Monthly Archives: April 2013

A Typical Russian Tale

A Typical Russian Tale By VLADISLAV SHAYMAN Moscow I WAS walking out of a restaurant and past the Metro station near my house. A familiar tune was playing, albeit a peculiar rendition of it. Within a few seconds I recognized … Continue reading

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A Secret Deal on Drones, Sealed in Blood

April 6, 2013 A Secret Deal on Drones, Sealed in Blood By MARK MAZZETTI Nek Muhammad knew he was being followed. On a hot day in June 2004, the Pashtun tribesman was lounging inside a mud compound in South Waziristan, … Continue reading

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Tensions Over North Korea Rattle the South’s Economy and Its Foreign Investors

April 6, 2013 Tensions Over North Korea Rattle the South’s Economy and Its Foreign Investors By CHOE SANG-HUN SEOUL, South Korea — Threats by North Korea and displays of military resolve by South Korea and the United States have begun … Continue reading

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How We’ve Wasted Our Timeout

April 6, 2013 How We’ve Wasted Our Timeout By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN YES, it’s true — a crisis is a terrible thing to waste. But a “timeout” is also a terrible thing to waste, and as I look at the … Continue reading

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