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The Provocateurs by Justin Raimondo
I Don't Have to Fight You: David R. Henderson
At the Brink of the Abyss: Jorge Hirsch
A Sense of Déjà Vu: Rep. Ron Paul
Churchill, Hitler, and Newt: Pat Buchanan

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
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Updated February 20, 2006 - 11:07 PM EST
US May Cut Iraq Aid Over Iran Links
Iraqi Political Parties Hit Big Obstacles
Iraq FM Urges Cautious Government Formation
Influential Iraqi Cleric Rejects Constitution
Attacks Kill 26, Wound 55 in Iraq
Chavez Tells Rice: 'Don't Mess With Me, Girl'
White House Working to Avoid Wiretap Probe
Iran to Pursue Atomic Research Despite Russian Plan
Israel Halts Funds for Palestinians, Abbas Slams Move
Navy General Counsel Warned Pentagon on Torture, Abuse 4 Years Ago
A Sense of Déjà Vu  by Rep. Ron Paul
If at First You Don't Succeed, Try, Try Iran  by Arnaud de Borchgrave
New Pro-War Ad Cynically Exploits Families' Grief  by Nick Coleman
At the Brink of the Abyss  by Jorge Hirsch
Rumsfeld's Pet Tyrants  by Tom Porteous
Bioterrorism, Hyped  by Milton Leitenberg

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Bin Laden Vows Never to Be Captured Alive
Bin Laden Compares US 'Barbaric' Acts to Saddam's
Syria Lashes Out Over US 'Meddling'
French Plot Seen in Moves to Oust Lebanon President
Iraqi Rebels' Arsenal Includes Politics
British Soldier May Have Been Killed by Iraqi Police
Video Fallout Hits UK Iraq Troops
How the Iraq War Spread Jihad: The Case of Jordan
US Envoy: Abuse in Iraq Was a Crime
Japan Offers to Lend US Money to Move Marines Off Their Soil
Morales: Bolivia, US Agree on 'No Cocaine'
Muslims Assault US Embassy in Indonesia
Today in Iraq
New Iraqi Unity Coalition Imperils Shi'ites' Prime Minister Pick
Saddam Tapes: US Will Be Hit by Terrorists
Marines Defend One of Main Targets in Iraq
German Plane Wreckage Found in Iraq
War in Iraq Changing for Soldiers
Iraq Gets New Power Station
Attacks Continue
Iraq Is Shaken by More Deadly Insurgent Attacks
Senior Iraqi Police Officer Killed in Roadside Bomb Attack
Three Killed as Bombers Strike Near Baghdad Green Zone
Gunmen Kill Four Iraqi Truck Drivers in Northern Iraq
Security Incidents in Iraq, Feb. 20
Security Incidents in Iraq, Feb. 19
Global Iraq Fallout
British Defense Secretary Defends Troops Amid Iraq Abuse Claims
Campaigners Ask Courts to Rule Iraq War a 'Crime of Aggression'
Some Japanese Troops May Stay After Iraq Pullout
Jordan PM Tells Radical Shi'ite Cleric Iraqi Unity Important
Clash Leaves 3 Police Dead in South Afghanistan
Canadian Troops Come Under Fire in Afghanistan
Toppling Musharraf: Heat Rises on Pakistani Leader
Pakistan Tests Nuclear-Capable Surface Missile
Musharraf in Beijing for Wide-Ranging Talks
East Asia
North Korea Threatens 'Strong Physical Response' to Japan Sanctions
Korea Reminds Germans of Cold War Divide
Japan's FM Accuses China of Blackmail
Mao Aide Calls for Freedom of Speech as His Dying Wish
China: After Flowering as Forum, Wikipedia Is Blocked Again
Nepal's King Offers Talks, Thousands March in Rally
Tamil Rebels Free Policeman Ahead of Cease-Fire Talks
Bomb Found at Top Philippine Military Academy
Thai PM Under Pressure to Resign
UN Talks Open on the Future of Kosovo
Serbia Threatens to Resist Kosovo Independence Plan
Kosovo Revolutionary Seeks Action, Not Words
Russian Detained in Sweden Over Spy Allegations Turns Out to Be Scientist
Venezuela's Chavez May End Presidential Term Limits
American Diplomat: Haiti Leader Must 'Perform'
Colombia Probes Army Officer Abuse of Soldiers
Former House of Torture in Chile Converted to Museum
Militants Threaten Tankers as Hostages Seized on Oil Barge
Nigeria Seeks to Negotiate Release of Hostages
Uganda Presidential Candidate: High Military Spending Created Poverty
MP Accuses Ugandan Army of Being Partisan
Cartoon Fallout
Danish Paper Denies Publishing New Apology
Danish Ambassador Leaves Pakistan
Pakistani Forces Seek to Quell Protests
Pakistanis Defy Cartoon Rally Ban
Police, Protesters Clash in Islamabad
Muslims Ransack Two Churches in Pakistan Over Desecration of Koran
China's Muslims, Pragmatically, Avoid Cartoon Protests
French Police Shut Down Pork-Serving Soup Kitchens for 'Offending Islam'
Editor of Russian Newspaper Faces Criminal Charges for Religious Cartoon
Cartoon Protests in Turkey
Diplomats Call for Closure of Base at Guantanamo
British Student: I Confessed to Escape Gitmo Torture
War on Terror
Frist: No New Spy Legislation Needed
Syrian Linked to al-Qaeda Plots Emerges
Lawmakers Increase Criticism of Dubai Deal for Ports
Muslims in Britain Scorn Terrorism, but Feel Alienated
The War at Home
Congress vs. the White House: Spilling Secrets
US Warplane Makers See Stiff Competition
Slain Marine's Roadside Memorial Vanishes
Would-Be Suicide Bombers Threaten Retaliation if Iran Is Attacked
Iran Can Solve Nuclear Crisis by Following Libya's Example: US
Small Bomb Shakes Iranian Oil City, No Injuries
US Mideast Democracy Plan Backfiring: Iran President
Hamas Takes Power
Olmert: Palestinian Legislature 'A Terror Authority'
Hamas to Put Cards on Table With Abbas
US Envoy to Visit for First Time Since Hamas Win
Hamas Chooses Haniya to Be Palestinian PM
Sanctioning Democracy
Abbas Warns of Financial Crisis
Arabs Seek to Secure Palestinian Funding
US Blocks Assets of Charity Said Linked to Hamas
Palestinians to Give Back US Aid
Cash Flow to Hamas Is More Restricted, Deeper Underground
Islamic Jihad Leader Killed by Israel
Israeli Troops Kill Two at Refugee Camp for Throwing Stones
Two Palestinian Militants Killed in Gaza Air Strike
Israeli Military Kills Four Palestinians in West Bank Raid
Labor and Likud Intensifying Personal Attacks on Olmert
Middle East
Arabs to Resist Rice Isolating Hamas, Iran on Trip
Mubarak Challenger Appeals 5-Year Term
Turkey to Decide This Week on Purchase of Arrow Missiles
How States Are Aiming to Keep Dollars Out of Sudan

Justin Raimondo
The Provocateurs

David R. Henderson
I Don't Have to Fight You

Praful Bidwai
Last Chance for Diplomacy?

Alan Bock
Diagnosing Decline

Charles Peña
More Defense Spending,
Less Security

Nebojsa Malic
A Resurgence of Lies

Ivan Eland
Restoring the Rule of Law and Constitutional Government

Sascha Matuszak

Ran HaCohen
Hamas and Israel: Rival Twins

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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