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The Clinton Years Revisited: Philip Giraldi
Neocons Fine-Tune Iran Angle: Khody Akhavi
Renditions Clothed in State Secrets: Wm. Fisher
Alliances Remain Elusive in Iraq: Ali Gharib
America Needs 'Iraq Syndrome': Andrew Bacevich

 Gen. Robert Gard

Deal With Iran

 Steve Clemons

Middle East, Cuba, Humanitarian War

 Daniel Ellsberg

Deliso and Ellsberg Talk Corruption

 Chris Deliso

US Imports Jihad to Balkans

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Updated February 26, 2008 - 11:03 PM EST

US Expects 140K Troops in Iraq After Surge Ends


UK Govt Ordered to Reveal Cabinet Minutes on Iraq War


US Troops Detain News Editor of Iraq TV Station


Strategic Alliances Remain Elusive in Iraq


Tuesday: 1 US Soldier, 25 Iraqis Killed; 20 Iraqis Wounded

Turkey Kills 153 PKK in Iraq, Resists Calls to Halt


Iraq to Turkey: Show Some Respect and Get Out

  Civilians Fearful as Turks March

Neocons Fine-Tune Iran Angle


Iran Dismisses Nuke Documents as Fakes

  US Military Has 14 Iranian Detainees

US Moves to Expand Its Role in Pakistan


White House Reaffirms Bush's Support to Musharraf

State Dept: Kosovo Will Never Be Part of Serbia Again

Renditions Clothed in State Secrets Mantle

Osama bin Laden's 'Second Life'
by Juan Cole
Castro's Brutality: Made in America
by Stephen Kinzer
Military Bases, the Media, and the Democrats  by Anthony DiMaggio
America Needs an 'Iraq Syndrome'
by Andrew J. Bacevich
Satellite Fallout  Christian Science Monitor
No Fond Farewells for Fidel
by David Corn

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Bush Pushes House to Renew Surveillance Law

McCain Says He Could Lose Over War Issue

McCain Further Distances From '100 Year' Remark, Says 'War Will Be Over Soon'

US Military Urges Canada to Maintain Combat Role

Controversial Pentagon Lawyer Quits

Czech Republic, Poland Close to Missile Deal

Pakistan Censorship Causes Worldwide YouTube Outage

Serbian Rage in Kosovo:
Last Gasp or First Breath?
Iraq Attacks Continue

Iraqi Pilgrims Endure Another Attack

Eight Iraqi Army Troops Among 16 Dead in New Attacks

Mass Grave of Women Found in Diyala

Monday: 44 Iraqis Killed, 37 Wounded
Today in Iraq

Arab League Delegation Meets FM, Iraqi Officials in Baghdad

Iraqi Refugees Find Respite - but Little Else - in Damascus

Tehran Mayor Signs Deal to Help Baghdad

Commander of US Forces in Iraq Briefs Jordan's King Abdullah

The War at Home

Schwarzenegger Warns of National Guard Equipment Shortages

Calls Rise at Pentagon Help Hotline

Trying Some Disney Attitude to Help Cure Walter Reed

Clinton Decries Foreign Policy Inexperience by Bush, Obama

'War on Terror'

Taxi to the Dark Side: A Look at Torture Wins Oscar

Oscar Winner: US Govt 'a Bunch of War Criminals'

Terrorism Is Un-Islamic, Say Muslim Scholars in India


NATO Confronts Surprisingly Fierce Taliban

Afghan Women's Lives Worse Than Ever

Afghan Reporter Shocked by Trial

Taliban Threaten Phone Companies

Afghanistan's FM Visits Norway

Karzai Takes Afghan Cabinet Out of Kabul

Postwar Afghanistan Sees More Local-Made Products

Afghanistan's Pop Idol Breaks Barriers

FM: Afghanistan Needs Stable, Democratic Pakistan


West Accused of Plotting to Save Musharraf

Blast Kills Top Pakistani Army Medic, Seven Others

Pakistan Targets TV Critics

Pakistani Militant Attacks Persist, Test New Leaders

Envoy: Pakistan Secular Win 'Will Aid War on Terror'

Pakistan Says Tourist Valley Cleared of Militants

Tide of Cheer as NW Pakistani Mullahs Are Ousted

British Aid Office in Pakistan Attacked

South Asia

30 Killed in Fighting in Northern Sri Lanka, Military Claims

US Eyes India Alliance to 'Counter China'


