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During 2nd Term, Obama To Pivot To Asia

Both India and the U.S. seem disappointed with each other after the high expectations raised by President Obama's election in 2007. India is concerned about the uncertainty in U.S. policy toward China and Afghanistan.
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Nightmare Details Emerge After Siege Ends In Algeria

After the four-day hostage crisis in Algeria, the death toll has risen to at least 81. Algerian forces that were searching the natural gas plant in the Sahara that was taken over by Islamist militants found at least 25 more bodies on Sunday.
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Egyptians React To Obama's First Term

Just a few months into his first term in office, President Obama traveled to Egypt where he delivered a groundbreaking speech to the Muslim world from the campus of Cairo University. Egyptians are recalling that speech and their expectations for Obama's second term.
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Israel's Move To The Right, Ahead Of Elections

Israel holds elections Tuesday. Steve Inskeep talks to journalist David Remnick, who recently visited the country and found what he called a vibrant movement on the "radical right."
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Ambassador Muddleston: U.S. Must Save Mali

The casualties are still being counted from last week's attack on an Algerian gas plant by Islamist militants. The four-day siege left dozens of people dead. The group warned of more such attacks against any country backing France's military intervention in neighboring Mali. For a perspective on Mali, Renee Montagne talks to Vickie Huddleston, who served as the U.S. ambassador to Mali from 2002 to 2005.
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Death Toll May Rise After More Bodies Found At Algerian Plant

More bodies have been reported found at the gas plant in Algeria where a four-day standoff with Islamist militants came to a bloody end on Saturday.
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Repercussions Of Crisis In Algeria Could Be Far-Reaching

Algerian security forces stormed a natural gas complex in the Sahara desert Saturday, bringing to an end a four-day siege by Islamist militants who took dozens of foreigners hostage.

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