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The Hiroshima Myth: John V. Denson
Israel's Quagmire: Thomas Gale Moore
My Fellow Targets: Charley Reese
Clandestine – Not Illegal: Gordon Prather
On Talking With Terrorists: Pat Buchanan

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Updated August 5, 2006 - 10:24 PM EDT
War Rages as Lebanon Rejects UN Deal
  Israel Drops Objection to UNIFIL to Monitor Cease-Fire
  Israel Admits Air War Failed to End Rocket Threat
  Israel's Bombs Cut Off Beirut
  Israel Warns Residents of South Lebanon's Largest City to Flee
  Hezbollah Says It Foiled Dawn Raids in Tyre
  Hezbollah Rockets Hit 50 Miles Inside Israel
  Israel's Vaunted Tanks Are Succumbing to Hezbollah's Missiles
  Lebanon: Scores Buried in Rubble After Airstrikes
  Christian, Druze Neighborhoods in Beirut Under Attack
  Israeli Public Support Begins to Fray as Toll Rises
Iranian 'Official' Says Iran Supplying Missiles to Hezbollah
  Report: Iran to Supply Hezbollah With Surface-To-Air Missiles
Air Strike Kills 33 Syrian Farm Workers
  Syria Wants to Talk, but Bush Won't Answer the Phone
  Syria Blames US Admin for Israeli Missile Attack Deaths
  Israel Severs Lebanon's Last Road Link to Syria
GIs Shot Detainees in Cold Blood, Court Told
  US Military Prosecutor Demands Trial for 4 American 'War Criminals'
  At Hearing, Witness Says Troops Fired at Fleeing Iraqis
  Hundreds of Thousands of Iraqi Shiites Demonstrate for Hezbollah
  27 Killed in Saturday Iraq Bloodshed
  Bullet-Riddled Bodies Found Around Baghdad
On Talking With Terrorists
by Patrick Buchanan
Who Cares What the Lebanese Want?  by Robert Fisk
Clandestine – Not Illegal  by Gordon Prather
The Hiroshima Myth  by John V. Denson
Israel's Quagmire  by Thomas Gale Moore
My Fellow Targets  by Charley Reese

