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The Insignificance of Abu Zubaydah: Worthington
Helping Mullahs, Hurting the Poor: Babak Rahimi
The Un-American Treatment of al-Arian: Reese
Complicity in Acts of Aggression: Gordon Prather
The War on Terror Feeding Frenzy: Ian S. Lustick

 Philip Giraldi

Intelligence Estimate

 Mark Vonnegut

Armageddon in Retrospect

 Gareth Porter

Divide and Fail Completely at Conquering

 William Astore

Leaving Cheyenne Mountain

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Updated April 27, 2008 - 9:39 PM EDT
US Warns Iran of Retaliation Over Iraq Action
  US: Iranian Arms Aid 'Visible' in Iraq's Basra
Cheney Camp 'Behind Syrian Reactor Claim'
  Israeli PM Hints at IAF Strike in Syria
Two Mass Graves Found in Iraq, Yield 100 Bodies
  Bomb Targets 'Sons of Iraq' Security Volunteers
  Mosul Hit by Multiple Suicide Bombs
  US Says Iraqi Forces Seize Last Sadr Bastion in Basra
  Sunday: 157 Iraqis Killed, 131 Wounded
Afghan President Survives Assassination Bid
  Leave Taliban Alone, Afghan President Tells West
  US Marines Deploying in Afghanistan for First Time in Years
Israel Spy Nest: Bigger Than We Thought
Recruiting the Undocumented for the Military Is Proposed
Skepticism Toward Bush Claims About Syria and North Korea  by Glenn Greenwald
The Un-American Treatment of Sami al-Arian  by Charley Reese
The Insignificance and Insanity of Abu Zubaydah  by Andy Worthington
Pentagon Conduits  by Sheldon Richman
Helping the Mullahs, Hurting the Poor  by Babak Rahimi
Complicity in Acts of Aggression
by Gordon Prather

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Israel to Remove Military Barrier Near Nablus
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Israel Tests Ecstasy on War Trauma Victims

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Saudi Arabia: Blogger Freed After Months in Jail
Air Strikes Leave 15 Suspected Insurgents Dead in Afghanistan
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Taliban Ease Mobile Phone Threat for Afghan Summer
Zardari, Nawaz Decide to Clip Musharraf's Powers
Pakistan Is at an Impasse Over Reinstating Judges
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Explosion in Pakistani Military Intelligence Agency Office, Three Wounded
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China to Help Pakistan Fight Terrorists
Sri Lanka
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Death Toll in Sri Lankan Bus Explosion Rises to 26
Sri Lanka Arrests 9 Over Bus Bomb Blamed on Tigers
Amid Criticism From West, Sri Lanka Turns to Less Picky Donors
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Kashmiris Protest Rights Violations by Forces
Dalai Lama Says He's Ready for Serious Talks With China
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Chinese Seek Talks to Stop Tibet Protests
Taiwan's Lien to Meet China's President
Chinese Rail Link to Nepal Via Tibet in Five Years
France Scrambles to Mend Rift With China
Kim Jong-Il Builds 'Thunderbirds' Runway for War in North Korea
North Korea Rejects Liaison Office Proposal From South Korea
North Korean Defectors Vow to Disrupt South Korea's Olympic Torch Relay
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Four Soldiers Slain by Leftist Rebels in Philippines
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