Today's Highlights

The Mystery of al-Qaeda: Justin Raimondo
9/11, Six Years Later: David R. Henderson
Launching Brand Petraeus: Tom Engelhardt
A Month of Malarkey: Charley Reese
The Myth of al-Qaeda in Iraq: Andrew Tilghman

 Michael Scheuer

All But Paul ‘Marching to al Qaeda’s Drum’

 Gareth Porter

No Good Reason to Attack Iran

 Eric Boehlert

American TV and Print Give Up Covering the War

 Andrew Bacevich

Iraq and Vietnam

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Updated September 10, 2007 - 11:21 PM EDT
Petreaus: Continue Surge Another Year
  Iraq Debate Is Sea of Statistics
  Redefining Goals: Less Talk of Victory Now
  Bush, Officials Pass Buck Over Who Ordered Iraq Army Disbanded
  Brits Wanted to Leave Basra in April, but US Asked Them to Stay
  War Testimony, While Seminal, Is Unlikely to Alter Course
Monday: 13 GIs, 75 Iraqis Killed
  Security in Iraq Still Elusive
  Iraq Says Fired 14,000 Interior Ministry Employees
  Road to Nowhere in Iraq
  Yesterday's Insurgents Are Today's Allies in Iraq

US to Build Military Base on Iraq-Iran Border


Iranian Official Raises Possibility of an Intrusion Into Iraq

Bomb Hits Afghan Town, Killing at Least 27

Al Qaeda: Bin Laden in New 9/11 Hijacker Video

  Bush Security Adviser Calls bin Laden 'Virtually Impotent'
  Horn of Africa: The Next US Battlefront
  FBI Cast Wide Net When Targeting Phone Records
Launching Brand Petraeus
by Tom Engelhardt
The War on Individual Liberty
by Steven Greenhut
Unreasoning Hysteria as the Default Position  by Arthur Silber
A Month of Malarkey  by Charley Reese
Fading Superpower?  by David Rieff
Damn, It's 'Nam  by Eric Margolis

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Bin Laden Benefits From US Focus on Iraq
Congress, Bush Battle Over Iraq Report
Envoys Seen Opposing Iraq Policy Shift
Numbers Cloud Debate as Congress Awaits Iraq Commander
Riddle of Czech Body Armor Found With Iraqi Insurgents
Europeans Get Terror Training Inside Pakistan
Former CIA Official: US Preparing for Strike Against Iran
Despite Harsh New Rules, Troop Blogs Show Increasing Criticism of War
Today in Iraq
Under Siege: What the Surge Really Means in Baghdad
Iraqi Schools Mirror the War Around Them
Officials: Iraq's Food Rationing System 'Failing,' May Impact Ramadan Fasting
Curfew Imposed in Diwaniya
The Little Boy Who Survived the Carnage of a Car Bomb
Arab Returnees From Kirkuk Start Collecting Compensations
Sunday: 2 GIs, 59 Iraqis Killed; 34 Iraqis Wounded
Iraq Occupation
UK Withdrawing 500 Troops From Iraq
New Armor-Piercing Grenade Causing US Casualties in Iraq
Commerce Dept. Seeks Adviser for Iraq Oil Interests
US Says Iraq Carnage 'Mastermind' Killed
Global Iraq Fallout
Iraqi FM Tells Neighboring Countries to Stop Interfering
Lebanon Braces for Flood of Iraqi Refugees
Indonesian Foreign Ministry: Workers Forced to Stay in US Iraq Camps After Contracts Expired
The War at Home
The Iraq Report's Other Voice
Military Holds Most Trust in Iraq Debate, New Poll Finds
In Campaign Year, Invoking 9/11 Raises New Debates
US Muslims Fear Ramadan Raids, Increased Scrutiny
US Muslims Wary of Giving Charity
US Aid to Israel and Egypt Clears Senate
Fox News Attempts to Connect Osama bin Laden With American Left and Democrats
Dems Step Up Criticism of Iraq Findings
Democrats Talk Iraq in Univision Debate
GOP Denied Seeing Iraq Report Early
US Military
Thousands of GIs Cope With Brain Damage
New Hearing Allowed in Alleged Fragging Case
'War on Terror'
German Terror Suspects May Have Been Part of Much Larger Network
US: Terror Groups 'Raise Funds Through Drugs'
Gitmo Panels Struggle to Assess Facts
Protest Letter Slams Gitmo Medics Who Abet Abuse
Japan PM May Quit Over Afghan Row
US Lobbies Japan Over Support in Afghanistan
Karzai Cuts Speech Short as Police Fire in Air at Overflow Crowd
Two British Soldiers Killed by Taliban in Afghanistan Battle
Patrol Leader Relives US Friendly Fire Attack
Taliban Attack Aid Convoy, 13 Rebels Killed: Official
Former Pakistan PM Heads Home to Challenge Musharraf
Pakistan Detains More Than 2,000 Sharif Supporters
Sharif's Cell Is Prepared as US Aids Musharraf
Musharraf 'Will Deport Sharif When He Lands in Pakistan'
Pakistan's Army Kills 10 Militants Near Afghan Border
Pakistan FM Declares Foreign Policy of Last Five Years a Success
Taiwan Leader Riles China, US
For China's Censors, Electronic Offenders Are the New Frontier
Myanmar Junta Links West to Protesters
Australian PM: China Didn't Complain About US, Japan Meetings
Indian Ocean War Games End
Bangladesh Lifts Ban on Indoor Political Meetings
UN Nuclear Chief Pressured Over Iran
ElBaradei to Defend Iran Plan at IAEA Governors Meet
Iranian Leader: No Plan for Nuclear Bomb

