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What the Indian Giver Got: Patrick Buchanan
Biddle's Pivot: Justin Raimondo
For the War & Against the Troops: Anthony Gregory
Democracy in Action: Nebojsa Malic
Shark and Awe: Tom Engelhardt

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Updated March 8, 2006 - 11:05 PM EST
US Envoy: War Opened 'Pandora's Box'

Iraq: 24 Bodies Found, Bombs Kill 6, 50 Seized

US Dials Back the Volume on 'Democracy'
Rumsfeld: Iran Guard Infiltrating Iraq
Cheney: Iran Faces 'Meaningful Consequences'
Iran Offers to Suspend Uranium Enrichment
Russia Appears to Remain United With US on Iran
Senate Panel Blocks Spying Probe
Israeli DM: Incoming Hamas PM May Be Target
CIA Says Libby Defense Could Disrupt Intelligence
Did US Know Iraq Had No WMDs?
by Kevin McKiernan
For the War and Against the Troops
by Anthony Gregory
Hamas and Kadima's Silent Accord
by Rami G. Khouri
Shark and Awe  by Tom Engelhardt
Kabuki Congress  New York Times
No Habeas at Guantanamo?
by Ian Wallach

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North Korea Says Won't Return to Nuclear Talks: Report
Seminaries Threaten to Stop Sending Chaplains to Military
Iraq's Fate Could Shape Region's Future
Annan Says US-Led Coalition in Iraq May Be Violating Law
Congress Renews PATRIOT Act
Blasts in Hindu Temple, Railway Station in India Kill 15
Afghan-Pakistani Relations Deteriorating
Rice, Lavrov Expose Widening US-Russia Rift
Iraqi Women Attacked for Removing Headscarves
Today in Iraq
Iraqis Accuse British of Shooting Police, Civilians
Violence Keeps UN Expansion in Iraq on Hold: Annan
Iraqi Forces Probe General's 'Strange' Killing
Iraq Occupation
Rumsfeld: Situation in Iraq 'Exaggerated' by Media
Rumsfeld Sees Potential for Iraq Civil War
Troop Drawdown in Iraq a Delicate Balance
US Envoy Talks With Top Shi'ite Leader
Iraqi Politics
The Trouble With Iraq's Prime Minister
Iraq's Future Uncertain After Parliament Delay
Leaders Consider Jaafari's Future
Jaafari Vows He Will Not Be Dissuaded From Candidacy
Shi'ites Seek Delay to Break Impasse Over PM
Attacks Continue
Roadside Bomb Devices Get Smarter and Deadlier
11 Killed in Violence Across Iraq
Developments in Iraq, March 8
Developments in Iraq, March 7
Hostage Crises
Iraq Hostages Plead for Help
American Abducted in Iraq Absent From Tape
Iraq Hostages at a Glance
Behind the Christian Peacemakers' Trip to Iraq
Global Iraq Fallout
Former UK Soldier Urges Others to Refuse to Fight in Iraq
Britain: 'Strict Timetable' on Iraq Denied
US Soldier's Rape Sentence Cut Due to Iraq Stress
British Troops in Afghanistan 'for Years'
Construction at Kandahar Airfield Looks to Future
In the Shadow of the Taliban
NATO Shrugs Off Afghan Violence
Drug Agents Targeting Afghan Opium Poppies
Canadian Afghan Mission Not Up for Debate, Harper Says
NATO Will Complete Afghan Expansion by November, Absorbing US Troops: General
Facts on the Plight of Afghan Women
Pak Contemplates Fencing Border With Afghanistan
Pakistan Battles Taliban Backers
Pakistan Defends Its Terror Record
Bombings in India Raise Fear of Sectarian Violence
Indian PM Defends Nuclear Deal With US
Bush Campaigning for US-India Nuke Deal
India Won't Scale Back Nuclear Program
Indian Army Says Top Rebel Commander Killed in Kashmir
North Korea Missile Threat Growing: US Military
Russia Opposes Sanctions Against North Korea
US and South Korea Set June Date for Talks
China Urges US to Take Concrete Measures on Taiwan
China Exercises Restraint With Taiwan
China Urges Better Ties With US
Trade With China Helps Cuba to Move Up a Gear
Japan Talks of 'Strategic Partnership' With China
Beijing Blames Koizumi for Ill Will
Thousands of Okinawans Protest Relocation of US Marine Base
Japan, US to Jointly Test Missile Defense System This Week
Armenian, Azerbaijani Forces Exchange Heavy Fire
Rallies Keep Pressure on Thai PM
Nepal Rebel Attacks Kill 13
Two More Uzbek NGOs Ordered by Court to Shut Down
FARC Rebels Defect, Hand in Arms to Colombian Government
Nobel Winner, Former President Arias Wins Presidency in Costa Rica
Bolivia to Write New Constitution
Canada's Military Goes on Offense at Home
United Nations
UN Non-Core Functions Could Leave US
UN Nuclear Watchdog Resumes Iran Talks
US Still Opposes Iran-Pakistan-India Pipeline
Cheney: US Keeping All Iran Options on the Table
Iran Seeking Compensation From IAEA
Russia Atomic Compromise Offer to Iran Ruffles West
Poll: Russians Find US Bigger Threat Than Iran
Pakistan Opposed to Any Military Action Against Iran Over Nuclear Program
US Defends Guantánamo Conditions
US Asks Court to Drop Ex-Detainees' Torture Suit
UK Minister Says Guantánamo Undermines Democracy
From the Guantánamo Papers
War on Terror
Provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act
Bush Extends Faith-Based Initiative to Homeland Security
ACLU Seeks Quicker Answer on Spying
Homeland Security to Probe Fraud Reports
UK Cartoon Protesters Face Arrest
Gonzales Defends US Policy on Torture
Why Terror Financing Is So Tough to Track Down
US Military
US Can Launch Attacks From Romanian Bases Without Local Approval
Troubled Soldiers Turn to Chaplains for Help
National Guard Role to Be Reviewed
Elite Troops Get Expanded Role on Intelligence
Lawmakers Demand More Wartime Funds for Vets’ Health Care
Blackwater Seeks to Expand NC Training Center
The War at Home

