Today's Highlights

The End of Supreme Command: Adam Elkus
Goodbye and Good Luck: Charley Reese
A Congress Voters Can't Buy: Gordon Prather
House OKs Korea-Style Bases in Iraq: Jim Lobe
A Curious Offensive: Alan Bock

 Seymour Hersh

Abu Ghraib Torture Worse Than They Told You

 Michael Kirk

The Current Iraqi Endgame and Some of the Earlier Ones

 Gareth Porter

Cheney Lies About Iran

 Becky Akers

“Drop the Sippy Cup Lady! Drop It!”

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Updated June 24, 2007 - 11:24 PM EDT
US Military Bets All on Iraq Campaign
  GIs Tighten Grip on Iraq City, Say They Killed 90 'al-Qaeda' in Offensive
  In Iraq, Role of Tribes Is Divisive
  Lords of Misrule Still in Charge at the Baghdad Bubble
  Sunday: 3 GIs, 37 Iraqis Killed; 11 Iraqis Wounded
  Saturday: 10 GIs, 75 Iraqis Killed; 39 Iraqis Wounded
US Funding of Iran Dissidents a Complete Failure
  US Says Iran Supplied Missile That Hit UK Copter
  Iran Says 'Zero Chance' of US Attack
Karzai Blasts NATO After 90 Civilians Die in Week
  Afghanistan NATO Offensive Spills Over, Killing Civilians in Pakistan
Spanish Troops Killed as IED Hits Lebanon Patrol
  Clashes in Northern Lebanon Kill Eleven People
Fatah Vows to Wipe Hamas From West Bank
Was Convicted Pan Am 103 Bomber Framed?
The End of Supreme Command
by Adam Elkus
The CIA's No-Questions-Asked Travel Agent  by Nat Hentoff
Hamas Holds the High Cards
by Robert Scheer
Goodbye and Good Luck  by Charley Reese
A Congress Voters Can't Buy
by Gordon Prather
Blowback in Lebanon  by Reese Erlich

