Today's Highlights

Secret Air War in Iraq: Turse/Engelhardt
Listen to the Foxes on Iraq: Leon Hadar
Ahtisaari's 'Final Solution': Nebojsa Malic
Bush Budget Delivers the Bacon: Robert Scheer
Countdown to War With Iran?: Eric Margolis

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Updated February 8, 2007 - 9:29 PM EST
7 GOP Senators Demand Iraq Debate
  Inspector General to Release Probe Into Secretive Prewar Intel Group
More GIs Dying in Iraq Than Ever Before
  Sixth US Helicopter Downing in Iraq in Three Weeks
  Pentagon Reports Omit Non-Combat Injuries
  State Dept Runs Out of People for Iraq, Will Use Army Reservists
US Airstrike Reportedly Kills 45 Civilians
  Thursday: 201 Iraqis, 4 Marines Killed; 123 Iraqis Wounded
  Top Official Held as Baghdad Crackdown Begins
  Iraqi VP Says Police Stopping Food, Medicine From Reaching Sunnis
US Blames Iran for Iraqi Arms Surge
  US Denies Involvement in Iran Envoy's Kidnapping
  Four Iraqi Officers Held Over Iranian Diplomat Kidnapping
  Norquist: Bush's Advisers Telling Him to Invade Iran
Palestinians Reach Deal on Unity Government
NBC's Russert Denies Identifying Plame to Libby
  Libby Grand Jury Testimony (pdf)
  Cheney Surprised by Libby's Account
The Pentagon's Secret Air War
in Iraq
 by Nick Turse and Tom Engelhardt
Listen to the Foxes, Not Hedgehogs, on Iraq  by Leon Hadar
This Aerial Onslaught Is War at Its Most Stupid  by Simon Jenkins
Panic in Boston  by John Stossel
Countdown to War With Iran?
by Eric Margolis
US Blocking Syrian-Israeli Peace?
by John Gittings

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Former US Attorney Says He Was Ordered to Resign
US to Probe Iraq MP's 'Iran Ties'
US Marine on Iraq Murder Charge in Italy
Marine Leader Said to Have Boasted of Iraq Murder
5 US Soldiers Indicted in Iraq Kickback Probe
The Indictment (.pdf)
57 Nations Sign Ban on Secret Jails, US Declines
Mistrial Could Be End of Watada Case
Today in Iraq
US Fears Insurgents Have Better Missiles as Another Copter Is Downed
Al-Qaeda Claims Latest US Helicopter Downing
Following Talk Show, Iraqi Govt Blames al-Jazeera for Sectarian Strife
Terror Takes Toll on Market, Vendors
Female US Census Official Killed in Iraq Drive-By Shooting
Ethnic Tensions in Kirkuk Take a Dangerous Turn
Saddam Daughters Join Yemen Commemoration
Wednesday: 8 GIs, 86 Iraqis, 1 Pole Killed; 29 Iraqis, 3 Poles Wounded
Iraq Occupation
Gates: US Should Know Soon if New Iraq Strategy Works
Few Veteran Diplomats Accept Mission to Iraq
US to Use Army Reservists for Iraq Reconstruction
Army Confirms Security Contract in Iraq
Green Zone a New Hot Zone for Iraq Envoy Pick
Global Iraq Fallout
Blair's Regret Over 'Friendly Fire' Video
Friendly Fire Death Tape Sickens Widow
Refugees Are an Overlooked Casualty of Iraq War
UN: World Must Help Jordan, Syria Assist Iraqi Refugees
Palestinian Official Asks Iraq to Protect Refugees
US Mulls Iraq Refugees
Libby Trial
'Startling Moment' at Libby Trial as President Bush Is Referenced
At Libby Trial, Russert of NBC Gives and Gets
Libby Testimony Details Plot to Discredit Critic
The War at Home
House Sets Path for Iraq Vote, but Must Decide What to Say
Veterans Group Speaks Out on War
Ehren Watada, Poster-Boy for the US Antiwar Movement
Families of Civilians Killed in Fallujah Complain to Congress
Families Sue Blackwater for Iraq Deaths
Blackwater E-Mail Outlines Gear Shortage
Distrust Hinders FBI in Outreach to Muslims
Gates: Debate on Iraq Won't Hurt Troop Morale
Iraq Films Battle for Oscar Glory
Pipeline Firm to Pay Fine to Settle Iraq Allegations
US Military
Selective Service System Has Draft Boards Ready
Army Says It Will Withhold $19.6 Million From Halliburton, Citing Potential Contract Breach
Navy Medic Convicted of Iraq Murder to Be Released From Brig Early
US Military Contractors Seek Deals at Bangalore Air Show
Widow of Navy Pilot Sues Raytheon
Officials: Fighting Vehicle Unreliable, Needs Redesign
Senate Confirms Mideast Commander
Alabama Guardsman, Upset Over Not Being Deployed to Iraq, Charged After Standoff
UK 'War on Terror'
Britain Hit by Series of Bombings
Britain Fears Further Letter Bombs
As UK Releases 'Plotters' Without Charges, British Muslims Question Anti-Terror Procedures
Released Without Charges, UK 'Plot' Detainee Slams British Police State
UK Muslim Leaders Warn of Backlash After Detentions
Failed London Bomber Studied Osama Tapes
'War on Terror'
Israel, US Sign Homeland Security Pact
Records Show Extra Scrutiny of Detainees in ’04 Protests
New Generation of Terrorists Cyber-Inspired, Cyber-Trained
Nuclear Terrorism Risk Seen Growing
Southern Command: No Evidence of Guantanamo Prisoner Abuse
Security Debate Centers on Tougher Standards for Inspections of Air Cargo
Russia Plans New ICBMs, Nuclear Subs
Russia Regrets '87 Decision to Scrap Missile Program
Russia Lays Out Weapons Purchase Plans
Former Russian Spy Chief: Litvinenko Was a Traitor
Russia Complains of Poison Probe Delay
Russia Tycoon May Talk to Police on Poisoning
Basque Bomber 'Near to Death' After 93 Days of Hunger Strike
Why Is an ETA Leader on Hunger Strike, and Can the Basque Issue Be Solved?
EU Presses Serbia on Kosovo, New Government
More Than 100 Colombia Rebels Surrender
US Urges Additional UN Action Against Iran
Israel Sounds Alarm on Iran's Nuclear Efforts
Kuwait Emir: We Welcome Iran Nuclear Program So Long as It's Peaceful
Assad Says Syria Wants Good Relations With Iraq
US Slams Assad Suggestion He Could Play a Major Role in Iraq Stabilization
Assad: Syria Firm in Its Support for Hezbollah, Hamas
Netanyahu Issues Demands to Syria for Peace, Insists Israel Would Keep Golan in Any Deal
Palestinian Aid Policies 'Backfiring'
Footage of Abusive Hebron Settlers Sets Off Debate in Israel
Influence of Clans Up Amid Palestinian Infighting
Hamas and Fatah Pledge to Defuse Tensions
Israel Warns Unity Govt Would Change Ties to Abbas
Work Near Jerusalem Holy Sites Triggers Spiralling Protest

