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As the Taliban retreat in Afghanistan, the Bush administration has ample opportunity to expand its far-reaching ‘war on terror.’

Immigrants and traffickers are the subjects of a certain style of Mexican music.

In rebuilding Afghanistan, lessons should be learned from Turkey and Egypt when it comes to the separation of church and state.

Will women be included in the debate on Afghanistan's future?

Recent calamitous events—9/11, the recession, Enron's collapse—haven't affected the Bush administration's aims: tax cuts, drilling and Social Security 'reform.'

China is taking away Mexico's jobs, as globalization enters a fateful new stage.

Israel must decide if it wants a Jewish homeland in Palestine, or all of Palestine as a Jewish state.

Food companies ship supplies to Cuba in the aftermath of Hurricane Michelle, in what could be the beginning of the end for the tediously long US embargo of the island country.

Seymore Hersh has had a string of scoops since September 11, laying bare the covert community's skulduggery. Now, though, it seems he's toeing the government's line in regard to Iran.

It's proven useful of late in Afghanistan, but Annan shouldn't expect miracles.

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American troop strength in Iraq is declining, meaning that the US influence is declining, too. More than ever, the United States needs an understanding with Iran on keeping Iraq whole and violence-free.

August 19, 2010

DOD's latest report rehashes old concerns—including many from the Bush administration—while raising new ones.

August 17, 2010

The flooding in Pakistan has displaced 2 million people, killed at least 1600 and affected 14 million. It should be affecting all of us.

August 12, 2010

Whatever reason the United States has for being in Afghanistan, it has nothing to do with the plight of Afghan women.

August 9, 2010

Sixty-five years after the atomic attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, controversy continues to rage over the acts, sparked this time by President Obama's decision to send a US envoy to Hiroshima for the official ceremony today.

August 6, 2010