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A Courageous Stand for Jobless Youth of France

Dominique de Villepin is being pilloried for the one thing he is doing right: making a courageous attempt to make his country's youth more employable.

A Dispute Over What Happened at Casablanca

While I appreciate Gerhard L. Weinberg's review, I must take exception to some of his comments.

A Self-Defeating Political System

March is election time in three former Soviet republics. Many Russians went to the polls last weekend to vote in regional elections. Voters in Belarus will almost certainly hand Alexander Lukashenko a third term as president on Sunday. And finally, Ukraine will hold a national parliamentary election.

Dead Friends Speak Volumes

Say nothing of the dead but good."" This Roman dictum can, in English, be pronounced in a variety of ways -- as most cynics know, you can say, ""Say nothing of the dead but, 'Good!'"" Which is what the Russian political establishment should have said about the recently departed former president of Yugoslavia, accused war criminal Slobodan Milosevic.

Playing on the Old Myths

My 12-year-old daughter sometimes asks me questions that don't just give me pause -- they stop me in my tracks.

West Bank Strikes After Seizure

Palestinians went on strike across the Gaza Strip and the West Bank on Wednesday and vowed a wave of demonstrations against Israel's seizure of the leader of a militant group from a Palestinian jail.

5 Arrested Over Caricature Protests

Police arrested four men Wednesday on suspicion of inciting murder and a fifth on suspicion of inciting racial hatred in connection with a protest last month against Danish cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.

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