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Today's Highlights

Battling Christian Terrorists: Ivan Eland
Intel Estimate Muddied Iran's Nuclear Intent: Porter
Does Zionism Legitimize All Violence?: Gideon Levy
Tenet’s Greatest Hit a Miss: Gordon Prather
Rendition Case Enters 'Bizarre' Realms: W. Fisher

 Dahr Jamail

Iraq Violence Down, Nothing Solved

 Chris Floyd

Barack Obama's Empire

 Philip Giraldi

The Terror War

 Aaron Glantz

Winter Soldier

Iraq Vet: We're Losing 'More Soldiers to Suicide Than to al-Qaeda'    Taliban Free Chinese Engineer in Pakistan    Chávez Says He'd Talk With Obama 'Any Day'    GOP Congressman Introduces Bill to Punish Those Who Lie US Into War    Israel Worried About US Delay in Forging Stance on Iran Nukes    Inquiry on Graft in Iraq Focuses on US Officers    Feinstein's Spokesman Denies Her Comment Over Drone Attacks    Obama Ready to Press Israeli Parties to Form Unity Government    Fears Grow for Civilians Trapped in Sri Lanka Battle    Parties Slam Govt on US Senator's Disclosure That US Drones Fly Out of Pakistani Airbase    Israel: Olmert to Consult With Netanyahu Before Agreeing on Shalit Deal    Is the US Repeating Soviet Mistakes in Afghanistan?    US Soldiers Still Under Fire in Iraq    Double Drug-Rape Disgrace of CIA's Top Agent in Algeria    Likud Pressures Livni on Unity Govt    US Supplies Via Russia to Start Soon    FBI Admits Most Terrorism Threats Turn Out to Be Unfounded    Israel Rules Out Gaza Truce Unless Soldier Freed    Are Shi'ite Feuds Driving Iraq's Lingering Violence?    Iraqi Kurds Want US Help to Avoid War With Arabs    US Drone Strike Kills at Least 30 in South Waziristan    Iran Says Air Force Move to Boost Defense Capability    New US Envoy Meets Afghan President as Ties Strained    Russia's Lavrov Welcomes US Signals on Missile Shield    Iraqis Find Mass Grave Containing About 40 Bodies    Former Gitmo Guard Recalls Abuse, Climate of Fear    Sudan Reports Clashes Near Key Darfur Town    North Korea Blames Seoul for Rejecting News Exchange    Olmert Denies Israel on Brink of Gaza Truce Deal    Musharraf Says Surge in Support for Extremists    Tenet’s Greatest Hit a Miss    Afghan Sepulcher?    Battling Christian Terrorists    Does Zionism Legitimize Every Act of Violence?    Israel's Lose-Lose Election    Iranian Fight Against Hegemony Turns 30    
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Updated February 14, 2009 - 11:47 PM EST
US Drone Strike Kills 30 in Pakistan
  Feinstein: US Drones Using Pakistan Bases
  Feinstein Comment on US Drones Likely to Embarrass Pakistan
  Taliban Is in 'Huge' Amounts of Pakistan: President
US May Dump Shield if Russia Opposes Iran
  Intel Estimate Muddied Iran's Nuclear Intent
  Iran Next Target, Warns Israeli Diplomat
  Israel, Iran Liable to Clash in 2009 Over Nukes, US Intel Chief Says
Unity Government Offer May Tear Kadima Apart
  Likud Ready to Meet Lieberman Demands
  Olmert Denies Israel on Brink of Gaza Truce Deal
  Hamas Speaks of Hitch in Gaza Truce After New Bloodshed
  Waved a White Flag in Gaza, Then Came Under IDF Fire
  Israel Puts Gaza Killings at 1,134
Female Bomber Kills 40 Shi'ite Pilgrims in Iraq
  Turkish Army Kills 13 Rebels in North Iraq
Defense Dept Role in CIA's Secret Jails
  Blackwater Worldwide Hopes New Name Will Remove Taint
  Rendition Case Enters 'Bizarre' Realms of Secrecy
  Americans Want Torture Inquiry, Obama Doesn’t
Afghan Govt Condemns Australian Raid That Killed Children
Clinton Warns North Korea Against 'Provocative' Actions
Israel's Lose-Lose Election
by William Pfaff
Obama Backs Bush 'State Secrets' Position  by J.D. Tuccille
Iranian Fight Against Hegemony Turns 30  by Kaveh Afrasiabi
Afghan Sepulcher?  by Bruce Fein
Tenet’s Greatest Hit a Miss
by Gordon Prather
Continuity of the Wrong Kind
New York Times

