The figures are staggering. Even a minor easing of the US blockade against Cuba would create tens of thousands new jobs in the US.
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.
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.
Military action in Marjah and Kandahar may alienate the "hearts and minds" of the Afghan people.