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New York Mayor and multibillionaire Michael Bloomberg has voted with more than his feet, deserting a political party he believes is dominated by extreme elements that go far beyond the outer bounds of mainstream America. But whatever the excesses present in the Republican Party, the Democrats are no better. And, clearly, Mr. Bloomberg's repudiation of his party provoked a major tsunami of speculation about his future plans.
FORWARD OPERATING BASE THUNDER, Afghanistan — The story of a 6-year-old Afghan boy who says he thwarted an effort by Taliban militants to trick him into being a suicide bomber provoked tears and anger at a meeting of tribal leaders.
The Hamas victory in Gaza is a warning that World War IV (as Norman Podhoretz has called it) is going to be long and hard. It is also a warning that the West is currently losing that war.
Michael Delaney, Oxfam America"s director of humanitarian response, leads his agency"s response to emergencies, including the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the 2001 El Salvador earthquake and droughts in Ethiopia. He answered questions last week from The Washington Times" Andy Zieminski about how his agency is adapting to the increasingly hostile environments aid workers now face.
MANCHESTER, England (Agence France-Presse) — Gordon Brown succeeded Tony Blair as leader of Britain's governing Labor Party yesterday, the first step in the transfer of power that will make him prime minister this week.
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MANILA, Philippines. -- There was a time when American military leaders worried whether wobbly allies would rally to us when it came time to stand up to the Soviets. Now it's our allies who worry about us.