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Twitter Campaign in Turkey on Prime Minister Advisor

Twitter Campaign in Turkey on Prime Minister Advisor

(editor's note: Geopolitics alright! this guy moves around!)

Twitter Campaign in Turkey Emerges Against Prime Minister Erdogan's Advisor Who Plans to Take a Fourth Wife

A controversy has erupted in Turkey after it became public that Ali Yüksel, an advisor to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ...

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The U.S. Withdrawal and Limited Options in Iraq

The U.S. Withdrawal and Limited Options in Iraq

Stratfor

It is August 2010, which is the month when the last U.S. combat troops are scheduled to leave Iraq. It is therefore time to take stock of the situation in Iraq, which has changed places with Afghanistan as the forgotten war. This is all the more important since 50,000 troops will remain in ...

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Prospects of Religious Freedom Appear Grim in Islamic Maldives

Two years after political reforms, freedom of faith nowhere in sight.
 
MALÉ, Maldives, Aug. 10 (Compass Direct News) - Visitors to this Islamic island nation get a sense of religious restrictions even before they arrive. The arrival-departure cards given to arriving airline passengers carry a list ...

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Ten Questions for the Negotiators with Iran

Insight No. 198, August 8, 2010

In view of the possibility of renewed talks between Iran and the "Vienna Group" (the US, France, Russia, and the IAEA) one cannot but wonder whether this will be "the real thing" or another Iranian time-buying ploy. Although at first Iran delayed the opening of ...

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Obama Administration Ignoring the Dangerous al-Shabaab

Obama Administration Ignoring the Dangerous al-Shabaab

This week's indictments of 14 terrorism suspects have opened the eyes of many government officials to the danger brewing in Somalia: that this beleaguered African nation may turn out to be the new Afghanistan.

The four separate indictments were announced on Thursday in the District of Minnesota, ...

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Who Commands The Lebanese Army?

Who Commands The Lebanese Army?

translation..GlobalJihad.net

Three Lebanese soldiers and an Israeli officer have been killed, on Tuesday 08/03/2010, in the first serious border clash since Israel's 2006 conflict with Lebanon's Hizbullah. A Lebanese journalist was killed in the fighting too.

The Israeli border with Lebanon is ...

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Al-Maliki is Refusing to Hand Over Power, Just Like Saddam Would Do

Al-Maliki is Refusing to Hand Over Power, Just Like Saddam Would Do
Two Peas in a Pod?

Al-Sharq Al-Awsat Editor: 'Post-Saddam Iraq was Not in Need of Superficial Democracy... It Needs a Strong Ruler, from the Army... or an Iraqi Ataturk'

On August 4, 2010, the website of the London-based Arabic daily Al-Sharq Al-Awsat published an English-language column by ...

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Iran War to Advance Global Currency?

Just as Iran feels the bite of the new sanctions, Ahmadinejad's  policy to phase out subsidies on staples such as fuel and food will be implemented in September. Together, these could have a significant economic impact, which could make Ahmadinejad more willing to return to talk. But after more ...

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Russia Today: Victim Or Spy Nation?

International News Analysis  

Should Russia be considered a victim of Soviet-era totalitarianism - or is the present Russian elite working to advance a neo-communist revival? A highly influential academic, Edward Lozansky, thinks so and is working for Russian victimhood while ignoring the Communist ...

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