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World attention through the early months of 2010 focused on the tiny hamlet of Henoko in Northern Okinawa as Prime Minister Hatoyama struggled to find a way to meet his (and the Democratic Party of Japan's) electoral commitment to see that no substitute for the existing Futenma Marine Air Station be constructed in Okinawa.
Imagine a drone equipped with a nuclear warhead.
United States President Barack Obama will try this week to underline his progress in extricating the US from the morass his predecessor's "war on terror" in the Greater Middle East.
Avni Dogru summarises the Middle East's falling in and out of love with President Barack Obama. Without a rapid reversal of U.S. policy, it looks as if the downward trend will only accelerate.
For as long as I could remember, the Brandenburg Gate had been the preeminent symbol of the age and Berlin the epicenter of contemporary history. Yet by the time I made it to the once and future German capital, history was already moving on.
"Thanks for nothing" would be the proper response by Muslims to "tolerance" by Christians and Jews.
Pro-nuclear forces twist the English language to their own uses.
Embracing Armageddon is fundamentally un-Christian.
Attacking Cordoba House, the Ground Zero Islamic Center, may sabotage U.S. national security.
Before the molten debris at Ground Zero had cooled, heated voices began crafting a new narrative about a quarter of humanity.