Today's Highlights

The Senators' Rebellion: Justin Raimondo
In Praise of 'Virtual States': Leon Hadar
GOP Cuts and Runs From Bush: Jim Lobe
Wag the Dog: Engelhardt/Klare
Mimicking the Red Army: Blochs/Marks

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Updated November 16, 2005 - 11:04 PM EST
Senate Pushes for Faster Exit from Iraq
Republicans Cut and Run from Iraq and Bush
Tide Turning in GOP Senators' War View
Brits Ready Iraq Exit Strategy
5 Marines Killed This Morning in W. Iraq Sweep
US Confirms Using White Phosphorus in Iraq
Sources: Iraqi PM and US Knew of Torture Jail
Raid on Torture Dungeon Exposes Iraq's Secret War
Woodward Apologizes, Knew About Plame Before Libby Did
Would-Be Bomber Lost Three Relatives to US Attack in Iraq
US Used Chemical Weapons in Iraq – Then Lied About It  by George Monbiot
Jordan Catches Iraq's Fire
by Paul Rogers
What Are They Cooking Up in the White House?  by Tom Engelhardt & Michael Klare
In Praise of 'Virtual States'
by Leon Hadar
Bush, Cheney Fight for Torture
by Eric Margolis
The Revision Thing  by Matthew Yglesias

