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At UN, Obama highlights break with Bush policies

Obama's boldest statements came in relation to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, when he dismissed "cynics" who say a just peace is impossible.


Fidel is back!

On September 3 as drizzle gave way to early morning sun, ex- President Fidel Castro, "Commander of the Cuban Revolution," discussed the threat of worldwide war


A view from Iraq

How the Iraqis see it: an interview with Salam Ali of the Iraqi Communist Party on the continuing political impasse in Iraq and the withdrawal of U.S. combat forces.


UN lets all sides claim victory on Korea crisis

UNITED NATIONS - A UN Security Council statement, reflecting weeks of  diplomatic wrangling over the March 26 sinking of the South Korean military ship Cheonan, seems to have diffused tensions.


Questions and tensions remain about the Cheonan

UNITED NATIONS - A few years ago, one would have assumed that today, June 15, would be a day of celebration across the Korean peninsula.


Okinawa election rally: U.S. base is not deterrent

Japan peace movement and voters continue to press against relocation of U.S. military base in Okinawa.


Revelations on Posada and Cuban Five case smell bad

When does a stink become one stink too much? That becomes an issue with Luis Posada and with the Cuban Five.


Japan’s prime minister resigns over U.S. base on Okinawa

The prime minister of Japan resigns because of solid opposition throughout Japan to relocating a U.S. military base on Okinawa.


Tensions and rhetoric rise after sinking of South Korean ship

UNITED NATIONS-The turmoil that has swept Korea after the tragic March 26 sinking of the Cheonan, a South Korean naval ship, and the subsequent death of 46 sailors has left the peninsula closer to the war than it has been for decades.


35 years after war’s end, Vietnam pushes friendship

Many still struggle with the scars of the war in Vietnam, 35 years later.

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