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  • Musharraf leaves Pakistan at crossroads

     
    by Kim Barker ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- The resignation of President Pervez Musharraf on Monday ends an era in Pakistan and could pave the way for a stronger civilian government that is more independent from the army than any government in......
  • Doubletake: Is Mac thumpin' PC?

     
    Welcome to Doubletake, your morning mash-up with Tribune correspondents Jim Tankersley and Jim Oliphant. Now in new Extreme Arctic Blast flavor. Jim Oliphant: So, get your text message yet? Jim Tankersley: No. And my new rule is, no text, no......
  • Barack Obama, win-history 'on his side'

     
    by Mark Silva "History is on the side of Barack Obama,'' the folks at the Gallup Poll report today, noting that only twice during the past 14 presidential elections did the candidate who was running ahead in Gallup polling a......
  • Obama throws al Qaeda a curve

     
    by Frank James The people of the United States threw al Qaeda a massive intercontinental curve ball when they elected President Barack Obama, leaving the world's most famous terrorist group apparently grasping to come to grips with what just happened........
  • LEBANON: Militant group's attack on Israel complicates the situation along tense border

     
    For years, Israel's main concern on its northern border was the militant Shiite group Hezbollah, a tightly organized resistance movement that participates in the Lebanese government but still maintains its own military and social infrastructure. But now...
  • Americans Lower Expectations for Presidency

     
    Feb. 27, 1980: This page is such a time capsule of the 1980s that I couldn’t decide on one story. There's Baltimore Sun columnist Matt Seiden's a piece on the war between humans and computers, an essay by Calvin Zon on Haitian refugees in Florida,...
  • ISRAEL: Author waits--and waits--for permit to travel to Lebanon for literary award

     
    Literature is supposed to transcend borders, but sometimes it runs up against them. Author Ala Hlehel is among the winners of the Beirut39 literary competition, which acknowledges fresh voices in Arab literature in a list of 39 writers under the......
  • ISRAEL: Author receives permit to travel to Lebanon

     
    A previous post told of Ala Hlehel's petition to receive permission from the Israeli government to travel to Lebanon for a literary festival. Hlehel, an Arab citizen of Israel who is among the recipients of the Beirut39 awards for Arab......
  • Pullout debate rages despite calm in Iraq

     
    by Liz Sly BAGHDAD -- No one disputes that Baghdad is calmer, but Iraqi opinions are deeply divided over whether the lull means it is safe to start contemplating a withdrawal of U.S. forces -- a debate that intensified ahead......
  • ARCHIVE: U.S. Launches Attack

    CHARIKAR, Afghanistan -- The United States launched its retaliation against terrorism Sunday, striking at the heart of Osama bin Laden's adopted nation and his Taliban supporters with a thundering attack of bombs from the air and missiles from the sea....
  • From the archives: U.S. Troops May Join Colombia's War on Drugs

    WASHINGTON -- Atty. Gen. Dick Thornburgh on Sunday praised Colombia's new willingness to extradite drug criminals to the United States and said that the Bush Administration has not ruled out sending U.S. troops to that country to assist in its war on...