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Taliban is just one of many challenges faced by Afghan towns
LOS ANGELES TIMES by TONY PERRY | Feb. 21, 2010 (News Report)

Although there have been improvements recently, the relationship between the district government and the provincial ...
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Greek Disease
FOREIGN POLICY by NICOLE ITANO | Feb. 21, 2010 (Special Report)

This is the image of the Greek civil service that's making the rounds in Europe these days: a group of lazy, ...
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Pensioners face 'pay as you die' council tax, Tories claim
DAILY TELEGRAPH by JAMES KIRKUP | Feb. 21, 2010 (News)

Under rules approved by Parliament last year, pensioners in Northern Ireland now have the option to defer bills for ...
Posted by Jon Mitchell

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Drones Play a Growing Role in Afghanistan
NEW YORK TIMES by CHRISTOPHER DREW | Feb. 21, 2010 (News Report)

When American and allied forces pushed into the Taliban stronghold of Marja, in southern Afghanistan, last week, ...
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Pakistan air strike 'kills 30'
BBC NEWS | Feb. 20, 2010 (News Report)

At least 30 militants have been killed in Pakistani air strike near the Afghan border, the military says.
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About This Whole Goldman Sachs–Greece Thing
NEW YORK MAGAZINE by HEIDI N. MOORE | Feb. 19, 2010 (News Analysis)

(Blog Post) This week, Goldman Sachs won the dubious distinction of being the first thing that has united Europe in the past
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US Media Replays Iraq Fiasco in Iran
CONSORTIUM NEWS by ROBERT PARRY | Feb. 20, 2010 (News Report)

The major U.S. news media is acting like a propaganda vehicle on Iran much like it did on Iraq, observes Robert Parry.
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In Dubai Attack, Signs of Mossad Shadow War
READERSUPPORTEDNEWS.ORG, ASSOCIATED PRESS by MATTI FRIEDMAN | Feb. 18, 2010 (News)

The death of a Hamas operative in Dubai at the hands of a squad of burly hit men conjures up images of the string ...
Posted by Patricia Blochowiak

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Guantanamo Death Lawsuit Thrown Out Of Court
HUFFINGTON POST by PETE YOST | Feb. 17, 2010 (News Report)

A judge has dealt a setback to the families of two Guantanamo Bay detainees in a lawsuit that alleges former ...
Posted by Dwight Rousu

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Invisible Among the Dispossessed: Internally Displaced Persons
NEW AMERICA MEDIA by ANDREW LAM | Feb. 17, 2010 (News Analysis)

While a refugee who fits the strict definition given by the Geneva Convention is, at least in principle, provided ...
Posted by Andrew Lam
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The Digital Dictatorship - The Myth of the Techno-Utopia
WALL STREET JOURNAL by EVGENY MOROZOV | Feb. 19, 2010 (Opinion)

It's fashionable to hold up the Internet as the road to democracy and liberty in countries like Iran, but it can ...
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Lessons for Europe from California
THE GUARDIAN by STEVEN HILL | Feb. 18, 2010 (Opinion)

The financial aftershocks being felt in Greece will show the EU what ?union? really means Over a year ago, the ...
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Scott Brown Yawns At Plane Attack On IRS Building: ‘No One Likes Paying Taxes’
FOX NEWS, THINK PROGRESS by MAX BERGMANN | Feb. 18, 2010 (Interview)

(Video) Newly-minted Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) appeared on Fox’s Neil Cavuto and showed none of the outrage and
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Do We Really Want the Status Quo on Health Care?
NEW YORK TIMES by NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF | Feb. 18, 2010 (Opinion)

Two central and interlinked problems of the health care system, access and cost, will grow worse as long as the ...
Posted by Mallik Reddy

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Strategic Withdrawal
NEW YORKER by STEVE COLL | Feb. 16, 2010 (Opinion)

During the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, armored task forces of Soviet and allied Afghan troops repeatedly ...
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'Iraq could sink into violence'
ALJAZEERA | Feb. 16, 2010 (Interview)

