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15 Mar

Events of Interest and Analyses

US steps up pressure on Israel

Diplomatic tensions rise after Israeli announcement of settlement expansion.
US-Israel ties at risk?
More settlements planned
Map of Israel’s East Jerusalem housing plan
Biden explains Israel rebuke
Israeli shoe aimed at Biden
America’s Middle East fixer?

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4 Killed in Car Bombing in Iraq 8:01 AM ET

03/15/10 AP: Rocket Attack Kills 1 at NATO Base in Afghanistan
 

03/14/10 Reuters: Roadside bomb kills Pakistani construction worker, wounded six others in Kandahar

03/14/10 Reuters: 12 civilians, including women and children, killed in operations by foreign troops in Kandahar

 

03/14/10 AFP: Five Afghan suicide attacks kill 35

03/13/10 AFP: Refugees from Afghan assault fall between cracks

03/13/10 AP: Suicide bombers in Kandahar kill at least 30

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Michael D. Furlong, the official who was said to have hired private contractors to track militants.
United States Air Force

Michael D. Furlong, the official who was said to have hired private contractors to track militants.

Contractors Tied to Effort to Track and Kill Militants

By DEXTER FILKINS and MARK MAZZETTI, NYT

A Defense Department official set up a private network of spies in Pakistan and Afghanistan to gather intelligence on insurgents, according to officials.

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 Shaken Afghan City Seeks More Support From Kabul

By SANGAR RAHIMI and ALISSA J. RUBIN, NYT

A day after a series of bombings, officials appealed to the central government to send more security forces and expand intelligence gathering in

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