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1 March 2008
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H1 Financial Times An electoral sham that shames Russia Having cynically robbed the presidential poll of meaning, officials are herding voters to the ballot box. It is a Potemkin village of an election

Rand Assessing the Tradecraft of Intelligence Analysis

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Guardian Kremlin accused of fixing presidential election Millions of public-sector workers ordered to vote for Putin's protege Dmitry Medvedev

Q&A: the Russian presidential election

Free to vote for the right man

Leader: Millions of Russians will trudge to the polls tomorrow to vote for a president who has already been chosen for them

Los Angeles Times White House ties troop levels to Iraqi elections A senior official says withdrawals must stop this summer to ensure security at the polls. Doubts are also cast on Army plans to shorten combat tours.

YaleGlobal Is the Sun Setting on US Dominance? – Part I Expect Asia to replace the US as the world’s dominant economic force

Is the Sun Setting on US Dominance? – Part II Presiding over a network of powerful regional alliances, the US can maintain its preeminence

New York Times Drumbeat of Grim Reports Sends Markets Tumbling

Obama Walks a Difficult Path as He Courts Jewish Voters

Petraeus to Seek to Limit Pause in Pullout to 6 Weeks

National Security Archive "Prevent the Reemergence of a New Rival" The Making of the Cheney Regional Defense Strategy, 1991-1992 Latest Posting from the Archive's

Yedioth Ahronoth Exclusive: Obama lays out Iran plan In exclusive interview, prospective Democratic candidate pledges to continue 'unshakeable' US commitment to Israeli security, pursue 'aggressive diplomacy' vis-à-vis Iran, and make every effort to achieve peace for Israel 'without dictating terms'

A Bully Goes to Baghdad
FrontPage By Amir Taheri

NYT 'Dreams and Shadows'

By ROBIN WRIGHT Reviewed by PATRICK COCKBURN Robin Wright argues that there is “a budding culture of change” in the Middle East — and she sets out to document it in this fluent and intelligent book about the future of the region,

Asia Times China, India, play it again for Uncle Sam With US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in Beijing and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates in New Delhi, the US's evolving Asian strategy is on display. Washington is out to convince China and India that each is a privileged partner of the US's global strategies, a part of which is containing a resurgent Russia. Beijing has welcomed the US "invitation", but Delhi is convinced the US is building up Indian capabilities just to make it a counterweight to China. - M K Bhadrakumar

Washington Post U.S.-Russia Ties Chilly, in Flux Stalled nuclear pact reflects growing unease between nations as each verges on new leadership

U.S.-Saudi Effort Seeks to End Syrian Interference in Lebanon

Bush Plans Further Reduction in Forces Pause to Be for Review, White House Says

IHT The clash of peoples

By JERRY Z. MULLER

Ethno-nationalism was not a chance detour in European history, and in one form or another, it will be around for many generations to come.

Schmidt: Syria – the ’little China’ of the Middle East or an Islamic Revolution Waiting to Happen?

Ha’aretz Bradley Burston: True Islam will spell defeat for the JihadistsAn ill wind is blowing for jihadists. It is the wind of reason. It is the wind of human conscience. It is the wind of true Islam. And it is bad news for the terrorists

Commentary: ISI's new triumvirate By ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE (UPI) -- A new triumvirate is gradually displacing the special relationship that President Bush established with Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf.

CSIS Critical Questions on Russian Election

Afghanistan Chatham House Address on the critical importance of the NATO mission in

RFE/RL Welcome To Tehran?

President Mahmud Ahmadinejad is set to pay a landmark visit to Iraq, the first by an Iranian leader since the 1979 Islamic revolution. The visit points up Tehran's growing influence in the politics, economy, and culture of its Arab neighbor, two decades after war between them left 1 million people dead.

Outside View: Kosovo -- Muslim solidarity? (UPI) -- More and more countries are getting ready to recognize Kosovo's independence, but many are hesitant, including some Arab and Muslim countries, despite Washington's appeals to display solidarity with Kosovo Muslims

Time US Gunboat Diplomacy in Lebanon Again The Bush Administration should realize that gunboat diplomacy — influencing global events with military muscle — is waning. In reality, the Cole is a show of support to allies in Lebanon and Israel, and a warning to Syria, Iran, and Hizballah.

Dennis Ross The Exit Lever In the fall campaign, both John McCain and the Democratic nominee will need to explain what the surge has and has not done and what is and is not possible in Iraq -- and both must face the reality that either a U.S. withdrawal or continued military involvement will require a new diplomatic and political effort

Al Hayat Why Barrack Obama is Good for Israel Patrick Seale - Obama has pledged that, if elected President of the United States, he will travel to a 'major Islamic forum' in the first 100 days of his Administration to deliver the clear message that 'we are not at war with Islam.'

The Times Putinocracy

Russia has thrived despite its leader, and because of him

Jihad, Islamism, and US Envoy to OIC

Wired has obtained new cache of highly disturbing photos of abuses at Abu Ghraib. More from Dan Schulman.

Wilson Center Russian-Iranian Relations in the Ahmadinejad Era

H2 NYT Editorial Dangerous Neighborhood Prolonged cross-border conflict would only add to Iraq’s chaos. It would also do major damage to Turkey’s international standing.

