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Dump Hayden and the NSA: Ivan Eland
The Real Assault on America: Paul Craig Roberts
Fear Is the Coin of the Realm: Jacob Hornberger
US History Lesson: Stop Meddling: Stephen Kinzer
Your Tax Dollars at Work in Baghdad: D. Phinney

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Updated May 16, 2006 - 11:25 PM EDT
Sunnis Claim 'Atrocity' Over US Raids
US Releases 9/11 Pentagon Tape
Bombings, Gunfire Leave 40 Iraqis, 3 GIs Dead
Talabani: 'No Half-Baked Iraq Cabinet'
FCC Chief Calls for Probe of Phone Companies
Venezuela May Sell US Jets to Iran
US Suspends Arms Sales to Venezuela Over 'Terrorism'
US Fights Redress for CIA Kidnapping 'Mistake'
Army: HBO Documentary Could Trigger Stress Disorder
Your Tax Dollars at Work in Baghdad  by David Phinney
The Real Assault on America
by Paul Craig Roberts
Ahmadinejad's Letter: An Opening Quickly Sealed  by Kaveh L. Afrasiabi
Fear Is the Coin of the Realm
by Jacob Hornberger
Asking Rove One Question  by David Corn
A Very Private Investigation  by Michael Tennant

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From Jailbird to Jihadi
Italian Payoff From Niger Forgery?
Feds Listening to Reporters From ABC, NYT, Wash Post
Bush Border Plan Raises Concerns of Militarization
As the Bombs Fall, Iraq's Kurds Have 'No Friends but the Mountains'
Unfit to Fight in Iraq?
Lack of Surprise Greets Word of US-Libya Ties
EU Pledges 'Bold' Nuclear Offer for Iran
Rove Blames Iraq War for Low Bush Numbers
Today in Iraq
Iraqi Lawmakers Appear to Be Mired in Minutiae
Sistani Renounces Fatwa on Gays
Malnutrition Among Iraqi Children Alarming – Survey
Water Truck 103's Perilous Journey in Iraq
Rebuilding Effort in Iraq Faces Roadblocks
One Home Tackles Iraq's Sunni-Shi'ite Divide
Baghdad Unwinds at Edge of Bridge
Attacks Continue
Iraq Violence Claims Another 60
7 GIs Killed Over the Weekend in Iraq
Insurgents Down Chopper, Killing 2 US Troops
Iraq Group Says Downed 4 'Crusader' Helicopters
Chronology: US Helicopter Crashes in Iraq
Two US Marines Killed in Western Iraq
Four British Troops Hurt in Attack on Basra Base
Developments in Iraq on May 16
Developments in Iraq on May 15
Trying to Try Saddam
Saddam Refuses to Plead to Charges
Saddam to Judge: 'I Am the President of Iraq'
Hussein Ruling Seems to Raise Execution Odds
Global Iraq Fallout
UK Gulf Troops Show No Sign of War Syndrome
Iran Says Britain Committing Human Rights Violations in Iraq
French Soldier Killed in Afghanistan During Mine Removal
Two of Taliban's Key Commanders Among Dead Bodies in South Afghanistan
Taliban Justice Returns to Afghanistan
Police Battle Taliban Suspects in Afghanistan
Vote Could Extend Canada's Commitment to Afghanistan by 2 Years
Canada Liberal Party Leadership Hopefuls Split Over Mission in Afghanistan
Female Afghan Lawmaker Faces Death Threat
Afghan Parliament Scuffle Puts Spotlight on Calls for Justice
Afghanistan Gets New National Anthem
Soldiers Mourn Helicopter Crash Victims at Service in Afghanistan
Four Taliban Escapees Are Recaptured
Two Canadians Hit in Afghanistan Blast
In Afghanistan, Cries for a Party, Any Party
Rivals' Pact Turns Up Heat on Musharraf
Former PM Bhutto to Run in Pakistan
Remote Pakistan Town Believes Rumors of bin Laden's Arrival Are Greatly Exaggerated
Policeman Killed, Power Line Bombed in Southwest Pakistan
India Says It Can Test Nuclear-Capable Missile at Any Time
India Kashmir Troop Cut Ruled Out
India's US Nuclear Deal Hangs by a Thread
Nepal Delays Vote to Limit King's Powers
Nepal to Be a Secular State
Nepal Freezes Purchase of Planes, Arms
US Military Seeks to Build Ties With Chinese
US Asks China to Watch Military Exercise
US Commander Views China's FB-7 Fighter Jet
China Lifts Its Currency – and US Hopes
China Ignores 40th Anniversary of 'Cultural Revolution'
Four Decades On, Cultural Revolution Leaves Indelible Imprint on China
Mission Impossible for Chinese Censors Wishing to Suppress Film
Burmese Junta Admits Attacks on Ethnic Minorities
Island Dispute Sets Off Nationalist Frenzy in Korea
Probe Into Slaughter of Tamils
Thai Election Date Set
US Lawmaker Asks Koizumi to Stop War Shrine Visits
