Highlights
The Fallujan Dystopia: Tom Engelhardt and Michael Schwartz
The Three Stooges: Charley Reese
Have the Tories No Spine?: Rod Liddle
Laughing Dragon, Dancing Bear: Ray McGovern
Another Imperial Purge: Nebojsa Malic
 
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Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government.
– Thomas Jefferson
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News
Updated Dec. 18, 2004 – 8:10 pm EST
American Forces Lose Control of Mosul
Poll: Many Favor Curbing US Muslims' Rights
Syria Rejects Iraqi Govt's al-Qaeda Allegations
Likud, Labor Agree to Form Coalition Govt
Fallujah Refugees to Start Returning Next Week
Pre-Trial Hearing Opens for Two Top Saddam Aides
Yushchenko Poisoned by Agent Orange Ingredient
Viewpoints
The Fallujan Dystopia
by Tom Engelhardt and Michael Schwartz
Laughing Dragon, Dancing Bear
by Ray McGovern
Syria, Saudi Arabia, N. Korea: Here We Come!  by Pepe Escobar
The Three Stooges  by Charley Reese
Persian Gulf Junk  by Gordon Prather
Have the Tories No Spine?
by Rod Liddle

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Frontline
Harrison Ford Signed Up to Star in The Battle for Fallujah
Missile Test Failure Raises New Questions
'Interview Us or We'll Kill You'
US Soldier Faces Charges of Killing Wounded Sadr Driver
US Companies Hiring Colombian Troops for Iraq
Five Times We Almost Blew Up the World
The Man Who Saved the World
US Working to Free Hostage in Baghdad
US Cancels Iraq's $4.1 Billion Debt
 
Marines Face More Cunning Foe in Fallujah
Iraq Today
Iraq Awards First Post-War Oilfield Contracts
Iraq's Second Intl Airport to Open in Basra
Egyptian Telecom Execs Detained in Baghdad
Kurdistan Paints Happier Picture of Iraq Occupation
Iraqi FM to Visit Pakistan
Filipinos Bound for Iraq Stopped at Dubai Airport
Iraq Elections
Allawi Considered Front Runner in Post-Election Iraq
Annan: No More UN Staff for Iraq Election
Iran Official Calls for Massive Turnout in Iraq Elections
  Radio Station to Help Iraqis Decide in Election
Iraqi Trials
Tariq Aziz Gets Vatican Legal Help
NBC: Tariq Aziz Ready to Name Names
Rights Group: Fairness of Iraq Tribunal in Question
Attacks Continue
Aussie Base Attacked in Baghdad
Iraqi Militant Group Claims Killing of US Intelligence Agents
Police: Three Foreigners Killed in Mosul
Three Kurds Killed in Kirkuk
Turkish Embassy Guards Attacked in Mosul, Several Killed
Kofi Annan
UN: European HQ Probably Full of Bugs
Bush Puts War With Annan on Hold
Israeli FM Voices Support for Annan
Russia
US, Russian Nukes Still on Hair-Trigger Alert
US Grants Yukos Temporary Injunction, Russia Shrugs and Continues Sale
Yukos and the Geopolitics of Oil
Arab World
Saudi Dissident: We Will Not Give Up Peaceful Action Against Rulers
Under Criticism, US Points to Promise of Arab Democracy Talks
The Rich but Frustrating Debate on Arab Reform
Libya Recovers $1 Billion in Frozen US Funds
Gadhafi Takes Credit for Bush's Win
Kuwait Reimposes Ban on Foreign Workers Entering Iraq
Afghanistan
US Appeals to Taliban: Surrender and Live
Nine Killed in Afghan Prison Shootout
Thailand
Thailand's Southern Blame Game
Inquiry Rules: Suffocation Deaths of Thai Muslims Weren't Intentional
In Other News
US Painted as Fascist Torturers in Havana Propaganda Battle
Justice Dept. Asks Judge to Deport Alleged Nazi Guard
Torture and Vanishings in Nepal
Nine Bombs Found on West Java Bus
Colombia Can't Find Three IRA-Linked Men After Conviction
 
The War at Home
Congressman Questions Pentagon's Plan to Resume Anthrax Vaccinations
Army National Guard Reports Serious Drop in Enlistments
Puerto Rican Soldier Refuses Iraq Duty, Is Declared a Deserter
US Military Sees Sharp Fall in Black Recruits
Returning Marine Speaks Out Against Iraq War
Grand Jury Probes Clinton Crony Marc Rich's Saddam Links
Sea of Flags Is Kansas Man's Tribute to Toll in Iraq
General Sees Successful Future in Iraq
War on Terror
Intel Reform Bill Signed
UK FM: Terror Laws 'Not for the Courts to Decide'
Suspects Try for Freedom After UK Court Ruling
Wolfowitz Raises Fears of Anthrax Attack
US Companies Rush to Buy Terrorism Insurance
Law Lets Passengers Appeal No-Fly List
Pakistan Puts Bounty on Former Gitmo Detainee
Australia Defends Its Terrorist Catching Net
Terror Bill Advances Easily in Russia
Israel/Palestine
Nine Palestinians Killed in Israeli Army's Gaza Raid
Blair Coming to West Bank Next Week
Palestinian Textbooks: Where Is All That 'Incitement'?
Israel Forms New Checkpoint Force
East Asia
US, Japan Sign Missile Defense Pact
US Set to Pull Out From South Korean Bases
Anticipating Taiwan, China Moves to Ban Secession
Japan Delays Sanctioning North Korea
A Chinese Satirist's Story Reveals System in Flux
Africa
African Union: Darfur a Timed Bomb Waiting to Explode
African Union Monitors: Arms Flowing Into Darfur
Aid Workers Flee Congo Fighting
Balkans
Journalism Pressure Group Defends Macedonian Media Over Kondovo
Disputes Grow Around Kosovar Prime Minister
Bosnian Serb PM Resigns After War Crimes Criticism
Bosnian Serb Officials Fired on Suspicion of Aiding War Criminals
Europe
Ukraine: Tense Moments on the Campaign Trail
Last of US Forces Leave France
EU Backs Down on Cyprus, Agrees to Talk Turkey
Albanian Bus Hijacking Raises Unpleasant Issue for Greeks
Reviews
The Origins and Aftermath of Abu Ghraib

A Dubious Documentary Makes the Case for War

History Debunks Bush Myth
The 9/11 Commission Report Defrauds the Nation
 
Contributors


12/17/2004
Israel's Fifth Column in Washington


12/18/2004
Another Imperial Purge


12/17/2004
Reality Catching Up to Empire?


12/15/2004
Lethal Weapons: Neocon Groupies

Ivan Eland
12/14/2004
Next Target: Iran?

Ran HaCohen
12/11/2004
The Third Intifada

Praful Bidwai
11/24/2004
Dubious Source for New Iran Charges

Sascha Matuszak
11/22/2004
Chinese Dreams, American Dreams

Matthew Barganier
10/30/2004
Et Tu, Pat?

Joseph Stromberg
5/12/2004
Inventing Iraq Yet Again?

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