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The New Turn: Justin Raimondo
India Deal = Asia Arms Race?: Thalif Deen
Iraq's Minorities Hit From All Sides: Ellen Massey
Iraq Easier to Occupy From the Air: Ali al-Fadhily
The 'Genocide' Card: Rick Perlstein

 Andy Worthington

America’s Guantanamo Gulag

 Karen Kwiatkowski

Americans Waking Up to Reality

 William S. Lind

How to Win in Iraq

 John Soltz

Pat Tillman Murdered?

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Updated August 1, 2007 - 11:25 PM EDT

US: Iraq Role to Last Years, Cost More


Wednesday: 4 GIs, 1 Brit, 178 Iraqis Killed


Sunni Arab Bloc Quits Iraqi Government


Iraqi Premier Faces Revolt Within Party

Obama Would Launch Pakistan Strikes


New Military Chief: No Military Solution in Iraq


Rumsfeld: Family Deserved Truth in Tillman Death


Congress Not Expected to Vote on Iraq Policy Before Recess

  Pentagon Announces 20,000 Troops Will Rotate Into Iraq

US-India Nuke Deal May Spark Asian Arms Race

UN OKs 26,000 Troops for Darfur

The Really Smart, Serious, Credible Iraq Experts O'Hanlon and Pollack  by Glenn Greenwald
It's the West That's Starting This New Cold War  by Anatole Kaletsky
Brown's Contempt for Democracy Has Dragged Britain Into a New Cold War  by George Monbiot
Laissez-Faire Anti-Imperialism
by Sheldon Richman
The President Is Threatening Me
by Marie Marchand
Bunglers in Washington Get Everything Wrong  by Georgie Anne Geyer

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Rice, Gates Win No New Arab Help in Iraq

Cheney Admits Insurgency Not in 'Last Throes'

Petraeus Denies Militants Cross Saudi-Iraqi Border but Officials Admit Infiltration

Iraq's Religious Minorities Hit From All Sides

Afghanistan: Rights Group, UN Skeptical About Reduced Civilian Casualties

Spy Chief: Anti-Terrorist Programs More Extensive Than Acknowledged

Iraq a Little Easier to Occupy
From the Air
Today in Iraq

Iraqi Doctors Protest Over Abduction of Colleague

The Last Jews of Baghdad

Iraq: Arrested for Flying the Wrong Flag

From Iraq's Rumor Mill, a Conspiracy of Badgers

Tuesday: 1 Marine, 34 Iraqis Killed; 29 Iraqis Wounded
Iraqi Politics

Kurdish Leader Warns of Iraqi Civil War

Iraqi MPs Recess, Citing 'Nothing to Do'

Despite Appeals, Iraqi Legislators Take Break

Former Iraqi Premier Leads Challenge to Maliki's Government

Occupying Iraq

US Troop Fatalities in Iraq Plummet

Second Predator in Two Days Crashes in Iraq

Soldiers Hope the Enemy of Their Enemy Is Their Friend

US: Shi'ite Militias Are the Main Threat to Iraq

White House Eyes Bomb-Resistant Vehicles

US Probe Finds Waste, Fraud in Iraq Reconstruction Projects

Iraq's Kurds Fear US Pullout

The War at Home

Joint Chiefs Pick: Iraq Security 'Better'

Joint Chiefs Nominee Notes Toll on Military, Need to Plan for Iraq Drawdown

Leading Lawmaker Dismisses US Scholars' Upbeat Report on Iraq

Child Neglect Rises When One Spouse Goes to War, Study Finds

Pat Tillman

Punishments Announced in Tillman Case

Rumsfeld to Testify at Tillman Hearing

'War on Terror'
Citing Risk of Terrorists in Speedboats, US Mulls Requiring Federal Photo License for Boats

Bush Nominee: Al-Qaeda Seems to Have 'Unlimited Pool'

