Today's Highlights

NATO Marches Eastward: Justin Raimondo
Wrong MAP for Ukraine, Georgia: Ira Straus
McCain's Foreign Policy Vision: Charles Peña
Surge Success Runs Into Sadr: Khody Akhavi
The End of Empire?: Zinn/Engelhardt

 Alan Bock

The Means Determine the Ends

 Lew Rockwell

Buying Bombs With Depreciated Dollars

 Michael Schwartz

The Battles of Baghdad

 Raed Jarrar

US in the Middle

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Updated April 2, 2008 - 11:03 PM EDT
Iraqi Casualties Surge in March

Sadr Loyalists Warn of End to Cease-Fire


How Moqtada al-Sadr Won in Basra


Surge Success Runs Into Sadr

  Wednesday: 31 Iraqis Killed, 52 Wounded
Heavy Troop Deployments Called Major Risk

Democrats Undecided How to End War

Bush Backing Down in FISA Fight?

Mukasey Hints US Had Attack Warning Before 9/11


2003 Memo: Laws Didn't Apply to Interrogators


Survey: US Image Improved Slightly in 2007

Bush Backs Ukraine NATO Bid Despite Russia

US-Russia Missile Deal Possible

Opposition Wins Zimbabwe Parliament, Run-Off for President


Zimbabwe Parties Deny Deal on Mugabe Abdication


Zimbabwean Opposition Leader Hospitalized After Beating by Police

The End of Empire?
by Howard Zinn and Tom Engelhardt
Fooling Ourselves About Settlements  Ha'aretz
The Abandonment of the
Rule of Law
 by Jacob G. Hornberger
Why Maliki Attacked Basra  by Juan Cole
Who Is Iraq's 'Firebrand Cleric'?
Justin Elliott interviews Patrick Cockburn
McCain's Cheap Dates  by Matt Welch

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Gen. Petraeus and a High-Level Suicide in Iraq

Pentagon Is Expected to Close Intelligence Unit

US Alarmed as Some Exports Veer Off Course

From a Beirut Cell, an Iraqi Watches as the US Finally Takes His Advice

US Delay May Have Doomed Targeted Britons

US and Britain at Odds Over Guantánamo Inmate

US House Questions Russia's Role in Spy Death

US Base Plan Revives Cold War 'Specter' in Poland

Poll: China Among Top US 'Enemies'

Iraq UK Troop Reduction Delayed
Maliki's Lost Gamble

Timing, Weaknesses in Iraqi Offensive Surprised Bush Administration

Iraqi PM Claims Basra Operation a 'Success'

UN Envoy Hails Sadr's Truce Call

Iraq to Hire 10,000 New Security Personnel for Basra

The War Goes On

Technology Widens Cockpit View of Iraq

Ballet Amid the Bullets in Iraq

In Baghdad, Iraqis Take Their Humor Extra Dark

Tuesday: 1 US Soldier, 40 Iraqis Killed; 25 Iraqis Wounded
The War at Home

House Plans Iraq Spending Debate by May

Number of Iraqi Refugees to US Spikes

Ohio Town Deals With the Awful Truth About Iraq Soldier

Military Study Suggests Hiring Bloggers to 'Shape Opinion'

Pastor Who Visited Iraq Settles NY Case


Zimbabwe Opposition Says on Verge of Power

Mugabe: Reaching Out With Resignation Deal?

What Next in Zimbabwe's Elections?

Mugabe: A Life of Power in Zimbabwe


British Aid Worker Kidnapped in Somalia

Two Killed in Mogadishu Violence


Rebel Attack Could Signal Larger Offensive Planned on Chad Border

Niger: Clashes With Rebels Leave 15 Dead

Kenyan Police Tear Gas Protesters

Uganda Rebel Leader Postpones Signing Peace Agreement


Myanmar Rebels Send Tibet Activists Back to China

Chinese Get One News Source on Tibet

China: Tibetans Planning Suicide Attacks

China Lays Out Conspiracy Claims Against Dalai Lama

India Asks Dalai Lama Not to Hurt Ties With China


Taiwan's Ma Seeks to Fix Relations With US, China

Key Facts on Taiwan President-Elect Ma Ying-Jeou

NATO Summit

At NATO Summit, Bush Likely to Get Some of What He Wants

Bush Wants NATO to Welcome All European Democracies

Greece: Macedonia Deal Before NATO Summit Unlikely

Ukraine and Georgia Face Uphill Battle on NATO Bid

US and Ukraine Challenge Russia on NATO Expansion


Afghanistan to Ask NATO for Bigger Army of Its Own

Bush: Fight to Finish in Afghanistan

Senior Taliban Commander Detained in Southern Afghanistan

Working to Rid Afghanistan of Land Mines a 'Kind of Jihad'

NATO Rejects Reported Killing of 3 Civilians in Southern Afghanistan

France to Send 'a Few Hundred' Troops to Afghanistan


Ousted Pakistan Judge Presses for Return

Pakistani Cabinet Wears Black Armbands

Last Embezzling Case Against Bhutto Widower Dropped

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Military Blamed for Aid Worker Massacre

In Sri Lanka, Fear of Being 'Disappeared'


WHO: Israel Turning Away Sick Gazans

Egypt Opens Gaza Crossing for One Day

Palestinian Negotiator Says Peace With Israel Possible in 2008

Israel Kills Two Palestinian Militants in Gaza Raid

Hawkish Rabbis: Israeli Govt 'Aiding Terrorism'

Rights Group Questions Israeli Shooting

Middle East

Hezbollah Accuses Saudis of Meddling in Lebanon Power Struggle

Clashes Kill Three Turkish Troops, Wound 10

Yemen: Tanks Sent to Quell Riots


North Korea Takes Aim at South Korean President

As North Ups Threats, Some South Koreans Remain Friendly


Justin Raimondo
NATO Marches Eastward

Charles Peña
McCain's Foreign Policy Vision: Style Over Substance

David R. Henderson
A Liberal Politician Libertarians Can Appreciate

Ivan Eland
Putting Lipstick on a Pig

Alan Bock
Getting It Wrong Again

Doug Bandow
Crisis Postponed?

Nebojsa Malic
Two Anniversaries

Philip Giraldi
Neocon Valor Is an Act of Feith

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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