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Hillary Clinton, War Goddess: Justin Raimondo
Conversation with an Officer: David Henderson
Patriots, Rebels, & Terrorists: William Norman Grigg
From Your Mouth to Cheney's Ears: Jason Leopold
Fudging the Numbers: Miriam Pemberton

Is it not a strange blindness on our part to teach publicly the techniques of warfare and to reward with medals those who prove to be the most adroit killers?
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Updated January 23, 2006 - 11:19 PM EST
Rice: Time for Talking With Iran Is Over
Can Iraqis Form a Unity Govt?
US Military: Iraqis Elected al-Qaeda Supporters
Shi'ite-Kurd Alliance Undermines US Goals in Iraq
Seven US Troops, Three Civilians Killed in Iraq
Iran Sanctions Could Drive Oil Past $100
US Troops Kill Three Iraqi Soldiers by Mistake
Sympathy for al-Qaeda Surges in Pakistan
Fitzgerald Eyes Plame-Niger Conspiracy
US Spent $1.9 Million to Aid Fatah in Palestinian Elections
US Won't Recognize PA Govt if Hamas Is in It
Halliburton Sent Contaminated Water to US Base in Iraq
The Other Big Brother: The Pentagon's Domestic Surveillance
From Your Mouth to Cheney's Ears
by Jason Leopold
Fudging the Numbers
by Miriam Pemberton
Humanitarian Intervention: Evolution of a Dangerous Doctrine
by Walden Bello
Odom's Attack on Bush's Empire
by David Corn
Method in Ahmadinejad's Madness
by Said Amir Arjomand
Checking Big Brother  by Christopher Pyle

