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Right Hook: Justin Raimondo
Should the US Nuke Iran & Syria? David Henderson
Will the US Again Attack Iran?: Chris Moore
Appeasement and War on Iran: Michael S. Rozeff
The Islamic Way of War: Andrew J. Bacevich

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Updated August 28, 2006 - 9:07 PM EDT
20 Iraqi Soldiers, 50 Militiamen Killed Monday
  8 US Soldiers Killed Over Weekend in Iraq
  Car Bomb at Iraqi Interior Ministry Kills 16
  69 Killed Sunday in Attacks Across Iraq
  Bush 'Palace' Shielded From Iraqi Storm
Hezbollah Says Won't Resist UN Troops
  Israeli Sources: No Talks Underway for Prisoner Exchange
  Israel Replaced Officer During War After He Expressed Doubts
  Olmert: War Aftermath Like a Dream Come True
  Nasrallah Wouldn't Have Ordered Capture if He'd Foreseen Such a War
  Israeli Military's Demands 'Could Set Standard of Living Back 20 Years'
UK Envoy Explains Troop Movement Near Iran Border
  Sanctions Against Iran Unlikely
  Iran Calls Atomic Program 'Irreversible'
  An Ex-Official Offers Glimpse of Iranian Views of US
Suicide Blast in Crowded Afghanistan Bazaar Kills 17
Two Days of Bombings in Turkey Leave 3 Dead, 41 Injured
Will the US Again Attack Iran – This Time Without Saddam?  by Chris Moore
Bush's Backdoor Draft Another Sign of Strain  Palm Beach Post
Another Miserable Milestone for Bush's War  by Rupert Cornwell
Appeasement and War on Iran
by Michael S. Rozeff
Refuse to Be Terrorized  by Bruce Schneier
Beirut's Future: Paris or Mogadishu?  by Rami G. Khouri

