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Anthony Shadid via The New York Times

A car bomb detonated a fuel tank in Iraq’s second-largest city, Basra, on Saturday, spreading fire through a crowded market, Interior Ministry officials said, in the worst attack of the day that marked five months since Iraqis voted for a new governm

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The Dutch military is one of the country's more respected institutions, and the all-volunteer force regularly advertises for new soldiers in all branches. It is also unionized, which is why ads often promote taking a "job" with the military.

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Just weeks ahead of a planned P5+1 talk with Iran, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Michael Mullen announced on Meet the Press that the military has drawn up plans to attack Iran, though he insisted they would only do so ‘if necessary‘

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Two ways exist of looking at WikiLeaks, the site that publicizes secret military documents and videos. The first is held self-interestedly by the Pentagon and by Fox News, the voice of an angry lower-middle class without too much education. These bel

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Robert H. Reid via Associated Press

In a summer of suffering, America's military death toll in Afghanistan is rising, with back-to-back record months for U.S. losses in the grinding conflict. All signs point to more bloodshed in the months ahead, straining the already shaky internation