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Nagasaki: The Untold Story: Gary G. Kohls
More US Blowback: Paul Craig Roberts
Statism as Disease: Nebojsa Malic
The Iran Attack That Wasn't: Gareth Porter
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: William Lind

 Ronald J. Hansen

That Bogus Detroit ‘Sleeper Cell’ Case

 Anthony Gregory

Libertarianism and War

 Gareth Porter

US Still Backs Iran in Iraq, Sunni Insurgents Too

 Bruce Fein

Life, Liberty, Property on the Ropes, The Constitution in Exile

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Updated August 9, 2007 - 11:20 PM EDT
Iraq Roadside Bomb Attacks Hit All-Time High
  US Military Trying to Prevent 'Surge' in Militant Attacks
  No Iraq-Turkey Pact on Kurdish Separatists
  Labor Dept: 1,001 Contractors Have Died in Iraq
  Thursday: 3 GIs, 2 Britons, 46 Iraqis Killed; 21 Iraqis Wounded
Cold War Scramble in Russian Guam Maneuvers
Musharraf Decides Against State of Emergency
  Pakistanis Express Ire at Army and Musharraf
  British Criticize US Air Attacks in Afghan Region
  Afghanistan Miffed Over Musharraf No-Show at Summit
  Afghanistan at Odds With US on Plan to Eradicate Opium Crop
Overstretched US Cuts Aid to Israel
  An Army Mutiny in Israeli Settlements?
Same Agencies to Run, Oversee Spy Program
  Top Bush Adviser: Govt Will 'Police Itself' on New FISA Powers
  DEA: Terrorists 'Pose as Hispanics', Use Drugs to Fund Cells
  Spy Chief's Role in Espionage Bill Questioned
Why the Surge Has Failed
by Patrick Cockburn
US Hegemony Spawns Russian-Chinese Military Alliance  by Paul Craig Roberts
Congress Protects America
From Privacy
 by Jacob Sullum
The Iran Attack That Wasn't
by Gareth Porter
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
by William S. Lind
Good Ol' Bill, the Liberal Hero
by John Pilger

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New Japan Parliament Head May Derail Military Support for US
Plan Against Iran May Trigger Arms Race
The Blogs Are Alive With the Sound of Angry Democrats
Major US Raid Targets Sadr City, Iraqis Say 17 Killed Including Women, Children
Locals Cite 'Arbitrary' US Arrests in Sadr City
Hurdles Frustrate Effort to Shrink Guantánamo
Innocents Get Blame in Sanctions Namesake Mixups
Still at War –
but Two Koreas Agree to Meet
Today in Iraq
Anti-Saudi Tide Rises in Iraq
Mosul Dam on Brink of Breach?
Curfew Halts Publication of Baghdad Papers
Desperate Iraqis Flee Country
Tourists and Investors to Iraq? Why Not, Say Kurds
Conditions Worsening for Baghdad's Last Jews, but Do They Want to Leave?
Iraq Occupation
26 US Troops Killed in 1 Week in Iraq
Study: US Withdrawal Likely Unless Iraq Violence Falls
Gen. Petraeus Readies Iraq War Report
2 Marines Released Early in Iraqi Death
A Soldier's Death in Basra: The British Under Siege
Report: US Urgently Needs Anti-Mine Cars in Iraq
Attacks Continue
Studies: Suicide Bombers in Iraq Are Mostly Foreigners
For an Iraq Contractor, Duty, and Then Death
Kirkuk Goalie Kidnapped
Wednesday: 93 Iraqis, 1 Briton Killed; 63 Iraqis Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
1.4 Million Iraqis Push Syria to Edge
Saudis Absent From Iraq Security Meeting
Iraqi Employees Needing Asylum in UK Number 600
UN Vows to Boost Presence in Iraq
US Backs Expanded UN Role in Iraq
Differences Over UN Staff in Iraq
Neocon Fiction

New Republic Iraq Stories Questioned

Army Says Soldier's Claims Untrue, Magazine Defends Story
The War at Home
House Majority Leader: Israel's Position on Iraq Withdrawal 'Of Great Importance'
Romney Defends Sons for Not Enlisting in Military: 'They're Serving Country by Helping Me Get Elected'

