We've Been Warned: Justin Raimondo
Now for the Hard Part: Alan Bock
Us vs. Them at the NYT: Teresa Whitehurst
10 Million Martyrs: Christopher Deliso
Don't Expect Shi'ites to Toe US Line: Leon Hadar

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Updated February 4, 2005 - 11:26 PM EST
Allawi Faces Defeat as Shi'ites Lead
Top Shi'ites Push for an Islamic Constitution
Congress Mulls 'Regime Change' in Iran
Rice: Attack on Iran 'Not on Agenda'
US Encourages Iran's Reformers to Oppose Clerics
Iran, Syria Dismiss Bush's Charges That They Sponsor Terror
New York-Bound Flights Get False Hijack Threats
Iraqi Officials Back Away From Eight-Million Voter Estimate
50-Strong Iraqi Police Convoy Ambushed, Most Kidnapped
'Good' Military Families vs. 'Bad' Military Families  by Teresa Whitehurst
'The Forces of Freedom' vs. 10 Million Martyrs  by Christopher Deliso
Making the World Safe for Imperial Democracy  by Anthony Gregory
Don't Expect Shi'ites to Toe US Line
by Leon Hadar
Have No Doubt, the Neocons Are Still in Charge  by Martin Sieff
$80 Billion for What?  by Ari Berman

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Marines Come Up Short on Recruits
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Kurd Leader Talabani Wants Top Job in Iraqi Government
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Hercules Crash Theory: Arms Cargo Exploded
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Seven British Troops Face Court Martial Over Iraqi Civilian Murder
Soldier Testifies Conditions at Abu Ghraib Were Deplorable
Army Major: Confusion Reigned Inside Abu Ghraib
British Soldier Cleared of Abuse Charge
Iraq Occupation
Three Marines Killed in Iraq
CT Woman Killed in Iraq Mortar Attack
101st Mission in Iraq Still Uncertain
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Basra Intellectuals United by Fear of Rise in Religious Intolerance
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Global Iraq Fallout
Syria Reeling From Flood of Iraqi Refugees
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Bush Speech Divides Foreign Media
Germany Says Eager to Help Build Iraq Institutions
Europeans Seek Role in Training Iraq Police
Battles of Britain
Antiwar Lib Dems Target UK Student Vote
Brown Wary of Offer to Become UK's New FM
Rice Heads to UK for Blair Talks
Identity Cards Plan Might Breach Convention on Human Rights
Libya Nuclear Evidence Could Point to Pakistan Instead of North Korea
Pakistan Denies US Artillery Aid
US: Al-Qaeda Still in Pakistan
Pakistan Requests F-16 Fighters From US
Baloch Senators Demand Dialogue to Resolve Crisis
China, Taiwan Test Ground for Wider Contacts
EU Finalizes Plan to Lift Arms Embargo on China
Rice Warns EU Over China Arms
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Nepal's King Forbids Criticism
Dumped Nepali Parties Seek Peace Talks With King
Nepali PM Learned of Firing on TV
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Nepalese King Bans Independent Media
US: Nepal Should Restore Civil Rights
Reports: Nepal Troops Fired on Protesting Students
Kathmandu Seethes in Silence After King's Coup
An Activist Hides Out in Kathmandu
US Seeks to Boost Military Ties With Indonesia
Security Increased in Thai South
14 Die in Indian State Polls, Maoists Suspected
North Korea’s Next Step Uncertain After Bush Speech
Afghan Passenger Jet With 100 on Board Goes Missing
Opposition Leader in Cambodia Flees
US Carrier Begins Aceh Pull-Out
Georgian PM Dead
Georgia PM Found Dead; President Assumes Functions
Moscow Denies Link to Georgia PM's Death
Yushchenko Ally Timoshenko Approved as Ukrainian PM
Ukraine Refocuses on Killing of Newsman
Rummy & the Pentagon
Rumsfeld Says He Offered to Resign Twice
How Rumsfeld Plans to Shake Up the Spy Game
Facing War Crimes Charges, Rumsfeld Skips Security Summit
Army Considers Extending Reserve Force Terms
Special Forces Offered $150K to Reenlist
Army Says Won't Withhold Payment to Halliburton
Congress Was Told of Pentagon Intel Plan
US Military Still Transforming Itself for Distant Battles
Some Troops Got Anthrax Shots After Judge Banned Them
Gonzales and Chertoff
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Chertoff Denies Advising on Interrogation Tactics
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The War at Home
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Iraq Vets Speak Out Against War
Punishing the Wrong People
Antiwar Protester Tells of Police Assault at Inauguration
War on Terror
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US: Europe Is 'Fertile Ground' for Terrorism
Koranic Duels Ease Terror
Canada to Counter PATRIOT Act
Former Australian Minister Defends Freed Gitmo Inmate
Habib Sues Aussie Govt, Demanding Return of Passport
Palestinians Call Prisoner Releases, Troop Withdrawals Inadequate
Hamas Refuses to Sign Pledges to Halt Attacks
Six Israeli Soldiers Hurt in Separate Incidents in Gaza Strip, West Bank
Killing of Palestinian Girl Shatters Family
Opposition Says Iran Tests Nuclear Trigger Mechanism
Iran DM: No Interest in Missile That Can Reach Europe
Rice Says US Won't Join Europe in Iran Nuclear Talks
Iran Envoy Hits at Europe Over Nuclear Deal
Russia to Launch Iran Spy Satellites: Report
Iran Gives 'Israeli Spy' 10 Years in Prison
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia Still Battling Terror Cells
US Asks Saudi Arabia to Indict or Return Terror Suspect
Middle East
'Revenge Killing' at Beirut Court
Turkey: US Base Personnel Banned From Nearby Businesses
Kuwait Intensifies Crackdown on Islamist Militants
Arab League Chief Decries Berlusconi Comments on Arabs
Russia, Chechnya Dismiss Cease-Fire Report
Chechnya Calls Rebel Cease-Fire a Bluff
Moscow Demands Halt to UK's Channel Four Interview With Basayev
Putin Strengthens Power at Cost of Popular Support
New Anti-Putin Youth Movement Draws Old Reaction
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DR Congo Re-Erects Belgian Statue
Russia Might Send Troops to Sudan
Girls From Sudan's War Now Fight to Learn
Chirac Offers to Leave Ivory Coast
Mugabe Opponents to Run in Elections Under Protest
Life in Prison for Mauritanian Coup Plotters
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