Today's Highlights

Terrorists Are Everywhere: Philip Giraldi
The Fear Factor: Rep. Ron Paul
Washington on Blowback: Ralph R. Reiland
A Warning to Tony Blair: Uri Avnery
Arms for Arab Authoritarians: Jim Lobe

 Max Blumenthal

The Politics of Armageddon

 Joshua Frank

Hillary Clinton: Blood-Thirsty Warmonger

 Jacob Hornberger

How to Not Be a Good German

 Greg Palast

Iraq’s Oil Spoils

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Updated July 31, 2007 - 11:01 PM EDT
Iraqi Parliament Adjourns in Blow to Bush
  Petraeus: Big US Presence in Iraq Until Mid-2009

Iraqi Parliament Misses Deadline to Compile Electoral Roll


Tuesday: 1 Marine, 31 Iraqis Killed; 24 Iraqis Wounded

Pakistani Premier 'Disappointed' by US Pressure

US Plans to Help Turkey Destroy Kurdish Rebel Group

Arms for Arab Authoritarians, as US Turns Back Clock

The First George W. on Blowback
by Ralph R. Reiland
The Death Mask of War  by Chris Hedges
The Erotic Undertones of the Administration's Words on Enhanced Interrogations  by A.S. Hamrah
The Fear Factor  by Rep. Ron Paul
A Warning to Tony Blair  by Uri Avnery
Withdrawal From Iraq = Second Holocaust?  by Jim Lobe

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The Cost of 'Enduring' in Iraq

Muslim Lawmaker Hears From Iraqi Sheiks

100+ Acres of US Embassy in Baghdad 'Not Big Enough'

Buttoned-Up Brown Plays It Straight as Bush Extols His Great British Virtues

US Offers Incentive to Baghdad Diplomats

Rice: US Forging Military Pacts to Counter Iran, Syria

Petraeus: British Do Not Foresee Iraq Withdrawal

British Military Spending Millions on Spin Doctors

Britain Will Take Troops Out of Iraq Regardless of US, Brown Tells Bush
Iraqi Politics

Interior Ministry Mirrors Chaos of a Fractured Iraq

Iraq Oil Law in Limbo

Iraq Today

Four Million Iraqis on the Run

Third of Iraqi Children Malnourished

NGOs: One-Third of Iraqis Need Immediate Aid

Monday: 4 GIs, 62 Iraqis Killed; 65 Iraqis Wounded
Occupying Iraq

Troubled Handover for US-Iraq Projects

Confiscated Weapons Pile Up in Iraq

Insider: IED Fight Has 'Strategic Flaw'

Gordon Brown Plots Own Course in Iraq

Soldier Enters Pleas in Rape-Murder Case

Conflicting Portraits of Officer Charged Over Abu Ghraib

'War on Terror'

Senators Warn Gonzales He Must Clarify Testimony

Poll: Most Americans Fine With Increased Surveillance

Oakland to Change Red Lights to Spy Cameras

Australia 'Won't Apologize' for Detaining Innocent Indian Doctor as Terrorist

US Military

Military Officials to Explain What $12 Billion a Month Buys

Army's 'Debt of Service' Leaves Vets Perplexed

Navy Photographers Receive Combat Training

When Is an Accidental Civilian Death Not an Accident?

Army Offering $20,000 Bonus for 'Quick' Recruits

Defense Earnings Continue to Soar on Iraq, Afghanistan Spending

Combat Veterans Assigned to Aid Recoveries at Walter Reed


Taliban: Hostage Killed After Demands Ignored

Taliban Attack Kills 13, Injures Eight Afghan Guards

UK Marine Dies in Afghanistan

NATO May Use Smaller Bombs in Afghanistan in Attempt to Kill Fewer Civilians

Training Afghans Will Take 'a Long While'


Militants Seize Shrine in Pakistan

Seven Killed in Militant Violence in Pakistan

Musharraf Warns MPs Not to Discuss Bhutto Deal

Kashmir Rebel Group Withdraws Threat Against Migrant Workers


Iran Invites Foreign Journalists to Tour Nuclear Facilities

UN Experts Visit Iranian Nuclear Reactor

Middle East Arms Deals

US Arms Plan for Mideast Aims to Counter Iranian Power

Iran Criticizes US-Saudi Arms Deal

Rice Outlines Saudi Arms Package

Lebanon's Siniora Slams Hike in US Military Funding to Israel

Rice Announces Proposed Arms Deals With Egypt, Israel


Israeli Air Strike Hits Gaza

Golan Israelis Call for Talks With Syria

Israeli Military to Evict Settlers Protesting at West Bank Market

Israel Approves Entry of 1,000 More Palestinians From Egypt

Tunnels Are Conduit for Weapons to Gaza

Palestinian Rivalry

Poll: Steep Decline in Hamas Support

Russia Backs Abbas as Palestinian Leader

Fatah Welcomes Withdrawal of UN Statement on Gaza Crisis

West Bank Scholars Press Fatah to Embrace Religion to Combat Hamas

Hamas Gives Gaza Tour to Journalists to Prove Strip Is Safe

Middle East

Arab League Welcomes 'Positive Elements' of Bush Mideast Plan

Rice, Gates Trip Signals United Front

Bush, Brown Stress Joint View on Iraq, Mideast

UN Troops Conduct Live-Fire Exercise in South Lebanon


Thousands Per Day Flee Zimbabwe Into South Africa

Mugabe Boosted by Rivals’ Poll Split


Ivory Coast Burns Arms, Celebrates Peace

Congo Official Says Uganda Won't Pay Reparations Despite Court Ruling


Taiwan Pursues UN Membership

Report Finds Big Toll From Philippines Insurgency

Nothing to Fear From Us, China's Army Says


Chávez: Venezuela Increases Military Strength to 'Defend Oil'

Colombia Admits High-Level Military Corruption

More Cubans Leaving by Sea Again, Many to Mexico


Frankfurt: Return to a Past Stolen by a War

Putin Camp Looks to Return in 2012


Justin Raimondo
Who Killed Pat Tillman?

Philip Giraldi
Terrorists Are Everywhere

Alan Bock
Allergic to the Truth

Doug Bandow
Troublesome Young Men

Charles Peña
Surveillance Society

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal: Breakthrough or Bad Bargain?

Sascha Matuszak
Keeping Up Appearances

Nebojsa Malic
Summer of Discontent

Ivan Eland
Payback for NATO Expansion

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

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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