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Iraq: Preparing for the Worst: Robert Dreyfuss
Just What Iraq Needs: Aaron Glantz
Hamas Victory Changes Everything: Ramzy Baroud
C'est la Guerre: Gordon Prather
Questioning US-India Nuclear Pact: Jim Lobe

Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.
Russell Baker
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Updated March 5, 2006 - 11:13 PM EST
US Military Denies Iraq Withdrawal Plan
Papers: All US/UK Troops Out of Iraq in a Year
Gen. Abizaid: Iraq Can Expect More Bombings
NATO May Help US Airstrikes on Iran
Cheney Daughter Leads 'Cold War' on Iran
Army to Launch Probe Into Tillman Death
Nine Killed in Iraq as Kurds Lobby Sistani for Jaafari Ouster
Bush Rules Out a Nuclear Deal With Pakistanis
Zawahiri Attacks 'Profane' West
US Casts Wide Net in War on Terror
Many Defendants' Cases Kept Secret
Iraq: Preparing for the Worst
by Robert Dreyfuss
WMD Terror Nightmares Politically Motivated  by William M. Arkin
Ten Who Stood Against the PATRIOT Act  by John Nichols
Just What Iraq Needs  by Aaron Glantz
Hamas Victory Changes Everything
by Ramzy Baroud
C'est la Guerre  by Gordon Prather

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You Must Penetrate al-Qaeda, Bush Tells Musharraf
China Posts Sharp Rise in Defense Spending
Talabani Pushes for Ousting PM Jaafari
Shi'ite Coalition in Iraq to Retain Jaarafi as PM Candidate
US to Investigate Second Dubai Deal
White House Seeks to Plug Leaks
Did Woodward Tape CIA Name Leaker?
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Today in Iraq
Iraq Promises to Disband Militias, but Not Yet
Iraqi Police Force Questionable
General: Iraq Violence Bad but Exaggerated
A Top US General Praises Iraqi Troops
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'Driller Killers' Spread a New Horror in Iraq
Mortar Blast Kills 7 in Baghdad Market
At Least 14 People Killed Across Iraq
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Global Iraq Fallout
Australia: We Knew of Iraq, UN Concerns
Arab League Plans to Open Office in Iraq Soon
Americans Keep Dying
Mother Resisted Son's (GA) Signing Up With Marines
Infantryman's (OK) Death Under Investigation
Missourian’s Death Came in His Early Weeks in Iraq
On Second Tour in Iraq, Young Dad (AL) Dies in Action
Russian-Born Soldier From Aurora (CO) Dies in Iraq
War Hits Home: Oklahoman 'Always Wanted to Be a Soldier'
Long Island (NY) Soldier Killed in Iraq 'Died With Such Honor'
Special Forces Soldier (CA) Killed in Afghanistan
Northern Nevadan Killed in Bombing
Vermont Guardsman Killed in Iraq
Appleton (ME) Soldier Dies in Iraq
Roadside Bomb Kills Superior (WI) Marine
Army Scout (CA) Killed in Iraq
Arizona Marine Killed in Iraq
Airman (PR) Remembered as Quiet Leader
Grenada-Born Soldier (AL) With Ties to New York Killed in Iraq
Bush Says Indian, Pakistani Leaders Committed to Ending Kashmir Row
Bush Divides His Allies in the War Against Terror
US, Pakistan Recommit to War on Terror
Pakistani Forces, Militants Clash; 49 Dead
Toll in India's Anti-Bush Riots Climbs to Four
Sri Lanka
Tamil Tiger Rebels Die in Ambush
Tamil Rebels: Ambush Violates Cease-Fire
Battles of Britain
Blair's God Comments Anger Families of Iraq Casualties
Met Suppress Files That Tell Full Shooting Story
British Documents Tell the Tale of the Gestapo Spy Who Got Away
Militia Leader Named as Chechen PM
Belarus Vows to Bar Rally During Vote
Gunmen Release UN Worker in Somalia
Death Rules the Delta in Battle to Control Oil
Indian UN Soldier Dies in Ethiopia
Decisive ANC Win in South Africa Poll
China on Track to Win Friends in Oil-Rich Angola
Venezuela Aims for Biggest Military Reserve in Americas
As Crisis Brews, Iran Hits Bumps in Atomic Path
IAEA Meeting on Iran a Prelude to Security Council Event: US
Iran, EU Inch Toward Possible Compromise
US Seeks Deadline in Dispute With Iran
Sanctions Unlikely First Step on Iran: Rice
Diplomats: EU Rejects Iranian Uranium Enrichment Proposal
Gulf States Reluctant to Get Drawn Into Iran-US Row
Iran Says Ready to Combat Electronic Warfare
Iran's Own Eminem Raps for Islam
Fighting Flares in Southern Afghanistan
Taliban Are Still Calling the Shots
Canadian Soldier Wounded in Axe Attack in Afghanistan
Bomb Kills Four Intelligence Agents in Southern Afghanistan
French Soldier Killed in Afghanistan
District Chief Killed by Taliban Militants in Afghanistan
Spike in Attacks Impedes NATO Task in Afghanistan
Taliban Claims Afghan Bomb Responsibility
UK Tories Warn Government Over Afghanistan
Mounting Dangers Leave Canadians Split Over Afghanistan Mission
Gitmo Inmate: Osama Called Himself Prophet
Documents Reveal the Stories of Prisoners at Guantanamo Bay
Names Offer Glimpse Into Top-Secret Prison
Guantanamo Papers Paint Profiles of Detainees
Guantanamo Bay Prisoner Says He's Reformed
The War at Home
Pro-Israel Lobbying Group Roiled by Prosecution of Two Ex-Officials
Hamas Case Judge Urged to Toss Statements
Iraq Referendum Drive in Wisconsin
War in Iraq Brings Out Protesters Pro and Con
Navy to Ground All Aircraft for Safety Review
Hamas-Led Palestine
Hamas Woos Russia on 'Normal' Intentions
Hamas Praises Russian Mediation Efforts
Hamas Recognition of Israel 'Not on Agenda'
Fatah Officials: Faction Rejects Joining Hamas-Led Coalition
Hamas Victory 'Complete Fiasco' for US: Primakov
Al-Qaeda Number Two Urges Hamas to Fight On
Abbas al-Qaida Remarks 'Dubious'
Israeli Arab Leaders Blame Gov't for Nazareth Church Attack
Gaza Workers Think Things Will Soon Worsen
Chirac Denies French Interference in Lebanon
Lebanon Leaders Fail to Bridge Gaps at Crisis Talks
Middle East
Bush, Putin Confer by Phone on Hamas, Iran
Egypt Jails Brotherhood Leader
Weekend Reviews
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A Fearful Master

Charles Peña
Defense Transformation at the Crossroads

Nebojsa Malic
Insult to Injury

Ivan Eland
Just Say 'No' to Israel in NATO

Alan Bock
War Complicates Everything

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

Praful Bidwai
Last Chance for Diplomacy?

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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