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Monitor Articles for August 31, 2009
A year after Mexico's massive anticrime protests, few changes
Japan's next PM: change agent, but he's no Obama
A high-stakes bid for Afghan hearts
Ahmadinejad's new cabinet: more conservative than ever
Report: McChrystal says US needs new Afghanistan strategy
British politicians smell blood over Lockerbie bomber
Cheney shrugs off CIA-torture investigation
Cheney: CIA probe distracts from real threats
Brazil's new oil framework: following in Chávez's footsteps?
Fraud complaints balloon in Afghan vote count
Merkel facing a communist resurgence in German elections
Iraq: Delayed in a desert war zone
As Putin heads to Poland, WWII disputes on display
Dalai Lama's visit brings political tempest to Taiwan
Israel's Olmert indicted for corruption
Will Ehud Olmert become Israel's Richard Nixon?
UAE seizes North Korean weapons. Now what?
Kennedy name looms large in bid to replace late senator
Key Republicans bail on 'Obama-care'; Dems' options narrow
Will 'that John Wayne dude’ run for Louisiana senator?
Poll numbers has House Dems up against the ropes
Ridge: Stop 'hyperventilating' about those 2004 terror alerts
Paulson: I wish Barney Frank were a Republican
Cheney remarks are same old song and dance, White House says
SC Dem to Mark Sanford: This is not a 'love story' anymore
White House responds to Cheney critique of torture probe
Is America still depression-proof?
Grade for charter schools? 'Needs improvement'
The Monitor's View
Virtual ivy: why the US needs more e-colleges
Ethnic malls are buzzing
For more hard-pressed Americans, a campsite is home
Can Marvel 's superheroes rescue Disney?
US stocks fall, cutting into August's gains
Our best guess about global warming may be wrong
A private eye does an online search of us
How we're losing our privacy online
Ten ways to protect your privacy online
Should you upgrade to Snow Leopard?
The Sisters of Sinai
Monitor Books - Aug. 31, 2009
The first picture book arrives on iPhone
Guest blog: Julia Child vs. the calorie counters
In Syria, delicate preservation work is pushing against profit-driven speed.
Drawn unerringly toward home
For the love and safety of women
A secret urban garden
Meet my favorite caterpillar