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  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-01-12)
    "Unlike his earlier optimistic assessments of the situation in Iraq, President George W. Bush's Jan. 10 address to the nation painted a much grimmer picture of the complex problems that have emerged there. He also announced ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-02-02)
    Whatever else has gone wrong in Iraq, the Bush administration can point to the fact that free elections have been held there and that a democratically elected government is in place, albeit not really in power. But can ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-07-30)
    If you have a teenager in your house, then chances are you know something about Japanese anime manga, whether in the form of paperback comics, television series, movies, electronic games, or -- as teenagers like to say -- ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-10-21)
    "U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice this week secured a pledge from Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso that Japan ""is absolutely not considering"" acquiring nuclear weapons in response to the recent North Korean ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-04-13)
    There have been several attempts at democratic revolution in recent years. Some of these have succeeded, but others have failed. Why? A key factor in determining the success or failure of attempts at democratic revolution ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-07-06)
    "It may be years away, but the unification of the two Koreas is bound to occur some day -- the most likely route through the collapse of the North. This could occur because ""Dear Leader"" proves to be a threat to too many ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-01-08)
    Saddam Hussein was a horrible man. We still do not know how many Iraqis he killed during his tyranny. He is responsible for the deaths of many Iranians and Kuwaitis too. His unseemly execution, however, has turned him into ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-08-27)
    "The fighting that erupted between Israel and Hezbollah last month has resulted in Russian officials issuing numerous statements, but not taking much action. These statements consisted of: 1.) Calls for an immediate ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-06-11)
    Under Vladimir Putin, Russia has pursued three main goals in the Middle East: first, to prevent the United States from becoming the predominant power there; second, to prevent the Middle East (and broader Muslim world) ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-03-23)
    While long perceived in Washington as friends, Russia and Iran clearly do not regard each other as such at present. The Russian Atomic Energy Organization, after many years of delay, has almost finished work on the nuclear ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-09-13)
    Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed the June 2005 election of the staunchly anti- American Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as president of Iran. Ahmadinejad, though, has proven to be a difficult partner for Putin -- especially ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-05-21)
    The change of power from Jacques Chirac to Nicolas Sarkozy is important to France and to all Europe. But it is important for Vladimir Putin and Russia, too. Chirac is the second of the two major European leaders to leave ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-06-15)
    In order to prevent the United States from establishing a ballistic missile defense system aimed at Iran in Poland and the Czech Republic -- which Moscow sees as actually directed against Russia -- Russian President Vladimir ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-02-16)
    "Russian President Vladimir Putin's Feb. 10 speech at the Munich Conference on Security Policy received a lot of press coverage in the West for its criticism of U.S. foreign policy. Less noted in the United States, however, ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-03-16)
    "Russian President Vladimir Putin places great store by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, a regional international organization Russia co-founded in 2001 that also includes China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-10-09)
    "A lot of people don't like Hugo Chavez, the elected revolutionary leader of oil-rich Venezuela. At the top of the list, of course, is President George W. Bush, whom Chavez recently described as ""the devil"" in a speech ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-11-10)
    "The American public's growing unhappiness with the war in Iraq played a large role in the November 2006 elections that resulted in the Democrats retaking control of both the House and the Senate. The lesson for the ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-03-09)
    Russian officials and commentators frequently complain that Washington applies double standards regarding its own behavior and Moscow's. America, these Russians claim, calls upon Moscow not to do things that Washington ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-05-25)
    Russia's response to Estonia's removal of a Soviet World War II war memorial from the center of the Estonian capital of Tallinn to an out-of-the-way military cemetery is outrageous, out of proportion and deeply disturbing. ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-11-27)
    In 2006, Russian-Algerian relations expanded markedly, fueling European fears that Russia and Algeria -- two of the European Union's three principal gas suppliers -- will collude to raise the price which EU countries must ...

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