Rice: Israel-Palestinian Peace Not 'Key' to Solving Other Problems

Israel Shells Lebanese Army Positions Across Border, Injures Five
Lebanon, Israel Armies Swap Fire on Border
Israel Weighing Attacking Hezbollah
No Damage or Injuries, but Israel Plans to File Complaint Over Throwing Rocks at Border Fence
US and Iran Help Rebuild Lebanon's Destroyed Bridges
Cluster Bombs: A War's Perilous Aftermath
Lebanon Boycotts Munich Meet Because Israel Attending
Lebanon Leader Puts Onus on US
UN Shifts Toward Aid Projects in Lebanon
Egypt Cracks Down on Illegal Muslim Group
Rice Calls on Egypt to Free Opposition Leader

Egypt: Hamas Must Have Role in Mideast

Turkey FM Warns US Congress Not to Pass Resolution Recognizing 1915 Genocide
North Korea
North Korea Ready to Discuss Nuke Disarmament
Why Latest Korea Nuclear Talks Raise Hopes
US Signals Flexibility on North Korea
US Envoy Expects 'Hard Bargaining' at Upcoming North Korea Nuclear Talks
Japan Talking Tough Over Abduction Issue
Taliban Remain in Control of Southern Afghan Town
This Is Holy War. There Is No Room for Fatigue, Says Taliban Warlord
Taliban Warlord's Threat to UK Troops
Seven Killed in Separate Incidents in Afghanistan
Two Alleged al-Qaeda Caught in Afghanistan
Locals Flee Town as Taliban Dig in for NATO Clash
Afghanistan Occupation
'No Rush' to Retake Taliban-Held Afghan Town, Says NATO Force
Italy FM: Inappropriate for US Envoy to Write Letter to Newspaper Urging Afghan Troops Remain
Canadian Troops Expect Increased Taliban Attacks
Gates to Press NATO Allies on Afghanistan
German Government Approves Surveillance Jets for Afghanistan
GOP Urges Change in Afghan Drug Policy
US Asks India to 'Try Us' as Defense Partner
Hundreds of People Demonstrate in Indian Kashmir Over Civilian Killings
Four Afghan Refugee Camps in Pakistan to Be Closed
Nepal Agrees to Protesters' Key Demands
Two Killed in New Nepal Protests
Japan to Try to Resolve Island Dispute
Thai Coup Leaders Seek Change of Course With Police Shakeup
Sri Lanka Asked to Free Journalists
Philippines Shamed by Tag With Afghanistan as Deadly for Media
Mogadishu Mortar Attack Wounds at Least Eight
Somali PM Reshuffles Cabinet Amid Attacks
Hu Defends China's Role in Africa
EU Envoy Shot Dead in Ivory Coast
Embassy Warns Americans on Kenya Visits
Ex-Rebels in Eastern Sudan to Demobilize in 'Days'
Nigerian Agency Calls 135 Unfit to Run for Office

Justin Raimondo
Double Standard

Nebojsa Malic
Ahtisaari's 'Final Solution'

Ivan Eland
Hundreds of Billions – for What?

David R. Henderson
Should We Judge Government?

Alan Bock
Cart Before the Horse

Doug Bandow
George Bush as Fifth Columnist: Aiding America's Enemies

Charles Peña
Whither the Surge?

Ran HaCohen
A Midwinter Night's Dream

Praful Bidwai
Doomsday Clock Ticking Faster

Sascha Matuszak
China's Little Capitalists

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