Today's Highlights

Avoiding War With Iran: Rep. Ron Paul
Don't Believe the Handover Hype: Aaron Glantz
Listening In: Seymour Hersh
Another Coalition of the Willing?: Gordon Prather
Iran the Target of Disinfo Campaign: Jim Lobe

Where is the indignation about the fact that the US and USSR have thirty thousand pounds of destructive force for every human being in the world?
Norman Cousins
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Updated May 23, 2006 - 10:54 PM EDT
Bin Laden: Moussaoui Not Linked to 9/11
Which Is the Real Iraq?
Bush: 'Certain Victory' Keeps US in Iraq
Iran the Target of Disinformation Campaign
Iran Test-Fires Medium-Range Missile
2 in CIA to Testify Libby Lied on Leak
Iraqi PM's Surprise Good-Bye Party for Blair
Maliki Sees Iraqis Running Most of Iraq Year-End
Insurgents Keep US at Bay in Ramadi
41 Dead in Iraq Drive-By Shootings, Bombings
Defying Bush, House Votes to Cut Aid to Palestinians
Report: Bush, Blair to Announce 'Phased Withdrawal'
US Kills 17 Civilians in Raid on 'Taliban'
Bolton: Iran Regime Can Stay if Ends Arms Pursuit
Don't Believe the Handover Hype
by Aaron Glantz
Another Coalition of the Willing?
by Gordon Prather
Basra, Britain's Mesopotamian Mess Revisited  by Sami Moubayed
Listening In  by Seymour Hersh
Committed to Unrealities
by Jacob G. Hornberger
Hayden: The Good Soldier  by John Prados