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US Policy in the Middle East Unravels
FBI Monitors Detroit Area for Activity Related to Hezbollah
Senator Faults Bid to Classify Report on Iraq
Report: New North Korean Missile Bases Target US Military in Japan
MSNBC Interview With Condoleezza Rice on Iraq, Lebanon and Cuba
Beirutis Resigned to Threat of Major Israeli Strike
Today in Iraq
Iraqi Civil War Has Already Begun, US Troops Say
GI Crime Photos May Be Evidence
An Iraq Civil War Offers US Choice: Pull Out or Take Sides: Analysts
Corruption Rivals Violence as Threat to Iraq
Iraqi Date Crop Recovers as US Finally Allows Cropdusters to Fly Again
Attacks Continue
Deadly Friday Attacks Kill 27 Across Iraq
Two US Soldiers Killed in 'Quiet' Province
In Iraq, Bomb Turns Engagement Party Into Funeral
Attacks Against Iraqi Civilians Climb
Suicide Bomb Kills 10 South of Mosul
13 Killed in Mosul Street Fighting
AP Blog: Driving Trucks Risky in Iraq
Security Incidents in Iraq, Aug. 5
Security Incidents in Iraq, Aug. 4
Global Iraq Fallout
Living in Jordan, Longing for Iraq
Iraq Oil Scandal Probe Disrupts Indian Parliament
Germany Probes Fairfax Contractor in Iraq
North Korea May Have Removed Missile: Media
South Korea to Get War Control Over US Troops in Three Years
Official: North Korea Urgently Needs Food
US Slaps Sanctions on North Korea, Russian Firms
South Korea's Growing Isolation
China Urges US, North Korea to Resume Nuclear Talks
China Walks a Fine Line With North Korea
South Korea's Anti-Communist Law Debate Rekindled
Gen. Pace: 11,000 More US Troops to Be Sent to Afghanistan
25 Taliban Fighters Killed in Afghanistan
UNICEF: Schools in Afghanistan Under Growing Attacks
Claim: Afghanistan Forces Kill, Wound, Hold 1,100 Insurgents in 6 Weeks
Karzai Condemns 'Cowardly' Bomb
Clear and Present Danger for NZ Troops in Afghanistan
Pakistan Envoy Denies Massive Nuke Buildup
Pakistan Links US Trade Pact to War on Terror
Stolen US Radar Found in Pakistan
Six Die in Village Gunbattles in Indian Kashmir
Sri Lanka
20 Civilians Killed in Sri Lankan Fighting
Muslims Flee as Sri Lankan Violence Spreads to New Areas
Warring Sri Lankan Parties Shut Out Foreign Aid
Japan’s Abe Makes Secret War-Shrine Visit
Notes on Japan A-Bomb Program Found
China Tightening Control Over Tibet
Rebel Leader's Son Killed in Philippines
Russia to Return Uzbek 'Suspects'
Major Powers Warn of Tensions in North Kosovo
Serbia to Attend Kosovo Talks in Vienna
Ukraine's Parliament Approves New PM
Suitcase Bombs Found in Germany
German Investigators Say Bomb Clues May Be Aimed at Misleading
Eastern Europe Shuns US Missile Shield
Eritrea Denies Somalia a Proxy Battleground With Ethiopia
Islamists' Grip Tightens on Somalia
Somali PM Gedi Appoints Seven New Ministers
Ethiopia Attacking Ogaden Rebels
DR Congo
Congo Candidates Warn Foreign Powers Not to Meddle
Congo Election Shows Worrying East-West Divide
Uganda Rebels Declare Ceasefire
Darfur Rebel Leader to Be Sworn in as Assistant to President
Three Oil Workers Are Kidnapped in Nigeria
Burundi Detainees Allege Torture
900 Ivorian Militia Fighters Hand in Their Arms
'War on Terror'
Expelled Saudi Knew Two Hijackers
Book: Sept. 11 Panel Doubted Officials
Victory for Afghan Hijackers Fighting to Remain in Britain
UK: Secret Review of ID Cards to Be Disclosed
Another Suspect Arrested in Toronto Terror Investigation
Sydney Confronts 'Barbarism' of Guantanamo
The War at Home
Ambassador Claims Shortly Before Invasion, Bush Didn't Know There Were Two Sects of Islam
Group of 9/11 Widows 'Question the Veracity of the Entire Commission’s Report'
Poll: Most US Voters Support Bombing of Lebanon
War May Trump All Other Concerns in Congressional Election Season
US Threatens Suit if Maine Probes Verizon Ties to NSA
RNC Chief Faults Democratic Leaders on Terrorism
Democrats See More Unity on Iraq Ahead of Vote
CBS Journalist Wounded in Iraq Leaves Hospital
Senators Move to Stop Landmine Production
US Military
Agency Says Military Did Not Lie to 9/11 Panel
Marine Accused in Haditha May Expand Libel Suit
Army Report on GI Iraq Suicides Due Soon
Included in Defense Department Spending Bill: $5 Million to Train Honeybees
Pentagon Silent on Inquiry Into Cunningham Contracts
Petty Officer Held in Secret for Four Months
Military Waste in Our Drinking Water
Central Command Official Resigns Under Scandal
Alabama Guard to Have Biggest Iraq Presence Since '03
Translator Pleads Guilty to Bribe Offer
Assault on Lebanon
IAF Raids Kill 57 in South Lebanon
Israel Plans to Reoccupy Part of Lebanon
Israeli Attacks on Bridges Brings Lebanon Aid to a Halt
Israel Warplanes Destroy Lebanon Bridges
Lebanese Factories Come Under Fire
Officials Say 28 Died in Qana, Not 54
Lebanon: Israel Wages War of Starvation
Israel Blockade Against Lebanon Tightens
Israel Battles Hezbollah
Risks Escalate as Israel Fights a Ground War
Israeli Advance in South Is Broad but Shallow
Israel's Netanyahu Says Buffer Zone Won't End Hezbollah Attacks
Three Israeli Soldiers Killed, Four Wounded in Combat in South Lebanon
Analysis: Israeli Army Eyes Litani River
Israel at War
Two People Killed, 86 Hurt as Rockets Pound Northern Israel
Border Police Search Israeli Arab Homes Without Warrants
Hadera Residents Find Locked Shelters
For Residents of Northern Israel, Life Is Reduced to a Bomb Shelter

