Highlights

Comrade Aaronovitch Strikes Again: J. Raimondo
Immoral Relativism: Tom Engelhardt
A Defeat Bred in Deceit: Paul Craig Roberts
US Terror Policies Backfire: Haider Rizvi
Bush's Iranian Twin: Jim Lobe

 
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News
Updated June 29, 2005 - 11:25 PM EDT
Bush Says Iraq War 'Worth It'
Americans, Iraqis See No End to Old Battles
Bush Omits Uncomfortable Facts
17 US Troops Killed as Taliban Downs Copter
UN Official: US May Be Keeping Secret Prisoners on Warships
Viewpoints
A Defeat Bred in Deceit
by Paul Craig Roberts
Public Isn't Buying Bush's 'Reality' Show  by Frank Rich
Final Draft? High Comedy on the Army-Recruitment Front  by Matt Taibbi
Immoral Relativism  by Tom Engelhardt
The Vietnam Solution
by Robert Dreyfuss
Your Rapidly Disappearing Rights
by Nat Hentoff

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Frontline
Ahmadinejad and Bush: Separated at Birth?
Uzbekistan Points Finger at West Over May Violence
US Military Says Can Defeat Nuclear-Armed North Korea
US Accused in Iraqi Journalist's Death
Talabani Distances Himself From US Talks With Insurgents
During Vietnam, Rumsfeld Criticized Administration for 'Credibility Gap'
Time May Reveal Source to Keep Miller Out of Jail in Plame Case
Is Black-Market Baby Formula Financing Terror?
Britain Took Nuclear Arms to Falklands War
Italy to Seek Extradition of CIA Agents
 
