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Updated August 16, 2010 - 11:19 PM EDT

Gates Slams Petraeus' Idea to Delay Afghan Pullout

  NATO Death Toll in Afghanistan Tops 2,000
  NATO Admits Killing 5 Afghan Civilians in Strike
  Gen. Petraeus Cautions Against 'Rapid Pullout' in Afghanistan
  Afghan Police Chief Blamed for Aid Killings
INA Rejects Maliki, Allawi as Possible Iraqi PMs
  Attacks in Iraq Rise During Ramadan
  Sunday: 33 Iraqis Killed, 91 Wounded
Iran Opposition: Sanctions Helping Ahmadinejad
South Korean President Proposes Reuniting With N. Korea
  South Korea, US to Stage Massive Joint War Games
Reports Suggest Direct Mideast Talks May Be Close
  Israeli MP Slams Threats to Revoke Her Citizenship
  Arab Nations Lobby West to Revive Nuclear-Free Mideast Proposal
Guantanamo Trials Draw Strong Criticism
Pakistan Does Not Need Western Aid, Opposition Leader Says
Hamid Karzai and America's Vietnam Mistake  by Malou Innocent and Ted Galen Carpenter
A Campaign for War With Iran Begins  by Trita Parsi
Will Washington Ever Connect the Dots?  by Rami G. Khouri
What If Washington…?  by Tom Engelhardt
Can WikiLeaks Help Save Lives?  by Ray McGovern
Why Petraeus Can't Make the Sale  by Dan Froomkin

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State of Law Insists on Maliki
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Policeman Injured in Grenade Attack in Fallujah
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Israel to Reject Quartet Call for Establishment of Palestinian State by 2011
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Iran to Continue Nuclear Enrichment for Its Future Power Plants
Israel Says Turkey Snubbed Its Ambassador
Lebanon Seeks Donors for Its Army
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Eritrean Migrant Death Toll on Israel-Egypt Border Rises
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Distrust Overshadows Improved Russia-NATO Ties
Bomb Threat Hits Catholic Pilgrims in France
Petraeus Opposes a Rapid Pullout in Afghanistan
Gen. Petraeus Says Afghanistan War Strategy 'Fundamentally Sound'
NATO Strike Kills 2 Fleeing Militants
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Afghanistan Discovers New 1.8 Bln Barrel Oil Deposit
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Petraeus Defends Pakistan's Efforts
UN Chief: Never Seen Anything Like Pakistan Floods
Pakistan May Accept India's Assistance for Flood Victims if It Is Routed Through UN
India Offers Talks to End Kashmir Violence
India Prime Minister Appeals to Kashmir Protesters
India PM Pushes Pakistan to Crack Down on Militants
Kashmiri Protester Throws Shoe at Top Indian Official
In India's Jammu and Kashmir State, Rocks Are Weapon of Choice
North Korea Warns of 'Severest Punishment' Over War Games
US-South Korea Drills Anger North, Worry China
South Korea: North Must Change, Embrace Reunification
Lee Says South Korea May Need Extra Tax to Pay for Eventual Reunification
Third Figure Clouds North Korea Succession
Journalist Jailed in Somalia
Nigeria: Shell Says Pipeline Sabotage Increasing
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