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Pakistan PM: CIA Attack Reports 'Bizarre'
Iran Defies Pressure, Brandishes Iraq Influence
Moqtada al-Sadr Vows to Defend Iran
Afghan Border Attacks Strain Anti-Terror Effort
Army Officer Avoids Murder Conviction in Death of Iraqi General
British Diplomats 'Outed' as Spies on Russian TV
Israeli Leaders Brace for Hamas Landslide
Hamas: Less About Militancy,
More About Municipality
Iraqi Politics
Iraqi Parties to Appeal Election Results
Sunnis Back Govt Talks but Say Demands Must Be Met
Iraqi Sunnis to Oppose Officials 'Who Harmed Our People'
Today in Iraq
Iraq Expects US to Free Women Soon
Saddam's Judge Is Accused of Being Leading Ba'athist
Third Reuters Iraq Journalist Freed by US Troops
Professionals Fleeing Iraq as Violence, Threats Persist
Hussein's Trial Is Set to Resume, but Who Will Preside?
Former Saddam Regime Members May Testify
Iraq's Oil Bust
Iraq Interpreters Face Threats, Alienation
Attacks Continue
23 Iraqis Found Dead, Attacks Kill 13 More
Security Incidents in Iraq, Jan. 23
Security Incidents in Iraq, Jan. 22
Hostage Crises
Hunt for Reporter Highlights US Troops' Iraq Dilemma
US Muslims Rally for Iraqi Hostage
Abduction of US Reporter Underscores Risks in Iraq
Jill Carroll: Chorus of Support From Muslim Leaders
Kidnapped Reporter Wrote of War's Toll
Jordanian Hostage Appeals for Life
Global Iraq Fallout
UK Defense Ministry Sued Over 'Friendly Fire' Incidents
British Paratrooper Regiment Facing 'Severe Manpower Shortage'
Aussie Oil Company 'Paid Iraq Kickbacks'
Insurgency-Hit Afghanistan Faces a Long Fight
Taliban Militants Attack US Company Staff in Afghanistan
Afghanistan Mission in Need of Boost, NATO Chief Insists
Turkmen Quake Aid Helicopter Missing in Afghanistan
Afghanistan Supports Censorship of 'Immoral' Broadcasts
Pressure Mounts on Dutch to Commit Troops to Afghanistan
India to Dispatch 300 More Commandos to Afghanistan
Taliban Free Afghan Boy, Four Men
Afghan Government Approves Five-Year Development Plan
Afghanistan Now Has 35,000-Strong Army
Pakistan Says US Should Communicate Before Airstrikes
US to Prod Pakistan to Flush Out al-Qaeda Leaders
Pakistani Official Defends Role in Remote Regions
Pakistan Rights Commission Reports on 'Gross Violations' in Balochistan
Many Die in Balochistan Clashes
Global Iraq Fallout
Violence in Nepal Leaves 26 Dead
Nepalese Police End Protests With Tear Gas
Nepal Frees Opposition Leaders Held Over Pro-Democracy Protest
Nepal Police Detain 41 Tibetans
US, North Korea Agree to Restart Nuclear Talks
US Forgery Investigators in Korea
Saudi King in China for Oil Talks
Two Dead as India's Rebels Step Up Attacks
Indonesia Denies East Timor Atrocities
Protests Shut Down Bangladesh Cities
Four Soldiers Shot at in East Sri Lanka
Kosovo's Ethnic Albanians Mourn Rugova
Kosovo Mourners Braced for Leadership Battle
Georgian Leader Accuses Russia of Sabotage After Gas Pipeline Is Cut
Spain Strikes Deal on Catalonia Self-Rule
Portugal Elects Former Conservative Leader
Detaining Justice
Report: CIA Runs Detention Center in Afghanistan
Italy Wants CIA Agents Questioned Over Kidnapping
Morocco Denies Holding Suspects for US
Concerns Grow in Ireland Over Use of Shannon Airport as US Military Stopover
War on Terror
Delicate Dance for Bush in Depicting Spy Program as Asset
Pentagon's Domestic Spying May Go Too Far
Osama Turns Obscure Book Into Bestseller
The War at Home
Peace Group Spokesman Testifies in Surveillance Probe
McCain Blasts Iran, Venezuela Leaders
ADL Director: Franklin Conviction Could Harm Jewish Lobbyists
Ex-Abu Ghraib General Among Antiwar Speakers
Karl Rove No Longer Lying Low
NY Prosecutor Aided Case Against Hussein
UN Nuclear Agency Still Divided Over Iran
Israeli DM Warns Iran of 'Disaster and Suffering' 
Iran Says Israeli Threats Are a 'Childish Game'
Swiss Bank UBS Halts Iran, Syria Business
Iran Warns West Over UN Nuclear Referral
Iran 'Not Worried' About UN Emergency Meeting
Reports: Iran Hoping to Bring China Into Joint Enrichment Program
Iran Blasts 'Shameful' Chirac Nuclear Warning
Iran Again Denies Moving Funds Out of Europe
Iran: Visitors to Ancient Ruins Voice Pride, Support for Nuclear Ambitions
Can Lebanon Stay Out of the Regional Fray?
Hezbollah Leader Warns Lebanese Not to Conspire With America
Palestinian Politics
Hamas Votes Set to Sweep Abbas Away
Israel Weighs Response to Possible Hamas Poll Win
Israeli Military Officials: Hamas Likely to Maintain Calm After Vote
Barghouti Courts Hamas in Unity Call
Barghouti Urges Broad Cabinet With Hamas
Palestinians Debate Role of Hamas in Government
Abbas Defends Decision to Allow Hamas to Take Part in Elections
Hamas Rallies to Election Call From Jail
Palestinian Prosecutor Moves to Shut Down Hamas TV
Hamas Candidate: 'Bombs Are Not Forbidden, but We Now Have Other Ways'
Brain Scan Shows No Change in Sharon
Israeli Army Chief Warns: New Wave of Violence Still Possible
Israeli Produce Bound for Gaza Rots at Closed Border Crossing
Gaza City Man Killed by Israeli Missile Strike
Middle East
Oil Prices Climb to Katrina Levels
Kuwait's Ruling Family Split Over Deposing Sick Emir
Kurdish Protesters Clash With Police in Istanbul
Sudan Tones Down Bid to Head African Union
Rights Delegates Released in Sudan
UN Force Turns Back Congo Rebels
UN Says 20,000 Flee Fighting in Congo
Two Former Somali Colonels Killed in Mogadishu

Justin Raimondo
Hillary Clinton, War Goddess

David R. Henderson
Conversation with a US Military Officer

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

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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