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Stop the Next War: Justin Raimondo
Depression, War, and Cold War: Doug Bandow
Democracy Languishes, but Neocons Live: Lobe
Bush's Crusading Scorecard: Tom Engelhardt
See the Superpower Run: Patrick Buchanan

Today the real test of America's power and wisdom is not our capacity to make war but our capacity to prevent it.
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Updated January 19, 2007 - 9:22 PM EST
Retired Generals Slam Bush's Iraq Plan
  Pelosi Won't Block Iraq Escalation Funding
  Congressional Procession of Iraq Proposals Likely to Lead Nowhere
  Bush Faces Deepening Opposition to Iraq War Policy
  Sen. Hagel Takes Aim at Bush: 'This Is Not a Monarchy'
Maliki: Criticism by Bush, Rice Helps Terrorists
  Iraq Tells Iran, US to Take Their Fight Elsewhere
  US Rejects Maliki Rift Claims
  US Seizes Sadr Aide as Gates Visits Iraq
  Mahdi Army Expressing Siege Mentality
  How Ghost Soldiers Are Bleeding the Iraqi Army of Guns and Money
  Friday: 37 Iraqis, GI Killed; 22 Iraqis, 3 GIs, 6 Britons Wounded
GOP Rep's Measure Would Block War on Iran
  Gates, Commanders Ready Buildup in Gulf
  Iranís President Criticized at Home Over Nuclear Issue
  Report: Cheney Rejected Iran Concessions in 2003
  US Officials Say Rumor of Iran Strike Not True
Pentagon to Allow Executions Based on Hearsay
  Judge: Army Officer Can Stand Trial for Criticism of Bush
George Bush's Crusading Scorecard (2001-2007)  by Tom Engelhardt
Bush Fires First Shot at Iran, Syria
by Geov Parrish
Diary of a Guantánamo Attorney
by H. Candace Gorman
See the Superpower Run  by Patrick Buchanan
Hostile Intent  by Laura Rozen
No New US Strategy in Iraq  by Gwynne Dyer

