Today's Highlights

Showdown Over Iran: Justin Raimondo
The Evil Is in Our Govt: Paul Craig Roberts
India, US Tighten Nuclear Handshake: Praful Bidwai
George Washington Had It Right: Charley Reese
Gonzales Gone Wild: Mark Anderson

The time has come to stop beating our heads against stone walls under the illusion that we have been appointed policeman to the human race.
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Updated May 29, 2006 - 11:29 PM EDT
US Braces for 'Iraq's My Lai'
Marines and the Massacre
Marines in Iraq Massacre May Face Death Penalty
Deadly US Traffic Crash Triggers Riot in Kabul
Talks Fail Over Crucial Iraq Posts
60 Killed in String of Iraq Bombings
Two CBS News Crew Killed in Iraq Bombing
Iranian-Backed Militias Taking Control of S. Iraq
3,000 UK Troops Gone AWOL Since War Began
Taliban Chief Claims Control of SW Afghanistan
US Urges Financial Sanctions on Iran
What May Come of the Haditha Massacre?  by Karen Kwiatkowski
The Evil Is in Our Government
by Paul Craig Roberts
Neocons in the Democratic Party
by Jacob Heilbrunn
George Washington Had It Right
by Charley Reese
Gonzales Gone Wild  by Mark Anderson
The China Syndrome  by Fred Kaplan

