Today's Highlights

NK Nukes: Why Now?: Justin Raimondo
Co-Dependency in Iraq: Charles Peņa
An Asian Nuke Race?: Patrick Buchanan
Pyongyang 1, Bush 0: John Feffer
Bush's War of the Words: Tom Engelhardt

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Updated October 11, 2006 - 9:17 PM EDT

US: No Iraq Troop Reduction Before 2010

  Study: Iraq War Death Toll at 655,000

Iraq Approves Law to Split Country Into Autonomous Regions

  3 US Marines, 2 Soldiers Die in Iraq
  Wednesday: 44 Iraqis, 1 US Soldier Killed; 94 Injured Across Iraq
  196 Killed, 45 Injured in Tuesday Iraq Violence

More Than 300,000 Iraqis Have Fled Their Homes

Rice Says US Will Not Invade North Korea

  US Official: NK Nuke Test 'Went Wrong'

North Korea Threatens Nuke Attack Over Sanctions

  We'll Make North Korea Sanctions Hurt, Vows US

China to Back Sanctions on North Korea

PA Talks Reach Standstill, Conflict May Resume
  Lebanese Army Confiscates Weapons From Hezbollah in South
An Asian Nuclear Arms Race?
by Patrick J. Buchanan
We Did It! They're Killing
Each Other
 by Orly Noy
It Usually Starts With John Ashcroft
by Jeff Taylor
George Bush's War of the Words
by Tom Engelhardt
Electoral Terrorism  by Tom Barry
Pyongyang 1, Bush 0  by John Feffer

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Neocons Call for Action Against North Korea

Evidence of North Korean Nuke Test Still Scant

Iran Blames World Powers for North Korean Nuke Test

61% of Americans Say Bush Misled on Iraq

The Scramble for a Way to Stop Nukes

UK Chancellor 'Forced to Back Iraq War'

Could Arar Blunder Happen Again?
South Koreans Protest
North's Nuclear Test
Iraq Today
US Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,750

Saddam Thrown Out of Court Yet Again as Trial Resumes

Kurdish Women Tell of Rapes in Saddam's Death Camps

Iraqi Judicial System Far From Independent

Iraqi Recruits Mutiny Over Food Poisoning

Fire Erupts at US Ammo Depot in Iraq

Iraq Violence Continues

Violence in Baghdad Has Taken a Toll on Small Merchants

In Iraq, Contractor Deaths Near 650, Legal Fog Thickens

Security Developments in Iraq, Oct. 11

Security Developments in Iraq, Oct. 10

Iraqi Politics

Iraqis Press Ahead With Peace Plan

Iraqi Parties Work Out Security Details

Feuding Iraq Govt Groups Launch Charges


Bomb Blast Hits Afghan Police Bus, at Least 16 Hurt

UN Security Council to Send Mission to Afghanistan

History Repeating in Afghanistan?

The War at Home

Baker Panel Preparing Iraq Alternatives

GOP Senator Wants Iraq War Policy Change

Vets Start Fund for Servicemen Accused of War Crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan

In Marine's Death, Clues to a Son's Life

'War on Terror'

Al-Qaeda Leader Urges Fighters to Hit White House

US Terror Hunter Calls California Case 'Over-Hyped'

FBI Agents Still Lacking Arabic Skills

Muslim Anger Burns Over Lingering Probe of Charities

UK Chancellor Lays Out Anti-Terrorism Plan

Hicks Inquiry 'a Huge Cover-Up'

Germans Nab Iraqi in al-Qaeda Web Case
US Military

US Air Force Prepares for Cyber Warfare

'Army Strong' to Be New Recruiting Slogan

South Asia

NATO Chief Holds Musharraf Talks

Musharraf: Pakistan Fully Backs Fight Against Taliban

Five Killed as Army Raids Hideout in Kashmir

Nepal Government, Rebels Resume Peace Talks

Sri Lanka

20 Sri Lanka Rebels Killed in Fierce Fighting

Tamil Tigers 'Ready for Peace'


