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A Clear Strategy – for Disaster: Ray McGovern
Smear Pattern: Paul Sperry
Words and Reality: Charley Reese
Neo-Crazies Planning Beyond Iran: Gordon Prather
Arab World Hostile, Fearful Toward US: Jim Lobe

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Updated December 4, 2005 - 11:18 PM EST

US: Iraqis Outnumber Foreign Fighters

Rice to Warn Europe to Back Off Over Detainees
FBI Taking Another Look at Forged Prewar Intel
Secret Program May Have Erred, Pentagon Says
Report Finds Cover-Up in an FBI Terror Case
Decline in Support for War Worries GOP
Wrongful Imprisonment: Anatomy of a CIA Mistake
General Says Militias Split Loyalties of Iraqi Security Forces
A Clear Strategy – for Disaster
by Ray McGovern
It's Propaganda (Shock, Horror)!
by David Isenberg
Neo-Crazies Already Planning Beyond Iran  by Gordon Prather
Smear Pattern  by Paul Sperry
Words and Reality  by Charley Reese
The Unnatural Disaster  by Geov Parrish

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Powell Acknowledges Mistakes
Funds May Be Lacking for Ample Iraqi Army
Israel: We Prefer Assad
Israelis Killed Zia, Suspects Ex-US Ambassador
Report: CIA Flights Landed in Germany 437 Times
The Torture Files
CIA Scandal Highlights Split Between Europeans and US on War on Terror
Details Emerge on a Brazen Escape in Afghanistan
Iraq Elections Expected to Herald a Shake-Up in the Balance of Power
Today in Iraq
Iraqi Sunnis Threaten to Leave Reconciliation Talks
Secretive Iraqi Cleric Launches Campaign
Iraqi Mosques Flex Election Muscle
Iraq's Enemy Within
Iraqi Shi'ite Rivalries Heat Up Ahead of Polls
Sunni Leader's Slaying Leads to Tips
Iraq Occupation
US to Ferret Out Secret Iraqi Jails
Trauma Surgeon Deals With Horrors of IEDs Injuries
US to Upgrade Helicopters for Iraqi Forces
Attacks Continue
New Attacks Threaten Political Truce in Iraq
Al-Jazeera Airs Tape of Attack Against US Marines
Marines Killed in Iraq Identified
Ten Marines Killed in Iraq Were From Southern California Base
Military Base Comes Under Fire in Iraq
Security Incidents in Iraq, Dec. 4
Security Incidents in Iraq, Dec. 3
Hostage Crises
Kidnappers Threaten to Kill Western Hostages in Iraq
Ultimatum for German Iraq Hostage Has Expired-Report
British Peace Activist Visits Iraq to Plead for Hostage
Muslim Leader Seeks Release of Hostages
Iraq's Largest Sunni Muslim Group Calls for Release of Hostages
Americans Keep Dying
Families Grieve for Sons Killed in Iraq (OH)
Marine From Southern Michigan Dies in Iraq
North Carolina Town Mourns Two Young Marines
Sergeant Killed in Iraq 'Put Everybody Ahead of Himself'
St. Petersburg (FL) Soldier Dies of Illness in Iraq
Soldier (NY) Killed on Thanksgiving Day
Philippine-Born Soldier (CA) Killed by Roadside Bomb
Texas Marine Among 10 Killed in Fallujah Attack
Family Honors Fallen Local Soldier (TX)
Lithia (FL) Soldier Killed in Iraq
Texas Soldier Killed in Iraq
Shore (NJ) GI Dies After Falling Ill in Iraq
Slain Soldier (IA) Remembered for Dedication
Soldier's Death (TX) Brings Family Together on Thanksgiving
Camp Pendleton Marine Is 28th Minnesotan to Die During Iraq War
Bomb Kills Two Ft. Riley Soldiers (KS) (TX)
Maryland Marine Dies in Iraq
Portland (MI) Marine Killed in Iraq
West View (PA) Soldier Killed in Iraq
Texas Marine Among 10 Killed in Fallujah Attack
Pensacola (FL) Marine Killed in Iraq
Oregon Marine One of 10 Killed by Roadside Bomb
Tomah (WI) Marine Dies in Iraq
Battles of Britain
British General Faces War Charge in Death Cover-Up
Clarke to Water Down Terror Bill to Head Off Opposition in Lords
British Defense Chiefs Stonewall Senior Soldier Probe Claims
UK Army Calls Halt to Redundancies
Three Injured by Blasts in Venezuela
Single Mother Tortured by Pinochet Set for Presidency
Polish Journalist Detained in Cuba
Twilight of Conservatism
A Political Warning Disguised as Thriller
A History of Violence
Doubting Thomas
Rethinking the War?
Bush's 'Victory Strategy' Does Not Sell
Experts Examine Details of Bush Plan for Iraq
White House Seeks a Strategy for Victory, at Home and in Iraq
The War at Home
Democrats Recruit Iraq War Vets in the Battle for Votes
Americans Increasingly Pessimistic on Iraq’s Future
War Protesters in Chicago Interrupt Hillary Clinton
Protester to Get Hearing Over Fine for Getting Too Close to Seafair Fleet
Americans Want Different Type of President Next Time, Poll Says
Russia Seeks to Calm US Over Arms Sales to Iran
Russia: Weapons Supplied to Iran for Defensive Purposes Only
Iran OKs Bill to Block Nuclear Inspections
Iran Ready to Resume Nuclear Talks With Europeans: Russian FM
US and Britain Try a New Tack on Iran
I'll Be No VIP Jetsetter: Ahmadinejad
Israeli Elections
Political Reality Changes in Israeli Towns
Peres Defends His Breakaway With Sharon
Sharon Used Threats to Win Over Politicians
Signs Point to Former PM Barak Not Running for Knesset Seat
Palestinian Elections
Abbas Aide Claims Victory in Fatah Primaries
Candidates Register for Palestinian Election
Security Drives Tourists From Bethlehem
IDF Makes Hospital Keep Palestinian Teen in Restraints
Palestinian Leader Invites Pope to Visit
Five Killed as Clans Clash in Gaza
Israeli Navy Kills Palestinian Off Gaza: Medics
Israeli Planes Fire Missiles Into North Gaza Strip
Egypt's Jaded Opposition Hero Carries Prison Bundle to Court
Egyptian Court: NGOs Can Monitor Vote
Middle East
Saudi Arrests 17 Alleged al-Qaeda Supporters
Syria Boosts Accuracy of Its Scud D Missile
Taliban Bomb, Ambush Kill Afghan Official, Three Policemen
Pakistan, Afghanistan Re-Open Border, Establish Hotline
South/Central Asia
Uzbeks Jail 25 Andijan Suspects for Up to 22 Years
India Successfully Tests Surface-To-Air Missile
Nepal King Calls for Peace
Myanmar Is No Security Threat - Cabinet Minister
97 Held Over Bangladesh Bombings
US Welcomes Move on Elections by Court in Azerbaijan
North Korea
US Delaying Food Donation to North Korea
North Korea Repeats Demand for Financial Talks With US
US Nuke Talks With North Korea Sidetracked
East Asia
Taiwan's Ruling Party Loses Local Elections
Japan, China to Jointly Destroy Wartime Chemical Weapons
Merkel to Steer Germany Back Toward US

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Ivan Eland
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David R. Henderson
Adam Smith's Economic Case Against Imperialism

Charles Peña
The Zarqawi Dilemma

Sascha Matuszak
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Praful Bidwai
Indian Nuclear Deal With US Turns Faustian Bargain

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