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The Key to Iraq is Kurdistan

President Obama announced Monday that American troops in Iraq will be reduced from 144,000 to 50,000 by the end of this month and that a complete withdrawal will occur by the end of 2011. It still is not clear how

Scapegoating Israel: It's Easy and Absurd

Just earlier this week, Iranian President Mahmoud Amhadinejad announced that the United States and Israel would attack two countries in the Middle East. Charles Krauthammer suggests he has in mind Lebanon and Syria. That Middle Eastern autocrats focus myopically on