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Today's Highlights

The Pentagon Takes Charge: Berrigan/Engelhardt
Things to Remember on Memorial Day: C. Peņa
Who Lost the Middle East?: Leon Hadar
The 16 Gitmo Prisoners Charged: Andy Worthington
Into the Bosnian Quagmire, Part 3: Justin Raimondo

 Michael Schwartz

Memorial Day for Iraqis

 Jacob Hornberger

Restoring the Republic

 Christopher Coyne

"Exporting Democracy" Cannot Work

 John Cusack

War Inc.

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Updated May 28, 2008 - 10:04 AM EDT
Iraq's Main Sunni Bloc Suspends Govt Talks
  Sadr Calls for Protest Against US Forces
  Tuesday: 1 US Soldier, 37 Iraqis Killed; 83 Iraqis Wounded

Israel: Iranian Aid Growing Among Militants


Obama Admits Ahmadinejad Holds Little Power


Anonymous Source: Bush Plans Iran Air Strike by August

Al-Qaeda Tape to Call for Use of WMDs

  CIA Watching for al-Qaeda 'Succession Crisis'

24 Killed in Afghanistan Attacks

Putin Named PM of Belarus-Russia Alliance

New Rules for the Middle East
by Rami G. Khouri
The 16 Prisoners Charged in Gitmo's Military Commissions  by Andy Worthington
Who Is Being Reckless, Obama or McCain?  by Eric Margolis
The Pentagon Takes Charge
by Frida Berrigan and Tom Engelhardt
Huber's Laws of Armed Conflict
by Jeff Huber
Who Lost the Middle East?
by Leon Hadar

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Iraq War May Have Increased Energy Costs by $6 Trillion

Former White House Spokesman: Bush Used 'Propaganda' to Sell War

Wartime PTSD Cases Jumped Roughly 50 Percent in 2007

Former Anti-Terror Czar Clarke: Staying in Iraq 'Helps al-Qaeda'

White House Slams New York Times Over Editorial

Brzezinski Accuses Israel Lobby of McCarthyism

Britain Ready to Sign Cluster-Bomb Treaty

American Businessman Says Olmert Took Envelopes of Cash

Fox: Carter 'Outing' of Israeli Nukes Helps Iran

US Reopens Talks With Chinese on Rights

In Retrospect, Maybe One of the Wonders of the Ancient World Wasn't a Great Place for a US Military Base
Today in Iraq

Iraq Reopens Bombed Bridge, Vows to Defeat Militants

Militant Group Warns of Mosul Retaliation

Iraqis Losing Patience With Militiamen

Security Forces Arrest Oil Smuggling Gang in Basra

Armed Cell Arrested in Western Karbala

Aid Shortage to Hit Iraqi Refugees

Attacks Continue

Six Civilians Wounded by IED in Mosul

Cop Killed by Bomb Blast in Fallujah

Tuesday: 1 US Soldier, 37 Iraqis Killed; 83 Iraqis Wounded
Occupying Iraq

Iraq Says US Pact Must Not Harm National Interest

Sadr Urges Demonstrations to Protest Long-Term US-Iraq Agreement

Bush Wants $600 Million for Iraq Police

Blackwater Grand Jury Hears From Iraqi Witnesses

The War at Home

Rally's Veterans, Activists Seek to Avoid Glorifying War

Environmentally Friendly Bombs Planned

Bipartisan Consensus Grows to Curb Nuclear Weapons

Women's Combat Roles Are Likely to Be on Next President's Agenda

'War on Terror'

People Accused of Illegal Anti-Gitmo Protest Use Trial to Protest Gitmo

Media Invited to Gitmo Hearings

Amnesty: Next President Should Close Gitmo, Ban Torture

Internet Warrior Rallies Women to Support al-Qaeda


Afghan Official: Bin Laden in Pakistani Border Region

NATO Urges Pakistan to Prevent Afghanistan Spillover

Meeting Pakistan's Most Feared Militant

US Imposes Sanctions on Pakistan Islamist Group

Sen. Feingold: Pakistan Should Quickly Restore Judges

Democrat Questions US Aid to Pakistan


Nepal Assembly Members Sworn-In

Nepal Assembly Set to Abolish Monarchy

Nepal's Maoist Youths Surge Into City to See Monarch Fall

South Asia

Maoists Blow Up Indian Railroad Tracks

Sri Lanka President Vows Non-Stop War


General: Russia to Counter US Defense Plans

Georgia Demands Russian Apology Over Spy Plane

Russian Communists Challenge Parliamentary Election

Russian Court Dismisses NGO Smuggling Charges

McCain Urges New Arms Pact With Russia

Russian Army Auctions Off Military Complex


Detention of Aung San Suu Kyi Extended

In Myanmar, Loss, Grief, and, for Some, Resignation

Iraq Conference

Arab League to Attend UN-Iraq Summit in Stockholm

US Says Rice Not Expecting to Meet Iranian, Syrian Envoys at Iraq Conference

Iraq Urges World to Write Off Debt at Conference


Iran's New Conservative-Dominated Parliament Opens

Iran Hiding Information About Nuclear Activities, US Says

CIA: We Don't Trust Iran With Nuclear Fuel

Rebels Kill Three Iranian Soldiers

Iranian Parliament Urged to 'Show Unity'

Ahmadinejad Seeks Meeting With Pope

UAE Official Slams Iran's Portrayal of Island Dispute


Syria's Assad Dismisses Israeli Demand on Iran

Iranian DM: Israel-Syria Talks 'Philosophical'


Lebanon's Siniora Set to Lead New Government

Assad: Lebanon Should Talk With Israel if Negotiations Progress

Moroccan Judge Questions a Hezbollah TV Journalist Suspected in Terror Case


UN: Israel Preventing Palestinian Construction in West Bank, Demolishing Buildings

Israel Says Hezbollah Exchange Deal Is Close

Palestinian Rights Group Slams Hamas, Fatah Govts Over Violations

Israeli Religious Extremist Legislator Repeats Olmert Death Penalty Call

Israeli DM May Demand Olmert Resignation

UK Lecturers to Debate 'Boycott' of Israeli Universities


Egypt-US Relations Show Signs of Strain


Death Toll in Mogadishu Attack on AU Troops Rises to 18

Eleven More Killed in Mogadishu Fighting

Somalia on the Verge of Collapse, Aid Officials and Residents Say

Somali Pirates Seize Dutch-Owned Ship


Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai Says 50 Killed in Poll Violence

UN Refugee Agency Transferring Nearly 10,000 Central Africans to Southern Chad

Fears of New Civil War as Sudanese Town Razed

Sex Abuse by UN Troops 'Still a Problem'

Nigerian Militants Step Up Oil Attacks

Foreigners Return to South African Township After Apology for Violence

Guinea's Defense Minister Sacked


Nearly 100 Held in Chile Dictatorship Abuse Probe

Chile Military Shields Pinochet-Era Abusers: Amnesty


Justin Raimondo
Into the Bosnian Quagmire, Part 3

Charles Peņa
Things to Remember on Memorial Day

David R. Henderson
The Fight for Memorial Day

Alan Bock
Talking About Nothing

Ivan Eland
Negotiating with 'Terrorists and Radicals' Is a Must

Doug Bandow
Ain't My America

Nebojsa Malic
Tadic's Titanic

Sascha Matuszak
Chinese Contradictions

Philip Giraldi
The Fourth Estate Fails Again

Ran HaCohen
Israel at Sixty

Praful Bidwai
One Last Push for India-US Nuke Deal

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