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Monitor Articles for February 17, 2009
Hugo Chávez for life?
Pakistan accepts Islamic law in Swat Valley
A peace sign: Iraq's Sunnis joining Shiite pilgrims
First Khmer Rouge trial begins in Cambodia
Moscow again eyes Afghanistan 20 years after retreat
Iraq: On the Road to Karbala
Banners of allegiance in Kosovo
Stuck in Siberia? Jailed Russian oil tycoon faces new charges
Clinton to Japan: You're our 'cornerstone'
Dubai snubs Israeli tennis pro. Volley over sport and politics follows.
In Japan, foster parents blaze an unpopular trail
Obama's trip to Canada will highlight differences on Afghanistan
Window closing for a two-state solution in the Middle East
Buffalo plane crash raises broader issues on icing
Letters to the Editor
A reality check for Obama in Afghanistan
Step by step for Middle East women
First sign of stimulus? Probably your paycheck.
US automakers' future tied to the global economy
Stanford Financial: a sticky wicket for investors?
New HUD chief: simpler loans, more private lending
Stimulus big, but not on scale of New Deal – yet
Is Japan minister's resignation final straw for economy?
Can America’s West stay wild?
Universal mobile-phone charger on the way
Video: Water-powered jetpack
A Comrade Lost and Found
River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze
Pakistani authors on the rise
Denmark's hippie haven faces shutdown
Where oh where is that peach pie recipe?
For kids: The strangest worm you'll never see
Sledding alone on the farm – for now
Shining light on loneliness
What are your favorite garden books?