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Peace Activist Peter DeMott Dead After Fall
Ithaca peace activist Peter DeMott, 62, died Feb. 19 after a fall while working in a tree. His wife, Ellen Grady, was able to see her husband before he went into surgery at a Pennsylvania hospital where he was airlifted following the accident. DeMott, a father of four daughters, died during the...
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Students Are Revolting: The Spirit of '68 Is Reawakening
Campus sit-ins began as a response to the Gaza attacks, but unrest is already spilling over to other issues.
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Obama's Silence
Back when Barack Obama was a longshot candidate in the Iowa primary, he was morally candid, saying on March 11, 2007, that "nobody is suffering more than the Palestinian people." It was one month after the announcement of Obama's campaign, and the last time he would make such a statement. Three...
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Iraqi Reporter Throws Shoes at Bush, Calls Him 'Dog'
"This is a gift from the Iraqis. This is the farewell kiss, you dog," the journalist shouted
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Mumbai police stand guard after shootings took place inside a railway station in Mumbai, November 26, 2008. News
Terrorists Strike In Mumbai
Dozens still held hostage in India after night of terror attacks that left hundreds dead and injured
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A My Lai a Month
By the mid-1960s, the Mekong Delta, with its verdant paddies and canal-side hamlets, was the rice bowl of South Vietnam and home to nearly 6 million Vietnamese. It was also one of the most important revolutionary strongholds during the Vietnam War. Despite its military significance, State...
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The Next President's Task in War on Terror
AND SO it ends. The longest, most expensive, and riveting campaign in living memory is finally over. It has been an international cliff-hanger, with people in Europe, Africa, and Asia following every little twist and turn as avidly as anyone in the United States. For even though they may not have...
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Pakistan ex-cricket star turned politician Imran Khan, seen here on October 23, warned against any Iraq-style surge to tackle violent militancy in Afghanistan, telling AFP the two situations were "completely different". News
Imran Khan Warns Against US 'Surge' in Afghanistan
LONDON - Pakistan ex-cricket star turned politician Imran Khan warned against any Iraq-style surge to tackle violent militancy in Afghanistan, telling AFP the two situations were "completely different". While stressing his support for US Democratic White House hopefuls Barack Obama and Joe Biden,...
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A major military offensive to root out Taliban militants has created a flood of up to 200,000 refugees and pitched Pakistani against Pakistani, Muslim against Muslim, in a conflict some are beginning to regard as a civil war. News
Pakistan Stares Into The Abyss
A spiralling conflict, economic collapse and blackouts threaten anarchy
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The Grand Illusion of American Power
The other day I went to hear my favorite soldier-scholar, Andrew Bacevich, give a talk at Boston University, where he teaches. A retired colonel and Vietnam veteran, Bacevich's new book is called "The Limits of Power, The end of American Exceptionalism." Bacevich has migrated from a conservative...
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