Call it the Goldilocks military plan: Not too much, not too little, not too unilateral, not too American.
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All Quiet in Rafah: Egypt’s Gaza Border Opens Not with a Bang but a Whisper
At Vienna Nuclear-Fuel Talks, Iran Snubs France, Sarkozy
It should come as no surprise that Iran wants to shunt France out of a deal to enrich its nuclear fuel abroad. Dividing its enemies and isolating the more hawkish among them has been a hallmark of Tehran’s diplomacy, and French President Nicolas Sarkozy routinely plays the tough cop with Iran, threatening and goading its leaders and urging U.S.
India to adopt ‘quiet diplomacy’ on Kashmir
Clinton says Russia yet to back Iran sanctions
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Will Winning the Nobel Peace Prize Hurt Barack Obama?
World Reaction to Obama Winning the Nobel Peace Prize
What Was the Nobel Committee Thinking?
No sooner had the Nobel Peace Prize been awarded to Barack Obama than countless observers around the globe were shaking their head in puzzlement or dismay. Sure, there was the Committee’s official line, praising Obama’s “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” But that really didn’t shed much light on why the Oslo-based committee had bestowed the prestigious honor on a President who has been in office for less than a year