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Today's Highlights

How Foreign Policy Affects Gas Prices: Ron Paul
US-Russian Relations in Downward Spiral: Eland
Another Famous Victory for Condi: Gordon Prather
Understanding Missile Defense Issues: Randal Mark
Georgia and the Push for Cold War: David Bromwich

 Daniel Levy

There are Better Options

 Ed Fremer

No Accountability for Negligence in the Army

 Robert Higgs

Philip Dru in Power

 Glenn Greenwald

Bloggers Thrash Feds, Times, Post on Anthrax Cover-Up

Original Letters Blog US Casualties Iraqi Casualties Contact Donate

Updated August 24, 2008 - 3:46 PM EDT
Karzai Condemns US Strike That Killed 95
  Air Strike in Afghanistan Sharpens Civilian Casualties Row
  Taliban Win Over Locals at the Gates of Kabul
Is the Iraq War Winding Down?
  Iraq: With Troop Deal, US Sees Light at End of Tunnel
  Fear Keeps Iraqis Out of Their Baghdad Homes
  Top Iraqi Official Shot Dead in Baghdad
  Sunday: 21 Iraqis Killed, 60 Wounded
Biden Unpopular in Iraq for Autonomy Plan
  Joseph Biden's View of the World's Hot Spots
Anger in Bajaur as Pakistan Rejects Cease-Fire
  US Debates Going After Militants in Pakistan
  'Mr. 10 Percent' Puts Jail Behind Him and Bids to Lead Pakistan
  Pakistan's Ruling Coalition on Verge of Collapse
  Six Pakistanis Killed as Shell Hits House in Bajaur
Russians Declare Pullback Finished
  US: Russia Would Violate Pact With Georgia Patrols
  General: Russians to Remain in Key Port City
  US Diplomat: Russia Invasion Speeds Georgia NATO Membership
  Missile Defense Backers Now Cite Russia 'Threat'
Philippines: Over 100 Killed in Fierce Battles
Civil War in Gaza Isn't in Israel's Interests  by Daniel Levy
Another Famous Victory for Condi
by Gordon Prather
Missile Defense: Understanding the Issues  by Randal Mark
How Foreign Policy Affects Gas Prices  by Rep. Ron Paul
Wrong on Russia
by Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett
Curb Your Enthusiasm  by Robert Dreyfuss

