Today's Takeaway | March 19, 2013

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Ten Years After Iraq Invasion Refugees Reflect | Iraq’s Clouded Future | Older Americans Are Working Longer and Retiring Later | Pope Francis Pledges to Serve Poor | The FBI's New Leads on the Greatest Art Theft in History |  America's Changing Foreign Policy in the Middle East and Beyond | What We Carried

Ten Years After Iraq Invasion, A Refugee Reflects

More than 50 people were killed and roughly 200 wounded from a suicide bombing in Baghdad Tuesday.  The attack falls on the tenth anniversary of the start of the Iraq War. Iraqi ref...

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Iraq’s Clouded Future

Ali Allawi is Iraq's former Minister of Trade, Minister of Defense, Minister of Finance, and author of: "The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace." He lives and wor...

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Older Americans Are Working Longer and Retiring Later

Continuing our thread this week about the changing American workplace, here's a fact about the changing American workforce: it's getting older. But the current workplace isn't set up ...

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Pope Francis Formally Installed as Pope

Pope Francis, the former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, was formally installed as pope today. The Argentine pope was elected last week; today tens of thousands of people greeted hi...

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The FBI's New Leads on the Greatest Art Theft in History

Twenty-three years ago this week, a pair of thieves gained entry to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts and stole $500 million dollars worth of art. Geoff Kel...

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America's Changing Foreign Policy in the Middle East and Beyond

As President Obama prepares for his first trip to Israel since his election in 2008, BBC State Department correspondent Kim Ghattas describes the Administration's goals in the region ...

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What We Carried

Tuesday marks the 10th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War.  Last week, we started a conversation about your memories of the past decade, and about the books that first helped ...

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