Today's Highlights

Plame Outed by a Foreign Spy? Justin Raimondo
Interval of Uncertainty: Alan Bock
Playing Into Their Hands: Sen. Russ Feingold
Don't Play Innocent, Democrats: Gary Ashbeck
Iraq Deadliest Beat Since WWII: B. Litzbeck

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Updated October 21, 2005 - 11:04 PM EDT

Cover-Up Seen as Focus in Leak Probe

White House Defense Crumbling in Leak Case

White House Spin Spins Out of Control

Rice: War Part of Effort to 'Redesign Middle East'

UN Implicates Syria in Hariri Killing
3 US Marines, 1 US Soldier Killed Today in Iraq
Capitol Police Blow Up Suspicious Package

Bush Calls Domestic Problems 'Background Noise'

North Korea Ready for Talks, US Envoy Says

Post-Rove Thinking Already Underway
Abducted Saddam Trial Lawyer Found Dead
Does Democracy Lead to the End of Terrorism?
Don't Play Innocent, Democrats
by Gary Ashbeck
Their Only Redemption Is to Withdraw in the New Year  by Simon Jenkins
Washington's Wasteful Patronage of the Republic of Korea  by Doug Bandow
Playing Into the Insurgents' Hands
by Sen. Russ Feingold
The War in Iraq Is Not a 'Loose End'   by Arianna Huffington
Syria: Another Scapegoat?
by Alon Ben-Meir

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Canada Spy Boss: Iraq Now a Terror Training Center

Iraq Referendum Results Postponed Again

Insurgent Backer's Arrest Might Force a Rethink on Syria
Bush Backs Away From Timetable for Palestinian State 

Bush Credibility Haunts Rice Testimony

Spanish Prosecutor Opposes Court's Arrest Warrants for US Troops

US May Seek Tehran's Help on Iraq

Serious Lapses Taint Probes of Detainee Deaths

Concerns Over Iraq Growing on the Homefront
The War Goes On

Five US Soldiers, Four Iraqis Killed North of Baghdad

US Forces Kill 12 in Western Iraq

Irish Journalist 'Safe and Well' After Kidnapping

Iraq Is Deadliest Beat for Reporters Since WWII

US: Israeli Among Captured Foreign Fighters in Iraq

A Shot to the Heart in Baghdad

Security Incidents in Iraq, Oct. 21

Security Incidents in Iraq, Oct. 20

Saddam Trial

Saddam Lawyers Plan Next Round

Rush to Fix Saddam Trial Glitches

Saddam Still Has Supporters

Hussein's Trial Rivets Iraqis

Kuwait: Execution Not Good Enough for Saddam

Pinochet Judge Doubts Fair Trial for Saddam

Iraq Today

Arab League Chief in Iraq to Push for Peace

Iraq-Egypt Flights Resume After 15 Years

Violence, Politics Muddy Iraq's Oil Future


Iran Rules Out Direct Talks With US on Iraq

Iran Hands Over Documents on Nuclear Program

Middle East

Syria's Dissidents Unite, Call for Change

Troops Deployed in Lebanon Cities

Jitters in Lebanon as Syria Braces for UN Hariri Report

Saudi Arabia Denies Torture Claims of Saudi Now Held by US


Beslan Siege Tip-Off Was Ignored

Russian Govt Clears Itself Over Beslan

Russia Test-Fires Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

From Bitter Memories, a Russian Blockbuster

Yukos Boss Sent to Siberian Prison


Uzbekistan Objects to UN Investigating Andijan Massacre

Uzbekistan: Psychiatric Punishment Used to Quash Dissent


Eritrea-Ethiopia Standoff Continues

Uganda Asks Dr Congo to Aid Fight Against Rebels

Senior US Official in Sudan to Prop Up Peace Deal

Darfur Peace Talks Suspended

Sweden Frees Mogadishu 'Police Chief'

French General Questioned Over Death in Ivory Coast


Chávez: Intel Shows US Plans to Invade

Report: US Forced Israel to Cancel Venezuelan Plane Upgrades

Ruling Could Force Ecuador President Out of Office

United Nations

Virginia Firm Pleads Guilty in Oil-for-Food Scandal

Abuse by UN Troops Entrenched


Key Players in the Plame Affair

Plame Plans to Sue White House Officials

Secret Service Records Prompted Key Miller Testimony

Cheney, CIA Long at Odds

Meet Mr. Valerie Plame

Miller Clarifies Security Clearance Issue

Blaming Media in Leak Case Not Working

Rove in More Spy Strife

US War at Home
Cindy Sheehan Pledges Civil Disobedience Campaign

Poll: Americans Want Iraq Exit Strategy in Place

US Worried by Impact of Taliban Body Burning in Afghanistan

Lawmakers Blast US Army Delay in Fielding Humvees

Wars Leave National Guard Short on Critical Equipment

War on Terror

US, UK Teams Search Quake Rubble for Osama bin Laden

9/11 Panel: Subway Threat Shows Feds Not on Right Track

Questions Remain Over Exact Shoot-to-Kill Policy in Aussie Terror Laws

Australian AG: Shoot-to-Kill Provision Shouldn't Be Called 'Shoot-to-Kill Provision'

MI5 'Acts on Facts Gained Under Torture'

UK Grants Bail to Algerian Terrorist Suspects

United States

Federal Judge Dismisses Half of Whistleblower Suit Involving Ashcroft

Interpreter Given High-Level Clearance, but Who Is He?

Lawmakers Urge US to Keep Control of Internet

US Troop Levels in South Korea to Drop Below 30,000

New Mexico Governor Meets North Korea's #2 Leader

US to Discuss Role in South Korea

Communist Side of DMZ Appears Surprisingly Calm

South Korea Calls for Plan to Defuse Nuke Tensions


Bush Urges Abbas Crack Down More on Militants

Abbas: We Will Allow Hamas to Run in Elections

Bush Renews Vow on Palestinian State

Settler Saboteurs Target Palestinian Olive Trees

Israeli Arab Charged With Giving Hamas Explosive Material

PA Rejects Claim That al-Qaeda Operatives Infiltrated Gaza Strip

Evangelicals Slam Efforts by Protestants to Divest From Israel

Abbas: Refugees in Lebanon Not Above Law

Southeast Asia

Bali Bombers 'Do Not Want Pardon'

In Myanmar, Regime Change, Sort Of

Former Philippine Official Pleads Not Guilty to Spy Charges


US Moves to Control Afghan Backlash After Desecration

NATO Commander Says Drugs Afghanistan's Top Threat


Azerbaijan Opposition Leader Freed in Ukraine

India Refuses to Open Entire Kashmir Border

Hong Kong Democrats Blast Reform Plan

Tokyo Eyes MI6-Style Spy Agency


Justin Raimondo
Was Plame Outed
by a Foreign Spy?

Alan Bock
Interval of Uncertainty

Praful Bidwai
Playing Politics as Quake Toll Rises

Nebojsa Malic
Exposed Agendas

Ivan Eland
The Iraq Constitution: And They Call This Victory?

David R. Henderson
What Game Theory Can Tell Us About Terrorism

Charles Peņa
A New York State of Mind

Ran HaCohen
Stop Your Sobbing

Sascha Matuszak
Free the Diplomats

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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