On January 14, more than 500 candidates were banned from running in Iraq's second parliamentary elections since ...
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Critical Masses, Commerce, and Shifting State-Society Relations in China
THECHINABEAT.ORG by YING ZHU | Feb. 20, 2010 (Speech)

I would like to propose that the Chinese people are more and more the masters of their own destiny, and maybe ...
Posted by Kaizar Campwala

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Terrorism: the most meaningless and manipulated word
SALON by GLENN GREENWALD | Feb. 19, 2010 (Opinion)

(Blog Post) Yesterday, Joseph Stack deliberately flew an airplane into a building housing IRS offices in Austin, Texas, in ...
via Glenn Greenwald

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Huh? Since when is attempting to blow up a federal building NOT an act of domestic terrorism?
CROOKS AND LIARS by DAVID NEIWERT | Feb. 19, 2010 (Opinion)

Since when, after all, is attempting to blow up a federal office as a protest against federal policies NOT an act ...
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Justice Department Will Not Punish Yoo and Bybee Because Most Lawyers Are Scum Anyway
BALKINIZATION by JB | Feb. 19, 2010 (Opinion)

(Blog Post) At long last we have the Department of Justice report on the professional conduct of John Yoo and Judge Jay
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Controversial Ga. billboards link abortion, race
ASSOCIATED PRESS by ERRIN HAINES | Feb. 15, 2010 (News Report)

The message on dozens of billboards across the city is provocative: Black children are an "endangered species." ...
Posted by Elishia Windfohr

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About This Whole Goldman Sachs–Greece Thing
NEW YORK MAGAZINE by HEIDI N. MOORE | Feb. 19, 2010 (News Analysis)

(Blog Post) This week, Goldman Sachs won the dubious distinction of being the first thing that has united Europe in the past
50 ...
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The meaning of Marjah
ASIA TIMES by KAMRAN BOKHARI, PETER ZEIHAN, NATHAN HUGHES | Feb. 17, 2010 (News Analysis)

Why Marjah? The key is the geography of Afghanistan and the nature of the conflict itself. Most of Afghanistan is ...
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Q&A: Professor Phil Jones
BBC NEWS | Feb. 15, 2010 (News Report)

In a BBC interview Jones agreed that two periods in recent times had experienced similar warming to today, and he ...
Posted by Walter Cox

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Snipers Imperil U.S.-Led Forces in Afghan Offensive
NEW YORK TIMES by C. J. CHIVERS | Feb. 18, 2010 (News Report)

In five days of fighting, the Taliban have shown a side not often seen in nearly a decade of American military ...
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Economics Take Fore in U.S.-China Tensions
WALL STREET JOURNAL | Feb. 18, 2010 (News Report)

As Plans for Obama, Clinton to Meet Dalai Lama Stoke Political Tensions, U.S. Concerns Grow Over Economic Issues
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The Digital Dictatorship - The Myth of the Techno-Utopia
WALL STREET JOURNAL by EVGENY MOROZOV | Feb. 19, 2010 (Opinion)

It's fashionable to hold up the Internet as the road to democracy and liberty in countries like Iran, but it can ...
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Overpopulation and Climate Change
NEW YORK TIMES by ARTHUR H. WESTING | Feb. 17, 2010 (Opinion)

With the continuing failure of governments to reach agreements on combating climate change, the outlook for both ...
Posted by Sirajul Islam

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Terrorism: the most meaningless and manipulated word
SALON by GLENN GREENWALD | Feb. 19, 2010 (Opinion)

(Blog Post) Yesterday, Joseph Stack deliberately flew an airplane into a building housing IRS offices in Austin, Texas, in ...
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The Decline of the Israeli Right and the Increasing Desperation of the 'Anti-Semitism' Charge
INFORMED COMMENT by JUAN COLE | Feb. 18, 2010 (Opinion)

The great divide between liberal Jewish Americans and the Israeli Right has lurked as an issue since the Likud ...
Posted by James Canning

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Climate change data dumped
THE TIMES by JONATHAN LEAKE | Nov. 29, 2009 (News Report)

SCIENTISTS at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have admitted throwing away much of the raw temperature data on ...
Posted by Walter Cox

