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Presidential Neglect: Charley Reese
Nero, Not Hitler: Gordon Prather
The Pundit Path for Death in Iraq: Norman Solomon
Impeachment for Bush?: Paul Craig Roberts
Excess Death in Iraq: Dahr Jamail

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Updated October 15, 2006 - 9:29 PM EDT
Bush Keeps Revising War Justification
  Plan Would Abandon Democracy in Iraq in Favor of Five-Man Junta
  Lack of Confidence in Maliki Government Grows
  Sunday Violence Leaves 94 Iraqis Dead; 8 GIs Die in Weekend Attacks
  There Was a Plan for Iraq - but It Was Torn Up
  Former Australian Defense Chief: 'I Was Wrong on Iraq'
Nuclear Proliferation: The Axis of Anxiety
  UN Approves North Korea Sanctions
  Text of UN Resolution on North Korea Sanctions
  North Korea Denounces 'Gangster' Sanctions
  North Korean Nuclear Conflict Has Deep Roots
Bush Is Said to Have No Plan if GOP Loses
Israeli Forces Kill 22 Palestinians in 48 Hours
  US Courts 'Thug' to Stand Up to Hamas
  Isolation of Hamas Yields No Results
Operation Founding Fathers
by James Bovard
Why Bush Should (but Won't) Be Impeached  by Paul Craig Roberts
The Pundit Path for Death in Iraq
by Norman Solomon
Presidential Neglect  by Charley Reese
Nero, Not Hitler  by Gordon Prather
Failing on North Korea  by Josh Marshall

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Expecting US Help, Sent to Guantánamo
Bush Iraq Timeline
Iraq: Little Brother Poses a Problem
Lynndie England Reveals a Culture of Warped Violence
British Military Planners Call for Troop Withdrawal From Iraq to Bolster Afghan Force

Restraints Fray as Nuclear Age Grows Globally

Embargo Halts Families' Care Packages From Japan to North Korea

Basra Shi'ites Push for British Troops to Leave
Today in Iraq
Meanwhile in Iraq: Abuse, Corruption and a Rising Tide of Sectarian Violence
Al-Qaeda in Iraq: 'Insurgent Tape' Fake
Staring Down a Truckload of Death
A Million Pilgrims Predicted for Iraqi Shiite Festival
Billboards, Posters Offer Baghdad Hope
Rainy Season, Such as It Is, Arrives in Iraq
Iraq Northern Oil Exports Resume as Refinery Shuts Down
Attacks Continue
Saturday Attacks Leave 121 Iraqis, 4 Americans Dead
Bombs, Gun Squads, Burials ... One Week in Iraq
Ten-Strong Iraqi Family Murdered in Sectarian Cleansing

US Airman, Marine Killed in Iraq

US Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,760

Security Developments in Iraq, Oct. 15

Security Developments in Iraq, Oct. 14

The British General Revolts

As the Political Storm Rages, Dannatt Battles on for His Troops

UK Army Throws Weight Behind Chief Who Spoke for His Men

Muted Response From an Ally With No Faith in Withdrawal

Understrength. Overstretched. and Fully Behind Their General

Analysis: UK Army Chief's Iraq Statement

Profile: UK Army Chief Richard Dannatt

Global Iraq Fallout
Australian Criminal Charges Loom After Iraq Kickbacks Probe
Family of Slain British Reporter Press DM to Secure US Cooperation in Investigation
Romania Not Informed of Iraq Trial of Suspect in Kidnapping of Romanian Journalists
The War at Home
In Pennsylvania, Questions About War Erode a Traditional Republican Advantage
Cruel Joke on a GI's Antiwar Mom?
Federal Court Asked to Block Transfer of Man Sentenced to Die in Iraq
US Military
Army 'Big Brother' Unit Targets Bloggers
Antiwar Rally Gets Military's Scrutiny
US Soldier Charged With Smuggling Weapons From Afghanistan
Marine in Iraqi Civilian Murder Probe Kept in Custody
'War on Terror'
Justice Dept Fights to Keep Surveillance Program
Bush Team States Spy Case
1 Man Still Locked Up From 9/11 Sweeps
Teen Questioned for Online Bush Threats
Latin America: The Nuclear Backyard That Worries Bush
Book Outlines How Spy Exposed US Intelligence Secrets to Cuba
Chile's Bachelet Visits Site of Her Own Torture
Venezuela Admits Soldiers Fired at Guyanese Miners at Border
Americans Keep Dying

First Promoted, Then Mourned (VA)

Soldier (MD) Killed in Iraq Tried to 'Whitewash' His Peril, Family Says

Southfield (MI) Charity's Worker Killed in Iraq

Newlywed Mechanicsville (VA) Soldier Killed by Roadside Bomb

Nevada Soldier Was to Have Returned Home in November

12-Year National Guardsman (MO) Loses Life to IED

Northwest Louisiana Marine Dies in Iraq on Second Deployment

'All American' Dies Protecting Fellow Troops (KY)

