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A US-Made Mess in Somalia: Ivan Eland
Theater of the Imperially Absurd: Tom Engelhardt
Contras All Over Again: Jim Lobe
Iraqi Refugees Languish: Dahr Jamail
What a Lack of Courage Cost: Patrick Buchanan

 Peter Eisner

The Italian Letter: Aggressive war based on forgeries

 Robert MacNeil

America at the Crossroads: Govt. TV to set US on right path

 John Cassidy

The Next Crusade: Paul Wolfowitz at the World Bank

 Justin Raimondo

George the un-Great: He makes Max Boot look like Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

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Updated April 10, 2007 - 8:25 PM EDT
From Hiding, Sadr Rallies Against the US
  Four Years After Hussein's Fall, Regret in Iraq
  White House Downplays Iraq Demonstrations as 'Freedom'

Tuesday: 4 GIs, 74 Iraqis Killed; 16 GIs, 108 Iraqis Wounded

US May Extend Iraq Tours for Another 15,000 GIs
  US Soldier Blames Freed Hostage for Italian Agent Killing

Britain: Iraq Naval Missions Will Resume


UK Govt Retreats on Cash for Captives' Stories

Battles Between Yemen Army, Rebels Leave at Least 85 Dead

The Theater of the
Imperially Absurd
 by Tom Engelhardt
'Your Iraq Plan?' Is a
Pointless Question
 by Andrew J. Bacevich
The Islamist Who Emerged From Saddam's Ashes  by Dilip Hiro
Worse Than Apartheid?  by Robert Novak
What a Lack of Courage Cost
by Patrick Buchanan
We've Been Surging for Years
by Don Monkerud

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Syria, Elliot Abrams, and the Contras All Over Again

Iraqi Refugees Languish in Neighboring Countries

A Day of Violence in Iraq, Hour by Hour

Poll: Americans Refute Link Between Iraq and US Safety

Russian General Says US Continues Preparations to Attack Iran

Hundreds of Thousands in Iraq March Against Occupation
Four Years On

Rally Against US Masks Divisions in Mahdi Army

US Admiral Admits to Four Frustrating Years in Iraq

'Shocking' Mismanagement Soured Iraqis on US

Fake Statue Fails to Replace Toppled Saddam

Today in Iraq

Iraqi PM Gets Japan's Help to Boost Oil

Iraqi Sunni MP Denies Weapons Cache

60 Shi'ite Militants Killed or Captured in Iraqi City

6 GIs, 33 Iraqis Killed; 61 Iraqis Wounded
Iraq Occupation

Angry With Iraqi Kurd Leader, Turkey Complains to US

Marine General: Anbar Getting Better

Injured Troops Shipped Back Into Battle

Australian Opposition Demands Explanation for Iraq Compensation Payouts

The War at Home

Waxman Lays the Pressure on Rice on Niger Uranium Claim

Iraq Veterans Bring Variety of Issues Home

Iraq Duty Stretching National Guard

Army Is Cracking Down on Deserters

Succeeding Bush

Military Experience Rare Among '08 Presidential Field

San Antonio War Reporter Challenges McCain's View of Iraq

McCain Says He Disagrees With the Majority of Americans on Iraq

'War on Terror'

Democrats Put End to 'Global War on Terror'

MI5 Blunder Led to Ghost Flight and Jail for 'Extremists'

Indonesia's Jemaa Islamiyah Sets Up New Military Wing

Terror Raid Fails to Catch Bali Pair


US Force-Feeds Gitmo Hunger Strikers

Guantánamo Hunger Strike Expands


Canada Counts Cost of Afghanistan Mission

Canadian Deaths in Afghanistan Top 50

Taliban Threatens to Kill Second Hostage

Trouble for Italy in Wake of Afghan Beheading

14 Afghan Soldiers Wounded in Ambush in Southern Afghanistan

Taliban Talks Open Rift in Kabul Leadership

Afghan Paper Urges Execution of Taliban Prisoners

US Troops Patrol Gray Afghan World, Watched by Taliban

Australia Special Forces Going Back to Afghanistan


Bhutto Confirms Contacts With Musharraf

Three Pakistani Soldiers Killed in Balochistan


Ahmadinejad: Iran Expanding Nuclear Process

US 'Very Concerned' Over Iran Nuclear Steps

Iran Defies UN to Join Nuclear Club

Oil Drops Four Percent as Iran Tensions Ease

How the British Navy Spun Its Way Into a PR Disaster

UK Captive 'Felt Like a Traitor'

Iran Yet to Decide on Iraq Conference Participation


US Politicians Call for Reaching Out to Syria

Senior US Lawmaker Says He'll Go Back to Syria

Middle East

Nasrallah Gives Up Hope of Deal With Siniora

Wave of Saudi Youths Challenge Kingdom's Conservative Sway


Progress in Prisoner Swap Deal Stirs Hope in Gaza

Heavy Exchanges of Fire During West Bank Infighting

BBC Denies Reporter Staged Kidnapping

Israeli-Arab MP Who Visited Lebanon After Summer War Expected to Resign

Israeli Arab Kidnapped in Gaza Strip


Turkish PM Threatens Iraqi Kurds in Wake of Clashes

UN Genocide Exhibit Delayed After Turkey Objects
North Korea

US: North Korea to Allow UN Inspections

North Korea: Quick Reactor Shutdown Unlikely

American Envoys Tour US Warship Held in North Korea


Red Cross Decries Attacks on Civilians in Sri Lanka

Divided and Embattled East Timor to Elect a President


'Many Dead' in Rebel Raid on Chad

17 Sudan Soldiers Dead in Clash With Chad Troops

China Urges Khartoum to Be More Flexible on Darfur

Sudan Likely to Resist US Pressure on Darfur


No Peace to Keep as Somalia Attacks Continue

Ethiopia 'Attempted Genocide' Charges Dropped

Domestic Budgets for Peacekeeping Countries Come Under Strain


Russia to Launch First New Nuclear Submarine in 17 Years

US Denies Destroying Russian Satellite

Exiled Russians 'Refused to Answer Key Questions in Litvinenko Probe'


Justin Raimondo
Easter Holiday Break

Ivan Eland
A US-Made Mess in Somalia

David R. Henderson
How Much Is the Iraq War Costing You?

Alan Bock
Lamenting Lack of War

Doug Bandow
Congress Must End the Iraq War

Philip Giraldi
Democrats Earn Their Stripes in the War Party

Nebojsa Malic
Forfeiting Nothing

Charles Peña
Foreign Follies
a Sobering Read

Ran HaCohen
How to Live With Hunger

Praful Bidwai
From Horror, an Opportunity for Peace

Sascha Matuszak
From China to Cairo

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