Highlights
Sex, Lies, and Terrorism: Justin Raimondo
If You Want War, Get Used to Blood: Charley Reese
From Megatons to Megawatts: Gordon Prather
Let Africa Solve Its Own Problems: Eric Margolis
Sadr vs. Sistani: Shi'ite Power Struggle: Juan Cole
 
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News
Updated Aug. 16, 2004 – 6:10 pm EDT
Iraqi Govt Conference Sinks Into Chaos
Allawi Moves to Impose Media Clampdown
Police Fire at Reporters as US Tanks Roll Up to Shrine
As Offensive Resumes in Najaf, Some Iraqi Troops Deserting
Can Allawi Win by Unleashing US Marines?
US Shifts 70,000 GIs to 'Focus on Terrorism'
Report: al-Qaeda Held March Meeting in Pakistan
Chavez Appears Victorious in Huge Venezuela Turnout
Viewpoints
If You Want War, Get Used
to Blood
 by Charley Reese
Sadr vs. Sistani: Iraq's Shi'ite Power Struggle  by Juan Cole
Plan Colombia: Another Drug War Failure  by Ted Galen Carpenter
From Megatons to Megawatts
by Gordon Prather
Let Africa Solve Its Own Problems
by Eric Margolis
Najaf Gives the Lie to 'Liberation'
by Kamil Mahdi

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Frontline
FBI Goes Knocking for Political Troublemakers
Three US Soldiers Killed in Najaf Fighting
From Sadr to the Chalabis, Iraq Makes a Laughingstock of the US
Not Just a Battle for Najaf
Iraq Assembly off to a Faltering Start
Fans Take to Field as Iraqi Soccer Team Wins Again
Iraqis Say GIs Rob Them
US Troops Remain Active in Najaf
Coalition Troops in and Withdrawn From Iraq
 
US Troops Surprised by the Bravery and Ferocity of Sadr Militia
Iraq National Conference
Iraq's Democracy Experiment Under Curfew, Behind Barricades
100 Delegates Walk out of Iraq Conference
Two Visions of Iraq Struggle Take Hold
Tense Iraq Debates New Assembly
Najaf & Sadr's Uprising
Iran TV Journalist Arrested Reporting Live From Najaf
Baghdad Slum Fuels Sadr's Power
Mahdi Army Fighters Bedevil Coalition
A Day of Life and Death At Iraq's Imam Ali Shrine
Explosions Shake Najaf Cemetery
Mahdi Army Digs In, But Hopes for Peace Deal
Experts Urge New Tactics in Najaf Fight
Violence Continues
Mortar Attack Near Iraq Conference Kills 16
Sunday Clashes in Hilla Leave 13 Dead
US Raid on Fallujah Kills Civilians
US Soldier Killed by North Baghdad Bomb
Ukrainian Soldier in Iraq Killed by Land Mine
Dutch Soldier Killed in Iraq
Bulgarian Troops Under Fire in Karbala
Iraqis Who Kidnapped Iran Diplomat Demand Release of 500 POWs
Security and Chaos
Fallujah Brigade May Be Merged Into Iraqi Army
Militants Crossing Iraq's Porous Borders
Putting the Squeeze on Transport in Iraq
Uprising Keeps Iraq Oil Exports Halved
US General: Iraqi Rebuilding to Quicken Despite Violence
Iraqi Christians Leave En Masse After Deadly Church Attacks
Global Iraq Fallout
Thousands of War Protesters in South Korea Clash With Police
Dutch Troops to Remain in Iraq
Afghanistan
Dozens Killed as Herat Militia Clashes With Warlord's Forces
Afghan Army Retakes Airbase
US to Militarize Role in Afghan Drug War
Seven Afghan Soldiers Killed by Taliban
Afghans Excited About First Election
Pakistan/India
US Sees Pakistan as Fragile State
Pakistani Officials: Terror Plot Foiled
Soldier Killed in South Waziristan Fighting
Pakistan Demands India Withdraw From Saichen Glacier
Hindus, Muslims Clash Over Parking in Gujarat
18 Killed at Independence Day Parade in NE India
Asia
Taiwan: China a Threat to Regional Security
China Denies Mistreating US Professor
Japan Shrine Visit Angers China
Koizumi Reiterates Antiwar Resolve
Indonesia's Military Moves Back to Center Stage
Aussie FM to Visit North Korea for Nuke Talks
Czechs Probing Korean War Experiments on US Prisoners
Papua New Guinea Tribes Seek Compensation From UK
Mass Arrests of Demonstrators in Maldives
 
