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Iraq: The Hidden Horror: Justin Raimondo
Bush Vs. Conservatism: Doug Bandow
Bush 0-for-3 With 'Axis of Evil': Thomas Moore
From Kosovo to Iraq: Bill Barnwell
Who Covered for Condi?: Paul Sperry

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Updated October 13, 2006 - 9:06 PM EDT

UK Army Chief: Get Out of Iraq 'Soon'


Friday Attacks Leave 102 Iraqis, 1 GI, 2 British Contractors Dead

  159 Killed Across Iraq on Thursday

Report: Baker Plan Rules Out Iraq 'Victory'

  US Ambassador Says Syria and Iran Back Iraq Rebels

US Casualties Surge Amid Worsening Iraq Violence


Former UK Minister: I Advised Blair to Bomb al-Jazeera

US Now Says North Korea Blast Was Radioactive


UN Near Agreement on North Korea Sanctions

  South Korea Military on Alert Over North

US General: Strikes on Iran Possible by 2007

Hamas Vows Revenge After Israeli Attack
  Rice Says US Wants End to 'Daily Humiliation' of Palestinians

Israel Kills Nine Palestinians in Gaza

Sri Lanka Toll Surges to 129, Worst Since 2002

Bush 0-for-3 With 'Axis of Evil'
by Thomas Gale Moore
Habeas Corpus: The Linchpin of Freedom  by Jacob G. Hornberger
Reaping the Fruit of Bush's Korea Policy  by Joe Conason
Debunking the Armitage Story
by Elizabeth de la Vega and Tom Engelhardt
From Kosovo to Iraq  by Bill Barnwell
Baseless in Baghdad  by Joe Volk

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US Seen Retreating From Democracy Push

British Official Calls Gitmo Counterproductive

Iraq: Resistance Not Just for Fighters

US Adjusting to Longer, More Difficult Fight in Iraq

Bush Denies Iraq Shifted Focus From NK Nukes

Congress Members 'Furious' at FBI for 'Blackout' of 2001 Anthrax Attacks Probe

Poll: US Power Waning, Asian Power Growing

Sir Richard Dannatt: A Very Honest General

British Army Chief Declares War on Blair's War in Iraq: The Occupation Is Making Things Worse
Iraq Attacks Continue

'All-Time High' in Baghdad Violence

Iraq Priest 'Killed Over Pope Speech'

Iraq Loses 25 Police to Violence Each Day: US Trainer

US Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,757

Security Developments in Iraq, Oct. 13

Security Developments in Iraq, Oct. 12

Iraq Today

Iraq's Clerics to Issue Call for Peace From Mecca

Over 35,000 Christians Have Fled Iraq

Iraqi Cop Academy to Shut Despite Surge in Violence

Shi'ite MPs Accused of 'Dirty Tricks' to Push Through Federalism

Aura of Fear and Death Stalks Iraq

US Lauds Kurdish Rebels' Cease-Fire, Calls for Them to Renounce Violence

Iraq Casualty Report

Iraq Disputes Claim of 600,000 War Dead

Iraq Casualty Figures Open Up New Battleground


Guantánamo Detainees Go to Afghanistan

Red Cross Meets With Gitmo Detainees

Marine Sergeant Comes Forward to Report Abuse at Gitmo

'War on Terror'

How the CIA Rendition Program Came to Light

Three More Canadians Alleging Torture Seek Arar-Style Inquiry

Charge of Treason Difficult to Prove, Legal Experts Say

British Muslim Admits Plotting to Bomb US Buildings

'Dirty Bomb' Mastermind Plotted Wave of Atrocities in Britain

Jailed Cleric Bought $400,000 House While in Prison

Experts Doubt al-Qaeda Was Planning to Kill Aussie Cricket Team

Anti-Terror Plan to Tag Air Travelers

War at Home

Bush Confounded by the 'Unacceptable'

AWOL Soldier Gets 3 Months' Confinement

Woman May Be Deported After Husband Dies in Iraq

US No-Talks Policy Comes Under Fire

US Muslim Group Condemns Political Smear Campaigns

Schwarzenegger Criticizes US Foreign Policy


Up to 20 Taliban Killed in Afghanistan

Bomb Blasts Injure 19 in Afghanistan

Indian Consulate in Afghanistan Attacked

Defense Department Official Going to Afghanistan – as a Marine

In the Heart of Afghanistan, Bamiyan Suffers for Being Calm

Villages Hold Key in Fight for Control of Afghanistan

Canada Troops Battle 10-Foot Afghan Marijuana Plants

Who's Running Afghan Policy?

