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Huge Attack on NATO HQ in Kabul Kills at Least Seven, Wounds 90    24 Killed, Including al-Qaeda-Linked Cleric, as Hamas, Gaza Islamists Clash    Hezbollah Chief: We'll Hit Tel Aviv if Beirut Hit    South Ossetia Tries to Disarm Its Citizens    With Karzai Favored to Win, US Walks a Fine Line    GAO: Missile Site Costs Likely to Rise    In Helmand, Caught Between US, Taliban    Gen. McChrystal May Seek More Combat, Less Support in Afghanistan    Pakistan Lifts Political Ban in Tribal Areas    US Raid Kills at Least Eight Afghan Civilians and Police    In Iran, Reformists Call for Investigation Into Supreme Leader    J Street's Muslim Funding for Peace    Bombings Worse Than Nagasaki and Hiroshima    Pakistani Provincial Chief Blames 'Foreign Hands' for Unrest    Barack W. Obama: Strengthening NPT    Businessman: US Must Heed Electronic Terror Threat    Afghan Military Translators Risk Low Pay, Death    Army on Track to Surpass 2008 Suicide Numbers    Iraqi Journalists Protest Intimidation of Media, Internet Censorship    British Captain Removed After Slamming Afghan War    Following Election, Fatah Sets Out to 'Liberate' Gaza    Hardline Iran Cleric Urges Tough Stance on Detainees    Blackwater Still Armed in Iraq    Only Time Can Heal Some Iraqi Wounds    'Civilian Surge' in Afghanistan    Bearing the Burdens of the Imperial City    Cheney's New Gambit    US Faults Iraq Raid That Left Iran Dissidents Dead    At Least Six Dead in Government-Rebel Shootout in Chechnya    The Human Timebomb: Why Was He Given Iraq Job?    France Confirms Russian-Manned Ship Found    Role of US Militarism in Ahmadinejad's Rise     Palestinian PM: It's Not Our Business Whether Israel Is Jewish    Canada Court Says Its Officials Knew US Abused Detainee    Human Rights Watch, Israel in War of Words    Afghan Race Becomes Karzai's Cliffhanger    Afghan Election an Early Test of Obama's War Plan    Israel Begins Sell-Off of Refugees' Land    We’re Just Cannon Fodder for the War on Terror    
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Updated August 16, 2009 - 10:15 PM EDT
How Did Bomber Get to Kabul's NATO HQ?
  Huge Attack on NATO HQ in Kabul Kills at Least Seven, Wounds 90
  Americans Say British Can't Hold Afghan Siege City
  Gates: It's a 'Mystery' How Long US Forces Will Be in Afghanistan
  Much of Afghan Drug Money Going to 'Our Friends'
  UK Army Report: Surge in Casualties Undermining Afghan War Effort
Afghanistan Passes 'Food for Sex' Law
  Karzai's Secret U-Turn on Afghan Rape Law
  South Afghanistan: 32 Die in Escalating Pre-Poll Violence
Iraqi Prime Minister Says More Attacks Likely
  Iraqis Uneasy at Idea of Early US Withdrawal, but Doubt It Will Happen
  3 Iraqi Cattle Herders Killed in US-Iraqi Mortar Exercise
After Deadly Clash, al-Qaeda Group Declares War on Hamas
  24 Killed, Including Cleric Leader, as Hamas, Gaza Islamists Clash
  Hamas: Jund Ansar Allah Group Was Armed by Fatah
Report: 20 Syrian Civilians Killed in Failed Missile Test
Role of US Militarism in Ahmadinejad's Rise  by Muhammad Sahimi
Bearing the Burdens of the Imperial City  by Christopher Dowd
Only Time Can Heal Some Iraqi Wounds  by Patrick Cockburn
Bombings Worse Than Nagasaki and Hiroshima  by Laurence M. Vance
Barack W. Obama: Strengthening NPT  by Gordon Prather
Why Policy Matters  by Charles Peña
Cheney's New Gambit  by Ray McGovern
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Ohio Soldier's Death in Iraq Under Investigation
Nashville (NC) Soldier Leaves Behind Husband, Two Young Children
Newlywed Marine Pilot Killed in Afghanistan (GA)
Homestead (FL) Marine Killed in Afghanistan Planned to Be Firefighter
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Herat Attacks Leave Three Dead
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