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More Than 40 Hutu Rebels Killed in Congo Air Raid
Dutch Officials Hope Obama Will Back Off Bush Era Law That Threatens Invasion
Pentagon Tightening Budget Belt
US Gear Ending Up in Pakistan Markets
Palestinians Say Israeli Airstrike on Gaza Kills 1
14-Year-Old Palestinian Killed by Israel Border Police in Hebron
Civilians Fleeing War in Sri Lanka Describe Forbidding Terrain, Killings
Today in Iraq
Radical Cleric Sadr Reaches Out to Iraq PM

Allawi: Unfair Polls May Shatter Iraq's Stability

As Britain Leaves, Basra Dares to Dream of Peace
Iraqi Interpreters May Wear Masks
A New Role for Iraqi Militants: Patron of the Arts
Iraqi Security
Major Attacks in Iraq Against Shi'ite Pilgrims
Worst Attacks by Female Suicide Bombers in Iraq
Two Baghdad Children Killed While Playing With Mortar Round
Iranian Artillery Shells Border Regions in Arbil
Three Iranian Gunmen Arrested in Khanaqin
Friday: 1 UK Soldier, 45 Iraqis; 91 Iraqis Wounded
The War at Home
Air Force Standardizing Nuke Training
New York Jews Take to the Streets in Support of Gaza
US Adviser Suggested Delay in Guantánamo Release
Italy Might Take Guantánamo Inmates
An Air Force Lawyer Fights to Free a Guantánamo Inmate
'War on Terror'
UN Official: Sanctions Important for Preventing Terror
UK: No Police Charges in Accidental Terror Death
Iranian Reformer's Campaign Faces Many Obstacles
Iran Building Seven New Satellites
Israeli Politics
Israel Braces for Weeks of Political Instability
Peres to Start Israel Coalition Talks Next Week
Kadima: Livni Not Ruling Out Leading the Opposition
US, EU Say Prefer Kadima-Likud Unity Govt
Israel's Coalition Options
Rival Palestinian Factions Meet for Unity Talks
Palestinians Urge War Crimes Case Against Israel
Cyprus: Suspect Gaza Arms Ship Had Munitions-Making Supplies
Jimmy Carter: Include Hamas in Israel-Palestinian Peace Talks
Palestinian Prisoners Escape Jericho Jail
Zimbabwe Opposition Official Charged With Treason
Zimbabwe Police Fire in Air to Disperse Protest
New Afghan Supply Routes Face Major Hurdle
NATO, US-Led Troops Give Afghans Larger Role
Retired Soviet General Cautions US Against Afghan Surge
Pakistan Urges India to Share Full Facts on Mumbai
India, US Turn Up Pressure on Pakistan
Pakistan FM: Obama Will Reveal Drone Strategy Soon
Abducted UN Official in Pakistan Appears in Video
Five More Killed in Swat Valley Violence
India Presses Pakistan to Do More on Terror
India Nuclear Sub Project Near Completion: Minister
US Firms 'Restless' Over India Nuclear Deal Delays
Two Officials Sent to Moscow in Bid to Save Kyrgyzstan Base
Noise, Fuel-Dumping Cause Anger at US Kyrgyz Base
Sri Lanka
Official: 40 Civilians Die Daily in Sri Lanka War
Sri Lanka Rejects UK Envoy, Thousands Flee Fighting
Hospital in Sri Lanka War Zone Overwhelmed
Sri Lanka: Managing the Message
Taiwan Says China Has 1,500 Missiles Aimed at Island
China to Create Blacklist of Local Journalists
US Offers Peace if North Korea Eliminates Nuclear Arms
Sri Lankan Peace Activist Abducted in Philippines
Myanmar Extends Detention of Opposition Figure
Sarkozy Pushes France Into NATO Embrace
Poland Wants Enhanced Military Commitment From US
UN Extends Abkhazia Mission Until June
Activists: Pro-Kremlin Youth Groups Attack Rallies
Venezuela's Vote Sunday Could Make or Break Hugo Chavez
Referendum to End Term Limits Divides Venezuelans
US Intelligence Czar Warns About Venezuela
Venezuela Opposition Complains of Chavez Tactics
Ethiopian Troops Withdraw From Somali Border Town
Roadside Bombs Kill Seven in Algeria

Justin Raimondo
Out of Iraq?

Ivan Eland
Battling Christian Terrorists

Charles Peña
Obama Wants a Surge
of His Own

Philip Giraldi
Talking Turkey About Israel

Alan Bock
Iraqis Back in Charge?

Doug Bandow
Peace, Prosperity, and Liberty: The Battle Continues

Nebojsa Malic
Not Done Yet

Ran HaCohen
What Happened to Hassan

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

Praful Bidwai
'Good Cop, Bad Cop' Approach to Pakistan

Sascha Matuszak
Business Over Bluster

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