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The War and the Elections: Justin Raimondo
Misguided Meddling in Pakistan: Doug Bandow
Trail of Torture Tapes: Nat Hentoff
The Sack of Annapolis: Patrick Foy
Clock Ticks for Iraq's Time Bomb: Sami Moubayed

 Glenn Greenwald

Justice Investigates White House Obstruction

 Eric Margolis

Playing With Fire in Pakistan

 Patrick Cockburn

Iraq at the End of '07

 Pat Buchanan

A Republic, Not an Empire

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Updated January 4, 2008 - 9:47 PM EST
US General: Iraq Security Gains Tenuous
  McCain Would Be Fine With Another 100 Years in Iraq
  No Murder Charges Filed in Haditha Case
  Army Bonus Payments Frozen
Top Iraq Shi'ite Politician Criticizes Govt
  Rival Shi'ites in Iraq Try to Make Peace
  Sunnis Divided in Anbar Province
  Three Iraqi Civilians Killed by US Fire
  1 US Soldier, 15 Iraqis Killed; 9 Iraqis Wounded
Gen. Petraeus: Iran No Longer Aids Iraq Militants
  Bush Trip 'Aimed at Curbing Iran Influence'
White House to Cooperate With CIA Tape Probe
  CIA in 2003 Planned Destruction of Tapes
Britain's Key Weapon in Afghanistan: The Bribe  by David Chandler
'If It Was Jihad Then, It's Jihad Now'  by Colin Freeze
We Have Everything to Fear From ID Cards  by Andrew O'Hagan
Calls for Intervention in Pakistan
by Gary Leupp
Trail of Torture Tapes  by Nat Hentoff
The Sack of Annapolis  by Patrick Foy

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Iraq Deputy PM Blames Corruption on UN
Iraq Thanks Bush for Vetoing Defense Bill
A Drunken Night in Iraq, a Soldier Left Behind
Shi'ite Praises Anti-Insurgent Militias in Iraq
Wake-Up Call for Nuclear Security
Pentagon Plans Kuwait, UAE Arms Sales
Russia Warns of Tensions With Britain
Analysts: Scotland Yard May Find Little to Do in Pakistan
Today in Iraq
US Forces Kill, Detain 10 Civilians in Southern Baghdad
Iraqis Oppose Reopening Baghdad Bridge
Parliamentary Dispute Over Kirkuk
Iraq Orders Indefinite Traffic Ban in Restive Province
Oil Firms Wanting Iraq Deals Must Register
Al-Qaeda Leader Arrested in Diyala
Attacks Continue
Southern Baghdad Blast Kills Three, Wounds Four Family Members
Sadrist MP Escapes Assassination Attempt
Thursday: 3 US Soldiers, 36 Iraqis Killed, 26 Iraqis Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
German Businessman Charged With Illegal Arms Exports to Iraq
Iraq PM Discusses Hostages With Britain's Brown
The War at Home
Tapes: An Inquiry Seen as Payback in a Rivalry
Fort Dix Plot Suspects Denied Bail
Expert: Torture Could Only Have Been Ordered by the President
A Dozen Antiwar Protesters Arrested Outside Obama, Romney Iowa Headquarters
US Military
Navy's Use of Sonar Is Severely Limited; Rules Aim to Protect Marine Mammals
20,000 Bid Farewell to Troops Ultimately Bound for Iraq
USO Defends Link to MoveOn
Army Couple Finds Help After Pain of Iraq, Deaths of Their 3 Children
Canadian General Predicts Fewer Battles With Taliban
Naval Role for Afghanistan a Tough Sell in Japan
Aid Chief Says Taliban Control a Quarter of Afghanistan at Night
Suicide Bomber Kills 7, Wounds 11 in Afghanistan
Afghanistan Calls on Iran to Delay Decision on Refugees
Musharraf Says Bhutto Took Excessive Risks
Musharraf Denies Cover-Up Over Bhutto
Musharraf: Cause of Bhutto's Death Still Unclear
Musharraf Deploys Army for Elections
Pakistani Opposition: 'Whole System Is Rigged'
After Bhutto's Death, Sharif Steps Forward
Lockheed to Supply 18 F-16s to Pakistan
Military Jets Pound Suspected Militants' Hideouts in Waziristan
Musharraf Tries Tea and Cakes to Counter Critics
Hundreds of Pakistani Families Flee Sectarian Violence, Pour Into Afghanistan
Pakistan Releases Four in 1986 Hijacking
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka War Seen Escalating as Truce Declared Dead
China Says North Korea Delay 'Natural'
Hackers Crack South Korean Military Computers
Iran Could Restore Ties With US 'in the Future'
Libya Hesitant on New Iran Sanctions at UN
Envoy: US Ready to Hold Fourth Round of Talks With Iranian, Iraqi Governments
US Judge Orders Iran to Pay $466 Million to Family of Man Executed There
Bush Heads to Mideast
White House Downplays Bush Mideast Trip
Bush: Expansion of Settlements Hindering Peace Talks
Bush Not Planning Three-Way Meeting With Olmert, Abbas
Israeli Army Kills Nine Palestinians in Gaza
Israeli Strike Kills Militant Commander, Much of His Family, Injures 16
Israeli Troops Storm Nablus in West Bank
What Palestinians Will Do With $7.4 Billion
Palestinian Militants Strike Deeper Into Israel
Israeli Court Rejects Petition to Bar State From Cutting Gaza Fuel
Israeli Military Finds Two Pipes in West Bank
French Mediation With Syria Still On: Nasrallah
Israel Says It Unaware of Hezbollah Offer to Trade for Soldiers' Remains
Lebanese PM Denounces Hezbollah Leader's Remarks
Middle East
5 Killed, 68 Hurt in Turkey Car Bombing
Al Jazeera No Longer Nips at Saudis
'Real-Time' WWI Blogger Captivates Thousands
Terror Plot Alleged in Dutch Court
Kenya Rivals Edge Their Way Towards Talks After Poll Violence
Kenya Mission Called Off as Violence Grips Streets
Kenyan Riot Police Beat Back Opposition Protest
Opposition Calls Off Kenya Rally
Amid Kenya Clashes, Growing Calls for Calm
Somalia Quashes Press to Eliminate Reports of Violence
Aid Group Worker Killed in Somalia
Somali Port Operations Halted by Disgruntled Militias
Angola Army to Help Police Disarm Civilians
Angola Begins Conscription of Those Born in 1990
Exiles' Longing for Libya Is Tinged With Trepidation
Myanmar Cracks Down on Ethnic Minorities
Exiled Myanmar Network Boosts Broadcasts

Justin Raimondo
The War and the Elections

Doug Bandow
Misguided Meddling in Pakistan

Nebojsa Malic
Shilling for the Empress

Philip Giraldi
Blaming the CIA Won't Work

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

Ran HaCohen
Beware of Barak

Charles Peņa
Not Home for the Holidays

Ivan Eland
The Solution to the Kosovo Problem

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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