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Friday, February 27, 2015   7:03 GMT

America and the Middle East after the Islamic State
Emile Nakhleh

WASHINGTON - As the Congress ponders President Barack Obamas request for an Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) to fight the Islamic State (ISIS or IS), American policymakers must focus on the morning after before they embark on another potentially disastrous war in the Levant.
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Everything You Wanted to Know About Climate Change
Manipadma Jena
NEW DELHI - So much information about climate change now abounds that it is hard to differentiate fact from fiction. Scientific reports appear alongside conspiracy theories, data is interspersed with drastic predictions about the future, and everywhere one turns, the bad news just seems to be getting worse.
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Sexist Laws Still Thrive Worldwide
Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS - A rash of sex discriminatory laws including the legalisation of polygamy, marital rape, abduction and the justification of violence against women remains in statute books around the world.
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Economy and Trade
>   Everything You Wanted to Know About Climate Change
>   Sexist Laws Still Thrive Worldwide
>   Money Pipeline Flowing Between U.S. Congress and Big Oil
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Politics
>   America and the Middle East after the Islamic State
>   Marshall Islands Nuclear Proliferation Case Thrown Out of U.S. Court
> OPINION  This Is Going to Hurt Me More Than It Hurts You
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Civil Society
>   Everything You Wanted to Know About Climate Change
>   Sexist Laws Still Thrive Worldwide
>   Marshall Islands Nuclear Proliferation Case Thrown Out of U.S. Court
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Environment
>   Everything You Wanted to Know About Climate Change
>   Money Pipeline Flowing Between U.S. Congress and Big Oil
>   U.S.-India Partnership a Step Forward for Low-Carbon Growth
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Development
>   Everything You Wanted to Know About Climate Change
>   U.S.-India Partnership a Step Forward for Low-Carbon Growth
>   U.S. May Soon Stand Alone Opposing Children's Treaty
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Human Rights
>   America and the Middle East after the Islamic State
>   Sexist Laws Still Thrive Worldwide
>   Marshall Islands Nuclear Proliferation Case Thrown Out of U.S. Court
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Health
>   Everything You Wanted to Know About Climate Change
>   Medical Marijuana May Not Benefit New York's Poor Patients
>   Groups Push Obama to Clarify U.S. Abortion Funding for Wartime Rape
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Media & Communications
> "No Planet B"  Marchers Demand Swift Action on Climate Change
>   UN Staff Celebrates Holi, Hindu Festival of Colours
>   New York Farmers Aid the City's Hungry
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 OPINION: Europe Under Merkel’s (Informal) Leadership
 Gazan Fishermen Dying to Survive
 WHO Releases New Syringe Safety Policy to Prevent Disease
 Study Shows Shift in Level of Social Hostility Involving Religion
 All-Out War in Libya Predicted without Further Peace Talks
 Despite U.N. Treaties, War Against Drugs a Losing Battle
 Sometimes a Single Tree Is More Effective than a Government
 Families of ‘Desaparecidos’ Take Search into Their Own Hands
 Mobile Technology a Lever for Women’s Empowerment
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