Why the US and Iran Love to Hate Each Other
Today in Iraq
Police Open Fire on Iraq Crowd of Demonstrators
US Board OKs Release of 2,700 Iraq Detainees
Shi'ite Lawmaker Killed in Car Bombing in Iraq
SCIRI Rejects Negotiations With Ba'athists
Clan Chief Caught Between US, Insurgents
Thousands of Karabila Residents Return After Fleeing US Attacks
Iraqi Security
Violence Flares on the 1st Anniversary of Iraq's 'Sovereignty'
A Tenuous Grip on Sovereignty
Sovereignty a Mixed Bag, Iraqis Say
US Expects 200,000 Iraqi Troops by October
Progress in Iraq Comes Amid Struggle to Survive
Oil Tankers Told Not to Linger at Iraq's Terminals
Iraqi Navy Protects Tiny Coastline
Iraqi Occupation
US-Led Forces Launch New Offensive in Iraq
Car Bombs Kill Two US Soldiers as Iraqi Forces Begin Offensive
Fear and Pride in Hunt for Weapons of Moderate Destruction
For US Troops, the Question Is 'Who Can You Trust?'
Marines Sleep in Kitchens of Iraqi Residents Near Baghdad
US Servicewomen Fear Iraq Role Under Threat
Japanese Troops to Halt Activity Outside Base Following Explosion
Injured Marines Transferred From Germany to US
Attacks Continue
Slaying of Top Shi'ite May Stoke Ethnic Tension
Five Killed in Iraq Bombing Spate
Iraq Says Arrested al-Qaeda Leader Behind Kidnappings
The New Iraq
Fear of Death Inspires Iraqi's Twice-Daily Death Prayers
Iraq Needs Up to $15 Billion to Repair Water Network
Iraq Calls for End to UN War Compensation Scheme
Global Iraq Fallout
Syria Delegation to Travel to Iraq
Relatives of Beheaded British Hostage in Iraq, Survivors Speak to BBC
Afghanistan
US Disputes Taliban Toll, Says 77 Dead, Not 178
Pentagon Warns on Afghan Violence
Afghan Elections Still on Despite Violence
US Military Servicemember Missing After His Vehicle Falls Into Afghan River
US Claims Success in Flushing Out Afghan Militants
Pak-Afghan Bus, Rail Links Discussed
Afghanistan: Interview With Governor of Isolated Nuristan Province
India/Kashmir
US, India Sign Defense Pact
India Urges End to Nuclear Curbs
Top Rebel Commander, Girl Among Five Killed in Indian Kashmir
Hindu Militant Held in Christian Killings
Nepal
Nepalís Army Kills 30 Maoists
Anti-Govt Guerrillas Most Serious Threat to Nepal: US Official
US Issues Nepal Democracy Plea
US Delays Shipment of M-16 Rifles to Nepal to Protest Royal Takeover
Koreas
Seoul Looks to Soften Cheney's North Korea Views
US Military University Plans North Korea War Game
South Korea Beautifies Beaches by Removing Barbed Wire
North Korea Reportedly Cuts International Phone Lines
China/Taiwan/Japan
China a Security Threat to US?
China Says No to Political Interference Over CNOOC Bid for Unocal
On Taiwanese Island, Residents Chafe at Being Trapped in Cold War With China
China Confiscates Japanese Textbooks Over Taiwan Description
Emperor Seeks to Heal Old Wounds With Visit to Korean War Memorial
Tibet Group Brings Genocide Case Against China
Philippines
Opposition Tells Arroyo to Quit
Critics Scorn Arroyo's Apology
Bulgaria
Bulgarian Leftists Snub Ex-King, Deadlock Extended
Power Struggle Looms in Bulgaria
Europe
EU's Quest: A Leaner and Meaner Military
Ex-Franco Minister Loses Vote in Northwest Spain
Protesting Russian Prisoners Said to Mutilate Themselves
Zimbabwe
Mugabe in New Moves to Gain UN Approval
'Jail Hell' Over for Zimbabwe MP
International Cricket Council Rejects Zimbabwe Ban
Envoy Wants 'Comprehensive' Picture of Zimbabwe
Sudan
Eritrea Denies It Backs Eastern Sudan Rebels
Rebel Infighting Undermines Darfur Peace Talks
Mortality Rates Declining in Sudan's Darfur: UN
Africa
DR Congo 'Human Shield' Gunfight
Ethiopia's Supreme Court Rejects High Court's Ruling on Electoral Results
Uganda MPs Back Constitution Change to Allow Museveni Reelection Bid
Ivorians Hold More Crisis Talks
Mexico
Zapatista Rebels Seek Political Solution to Resistance
Fox 'Enthusiastically Welcomes' Zapatista Rebels' Shift to Politics
Haiti
Tighter Security Promised in Haiti Under New UN Mandate
US Scales Back Haiti Embassy Staff Amid Unrest
Colombia
US Nixes Colombia Rebels' Hostage Swap
At Least Seven Dead in Colombia Bombing
In Other News
World Leaders Head Into G-8 Gathering Politically Weakened
UN Urges 'Real Justice' in East Timor
Shelby Foote, Civil War Historian, Dies
 
