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World War IV: Justin Raimondo
You Say You Want a Revolution?: Philip Giraldi
Neocons Accuse Chavez of Anti-Semitism: Lobe
Bush Has Crossed the Rubicon: Paul Craig Roberts
Stranger Than Fiction: Dorfman/Engelhardt

It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood...War is hell.
General William Tecumseh Sherman
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Updated January 16, 2006 - 11:02 PM EST
UN Powers Meet on Iran Atom 'Crisis'
Senators Say Military Strike on Iran Is an Option
Iran 'Not Scared of UN,' Warns on Oil Prices
Iraqi Throws Out Ballots From 227 Voting Centers
Iraq War Seen as a Financial Loser
Pakistanis Rail Against Deadly Strike
Air War in Iraq Expected to Intensify
Another US Helicopter Shot Down in Iraq: Witnesses
25 Killed in Afghan Suicide Blasts
Military Recruitment Turns Tough as War Casualties Mount
You Say You Want a Revolution?
by Philip Giraldi
Bush Reverses Long Trend Toward Greater Privacy  by David Kahn
Iraq Moves a Step Closer to
Civil War
 by Arianna Huffington
Stranger Than Fiction
by Ariel Dorfman and Tom Engelhardt
Bush Has Crossed the Rubicon
by Paul Craig Roberts
A General's Dishonor  Washington Post

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McCain Defends Attack on Pakistan
Pakistan Intel Officials: Zawahiri 'Skipped Dinner' Before US Air Strikes
US Faults Saudi Efforts on Terrorism
Interview With ElBaradei
Cronkite: Time for US to Leave Iraq
Iraq Court Names Replacement for Saddam Judge
'Marshall Plan' for Iraq Fades
Translator's Conviction Raises Legal Concerns
Sharon Undergoes Successful Tracheotomy
Hamas Banned From Jerusalem Campaigning
Hamas Offers Possibility of Olive Branch to Israel
Israel OKs Voting in East Jerusalem, Arrests Hamas Candidates
Today in Iraq
Two Reuters Journalists Held Months Without Charges Among 509 Detainees Freed by US in Iraq
Fear Overshadows Eid Festival
Iraq's Electoral Commission to Release Findings of Vote Complaints
Foreign Report on Iraq Poll Due Out on Jan. 19
Iraq al-Qaeda Sets Up Insurgent Umbrella Body
The Hostage No One Knew Was Missing
Security Incidents in Iraq, Jan. 16
Security Incidents in Iraq, Jan. 15
Iraq Occupation
2,000 More MP's Will Help Train the Iraqi Police
Rights Groups Call on US Military to Compensate Iraqi Civilians
Iraq's Reconstruction Funding Drying Up
AP Reporter Details Night Raid in Iraq
Fatal Helicopter Crashes Increase in Iraq
Sketches of Iraq Casualties
The New Iraq
Why the Lights Are Dimmed in Baghdad
Iraq: Activists Call for Protection of Academics
Germany and Iraq
German Ex-Minister Denies Agents in Iraq Helped US
Berlin to Offer Increase in Iraq Aid
Canada Envoy Among Three Dead in Afghan Attack
Afghan Govt Establishes Militia to Guard Pakistan Border
Soldiers Hurt in Afghanistan Were to Be Shipped Home in Coming Weeks
Dutch Not Keen on New Afghanistan Deployment
Nationwide Protests in Pakistan Over CIA Airstrike
Pipeline Blast Again Shuts Down Pakistan Power Plant
Kashmir Rebel Violence Leaves Five Dead
India, Pakistan No Closer to Resolutions
Youth's Death Triggers Protests in Kashmir
Sri Lanka
Rebels Condemn Attack on Norwegian Monitors in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Plans New Security Force
Maoists Vow Attacks Ahead of Nepal Polls
Rebel Raids Will Not Deter Polls: Nepal
North Korea
North Korea's Kim Tours Chinese Boom Town
North Korea: The Hermit Kingdom
Philippine Rebels Raid Prison, Free Nine
Despite Protests, US and Philippine Forces Plan to Hold War Games
Indonesia Nabs Four for Aiding Malaysian Bomb Expert
Taiwan's Top Party Picks New Boss
Revolution in Central Asia?
Kazakh Opposition Leader Released
DEA Says It Will Investigate Agents in Colombia
Texan Filmmaker Follows Violence in Colombia
Chile Gets First Woman President
US Neocons Accuse Chavez of Anti-Semitism
Fiji PM, Military Chief in Peace Talks
New Zealand Military Officials Seek Meeting With Fiji Commodore
War on Terror
Inside the Puzzle Palace
Sen. Specter Questions Domestic Eavesdropping
CIA Used Athens Airport to Transport Detainees
Swiss Government Defends Stance on CIA Prisons
Expert Says bin Laden Might Be Dead
US Military
The Stress of Guarding the Couch
Number of Enlisted Personnel Leaving Armed Services on the Rise
Crypt Sentries Sent to War
Marines Will No Longer Guard Naval Academy
The War at Home
Pelosi Clashes With Protesters Over Iraq War Funding
US Deflects Criticism of Commitment to UN
Bush Makes His Latest War Pitch
Zogby Poll: Americans Support Impeachment if Bush Broke Law in Wiretapping
Majority in US Urges Iraq Withdrawal Timetable
New York to Host Iraq Art Exhibition
Brother: Suspected Iraqi Agent Has No Twin
US Weeklies Trim Foreign Presence
McCain: Higher Oil Prices Won't Stop Sanctions Against Iran
Iran Wants Diplomacy Not Threats
Iran: Turkish Tourists Kidnapped by US-Sponsored Militants

Iran Insists EU 'Overreacting' on Research

Russian Expert Says Israel Likely to Bomb Iran in Spring
Lebanese Politician Urges Syrian Opposition to Seek Western Support for Regime Change
Lebanon in Political Crisis
Anti-US Rally in Beirut Turns Violent
Does Lebanon Really Face an al-Qaeda Threat?
Olmert Will Be Israel's Acting PM Until Election
Netanyahu Makes Effort to Calm Tensions Within the Likud
East Jerusalem Campaign Kept Under Wraps
Palestinians' Entrepreneurial Spirit Dimmed by Battles
Police Stream Into Hebron to Halt Rioting Settlers
Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Mother, Son in West Bank Village
Kuwait Says Emir's Death Won't Change Oil Policy
Kuwait's New Emir: A Now-Ailing Liberation Hero
Sheikh Sabah: Kuwait's Seasoned Strongman
Occupation by Iraq a Turning Point in Kuwait Diplomacy
Nigerian Militants Attack Another Oil Platform
Shell Considers More Nigeria Evacuations
Nigerian President Blames Biafran War on Society
Sudan Proposes Tripartite Force to Keep Peace in Darfur
African Union Under Pressure Over Sudan
Ethiopia, Eritrea Are Bracing for War That Neither Can Afford
US Leverage With Ethiopia Key to Eritrea Border Row
Russia & Her Neighbors
Russian Case Shows No Holds Barred in Business and Politics
Russia's Black Sea Fleet Beefs Up Security After Lighthouse Seizure

Justin Raimondo
World War IV

Praful Bidwai
Iran Opens Nuclear Locks – and a Hornet's Nest

Alan Bock
History's Burden in Iraq

Nebojsa Malic
Our Friends, the Peacekeepers

Ivan Eland
An Imperial Presidency Based on Constitutional Quicksand

David R. Henderson
Milton and David Friedman on Military Intervention

Charles Peña
Troop Reduction Legerdemain

Sascha Matuszak
Drums in the Streets

Ran HaCohen
Democracy and Colonialism

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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