US, Afghan Forces Kill Afghan Child in Raid    Bomb Strikes India Embassy in Kabul, 17 Dead    Pakistani Army Slams 'Insulting' US Aid Bill    Pakistani Government Battles Army Over US Aid Deal    Pentagon Lacks Oversight on War Costs    Report: Afghan War Debate Now Leans to Focus on Al-Qaeda in Pakistan    Army Officers Criticize Rebuke of Gen. McChrystal    Budget Deficit Hits Record $1.4 Trillion in 2009    Is Medea Benjamin Naive or Just Confused?    Arlington Unveils a New Kind of Unknown Soldier    'Terror Cell' Found in Cradle of 9/11    Admiral: Last Guantánamo Death Was Suicide    Israeli FM: No Point in Permanent Peace Deal    US: Insurgents Breached Base During Afghan Battle    Stuck in Kabul, With Saigon Blues Again    Mideast 'Peace Partners' Finally Taking Off Their Gloves    Tensions Mount Again at al-Aqsa     Is McChrystal Dovish on Iran?    Still Meddling After All These Years    The Suffocatingly Narrow Afghanistan 'Debate'    A War of Absurdity    Harsh Afghan Outposts Raise Serious Challenges for US    Iranian Opposition Detainees Freed in Iraq    Iran FM Accuses US in Nuke Scientist Disappearance    China: North Korea Nuclear Talks Could Resume    Al-Qaeda Showing Smaller Presence in Afghanistan    US Security Firm's Pakistan Role Questioned    Target Iran? MOP Bunker-Buster Bomb Fast-Tracked    Was This Man the First Terrorist of the Modern Age?    Afghan Campaign in Quotes    Taliban Stepping Up Attacks on NATO Supply Convoys    UK Poll: Most 'Remain Against Afghan War'    Epitaph on Empire    Hawks and Havens    
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Updated October 8, 2009 - 11:24 PM EDT
Obama Open to Taliban in Afghanistan Politics
  Obama Rules Out 'Biden Option' on Afghanistan
  Report: Afghan War Debate Now Leans to Focus on al-Qaeda in Pakistan
Bomb Strikes Indian Embassy in Kabul, 17 Dead
  US, Afghan Forces Kill Afghan Child in Raid
  In Afghanistan, US Troop Morale Plummeting
  Afghan Taliban Say They Pose No Threat to the West
  Al-Qaeda Showing Smaller Presence in Afghanistan
Pakistani Army Slams 'Insulting' US Aid Bill
  Pakistani Government Battles Army Over US Aid Deal
  US Security Firm's Pakistan Role Questioned
Maliki Warns Military Straining Budget, Eyes Cuts
  Obama Offers Assurances to Iraqi President
Israeli Foreign Minister: Peace Deal Impossible
  Tensions Mount Again at al-Aqsa
House Easily Approves Defense Policy Bill
Pentagon Lacks Oversight on War Costs
Japan Threatens to Kick Out US Troops
The Suffocatingly Narrow Afghanistan 'Debate'  by Glenn Greenwald
Still Meddling After All These Years  by Sheldon Richman
Why Are Cops in Camo... in Pittsburgh?  by Radley Balko
Is Medea Benjamin Naive or Just Confused?  by Scott Horton
Hawks and Havens  by Benjamin H. Friedman
Is McChrystal Dovish on Iran?
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US, Afghan Troops Seize Tonnes of Opium, Kill 17 Taliban
NATO Seeks More Russian Help in Afghanistan
Russia: US Fight Against Afghan Drugs Insufficient
India Urges World to Press Pakistan for Afghan Peace
Zardari Sees Opposition to US Aid Bill as Personal Insult
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Six Taliban Killed in South Waziristan
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China: North Korea Nuclear Talks Could Resume
US Sailors Sue North Korea Over 1968 Torture
Shariah Law Verdict Divides Malaysia
China Torn Over Internet Freedoms
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