Today's Highlights

Panic Over Pakistan: Justin Raimondo
Ron Paul Is Right About Pakistan: Beito/Horton
Bush's Twilight Year Looks Grim: Jim Lobe
Police in Thought Pursuit: Bruce Fein
Bush's Best-Laid Plans: Andrew J. Bacevich

 Eric Margolis

Playing With Fire in Pakistan

 Patrick Cockburn

Iraq at the End of '07

 Pat Buchanan

A Republic, Not an Empire

 Scott Horton

No Law: Torture, Spying, Impunity

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Updated December 31, 2007 - 11:07 PM EST
US Military: No Place in Iraq Is Safe
  Gen. Petraeus Sees Gradual Drawdown of Troops in 2008
  Iraqis Authorize Big Jump in Forces
  US Prepares Another 'Large-Scale' Offensive in Iraq

Monday: 35 Iraqis Killed, 21 Wounded

Iraqi Kurd Villagers See No Hope After Air Strikes
  Kurdish Rebels Vow More Attacks if Turkish Air Strikes Continue
Bhutto's Son, Husband to Be Party Co-Leaders
  Pakistan's Opposition Parties Agree to Poll in Nine Days
  Musharraf Party Wants Poll Delay, Halts Campaign
  A Look at the Bhutto Family Dynasty

135 Killed in Kenyan Election Protests

Ron Paul Is Right About Pakistan
by David T. Beito and Scott Horton
No Good Options for Interventionists  by Charles Featherstone
Pakistan's Flawed and
Feudal Princess
 by William Dalrymple
Police in Thought Pursuit  by Bruce Fein
Bush's Twilight Year Looks Grim
by Jim Lobe
A Foreign Policy for the New Year
by Joe Murray

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Despite Success, Iraq's Future Uncertain
Iraq PM Offers Money to Families Fleeing Turkish Bombings
Awakening Council Calls on bin Laden to Stop 'Targeting Iraqis'
Iraq PM Medical Tests in London 'Reassuring'
US Says bin Laden Tape Shows Fear of Losing Support in Iraq
In Colombia, a Plan to Hand Hostages to Venezuela Stalls
Richardson: Cut Off Most Aid to Pakistan
2007 Deadliest for US Troops in Iraq
Today in Iraq
Iraqi Economist: Dependence on Oil Sector Biggest Problem of 2007
Among Iraqi Street-Cleaners, Hope for Less Work
In Reviving Baghdad Zoo, US Army Gives Iraqis Room to Breathe
Iraqis Hope to Cure War Wounds With Movies
Foreign News Agency Photographer Released by Iraqi Police
Key al-Qaeda Leader Arrested in Kirkuk
One Year After Saddam
Iraq Sees No Unrest as Saddam's Death Marked
Graffiti Praises 'Hero' Saddam
Graffiti, Flowers on Anniversary of Saddam Execution
Attacks Continue
Suspected al-Qaeda Gunmen Kidnap 13 in Kirkuk
Turkish Truck Convoy Hit in Iraq Mine Blast, One Killed
Basra Police Chief Escapes Two Attempts With Four IEDs
Suspected Mass Grave Found in Baquba
Two Corpses Found in Baghdad
Sunday: 1 US Soldier, 13 Iraqis Killed, 8 Iraqis Wounded, 13 Kidnapped
Global Iraq Fallout
Iraqi Refugees Turn to Sex Trade in Syria
Iraq Mayhem Takes Toll on India's Tea Exports
Third Drug Company Says It Faces Iraq 'Kickbacks' Probe
Drug Firms Probed Over Iraq Cash
Kenyan Leader Reelected in Disputed Vote
Kenya in Flames Over 'Stolen Election'
Tribal Rivalry Boils Over After Kenyan Election
Government Voices 'Real Concerns' Over Kenyan Election 'Irregularities'
Seven Killed in Fierce Mogadishu Fighting
Somali Teen Arrested for Killing Mayor's Aide
Chad Launches Attack in Darfur
AU-UN Joint Force Set to Take Over in Darfur
Doubts Over UN Peace Force in Sudan's Darfur
Nigerian Military Launches Air Strike on 'Cult Leader'
Morocco: Jail Protests by Militants Win Privileges
A Tumultuous Year in the Balkans
14,000 Evacuated in Germany Over Leftover WW2 Bomb Dropped by US
Freed Gitmo Detainee in Hiding
Aussies Hope Military Intervention in Aboriginal Townships Will Lead to Increased Recruitment
Pakistan's Largest City Paralyzed
Report: Bhutto Was Blocked From Hiring US Bodyguards
Bhutto's Teenage Son Inherits 'Position Occupied by Martyrs'
Another Bhutto in Pakistan
Pakistanis Punctuate Their Fury With Fire
US Urges Pakistan to Move Ahead With 'Free' Polls
Anger, Mistrust at Bhutto Death Among Pakistan's Bloggers
Bhutto Post-Mortem
New Questions Arise in Killing of Ex-Premier
US Experts Criticize Bhutto Post-Mortem
Benazir Bhutto Medical Report (pdf)
Pakistan’s Zapruder Film Surfaces
Two Civilians Among 10 Killed in Afghan Violence
NATO Soldier Killed in Afghan Bomb Attack
Suspected Taliban Commanders Captured in East Afghanistan
UN Envoy Calls for Early Release of Staffer in Afghanistan
UK Troops in Afghanistan Holed Up in WWI-Style Trenches
Alleged Taliban Member Detained in Guantanamo Bay Dies of Cancer
Maoists Rejoin Nepal Government
US Urges Nuclear Disclosure From North Korea Before Deadline
Three Blasts in Thailand South Wound 27
Iranian Army Commander Touts 'Full Preparedness'
Rafsanjani Allies Revive Moderate Newspaper
Iran Sets Summer Date for Launching Nuclear Plant
France to Cut Ties With Syria Over Lebanese Presidential Deadlock
Specter: Syria Wants Peace With Israel
US Congressmen Secure Syria Pledge to Free Dissidents
Israeli Warplanes Strike Gaza Strip
Hamas Raids Fatah Headquarters, Offices
Israel: No Peace Until Militants Stopped
Israeli PM to Decide on All Settlement Tenders
Israeli Military Kills Fewer Palestinian Civilians in 2007
Attack on 2 Israeli Settlers Rattles Peace Negotiations
Radio: Both Hamas and Islamic Jihad Claim Credit for Killing Off-Duty Israeli Soldiers
Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade Calls for Assassination of Palestinian PM
Medical Workers: Pilgrim Killed by Israeli Troops While Crossing Back Into Gaza Strip
EU Blasts Palestinian Bid to Pass Banned Chemical Off as Food Aid
Israel Takes bin Laden Threat Seriously
Stranded Palestinian Pilgrims Allowed Back Into Gaza
Israeli Settler Runs Over Palestinian Near Nablus

Justin Raimondo
Panic Over Pakistan

Alan Bock
Sad Day for Democracy... but Hope on the Horizon?

Doug Bandow
Michael Huckabee: Foreign Policy Moderate?

Nebojsa Malic
It's No Longer 1999

Ran HaCohen
Beware of Barak

Charles Peña
Not Home for the Holidays

Ivan Eland
The Solution to the Kosovo Problem

Philip Giraldi
Turkey: Another Ally Lost

David R. Henderson
Don't Lean on the NIE

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal May Trigger Midterm Polls in India

Sascha Matuszak
Chaos in the Great Game

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