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 Andy Worthington

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Iraq Bans Blackwater

  Tentative Hope Rises Ahead of Iraq Elections

Iraqi Elections Dawn on Changed Political Landscape

  Iraqi Courts to Decide Fate of America's Detainees
  Wednesday: 7 Iraqis Killed, 10 Wounded

Mullen: Attacking Iran 'Still an Option'

  Draft Letters Hope to Improve US-Iran Ties
  Is Gates Undermining Another Opening to Iran?
Israel 'Not Violating Cease-Fire' as It Bombs Gaza

Peace Recedes as Israeli Settlements Expand

  France Summons Israeli Ambassador Over Convoy Attack
  Palestinians: Qassam Fired in Retaliation for Israeli Strikes
  Report: Hamas Would Recognize Israel Within 1967 Borders
Pakistan Says Has No Deal With US on Drone Strikes
  At Least 11 Civilians Killed as Pakistani Forces Shell Swat Valley
  Pakistan's Zardari Calls on US to Boost Aid
Top NATO Commander: Kill All Opium Dealers
  NATO Dramatically Underreports How Many Civilians It Has Killed

White House Denies NYT Claims on Afghanistan

Russia to Cancel EU Missiles as Olive Branch to Obama

AP Withdraws Sri Lanka Story on 300 Deaths

Obama the Imperialist
by Richard Seymour
What's Missing From the Counterinsurgency Manual  by Tyler E. Boudreau
The Pentagon Should Not Be a Jobs Program  by William D. Hartung and Christopher Preble
How Do You Ask a Man to Be the Last Man to Die for a Mistake?  by Charles Johnson
Envoys to Nowhere  by Anatol Lieven
Refuting Cheney's Lies
by Andy Worthington

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Obama Order Loophole Would Allow Overseas Detentions

White House: Obama Review of Iraq to Wrap Up Soon

Obama Lawyers Set to Defend Yoo

Gitmo Recruited Thousands of Terrorists, Says US Interrogator

Secret US State Department Documents Sold at Israel Auction

CIA Station Chief in Algeria Accused in Two Sex Assaults

Army Orders Recall of Body Armor

Lieberman: No Chance for Obama Envoy to Succeed

Iraqi Elections

Iraq Elections Begin With Early Voting

Early Voting in Iraq Is Mostly Smooth

Saturday's Elections a Crucial Test for Iraqi Democracy

Iraqi Politicians Pitch Change to Voters

Karbala Governor Perceives Election Conspiracy

In Election Push, Kurdish Lawmakers Offer Aid to Voters

Iraq Polls Stir Up Tensions Along Kurdish Frontier

Iraqi Women Vie for Votes and Taste of Power

Iraq Communists Campaign With Vigor

Today in Iraq

Iraqi Courts to Decide Fate of America's Detainees

Lawmakers Urge Action for Iraqi Christians

Najaf Police Defuse Four Roadside Bombs

Wednesday: 7 Iraqis Killed, 10 Wounded

The War at Home

US Muslims Hopeful but Wary of Status Under Obama

ACLU to Obama: Release Secret Bush Memos

'War on Terror'

Judge OKs Holding Taliban Cook at Guantánamo

DoD Scouts Pendleton as Site for Gitmo Prisoners

Will Padilla's Case Be Heard?

PBS Documentary: NSA Could Have Prevented 9/11 Hijackings

Terrorists Threaten to Attack Germany Over Afghanistan, Gaza


Taliban Urges Obama to Withdraw Troops

Afghanistan Sets Deadline to End Civilian Killings by NATO

Harassment Forces Afghan Girls Out of School

As Afghanistan Heats Up, Private Security Moves In


Pakistani Army Chief Vows to Establish Govt Writ in Swat

Pakistan to Release Mumbai Attacks Findings Soon


Militants Target Kashmir's Secret Militia

Lashkar Commander Killed in Kashmir Battle

Sri Lanka

6,000 Civilians Move Into 'Safe Zone' in Northern Sri Lanka

Wounded Trapped in Sri Lankan War Zone

Amid War, Sri Lanka Pledges to Respect 'Safe Zone'

Red Cross Demands Access to War-Torn Sri Lanka


Even in Exile, Somali Journalists Face Death

Somaliland Rejects Djibouti Peace Process

Puntland Warns Against Misrepresentation at Djibouti Talks


Congo: Rebel Integration Into Army Fails

A Shaky Truce

Israeli Warplanes Pound Gaza Smuggling Tunnels

Hamas Rejects Israel's Gaza Cease-Fire Conditions

US Envoy Urges Stronger Gaza Truce Amid Airstrikes

Gaza Tunnels Buzz Again Despite Strikes

Gaza Suffers
Gaza PM Haniyeh Supports Independent Body to Supervise Gaza Aid

Olmert: Gaza Blockade to Remain Until Shalit Returned

US Doctors Face Challenges in Crippled Gaza

Israel's Destruction of School With US Curriculum Shocks Gazans

First Evidence of Damage to Gaza's Cultural Sites Emerges

Israeli Front
Israeli Human Rights Groups Report Abuse of Gaza Detainees During War

Israeli Army Censures Officer Over 'No Mercy' Call

Israeli Military Promises Investigation After Soldiers Wrote 'Arabs Need 2 Die' on a House in Gaza

Settlers Rally Against Palestinian State

Israel Says Large Attack Against Israeli Target in Europe Foiled

Israel Expels Venezuela Embassy Staff

World Reaction

IAEA Chief ElBaradei Cancels BBC Interview Over Gaza Aid Row

Tony Blair: International Strategy on Gaza Hasn't Worked

Middle East

Egypt Attacks Iran and Allies in Arab World

Turkish TV Actor Faces War Crimes Charges


Iran Calls for US to End Support of Israel

Top US Official: There's No Way to Stop Iran's Nuclear Program

Ahmadinejad Aide: No Non-Peaceful Nuclear Activities to Suspend

EU Says Will Invite Iran to Afghan Conference

Iran Tells US to Show Change in Policy, Not Tactics

Iran's Ahmadinejad to Seek Second Term


Chinese Launch Raids, Detentions in Tibet

In China, a Grass-Roots Rebellion

Russia and Her Neighbors

Czechs Back Ukraine's EU, NATO Ambitions Despite Gas Row

Eight Held Over Vienna Killing of Chechen Critic

NATO Condemns Russia Over Abkhaz Base


France to Cut Foreign Deployments by 15 Percent

Karadzic Says His Indictment Should Be Shortened


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Terror, Torture, and Empire
on the Silver Screen

David R. Henderson
Meet the New Boss;
Same as the Old Boss

Philip Giraldi
Put Torture on Trial

Alan Bock
Sadism, Not Substance,
Behind Torture Advocacy

Ivan Eland
Prosecute George W. Bush for Illegal Acts

Doug Bandow
Investigate and Prosecute the Bush Administration

Nebojsa Malic

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'Good Cop, Bad Cop' Approach to Pakistan

Sascha Matuszak
Business Over Bluster

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