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WikiLEADS…Who's Following Up?

WikiLEADS…Who's Following Up?

The fact that government outrage continues to provide the international media with grist for its insatiable mill is one of the great ironies in this scenario: perturbed at the site's revelation of embarrassing diplomatic discussions and fumblings--tales only mildly interesting to the average reader--government officials are now in the process of creating a better, and far more spectacular story over First Amendment rights and the 'treasonable' activities of a Dutch citizen accused of committing "sex by surprise" (in Sweden?). Even worse, the official call from some quarters for draconian regulation of the internet has given Russia (which suggests nominating Assange for the Nobel Peace Prize) and China, a human-rights violator of mammoth proportion, opportunities to 'prove' to an already hostile world that when Washington suddenly finds itself looking out through wall-to-wall glass, this nation of stone-throwers is no better than anyplace else.

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Afghans Have Their Say

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The Story of Reconciliation in Afghanistan: Describing the Three-Headed Beast

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The Missing Argument for Peace in Afghanistan: Decoupling the Taliban and Al Qaeda

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Pakistan's Failure

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Poisonous Gas in Girls Schools: Taliban Policy

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ISI: Militants, Not India, Present Greatest Threat To Internal Security

ISI: Militants, Not India, Present Greatest Threat To Internal Security

A recent assessment by Pakistan’s top spy agency has concluded that Islamic militants pose a greater internal security threat to Pakistan than the Indian Army

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Murder of Aid Workers Likely Signals Shift in Taliban Strategy

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President Zardari's Interview in Le Monde Directed Against Local Enemies

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A Picture of Retired Lt. General Hamid Gul's 2007 Arrest

A Picture of Retired Lt. General Hamid Gul's 2007 Arrest

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ISI Aids Taliban: New Yorks Times cites WikiLeaks Report

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Richard Haass Stepping Back

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Of Minerals and Strategy

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Subverting the Argument for a Separate Peace with the Tehrik-e-Taliban

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Negotiate with Taliban?

Negotiate with Taliban?

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