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Did Kim Jung Il miscalculate?
China may now be forced to trump N. Korea's playing the nuclear card. By Jim Bencivenga (The Christian Science Monitor, 2/10/2005) Read More...


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Russia Defies U.S. Pressure on International Arms Sales
The head of Russia’s state arms exporting firm Rosoboronexport has said that Moscow will not restrict sales of other weapons to countries that are out of favor with the United States. (Moscow News, 2/... Read More...


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Virtual Jihad
Radical Islamic Web sites are encouraging their supporters to wage holy war online. Their exhortations underscore U.S. vulnerability to cyberterror. By Michael Isikoff and Mark Hosenball. (Newsweek,... Read More...


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How to Rein In Iran without Bombing It
Iran brags that it has the most crucial technologies for a nuclear bomb. It is known to be deploying long-range missiles that would be militarily useless unless equipped with a nuclear warhead. And it... Read More...


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Right Course on Iran
Susan E. Rice ["We Need a Real Iran Policy," op-ed, Dec. 30] derides as "bizarre" President Bush's statement that "we're relying upon others" to take the leadership role in stopping Iran's nuclear pro... Read More...


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N Korea's statement in full
The following text is the full statement released on Thursday by North Korea's KCNA news agency. North Korea refers to itself as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). (BBC 10-02-05) Read More...


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Beijing's military threat is escalating
As China continues to rapidly modernize its military forces, the potential danger to the region's security is also on the rise. (Richard Halloran, Taipei Times, 2/05/05) Read More...


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Post-Polls Attacks Kill Three U.S. Marines
After the widescale suppression of insurgent action on election day, American soldiers conducting security and stability operations continue to come under fire after the closing of polls. (Aljazeera, ... Read More...


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UN Urges US-Iran Dialogue
Mohamed El-Baradei, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency attempts to encourage the prospect of dialogue between the two states concerning Iran's developing nuclear program. (Melbourne Herald... Read More...


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A Higher Realism
President Bush's inaugural speech signaled his entry into a third, more sweeping phase of foreign policy, the columnist maintains. During his first term, Bush moved from a pragmatism that sought to cu... Read More...


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Insurgents Vowing to Kill Iraqis Who Brave the Polls on Sunday
The lives of Iraqi citizens wanting to assert their new democratic voice have been explicitly threatened by militants who promise a bloody consequence. By Dexter Filkins. (New York Times, 1/26/2005) Read More...


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Embracing the Vote in Gaza
In a continuation of the developing Palestinian political process, ten towns located in the Gaza Strip will hold local elections which are slated to include candidates from radical groups. By John War... Read More...


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Syrian Leader Defiant on Missiles
The prospect of Russian arms sales to Syria surfaced during a visit to Moscow by President Bashar al-Assad. (BBC News, 1/25/2005) Read More...


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HAMAS Recognizes 1967 Borders for First Time
After negotiations with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, a more moderate position has been adopted by HAMAS, according to a policy document in which the group recognizes the political principles o... Read More...


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Iran warns US against making
Iran on Sunday warned the United States against any attack attempt, saying any aggressive maneuvers against Iran would be a great strategic mistake. Read More...


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How US wants to Deliver Freedom (Democracy) to the World
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Top Rebel in Iraq Says War With U.S. May Last For Years
As the war against insurgents rages on, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi pledges long term commitment, despite the loss of a top guerilla leader. By Edward Wong. (New York Times, 1/21/2005) Read More...


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Sunni Group Says it Killed Cleric's Aide in Bombing
In a complex environment of the power struggle for Iraq, resistance fighters have targeted each other in addition to the American presence in order to catalyze what may be a sectarian war. By Erik Eck... Read More...


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Cheney Says Iran Tops List of Trouble Spots
Vice President Dick Cheney said on Thursday that Iran was at the top of the administration's list of world trouble spots and expressed concern that Israel "might well decide to act first" to eliminate... Read More...


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The Coming Wars
Discusses U.S. policy in the Middle East and against terrorism. By Seymour M. Hersh. (New Yorker, 1/17/2005) Read More...


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US special forces 'inside Iran'
US commandos are operating inside Iran selecting sites for future air strikes, says the American investigative reporter Seymour Hersh. (BBC, 1/17/2005) Read More...


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Dubious Purge at the CIA
The columnist, a retired CIA station chief, alleges that the Bush administration's purge of the CIA is punishment for its officers' disagreement with Bush's Middle East policies. By Haviland Smith. (W... Read More...


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Mideast Overtures - Iran's Domestic Crisis: Its Youth
An impending danger is haunting Iran. While an intense debate, both domestic and international, has been carried out in the past year over the Iranian nuclear program, another issue that merits even m... Read More...


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White House Counsel Alberto Gonzales memo to the President
Decision Re Application of the Geneva Convention of Prisoners of War to the Conflict With Al-Qaeda and the Taliban. (by Alberto R. Gonzales, 1/25/2002) Read More...


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Colin L. Powell memo to the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
Draft Decision Memorandum for the President on the Applicability of the Geneva Convention to the Conflict in Afghanistan. (by Colin L. Powell, 01/26/2002) Read More...


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Human Rights First Blog - The Gonzales Confirmation Hearings
Human Rights First's Senior Associate for U.S. Law & Security Avi Cover commentary and analysis of the Gonzales Confirmation Hearings. (Human Rights First, 01/06/2005) Read More...


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Clash of the Titans
Is China more interested in money than missiles? Will Japan's decline embolden China to assert itself as a regional hegemon? Will the United States seek to contain China as it once contained the Sovie... Read More...


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Taiwan to Become Largest Client of American Arms in Next Four Years
Taiwan is already the 3rd largest client of US arm sales, says the author. (People's Daily, 12/28/2004) Read More...


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We Need a Real Iran Policy
Citing President Bush's recent statement that we have "sanctioned ourselves out of influence with Iran," the author wonders if the president hasn't tacitly accepted a nuclear Iran. By Susan E. Rice. (... Read More...


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Glimmers of Hope in the Arab World
The columnist reflects on some hopeful signs of change in the Muslim world. Islamic extremism is losing, he asserts. By Fareed Zakaria. (Washington Post, 12/21/2004) Read More...


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