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Legacy of Teddy Roosevelt: Justin Raimondo
More Amtrak Security, More Safety?: C. Peña
The World's Most Wanted: Noam Chomsky
Osama Loves Clueless Candidates: M. Scheuer
John King's FISA Ignorance: Glenn Greenwald

 Gen. Robert Gard

Deal With Iran

 Steve Clemons

Middle East, Cuba, Humanitarian War

 Daniel Ellsberg

Deliso and Ellsberg Talk Corruption

 Chris Deliso

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Pentagon: More GIs for Iraq, Afghanistan
Turkey Attacks Kurds; US Calls for Halt
  Turk Envoy Tells Iraq No Timetable for Pullout
Iraqi Council Rejects Key Elections Law
  General: Army Aims to Cut Iraq Tours in Summer
  UK Govt Ordered to Reveal Cabinet Minutes on Iraq War
  Tuesday: 1 US Soldier, 33 Iraqis Killed; 20 Iraqis Wounded
Pentagon's Gitmo Overseer Resigns

Senate Advances Antiwar Bill


Antiwar Democrats Ponder Next Step


Veterans Become Pro-War Candidates

Pakistani Opposition Claims 2/3 Majority in Parliament

White House Downplays Significance of N. Korea Concert

Clueless Candidates Make
Osama's Day
 by Michael Scheuer
Gutsy Journalist Admits His Ignorance, Keeps Talking  by Glenn Greenwald
Loving America and Hating the Government  by Jacob G. Hornberger
The World's Most Wanted  by Noam Chomsky
The Hippocratic Oath Dies in Gitmo
by H. Candace Gorman
Stopping the New Arms Race
by Katrina vanden Heuvel

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Governor Tells Pentagon to Return Guard Gear

McCain Retracts Comment He Could Lose on Iraq

GOP Halts Effort to Retrieve White House E-Mails

Casey: Obama's Shortages Claim Plausible

Czech PM Plans to Fine-Tune Shield Plan on US Trip

Phone Companies Are No Longer Certain on Wiretaps

Seeking Peace With Violins: New York Philharmonic Performs in North Korea
Today in Iraq

Iraq's Troubled Northern Regions Flare Up

Use of Depleted Uranium Has Nearly Doubled Basra Cancer Rates Since 1995

Red Cross: Iraqi Hospitals Still Unable to Cope With Bombings

Iraq's Oil Exports Hit 59.6 Million Barrels in January

Attacks Continue

Suicide Bomber Kills at Least Eight North of Mosul

Bomber Kills 14 in Mosul

Wheelchair Bomber Kills Senior Iraqi Policeman

Gunmen Seize 21 Men at Fake Iraq Checkpoint

Five Arrested Over Iraq's Sunday Attack

Tuesday: 1 US Soldier, 33 Iraqis Killed; 20 Iraqis Wounded
Occupying Iraq

US Says Iraqi Journalist Quizzed on Iranian Cells

Marines Want Probe Into Armored Vehicle Program Delays

British Government Condemns Video Release of Iraq Hostage

Two Rockets Aimed at British Base in Basra Defused

Romania Reiterates Commitment to Taking Part in Iraq Reconstruction

Iraqi Refugees

UN Urges Iraq, US to Help With Refugees

EU Accused of Failing Iraqi Refugees

The War at Home

Senate Advances Bill to Cut Iraq Funding

Soldier Gets Shot to Avoid Redeployment to Iraq

Covering the Badly-Injured Americans in Iraq

Iraq Back in Political Ads

Senate Republicans Have Change of Heart, Welcome Iraq Debate

Bush: Voters Will Pick GOP in 2008 to Keep Iraq War Going

US Military

Pentagon Releases Projections for Forces

Defense Establishment Fears 'Unknown' Obama

Texas University Will Pay $1 Million Fine for Biodefense Lapses

His Mission Unclassified, Navy SEAL Killed in Vietnam Is Honored

'War on Terror'

