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President Obama’s Afghanistan Speech Liveblog

8:58:24 PM: There is a reason Afghanistan is referred to as the graveyard of foreign armies. 9:00:48 PM: Obama gettting ready to thread the needle on Afghan policy. 9:01:19 PM: Any Afghan policy that ignores the Pak military’s incubation of … Continue reading

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House Of Representatives Makes History

The House just reached 218 votes on the final passage of the Health Care Reform bill. Congratulations Madam Speaker for pushing hard to get this done. Final vote tally is 220-215 as the House passes HR 3962. Well done.

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Bangladesh And The Illusion Of Freedom

A funny thing happened on the way to the exhibition. On Sunday, Bangladeshi police descended upon Drik Gallery in Dhaka to prevent the launch of a photo exhibition on Tibet. BDNews24 reports: Dhaka, Nov 1 (—Police prevented Drik Gallery in … Continue reading

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Bangladesh Genocide Conference at Kean University

[Click image to see all photos from the conference] Last Sunday I attended a conference on the Bangladeshi Genocide. It was organized by the Human Rights Institute and the Bangladesh Genocide Study Group at Kean University. This was the second … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Healthcare Speech Liveblog

8:05:50 PM: After painting himself into a corner in August and losing his base, Obama will try to reclaim the initiative. Maybe. 8:16:54 PM: A lot on the line for Obama, and the country. 8:18:46 PM: Obama says he wants … Continue reading

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