Today's Highlights

Eating Crow: Justin Raimondo
Stephen Hayes, Call Your Editor: Paul Sperry
US Image Abroad Takes a New Turn South: Lobe
Fourth-Generation Hell: William S. Lind
Ramadi: Fallujah Redux: Dahr Jamail

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Updated June 14, 2006 - 11:10 PM EDT
Starts Today: Baghdad Gun Ban, Curfew
Israel Blames Hamas for Beach Deaths
Shrapnel Evidence That Points to Israel's Guilt
US Image Abroad Takes a New Turn South

Car Bomb Kills 4 Despite Baghdad Crackdown

Big Offensive Planned in Afghanistan
Saddam Judge: Sorry, No More Defense Witnesses
At Least 36 Killed as Bush Makes Surprise Baghdad Visit
US Insists on Right to Develop Arms for Outer Space
Stephen Hayes, Call Your Editor
by Paul Sperry
Mass Murder Has Cost Us More Than They Promised  by Robert Higgs
Cause of Gitmo Deaths: Gross Injustice  by Zachary Katznelson
Ramadi: Fallujah Redux  by Dahr Jamail
Fourth-Generation Hell  by William S. Lind
More Condi Diplomacy?  by Gordon Prather

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London Cops Apologize to Raid Victims
Rove Won't Be Charged in CIA Leak Case
World Sees US in Iraq Bigger Danger Than Iran: Poll
AMA Bans MDs From Torture
House Approves Another $66 Billion for War
Ex-UN Weapons Inspector Blix Urges Caution With Iran
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North Korean Missile Test Not Imminent
Rights Groups Call for Probe of Guantánamo Suicides
Bush Visit May Have Downside
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Bush Visits Iraq
In Baghdad, Bush Pledges Support to Iraqi Leader
Many Iraqis Dismiss Bush Visit as Stunt
Bush Leaves Aides in the Dark Over Flight to Baghdad
Iraqi PM Given Five Minutes' Notice of Bush's Flying Visit
Bush Thanks Troops for 'Sacrifice' in Iraq
Zarqawi's Legacy
Web: Al-Qaeda in Iraq Leader to Target Sunnis
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Zarqawi Attack Put Jordan Hot on His Trail
Today in Iraq
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Iraq Bombers Hit Kirkuk, Killing 22
Archaeologists Hope to Connect Mass Graves to Saddam

