Today's Highlights

Consequences of a War State: Charley Reese
Powerful New Voting Block Emerges: Kevin Zeese
Washington: Biggest NPT Violator: Gordon Prather
India's Russia Card Ups Nuclear Stakes: P, Bidwai
Bush: Sunshine, Go Away: Julian Sanchez

The only security for the American people today, or for any people, is to be found through the control of force rather than the use of force.
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Updated March 18, 2006 - 10:55 PM EST
Global Protests as War Enters Year Four
Iraq War Cost May Surpass $1 Trillion
Iraq Operation Fails to Find Insurgents
How Operation Swarmer Fizzled
22 Bodies Found in Baghdad
Third Anniversary Iraq Antiwar Events
Sunnis Denounce Plan for US-Iran Talks
White House: Iran's Offer of Iraq Talks All a Ploy
Take Long Hard Look at Iraq, Iran Warns US
Three US Soldiers Killed During 'Major Sweep'
1,000 More Sailors Expected to Join Ground Forces in Iraq
Harvard Study: US Policy Motivated by Pro-Israel Lobby
Pentagon Hired Adviser for Collecting Info on Churches, Mosques
Consequences of a War State
by Charley Reese
Who's Really Locked Up in Guantanamo?  by Tom Malinowski
Washington: The Biggest
NPT Violator
 by Gordon Prather
Civil War Is Here  by Robert Dreyfuss
Bush: Sunshine, Go Away  by Julian Sanchez
A Powerful New Voting Block Emerges  by Kevin Zeese

