Today's Highlights

When Two Worlds Collide: Vega/Engelhardt
Military Medicine on Trial: David DeBatto
Dreary Old Clichés: Alan Bock
Relying on Informants: Charley Reese
President Bonkers Bolton: Gordon Prather

I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Thomas Jefferson
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Updated February 5, 2006 - 11:29 PM EST
USS Cole Attack Mastermind Escapes
Iran Vows Enrichment After UN Referral
Rumsfeld: Iran Regime Sponsors Terrorism
Report: Cheney Told Libby of CIA Identity
Little Testimony Ties Saddam to Killings
Oil Graft Fuels the Insurgency, Iraq and US Say
UK Generals Call for Faster Iraq Pullout
12 Die as Bomb Hits Pakistan Bus
Assaults Kill 41 in Afghanistan, Pakistan
McCain Calls for Leaders to Boycott G8 Summit in Russia
Powell's Former Chief of Staff Calls Pre-War Intel a 'Hoax'
When Two Worlds Collide
by Elizabeth de la Vega and Tom Engelhardt
How Do They Know Who Is a Terrorist?  by Charley Reese
Democracy, Hypocrisy, and US Foreign Policy  by Jacob G. Hornberger
In Search of Peace  by F.A. Harper
Military Medicine on Trial  by Dave DeBatto
President Bonkers Bolton
by Gordon Prather

