March

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Cuba blockade costs American jobs

The figures are staggering. Even a minor easing of the US blockade against Cuba would create tens of thousands new jobs in the US.

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Useless war: Afghanistan needs peace to develop

In a potentially important development, exiled members of the former People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan are returning to the country to re-found the organization.

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Palestine cabinet meets in Hebron

LONDON (March 1) -- The Palestinian Authority has held its weekly cabinet meeting in Hebron instead of Ramallah to affirm its claim over a shrine there that Tel Aviv recently added to its list of national heritage sites.

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U.S. troops target Marjah, then on to Kandahar

Military action in Marjah and Kandahar may alienate the  "hearts and minds" of the Afghan people.