Bush, et al. on Iraq
Bush Still Making the False 9/11-Iraq Connection
'Lessons of Sept. 11' Again Take Center Stage
Text of Bush's Speech at Fort Bragg
Mood Split in Town Where Bush Spoke
Troops a Favorite Bush Audience
Attacks Needn't End Before Pullout, Rumsfeld Says
Rice: Insurgents Losing Iraqis' Support
Pentagon Pretends Iraq Is a Success
Italy vs. the CIA
Alleged CIA Target Tied to Iraq Group
Italians Wonder About Their Role in Kidnapping
Guantanamo
Former Russian Gitmo Prisoner to Sue US for Torture Ordeal
Muslim Cleric: Gitmo Guards Defiled Koran
Democrats Report No Abuse at Gitmo
US Military
Joining the Army to Pay for College? Check the Fine Print
Army Moves to Advance Two Linked to Abu Ghraib
Army Recruits Quickly Abused in Training
Pentagon Aided Halliburton, Official Charges
Halliburton Facing $1.4bn Question Over Iraq Bill
Gunner Palace Helps Military Families
US War Injured Toll Soars, Hits Veterans Health Costs
Congress Plans Emergency Funds for Vets Health Care
Soldiers Land Roles in War of the Worlds
Rumsfeld Blames Media for Showing Only 'Negative' Side of Iraq War
John Bolton
Spy Reports an Issue in Bolton Nomination
Bolton Requested 10 Names in Spy Reports
The War at Home
Appeals Court Says Reporters Must Disclose Sources to Wen Ho Lee
McNamara Hits at 'Very Dangerous' US Policy on Iran and North Korea
Reporters Face Jail After Court Declines to Step In
Protecting Whistleblowers or Shielding Government Wrongdoing?
US 'World's Biggest Jailer'
Diplomacy's New Muscle Under Rice
Tim Robbins' Antiwar Zone
George Lucas Sets Up Shop on Former Military Base
US Homeland Security
Hearing on Security Clearance Backlog Sparks Promises of Action
Bioterror Report on Milk Concerns Feds
Two Thefts of Small Planes Renew Security Concerns
UK Homeland Security
UK Parliament Backs ID Cards Plan
Pledge to Cap Cost of Identity Cards
Blair Refuses to Budge Over Asylum-Seekers
Asylum Returns Immoral: Archbishop of Canterbury
War on Terror
White House to Create Overseas Intel Office
White House to Ask CIA to Manage Human Spying
Europe, US Clash Over Terror War
It's Too Easy to Get a US Passport Fraudulently, Report Says
Iran's New President
Don't Judge Ahmadinejad Too Early, Iran Warns Europe
Ahmadinejad Not Concerned With Music, Fashion, or TV
Iran's Leader Orders Smear Campaign Probe
Forex Windfall Gives Iran's Ahmadinejad a Comfy Start
Iran's Khamenei Defends 'Reputable' Rafsanjani
New Iran President Suspect in Kurdish Dissident Killings in Europe
Faded Hopes for Iranian Exiles
Iran's Outgoing Reformist Cabinet Calls on Supporters to Accept Conservative's Win
Outgoing Khatami Urges Liberal Interpretation of Islam
Iran Nuclear Issue
US Renews Threat to Take Iran Nuclear Row to UN
Russia Wants to Build More Nuke Reactors for Iran
Lebanon
Pro-Syrian Parliament Speaker Reelected to Powerful Post
Lebanon Eases Work Restrictions on Palestinian Refugees
Lebanon Has a Chance for Economic Reform Thrust
Leaving Gaza?
US Considers Billion-Dollar Pullout Deal for Israel
Sharon Warns Gaza Settlers as Pullout Protests Escalate
Israel Army Fears Disobedience as Gaza Pullout Looms
Protesters Clog Roads Over Gaza
Israelis Take Sides in Gaza Pullout Issue
Qurei Calls for Unity Cabinet Ahead of Gaza Pullout
New Jersey-Born Israeli Soldier Gets 56 Days in Jail for Disobeying Order
Israeli vs. Israeli in Gaza
The Fresh New Face of Israeli Defiance
Israel/Palestine
NZ PM: Apology Proves Israeli Spies Were in New Zealand
Israel Remains Silent Over Mossad Role in New Zealand Scandal
Rising Frustration With Wall Helps Hamas in West Bank
Palestinian Authority Takes Anti-Corruption Steps
Turkey
Tensions Spill Over in Turkey's Main Kurdish City
EU Draft Text Seeks Membership for Turkey
Egypt
Murbarak Rival in Egypt Pleads Not Guilty to Election Fraud
Chaos at Egypt Party Chief Trial
US Agrees to Sell Arms to Egypt
Egypt's Brotherhood Calls for Opposition Alliance
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Ambassador to US Resigns

New Saudi List of Terror Suspects Issued

Americas
Chilean Candidate Would Grant Bolivia Sea Access
Bolivia Congress Set to Debate Election Date, Change to Oil Law
Venezuela Seeks to Build Oil Alliance
Brazil's Nuclear Program
 
Contributors


6/29/2005
Comrade Aaronovitch
Strikes Again


6/28/2005
Negotiations with Iraqi Rebels Are a Good Start But Not Enough


6/24/2005
Smoking Gun Misfiring?


6/16/2005
Snuff Reality

Ran HaCohen
6/15/2005
The Quiet Occupation

Praful Bidwai
6/03/2005
World Cannot Afford Failure on the Nuclear Front

Sascha Matuszak
4/11/2005
Laowai and Zibenren

Joseph Stromberg
2/07/2005
An Anti-Imperialist's Reading List: Part Two

Matthew Barganier
10/30/2004
Et Tu, Pat?

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