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Are You an 'Unlawful Combatant'?: Justin Raimondo
West Texas Hailstorm: Charley Reese
Congressional Duplicity: Gordon Prather
Pirates of the Mediterranean: Robert Harris
A Separate Peace?: Doug Bandow

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Updated October 2, 2006 - 9:28 PM EDT
Bloody Day in Iraq Leaves 150 Dead

Iraq Civilian Deaths Hit Another Record in Sept.

  Official: Curfew Was Called Over 'Coup Attempt'

Shi'ites Accuse Sunni Party of Terror Tie

Rice: No Memory of CIA Warning of Attack
  9/11 Panel Members Weren’t Told of Meeting
  White House on Defensive Over Book's Revelations on Iraq
  Colin Powell Says He Was Fired by President Bush
UN Forces: Israeli Troops Still in Lebanon
  Israel Threatens Lebanon Raids
  8 Palestinians Dead, 75 Hurt in Hamas-Fatah Clashes in Gaza
Commander: UK Forces Almost Retreated From Taliban
Cost of Bush's War? Just Keep Adding Zeroes  by Robyn Blumner
Are We There to Stay? It Sure Seems That Way  by Daniel Widome
Congressional Duplicity  by Gordon Prather
West Texas Hailstorm  by Charley Reese
Terror 2016  by Aziz Huq
A Separate Peace?  by Doug Bandow

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Turkish PM Urges US to Crack Down on Kurdish Group
Kirkuk Fearful of Future
US Envoy: Iraq Sectarian Violence More Worrisome Than Insurgency
Letter: Zarqawi Worried al-Qaeda
Bush Was Pushed to Replace Rumsfeld in '04
FBI Worries About an Osama-Mobsters Link
Gooood Morning Tehran! This Is Jerusalem
Shi'ites Furious Over Pictures of 'Buddy Christ' Posted in Baghdad Neighborhood Following US Raid
Today in Iraq
Iraq Kurds in Turmoil Over Saddam Spy Allegations
Sadr Political Bloc Calls for Overhaul of Iraqi Cabinet
Iraq Parliament Delays Key Session Amid Bomb Plot Charges
US Diplomat Defends Maliki's Strategy
Iraqi Gallery Pieces Looted Art Heritage Back Together
US Soldier Dies in Accident in Northern Iraq
Attacks Continue
Two Soldiers Killed in Fighting in Iraq
CSI Baghdad, Hunting for Truth in the Combat Zone
Iraq Bomb Seriously Injures Two British Soldiers
Security Developments in Iraq, Oct. 2
Security Developments in Iraq, Oct. 1
Iraqi Security
Baghdad Authorities Lift Curfew
Iraq Says Close to Catching al-Qaeda Leader
Terror Suspects Killed in Series of Raids in Iraq