The War at Home
Reservists Say War Makes Them Lose Jobs
Pentagon Ready to Weaponize Space
Battle of Britain
Blair Plan to Host Allawi Angers Party Opponents
UK War Dead Records Go Online
Former UK Foreign Secretary: Blair Should Learn Iraq Lessons
No Tea for UK Army Recruits?
'Homeland Security'
Pentagon Balks at Intel Reform
Democrats Unlikely to Fight Goss Nomination
Doctor in Anthrax Probe Flaunted 'Connections'
'War on Terror'
Cyberspace Gives al-Qaeda Refuge
US New Most-Feared Terrorist
UK Muslims Issue Anti-terror Guide
Italy on Alert as al-Qaeda Deadline Passes
Hot on a Cold Trail to bin Laden
Olympic Security Lapses Exposed
Palestine/Israel
Israel to Palestinians: Leave the Driving to Us
Israel: The Ultimate Swing State?
ElBaradei: Israeli's Willingness to Discuss Nuke Arsenal Is Good Development
Militants Take Control of Rafah Crossing
Terror Alert High in Jerusalem, Roadblocks Set Up
Mideast Peace Promoters Sharply Criticize White House
Disengagement Plan Lacks Urgency
Held at Gunpoint in Nablus
Israeli Missiles Fired Into Rafah Camp
Former Treasurer Claims Arafat Enriched Cronies
Hamas Calls for Support for Prisoners Hunger Strike
Iran
Olympic Crisis: Iranian Athlete Refuses to Compete Against Israeli
Iran Warns Its Missiles Can Hit Anywhere in Israel
US Turns Up Pressure on Iran Weapons
Powell Asks Japan to Withdraw Business From Iran
Middle East
Four Militants Killed in Yemen Attack
Saudi Branch of al-Qaeda Claims Credit for Killing Irishman
Sudan
Algeria, Egypt, Libya Ready to Send Troops to Darfur
Questions Outnumber Answers in Darfur
Sudan Militias Train for Guerrilla War Against Foreign Troops
Tora Bora Army Strikes Back at Janjaweed
Children Grow up Fast Amid Horrors of Sudan
Africa
US Demands Justice After Massacre of 150 Refugees in Burundi
Congo Refugees Grieve for Victims
Germany Admits Namibia Genocide
Russia & Her Neighbors
Seven Georgian Soldiers Wounded as South Ossetia Ceasefire Violated
Pope Not Welcome in Russia
Will Russia, the Oil Superpower, Flex Its Muscles?
Russia Questions NATO's Air Patrols in Baltic
Americas
Venezuela Voters Turn out in Huge Numbers
US Nervous About Chavez
Six Dominican Navy Men Arrested for Taking Bribes
 
Contributors


8/16/2004
Sex, Lies, and Terrorism


8/13/2004
Parsing the Libyan Myth


8/10/2004
Bringing Back Saddam (Almost)


8/07/2004
Sino-Japanese Grudge Match

Nebojsa Malic
8/05/2004
Summer of Discontent

Praful Bidwai
7/28/2004
India-Pakistan Hope Gives Way to Uncertainty

Ran HaCohen
6/30/2004
Don't Call it a Wall

Matthew Barganier
6/23/2004
The Honest Case for War

Joseph Stromberg
5/12/2004
Inventing Iraq Yet Again?

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