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Updated December 12, 2013 - 11:22 PM EST
US Drone Kills 15 Civilians at Yemen Wedding
Missing American in Iran Was Working for CIA
  Was American 'Missing' in Iran a Victim of CIA Faction Fight?
  AP Withheld Levinson CIA Story for Three Years
  Senate Iran Sanctions Vote in January or Later
  US, Israeli Officials Bicker Over 'Value' of Iran Sanctions Relief
Top US-Backed Commander in Syria Run Out
  Turkey Closes Syria Border Amid Islamist Gains
  Foreign Fighters Flocking to Syria in Record Numbers
US Backs Off December Ultimatum for Karzai Pact
  German Court Rejects Compensation Over Afghan Air Strike Deaths
NSA Chief: 'No Other Way to Connect the Dots'
  The NSA's Reach Might Be Even Bigger Than We Thought
Al-Qaeda Carving Out a State in Western Iraq
Israeli Ruling Bloc Split Expected Next Week
VA Lobotomized 2,000 Disturbed Veterans
UN Drug Watchdog: Uruguay Can't Legalize Marijuana Sales
Gitmo Media Blackout Hopes to Undermine Hunger Strikers
Congress Scares the People  by Philip Giraldi
In Naming Its Man of the Year, Time Proves It Doesn't Read the News  by Marcy Wheeler
Inspire Magazine: the Most Dangerous Download on Earth  by James Bamford
A Conspiracy So Vast  by Andrew P. Napolitano
New Iran Sanctions Won't Work  by Colin H. Kahl
Mandela and the Threat of the Press in the Service of Govt  by Kevin Kelly

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Time Person of the Year Runner-Up: Edward Snowden, the Dark Prophet
Snowden's Statement on His Selection as Global Thinker
Snowden Hopes Leaks Will Improve Transparency
Putin Orders Russian Military to Boost Arctic Presence
Canada to Defend Santa's Military Interests
CIA Chief Gave Secrets to Zero Dark Thirty Writer
Spying on Everyone
NSA Collects Leaked Location Data From Mobile Apps in Ad-Targeting Efforts
MI5 Chief Will Not Face MPs on Snowden Claims
French Agency Caught Minting SSL Certificates Impersonating Google
UK MP Aims to Introduce Bill to Tighten Surveillance Laws
New Android Threats Could Turn Some Phones Into Remote Bugging Devices
The War at Home
Bank Gets Fined $100 Million for Having a Step by Step Guide to Sending Money to Iran and Sudan
Play This Harmless-Looking Web Game, and You're Helping the Pentagon
Report: PTSD Plagues Civilian Contractors in War Zones
Deadline for US-Afghan Security Pact Could Slip Into Jan: White House
Top US General: Negotiations Done on Afghan Deal
Karzai Heads to India Waving Wish List of Military Hardware
US Hopes India Will Persuade Hamid Karzai on Troops
Suicide Bomber Attacks German Troops Near Airport in Afghan Capital
Explosion Kill NATO Soldier in Southern Afghanistan
Pakistan: Lawyer of Doctor Who Helped CIA Has Fled
6 Dead as Killings Go Unabated in Karachi
Sharif Extends Another Invite to India PM to Visit Pakistan
Myanmar Releases 41 Political Prisoners
Egyptian Forces Arrest Qataris at Al Jazeera Office in Cairo
Civilians Caught Up in Egypt's Sinai Offensive
Brotherhood Trial Halted in Egypt for Second Time
Detained at Sea, Syrian Refugees Stranded in Egyptian Limbo
DR Congo
DR Congo's UN Forces Attack Rwanda's FDLR Rebels
19 Defect From Uganda's LRA Rebel Group
38 Dead in Darfur-Border Tribal Dispute
UN: Rwandan Hutu Fighters in Congo Surrendering in Large Numbers
Gunmen Kill Libya Port Official, School Attacked
ICC Prosecutor Criticizes UN Over Sudan Inaction
Specter of Lynching Haunts Central African Republic
Blacklisted Iranian May Never Know Why
White House Says Castro Handshake Just a Nicety, Doesn't Signal Policy Change
Stolen Radioactive Material Found in Mexico Cornfield
Obama Adviser: 'Extremism' Could Be Key to Ending Syrian Civil War
Jihadist Site Urges Syria Militants to Free Journalists
Israeli Ex-Army Chief: Israel Prefers Assad Over Islamists in Syria
Obama Official: We're Not Easing Sanctions on Iran
Secret US-Iran Talks Raising Questions From Congress
Pro-Sanctions US Lawmakers Will Introduce New Iran Bill Soon
As Sanctions Ease, Iran Sees Oil Exports Jump
Iran Commander Criticizes Government Over Influence From West
Iran Foreign Minister Defends Himself Against Hardline 'Slander'
US Says Firms Helped Iranian Airline Skirt Sanctions
Iran Says to Set Date for IAEA Visit to Uranium Mine
Iran Envoy to Make First London Visit as Icy Relations Thaw
Gulf Arab Leaders Urge Iran to Prove Its Goodwill
Israel Inches Closer to 'Tipping Point' of South Africa-Style Boycott Campaign
Livni: Construction Beyond Settlement Blocs Harming Israel's Security
Livni Says Deal With PA Will Be Implemented Gradually
UN Slams Israel Demolition of West Bank Properties
Soldier Arrested for Allegedly Selling Entry Permits to Palestinians
EU Auditors: Stop Funding PA Employees in Gaza
Amira Hass: How the Third Intifada Will Start
Muslim Bloc Calls for Recognition of Palestinian State
Israel Slams Dutch Company for Cutting Water Ties Over Settlements
4 IDF Soldiers Injured in Tank Accident
Attacks on Iraq Security Forces and Politicians Leave 17 Dead and 11 Wounded
Decade After Arrest, Saddam Legacy Looms Over Iraq
Kuwait Spy Chief Worried by Turmoil in Iraq
Middle East
Hagel Unveils Major Secret Air Base in Qatar, Underscoring Pledge for Military Presence in Mideast
Lebanon Worries That Housing Will Make Syrian Refugees Stay
Yemen Warning Closes UN Offices in Sanaa Thursday
After Violence, Turkey Faces New Syrian Threat
US Considers Sanctions on Ukraine
Ukrainian Leader Offers Talks, Protesters Say No
Kiev Protest Unbowed After Failed Police Raid
Ukraine Asks EU for €20bn in Return for Signing Association Agreement
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Call Hamid Karzai's Bluff

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