After 8 Days, Turkey Pulls Its Troops Out of Iraq

CSIS Balancing Relations with Turks and Kurds By Bulent Aliriza, Download the PDF (98 kb)

Washington Post Turkish Troops Leaving N. Iraq Withdrawal Comes a Day After Statements by Bush, Gates - Turkish officials deny they had been pressured to end their operation in northern Iraq, saying they had completed their objective of weakening the PKK.

'İşbirliği Sürüyor' Beyaz Saray Sözcüsü, "PKK terörden vazgeçmezse, Türkiye, Amerika ve Irak gelecekte de PKK’nın peşinden gidecektir" dedi

Washington Institute Turkey Reaches Out to Muslim Neighbours By Soner Cagaptay Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst Click here to download a PDF of this article.

'TSK'ya ödül'
Economist: Harekât 'türban suskunluğu karşılığı orduya verilen ödül olabilir.'

Arşivden PKK kampları yerle bir 21 Mayıs 1997

Turkey pulls its troops out of northern Iraq DEBKA file

Guardian Turkey pulls out troops but says more raids possible Fears of wider regional instability dissipate as eight-day operation in northern Iraq ends

The Times Turkey halts offensive on separatist Kurdish rebels

With the first cross-border incursion in a decade, the country has shown it can make such attacks with apparent impunity

FT Turkey withdraws troops from Iraq

Turkish Troops Withdraw From Iraq
The Associated Press

EDM PAN-TURKISM TAKES STEP FORWARD IN EURASIA


- TURKEY DIVIDING AGAINST ITSELF, BUT STILL STANDING FIRM ON NORTHERN IRAQ

troop withdrawal baffles Turks
BBC News

Turkish war and American games
RIA Novosti

DT Turkey pulls its troops out of Iraq

Google News Fırat News Agency KurdishMedia Kurdish Kurdish Aspect Dış Basında Irak BBC Monitoring

Murat Aksoy Sivil çözümün vakti gelmedi mi?

[Yorum - Prof. Dr. Beril Dedeoğlu] Kara harekâtı sonrası olası gelişmeler

Bağdat'ta Türk heyetine saldırı

Iraqi Kurdish Article Sees Kosovo As Model for Kurdistan Region

Muhalefet, temkinli karşıladı

ABD ordusuna bitiş tarihi bildirilmedi

Gates ve Bush Büyükanıt’ın havasını aldı…

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Türk ordusu resmen çekildiğini açıkladı

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Federal Irak Dışişleri Bakanı: ‘Tüm askerler çekildi’

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''Kürt yönetimi muhatap alınmalı''

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NTV: Kara harekatı sona eriyor

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PKK'nın varlık nedeni sadece askeri harekâtla yok edilemez

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Gates: henüz açıklanamayan sivil girişimler var

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Addax Petroleum Announces Update on Discussions with the Kurdistan ...

Turkey and Kurdistan
Kurdish Aspect

Google News Greece Cyprus Turkish Cypriot Press ABHaber Dış Basında Türkiye-AB İlişkileri Günlük Haftalık

Annan Planı'na geri dönüş kabul edilemez Aristos Mihailidis

Two Turks injured in new fire in Germany

Nato Genel Sekreterinin gözü Türkiye'de

IHT The Armenians and Turkey; No limits to hypocrisy; A faithless world

Ergin Yıldızoğlu Bir Semptom Olarak 'Kosova' devleti

Where Is Turkey Headed, Really? By: Semih Idiz | Turkish Daily News
Turkey is being transformed into a country that is more democratic and conservative at the same time, but with an 'embourgeoisement' process.

Guardian Not quite the Reformation Ali Eteraz There is no need to be impressed by Turkey's hadith reform; it's mostly fool's gold

Daily Telegraph Why Islam can enjoin stoning The question of stoning in the new Turkish hadith may be a life-and-death undertaking, writes Christopher Howse.

[B.Jill Carroll'un Fethullan Gülen incelemesi / 1] Gülen'i fikir planında kavramak

Akademisyenin çantasında seri numarası silinmiş el bombası bulundu

3 valiz dolusu 'darbe günlüğü'

Feb. 21 declared ‘Gülen Institute Day’ in Houston

Gizli dedektifler, artık ciddi işlerle uğraşmak istiyor

Gazeteciler ‘erişilmez evler’de mi yaşıyor!

6.500 gizli maden haritası çalınmış

H3 ‘Tereyağından kıl çeker gibi çekildik’

TSK Basın Açıklaması / 25 24

Fikret Bila Çekilme kararının perde arkası

Murat Yetkin - Kaç kişi biliyordu?

"Takvimi asker belirledi"

Vurduk döndük

Zap düştü, asker döndü

ABD'den bile sakladılar

Gates gitti harekât bitti

Turkish Army calls off offensive in northern Iraq, for now

Cengiz Çandar Askeri harekât; Siyasi skandal...

