Today's Highlights

FYI: They Hate Our Foreign Policy: Scott Horton
A Czar's Half-Life: Alan Bock
Tenet, Nukes, and Stinking Smut: Gordon Prather
Obama Lines Up With Campaign Against Iran: Lobe
The Middle of Nowhere: Edward Luttwak

 Michael Scheuer

Former Head of CIA’s Osama Unit says Ron Paul “exactly correct”

 Chalmers Johnson

Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic

 Gareth Porter

Iran War Off For Now: But Dick Cheney ain’t gone yet

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Updated May 19, 2007 - 11:25 PM EDT
Congress, Bush Iraq Talks Collapse
  Senate to Avoid Iraq Debate With Secret War Funding Talks
How Britain Lost Southern Iraq to the Militias
  At Least Two Missing US Soldiers Alive: General
  Saturday: 6 GIs, 92 Iraqis Killed; 54 Iraqis Wounded
  Friday: 5 GIs, 89 Iraqis Killed; 42 Iraqis Wounded

Contractors' Death Toll Reaches New High in Iraq

  Family of Iraq Contractor Killed by Australian Soldiers Want Answers
Afghan Suicide Bomber Kills 3 German Soldiers
  Afghan Soldiers Shift From Taliban, Mass on Pakistani Border
Padilla Fingerprint Match Questioned
  Defense Cites Ambiguities in Evidence Against Padilla
For Those Interested in Facts: They Hate Our Foreign Policy  by Scott Horton
Tony Blair's Shameful Record on Civil Liberties  by Brendan O'Neill
Obama Lines Up Behind Neocon Campaign Against Iran  by Jim Lobe
The GOP’s Torture Enthusiasts
by Rosa Brooks
Tenet, Nukes, and Stinking Smut
by Gordon Prather
Time to Get Out of Afghanistan
by Patrick Seale

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Antiwar Vets Banned From 'Loyalty Day' Parade in Oregon
Fear, Fatigue in Hunt for US Soldiers
Two ABC News Journalists Killed in Iraq
US Orders More Spy Towers for Iraq
Military Police Detail Dutch War Crimes in Iraq
US-Imposed Curfew Turns Samarra Into 'City for the Dead'
Latino Soldiers Who Refused Iraq Speak Out
Marine Commander Condemns US Army's Apology to Afghans
Today in Iraq
Insurgents Attack US Base, Six Reportedly Killed
Baghdad Security Plan Doomed Without Political Unity: Deputy PM
What's It Like to Go on a Date in a War Zone?
Political Murder Called Main Fallujah Qaeda Tactic
Four Arrested in Iraq 'Honor Killing'
Friday: 5 GIs, 84 Iraqis Killed; 34 Iraqis Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Poll: Few People in Japan Agree With Their Government's Intention to Stay Involved in Iraq
Iraqi Debt Relief Depends on Progress
Ministers Urge Brown to Launch Iraq Inquiry
Iraqi Refugees Overwhelming Syria
UN Highlights Plight of Palestinians at Iraq-Syria Border
The War at Home
Rumsfeld to Return as Non-Profit Grant Giver
Congressional Dems Brace for Antiwar Defections
YouTube Fights Ban by Pentagon
Shi'ite Politician to US for Checkup
Obama Insists He's More Antiwar Than Hillary
Witness Describes Training Padilla Reportedly Received
Federal Judge: West Point Can Ban Antiwar Protest at Graduation
The World Bank
US to Replace Wolfowitz 'Swiftly'
Blair a Top Contender to Replace Wolfowitz at World Bank
Debate Rises on World Bank Succession
NATO Reviews Afghan Tactics to Cut Civilian Deaths
US General: Killing Afghan Civilians Causes 'Bad Feelings'
In Afghanistan, a Slain Hero Is Enlisted in Battle Against Taliban
Taliban Claims Kandahar Suicide Bombing
14 Taliban Killed in Western Afghanistan
Musharraf Bars Return of Opponents to Pakistan
US Cheers Musharraf's Policies
Pakistani Group Questions US Backing of Musharraf's 'Military Rule'
Radical Students Seize Four Pakistan Policemen
Bombing and Clashes Kill 13 at India Mosque
Indian Muslims Vent Anger After Mosque Bombing
Indian Troops Sent to Quell Sikh Unrest
Missiles Fail in Taiwan Military Exercises
Chinese Official Decries Attempts to Link Darfur, Olympics
Eight Killed in Fresh Sri Lanka Violence
US Envoy Sees Terror Imprint in Somalia AU Attack
Sudan Accused on Darfur Killings
President's Allies Win Algeria Poll
FM: Iranian Officials Detained by US May Be Freed by June 21
Iran Not Seeking Israel Destruction
Iran Tells US to Stop 'Meddling' in Scholar Detention
House Backs Ban on F-14 Parts for Iran
Pakistan PM: Military Strike on Iran Would Be Catastrophic
Poll: 71 Percent of Israelis Want US to Attack Iran
Rafsanjani: World Powers Misusing UN Security Council to Pressure Iran
Israel vs. Palestine
Israeli Tanks Edge Into Gaza as Aerial Attack Continues
Abbas Asks Rice to Halt Israeli Escalation in Gaza
Israeli DM: Gaza Attacks Will Continue, Focusing on Activists
Israeli Envoy Warns of Possible 'Other Actions' to Be Taken Against Gaza
Israel 'Might' Agree to UN Troops in Gaza
Israel Considers Giving Fatah Military Support
Israeli Rights Group Urges Military Not to Attack Civilians
Israelis Pessimistic on Peace: Poll
Palestine vs. Palestine
Palestinian Factions Clinch Fifth Ceasefire Deal in Seven Days
Arab League Chief Blames Israel, Sanctions for Gaza Infighting
Gaza Violence Blocking Food Aid: WFP
Hamas Releases Abducted Abu Dhabi TV Reporter
End to Lebanon Crisis for Pres Elections: Hezbollah
Lebanon's Political Storms to Boost Hashish Harvest
Hezbollah Condemns US Interferences
Middle East
Associates of Jailed Saudi Activist Held
Jordan Jails Two in Plot to Smuggle Arms to Palestinians
Russia & Her Neighbors
EU-Russian Talks End in Acrimony
EU Questions Russian Human Rights Record
Cyber Assaults on Estonia Typify a New Battle Tactic
Russian Police Detain Opposition Leaders
Russian Police Prevent Kasparov From Bording Flight to Attend Protest
Eviction Notice Is Latest Russian Move Against Journalists
Czech Republic
Czech Official Complains People 'Aren't Listening' Because They Oppose Hosting US Missile Shield
Colombia Orders Hunt for Hostages Held by Rebels
Human Rights Group Eyes Military Response to Mexico's War on Drugs
Weekend Reviews
Memorial Day Alternative
How George Tenet Lied
While We Slept
Torture Taxi: on the Trail of the CIA's Rendition Flights

Justin Raimondo
The Season of Hope

Alan Bock
A Czar's Half-Life

Doug Bandow
Who Would Jesus Kill?

Philip Giraldi
George Tenet Lies About
His Lies

Ivan Eland
Mission Accomplished – for Iran

David R. Henderson
Hail Ron Paul and Mike Gravel

Nebojsa Malic
Jihad in New Jersey

Charles Peña
Good Intentions and
Unintended Consequences

Praful Bidwai
Sanctions Aggravate Iranian Rights Situation

Ran HaCohen
The Legend of the
Removed Checkpoints

Sascha Matuszak
From China to Cairo

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