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Mimicking the
Red Army

by M. Gregg Bloche & Jonathan H. Marks
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Senate Rollcall Vote on Dem Iraq Resolution
Senate Rollcall Vote on GOP Iraq Resolution
Sen. Hagel Defends Criticisms of Iraq Policy
Bush Insists Saddam Posed Dire Threat
Woodward Was Told of Plame More Than Two Years Ago
Torture Tactics Spur Debate
Spanish Minister Calls CIA Planes Issue 'Very Serious'
Iraq Is Seen as Training Ground for Wider Violence
Afghan, Iraq Laws Link Islam and Democracy
Blast Outside KFC in Pakistan Kills 3, Wounds 22
Today in Iraq
Iraq Battle Leaves 80 Insurgents, 3 US Marines Dead
UN Concern Over Iraq Mass Arrests
Iraq Sunnis Seek Military Exit
Iraqi, US Officials Talk of Withdrawal
US Denies Involvement in Secret Baghdad Prison
Iraqi PM: Detainees Apparently Tortured
UN Reverses Firing of Oil-for-Food Official
Sadr's Role Key in Upcoming Elections
Coalition Forces Capture High-Level Ba'ath Party Leader
Kurds Seek to Draw Investors to 'The Other Iraq'
One Year Later: Fallujah Mending, but Still Volatile
Attacks Continue
Iraq Attacks Kill Nine Policemen
Iraq: Ongoing Violence Sees Rising Concern for Journalists' Safety
Security Incidents in Iraq, Nov. 16
Security Incidents in Iraq, Nov. 15
Afghanistan: Britain Plans Coalition to Replace US Troops
Karzai Warns of More Afghan Terror Attacks
US Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Blast
5 Policemen Killed in Mine Explosion in Afghanistan
Afghanistan: New Parliament Faces Many Challenges
Greece Rules Out Withdrawal From Afghanistan Amid Protests
No Decision on Future of New Zealand Troops in Afghanistan
Militant Attack on Kashmir Rally Kills 2, Wounds 60
Militant Groups Back Musharraf's Kashmir Demilitarization Plan
India Sends in Troops After Maoist Rebels Attack Bihar Prison
North Korea Offers to Delay Nuclear Testing
South Korea Has 2020 Vision to Co-Host Olympics With North
South Korea, China Agree to Cool Off Row
China Seeks Clues to US Policy
Three Charged in US With Being Agents for China
Bush Urges China to Grant More Freedoms
US, China Collaborate on Nuke Security
How the Great Firewall of China Keeps Cyber Dissidents in Check
Bush Tries to Strengthen US Influence in Asia
Indonesian Police: More Bombmakers on the Loose
Burma Defends Move Out of Rangoon
Sri Lanka Prepares for Key Vote
Marseilles Quiet as Riots Raged in Other French Cities
France MPs Back Emergency Powers
French Minister Says Polygamy to Blame for Riots
Russian-Belarus Union Moves Forward
UN Envoy Hails Bosnia's 'Remarkable Achievement'
Riots in Uganda After Main Opposition Leader Arrested
Uganda Police Shoot Rioter Dead
18 Arrested in Zimbabwe Opposition Infighting
MDC Split Spells Doom for Opposition Politics, Say Analysts
Ex-Chad Dictator Arrested on War Crimes Charges
Warning Over Liberia Poll Results
Nigerian Leader Third-Term Boost
Venezuela and Mexico
Chavez and Fox Dispute Escalates
Fox's Office Drops Involvement in Flap With Venezuela
US Has Not Cut F-16 Parts to Venezuela: Ambassador
War on Terror
Terror From Amman to Karachi
Europe Tracks CIA Operations
Colorado Congressman: Law Lets Churches Aid Terror
Australian State Splits From Feds Over Terror
'Supergrass' Tipped Off Aussie Spies
Gitmo Diaries: Inside the US Prison in Cuba, Part 2
UK War on Terror
Bomber Slams UK Muslim Leaders
Compulsory ID Cards Will Need Fresh Legislation, Declare Peers
Police Accused of Lobbying MPs for Shoot-to-Kill Policy
Police Killed Menezes With Banned Bullets
US Military
Defense Spending Bill Extends Benefits
Did Former Marine Jimmy Massey Lie About US Military Atrocities in Iraq?
The War at Home
Americans Blame Cheney for Iraq Intelligence Problems
Cheney Heckled by Antiwar Protesters
Ex-Intelligence Officials Want Rove's Security Clearance Suspended
Poll: American Attitudes on Iraq Similar to Vietnam Era
Rumsfeld Quotes Clinton Officials to Justify Iraq War
Politicians Spar Over Administration's Case for War With Iraq
Amid Plan for Anti-Terror Law, Top Jordanian Officials Resign
Details of Deadly Jordan Bombings Emerge
Syria Opposes UN Bid for Beirut Queries
Assad: UN Trying to Humiliate Syria
Lebanese Parties Slam Calls for Dissent by Syria's Tishrin
ElBaradei Could Visit Iran to Sew Up Nuclear Deal
Iran Warns UN Nuclear Watchdog Ahead of Key Meeting
Ahmadinejad Presents New Oil Ministry Nominee
Israel Finally Agrees to Give Palestinians Control of Border
Main Points of Israeli-Palestinian Deal
Poll: Sharon's Lead Over Netanyahu Is Growing
IDF Shells Gaza in Response to Anti-Tank Missile Launch
Some Israelis Praise Suicide-Bomber Film
Israeli Nationalist Calls Bedouin Towns on Ancestral Land 'Arab Land-Grabbing'
Rights Groups Protest Shin Bet 'Harassment' of Arab Journalists
Saudi Arabia May Lift Economic Embargo on Israel
Abbas: Palestinian State Inevitable
Abbas: Israel Pushing Palestinians to Civil War
Violence Mars Egypt's Runoff Vote
Egypt's Ruling Party Put on the Defensive in Runoff Vote
Widespread Fraud Reported in Egypt Runoffs
Bush OKs Colombia Demobilization Aid Despite Ban
Colombia Rebels Could Stage Election Offensive
Colombia's 41-Year-Old Conflict
Chile and Fujimori
Fujimori Loses Bid for Release in Chile
Chile's Ex-Police Chief Jailed
Brazil Army Probes Torture Video
Four Killed as UN Troops, Haitians Fight
Poll Says Bolivia Presidential Race Tied

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The Senators' Rebellion

Ivan Eland
The New al-Qaeda: More Dangerous Than the Old Version

David R. Henderson
An Economist's Case Against an Interventionist Foreign Policy

Alan Bock
Second-Term Blues and the War

Sascha Matuszak
German Gloom, Chinese Boom

Charles Peņa
New York's Subway Search Program Earns a Failing Grade

Nebojsa Malic
A Viceroy Departs

Praful Bidwai
India Abandons Global Nuclear Disarmament

Ran HaCohen
The Quiet Occupation

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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