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What I Didn't Find in the Middle East: Jorge Hirsch
What People Believe: Charley Reese
Iran's Snub Calls for New EU Offer: Praful Bidwai
Judy-Baby vs Time: Gordon Prather
Reversing Policy, US 'Froze' Iran Talks: G. Porter

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Updated May 21, 2006 - 11:13 PM EDT
Bloody Day Heralds New Iraq Govt
US Sends in More Troops to Quell Iraq Backlash
Split Emerges in West's Front Against Iran
Montenegro Votes for Split With Serbia
Iraq Vows 'Maximum Force' as Bombs Kill 19
Blair Wants Troops Out of Iraq Next Year
Palestinians Foil 2nd Assassination Effort
Afghanistan: Worst Fighting Since 2001
Afghanistan Clashes Kill 34, Including US, French Soldiers
In S. Korea, a Stubborn Stand Against US Military Presence
Is There Any Good Reason for Staying in Iraq?  by Peter Hitchens
Don't Militarize the Borders
by Gene Healy
How the War on Terrorism Has Gone Way Too Far  by Carol Marin
What People Believe  by Charley Reese
Bush's 'Big Brother' Blunder
by Robert Parry
Judy-Baby vs Time  by Gordon Prather

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Marines To Face Charges Over Haditha Massacre
Misjudgments Marred US Plans for Iraqi Police
House Panel Boosts Bush Plan to Build New Nukes
Violence Changes Rituals of Death in Iraq
Iraqi Politics
Walkout, Vacancies Mark Fractured Iraqi Govt
Key Posts in Iraq's New Government Still Undecided
Iraq Unity Government Assembles Unlikely Allies
Tough Talk as New Government Takes Up Office in Fortified Zone
Iraq's New Government Wins Confidence Vote in Parliament
Maliki Says Iraqis Must Denounce Terrorism, Show Tolerance
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World Leaders Hail Formation of Iraq Government
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Iraq Government Could Bring US Troop Levels Down: Envoy
First UK Troops to Leave Iraq 'Within Weeks'
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Japan: No Iraq Pullout Date
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Inquiries May Shed Light on Iraqi Civilian Deaths
UAE Says Diplomat Kidnapped in Iraq Not Released Yet
AP Blogs From Iraq
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26 Killed in Iraq Attacks
British Soldiers Hurt in Basra Bombing and Attack by Mob
Two TV Network Personnel Wounded in Blast
Bomber Kills 5 Police Near Iraq/Syrian Border
Developments in Iraq on May 21
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Brits at War
UK Army Officers Set Up Union to Vent War Anger
Hard Drug Culture Among UK Soldiers
Army Fears 'Motivated' Iraq Death Prosecution
Americans Keep Dying
LI (NY) Marine Killed Six Weeks After Arriving in Iraq
Three Kaneohe (HI) Marines Die in Iraq Over Weekend
Marine (DE) 'Was Thrilled When He Was Doing Military Duty'
Delavan (IL) Soldier Killed in Iraq
Merrill (WI) Soldier Killed in Iraq
Soldier From Md. Dies in Iraq Blast

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2 GIs From NC Units Killed in Iraq
Mourners Recall Fallen Reservist (NV)
St. Cloud (FL) Marine Dies in Iraq
Flags Lowered to Half-Staff for Killed Indiana Soldier
Marine (OK) Was Well-Known Tribal Dancer
Wisconsin Soldier Killed by Roadside Bomb in Iraq
Brother Mourns Helicopter Pilot (NV) Killed in Afghan Crash
Waukegan (IL) Attorney Dies From Wounds Suffered in Iraq
Spc. (LA) Dies in Germany
Athens (GA) Native Killed by Explosive in Iraq
Kansas Soldier Dies in Iraq
Suffern High School (NY) Remembers Fallen Marine
Capture Riddle of Taliban Leader
NATO General Says Drugs Afghanistan's Biggest Threat
British Try to Spot a Suicide Attack in Helmand
Afghanistan Extension Deepens Canadaian Divisions
Two Soldiers Killed in Waziristan
Kashmir Hardliners Refuse Talks
Nepal Rebel Vows Not to Disarm Before Vote on Charter
Home Minister to Lead Talks
Tokyo: North Korea Moving Long-Range Missile to Pad but Launch Not in Offing
Taiwan Seeks to Preserve Autonomy With Boost in Military Spending
Tamil Villagers Flee After Massacre
EU Policy on Uzbekistan Hypocritical, Says HRW
Philippines, China, Vietnam to Cooperate in Spratlys Security
Ailing Suharto May Face Charges
One Killed in Bangladesh Protest
Iran Rejects Plan Floated by Security Council
US Seeks to Curb Iran With Neighbors' Help
Security Council May Alter Involvement in Iran
Iranian Law Would Encourage Islamic Dress
Fugitive Pleads With US to 'Liberate' Iran
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Ericsson Bids for US-Mexico Border Surveillance Contract
More Than 230 Terror Suspects Free to Stay in Britain
The War at Home
Bush Pledges Continued Support for Iraq
Congress, Bush Could Clash on Egypt
With Convention Vote, Antiwar Challenger Forces Sen. Lieberman Into Primary Fight
New School Grads Raze McCain's Talk
US Military
Why Some Military Docs Are Tuning Out Baghdad ER
Mom Finds 'Blessing' in Film
Iraq War Hero in New Battle
FBI Investigating $50m Air Force Contract
Palestinians in Crisis
Bomb Seriously Wounds Palestinian Intelligence Chief
'Assassination Attempt' on Fatah Figure
Palestinian Bombing Stokes Tensions
Fatah Threatens to Step Up Clashes With Hamas
Civil War Is Closer Than Ever in Palestinian Territories
Israeli Plan Divides US Conservatives
PM to Tell Bush: Convergence Will Lead to Palestinian State
Unrest Continues as Israel to Review Policy on Settler Outposts
Swedish FM Says Spat With Israel Over
Middle East
Syria Accuses EU of Rights Hypocrisy
Banks Seek Islamic Scholars Versed in Finance
Yemeni Leader Pardons Two Clerics
US Influence May Hamper Somalia's Peace Process
Residents Flee Somalia's Capital as Militias Begin Massing in the Northeast
EU to Aid Somalia's Transitional Authority
UN Battles to Clear Congo Militia Ahead of Polls
House Subcommittee Debates Nigerian Aid
Sudan Arrests Local Rights Defender
Tension High Over Zimbabwe Demos
Russia and Her Neighbors
Russia, Kazakhstan Clinch 'Major' Military Deals
Russia, Kazakhstan Agree on Gas Development, Pricing
Poland Slams Russian Fuel Policy
Montenegro's Prince Backs Independence
Full Steam Ahead: Brussels Draws Up Plan for 'EU Navy'
Prodi Team Gets Senate Approval
Afghans in Dublin Hunger Strike
Colombia's Militia Peace Deal in Crisis
Venezuela Considering Russian Jets to Replace Fleet of F-16s
Mexico Rages on Eve of Election
Hemingway Papers Link Cuba and US
Two More Die in Violence After Dominican Election
Ex-Spy Chief in Peru Says Candidate Aided Escape
UN Haiti Chief Says Mission Must Persist

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Iran's Snub Calls for New EU Offer

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No Game of Chess

Ivan Eland
Abolish Both the Hayden Nomination and NSA

David R. Henderson
Did Rumsfeld Lie – and When?

Charles Peña
Collision Course With Iran

Alan Bock
Cold Assumptions

Ran HaCohen
Why We Cannot Talk With Hamas

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Getting a Piece of the Pie

Joseph Stromberg
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