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Remaking the Middle East: Philip Giraldi
Bush Inspires Least World Confidence: Jim Lobe
Al-Qaeda Is Like Trotsky: Irrelevant: Tony Karon
Empire or Republic?: Robert Scheer
Iraq Turns Toward Tehran: Sami Moubayed

 Eric Margolis

You Become What You Hate

 Tom Engelhardt

Iraq Forever

 Gareth Porter

Thwarting Cheney

 Lew Rockwell

The Central Bank and Its Corpses

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Dems to Back Down on Iraq Conditions
  Baghdad Car Bomb Kills 51, Wounds 75
  Iraq Gives Mahdi Militia Deadline to Surrender Its Weapons

Tuesday: 75 Iraqis Killed, 115 Wounded

Taliban Take Over Villages Near Kandahar

Bush Says US Can Calm Tensions on Afghan-Pakistan Border


Taliban Commander Is Face of Rising Threat to US-Backed Karzai

Bush: Criticism of Gitmo Is 'Slandering America'

Bush Threatens Iran With Attack Over 'Weapons'

  Iran Withdraws $75 Billion From Europe

Israel, Hamas Agree to Truce, Egypt Says

The Death of US Strategy in Iraq
by Robert Dujarric and Andy Zelleke
A Liberty-Friendly Decision
on Detainees
 Orange County Register
UK Debate Highlights Cravenness, Complicity of US Dems  by Glenn Greenwald
Keystone Kondi's Kwazy Kwestions
by Jeff Huber
Empire or Republic?  by Robert Scheer
Iraq Takes a Turn Toward Tehran
by Sami Moubayed

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Army Overseer Tells of Ouster Over KBR Stir

Report Questions Pentagon Interrogation Accounts

Reagan's Son Calls for Execution of Antiwar Activist for 'Demoralizing Troops'

House Committee Demands Bush, Cheney FBI Transcripts

White House May Keep Documents in E-Mail Flap Private, Judge Rules

Ex-Pentagon Lawyers Face Inquiry on Interrogation Role

Bush, Musharraf, Ahmadinejad Least Trusted Leaders

Bush Continues to Defend
US War Against Iraq
Today in Iraq

Sadr Avoiding Fight With Government

Sadr Officials Won't Resist Amarah Crackdown Unless Govt Violates Rights

Missan Province's Sadr Office Evacuated

Iraqi Troops Close in on Shi'ite Bastion

'Chemical Ali' Denies Shooting Iraqis

US, Iraqi Forces Claim Big Weapons Cache

Europe Urged Not to Turn Away Iraqi Refugees

Iraqi President Flies to US for Medical Check

Attacks Continue

Blasts Across Iraq as Troops Gear Up for Offensive

Three Anti-al-Qaeda Fighters Killed in Iraq Bombing

Two Students Killed on Mosul Campus

Details of Reuters Staff Killed in Iraq

Monday: 3 GIs, 15 Iraqis Killed; 40 Iraqis Wounded
Occupying Iraq

'No Immunity' for Iraq Contractors in Agreement

Basra Airport Temporarily Closed After Attack on British Base
The War at Home

Obama to Visit Iraq, Afghanistan Before Election

Lost Army Job Tied to Doubts on Contractor

Journalist Hopes Book Will Help Others Returning From Iraq

Army Plans New Recruiting Center With Flight Simulators, Video Games

Renters, Soldiers Feeling Foreclosure Pain

'War on Terror'

