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Mullen: Afghan Situation Will Worsen
  US Calls Deadly Afghan Strike 'Self-Defense'
  Afghan Peace Talks Widen US-UK Rift on War Policy
  Iran Slams West for Seeking Taliban Reconciliation
  Pentagon Sees Reconciliation With Taliban, Not al-Qaeda
Bomb Kills 44 Anti-Taliban Pakistanis, 100 Hurt
  US Drone Strike Kills 9 in North Waziristan
  Pakistani Governor: Evidence of Militant Infiltration From Afghanistan
Maliki Meets Sistani: Troop Immunity Still at Issue
  Talabani Touts New US Concessions on Iraq Pact
  Sadr Bloc Accuses US in MP's Assassination
  US Fears Iran-Backed Killings Ahead of Iraq Polls
  Friday: 40 Iraqis Killed; 88 Wounded
US, Koreas Trade Warnings as Tensions Escalate
  North Korea Bars Inspectors, Restarting Nuclear Site
  North Korea Said to Be Deploying Missiles
Justice Dept: Courts Can't Free Gitmo Detainees
  China Says It Won't Torture Guantánamo Detainees
NSA Agents Admit Spying on Americans' Calls
Crisis Could Put Crimp in US Defense Spending Plans
New Evidence of Systemic Bias in Guantánamo Trials  by Andy Worthington
Iran, Israel, and American Disinformation  by Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich
The Great Game in the Caucasus: Bad Moves by Uncle Sam  by Conn Hallinan
Afghanistan: The Surge That Failed
by Anand Gopal and Tom Engelhardt
Tortured by the Federal Savior
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Blast Kills US-Allied Sunni Militia Chief in Iraq
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Some at Gitmo See US as Ally
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Iraq PM Vows to Find MP's Killers
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Iraqi Who Risked All for Britain Is Left to His Fate in Basra
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Panel to Study Military Eavesdropping
Canada Turns Away Another US Deserter
Court Weighs Concerns on Whales and Military
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Menezes Operations Room Was 'Chaotic'
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Syria Troops Kill Three in Clashes at Refugee Camp
Clashes in Acre
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Rwandan Attack on DR Congo Town of Goma 'Imminent': DRC Envoy
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Zimbabwe Inflation Hits 231 Million Percent
Montenegro, Macedonia Recognize Kosovo's Independence
EU Parliament Calls for Easing Belarus Sanctions
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Pakistanis Repudiate Violence
British Pakistanis Concerned Over NATO Strikes
Tribes Torch Taliban Hideouts in Bajaur
Zardari Briefed on Nuclear, Missile Plans
Three Militants Among Five Killed in Bajaur

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NATO Considers Afghanistan Reinforcements Despite Financial Crisis
Will the Afghan Taliban Join Peace Talks?
Nations Balk at US Anti-Drug Plan for Afghanistan
NATO Seeks to Overcome Divide on Afghan Drugs Plan
'Biggest Threat' to US in Afghanistan Is Aided by Pakistanis
Brother of Afghan President to Give Up Seat in Parliament
UK Special Forces Soldier 'Had No Chance of Survival'
US Appears Poised to Remove North Korea From Terrorism List
North Korea Navy Warns of Possible Sea Clash With South Korea
North Korea Warns South Against Provoking Warfare
US Warns North Korea Against Raising Tension With South
US to Take North Korea Off Terrorist List in October: Report
Report: Time for a New Arms Race With China
China Warns US Presidential Rivals on Taiwan Arms
Protesters Reported Beaten, Detained in China
Thailand's Political Drama Spirals Into Violence, Financial Crisis
Thai Protest Leaders Say They Will Surrender
Thai Court Drops Treason Charge Against Protesters
Sri Lankan Minister Escapes Suicide Blast Unhurt
Tit-for-Tat Religious Conversions Haunt India
Early Elections in Ukraine Set for December 7
Ukraine President Says Dec Election Is 'No Tragedy'
Gates Says Ukraine Wants Warships, but Has to Wait
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In Georgia, Russia Saw Its Army's Shortcomings
Russian Tycoon Khodorkovsky Sent to Isolation Cell Over Esquire Interview
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