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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 16, 2006 - 10:55 PM EDT
US Plots 'New Liberation of Baghdad'
Leaders 'Failed' Iraq 4 Months After Election
US Arming Militia-Infiltrated Iraqi Cops
Political Impasse Delays Iraq Parliament
US Raid Kills 6, Insurgent Attacks Kill 35 Iraqis, 4 US Marines
Former Officials Warn Against US Attack on Iran
Iraq War General Reveals Rift with Rumsfeld on Insurgents
Iran Strike 'Would Unleash 40,000 Suicide Bombers' on US and UK
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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Iraq's Interior Minister Rejects Sunni Charges of Unlawful Killings
In Iraqi Divide, Echoes of Bosnia for US Troops
Self-Contained 'Embassy Baghdad' Will Dwarf Other US Embassies
Dozens of Iraqi Police Still Missing Days After Night Ambush
Saddam Years Purged From Iraqi Textbooks
Unlikely Candidate for Car Bomber
US Aims to Up Nuclear Warhead Production Capability to 250 a Year
Iraq Speeches Have Done Little to Buoy War Support
Today in Iraq
Iraq Alliance Appears Close to PM Deal
Iraq Unity Govt No Magic Formula
Billion-Dollar Start Falls Short in Iraq
Dust Bowl Uncertainty Grows in Iraq
The Arab Shi'ite Allegiances
Anfal's Kurdish Victims Impatient for Saddam's Trial
Marine Killed in Iraq Motor Vehicle Accident
Kember Speaks About Iraq Ordeal
Attacks Continue
Iraq Violence Kills at Least 12
Iraq Violence Sweeps Up Unlikely Group – Bakers
Baghdad Car Blast Kills 7 and Injures 24
Roadside Bomb Hits US Troop Near Iraq's Fallujah
UK Soldier Dies After Iraq Attack
Developments in Iraq on April 16
Developments in Iraq on April 15
Global Iraq Fallout
Hezbollah Links Plot to Clashes in Iraq
UK Soldiers' Families Go on Attack
Thousands of Iraqi Shiites Demonstrate Against Mubarak
Mubarak Clarifies Iraq Stance After Controversial Remark on Shi'ites
Americans Keep Dying
Asheville (NC) GI Only Had 16 Weeks Left in Iraq
Soldier (NH) Slain in Iraq Told of Fear
Marines Mourn the Loss of a Light-Hearted Friend (TN)
Roadside Bomb Kills Springfield (MO) Soldier
Marine (OH) Who Died at Hands of Iraqi Soldier to Be Buried
Former Pulaski County (GA) Marine Killed in Iraq
Family Mourns Lansing (MI) Marine Killed in Iraq
Glasgow (KY) Soldier Lived His Dream
San Antonio (TX) Family Learns Young Marine Is Dead
Huntington Beach (CA) Marine Dies in Explosion
Dedicated Long Island (NY) Soldier Is Mourned
Alaska Soldier Killed by Roadside Bomb
Family Remembers Their 'Gung-Ho' Young Marine (TX)
'He Had Hoped to See the World' (FL)
Los Angeles (CA) Marine Killed in Iraq
Cincinnati (OH) Soldier Killed in Iraq Explosion
Ceres (CA) Marine Killed During Iraq Mission
Slain Georgia Soldier's Family Sad but Proud
Missouri GI Is Killed in Combat in Iraq
Family, Friends Mourn Soldier From Bertie (NC) Killed in Iraq Blast
Soldier From Miami-Dade (FL) Killed by Bomb in Iraq
Afghan Battle Kills 6 Police, 41 Taliban
Taliban Insurgents Step Up Attacks in Afghanistan
Afghan District Governor Killed in Ambush
Afghans Hunt Taliban After Clash
UK Army to Take Over Afghan Front Line
Canadians Drawn Into an Intense Firefight in Afghanistan
Nepal Police Tear Gas Anti-Royal Protesters
Rallies in Nepal Draw Thousands
King's Offer Divides Nepal Press
Nepal Police Beat Protesting Journalists
Nepal Opposition Vows to Step Up Fight as King 'Ignores' Crisis
Nepal's Embattled King a Study in Aloofness
