Today's Highlights

Criticize Israel? You're an Anti-Semite: Rosa Brooks
Invoking the Past: Alan Bock
Whoops! Bolton’s Bad: Gordon Prather
'Fascism' Frame Set Up by Neocon Press: Jim Lobe
Lessons From Iraq and Lebanon: Gabriel Kolko

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Updated September 3, 2006 - 9:16 PM EDT
Sistani: 'I Can No Longer Stop Civil War'
  4 US Soldiers, 2 Iraqi Police Killed as al-Qaeda #2 Captured
  No Civil War in Iraq, Insists Bush – but Pentagon Differs
  US-Iraq Dispute Delays Military Handover Again
  Army Recommends Death for GIs in Iraq Murder Case
Israel Plans for War With Iran and Syria
  Lebanese Lawmakers Starts Sit-In Against Israeli Blockade
  Israeli Spy Chief Says Hezbollah Is Arming Gaza for 'New War on Israel'
  Germany to Send 2,000 Troops to Lebanon
  Turkey Threatens to Withdraw Troops if Required to Disarm Hezbollah
Iran Offers Cooperation on Israel-Hezbollah Truce
  US, Iran Supporting Same Elements in Iraq, but Washington Complains
  Report: UK Crime Boss Brokered Nuclear-Delivery Missile Sale to Iran
  EU Gives Iran Two More Weeks in Nuclear Standoff
Afghan DM: 89 Taliban, Unknown Number of Civilians Killed
  UK Troops Suffer Blackest Day in Afghanistan
  4 Canadians Killed in Afghan Battle
  UK Muslims Join Taliban to Fight Against British Troops
  UN Survey Catalogs 'Staggering' Opium Crop in Afghanistan
  NATO Sets 6-Month Deadline to Beat Taliban
Criticize Israel? You're an Anti-Semite!  by Rosa Brooks
The Wrong Ism and the Wrong History  by Arnaud de Borchgrave
An Official Secrets Act Might Keep Congress in the Dark  by Nick Schwellenbach
Lessons From Iraq and Lebanon
by Gabriel Kolko
Whoops! Bolton’s Bad  by Gordon Prather
Hidden Government  by Sheldon Richman