Deputy Charged in Shooting of Iraq Vet

Four Vermont Towns Back Bush Impeachment
ABC's Woodruff Recovering, Able to Speak
Man Pleads Guilty in Attack on Muslim Van
Port Controversy
April Vote Expected on Port Security
Lawmaker Tries to Block Ports Deal
Israel Slaps the US - and Slaps Again
Russia: Hamas May Support 'Road Map'
Fatah to Boycott Parliamentary Session
Labor, Likud Slam Kadima's Use of Sharon in TV Ads
Abbas to Free Israeli Cabinet Minister's Killer
Under Shadow of Sharon, Israeli Election Campaign Begins
Israeli Comptroller: Govt Badly Bungled Gaza Evacuation
Olmert Vows to Cut Back Settlement Spending
Abbas Against Temporary-Border Palestinian State
Gaza Closure Is Causing Food Shortages
Film Gives Rare Look at Palestinian Women
World Bank Aids Palestinians
Middle East
Lebanese Political Talks Halted; Leaders Expected to Meet Next Week
Syria Releases Lebanese Journalist Arrested Over Article on Security
Muslim Officials to Meet in Saudi Arabia to Review Israeli Boycott
Two More Yemen Escapees Nabbed
Gulf Women Break Down Political Barriers
Egypt to Host Three-Way Summit on Sudan's Darfur Conflict
Darfur War Crime Courts Slammed
Paris Signs Nuclear Agreement With Libya
Thousands in Kenya Protest Raids on Media
In Uganda, 12-Year-Old Ex-Child Soldier Tries to Make a New Life
UN Envoy Presses Kosovo to Protect Minority Serbs
Europe's Angry Young Muslims
Dutch Consider Burqa Ban to Muslim Dismay
Madrid Bomb Victims Struggling to Recover

Justin Raimondo
Biddle's Pivot

Nebojsa Malic
Democracy in Action

Ivan Eland
Nuclear Assistance to India: Building a Future Menace?

David R. Henderson
War Is Good for the Economy – Isn't It?

Charles Peña
Defense Transformation at the Crossroads

Alan Bock
War Complicates Everything

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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