Colorado Lawyer Wins $106,500 in Settlements After Illegal Terror Detention

Chatroom Conversation Cited as Reason Indian Doctor Was Detained as Terrorist

Would-Be Shoe-Bomber Has No Regrets

Indefinite Sentences 'Unlawful,' UK Court Rules

Bounty Hunter Disrupts Possible 'Terror Plot'


Cheney Opposes Closing Guantánamo

Doctors Blast Guantánamo Force-Feeding as Unethical

Guantánamo Cell Is Better Than Algeria 'Freedom,' Says Inmate Fighting Against Release


Two Killed, US Troops Injured in Afghan Blast

Taliban Leaves Tribal Roots for al-Qaeda Tactics

Taliban Deadline on South Korean Hostages Appears 'More Serious'

South Korea Condemns Taliban Killing of Hostages in Afghanistan

Koreans React to Hostage Killings

Families Plead for US Help to Rescue Korean Hostages

German Hostage in Video Appeal

Afghanistan: Amid War, Passion for TV Chefs, Soaps and Idols


Meeting With Former PM Bhutto May Lend Musharraf Legitimacy

Pakistani Forces Kill 18 Suspected Militants Near Checkpoint

South Asia

Naga Separatists Extend Cease-Fire

Hundreds Flee Sri Lanka Village, Fearing Rebel Attacks


Rice: Arming Gulf States to 'Contain' Iran Won't Destabilize Mideast

US Wins Ground in Iran Financial Embargo

House Backs Iran Energy, Sudan Divestment Bills

Ayatollah's Death Shakes Up Iran

Death Verdicts for Iran Reporters

Mideast Arms Deals

Syria Condemns US Arms Deals

US Arms Offer to Middle East Wins Cool Response

US Seeks to Fix Power Balance Upset by Iraq War

Mideast Peace?

'Olmert, Abbas Holding Secret Talks'

Syria Willing to Attend Mideast Peace Conference

US Backs Arab Peace Initiative

Gaza: Hamas Sets Up New Security Forces

Under Siege: Drug Shortage 'Killing Patients in Gaza'

Gazans Stranded in Egypt Set Out on Slow Road Home


Russia Urges Palestinian Dialogue

Russia 'Not to Abandon Hamas'

Olmert Expects Calm Summer, Fall, Despite Impending War Warnings

Israeli Border Police Won't Face Trial Over Killing of 10-Year-Old Palestinian Girl

Israeli Arab MPs Demand Inquiry After Report Israeli Soldiers Desecrated West Bank Grave

Rights Group Urges Israel to Stop Demolitions, Evictions

New US Bill May Grant Israelis Exemption From Tourist Visas

Middle East

Egypt Holds 23 Islamists on Terrorism Charges

Jordan Election Marred by Boycott

Christian Science Monitor Reporter's Night in a Lebanese Military Jail

Edwards Vows 'Tougher Stance' Against Saudis if Elected


UN Says Atrocities Rampant in Congo

Nigeria Forces Generals to Retire

Zimbabwe Launches $200,000 Note


Four Killed, Five Wounded as Ethiopian Forces Shell Somali Town

Violent Clashes Continue in Somalia, at Least 10 Killed

Maritime Body Wants UN to Move on Piracy Off the Horn of Africa

Violence in the Holy Land

Russian Textbooks Laud Stalin, Mass Purges as 'Necessary' to National Greatness

Oil Oligarch Resigns in Face of 'Harassment'


Japan's Premier Calls US Resolution on Sex Slavery 'Regrettable'

White House 'Supports' Japanese PM


Cambodian Tribunal Indicts Khmer Rouge Prison Chief


British Army's 38-Year Mission in Northern Ireland Ends

Armenia Open for Talks With Turkey

German Terror Trial Tapes Found


Mother Says US Has Forgotten Son Held in Colombia

Tourists Contemplate Tragedy of War in Falklands


Justin Raimondo
The New Turn

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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