Today's Highlights

Iraq and the Korean 'Model': Justin Raimondo
Unprepared for Bioterrorism: Charles Peña
Could al-Qaeda Trigger Iran War?: Gareth Porter
Libby Caps Star-Crossed Year for Cheney: Jim Lobe
Lincoln, Civil Liberties, and 9/11: Matt Ehling

 Elsie DeLaere

Nation Building and Salt Pit Dungeons

 Larisa Alexandrovna

The Not So Secret Covert War Against Iran

 Robert A. Pape

Suicide Terrorism is Caused by Foreign Occupation

 Steve Clemons

Cheney Trying to End-Run Bush, Start Iran War

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Updated June 6, 2007 - 10:18 PM EDT
Iraq Passes Bill Favoring US Pullout

Baghdad, Ankara, White House Deny Reports of Turkish Incursion


Iraqi Group Says Reaches Ceasefire With al-Qaeda


US Doubles Air Attacks in Iraq

  Wednesday: 6 GIs, 95 Iraqis Killed; 60 Iraqis Wounded
Could an al-Qaeda Attack Trigger War With Iran?
Libby Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison

Aide's Sentence Caps Star-Crossed Year for Cheney

Palestinians Mark 40 Years of Occupation
Lincoln, Civil Liberties, and 9/11
by Matt Ehling
If You Think Bush Is Evil Now, Wait Until He Nukes Iran  by Paul Craig Roberts
Gitmo: A Fetid and Cancerous
 by Joseph Margulies
The Pentagon's Blank Check
by Robert Dreyfuss and Tom Engelhardt
Dems Silent on Somalia Strike
by Katrina vanden Heuvel
The Russian Bear Awakes  by Eric Margolis

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Fighting Exposes Rift Between al-Qaeda, Iraqi Groups

Praise at UN for a New US Envoy’s Inclusive Tactics and Convivial Style

Blair and Bush: The Final Reckoning

Charges Filed Against 6 Men in Plot to Attack Base

War Protest Sent Guests at Clinton Event Through Field, Under Barbed Wire

UN Report Warns of Chemical Arms Peril

White House Won't Pardon Libby Just Yet
Today in Iraq
Bombing Shows Schism Among Iraq's Sunnis

Cheated of Future, Iraqi Graduates Want to Flee

Car Bomb Near Fallujah Kills 19

Iraqi Police Kill Female Suicide Bomber

Iraqi Oil Pipeline Workers Strike

Tuesday: 2 GIs, 105 Iraqis Killed; 87 Iraqis Wounded
Iraq Occupation

Gates Gives 'Gentle Prod' to Iraq

US Foreign Service Feels Strain of Iraq

The War at Home

Americans Increasingly Discouraged Over Iraq

Republicans Urge Bush to Adopt Bipartisan Panel's Iraq Proposal

Reid: Bush 'Willfully Ignored Experts' Before Iraq War

General Discharge Suggested for Antiwar Marine

At US Military Hospitals, 'Everybody Is Overworked'

Former Generals Slam Iraq-Korea Comparison

Vets Protesting the War? That's Not Honorable, Military Says

'War on Terror'

Is US Safer Since 9/11? Clinton and Rivals Spar

Experts: Airport 'Plotters' Had No Money or Explosives, Plan Wouldn't Have Worked Anyhow

Hicks Conviction in Doubt After US Setback

White House Rejects Military Judges' Gitmo Rulings

Democrats Hope to Expand Rights at Guantánamo

Terror Arrests Puzzle Many in Guyanese Enclave in Queens

Pentagon Releases Bacteria in Parking Lot to Simulate Attack

Homeland Security Enlisting Muslims to Rebut Radicals


Second Taliban Boat Sinks in Afghanistan, 30 Killed

Karzai Orders Taliban Body Swap

Feared Afghan Warlord Has Governor in Sights

Kashmiri Militant Reportedly Killed in Afghanistan Fighting US Military

PM: France Has No Immediate Plans to Pull Out of Afghanistan

Britain's Teenage Troops Feel the Heat of Battle

Sri Lanka

'Kashmir Risks Return to All-Out Violence'

