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Enemy-Combatant Attack on Freedom: Hornberger
Afghan Fantasist to Face Gitmo Trial: Worthington
Obama Walks Fine Line at AIPAC: Khody Akhavi
US Urged to Push Harder on Gaza Students: Lobe
Canada's Quagmire: Michael Byers

 Gareth Porter

Cheney/Petreaus Plot for Fake Casus Belli

 Jim Lobe

The Israel Lobbies

 Russell Mokhiber

George W. Manson

 Jacob Hornberger

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Updated June 5, 2008 - 10:35 PM EDT
Secret Plan to Keep Iraq Under US Control
  Iraq Lawmakers Want US Forces Out as Part of Deal
  Sources: Pact Would Let US Strike Any Country From Inside Iraq
  US in Iraq Suffers Worst Loss in a Month, Car Bombs Rock Baghdad
  Wednesday: 3 US Soldiers, 70 Iraqis Killed; 124 Iraqis Wounded
Obama Toughens Iran, Jerusalem Stances
  Inside the US-Israel Lobby
  Obama Walks Fine Line at Major Pro-Israel Meet
  Obama Says Iraq War Makes US, Israel Less Secure
Paper: Olmert Asks Bush to Prepare for Iran Strike
  US: Iran's Slow Cooperation Increases Nuke Suspicions
  Bush to Olmert: 'Existential' Iran Threat Must Be Taken Seriously
  Nuclear Report: Parsing Iran's Intent
Perpetuating the al-Qaeda-Iraq Myth
  Al-Qaeda's No. 2 Urges Holy War Over Gaza Strip
Top Air Force Leadership Out in Shake-Up
US, British Diplomats Attacked in Zimbabwe
Karzai: 'I Wish I Had the Taliban as My Soldiers'
Pakistani Govt Adviser: Musharraf Reconciled to Exit
US, Israel, Iran, Syria, etc.: Butt Out of Lebanon!  by Sadegh Kabeer
Afghan Fantasist to Face Trial at Guantánamo  by Andy Worthington
Politics, Not Need, Accelerates F-22 and Other Programs  by Christopher Preble
The Enemy-Combatant Attack on Freedom  by Jacob G. Hornberger
McClellan and the Media 'Enablers'
by Jeff Cohen
Top-Level Torture  by Becky Akers

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US Urged to Push Israel Harder on Gaza Students
McCain Camp Responds to Obama's AIPAC Talk
Text of Obama Speech at AIPAC
Believable?: Germany's New Nazi Zionists
US Suspends Move of Embassy to Jerusalem
McCain: I'd Spy on Americans Secretly, Too
Indicted Saudi Gets $80 Million US Defense Contract
The Plan to Nuke Guantanamo Bay
US Report: Forced Labor Fuels Development
US Blames Militia for Iraq Blast
That Kills 18
Tody in Iraq
Iranian Artillery Shells Kurdish Rebels in Northern Iraq
Iraqi Sunnis Eager to Move Fight to Ballot Box
IOC Suspends Iraq Olympic Body for 'Political Interference'
US: Baghdad Explosion Was Accidental Detonation
Daughters of Iraq: Women Take on a Security Role
Iraqis Arrest Five Men Over 721 Sectarian Murders in Shrine City
Maliki Discusses Sunni Bloc Return to Govt
MP: Kirkuk Delaying Provincial Laws
Iraq Occupation
Marine Is Acquitted in Iraq Killings
US Says It Wants No Permanent Bases in Iraq
Baghdad Office Opens for Refugees to US
Lithuanian Troops Stay on in Iraq
Report: Letter Slams Marines for Camera System in Iraq
Iraq Sunni Bloc: We Pressed US to Speed Up Detainee Releases
Investigator Urges Inquiry Into UN Baghdad Deaths
Attacks Continue
Explosions and Shootings Disrupt Relative Calm in Iraq
Car Bomb Kills 7 in East Baghdad
6 Cops Killed, 4 Wounded in Attack in Fallujah
Mass Graves Discovered in and South of Baghdad
Mass Grave Unearthed in Iraq (video)
Gunmen Kill Goldsmith, Son in Basra
Wednesday: 3 US Soldiers, 70 Iraqis Killed; 124 Iraqis Wounded
The War at Home
Judge Allows Blackwater to Open San Diego Center
White House Pushes GI Bill Compromise on Iraq Bill
US Nears Goal for Iraqi Refugees Admissions
US Pushes to Rely More on Remotely Piloted Craft
Iraq War Creates Shortage of Night Vision Gear in US
'War on Terror'
Five Detainees Charged in Sept. 11 Attacks to Be 'Arraigned'
DC Councilman Slams Soviet-Style Police Checkpoints
Detained Journalist Sues Bush Administration
Mukasey Defends Military Commissions for Terror Cases
Chronology: Messages Attributed to al-Qaeda's Zawahri
Lawmakers Demand Freedom for Chinese Held at Gitmo
Russia to Withdraw Joint Radar Station Offer
Russia's New Leader Ousts Top General
Report: Georgia Hawks Favor Attack on Rebel Region
Northern Ireland Parties Announce Deal
Sudan Officials Implicated in Attacks
US Praises Chinese Actions in Darfur
Armies Head for Central Sudan
Sudan on the Brink of Civil War, Says UN
Sudan Under Pressure to Arrest Darfur War Crime Suspects
Sudan Slams International Court Charges on Darfur
Khartoum Newspapers Face Censorship and Intimidation by Security Forces
Aid Group: Somalia in Worst Crisis in 10 Years
Somali Side Wants Ethiopian Pullout
Suspected Kenyan Warplanes Patrol Border With Somalia
Somali PM Flies to Djibouti to Bolster Peace Talks With Islamists
President: Puntland Govt Unable to Pay Soldiers' Salary
Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Detained, Then Freed
Mugabe Accused of Using Food as Political Weapon in Zimbabwe
DR Congo
Rebels Kill 12 in Congo Refugee Camp

