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American Journalist Arrested In Iran

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Clinton Delves Into Israeli-Palestinian Politics

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U.S. Goals May Require Longer Troop Stay In Iraq

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Dexter Filkins: No End In Sight In Afghanistan

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Palestinian Rivals Meet On Unity Government

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Steve Coll: The Secret Plans For Kashmir

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High-Rolling Dubai Economy Comes Down To Earth

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Congressman On Gaza Trip Discusses Visit

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Man Who Tried To Bomb Israeli Targets Released

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What Is The Definition Of Success In Afghanistan?

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Jane Mayer Details Obama's 'Hard Cases'

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Far-Right Israeli Politician Holds Key To Power Deal

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Marine Commander Shares Experiences With Others

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