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November 23, 2009

Palestinian Hope and Dignity

TANGIER, Morocco, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Dr. Rafiq Hussini doesn't mix words. He can't afford to. Caught between Hamas, Israel and his own Fatah, he…
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November 16, 2009

Velvet Revolution Redux

CHICAGO, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- "Yes, Marc, I have received the news of Vladimir Lomeiko's untimely death," Boris Pankin, the last Soviet foreign minister, wrote…
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November 2, 2009

20 days to 20 years

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- On Nov. 17, 1989, students all over Czechoslovakia demonstrated against the Communist regime. On the afternoon of Nov.…
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October 15, 2009

Uniting Europe’s Democracies

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Europe's democracies are a strange lot. As the European Union, they are experts at economic soft power. Politically,…
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September 30, 2009

Sochi, Sochi tyomnie nochi

SOCHI, Russia, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- In Sochi, politics and corruption converge on history. Even during Soviet times Sochi was the "baksheesh capital" of the…
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September 10, 2009

Latvia’s Arduous Pilgrimage

RIGA, Latvia, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Oskars Kastens, parliamentarian and until 2008 minister for social integration, represents a generation of youngish, competent and energetic Latvian…
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August 24, 2009

Linked by the Cold War’s End

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- The Big Dipper accompanied me the entire way from Weinheim, Germany, to Prague -- a six-hour drive down…
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August 11, 2009

My Suggested Price-Tags

MALMO, Sweden, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. economic bailout is for the birds. Meanwhile, the United States continues to spend $16 billion per month…
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July 27, 2009

One Small Step To Bulgaria

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, July 27 (UPI) -- It might be true. I take Bulgarians seriously. It could just as well be my Andy Warhol moment. On Friday,…
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July 22, 2009

Monsoon season in Ostrava

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic, July 22 (UPI) -- Nineteen years after communism's demise, the Czech Republic is mostly a model of success. Still, many in the…
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