Today's Highlights

Enough Already!: Justin Raimondo
Letting Sibel Edmonds Speak: Scott Horton
Blackwater Didn't Start War Racket: Marcel Votlucka
Lebanon: Divided We Arm: Mona Alami
Rice Midwifes Lebanon's 'Birth Pangs': K. Akhavi

 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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US-Iraq Deal to End Foreign Contractor Immunity

  Iraq Law on Ba'athists Not Being Implemented
  Baghdad Car Bomb Kills 51, Wounds 75
  Tuesday: 75 Iraqis Killed, 120 Wounded

Taliban Prepare for Battle Outside Kandahar


Taliban Capture US Helicopter Parts


Hundreds Flee as Battle Looms in Afghan South

Pakistani Fury Over Air Strikes Imperils Training

Israel Confirms Cease-Fire to Begin Thursday


As Israeli Siege Strangles Gaza, Tunnels Enrich Smugglers, Hamas

Rice Midwifes Lebanon's Latest 'Birth Pangs'

Letting Sibel Edmonds Speak
by Scott Horton
Blackwater's Bright Future
by Jeremy Scahill
War Is a Racket, but Blackwater Didn't Start It  by Marcel Votlucka
Hating the Constitution
by Jacob G. Hornberger
Israel's Hat Trick  by Robert Dreyfuss
Recovering From Guantánamo
by Almerindo Ojeda

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Haditha Charges Dropped Against Top Marine Officer

VA Using Iraq Vets as Guinea Pigs in Drug Tests

Report: Pentagon Misled Congress on Norad Threat

Pentagon: Shooting of Reuters Journalist in Iraq Justified

Waterboarding, Slapping, Sensory Deprivation – All on US Tactics List

Lebanon: Divided We Arm

Conflicts Displacing More People Around the World

US Spy Base to Be Built in Western Australia

Displaced in Iraq Up to 800,000
Today in Iraq

Sadr Followers Warn Against Arrests

Iraq's Parliament Prepares to Leave Green Zone

Iraq Bans Dealings With Iran Opposition Group

Foreign Firms Investing in Iraq

Snapshots of Life in Baghdad

Iraq to US: Stop Backing Mujahedeen e-Khalq

Attacks Continue

Iraqi TV Reporter Killed in Mosul

Tuesday: 75 Iraqis Killed, 120 Wounded
Occupying Iraq

Hovering Drones of the 'Future' Head to Iraq

Iraqi Interpreters: Hope Rises to Go to US

Pentagon Inspector: Evidence in Killing of Journalist Missing

The War at Home

MoveOn Ad Targets McCain on Iraq War

Military Choppers Fly Over Denver During Top Secret Drill

Judge Sets US Trial Date for Suspected Arms Dealer

Pentagon Detainee Policies

Harsh US Interrogations Worried Military Lawyers

Probe: Pentagon Lawyers Sought Harsh Interrogation

Documents Confirm US Hid Detainees From Red Cross

Findings on the Pentagon's Detainee Policies

Notes Show Confusion on Interrogation Methods

'War on Terror'

Militants Found Recruits Among Guantanamo's Wrongly Detained

CIA Advised Military on Questioning at Guantanamo

US Panel Seeks Roots of Guantanamo Prisoner Abuses

Lawyer Seeks Clearance for 9/11 Defendant

Terrorism Takes Center Stage as Obama Responds to McCain Camp's Charges

British Poet's 'Terrorism' Conviction Thrown Out on Appeal


Taliban Keeps Up Pressure With Assaults

Taliban Militants Destroy Bridges in Afghanistan

Afghans Say They Are Not Planning War With Pakistan


Did Rogue Network Leak Nuclear Bomb Design?

Swat Valley Taliban Set Deadline for Accord Implementation

Pakistan Government Pays Salaries to Ousted Judges

Pakistan's Senate Debates Defense Budget for First Time

South Asia

Human Error Suspected in Nepal UN Helicopter Crash

Indian Army Chief Wants Military Space Program

Sri Lanka Rebels Reject Laying Down Arms


Iran Says Uranium Enrichment to Continue

Japan Calls for Iran Nuclear Issue to Be Resolved by Dialogue

Iranian General Urges France to Extradite Ex-President


Clashes in Eastern Lebanon Kill Three

Official Says Syria to Keep Hezbollah Ties

Germany Turns Over Third Patrol Boat to Lebanese Navy


Turkish Army Shells Kurdish Rebels Inside Iraq

Turkey Widens EU Talks

Hamas-Israel Truce?

Israeli Vice Premier Slams Gaza Truce

Barak: Too Early to Declare Truce in Gaza

Hamas Ceasefire Could Bring 'New Reality' to Gaza

Gaza Truce Deal to End Israel Blockade


Israeli Air Strikes Kill Six in Gaza Strip

Report: US Urges Israeli Pullout From Disputed Golan Area

Mixed Palestinian Reactions About EU Decision to Boost Israel Ties

UAE President Calls for Palestinian State

Israeli Police Arrest Settlers Filmed Beating Palestinians

Middle East

UN: Syria Lacks Capability for Nuclear Facility

French FM Says Syria to Join Israel at Mediterranean Summit

Kuwait's Empowered Islamist MPs Question All Things Western


Mugabe Mob Kidnaps Wife and Child of Mayor of Harare

Kenyan PM Skeptical About Zimbabwe Election

Mugabe Meets UN Official

Zimbabwe Politician Stays Jailed


Six Dead, Four Injured in Mogadishu Fighting

Eritrean Leader Rules Out Talks With Djibouti

Chad Town 'Under Attack by Sudan'

In Equatorial Guinea, a Coup Trial Stranger Than Fiction

Burundi Rebel Leader Declares End to Armed Struggle


Justin Raimondo
Enough Already!

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 Peña
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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