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In Haiti, Bureaucratic Delays Stall Mass Cholera Vaccinations

Cholera has killed nearly 7,000 Haitians since October 2010 and sickened well over a half-million. A program to vaccinate 100,000 Haitians was supposed to have kicked off by now — before the spring rains once again help spread the disease. But the campaign is bogged down in red tape.
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For U.S. Analysts, Rethinking The Terror Threat

In recent years, U.S. officials were working from the premise that independent groups like al-Qaida were most likely to carry out terrorist attacks. But now it appears that the focus is less on al-Qaida and more on the prospect of state-sponsored terrorism.
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Saudi Institute Seeks To Build A Bridge To The West

The Saudi kingdom has long been wary of importing Western influence. But as the country gradually opens up, it has established a Western Studies Institute, the first of its kind in Saudi Arabia.
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Obama Asks China To Help Halt N. Korean Rocket

The U.S. recently agreed to provide North Korea with food assistance, and it was hoped that this would help calm tensions in the region. But under its new leader, North Korea is now planning a rocket launch next month that's making everyone uneasy.
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New Scandal Haunts Britain's Conservatives

A new political scandal has hit Britain's ruling Conservative Party. A senior official has resigned over an influence-peddling scheme uncovered by a British newspaper.
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Report Examines Effort To Secure Loose Nukes

President Obama and other world leaders are meeting in South Korea to discuss the problem of insecure nuclear material. Matthew Bunn, co-author of a new report on loose nukes and an associate professor at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, offers his insight.

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