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  • Iraq still operating secret torture site, rights group says

     
    A clandestine jail and alleged torture site under the control of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki continues to operate more than a year after the government ordered it shut down, Human Rights Watch claims in a report being released Tuesday....
  • Syria on agenda as EU leaders meet Russia's Putin

     
    EU-Russia summit: European leaders are expected to press the contentious issue of Syria at a European Union-Russian summit Monday in St. Petersburg, but few believe Russian President Vladimir Putin will agree to ramp up pressure on the Syrian government.....
  • Raghad Saddam Hussein shopping her father's book manuscript

     
    Saddam Hussein's daughter Raghad Saddam Hussein is said to be looking for an international publisher for the handwritten memoir of her deposed father, who was executed in 2006....
  • Vatican: Christians expelled from war-torn Syrian town

     
    Much of the Christian population of the besieged Syrian city of Qusair has abandoned the town after an “ultimatum” from the rebel military chief there, reports Agenzia Fides, the official Vatican news agency....
  • Ex-Marine guilty of smuggling AK-47, possibly from Hussein's guards

     
    A former U.S. Marine from Southern California could face up to ten years in federal prison after being convicted of illegal possession of a chrome-plated AK-47 machine gun that authorities say he smuggled back from a tour of duty in Iraq and may have...
  • A sequel to a nightmare for Iraqi refugees living in Syria

     
    For some Iraqi refugees living in Syria, it feels like a sequel to a nightmare. Tens of thousands of Iraqis fled to Syria during the brutal sectarian war that followed the U.S.-led ouster of Saddam Hussein. Syria beckoned as a haven of religious...
  • No-nuke world: a pipe dream?

    No-nuke world: a pipe dream?
    Today's topic: Is it even possible to stop the spread of nuclear weapons, let alone completely rid the world of them? Are there some countries that should always maintain nuclear arsenals? Andrew Grotto and Gabriel Schoenfeld finish their debate. America...
  • Should Obama order a 'surge' for Afghanistan?

    Should Obama order a 'surge' for Afghanistan?
    Today's topic: What should the military objective in Afghanistan be? And the exit strategy? Give Gen. McChrystal the 'surge' he needs Point: Gabriel Schoenfeld Brian, let's assume for the sake of discussion that President Obama summons the nerve to go...
  • Letters to the editor

    By George, he gets it Re “Get out of Iraq, now,” Opinion, April 20 I was heartened to read former Sen. George McGovern's article. In 1972, I was one of thousands of Democrats knocking on doors to encourage people to vote for McGovern for...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    Late for Tea at the Deer Palace The Lost Dreams of My Iraqi Family Tamara Chalabi Harper: 414 pp., $27.99 Tamara Chalabi is the daughter of the controversial Iraqi politician and opposition leader, Ahmad Chalabi, one of the leaders of the Iraqi...
  • Policies, not crimes

    When a Republican-controlled House of Representatives impeached Bill Clinton, U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler stood foursquare behind the former president, telling anyone who would listen that Clinton was the victim of a political lynching. Now, Wexler has...