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The Devil and the Post-9/11 Era: Ehsan Ahrari
Bad Faith & the Destruction of Palestine: J. Cook
Much Ado Over Not Much: Alan Bock
My President, Right or Wrong: Thomas Gale Moore
Not Worth a Camel: Charley Reese

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Updated September 30, 2006 - 9:19 PM EDT
800 Anti-US Attacks Every Week in Iraq
US Commander: Insurgency in Iraq Won't Be Defeated Until US Leaves
  Total Curfew Declared in Baghdad After 'Plot' Uncovered
  Baghdad Locked Down, but 23 Dead Elsewhere in Iraq
As Kurd and Arab Clashes Surge, a Third War Is Looming in Iraq
Bush Says War Critics Embrace Propaganda
  Congress Passes Half-Trillion Dollar Pentagon Bill
  Legal Battle Over Detainee Bill Is Likely
  Experts: CIA Could Still Face Prosecution for War Crimes
NATO Can't Find Afghanistan Reinforcements
  Afghan Suicide Blast Kills 12, Wounds 42
  NATO Chief Defends Afghan Plans Despite Ill-Equipped Troops
  Bush Admits Setbacks in Afghanistan
Report: Pakistanis Selling 'Suspects' to US
  US Bounties Fuel Pakistan Blackmarket Abductions
  Attacks Fuel Concern Over Taliban Deal
  US to Help Set Up 100 Outposts on Pak-Afghan Border
Syria 'Threat' Over Golan Puts Israel on War Alert
  UN Says Israel Hit Lebanon UN Post With Precision-Guided Bomb
  Israel Postpones Lebanon Pullout
  UN Says Israel Blocked Investigators
Senate Passes Iran Sanctions Bill Without Debate
Bad Faith and the Destruction of Palestine  by Jonathan Cook
No Military Solution to the Iran 'Problem'  by Robert Kuttner
When Can We Criticize the War Effort?  by Bob Murphy
My President, Right or Wrong
by Thomas Gale Moore
Not Worth a Camel  by Charley Reese
Losing a War, Winning a Police State  by Nat Parry

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Congressmen Say UN Agency Sponsoring Terrorists
Congress Restricts Bush on Iraq Spending
Groups Unanimously Assail New Detention Law
US Citizen Found in Iraq Charged With Supporting Terror Group
$70 Billion for Iraq, Afghanistan Wars Approved
Straw: US Mistakes Have Made Situation in Iraq 'Dire'
Dispute Between Georgia, Russia Escalates
Bush Praises Kazakh 'Freedoms'
Gonzales Cautions Judges Against Second-Guessing the President in Wartime
Lambs to the Slaughter
US Military Says Iraq Convoy Troops 'Did Not Flee'
Video May Reopen Iraq Contractor's Death
Horrific Death of Soldiers Who Were Sent Into Rebel Stronghold
British Soldier Was Alive Hours After Iraq Ambush, Inquest Told
Today in Iraq
Iraqi Police Cited in Abuses May Lose Aid
Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq’s Green Zone
Iraqi Journalists Add Laws to List of Dangers
US Unable to Confirm Muhajir in al-Qaeda Iraq Audio
Iraqi Politician Complains of US Raid
Iraqi Forces Launch Crackdown in Volatile Province
Iraqi Linked to Sunni Bloc Is Held in Plot, Military Says
Iraqi Tribes Fight Qaeda in West, Capture Five
Parents, Kids Both Welcome Reopening of Private Schools in Iraq
Iraq, China Discuss Reviving Saddam-Era Oil Deal
Attacks Continue
15 Dead, Including Brother-In-Law of New Saddam Judge
Chaos Moves Into a Neighborhood Called Liberty
Security Developments in Iraq, Sept. 30
Security Developments in Iraq, Sept. 29
Global Iraq Fallout
Australia Wheat Board May Face Terrorism Charges Over Iraq
Spanish Secret Police: Al-Qaeda and Iraq Prompted Madrid Bombings
Take UK Troops Out of Iraq, Senior Military Told Ministers
British Defense Secretary Denies Call for Iraq Troop Cuts
Briton Cites 'Divergence' With US
UK Ministers Break Taboo of Criticizing Bush
The War at Home
White House Denies Understating Iraq Violence
Bush, Maliki, Discuss Iraq Security
Congress Is Told of Failures of Rebuilding Work in Iraq
Woodward: Kissinger Advising Bush
Woodward: Card Wanted to Fire Rumsfeld
Three Minnesota Antiwar Protesters Arrested, Jailed
Pentagon Bends on Notifying Congress of Awards
'War on Terror'
Growing Unarmed Battalion in al-Qaeda Army Is Using Internet to Get the Message Out
FBI: Hezbollah Still a Threat
EU May Take Belgium to Court if Swift Transfers Violated EU Directives
Foreign Command to Direct US Troops in Afghanistan
Canadian Soldier Killed in Blast in Afghanistan
UK: Browne Denies Bid to Switch Troops to Afghanistan
Kidnapped Colombian National, Two Afghan Colleagues Released
Czechs Offer More Soldiers to Afghanistan, Jets to Baltics
Pakistan, Afghanistan Leaders to Meet With Tribes
Bush Cites Progress in Pakistan, Afghanistan
VOA Initiates Broadcasts to Afghanistan-Pakistan Border Region
Musharraf's Boast Undermined by Human Rights Violations
Taliban Say They Shot 'Spy' in Pakistan's Waziristan
Radical Teachings in Pakistan Schools
Thai Coup Chiefs Pick King's Aide as Leader
Thai Military Leaders Say They Retain Power to Remove a Civilian Government
Thai Coup Leader Seeks to Ease Democracy Fears
Thailand's Coup Leaders Say Civilian Government to Ease Media Controls
Thai Coup Leaders Criticize Media
Islamic Rebels Warn India Against Executing Militant
UN Envoy: Sri Lanka War Imperils Civilians, Tsunami Aid
Nepal Peace Talks Delayed Amid Political Wrangling
Burma Detains Leaders of 1988 Revolt
Abe Pledges to Create Assertive Japan
Doubts Aside, US Set to Boost Colombia Aid
Venezuela Says US Is Harboring Terrorists
Ex-Firebrand Ortega on the Comeback Trail
Senate Passes Bill on Building Border Fence
Mexico Opposed to US Border Fence
United Nations
South Korean Still Front-Runner for Secretary-General of UN
Sri Lankan Quits as UN Leadership Race Nears End
Report: Iran Mulled Nuclear Bomb in 1988
Iran Rules Out Suspending Nuclear Activities
Solana Set to Speak on Iran
Nuclear Issue Could Stall Japan-Iran Oil Project
Lebanon Occupation
Israeli Troops Lingering in Lebanon
UN-Israel Encounter Highlights Discord
Face-Off Shows Limits of UN Power in Lebanon
Israeli Troops Allowed to Shoot Hezbullah Stone-Throwers
Bulgarian Government Approves Frigate Deployment in Lebanon
Israel Has Reportedly Abandoned Efforts to Kill Hezbollah Leader, For Now
Rice Describes Lebanon Situation as 'Very Fragile,' Warns of Possible Assassination Attempts
Tooth May Be Key to Solving Hariri Crime
The Cook's Report: I Watched Beirut as It Burned
Children Face Perils of Bomblets in Lebanon
French-Speaking Countries Express Solidarity With Lebanon War Victims
Marwahin, July 15, 2006: the Anatomy of a Massacre
Palestinian Source: US Thwarting PA Unity
Hamas Rally in Gaza Draws Tens of Thousands
UN Official: Israel Guilty of 'Collective Punishment' in Gaza
Jerusalem Police Tighten Security for Ramadan
Two People Killed by Israeli Army in Gaza
Witnesses: Israel Destroys Home of Hamas Militant
Car Blast Kills One, Wounds 6 Near Tel Aviv
Ohio Professor Wants Israel to Apologize for His Detention
Olmert Not Warming to Syria's Moves
US Affairs: Damascus Be Damned
Syria Has Little Room to Maneuver in Tehran's Shadow
Middle East
Turkish PM Rejects Ceasefire Call
Explosion Shuts Down Natural Gas Pipeline From Iran to Turkey
Dubai Cultivates Oasis of Calm Where Business Can Flourish
UN Troops 'Unlikely' to Be Allowed Into Darfur

