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Wednesday, August 2, 2006

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  • Cuba under another Castro
    Even if Fidel Castro recovers from his current illness, some analysts say the 79-year old communist leader will never regain total control over Cuba. Would U.S.-Cuban relations be better, worse or exactly the same with Castro's younger brother Raul in charge?11:06 a.m.
    Tom Gjelten: National Public Radio reporter. Gjelten has covered Cuba for many years and is writing a book about Cuba.
    David Samuels: Political scientist. Samuels specializes in Latin American politics at the University of Minnesota.
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  • "An alliance of moderation"
    Speaking Tuesday in Los Angeles, British Prime Minister Tony Blair admitted that "short term, we can't say we're winning" the war on terror. Blair said the world's democracies need to join forces with moderate Muslims to conquer extremist Islam.12:06 p.m.

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