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Democracy Languishes, but Neocon Strategy Lives
A Mea Culpa, But No Habeas Corpus
Pentagon: Bush Changes War Funding
Official Says Pentagon Hid Unspent Funds in Accounts
US Seeks to Soothe Turkish Anger Over Kurdish Rebel Haven in Iraq
Retired Israeli Envoy: Syria Serious About Peace Talks
US Attacks China 'Space Weapon'
Interview: Iraq Insurgents Plan to Escalate Attacks
Iraqi Christians Lose All Hope With Violence, Chaos
Today in Iraq
Chalabi Reaches Out to Ba'athists as Part of Policy Reversal
Iraq Promises to Free Captured Iranians
Sunni Insurgent Group Asserts It Killed American
Iraq Govt Slams UN Report on Casualties for Mentioning Homosexuality
Officials Predict Shi'ite Militia Will Lower Profile in Baghdad
100 Saddam Regime Officials to Be Tried
Iraqi PM: 400 Shi'ite Fighters Detained
Iraq Readies Law Aimed to Draw Investors
Thursday: 97 Iraqis, 1 GI Killed; 117 Iraqis, 1 Briton Wounded
Iraq Occupation
Iraq's Roadside Bombs Cause Most US Troop Deaths
In Baghdad, Pressing to Meet, With Iraqi Help, Pentagonís Own Standard for Force Levels
US Ambassador Expects Iraq Progress Within Months
UN Head Refuses to Increase UN Presence in Iraq
Iraq Moves Backward
Iraq Now a Third World Country in Medicine
What They Asked For, They Did Not Get
The Battle to Save Iraq's Children
College Students Flee a System Under Siege
Global Iraq Fallout
Iraq Signals Changes in Protocols With Iran
Sunni Allies Give 'Qualified Support' for Bush's Iraq Strategy
Don't Tie Bush's Hands on Iraq: Saudi Envoy to US
The War at Home
Iraq Resolution Exposes GOP Divisions
Lieberman: No Need for Iraq Resolution
Leak Lawyer Wants Bush Critics on Jury
Whither All the War Protesters?
Obama Introduces Bill to Cap Number of US Troops in Iraq
Another Senior US Official on Mission to Sell Bush Iraq Plan
McCain's War Stance Alienates Many
US Offers Scant Help to Fleeing Iraqi Refugees
US Military
Second Soldier to Plead Guilty in Iraq Rape
US Marine Admits to Shooting Defenseless Iraqi
DoD Procurement Laws Routinely Broken, Inspector General Says
Ill. Guardsmen Arrested in Military-Gear Sales
Another Soldier in Court on New Stolen Arms Charges
Testimony: Soldier Researched Making Bombs
US 'War on Terror'
Spy Court's Orders Stir Debate on Hill
US: Whoops! Official Report of Canada Spy Coins Not True
GAO Criticizes Rail Security Assessment
Senator: US 'Knew Damn Well' Arar Would Be Tortured
US Legislators to See File on Arar
Gonzales Urged to Provide Details on Spying U-Turn
Official: US Culture Dampens Extremism
Detainee Letters Show Window Into Gitmo Life
Judiciary Committee Presses Gonzales on Security
UK 'War on Terror'
Accused UK 'Bomber' Failed His Chemistry Exams
Accused Bomber Said He Wanted Peroxide for Decorating
Brown Compares Terror and Cold War
Kosovo Approaches Limited Sovereignty
Kosovo Looms Large in Serb Poll
Moslem Tartars and Christian Slavs Brawl in Ukraine City
Russia Sends Ambassador Back to Georgia
Suspected Chechen Militants Denied Amnesty
Rule by Decree Passed for Chavez
Venezuela Wants Trade Group to Embrace Anti-Imperialism
Ahmadinejad: Iran 'Ready' for Standoff With West
Coalition of the Concerned Grows in Iran
Tough Talk Raises Fears of Iran Clash
Diplomats: Iran May Start Enrichment
Sanctions Could Escalate Iran Standoff: ElBaradei
Israel Calls for Harsher Iran Sanctions
Netanyahu: We Need Army Chief Who Can Face Iran
Party Gives Go-Ahead for Israel's First Muslim Minister
Poll: Most Israelis Want Peretz, Olmert to Quit
Israel to Release $100 Million to Palestinians
Abbas to Meet Hamas Supremo in Damascus
'Militant' Shot Dead in West Bank
Israeli Officials Formulate Peace Plan
Israel, Palestinians 'Can Forge Peace Deal in Two Years'
Gaza Shelling Victim Falls Through Cracks
UN: Lebanon Has Not Approved Tribunal
Hezbollah Threatens to Block Key Roads Across Lebanon
Lebanese PM Urges Militant Hezbollah to Engage in Dialogue
Hezbollah Image Suffers in South Lebanon Village
War With Israel Spurred Lebanese Filmmakers to Seek New Funds
Middle East
Rice Highlights Opportunities After Setbacks on Mideast Trip
Jordan Will Develop Nuclear Power
Accused Egyptian Blogger Stands Trial
Britain Rapped Over Saudi Arms Move
Karzai Sacks Aide Amid Plot Rumours
More Evidence of Taliban Leader Hiding in Pakistan
Pakistan: Omar Claim Is 'Absurd'
US: Pakistan Should Do More to Check Taliban
Afghanistan War Spending Leaves Canada Navy High and Dry
Pakistan Aids NATO Forces in Afghanistan
Seven Killed in Afghanistan, 20 Taliban Arrested
Italian Leftists Threaten to Vote Against Afghan War
Bush Picks New Afghan Ambassador
North Korea
US Ends Three Days of Talks With North Korea
US Denies Rare Meetings With North Koreans Signal Policy Shift
North Korea Sanctions Loopholes Get Goods By
North Korea Refugees Taken Back to North
Fighting in Philippines Kills 10
Nepal Maoists Disband Parallel Government
Police Detain Woman Separatist in Indian Kashmir
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Faces Charge
Horn of Africa
Islamists Held Trying to Flee From Somalia Into Kenya
Conflict in Mogadishu
Amid Chaos, Young Somalis Struggle to Get By
UN Envoy Visits Mogadishu, Discusses Troops
UN Touts Somalia's 'Chance for Peace'
UN Weighs Peacekeepers Across Border From Darfur
US Sudan Envoy to Meet Darfur Rebels in Chad
Sudan Vagueness on Darfur 'Deliberate'
Congo Militia Leader to Re-Join Army
Uganda's Mystic Rebel Leader Dies
Violence Down Sharply in Sub-Saharan Africa
Fiji Chief Justice Ousted After Coup

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Stop the Next War

Doug Bandow
Depression, War, and Cold War

Charles PeŮa
92,000 More Soldiers?

Ivan Eland
Escalation Doomed by
Shi'ite Opposition

Praful Bidwai
Ratcheting up the Nuclear Ante

Nebojsa Malic
Sound and Fury

David R. Henderson
Ford: A Lincoln and an Imperial(ist)

Alan Bock
Clearing Decks or Rearranging Deck Chairs?

Ran HaCohen
The Embarrassment of the Wretched

Sascha Matuszak
China's Little Capitalists

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