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U.S. Frustration on Iran and Syria Puts New Cards in Russia's Hands

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 05:35
Russia's help will be crucial for President Obama in addressing the crisis in Syria and the Iran nuclear standoff, but President Vladimir Putin is playing hard to get>>>

How a U.S. Radar Station in the Negev Affects a Potential Israel-Iran Clash

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 05:35
The complex can provide precious minutes of warning to Israel -- but also alert Washington if the Jewish State launches a unilateral attack on Iran>>>

Attacked by "Flame": Will Iran Retaliate for the Latest Cyberassault?

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 05:35
First it was Stuxnet. Now it is Flame. Tehran has been beefing up its "Cyber Army" and may seek to retaliate in some form>>>

The Vatican Scandals: What Did the Pope's Butler Know?

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 05:35
A flood of leaks has embarrassed the papacy of Benedict XVI and offered a peek at a likely power struggle going on in the highest circles of the Holy See.>>>

Spain's Banking Crisis Is No Longer a Laughing Matter

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 05:35
Spaniards have been trying to deal with their economic problems with a good measure of black humor. The mood, however, has gone from black to bad with the Bankia revelations>>>

Is Russia Changing Its Mind About Assad Regime in Syria?

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 05:35
Russia supported a U.N. statement condemning the Assad regime for the Houla massacre in Syria. But does that mean it is shifting its support for Damascus?>>>

Historic Montreal Protests, Once About Student Tuition, Now Decry an 'Unconstitutional' Government Response

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 05:35
The student marches in Montreal may have started over a proposed tuition hike, but it was the special legislation that followed, placing restrictions on protests, that made the movement a global cause>>>

Norway's Dilemma: How to Punish Breivik and Stay Liberal

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 05:35
The judicial options in the confessed mass murderer's trial are tying the Norwegian government in legalistic knots>>>