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Monitor Articles for August 27, 2008
Pirates help fund Somali warlords
In Congo, a new twist on 'blood diamonds'
Malaysia's top opposition figure makes a comeback
Power struggle rages in Pakistan
Russia maintains pressure with recognition of Georgian territories
A summer camp for political dissenters in Israel
Petrodollars fail to help ordinary Iraqis
North Korea threatens to renew nuclear program
Reporters on the Job
Democrats seek edge on defense
Obama’s rapid rise to eminence
Clinton speech moves Democrats toward unity, but hasn't clinched it
A history-making nomination for Obama, and America
Protesters at Democratic convention fly the 'cage'
McCain hits Obama on national security in new ad
Romney as GOP veep? Carville smiling.
Democrats’ new drive in red states
Romney comes out swinging at Dem convention
Alaska's Ted Stevens gets primary win
Mark Warner? Hillary Clinton? Bring back Brian Schweitzer
Iraq urges 2011 deadline for U.S. troop withdrawal
Doing well by doing good? It's not easy.
Letters to the Editor
The greatest failure of thought in human history
Barack Obama: American enough
The Monitor's View
More than your average Joe
Census: Income rose, middle class grew in 2007
Who's poor? It depends on where you live, some say.
Stepping back from the acidic abyss
As wildfires spread, so does the red ink
Cloud-sniffing drones soar over Asia
TiVo and Entertainment Weekly team up, but who’s helping whom?
Will lasers brighten nuclear's future?
Why We Watched
Does 'Catcher' still belong on the list?
A proudly American shoe company ships jobs to China
Follow your nose to the best fruit
My favorite cookbook
Put your fruit to the fire
Sneaky tactics in the food wars
Off to college – the great unknown?
Spilled lawn mower gas costs you and the environment
Community gardens sprout in Mexico City
Best time to cut gladiolus