Today's Highlights

The Man Behind the Iran Curtain: Khody Akhavi
Myanmar's Best Chance: Alan Bock
Stranger Than Strangelove Gordon Prather
Who Has Bloody Hands?: Charley Reese
A Valentine for the Veep: Gary Brecher

 Ira Chernus

Narratives of War

 Patrick Graham

How Bush Became the New Saddam

 Bill Sammon

Democrats No Different Than Bush

 Carah Ong

Reclassifying the IRGC

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Updated September 30, 2007 - 10:46 PM EDT
US Trains Gulf Air Forces for War on Iran
  Neocons Seek to Justify Action Against Teheran
  New Well-Financed Group Pushes for War With Iran
  'Iraq Will Not Be Base to Attack Iran or Syria'
Petraeus Admits to Rise in Iraq Violence
  US Military Regrets Civilian Deaths in Iraq
  UK's Brown Prepares for 'Significant' Troop Withdrawal From Iraq
  US Soldier Planted Wire to Fake Victim Was Insurgent
  Five Witnesses Insist Iraqis Didn't Fire on Guards
  Sunday: 2 GIs, 117 Iraqis Killed; 16 Wounded
185,000 Wounded Vets From Iraq Seek Govt Help
  Democrats' Chances to Alter Iraq Strategy Dwindling
  Iraq Seeks Long-Term US Security Pact
Karzai Offers Government Role to Taliban
  UN Report: Waziristan Breeding Ground of Suicide Bombers
Wanted: Democratic Straight Talk on Iraq  by Eugene Robinson
US Politicians, Not Ahmadinejad, Have Blood on Their Hands  by Charley Reese
The Bollinger/Ahmadinejad Farce
by Rosa Brooks
The bin Laden Needle in a Haystack  by Michael Scheuer
Stranger Than Strangelove  by Gordon Prather
A Valentine for the Veep  by Gary Brecher

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Tension Between Sunnis, Shi'ites Emerging in US
Iraqi Oil Minister Says Kurds' Oil Deals Violate National Sovereignty
Iraqi Kurds Angry at Turkey Deal
Tribal Members Join in Effort to Assist US, Iraqi Forces
Israel Submits Nuclear Trade Plan
Iraq Wiretap Delay Not Quite as Presented
Terror Finance Trail Vanishes in Saudi Arabia
Iran Denies Creating Anti-US Bloc With Bolivia, Venezuela
Rare Tour Reveals Lebanon Camp's Ruin
Iraq Occupation
US: Civilian Deaths Part of Anti-Terror War
Iraq IEDs: 'The Single Most Effective Weapon Against Our Deployed Forces'
Back in Iraq: The 'Whores of War'
Marines Probed in Alleged Captive Deaths
US Sniper Gets 5-Month Sentence in Iraq
GIs in Iraq Ready for Rest, but Hardly at Ease
Today in Iraq
Iraq's Shi'ites and Sunnis Reject US Partition Idea
Iraq Struggles to Overcome Bitter Diyala Divide
Popular Comedy Brings Light Touch to Iraq Woes
Abuse of Canned Air Horns in Iraq Leads to Ban
Car Bomb Kills Four Police in Northern Iraq
Iraqi Sacred Site to Be Rebuilt
Saturday: 2 GIs, 50 Iraqis Killed; 82 Iraqis were Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
UK Colonel: Blair 'Lacked Iraq Exit Plan'
Northern Ireland, South Africa in Secret Iran Peace Talks
Report: Saddam Was 'Ready to Walk Away for $1 Billion'
The War at Home
An Unlikely Vote Forces No Change
Presidential Race Influencing Congress on Iraq
Dodd: So-Called Leading Dems Have 'Stunning' View on Iraq
Thousands in Antiwar March and Rally at Syracuse University
War Protesters March Through Downtown Portland, Oregon
Antiwar Protesters Rally in Downtown Los Angeles
Movies at War
Hollywood's New Mandate: Bring the Iraq War Home
Iraq War Movies: Tough Sell for Audiences
Venezuela's State Studio Taking on 'Imperialism' of Hollywood
US Military
US Carries Out Successful Missile Defense Test
US: Meeting Today's Military Demands, With an Eye on Tomorrow's
'War on Terror'
US Airbase Bomb Plotter on Run in UK
Top-Security Prison Now Home to Terrorists
Afghan President Seeks Peace With Taliban After Suicide Bomb
Afghanistan: 'The IED Problem Is Getting Out of Control. We've Got to Stop the Bleeding.'
4 Red Cross Hostages Free in Afghanistan

