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US ARMY CAMP. Threat Training.
Army retools and redesigns training in an effort to improve the U.S. fighting force as the war in Afghanistan draws to a close.

GOP PRESSURE. Republican Leaders Question Libya attack.
Republicans are pointing to reported intelligence failures as a sign of President Obama’s national security weakness.

VENEZUELA'S CHAVEZ. Petrodollars Fuel Voter Worship.
Oil is abundant in Venezuela, and president Hugo Chavez has showered the wealth it creates on the poor.

PAKISTANI CLERICS OBJECT. Condemn Girl’s Attack.
Islamic clerics across Pakistan have echoed global anger at Taliban’s shooting of 14-year-old female activist.

CHINA CRONYISM. Lessons Learned.
The obsession among aspiring bureaucrats with networking has alarmed party leaders, who see it as symptomatic of larger problems.