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Death of bin Laden and a Strategic Shift in Washington

May 4, 2011 admin 1

STRATFOR COMMENTARY Two apparently distinct facts have drawn our attention. The first and most obvious is U.S. President Barack Obama’s announcement late May 1 that Osama bin Laden had been killed. The second is Obama’s April 28 announcement that Gen. David Petraeus, commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, will replace Read more ………

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London meet focuses on Libya’s political future

March 29, 2011 admin 0

Diplomats from world powers are meeting in London on Tuesday vowed to continue allied air strikes on Libya and called for an end to fighting between rebel forces and pro-government loyalists. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said world powers have prevented a massacre by using air strikes to cripple Read more ………