Ahmet Taşgetiren 26'ncısı olacak mı? ( 01.03.2008 )

Serdar Turgut ABD’ye nanik yapılmaz

Ruşen Çakır

Ertuğrul Özkök Herkesin merak ettiği soru

M.Ali Kışlalı - ABD'yi iyi anlamak

Taha Akyol Harekât çabuk bitti!

Yalçın Doğan Beş yıl sonra ikinci 1 Mart

Asker ikinci aşamaya...

Uzmanlar, çekilmeyi olumlu değerlendiriyor

M Ali Birand Bu karar çok şaşkınlık yarattı

Büyükelçilere 301'inci madde sözü verdi

"PKK'nın peşinden gideceğiz"

[NEWS ANALYSIS] Military accomplishes its mission

PKK'lı Murat Karayılan 'zafer' dedi

ABDÜLHAMİT BİLİCİ - Finali de şık olabilirdi!

Ömer Lütfi Mete Sınırın ötesinde

Semih İdiz Operasyonun bitiş şekli tartışmaları körükleyecektir

İlter Türkmen Operasyon ve sonrası

Ege Cansen Laikler de dinden anlar

Mehmet Altan Sizce ne oldu?

İsmail Küçükkaya Kara harekatları dizisi başlamıştır

Hasan Cemal Askeri operasyondan sivil operasyona...

1 Mart'ın üzerinden beş yıl geçti; ancak muhasebesi netleşmedi

Amerikan Kongresi'nde renkli Türkiye paneli

Cevdet Aşkın Genelkurmay 'ters köşe' yaptı, siyasi çözüm baskısı artacak

Sadi Somuncuoğlu ABD sıkıştı ama değişmedi... Biz de!..

Darbe iddilarının bulunduğu günlük 3 valizle taşındı

Başarının taktik sırları

PKK’da iç savaş büyüyor

Hoca, askerin nabzını komşuyla tutuyormuş

Welcome to Islamic Reformation 101 MUSTAFA AKYOL

Bildiriyi de, istifa çağrısını da ciddiye almıyorum

[HABER İNCELEME] Baykal, partisinin programıyla çelişiyor

İç Basında Türk Dış Politikası Dış Basında Türkiye - BBC Turkish 0700 VOA TSİ 06:30 Turkish Press Review Google News Turkey TurcoPundit

Fehmi Koru: Bir de ne olduğunu anlasak

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Ali Bayramoğlu: Rektör hastalığı…

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Kürşat Bumin: YÖK Başkanı 'estetik anlayış' diyor

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Taha Kıvanç: Papaz her zaman pilav yer (mi?)

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Hakan Albayrak: Kemalist magandalar

Perihan Mağden - Ağbim benim! Nolur barışa dair bi nefes ver ağbim!

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İsmet Berkan - Yargıyı eleştirmek

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Türker Alkan - Tek yönlü bir sorun değil bu!

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Altan Öymen - Yeni bölücülük!

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Hakkı Devrim - En iyisi Demirel'e soralım!

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Murat Belge - Teftiş toplumu

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Ayşe Karabat - Çözümün dili ve fahişeliğe zorlanan kelimeler

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ŞAHİN ALPAY - "Konulu hadis projesi"

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M. NEDİM HAZAR - Rektörler haklıdır!

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A. TURAN ALKAN - Kıssa

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ALİ BULAÇ - CHP'nin vahim teşebbüsü

Cüneyt Ülsever

Enis Berberoğlu Olağan şüpheli imam

Toktamış Ateş Bilgilenme zaafı

Yılmaz Özdil Güneş tutulması!

Oktay Ekşi Büyük ulus olmak

Bekir Coşkun Kimdi o ABD’ye ’rest’ çeken?..

Tufan Türenç Sarkozy ile Erdoğan

Mensur Akgün Kötü zamanlama

Mahir Kaynak Görünmeyenler

Özdemir İnce Elma, armut, kel Mahmut

Conservative secularism by MÜMTAZ’ER TÜRKÖNE

Abdülhamit Bilici Silent Muslim majority speaks

Beril Dedeoğlu Turkey’s operation: The pessimistic scenario

Bülent Korucu I just don’t understand

Yeni bölücülük! Altan Öymen

Mustafa Erdoğan Müktesebatımı ve vicdanımı iptal mi edeyim?

Nuh Gönültaş İdeolojik devletin yargısından adalet beklemek...

Can Ataklı

27 şehidi açıklayın o zaman

Mehmet Y Yılmaz Türbanlı kızlara değil türbana karşıyım!

Hadi Uluengin Onur ve harekát

MUHARREM SARIKAYA

ERDAL ŞAFAK Yeni dönemin ilk günü

ENGİN ARDIÇ Sibel haklı

ERGUN BABAHAN 25'inci Irak harekâtının ardından

EMRE AKÖZAlevilere, solculara ve Kürtlere soruyorum

Umur Talu

HASAN BÜLENT KAHRAMAN

Bülent Ersoy'la yaşamak

NAZLI ILICAK Harekât sona erdi

MEHMET BARLAS Sağırlar diyalogu ile ne türbana, ne başka sorunlara çözüm üretilir

MAHMUT ÖVÜRBelediyeler kapansın mı kapanmasın mı?