One Killed in Grenade Explosion in North Kashmir

South Asia

Pakistan and Afghanistan at Odds Over Peace Talks Monitor

Japan in Sri Lanka Peace Bid Amid Bloodshed

Pakistan Questions 2 in Daniel Pearl Killing

Laos Plot

Ex-Wisconsin Lawmaker Implicated in Laos Coup Plot, Federal Agent Says

Feds Tipped Early on Plot to Overthrow Laotian Government


US May Share Missile Info With China

Thai Govt Lifts Ban on Political Activities


Basque Separatist Group Calls Off Cease-Fire

Zapatero Warns ETA as Truce Ends

Fears for Tourists as ETA Ends Truce


Congo Army Frees Nine Hostages From Rwandan Rebels

UK Says Sudan Faces Tough Action if No Darfur Progress

Ethiopia PM in Shock Somali Trip


Rice Spars With Venezuelan FM

Castro Interviewed on TV

Scooter Goes to Jail

Bush Faces Libby Pardon Dilemma

Scooter's Pals Stand by Their Man

The Libby Letters

CIA Leak Case Timeline


Iran Warns Against New Sanctions

General: No Evidence Iran Supplying Taliban

Iran Dismisses US Concern Over Held Iranian-Americans

40 Years of Occupation

Anniversary of 1967 War Highlights Divisions

Israeli Group Creates 'Tel Aviv Checkpoint'

Peace Now in Hebron: Expel Settlers From City

Activist House of Reps Resolution Urges Bush to Move Embassy to Jerusalem


Israeli Military Leaves Gaza, Promises to Return in Near Future

Israeli Army 'Bracing for Escalation' in Palestinian Territories, Syria

Report: Four Palestinian Youths Wounded by Israeli Gunfire Near Their School

Israeli Military Probes Use of Palestinians as Human Shields

Abbas: Palestinians 'On the Verge of Civil War'

Israel May Return Half of Withheld Tax Revenue to Palestinians

Israeli Police Surround Jerusalem Hotel to Prevent Palestinian Conference

Israeli Delegation to Demand US Restrict Sales of Missiles to Saudis


Olmert Fears Misunderstanding Could Lead to War With Syria

Syria Draws Distinction Between Hariri Murder Trial and Probe

Italy Calls on Syria to Stop 'Terrorist' Infiltrations


Lebanese Army Resumes Shelling of Refugee Camp

Lebanon's Largest Palestinian Camp 'A Time Bomb'

Children Still Caught in Crossfire at Refugee Camp in Lebanon

Refugees in Lebanon Fear Growing Unrest

Camp in Lebanon Slowly Crumbles Around Them

Lebanon Camp Tense Amid Surrender Report

Beirut Neighborhood Attempts to Return to Normalcy After Monday's Bombing

Middle East

Egypt Still Not Exporting Gas to Israel

Coptic Christian Fights Deportation to Egypt, Fearing Torture

Mauritania Court Clears Islamists in Security Trial

Missile Defense/Russia

Bush to Putin: Join Us on Missile Defense

Czech Unease Over US Missile Shield as Bush Appeals to Putin

Czech Parliament Increasingly Opposes US Missile Defense

Bush Acknowledges Growing Tensions With Russia

Russian, US Hawks Swoop to Exploit Policy Vacuum

Bush Criticizes Russia on Reform

Bush Speech Stokes Row With Kremlin

Strains With Russia Shadow Bush's Europe Trip

Moscow Accuses UK of Deepening Rift

Kasparov: Russia a 'Police State'


Serbia Says New Site May Be Mass Grave

Holocaust-Era Documents to Go on Display


Justin Raimondo
Iraq and the Korean 'Model'

Charles Peña
Unprepared for Bioterrorism

Ivan Eland
Korea the Model

David R. Henderson
Cheney Misstates Military Oath

Alan Bock
Hardly the Whole Truth but...

Doug Bandow
A New Peril from the East?

Nebojsa Malic
Bosnia's Straitjacket

Philip Giraldi
Heckuva Job,
Homeland Security

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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