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Ron Paul vs. the Dirty Tricksters: Justin Raimondo
Declaring Forever War: Michael C. Desch
Monroe Doctrine Under Siege by Iranians: Jim Lobe
Let the Presidential Record Show...: Charles Davis
The Gitmo Afghans: Andy Worthington

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No Law: Torture, Spying, Impunity

 Gareth Porter

New Iran Intel Almost a Year Old

 Ivan Eland

Kosovo Compromise?

 Karen Kwiatkowski

Tragedy and Hope

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Updated December 24, 2007 - 10:49 PM EST
Billions in Aid to Pakistan Was Wasted
War Strain in Iraq May Speed Troop Cuts
  Gen. Petraeus Warns Against Pullout From 'Fragile' Iraq
  Transcript: Gen. Petraeus Says Militias Will Be Incorporated Into Army
  US Failed to Heed Warnings on Guards in Iraq
'Sunni Awakening': Insurgents Are Now Allies
  Iraqi Official: Sunni Groups Must Disband
  Turkish Planes Again Strike Northern Iraqi Kurds
  Monday: 15 Iraqis Killed, 22 Wounded, 22 Kidnapped
Ambassador Skeptical of Iran's Plan for Iraq
  Iran Conservatives Slam Ahmadinejad on Economy
  Iran: Bushehr Nuclear Plant Ready by March, More Planned
Olmert Vows to Press Ahead With 'True War' in Gaza
  Israel Unveils Settlement Plans on Peace Talks Eve
  Israel to Scale Back Nightly Raids on Bethlehem for Christmas
Monroe Doctrine Under Siege by Iranians  by Jim Lobe
It's Not Over, Over There
by Joseph Galloway
Intel Failures, Battlefield Myths, and Unaccountable Prisons in Afghanistan  by Andy Worthington
Operation Stop Talking  by Laura Rozen
'Bad for the Jews'  by Eric Alterman
Let the Presidential Record Show...
by Charles N. Davis

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US Envoy: Iraq Successes Mean New Challenges
In Quieter Baghdad, Perils Still Lurk
Analysts: Sunni Fighters Need Political Role
US Military 'Deprogramming' Iraqi Detainees
Gaza's Christians Keep Low Christmas Profile After Activist Slain
Nepal to End Its Monarchy in a Deal With Ex-Rebels
Thaksin Party Win May Continue Thailand's Political Uncertainty
Angry Populace Burning British Surveillance Cameras
Few Left to Celebrate Christmas in Iraq
Today in Iraq
MP: One Million Iraqis to Protest Babel's New Police Chief
Artist Mans Front Line in Battle for Iraqi Culture
Barzani Slams Turkish Air Raids
Christian Leader Calls to Free Iraq's Tariq Aziz
Christmas Is Back in Baghdad
10 al-Qaeda Gunmen Arrested in Diyala Province
Iraqi Tribesmen Kill Five al-Qaeda Members
IMF Approves $744 Million Loan to Underpin Iraq's Economic Program
Iraq Occupation
Soldiers Seek Families for Iraqi Orphans
GI Saves Iraqi Boy in Long-Shot Adoption
Australia's Prime Minister Confirms Troop Withdrawal From Iraq
Aussie PM Accused of Being Misleading on Iraq Withdrawal
UK Troops to Perform Nativity Play in Basra
Attacks Continue
Leading Sadrist Killed in Basra
Southern Mosul Bombing Kills Civilian, Injures Five Police
Sunday: 26 Iraqis Killed, 21 Wounded
The War at Home
Experts: CIA Needs More Taping
Republican Candidates Opt for New Worldview
Gen. Petraeus Says He Is Not Interested in Presidency
Italy PM Praises Troops on Afghan Holiday Visit
13 Killed in Afghanistan Unrest
Taliban Kill Seven Hostages in Afghanistan: Police
DM: No Deadline for Spain's Military Presence in Afghanistan
UK Troops Prepare for Christmas in Afghanistan
Soldiers in Afghanistan Remember Family
Three Canadian Soldiers Injured by Roadside Bomb
British Hospital Treats All Sides in Afghanistan
Blast Kills 9 in Pakistan
Bhutto Blames Govt for Militant Threat
Pakistan PM Promises 'Free, Fair, Transparent' Elections
Philippines: NPA to Observe 4-Day Truce on Christmas, New Year's
Philippines 'Bomb Plotter' Islamic Envoy: Egypt Cleric
Hindu Nationalists Win Indian Election
Bloodshed in ’02 Shadows Indian Politician in Race That Tests Nationalist Party
Taiwan's Presidential Candidates Jostle to Win Japan's Crucial Backing
Autocratic Uzbek Leader Seeks Third Term
US Praises Iran Curbs on Sadr Militia in Iraq
Congressman: Iran-US Talks on the Way
American Has No Luck Finding Husband Missing in Iran
Iran's Peace Museum
Ordeal Leaves Iranian Dissident With Doubts
Mideast Peace Talks
Olmert Rejects Hamas' Offer of Cease-Fire in Gaza Strip
Israeli, Palestinian Talks to Resume Amid Disputes
Israel May Declare Intention to Evacuate Outposts Ahead of Bush's Visit
Hamas Official: Israel Talks Possible if Sanctions Lifted
US Plans Assessment of Mideast Peace Moves
Report: Israel, Hamas to Renew Shalit Negotiations
Gaza Missiles and Israeli Operations Continue
Olmert Mulling Release of Prisoners 'With Blood on Their Hands'
Hamas Says Uncovered Network of Collaborators
Israel Building Plans Could Spur Fury
In Nablus, Improved Security Promises a Safer Christmas
Israel Okays Short-Range Missile Defense Shield
Poll: Israeli Youth Don't Trust Arab Citizens
Russia Seeks Role in Israel-Syria Talks
Syria Says US 'Torpedoing' Lebanon Deal
Lebanon's Opposition Threatens to Boycott Presidential Vote Absent a Deal on Future Government
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Police Arrest 28 in Foiled Plot During Hajj
Belgian Prisoner Denies Escape Plans
Belgium Has Interim Government After Record Wait
Hopes Dim for UN Solution for Kosovo
Somalia: Judge Assassinated in Baidoa
Somali Governor Flees Region After Insurgent Death Threats
Five Somalis Killed in Capital in Overnight Attacks
Burundi Troops Join AU in Somalia
DR Congo
Rape a 'Weapon of War' in Eastern Congo
Record Numbers of Child Soldiers Drafted Into Congo War
Nigeria: Militants Announce Cease-Fire for Christmas
Uganda Soldiers Accused of Sexual Abuse

Justin Raimondo
Ron Paul vs. the Dirty Tricksters

Doug Bandow
The Forgotten Man

Nebojsa Malic
The Die is Cast

Ivan Eland
The Solution to the Kosovo Problem

Philip Giraldi
Turkey: Another Ally Lost

David R. Henderson
Don't Lean on the NIE

Alan Bock
Postwar Elections and Peace Prospects

Charles Peña
Bush's Surreal Iran Policy

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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