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Monitor Articles for February 23, 2009
Drug violence tarnishes Mexico's international image
Clinton 'reintroduces' US to Asia
Sri Lanka closes in on last rebel stronghold
China's buying spree in global fire sale
To shelter its cuisine, Italian city bans foreign flavors
Netanyahu leans centrist to form unity government in Israel
A brief window opens into rarely seen Iraq Museum
Philippine military closes in on hostage-takers
In his own words: a statement from Gitmo detainee Binyam Mohamed
In Sri Lanka, Tamil Tiger cease-fire gets cool reception
World Bank president: Eastern Europe must not fail (Latvia just did)
After Cairo blast, details emerge but motive stirs debate
Journey into Taliban territory
A chess champion crusades to make the game ‘cool’
The Roland Burris train wreck - "Not my fault" says PR guy
The case of the Guantánamo detainee who wanted to see the sun
Canadian churches take up cause of five Guantánamo detainees
Letters to the Editor
Contours of a Hamas-Fatah concord
Raise the price of gas to $4 – before the next oil crunch
The Monitor's View
Mr. Duncan, show us the money
Just how vulnerable are US banks?
Dow plunges to a nearly 12-year low
Older workers pursue job-search skills
Will pension funds suffer the next financial implosion?
Stimulus: Can it work like Roosevelt's New Deal?
California, once a dream state, strives to get back its groove
Stimulus plans brings green home improvement tax breaks
Financial Q&A: How to value AIG five months after the bailout
Recession hits US military families
How much are blogs actually worth?
Monitor Books - Feb. 23, 2009
British readers select the 10 funniest books ever
War and Peace
A book deal for Condi Rice
Comet Lulin arrives tonight - break out your telescopes
Surprising echoes of Bhutan in Texas
Face to face with an emu
A vow to take the plunge
The ethics of the elected
Alaska - a peony paradise?
Michelle Obama supports community gardens