Today's Highlights

'Democracy,' Iraqi-Style: Justin Raimondo
Let's Keep Our Eyes on the Prize: David Henderson
How Stands the Empire?: Pat Buchanan
Agency Could Be Big Brother: James Bamford
Iraq: Game Over: Robert Dreyfuss

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Sun Tzu
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Updated December 26, 2005 - 10:50 PM EST
US Iraq Presence May Grow, Not be Cut
Top US General: Iraqis Want US Out
Ambush, Attacks Kill 24 Iraqi, One US Soldier
US: No Handover of Prisons to Iraq
US Seeks To Escape Brutal Cycle In Iraqi City With 3rd Pullout
Today's Joseph and Mary Would Face 15 Checkpoints
The Agency That Could Be Big Brother  by James Bamford
Common Ground: Muslims Condemn Terrorism  by Samar Dahmash Jarrah
Not Authorized by Law: Domestic Spying and Congressional Consent  by Jordan Paust
How Stands the Empire?
by Patrick J. Buchanan
Intelligence Abuse Déjà Vu
by Gary Hart
Follow the Law, Not the Leader
San Francisco Chronicle

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US Conducts Christmas Morning Raids in Iraq
Street Protests Rage in Iraq
Iran Denies Getting Russia Nuclear Proposal
Bloggers, Money US Weapons in Information War
Experts: US Preparing for Exit in Iraq
Shi'ites Decline Sunni Bid for More Iraq Parliament Seats
Email Spying Claim Fuels Wiretapping Scandal
For Agency's 'Rendering' Teams, a Lavish Overseas Lifestyle
Officials Want to Expand Review of Domestic Spying
Iraq's Early Midnight Mass
Once Protected by Saddam, Iraqi Worshippers Risk Their Lives to Celebrate Christmas in Church
Today in Iraq
Bombs, Protests Mark Tense Christmas in Iraq
People of Fallujah Demonstrate Against Iraq Vote Results
Lawyers Ask for Investigation Into Torture of Saddam
Saddam and the Men With the Golden Guns
Attacks Continue
Two US Soldiers Killed in Baghdad on Christmas
Three Killed in Iraq Unrest
Iraqi Student Leader's Body Found After Protesting Election
Security Incidents in Iraq, Dec. 26
Security Incidents in Iraq, Dec. 25
Iraq Occupation
Blues in the Green Zone on Christmas
US Struggles With Overcrowded Jails in Iraq
US Cites Improvement in Mosul Security
US Missteps Leave Iraqis in the Dark
US Soldiers in Iraq Opting to Re-Up by the Thousands
Army Seeking to Hand Iraqis More Posts
Iraq Vets Give Taste of War to Trainees
Hostage Crises
Iraqi Kidnapper Demands Jordan Release Failed Suicide Bomber
British Muslims Urge Kidnappers to Free Londoner Held for 30 Days
Christmas Appeal for Release of Iraq Hostages
Two Afghan Top Officials Sacked for Spying: Karzai
Six Militants Killed Planting Landmine in Afghanistan
South Asia
US Eyes Big Pakistan, India Arms Sales
Tamil Rebel Murdered at Mass as War Looms Again
Nepalese Protest Against Massacre
East Asia
China Sentences Dissident to 12 Years in Prison for Anti-Japanese Protests
Japan Backs Joint US Missile Plan
Japanese Feelings Toward China at Record-Low: Poll
North Korea Said to Call US Envoy 'Tyrant'
Azerbaijan Air Crash 'May Be Terrorism'
Terror Warnings Prompt Bomb Sweeps at Indonesia Churches
War on Terror
Powell: Nothing Wrong With Spying Without Warrants
Bin Laden's Phone Use No Secret When 'Leaked'
Only Love Can Counter Terrorism, Says Archbishop
The War at Home
Rice Sees Political Star on Rise
Battlefield Blogs Take Iraq War Into Homes of America
Oakland Settles Lawsuit Filed by Antiwar Protester
Israel Edges Away From Palestinian Vote Ban
Sharon Resumes Work After Having Stroke
Israel Extends Closure of Palestinian Territories
Sharon Orders Defense Chiefs to Halt Gaza Rocket Launchers
Thousands Celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem
Israeli Police Detain Three Peace Activists
Settlers Suspected of Cutting Down 120 Palestinian Olive Trees
Middle East
Arab League Chief Denies Deal to Clear Syria Over Hariri Murder
Egypt's Brotherhood Leader Says Holocaust Did Happen
DR Congo
Ugandan Rebels Kill UN Soldier in Congo Attack
UN and Congolese Troops Battle Ugandan Rebels
DR Congo 'Yes' Vote in Solid Lead
New Council Takes Control in Mogadishu
Call to Ease Sudan-Chad Tension
Serb General Mladic in Talks About Surrendering to War Crimes Tribunal
OPEC Hope for Russia
Dutch Debate Rights in Fight Against Terror
Questions Linger About New Bolivia Leader
Bolivia's Expectations High for Its First Indian President
Possibility of US Military Presence Raises Fears in Paraguay
Aussie Muslim Leader: Howard Fueling Radicalism
Australian Air Force Tried to Cover Up Senior Officer's Pedophilia

Justin Raimondo
'Democracy,' Iraqi-Style

David R. Henderson
Let's Keep Our Eyes on the Prize

Sascha Matuszak
Drums in the Streets

Alan Bock
Toward a Peace Culture

Charles Peņa
Syriana: It's Not About the Oil

Nebojsa Malic
The Road to Serfdom

Ivan Eland
George W. Bush's Impeachable Offenses

Ran HaCohen
Democracy and Colonialism

Praful Bidwai
Indian Nuclear Deal With US Turns Faustian Bargain

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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