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Another Iranian Act of Aggression: Gordon Prather
Some Substance, Please by Alan Bock
Lantos' Tarnished Legacy: Stephen Zunes
6 Years Of Gitmo: Enough Is Enough: Worthington
Bush Fails Again: Charley Reese

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Barack, Hillary and the War Party

 Charles Featherstone

Empire and Terrorism

 Glenn Greenwald

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Updated January 13, 2008 - 10:20 PM EST
Bush May Halt Iraq Troop Cutbacks
  Minister: Iraq and US Want Permanent Pact by July
  US Pleased as Iraq Parliament Passes Law to Rehire Ba'athists
  FBI Finds Blackwater Trucks Patched
  Sunday: 1 US Soldier, 13 Iraqis Killed; 26 Iraqis Wounded
Bush Says US, Allies Must Confront Iran
  Iran’s Revolutionary Guard in Secret US Talks
  US: Iranian Bombs Rise in Iraq
  7,200 Register to Run in Iran Parliament Vote
  General: Israel Stressed to Bush That Iran Is a Nuclear 'Threat'
  War Game a Devastating Lesson on Iran for Navy
Angry Pakistanis Turn Against Army
  New Reports Deepen Controversy Surrounding Bhutto's Assassination
  Scotland Yard Believes al-Qaeda Assassinated Benazir Bhutto
  Pakistan Kills Over 50 Militants Near Afghan Border: Officials
US Issues ID Standards, Setting Stage for a Showdown
  Intel Chief Says Waterboarding 'Would Be Torture' if Used Against Him
Across America, Deadly Echoes of Foreign Battles
Another Iranian Act of Aggression
by Gordon Prather
Six Years Of Guantánamo: Enough Is Enough  by Andy Worthington
Stomping Freedom: Inside the Martial Law Act of 2006  by James Bovard
About That Straits Incident…  by Jim Lobe
Bush Fails Again  by Charley Reese
Lantos' Tarnished Legacy
by Stephen Zunes

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US Urges Kenya to Admit Election Flaws
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Attack Seen as a Setback for the UN in Darfur
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Chavez Says Rebels Aren't Terrorists
Ex-Colombian Hostage Tells of Chains, Battle Fears
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Beware of Barak

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