YAVUZ DONAT

AK Party, MHP agree on proposal to end scarf row

Yıllık dış ticaret açığı 64.5 milyar dolar

ABDURRAHMAN YILDIRIM

Ercan Kumcu

Erdal Sağlam Operasyon bitti ama

Enflasyon tehdidi
Taner Berksoy

Dış ticaret açığı 5.7 milyar dolara yükseldi

Deniz Gökçe
Sosyal güvenlikte ideolojik unutkanlık!

H4 New York Times Drumbeat of Grim Reports Sends Markets Tumbling Shares sank as the Standard and Poor’s 500-stock index fell 2.71 percent and the Dow Jones industrial average dropped 2.51 percent

Obama Walks a Difficult Path as He Courts Jewish Voters Senator Barack Obama is trying to strengthen his support among Jewish voters and in doing so, is navigating one of the more treacherous paths of Democratic politics.

Petraeus to Seek to Limit Pause in Pullout to 6 Weeks

Hezbollah Scolds U.S. for Sending Ships Toward Lebanon

U.S.-Europe Bid Wins Contract From Air Force In an upset against the Boeing Company, a $40 billion contract for aerial refueling tankers went to Northrop Grumman and Airbus’s European parent.

White House E-Mail Gone Missing What has become of all the missing policy and political communications the law says belongs to history and the taxpayers?

BOB HERBERT A Nominee? Or a Debacle? In recent days both Clinton and Obama supporters have been predicting a long and possibly brutal fight if Senator Barack Obama does not lock up the nomination on Tuesday.

GAIL COLLINS Of Ohio, Texas and Onion Dip Everything — the Democratic nomination, the fate of the presidency, the solution to global warming, the next American Idol — hinges on Tuesday’s primaries.

A Card-Carrying Civil Libertarian By JEFFREY ROSEN At a time when America’s civil-libertarian tradition has been embattled at home and abroad, Barack Obama’s candidacy offers a unique opportunity.

H5 Washington Post Editorial At Best, a Pander The Democratic candidates' intemperate promise to renegotiate NAFTA

U.S.-Russia Ties Chilly, in Flux Stalled nuclear pact reflects growing unease between nations as each verges on new leadership

U.S.-Saudi Effort Seeks to End Syrian Interference in Lebanon

Bush Plans Further Reduction in Forces Pause to Be for Review, White House Says

What Would George Do? by Brian O'Malley, The question, about Iraq, is not for Bush, but for Washington.

Stop Hating on NAFTA By Carlos M. Gutierrez Quitting NAFTA would send economic shock waves throughout the world, and the damage would start here at home

Clinton Raises Doubts on Obama N.Y. senator launches new ad attacking rival as she seeks to recast importance of Tuesday's races

U.S. Zeal for Iran's Non-Muslims Faulted Minorities' Exodus Worries Leaders Of Fading Faiths

Soaring Food Prices Pose Threat to U.S. Aid Federal government to scale back donations and reduce number of recipient nations, complicating already strained efforts to combat global hunger

H6 Guardian Kremlin accused of fixing presidential election Millions of public-sector workers ordered to vote for Putin's protege Dmitry Medvedev

Q&A: the Russian presidential election

Free to vote for the right man

Leader: Millions of Russians will trudge to the polls tomorrow to vote for a president who has already been chosen for them

Can the puppet pull the strings?

Nina Khrushchev Vladimir Putin's successor does offer some hope that Russia will no longer be controlled by former spys and military men

Clinton prepares for Texas last stand

Two months ago she was clear favourite, now Hillary Clinton must win state to stay in the race

Israeli minister warns of Holocaust for Gaza if violence continues

Deputy defence minister uses genocide rhetoric to warn of huge military operation to counter rocket attacks

Oil money is coming - and there is little the west can do about it

Energy producing countries are buying global power after decades of subjugation

It's no slur to be called a Muslim

Naomi Klein: The turban photos affair was a missed chance for Obama. If he really is to repair the world, he must tackle this Islamophobia

Labour MPs revolt over 42 day detention Guardian survey finds strong resistance to bill extending terror custody powers

Pipe Dreamers By: Conor Foley | The Guardian It's time the conspiracy theorists accepted that oil had nothing to do with the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan.

Bush blocks Iraq embassy inquiry

The White House is accused of blocking an inquiry into the delay-plagued US embassy in Baghdad

With friends like Musharraf...

Anita Inder Singh Pakistan's exporting of extremists to Afghanistan has frustrated its Nato and US allies at every turn

H7 Outside View: Kosovo -- Muslim solidarity? (UPI) -- More and more countries are getting ready to recognize Kosovo's independence, but many are hesitant, including some Arab and Muslim countries, despite Washington's appeals to display solidarity with Kosovo Muslims

Schmidt: Syria – the ’little China’ of the Middle East or an Islamic Revolution Waiting to Happen?

Time US Gunboat Diplomacy in Lebanon Again The Bush Administration should realize that gunboat diplomacy — influencing global events with military muscle — is waning. In reality, the Cole is a show of support to allies in Lebanon and Israel, and a warning to Syria, Iran, and Hizballah.

