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Updated January 4, 2014 - 11:27 PM EST
Hundreds Dead as Fallujah Falls to al-Qaeda
  Syrian Rebels Battle Iraqi al-Qaeda Fighters
  Al-Qaeda in Iraq Claims Bombing of Hezbollah in Lebanon
  Qaeda-Aligned Militants in Iraq Claim Fallujah as Independent State
  118 Killed, 53 Wounded in Iraq Clashes
Rebel Factions Fighting One Another in NW Syria
  Turkey Seizes Truckload of Arms Bound for Syria Rebels
Kerry: Mideast Agreement 'Very, Very Difficult'
  Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks: Is Kerry Offering Up US Troops?
  Sniping Shadows Kerry's Pursuit of a Framework Deal
Cantor Seeks House Resolution to Kill Iran Talks
  47 Senators Take AIPAC's Word Over US Intel Community on Iran
Senator Asks if NSA Spies on Congressmembers
  FISA Court Again Signs Off on NSA Phone Metadata Collection
  Court: Legal Opinion on FBI Surveillance Can Remain Secret
  More Congressmen Open to Clemency to Bring Snowden Back to US
US Waived Laws to Keep F-35 on Track With China Parts
17 Killed, Scores Injured as Egypt Protesters Clash With Junta
Afghan Panel Finds 88 Bagram Prisoners Innocent, Will Free
Dear NYT Editors: If Snowden Is a Whistleblower, What Is Chelsea Manning?  by Kevin Gosztola
Top Marine General on America's Way of War  by Jon Basil Utley
Hollywood Cloaked South Sudan in Celebrity and Fell for the 'Big Lie'  by Daniel Howden
All Lawyered Up in Washington  by Philip Giraldi
The Danger of Entangling Alliances  by John Glaser
The Supreme Court Logic That Could Destroy Privacy in America  by Conor Friedersdorf

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Pentagon Cuts List of Places Where US Troops Get Danger Pay
Uighurs' Release From Guantānamo Brings Tragic Ordeal to an End
Record Number of UN Peacekeepers Fails to Stop African Wars
The al-Qaeda Papers
What Happens if Feds Seize Your Laptop at US Border?
NSA Actions and Reactions
NH Lawmakers Hopeful to Nullify NDAA Indefinite Detention
Germany Eyes Parliamentary Inquiry Into NSA Activities
Snowden Evolved From Gaming Geek to Conscientious Whistleblower
2 Agents 3 Hours a Day Weren't Really Reading Al-Awlaki's Email
Sen. Rand Paul to File Class Action Suit Against NSA 'Soon'
The War at Home
Pentagon: Navy's $670 Million Fighting Ship Is 'Not Expected to Be Survivable'
US Customs Won't Apologize for Destroying Musician's Rare Flutes
MacDill Air Force Base to Keep Foreign Forces
PPP Questions Army's Silence on Musharraf's Claim
Three Killed, Five Injured in Karachi Firing
Pakistan MQM Chief: Form Province for Urdu Speaking Sindhis if You Don't Like Them
6 Militant Groups Renounce Violence in Afghanistan
Cambodia: Four Dead as Garment Protests Turn Violent
Nepal Court Says No Amnesty for Serious War-Time Abusers
After Fleeing Violence, Many Indian Muslims Refuse to Return Home
North Korean Army Minister 'Executed With Mortar Round'
UK Calls for Investigation Into Libya 'Murder'
Libya Releases Two US Basketball Players Held in Benghazi
South Sudan
US Is Facing Hard Choices in South Sudan
First South Sudan Ceasefire Talks in Ethiopia 'Fruitful'
US Orders Evacuation of Staff From Embassy in South Sudan
US 'Lost Boy' Among Many Fleeing South Sudan Violence
Fear Keeps Thousands of South Sudanese on the Run
UN: Million People Displaced by Central African Republic Conflict
Tunisia's Parliament Voting on Milestone Constitution
Ex-Finance Minister Wins Disputed Madagascar Election
Zimbabwe Imports Maize to Stave Off Hunger
Rwanda Denies Killing Former Spy Chief
Construction Worker Killed When WW2 Bomb Detonates in Germany
Russian Navy to Get 40 New Ships in 2014
How a Punk Band Fooled MI6, Scared Margaret Thatcher, and Almost Caused a Diplomatic Incident
Eritrean Family Attacked in Tel Aviv; Infant Stabbed
Palestinian Shot Near Gaza Border 'Dies of Wounds'
Palestinians Protest Ahead of Kerry's Arrival
We'll Ignore a 'Worthless' Framework Deal, Says PLO
Thwarted Israeli Bus Blast Similar to Boston Bombings
Lieberman: Peace Deal Must Be Based on Israeli Security, Stable Palestinian Economy
Netanyahu Says Recognition of Jewish State Is 'Minimal Requirement for Peace'
Israel and US Test Interceptor Missile
Israel: Didn't Kill Men Guilty of Argentine Blast
Prague Neighborhood Wants Palestinian Embassy Moved After Explosion
Five Doctors Without Borders Workers Abducted in Syria
Explosions Hit Syrian Gas Pipelines, Electricity Cut
Syria Rebel Coalition Demands al-Qaeda Affiliate Answer for Doctor's Death
Iran Wants a Seat at Syrian Peace Talks
Russian, Chinese Warships to Secure Marine Transfer of Syria's Chemicals
Lebanon Prisoner Is Wanted Saudi Terrorist Leader, Claim Army DNA Tests
Saudi Arabia Hails Lebanon Arrest of Qaeda-Linked Suspect
Important Library in North Lebanon Torched
118 Killed, 53 Wounded in Iraq Clashes
Iraq Army, Tribes Join Forces Against Al Qaeda
Anbar Violence Goes Beyond Sectarian Conflict in Iraq
10th Division Cancels Parade on Army Day Due to Unrest
Ten Iraqi Teenagers Arrested for Transporting Bombs for Al Qaeda in 2013
Middle East
Bahrain Accuses Iran of Training Rebels
Yemen Army Fights Tribesmen for Blocking Oil Pipeline Repairs
Jailed Kurdish Lawmakers Seek Freedom After Turkish Court Ruling
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