Today's Highlights

Bush Spins Iran's Centrifuges: Ray McGovern
Smoking Laptop Follies: Gordon Prather
Neo-Imperial Dreams in Afghanistan: Bahlol Lohdi
Two Strikes: Charley Reese
'Laptop of Death': Revising the NIE on Iran: Akhavi

 Robert Stinnett

Treason at Pearl Harbor

 Trita Parsi

New Equation in the Gulf

 Wayne Barrett

Giuliani’s Ties to KSM and Osama’s Friend

 Scott Ritter

Cheney’s Iran Policy Still Stands

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Updated December 8, 2007 - 9:48 PM EST
Israel Considering Strike on Iran
  Israeli Official: 'US Report Ended Attack Option on Iran'
  Pentagon Thinking on Iran Unchanged
  Russia Ignores Rice's Call for Iran Sanctions
  Analysts: US Reversal on Iran Intel Reflects Breaking of the Ranks
US, Iraq at Odds Over Sunni Groups
  Mother of 3 al-Qaeda Members Killed by US Troops in Turn Kills 16
  Basra's Militias Tell Christian Women to Cover Up or Face Death
  Saturday: 48 Iraqis Killed, 88 Wounded
Dems Close to Conceding on War Funds
  Supreme Court to Review Courts’ Wartime Reach
The Ticking Lie Scenario
by David Bromwich
Britain's Neo-Imperial Dreams in Afghanistan  by Bahlol Lohdi
The Mideast Strategic-Consensus Fantasy  by Leon Hadar
The Warpath to Regime Change
by Gareth Porter
Bush Spins Iran's Centrifuges
by Ray McGovern
A Prisoner to Primacy  by Carl Conetta
Two Strikes  by Charley Reese
Smoking Laptop Follies  by Gordon Prather

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How a Search for Iran's Nuke Program Turned Up an Unexpected Conclusion
Bush 'Cannot Recall' CIA Videos
CIA Was Urged to Keep Interrogation Videotapes
Iraqi Widows Become the Silent Tragedy
Iraq: Slogans of War
Bush Approval Among Military Families Plummets
US Official in Blackwater Probe Quits
Blackwater Probe Narrows Focus to Guards
Press Freedom Group Weighs in on AP Case
Sadr Militia Moves to Clean House of 'Rogue Elements'
Today in Iraq
Violence Surges in Iraq as 25 Are Killed in 2 Attacks in Diyala
Red Cross Makes First Visit to Iraqi Jail
Security Forces Storm Saddam VP's Hideout
Wounded by War, Iraqi Street Vendor Seeks to Cope
Iraqis Crack Open a Furtive Drink as Mahdi Army Retreats From Streets
Mass Wedding Reception for 60 Couples in Baghdad
Friday: 39 Iraqis Killed, 45 Wounded
Iraqi Kurdistan
Erdogan Urges Kurds to Surrender
Kurdish Delegation to Head to Iran
Kurdish Minister Says to Resort to UN if Anfal Verdicts Not Carried Out
Iraqi Refugees
UN: Many Iraq Areas Unsafe for Return
Go Home or Go to Jail, Lebanon Tells Iraqi Refugees
Jordan: Iraqi Asylum-Seekers Fall Victim to Resettlement Scams
The War at Home
NBC Rejects TV Ad Thanking Troops in Iraq
Dems Call for Inquiry in CIA Tape Case
Destroyed CIA Tapes Will Undermine Trials – Lawyer
Court to Hear US Citizens Held in Iraq
Billy Joel in Iraq State of Mind
US Military
Marine Charged With Murder in Fallujah Killing
Coroner: Wounds Could Have Been Inflicted After Iraqi Soldier's Death
Army Recants Officer's Testimony Disputing $99 Million Payment to Defense Contractor
Army: Soldier Can Be Included in Iraq Memorial
Sarin Gas Leak at Kentucky, Army Depot Investigated

'War on Terror'