Moussaoui Challenges Court Secrecy Rules

'High-Value Detainee' Abu Zubaydah Gets Lawyer

Lawyers Seek Gitmo's Closure

Mauritania al-Qaeda Man Sentenced to 5 Years

'Osama Bin London' Convicted

Gordon Brown Faces Defeat on 42-Day Anti-Terror Law

Britain Convicts 7 of Terrorist Training

Imam From Va. Mosque Now Thought to Have Aided al-Qaeda


NATO Confronts Surprisingly Fierce Taliban

Six Killed in Afghan Blast

Two Polish Soldiers Killed in Afghan Mine Explosion

Report: France to Send Troops to Afghan Combat Zone


Official: No Country More Important to US Than Pakistan

Former Pakistan PM to Run for MP

Winning Party in Pakistan's Frontier Province Seeks Peace Talks With Militants

Pakistan Army Occupies Swat Valley

Pakistan to Appoint New Military Intelligence Chief

Bhutto Assassination Suspect Arrested

Pakistan Lifts Curbs on YouTube


India Tests Underwater Missile

Gates Meets Indian Officials

Sikh Separatists 'Funded From UK'

North Korea

Philharmonic Stirs Emotions in North Korea

North Korea Seeks a Clapton Concert

For the Press, a Monitored Tour of North Korea


Gates: US Will Sell Indonesia Arms

Philippine Police: Coup Plot Uncovered

Myanmar Enacts Law on Constitution Vote

China Set to Resume Human Rights Dialogue

Turks in Iraq
Kurd Fighters Claim to Inflict Casualties Against Turks

Erdogan Moves to Calm Concerns Over Aim of Iraq Incursion

Turkey Targets Main PKK Base in Iraq

Iraq Seen Unable to Control Kurds

Iraq's Kurdish Lawmakers Demand End to Turkey Treaty


Major Powers Look at New Ways to Get Iran to Talks

Oil Prices Help Iran Against Sanctions

Ayatollah Praises Ahmadinejad on Nuclear Issue

No Change in Iranian President's Visit to Iraq

Iran Built Space Rocket in Just Months

Armenian FM Defends Iranian Nuclear Program


Israel Says al-Qaeda Operatives Entered Gaza

Israeli Troops Kill Gaza Farmer Near Border Crossing

Abbas: Rocket Attacks on Israel Pretext for Siege on Gaza

Officials: Israel Let Egypt Boost Gaza Border Troops

Israel's US Envoy: Egypt Must Seal Border With Gaza

Hamas: Egypt to Repatriate All Palestinians Held in Sinai by Weekend

UN Envoy Critical of Gaza Living Conditions

Gaza: Israeli Army Clears Itself in 21 Deaths


Olmert Doubts Peace Possible in 2008

Poll: Most Israelis Back Direct Talks With Hamas

Israeli Envoy Outraged as UN Expert Insists Terror Due to Occupation

Israel Seizes 'Hamas Charity' in Hebron

Olmert: Iran, North Korea Pose a Threat to All of Asia

CNN: Hawkish Israel Supporters 'Concerned' About Obama

Israel: Still Comatose, Sharon Turns 80


Israeli General: No Need for Investigation Into Shelling of Beit Hanoun

UN to Spend $100,000 to Develop Plan to Rebuild Palestinian Refugee Camp

Egypt Detains 16 Opposition Members

Egyptian Military Tribunal Puts Off Trial of Muslim Brothers Held Since 2006

Insurgents Kill Top Police Officer in Somalia

Cholera Crisis on Somali Border

Ethiopian Troops Pull Out of Central Somali Town


Rice Demands Action as Kenya Talks Stall

Annan Suspends Kenya Talks After Heated Exchange


Austrian Peacekeepers Head to Chad

Sarkozy to Urge Probe Into Chad Opposition Figures

Over 5,500 Relocated to Refugee Camp in North-Eastern Cameroon


Zimbabwe Accuses Britain of Coup Plot

In Sudan, Another Conflict Could Eclipse Darfur

Kosovo Fallout

Bosnian Serbs Try to Storm US Consulate

Bosnian Serbs Protest Again Against Kosovo's Independence

Serbia Threatens to Take US to Court

Serbia Security Body to Discuss Riots

Russia and Her Neighbors

Free Speech 'Shrinking' in Russia

Czech PM: Prague Doesn't Want Return to Russian Sway

Germany Welcomes Temporary Release of Belarussian Dissident


Cuban-Americans Press Bush Administration to Indict Fidel Castro

Serious Legal Questions Loom for Posada

Raúl Castro Hints at Change, but Cuba Is Wary


Justin Raimondo
McCain, Militarism, and the Legacy of Teddy Roosevelt

Charles Peña
More Amtrak Security,
More Safety?

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'

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

Sascha Matuszak
The Dragon or the Snake?

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