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Tiny Qatar plays outsize role in US war strategy

 
In this Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 photo, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, speaks with troops at the al-Udeid air base in Qatar.

Just miles from where former Guantánamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from a Qatar air base in the global war on extremism.

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    U.S. lawmakers to Haiti Senate: Vote for election law

    A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers have written to Haitian Senate President Simon Desras calling on Haitian senators to pass the legislation necessary for long overdue elections to take place this year.

  • Haiti

    Despite election delays, Aristide remains focus

    Defying a judge’s order, opposition leaders in Haiti plan to visit former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who was put under house arrest last week as part of an ongoing criminal investigation.

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