UK Guantánamo Four to Be Freed
UK Muslims Face Fear of 'Trick' in Code Project
Afghan, NATO Troops Besiege Taliban-Controlled Town
Afghan, Coalition Forces Foil Taliban Ambush in Afghanistan
Cannabis Is the New Drug of Choice for Afghanistan's Former Opium Farms
NATO Nations Make New Offers of Troops and Equipment to Afghanistan
UN Food Agency Driver Shot Dead in Afghanistan
Poll: Only One-In-Four Dutch Back Afghan Mission
Kite Runner Boys Exit Afghanistan
Pakistan Opposition Deadlocked on Some Demands
Pakistani Envoy Wraps Tough US Visit
Pakistani Forces Take Over Cleric's Complex
Sharif Not to Fight Election Ban
Pakistan: Emergency to Be Lifted on Dec. 15th: AG
US Gloats Over Prospects of Fair Polls in Pakistan
Foreign Diplomats: No Fair Polls After Massive Arrests in Pakistan
Detained Pakistani Seeks to Revive Judiciary Cause
Pakistan: Journalists Protest Rally on Third Day
Taliban Burn Large Number of TV Sets, CDs in Pakistan
Colombia's Uribe Offers Talks With Rebels
Demilitarized Zone for Colombia Hostage Talks
Bolivia's 9 Governors Agree to President's Referendum
Cuba Activists Say Arrests Rising
Weekend Reviews
Stories of Reporting in Iraq Make a Riveting Read
The Man Behind the Torture
Under a Microscope, Bush and His Presidency
Origins of 'Curveball' and the Iraq War
New Book Presents Devastating Critique of the Violence and Exploitation Present in US Foreign Policy
US Vows to Pursue UN Sanctions Against Iran
Gates Urges Gulf Region to Counter Iran
Russia Reiterates Twin-Track Approach to Iran
Intel Report Sinks CNN Iran Special
Livni, at NATO: There Is No Doubt Iran Is Seeking Nuclear Arms
US Says Iran Report Has No Impact on Missile Shield Plans
Intelligence Expert Who Rewrote Book on Iran
Bahrain Welcomes Iran's Overture to Gulf Arabs
Iran No-Show in Bahrain
Only 1 Suicide Bombing Hit Israel So Far This Year
Building of Jerusalem Settlement to Continue, Says Israel Minister
Rice Warns Israel Against East Jerusalem Construction
Wider West Bank Settlements Proposed
Young Israelis Resist Challenges to Settlements
Poll: Annapolis Summit Did Not Captivate Israelis
Thousands Come to Jerusalem to Protest Plans to Divide Capital
Palestinians: IDF Soldiers Kill Gaza Farmer Near Israel Border
Poll: Few West Bank Settlers Willing to Leave Homes for Cash
IDF Troops Briefly Detain Two Journalists at West Bank Protest
Syria 'Not Pessimistic' on Middle East Peace Talks
Syria Blocks Access to Facebook
Lebanon Presidential Vote Postponed Again
Lebanon: Thousands Still Homeless 16 Months After Israeli Attacks
Middle East
Pentagon Plans $10 Billion in Arms Sales to Gulf States
Congress Notified of Possible AWACs Sale to Saudi Arabia
Yemen Denies Cole Bomber Freed From Jail
Turkey Ruling Party Plans to Ease Headscarf Ban
Sri Lanka
War Planes Bomb Tamil Tigers Rally Point
Firing on Indian Fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy Unintentional, Says Indian Navy
Nepal Maoists Beat Up Swiss Trekker Over 'Donation'
North Korea
Pyongyang Late for US Nukes Deadline
US North Korea Envoy in Tokyo Talks
China Again Urges US Not to Sell Weapons to Taiwan
China's Hu and Japan Opposition Leader Pledge Better Ties: Report
Japan Gives Up Bid to Slash Funding of US Military Bases
Japan to Build Stealth Fighter Jets by 2014
Myanmar Toll at Least 31, UN Says
Months After Protests, Myanmar Junta in Control
Kosovo Talks End Without a Deal
Serbia Begs EU for More Kosovo Talks
Kosovo Tensions Rise as Deadline Looms
NATO-Russia Tension Over Kosovo
Putin's Party to Name 'Successor'
Russia Chides US for Criticizing Vote
No Candidates Expected From Second Pro-Putin Party
Suspect Apprehended, Terrorism Ruled Out in Paris Bombing
Staff: Georgian Cops Smashed TV Station
Europe and Africa Hold First Summit for 7 Years
Kadhafi Calls for Colonial 'Compensation'
Liberia Police Arrest Ex-Leader

Justin Raimondo
Iran: Why Won't We Take Yes For An Answer?

Doug Bandow
Creating Crisis: Another War in the Balkans?

Philip Giraldi
The Anti-Iran Annapolis Conference

David R. Henderson
The Religion Called Americanism

Alan Bock
In For the Long Haul

Charles Peña
An American in Paris

Nebojsa Malic
On the Brink

Ivan Eland
Bush's Role in Bringing
Pakistan to the Abyss

Ran HaCohen
The Israeli Right Has a Peace Plan

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal May Trigger Midterm Polls in India

Sascha Matuszak
Chaos in the Great Game

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