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Iraq Errors Show West Must Act Fast on Iran: Perle
New Details Revealed in CIA Leak Case
Silencing Dissent a Growing Trend
Most US Spying Targets No Longer Suspects
Does Britain's New Weapon Break Geneva Convention?
Britain’s Secret Nuclear Sites Exposed Online
White House Confirms: Saudis Warned Britain of July Suicide Attacks
Bush to Propose Russia Nuclear Partnership: Paper
Pentagon Wants 10 Percent Cuts in Nukes
Today in Iraq
Prisoner's Transfer to Iraqis Is Blocked
Sunni Chiefs Raise Warnings of Civil War
Colonel: Soldiers Can Shoot to Restrain Rogue Iraqi Special Police
Iraq Interior Ministry Blamed for Murders
Supply Chain Is Ongoing Problem for Iraqi Military
Battle of Wills Dominates Stormy Trial of Saddam
Syrian, Iraqi Transport Ministers Talk About Syrian Drivers Detained by US Troops in Iraq
Iraq's New Barrier to Progress: Cement Factories Fall Far Short of Demand for Reconstruction
Attacks Continue
Bodies of 14 Iraqi Men Dumped in Baghdad
Sunni Leader Killed for Joining Ceasefire Talks
Prisoner, Civilian Dead in Iraq Unrest
Video Sheds Light on Moments Before Woodruff, Vogt Attacked
Security Incidents in Iraq, Feb. 5
Security Incidents in Iraq, Feb. 4
Iraq Occupation
UK Crash Soldier 'Was New to Iraq'
59 Arrested in Iraq
Biggest Base in Iraq Has Small-Town Feel
Global Iraq Fallout
Japan: Senior Official Confirms Iraq Pullout Within Months
FM Sees No Harm to US Ties as Turks Flock to See Iraq Movie
Blair Refuses to Meet Mother of Iraq War Victim
Dog of War Builds £62m Business on Iraq
US Rankled Over Australian Wheat Board's Iraq Kickbacks
Cartoon Row
Lebanese Protesters Torch Danish Mission
Syrians Torch Danish, Norway Embassies Over Cartoon
Nordics Protest After Embassies in Syria Attacked
The Inside Story of the Newspaper Cartoons That Inflamed the Islamic World
Cartoon Row Highlights Deep Divisions
Jordan Editors Held in Cartoon Row
Danish Cartoonists Fear for Their Lives
Satirical Images Prompt Debate Over Censorship
Americans Keep Dying
Santa Rosa (CA) Soldier Was Due Home on Leave Next Month
Brazil-Born Marine (NC) Killed in Humvee Accident in Iraq
Ferriday (LA) Marine Dies From Afghanistan Wounds
Former Oklahoma County Detention Officer Dies in Iraq
Slain Midstate Soldier (TN) Had Soft Spot for Mother
Bomb Kills Local Marine (CA)
Love Pours in for Fallen Soldier's Family (CA)
Soldier (GA) With Ties to Louisiana Is Killed in Iraq
Fallen Soldier (WV)
Queens (NY) Soldier Killed in Iraq
Illinois Marine Killed in Iraq Near Fallujah
Catoosa County (GA) Marine Killed Serving in Iraq
Lincoln (NE) Soldier, West Point Grad, Killed
Iraq Roadside Bombing Kills Dillon (SC) Native
UN Troops Step Up Patrols Ahead of Haiti Election
Slum Gangs Rule as Haiti Goes to Polls
Campaigning Wraps Up in Haiti Ahead of Presidential Vote
Chavez Warns US Over Refineries if Cuts Ties
Chavez Taunts Washington as He Launches Re-Election Bid
Ecuador Destroys Colombian Rebel Camp
Chile Gets Its First US F-16 Warplanes
In Other News
North Ireland's Main Loyalist Party Rules Out Power Deal With Sinn Fein
Hunt on for Yemeni Jailbreakers
A Modern-Day Abolitionist Battles Slavery Worldwide
Iran Referred to UN
Iran: Russia Uranium Enrichment Plan Dead
Excerpts From Resolution on Iran
Text: Final IAEA Resolution on Iran (pdf)
Breakdown of UN Watchdog Vote on Iran
Iran's Nuclear History, New Developments
Nuclear Dispute Arouses Patriotism Among Iranians
Ganging Up
Rice to Iran: 'Heed This Clear Message'
McCain Urges Iran Sanctions, Outside UN if Needed
Iran as Bad as Nazis: Merkel
World Won't Permit Iran to Have Nukes: Bush
Israel Welcomes Referral of Iran to Security Council
US Mum on Punishment It Seeks for Iran
Rumsfeld Urges Diplomacy in Iran Dispute
US War on Terror
How Gonzales Plans to Defend Eavesdropping
Gonzales in Familiar Role as Bush Defender
Fighter Jets Force Down Small Plane Flying Too Close to Bush Ranch
UK War on Terror
Peer Continues His Campaign Against the ID Cards Bill
UK Bomb Victims' Families Must Pay Death Tax
Ministry Probes Tube Train Killing
US Military
Army Teaches Troops How to Pick a Spouse
Air Force Hopes Retirees Can Remember Where Chemical Weapons Were Dumped in Hawaii
US Investigates Paratroopers 'Modelling on Gay Porn Sites'
Hamas Moves Toward Govt
Abbas and Hamas Agree to Convene Parliament on Feb. 16
Hamas Expects National Unity Government
Question of Who Runs Hamas Vital After Win
A Look at How Hamas Operates
Sharon's New Party Is 'Unstoppable' - Despite Hamas Win
EU Demands Palestinian Protection
Gaza Closure Choking Palestinians
Israeli Airstrikes Kill 3 Palestinians
IAF Hits Gaza Building Suspected of Qassam Rocket Launch Site
Another Abduction in Chaos-Plagued Gaza
Afghans Flee Scene of Biggest Battle in Months
Clash Leaves Taliban Commander Dead in Afghanistan
Drug Trade 'Reaches to Afghan Cabinet'
British Soldiers Heading to Afghanistan 'Apprehensive'
Afghan Official Asks Cable TV Stations to Respect Religious Values
Czech Republic to Send Another Anit-Terrorism Unit to Afghanistan
'The New Afghanistan Is a Myth.'
Three Pakistani Soldiers Killed in Blast Near Afghan Border
Gas Facilities Bombed in Pakistan
Major Kashmir Study Sees Trade as the Road to Peace
US Lawmakers Seek Intelligence Report on North Korea Nuclear Arms
Nepal Braces for General Strike After Maoists Attack Town
Tens of Thousands Call for Resignation of Thai Leader at Rally
Future of NATO at Risk, Says UK Defense Secretary
Germany Backs Wider Role for NATO in Battling New Global Threats
America's Democracy Dementia
The Assassins' Gate: a Conflicted New Yorker Writer Struggles With the Iraq Conflict
Excerpt From The Assassins' Gate
Connect the Dots: Total the Meaning
How the US Military Hijacked the CIA
Voices of the New Arab Public

Justin Raimondo
A Treasonous Camarilla

Alan Bock
Dreary Old Clichés

Charles Peña
Going Old School on al-Qaeda

Praful Bidwai
Iran Confrontation in the Cards

Ivan Eland
Political Earthquake in Palestine

Nebojsa Malic
An Insult to Gandhi

David R. Henderson
Conversation with a US Military Officer

Ran HaCohen
Hebron for Beginners

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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