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GOP Hawk's Sudden Shift on Iraq
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Turkey Bombed Kurdish Rebels at Iraqi Border
Annan to Visit Beirut
Key US Legislator Says Will Block Aid to Lebanon
Hezbollah TV Case Fuels Debate Over Prosecution of Terrorist Aid
Families of Unit Kept in Iraq Question Rumsfeld
Iraq Govt Plans Reshuffle, Cites Loyalty Doubts
A Threat That Tops Insurgency
Today in Iraq
Is Sistani Losing His Influence in Iraq?
Iraqis Swapping Houses in Baghdad to Avoid Sectarian Violence
Iraq Closes Down Contact Bureau of Kurdish Rebel-Linked Party
Iraq Govt Eyes Economy Boost to Ease Conflict
Iraq Wrestles With Oil Law, Eyes New Basra Port
The Curtain Falls on Baghdad Movie Theatres
Attacks Continue
Gunmen Kill 12, Wound 25 in Iraqi Market
Suicide Bomber Attacks Iraq Newspaper
2 NYC Marines Die Together in Iraq
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Iraq Occupation
Reuters Seeks Pentagon Probe on Journalist's Death
Second Goodbye Tougher for 172nd Stryler Troops
'Not Long' Before US Troops Can Withdraw: Iraqi PM
New UK Envoy: Iraq Doesn't Look Like a Civil War to Me
Three Coalition Soldiers Wounded in Accident in Iraq
Jill Carroll Saga
Hostage: The Jill Carroll Story - Epilogue - Family Reunion
Readers Ask, and Jill Carroll Answers
The War at Home
Poll: Americans Foresee War Against Iran
State Department Reportedly Knew for Years Armitage 'Outed' Plame
GOP's Fortune in Congress Could Hinge on Gains in Iraq
Americans Decidedly Reject Military Draft
Teacher Claims Retaliation for Discussing Iraqi War
US Officials Single Out Arab Students for Questioning
US Missile Defense
Rumsfeld Unsure of Ability to Intercept Korean Missiles
Rumsfeld Sees Some Progress in Missile Plan but Seeks Test
UK 'War on Terror'
London Plot: UK Suspect Released
UK Conservative Leader: We Were Wrong to Call Mandela a Terrorist
UK Transportation Department: New Airport Checks Won't Be Permanent
Rumsfeld: North Korea Not a Military Threat to South
After 60 Years, US to Hand South Korea Command of Troops in 2009
North Korea Demands That the US Lift Financial Sanctions
North Koreans Flee Into China but Dwell There in Fear
Afghanistan: Families of US Bombing Victims Get Compensation
British Soldier, 10 Taliban Killed in Afghanistan Attacks
German Troops Could See Action in Southern Afghanistan
Afghan Weapons Not Depleted, British Insist
Music Opens New World to Afghan Girls
Dutch PM: Pakistan, Afghanistan Need a Common Approach to Unrest
A Rebel's Killing Roils Pakistan
450 Arrested in Riots Following Pakistan Rebel Death
Pakistani Chieftain Had Violent Tactics
Baloch Nationalists Call Strike
US Centcom Chief Abizaid Arrives in Pakistan
Sri Lanka
New Ceasefire Head Prepares for Sri Lanka's Mission Impossible
Ferry Brings 152 to Safety From Stricken Northern Sri Lanka
High-Profile Cases Deal Blows to Credibility of Chinese Legal Reform
East Timor Expects UN Mission
Under Fire, Indian Eatery Drops Hitler From Name
Nine Hurt in Attack on Kosovo Café
Serbia Condemns Attack in Kosovo
Four Suspected Militants Killed in Russia
Words Fly Over Seizure of US Diplomatic Bags
Chavez: Venezuela's UN Bid Thriving
Mexican Court to Rule on Recount Monday
In Mexico, the Cardinal and the 'Crazies'
Most Australians Say Terror War Being Lost, Terror Attack Likely
No Extra Security Measures at Australian Airports
Overweight? Asthmatic? Australia’s Army Wants You
A Fragile Cease-Fire
Italy Seeking Role in Mideast Prisoner Swap
Hope, Cynicism Shadows UN Peacekeepers
Israelis Still Occupy Nine Positions in South Lebanon
Israeli Military Blows Up Hezbollah Tunnels, Bunkers in Southern Lebanon
Indonesia to Send Troops to Lebanon, Congo
Blogging Under the Radar
Israeli Minister: Arab Towns Shouldn't Get Aid
Israel PM Faces Tough Choices on Lebanon War Probe
Israeli Panel Suggests State Supply Food, Medicine During Future Wars
Israeli Commander: Not Many Tanks Harmed During War
Israeli War Protests Echo 1973
South Lebanese City Poses Challenge to Government Authority
Lebanon Villages Still Without Aid
Trickle of Supplies Reaches Lebanon
Lebanon Restaurants Struggle in Aftermath of War
Displaced Lebanese Race Bulldozers to Recover Keepsakes
Lebanon's Fishermen Crippled by Wartime Oil Spill
Lebanon's 'Armageddon Museum'
Israeli DM Says Lack of Aid to Lebanon Boosts Hezbollah's Support
UK Official Plays Down Hezbollah Cache Find
Nasrallah Is Still in Charge
Hezbollah Survey Almost Finished
South American Scams Funding Hezbollah?
Fox Reporters Free in Gaza
Fox Reporters Freed in Gaza After They 'Convert to Islam'
Freed Journalists: Despair, Then Hope
US Fox News 'Grateful' for Release of Reporters
Gaza Hostage Sorry for Worrying Family
Hamas Official Own Criticizes Government
Israel Seizes Another Hamas MP
Wounded Cameraman Tells of Gaza Blast
Israeli Strikes in Gaza Kill Four Militants, Wound 6-Year-Old Boy
Israeli Siege Leaves Gaza Isolated and Desperate
Thousands of Palestinians Cross Gaza-Egypt Border
Iran Denies Seeking to Enrich Uranium to 20 Pct
Iran Atomic Work Will Go on Despite Deadline
White House Low-Key After Latest Iranian Nuclear Advance
Iran Test-Fires Sub-To-Surface Missile
Annan to Visit Iran Amid Dispute
Iran Warns Japan of Move to Turn to China, Russia for Oil Project
Syria Will Talk Peace 'When Israel Is Ready'
Syrian Ports Gain From Lebanon Blockade
Jesse Jackson Says Syria Backs Prisoners' Release
Egypt Cracks Down on Islamist Movement
Egypt's Islamists Denounce Arrests
Saudi Arabia
Saudi King Says He Intervened to Spare Militants
Saudi FM Calls for Arab League Revamp
Middle East
Jordan Parliament Approves Tougher Terror Law
Arabs Between Israel and Iran
Britain 'Blocking Peace Deal' for Uganda
Ugandan Rebel 'Prophet' Signs Deal to End 20 Years of Fighting
Uganda Rebels in Congo Withdrawal
Uganda Truce Deal 'Huge Step'
Facts About Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army
Uganda to Send Troops to Somalia
Journalist Faces Charges Over Entering Darfur Region
Watchdogs Urge Sudan to Free Reporters
Sudan Remains Defiant in Face of US Pressure
Amnesty Warns of New Human Rights Crisis in Darfur
Researcher Offers Theory on Who Killed Congo's 'Independence Hero'
Burundi Leader Wants Coup Suspects 'Severely Punished'

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Right Hook

David R. Henderson
Should the US Nuke Iran and Syria?

Doug Bandow
Readings in the Age of Empire

Nebojsa Malic
Wishful Thinking

Ivan Eland
The Cult of the Offensive

Alan Bock
The Police-State Impulse

Praful Bidwai
Indian Foreign Policy Slips on Oil-for-Food Slick

Charles Peña
Flying the Unfriendly Skies

Ran HaCohen
The End of Lebanon?

Sascha Matuszak
Getting a Piece of the Pie

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