Highlights
A GI's Mother Looks at Iraq: Tom Engelhardt & Teri Wills Allison
The Face of US Exceptionalism: William Marina
Tragedy and Farce: Nebojsa Malic
Israeli Politics Upside Down: Ferry Biedermann
Fear of Draft Affecting Election: Jim Lobe
 
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News
Updated Oct. 21, 2004 – 10:00 pm EDT
Reservist: 'We Are Not Cowards'
Commander Relieved of Duty Over Iraq 'Mutiny'
US General: No Evidence bin Laden Controls al-Qaeda
Poor Intel Misled Troops About Risk of Drawn-Out War
Soldier Gets 8 Years for Iraq Prisoner Abuse
Guilty MP: Interrogators Encouraged Abuse
Pat Robertson Sticks to Story: Bush Predicted No Casualties
Sunni Clerics to Order Election Boycott if US Continues Fallujah Siege
Viewpoints
A GI's Mother Looks at Iraq
by Tom Engelhardt & Teri Wills Allison
Holding a Mirror to the Face of US Exceptionalism  by William Marina
Saddam: Too Rational for His Own Good?  by Frederick Sweet
Rewarding Bad Behavior
by Deborah Pearlstein
US Policy vs. Palestinian Children
by Marianne Albina
The World Has Lost Iraq's Oil
by Youssef M. Ibrahim

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Frontline
Reservists Doubt Their Combat Readiness
Hundreds of Iraqi Soldiers Abandon Unit in Samarra
Mutiny: Reservists Treated Like Conscripts
Abolishing the Iraqi Army: The Fallout
Iraqi Opposition May Be Excluded From Conference
Lebanese PM and Cabinet Resign
US Loses Ruling on Gitmo Detainees
US General Backs Off on Confidence of bin Laden Capture
 
US Raid Kills Family of Six in Fallujah
Today in Iraq
Failure in Fallujah
Iraqi Christian Clerics Visit Muslim Scholars' Office After Church Blasts, Stress Unity
Soldier Says Abu Ghraib Interrogators Told Him to Stage Mock Electrocution
Rigid US Contracting Rules Delaying Iraqi Reconstruction
Use of Civilian Contractors in War Zones Is at Record Levels
Insurgents
Report: 1,000 al-Qaeda Warriors Now in Iraq
Jordanian Official: Iraq Rebels Betraying Zarqawi
A Compendium of Iraqi Insurgent Groups, and What It Is They Want
Top Iranian Ayatollah Cuts Ties With Sadr
Iraqis Tried by Sadr for Aiding US Remain Missing
Violence Continues
11 US Soldiers Wounded in Samarra Car Bombings
US Convoys Bombed in Baghdad and Samarra
4 Children Killed in Iraq Car Bombing, 20 Wounded
Car Bombing Near Baghdad Airport
Hostage Crises
Kidnappers in Iraq Free Two Egyptian Engineers
France Still Optimistic About Freeing Kidnapped Reporters
UN in Iraq
Iraq Official Urges More UN Election Aid
UN Turns to US Troops to Guard Its Staff in Iraq
Fiji Agrees to Protect UN in Iraq
Iraq Occupation
General: Alleged Troop Mutiny Was 'Isolated Incident'
Army Still Stretched by Iraq
Transport Trouble for Troops in Iraq
Army May Finally Investigate January Abuse of Iraqi Media Workers
Aussie Deaths a 'Matter of Time' in Iraq
Bulgaria Denies Its Soldier Was Killed in Iraq
Iraqi Politics
Democratic Debate Bursting Out All Over Iraq's University Campus
Iraqi PM Again Denies Execution Reports
Global Iraq Fallout
Turkey Looks South, and Worries
'Official War Artists' Hopeful to Win Prize
Brits Redeploy in Iraq
Blair: Scottish Regiment Will Be Home by Christmas
Blair Faces Revolt Over Troop Deployment
Experts: British Forces 'Will Be Targeted by Iraqi Insurgents'
UK Cabinet Set to Agree to Troop Movement, but Delay Likely
Battles of Britain
Uzbek Opposition Says Britain Was Pressured to Recall Ambassador
UK Labor MPs Accuse Antiwar Group of Backing Bigley's Killers
UK Soldier Sues Govt Over Mustard Gas Exposure
Sergeant Kills Himself After Shutting Down RAF Base
Afghanistan
After Elections, Is Taliban Finished?
Karzai Rival Says He Will Accept Afghan Vote Result
Afghan Vote Exposes Ethnic Divides
Pakistan
Pakistan Arrests Important Egyptian al-Qaeda Operative
Pakistan Says Holding Yemeni al-Qaeda Leader
Pakistani Army Convoy Ambushed, Five Soldiers Killed
Pakistan Hunts One-Legged Taliban 'Hero' After Kidnappings
Asia
Myanmar Power Play Leaves India Smiling
S. Korea's Celebrity Draft Dodgers Face Conscription Next Month
New Indonesian President Sworn In
Burmese Generals Reinvent Dark Days
Cambodia's New King Comes Home
Okinawa: The Forgotten Colony
Hong Kong Democrats Say 'No' to Power
 
