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The Revolt of the Generals: Justin Raimondo
Why Cal Thomas Is Wrong: David R. Henderson
In the Rubble: Tom Engelhardt
Inside the International Terror Market: Chris Deliso
Grand Theft Babylon: Ann Berg

Society has arisen out of the works of peace; the essence of society is peacemaking. Peace and not war is the father of all things.
Ludwig von Mises
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Updated April 17, 2006 - 11:21 PM EDT
Murky Iraqi Security Group Is Mutating
PM Impasse Sparks New Iraq Parliament Delay
Iraq's Assembly Speaker Warns of More Deadlock
Anatomy of the Generals' Revolt
Police Find 17 Bullet-Riddled Bodies in Baghdad
Suicide Bombing Kills 13 in Iraq
Suicide Bomber Kills 9 in Tel Aviv
Collateral Damage: US Kills 7 Afghan Civilians
Bush's Bogus Document Dump
by Fritz Umbach
Inside the International Terror Market  by Christopher Deliso
Will the War Party's Smoking Gun Be a Mushroom Cloud?  by Andrew Wimmer
Grand Theft Babylon  by Ann Berg
AIPAC's Complaint  by Eric Alterman
Reflections on Milosevic  by David Binder

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Beheaded 'US Spy' Found on Pakistan Border
Pakistan Wants US Aircraft to Combat Terrorism
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Women Take Up Arms in India's Violent Maoist Lands
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Nepal Protests Spread to Tourist Quarter
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Blasts Blamed on Sri Lanka Rebels Kill 8
Taiwan Says Beijing Offer 'Poison,' Snubs 'One China Principle'
Hu: Taiwan Pro-Separation Forces a Threat
China Urges Taiwan Talks but Only With Conditions
Cost Seen as Key to Japanese Opposition to US Troop Realignment Plan
Okinawa Glad to Be Rid of US Marines, but Not Too Happy With Footing the Bill
Japan, China to Seek More Time to Handle Leftover Arms
Random Tests Snare Australian Military Drug Users
New Muhammad Comic Printed in Italy
Italian Editor Apologizes to Muslims
Berlusconi 'Trying to Do Deal to Avoid Prosecution'
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Two Russian Soldiers Killed in Chechnya
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General Defends Army Chief Who Spoke Out
Pentagon Memo Aims to Counter Rumsfeld Critics
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Iran Warns Against US Attack
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Israelis Detain Top Hamas Deputy
Christians Take Sides in Holy Land Conflict
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Israeli Troops Fail to Prevent Settlers' March
Rights Groups: Israeli Shelling Near Palestinian Homes Endangers Lives
Two Israeli Soldiers Held for Alleged Role in West Bank Clash
Lebanese PM Seeks End to Syria Crisis During US Visit
Sectarian Rifts Show in Lebanon
Riots Erupt in Alexandria: Molotov Cocktails, Live Ammunition and Tear Gas
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Egypt Detains Dozens in Anti-Islamist Sweep
Middle East
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Justin Raimondo
The Revolt of the Generals

David R. Henderson
Why Cal Thomas Is Wrong

Charles Peņa
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

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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