Updated May 16, 2009 - 10:49 AM EDT
Obama's 48-Hour Makeover
  Leaked Torture Photos Published in 2006 Went Largely Unseen
  Panetta to CIA Employees: We Told Pelosi the Truth
  CIA Outsourced Development of Interrogation Plan
US Drone Strike Kills 12 at Pakistani School
  Pentagon, Pakistan No Longer Cooperating in Drone War?
  'No Timetable' as Swat Valley Assault Continues
  Could Taliban Get Keys to Pakistan's A-Bomb?
Rumsfeld's Unit Blamed for Afghan Deaths
  US Predicts 50 Percent Spike in Afghan IEDs
  Drunken Blackwater-Affiliated Contractors Probed for Kabul Shooting
Maliki Seeks to Limit Power of Sunnis, Kurds
  Powell Aide Says Torture Helped Build Iraq War Case
US Blames Eritrea for Somali Instability
  Islamists on Verge of Toppling Somali Government
  Islamist Offensive Leaves West's Somalia Strategy in Tatters
Lawmakers' Gaffe Exposes Israeli Lobbyists
  Lobbies Gear Up Ahead of Bibi-Barack Meet
Sri Lanka President Declares Victory in Civil War
Mistrust of the West Is Stronger in Pakistan Than Fear of the Taliban  by Anatol Lieven
Torture's Role in the Rush to War With Iraq  by Gordon Prather
Does Obama Want 'Hitler' to Win Reelection?  by William Wedin
A Powerful but Flawed Critique of US Foreign Policy  by David Gordon
US-Israel Balance Echoes Tensions of 1991  by Helena Cobban
Release the Torture Photos
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Pope Ends Holy Land Trip With Call for Two-State Solution
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Scared Somalis Running Out of Food as Battles Rage
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UN Cites Reports Eritrea Aiding Somali Militants
Eritrea Urges UN to Stop Endorsing Illicit Somali Govt.
Rebels Declare 'All-Out War' in Niger Delta
Nigerian Troops Attack Militant Camp in Oil Region
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Sudan Accuses Chad of 'Acts of War' With Air Raids
Zimbabwean Human Rights Lawyer Released on Bail
UN Security Council to Focus on African Hotspots
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Worrying Developments in Guatemala
Cuba's Undersea Oil Could Help Thaw Trade With US
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Three NATO Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan
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US to Review Use of Afghan Air Power
Afghan Official: 22 Taliban Killed in South
Insurgents Attack Prison in Eastern Afghanistan
Rights Group: US Procedures Fail Afghan Civilians
Bloody Summer for British Troops in Taliban Country
Sixth Death in Bloody Week for British Troops in Afghanistan
UK Soldiers Using 'Outdated Equipment' in Afghanistan After Delays
Pakistani Army Readies for Street Battles in Swat
US Has 'Detailed Plan' for Taking Pakistan's Nukes
Pakistan Hospitals, Camps Are Overwhelmed
New Exodus Fuels Concerns in Pakistan
Pakistan Eases Curfew in Swat to Allow More Civilians to Flee
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Musharraf Not Ruling Out Presidency
US Wants Faster Training in Pakistan
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Sri Lanka
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Taiwan Says Agreement With China Opens a Rare Diplomatic Door
China in Maritime Talks With US
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