With Turkey and Egypt now locking horns in the country, Libya's agony is even less likely to be resolved at the ongoing U.N. talks in Geneva.
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A pact with the Taliban is unlikely to bring any respite from the ongoing violence.
Tehran's response to any major military assault launched by Washington could result in an uncontrollable regional inferno.
CANBERRA -- Whatever Washington's expectations, Afghan President Hamed Karzai is certainly instituting what he has called "Afghan-style democracy." His inclusion in the government of some individuals who in the past had been highly criticized as "warlords" might be prudent under present circumstances, but is ...