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Senior US Military Commander Praises Pakistani Anti-Terrorist Moves

Voice of America / Agencies, A top U.S. military commander says Pakistan is taking, what he terms, promising moves to deny terrorists sanctuary in the remote area along its border with Afghanistan. Army Lieutenant General David Barno, commander of U.S. […]

For Bush, It's All Unraveling, One must be careful not to crow too quickly. Perceptions in a large and complex society can shift quickly, often for reasons that seem to make little sense to those of us inclined to be excessively rational or coldly […]

Pakistan's govt not involved in N-transfer: US

Agencies, BEIJING: The United States on Monday praised President Pervez Musharraf for handling the issues relating to the nuclear proliferation. “We praise Pakistani government and President Pervez Musharraf for their correct handling of a very difficult problem,” US Under-secretary of […]

India, Pakistan Begin Historic Peace Talks

Arabnews, ISLAMABAD, 17 February 2004

The fantasy of democracy in an Arab state

The Independent, Arab states are largely squalid, corrupt, brutal dictatorships. No surprise there. We created most of these dictators 13 February 2004: (The Independent) For democracy, read fantasy. Iraq is getting so nasty for our great leaders these days that […]

History repeating itself

Jordan Times, THE MORE things change, the more they stay the same. The dynamic in today's Israeli-Palestinian and US relationship is disturbingly similar to the Zionist-Palestinian-British relationship of the 1920s. Back then, the Zionists made no secret of their intent […]

Rifts widen in Bush's foreign policy team


US may block Islamic law in Iraq

US may block Islamic law in Iraq

AP, BAGHDAD — Iraq's US administrator suggested yesterday that he would block any move by Iraqi leaders to make Islamic law the backbone of an interim constitution. And in new violence, roadside bombs killed three more American soldiers. The US […]

The New American Century

The Nation, In January 2003 thousands of us from across the world gathered in Porto Alegre in Brazil and declared–reiterated–that “Another World Is Possible.” A few thousand miles north, in Washington, George W. Bush and his aides were thinking the […]

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