Police Warn Israelis to Stay in Shelters

At Harvest Time in Israel, There's No One to Pick the Fruit
What I Learned as a Captured Israeli Soldier
US Jabs Iran, Syria, as Seeks UN Lebanon Resolution
France and US Lock Horns on Lebanon
Malaysia Readies 1,000 Soldiers for Lebanon
Olmert Hopes Germany Will Send Troops to Lebanon
US Earmarks 10 Million for Spare Parts to Lebanese Army
Solve Underlying Problems to Get Rid of Hezbollah: Lebanon PM
Medics: Israel Kills 5 Palestinians in Gaza
Role Reversal as Palestinians Give Shelter to Shia Refugees
Israeli Forces Search Houses in Gaza
Gunmen Kill Six Palestinians in Prison
UN: Gaza Becomes Forgotten War
Hezbollah’s Prominence Has Many Sunnis Worried
Hezbollah Defiant Amid the Rubble
The Prisoners That Hezbollah Is Fighting For
The Underground Voice of Hezbollah That Israel Is Still Unable to Silence
US Treads Softly Over Iran’s Role in Crisis
Iran Cleric: Shut Down Security Council
US Sanctions Companies Over Iran
Russia Says US Bans Its Arms Firms Over Iran Sales
Russia Warns Iran Over Deadline
Top Iran Cleric Urges Financial Aid for Hezbollah
Syria's Christians Rally Behind Hezbollah
Syria Warns Against Sending Troops Outside of UN Interim Force in Lebanon
Syria Says Priority Is for a Ceasefire in Lebanon
Surviving in Lebanon
Shortages Threaten Epidemics in Lebanon
In Embattled South Lebanon, Pride in Resistance
Besieged Beirut Shows Its Scars
Baalbek Turns Into a Ghost Town
War Starves Lebanese Restaurants of Supplies
Scared Lebanese Children in a Dilemma
Traumatised and Afraid - 300,000 Children Who Want to Go Home
The Family Forced to Flee Iraq Is on the Run Again
Lebanon’s Industrialists Count the Cost of Israeli Air Raids
Families Find Refuge in Shade of a Beirut Park
A Brother Hopes Anew for Man Long Held by Israel
Lebanese Oil Slick Threatens Neighboring Regions
Oil-Spill Clean-Up Delayed by Conflict
Global Lebanon Fallout
Egypt Judges Urge Govt to Scrap Peace Deal With Israel
Indonesian Hardliners Want War on Israel
Venezuela's Diplomat Recall Concerns Israel
Antiwar Protests Erupt Across the Muslim World
Arab League to Meet in Beirut
Pakistan Parliament Slams Israeli 'Crime Against Humanity'
UK Families of Soldiers Killed in Iraq Launch Party to Challenge Ministers
Blair Delays Vacation for Mideast Diplomacy, but His Specific Goal Remains Unclear
Blair Rejects Israel Bias
More Than 100 British MPs Sign Petition Attacking PM
Thousands to March in UK to Support Immediate Ceasefire
Southern Turkey Bombings Injure 13
Cuba Insists Raúl Castro in Control, Fidel Recovering
In Broadcast to Cubans, Rice Tries to Calm Fear of Invasion
US Anti-Castro Cubans Have New Allies on Island
Rice Offers Support to Cuba in Transition to Democracy
Cuba Bristles at Bush Amid Growing Uncertainty
Cuba Braces for Invasion of Exiles
Cuba Launches Campaign Touting Raul Castro
638 Ways to Kill Castro
Cuba Foils Embargo, Helped by Benefactor, Venezuela
Sun, Rum and Revolution for Tourists in Cuba
Castro Becomes Life-Or-Death Bet on Internet
Four Police, One Civilian Killed in Colombia Bombing
Mexico Ups Airport, Oil Security Against Protests
Weekend Reviews
Books on War
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War: The Great Clarifier

Alan Bock
Cuba: Same as the Old Boss

Praful Bidwai
India Hamstrung on Israel by Nuclear Deal With US

Doug Bandow
Readings in the Age of Empire

Charles Peña
The Lebanon Conundrum

Nebojsa Malic
Serbia's Choices

Ivan Eland
Empowering Iran

David R. Henderson
Remembering Hiroshima

Ran HaCohen
'Respecting Lebanon's Sovereignty'

Sascha Matuszak
Getting a Piece of the Pie

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