Today's Highlights

Abramoff & the Israeli Connection: Justin Raimondo
A Formula for Slaughter: Schwartz/Engelhardt
A Blow to Bush's Mideast Spin: Leon Hadar
Syria in Their Sights: Robert Dreyfuss
'Democracy' Brings Bleak Days to Iraq: Dahr Jamail

In order to rally people, governments need enemies. They want us to be afraid, to hate, so we will rally behind them.
Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Buddhist monk
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Updated January 11, 2006 - 11:16 PM EST
US Airstrikes in Iraq May Intensify
Bush Warns Democrats: Don't Slam Iraq Policy
NSA Mounted Massive Spy Op on Antiwar Group
US Troops Build Wall of Sand Around Iraqi Town
US Warns 'Serious Escalation' in Iran Dispute
Iran to Begin 'Small Scale' Enrichment
Military Sources: Israel Updating Plans to Attack Iran
Olmert: Arabs Can Vote in Jerusalem, but Hamas Can't Run
British Men Face Trial for Leaking Plan to Bomb al-Jazeera
How Many Iraqis Have Died Since the US Invasion?  by Andrew Cockburn
Sharon's Stroke a Blow to Bush's Mideast Spin  by Leon Hadar
Tracking an Embattled CIA and a President at War  by James Bamford
Syria in Their Sights  by Robert Dreyfuss
Ugly Phrase Conceals an Uglier Truth  by Salman Rushdie
The PATRIOT Act: Bad Medicine
by John F. McManus

