Today's Highlights

The Real Reason for Nuking Iran: Jorge Hirsch
Medals for Libby, Rove, and Cheney?: Ivan Eland
War Party Down but Not Out?: Chris Deliso
Clumsy Forgeries, Italian-Style: Gordon Prather
Sunni Enthusiasm Overblown: Gareth Porter

I can tell you this: If I’m ever in a position to call the shots, I’m not going to rush to send somebody else’s kids into a war.
George H. W. Bush
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Updated November 1, 2005 - 10:47 PM EST
Senate Play Leads to Prewar Intel Probe
Deadliest Month for US in Iraq Since Jan.
NSA Faked Key Data to Promote Vietnam War
Iraq Militias Issue Safe-Passage ID Cards
New Faces, Same Policies on Bush Team
Cheney's New Security Adviser Linked to Bogus Iraq Info
Reports of Sunni Enthusiasm May Be Premature
The Unraveling of the Cheney Cabal  by Ehsan Ahrari
The War Party Is Down, but for How Long?  by Christopher Deliso
Five Unanswered Questions Raised by the Libby Indictment  by Geov Parrish
Clumsy Forgeries, Italian-Style
by Gordon Prather
Emancipate the Think Tanks
by Charles Peña
The New York Times Acquits Itself
by Norman Solomon

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Ran HaCohen
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