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Middle East awaits fresh faces and ideas from Obama

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Middle East awaits fresh faces and ideas from Obama

Ghassan Shabaneh, a professor of Middle East and international studies, discusses Barack Obama's prospects in the Middle East, where peace is elusive.

Posted: November 5, 2008 17:33   Comments: 3
War on terror shifts to Pakistan and Afghanistan

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War on terror shifts to Pakistan and Afghanistan

Ahmad Kamal, Pakistan's former ambassador to the UN, discusses changes in the U.S. approach to the war on terror and America's strategy in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Posted: November 5, 2008 13:17   Comments: 1
Afghan police aided attack on U.S. soldiers

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Afghan police aided attack on U.S. soldiers

Eric Schmitt of The New York Times discusses reports that Afghan police officials aided the Taliban in carrying out attacks on U.S. soldiers in July.

Posted: November 4, 2008 13:46   Comments: 0
Week in review: The world awaiting the next U.S. president

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Week in review: The world awaiting the next U.S. president

Carla Robbins of The New York Times and Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations discuss the world that awaits the next U.S. president, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the economic crisis and the need for diplomacy in foreign policy.

Posted: October 31, 2008 17:19   Comments: 3
Afghan national sentiment slips lower

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Afghan national sentiment slips lower

Security and employment issues weighed on Afghans' senses of optimism and pessimism, according to The Asia Foundation's new report.

Posted: October 31, 2008 16:01   Comments: 2
U.S. bumps up controls along Iraq-Iran border

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U.S. bumps up controls along Iraq-Iran border

Ernesto LondoƱo of The Washington Post discusses a new high-tech dragnet on the border of Iraq and Iran.

Posted: October 30, 2008 16:03   Comments: 2
Saudis slant Republican in U.S. election

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Saudis slant Republican in U.S. election

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about Saudis' perceptions of the impending U.S. election and challenges that the next administration will face in Saudi Arabia.

Posted: October 30, 2008 12:06   Comments: 1
Pakistan summons U.S. ambassador as tensions rise

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Pakistan summons U.S. ambassador as tensions rise

Pakistan's former UN ambassador considers U.S.-Pakistan relations and a potential relationship with the Taliban.

Posted: October 29, 2008 14:16   Comments: 0
U.S. considers talks with Taliban

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U.S. considers talks with Taliban

Siobhan Gorman of the Wall Street Journal discusses the U.S.'s shifting strategy in dealing with the Taliban.

Posted: October 28, 2008 16:34   Comments: 0
U.S. raid angers Syrian officials

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U.S. raid angers Syrian officials

Bernard Haykel, professor of Near Eastern studies at Princeton University, discusses the American military raid on Syrian territory.

Posted: October 27, 2008 14:02   Comments: 0

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