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War and the Common Good: Anthony Gregory
Ghost Ships: Shayana Kadidal
Admitting Failure: Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
Jail Time for Tenet?: Ray McGovern
Pakistan Attack to Inflame Tensions: Gharib/Lobe

 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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Updated June 12, 2008 - 10:01 PM EDT
Pakistan Slams US's 'Cowardly' Killing of Troops
  US Attack on Pakistani Soldiers Likely to Inflame Tensions
  Pakistan Slams Report That Military, Intel Aiding Afghan Insurgents
US Pact: Iraqi Authority Would Be Nominal
  Iraq Officials Question Need for US Troop Presence
  Bush Forced to Rethink Plan to Keep Iraq Bases
  Report: All British Forces to Be Pulled Out of Iraq Within a Year
  Thursday: 2 GIs,18 Iraqis Killed; 60 Iraqis Wounded
Strike on Iran Sites Under Discussion Again
  Bush Doesn't Rule Out Military Strike in Iran
High Court: Gitmo Detainees Have Rights in Court
  Iraq, Perceived Hypocrisy Fuel Anti-Americanism: Report
  House Waves Off Impeachment Measure Against Bush
  Secret Spy Court Repeatedly Questions FBI Wiretap Network
War and the Common Good
by Anthony Gregory
New York Times Circulates Fear-Mongering Claims on FISA Debate  by Glenn Greenwald
Some Call It 'Counterinsurgency'
by Don Bacon
Admitting Failure  by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
Ghost Ships  by Shayana Kadidal
Jail Time for Tenet?  by Ray McGovern

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The War at Home
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'War on Terror'
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US Aid Is Seized in Zimbabwe
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Top Somali Aid Worker Shot Dead
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Kosovo-Bound Troops Get Riot Training
Serbia Arrests Top Bosnian Serb War Crimes Fugitive
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US Freezes Weapons Sales to Taiwan
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US Strike in Pakistan
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Four Civilians, Many Taliban Killed in Afghanistan
Breakdown of Troop Numbers in Afghanistan
Not All Deaths in Afghanistan Are Down to the Enemy
US Pledging $10b for Afghanistan Development
Afghanistan's International Donors
Afghan Police Seize 261 Tons of Hashish in Massive Raid
An Anger in Korea Over More Than Beef
Rebels Destroy Sri Lanka Navy Outpost
The Decline and Fall of Nepal's Last King

Justin Raimondo
'Faster, Please!'

Charles Peņa
Having Your Cake and
Eating It Too

Sascha Matuszak
The US and China:
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Ivan Eland
Is the Real Problem 'Isolationism' or Bipartisan Aggression?

Doug Bandow
Waging War Only When Necessary

Nebojsa Malic
From Munich to Kosovo

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Iran Accusations Merit Skepticism

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The Fight for Memorial Day

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Talking About Nothing

Ran HaCohen
Israel at Sixty

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