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Archive for January, 2009

Taliban launches major offensive in Pakistan

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Taliban launches major offensive in Pakistan

Vikram Singh, a specialist on Afghanistan and Pakistan with the Center for a New American Security, discusses a Taliban attack on a paramilitary camp in Pakistan.

Posted: January 12, 2009 13:40   Comments: 1
Vietnamese embrace the U.S. decades after war

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Vietnamese embrace the U.S. decades after war

In the years since the Vietnam War, Vietnam has undergone radical changes, as have attitudes among many of its 86 million people toward the United States.

Posted: January 12, 2009 12:38   Comments: 4
Israel ponders “phase three” in Gaza war

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Israel ponders “phase three” in Gaza war

Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies discusses Israel's consideration of a widened "phase three" in its war against Hamas and the smuggling of weapons into Gaza from Egypt.

Posted: January 12, 2009 12:24   Comments: 25
U.S. wages a new kind of war in Africa

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U.S. wages a new kind of war in Africa

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about a new kind of war seen in several African conflicts, one waged in courtrooms and by means of humanitarian aid.

Posted: January 12, 2009 12:13   Comments: 0
Friday, January 9, 2009

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Friday, January 9, 2009

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Posted: January 9, 2009 18:12   Comments: 1
Moderate Palestinian group aims to resolve Gaza conflict

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Moderate Palestinian group aims to resolve Gaza conflict

Nabil Abuznaid, a top Palestinian representative in the United States and an official with the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), discusses the moderate Fatah group's efforts to end the fighting in Gaza and public sentiment among Palestinians.

Posted: January 9, 2009 16:40   Comments: 24
Hungary running on reserves as gas dispute continues

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Hungary running on reserves as gas dispute continues

A Worldfocus contributing blogger discusses how the gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine has impacted her country of Hungary, whose imports of Russian gas have been severely reduced.

Posted: January 9, 2009 16:39   Comments: 0
Countries make diplomatic efforts to end Gaza conflict

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Countries make diplomatic efforts to end Gaza conflict

Robert Pastor of American University and the Carter Center discusses diplomatic efforts by the United Nations and others to end fighting in Gaza.

Posted: January 9, 2009 16:38   Comments: 9
Week in review: Gaza, gas disputes and the Chinese economy

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Week in review: Gaza, gas disputes and the Chinese economy

James Hoge of Foreign Affairs magazine discusses the gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine, the war in Gaza and China's situation in the global financial crisis.

Posted: January 9, 2009 16:38   Comments: 2
Major government shifts of 2008

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Major government shifts of 2008

Last year saw both the departure of old leaders and the arrival of new ones, military coups and unprecedented democratic elections. Here is a selection of major government shifts around the globe in 2008.

Posted: January 9, 2009 13:53   Comments: 0

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