Montana Has Lost Another Son in the 'War on Terror'

Marine From Cuyahoga Falls (OH) Succumbs to Wounds

Security Contractor (FL) Is Killed in Iraq

New York Marine Killed on Third Tour

Marine (TN) Saw Military Service as a Calling

Alabama Loses Another Hero

Sheridan (OR) Contractor Killed in Iraq

'He Wanted to Be a Fighter' (NH)

Soldier From Brevard County (FL) Dies in Afghanistan

Connellsville (PA) Marine Killed by IED in Iraq

Family Grieves for Soldier (OR) Killed in Iraq

Valdosta (GA) Family Mourns Soldier's Death

We Interrupt Uncivil Politics to Apologize to a Deceased Soldier (AZ)

Edgerton (KS) Native Killed in Iraq Combat

Soldier, Member of California Circassian-Muslim Community, Killed in Iraq

Jonesboro (GA) Soldier Dies in Iraq

Soldier (PA) Was His Mother's Pride and Joy

Soldier From Hawthorne (CA) Dies While Serving in Afghanistan

Improvised Bomb Kills Marine From Shreveport (LA)

North Korea
Bush: Sanctions Against North Korea Send a 'Clear Message'
Russia Rejects Threats to Attack North Korea
Japan Considering Extra Sanctions Against North Korea
North Korea, Global Arms Bazaar
Pyongyang Reaction No Surprise

Nation Under a Nuclear Cloud

Nuclear Test Brings Threats to Koreans Abroad

Japan Bans 'Spies Who Are Buying Electronics for Missile Program'

Malaysia Says Lessons of Iraq Show North Korea Shouldn't Be Threatened With Force
Iran Says Foreign Enrichment Offer Still Stands

Iran FM: West Engaging in 'Psychological War'

Germany: No Prospect of Talks With Iran

Olmert: Israel Supports UN Sanctions Against Iran

On Tour With Iran's President

Hamas: US Working to Topple Our Govt
Al-Aqsa: Israeli Attack Will Unite Fatah, Hamas
Report: Elements of Hamas Want to Attack US Targets
Bush Extends PLO Presence in Washington for Six Months
Hamas Minister Discusses Police Training With Syria
Heads of PA Universities Call for Greater Freedom of Movement
Two Grenades Hit Building Near UN HQ in Beirut
Daunting Challenges Face War-Devastated Lebanon: Minister
Aoun Met Nasrallah and Plans to Hold a Rally on Sunday
Lebanese Man Killed by Stray Bullet in Palestinian Refugee Camp
Mubarak's Quarter of a Century
Eight Opposition Islamists Arrested in Egypt
Egypt Border Guard Shot Dead Along Israel Border
Taliban Chief Beheads Eight 'Spies' Working for British
Suicide Attacks Change Life in Afghan Capital
British Defense Ministry Forced to Hire Civilian Helicopters in Afghanistan
Afghanistan 'Like a Human Abattoir'
2 Canadian Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan
14 Killed in New Afghan Violence
Suicide Blast Injures Three, Afghan Governor Escapes Attack
Report: Afghan Gunmen Seize Italian Journalist
Taliban Butcher Turns Baker to Fill His Men's Stomachs for War
Pakistan Denies Coup Report
Grenades Seized on Pakistani Passenger Train
Nepal Govt, Maoists Fail to Reach Agreement
Maoists Throw Out Indians From Nepal Hotel
Blast Rips Through Market in Philippine South
China Charges Activist With Subversion
Ugandan Rebel Group Softens Stance
Poll: 96 Percent of Ugandans Reject War With Rebels
Ugandan Rebels Claim 10,000 Fighters in Region
Sudan, Eastern Rebels Sign Peace Deal
Bush Strengthens Sanctions on Sudan
Somalia's Militants Repel Attack by Pro-Government Troops to Recapture Port
Kidnapped Tourists Freed in Niger

Anti-Soviet Fighters Rally in Ukraine

UN Urges Georgia Not to 'Provoke'

Russian Court Shuts Down Rights Group

Statue Marking WWI-Era Massacre Stolen

United Nations
Tough Times Ahead for New UN Secretary
I'm No Pushover, Says Next UN Chief
In Other News
Famine Worst in Conflict Zones
New Gadget Allows Troops to Record Combat as It Happens
Muslim Clerics Reach Out to Pope
Weekend Reviews
Get Your War On: Precision Weapons of Mass Derision
Behind Baghdad Walls, Rosy Plans in the Green Zone
Soldiers Shoot Themselves in Iraq War Documentary
Powell Biography Involves a Game of Connect the Blots

Justin Raimondo
Iraq: The Hidden Horror

Praful Bidwai
N. Korean Blast May Hit Indo-US Nuclear Deal

Doug Bandow
Bush Versus Principled Conservatism

Charles Peña
Co-Dependency in Iraq

Ivan Eland
Partition: The Way Out of Iraq

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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