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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Some Improvements In Iraq and Afghanistan But Big Challenges Remain in the Fight Against Terror

Security Council Removes Restrictions on Iraq http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/16/world/middleeast/16nations.html

Kurds Threaten To Pull Out Of Iraqi Coalition Government http://www.rferl.org/content/kurds_coalition_pullout_iraq/2250648.html

BBC News - US strategy on Afghanistan 'is weakening al-Qaeda' http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12008763

Official: Bomb hit on Afghan minibus kills 14 - USATODAY.com http://usat.ly/fCuAuy

No one hurt in attack on U.S. Embassy vehicle in Yemen - http://bit.ly/e5KJi7 #cnn

Former FBI agent to be top Republican on House Intelligence - http://bit.ly/gP1hFu #cnn

28 asylum-seekers dead in Australian boat disaster - thestar.com http://bit.ly/eDpxGl

Bulgarian president rejects PM’s call to replace top diplomats in spy row | AHN http://bit.ly/dFVGlB