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April 2009

World on high alert for swine flu

The flu-like symptoms include sore throat, fever, cough, diarrhea, vomiting, stiffness of the joints, fatigue and shortness of breath, which quickly progresses …

Any Way the Wind Blows

A 2008 report by the Senate Armed Services Committee has confirmed the application of “the methods” at Cuba-based Guantanamo detention facility and …

Why Europe won’t fight

Because Europe sees no threat from Afghanistan and no vital interest in a faraway country where NATO Europeans have not fought since …

The True Haters

His family, friends and lawyers did not give up. They scoured Europe and, in the last days of the Soviet Union, struck …

Obama may cede Iran’s nuclear rights

The Obama administration faces the reality that unless the impasse is broken somehow, the standoff continues. The standoff worked to Iran’s advantage …

It’s High Time to Ban Cluster Bombs

"Cluster munitions always kill and maim civilians, during the fighting and long afterward," said Bonnie Docherty, researcher in the Arms Division of …