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  • Regional instability threatens India

    Regional instability threatens India

    March 18, 2005

    By M.K.N. Moorthy KOLKATA, India — Following the Nepal coup in early February, security analysts warned the Indian government to concentrate security forces here in the northeast, an area that faces growing violence and instability. The...

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  • Iraqi womans blog becomes play

    Iraqi womans blog becomes play

    March 18, 2005

    NEW YORK — Six Figures Theatre Company presents “Baghdad Burning,” a full-length play adapted from the “Girl Blog from Iraq” written by Riverbend, an anonymous 25-year-old Iraqi woman living in Baghdad. The preview production runs through...

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  • Women making movies: Girl Scouts Beyond Bars

    Women making movies: Girl Scouts Beyond Bars

    March 18, 2005

    Their mothers may be convicted thieves, murderers and drug dealers, but the girls of Troop 1500 want to be doctors, social workers and marine biologists. Premiering March 12 at the prestigious South by Southwest Film Festival...

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  • Pentagons hype conceals horrors of war

    Pentagons hype conceals horrors of war

    March 18, 2005

    Tod Ensign is an attorney and director of Citizen Soldier, a GI and veterans rights advocacy project. With “America’s Military Today: The Challenge of Militarism,” Ensign has written a useful and important guide to the military...

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  • The most horrific cuts in 30 years

    The most horrific cuts in 30 years

    March 18, 2005

    The following testimony was delivered March 7 at a hearing of the Connecticut State Legislature’s Government Administration and Elections Committee on a resolution memorializing Congress to oppose budget cuts in vital domestic programs. The author offers...

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