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The Architect of a New War on the West
Massive Embassy Rising in Iraq
Swiss Spy in War of Words
US to Press Russia on Democracy: Rice
Israel Confronts New Withdrawal Symptoms
Car Full of Gaza Civilians Slaughtered by Israeli Missile
Bush Decries 'Erosion of Democracy' in Venezuela, Bolivia
Burglary Leaves Millions of Veterans at Risk of Identity Theft
Supreme Court Says Police Can Enter Homes in an 'Emergency'
Mixed Message on Troops as Blair Visits Iraq
Leaving Iraq?
Iraqi VP: Gradual Pullout Is Opportunity for Insurgents to Talk With US, British
Sunnis Fear Departure of US Troops
Britain Out of Iraq in 4 Years, Official Says
Middle Class Leaving Iraq
Iraq Occupation
Washington's New Watchword for Iraq: Containment
British Army Chief: Iraq 'Not a Simple Matter'
Today in Iraq
Iraqis Lack Faith in Rulers
Iraqi Ministers Have One Thing in Common: Britain
VOA's Baghdad Bureau Still Closed After Six Months
Corruption Runs Deep in Iraq
Judge Shouts Down Saddam as Female Defense Lawyer Is Removed
Saddam's Greatest Hits
How Iraq Police Reform Became Casualty of War
Oil Ministry Appointment Lifts Hopes for Industry Revival
Iraq Could Double Oil Output With Security
Attacks Continue
7 Police Officers Among 20 Killed in Iraq
US Marine Killed in Western Iraq
Iraq's Mean Streets
Developments in Iraq on May 23
Developments in Iraq on May 22
Global Iraq Fallout
France Denies Report It Paid for Hostages
Italy Denies Again No Ransom for Iraq Hostage Releases
UK Deserter Life Sentences 'Inhuman'
Russia Says Ready for Close Cooperation With New Iraq Government
US Says 'Captured' Taliban Chief Still at Large
Ex-Afghan Governor Found Murdered
Police Chief Kidnapped in South Afghanistan
Afghanistan Wants 'Nuclear Weapons Free' Asia
Taliban Shoot Dead Alleged 'US Spy' in Southeast Afghanistan
Border Village Celebrates Sons Killed by 'The Infidel'
Security Slipping Around Kandahar
Czech Troops in Afghanistan Attacked, No Injuries
Army Vehicle Bombed in Afghanistan
1 Killed, 24 Wounded in Kashmir Attacks
Violence Threatens Kashmir Talks
Despite Kashmir Bombing, Meeting to Go Ahead
Pakistan Sentences 4 to Death for Bid to Kill PM
Sri Lanka
Major War Threat Looms in Sri Lanka
Timorese Urged to Flee Capital
Maoists Prepare for Nepal Talks
Nepal Unveils Full Cabinet
Maoists Accused of Extortion
North Korea Won't Get Better Deal by Waiting: US Envoy
North Korea Still Counterfeiting US Dollars: US Treasury
South Korea Development Heats Up Near Cold War Border
Uzbek Official Accuses US of Double Standards
Thai PM Set to Run Cabinet Again
Gunmen Kill Broadcaster in Western Philippines
New Star Power for Hong Kong's Democracy Struggle
Cambodia War Crimes Judges' Credibility Questioned
US Wants Security Council Briefing on Burmese Opposition Leader
Recount Call in Montenegro Vote
Another New Country for Europe
EU Backs Montenegro Vote
An Independent Montenegro Has Rough Road
Montenegro at a Glance
US Envoy Predicts Kosovo Solution by Year's End
NATO Says Kosovo Process Different From Montenegro
Italy's Berlusconi Questioning Election
French Fry Factory in UK Shut Down Over World War Armaments in Potatoes
Iran Denies 'Mischievous' Allegations on Jews
A New Rival to 'Regime Change'
Banks Join US Curbs on Iran
Iran Says Will Not Negotiate on Uranium Enrichment
ElBaradei Seen Citing Iran Security Issue in US Talks
US Pushes Gulf States to Boost Defenses Against Iran
UAE: Iran Nuclear Plans May Be Environment Hazard
Iran's Azeri Minority Protests Mocking Cartoon
Spying on Americans
NSA Rejected System That Sifted Phone Data Legally
Senate Gives Tacit Support to Domestic Surveillance
AT&T Whistleblower's Evidence, Uncut
The War at Home
Bush Sees US Taking More of a Support Role in Iraq
Poll: Over 70 Million American Adults Support New 9/11 Investigation
In Open Split With Bush, Top US Conservative Calls for Independent Movement
Bush Distracted From Mideast by Second Term Woes
Murtha to Receive JFK Award for Iraq Stance
Settlement May Be Near in Wen Ho Lee Case
Deal With Wen Ho Lee May Make Press-Freedom Case Moot
Rice Faces Silent Protest in Boston
FBI Agents Rebel Over Mandatory Transfers
US Military
Air Force Rushed Contract, Overpaid Boeing, Report Says
Ex-Guantánamo Chaplain James Yee on Faith and Patriotism Under Fire
Abu Ghraib Dog Handler on Trial
Palestinians in Crisis
Abbas: Instability Taking Us to Civil War
Hamas PM: Retreat to 1967 Borders Will Bring Peace
Fighting Breaks Out Between Rival Security Forces in Gaza
Bystander Killed in Gaza Gunfight
EU Proposes PA Aid in Bid to Prevent Collapse of Essential Services
Hamas Cabinet Minister Questioned in Jerusalem
Olmert Visits US
A 'Get Acquainted' Visit for Israeli Leader
Low Expectations for Olmert's US Visit
US Uneasy About Israel's Plans for West Bank
Israel Can Change Track of Separation Barrier: FM
Israelis Aim to Sue Ahmadinejad
UK, Israel to Discuss Britons Shot by IDF Soldiers in Gaza
Gaza Bakery Buys Butter – and a Gun
Israelis Try Novel Approach in Search for Servicemen Missing in Lebanon
Testy Exchanges Show Strains in US-Egypt Relationship
Egypt Says Not Under US Pressure Over Political Freedom
Middle East
Russia Keen on Resolving Lebanon-Syria Conflict
Jordan Announces Arrest of Iraq al-Qaeda Leader
Kuwait Set for Tough Election Battle
More Than 60 Killed in Darfur Clashes
Sudan Denies Violating Darfur Peace Deal
Sudan Prisoner Release Opens Way for Eastern Talks
Ethiopia Party in Rebel Alliance
US Urges Cutbacks in UN Force in Ethiopia, Eritrea
Nigerian Rebels Threaten New Attacks on Oil Companies
Somali Cabinet Votes for Peacekeepers
Activists Urge Release of Zimbabwe Protesters
Tunisia Expels Amnesty Activist
Shaka Zulu's Brutality Was Exaggerated, Says New Book
Venezuela Supports OPEC Production Cut

Stone Denies Plans to Direct Venezuela Coup Film

Land Redistribution Plan Prompts Protests in Bolivia's East
Peru Ex-President Fujimori Says Won't Flee Chile

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American Gangsterism

Alan Bock
Spooks and Libya

Praful Bidwai
Iran's Snub Calls for New EU Offer

Doug Bandow
A Foreign Policy of Fools

Nebojsa Malic
No Game of Chess

Ivan Eland
Abolish Both the Hayden Nomination and NSA

David R. Henderson
Did Rumsfeld Lie – and When?

Charles Peña
Collision Course With Iran

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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