Dennis Ross The Exit Lever In the fall campaign, both John McCain and the Democratic nominee will need to explain what the surge has and has not done and what is and is not possible in Iraq -- and both must face the reality that either a U.S. withdrawal or continued military involvement will require a new diplomatic and political effort

Al Hayat Why Barrack Obama is Good for Israel Patrick Seale - Barack Obama has pledged that, if elected President of the United States, he will travel to a 'major Islamic forum' in the first 100 days of his Administration to deliver the clear message that 'we are not at war with Islam.'

Islam Will Win By: Haaretz | Bradley Burston In Iraq, in Iran, within the Palestinian community and around the world, jihadists are being reassessed for their excesses, for the direct and tragic harm suicide terrorism has caused Islam, Islamic shrines and noncombatants of all faiths.

Oil for Nukes -- Mostly a Bad Idea By: Matthew Fuhrmann | The Christian Science Monitor
French President Nicolas Sarkozy is on a nuclear power selling spree in the Middle East. He has recently pledged to assist the civilian nuclear programs of three oil-producing countries in this conflict-prone region: Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. These pledges were preceded by signed offers of nuclear aid to Algeria and Libya, two other oil exporters.

The Pew Research Center is reporting increasing public optimism about Iraq

Boston Globe The Iranian nuclear challenge

Proxy War - Michael Hirsh, Newsweek The spat between John McCain and Barack Obama over Iraq reflects tensions within the military itself.

Daily Star A piece of US policy in the Middle East that might actually do some good

Arabs, Muslims and the US attack media
By Rami G. Khouri

Strange love between the far left and Hizbullah
By Michael Young

H8 IraqSlogger Google News Iraq Iran Syria Mideastwire.com - NPR Iraq

Political deal-making cheers Baghdad watchers Long derided as dysfunctional, Iraq's parliament in recent weeks has passed a package of laws on the budget, elections and sectarian reconciliation that have given cautious hope to U.S. officials and private analysts that the gains from President Bush's military surge are finally being matched by a political surge as well.

Iran Offers $1 Billion Loan for Iraq Projects

Concerns Rise Over Iran-Backed Militias in Iraq By: Liz Sly | The Chicago Tribune U.S. military officials are voicing increasing concern that Iranian-backed Shiite militants are stepping up their activities in Iraq, as Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad prepares to make a historic visit to Baghdad that is expected to reinforce Iran's expanding influence.

Prisoner of a Symbol By: Zarah Ghahramani | Los Angeles Times
A former detainee at Tehran's Evin prison says a generation of Americans are being fed an unfair, radicalized image of Iran.

Iranian Clerics Face a Backlash Over Good Life -

Chemical Ali' to Be Executed Within 30 Days in Iraq By: Camilla Hall | Bloomberg News
Iraq's Presidential Council endorsed the death sentence for Ali Hassan al-Majid, known as ``Chemical Ali'' for his role in the gassing of thousands of Iraqi Kurds during a 1988 campaign of genocide.

Outside View: Iran group can end misery (UPI) -- Feb. 11 marked the 29th anniversary of the founding of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Yet, as nations across the world have made huge technological and scientific advancements over the past three decades, Tehran's rulers have taken the people of ancient Persia back to the closest thing to the Middle Ages.

Church under fire
Who are Iraq's ancient, but dwindling, Chaldeans?

H9 Ha’aretz Bradley Burston: True Islam will spell defeat for the JihadistsAn ill wind is blowing for jihadists. It is the wind of reason. It is the wind of human conscience. It is the wind of true Islam. And it is bad news for the terrorists

Aanalysis: Uncompromising Hamas is in trouble

When McCain and Obama face off, Israel may find itself in the eye of the storm

Hezbollah says not intimidated by U.S. warship deployment

An explosive, dangerous balance It never occurs to the occupiers that the occupied might dare to defy the code of conduct imposed on them, and that the checkpoints of oppression might become the barricades of an uprising.

Jerusalem PostJordanian king calls for US help Says unless deal reached during Bush term, chances for peace could be "set back decades

Hamas says it's improving rockets

Haniyeh: IDF operation in Gaza doomed to failure; Abu Zuhri: We're fighting a war against new Nazis

The curse of the moderates

[ CAROLINE GLICK

Yedioth Ahronoth Exclusive: Obama lays out Iran plan In exclusive interview, prospective Democratic candidate pledges to continue 'unshakeable' US commitment to Israeli security, pursue 'aggressive diplomacy' vis-à-vis Iran, and make every effort to achieve peace for Israel 'without dictating terms'

The harsh truth about Gaza

No solution for Qassams at this time, but IDF will reoccupy Gaza anyway, Eitan Haber says

Daily Alert.orgHebrew Press Editorials (2008) - Middle East Progress - EJC Israeli Press Review Google News Israel - Palestine

Mideast Mayhem - Baltimore Sun editorial


Hamas: What are the Choices? - Frita Ghitis, Miami Herald


Will State Side with Fatah? - Andrew McCarthy, National Review

Breaking the Gazan Impasse By: Gershom Gorenberg | The American Prospect
If there is a way out of the current crisis, it lies in reuniting the West Bank and Gaza under a Palestinian unity government.

