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Invest in the Afghan people not foreign contractors
The country's post-withdrawal development plan should be handled by those who know Afghanistan best - the Afghans.
Congressman Michael Honda
Last updated: 03 Jun 2012 11:20 GMT
Jeffrey Sachs for the World Bank?
Jeffrey Sachs is a man committed to doing everything in his power to eradicate poverty within his lifetime, says Shank.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2012 08:59 GMT
Will Republicans suggest an economic cure in Nevada?
The US deserves leaders who will work toward the attainment of "the supreme ideal of the American Dream".
Rep Steve Cohen and Michael Shank
Last updated: 05 Feb 2012 10:59 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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The new 'robocops' policing the poor
Afghan elections: Why the candidates can't reach a deal
Russia: We warned the Americans about Islamic State
The face that launched a thousand tweets
Mary Jane Baxter
Obama's war and the Mosul variable
In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
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