Today's Highlights

Spy With a Heart of Gold?: Justin Raimondo
Counterspinning McClellan: Paul Sperry
No Pleasing the Neocons: Paul Craig Roberts
An Insult to Gandhi: Nebojsa Malic
Iraq: The End Is Not Near: Leon Hadar

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
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Updated January 25, 2006 - 11:14 PM EST
US Army Stretched to Breaking Point
US General: We Must Learn to Fight 'Long War'
Pentagon Plans Leave Iraq Out of Equation
Bush Commits US to Defense of Israel
Exit Poll Shows Hamas at 42%, Fatah at 45%
Report on CIA: US Employs 'Gangster' Methods
400 British Troops in Swoop on 'Corrupt' Basra Police
Iraqi Army Officials Say They Know Where Zarqawi Is Hiding
S. Korean President Warns US Against Seeking Collapse of North Regime
Bush's Dilemma: Iran vs. Israel
by Patrick Buchanan
Counterspinning McClellan
by Paul Sperry
US Orders Syria to Do
the Impossible
 by Paul Craig Roberts
An Unhappy Anniversary
by Eugene Jarecki
Come Home, America  by Bill Kauffman
Iraq: The End Is Not Near
by Leon Hadar

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PATRIOT Act Renewal Talks Hit Snag
The Demagogue Neocons Love to Hate
Twelve US Servicemembers Killed in Iraq Since Friday
Party Urges Sunnis to Defend Themselves
Critical White House Seeks Russia's Aid on Iran
Iran: UN Sanctions May Lead US to Seal Off Persian Gulf
Fatah Gunmen Kill Leader Ahead of Vote
Musharraf: US Assures It Will Not Attack Again
Another Delay: Saddam Trial Plunges Into Deeper Disarray
Today in Iraq
US Charts the Chaos of Iraq's Reconstruction Program
Analyst: Political Deadlock Paralyzes Iraq
'Police' Raid Sparks Iraq Sectarian Tensions
Iraq: Insurgents 'Disobey' al-Zarqawi
Anti-Qaeda Protest in Iraq, Local Anger Mounts
Militia and Militant Groups in Iraq
Iraq: Struggle to Help Flood Victims in Safwan
Iraq Occupation
Adaptive Resistance Thwarts Counter-IED Efforts
Fewest US Troops in Iraq Since Summer
Will Iraqi Forces Dismantle Post After US Troops Build It?
Four US Governors Visit Troops in Iraq
Trying to Try Saddam
Saddam Trial Delay Angers Defense Lawyers
Saddam Lawyers Seek to Try Bush, Blair
Attacks Continue
Bomb Explosion Sabotages British Tank in Basra
Deaths Point to Roadblocks' Risk
Security Incidents in Iraq, Jan. 25
Security Incidents in Iraq, Jan. 24
Hostage Crises
Men Dressed as Iraqi Soldiers Kidnap Two Germans
Iraq: Suspects in Carroll Kidnapping Arrested
Global Iraq Fallout
Chances of German Probe Into Iraq Role Diminish
Iraq Inquiry Blow for German Opposition
Galloway May Face Charges Over New Iraq Documents
Iraq Firm Vows to Weed Out 'Sick Note' Guards

