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

Ex-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

 Patrick Cockburn

Un-Embedded Reporter Describes Iraq: Withdrawal must come sooner or later

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Updated May 20, 2007 - 11:07 PM EDT
New British PM to Pull Troops From Iraq
  Sunday: 7 GIs, 1 Korean Soldier, 85 Iraqis Killed
  Saturday: 6 GIs, 95 Iraqis Killed; 65 Iraqis Wounded
  Britain in Secret Talks With Iraq Rebels
  Iraq's Sadr Broadening His Base, Reaching Out to Sunnis
  Gunmen Dressed as Iraqi Soldiers Kill 15
US Embassy in Iraq to Be Biggest Ever
  US Knows Who Is Holding Kidnapped Troops, 2 Still Alive: Commander
  US Intel Assessments Made in 2003 Foretold Situation in Iraq
Official: 100 Taliban Killed in Latest Clashes
  Afghan Soldiers Mass on Border, Ready & Willing to Take on Old Foe
  Afghan Suicide Bomber Kills 3 German Soldiers
50 Killed as Lebanese Troops Battle Palestinians
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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Bush Gets Ready for Iraq U-Turn by Brown
US Pays Pakistan to Fight Terror, but Patrols Ebb
Bhutto to Risk Jail and Return to Pakistan
War Fears in Kosovo as Moscow Veto Looms
Ashcroft's Complex Tenure at Justice
Bombs Imperil GIs Searching for Captured Comrades
Marine Commander Condemns US Army's Apology to Afghans
Today in Iraq
Iraqi Parliament Falling Into Disarray
Mortars Greet Ahmad Chalabi on Visit to Area Northeast of Baghdad
Saturday: 6 GIs, 92 Iraqis Killed; 54 Iraqis Wounded
Brits in Iraq
Blasts Hit Green Zone During Blair Visit
No Regrets, Blair Tells Iraq in Final Visit
Carter Attacks Blair for 'Blind' Support of US in Iraq
The Youngest Woman to Die in Iraq for Britain Remembered
The War at Home
Georgia Republican Avoids War in Campaign
Shi'ite Leader in US for Cancer Tests
Border Agents Recruited for Iraq Duty
US Military
TV Report Questions Army Ban on Dragon Skin
US Navy Lawyer Gets Jail Time for Guantanamo Leak
Coast Guard Program to Upgrade Its Fleet Is Taking on Water
US House Seeks Tighter US-Israeli Ballistic Missile Defenses
World Bank
Debate Rises on World Bank Succession
Calls to End US Role in Naming World Bank Chief
Europe Unlikely to Pick Fight on Wolfowitz Succession
US Firms 'Paid Colombia Militias'
Ex-Captive: US Hostages in Colombia Could Die in Rescue Attempt
France Concerned by Colombian Plan to Free Hostages
Venezuela Court Dismisses TV Challenge
'Plot to Kill Putin Ally' Thwarted
Moscow Bans Reporting on Anti-Kremlin Rally
8 Russian Reporters Resign in Protest
Romania President Survives Impeachment Vote
Armenia Backs Pro-Presidential Parties
Bosnian Serb War Criminal Deronjic Dies in Sweden
Americans Keep Dying
Defuniak Springs (FL) Paramedic/Firefighter Killed in Afghanistan
Mississippi Father: Soldier Foretold Death in Iraq
Sugar Land (TX) Soldier Had Second Thoughts About Returning to Iraq
Mississippi Soldier Killed During Fourth Tour in Iraq
'I Love You. Watch Your Back,' Rockland (MA) Mom Recalls
Missouri Colonel With Leavenworth Ties Killed in Afghanistan
Soldier With Ties to Maine Killed in Iraq
Pocatello (ID) Soldier Dies in Iraq
Idaho Airborne Soldier Killed by Explosive in Iraq
Memorial Honors Californian Soldier Born in El Salvador
Riverside Guardsman Killed in Explosion in Iraq
Michigan Soldier Recalled as Loving Father
