Today's Highlights

Fake but Accurate: Justin Raimondo
Delusions of Global Hegemony: Engelhardt/Bacevich
Bush Democracy Doctrine, RIP: Jim Lobe
Claiming the Black Mountain: Nebojsa Malic
Iraq's Dispensable Children: Dahr Jamail

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Updated May 24, 2006 - 11:19 PM EDT
Bush Vows Military Defense of Israel

Paper Apologizes for Fake Iran Story

Iraq: 2,500 Killed, 85,000 Displaced in 2 Months
White House Plays Down Troop Withdrawal
Bush Democracy Doctrine, RIP

16 Killed Across Iraq

Iran Requests Direct Talks With US
Bush Praises Israeli Withdrawal Plan
Bin Laden Tape: Moussaoui Had No Link to 9/11
Iran Test-Fires Medium-Range Missile
Moscow Angered by US Plan for 'Star Wars' Bases in Europe
How Dick Cheney Got His
Cold War On
 by Mark Ames
The Price of Unchecked Power
by John Young
The Morning the Apple Exploded
by Stewart Nusbaumer
How Bush Brewed the Iranian Crisis
by Paul Craig Roberts
Iraq's Dispensable Children  by Dahr Jamail
Snubbing Iran  by Elizabeth Spiro Clark

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Two in CIA to Testify Libby Lied on Leak
Rice: Iran Should Play a Role in Iraq
War Provoking Terror, Amnesty Says
Armed Groups Propel Iraq Toward Chaos
Iraqi Govt Agent Admits al-Qaeda Killings
Defying Bush, House Votes to Cut Aid to Palestinians
Sanctions Could Strengthen Hamas: Israeli Army Chief
Greek, Turkish Military Planes Collide
Baghdad's Busiest Emergency Room Sits in Middle of Hot Zone
Today in Iraq
Iraq Faces Clash With Kurds Over Oil Deals
Iraq Not Yet Seen Ready to Take Charge of Security
In Corruption, New Government of Iraq Faces a Tough Old Foe
For New Iraqi Leaders, an Uphill Struggle
Sunni Leaders List Demands to End Insurgency
Iraq Ransom Payments Criticized
Attacks Continue
Wave of Sectarian Violence Leaves 41 Dead Across Iraq
US Marine Killed in Western Iraq
Car Bomb Aimed at Police Kills Five in Baghdad
Iraq Gunmen Kill Three in Apparent Sectarian Attack
Boy Is Victim of Iraq Sectarian Strife

Developments in Iraq on May 24

Developments in Iraq on May 23
Iraq Occupation
Bush Vows New Look at Iraq Military Needs
Soldier Accused of Being One of Abu Ghraib's 'Corrupt Cops'
Global Iraq Fallout
Jordan: Families of Prisoners in Iraq Press for Resolution
Baghdad Set to Get Aid Package From Brussels
Karzai Orders Probe Into US Airstrike
Taliban Message to Blair: 'Do Not Send Your Children Here. We Will Kill Them'
19 Killed in New Violence in Afghanistan
'It Will Be a Bloody Summer'
Four Dead in Attack on Aid Organization in Afghanistan
Taliban Guerrillas Kill Three Police Officers in Southern Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Insurgency Set to Escalate
Australian Troops on Standby as Violence Erupts in East Timor
Two People Killed, Five Injured in New Timor Violence
Terror Suspect Apologizes for Bali Bombing
Bali-Bombing Cleric to Get Out of Indonesian Jail
Associated Press Opens Television Bureau in North Korea
Pentagon: China Military Upgrades a Potential Threat to US
Nuclear Crises in Focus at Asia Talks
Sri Lankan Rebels Reject Pleas for Talks
Nepalese Maoists Prepare for Battle
Turkmen Dictator to Pardon 10,000 Prisoners
Thaksin Back in Power as Thai Prime Minster
Kashmir Summit Success Looks Unlikely
American Efforts in Somalia Stir a Debate
UN: Darfur Violence Reaches New Heights
Rape as a Tool of War in DR Congo
Morocco Sees the Rise of 'Acceptable' Islamist Party
Armed Men Seize Two Military Bases in Mali
Colombian Troops Accidentally Kill 10 Police
Russia: Venezuela Arms Sales Won't Hurt US Ties
Iran Bans State Newspaper for Sparking Protests
Iran Arrests 54 After Ethnic Azeri Cartoon Riots
Washington Hawks Oppose EU3 Incentives Plan for Iran
UN Powers to Discuss Iran Atomic Incentives
China Key to Resolving Iran Nuclear Crises: Annan
Afghanistan Denies Offering Mediation Between Iran, US
Iran's Women Soccer Fans Cheer
Human Rights?
US Denies Torture of Detainees at Guantánamo
Amnesty Outlines US, UK Abuses
War on Terror 'Undermining Human Rights'
Amnesty International: The State of the World's Human Rights
'War on Terror'
Tapes From Osama bin Laden Since 9/11
NSA Used Pre-9/11 Calls to Make Terrorist Profiles
Listening In? Electronic Frontier Foundation Accuses AT&T of Violating Users' Digital Privacy
The War at Home
Deputy Secretary of State Zoellick 'Ready to Quit' White House
Senate Intelligence Panel Backs Hayden as CIA Director
White House Announces Blair Visit for May 25
Palestinians in Crisis
Israelis Capture West Bank Hamas Commander
Palestinian PM Dismisses Civil War Fears
Hamas Officials Talk to Israeli Media
China Says High-Level Hamas Visit Should Not Harm Israel Ties
The Crisis for Palestinian Political Prisoners
Olmert Agrees to US Request for Talks With Palestinians
Israeli DM: Evacuation of Illegal Settlement Outposts to Begin Shortly
Israeli Court Rejects Jerusalem Barrier Appeal
Israel Turns Blind Eye to Attacks on Palestinians: Amnesty
Egypt Says Palestinians Behind Sinai Attacks
Extremism Rises Among Egypt's Poor Bedouin
Final Count Confirms Montenegro Independence Vote
A Handful of Votes Gives Birth to New Balkan State
Serbia Accepts Montenegro's Independence
Serbia Leaders Divided Over Montenegro Split
Serbia's Navy Left High and Dry by the Vote for Independence
EU Moves in to Snap Up Montenegro
US Urges Serbia and Montenegro to Cooperate After Vote
Montenegro Vote Opens Separatist Pandora's Box
Europe Rethinks Its 'Safe Haven' Status
German Court Curbs Police Database Mining
Dutch Parliament OKs Anti-Terror Measures
Diego Garcia
British Court Backs Former Residents of US Military Site

Justin Raimondo
Fake but Accurate

Nebojsa Malic
Claiming the Black Mountain

Alan Bock
Spooks and Libya

Praful Bidwai
Iran's Snub Calls for New EU Offer

Doug Bandow
A Foreign Policy of Fools

Ivan Eland
Abolish Both the Hayden Nomination and NSA

David R. Henderson
Did Rumsfeld Lie – and When?

Charles Peña
Collision Course With Iran

Ran HaCohen
Why We Cannot Talk With Hamas

Sascha Matuszak
Getting a Piece of the Pie

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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