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The Outer Limits: Justin Raimondo
Counterweight, or Bloc of Foes?: Sascha Matuszak
Padilla Jury Opens Pandora's Box: P. Craig Roberts
Best. Government. Ever.: Arthur Silber
Is Justice Possible After Torture?: D. Pearlstein

 Rep. Ron Paul

Republic or Empire? Easy Choice

 Scott Horton

Debunking the War Party’s Lies About Iran

 Gareth Porter

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Rule of Law Dies, America Yawns

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US Official: 'There Will Be an Attack on Iran'
  Iranian Agents Training Militias in Iraq: US General
  Kurds Flee Homes as Iran Shells Villages in Iraq
  Ahmadinejad Accepts Maliki's Invitation to Visit Iraq
  Report: Mehdi Fighters 'Trained by Hezbollah in Lebanon'
Extending Iraq Buildup Would Be Tough for US
  Army Cuts Time Spent on Training
  Contractors a Huge Crutch in Iraq
  Democrats Wouldn't Pull All Troops Out of Iraq
Sadr Vows to Work With UN if It Replaces US, UK
  US Holding Nearly 800 Children in Iraq for 'Planting Bombs'

Bomb Kills Southern Iraqi Provincial Governor


Monday: 1 GI, 58 Iraqis Killed; 59 Iraqis Wounded

'Cover-Up' Over UK Casualties in Afghanistan
  Afghanistan Independence Celebration Overshadowed by Violence
  Balochistan Governor: 'Faulty US Policies' Creating Afghanistan Trouble
The Iraq War as We See It
by Seven US Soldiers
Padilla Jury Opens Pandora's Box
by Paul Craig Roberts
The Enormous Cost of War
by Katrina vanden Heuvel
Best. Government. Ever.  by Arthur Silber
Rudy, the Anti-Statesman  by Fred Kaplan
Saudi Arabia's Myth of Moderation
by Barbara Koeppel

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Iran’s Military Buildup Raises Kurdish Fears of Incursion
Kurdish Faction Claims Downing Iranian Copter Inside Iraq
Iraqi President: Arab Nations Shunning Iraq
As Democracy Push Falters, Bush Feels Like a 'Dissident'
Iraqi Leaders Agree on Agenda for Political Summit
Iraq War Creates Terrorism, Say Americans
Head of British Army Says Troops in Afghanistan 'Stretched' but 'Winning'
British Defense Secretary Denies 'Failing' UK Troops
Camps Offer Comfort to Children
Grieving for Parents Killed in War
Today in Iraq
Iraqi Kurds Play Down US Envoy's Kirkuk Comments
Stress, Exposure to Uranium and Chemicals Blamed for Increasing Sterility Among Iraqi Men
Iraq Stock Exchange Is Open for Business
Police: Mortar Attack Kills 12 in Baghdad
Sunday: 125 Iraqis Killed, 78 Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Australian Troops to Remain in Iraq Until at Least Mid-2008
French Minister in First Iraq Visit Since War
French Official’s Iraq Visit Offers Vital Lift, US Says
UK Opposition Party Leader Backs Military's Call to Leave Iraq
Iraqis Enroll in Jordan's Schools
The War at Home
News Coverage Shifts to Election From War in Iraq
New Biden Ad Pushes His Iraq Plan
At a Cinema Near You: The Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan
Abu Ghraib Abuse Just Tip of the Iceberg: Author
Keeping a Lonely Vigil at Camp Casey
US Military
Navy Pulls YouTube Video Made by Airman
Wanted: 25 Million Rounds of AK-47 Ammo
Native Americans Enlist for Turf and Tribe
US Military in Dogfight Over Drones
War on Terror
Psychologists Weigh Interrogation Ban
Families of Sudan Detainees in US Prison Protest
Sanctions Not Blunting Boom in Sudan
Clan Elder Shot Dead in Somalia
Nigerian Governor Proclaims Military Rule in Port Harcourt for Six Months
Ugandan Northerners Say Government and Rebels Responsible for Atrocities
Expelled Eritreans Seek Damages From Ethiopia
Philippine Troops Attack al-Qaeda-Linked Militants
Thai Coup PM Says Voters Approved Military Constitution
Maldives President Claims Referendum Victory, Appeals for Unity
Nuclear Work Ongoing Ahead of IAEA Talks: Iran
Iran's Government Dismisses Top Cleric's Criticism
Sacked Iran Minister Warns of Energy 'Catastrophe'
Gunmen Take 30 Hostage in Iran
Iranian Abductees Likely Taken to Pakistan
Israel: Report on Amnesty for Palestinians Untrue
US to Train Palestinian Presidential Guard
EU Delaying Transfer of Fuel to Gaza Power Plant
West Bank Settlers Cut Palestinian Village's Water Supply to Fill Swimming Pool
Shin Bet Nixes Olmert's Planned Summer Vacation in North Italy
West Bank 'Could Soon Fall to Hamas'
Israel to Block New Refugees From Darfur
Egypt Islamists' Trial Resumes Amid Fresh Arrests
Egyptian Police Find Explosives Cache Near Border With Gaza
Middle East
New Turk Parliament Votes on Gul Presidency, Again

Senior Arab Officials Tell Israel That Syria Isn't Planning to Attack

Jordanian Parliament Dissolved
24 Killed in Afghanistan Violence
Canadian Soldier Killed in Southern Afghanistan
Afghanistan Celebrates 88 Years of Independence From Britain
In Hostage Talks, NGOs Walk Tightrope
German Hostage Is Released After Video Plea
Germany Weighs Bigger Afghan Deployment but Counts Cost
Afghan Refugees Flood Back Home
Taliban Show New Media Savvy in Afghanistan
Prime Minister Plays Down Pakistani Rivals’ Talks
Foreigners Among 15 Militants Killed in Pakistan
Analysis: US Would Likely Accept Musharraf's Martial Law
Kazakh President's Party Wins All Seats
Kazakh Poll Fairness Questioned

Justin Raimondo
The Outer Limits

Sascha Matuszak
A Counterweight,
or a Bloc of Foes?

Alan Bock
Padilla Case a Source of Deep Shame for America

Doug Bandow
The Last Days of the Incas

Ivan Eland
The State Perpetuates Itself
by Failing

Philip Giraldi
Neolibs and Neocons,
United and Interchangeable

Nebojsa Malic
Statism as Disease

Charles Peña
Memo to Rep. Ron Paul

David R. Henderson
Remembering Hiroshima

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal: Breakthrough or Bad Bargain?

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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