Although the scale of Wednesday's two suicide blasts in the Algerian capital of Algiers sent shockwaves throughout the country, the attacks were not altogether unexpected. (Dawn)
A Solution in the Western Sahara?
On Wednesday, the Moroccan government presented the United Nations with a framework for autonomy for the Western Sahara region, taking the first step, which the United Nations has called for repeatedly, toward a political dialogue with its longtime adversary, the Polisario Front. (Washington Times)
Maybe Maliki is Doing Something Right
By Amir Taheri
A few months ago, Washington circles saw him as "Tehran's man" in Baghdad. Today, Tehran circles label him "Washington's man" in Baghdad. (Asharq Alawsat)
War on Terror, Culture of Fear
By Gamil Matar
The still raging and escalating war on terror, in whose name people are killed, governments are destroyed, and international organizations are undermined, is also exacting a more far-reaching and pernicious toll. It is sewing corruption, perverting facts, falsifying history, spreading chaos, pinning prejudicial labels on human beings and redefining civilization. (Al-Ahram)
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