News and Analysis (12/13/10)

Karzai again says he prefers the Taliban to the status quo of civilian vulnerability to contractor violence:

New Wikileak: Iran’ s interest in nuclear weapons is deterrent and “Tehran sees a ‘grand bargain’ with the United States as its best way to ensure national security”:

The Iranian Parliament claims that Iran’s complex structure of checks and balances is being undermined:

Court rules “we are in a free country, and as a result, everything that isn’t forbidden is allowed.”:

A high speed train available only to Gulf State Arabs mocks the brotherhood theme of the Muslim Pilgrimage:

Customs like “Honor Killings” and giving girls in marriage to settle disputes are inconsistent with Sharia (Islamic) law as well as Afghan and international law:

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