Germany Orders Press Spy Halt
Kosovo PM: Ethnic-Albanian Independence Close
Milosevic Prison Report Released
EU to Freeze Assets of Belarus Leader After Flawed Poll
N. Ireland Legislature Reconvenes
Chávez Brushes Aside US Arms Sales Ban
Latin America Spats Reveal Chávez Reach – and Limits
Chávez Warns on Oil Production Cuts
Bolivia Gives Spanish Company 3 Days to Hand Over Oil Assets
Morales: Oil Companies Can Still Profit
Brazil Gang Takes on State
Haiti Poor Fear New President May Turn Against Them
Karl Rove
Rove Said Unfazed by Chance of Charges
The Riddle of Rove
Spying on Americans
Wiretap Row May Sink Hayden Confirmation
NSA Expert: Next Relevation Will Be ISP, Cell Phone Wiretaps
Questions on NSA Abound
Experts Debate Bush's Use of His Powers
Sky Spies Watch US From Space
Troops to the Border
Bush to Send 6,000 Troops to Mexico Border
Bush Seeking $1.9 Billion to Secure Borders
Mexicans Say Guard Won't Slow Migrants
Mexico's Fox Uneasy With Bush's Border Plan
Fox Tries to Defuse Mexicans' Concerns Over Moving Troops to Border
Border Troops No Threat, Bush Tells Mexico
Bush Plan to Beef Up Border Patrols Under Fire
War on Terror
Malls, Arenas Win Bulk of Terror Funds
Pentagon Releases Gitmo Detainees' Names in Full
Blair Weighs Move to Limit Courts' Power in Rights Laws
Hicks Case May Return to UK
The War at Home
New Filing May Spell Trouble for Libby
US Diplomacy Becomes More... Diplomatic
West Point Graduates Against the War
US Military
DoD to Cut Back Forces in UK
Latinos Enlisting in Record Numbers
Tempers Flare Over Iran Nuke Program
EU Prepared to Back Civilian Iran Program
Ex-Israeli Army Chief Warns of Long-Range Iran Missiles
Iran Security Forces Kill 10 Militants After Roadside Murders
Syria Starts Removing Military Posts, Barriers Inside Lebanon
Syria Arrests Critic of Lebanon Involvement
Palestinians in Crisis
Palestinians Boost Security Around Abbas After Assassination Threat Report
Israeli Unilateral Moves Will Wreck Two-State Vision: Abbas
Abbas Urges Hamas to Respect Deals
Hamas PM Vows to Resist 'Unholy Alliance'
Palestinians Mark Israel's Creation Amid Air Strike
Abbas Calls for Talks With Israel
US Working Behind the Scenes to Bolster Abbas
When the Arab Boycott Is Aimed at Palestine
EU Targets June to Have Palestinian Aid 'Mechanism' in Place
The Palestinian Tipping Point
Gateway to Egypt Becomes the Arena of a Struggle Between Fatah, Hamas
Palestinian TV Protests Over Parliament Blackout
Israelis on Palestine
Israeli Officials Spar Over Palestinians
Israeli DM: The Sooner We Quit Ruling Over the Palestinians the Better
Former Israeli Military Intel Chief Warns of Mideast Terror 'Tsunami'
Israeli DM Praises Bloody West Bank Operation
Crack of Israeli Bullets Ends Activists' Protest Against Barrier
Israel Targets Car in Gaza Strip
Middle East
US 'Must Beware' Rise in al-Qaeda Oil Strikes
Kuwait MPs Stage Walkout
Turkish Military Officers Tried in Attack on Kurds
Report: 170 Saudi Anti-Terror Ops in 3 Years
Moody’s Warns of Risk for Gulf Banks
Alleged Amman Bomber Pleads Not Guilty
US to Remove Libya From List of Terror Sponsors, Renew Diplomatic Ties
Slow Path Toward Restoring US-Libya Ties

Group Chides US on Renewing Libya Ties

Sudan Could Lose Part of Its Territory
Darfur Rebels Given Until End of May to Sign Peace
Sanctions Threat for Sudan Rebels
Key Facts About Darfur
Somalia: Eleven Die in Interclan Clashes in Somaliland
Mogadishu Quiet After Cease-Fire
Uganda: 'We Don't Arm Congo Militia'
Islamist Claims Comoros Victory
Chad Leader's Victory Confirmed
In Other News
Oil Used as Reward – and Punishment
Attacks on Aid Workers 'Unacceptable'
Australia: Main News Organizations Condemn Sedition Legislation

Justin Raimondo
Fascism: Are We There Yet?

Ivan Eland
Abolish Both the Hayden Nomination and NSA

David R. Henderson
Did Rumsfeld Lie – and When?

Charles Peña
Collision Course With Iran

Nebojsa Malic

Praful Bidwai
Iran Won't Be Bullied

Alan Bock
Cold Assumptions

Ran HaCohen
Why We Cannot Talk With Hamas

Sascha Matuszak
Getting a Piece of the Pie

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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