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2014/09/16 22:26
2014/09/16 22:26
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President Obama’s plan to bomb Islamic State targets inside Syria amounts to an expansion of America’s “perpetual war” without either a clear legal basis or a likely expectation of success, as Nat...
2014/09/16 22:26
2014/09/16 22:26
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2014/09/16 22:06
2014/09/16 22:06
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Discussions between Iran and the so-called P5+1 countries - - the U.S., Russia, France, U.K., China and Germany -- are set to start tomorrow. European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton will...
2014/09/15 12:48
2014/09/15 12:48
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As the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine flared up, clashes involving Ukrainian government forces broke out on May 9 in Mariupol – a Ukrainian town on the Sea of Azov, dozens of miles west of the...
2014/09/14 16:45
2014/09/14 16:45
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There exists a book, published in 1955, called A Million Random Digits with 100,000 Normal Deviates, which is exactly what it sounds like. Aside from the front matter -- copyright materials, the...
2014/09/14 04:06
2014/09/14 04:06
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People in nearby rural communities are struggling with getting health care despite ongoing efforts to boost health insurance enrollment through the Affordable Care Act. A national study covering the...
2014/09/12 11:25
2014/09/12 11:25
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The Obama administration favors the term ISIL. Many western news outlets have switched to calling the group "the Islamic State." And in general, ISIS might be the most ubiquitous acronym. Jonah Blank...
2014/09/11 15:12
2014/09/11 15:12
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By John Robles In order to fully understand, or even to simply begin to attain a limited understanding of, the events that are taking place in the world today, one must dig back to the days before...
2014/09/11 12:18
2014/09/11 12:18
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Sometimes they came pretending to buy things. Sometimes they texted, sometimes they called, but the message was always the same: "Give us money." Months before they took control of the Iraqi city of...
2014/09/11 10:27
2014/09/11 10:27
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Austrian court unfreezes ex-U.S. diplomat's family assets VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian court has unblocked assets owned by the wife of former U.S. diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad, ruling that Vienna...
2014/09/11 09:06
2014/09/11 09:06
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BEIRUT— The Islamic State group is often described as the most fearsome jihadi outfit of all: a global menace outweighing al-Qaida, with armies trembling before its advance. But while the group has...
2014/09/11 06:45
2014/09/11 06:45
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WASHINGTON DC, USA – US President Barack Obama's war on Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists could damage the militants without defeating them, while increasing the risk of America being sucked into Syria's...
2014/09/10 21:15
2014/09/10 21:15
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The influence of the neocons on US foreign policy making is such that they have managed to make Barack Obama - who stood against George W. Bush’s 2003 invasion of Iraq - tread exactly the same path...
2014/09/10 07:34
2014/09/10 07:34
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At both an institutional and a personal level, current and formerly incarcerated people are consistently dismissed when they ask for help — for some people, it seems fair that they deal with the...
2014/09/10 06:49
2014/09/10 06:49
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Ahead of Wednesday evening’s televised speech laying out his plans to combat Islamic State militants (ISIL) President Barack Obama has briefed congressional leaders. He told them he has the authority...
2014/09/09 15:52
2014/09/09 15:52
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Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter Meanwhile, raloxifene (Evista) -- a daily pill that has estrogen-like effects on bones -- seems to cut the risk of spine fractures only, the study authors said. There...
2014/09/09 12:36
2014/09/09 12:36
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By PNA and U.S. News Agency / Asian New U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Tefft said on Monday he would seek to promote U.S. interests in Moscow and help his government better understand Russia’s goal...
2014/09/09 02:28
2014/09/09 02:28
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... -- A 10-nation group the Obama administration has gathered to fight ISIS could help, but more important will be the nations that surround the Islamist militant group's self-declared "caliphate,"...
2014/09/07 13:42
2014/09/07 13:42
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Since the beginning of the crisis in Ukraine, the U.S. and the EU have sharply criticized Russia's assistance to separatists in the east, arguing that Moscow's provision of fighters, weapons,...
2014/09/05 23:39
2014/09/05 23:39
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In early July, the mysterious leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant appeared publicly for the first time in a videotaped address. Dressed in a black robe and a black turban, his dark...
2014/09/05 23:38
2014/09/05 23:38
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Undated images of the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), shot by Syrian activists as well as ISIS supporters, appeared on social media today. One former and two current U.S. officials familiar with the...
2014/09/16 22:26
2014/09/16 22:26
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