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The Generals' Revolt: Patrick Buchanan
Car Bombs with Wings: Davis/Engelhardt
The Dead Roach in America's Salad: Reese
Neo-Crazy Plans for Iran: Gordon Prather
Baghdad Morgue Overflowing Daily: Jamail/Hamed

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Updated April 15, 2006 - 10:16 PM EDT
On the Ground, It's a Civil War
Iraq Death Toll Mounts as Politicians Flounder
Americans: US Should Mind Its Own Business
Report: Rumsfeld Approved Torture
US Bans Business With Palestinian Authority
Two Marines Killed, 22 Hurt in Western Iraq
11 Killed in Iraq Attacks
US General: Al-Qaeda Concedes Defeat, Is Leaving Iraq
Iraqis Fear Penalizing Desertion Would Hurt Recruitment
Iraqi Cub Reporter Was Among Victims of Contentious Raid
The Generals' Revolt
by Patrick Buchanan
Israel: The Dead Roach in America's Salad Charley Reese
A War of Leaks, Lies, and Legalities  Seattle Times
The al-Qaeda Myth  by Tom Porteous
Neo-Crazy Plans for Iran
by Gordon Prather
The Israel Lobby Redux  by Ira Glunts

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Cheney Authorized Leak of CIA Report, Libby Says
Libby's Lawyers Separate Bush From Plame
US Building Its Largest Embassy in Iraq
Iraqis Bust Huge Oil Smuggling Ring
Fresh US Intelligence Leaks in Afghanistan
Britain Took Part in Mock Iran Invasion
Foreign Military Attaches Preparing for Decades-Long 'War on Terror'
Russian Missile Designer: Sleep Peacefully, We Have Plenty of Nukes
Iraq Speeches Have Done Little to Buoy War Support
Attacks Continue
42 Killed in Iraq Bombings, Attacks
Sunni Leaders Say 90 Abducted or Slain in Iraq
Iraq: 11 Construction Staff Killed
6 Iraqi Policemen Killed, Dozens Missing in Attack on Police Convoy
Bombs Kill Four at Mosques in Iraq's Baquba
9 US Troops Killed in Iraq Over 4 Days
Makeshift Bomb Kills Marine in Iraq
Bomb Wounds 4 British Soldiers in Iraq
Developments in Iraq on April 15
Developments in Iraq on April 14
Today in Iraq
Baghdad Morgue Overflowing Daily
Iraq's Oil Guardians Ill-Trained and Sometimes Treacherous
For Iraqi Students, Hussein's Arrival Is End of History
Shi'ites to Attend Iraq Parliament Session
Beaten, Burnt and Bullied: the Families Hounded Out by Religious Vigilantes
Life in a Time of Suspicion
Iraq Abductors Seek 12 Million Dollars for Germans
Iraqi Children Find Hope in Theatre Amid Violence
Iraq Occupation
Pentagon Settles Dispute With State Dept Over Iraq Rebuilding
US Military to Protect Aid Teams in Iraq, Says Report
US Colonel Offers Iraq Apology for Devastation of Babylon
5 Fort Hood Soldiers Die in Iraq in a Week
Spending Lags on Training for Iraqi Security Forces
Global Iraq Fallout
Japanese Court Rejects Lawsuit Questioning Constitutionality of Iraq War
Syria Offers Help in Stabilizing Iraq
Ripples From Iraq Disturb Bahrain
Opponents of Iraq War Angry at Jailing of Doctor
Afghan Battle Kills 6 Police, 41 Taliban
Military Buys Back Stolen Flash Drives From Afghan Shopkeepers
Afghan Shops Searched for Stolen Files
Taliban Suicide Attack Wounds Three Coalition Soldiers, Bomb Kills Three Police
Coalition, Afghan Troops Push Offensive
An Afghan Province Where Heroin Rules and Police Look the Other Way
Two Bombs Wound 12 at India's Largest Mosque
Bomb Attacks in India Overshadow New Year
Five Dead, 43 Hurt in Indian Kashmir Blasts
Singh Warns of Maoist Threat to India
Karachi Hit by Protest Against Bombing
Pakistan, India in Talks to Reduce Border Tension
Nepal Opposition Dismisses King's Election Call
Fresh Protests in Nepal Despite King's Overtures
Public Skeptical at Nepal King Vote Call
Nepal's Youths See a Future, but Will It Work?
North Korea Vows to Strengthen Nukes
US Refuses to End North Korea Freeze
US Warns Kim: We'll Check Up on Your Finances if You Keep Nukes
Seoul: Vietnamese Faces Extradition Over Alleged Terror Plot
China Fears Drive Big US Arms Projects
Taiwan President Hits Out at China
Former KMT Leader Blasts Taiwan on China Trip
