Today's Highlights

How Did We Get Here?: Justin Raimondo
Bush's Turkish-Kurd Tightrope: Jim Lobe
Killer Clichés: Charley Reese
The Iran Wedge: Paul Starr
Israel Lobby Targets Ha'aretz: Philip Weiss

 Warren Richey

The ‘Legal’ Torture of Jose Padilla

 Gareth Porter

One Lie Or Another, War With Iran is Coming

 Chris Hedges

We Have Found the Islamo-Fascists

 Mark Danner

The President’s Faith in Himself

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Updated October 24, 2007 - 9:53 PM EDT

Bush Offers to Bomb Kurds


Turkey Kills 34 Kurdish Fighters in N. Iraq


Turkish Planes Bomb Kurdish Rebel Positions


Iraq, Turkey Pledge to Suppress Kurdish Rebel Group

  Bush Risks Falling Off Turkish-Kurd Tightrope
Iraq Revokes Security Contractors' Immunity

State Dept Official to Resign in Wake of Blackwater Criticism


Missing: $1.2 Billion to Train Iraqi Police


Helicopter Fire Kills Iraqi Civilians, Days After Sadr City Battle

  Wednesday: 2 GIs, 38 Iraqis, 34 Kurdish Rebels Killed, 60 Iraqis Wounded
Face-Value Iraq War Cost Nears $500 Billion

Trillion-Dollar War: Afghanistan, Iraq to Cost More Than Vietnam, Korea

NATO Air Raid Kills 13 Civilians Near Kabul

The False Beltway Script Never Changes  by Glenn Greenwald
Michael Mukasey vs. the Constitution  by Marjorie Cohn
Plamegate Finale: We Were Right; They Were Wrong  by David Corn
The Israel Lobby Targets Ha'aretz
by Philip Weiss
Killer Clichés  by Charley Reese
The Persecution of Lt. Cmdr. Diaz
by Scott Horton

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Bush Seeks New Afghan War Funds

General: Bush Gave 'Marching Orders' on Aggressive Gitmo Interrogation

Bush, Gates Diverge on Missile Defense

Survey Shows Global Opposition to Iran and US

Clinton: I Might Give Up Some Executive Powers

Bush: Missile Defense Need Is 'Urgent'

Feedback for the Chairman of Joint Chiefs

US Says Iraq Air Strike Kills 11, Mostly Civilian Farmers
Today in Iraq

Mahdi Army Clash With Iraqi Police

Iraqis Doubtful of Improvement, Some Blame US

Gunmen Clash With Security Forces in Basra

Iraqi Music Star Plans Fundraiser for Refugees

Tuesday: 2 GIs, 60 Iraqis Killed, 42 Wounded

Blackwater: Fallujah Deaths Unavoidable

Contractor 'Command Center' Recommended in Iraq, Sources Say

Rice to Boost Oversight of Contractors in Iraq

Blackwater's Run for the Border

Blackwater PR Firm Aided Chalabi

Use of Contractors by State Dept. Has Soared

Occupying Iraq

Violence Impedes US Auditors in Iraq

US Welcomes South Korean Troop Extension in Iraq

UK Military Planners Doubtful of Early Iraq Withdrawal

The War at Home

Iraq Fades as a Hot Political Issue

Reports Assail State Dept. on Iraq Security

Women in McClatchy Baghdad News Bureau Receive Courage Award

US Army Lures Foreigners With Promise of Citizenship

Our Robots Aren't Mindless Killing Machines, Military Assures

Air Force: F-16 Crashes Increasing

'War on Terror'

US: Latest bin Laden Tape Authentic

Dem Candidate Dodd: Warrantless Wiretaps a 'Victory' for Terrorists

US May Rethink Terror Cases After Mistrial

Ex-Gitmo Inmate Hicks Faces Control Order

Government May Waste Anthrax Vaccine

Chief in Menezes Killing Wouldn't Do Anything Differently

I Was Joking About Shooting bin Laden, McCain Insists

Panel Pushes for Nominee to Denounce Waterboarding


NATO Under Pressure for More Afghan Troops

Afghan Residents Say Security Declining

Afghan Official Replaced Over Israeli Invite


New Threats Against Bhutto; More Blast Details Emerge

Think-Tank: Free Elections Would Calm Restive Balochistan

Kashmir's 'Half Widows' Wait for Lost Husbands

Sri Lanka

25 Rebels Killed in Separate Clashes in Sri Lanka

Shake Up in Sri Lanka Military After Air Base Attack

Sri Lanka Tourism a Casualty of Tamil Tiger War


Canadian Engines Turn Up in Chinese Military Copter

North Korea to Start Nuclear Rollback Soon: South


Iraq FM Vows to Deal With Terrorism Against Turkey

Turkey Ignores US Restraint Request

Turkish PM Threatens Iraq Action 'At Any Time'

Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Meets to Debate Turkish Measures

Kurdish Guerrillas Parade Turkish Hostages

Erdogan: Turkey Won't Wait Forever on Kurds

US Officials Upbraid Kurds for Failing to Halt Guerrillas


Iran Divided by Nuclear Policy Struggle

Iran Limits New Nuclear Negotiator

Iran Vows to 'Strongly Pursue' Nuclear Policy

Amhadinejad Criticized at Home

Students in Iran Protest Sentences for 3 Activists

Britain Backs Israel in Call for Tougher Sanctions on Iran

Obama Slams Clinton on Iran

Bush: Iran Could Be Capable of Hitting Europe by 2015

Iran Holds Its Black Church as Symbol of Tolerance


In Raid's Wake, Syria Turns Defensive

Assad Orders Syrian ID Cards Be Issued for Druze of the Golan


Barak Set to Approve List of Civilian Sanctions Against Gazans

Palestinian Detainees in Israel Go on Hunger Strike

Palestinian Groups Threaten to Avenge Inmate's Death

Israel Kills Senior Militant in Air Strike in Gaza Strip

Hamas and Fatah Both Accused of Torturing Their Opponents

Abbas Expects Meaningful Progress at Peace Summit

Middle East

US Plans Military Aircraft Sale to Egypt

Saudi Minister: Feeling Sorry for Iraqis Not Enough


Rights Group Chides Somali Government for Media Abuses

Somalia Frees UN Food Aid Boss


US Air Force to Continue Supporting Darfur Mission

8,000 Congolese Flee to Uganda

Ugandan Rebel Commander Surrenders in Congo


Optimism as Myanmar Adopts More Open Approach to UN

Shaken Traditions: The Crushing of Myanmar's Monks

Myanmar Minority Fleeing to India

India Agrees to Help Sides Reconcile in Myanmar


Clashes Break Out at Venezuela Protest

Bush to Warn Cuba on Plan for Transition


Bush Stands by Plan for Missile Defenses in Europe

Spain Charges 22 With Recruiting Fighters for Iraq

Bomber Blows Up Taxi in Southern Russia

Hungarian Extremists Reflect Discontent, and Add to It


Justin Raimondo
How Did We Get Here?

Philip Giraldi
Tortured by Uncle Sam

David R. Henderson
Economists and the
Nobel Peace Prize

Alan Bock
Secrecy and the War Without End

Doug Bandow
The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy

Ivan Eland
US Has Double Standard at Home and Abroad

Charles Peña
Not -So-New Homeland Security Strategy

Ran HaCohen
The Israeli Right Has a Peace Plan

Nebojsa Malic
The Phantom Menace

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal May Trigger Midterm Polls in India

Sascha Matuszak
Chaos in the Great Game

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