Will Afghan Drawdown Spur U.S. Policy Rethink?
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U.S. Prods Europe On NATO Spending
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A local resident walks Wednesday near Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The U.S. raid that killed bin Laden has been a source of tension in U.S.-Pakistani relations. Aqeel Ahmed/AP hide caption

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U.S.-Pakistan Relations Move From Grudging To Toxic
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Britain, France Plan To Offer U.N. Resolution On Syria
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Yemeni army soldiers, lifted by anti-government protesters, chant slogans and hold up their rifles as they celebrate President Ali Abdullah Saleh's departure to Saudi Arabia, in Sanaa, Yemen, on Sunday. Hani Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Yemen Leader's Exit Leaves Shaky Political Ground
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Becoming An American: A Proud Canadian's Story
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Aircraft wreckage is seen at the Mehran Pakistani naval air base a day after militants attacked it. Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Attack On Pakistani Base Renews Nuclear Qualms
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Members of the Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment watch as a massive dust storm is just seconds away from enveloping Patrol Base Fires in Sangin District, Helmand province, southern Afghanistan. Roughly 100,000 service members are in Afghanistan, and their future there is being newly considered in Washington after the death of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Bin Laden's Death Alters Debate Over Afghanistan
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Bahraini police fired tear gas to disperse protesters gathered at Pearl Square in Manama on March 13. The square was the epicenter of anti-government protests. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Bahrain Crackdown Puts Pressure On U.S. Diplomacy
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Hamas, Fatah Hopeful Reconciliation Deal Will Last
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The government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, seen here during a Cabinet meeting on May 1, says it will withhold the transfer of $90 million in tax funds and customs fees for the Palestinian Authority. The move comes after news of a reconciliation deal between two key rival Palestinian factions. Baz Ratner/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Israel Balks At Palestinian Unity Deal
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Israeli left- and right-wing activists demonstrate in Tel Aviv on April 21, when prominent leftist Israeli intellectuals signed a petition in favor of creating a Palestinian state based on 1967 borders. Ariel Schalit/AP hide caption

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Fatah, Hamas Deal Could Affect Mideast Peace Process
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An Israeli man rides a tractor in the village of Majdal Shams in the Golan Heights, near the Israeli-Syrian border on June 1, 2007. Some worry that political unrest in Syria could threaten peace in the area. Sebastian Scheiner/AP hide caption

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Israel Takes Wait-And-See Approach To Syria Unrest
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