Today's Highlights

The Lobby: Justin Raimondo
Myth of US Prosperity During WWII: D. Henderson
Connecting the Dots, Bush-Style: Tom Engelhardt
A Collapsing Presidency: Paul Craig Roberts
Sorry to Say, 'I Told You So' on Iraq: S. Greenhut

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Updated March 20, 2006 - 11:10 PM EST
US War Spending to Rise 44%
Bush: Iraq Center of War on Terror
Police Say GIs Executed Iraqi Family of 11
Violence Rages on Anniversary of Iraq War
War Has Emboldened Iran, Extremists in Iraq
White House No Longer Sees Quick End to War
In Saddam's Torture Chamber, a Grim Portrait of US Abuse
Iraq Occupation 'Played Football With Bricks of $100 Bills'
Afghan Faces Death for Converting to Christianity
Bush Says Iraq War Laying a 'Foundation of Peace'
The Israel Lobby
by John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt
The Cost of War in Retrospect
by Alan Reynolds
Connecting the Dots, Bush-Style
by Tom Engelhardt
A Collapsing Presidency  by Paul Craig Roberts
Editorials Dither While Iraq Burns
by Greg Mitchell
Bush, Contradicted  by Sidney Blumenthal

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Rumsfeld's Iraq-Nazi Germany Analogy Disputed
Top US General in Iraq Warns Iran to Stop Sending Bombs
35 Die as Iraq War Enters Year Four
White House Lowers Bar for Victory in Iraq
Las Vegas Soldier Recalls the Night the War Began
Death Squads on the Prowl in a Nation Paralyzed by Fear
Iraq Is Now in 'A Terrible Civil War,' Admits Allawi
The Roots of Iraq's Sectarian Violence
Quiet Disapproval of Bush Marks Third Anniversary of Iraq Invasion
War Opponents Stage Protests Around the World to Mark 3rd Anniversary of Iraq Invasion
Iraq Three Years Later
Will Fourth Year Bring Civil War or Peace in Iraq?
The Way Forward for Iraq Hinges on the US' Way Out
Iraq Leaves Veteran in Personal Fog of War
Many Iraqis Don't See Normalcy for at Least a Decade
With Iraq in Chaos, the US Fights on With No End in Sight
Iraq, Three Years Later: Dispute on Definition
In Iraq, US Influence Wanes as Full-Scale Civil War Looms
Three Years In, Hopes Fade for Iraq, Neighbors
Today in Iraq
Iraqis Forming Council in Bid to Include All Factions in Decisions
Heavy Security in Iraq for Shi'ite Pilgrimage to Karbala
Talabani 'Rules Out' Civil War
Chalabi Blames Bremer for Iraq's Unraveling
US Troops Clash With Gunmen Near Baghdad
One Week in Baghdad
Developments in Iraq, March 20
Developments in Iraq, March 19
Iraq Occupation
Did Marines Commit Crime in Iraq Civilian Deaths?
Revelations Add to Picture of US Torture
Some Troops Headed Back to Iraq Are Mentally Ill
US Troops to Stay in Iraq for a Few More Years: Commander
Veterans Back From Iraq With Stories to Tell
Iraq's Real WMD
Bosnian Bomb-Disposal Experts on Duty in the Iraqi Desert
Global Iraq Fallout
Poll: 65 Percent of Aussies Want Troops Out of Iraq by May
Blair Unrepentant, but Still Tormented by Legacy of War
Two Afghan Police Dead, Four Missing in Rebel Raid
Suicide Bomber Killed in Attack on French Convoy in Afghanistan
Afghanistan Condemns Pakistan Ban on TV Channels
Afghan Jailers Want to Unload Gang of Three Americans
A Death in the Family: Reserve Unit Recalls Comrades Killed in Afghan Blast
Seven Dead as Bomb Blast Rips Through Pakistani Police Van
Indian Trooper Killed, Six Wounded in Kashmir Grenade Attack
India Rules Out Joint Control Over Kashmir
Nepal's Maoists Call Off Crippling Road Blockade
Maoists, Political Parties to Launch Joint Campaign in Nepal
Tibetans Vote for Government in Exile
Taiwan Opposition Stages Second Anti-Chen Rally in a Week
No End to Bangkok Blockade
Tensions Remain High in Indonesia Province
Uzbek Defendants Detail 'Torture'
Lukashenko Set to Sweep Belarus Election, Opposition Cries Foul
Belarus Vote Ends in Dubious Landslide
Opposition Seeks New Belarus Poll
Cries of Fraud in Belarus, but No 'Orange Revolution'
Thousands Protest Belarus Vote
Lukashenko Denounces Bush as 'World's Premier Terrorist'
Milosevic's Daughter Blasts Serbian Burial
Serbian Nationalism Stirs Again
Voting Could Move Ukraine Closer to Moscow
Rifts in South Africa's ANC Test the Party's Vaunted Unity
New Jersey Teacher Chosen to Run Liberian Police Force
Census Stirs Old Rivalries Between Nigeria's Tribes
Benin Votes in Election Runoff
US Democracy Committee to Visit Morocco
Realism Pushes US and Iran a Bit Closer
General: Not Much Confidence in Iran Talks
US-Iran Talks on Iraq Could Be Diplomatic Breakthrough: Analysts
Tehran Courts Support of Arabs
Iranians See Talks With US as Historic
Top Officials of Six Major Powers to Meet on Iran
Iraq President Backs US-Iran Talks
Iran Reformists Urge Nuclear Freeze
US Leaders on Iraq
Bush Predicts 'Victory' Three Years After Iraq Invasion
Cheney: My Optimistic Predictions on Iraq Were 'Basically Accurate'
Senator Hagel: 'Low Grade' Civil War Going on in Iraq for at Least Last Six Months
Invoking Vietnam, Kissinger Says His 'Heart Goes Out' to Bush Over Iraq
The War at Home
Iraq Mission Will Be Seen as Failure, Say Americans
Across US, Rising Doubts
Cheney Dismisses Suggestions of Shakeup
Iraq Referendums Split Wisconsin Voters
Rethinking Iraq
A Military Contractor's Purchase on Power

