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Muslims & Non-Muslims Hear about Terrorist Threat, Solutions at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

An accomplished and diverse group of people -- Muslim and non-Muslim -- who share a common concern about growing extremism and the threat it poses to ...

Tropical Storm Alex Expected To Become Hurricane

AP | MIGUEL ANGEL HERNANDEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VILLAHERMOSA, Mexico — A strengthening Tropical Storm Alex was expected to become a hurricane Tuesday as it swirled toward the Gulf coast of nor...

Ex-Spy: There May Be 50 Undercover Russian Couples In US

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV and DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Some of the suspected spies arrested in the United States are Russian citizens, Russia's Foreign Ministry acknowledged Tuesday, but it ...

Russia Slams US Arrest Of Alleged Spies As Cold War Throwback

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) MOSCOW - Russia angrily denounced the U.S. arrest of 10 alleged Russian spies as an unjustified throwback to the Cold War, and senior lawmakers s...

Israeli Ambassador Denies Statement On 'Tectonic Rift' With U.S., Despite Numerous Reports

Washington Post | Glenn Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren denied Sunday that he had told Israeli diplomats a "tectonic rift" was emerging between the United States and Israel -...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

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Manuel Noriega To Be Extradited To France

AP | MATTHEW LEE and CURT ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The U.S. extradited former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega to France on Monday, clearing the way for him to stand trial there on...

UK Yemen Ambassador, Timothy Torlot, Escapes Suicide Attack

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN'A, Yemen — The British ambassador in Yemen narrowly escaped a suicide attack Monday, when a young man in a school uniform detonated his expl...

REVEALED: Details Of US-UK Cold War Intelligence Pact

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Details of the sweeping intelligence sharing pact struck between the United States and Britain at the dawn of the Cold War were made pu...

Has Obama Decided That the Netanyahu Coalition Is the Problem?

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

It is time to announce to the world what is required for peace in the Middle East, no matter who ends up looking like the obstructionist party to the conflict.

Attacks On Contractors Surge In Afghanistan

AP | NOOR KHAN and TIM SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — The message, very often, is sent with bloodshed. A suicide bombing last week on a fortified Kandahar guesthouse shared ...

NATO Future Raises Questions: U.S. And Europe Rethink Role Of Cold War Alliance

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is heading to a meeting of NATO ministers in Estonia at a time when the 61-year-old organ...

Google Government Search Tool: State Censorship, User Data Requests Released By Google

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP)— Google Inc. has set up a new tool to show where it's facing the most government pressure to censor material and turn over person...

DynCorp Audit Finds Poor Controls On Millions Of Dollars In Afghan Police Program

The Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Christine Spolar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The private contractor that trains the Afghan police force, a U.S. military program long criticized for wasting money, has failed to document millions...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

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U.S. Testing Pain Ray In Afghanistan

Wired | Noah Shachtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The U.S. mission in Afghanistan centers around swaying local to its side. And there's no better persuasion tool than an invisible pain ray that makes ...

Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

This week's top stories in foreign affairs.

Difficult Search for Reform in Jordan

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The visitor from Washington, who represented an independent democracy foundation, asked a group of Jordanian, "Where do you see the potential for reform in Jordan and the Arab region?"

Turkey Uncovered: The Iran Vote and Beyond

Elcin Poyrazlar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elcin Poyrazlar

Some people like to portray Turkey as a more independent actor on the world stage and an emerging regional power. Yes, Turkey is becoming more independent but by breaking away from the west.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

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Douglas Spink Arrested In BESTIALITY Case: Mice In Vaseline, Dogs, Horses Found At Exitpoint Stallions Limitee

AP | By GENE JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SEATTLE -- A convicted cocaine smuggler has been arrested for running what authorities say appears to be a bestiality farm in Washington state in whic...

Rethinking Engaging Syria

Hussain Abdul-Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hussain Abdul-Hussain

Reports that Syria has provided Lebanon's Hezbollah with truckloads of Scud D missiles have not dissuaded America from engaging Syria.

Binghamton Mayor To Put 'Cost Of War' Sign On City Hall To Highlight Afghan, Iraq War Spending

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- An upstate New York mayor has announced plans to hang an electronic sign outside City Hall displaying the ongoing taxpayer cost of...

Contractor Deaths Surge In Afghanistan As They Outnumber US Soldiers

ProPublica | T. Christian Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A recent Congressional Research Service analysis obtained by ProPublica looked at the number of civilian contractors killed in Afghanistan in recent m...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

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