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Monitor Articles for August 19, 2009
Report: Honduran leaders are arresting, abusing protesters
Briefing: How Mexico is waging war on drug cartels
Briefing: Why power may shift in Japan
Afghan women on the campaign trail
IRS cracks open 4,450 Swiss bank accounts
Shattered in Baghdad blasts: Iraqi faith in security forces
Indonesia: How will it adapt counterterrorism strategy?
Sweden: Once the "king of copper," now a tourist destination
Baghdad bombings: A Sunni backlash?
North Korea to send envoys to Kim funeral
Britney Spears gets to vote? Tales of fraud mar Afghan election.
Democrats on healthcare: going it alone or not?
Schwarzenegger: riot 'terrible symptom' of crowded prisons
New polls find Americans in a sour mood
Hillary Clinton urges Scotland to keep Lockerbie bomber
Obama, Mubarak seek fresh start to strained US-Egypt ties
Helping after Taiwan typhoon, US avoids confronting China
Guns at presidential events: encouraging extremists?
Did rifle-toting Obama protester help or hurt gun rights?
Favre, the football lifer, reemerges in Minnesota
Immigrant detention deaths increase pressure for reform
The 'genocide' in Darfur isn't what it seems
Japan must shake off US-style globalization
American generosity can defy this recession
The Monitor's View
Taking the Mideast peace plunge
A tougher stance on tax havens
UBS deal cracks door on banking secrecy worldwide
Public service is cool again
Energy and climate rallies – real or astroturf?
Spotify: A new bounty of free music
One million electric cars by 2020, says German government
Indictment of card hacker unlikely to end thefts
Will the PlayStation3 Slim revive Sony's fortunes?
What will Apple bring us this year? New iPods? Two tablets?
Prayers make it to the Western Wall via Twitter
With iLike, MySpace extends its reach
How Rome Fell
One library's alternative to book banning
Hurricane Bill keeping you up? Take time for personal preparedness
Who's really in control of the healthcare debate?
Prayer for Afghan voters
A glossary of Asian vegetables and how to prepare them
No need to order Chinese takeout, grow your own Asian vegetables