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Iran summit idea could assist U.S., analysts say

with Abbas Milanivia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Perhaps seeking to assert itself even more prominently in the affairs of its Arab neighbor, Iran on Monday reportedly invited the leaders of Iraq and Syria to talks in Tehran this weekend aimed at curbing the violence in Iraq -- an invitation, analysts say, that could be turn out to be in America's interest...

Analysis and Commentary

Judging voters

by Tod Lindbergvia Washington Times
Tuesday, November 21, 2006

As we mull the implications of the November elections for what comes next in Iraq, it's worth keeping in mind that this was, in fact, the third time voters have had an opportunity to weigh in on the subject...

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Stalemate over West Bank settlements

with George P. Shultzvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, November 20, 2006

You don't normally see farmers run, but this farmer and his son were sprinting, carrying pails of barley seed down to stony, tiered plots through a rolling desert landscape...

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Iran 'regime' change: It's stronger

with Abbas Milanivia Palm Beach Post
Saturday, November 18, 2006

No credible Iran analysis can contradict the assessment of Abbas Milani, director of the Iran Democracy Project at the Hoover Institution, that America missed a major opportunity when former President Mohammad Khatami's democratic reform program failed several years ago...

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Hopes High for WTO Deal at APEC Summit

with Michael McFaulvia Moscow Times
Friday, November 17, 2006

President Vladimir Putin is widely expected to secure the United States' long-awaited agreement on Russia's World Trade Organization bid at a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders in Vietnam this weekend, a step that could ease bilateral ties and prompt Moscow to drop its opposition to tough sanctions on Iran...

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U.S. and Israeli Leaders to be Honored at 2006 Partners for Democracy Award Dinner

with George P. Shultzvia PR Newswire
Wednesday, November 15, 2006

The America-Israel Friendship League (AIFL) will honor a distinguished group of U.S. and Israeli business leaders at its 30th annual 2006 Partners for Democracy Award Dinner...

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Iraq's Brain-Drain; Latin America's Anti-Americanism

with Timothy Charles Brownvia NPR
Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez is more critical of the US than Osama bin Laden...

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They're Back?

via Works and Days
Monday, November 13, 2006

I have been going through the recent report, “Iran: Time for a New Approach” co-chaired by Zbigniew Brzezinski (in charge at National Security during the Iranian hostage crisis of 1979) and Robert Gates (involved in Iran-Contra)...

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New consenus emerges on Iraq - we were wrong

with George P. Shultzvia International Press Service
Tuesday, November 7, 2006

While Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s continued tenure in office has recently been the subject of a surge of speculation, it may be George W. Bush’s continued reign—at least over Iraq policy—that appears most endangered at the moment...

Analysis and Commentary

My Bizarre Libyan Holiday

by Victor Davis Hansonvia City Journal
Friday, November 3, 2006