Gates Promises Help for Indonesian Military

Thaksin's Exile End Imminent

Pentagon Cites MIA Deal With China

New US Military Chief in Japan Vows to Eradicate Soldiers' Crimes

US Treasury Penalizes Myanmar Supporters


US Sounds Sour Notes on North Korea

New South Korean Leader Reaches Out to North

NY Philharmonic Takes 'Bold Step' Into North Korea

The NY Philharmonic in North Korea: Symbology and the Music


Cuba Gets New President, Old-Guard Team

New Cuban Leader Adds Military Loyalists to His Team

Cuba's Ruling Communists Shore Up Power

Along Highway, Cubans Mull a New Castro


Colombian Rebels Set to Free More Hostages

Guatemala to Declassify Civil War-Era Military Papers

Turks in Iraq

Turkish Shellings Continue, Bad Weather Prevents Penetration

Turkish Troops, PKK Battle for Fifth Day in Northern Iraq

Iraq Fears Clash Between Turkish Troops, Peshmerga

Turkish Mission Into Iraq Leaves Eight Soldiers Dead

Turkey's Gul Delays Africa Trip Amid Iraq Campaign

Turkish Troops Advancing on PKK HQ

Turkey Seeks an End to Its 'Kurdish Problem'

PKK, the Common Enemy?

Japan Concerned About Tension Along Turkey-Iraq Border


US Pushes Arabs for Iran Sanctions

Major Powers Reaffirm Two-Track Iran Nuclear Strategy

Iran Warns France Over Nuclear Stance

Iranian Reformists 'Can Only Contest Half' of Seats Despite Reinstatements


Kosovo Police Injured in Angry Kosovo-Serbia Border Protests

Kosovo Cops Fire Tear Gas to End Protest

Protesters in Northern Kosovo Burn EU Flag

EU and NATO to Stay in Northern Kosovo

Serbia: US Must Renounce Kosovo

Serbs Look to History to Explain Fury

Russia Backs Serbia

Presumptive Putin Successor Denounces Kosovo

Russia Pledges Support to Serbia

Russia Opposes Kosovo Independence, Signs Pipeline Deal With Serbia


Gazans Stage Mass Protest Against Israeli Blockade

Israeli Anarchists Commend Gaza Rally Against Blockade

Olmert: No Apologies for Gaza Strikes

Two Israeli Air Strikes Kill Three Gaza Hamas Militants


Russian FM: World Would Back Unilateral Palestinian Independence

Palestinian Gunmen Swap Arms for Amnesty

Abbas: Peace in 2008 or Never

Abbas Urges US to Play More Active Role in Palestinian-Israel Talks

Jordan Starts Supplying Electricity to Jericho

Obama: Not Only Likudniks Can Be Pro-Israeli

Middle East

Lebanon Parliament Again Postpones Electing President

Syria Sees No Chance for Peace This Year

Rising Inflation Creates Unease in Middle East


Ethiopian Govt Warns Aid Workers in Somalia to Stay Quiet About Atrocities

Somali Troops Raid Newspaper, Seize Equipment

Displaced Somalis March for Help


Kenya Election Unrest Toll Above 1,500

For Kenya's Human Rights Chairman, an Environment of Fear

Kenya Professionals Want Quick Solution

Annan Has Sharp Words for Kenyans as Talks Stall


Sudan Restarts Darfur Bombing

UN: Darfur Flight Ban Restricting Humanitarian Assistance


Refugees in Cameroon Face Dilemmas

Uganda Signs 'Permanent Cease-Fire'


Putin's Legacy Is a Massacre, Say the Mothers of Beslan

Cyprus President Urged to Start Reunification Talks Immediately

US, EU Urge Belarus to Free Dissidents

Unrest Spreads in Armenia, and Some Are Arrested


Justin Raimondo
Kosovo, the Kremlin, and the Kurds

Philip Giraldi
The Clinton Years Revisited

Ivan Eland
Bush 'Triples Down' in Pakistan

Alan Bock
Hope in Pakistan?

Doug Bandow
No End in Sight: Iraq's Descent into Chaos

Nebojsa Malic
Day of Infamy

David R. Henderson
End the Cuban Embargo

Ran HaCohen
Israel Says 'No'

Charles Peņa
Hobbled in Kabul

Praful Bidwai
India to Pay a Price For Launching Israeli Spy Satellite

Sascha Matuszak
The Dragon or the Snake?

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