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Libby and Vanunu: Daniel Ellsberg
Armitage: Cheney Cabal Scapegoat: Gordon Prather
China's Crises Will Pass: Sascha Matuszak
Lebanon Crisis Persists Despite UN: Thalif Deen
Troubled Soldier Gets Demoted: Aaron Glantz

 Chris Floyd

It Doesn’t Have to be Like This

 Greg Mitchell

Michael R. Gordon and the Times Lying Us Into Another War

 Joe Wilson

Bush/Cheney Co-conspirator Libby Walks

 Robert Dreyfuss

US Backs Iran in Iraq, Blames Them for Everything

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Updated July 7, 2007 - 11:02 PM EDT

231 Iraqis Killed; GI Deaths Pass 3600


Navy Investigates Claims of Fallujah Wrongdoing


Turkish Govt, Military Agree on Iraq Incursion Plans

War Costs Soar by Third; Could Top $1.4 Trillion
  US General Warns Against Abandoning Iraq Surge

US Eager and It Shows in Iraq

  GOP Defections on Iraq: Who's Next?

Afghan, US Troops Kill 33 'Taliban Fighters'


Afghan Villagers: Dozens of Civilians Killed in NATO Air Strikes

'Supporting the Troops' Means Withdrawing Them  by Gen. William E. Odom
Blowback From the Iraq-Iran War
Ken Silverstein interviews Joost Hiltermann
Unholy Alliance: Police Departments and the Pentagon  Salt Lake City Weekly
Libby and Vanunu  by Daniel Ellsberg
A Farewell to Arms Control  by Scott Ritter
Armitage: Cheney Cabal Scapegoat
by Gordon Prather

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Troubled Soldier Gets Demoted, Not Treated

Lebanon Crisis Persists Despite Beefed-Up Peacekeeping

Secrecy at Nuclear Agency Is Criticized by Lawmakers

Natives of Guam Decry US Expansion Plan

Security Fears Keep Diplomats Inside Embassies

Poll: Few Confident of Border Security

Mubarak Party Faces Fraud Allegations

Bedraggled Bush: White House Seeks to Damp Down Talk of GOP Defections on Iraq
Today in Iraq

Iraq at Center of al-Qaeda Fight, Terrorist Says

Man Executed for Role in 2003 Iraq Blast

Iraqi President Bemoans Lack of Full Support From Iran, Syria

Mortar Kills Seven Family Members in Baghdad

Clashes Erupt in Southern Iraq Amid Bombings

Friday: 1 GI, 28 Iraqis Killed; 47 Iraqis Wounded
The War at Home

GOP Support for Iraq Policy Erodes Further

Sen. Graham Returns From Iraq, Swears Surge Is Working

Global Iraq Fallout

Sweden Tightens Asylum Rules for Iraqis

UN: Syria, Jordan Left in the Lurch With Iraqi Refugees

Suicide Bombing Victim Begs Howard to Get Australia Out of Iraq


Afghan Blast That Killed Canadians Was Biggest Seen, Bomb Experts Say

US, NATO Troops Kill More Afghan Civilians Than Taliban in First Half of '07

Errant Afghan Civilian Deaths Surge


Musharraf Plane Fired On: Pakistan Security Official

Pakistan Cleric Vows 'No Surrender'

US Reaffirms Support for Musharraf

Bhutto Vows to Stand for Third Term in Pakistan

One Killed, 45 Hurt as Indian Police Clash With Kashmir Protesters

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Rebels Honor Suicide Bombers

Six Sri Lankan Troops Are Killed

North Korea

North Korea Says May Shut Down Nuclear Plant Early

US Official: North Korea Has New Missile


Clinton and Obama Back China Economic Bullying

Japan 'Must Boost Missile Shield'

Islamic School Closed in Thailand


Cuba Holding Fewer Political Prisoners

'Poisoned Milkshake Nearly Killed Castro'


Putin Sees Olympics Choice as Proof of Russian Progress

Serbia FM Warns Neighbors Against Recognizing Kosovo


Scale of Militia Attacks on Aid Agencies in Darfur Revealed

Mugabe Calls in Thugs to Police Prices

War Crimes Trial Gives Liberia's Taylor More Legal Funds

Peace 'in Jeopardy' in Congo

Terror in the UK

UK Terror Suspects Made US Inquiry

Australia Raids Over UK Bombs

British Police Charge Iraqi Doctor in Failed Car Bombings

Unexpected Profile of the Modern Terrorist

London Bombers Sped to Glasgow, Authorities Say

Experts: Historical Treatment of Immigrants Makes Britain a Common Terror Target

British Plot Worries Foreign Doctors

'War on Terror'

US Appeals Court: No Laws Broken in Warrantless Wiretaps

Pentagon Appeals Case Against Canadian Detainee

French Cabinet Minister: It's Possible Bush Was Behind 9/11

Johnston Goes Free

Details of Johnston Deal in Dispute

Hamas Denies Paying Ransom for Journalist

How Syria Helped Win Johnston's Release


Hamas Pressed by Israel and Fatah in West Bank

Fatah on Shaky Ground in West Bank

Hamas Says It Fired Two Qassam Rockets at Israel

Morocco-Israel Meeting 'Not Aimed at Isolating Hamas'

Thousands Attend Gaza Funerals, Israel Ends Raid

Israeli Envoy Met Jailed Hamas Leaders Over Shalit Deal

US Disinclined to See Blair-Hamas Talks

Study: Jewish Settlements Routinely Steal Private Arab Land

Palestinians Blocked in Egypt Start Hunger Strike

Archives Show Israel Leveled Mosques


Norway to Send Troops to Lebanon

Hezbollah to Send Ex-Minister to Paris Dialogue

Chaotic Lebanon Risks Becoming Militant Haven

Middle East

Former US State Dept. Official Slams US for Being 'Soft' Against Syria

Saudi Arabia Downplays Iran Military Threat

Yemen Detains 15 in Attack on Tourists

Morocco Raises Security Alert to Maximum


Merchants Report Beatings as Somali Troops Raid Shops

Armed Somali Soldiers Raid Radio Station

Five Children in Somalia Die in Land-Mine Blast

Report: Scores Still Jailed in Secret After Fleeing Somali War

Kenyan Muslims Denounce Somali Terror Suspect Renditions


Nigeria Works to Free Seized Girl

Nigeria Kidnapping Spotlights Unrest

Call for Biafra Secession from Nigeria


Justin Raimondo
The World Turned

Sascha Matuszak
China's Crises Will Pass, With Help

Doug Bandow
A New Era in Asia:
Japan Rising

Nebojsa Malic

Charles Peņa
Lucky, but for How Much Longer?

Ivan Eland
US Role in Islamist Terrorism

David R. Henderson
The Meaning of July 4th,
Part Two

Alan Bock
London: The Iraq Connection

Philip Giraldi
Neoconned Again?

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

Praful Bidwai
India: Impasse Over Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Rights

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