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Updated October 28, 2009 - 11:26 PM EDT
Pakistan: 105 Dead in Peshawar Market Bombing
  Waziri Civilian Displacements Top 200,000
  Officials Say Zardari Finally Ready to Cede Powers
Obama Eyes 'Compromise' Afghan Strategy

US to Pay Taliban to Switch Sides


12 Killed as Gunmen Target UN Staff in Kabul

  Taliban Already Vastly Outnumbered, NATO Making No Progress

General: More Troops Means More Attacks in Afghanistan


Karzai's Drug-Linked Brother on CIA Payroll?

Iraqi Parliament Shoots Down Latest Election Law
  Sunni Umbrella Group Claims Credit for Baghdad Bombings
  Iraq Goes Nuclear With Plans for New Reactor Program
Diplomats Detail 'Worst-Case Scenario' for Iran
Israel Shells Lebanese Village After Rocket Firing

Israelis Targeting Grassroots Activists


Lawyers in EU Draw Up List of Israeli War Criminals

Gates Growing Impatient with Japan on Base
Why the Military Is Surprised by Disaster  by Fred Reed
Stan McChrystal's Flying Circus
by Jeff Huber
Congressman Seeks to Atone for War Vote  by George C. Wilson
When the Tough Should Get Going
by Garrison Keillor
A Tale of Two UAVs  by Jay Barr
Attack of the Drones  by Priya Satia

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Resignation Letter From US Official in Afghanistan

Senator Schumer: True Cost of Afghan Stability Could Be Too High for America

Some Intel Notifications to Congress Lagging

Lithuanian Lawmaker: No Evidence CIA Planes Landed

US Use of Drones Questioned by UN

Espionage Suspect Has Friends Puzzled

Netanyahu Unsure How to Contain Gaza Fallout


Iraq Releases Video of Deadly Blasts

Sixty Children 'Missing' After Baghdad Bombing

Baghdad Attacks Stir Fears of Sunni Violence

Boy, 11, Killed in Iraq While Removing Bomb From Father's Car

Tuesday: 7 Iraqis Killed, 2 Wounded


Iran Reportedly to Seek to Alter Nuclear Plan

Analysis: US Making Plans for Iran Nuke Strategy

Hikers' Families Hope Videos Sway Iran

'War on Terror'

Mi5 and Mi6 Push for Secret Hearings in 'Torture' Case

Ex-Gitmo Detainees Sue UK to Make Evidence Public

Radical Cleric Calls on Muslims in Germany to Reject Violence

2 Chicago Men Accused of Plotting Terror Attacks

Review Finds 9/11 Potomac Exercise Was Ill-Advised


US, North Korean Officials Join in Unofficial Talks

US, China Pledge Better Military Ties


Zimbabwe: Prime Minister's Party Fears New Attacks

Zimbabwe PM Leads Cabinet Boycott


Obama Renews Sanctions Against Sudan

Al-Shabaab Shut Down Somalia Aid Agency for 'Spying'

Rights Group: Guinea's September Massacre Pre-Planned


Venezuela Says It Has Captured Colombian Spies

Honduras Leader's Nephew Killed

Worst Month Ever for US in Afghanistan; 8 More Killed

Copter Crashes Reveal Achilles' Heel of Afghan War

US Military Trains Georgian Troops for Afghanistan Mission

Obama's Afghan Strategy Hit by Deaths and Dissent


Grim Reality for German Forces in Kunduz


Pakistan Kills 42 Taliban Fighters in Waziristan Assault

Doubts Abound Among People of S. Waziristan

Pakistan 'Key' to UK Terror Plots


Israeli Official: Clinton to Hold Jerusalem Talks

Israel's Barak Faces Party Revolt Over Peace Deadlock

PA Negotiator: Israel Painting Us as 'Untrustworthy Bastards'

US-Israel Drill May Shape European Missile Shield

UK Activists Seek Arrest of Israeli Officers

Settlers Deem Palestinian Olive Harvest a 'Security Threat'

Top Obama Aide: US Commitment to Israel Is Not a Slogan

Bahrain Lawmakers Vote to Ban Dealings With Israel

Central Asia

Top US General in Tajikistan for Talks

EU Drops Uzbekistan Arms Embargo

Middle East

Tensions Between Turkey and the West Increase

Four More Shi'ite Rebels Sentenced to Death in Yemen

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The Edifice Crumbles

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The Shoe on the Other Foot

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The Emperor's Ear

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An Evening With Cindy Sheehan

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Fascism Needs an Enemy

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Independence, Empire Don't Mesh

Edouard Husson
The Virtues of Gorbachevism

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