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No, Obama Can't!: Uri Avnery
Pledging Allegiance to AIPAC: Khody Akhavi
Gaza Attack Looking More Likely: Peter Hirschberg
Islamic 'National Suicide': George Bisharat
McCain: To Russia, Without Love: Mark Benjamin

 Jeremy Scahill

Blackwater at War

 Matt Taibbi

The Great Derangement

 Gareth Porter

Cheney/Petreaus Plot for Fake Casus Belli

 Jim Lobe

The Israel Lobbies

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Top Iraqi Cleric Warns of Uprising Over US Pact

US Presence Is Iraq's Main Problem: Iranian Leader

  Talks to Keep US Troops in Iraq Provoke Ire

US Seeking 58 Bases in Iraq, Shi'ite Lawmakers Say


Monday: 19 Iraqis Killed, 49 Iraqis Wounded

Attack on Gaza Looking More Likely

  Israeli Defense Sources: Talk of Gaza Invasion Premature
  ElBaradei Hits Out at Israel Again Over Syria Attack
Pledging Allegiance to AIPAC
  McClellan to Testify Before House in CIA Leak Case

Military Junta Takes Over Zimbabwe


Mugabe Regime to Rig Parliament With Arrests


Rights Group Calls for Intervention in Zimbabwe

Chávez: Armed Revolution in Americas Is Over

Global Military Spending Soars 45% in 10 Years

McCain: To Russia, Without Love
by Mark Benjamin
The Fallacy of Islamic 'National Suicide'  by George Bisharat
Is the Saber-Rattling for Real or for Show?  by Jim Lobe
War and Inflation  by Lew Rockwell
No, Obama Can't!  by Uri Avnery
Politics & Prose (But No Palestinians)  by Saree Makdisi

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Democrats Introduce Bill to Outlaw Pentagon Propaganda

US, German Lawyers Seek Extraditions of CIA Agents

Bush Administration Says It May Not Get Iraq Deal This Year

Iran Leader Warns Iraq Against US Troop Deal

US Army Officer Cleared of Iraq Killings Now Forced Back to Duty

Return to Old Spy Rules Is Seen as Deadline Nears

25 Unidentified Iraqis Buried in Baquba
Today in Iraq

Iraq to Announce First Round Oil Tenders This Month

Arms Depot Seized in Basra

IED Defused, Ammunition Seized in Karbala

Jordan Says to Name Ambassador to Iraq Soon

US Ambassador: Few Kuwaiti Fighters in Iraq

Stolen Antiquities Found in US Returned to Iraq

Monday: 19 Iraqis Killed, 49 Iraqis Wounded

Occupying Iraq

Does a Calmer Iraq Mean That US Troops Can Come Home?

British Base in Basra Rocketed

British Iraq Troops Decision 'This Year'

The War at Home
Older Veterans Now Helping Vets of Iraq and Afghanistan

Antiwar Activists Want Equal Access to Los Angeles Schools

US Military

A Welcome Mat for the Wounded

Two Picked for Top Spots in Air Force

In Air Force Changes, Signs of an Overhaul

Pentagon OKs 'Brainwave Binoculars'

US Soldiers Need Brain Enhancers, Say Defense Department Scientists

'War on Terror'

Bush Hit on Alert System

Detailed Notes From Khadr Interviews Destroyed

ACLU Unveils Big Expansion Plans for US Heartland

Britain's MI5 Says It Gave No Advice on Terror Laws

Small Group of Wavering Labor MPs the Key to Brown's Detention Vote


Afghan President: Foreign Forces Needed for Decade

Afghan Violence Kills Five Policemen, Three Rebels

Afghan Aid Ineffective, Inefficient, Watchdog Says

Marines Return to Afghan Village, Hope to Keep It


RAND Corp: Pakistan Helped Taliban Insurgents

Four Policemen Killed in Pakistan Ambush

Pakistan's Musharraf Refuses to Quit, as Opponents Eye Impeachment


Clashes Claim 42 Lives in Sri Lanka

Setbacks Seen for Southeast Asia Terrorists

Ping-Pong Diplomacy to Be Commemorated in Rematch

Colombian Army Spots US Hostages

Thousands of Bolivians Protest at US Embassy

In Other News

Spain to Extradite Suspected Arms Dealer to US

Australia PM Plans to Restart Nuclear Disarmament Talks

Bush in Europe

Bush's Last Major Visit to Europe Greeted With Hostility

Bush on Farewell Europe Tour Seeks to Pressure Iran

Antiwar Protest Will Greet Bush in Rome on Farewell Tour


Iran, Iraq Agree to Boost Defense Cooperation

US to Press for Tighter Curbs on Iranian Banks

Solana Eyes June 15 for Iran Talks

Iran DM Slams Israeli Minister Over Threat, Warns of Retaliation if Attacked

Iranian Nobel Winner Faults UN Rights Council


Overnight Clashes Injure Four in Lebanon

Report: Hezbollah Willing to Negotiate Over Shebaa Farms

Mideast Talks

PA: Rice to Hold 3-Way Talks With Livni, Qureia

Egyptian-Palestinian Summit to Discuss Dialogue With Hamas

Poll: Abbas More Popular Than Haniyeh After Call for Hamas Dialogue


Parents of Israeli Soldier Held in Gaza Get Letter From Him

PA Asks US to Stop Israeli Attack on Gaza

US Eyes Possible New Trainer Aircraft for Israel

MP: Olmert Unfit to Order Gaza Invasion

Israel Evicts Arabs in Tel Aviv in Favor of Jews

Poll: 61% of Israelis Think Olmert Should Step Down

Congress Gets Behind Israel's Aid Request

Middle East

Algeria Bombings Spark Fear

Saudi Calls for Talks; Oil Experts See No Change

Bahrain Picks Jewish Woman as US Envoy

Turkish Forces Kill Two PKK Suspects


Zimbabwe's Campaign of Violence Escalates

Fair Runoff Vote in Zimbabwe Impossible, Report Says

Mugabe Officials Steal Tsvangirai's Armored Car

Lost Letter Raises Questions About Mbeki's Role in Zimbabwe


Islamist Leader: Attack on Market Was Revenge by Ethiopian Troops

Somali Factions Sign Peace Deal in Djibouti

Press Watchdogs Condemn Killing of Somali Journalist


Rebels Near Uganda Border

Burundi Rebel Group Accused of Recruiting Children


Justin Raimondo
Obama Capitulates

Sascha Matuszak
The US and China:
Unsettling Similarities

Ivan Eland
Is the Real Problem 'Isolationism' or Bipartisan Aggression?

Doug Bandow
Waging War Only When Necessary

Nebojsa Malic
From Munich to Kosovo

Philip Giraldi
Iran Accusations Merit Skepticism

Charles Peńa
Things to Remember on Memorial Day

David R. Henderson
The Fight for Memorial Day

Alan Bock
Talking About Nothing

Ran HaCohen
Israel at Sixty

Praful Bidwai
One Last Push for India-US Nuke Deal

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