Today's Highlights

To Russia, With Hate: Justin Raimondo
Cheney Does Africa: Philip Giraldi
Words to Die For: Tom Engelhardt
More Backlash Against Neocons: Leon Hadar
Refugees Complicate Syria's Position: Dahr Jamail

 Joseph Wilson

Those 16 Words: And the crew who lied us into war

 Andrew Cockburn pt.1

Donald Rumsfeld: His Rise to Power

 Andrew Cockburn pt.2

Donald Rumsfeld: His catastrophic legacy

 Juan Cole

Iraqi Shia Fed Up: Sadr group leaves govt again; half-million take to streets

Original Letters Blog US Casualties Iraqi Casualties Contact Donate

Updated April 18, 2007 - 9:08 PM EDT
285 Iraqis, GI Killed, 295 Iraqis Hurt

Maliki Orders Arrest of Colonel in Charge of Baghdad


Al-Qaeda Leader: Iraq Is 'University of Terror'


Iraq's Shi'ite Political Fissures Widen


600 US Contractors Have Been Killed in Iraq

US Gen.: Iran-Made Arms Seized in Afghanistan

Ret. Gen.: Stressed Army Makes US Vulnerable

Army Cost-Cutting in Budget Standoff May Actually Add to Costs

Is US Ignoring the Hamas Call for Peace?  by Robert Novak
Why Is the Peace Movement Silent About AIPAC?  by John V. Walsh
Another Victim of the Anti-Neocon Revolution?  by Leon Hadar
Words to Die For  by Tom Engelhardt
McCain Digs a Deeper Hole
by Steve Chapman
Israel and Hamas Just Say No to Peace  by Neve Gordon

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Poll: Iraq Opinion Gulf Leaving GOP in Peril

Majority Expect US Will 'Lose' War in Iraq

Trial Begins for US Soldier Accused of Murdering Italian Agent

UN Refugee Agency Turns Spotlight on Iraqis

Iraqi Refugees Complicate Syria's Position

UK Judge Demands US Spy- Base Details

Swiss Journalists Go Before Military Tribunal Over Secret CIA Prison Docs

Violence Rages on in Iraq: 17 Bodies Found Buried in Ramadi, 25 Dumped in Baghdad
Today in Iraq

Divisions Make Maliki Government Hard to Replace

Iraq PM Mulls Candidates After Sadr Govt Pullout

Iraq Terror Group Says It Makes Its Own Rockets

Attempted Truck-Bomb Attack Foiled in Iraq

Iraq Govt Rejects al-Qaeda Claim of Slain Police

Iraq Deaths Overshadow Sunni-Shi'ite Talks

Iraqis Fear War's Long-Term Cost to Kids

Iraq's Public Health Services Severely Strained, Group Says

Basra Violence Threatens Iraq's Oil

Saudi Arabia Agrees to Write Off 80 Percent of Iraqi Debt

Tuesday: 104 Iraqis, 3 GIs; 51 Iraqis Wounded
Iraq Occupation

Gates Will Try to Drum Up Support for Iraqi PM on Trip

US Defense Secretary Says Iraq Cabinet Resignations May Help

The War at Home

Dems Weigh Next Step in Iraq Challenge

Illinois Man Convicted of Spying for Saddam

A US-Italy Dispute Behind Murder Trial

Lawyers: White House Can Eject Dissenters From Taxpayer-Funded Bush Appearances

Ken Burns Agrees to Expand WWII Documentary

US Military

Congress Urged to Act on Walter Reed

VA Rejects Proposed Fixes for Case Backlog

Experts: Force Increases May Not Be Enough

Army to Slow Repairs as Congress Weighs Funds

Wolfie at the World Bank

Unusual Trip to Iraq in 2003 for Wolfowitz Companion

Contractor Says Was Told to Hire Wolfowitz Friend

'War on Terror'

Blair: West Could Lose al-Qaeda Propaganda War

Detainee Denies Membership in al-Qaeda


Morocco, Algeria Attacks Likely First Part of al-Qaeda Plot, Officials Say

Reformed Islamic Group Founder Urges Algeria Militants to Disarm


Blast at Afghan School Kills Two Students

Five UN Staff Killed in Afghan Bombing

Expected Afghan Rebel Foray May Be Late, General Warns

South Asia

Ethnic Spat Heats Up Pakistan-Iran Border

Mixed Messages Over Bhutto Return to Pakistan

Former PM of Bangladesh Forced Into Exile to Save His Son


Canadian Military Marches North to Stake Arctic Claim

Venezuela Says May Not Compensate in Oil Takeovers

Colombian Senator: Death Squads Met at Uribe's Ranch


No Plan to Attack Iran, Says US Naval Chief

Iran Denies Holding Missing Ex-FBI Agent

Russia Unable to Finish Iranian Nuclear Plant by 2007 Deadline

Israeli Accused of Spying for Iran

Middle East

Gates, Jordan's Abdullah Discuss Iraq, Iran, Mideast Peace

Jordanian King Urges Gates to Back Arab Plan for Palestine


Iraq Hands Over Two Kurdish Militants to Turkey

17 Die in Clashes With Kurd Rebels

Caption on Gravestones of Israeli Troops Killed in Lebanon War Changed

Israel Dismisses Egyptian Nuclear Espionage Claim

Palestinians Fill Streets to Demand Detainees' Release

Palestinian Guards Beat Journalists Protesting for BBC Man

US Plan Will Not Supply Abbas Weapons

Israelis Shot Near West Bank Settlement

Egypt Arrests Palestinian Woman for Attempting to Smuggle Arms

Belgian DM: Israel Must Pay for Lebanon Cluster-Bomb Cleanup
Russia and Her Neighbors

US Proposes 'New Ideas' to Russia on Missile Defense

Russia Hopes for US Understanding on Missile Shield

Kasparov Summoned for Questioning on 'Extremism'

Judges Attempt to End Ukraine's Political Crisis


Diplomats to Increase Pressure on Serbia to Accept Kosovo Plan

US Missile Deals Bypass, and Annoy, European Union

North Korea

North Korea Signals Nuclear Shutdown

Gold Sales May Have Spurred Macau Bank's Blacklisting


Support Falls for Amending Japan's Pacifist Constitution

Exploding Toilets Threaten Newfound Sino-Japanese Friendship

Chinese Defector Describes Agents' Reach in Canada


Human Rights Watch Calls for Sanctions on Sudan

Why Sudan Is Now Allowing UN Troops in Darfur

Bush to Address Darfur in Wednesday Speech

Sudan Flying Arms to Darfur, Panel Reports


Mugabe Critic in 'Prophetic Role'

Mugabe Says Defeated Opposition Bid to Unseat Him

Mugabe Clamps Down on Aid Groups


Islamists Attack Nigeria Police

Candidate Back on Ballot in Chaotic Nigeria Vote

Ugandan Police Fire at Protesters


Justin Raimondo
To Russia, With Hate

Philip Giraldi
Cheney Does Africa

Ivan Eland
Will Current Disasters Curtail Future Interventions?

Alan Bock
Portents of Failure

Doug Bandow
Savage Peace: Wilson's Failure

Charles Peņa
Yankee, Go Home

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

Nebojsa Malic
Forfeiting Nothing

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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