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December 3, 2014

U.S. and allied forces have reportedly killed dozens of civilians in airstrikes while bombing the Islamic State. But the Defense Department refuses to take responsibility.
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Published on December 03, 2014 18:30 • 34 views
Dysfunction is built into the island's system of governance, creating a vicious cycle that's victimized both major parties.
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Published on December 03, 2014 18:22 • 48 views
Ash Carter once wanted to bomb North Korea, but a look at the former history student’s record suggests he’d be far more cautious about Iran and the Islamic State if he took the helm at the Pentagon.
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Published on December 03, 2014 18:11 • 40 views
A tragic triple shooting in Kabul highlights the increasing danger to aid workers in the Afghan capital.
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Published on December 03, 2014 16:56 • 44 views
The effect of sanctions is diminishing. Tehran isn’t bending. And there’s only one thing that can get negotiations back on track.
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Published on December 03, 2014 14:42 • 34 views
Pro-democracy protesters believe surveillance is now an unfortunate fact of life.
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Published on December 03, 2014 14:09 • 37 views
In India's heavily militarized Kashmir region, a controversial law shields soldiers from prosecution for crimes against civilians, leaving broken families in its wake.  
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Published on December 03, 2014 14:02 • 37 views

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