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31/01/2006 Article

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26/01/2006 Article

The Bloody Cost of Hugging “Good Intentions” in Iraq

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Tags: Iraq, War in Iraq

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05/01/2006 Article

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Tags: Bush Administration, Iran

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07/09/2005 Article

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Tags: Occupied Territories, Palestinians

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Tags: Al Qaeda, Dialogue, Middle East, War in Iraq, War on terrorism

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