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The mini ice age starts here

DAILY MAIL by DAVID ROSE | Jan. 11, 2010 (Special Report)

The bitter winter afflicting much of the Northern Hemisphere is only the start of a global trend towards cooler ...
Posted by Walter Cox

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Lithuania hosted secret CIA prisons
BBC NEWS | Dec. 22, 2009 (News Report)

Lithuania hosted at least two secret CIA prisons for terror suspects until 2006, an official Lithuanian inquiry finds.
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"Systemic Failure": A Full Rebuke Of "The System Worked"
ATLANTIC MONTHLY by CHRIS GOOD | Dec. 30, 2009 (News)

President Obama struck a harsher tone today on the attempted terrorist bombing over Detroit, telling reporters in ...
Posted by Dwight Rousu

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Scientists using selective temperature data, skeptics say
NATIONAL POST, CANWEST NEWS SERVICE by RICHARD WEST | Jan. 25, 2010 (News Analysis)

Two American researchers allege that U.S. government scientists have skewed global temperature trends by ignoring ...
Posted by Walter Cox

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U.N. Panel to Probe Claims on Manipulating Climate Data
WALL STREET JOURNAL by GUY CHAZAN | Dec. 5, 2009 (News Report)

The head of a U.N. panel said it will investigate claims that scientists manipulated data about global warming, ...
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Climate change 'fraud'
DAILYEXPRESS.CO.UK by JOHN INGHAM | Dec. 2, 2009 (News Report)

THE scientific consensus that mankind has caused climate change was rocked yesterday as a leading academic called ...
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Cattle, the Ignored Predator
INTER PRESS SERVICE by MARIO OSAVA | Dec. 12, 2009 (Special Report)

Because of its effect on the environment, cattle must be given the same priority in global agendas as nuclear ...
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Obama Lies About Global Warming
RUSH LIMBAUGH SHOW by RUSH LIMBAUGH | Feb. 21, 2010 (Opinion)

The man-made global warming is a hoax, it's falling apart all around us. We have illustrated with sound bites from ...
Posted by Fabrice Florin

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Climate Hoax?
FOX NEWS by GLENN BECK, JOHN STOSSEL | Dec. 12, 2009 (Interview)

(Video) Glenn Beck and John Stossel discuss hypocrisy at the Copenhagen conference.
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U.S. Sees an Opportunity to Press Iran on Nuclear Fuel
NEW YORK TIMES by DAVID E. SANGER, WILLIAM J. BROAD | Jan. 3, 2010

Long-discussed sanctions would initiate the latest phase in a strategy to force Iran to comply with United Nations ...
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Hiding Evidence of Global Cooling

WASHINGTON TIMES | Nov. 24, 2009 (Editorial)

Scientific progress depends on accurate and complete data. It also relies on replication. The past couple of days ...
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Climate of Uncertainty Heats Up
WALL STREET JOURNAL by GORDON CROVITZ | Dec. 11, 2009 (Opinion)

'Poor Al Gore. Global warming completely debunked via the very Internet you invented. Oh, oh, the irony!" This ...
Posted by Derek Hawkins

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Why science is not final arbiter of truth
REVIEW MESSENGER by DAVID J. THEROUX | Dec. 12, 2009 (Opinion)

Regardless of what the politicians decide at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, the game has ...
Posted by Derek Hawkins

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Reverse Racial Profiling: The Stunning Success of the State Dinner Crashers
JACK & JILL POLITICS by JILL TUBMAN | Nov. 29, 2009 (Comment)

(Blog Post) Racial profiling cuts both ways in terms of poor law enforcement — the black & brown get harassed, brutalized, ...
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The ‘taboo’ they can’t stop talking about
SPIKED by BRENDAN O’NEILL | Feb. 20, 2010 (Opinion)

Overpopulation is the ‘great unmentionable’ in the debate about climate change, declared the UK Guardian this ...
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A hot scandal: Climate science cooked?
THE UNION LEADER | Dec. 6, 2009 (Editorial)

What would it take for global warming's chorus of Chicken Littles to stop screaming for a moment and admit that ...
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