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America's quest for a balanced foreign policy

Gulf News, American foreign policy seems to be in a quandary, and not just because US troops are bogged down in Afghanistan and Iraq, the two Muslim countries that they invaded and occupied after September 11, 2001. There is a […]

Remarks about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict

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U.S. and China are on a collision course

Bloomberg News , WASHINGTON Observing current U.S.-China economic relations gives one the feel of watching a car wreck in slow motion. The U.S. trade deficit with China is ballooning, up 24 percent over last year's record $103 billion. Meanwhile, China […]

Iraqi judge shot as Bush gets his money

AFP / Agencies, The judge behind the creation of a judicial commission investigating former officials in Saddam Hussein's regime has been shot dead, as guerillas stepped up their campaign against pro-US public figures. The execution-style killing came as the US […]

Israeli Military Easing Restrictions

AP, JERUSALEM (AP) – In a gesture to Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia, Israeli defense officials on Wednesday said they had begun easing travel restrictions in the West Bank and were discussing the removal of unauthorized settlement outposts. But Palestinians […]

Germany Questions Legality of Iraq War

Deutsche Welle German radio, German Defense Minister Peter Struck re-ignited the transatlantic spat over the Iraq war by questioning the legality of the U.S.-led invasion. He said American unilateralism endangered NATO

Seoul Starts Deploying 300km Range Missiles

KIS, South Korea plans to deploy new surface-to-surface missiles that are capable of hitting most of North Korea this month, greatly improving its strike capability against the North, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday (Nov. 5). The deployment of a […]

Zionists try to prevent Hanan Ashrawi receiving the Sydney Peace Prize

wsws, The unanimous decision by the Sydney Peace Foundation, functioning under the auspices of the University of Sydney, to present the 2003 Sydney Peace Prize to Palestinian leader Hanan Ashrawi, has resulted in an avalanche of intimidation, coercion and bullying […]

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