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Groups fight to remove Cuba from “terrorism sponsors” list

A consortium of organizations announced a new push to get Cuba taken off the State Department's "State Sponsors of Terrorism" list.

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Extremism, regional politics play growing role in Syria war

The war in Syria has taken a turn for the worse with two recent developments: Turkey's military involvement, and the growing role of extremist groups.

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What would Romney-Ryan Latin America policy look like?

A Romney administration Latin America policy would return us to the same policies which brought about tens of thousands of deaths in Central America before.

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Guitar company used illegal rainforest wood

The crime came to light after federal agents raided one of the company's supply outlets in Nashville, Tenn.

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Romney's Bain Capital connected to Salvador death squads?

A new dimension of the story of Mitt Romney has now emerged, namely the possible connection of Bain, and Romney, to violent political circles in Latin America.

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GOP-dominated House votes to defund Organization of American States

In another fit of lunacy, the Republican House Committee on Foreign Relations voted to cancel the payment of dues to the Organization of American States.

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Afghan president warns NATO: Stop killing civilians

U.S. and NATO airstrikes have long been a bitter issue with Afghans, but observers said Karzai's latest comments were the strongest yet.

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UN okays "all necessary measures" against Gaddafi

The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously yesterday to call for the imposition of a no-fly zone over Libya, as well as "all necessary measures" to protect civilians.