The War at Home
Fear of Draft Affecting Election
Fuel Prices Put Markets in a Hole

Pentagon to Place US Ballot on Internet for Overseas Voters

Iowa Police Donate Body Armor to Troops
Peace Activist, 89, Begins Jail Sentence
Hip-Hop Peaceniks: The New Hippies?
'Homeland Security'
Muslim-American Support for 'War on Terror' Plummets
US Rejects Pleas for 'Approved' Muslim Charity List
Intel Reform Hits Hurdle Over Immigration, Civil Liberties
US to Enforce Rules for Mail to Canada
'War on Terror'
CIA Backs Away From al-Qaeda Tip
SE Asia's Strategies for Maritime Security
Russian FM: Terror Suspects Move Freely in Europe
Video Shows Madrid Attack Horror
Spanish Terror Suspect Arrested in Switzerland
Settlement Showdown
As Gaza Pullout Vote Nears, Tension Among Israelis Rises
In Gaza, It's Now Settler Against Settler
Israeli Chief of Staff: Refusal to Evacuate a Danger to Zionism
Israel Battens Down Hatches for Volatile Gaza Vote
Disengagement Turns Israeli Politics Upside Down
Israeli Lawmakers Protected Ahead of Vote
Opponents Pressed on Gaza Pullout
Israel on Alert Over Possible Sharon Assassination Plot
Palestine/Israel
Harassment of Palestinians as a Military Duty
Jenin Gunmen Close PA Offices
Israeli Arabs Slam Promotion of Police Involved in Oct. 2000 Riots
Egypt, Israel Debate Limits on Sinai Forces
Egyptian Officials to Visit Israel in November
Israel Has Arrested 2,500 Palestinian Minors Since Intifada Began
Iran
The Dangers of Playing Hardball With Iran
European Powers to Offer Iran Incentives to Halt Uranium Enrichment
Iran Offers Compromise, but Insists on Right to Enrich Uranium
Iranians United Over Uranium Enrichment
Threatened, or a Threat? Iran's Security Concerns
Iranian President: Talks Only Way To Resolve Nuclear Crisis
Iran Uses Russian Technology to Increase Range of Ballistic Missiles
Iran Launches Fresh Missile Test
Russia/Chechnya
Russian Mothers, Chechen Rebels Bypass Govt to Seek Peace
Russia Nabs Homeless People Selling Nuclear Materials
Rights Group: Organized Bullying in Russian Army Kills Hundreds Every Year
Africa
African Union to Bolster Darfur Force
TV Show Reuniting Angolan Families After Decades of War
Colombia
Washington's War in Colombia
Colombian Rebel Commando Arrested in Attack on Bogota Pub
Colombian Tailor's Bullet-Proof Fashion a Hot Item
Americas
US Lifts Haitian Arms Embargo as Tensions Mount
Brazil Agrees to Inspection of Nuclear Site
Rights Groups Back Chile's Tribal 'Terrorists'
Europe
Elections in Kosovo May Matter Less to Residents Than US Election
Dozens Arrested at Minsk Rally Against Lukashenko
EU Preparing for Vote on Turkish Accession
Turkish Cypriot Government Quits
 
Contributors


10/20/2004
Delusions of Empire


10/21/2004
Tragedy and Farce


10/20/2004
Kerry's Cowardly Convergence


10/19/2004
A Draft or Merely Hot Air?

Ran HaCohen
10/18/2004
Sharon's True Face Exposed (and Ignored)

Alan Bock
10/15/2004
A Missed Opportunity

Sascha Matuszak
10/09/2004
Riding the Tiger

Praful Bidwai
10/06/2004
US and India: Unequal Allies, Uneasy Partners

Matthew Barganier
9/15/2004
Understanding America's Terrorist Crisis: What Should Be Done?

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

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