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Civilians Die as Taliban Fights US-Led Troops
Cheney Aid Seeks to Protect Bush Power
Sen. Warner: Committee Will Probe Iraqi Civilian Killings
Murtha: New Scandal Worse Than Abu Ghraib
Killing of Civilians by Marines Could Enrage Iraqis
'Model' Iraqi Town Suggests Long Stay for US Troops
US, Britain Helping Libya Crack Down on Rebels
US Paying Somali Warlords to Fight Islamists
Massacre in Haditha
Iraqis Already Frustrated With Government
Iraqis' Accounts Link Marines to the Mass Killing of Civilians
New Witness Describes Iraq Atrocity
Iraqis Numb to Killings Probe That Shocks US
Remembering Site of Alleged Iraq Massacre
War Crimes: My Lai Is a Lesson From History
Attacks Continue
Sunni Tribal Chief Who Aided US Gunned Down in Iraq
Iraq Violence Leaves 15 Dead
Sixty Attacks a Month on British Forces in Iraq
Developments in Iraq on May 29
Developments in Iraq on May 28
Iraqi Politics
Unity of Iraq's New Government Put to the Test
Iraqi President Moves to Break Ministerial Deadlock
Iraq Parliament Discusses Speaker in Closed Session
Iraq President Urges Action on Basra Infighting
Today in Iraq
Iraq Officials Warn of Displacement Following Attacks
Looters of Hussein's Bunker and Palace Threaten Iraq's Heritage, Lawmaker Warns
Oil Shortages Hit Iraq With Onset of Summer Heat
Heat, Security Snarl Iraq Traffic
Global Iraq Fallout
Iraqis Flee War for Haven in Jordan
Pakistan Launches Efforts to Trace Its Kidnapped Citizen in Iraq
Civilian Deaths From Coalition Fire in Afghanistan Could Fuel Support for Taliban
French Peacekeepers on Rare Foot Patrols in Volatile Afghanistan
Corruption, Government Failure Fueling Afghan Insurgency
Three Afghan Cops, Four Taliban Killed
Official Training Police in Afghanistan Dies
US Governors Make Memorial Day Trip to Afghanistan
Pakistani Official: Osama Not Here, No Threat of Coalition Strikes
Pakistan Paratroopers, Militant Killed in Clash
Quetta Rocket Attack Kills Woman
Indian Army Says It Contained Kashmir Infiltration
Tourists Fleeing Kashmir
Nepal Army Pledges to Obey New Government
Nepal Govt, Rebels Say May Ask UN to Monitor Truce
Peace First, Reform Later, Says Nepal in Bid to Emerge From Poverty
Sri Lanka
Tamil Tigers May Opt Out of Talks if EU Bans It
Sri Lanka Foes Agree to Talks
Sri Lanka Seize 18 Vehicles in Jaffna Area Carrying Explosives
Sri Lanka Park Landmine Kills 8
Nordic Envoy Warns of War in Sri Lanka
East Timor
Battles Rage as More Troops Land in East Timor
Rival Gangs Battle in East Timor Capital
East Timor 'No Walk in the Park'
Australian DM Calls for East Timor to Grant Troops Police Powers
Aussie Troops Will Remain in East Timor for at Least a Year
Uneasy Calm Settles on East Timor
East Timor 'Faces Humanitarian Crisis'
Refugees Tell of East Timor's Torment
North Korea Steps Up Criticism of South
Asian Marine Drill Starts Without China, South Korea
China Trial of NYT Researcher Begins June 8
Manila Sees Delays to Sign Deal With Rebels
Kyrgyzstan Opposition Rallies for Reform
Cambodia's Former King to Return
Maldives Protest at Court Hearing
Iran's Drive to Nuclear Fuel Slows, Diplomats Say
Iran: US Will Fail to Spark Unrest
Russia Opposes Use of Force Against Iran
Iran, Russia Agree to Continue Nuclear Talks
Chinese FM Discusses Iran Nuclear Crisis With Rice
Four Killed in Iran Ethnic Unrest, Khamenei Blames 'Enemies'
Iran Reports Arrests Over Oil City Bombings
Iran Azeris Protest Over Cartoon
Spying on Americans
Justice Dept: Defending Legality of NSA Spying Would Aid Terrorists
Court Filing Confirms AT&T Spy Docs
Can the NSA Find Meaningful Patterns in Phone Records?
The War at Home
White House 'Planted Fake News Stories on American TV'
Iraq War Widows Seek Strength Amid Loss
Rumsfeld Receives Scouting's Highest Commendation
Veterans Don't Want to Dwell on Stolen Personal Data
Soldier Sons' Life, Death Link Two Mothers
War Dissenters Again Finding Voice in Music
War Draws Older Generation to Streets
Family Prays for Healing of Priest Wounded in Iraq
US Military
Pentagon Seeks Nonnuclear Tip for Sub Missiles
Helicopter Force Takes Measure of Two Wars
Blog Brings Injured Guardsman's Home Town to His Bedside
She's a Pacifist, He's a Warrior
Israeli Jets Attack Militant Bases in Lebanon
Violence Flares on Lebanon-Israel Border
UN Brokers Cease-Fire on Israel-Lebanon Border
Report: Senior PA Security Official Says Civil War 'Inevitable'
Abbas Brushes Off Hamas Protest Over Referendum Plan
Deadly Feud in Gaza Follows an Old Script
In Gaza, Palestinians Fear Civil War Coming
Abbas, Hamas Hold Talks on Israel Recognition Plan
Abbas, Palestinian Factions Okay Talks
Mubarak to Host Summit With New Israeli PM
Egypt Proposes Stationing Troops in Gaza
Islamic Jihad Denies Israel Attack
Ex-Israeli PM Sharon Moved From Hospital
US Denies Envoy's 'Interfering' Remarks on Egypt Aid
Egypt Democracy Activist Blogs From Cell
Egypt Political Detainees Begin Hunger Strike
Islamic Militias, Rivals Fight in Somalia
Sporadic Gunfire Continues in Mogadishu
DR Congo
Contact Lost With UN Peacekeepers in Congo
Congo Deports Foreigners Held Over Coup Plot
Chinese Peacekeepers Arrive in Sudan
Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Warns of Bleak Future
Zambian Mourners Attack Minister
European Union
Embattled EU Seeks More Time to Resurrect Constitution
EU May Rename Constitution in Bid to Secure Approval
Poll: Greeks Oppose Turkey’s Entry Into EU
Northern Ireland
Sinn Fein Denies Press Claim That McGuinness Spied for the British
Colombia's Uribe Easily Wins Second Term
Chavez Says US Working for Coup in Bolivia
In Other News
Amnesty to Target Net Repression

Justin Raimondo
Showdown Over Iran

Praful Bidwai
India, US Tighten Nuclear Handshake

Doug Bandow
Searching for the Next Enemy

Charles Peña
Cycle of Violence

Nebojsa Malic
Claiming the Black Mountain

Alan Bock
Spooks and Libya

Ivan Eland
Abolish Both the Hayden Nomination and NSA

David R. Henderson
Did Rumsfeld Lie – and When?

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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