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Iraq's 'Chemical Ali' to Be Executed for Genocide
PKK Stages Suicide Attack in Eastern Turkey
Turks March Against PKK Violence After Army Call
General's Report on Iraq Progress Has Competition
US Makes Improbable Sunni Ally in Iraq
North Africa Reluctant to Host US Command
Bush Domestic Spying Program Flawed, Former FISA Court Chief Says
US Vote Could Close 'School of the Americas'
Somali 'Government' Forces Break Apart, Clash in Port City
Today in Iraq
UK Speeds Up Closure of Base as Americans Launch Offensive Near Baghdad
Iraqi Tribes Paid to Protect Power Grids; Deal Not Paying Off
Iraq Sunni Bloc Wants Ousted Parliament Speaker Back
Staying Cool by a Pool, in Baghdad
Iraq Parliament to Sit Longer to Focus on Key Laws
Two al-Qaeda Leaders Captured in Iraq
Attacks Continue
Ten US Deaths in Iraq Bring June Toll to 78
A Life, a Friend Lost in Iraq's Ruins
Gunmen Kill Six Near Iraqi Shi'ite Holy City
Two Basra Deaths This Week Take British Toll to 153
Saturday: 10 GIs, 75 Iraqis Killed; 39 Iraqis Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Beirut Grows Less Tolerant of Displaced Iraqis
'50,000 Iraqi Refugees' Forced Into Prostitution
The War at Home
Dodd Urges Mandatory Community Service
Washington DC Vigil Raises 'Voices Against Terror'
US Military
A Marine Tutorial on Media 'Spin'
Treatment for War-Wounded GIs a Struggle
Growing List of Wounded Spurs Questions About Veterans' Care
GI to Serve in Iraq After Cancer Battle
Serving in America's 'Muslim Army'
Battles of Britain
Sikh Regiment Dumped Over 'Racism' Fears
Women Set to Join the Gurkhas
British SAS Veteran Attacks Army Recruiting Spin
UK: Antiwar Activists Set Up 'Illegal' Camp
Brown to Allow Iraq Protests
'War on Terror'
Gitmo May Close, but Fate of Detainees Uncertain
Padilla Jury to Hear bin Laden Interview
Amnesty International to Compile Dossier of Evidence on Secret Rendition Flights
Bombs Rip Through Colombian Port, 23 Hurt
NATO: 60 Killed on Afghan-Pakistan Border
One US Soldier Dead, Two Wounded in Afghanistan
Karzai Warns NATO: Afghan Life Not Cheap
2 Estonian Soldiers Killed in Missile Attack in Afghanistan
Troops Won't Stay in Afghanistan Unless All Parties Agree, Canadian PM Says
Americans Keep Dying
Grandfather: 'Why Are We Killing Off Our Young Men?' (IN)
Fallen Soldier (CA) Planned July Leave to See New Daughter
NC Soldier Was Only Child; Wife Expecting First Child
Mother's Lament: 'It's Just So Unfair' (NJ)
Iraq War Makes a 'Widow' of 22-Year-Old (CA)
Woodbury (TN) Soldier Leaves Behind Large Family
Georgia Reservist Dies of Heart Complications at Qatar Base
Afghanistan Bomb Kills Army Sergeant From Hillsboro (OR)
Reservist (TX) Dies in Gas Line Explosion in Iraq
Air National Guard F-16 Pilot (OH) Killed in Iraq Crash
Hickory (NC) Man Believed in Iraq Mission
Soldier (NJ) Remembered as a Conscientious, Respectful Man
Officer (IL) Killed in Afghanistan Was 'A Farm Boy'
Parents Mourn Loss of Son Killed in Afghanistan (PA)
Vinton (LA) Family Mourns Soldier Killed by IED in Afghanistan
Sidney (NE) Family Loses Son in Iraq
Iraqi Roadside Bomb Kills Davenport (IA) Native
National Guardsman From Maine Killed in Iraq
Waco (TX) Native Dreamed of Serving in the Marines
Parents, Teacher Remember Lost Soldier (WA)
A Portrait in Perseverance, Soldier Slips Away (AZ)
Honduras-Born Soldier (TX) Shared Candy With Iraqi Children
Family, Friends Share Memories of Soldier (OH) Killed in Iraq
Ex-Spangle (WA) Resident Killed in Iraq
Soldier (IN) With Ties to Michigan Killed by Roadside Bomb
Soldier (CA) With Ties to Nebraska Killed
US Allies Debate Iran Nuclear Deal
Iran Says Injures Leader of Shadowy Sunni Group
Iran Envoy: Sanctions Could Derail Nuclear Program Talks
Western Envoys: Tehran Open to Nuclear Compromise
Iran Cracks Down on Dissent, Parading Examples in Streets
Israel Sends Letters to UN Criticizing Human Rights Abuses in Iran
Hamas: We Didn't Plan to Win Gaza
Fatah Intelligence Coordinator: 'It Will Be a Hot Summer'
Abbas Sacks Top Fatah Security Chief After Hamas Victory in Gaza
Hamas Overture for Talks Is Rebuffed by Fatah
Israel, Fatah Crack Down on Hamas
Hamas Threatens to Go After 'Israeli Spies' in Gaza, Fatah in West Bank
Hamas Fights Crime Clans for Total Control of Gaza
Hamas War Chief Reveals His Plans for Gaza Peace
Symbols to Fear in Gaza
Zahar: Hamas Willing to Renew Talks Over Shalit
Hamas: Kidnappers of BBC Reporter Afraid to Release Him
Poll: 69 Percent of Palestinians 'Pessimistic' of PA's Future
Global Gaza Fallout
Half of Gazans Evacuated to Egypt by IDF, Returned
Egypt Labels Hamas's Gaza Takeover 'Coup'
Russia Warns Against Isolating Hamas
Israel to Release Money, Remove Checkpoints
IDF Arrests Founder of Hamas Armed Wing in West Bank
Report: IDF Believes Hamas Has Rockets That Can Reach Ashkelon
Four Lebanese Soldiers Killed in Explosion in Refugee Camp
Lebanon Fighting Spreads to Tripoli
Lebanese Army Clashes With Gunmen in North Lebanon
'Emotional' Soldier Guns Down International Workers in Yemen
Pakistan Disputes Report on New Nuclear Reactor
Suspended Pakistan Judge Acclaimed on Latest Procession
'Pakistan Holds Three Germans Over Islamist Links'
Hostages Freed in Pakistan Standoff
Pakistani Radicals Set 11 Million-Dollar Bounty on Rushdie's Head
North Korea
US Envoy: North Korea May Shut Down Main Nuclear Reactor Within 3-Week Timeframe
US, Critic of North Korea Payments, Also Sends Millions
North Korea Funds Transfer Complete
Hong Kong
Hong Kong Marks Decade of Chinese Rule
Hong Kong Is Reshaped by Mainlanders
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka: Tough Stance Needed to Make Peace
A Year After Massacre of Aid Workers, Sri Lanka Still Asks Who, When and Why?
Young Maoists Pose Threat to Nepal’s Fragile Peace
Manila Drops Coup Charges Against Senator
Thousands of Protesters March to Thai Army HQ
A Diplomat Reflects on Taiwan's Isolation
Kidnappers Release Foreign Workers in Nigeria

Nigeria's Unions End Fuel Strike

Sudanese Rebel Leader Killed in Dafur
Chinese Envoy Arrives in Sudan for Darfur Talks
Major Clan War Feared in Kismayo, Somalia
Nairobi: Mungiki Might Drink Your Blood, but Otherwise Not Bad Guys
Tuareg Rebels Kill 13 Soldiers in Niger
Chad Rebels Say Tripoli Peace Talks Deadlocked
Burundi Forces Shoot Dead Russian Diplomat
Central African Republic Rebels Defect
Zambia Talks on New Constitution
Weekend Reviews
Endgame: A Gloomy Forecast for the So-Called Surge
The House That War Built

Justin Raimondo
The End of Dissent?

Alan Bock
A Curious Offensive

Doug Bandow
Deluded Presidential Promises of Progress in Iraq

Nebojsa Malic
Imperial Poker

Charles Peña
Cooperative Threat Reduction Is Worth the Cost

Ivan Eland
Iran and North Korea Will Not Be Denied Nukes

David R. Henderson
Ask and Tell

Philip Giraldi
Accusations Pave Way for Assault on Iran

Praful Bidwai
India: Impasse Over Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Rights

Sascha Matuszak
Pride and Prejudice in Chengdu

Ran HaCohen
The Legend of the
Removed Checkpoints

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