

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by Jonathan Cook (AntiWar)

Do America and Israel want the Middle East engulfed by civil war? The era of the Middle East strongman, propped up by Western policy, appears well and truly over. His power replaced with rule by civil war, apparently now the American administ

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AP

Sen. Arlen Specter (news, bio, voting record), a 26-year Senate Republican, said he will visit Syria despite loud objections by the Bush administration, contending the situation in Iraq is so dire that it is time Congress step up to the plate and s

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