Hamas -- What Are the Chocies? By: Frida Ghitis | Miami Herald
A debate is raging in Israel over what to do to stop the relentless attacks on Israeli civilians launched from Hamas-controlled Gaza. The rocket attacks started in 2000, but they became much worse after Israel withdrew all Jewish settlers in 2005, and then even more intense after Hamas seized control of the territory last year

Collective Punishment and Newspeak - Michael I. Krauss (American Thinker)

The Latest Damage to Antiquities on the Temple Mount - Nadav Shragai (Institute for Contemporary Affairs/Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs)

H10 Christian Science Monitor

ASIA

Asia Times China, India, play it again for Uncle Sam With US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in Beijing and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates in New Delhi, the US's evolving Asian strategy is on display. Washington is out to convince China and India that each is a privileged partner of the US's global strategies, a part of which is containing a resurgent Russia. Beijing has welcomed the US "invitation", but Delhi is convinced the US is building up Indian capabilities just to make it a counterweight to China. - M K Bhadrakumar

Senate FRC U.S. POLICY OPTIONS IN
POST-ELECTION PAKISTAN

Pakistan, US raise militant tempo
Thursday's missile attack by a US Predator drone in the Pakistan tribal areas has a significance far beyond the dozen or so militants killed. The pilotless craft was launched from a Pakistani airbase - a first - and the targets were hit in an Islamic seminary. In the border regions, these madrassas are widely used by militants to transfer weapons and for meetings - and until now they have fallen under the intelligence radar. - Syed Saleem Shahzad

China`s Brave New World and Other Tales for Global Times

Japan Focus, waving goodbye to hegemony: China, Europe and the US in the New World Order.

A recent shift in U.S. military strategy and provocative actions by China threaten to ignite a new arms race in space, but would placing weapons in space be in anyone's national interest?

Revolutionary Communism Contributed to China's Boom By: John Delury | The Boston Globe
China is now celebrating the 30th anniversary of the period officially known as "reform and opening." Labeling time in this way echoes China's imperial history. During moments of political transition - a military victory, for example -- the emperor might designate a special "era name" to help celebrate the good news.

Boston Globe Hope is on the rise in Pakistan AFTER THE recent elections in Pakistan that were marked by their relative peace and the return of the two leading parties that dominated the scene before General Pervez Musharraf's coup in 1999, some commentators in the United States fear that a civilian government and a more assertive parliament will be less willing to fight America's "war on terror" than Musharraf. ... (By Shuja Nawaz, Boston Globe)

Commentary: ISI's new triumvirate By ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE (UPI) -- A new triumvirate is gradually displacing the special relationship that President Bush established with Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf.

Rubin: Harpers Interviews Ahmed Rashid on Pakistan Elections

Bilgiler geçici olarak kullanılabilir değil.

Rubin: Taliban?- What's That Got to Do with the Price of Bread?

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H11 IHT The clash of peoples

By JERRY Z. MULLER Ethno-nationalism was not a chance detour in European history, and in one form or another, it will be around for many generations to come.

Faith and tolerance By ALAN WOLFE

We can now say, with reasonable certainty, that almost half of Americans switch religious affiliation in the course of their lives and that only slightly more than half identify themselves as Protestants

Silencing Arab media By MOHAMED ELMENSHAWY In yet another erosion of political freedoms in the Middle East, the Arab League has adopted a new media charter.

Military aid talks with Poland off to 'good start,' U.S. envoy reportsThe U.S. envoy involved in the high-level talks, Stephen Mull, was upbeat Friday. Warsaw has demanded U.S. help in upgrading Polish armed forces in return for the basing of 10 missile interceptors in the country

EUROPE European press review

U.S. Rules Out Partitioning Kosovo to Pacify Serbian Minority By: Michael Heath | Bloomberg News
The U.S. ruled out partitioning Kosovo to allow Serbs in the province to break away after the ethnic Albanian government declared independence 12 days ago.

CEPS The European Commission after Enlargement: Does more add up to less?

The Transnistrian Conflict and Moldovas Europeanisation

French - U.S. Relations

Outside View: The EU is united on Kosovo By DANIEL KORSKI (UPI) -- Is Europe divided over Kosovo or not? Most people would not even stop to think of this. Of course Europe's divided. While France and Germany have recognized Kosovo's independence, other EU countries like Spain, Romania and Cyprus have held back. The Scandinavians took the plunge, but only hesitantly. The headlines wrote themselves. "European disunity" blared the newspapers. "What consequences will the divide have?" asked the concerned-looking anchormen.

For centuries Europe was a prickly landscape of heavily armed nation states; now the continent has largely lost its enthusiasm for conflict — how did that happen? More on James J. Sheehan's Where Have All the Soldiers Gone?

U.S. Warns Europe of Iran Missiles By: Kim Murphy | Los Angeles Times
With American officials working to close a deal on a missile defense system in Europe, the head of the U.S. program warned Thursday that Iran was within two or three years of producing a missile that could reach most European capitals.

Dutch Film to slam Islam By: Leander Schaerlaeckens | The Washington Times
Europe's uneasy relationship with its Muslim minority faces another blow next month, when Dutch politician Geert Wilders releases a 15-minute film that compares Islam to Nazism and communism.