Hundreds of Rebels Surrender in East Congo

Two Bombs Explode East of Algiers
South Africa Migrants Sent to Camps
Angola Election Date Sparks Transparency Fears
Uganda's Landmine Survivors Welcome Ban on Cluster Bombs
United Nations
Former Nicaraguan Official Wins UN Assembly Presidency
Obama at AIPAC
Obama at AIPAC: Key Excerpts
Clinton Vouches for Obama to AIPAC
Palestinians Slam Obama on Jerusalem Remark
Olmert 'Very Moved' by Obama's AIPAC Speech
Ups and Downs in US-Iranian Relations
Developing States Back UN Probe of Iran Bomb Claims
Iran: US-Iraq Security Deal Aims to Enslave Iraqis
EU's Solana Plays Down Hopes of Iran Breakthrough
Iran Expects 'Different Approach' From Next US Leader: Ahmadenijad
'We Have Said Over and Over Again That We Do Not Want the Bomb'
US Intelligence Chief in Israel to Discuss Iran
UN Says Sorry to Iranian Journalist After Summit Ban
Iranian Filmmaker Bridges Deep Political Divides With Irreverence
US Tells Syria Not to Restrict UN Nuclear Probe
Former US Diplomat's 'Mission Improbable' to Syria
Protesters Demand Release of Syrians in Israeli Prisons
Palestinians Negotiator: Peace Talks Need Miracle
Palestinian Leader Urges Talks With Hamas
Israeli Tanks, Bulldozers Raid Southern Gaza
Four Gaza Students Get US Visas
Israel Eases Restrictions on Gaza Fulbright Students
'Settlement Expansion Harms Peace Talks'
Israeli Military Stops Flow of Fuel Into Gaza Strip
Olmert Denies Prisoner Swap Speculation
Middle East
Shin Bet: Former MP Probably a Recruiter for Hezbollah
Saudi King Calls for End to Islamic Extremism
Australian Military Leaders: Afghan War Will Last Another Decade
New NATO Commander in Afghanistan Says He Plans to Revive Pakistan Talks
Afghan Borders Concern NATO Force Leader
Canadian Solider Killed in Afghanistan
Suicide Attack on NATO Kills Two Afghan Children
Six Dead in Afghan Attacks
US-Led Military Kills Dozen Insurgents, Detains Two in Afghanistan

Hunger, Water Scarcity Displaces Thousands of Afghans

Afghan Forests Another Victim of War
Militants Attack Near Pakistan-Afghanistan Border
Transcript: Khan Offers View of Weapons Proliferation
Proposals Would Curtail Power of Pakistan Leader
Electricity Outages Anger, Frustrate Pakistanis
Video Shop Bombing Kills Three in Pakistan
Website: Al-Qaeda Claims Attack on Danish Embassy
Pakistanis Say Bomber Died in Blast Killing Eight
Gates: US Will Maintain Troops Levels in South Korea
South Korea Says Intel Abused Dominant Position
South Korea Opposition to Boycott Legislature
South Korea Ready to Provide Corn to Food-Short North
US Voices Concerns Over China Nuclear Weapons Plans
More Armed Police in Tibet as Religious Festival Begins
Pair Lose Licenses for Trying to Help Tibetans
Bangladesh Police Detain Over 10,000 Before Voting

Two Top Generals Removed in Bangladesh

US Navy Ends Bid to Ferry Storm Relief Into Myanmar
China March Ends in Arrest of Tibetans in India
Indonesian Police Detain 59 After Attack
Nepal Allows Ousted King to Live in Summer Palace

Justin Raimondo
Will Obama Stand Up to the War Party?

Philip Giraldi
Iran Accusations Merit Skepticism

Ivan Eland
Sadr, Sistani Opposition to US Presence Should Worry Maliki

Doug Bandow
Heroic Sacrifices for Foolish Causes: Memorial Days Past and Present

Sascha Matuszak
Give China Some Face

Charles Peņa
Things to Remember on Memorial Day

David R. Henderson
The Fight for Memorial Day

Alan Bock
Talking About Nothing

Nebojsa Malic
Tadic's Titanic

Ran HaCohen
Israel at Sixty

Praful Bidwai
One Last Push for India-US Nuke Deal

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