Congo Army Raids Ugandan Rebel Hideout

Activists Call for US Intervention in Uganda

Ivory Coast Rebels Criticize Peace Plan

Nigeria: Israeli Charged With Espionage

Somali 'Government' Denies Ethiopian Military Help


Rebels, Sudan Forces Clash in Darfur

Fighting Cuts Off 224,000 in Darfur From Food Aid

Russia and Her Neighbors

Mourners Pay Homage to Slain Russian Journalist

Thousands Attend Funeral of Russian Journalist

Putin Vows to Hunt Down Russian Reporter's Killers

Russia Plans to Expel 119 Georgians Amid Sanctions

Russia Berates Planned US Anti-Missile Shield


Missile Hits Bosnian Mosque

Kosovo Rises on International Agenda

Political Tremors Hit Central Europe


Documents Show Cuban Exile Warned CIA of Airliner Plot

Fed Task Force to Enforce Cuba Sanctions

Chávez Ally Is Favorite in Ecuador Vote

Freedom Edges Closer for Colombian Hostages


Thai Interim PM Vows to Lift Martial Law

Police Say Bomb Kills at Least 12 in Southern Philippines

North Korea Joins the Club?

US Waits for Firm Information on Nature, Success of Device

Cold War Aircraft Searches the Sky for Proof of Test

North's Nuke Test Date 'Kills Four Birds With One Stone'

With Sanctions Threatened Against North Korea, Do They Ever Work?

Test Might Have Been a Dud, but North's Scientists Probably Learned a Lot

North Korea Rolls Back Some Economic Reforms, Strengthens State Controls

US Reacts

White House Rejects North Korea Talks

Key Points of Proposed US Sanctions Draft on North Korea Nuclear Test

Pentagon Assesses North Korea Responses, Including a Possible Blockade

US Doubts Korean Test Was Nuclear

Dems Take Advantage of North Korea Test to Slam Bush Policy

McCain Blames Clintons for North Korea Crisis

Neighbors React

North-South Relations Suffer a Sudden Chill

South Korea Keeps Eye on North’s Next Nuke Move

South Korea Won't Back Attack Against North Korea

Neighbors See Threat, 'Betrayal' in Nuclear Test

Mayors of Hiroshima, Nagasaki Criticize North Korea

Australia Will Support UN Sanctions, Impose Other Restrictions on North Korea

Japan's Abe Gets a Helping Hand From North Korea

Most Japanese Back Sanctions Against North Korea

The World Reacts

Nations Talk of Tough Measures Against North Korea

Dissension Emerges on Responding to North Korea

Russia and China May Stand in Way of United Response to Nuclear Test

Sino-NK Relations

North Korea Nuclear Test Puts China in Bind

Apparent Test Might Push China Closer to US

After North Korea's Bomb Test, China Ponders a Problematic Friendship

China: North Korea Faces 'Punitive Actions'

China Balks at Interfering With North Korean Trade

South Asian Connection
Pakistan Denies North Korea Nuke Test Link

Secrets for Sale at Pakistani's Nuclear Supermarket

Bomb Test May Scrap Indo-US Nuclear Deal

Israel Worried North Korea May Help Iran

Will Iran Follow North Korea's Lead?

Iran's Khamenei Says No Retreat on Nuclear Rights

6-Nation Meeting Set on Iran Sanctions

Iran, Venezuela Voice Concern on 'Unstable Oil Market'

Protesters Hurl Gas Bombs at Danish Mission in Iran


Lebanese Children Go Back to School With Tales of Horror

Hezbollah Divides Lebanese as They Rise From Rubble

Lebanon's Internal Struggles Outlive Foreign Interventions

Indonesia Delays Deployment of Peacekeeping Troops to Lebanon


Report: Israeli Air Force Strikes Hamas Base Near Gaza City

Palestinian Killed by Israeli Gunfire

Far-Right Israeli MP Provocatively Visits al-Aqsa Mosque Compound

Tens of Thousands Converge on Hebron for Jewish Festival

PA Strife

Hamas Rejects Two Articles in Qatar's Initiative

Qatar's Palestinian Mediation Fails: Abbas Aide

Abbas, Hamas Still at Loggerheads on Israel Recognition

Egypt: Internal Feud in PA Ruining Chance for Peace


Israel Rules Out Talks Until Syria Ends Support for Militant Groups

Peres: Syria's Assad Welcome in Jerusalem

Olmert: Syria Peace Overtures Are a Ploy


Justin Raimondo
North Korea's Nukes:
Why Now?

Charles Peņa
Co-Dependency in Iraq

Ivan Eland
Partition: The Way Out of Iraq

Praful Bidwai
Another Blow to Nonproliferation

David R. Henderson
The Nuclear Taboo

Alan Bock
Denial of the Obvious

Doug Bandow
Readings in the Age of Empire

Nebojsa Malic
Back to the Beginning

Sascha Matuszak
China's Little Capitalists

Ran HaCohen
The End of Lebanon?

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