Kosovo suspends rebel Serb police
Some 150 Kosovo Serb police are suspended for refusing to take orders from the ethnic Albanian authorities.

Time For Serbia To Wake Up

Kosovo left Serbia a long time ago. Most Serbs did not notice that departure, as Kosovo was not present in their conscience as a place to visit or a place to move to, but rather as a myth, an idea

Bosnia's Haris Silajdzic Talks to Asharq Al-Awsat

H12 RFE/RL Welcome To Tehran?

President Mahmud Ahmadinejad is set to pay a landmark visit to Iraq, the first by an Iranian leader since the 1979 Islamic revolution. The visit points up Tehran's growing influence in the politics, economy, and culture of its Arab neighbor, two decades after war between them left 1 million people dead.

Google News Azerbaijan

Al Awsat Russia: Back to the Future : Amir Taheri

Azerbaijan: Russian Espionage Case Has Minimal Impact on Baku’s Ties with Moscow
An espionage case allegedly involving Russian intelligence has set Baku media outlets a-twitter, but the scandal has not caused any immediate damage to Azerbaijan-Russian relations.

EDM HUNGARY’S SOCIALIST GOVERNMENT JOINS GAZPROM’S SOUTH STREAM PROJECT


- RUSSIAN SOFT-POWER INCREASING IN AZERBAIJAN

From local fight to global struggle
Russia's Islamic Threat by Gordon M Hahn Although the Chechen war started as a nationalistic exploit, with the desire to liberate Chechens from Russia and build an independent state, it has transformed itself into a jihadi movement with global appeal. - Dmitry Shlapentokh

Chechnya's Capital Rises from the Ashes: Russian Money Wins the Battle for Grozny

Russia's Medvedev Deserves Handshake, Nosehold By: Frederick Kempe | Bloomberg News
Russia's presidential vote Sunday poses a dilemma for Western leaders and American presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, John McCain and Barack Obama. Is it better to condemn the rigged elections or embrace the victor in hopes of encouraging a more cooperative Kremlin?

The Treaty That Saved Russia By: David Marples | The Moscow Times
Ninety years ago Monday, Soviet Russia, Germany, the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Ottoman Empire signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, in the city that today is located on the western border of Belarus.

Independent Russian Media React to Kosovo's Independence Declaration By: Matthew Light | World Politics Review As the Russian government strongly condemns Kosovo's declaration of independence, Russia's independent media voices are reacting with ambivalence to the dispute between their country and most of its Western interlocutors.

Wealth divide
Economy tells a tale of two Russias as key election looms

Armenian police clear protesters
Armenian police move in to the centre of the capital, Yerevan, to clear protesters angry at election results.

Analysis: Eight years of Putin power (UPI) -- This Sunday, Russian President Vladimir Putin's reign will be over. Or will it?

Medvedev ready for his Russian moment Judging by his record, the presumptive next president of Russia, Dmitry Medvedev, can be expected to pursue a concerted liberalization of politics as the next logical stage in the country's evolution. He aims to make business in Russia the most profitable in the world. And in foreign policy, the likely leitmotif is that security will be enhanced when countries share risk - that is, the West and Russia should cooperate. - Nicolai N Petro

H13 The Times Putinocracy

Russia has thrived despite its leader, and because of him

Settlers dig tunnels around Jerusalem Jewish settler groups are digging an extensive tunnel network under Muslim areas of Jerusalem's Old City

Hezbollah fury as USS Cole dispatched to Lebanon

Lebanese react angrily to deployment of US warships to Mediterranean, including USS Cole, hit by al-Qaeda in 2000

Help or hindrance: Doubts grow over Bill Clinton

Former President struggles to draw crowds as Ohio and Texas showdowns could signal end of campaign

I failed. But Obama can do it

On Tuesday we may see the curse of race being lifted from American politics at last Ron Kirk

Wall Street Journal God's Country
The varieties of U.S. religious experience.

Jolie 1, Obama 0
By James Taranto
The Democratic front-runner is less morally serious than a Hollywood actress

H14 Financial Times An electoral sham that shames Russia Having cynically robbed the presidential poll of meaning, officials are herding voters to the ballot box. It is a Potemkin village of an election

Stability at stake, Putin warns voters The Russian president’s warning comes amid fears that a low voter turnout would damage the legitimacy of Dmitry Medvedev, his annointed successor, in international eyes

White House contenders present cold front George W. Bush this week preached the virtues of constructive engagement with Russia but the leading candidates to succeed him appear to be competing to take the most hawkish stance towards Moscow

The Fed tightrope With inflation on one side and recession on the other, the Fed is performing a balancing act. A stream of unhelpful news will be adding to its nerves

Lunch with the FT: David Miliband Gideon Rachman wonders if Britain’s energetic foreign secretary may be a little too rarefied and intellectual in his approach to policy

Hizbollah accuses US over vessel deployment Hizbollah accused the US of intimidation in response to the dispatch of US naval vessels off the Lebanese coast

Israel intensifies attacks on Gaza The government appears to be moving closer to a larger military operation against Gaza as senior politicians ratcheted up their rhetoric against Hamas

