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Indian Wars Not Over Yet: Brown/Engelhardt
Iran's Bomb: Charley Reese
Exalting Sharon: Ramzy Baroud
Forcing the World to Be Saved: William Lind
A Town Becomes a Prison: Jamail/Hamed

How vile and despicable war seems to me! I would rather be hacked to pieces than take part in such an abominable business.
Albert Einstein
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Updated January 22, 2006 - 11:11 PM EST
US Still Short in Iran UN Push
Israel Talks of Military Action in Iran Standoff
Iraqis Urging Unity, but Rifts May Be Too Deep
Iraq Shias State Coalition Terms
23 Iraqis Found Dead, Attacks Kill 13 More
US Spending Foreign Aid to Boost Fatah Vote
Pakistan Tells US Not to Repeat Attack
Cheney Doesn't Believe in Close Ties Between Iran, al-Qaeda
Opposition Group Says Tehran to Test Nuke by March
US Accused of Spying on Peace Groups, Others
Our Indian Wars Are Not Over Yet
by John Brown and Tom Engelhardt
Have Peace Activists Ever Stopped a War?  by Lawrence S. Wittner
Exalting Sharon: A Dire Case of Collective Amnesia  by Ramzy Baroud
Iran's Bomb  by Charley Reese
Currency War  by Gordon Prather
Forcing the World to Be Saved
by William S. Lind

