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BASRA, Iraq — Governance has ground to a halt in this southern oil capital, with Basra's two largest parties arguing over the legitimacy of the provincial governor while militias and gangs take over the streets.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Four suicide bombers hit Kurdish Yazidi communities with nearly simultaneous attacks yesterday, killing at least 175 persons and wounding 200 others, said Iraqi military and local officials in northwest Iraq.
Ehud Olmert, the Israeli prime minister, and Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian president, have met for the first time at Jericho, which would be on Palestinian soil if a two-state solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict ever emerges.
At some point, it is almost certain that some group will set off one or more nuclear devices or other weapons of mass destruction in major cities of the U.S., such as New York, killing tens or hundreds of thousands, or even millions. How will we, as a nation, deal with it? How will we protect our economy and our liberties?
NEW DELHI (AP) — India celebrated the 60th anniversary of its independence from British rule today in a triumphant mood, with many here feeling the country is finally taking its rightful place as a major global player.
Sometimes we can better understand where we are politically from afar than from within. Consider this assessment from Europe's biggest and Germany's most influential magazine, Der Spiegel, this week:
JERUSALEM — A focus on counterterrorism and guerrilla warfare in recent decades has weakened Israeli ground forces by creating a mind-set averse to accepting casualties, according to an initial assessment by Defense Minister Ehud Barak.
There has been a great deal of interest in the media in recent days about a renewed movement to strike down the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy regarding homosexuals serving in the military. The debate, however, has not been a dialogue so much as a monologue.