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America's Outrageous War Economy: Paul Farrell
What a Mess To Clean Up: Gordon Prather
Refusing to Oppress: Neve Gordon
Iraq Kidnappings Now Become 'Unofficial': Ali/Jamail
Goodbye: Charley Reese

 Lew Rockwell

Smash the Warfare State!

 Abdulkadir Abdirahman

America's Brutal Regime Change in Somalia

 Luke Ryland

The CIA, the Neocons and the Nuke Black Market

 Adam Isacson

Biden's Plan Colombia

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Aid Groups Decry US 'Militarization' in Georgia
  Russia-West Tensions Escalate
  Georgia Cuts Diplomatic Ties With Russia
  Georgian Port Is Focal Point of Standoff With Russia
  South Ossetia Says Russia Intends to Absorb Region
  Georgians Uprooted in South Ossetia
Pakistan's Military Stays in the Barracks, for Now
  Secret Meeting of Top US, Pakistan Military Aimed at Border Strategy
  Official: Sharif Party Won't Rejoin Coalition
US: Iraq Militias Drop Arms, Iran Role Unclear
  Source: Petraeus Submitted Preliminary Iraq Report
  Sons of Iraq Complain of Harassment
  Friday: 1 US Soldier, 9 Iraqis Killed, 1 Wounded
Afghan Official 'Saw Bodies of 50 Children' Killed in US Strike
  Germany: Three Afghan Civilians Killed at Checkpoint
Israeli Military: Missile Threat on Bases Not Grave
Awakening to Realities in Iraq
by Kelley Vlahos
What a Mess To Clean Up
by Gordon Prather
Revenge of the Balkans
by Gordon N. Bardos
Goodbye  by Charley Reese
Refusing to Oppress  by Neve Gordon
Federal Attitude Policy  by James Bovard

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'War on Terror'
Indian Doctor Cleared in Australian Terrorism Case
Detainee Wins Right to Documents in Case of Trial
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UK Official Gets More Time in Guantanamo Case
Iran: New Strides in Uranium Enrichment
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UAE Complains to UN Against Iranian Occupation of Persian Gulf Islands
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Hezbollah: Lebanon Helicopter Crash 'Tragic' and 'Regretable'
Hezbollah Hands Over Militant Who Shot at Helicopter
Sources: Hezbollah Has Advanced Missiles
Lebanon Names New Army Chief
Turkey's Army Chief Warns Against Religious Lifestyle
Eritrean President Accuses US of 'Genocide' in Somalia
Somali Islamic Courts Welcome Ethiopia's Possible Withdrawal
Somali MPs Slam Ethiopia for Meddling in Politics
Zimbabwe Power-Sharing Talks Resume in South Africa
Zimbabwe Lifts Ban on Aid Groups but Its Effects Linger
Aid Agencies Say They Can Work Again in Zimbabwe
UN Rights Official Condemns 'Disproportionate' Darfur Camp Raid
Mali Officials and Tuareg Rebels Hold Talks in Algiers: Report
Morocco Dismantles 'Terrorist Cell'
Tunisian Courts Convicts 19 Islamic Militants
Judge Strikes Down Cuba Travel Ban for Professors
Georgetown Professor Accused of Being Cuban Spy
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Saakashvili Visits Russian-Held Georgian Port
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Global Ossetia Fallout
Marines Want Seized Humvees Back From Russians
Putin Calls on EU to Be 'Objective' at Emergency Summit
Moldova Rejects Recognition of Georgian Regions
Russia: Regional Group to Mull South Ossetia Recognition
France: No EU Sanctions Against Russia Imminent
Germany Sees No Signs Russia to Cut Oil After British Report
Spain Opposes Sanctions Against Russia
Possible EU Steps in the South Ossetia Crisis
Polish PM Reassures Locals They're Safe Near US Anti-Missile Shield
Karadzic Refuses to Enter Plea at UN War Crimes Tribunal
In Yugoslav Tribunal, Welling Up of Conscience
US: More Than 24 Militants Killed in Afghanistan
Joint Inquiry on Deaths of Afghans Is Proposed
Afghanistan Faces Humanitarian Crisis: UK's Oxfam
Ruling Party Official: Sharif Turned Down Offer to Be PM
20 Pakistani Troops Wounded in Foiled Car Bomb Attack
Suicide Bomber Killed Trying to Attack Pakistan Camp

Pakistan's Presidential Favorite Under Guard

Five Injured in Kalat Blast
Musharraf Eyes Comfy Retirement Home
Indian Police Detain Top Kashmir Separatist Leader
Message Paints Bleak Picture as Curfew and Shortages Take Toll in Kashmir
US Seeks Way Out of India Nuclear Deal Impasse
Thousands Seek Refuge, India Religious Attacks Wane
India Insists Hindu-Christian Clashes Under Control
Six Indian Police Killed in Mine Blast
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Prison Blast Wounds 7, Fighting Kills 34
Sri Lanka Urges Civilians to Flee From Rebel Areas

Thai Democracy Protests Escalate

Thai Protest of Premier Stops Trains and Planes
Thai Police Use Tear Gas to Disperse Protesters
Report Says China Offered Widespread Help on Nukes
No Voice Is Too Small for a China Still Nervous About Dissent
Indonesian Islamist 'Commander' Charged
Ecuador Asks Colombia to Send Troops to Border to Contain Rebels
Brazil Spending $160m on Nuclear-Propelled Sub
Paraguay's Fernando Lugo Apologizes to Dictatorship Victims

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Obama's Cheney

Doug Bandow
Georgian Fantasies: Where are the Americans?

Praful Bidwai
US-India Nuclear Deal Headed for Fiasco

Charles Peņa
Georgia On My Mind

Nebojsa Malic
Mystery in Moscow

Ran HaCohen
Occupation by Another Name

Philip Giraldi
The Evil Empire Revisited

Alan Bock
Blowing Opportunities

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

Sascha Matuszak
The Security Blanket

David R. Henderson
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