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A Really Bad Couple of Weeks for Pax Americana
Report: India Won't Accept Conditions on US Nuclear Deal
Dick Morris Rewrites History: Claims Iraqi Government Invited US In
Guards' Lapses Cited in Detainee Suicides
Another: US Frees Detained AP Cameramain in Iraq
Barriers That Are Steep and Linguistic
Despite Threats, Activist Boats Allowed to Reach Gaza Strip
Today in Iraq
Iraqi Prime Minister: No Arms in Hands of Militias
Spokesman: Iraq Government Won't Wash Its Hands of US-Backed Fighters
After 5 Years of War, Iraqis Desperate for Water
Coming Soon: Basra Battle – Round Two
Attacks Continue
Armed Group Coordinator Kidnapped Near Baquba
Gunmen Kidnap Eight Iraqis in Diyala Raid
Kut Morgue Receives Three Bodies Fished From Iraqi River
Saturday: 21 Iraqis Killed, 14 Wounded, 9 Kidnapped
The War at Home
Colorado City Official Cancels al-Jazeera Barbecue
Muslims Work Around Prejudice in Politics
US Military
Pentagon Finds Religious Bias in Army Probe
Pentagon's Intelligence Arm Steps Up Lie Detecting
Tenn. Firm Pleads Guilty in Military Secrets Case
'War on Terror'
Al-Qaeda Masters Terrorism on the Cheap
Gitmo Inmates' Suicide Notes Talk of Martyrdom
When America's Ally Is a Terrorist
Clashing Views of MIT Grad Suspected of Terrorism
Homeland Security Comes to Vermont
Commission Finds US Vulnerable to Electromagnetic Pulse Attack
Battles of Britain
UK MoD Struggling to Maintain Aircraft and Supplies to Troops
UK: Consultants Who Lost Data Are Working on ID Cards
'Broken' £2.4bn Radio Put Troops' Lives in Danger
US Resists Plan to List Its London Embassy as Heritage Site
UK Army Urged to End Ban of Nut Allergy Sufferers
Scottish National Party Faces Backlash for Hiring Firm Accused of Iraq Torture
Khamenei Praises Iran's Resistance in Nuclear Row
Israel's Missile Shield Against Iran: Three Americans in a Trailer
Report: Iran Using Diplomacy to Free Hijacked Sailors
Iran's Ahmadinejad in New Verbal Attack on Israel
Ahmadinejad: Iran Plans to Launch Telecoms Satellite
Aid Ships Reach Gaza
Despite Threats, Activist Boats Allowed to Reach Gaza Strip
Hamas Leader: Arrival of Blockade-Busting Boats Spells End of Gaza Siege
Israel: Ship's Arrival in Gaza Doesn't Signify Lifting of Blockade
Israel Denies Olmert to Visit Egypt Next Week
Fatah-Hamas Conflict: Palestinian Embassy in Yemen Closes
Islamic Jihad Urges Palestinian Groups to Kidnap Israeli Soldiers
Still Aiming for 2008 Peace Deal, Rice Heads to Israel, West Bank
Ma'Aleh Adumim Mayor to Appeal New West Bank Fence Route
In Hamas' Gaza, Policewomen Have to Cover Up
Bedouin Nomads Under Threat in Holy Land
Middle East
Siniora Complains to UN Chief Over Israeli Threats to Attack All of Lebanon
Israelis Living Under a Cloud on Golan Heights
Jordan, Russia Discuss Cooperation
Corpses Litter Somali Port Seized by Insurgents
Witnesses: Somali Gunmen Kidnap Two Western Journalists
Islamic Militants Control Key Somali Port
Sudan Leader: Genocide Charges Meant to Topple Him
Violent Protests Against President Evo Morales Shake Bolivia
Ecuador Leader's Backers March for New Constitution
An American Adventurer's Death in El Salvador
Weekend Reviews
The Last Republican
J. Gresham Machen on Imperialism, Militarism, and Conscription
How a Jihadist Curtailed a President's Authority
Dark Side Details a War on American Ideals
In the Shadows of the War on Terror
The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism
South Ossetia
South Ossetians Say Georgian Forces Fired on Villages and Livestock
South Ossetia: Horrors of Being Caught Up in a Brutally Unforgiving Clash
Georgian Forces Back in Control of Strategic Road
Gori: Georgian Town Creeps Back to Life After Blockade
Tbilisi's Ethnic Russians Face Uncertain Future
Georgian Civilians Tell of Miserable Conditions as War Captives
A Bitter Homecoming to Battered Georgian City
Georgians Protest Against Russian Soldiers at Port
Russia: NATO Aid a Cover for Navy Buildup
Georgia: Russia Plans Checkpoints Outside South Ossetia
Sarkozy Urges Medvedev to Pull Troops From Poti
Russia Says Peacekeepers Observe Georgia Cease-Fire Deal
Global Ossetia Fallout
US Official: Russia WTO Entry at Risk Over Georgia
Georgia Crisis Sparks a New Cold War in Space: Will Russians Ground US Astronauts?
West Has Little Leverage Over Moscow After Georgia
Crimean Warship Port That Is at the Center of the Storm
Germany Proposes EU Georgia 'Neighborhood' Meeting
Spain: DNA Bank to Identify Franco Victims
Violence Increases in Afghanistan
Roadside Bomb Kills 10 Afghan Civilians: Police
Fighting the Taliban: What It's Really Like
France to Take Long Look at Afghan Mission
French Town Honors Its Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan
US Puts Up bin Laden 'Wanted' Posters in Afghanistan
Pakistan: 45 Militants, 16 Security Forces Killed in Swat
Pakistan to Follow Policy of Dialogue With Tribesmen
Lawyers Threaten Sit-In as Pakistan Bar Council Expels Two Key Leaders of Judges Movement
Suicide Bomber Kills Eight Pakistani Policemen
PPP Deliberately Ignored Sharif on Zardari's Bid for Pakistan Presidency
Pakistan Govt Officer Killed in Quetta
'Revenge of Benazir'
Taliban Group Claims Pakistan Bombing
Indian Army Officer Among 15 Killed in Kashmir Clash
Kashmir's Hindus and Muslims Clash Once More
Curfew in Indian Kashmir Ahead of Independence Rally
Strike Cripples Life in Indian Kashmir
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Holds Local Polls as Army Heads to Rebel Capital
Philippine Rebels Say Peace Process Could Collapse
Muslim Rebel Chief Asks Malaysia to Revive Philippine Peace Talks
Photos Support Account by China of Deadly Attack
US Urges China to Release Eight American Protesters
Falun Gong Says Two Members Tortured, Die in Chinese Custody
Dalai Lama Wraps Up Contentious Visit to France
UN Envoy Leaves Myanmar, Fails to Meet Suu Kyi
Myanmar State TV: Suu Kyi Refused to Meet With UN Envoy
Americans Keep Dying
Marine's 2007 Death From Iraq Wounds Suffered in 2005 Is Now Official Combat Death (IL)
Arizona Marine Slain in Afghanistan 'Just Wanted to Stay Alive'
Small Cape Cod Community Devastated by 2nd War Death in a Week (MA)
Naperville (IL) Soldier Killed in Iraq Never Got to See Newborn Son
Texas Family Mourning Loss of Son After Afghanistan Accident
Army Officer From Mississippi Killed in Afghanistan
Marine (IL) Killed in Afghanistan 'Was Always Dreaming About the Future'
Mashpee (MA) Mourns Marine Killed in Iraq Fighting
Community Remembers Grover Beach (CA) Marine Killed in Afghanistan
Family, Friends Remember Michigan Soldier Killed by Afghan Bomb
Scranton (PA) Family Mourns Loss of Son in Afghanistan

Justin Raimondo
Bizarro Imperialism

Ivan Eland
Missile Defense May Cause Downward Spiral in US-Russian Relations

Doug Bandow
The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism

Alan Bock
A Familiar Enemy

Nebojsa Malic
Krajina, Not Kosovo

Philip Giraldi
America's Israeli-Occupied Media

Charles Peña
My Energy Plan Is
Better Than Yours

Sascha Matuszak
The Security Blanket

David R. Henderson
'Fisking' or 'Hendersoning'?

Praful Bidwai
Deceptions Surface in US-India Nuclear Deal

Ran HaCohen
Israel at Sixty

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