Israel Goes Extremist: Justin Raimondo
Kyrgyzstan's Clan War: Leon Hadar
Beware Monster.com: Teresa Whitehurst
Is Iran Next?: Alan Bock
Big Lies, Blind Spies: Jason Vest

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Talabani Offers Amnesty to Insurgents

Bodies of 10 Iraqi Civilians Found Shot to Death
CBS Stringer Arrested as Suspected Insurgent
Senate Panel OKs War Spending

Ceremonial Gaffe Mars Appointment of Iraqi PM

UN Calls for Probe Into Death of Hariri

Mahdi Army Rises Again in Iraq

Kyrgyzstan's Clan War
by Leon Hadar
Arms for the Poor: Lockheed, Pakistan, and India  by Ward Harkavy
Your Taxes at Work: 21 Months to Write 19 Pages  by Fred Kaplan

The Antiwar Pope  by John Nichols

Beware Monster.com
by Teresa Whitehurst
Good Morning, Baghdad
by Riverbend

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Bush Seeks to Put 'Unlawful' Military Trials Back on Track

US Ambassador Leaves Controversial Legacy in Afghanistan

Republican Congressman Slams Richard Perle

Gallup: Bush Approval Rating Lowest Ever
Abu Ghraib Commander: Guilt Goes Much Higher Up the Chain

Syria Begins Final Phase of
Lebanon Withdrawal

Iraq Today

Corruption in Post-Occupation Iraq Said to Dwarf Oil-for-Food Scandal

Arabiya Reporter Detained in Iraq

11 Bodies Found in Ramadi

US Confirms Holding Two Female Relatives of Detainees Hostage

US Growers Again Sell Rice to Iraq

Iraqi Convoy Drivers Face Huge Risks

Iraqi Politics

Choice of Talabani for Top Job Divides Nation Seeking Arab Identity

What Do Iraqis Want From New President?

For Iraq, It's Politics or Civil War

Shi'ite Power Rises in Iraq

Kurdistan Dissolves National Assembly

Crucial Choice for Iraq Leaders

Iraq Fallout

UK Intelligence Officials Say Iraq War 'Dossier' Lied

Mothers of Slain Blackwater Guards Slam Company in ABC Report

Poll: Loss of Trust After Iraq War Could Cost Blair Election

British Soldier Cleared of Iraq Murder

Israel on Alert, Warns of Plans by Jewish Extremists to Attack Jerusalem's Holy Shrines

For Palestinians, Transfer of Power Coming Too Slowly

Jews Held Over Jerusalem 'Bombs'

Bush Won't Ask Any Tough Questions During Sharon Visit


Serious Differences Remain Between US, Israel Over Settlements

Former Chief Israeli Rabbis Renew Call to Disobey Pullout Orders


Roses, Not Bullets Welcome Kashmir Bus

Kashmir: The High Road to Peace

Like the Bus, Peace Is Advancing

Passengers Brave Bombings to Cross Kashmir

Middle East

Saudi Arabia and Sudan Swap Criminals

UN Shelves Plans to Disarm Hezbollah

Rights Group: Syrian Forces Tortured 13 to Death

EU Adds to Syria's International Woes

Bekaa Residents Look Forward to a New Era After Syrian Withdrawal


Russia: Thousands Dodge Military Service as Draft Begins

Chechnya Fighting Leaves Eight Dead

Did bin Laden Order Beheading of Three Britons in Chechnya?


Colombia Will Not Try US Troops for Cocaine Smuggling

Rebels Kill 17 Colombian Soldiers in Ambush

Chinese Influence in Latin America Worries Pentagon

US Postpones Rocket Launch After Canadians Express Concern

Pope John Paul II

Pope Reconciled With Many but Made Special Effort With Jews

How the Pope Healed Rifts With Both Jews and Muslims

War at Home

Antiwar Group Seeks to Chase Military Recruiters Off School Campuses

DHS Panel Picks Controversial Chief

TSA Slated for Dismantling

Gonzales: Being on Terror Watch List Not Sufficient to Deny Gun Purchase

Flawed FBI Probe of Bombing Used a Secret Warrant

US Govt Gives in to Universities, Rolls Out Welcome Mat for Foreign Students

CIA Chief Orders 'Curveball' Review

Middle East Politics Roil a US Campus

Feds Arrest Teenage Girls on 'Suicide Bomber' Charges

US Military

DoD Lobbies Congress for Money to Encourage Enlistment

Pentagon Will Test Its Own Mail

Judge: Pentagon Can Resume Anthrax Shots

CDC Critical of Army's Nerve Agent Plan

Appeals Court Rejects Guardsman's Bid to Block Extension of His Service

Guantánamo Camp

Detainee's Right to Be at Trial Questioned

White House Urges Appeals Court to Let Guantánamo War Crimes Trials Resume


New Jersey Brought to Near-Standstill During Terror Drill

Terrorism Cost for Algeria Put at $30 Billion

Australian Terror Exercise Causes Asbestos Scare

Panel: Nuclear Plants Still Vulnerable to Attack

Mint Tea With the Terrorists

Cairo Blast

Several Killed in Cairo Blast

Cairo Blast Sparks Fears of Campaign Against Tourists


Afghan Poppy Farmers Impoverished by Anti-Opium Jackboots

US to 'Loan' $35 Million for Telecom Boost in Afghanistan

Taliban Just Won’t Go Away

New Zealand Soldiers Destroy Tons of Weapons in Afghanistan


US, China Agree to Regular Talks

Chinese Navy Buildup Gives Pentagon New Worries

Eight Maoist Rebels Killed in Nepal

Kyrgyz Parliament to Continue Debating Akayev's Resignation

India Talks Up Axis Against China


Ivory Coast's Missing Peace

Mugabe Defies EU Travel Ban

Zimbabwe Poll Result Attacked by US Embassy


Credibility of Sinn Fein Chief Is at Stake

Is the IRA's Endgame Approaching?

War Crimes Court May Transfer Yugoslavia Cases

Greece Plans to Reduce Defense Budget

In Other News

Nobel Laureates: Take Nuclear Warheads Off Hair-Trigger Alert

Annan: Human Rights Body Undermining UN Credibility

Jane Fonda Protesting War Again


Israel Goes Extremist

Is Iran Next?

Reality Bites

About a Boy

Ivan Eland
Another Commission Recommends Bureaucratic Buffet to Fix U.S. Intelligence

Sascha Matuszak
Bumpin' It in China

Ran HaCohen
Democracy, a Free Press, and Other Fantasies

Praful Bidwai
India Talks Down to Its Neighbors

Joseph Stromberg
An Anti-Imperialist's Reading List: Part Two

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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