Iran Rejects 'Impossible' Nuclear Suspension

Iran Denies Request on Missing American
Rafsanjani Calls for Boosting Iran-Iraq Trade Ties
Iran Admits Hurt by High Domestic Oil Consumption
Iran, Russia Still Talking on Nuclear Plant Completion
Olmert Promises 'Relentless' Attacks in Gaza Strip
Palestinians Strike to Protest Hamas
Abbas Security Forces Clash With Hamas Hebron Students
Fatah Strongman Denies 'Seeking Hamas Love'
Fatah Forces Beat Students, Reporters
Promising Freedom, Hamas Pressures Journalists
Gaza Fishermen Risk Becoming Quarry
Police Bust Violent Israeli Neo-Nazi Gang
Israeli Minister Warns Against Palestinian Deal
Olmert Praises Military's 'Courageous,' 'Unusual' Operations
Israel's Release of Palestinian Prisoners Delayed
Six American Children Detained by Israel Reunited With Parents
Israel Still Mum on Reported Syria Overflight
Syria to Complain to UN Over Israeli Flyover
Syrian MP Accuses Israel of 'Failed Attack'
Report: Syria Has Proof for Turkey of Israeli Flyover
Israeli Minister Accuses Syria of Encouraging Terror
Israeli Envoy to UN: Second Lebanon War Was Really Against Iran
Netanyahu: Decision to Go to Second Lebanon War Was Hasty
Lebanon Captures Saudi Militant Near Battle Camp
Turkey Arrests Nine for Calling Kurd Rebels 'Martyrs'
Turkey Wonders What Israeli Warplane Fuel Tanks Are Doing in Its Territory
Middle East
Kuwaiti Navy Conducts War Games
France Announces Plans to Train Qatari Army
US Gives Stark Warning to Eritrea
Eritrea Blames Arch-Foe Ethiopia for Collapse of Border Talks
Sudanese VP Insists He Wasn't Assassinated
Ban: Darfur Peace Move Encouraging, but Still Early
Islamists Slip in Moroccan Elections
Moroccan Islamists Cry Foul Over Polls
Steep Rise in US Military Aid to Kenya
Thousands Protest Against Attacks in Algeria
Somali Governor Escapes Roadside Bomb
Colombia VP Casts Says US Drug War Failing
Kremlin Extends Grip on Oil
Russian Soldier Killed, Two Wounded in Ingushetia
Drop Your Threats Over Kosovo, US Told

Report: Czechs Offer Pentagon Use of Former Soviet Barracks

ETA Warns Violence Will Continue


Justin Raimondo
The Mystery of al-Qaeda

David R. Henderson
9/11, Six Years Later

Alan Bock
Waiting for Gen. Petraeus

Praful Bidwai
Five-Nation Naval Drill Presages 'Asian NATO'?

Doug Bandow
China: Fragile Superpower

Nebojsa Malic
Drawing the Line

Charles Peņa
Close, but No Cigar

Sascha Matuszak
Politicize It

Philip Giraldi
Who's Killing American Soldiers in Iraq?

Ivan Eland
The State Perpetuates Itself
by Failing

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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