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War Against Iran, April 2006: Jorge Hirsch
Acknowledging the Rush to War: Alan Bock
Bolton Really Is Bonkers: Gordon Prather
Keeping It Quiet: Charley Reese
Bush Policies Stoke Anti-Yanqui Sentiment: Lobe

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Updated April 2, 2006 - 11:02 PM EDT
US, UK Build 'Enduring Bases' in Iraq
Attacking Iran May Trigger Terrorism
Shi'ite Mosque Blown Up as 40 Bodies Found
At Least 50 Killed in Sunday Iraq Attacks
Shi'ite Leaders in Iraq Turn Against the US
Two US Pilots, Four Troops Killed in Iraq
Pentagon Plans War on the Internet
Officials Report Militant Training Ring
UK Govt in Secret Talks for Strike Against Iran
Spy Chiefs: Iraq Terror Backlash in UK 'For Years'
Reporter Carroll Rejects Statements Made in Iraq
Bush Pledges More Mayhem in the Middle East  by Sheldon Richman
Keeping It Quiet: The Israel Lobby's Crushing of Dissent  by Charley Reese
What About Richard Cohen's Reputation?  by Greg Mitchell
The Age of Jackson  by Daniel McCarthy
Bolton Really Is Bonkers  by Gordon Prather
'Saddam Chose to Deny Inspectors'
by Joe Conason

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Hamas PM Orders Gunmen Off Streets
US Accountability Office Finds Itself Accused
Courted as Spies, Held as Combatants
Civilians in Iraq Flee Mixed Areas as Attacks Shift
Iraq Militant Group Says It Shot Down US Helicopter
The Looming Threat of Sadr's Militia
Rice Looking Forward to Guantanamo Closure
Rice: Don't Take Iraq Errors 'Literally'
Rice Admits 'Thousands' of Errors in Iraq
Today in Iraq
Jill Carroll Forced to Make Propaganda Video as Price of Freedom
Neighborhood Militias Add Another Armed Layer
Leading Contenders for Iraq PM Post
Evidence Against Saddam for Killing Kurds Ready: Prosecutor
Filming the Iraq Insurgency
Iraq Occupation
US Tries New Approach to Keep Iraqis Away From Convoys
US Military Urges Crackdown on Iraq Militias
Attacks Continue
Gunmen Kill Shi'ite Tribal Chief, Relatives
Six Killed in Iraq as Gunmen Ambush Minibus Carrying Shi'ites
Killed for the Sake of a Name
Developments in Iraq on April 2
Developments in Iraq on April 1
Americans Keep Dying
Texas Airman Is 200th Texan Killed in Iraq
Pennsylvania Soldier Dies in Iraq Barracks, Autopsy Planned
Mississippi Guardsman Killed in Firefight in Afghanistan
Maryland Police Officer Killed Serving in Iraq
Vermont Guardsman, 52, Killed Defending Base in Afghanistan
Orlando (FL) Soldier Killed in Baghdad
Family Remembers Fallen Guardsman (PA)
Pasco County (FL) Soldier Killed in Iraq
Airman (TX) With Local Ties Killed in Iraq
Rice Hits a Storm in UK
Rice Hears the News Today, Oh Boy
Rice Presses on With Bumpy British Visit
Rice Faces More UK Antiwar Protesters
Rice Gets an Earful From British Muslims
Afghan Clerics Say West Meddled in Convert Case
Bomb Wounds 5 US Troops in Afghanistan
Top Legislator Killed in Afghan Violence
Unknown Armed Men Gunned Down Provincial Council's Speaker in Afghanistan
Taliban Explodes Himself in Firefight With Police in Afghanistan
In Remote Pakistan Province, a Civil War Festers
India Urges Nuclear Deal Approval
US, Australia Warn of Indonesia Terror Attacks
Bali Battles the Muslims Who Want an Indonesian Cover-Up
Australian Cartoon Irks Indonesia
Thailand Set to Vote Amid Crisis
Sri Lanka's Ruling Coalition Wins at Polls
Carter to Meet Nepal King With Mediation Message
US Journalist Says Interrogation Aimed at Harassing Her Sources in Southern Russia
Former PM Says Russia Is Turning Into Dictatorship
Poll Defeat May Cost Berlusconi His TV Empire
Yushchenko Isolated, Facing Tough Future

Poland to Try Jaruzelski, 82, for 'Communist Crimes'

Bosnia Court Outlaws Ethnic Symbols as Offensive
In Other News
NATO General Calls for Proactive Alliance
Aussies Arrest Terror Suspects
UN 'Number Two' Leaves Her Job
War on Terror
UK Official: Iraq War Led to July Bombings
Moussaoui 'More al-Qaeda Wannabe' Than 9/11 Plotter
GOP Rejects Container Security Proposal
A Child's Plea: Let My Father Go
Don't Kill bin Laden: Dalai Lama
Wesley Clark: US Needs New Plan on Terror War
US Military
Dems Hunt for Scandal in Defense Bills
Survey: Troops Less Likely to Get Support Services After First Deployment
Northrop to Replace ICBM Reentry Vehicles
Iran Nuclear Plan 'Irreversible'
Iran Minister Downplays Chances of Nuclear Face-Off
Sleuths Look for the Tiniest Smoking Gun That Could Lead to War on Iran
Israeli Politics
Olmert Can Take His Pick for Cabinet
Israel's Peres to Seek Vatican Support of Hamas Boycott
Election Reveals Israeli Settlement Movement as a Dream Deserted
Israeli Angers a Settlement by Accepting Withdrawal
Israeli Voters Put Social Issues at Top of Agenda
Palestinian Politics
Gaza Shooting Chaos Hands Hamas First Internal Crisis
Palestinian Group's Commander Killed
Hamas Urges End to Gang Fighting
Abbas Says South Africa Can Play Mideast Role
Israel's New Normal
Army, Navy Pound Gaza Strip Qassam Launch Sites
London Review of Books Stands Its Ground After Being Accused of Anti-Semitism
America Gives Tacit Approval to West Bank Withdrawal
Israel Medics Mull Long-Term Care Move for Sharon
Witnesses Say Settlers Attacked Palestinian Farmers Near Nablus
WAFD Party Factions Clash in Cairo
Former Egypt Opposition Leader Arrested After Bloody Standoff
Egypt Arrests Brotherhood Members
Tensions Rise in Turkey's Kurdish Southeast
One Dead, 10 Injured in Kurdish Clashes in Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia Foiled 90 Pct of Attacks - Minister
Two Killed in Attack on Mogadishu Islamic Court
Security Is Tight Around Taylor in Sierra Leone
UN to Discuss Taylor Trial Move
Actors Stage a Satirical Coup Against Mugabe
Uganda Rebel 'Terror' Appals UN
Senate: Canada Trash US Security Threat
Colombia Troops Kill 22 Rebels in Pre-Vote Offensive
Former Coup Leader Vows to Free Peru From US 'Exploitation'
Weekend Reviews
On Second Thoughts: Fukuyama
Iraq: The Logic of Withdrawal
Walter Cronkite: Documentary Sends Warning to Congress
After the Neocons: America at the Crossroads

Justin Raimondo
The Lobby Strikes Back

Alan Bock
Acknowledging the Rush to War

Charles Peņa
The Good, the Bad,
and the Ugly

Nebojsa Malic
City on the Edge of Forever

Ivan Eland
Top Ten Mistakes the Bush Administration Is Repeating from Vietnam

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

Praful Bidwai
India's Russia Card Ups Nuclear Stakes

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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