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Turkey Struggles With Internal Violence As It Looks Toward Europe

Turkey has often been seen as a bridge between Europe and the Middle East, and recent events have further complicated this identity. The country has been a candidate for entry into the European Union since 1999, but many within Europe argue that it does not match the so-called European culture. Whereas Europe has been grappling […]

August 17, 2011

Government Suspects Terrorists Looking To Implant Bombs in Humans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is warning airlines that some terrorists are considering surgically implanting explosives into humans to carry out attacks. There is no intelligence pointing to a specific plot, but the U.S. has shared this information with executives at domestic and international carriers. The Transportation Security Administration says that people traveling to […]

July 6, 2011

Fresh Wave of Iraq Bloodshed Raises Doubts About U.S. Withdrawal

In addition to making John McCain’s “the surge worked” argument that helped him lock up the 2008 Republican presidential nomination look a bit silly, attacks like these will create problems for a president already testing the patience of his anti-war base with a hawkish Afghanistan policy. Double blasts from a car bomb and a roadside […]

July 5, 2011