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Shaheen, Kargas and the CIA’s gift

Published on December 10th, 2011 | by Guest

By Muhammad Idrees Ahmad Iran’s Zahedan airport is located on a road named for Allama Iqbal (also known as Sir Muhammad Iqbal), the great Indian philosopher whom Pakistan adopted after partition as its national poet. The shaheen, or ... Read More


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The Politico Episode, Part II

Published on December 10th, 2011 | by Jim Lobe

Phil Weiss at his blog Mondoweiss sums up the state of play surrounding Ben Smith’s Politico story aimed at Ali, Eli, Matt Duss, and others at CAP here as of the end of this week. Unlike ... Read More


Newt Gingrich: Palestinians Are An ‘Invented’ People

Published on December 9th, 2011 | by Eli Clifton

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is courting the Republican Jewish vote with a series of statements showing his unwavering support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and pro-Israel ... Read More


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Military more cautious than civilians over Iran

Published on December 8th, 2011 | by Jasmin Ramsey

As in the lead-up to the Iraq war, U.S. government civilians and the military brass appear divided over the prospect of war with Iran. In a recent interview, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff ... Read More

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