Poland Committed to Occupying Iraq

Aussie Wheat Board: Manager Denies Approving Iraq Payments
Karzai Rules Out Talks With bin Laden
Afghan President Welcomes Protests Against Attacks, Pakistan
Seven Taliban Rebels Escape Afghanistan Prison
Pakistan on the Spot Over Iran Nuclear Secrets
Pakistan's Tribal Strategy
US Troops on Front Line of Expanding India Ties
Bush to Visit India, Pakistan on March Trip
More Kashmir Militants Laying Down Arms
Nepal Faces More Protests as Curfew Lifted
Protesters, Police Clash in Nepal
South Korean President Wants Agreement on Regaining Wartime Military Control From US
US to Offer Seoul Satellite Intel on North Korea
Japan Fears Missile Data Leak to North Korea
Taiwan’s New Cabinet 'Hostile to China'
Google Agrees to Censor Results in China
Leading Publication Shut Down in China
Chinese President Plans US Visit
Bangladesh Cops Rake Thousands With Gunfire, Kill Eight
Killings Amid Sri Lanka Peace Bid
Indonesia Arrests Bali Suspect
Fear and Death Ensnare UN's Soldiers in Haiti
US Does Not Want to Send Troops to Haiti
Morales Purges Bolivian Military After Missile Saga
Bolivia Leader Forms Socialist, Indigenous Cabinet
Occidental Petroleum Worker Killed, 2 Released in Colombia
Castro Accuses US of 'Rude Provocations'
World Forum Draws Anti-US Activists
Aussie Authorities Mum in Leak Case
Spying on the Russians
Spies Collect More Toys as Cold War Turns to Hot Peace
Under Russia's Spy-Rock Scandal
Russia Reopens Probe of British Council
Spying on Americans
Bush: Spying Should Be Called 'Terrorist Surveillance'
Bush: Congress Knew About Spying
Lawsuit Unites Bush Allies, Enemies
Former NSA Head Grilled by Journalists on NSA Eavesdropping
Gonzales Defends Wiretaps Amid Protest
Detaining Justice
Army Debates Guantanamo Executions
Investigator: EU Governments Likely Knew of Torture 'Outsourcing'
Removal Ends a Family's Nightmare
Pentagon, CIA Refer 20 Detainee-Abuse Cases to Dept. of Justice
Deported Muslims Return to Sue US Govt for Abuse, Confined to Hotels
The War at Home
The Realities of Exporting Democracy
The Life and Death of an Iraq Veteran Who Could Take No More
Blair Is More Popular in USA Than in UK
GOP Group Wants Death Count List Removed
War on Terror
Posada to Remain in Federal Detention for Now
KBR Awarded Homeland Security Contract Worth Up to $385m
Nebraska Drills for Bioterror Attack
Report: Iran Races to Defend Nuclear Facilities
US Says Hopes to Avoid Confrontation With Iran
China Favors Diplomacy Over Sanctions in Resolving Iran Nuclear Dispute
Skyrocketing Oil Costs Feared in Iran Standoff
Iran and Russia in Nuclear Talks
Russia, Iran Want Nuke Issue Kept in IAEA
Senior UN Nuclear Inspector Leaving for Iran
Eight Killed, Dozens Injured in Iran Oil City Blast
Iran Blasts 'Timed For' President Visit
Iran Blocks BBC Persian Web Site
UN Renews Pressure on Lebanon to Disarm Hezbollah
Freed Dissident Says to Work for Democracy in Syria
Palestinian Politics
White House May Talk With Hamas Leaders
Hamas Poised to Become Insiders
Why Hamas Is Gaining in Palestinian Polls
Palestinians Head for Coalition Government
Christian Candidate on Hamas Ticket
Palestinian Militants Pledge Calm on Election Day
Palestinian Officials Fear Election Clashes
Fatah Rallies in a Hail of Gunfire
Israel's Acting Leader Backs Creation of Palestinian State
Israeli Paper: Doctors Concealed Sharon's Status After First Stroke
Tel Aviv Court: State Can't Take East Jerusalem Lands Abandoned in 1967 War
Three Quarters of Israelis Pessimistic on Peace: Poll
Israel to Evacuate West Bank Outpost, Hebron Market Next Week
Olmert Says Israel Must Quit More Occupied Land
The Hunt for Black September
Middle East
Kuwait Settles Royal Succession
Yemen Detains 19 Suspected of Planning Attacks
Did UK Foment Greek-Turkish Cypriot Tension?
Turkey Urges Fresh Cyprus Talks
Congo Named as African Union Head
Nine Dead in Attack in Nigeria
Rivals Demand Early Election in Kenya

Justin Raimondo
Spy With a Heart of Gold?

Nebojsa Malic
An Insult to Gandhi

Ivan Eland
Military Action Against Iran?

David R. Henderson
Conversation with a US Military Officer

Alan Bock
Dealing With Iran

Charles Peña
Rethinking Nuclear Nonproliferation

Ran HaCohen
Hebron for Beginners

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

Sascha Matuszak
Drums in the Streets

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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