Politics

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Changes Expected to U.S. Drone Program

The DOD and the CIA operate their own drone programs.

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The New Afghan Battlefront: Domestic Drug Addiction

In Afghanistan, it is estimated that 1 in 10 urban households has at least one drug user.

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Pakistan To Review U.S. Relations after Drone Strike Kills Mehsud

Prime Minister: Drone Attack Undermines Government Credibility.

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Swonden to Assist in German Investigation of Merkel Hacking

Russian Law May Prevent Snowden From Testifying

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Obama Knew About NSA Spying on German Chancellor Merkel

White House officials had some knowledge about NSA surveillance program

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Pakistani PM Unlikely to Make Progress with Obama Meeting

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met with President Obama for two hours late Wednesday, their first meeting since Sharif’s re-election. The center of discussion: Drone Strikes.

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New York Mayors Race Tackles Islam In Schools

Candidates for New York City’s mayoral race are both considering adding Islamic holidays to the list of days schools should close.

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The Clash of Cultures from Istanbul to Cairo

My son Rumi and I are chasing protests across the Middle East. We spent a week in Istanbul as the protests there petered out and flared up in Ankara. We are now in Cairo and the country is gearing up for a massive protest on June 30, whose goal is to do to Muhammad Morsi what the revolution did to Hosni Mubarak.

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DC Circuit Hasn't Been Friendly to Guantanamo Cases

Is the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals responsible for blocking the efforts of Guantanamo Bay detainees to win their cases?

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Obama Sympathizes with Muslims in Counterterrorism Speech

President Barack Obama in a speech discussing changes to American counterterrorism policies urged Americans to work closely with the Muslim American community to combat terrorism.