Sri Lanka

Stalled Sri Lanka Offensive May Pave Way for Talks

Sri Lanka Offers Power-Sharing in Search for Peace Deal


UN Pulls Staff Out of Somalia

Somalia's Islamists Deny Plans to Attack Ethiopia


Uganda: No Authority to Block War-Crimes Charges Against Rebels

Think Tank Urges Oil Sanctions Against Sudan Over UN Troops

Nigeria's Oil Hostages Set Free


Chávez Vows to Prop Up Bolivia's Morales

Venezuela Challenges US-Backed Guatemala for UN Seat

North Korea

US Intelligence Failure Cited in Korean Crisis

Lack of Knowledge on North Korea's Nuclear Clout Puts US at Risk

Blind Loyalty Based on Mythical Self-Reliance

North Korean Defectors Seek End to Regime

Report: North Korea Threatens 'Countermeasures' Against Japan

South Korea
Clouds Over Seoul’s 'Sunshine Policy'

South Korea Demands US Nuclear Shield

South Korean Exporter Arrested on Nuclear Smuggling Charges

South Koreans Seem Unfazed by Threat

How South Koreans Are Learning to Stop Worrying and Get Used to the Bomb

Seoul, US on Collision Course Over Inter-Korean Projects

World Reaction

Russia Urges US Not to Rush Korea Vote

Bush Meets Chinese Official on North Korea

Japan's Quick Response to N. Korea Reflects Abe's Harder Line


Former Weapons Inspector, Experts Warn Against Military Action Toward Iran

Report: Hamas to Send Operatives to Iran for Training

Israel Urges Security Council Action on Iran

Israeli Military Officials: Only US Operation Can Stop Iran


Lebanon Counts the Cost of Conflict

Moderate Sunnis Fear Increase of Militants

Hezbollah Leads Reconstruction Race

Mexico Probes Alleged Hezbollah Financing

Poll: Most Lebanese See War as Attempt to Remake Region

Harvest of Death Is Reaped Where the Cluster Bombs Were Scattered

Lebanon's Armenians Rally Against Turkish UN Force

How Hezbollah Defeated Israel, Part 1: Intelligence

UK Report Criticized for Lebanon Omission

Post-Lebanon Regional Roles


Peretz: Speed Evacuation of Illegal West Bank Outposts

Police Arrest 10 Settler Youths Who Beat Palestinian Farmers

Critics Accuse Israel of Blocking Palestinians' Access to Healthcare

Israel Bars New Palestinian Students From Its Universities, Citing Concern Over Security

Israeli Military Slams Functioning of Reservist Division in Lebanon War


Syria Rejects Peres Overture to Assad

Israeli Leaders Divided on Syrian Talks

Syrian Overtures on Golan Heights Spark Israeli Debate


Slain Reporter’s Last Story Bares Chechen Torture

Murder and Torture Are the Price of 'Peace' in Chechnya

A Voice of Truth Speaks Its Last: In Chechnya, the Misery Goes On

EU Court: Russia 'Must Pay' Chechen Family


China Sees Itself Becoming as Influential as US

Hu Shows Growing Authority Over Communist Party


French Bill Complicates Turkey's EU Bid

Turkey Threatens 'Measures' as France Passes Genocide Bill

Kosovo PM Trusts Big Powers to Grant Independence

In Other News

Kuwait to Receive 16 US Attack Helicopters

Bush Nurtures Close Ties With Kazakhstan

British Troops Accused of Gun-Running for Cocaine and Cash


Justin Raimondo
Iraq: The Hidden Horror

Doug Bandow
Bush Versus Principled Conservatism

Charles Peña
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

Nebojsa Malic
Back to the Beginning

Sascha Matuszak
China's Little Capitalists

Ran HaCohen
The End of Lebanon?

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