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Foreign Affairs Article

God's Politics

Author: Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks

With its commandments and parables, its kings and its prophets, the Hebrew Bible has served as a reference point for Western politics for centuries. Almost every kind of political movement, it seems, has drawn its own message from the text.

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Analysis Brief

Was it al-Qaeda?

There is widespread speculation about al-Qaeda's role in the foiled plan to down a group of U.S.-bound airliners. Yet given the increasingly decentralized nature of terrorist groups, many experts feel al-Qaeda's role is not likely to have been significant.

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Analysis Brief

Bush, Blair and Iraq

President Bush and British leader Tony Blair met Thursday to discuss a full agenda, from Iran to Afghanistan to trade and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But all of it is overshadowed by their leading role in the Iraq war.

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