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A massive hacker attack has crippled an overseas website that has reported extensively on China’s biggest political turmoil in years, underscoring the pivotal role the internet has played in the unfolding scandal.

Is Israel preparing to attack Iran?

Is Israel preparing to attack Iran? By David Ignatius, February 2. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has a lot on his mind these days, from cutting the defense budget to managing the drawdown of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. But his biggest worry is the growing possibility that Israel will attack Iran over the next few months.

Chinese parliament has formally expelled disgraced politician Bo Xilai from the top legislature

Bo Xilai rejects 'insane' wife Gu Kailai's testimony

Bo Xilai in Cuffs: Political Photo Wins Prize, Then Gets Censored

This photo of fallen politician Bo Xilai at his corruption trial just got second place in the National News Award, China‘s equivalent to the Pulitzer Prize. But when bloggers shared the image online, the Internet police soon purged it from…

Bo Xilai Sets Off China Social Media Storm as Deadline Looms

China expressed its shock, joy and disappointment on Thursday as the ouster of a once-highflying Communist Party official became the first major Chinese political scandal to unfold in the era of social media.

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Chinese Court Upholds Life Sentence for Top Aide to Bo Xilai