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Monitor Articles for July 17, 2009
Mexico's La Familia cartel offers truce
Twin hotel bombings break Indonesia's four-year calm
China reins in more rights activists by seizing computers
Analysis: Jakarta attack may show evolution of Islamist terror group
UN worker's killing underscores Pakistani refugees' dilemma
To keep Taliban away, Pakistan recruits 25,000 retired soldiers
Air France 447's black boxes: search to resume
Twitter users first to break news of Jakarta bombings
US group rallies Israeli soldiers to combat Gaza allegations
Remembering an early Jemaah Islamiyah attack in Jakarta
In Friday sermon, Rafsanjani criticizes Iran’s crackdown
'Death to China' heard at Rafsanjani sermon. Why?
With Goldman Sachs bonuses, new push for 'say on pay' bill
Sotomayor on track to easy Supreme Court confirmation
Clock's ticking for California budget talks
Presidential honeymoons: fact or fiction?
How expensive is proposed healthcare legislation?
On India trip, why Clinton won't stop in Pakistan
Gates challenges Congress to cut 'excess' military spending
NAACP tries to woo the hip-hop generation
Obama calls for 'new mind-set' at NAACP's centennial
United plan could put huge costs on passengers
Restore the noble purpose of libraries
In defense of student loans
The Monitor's View
India-Pakistan rapprochement? Terrorists, beware.
US stocks enjoy biggest weekly rise since March
US home construction recovering
Giant mysterious blob found floating off Alaska coast
Google tweaks real estate listings on Google Maps
Jumbo squid invade San Diego shores, spook divers
In effort to appease lawmakers, Verizon cuts back on exclusivity deals
As Rafsanjani sparks new protests in Iran, one popular blogger is mysteriously silent
Far Bright Star
An unlikely growth category: Amish fiction
Review: '500 Days of Summer'
Review: 'Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg'
Emmy nominations embrace old and new
The value of change – and what never changes
A refuge from terror
How to keep your trees thriving
Another weapon in the war against Japanese beetles?