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58% Say Iraq War Has Had Overall 'Negative' Impact on Life in the US
Documents: Source for bin Laden, Saddam Link 'Questionable'
Iraq Politician Slams 'Untimely' US Assault
How US Assault Grabbed Global Attention
Three Years On, Iraq's Future Is Shrouded in Fear
Three Years on From Iraq Invasion, Iran in US Sights
US Marines Investigated for Iraq War Crimes
Cited as Symbol of Abu Ghraib, Man Admits He Is Not in Photo
US Spends Its Way to 28 Eiffel Towers: Made Out of Pure Gold
North Korea Wants Norway to Broker Nuclear Deal
Father Who Took Up Iraq Machine Gun to Avenge Dead Son Is Ready to Go Home
Iraq: Three Years Later
'I Hate to Say It, but We Were Better Off Under Saddam'
Three Years Later, Naive Innocence Gone
Many to Mark Iraq War's Third Anniversary Wondering About Future
Iraq, Three Years Later
Iraq: Three Years On, Childrens' Lives Even Tougher
Rumsfeld Steadfast as Unyielding Iraq War Defender
Iraq Occupation
US Wants Fewer Troops in Line of Fire
US: Raid Shows Iraqi Forces Taking Control
US General Sees Iraq Forces Getting More Territory
US Outlines Iraq Handover Aim
Engineers Complete 3 Year Iraq Demolition Mission
Today in Iraq
Kurds Destroy Monument to Victims of Saddam's Gas Massacre
UN Envoy: No Civil War for Iraq, but Tragic Fighting
For Some Iraqis, Vacations Bring Relief
Attacks Continue
Shi'ites on Pilgrimage Targeted in Iraq
Iraq's Killing Fields
Roadside Bomb Hits US Military Vehicle in Western Iraq
Sectarian Violence Increases in Iraq
Iraq Journalist Death Toll Hits 67
Developments in Iraq, March 18
Developments in Iraq, March 17
Global Iraq Fallout
Reid Denies Troops Hate Iraq War
US Envoy: World Should Help Rebuild Iraq
Australian Govt Shuts Down Parody Website for Satirical War Apology
Bodies of Four Albanians Found, Five Afghan Policemen Killed
Military Watching for Signs of Taliban Offensive: General
Documents Declassified Give Glimpse of al-Qaeda Recruits in Afghahistan
Afghan Mission Adds Fuel to Canadian Antiwar Protests
Bomb Hits Afghan Convoy Carrying Bodies
Afghan Family Cries for Fallen Father
Roadside Bomb Hits Peacekeepers' Convoy in North Afghanistan
Dutch Boost Troop Presence in Afghanistan
Pakistani Taliban Rule by Fear on Afghan Frontier
Rockets Fired at Security Post in South Waziristan
Thousands Protest Cartoons in Pakistan
Lawmakers Take Aim at India Nuclear Deal
Prison for Bengal Maoist Rebels
Gujarat Police Kill Militants
Nepal Hits Back at Global Criticism of Polls
Political Parties in Nepal Ask Rebels to Halt Crippling Blockade of Highways
Nepal: 'Maoists Forcibly Recruiting Child Soldiers'
Rights Group Concern Over Nepal
China & Her Neighbors
Pentagon 'Hedge' Strategy Targets China
One Day After Slamming China's Military Budget, Rice Assures They Are Not Being Surrounded
China Climbs Down on Journalist Spy Charges
China Accused of Locking Dissidents in Asylums
Singapore Opposition Leader Jailed
Indonesians Arrested by Troops After Bloody Protest
East Timor Sacks Hundreds of Troops
Agent Orange Leaves Stigma Trail
Japan Liberal Democratic Party OKs Sanctions Bill Targeting North Korea Rights Abuses
World Bank Says Not Withdrawing From Uzbekistan
The Death of Milosevic
Questions Remain After Autopsy of Milosevic
Inquiry Says Milosevic Wasn't Poisoned
Milosevic, Saddam Trials Both Flawed: US Lawyer
Lukashenko Promises to 'Break Neck' of Dissent
US May Consider New Belarus Sanctions
Serbs and Albanians Hold Talks; Protests in Kosovo
Russia Freezes Assets of Jailed Oil Tycoon's Rights Group
German on Trial Over Aiding Libyan Nukes Program
DR Congo
DR Congo Hands First Suspect to Hague Court
Germany to Lead EU Congo Mission
Nigerian President Explains Why Govt Will Not Use Force to Release Hostages
Liberia Asks Nigeria to Hand Over Exiled Former President
Nigerian Soldiers in Court Over Killing of Civilian
Sudan Forecasts Peace by April's End
Ugandan Police Head Urges Disarmament of All Individuals
Rally for Peace Held in Mogadishu
Fighting Continues Along Senegal's Border With Guinea-Bissau
UN: Media Inciting Violence in Ivory Coast
Ethiopian Troops Return From UN Mission in Burundi
Zimbabwe Opposition Seeks New Leaders, Direction
Iran-US Meeting on Iraq?
US Skeptical of Iran Offer on Iraq Talks
Iranian FM Says Talks With US Could Help Iraq to Form a Government
US Accuses Iran of 'Unhelpful Activities' in Iraq
Iran Talks to Be Limited to Iraq War, Rice Says
US Envoy Wants Iran Talks in Iraq
US, Britain, France Upbeat on Iran Agreement
Oil Groups Shun Iran Over Fears of Embargo
Russia Rejects Early Deadline for Iran Reporting
China: Give Iran Four to Six Weeks to Comply With UN Demands
We Won't Help Attack Iran, Britain Tells US
Iran Sunni Rebels Claim Attack That Killed 22
House Rejects Conservative's Rider Concerning Iran
Protesting the War
500+ Antiwar Actions Planned Across the US
Third Anniversary Iraq Antiwar Events
Anti-Iraq War Demostrators Seek Momentum
Peace Marchers Reach Biloxi
'Crash' Director to Lead Hollywood Anti-Iraq War Protest
Peace Activists Prepare for War Anniversary
Antiwar Protester Suing Vet Who Attacked Him, Took His Sign
As the War in Iraq Reaches Its Third Anniversary, the World Prepares to March
Third Anniversary of Iraq War Is Marked by Protests Around World
The War at Home
Emergency War Spending Bill Approved by House
Prosecutor Opposes Libby Motion to Dismiss
Poll: Half of Americans Want Iraq Quick Troop Withdrawal
Poll: Two Thirds of Americans Think Bush Is Mishandling Iraq
Poll: Americans Reject Reinstating the Draft
Federal Agents Posed as Fox News Reporters Ahead of Bush Visit
Challenger Blasts Lieberman's Prowar Stance: Lieberman 'Doesn't Care for His Tone'
Poll Shows Religious People Less Willing to Oppose the War
Bush to Acknowlege Mistakes, Tout Success in Iraq
Senator Decries Agency Coordination in Iraq, Afghanistan
US Military
Sexual Assault Reports in Military Are Up 40 Percent
Karpinski Cleared of Some Charges
Army Denies Enlistment to Man Given Choice of Military or Jail
Abu Ghraib Dog Handler Case Goes to Jury
'Fragging' Hearing April 3
War on Terror
Govt: Some Gitmo Cases Should Be Scuttled
Study Is Said to Find Overlap in US Counterterror Effort
Compromise Reached on Moussaoui Testimony
73 'Rendition Flights' Landed in UK
'Renditon Flights' Landed in Belfast
Ahern Asks Bush About CIA Flights Over EU
Judge Tells Google to Give US 50,000 Web Addresses
White House Civil Liberties Panel Finally Meets After 16 Months
FBI Outlines $425 Million Computer Upgrade
UK Terror Suspect Under 'Control Order' Was Allowed Into Parliament
British Terror Suspect Reveals the Daily Misery of Life Under Control Order
Brazil Says Hariri Murder Suspect May Be Extradited to Lebanon
'Terror Supplier' Gets Nine Years
Study: Canadians May Not Stand for Dubious No-Fly List
US General Praises Syria for Border Tightening
Syrian Opposition Leaders Unite
Assad: Syrian Role Essential to Mideast Stability
Lebanese Forces Stifle Anti-US Protest
Human Rights Watch: Lebanon Military Courts Used to Prosecute Dissent
Hamas Takes Power
Fatah Decides Not to Join Hamas Govt
Hamas Draws Up Palestinian Cabinet List
Hamas Hopes for Peace Deal With Israel
Senior Fatah Officials Urge Abbas to Resign, Dissolve PA
Sharon's Successor Comes In From the Shadows
Israel Ban Forces Palestinians to Drop Conference
Palestinians May Sue Britain Over Storming of Jericho Jail
Sharon to Be Transferred to Longterm Care Facility
Foreigners Keep Out of Sight in West Bank
Israeli Soldiers Uncover Two Powerful Bombs Near Nablus
A Wall That Enlarges Israel and Embitters Its Victims
Bread Shortages Loom in Gaza as Border Closure Leads to Flour Shortage
Saudi Arabia
Tense Debates in Saudi Arabia as Islamists Fear Reforms
House Approves Anti-Drug Aid to Colombia
Mother of American Kidnapped by Colombia Rebels Says Son Not Among Dead in Mass Grave
Uribe Offers Leniency Deal to Jailed Colombia Rebels
Bolivia Ex-Leaders Face Charges

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