Iraq Vet Dad Aims Gun at Boy, 10

Many 'Concerns' Cited in Audit of New FBI Program
Google Ordered to Hand Over Data
US Military
Missile Defense Funding Soars to New Heights
Wounded Lives
Children of War
Trapped in Between Life and Death
US Military Eyes Coal as Fuel Source
War on Terror
Are Warrantless Physical Searches Next?
Court Orders Government to Free Sri Lankan
Terror Suspect Would Rather Face Torture Than Endure UK Controls
Australian PM: Gitmo Aussie Should Face US Tribunal
Olmert: Israel Will Try Men Seized in Jericho Prison Raid
Key Hamas Cabinet Posts Go to Hard-Liners
Hamas Names Haniyeh as New Palestinian PM
Gaza on Brink of Humanitarian Crisis: UN
Palestinians Lose in Mideast Water War
EU Ministers Ponder Mideast Worst-Case Scenario
Associated Press Erases Video of Israeli Soldier Shooting Palestinian Boy
Israel to Boycott Hamas Government
Israeli Military: Police Who Killed Palestinian Girl Broke Rules of Engagement
Israel Extends Closure on West Bank, Gaza
Left to Rot in Gaza
Saudi Arabia
Slain al-Qaeda Leader Vowed Group Will Overthrow Saudi Royals
Saudi Arabia Says Its War With al-Qaeda Not Over
UN Envoy Meets With Saudi Leaders on Lebanon Issue
Middle East
As Syria's Influence in Lebanon Wanes, Iran Moves In
Eclectic Group Crosses Sahara for Peace
In Egyptian Movies, We're the Heavies
Fatah to Round Up Arms in Lebanon Refugee Camps
DR Congo
Merkel Under Fire Over Congo Mission
German MPs Line Up Against Congo Mission
The Warlords of the Congo
Promised Jungle Handover of Hostages in Colombia Falls Through
Venezuela's Chavez Hits Back at Bush, Calling Him a 'Coward'

Justin Raimondo
The Lobby

David R. Henderson
The Myth of US Prosperity During World War II

Praful Bidwai
India's Russia Card Ups Nuclear Stakes

Alan Bock
Last-Ditch Effort

Charles Peņa
Fixing Intelligence

Nebojsa Malic

Ivan Eland
President Bush's Metamorphosis in Foreign Policy

Sascha Matuszak

Ran HaCohen
Hamas and Israel: Rival Twins

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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