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Powell Admits Errors in War
Report: Iraq War Costs Could Top $2 Trillion
'Democracy' Brings Bleak Days to Iraq
Spain Arrests 20 'Iraq Terror Recruiters'
Iraq Militants Revive Cycle of Violence
Fitzgerald Maintains Focus on Rove
NSA Bugging Probe Begins
Rice 'Frustrated' With Russia
Iraqi Muslims Call for End to Bloodshed
Today in Iraq
A Glance at Recent Events in the Air War
Iraq Enjoys Rare Respite From Violence at Start of Islamic Festival
Sunni Iraqis Protest Mosque Raid
US Sees Iraqi Oil Production Choked for Years
US Military: Six Insurgents Killed in Iraq
Bush Urges Iraq Debt Cancellation
Security Incidents in Iraq, Jan. 10
Hostage Crises
France Debates Media Blackout for Iraq Hostages
Christian Science Monitor Considers US News Blackout on Reporter's Abduction 'Successful'
Baghdad Reporters Rally for Release of Hostage Journalist
Reporter's Abduction Reinforces Risks in Covering Iraq
Newspaper Pleads for Iraq Reporter's Release
Global Iraq Fallout
Koizumi Downplays Iraq Withdrawal Talk
Aussie FM: Leaving Iraq Would Disgrace Us
Battles of Britain
Britain Plans Total Electronic Surveillance of Roads
UK Court-Martial Hears That Sub Captain Had Anger Issues
Poppy Protest When 100th UK Soldier Killed in Iraq
Seven Soldiers, 14 Militants Killed in Pakistan Clash
Pakistan Death Toll Surpasses 40 This Week
114 Grenades Found in Sikh Shrine
India, China to Sign Pact on Cooperation
Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan President Seeks Talks With Rebels
Sri Lankan City of Jaffna Likely Would Be Focus if War Breaks Out
Thousands Protest Against Royal Rule in Nepal
Nepal Attacked Over Media Curbs
Nepal Seeks China, Pakistan Consulates
Nuclear Talks Stall Again as Sanctions Anger Pyongyang
North Korean Leader Said on Trip to China, Russia
US, South Korea to Launch Strategic Dialogue
South Korean Abductees Demand Compensation From North
China's Vast Military Cuts Fat, Adds Muscle
Taipei Sees Beijing Strategy as Threat
Australia-Indonesia Security Treaty Ready to Be Signed
Police, Military Units Clash in Indonesia, No Injuries
US 'Perplexed' Over Dutch Hesitance on Afghanistan Force
Japan to Buy 36 Missiles by 2010
Ukraine MPs Vote to Sack Cabinet Over 'Traitorous' Gas Deal With Russia
Yushchenko: Parliament's Dismissal of Cabinet Unconstitutional
European Women Join Ranks of Jihadis
Kosovo Roma Have Been Living in Contaminated Camps Since NATO's Allies Razed Their Homes in '99
Madrid Plays Down Fears of Unrest in Armed Forces
Sudan President Condemns Darfur Rebels
Arms Flow to Sudan's Darfur Despite Embargo: UN
US Bid to Avert New Horn Conflict
Eritrea Slams UN Over Border Dispute
More European Peacekeepers Sought for Congo
Kenyan Opponent 'Fears for Life'
US Lauds Agreement Reached by Somali Leaders in Yemen
Detention and Torture
More Claims of US Detainee Torture
New Torture Testimony From Gitmo
Amnesty International Releases Accounts of Gitmo Abuse, Torture
Ukraine Denies Existence of Secret CIA Prisons
CIA Faces New Secret Jails Claim
Former Romanian President Denies Knowledge of Any Secret CIA Prison
US Rejects German Call to Close Guantanamo
Military Tribunal Resumes at Guantanamo
Amnesty Calls on EU to Press for Gitmo Closure
US War on Terror
Al-Jazeera: From Network, to a Bush Target, to Courts
Poll: 45 Percent of Americans Expect Terror Attack in 2006
US Military
US Army Pays Bloggers for Propaganda
CIA Docs Reveal: Pentagon Forced Classification of Skylab Photo of Secret Base
Fasting Navy Chaplain Declares Victory
'Loitering Attack Missile' Warhead Tested
New Hampshire Considers Lower Drinking Age for Soldiers
Soldiers' Divorce Rate Drops After 2004 Increase
The War at Home
Turmoil in Iraq Is Part of Progress, Bush Says
Bush Plans More Speeches to Push Iraq Agenda
Bush Sees More Tough Fighting in Iraq in 2006
McClellan: Howard Dean's War Criticism 'Irresponsible'
Russert Resisted Testifying on Leak
Poll: Americans Divided on Eavesdropping Program
Bremer: Syria Tried to Incite Shi'ite Holy War in Iraq
Excerpts From Those Convicted Under Montana's Sedition Act
Lawyer Asks Judge to Dismiss Charges Against Antiwar Grandmothers
Hillary Clinton: Vests Not Protecting Troops in Iraq
US Diplomats Ready to Go to United Nations
Iran Has Built 5,000 Centrifuges, Says Opposition
EU Considers Breaking Off Talks With Iran
Straw Rules Out Military Action on Iran, but Warns on UN Referral
Russia 'Concerned' by Iran's Nuclear Program
Israel's Political Future
Poll: Kadima's Popularity Rises With Olmert as Leader
Sharon's Enemies Pray for His Recovery
Doctors Say Sharon Out of Immediate Danger
Netanyahu Casts Himself as Sharon's Inheritor
Peres Will Fill Kadima's Number-Two Slot
Sharon's Infant Party Moves Forward
How Half a Century Gave Different Meaning to Kadima Battle Cry
Palestinian Elections
Israeli Cabinet to Decide Palestinian Vote
US Says It Has No Position on East Jerusalem Vote
US Renews Support for Palestinian State
World Bank Official: Palestinians on Verge of Bankruptcy
Palestinian Militants Mistakenly Thought Kidnapped Aussie Was American
Israeli Public Defender Demands Halt to Trials of Pullout Foes
Israeli DM Orders Work Restarted on Jerusalem Wall
Police: Settlers Allegedly Felled 773 Palestinians' Olive Trees
Chavez: Venezuela May Buy Chinese or Russian Jets if US Won't Honor F-16 Contract
Venezuela's Oil Deal for US Poor Draws Heat
Australian AG to Investigate Whether Military Tried to Buy Stolen American Secrets

Justin Raimondo
Abramoff and the Israeli Connection

Ivan Eland
An Imperial Presidency Based on Constitutional Quicksand

David R. Henderson
Milton and David Friedman on Military Intervention

Alan Bock
Ukraine: More Than Gas at Stake

Charles Peña
Troop Reduction Legerdemain

Praful Bidwai
Nuclear Clouds Gather
Over Asia

Nebojsa Malic
Troubles Yet to Come

Sascha Matuszak
Drums in the Streets

Ran HaCohen
Democracy and Colonialism

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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