Today's Highlights

The Woodward Cover-Up: Paul Sperry
Democrats Take on Murtha: Justin Raimondo
Who's the Boss?: Sascha Matuszak
Iran Has Nuke Warheads! Not: Gordon Prather
Redeployment Is Not Withdrawal: Achcar/Shalom

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Updated November 23, 2005 - 10:43 PM EST
New Strategy: GIs to Stay in Hot Spots
Key Bush Intel Brief Kept From Hill Panel
A Close Call for al-Jazeera?
63% Say Pull US Troops Out of Iraq Within a Year
Rice Says Iraq Troop Levels May Be Reduced Soon
Gunmen Dressed as Iraqi Troops Kill Sunni Tribal Leader
War Protesters Arrested Near Bush Ranch

'Dirty Bomb' Suspect Indicted After 3 Years in Custody

Libby Hires Expert in Criminal Law on National Secrets
US Intel Classified White Phosphorus as 'Chemical Weapon'
The Woodward Cover-Up
by Paul Sperry
CIA's 'Torture Taxi' in the Spotlight
by Mike Ferner
Iran Has Nuke Warheads! Not
by Gordon Prather
Redeployment Is Not Withdrawal
by Gilbert Achcar and Stephen R. Shalom
Habeas Corpses  by Julian Sanchez
Cheney's White Flag  by David Corn

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Bitter US Debate on Iraq 'Disturbing': Army General
White House: Al-Jazeera Bomb Story 'Outlandish'
Al-Jazeera Demands Probe Into Bush 'Bomb Plot'
Iraq Gets Encouraging Words From Iran
GOP Threat: 'Cheap Talk' May Bring New Vote
Bolton Warns UN That US Will Bypass It

Under US Pressure, Bosnia Backs Unified Presidency

Rep. Jean Schmidt's 'Revisionism': Marine Colonel Denies Supplying Congresswoman With 'Coward' Remark
Today in Iraq
Vote in Iraq Is Once Again Fraught With Peril
US Commander Seeks 'Patience' on Iraq
US General: Iraqi Army Training 'Uneven'
Dread Takes a Toll on GIs in Iraq
Attacks Continue
21 Iraqis Killed in Kirkuk Bombing, 3 GIs Killed
Insurgents Fire at Tikrit Palace During Handover to Iraqis
Security Incidents in Iraq, Nov. 23
Security Incidents in Iraq, Nov. 22
Global Iraq Fallout
Iraq Confident of Iranian Help Against Insurgency
Iran's Khamenei Urges Iraq to Press US for Pullout
US Pressures Syria to Act Over Iraq Border
Blair: Iraq War Is No Excuse for July Bombings
US Soldier and Interpreter Killed in Afghanistan Blast
Taliban Claim to Kill Kidnapped Indian
Fighting a Forgotten War
Future New Zealand Deployment in Afghanistan Not Ruled Out
Australia to Send Additional 200 Troops to Afghanistan
Women Gain Ground in Afghan Parliamentary Polls
Political Parties, Maoist Rebels Agree on Democracy Program
Nepal Rebels Say Ready to Lay Down Arms
US Military Ties to Indonesia Resume Too Soon for Some
Seoul's North Korean Dilemma
Japan Ends 60-Year Military Exclusion
Myanmar's Leaders Take to the Hills
Huge Opposition Protest in Dhaka
Indian Official: Kashmir Rebels Who Shun Violence Offered Assistance
Kazakh Elections Closely Watched by Neighbors
Growth of Islam in Russia Brings Soviet Response
Russia Moves to Keep Pro-Democracy Groups Under Close Watch
Russian Arms Exports Up 15-Fold in Last 3 Years
Kosovo Albanians Give UN Envoy Independence Plans
UN Tribunal Weighs Milosevic Case Split
Greece to Extradite Croat for War Crimes
One Year On, Ukraine's Orange Revolution Pales
Back to Nuremberg: Allied Prosecutors Recall the Horror
Kenyans Vote 'No' to More Power for President
Kenya Leader Accepts Poll Defeat
Almost 60 Fighters Killed During DR Congo/UN Operation
Violence Spurs Thousands of Congolese to Flee
Families of UN Staff Sent Home as Eritrea Nears War
Morocco's Rising Islamist Challenge
Peru's Ex-Spymaster, Rebels He Hunted Find Themselves at Same Crossroads
Chile Court Upholds Fujimori's Detention
Colombian Communists Agree to Talk With State
Indicting Padilla
Govt Still Searching for a Strategy Four Years After Attacks
Administration Heads Off Legal Showdown Over Executive Powers
Excerpts From Indictment of Jose Padilla
Timeline: Events in the Padilla Case
The War at Home
More Americans Than Ever Are Pessimistic About Iraq's Future: Poll
Freshman Republican Weathers Backlash
Lawmaker Returns Home, a Hawk Turned War Foe
Iraq Army Debate Takes Center Stage in US
Judge Delays Conrad Black Case
Kissinger, Perle to Leave Hollinger Board
CIA Torture
Human Rights Watch: CIA Whitewashing Torture
European Investigator Probes Alleged CIA Prison Flights
Straw Asks US to Answer Claims That It Runs Secret Jails for Terror Suspects
War on Terror
Neocons Stoke Fear of Electromagnetic Pulse Attack
Blair Defends Terror Bill Amid Civil Liberty Concerns
Syria Appeals to Annan for 'Cooperation Protocol'
US Tells Syria to Stop Delaying Hariri Murder Probe
Israel Says Warplanes Hit Targets in Lebanon
Tension Rises on Lebanon-Israel Border
Weighing Compromise on Iran's Nukes
Iran President Confirms Retaliation if Sent to UN
Iran 'Not Ready' for Nuclear Fuel: Russia
EU May Resume Iran Nuclear Talks: Diplomats
Exiled Iranian Says Nation Hides Materials
Blair: Iran Would Pose 'Serious Threat' if It Had Nuclear Weapons
Israeli Politics
Israel Sets March Election
New Israeli Party May Be Called Kadima, 'Forward'
Israel's Dovish Peretz Backs Building in, but Not Expanding, Settlements
Israeli Big Guns Jockey for Likud
Shalom Announces Candidacy for Likud Chairmanship
Palestinians Doubt Israel's Political Regrouping Will Help Their Cause
Boost for Sharon's Election Gamble
Great Gamble Pays Off as Sharon Takes Lead Over Likud
Israel Gets Back Down to the US Gravy Train
Fears for Peace Plan as Sharon Rejects Territorial Concessions
Palestinian Children Resist Israeli Troops, Checkpoint
Harsh UN Resolution Condemning Israel Removed From Agenda
Middle East
Arab Shows Decry Islamists
Qatar Not on al-Qaeda Radar Screen
US Eyes Gulf Military Sales at Dubai Show
Egyptian Islamists Continue Gains

Justin Raimondo
Democrats Take on Murtha

Sascha Matuszak
Who's the Boss?

Ivan Eland
The Failure of Nation-Building in Bosnia and Iraq

Alan Bock
Rehashing the Intelligence

Praful Bidwai
Indian Nuclear Deal With US Turns Faustian Bargain

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

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

Nebojsa Malic
A Viceroy Departs

Ran HaCohen
The Quiet Occupation

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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