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Zakaria: Iran is weak and getting weaker


Zakaria: Iran is weak and getting weaker

Zakaria: Iran is weak and getting weaker

There’s not much foreign policy talk on the campaign trail except for one issue – Iran. Everyone is talking about Iran’s new strength and assertiveness – its missile tests, its progress on the nuclear program, its moves in Iraq. Mitt Romney, the…….. Continue reading

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(Dynamic 2011) events to shape world for years to come


The year 2011 was defined by historic events, from regime changes to royal nuptials to financial crises.

The year 2011 was defined by historic events, from regime changes to royal nuptials to financial crises.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Arab Spring, economy, Japan quake, bin Laden raid define 2011 news events
  • Scandals also marred 2011, from absurd (Charlie Sheen) to sordid (Penn State) Continue reading

Israeli military boards Gaza-bound aid ships


An Israeli navy vessel patrols off the southern port of Ashdod on July 19, 2011.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • NEW: Activists are from different countries
  • The ships will be diverted to the Ashdod port, Israel says
  • Activists will be transferred to the custody of Israeli authorities
  • No resistance was reported Continue reading

U.S.A. make diplomatic push after alleged Iranian plot revealed


Saudi ambassador to the United States Adel al-Jubeir was targeted for assassination, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says.

Saudi ambassador to the United States Adel al-Jubeir was targeted for assassination, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • NEW: Biden says the “consequences for Iran” are going to be “serious”
  • NEW: A Saudi prince says “someone in Iran” must “pay the price”
  • NEW: Britain is in close touch with the United States on the issue Continue reading

U.S.A. discus how to pressure Iran in wake of alleged plot


U.S. busts assassination terror plot

U.S. busts assassination terror plot

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The U.S. alleges Iran was behind a plot to kill a Saudi envoy on U.S. soil
  • The plan is to create a “chorus of international condemnation,” a U.S. official says
  • U.S. diplomats will push others to enforce and enact sanctions, among other measures
  • Rep. Peter King says that all options, including military ones, should be available Continue reading

Remembering Steve Jobs: Your Pictures


Steven P. Jobs, the visionary co-founder of Apple, died Wednesday in Palo Alto, Calif., at age 56. The New York Times is asking readers to share a picture that illustrates the impact of his life and legacy. How did Mr. Jobs’s life affect you? Continue reading

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