East Tennessee Solider Killed in Ambush
Michigan Remembers Fallen Soldier
Body of Fallen Montana Soldier to Be Laid to Rest
California Family Mourns Loss of Soldier
Houston (TX) Soldier Is Killed in Iraq
New Jersey Native Is Killed in Iraq
Fallen (MA) Soldier Recalled as Quiet, Earnest Man
Decorated New Mexico Marine Dies in Iraq
Tough Marine (TX) a Leader You Don't Forget
Georgia Family Mourns for Fallen Marine
Soldier From Yardley (PA) Killed in Iraq
Spokane (WA) Soldier Killed by Roadside Bomb
John Bolton Says America 'Must Attack Iran'
Iran Says US Should Quit Iraq to Curb 'Terror'
Iran Spent Millions to Restore Iraqi Shi'ite Sites
Iranian FM: It Isn't Possible to Remove a Country From the Map
Iran Announces Atom Progress, Sees EU Talks in Spain
Harsh Words for Iran at Mideast Forum
IDF: Iran Will Have Bomb Only in 2010
Iran Building First 'Indigenous' Nuclear Plant
Israel vs. Palestine
Israel Continues Raids During Fighting Lull
Olmert 'Doesn't Foresee Large Ground Operation in Gaza'
Kassam Rocket Force Schools to Close
More Winograd Comments Released
Israeli Missile Kills One in Gaza: Palestinians
Arab League Chief Rebuffs Olmert Offer to Meet
Peretz: Israel Failed in Protecting Its Citizens From Rocket Threat
Palestine vs. Palestine
Palestinian Factions Clinch Fifth Ceasefire Deal in Seven Days
Hamas, Fatah Gunmen Stand Down as Cease-Fire Takes Hold in Gaza
Gunmen, Not Leaders, Rule in Gaza Fight
Western Diplomats Praise Abbas' Forces for Karni Battle Against Hamas
Fatah Officials Urge Murder Trials for Hamas Leaders
Gaza: Vigilante Justice Fills Law-And-Order Vacuum
Saudi Diplomat: Palestinians Must Stop Fighting Israel, Each Other
UN Draft on Hariri Tribunal Prompts Praise, Anger
Civilian Deaths in Afghanistan Prompt NATO Rethink
Afghanistan Working to End Civilian Casualties, Karzai Says
Bush, NATO Chief Seek Ways to Bolster Afghanistan Mission
Taliban Claim Capture of Dadullah's Betrayer
Taliban Ambush: 'Get Us Out of Here'
Red Cross: US Raids Made 2,000 Afghans Homeless
Denmark Says Troops to Remain in Afghanistan
8 Gov't Officials Kidnapped in Pakistan
Pakistan Frees Extremists Over Police Hostage Drama
Musharraf: Islamic Militancy Rising
'Daniel Pearl Detainee' Is Dead
FBI Team in Pakistan to Probe Money Laundering Scam
Pakistan Govt Gives in to Lal Masjid Clerics
Musharraf: India, Pakistan Made Progress on Kashmir
India Mosque Bombing, Rioting Death Toll Rises to 16
Fresh Clashes in Indian City a Day After Mosque Blast
Indian Police Seek Clues to Deadly Mosque Blast
Relatives Blame Police for Mosque Deaths
Thailand: Thai Radio Stations Shut Down After Taking Former PM's Calls
Police Raid Japanese Naval Academy
Nepal Maoists Threaten Strike Over 'Inhuman' Camp Conditions
Kazakhstan Lawmakers Approve Unlimited Terms for President
Ghosts Wail as Cambodians Plunder Killing Field Graves
Protests on Renaming of Taiwan Monument
Algeria: Police Dismantle Alleged Terror Cell
Militants Kidnap 3 Indian Oil Workers in Nigeria
Three Swedes Freed From Ethiopia
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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
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Praful Bidwai
Sanctions Aggravate Iranian Rights Situation

Ran HaCohen
The Legend of the
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Sascha Matuszak
From China to Cairo

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