China Relaxes Controls on Foreign Investment
China Says Dialogue Key on Iran and North Korea
Funding Feud Blocks US-Japan Troop Deal
US Blacklists Indonesia Militants
Burma Bans Exile 'Terror Groups'
Thai Water Festival Washes Away Political Turmoil
US Condemns Attack on Kyrgyz Activist
Donor Nations Worried Over Rising Violence in Sri Lanka
Weekend Reviews
Regime Change Is Nothing New
Historian: Iraq, Afghan Wars Parallel Philippine Invasion
W for Wanker: A Review of ‘V for Vendetta’
Rumsfeld Under Fire
Criticism of Rumsfeld Increasing
Rumsfeld Backed by Bush as Criticism Grows
Ex-General: Rumsfeld Deserves Criticism
Quotes: Former Generals Criticize Rumsfeld
Retired General's Call Puzzles Rumsfeld Aides
Iran Leader: Israel Will Be Annihilated
US Intelligence Agencies Say Iran Is Years Away From Building Nukes
Top Iranian Commander Warns US Against Military Attack
Confident Iran Brands US a 'Decaying Power'
Iran to Clarify Atomic Plans: UN
US Considers Iran Options
Russia to Host New Round of Iran Talks
War on Terror
HRW: Rumsfeld Could Be Criminally Liable for Approving Torture
Memo Shows Officer's Shift on Use of Dogs
Southwest Airlines Loses $27.5 Million to Woman They Imprisoned for 'Looking Like a Terrorist'
Richard Reid Won’t Testify at Moussaoui Trial
Ex-Professor in Terror Case to Be Deported
US Pressures Germany to Accept Group From Guantanamo
More Time to Quiz UK Terror Suspect
The War at Home
Poll: Iraq War Problems Make Americans Less Eager to Attack Iran
'I Feel Like I Did in the Vietnam Days – I Hate to Pay Taxes Just So They Can Go and Bomb More People'
'War on Tax' Waged Against Costs of War
US Prepares to Overhaul Arsenal of Nuclear Warheads
14 Arrested in Crawford Including Sheehan's Sister and Dan Ellsberg
Intelligence Office Gives Dissenters Their Due
Attorneys Push to Force SOCom Chief to Testify at Hearing
Washington Univ. Researcher Seeks Iraq, Afghanistan Veterans
Unions Seek 9/11 Benefits
Thirty-One Years On, Is Lebanon's Unity Just Hype?
Lebanon Ranks First in Index of Economic Freedom
Palestinian Politics
US Curbs Money Going to Palestinian Govt
PM: US-Led 'Unholy Alliance' Will Not Topple Hamas Government
Hamas Vows Government Will Not Fall Despite Woes
Iran Hosts Conference to Raise Money for Palestinian Government
Palestinians to Get Russian Aid
Egypt Snubs Hamas FM
Prodi Quickly Caught in Row Over Remarks About Hamas
Aid Workers Fear New US Edict Will Brand Them as Terrorists
Gaza Under Intense Bombardment
Israel Steps Up Threats to Invade Gaza Strip
Militant Camps Sprout in Growing Gaza Instability
Parents of British Campaigner Killed by Israeli Sniper Seek Justice Against a Murderous Ethos
Passover Goes High-Tech in Israel
Peace Proves Elusive for Holy Land Church
Middle East
Worshippers Attacked at 3 Egyptian Churches
Yemen President Reelection Bid Orchestrated by Intelligence
400 Reported Killed in Chad Attack
Chad Leader Severs Diplomatic Ties With Sudan
Chad's President Threatens to Expel 200,000 Who Escaped Darfur
UN Calls for End to Rebellion in Chad
UN May Downgrade Ethiopia-Eritrea Border Force
US Keeps Libya on Terror List
Burundi Ends 34-Year Curfew
Berlusconi Loses Bid to Hold Power
UN Mediator: Corrupt Kosovo Cannot Be Independent State
American: Innocent in Bolivia Hotel Blasts
Coca Quandary for Hard-Up Bolivia
FARC Rebels Kill Two
Emotional Return for Chagossians
Solomons to Choose New PM

Justin Raimondo
Exporting 'Democracy' – Importing Trouble

Charles Peña
Iran: The Nuclear Option

Nebojsa Malic
The Unbearable Smugness of Being

Ivan Eland
Is Veneration of the Military Good for the Republic?

Praful Bidwai
Indo-US Nuclear Deal Takes Flak, No Eject Option

Alan Bock
France: Reinforcing Addiction

Sascha Matuszak
Getting a Piece of the Pie

David R. Henderson
Conversation With a Few Good Men (and Women)

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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