UN Gets Sanctions Proposals Against Sudan Officials

Sudan, Former Darfur Rebel Faction Clash

Sudan Balks at Giving US Envoy a Visa

Somalia: Somaliland Govt Fears Country May Fall to Islamists
Somalia's Premier Warns Islamists
Somali Islamists Shut Radio Station
UN Rejects Quick Cuts in Congo Force
Extremist Islam May Be Rising in Morocco
Georgian-Russian Tensions
War Clouds Gather in Georgian Spy Crisis
Russia's NATO Arms Claim Turns Up Heat in Georgia Dispute
Russia and Georgia Trade Threats as Spying Row Spirals Out of Control
Russia Moves Troops Towards Georgia
Russia: Plans to Close Bases in Doubt
Georgia Hits Out at Russian Military's 'Sabre Rattling'
Georgia Charges Four Russians With Spying
Rumsfeld Urges Russia to Ease Tensions With Georgia
In Russia, Psychiatry Is Again a Tool Against Dissent
Serbia Drafts New Constitution in Bid to Keep Kosovo
Nationalists to Dominate Bosnian Poll
UK 'Spooks and Spies' Could Be Shaken-Up
EU Asked to Fund War Crimes Tribunal
Teacher in Hiding After Attacking Islam
In Other News
NATO Ministers Face Uneasy Meeting
Zawahiri Urges Pope to Convert to Islam

OPEC Anger as Venezuela and Nigeria Cut Oil Output

Weekend Reviews
Power Battles Peace in US vs. Lennon
Bush Is Lying to You About Iraq, Americans Told
Truth of Troops in Iraq Gets Past Politics
He Wrote the Book on Torture
Kosovo and Columbine

Justin Raimondo
The 'Color' Revolutions:
Fade to Black

Alan Bock
Much Ado Over Not Much

Doug Bandow
Normalizing Relations
With Japan

Nebojsa Malic
A Desperate Push

Charles Peña
Know Thine Enemy

Ivan Eland
Negroponte Tries to Cloud Terror Report

David R. Henderson
George Shultz's Unconvincing Case for the War on Terror

Praful Bidwai
Blasts Test India's Counter-Terror Strategy

Sascha Matuszak
China's Little Capitalists

Ran HaCohen
The End of Lebanon?

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