Today's Highlights

Smearing Fitzgerald: Justin Raimondo
A Moral Barometer for America: Ray McGovern
My Weekend With the Wonks: Leon Hadar
Stop the Next War: Ron Jacobs
Tonkin Gulf War II: Eric Alterman

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Updated November 4, 2005 - 11:06 PM EST

Bush War Policy Is Now in Play

Rome Says Niger Docs Faked by Sacked Agent
Italy 'Warned Saddam Intelligence Was Bogus'

Pentagon to Keep Higher Troop Levels in Iraq

Anti-Bush Protest in Argentina Turns Violent
Questions Remain About the Arguments for War
Four US Soldiers Killed in Baghdad
Insurgents Kill 11 Iraqi Security Forces

Bush's Ratings Reach New Low

Former Powell Aide Links Cheney's Office to Abuse Directives
AIPAC Trial Delayed Until April
A Moral Barometer for America
by Ray McGovern
Stop the Next War Before It Starts
by Ron Jacobs
Squeezing Bush on His Prewar WMD Hype  by David Corn
Tonkin Gulf War II  by Eric Alterman
My Weekend With the Wonks
by Leon Hadar
War by Remote Control  by Meron Benvenisti

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House Blocks Democrats' Iraq Resolution

AIPAC Trial Could Expose Ways Information Is Gathered in DC
Wolfowitz, in New Role, Blocked by Iraq Chaos He Didn't Foresee

Italy MPs Probe Niger-Iraq Claim

Italy's Spy Chief Denies Role in Fake Iraq Dossier

Report on Covert Prisons Abroad Spurs UN, EU Probes

Wrongful Incarceration Not Unusual in Iraq

Violence Surges as Ramadan Nears Close
The War Goes On

Al-Qaeda Claims Downing of US Helicopter

US Soldier Killed on Way to Rescue at Crash Site

Roadside Bombs Get Pentagon's Attention

US Army Adapts to 'War of the Flea' in Iraq

Violence Surges as Ramadan Nears

UN Debates Iraq Mandate Extension

Security Incidents in Iraq, Nov. 4

Security Incidents in Iraq, Nov. 3

Eid al-Fitr

Iraq's Sunni-Shi'ite Split Shadows Holiday

In and Around Iraq, Gloom Takes a Holiday

Baghdad Celebrations Muted in a City Under Siege

Rare Signs of Celebration in Iraq as Sunnis Begin a Religious Holiday

Iraq: Security Fears Hamper Eid Feasting

Iraq Today

US: Iraq Army Push Not a Sunni Recruitment Drive

Iraqi Al-Qaeda Group to Kill Moroccan Hostages

Al-Qaeda Claims Iraqi Candidate Kidnapping

UK Iraq Trials

More British Soldiers Facing Trial Over Deaths

Iraqi Murder Trial: Case Against British Paratroopers Collapses

UK MoD Stands by Iraq Murder Trial

Iraqi Witnesses Lied to UK Court in Return for 'Blood Money'


Iranians Demonstrate Outside Italian Embassy

Italian Official Skips Anti-Iran Protest

How Radical Can Iran's President Go?

Middle East

Security Council Unites Against Syria

Report: Syria to Hold Own Hariri Probe

Nationalism Mixes With Dissatisfaction in the Streets of Syria

Plans for Reform in Jordan Must Overcome Skepticism

US Wants Another UN Resolution on Lebanon-Syria


Britain Isolated Over Role in Afghanistan

Estonia to Increase Troops in Afghanistan

US Fortifies Afghan Jail

South Asia

Kashmir Chief Promises to Be Tough on Terror

Pakistan Wants Permanent Kashmir Border 'Softening'

Key al-Qaeda Figure Reportedly Captured in Pakistan

North Korea

US Expects Tough N. Korea Negotiations

China: N. Korea Talks to Resume Next Week


Five US Marines Detained in Philippines for Rape

Thai Districts Impose Martial Law

China Reaches Deeper Into Taiwan Politics

Report: Latest Bali Bombings Show Group's Improved Organization

Russia and Her Neighbors

West Balks at Backing Revolution as Elections Loom in Azerbaijan

Russia Agrees to Oil-for-Food Probe

Putin, Dutch PM Spar Over War in Chechnya

CIA Gulag

CIA Under Scrutiny Over Secret Prisons

EU Promises Inquiry Into CIA's 'Gulag'

Bush 'Operating Secret Gulag in Eastern Europe'

Officials in Eastern Europe Deny Role in US Secret Prisons

US Military

Youths in Rural US Are Drawn to Military

Army Chaplain Gets 5 Years for Raping Enlisted Men

Rumsfeld Backs al-Jazeera-Hater as Spokesman

FBI Probes SOCom Allegations

Military Ordered to Trim $32.1 Billion Over 5 Years

Weapons-Grade Nukes Moved From Los Alamos


New Aussie Terror Laws Could Close Mosques, Have Membership Defined as Terrorists

Aussie Terror Laws Expected to Be in Place by Christmas

Australian Terror Threat Details Emerge

Report: Canada Dismantled Suspected Terror Cell in Toronto

UN Rights Committee: Canadian Anti-Terror Laws May Violate International Laws

Ex-MI6 Chief Warns of Worse to Come for London

Blair and Clarke Split on 90-Day Detention

Blair Faces Series of Rebellions as Times Get Tough

War on Terror

House Democrats Push for Ban on Prisoner Torture

Belgium Starts Trial on Terror

Kuwaitis Return Home From Guantánamo

New Films Ask Why Suicide Bombers Kill


Rice to Visit Israel, Palestinian Territories

Hamas Sets Terms to Renew Truce

Army Breaks Pledge to Allow Israeli Arabs Visits to Gaza Relatives

Israelis Arrest 17 Palestinians in West Bank

Israeli Troops Shoot Palestinian Boy Who Was Carrying a Toy Gun


Settlers Celebrate Tenth Anniversary of Rabin Murder

Israelis Mourn Rabin, and Lost Hopes of Peace


West Bank Town Is Proving Ground for Hamas

Hamas Asks to Relocate Offices to Egypt, Jordan


US Criticizes Chávez for Plans to Build Nuclear Power Plant

Pentagon: We're Probably Not Drawing Up Venezuela Attack Plans

US: Venezuela Must Consult on Jet Moves

Chávez Accuses Colombia of Coup Conspiracy


Peru-Chile Border Row Escalates

Colombia Paramilitaries Seek to Revisit Peace Deal

Haiti's Interim Government Files Suit Against Aristide in Miami


New Eritrea-Ethiopia Border War Feared as Troops Near DMZ

France Punishes Generals Over Death in Ivory Coast

More Violence in Ethiopia Capital Kills Three

US Prods, Makes Promises to End Violence in Sudan's Darfur Region

Darfur Rebels Get New Leader


Justin Raimondo
Smearing Fitzgerald

David R. Henderson
Who Is 'We'?

Nebojsa Malic
Once More, With Feeling

Ivan Eland
Medals for Libby, Rove, and Cheney?

Praful Bidwai
India Abandons Global Nuclear Disarmament

Alan Bock
A Time for Reconsideration

Charles Peņa
Iraq by the Numbers

Ran HaCohen
The Quiet Occupation

Sascha Matuszak
Free the Diplomats

Joseph Stromberg
An Anti-Imperialist's Reading List: Part Two

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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