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Video Aired From Zawahiri and American al-Qaeda Member
FBI Role in Terror Probe Questioned
British Police Arrest 16 in Anti-Terrorism Raids
MPs Says Critics of Israel 'Fueling Hatred of UK Jews'
Backlash Feared as UK Troops Go on Trial
Lebanese Politicians, Scarce in War, Renew Bickering
Al-Qaeda Member Calls Hezbollah 'Infidels'
Security Fears Deaden Iraq's Normally Bustling Streets
Iraq Attacks Continue
20 Iraqis, 14 Asian Pilgrims Killed in Saturday Attacks
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Security Developments in Iraq, Sept. 2
Today in Iraq
Kirkuk Confronts an Uncertain Future
Iraq Deputy PM Warns of Long Baghdad Struggle
Kurdish Leader Bans Iraqi Flag in Northern Iraq
Iraq Says Abu Ghraib Prison Now in Its Control
More Security Pledged in Wake of Iraq Attacks
Iraqis in al-Anbar Province Considers Amnesty
Armored Cars Sold on Cheap Save Lives in Iraq
Iraqi Politics
Iraq PM to Axe Four Cabinet Ministers
Iraq PM Says Oil Minister Excluded From Reshuffle
Speaker Deserves 2nd Chance, Shi'ite Leader Says
The War at Home
American and Muslim: Six Million People in Search of an Identity
Hardball Tactics in an Era of Threats
Bush’s Shift of Tone on Iraq: The Grim Cost of Losing
Rove's Word Is No Longer GOP Gospel
US Muslims Spurn Bush’s Term of 'Islamic Fascism'
With Millions in 9/11 Payments, Bereaved Can't Buy Green Cards
US Military
$100 Billion Later, Star Wars Hits Its First Missile
Iraq War Vets Battle War's Signature Wound: Brain Injuries
Canadian Alarm Over Using Lake as Firing Range
Ohio Critics Decry US Coast Guard Plan for Live Firing on Lake Erie
UK 'War on Terror'
UK Police Swoop on 'Terror School'
Homegrown Terrorism on the Rise in UK
The Islamic School That Played Host to Hamza
US 'War on Terror'
Was Miami 'Plot' a Terror Sting or Entrapment?
Screening Tools Slow to Arrive in US Airports
Global 'War on Terror'
Irish 'in Denial' Over Threat by al-Qaeda
Germany Train Bomb Suspects Charged in Lebanon
Mohammed Cartoons 'Sparked German Bomb Plot'
Dutch Court Allows Media Bugging
Americans Keep Dying
Hero’s Kin: GI Had Called War 'Lost Cause' (MA)
Natchitoches (LA) Marine Was in Iraq Less Than a Month
Volunteer Firefighter (PA) Killed in Iraq
Soldier Mourns Loss of Husband (IA) Killed in Iraq
Hebron (KY) Marine Killed in Iraq
Hiawatha (KS) Soldier Killed in Afghanistan
Parents of Marine (CT) Killed in Iraq Proud That Son 'Gave of Himself'
'He Fought So Others Didn’t Have To,' Says Dad of Fallen Soldier (OH)
Winterville (NC) Guardsman Dies in Kuwait
El Paso (TX) Soldier Dies of Non-Combat Causes
Orlando (FL) Military Contractor Killed in Iraq
Baghdad-Based Stryker Soldier (WI) Killed in Action
Hmong Soldier (MN) Dies From Iraq Bomb
Marine From Fairborn (OH) Killed in Iraq Fighting
Meridian (ID) Soldier Remembered as a Friend to All
Soldier (NH) Recalled as a Computer Whiz
Virginia Marine Killed in Iraq Bombing
Friends, Family Mourn Alabama Soldier Killed in Iraq
Minnesota Guardsman Killed in Iraq
Soldier (UT) Killed in Roadside Bombing in Iraq
Family Speaks of Fallen Two Rivers (WI) Soldier
Soldier (NE) Dies From Injuries in Iraq Humvee Accident
Soldier From Irmo (SC) Dies in Iraq
Uncovered Body May Be Colombian Warlord
Colombia's Uribe Accused of Going Easy on Militias
Cuba Abuzz With Talk of Castro's Apparent Recovery
Philippine President to Co-Chair Non-Aligned Summit in Cuba
Social Movement in Oaxaca Rejects Violence
Venezuela: Chavez Alleges Coup Plot
Lancet Study: 4,000 Political Murders in Haiti Estimated Under Coup Regime
Bolivia Steps Up Security as Tensions Build Over Assembly
Chile May Renew Relations With Bolivia
A Fragile Cease-Fire
Beefed-Up Peacekeeping Force Takes Shape
Lebanon Says Won’t Join Talks Over Kidnapped IDF Troops
Turks Conflicted About UN in Lebanon
Israeli Army Destroys Hezbollah Weapon Depots
Italian Troops Land in Lebanon to Boost UN Force
Hezbollah Announces Commander's Death From Wounds Sustained in Fighting With Israel
UN to Cut 40 Percent of Appeal for Relief Donations to Lebanon
Palestinians to Announce Unity Government in 10 Days
Peres: Israel 'Likely' to Reopen Talks With Palestinians
IDF Says They Thwarted Attempt to Fire Rockets From West Bank
Talks Under Way for Israeli Soldier Held in Gaza: Mubarak
Palestinian Teachers Stage Massive Strike
Gaza Teachers' Strike Makes for Tense Day Back at School
Palestinian Militants Vow to Target Non-Muslims
Three Palestinians Killed by Israelis in Gaza Strip
IAF Destroys Home of Hamas Operative
Nuclear Row: Annan to Confront Tehran
Iran Warns of Oil Price Rise if Sanctions Imposed
US Wants Iran to Release Activists
Egypt Talks to Syria to Discuss Soldiers' Release
Annan Says Syria Ready for Lebanon Ties
Syria Denies Permit to New Human Rights Group
'Islamist Conspiracy' Fear in Turkey
Major Operation Launched in Afghanistan as 28 Killed in New Attacks
District Chief Killed by Militants in South Afghanistan
British Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Was From Fiji
Dutch Soldier Injured in Ambush in Southern Afghanistan
Canada May Deploy Troops in Pakistan
Pro-Taliban Militants, Govt Sign Truce in North Waziristan
Musharraf to Follow Constitution in Presidential Election: Shaukat
Angry Family Boycott Funeral of Pakistan Chieftain
Political Instability Looms Over Kashmir, Deputy Chief Minister Quits
India to Seek Closer Military Ties With France, Germany
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Says 100 Tamil Tigers Dead in Sea Battle
Accounts Differ on Sri Lanka Sea Battle
Sri Lanka Sends More Supplies to Jaffna
North Korea Accuses US Over Missiles
US Envoy to Urge Asia Powers to Take Action on North Korea
Japanese Plan Highest Alert for North Korea Nuke Test
South Koreans Divided Over Wartime Control Regain
Japan Company Tied to Iran, North Korea Nuclear Quests
Nepal Maoists Threaten 'Revolution' in Capital
East Timor PM Hits Out at Jailbreak
Sudan Govt Launches Darfur Offensive
Darfur Villages Burn as Army Tramples on UN Peace Plan
Sudan Pardons Slovenia Envoy for Spying Charges
Somalia's Delayed Peace Talks Begin
Somalia Accuses Eritrea of Backing Islamist Movement
Kenya: AU Is Courting Chaos in Somalia
Somalia Refugees Lose Hope of Going Home
Zimbabwe's Opposition Leadership Marches to Parliament
Nigeria Police to Get Arms Boost
Serbs Criticize UN Mediator, Further Bogging Down Kosovo Talks
Serbian President to Discuss Kosovo, Military Cooperation on Visit to US
Russian Homeland No Haven for Ex-Detainees, Activists Say
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Israel: Beyond Good and Evil?

Alan Bock
Invoking the Past

Doug Bandow
The Faux Liberal Foreign Policy Debate

Nebojsa Malic
True Colors

Charles Peña
Backdoor Draft

Ivan Eland
Selective Prosecution of
War Crimes

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

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

Ran HaCohen
The End of Lebanon?

Sascha Matuszak
Getting a Piece of the Pie

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