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Confusion Over Iran 'Assets Move'
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Iran Extends Nuclear Plant in Secret
Talabani, Barzani Agree to One Kurdistan Government
US Goals Adapt to New Iraq
Bin Laden: Where Is He?
'The Ghost at the Banquet' - CIA Role a Mystery at Court-Martial
Iraqi Shi'ites Cheer Poll Results, Sunnis Worry
Iraqi Politics
Iraq Rivals Prepare for Talks on Forming Govt
US Urges Broad Iraq Coalition, Ready to Help
Iraqi President Calls for Eradicating 'Remnants of Dictatorship'
Focus Shifts to Iraq Alignments
Some Iraqis Seek Constitutional Amendments
Today in Iraq
Turkish Companies Halt Fuel Shipments to Iraq
German Official Denies Espionage Aid to US During Iraq Bombing
Female Prisoners Key in Iraq Hostage Drama
No Plans to Free Iraqi Female Prisoners
Saddam Trial to Resume on Time, Says Prosecutor
Getting Out of Baghdad Is as Hard as Getting In
Kurds Announce Discovery of Mass Grave
Post-Saddam Art: Raw and Gutsy
The Insurgency
Militant Zarqawi Seeking New Iraq Alliances
Zarqawi 'Sleeps in Suicide Belt'
Iraq Raid Nets Two Bomb Suspects
Attacks Continue
Iraqis Launch Concerted Attacks on US Military Bases
Two Marines Killed by Suicide Car Bomber in Western Iraq
A Daily Look at US Military Deaths in Iraq
Upsurge of Sunni Violence Follows Election Results
Two Iraqi Army Officers Killed in Tikrit
Spate of Violence Kills Eight Iraqis and Brit
Bomb Wounds Five on Iraq President's Staff
Security Incidents in Iraq, Jan. 22
Security Incidents in Iraq, Jan. 21
Hostage Crises
Magazine Claims German Hostage in Iraq Kept Ransom Money
Report: Son of Iraq Official Is Kidnapped
Negotiators, Clerics Work to Free American Hostage Jill Carroll
US Muslim Group Urges Freeing Reporter
Global Iraq Fallout
Salisbury (MD) Firefighter Posthumously Awarded Silver Star
Aberdeen (SD) Policeman Working in Iraq Dies in Bombing
Cave Spring (GA) Contractor Killed in Roadside Bomb Attack in Iraq
Sad Return Home (PR)
Soldier From Erwin (NC) Dies in Humvee Crash in Iraq
Downstate Marine (IL) Dies of Wounds in Iraq War
Mourners Remember Civilian Contractor (KS) Killed in Helo Crash
Family Will Lay Soldier, Pilot (HI) to Rest in Philippines
NC Army Pilot Dies in Iraq Helicopter Crash
Army Chopper Pilot From Sarasota (FL) Dies in Iraq
Conway (AR) Soldier Dies in Iraq
Southwest Ohio Soldier Dies in Iraq
Marine From Md. Is Killed in Iraq
Family Remembers Guam Soldier
Alabama Soldier Dies in Helicopter Crash in Iraq
Memorial Service in NY for Black Hawk Helicopter Crash Victim (AK)
Leicester (NC) Soldier Killed by Sniper Fire in Iraq
Ohio Soldier Dies From a Noncombat-Related Illness in Iraq
Former Georgia Police Officer With Dyncorp International Killed in Iraq
US Sailor (GA) Killed in Bahrain Car Accident
La Puente (CA) Soldier Killed in Helicopter Crash in Iraq
Afghan Bombings May Be Shift in Tactics
Aid Workers Becoming 'Targets' in Afghanistan, Blair Warned
US Warns on UK Afghan Troop Role
Canada Deploys More Soldiers in Afghanistan
Canadian Families Nervous as Soldiers Go to Afghanistan
Afghan TV Fined for 'Unislamic' Broadcasts
Afghan Protesters Denounce Bombings, Pakistan
Tajik Star Breaks Post-Taliban Silence and Rocks Afghan Fans
Gap Between Rich and Poor Widens in Afghanistan
Pakistan's Push in Border Areas Is Said to Falter
Musharraf Hopes Bush Visit Will Strengthen Ties
India Nuclear Deal Faces Problems
200 Arrested in Nepal Protests
Protesters and Police Clash in Nepal's Capital
Nepal Political Parties Call for Nationwide Strike
Nepal Rebels Kill Five Police, Wound Three
East Asia
US Officials in Seoul on North Korea's Financial Moves
China Proposes Six-Party North Korea Talks in February
Group: Chinese Police Detain Activists
Battles of Britain
UK 'Misled' Over CIA Torture Flights
Two Brits Going to Trial Over Disputed War 'Secrets'
MI5 Knew of Bomber’s Plan for Holy War
British Embassy in Israel Stung for £1m
UK Soldiers to Sue MoD for Lives Blighted by Iraq
Army Battalion Kept From Iraq to Guard Queen
Spying on Americans
More Attacks and Meetings on a Program Under Fire
Future Charges Possible, Dems Warn White House
Why Stanford Prof Is Suing Bush Over NSA Spying
US Military
Struggling Back From War's Once-Deadly Wounds
Guard Gear on Kansas Governor's Agenda With Bush
Dead Iraqi's Role Described in Army Murder Case
Defense Rests in Iraq Interrogation Death Trial
Troops Return From Iraq With Money to Burn
The War at Home
Powell: US Will Pull Troops Out This Year
Homeland Security to Launch Preparedness Program for Kids
Vets Discuss Truth and Lies of Battlefield Iraq
Rove Tells Republicans to Run on Bush's War Record
Documentaries Explore the Human Side of the Conflict in Iraq
Nuclear Tango Forces New US Strategy
Iran Rejects Israel's Accusation on Tel Aviv Bombing
Iran Says Not Planning to Move Its Money to Asia
Iran Calls on UN Nuclear Watchdog to Remain 'Impartial'
Softer Iran Draft Needed to Win Over Russia: Diplomat
Iran Ready for Talks on Russian Uranium Offer
US Expects OPEC Will Plug Any Iran Shortfall
Mofaz: Israel Won't Accept Iran's Nuclear Armament
Sisters Unveil Database of Iranian Victims
Syria Agrees to Draw Borders With Lebanon
Israel Killed Yasser Arafat, Says Syrian President
Syria Decries Hariri Probe 'Bias'
Syria Will Assist UN 'as Long as Its Sovereignty Respected'
Syria Wants Reform but Not Under Foreign Pressure
Palestinian Politics
Hamas Gaining on Fatah at National Level
Hamas Set to Break Through in Polls
Arafat's Heir Battles Hamas From Jail Cell
Palestinian Security Forces Vote in Legislative Poll
Brothers Divided by Politics Put Stark Choice to Palestinians
Settlers Begin New Fight With Israeli Forces
Experts: 'Decapitation' May Not End Terror
Vanunu Facing New Jail Threat
Middle East
Kuwait Cabinet to Remove Ailing Emir Who Insists on Staying
Egypt Says Hamas Recognizes Existence of Israel
Kosovo President Ibrahim Rugova Dead at 61
Death of Kosovo's President Leaves Vacuum
Russia and Energy
Russia-Ukraine Gas Deal on Hold
Ukraine, Russia Reach Nuclear Energy Accords in Kiev
Uzbekistan Hikes Gas Price for Russia
Ethiopia Orders British Reporter to Leave Country
Protesters, Police Clash in Ethiopia
Hundreds Flee DR Congo Fighting
Continent Divided Over Sudan's Bid to Head African Union Despite Darfur Crisis

Somalia Says Needs Foreign Peacekeepers

Record 2,600 Colombia Paramilitaries Disarm
Colombians Held by Rebels Ask Venezuela for Help
Colombia Says Child, 3 Others Killed by FARC Mines
Venezuela-US Drug Deal 'Ready'
Bolivia's Leader Solidifies Region's Leftward Tilt
In Other News
UN Review Finds Procurement 'Abuse'
Norway Big in Arms Export
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Engage or Enrage
America at the Gate of Despair
Postcards From the Front

Justin Raimondo
Bin Laden Returns

Alan Bock
Dealing With Iran

Charles Peña
Rethinking Nuclear Nonproliferation

Ran HaCohen
Hebron for Beginners

Ivan Eland
'War on Terror' Continues to Create Terrorists

Praful Bidwai
Iran Opens Nuclear Locks – and a Hornet's Nest

Nebojsa Malic
Our Friends, the Peacekeepers

David R. Henderson
Milton and David Friedman on Military Intervention

Sascha Matuszak
Drums in the Streets

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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