Developments in Iraq on June 14

Developments in Iraq on June 13
Global Iraq Fallout
Trouble on Horizon for Iraq's Neighbors
Fleeing Chaos of Iraq, Palestinians at Border Look to Damascus
Iraq Minority Communities Look Abroad for Asylum
Iraq Resumes Oil Exports Through Turkey
Fate of Two Kenyan Hostages in Iraq Still Unknown: Official
Blair: Iraq Pullout 'Would Be Mistake'
Unrest, Facilities Keep Major Firms From Iraq
Navy Commander Predicts More Fighting in Afghanistan
Surge in Taliban Attacks Aimed to Deter NATO: Afghan Minister
Southern Afghanistan Tense After 'Major' Taliban Strikes
UN Alarmed as Afghans Remobilize Militias to Fight Taliban
Canadian Offensive Continues in Afghanistan
Diplomats Claim Afghan Appointments Mark Setback
Taliban Kills District Intelligence Chief in Afghanistan
Afghanistan Seeks Neighbors' Help in Anti-Drug Fight
Attacks Leave 3 Civilians Dead, 6 Wounded in Afghanistan
NATO Troops in Afghanistan Try 'People-Friendly' Approach
Macedonia Sends Military Contingent to Afghanistan
Britain in Afghanistan for the Long Haul: Browne
Pakistan Regrets US Troop Cutback in Afghanistan
Sunni Militant Gets Death Sentence
Pakistani Police Arrest Militant
India to Seek Chinese Help to Enter Nuclear Club
More Kashmir Protests Against India Forces
Ten Killed in Kashmir Attacks
Border Talks With China Are Moving Forward, India Says
China Rejects US Criticisms on Religious Freedom
Commander Says Chinese Military More Open
East Timor
East Timor Calls for Return of UN Peacekeepers
Annan to Send New UN Team to East Timor
Indonesian Cleric Freed After Jail Term
Once Free, Indonesian Cleric Could 'Revitalize' Radicals
Indonesia Seeks Cooperation From Cleric
Nepal Frees Maoist Rebels as Fresh Talks Expected
Southeast Asia Prefers Low-Profile Military Cooperation With US
Cover-Up Alleged in Kazakh Pol's Death
Japanese Court Considers War Shrine Visits
US Trading Hostilities for Talk in Somalia?
An Islamist Victory of Convenience in Somalia
Somalia's Islamic Militias Reaching Out to the West
Somalia 'PM' Gedi Appeals for International Help
East African Countries Dump 'Govt' Warlords for Somali Courts
Yemen Offers to Mediate Talks in Somalia
Sudan and Eritrea Move to End Row
Ex-Morales Backer Regrets Backing, Talks of Seized Lands
Argentina Gets Posse Comitatus Act
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Crude Oil Inventories at Highest Level for 20 Years
China, Russia Refuse to Join Iran Sanctions Statement
West Seeks Consensus Over Iran
Rice and China FM Hold Phone Talks Over Iran
US Cites China Firms for Supporting Iran Military
Stir Over Iran President’s Trip to 'Terror' Conference
Non-Aligned States to Back Iran at IAEA
State Department Tries to Distance Itself From Guantánamo Remark
Family of Detainee Doubts He Took His Own Life
UN: Guantánamo Suicides No Surprise
Reporter on 'Suicide Watch' at Gitmo
Chinese Muslims Search for Sanctuary
Hicks 'Tortured' in Jail
War on Terror
US Officials Worry About al-Qaeda Merger
'Al-Qaeda' 'Names 20th Hijacker'
UK Cops Defends Anti-Terror Raid After Shot Man Tells of Brutality
Released Terror-Raid Brothers Say Only Crime Was Being Muslim
Top Court to Weigh Detainees' Rights Versus Canada's Terror Fears
US Seeks Wiretap Suit Dismissal
Air Marshals: Bullets Pack Too Much Punch
Homeland Security Paperwork Delays Weddings
Rove Escapes Charges
Analysis: Telling FBI the Truth Saved Rove
Libby Pretrial Hearing Could Offer New Clues in CIA Leak Investigation
Rep. Waxman Asks for Congressional Investigation of Rove
The War at Home
Poll: Iraq in Civil War for 82% of Americans
Poll: Americans Still See Iraq as Failed Mission
Spate of Good News Gives White House a Chance to Regroup
Rare House Debate to Focus on Iraq War
Democrats Differ on Way Forward in Iraq
Judges Press CIA Lawyer Over Withheld Documents
Hillary Clinton Faces Antiwar Critics
US Military
Eugene (OR) Soldier Refuses to Deploy to Iraq
Rival US Labs in Arms Race to Build Safer Nuclear Bomb
Music Video About Marine Sparks Anger
US to Probe Marine Song About Killing Iraqi Civilians
Veteran of War in Iraq Named to Oversee Marine Corps
Cup Is Empty for Many Members of Military
Israeli Strikes Hit Civilians
Israel Denies Role in Deadly Gaza Beach Blast
Israel: Hamas Mined Gaza Beach
'I Saw My Brother. I Tried to Wake Him. He Never Woke'
Israel Accused of Air Strike Terror
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Threatens to Explode
Palestinians in Crisis
Gaza Conflicts Gain Deadly Momentum
Palestinian Security Men Torch Buildings
Riots, Air Strikes Rage in West Bank
Israel Prime Minister OKs Arms for Abbas
Palestinian Power Struggle Risks Civil War: Report
Haniyeh Adviser: Attacks on Israel Don't Serve Hamas
Russia Appeals for Halt in Palestinian 'Civil Strife'
Israel PM Modifies West Bank Pullout Plan
Blair Won't Back Olmert's Withdrawal Plan
Lebanese Man Confesses to Killings on Behalf of Israel
Israelis Arrest Seven Arab Citizens Who Lynched Jewish Attacker Last Year
Middle East
Britain Warns of High Terror Threat in Saudi Arabia
Egypt Police Break Up Islamist Protest
Two Arab Movies Push the Bounds of Cultural Candor
UN Mission Chief in Kosovo Quits Post
Russia Further Restricts Foreign Oil Groups
Communist Role in Pope's Shooting Probed
Moldova Remembers Soviet-Era Deportations
Power Restored to US Mission in Cuba
Cuba Denies Harassing US Mission
Shining Light on Years of Blackouts in Cuba

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Eating Crow

Ivan Eland
Probably a Plus for the Insurgency

Alan Bock
Another Dubious Turning Point

Doug Bandow
For America, a Nation-Building Disaster Avoided

Charles Peña
On the Border

Nebojsa Malic
Serbia's Turn

David R. Henderson
Reflections on Memorial Day, 2006

Praful Bidwai
India, US Tighten Nuclear Handshake

Ran HaCohen
Why We Cannot Talk With Hamas

Sascha Matuszak
Getting a Piece of the Pie

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