On the Brink in Afghanistan

A Haven of Prosperity in Afghanistan
Logistics Support in Afghanistan Among Military's Toughest Jobs
Pakistan Cracks Down on Election Protest
A Reign of Terror in Islamabad
Pakistani Police Attack Lawyers, Reporters
Four Journalists Injured as Police Baton Charge Protesters
Mutiny in Pakistan Jail as Prisoners Torch Barracks, Factory
Hope Wanes Among Protesters in Myanmar
Myanmar Junta Divided Over Suu Kyi Talks
UN Envoy Arrives in Myanmar to Talk Peace
Internet Link Remains Shut Amid Myanmar's Crackdown
Food Aid to Resume in Myanmar City
Firms Seek Access to Myanmar Oil Fields
Myanmar by the Numbers
Need a Junta Leader? Danish Group Puts Myanmar's on Sale
North Korea
US to Ship Oil to North Korea
North Korea Nuclear Talks Seek Disablement Steps
Sri Lanka Says Fighting Kills 10, Bombs Rebel Base
Australia: No Intervention on Bali Bombers
12 Tourists Hurt in Maldives Bomb Blast
Neocon 'Godfather' Norman Podhoretz Tells Bush: Bomb Iran
Iran Equates Labels CIA, US Army as Terrorists
Head of IAEA Defies Criticism on Iran
Iran Given New Deadline on Nuclear Issue
Most Americans See Iran as an Enemy
Nervous Gulf Hears Calmer Tones on Iran
UN Meeting: UAE Asks Iran to Return Islands
Ahmadinejad Walks Away With a Win
Gays Insist They Exist, if Quietly, in Iran
Syria Says Israeli Air Raid Aimed at Justifying Attack
Syrian Vice President Disputes Everything Reported So Far on Israeli Raid
Thousands Mourn Iraq-Linked Syrian Cleric
Syria's Assad Backs Iraq 'Unity'
Abbas: Future State Must Have '67 Lines
Rival Palestinians Clash at Gaza Mosque
Palestinian and Israeli Officials to Meet Tuesday
Israel FM Tells Abbas to Be 'Realistic' Over Timeframe
Israeli Right-Wing Activists to Build Five New Outposts
Hamas Struggles to Beat Boycott Squeeze
Hamas Warns of Retaliation for Gaza Killings
Egypt Lets Stranded Militants Return to Gaza: Hamas
UN Rights Council 'Failed' on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Chairman
Washington Contributes $5 Million for Hariri Tribunal
Lebanese President Urges International Community to Not Meddle in Its Elections
Tensions Grow Between Lebanon's Shia and Sunnis
Palestinians’ Return Scarred by Lebanese War
Turkish Kurdistan
Kurdish Rebels Kill 12 in Turkey
Twenty Kurdish Rebels Killed by Turkish Army During Past 15 Days
Defense Minister: Serbian Army Won't Operate in Kosovo Again
UK Telegraph Says Labor Party Has Secret Plans to Slash the Navy
Belgian Coalition Talks to Resume as Crisis Eases
Under Iron Hand of Russia's Proxy, a Chechen Revival
Ukraine on Crossroads in Decisive Election
Georgia President Scorns Accusers
Eight Die in Algeria Clashes
Opposition: Cuba Releases 40 Dissidents
Americans Keep Dying
Alabama Soldier Known for Writings on War Dies in Iraq
Tennessee Soldier's Wife Celebrates Birth; Grieves Husband's Loss in Iraq
Newport (DE) Soldier Dies in Noncombat Accident in Iraq
California Paratrooper Took on Responsibility Far Beyond That of Someone His Age
Soldier's Death Brings War Home at Novato High (CA)
Mourners in Houston (TX) Bid Farewell to Fallen Corporal
Huron (SD) Mourns Fallen Soldier
Alabama Man Remembered as Model Soldier
Oklahoma Soldier Killed in Iraq
Weekend Reviews
David Halberstam's The Coldest Winter
The Diagnosis of a Dying Republic
GI Joe's Midlife Crisis
How the 'Gang of Four' Lost Iraq
Costs and Benefits of the Alliance
A Valentine for the Veep
'Give Me the Strength to Remember'
A Buddhist Soldier at Abu Ghraib
Treacherous Alliance

Justin Raimondo
No Hope in the Democrats

Alan Bock
Myanmar's Best Chance

Doug Bandow
Treacherous Alliance

Nebojsa Malic
Brussels' End

Philip Giraldi
What World War III
May Look Like

David R. Henderson
War and the Constitution

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal May Trigger Midterm Polls in India

Ivan Eland
Why 'Partition' (of Iraq) Is a Dirty Word

Charles Peña
Greenspan's Unsure Grasp of Economics

Sascha Matuszak
Chaos in the Great Game

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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