Global News Alert - November 25, 2009


The New York Times - U.S. Strategy on Afghanistan Will Contain Many Messages, by David E. Sanger

The New York Times - Obama May Add 30,000 Troops in Afghanistan, by Helene Cooper and Eric Schmitt

The Washington Post - War Speech to Outline Escalation and Exit, by Scott Wilson

Los Angeles Times - U.S. Intelligence Chief in Afghanistan Wages Battle for Resources, by Julian E. Barnes

The Washington Times - Marines on Way Home Face Greatest Danger, by Richard Tomkins

The Wall Street Journal - Surge Targets Taliban Bastion, by Michael M. Phillips

Associated Press - Obama Expects Support for More Afghan Troops, by Anne Gearon

Associated Press - UK: NATO to Offer 5,000 Troops for Afghanistan

CNN- Pentagon Preparing to Send 34,000 Troops to Afghanistan, Official Says

Time Magazine - Obama Weighs Cost of an Afghan Surge, by Mark Thompson

Voice of America - US Wants More NATO Troops in Afghanistan, If Obama Sends More Forces

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty - Obama Says will 'Finish the Job' In Afghanistan


Reuters - Pakistan Ex-Army Officer Detained over Chicago Case, by Zeeshan Haider

CNN - Pakistan Determined to Fight Taliban, Retired General Says, by Tom Evans

BBC - Pakistan Charges Seven Suspects Over Mumbai Attacks


The New York Times - Soccer in Iraq: Another Field for Argument, by Rod Nordland and Sa'ad Al-Izzi

The Washington Post - Britain Examines its Role in Iraq War, by Karla Adam

Associated Press - Bombs in Iraqi Shiite Holy City Injure 25, by Sinan Salaheddin

BBC - Iraq Parliamentary Election 'Not Possible in January'

CNN- Iraqi VP Warns He'll Veto Election Legislation for Second Time



The New York Times - India's Guard is Up, But Weaknesses Remain, by Lydia Polgreen and Vikas Bajaj

The Washington Post - Obama Hails Manmohan Singh, India's 'Leadership Role' in Asia, by John Pomfret

The Wall Street Journal - U.S., India Expand Counterterrorism Cooperation, by Jay Solomon


Associated Press - Israel Readying New Arms to Meet Iran Challenge, by Josef Federman and Steven Gutkin

Associated Press - Top Israeli Diplomats Visit Oman


The Washington Post - Hezbollah Official Indicted on Weapons Charge, by Spencer S. Hsu


The Washington Post - Japan Says it will Soon Release Details of Nuclear Pact With U.S., by Blaine Harden


Reuters - Yemenis Protest at Iran Embassy Over Northern War


Reuters - Eleven More Bodies Found at Philippines Massacre Site

Times Online (London) - Gloria Arroyo Supporter Named as Prime Suspect in Philippines Massacre, by


The Christian Science Monitor - Chavez Awaits Iran's Ahmadinejad After Warm Brazil Visit, by Sara Miller Llana

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