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It's time for Obama to confront Netanyahu's intransigence directly.

 Is the world's future resource map tilting East?

Russians will not be safe until there is a political and economic solution to the decades-long war and occupation of Chechnya and the surrounding regions.

Germany has problems--but on healthcare and gun control, it's way ahead of the States.

The US military's plans would devastate Guam's environment. Its citizens are fighting back.

As the UC Berkeley Student Senate votes to divest from two companies that profit from Israel's occupation of Palestine, the noted philosopher reminds us of what's at stake.

The top democratic parties have decided to disband rather than participate in this year's rigged elections.

Poland's president and dozens of its political leaders died Saturday in a plane crash en route to a commemoration of the World War II massacre of Polish soldiers in Katyn, Russia.

British voters are taking a hard look at the Conservative Party, and they don't like what they see.

Russ Feingold and Jim McGovern are expected to introduce legislation as early as next week calling for a "flexible timetable" for the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan.


Killing the former foreign minister of Iraq, who was often a moderating voice, is an act of bloody revenge by Prime Minister Maliki's Dawa party, a group that tried to assassinate Aziz in 1980.

October 29, 2010

Michael Rubin, AEI's boy wonder, is point man for the coming neoconservative assault on President Obama's Afghanistan exit strategy.

October 22, 2010

The Afghan president also faces armed resistance to a Taliban deal from his erstwhile allies in the old, anti-Taliban Northern Alliance, who are rearing and preparing for civil war.

October 20, 2010

Only two years left before Palestinians may give up on the idea. What's left? A single, binational state.

October 15, 2010

Seven months after Iraq's parliamentary election, there’s the first glimmer of a chance that an Iraqi government coalition might be within reach.

October 5, 2010

Lieberman gives Obama a deadline of the end of 2010 before he has to take the military option, yes, "off the table."

October 4, 2010

Playing its trump card, Pakistan has shut down a supply route for NATO forces in Afghanistan.

October 1, 2010

US forces step up bombing of Pakistan and threaten cross-border ground attacks, and launch offensive in three districts around Kandahar

September 28, 2010