Man Arrested in Basra Over Attacks in Southern Iraq

Global Iraq Fallout
Australian Doctors Demand Iraq Troop Withdrawal
Pope Prays for Muslim-Christian Harmony in Iraq
The War at Home
White House Backs Rumsfeld as It Denies Charges on Iraq
Rumsfeld Says He Won't Resign
Alarm Bells for Banks After US Bombings Ruling
Decorated Army Deserter and Iraq War Critic Returns to US From Canada
Second Charlotte Antiwar Rally in a Week, This Time Police Don't Break It Up
'War on Terror'
9/11 Hijackers' Martyrdom Tape Surfaces
9/11 Hijackers 'Joked' Before Reading Will
Top Philippine Anti-Terror Official: More Jihadists 'Ready to Go'
Homeland Security Reviews Claims of Contract Conflicts
EU Hopes for New Pact With US on Passenger Data
Australian at Guantanamo to Be Among First Tried by US Military Commissions
NATO to Lead US Troops in Afghanistan
NATO to Take Command of Whole of Afghanistan Force in a 'Few Days'
Inmates Detail US Prison Near Kabul
In Afghanistan, US Troops Tackle Aid Projects – and Skepticism
Most Canadians Believe Afghan Mission a Lost Cause
India to Give Pakistan Bombings Evidence
Pakistan Said to Play Both Sides on Terror War
Pakistan Promises Action Against Extremists: Karzai
India Resigned to Wait as US Nuclear Deal Delayed
Pakistan Arrests Six Wounded Taliban Fighters
In Thailand, a New Model for Militants?
Retired Army General Named Thailand's PM
Thai Military Reformer Takes the Helm
Aussie Weapons Expert 'Wooed by China'
Seven Rebels Killed in Sri Lankan Clashes
Koreas to Hold Military Talks This Week
Inside Myanmar's Rebel Army
Chavez: Assassination Attempt Foiled
Iran Set on Expanding Nuclear Program
Iran Dismisses Reports of Willingness to End Enrichment
Ahmadinejad: Iran Doesn't Fear Additional US Sanctions
Iran Crisis Overshadows Israeli-Palestinian Dispute as Rice Visits Mideast
Poll: 70% of Americans Oppose Use of Ground Troops in Iran
Iranian Game Designer Retaliates Against US
A Fragile Cease-Fire
Lebanese Govt and Hezbollah Say Israeli Pullout Is Incomplete
Last Israeli Force in Lebanon 'Expects to Leave This Week'
Immediately Following Withdrawal, Israel Adds Troops to Lebanon Border, Threatens Hezbollah
Military Force Won't Stop Illegal Weapons Entering Lebanon: Assad
Villagers in Southern Lebanon Cheer Israeli Withdrawal
Aid Pours Into Lebanon, but No Relief for Residents
Beirut's Youth Seek Exit Strategy With Dim Hopes for Future
Lebanese-Americans Return to Homeland to Help Rebuild From War
Hamas Says Abbas Planning Coup Against Haniyeh
Palestinian Police Ordered to Stop Protesting After Deaths
Palestinians: Israeli Tanks, Troops Move Into Northern Gaza
Embattled Hebron Merchants Use New Technology to Ply Traditional Trades
Israeli Reservists: Sorry for Trusting Govt, Military
Peres Praises Blair, Sees a Future for Hezbollah
War Fallout Puts Olmert at Risk
During War, Olmert Ignored Livni's Plan for Early Exit From Lebanon
Middle East
Gulf Nations Fortify Against Terror Attacks
Jordan's King Risks Shah's Fate, Critics Warn
Pro-Kurdish Activists Released in Syria
Yemeni Forces Kill Two al-Qaeda Fugitives in Shootout
Georgian-Russian Tensions
Putin and Georgia Officials Intensify Rhetoric in Dispute
Putin Lashes Georgia Over Arrest of Officers
Moscow Seeks UN Help in Georgia
Escalating Tension Between Georgia and Russia
Big Turnout in Bosnian Elections
Bosnia Appears Split on Whether to Unify
Serbian Parliament OKs New Constitution Reaffirming Sovereignty Over Kosovo
Somali PM Mulls Requesting Forces From Ethiopia and Kenya
Arab League Proposes International Somalia Meeting
Zambia Vote Count Sparks Protests

Police Fire Tear Gas as Zambia Opposition Cries Foul

Darfur’s Displaced Find Refuge With Ex-Rebels
Eritrea Accuses UN Security Council and US of Siding With Ethiopia
United Nations
South Korean Looks Likely to Take UN Top Job From Kofi Annan

Jordan Blasts Qatar Over UN Succession Vote


Justin Raimondo
Are You an 'Unlawful Combatant'?

Alan Bock
Much Ado Over Not Much

Doug Bandow
Normalizing Relations
With Japan

Nebojsa Malic
A Desperate Push

Charles Peña
Know Thine Enemy

Ivan Eland
Negroponte Tries to Cloud Terror Report

David R. Henderson
George Shultz's Unconvincing Case for the War on Terror

Praful Bidwai
Blasts Test India's Counter-Terror Strategy

Sascha Matuszak
China's Little Capitalists

Ran HaCohen
The End of Lebanon?

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