McCain: Disarm Hezbollah, Tackle Assad

Democratic Senators: Military Progress in Iraq but Government 'Coming Apart'
First Father: Tough Times on Sidelines
US Military
$750m Sought to Airlift Armored Vehicles
Citing Shortage of Armored Humvees, Army Has Soldiers Train on Simulators
'War on Terror'
German Journalists Face Prosecution Over Rendition Documents
Longtime CIA Spy Unmasks for Retirement
Sudan Seen as Cool to Rebel Demands
Darfur Rebels Say They Shot Down Government Plane
African Troops Pledged for Darfur
Ethiopia Says 500 Ogaden Rebels Killed
In Ethiopia, Elders Dissolve a Crisis the Traditional Way
Gunmen Shoot Civilian Dead in Mogadishu
Jail for Namibia's Secessionists
Fighter Jet 'Ditched' Missile on Georgia
Georgia: We Have Proof on Russia Missile
Georgia Seeks UN Security Council Session About Missile
In the Debate Over Iran, More Calls for a Tougher US Stance
Iran Tells PM Maliki It Is Helping Secure Iraq
Iran Sees US Plot to Topple Leadership
Poll: Iranians Want to Keep Nuclear Program
Iran, North Korea Eye Energy Cooperation
Abbas Rules Out Talks With Hamas Until Gaza Returned
Fatah Presses Israel for Weapons to Fight Hamas
Olmert: Israel, Syria Have No Interest in Military Conflict
Hamas Chief Says Outside Forces Block Reconciliation
Official: Israel Needs Rocket Defense
Israeli Troops Kill Three Hamas Gunmen in Gaza
Hundreds Protest as Israel Closes Investigation on Killing of 10-Year-Old Palestinian Girl
Gaza Doctors Protest After Sacking of Fatah Colleague
Hamas Says Abbas Accidentally Paid Its Fighters
Lebanon Uncovers Secret Hezbollah Phone Network
Four Islamists, Two Troops Killed in Lebanon Camp
Fatah Islam Deputy Killed in Lebanon
Israel Wants to Upgrade UN Lebanon Force Mandate
Victim of Israeli Air Strike Recalls Ordeal
US Works to Ease Tensions With Turkey
Turkish PM Nominates Secular Ally for Speaker of Parliament
US Embassy Warns of Yemen Terrorists
Yemen Forces Kill an al-Qaeda Leader in Raid
Jordanian Court Refuses to Put Bush on Witness Stand
35 Taliban, Six Afghan Police Killed in Fresh Battles
Afghanistan Becomes Main Focus for British Military
Giving Peace a Chance in Afghanistan
US to Unveil New Anti-Drug Strategy for Afghanistan
Korean Aid Groups to Pull Out of Afghanistan
Musharraf to Be First Victim of Martial Law, Says Minister
Rights Groups Plan Challenge to Possible Martial Law in Pakistan
US: Musharraf's Absence at Summit Understood
Pakistani Attack Kills 10 Suspected Militants
Musharraf: Talk of Strikes 'Unhelpful'
India's 'Forgotten' War
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Jets Destroy Tamil Tiger Camp
Sri Lankan War Pleases the Arms Industry
Congress Notified of Possible Anti-Ship Missile Sale to Taiwan
China Frees Foreign Pro-Tibet Activists
Russia Approves Mass Production of Cutting-Edge Bulava Missile
Russia to Boost Arctic Presence, Plans New Expedition
12 Hurt in British Army Helicopter Crash

Justin Raimondo
Hillary, Hiroshima, and Hubris

Nebojsa Malic
Statism as Disease

Charles Peña
Memo to Rep. Ron Paul

David R. Henderson
Remembering Hiroshima

Alan Bock
Pat Tillman Saga Far From Over

Doug Bandow
Threatening the All-Volunteer Force

Philip Giraldi
Terrorists Are Everywhere

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal: Breakthrough or Bad Bargain?

Sascha Matuszak
Keeping Up Appearances

Ivan Eland
Payback for NATO Expansion

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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