Andy Worthington

Obama Good On Detainee Policy So Far

 Gareth Porter

US/Israeli Terrorism in Gaza

 Scott Horton

War Crimes Prosecutions

 Joshua Frank

Getting Our Priorities Straight

US Army Field Manual Still Sanctions Torture    US-Israel Engagement May Not Bring Change    Obama's Envoy Won't Introduce Any New Policies, Israeli President Assures    Israel, Hamas Argue Over Opening Border Crossings    Biden Warns of Higher US Death Toll in Afghanistan    Biden Indicates US Attacks in Pakistan Will Continue    BBC Faces Ire Over Gaza Appeal Refusal    Afghans, in Hospital, Dispute US Account of Raid    For Children of Gaza, Scars to Last a Lifetime    Obama's Vietnam    The Blood on Holbrooke's Hands    Politics and Logistics May Slow Iraq Exit to a Crawl    Olmert: War Crimes Investigation a Terrorist Plot    Israeli Forces Destroyed Gaza Farms, Killed Chickens    Livni Warns of Rift With US After Elections    Disarray Awaits US Envoy on First Mideast Trip    Poll: Gaza Raids Make Israel More Ambitious    Arabs, Kurds Take Their Fight to Polls    Swat Valley Taliban Summon Politicians to Sharia Court    An Assault on the Peace Process    Afghans Protest Against US on Civilian Deaths Report    Sadism, Not Substance, Behind Torture Advocacy     On the Wrong Side    Israel's Lies    UN Confirms Deaths in Darfur Bombing Raid    Issue of Terror Suspects' Rights to Test Obama's Pledge    Pakistan President: US Missiles 'Don't Help' Pakistan War Effort    Karzai Confirms: US Forces Killed 16 Civilians    Waltz With Bashir    It's Time to Choose Right Over Wrong    Seven Years of Darkness, Tyranny, and Oppression    A Return to Liberal Interventionism    
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Updated January 25, 2009 - 11:24 PM EST
Afghan President: US Forces Killed 16 Civilians
  Holbrooke: Afghanistan Will Last Longer Than Vietnam
  Is Afghanistan Going to Be Obama's Iraq?
  MoD Denies Report More Brits Heading to Afghanistan
Pakistan Urges Obama to Halt Missile Attacks
  Thousands Attend Funeral of Drone Victims in Pakistan
US Raid Kills Iraqi Couple in Bed, Wounds Child
  Iraq to Reopen Notorious Abu Ghraib Prison
US Navy Seeks Arms Bound for Hamas
  Obama Acts Fast on Mideast, but Substance Familiar
  US Envoy Worries Israeli Settlers
Israel Admits Using Phosphorus in Gaza Attacks
  A Shameful War: Israel in the Dock Over Assault on Gaza
Guantánamo Case Files in Disarray
  New Report Could Complicate Gitmo Plan
  Two Ex-Gitmo Inmates Appear in al-Qaeda Video
  Security Experts Skeptical on Gitmo Detainee Report
How Israel Helped to Spawn Hamas
Dangerous Words: 'War on Terror'
by Christiane Brown
For Detainees, Obama Off to a Good Start  by Andy Worthington
Gaza: Worse Than an Earthquake
by Kathy Kelly
Parsing Obama's Words on Mitchell Appointment  by Jim Lobe
New Era of America Leadership?
by Gordon Prather
Pentagon 1, Obama 0
by Benjamin H. Friedman
Balkanizing Barack  by Gordon N. Bardos
Guantánamo State of Mind
by Jacob Sullum

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