2004 US election

The neoconservatives in the White House and the Pentagon looked upon the State Department’s Arabists as supporters of the region’s Sunni regimes; some of the neocons saw themselves as the liberators of the Shia and promoters of democracy, and in other cases they merely distrusted the State Department …

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The year had started off on a hopeful note

The year had started off on a hopeful note. U.S. officials expected a new prime minister to be selected any day. They planned for him to sit in the balcony for President Bush’s State of the Union address on January 31, 2006. Gen. George Casey, the four-star commander …

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Richers side of the story

Richer readily conceded that the lack of intelligence crippled the military’s postwar effort. The Pentagon wanted tactical intelligence to go after the resistance that was mushrooming in the summer of 2003, but U.S. intelligence resources were being sucked up by the ongoing search for weapons of mass destruction …

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Defining Personas and Keyword Research

A successful SEO campaign begins with good preparation. Before website operators define their content and time goals, they first define their target group through personas. However, keywords take second place. They make up a large part of the SEO strategy. Web designers use the keywords to determine which topics their …

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