Report: Hundreds of US Terrorism Suspects Wrongly Held

New Legal Fight Over US Anti-Terror Tactics

Gingrich: Court's Gitmo Decision Worse Than Dred Scott

Guantanamo's Future in Question

Guantanamo Ruling Sets Up Political Showdown

Sept. 11 Victims Pursue bin Laden Family Fortune

US Top Court to Decide 9/11 Abuse Case

Military Lawyers Objected to Harsher Interrogation

UK Man Arrested Under Terrorism Act

Australian Man Ordered to New Terror Trial


More UK Troops for Afghanistan

NATO to Counter Taliban Push

US Abuse of Detainees Was Routine at Afghanistan Bases

Canadian Soldiers Ordered to Ignore Rapes by Afghan Troops

Many 'Important' Taliban Among Hundreds of Prison Escapees


Officials Fear Pakistan's Bomb Design Went to Others

Pakistani Party to Choose Next President

Four Killed in Pakistan Mosque Blast

South Asia

Nepal's Royal Palace to Be Converted Into Museum

Canada Puts Tamil Group on Terrorist List

Policemen Die in Sri Lanka Attack


US Moves Against Philippines-Based Terror Group

China Appoints Olympic Terror Expert

One Man Helps Cambodia Rebuild Trust


US Asks Envoy to Bolivia to Come Home to Consult

EU Postpones Decision on Cuba Sanctions


EU to Issue Stronger Iran Sanctions

Iranian Bank's Assets in Jeopardy

Former UN Arms Inspector: Khan Must Be Questioned on Iran

Text of Nuclear Package Deal Offered to Iran

Britain Announces New Sanctions Against Iran


Rice Makes Unannounced Visit to Lebanon

Rice Offers Support to Lebanon's New President

Rice Blesses Hezbollah Power-Sharing Government

Rice Says Time to Tackle Lebanon-Israel Border Row

Israeli-Hezbollah Prisoner Swap Near?

Prisoner Swap Could Lead to Israeli Pullout From Shebaa Farms


Official: Latest Israel-Syria Talks End in 'Positive Atmosphere'

Envoy Says Olmert Wants Direct Talks With Assad

UN Envoy Slams Israel for Granting 'Legitimacy' to Syria With Peace Talks


Hint of Progress Between Israel and Three Neighbors

Israelis Ignore Weak US Regime

EU Says Cooperation With Israel Depends on Mideast Peace Process

Hamas Delegation Leaves Cairo: Still No Commitments on Gaza Cease-Fire

Gaza Journalists Demand Israel Answer Over Killing

Abbas to Visit Yemen for Talks on Reconciliation With Hamas

Authorities: Israel Kills Three Gaza Militants

Rice Meets Jointly With Israelis and Palestinians

Israeli Deputy DM: Stop Complaining About Rockets

Middle East

Kuwait Defends Charity After US Terror Accusation

Egyptian Teen Detained for Calling Mubarak 'Tyrant'

Turkish Ruling Party Warns Court Against Banning It

Yemen to Crack Down on Weapons Markets


Mugabe Warns Zimbabwe's Voters: 'How Can a Pen Fight a Gun?'

Mugabe Warns He Will Not Cede Power in Zimbabwe

Mugabe Threatens to Arrest Opposition

Zambia Bracing for a Zimbabwean Exodus

Britain Calls for Zimbabwe Sanctions to Punish Mugabe

Australian PM Calls on Africans to Stop Mugabe


EU Threatens Sanctions Against Sudan Over Darfur

Darfur Rebels Face Terrorism Trial for Attack


Ethiopian Troops Pull Out of Central Somali Town

Thousands of Displaced Lose Shelters to Mogadishu Rain


International Court Says It May Discard First Case

Uganda Army Ready to Attack Rebels

Equatorial Guinea President: Britain Knew About Coup Plot

Chad's Rebels Seize Third Town


In New Defense Policy, France Joins Allies

German, French Govts Suggest Ireland's 'No' Vote Could Be Ignored


Serbia Steals Kosovo's Independence Day Thunder

Tensions as Kosovo Inks Constitution

Bosnia Takes First Step Toward EU

Russia and Her Neighbors

Official: 3 Killed, 5 Wounded in Chechnya Attack

Russia Says to Replace Ukraine-Made Missile Parts

Russia Steps Up Destruction of Chemical Weapons


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You Want Change?

Philip Giraldi
Remaking the Middle East

Praful Bidwai
India-Pakistan Peace Survives, Somehow

Ivan Eland
Ungrateful Allies

Doug Bandow
The Cult of the Presidency

Charles Peņa
Having Your Cake and
Eating It Too

Sascha Matuszak
The US and China:
Unsettling Similarities

Nebojsa Malic
From Munich to Kosovo

David R. Henderson
The Fight for Memorial Day

Alan Bock
Talking About Nothing

Ran HaCohen
Israel at Sixty

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