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A little-noted energy agenda moving rapidly forward in Afghanistan could exacerbate insecurity and instability, and ensure a prolonged U.S. and foreign military presence.
After World II, nations agreed that simply attacking the international peace by launching an aggressive war was a crime.
September turned out to be nothing short of a political tsunami for Israel's leaders and, consequently, for the United States as well.
Turkey is winning friends and influencing the Middle East, but its Dale Carnegie approach doesn't extend to Israel.
To Washington, hospitality shown by the Haqqani network toward al Qaeda is probably another reason for the U.S. to remain in Afghanistan.
As the greatest beneficiary of the Arab Spring, Turkey is going head to head with both Syria and Israel.
George W. Bush and the neocons played right into the hands of Osama bin Laden, and we're paying the economic price today.
The Pakistani city is central to U.S. war efforts, so the recent violence there deeply worries Washington.
Increasingly, in our globalized world, we want to see what we're getting into. Graphic novels about Bosnia, Burma, and Iran can take us there.
After eight years, the Spanish court case against three U.S. soldiers responsible for the murder of cameraman Jose Couso continues in spite of heavy U.S. pressure. But could the testimony of a former Army eavesdropper provide the final push to conviction?