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State of Denial

Recent events in Pakistan might suggest a need for Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf’s declaration of a state of emergency. Since Musharraf ordered a raid against the extremist Lal Masjid in ...
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About-Face

To many critics, President Bush’s new way forward in Iraq had failed before it even began. The new strategy, which shifted toward an aggressive counterinsurgency campaign coupled with a surge ...
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On the Move

The new National Intelligence Estimate caught the media’s attention in mid-July by discussing an aspect of the war on terror that some analysts have warned about for over a year: ...
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NSA Nonsense

All hopes that the debate over National Security Agency surveillance would quietly subside were shattered on Thursday morning by an explosive USA Today report that the NSA has secretly collected ...