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Intelligence vs. Evidence: Justin Raimondo
Over the Top in Iraq: Hochschild/Engelhardt
'Far More Insidious' Than Fascism: Jacob Boas
Peace Must Prevail: Stephanie Augustine
Living Reality of Military-Economic Fascism: Higgs

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Updated January 22, 2007 - 9:25 PM EST

Report: Iraq Insurgents Plan US Attack

  Baghdad Troops Boosted as US Losses Grow
  29 GIs, 151 Iraqis Die in Deadly Weekend

Crashed US Helicopter Shot Down by Missile

  Fates of Bush and Maliki Are Now Inextricably Intertwined
  US Unwittingly Evolved Superpathogen in Iraqi Combat Hospitals

Monday: 143 Iraqis, 1GI Killed


Iraqi PM Drops Protection of Sadr's Militia

  Sadr, Shi'ite Allies Reach Political Deal
  Iraqi PM Told Bush to Withdraw US Troops From Baghdad
  Iraq War's Arab Supporters Bitter Over Its Results
Israelis Prepare Public for Conflict With Iran
  Israeli Nuclear Official: Israel a 'Nuclear Threshold State'
  US Envoy: Iran Seeking Nukes, Gulf Buildup 'Part of Response'
  Iran Plans to Conduct Missile War Games
'Far More Insidious' Than Fascism
by Jacob Boas
Bush's Heart Isn't in It Anymore
by Andrew Greeley
On Iraq, Chuck Hagel Better Than Any of the Democrats  by Robert Scheer
Over the Top in Iraq
by Adam Hochschild and Tom Engelhardt
Bush's Doublethink  by Sheldon Richman
Peace Must Prevail  by Stephanie Augustine

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Karbala Attackers Posed as US Military Officials
Historians Offer Dismal Iraq Forecast
McCain May Oppose Pick for Army Staff Chief; Cites 'Failed Policy' in Iraq
Many Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan Are on Repeat Deployments
Libby Trial May Be Slowed by Legal Disputes About Iraq War
Neocon Bill Kristol Wishes Antiwar Democrats Would 'Be Quiet' About Iraq for Six or Nine Months
Today in Iraq
Officials: US Intel Spurs Shift by Maliki
Iraqi Police Detain Three Iranians in Mosul
Taming Iraq's 'Wild West'
Bomb Explodes on Bus in Baghdad, Six Dead
Counterinsurgency Takes Center Stage in Iraq
Nearly 300 Iraqi Oil Workers Killed Last Year
Saddam's Legacy to Include a Museum and Autobiography
36 Fiji Bodyguards Off to Iraq
Bloody Weekend: 29 American Soldiers, 1 UK Soldier, 151 Iraqis Killed
The War at Home
Iraq Toll, Democrat Push Add Pressure to Bush
Poll: Most Americans See US in Iraq Beyond 2007
Vietnam Surfaces on Both Sides of Iraq Debate
Senators Seek Support Against Iraq Surge
Hillary's Pro-War Stance May Help Democrat Rivals
Sen. Biden Warns Against Space Arms Race
Battles of Britain
Pressure Builds on Blair Over Weapons Probe
UK Defense Spending to GDP Ratio Is Lowest Since the 1930s
'War on Terror'
SAS Unit Moves to London in Terror Fight
Tighter Passport Rules for US Citizens Start Tuesday
After Five Years of Detention, US May Reduce Charges Against Gitmo Aussie
North Korea
US Envoy Expects Korea Nuke Talks Soon

Under Bank Sanctions, North Korea Looks to Gold Exports

Afghanistan's Taliban to Open Schools
NATO Reveals Dark Arts of Psy-Ops
Karzai: 'Pakistani Circles' Behind Afghan Violence
Harsh Winter Has Afghans Struggling for Survival
UK General: 'One Year to Win in Afghanistan'
NATO Troops Escape Car Bomb Blast Near Kabul
Afghan Women's Quiet Revolution Hangs by a Thread
Pakistan Denies It Is Aiding Taliban
US: India May Punish Pakistan for Supporting Militants
Two Killed, Seven Injured in Blasts in India's Assam State
Village Leader Shot Dead in Assam
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Battles Rebels at Sea as Fighting Spreads
40 Rebels Killed in Sri Lanka
Tamil Tigers Ram Foreign Ship
Slain Philippine Militant Said No Link With al-Qaeda
No Strong Successor Seen for Abu Sayyaf
US Tries to Interpret Silence Over China Test
Report: Japan, China to Boost Military Exchanges
New Zealand Refuses to Lift Fiji Sanctions
Military Surplus Parts Illegally Find Their Way to Iran, US Officials Say
Rice Warns Firms Iran May Face Further Sanctions
Iran on the Defensive: Top US Official
Criticism Spreads at Home as Ahmadinejad Takes Tough Line Abroad
Richard Perle: US Will Attack Iran if It Obtains Nukes
EU Plans 'Topping Up' of Sanctions Against Iran
Netanyahu Demands More Anti-Iran Measures
Ahmadinejad Seeks Spending Hike in New Iran Budget
Syria Helps Save Hamas, Abbas Meeting
Abbas, Hamas Chief Fail to Agree on Govt
Palestinian Leaders Say Unity Talks to Continue
Palestinian PM Says US Aims to Topple His Govt
Islamic Movement Alleges Israeli Dig Under Temple Mount
Israeli Proposal: Pay Palestinians to Leave
Lawmaker's Tough Talk Rouses Fatah Faithful
Netanyahu: Toppling Hamas Government Key to Peace
Islamic Jihad Launches Rockets at Israel
Lebanese Leader Urges Army to Foil Blockade
Israeli Minister Advises That Nasrallah 'Not Try to Put Israel to the Test Again'
Vision of Rebuilding Lebanon Wanes
Turkish Teenager Confesses to Killing Journalist
Murder of Outspoken Journalist Tests Turkey's Democratic Gains
Horn of Africa
Ethiopian Officer Escapes Assassination in Central Somalia
In Somalia, New Government Faces Age-Old Trouble of Clans
Kenya Sends 34 Militiamen to Somalia
Rebels: Sudan Resumes Large-Scale Bombing in North Darfur
Darfur Militias Now Targeting Aid Workers
Aid Groups Pull Out of Darfur Refugee Camp After Rape
Former Congo Rebel Wins Senate Seat
Escaping the Battle: From Child Soldier to Poster Boy
Serbia's Radical Party Tops Vote With 28 Percent
No Serb Party Emerging With Enough Power
US Troops to Protect Serbs in Kosovo
Czechs Give Go-Ahead for US 'Son of Stars Wars' Base
Arrests as Basque Youths Battle Police, Court Rules Gangs Are Terrorists
German Minister Under Fire Over Ex-Guantanamo Inmate
Venezuela Condemns US for Meddling
Rebel Bombs Kill Six in Colombian Port City

Justin Raimondo
Intelligence vs. Evidence

Doug Bandow
Depression, War, and Cold War

Charles Peņa
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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