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War, Lies, and Videotape: Justin Raimondo
History's Burden in Iraq: Alan Bock
Bush v. Reality: Tom Engelhardt
Another Raid, More Alienation: Brian Conley
An American Hero at My Lai: Clancy Sigal

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Updated January 13, 2006 - 11:17 PM EST

Iran Threatens to Block Inspections

US: More Violence Likely as Iraq Readies Govt
Pentagon Grilled Over Database on War Critics
US Blamed as Missiles Kill 18 More Pakistanis

US Tries to Block Supremes Ruling on Detainees

Germany Admits Secret Agents in Iraq Since 2003

Foreign Fighters Flood Into Afghanistan
American Cultural Sensitivity in Iraq: 'Die, Ragheads, Die!'
Iran Crisis a Result of Iraq Policy
by Robert Dreyfuss
Backdoor Draft, Back Again
by Christopher Hayes
You're Being Watched...
by Laura K. Donohue
Bush v. Reality  by Tom Engelhardt
Like Tourists With Guns
by Christopher Preble
The Jailer  by Juan Cole

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Two Killed in U.S. Chopper Crash in Iraq
Another Raid Brings Further Alienation

Poll: Americans Split Over Immediate Iraq Withdrawal

US Creates 'Managers' for Iran and North Korea

Rumsfeld: US Studied Bremer's '04 Bid for More Troops

Bremer Attacks 'Idiotic' Spanish Troops in Iraq

German Spies Deny Guiding US Bomb Raids in Iraq

Al-Qaeda Takes Aim at Israel

Hamas Drops Call for Destruction of Israel From Manifesto

Cheney Keeps Pushing Iraq Terror Connection


Padilla Pleads Not Guilty to
Terror Cell Charges

Occupying Iraq

US Anger at 'Cultural Insensitivity' Claim by British Officer

Brit Officer's Critique of US Army in Iraq [.pdf]

Slovenia to Send Soldiers to Iraq for the First Time

Germany to Offer Increase in Iraq Aid

Iraq Today
Sunni Leader: Impasse Likely Without Constitution Changes

Efforts Intensify to Train Iraqi Police

Lawyer: Tariq Aziz Has Less Than Month to Live

After Handover, Hussein Palace Looted

  Security Incidents in Iraq, Jan. 13

Security Incidents in Iraq, Jan. 12

'Menu of Possibilities' May Await Iran

EU3, China, Russia, US to Meet on Iran

Full Text of EU-3 Statement on Iran

US Says Any Sanctions Will Target Iranian Leadership, Not People

Iran 'Not Worried' About UN

China Urges Iran to Rejoin Talks

Canada Presses UN on Iranian Nuclear Move

Oil Prices Jump Over Fears of Iran Sanctions

Afghan Survey Finds Broad Support for Govt

EU Urges Netherlands to Make Decision on Afghanistan Mission

Afghan Mission Doubts Threaten Dutch Coalition

How Afghanistan Led to War in the Hague


Syria Says UN Murder Team Cannot Question Assad

Syria May Be Finding Its Own Facesaver

Ex-Insider Sends Shock Waves Through Syria

A Potent Threat to Syria Rises in Exile


Maoist Rebels Attack Town in Nepal

100,000 Rally Against King in Nepal

Sri Lanka

Eight Killed in Sri Lanka Blast

Sri Lanka Bomb Attack Fuels Fear of Return to Civil War

Sri Lankan FM Discusses War, Not Peace, in Washington


Gas Pipeline Blown Up in Southern Pakistan


Foreign Oil Workers Kidnapped in Nigeria

Twin Attacks Cut Nigerian Oil Output by 10 Percent


Ethiopia: Hidden Crackdown in Rural Areas

AU: Sudanese Troops Disguising Themselves as Peacekeepers

Zimbabwe’s Opposition Party Splits

Swaziland King Jails Opposition


Current Bolivian President Slams Chávez' Coup Remarks

Brazil Looks for Way Out of Haiti Mission

Colombia Seeks Peace in the Middle of War

Chile Candidates in Final Rallies


North Korean Leader Visits Southern China

China and India Forge Alliance on Oil Supplies

Taiwan Plans to Build 500 Cruise Missiles

Hong Kong Leader Abandons Reforms

War on Terror

Defendant in Arian Case Seeks Wiretap Info

FBI Assures: We Monitored Non-Muslim Sites for Radiation Too

US Builds New Guantanamo Prison

US Govt Asks Top Court to Dismiss Challenge to Bush Over Gitmo

Iraqi Gets Seven Years in German Court

US Applauds as Indonesia Arrests Separatists

Surge in Sale of Disposable Cell Phones May Have Terror Link

Spying on Americans

Bush Renews Defense of Wiretaps

Ex-CIA Lawyer: No Legal Basis for NSA Spying


Five Danes Guilty of Iraq Abuse

Newly Released Records Show Army Stopped Abuse Probe Even Though No One Was Interviewed

Black Ops Unit Covered Up Detainee Abuse

In Iraq General's Murder, 1 Charge Dropped

US Military

Guard Recruiting Assistance Program Opens

Army Needs $1.2 Billion for Choppers Lost to Attacks

Marine's 40-Year-Old Desertion Charges Dropped

Scandal Leads to Ethics Refresher for SoCom Staff

Army Ends Lockheed Contract for New Spy Plane

War at Home

Bush Continues to Stump for War Support

Judge Demands Police Video of Grandmothers' Protest

National ID, State Nightmare

Govt Agencies to Set Standards for Reports of Suspicious Activity


Sharon's Legend Grows Among Israelis

'Stable' Sharon to Undergo New Brain Scan

Robertson Apologizes to Sharon's Son for Remarks

Israeli Politics

Politics, Violence Return as Sharon Inches Toward Health

Israeli MP Accuses US of Meddling in Internal Politics, Promoting Olmert

Kadima Does Well in Polls Despite Sharon's Illness

Kadima-Labor Coalition Likely in Israel

Israel's Epic Generation Passes Torch

Likud Ministers Quit, but Not Before Fight With Netanyahu

New Hardliners in Likud Poll List

Palestinian Politics

'This Is the Way to Hell,' Fatah Candidate Warns

Fatah Accused of Sabotaging Vote


Israeli Army Shells Northern Gaza

Settlers Torch Two Palestinian Homes in Hebron

Palestinian Bomber Blows Himself Up Near Israeli Troops

Olmert: Peace Process Over if Hamas in Govt

Palestinians Decry Israeli DM's Barrier Plan

Mofaz: Abbas Must Show Detailed Plan to Tackle Militants

Three Palestinians Die in West Bank Clashes

Israel's 'Arab-Counter' Influences Land Debate


Yushchenko Takes Steps to Restore Authority

Release of Ex-Communist Irks Lithuanians

Merkel, a Critic of US, Gets a Partner's Welcome


Deadlines Come and Go, but Mladic Doesn't Show

NATO Denies Use of Kosovo Camp for US Renditions

Croatia: CIA Behind Ethnic Cleansing of Serbs


Justin Raimondo
War, Lies, and Videotape

Alan Bock
History's Burden in Iraq

Nebojsa Malic
Our Friends, the Peacekeepers

Ivan Eland
An Imperial Presidency Based on Constitutional Quicksand

David R. Henderson
Milton and David Friedman on Military Intervention

Charles Peña
Troop Reduction Legerdemain

Praful Bidwai
Nuclear Clouds Gather
Over Asia

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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