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Obama must fight back against blowback and bluster
Obama changed the tone and rhetoric of the "war on terror", yet escalated drone attacks, going after high value targets.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2012 07:25 GMT
Israel hedges its bets on Syria
Is Israel being deliberately indecisive on whether or not to support the Syrian opposition?
Last updated: 14 Feb 2012 12:37 GMT
US: Edging closer towards war with Iran?
The biggest problem for the US is not Iran getting a nuclear weapon and testing it, but getting it and not using it.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2011 12:25 GMT
Obama to cut Afghanistan 'surge' troops
US president says al-Qaeda threat now from Pakistan in speech announcing drawdown of 33,000 troops by summer of 2012.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2011 06:00 GMT
US initiatives for reform
What is the US government's vision for reform in the Middle East?
Last updated: 18 May 2004 08:55 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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