King of Nepal Crushes White-Collar Street Protests
China Offers New Trade Concessions to Taiwan
US Is Watching China's Latin American Moves
China Tones Down Anti-Japanese Activism
Nine Arrested Over Serial Grenade Blasts in Indian Kashmir
Sri Lankan Peace Talks in Doubt
The Resigned Victims of Burma's Junta
Mongolia MPs, Backing Protesters, Quit Parliament
Uzbekistan Reduces Opposition Leader's Jail Term
Cuba Expels Czech Diplomat for Alleged Spying for US
The Joke's on Bush as Chavez Strikes It Even Luckier
Coca Growth Spreads in Colombia
In Other News
The Ghosts of Ypres Past Return
Rumsfeld Under Fire
American Military Turn Their Ire on Rumsfeld
Generals Advance on Rumsfeld
Bush Says Rumsfeld Crucial to Terror War
Blair Refuses to Back Iran Strike
US Will Push for Asset Freeze, Sanctions on Iran
Military Chiefs Rehearsed an Iran Invasion
Peres Says Ahmadinejad to End Up Like Saddam
Not All in Iran Back President's Rhetoric
Inside the Real Iran
Growing Popularity of Sufism in Iran
Messianic Fervor Grows Among Iran's Shi'ites
War on Terror
  Zawahiri Keeping Al-Qaeda in His Grip
California Residents: No Sign of Terror Cell
Advice to Americans Abroad: 'Speak Softly, Don't Argue and Slow Down'
How Anti-Terror Cop's Joke Misfired
Senior Officers Undermine Yard Claims on Shot Brazilian
The War at Home
Study: Depleted Uranium Could Damage DNA
US Tourism Industry on the Decline
Dalai Lama Seeks to Improve Image of Islam in US
US Military
NASA Says Mishap Report on DART Mission Too Sensitive to Release
Talk of Replacing Landstuhl Hospital Is Renewed
Hezbollah Chief Accuses US of Plotting Civil War in Lebanon
Lebanon to Seek Bush's Help on Israeli Pullout
Palestinian Politics
Russia Breaks From West With Hamas Aid Offer
Masked Palestinian Police Demand Payment
Arabs Ask Hamas to Adopt Arab-Israeli Peace Initiative
Palestinian Militant Leaders Rally Behind Iran
Gaza on Brink of Implosion as Aid Cut-Off Starts to Bite
Haniyeh Accuses Abbas of Paralyzing Hamas Govt
Revenge Grips Gaza as Turf War Looms
Meshal: The West Seeks to 'Starve the Palestinian People'
Officials: Pollard-Barghouti Release Deal May Be on Horizon
The Last Conquest of Jerusalem
Sharon Loses Title of Prime Minister
IDF Delays Palestinians at Northern West Bank Roadblocks
Israel: Entering Gaza to Stop Qassam Fire Is Still an Option
Clashes Between Yemeni Security Forces and Slain Clerics Supporters Leave 4 Dead
Yemen Charges Two More in al-Qaeda-Linked Trial
Christians, Muslims Fight After Egypt Stabbings
Five Islamist Publishers Detained in Egypt
Prodi Moves a Step Closer to Becoming Italian PM
Berlusconi Urged to Face Defeat
Prodi Demands Concession, Apology
Charges Dropped Against Serb in Kosovo War Crimes Case
Sinn Fein Chief: Protestants Won't Be Pushed Into United Ireland – but Must Share Power
Report: Russia Lawmaker Doubts WTO Entry
Chad Threatens World Bank With Oil Cut-Off
Chadian Rebels Deny Sudan Links

Cambodian Soldiers Hope Demining Experience Can Help Sudan

Libya Renews Demand for US Compensation

Libya Concert Marks US Bombings

DR Congo
More Than 167,000 People Displaced in DR Congo in Five Months: UN
Weekend Reviews
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Historian: Iraq, Afghan Wars Parallel Philippine Invasion
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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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