Inflation fears could hit Fed plans Consumer spending rose more than expected in January but inflation also crept higher and income growth slowed, painting a tepid outlook for the US economy, according to new data

...Euro Keeps on Climbing Against Dollar

EADS lands $35bn US defence deal EADS, the European defence company, scored a stunning victory in its campaign to penetrate the US defence market by winning a $35bn contract to supply the US air force with refuelling tankers

What Obama owes to Reagan

FT MAGAZINE: Births of a nation Once a country's proportion of males between the ages of 15 and 29 reaches 30 per cent, it is more likely to dissolve into civil war or start a conflict with its neighbours

H15 Los Angeles Times White House ties troop levels to Iraqi elections A senior official says withdrawals must stop this summer to ensure security at the polls. Doubts are also cast on Army plans to shorten combat tours.

Northrop-Airbus team gets deal The Air Force decision on aerial tankers is a blow to Boeing's prestige. The deal ultimately could be worth $100 billion

Editorial

H16 American Politics

The End of Republican 'Fusionism'?

"It's Three AM", By Kevin Drum - CBS News

Clinton Camp Memo on Obama Expectations

realclearpolitics memeorandum ABC’s The Note US News Political Bulletin Early Bird GovExec Swamp Gas The Swamp

Ohio primary hinges on NAFTA

In a state that has lost 225,000 jobs since 2001, voters blame economic woes on free trade and globalization.

What's the best expeience to be president?

H17 Daily Telegraph Russians urged to vote by Putin The outgoing president has brought Russia's election campaign to a close with a brief address to the nation in which he avoided directly praising his choice of successor.

Has Russia got a new Stalin?

It is worth fighting in Afghanistan

Let's hope the fuss made about Prince Harry over the past 48 hours will draw attention to the other men and women carrying the fight to our enemies in the Afghan hills.

Israeli minister vows new 'holocaust'

A senior politician provoked controversy when he warned that Palestinians firing rockets from Gaza would be punished with a "bigger holocaust" from Israeli.

H18 Independent

Israel's warning: rocket fire from Gaza will result in a Palestinian 'holocaust'

One per cent of Americans now in jail

They used to call it the land of the free, but a new report shows that the United States is nowadays more a nation of the incarcerated. For the first time in history, more than 1 per cent of the US adult population is now behind bars. For minority

Leading article: A model for international mediation

H19 Military Intelligence Terrorism

National Security Archive "Prevent the Reemergence of a New Rival" The Making of the Cheney Regional Defense Strategy, 1991-1992 Latest Posting from the Archive's Nuclear Vault

Proxy War - Michael Hirsh, Newsweek The spat between John McCain and Barack Obama over Iraq reflects tensions within the military itself.

From Athena Intelligence, Julian Richards (Brunel): Terrorism in Europe: The Local Aspects of a Global Threat

an essay on Future War: The War on Terror after Iraq.

Intelligence Reform: GAO Can Assist the Congress and the Intelligence Community on Management Reform Initiatives, by David M. Walker, comptroller general of the United States, before the Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia, Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. GAO-08-413T, February 29.

Airbus, Northrop Grumman win Air Force tanker contract

Air tanker deal provokes US row Boeing's loss of a $40bn US military contract to a group including Europe's Airbus draws angry protests.

H20 Slate Tough Call Will Clinton or Obama protect your children? John Dickerson

What If It's a Tie? Figuring out the average margin of victory Clinton needs if she ties on Tuesday.

The Arctic and Climate Change
Chatham House The 6-page summary of an international law discussion group meeting held to discuss the Arctic and climate change

Assessing U.S. Climate Policy Options RFF A report comprising 15 issue briefs on different aspects of US climate change policy issues (single page linking to each issue brief)

A new survey from the McKinsey Quarterly examines the state of corporate philanthropy programs. Only a fifth of all respondents say their firms are meeting self-established social goals.

Drezner Responding to Foggy Bloggom

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More expensive wines taste better than cheaper wines, a new study shows. Even when they are exactly the same wine... more»

The Global Company of 2020 - what does the future hold?

The oily truth: Has the final mystery of the Mediterranean diet been solved?

The 1970s rarely inspire as much nostalgia as the swinging decade that preceded them, but the modern world owes more to those troubled times than we’d like to think.

In praise of ... Netscape Navigator

Leader: Its hour may have passed, but Navigator should be remembered with awe for having untangled the web

Faith 2.0 The internet has changed even the way people practise religion with the growing influence of a website catering to users of all spiritual stripes

Fine-tuning the placebo effect If anti-depressants and psychotherapy rely for much of their benefits on the placebo effect, is there any better way to harness this effect, asks Clive Cookson

Quadrennial quirk For swaths of the globe, Friday’s date is a reminder of the ingenuity human beings have shown in seeking to impose a pattern on the natural world

US waiters give Europeans a tip on gratuities New York restaurant owners may be welcoming the crowds of European tourists taking advantage of the weak dollar to descend on their tables, but the city’s waiters are taking a dimmer view of visitors’ notorious reluctance to tip

The word from future diaries

By TODD DOMKE From the year 2020, with perfect hindsight, here are some personal reflections on this year's presidential campaign

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