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Imperial Arrogance in Iraq: Ivan Eland
The Iraq War in 8 Minutes: Greg Mitchell
Georgia – on Moscow's Mind: Patrick Buchanan
They Lied: Jacob Hornberger
Moves Toward War With Iran: William R. Polk

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Updated October 24, 2006 - 8:07 PM EDT
New Iraq Plan Looks Like Old Iraq Plan

US May Up Troop Levels in Baghdad as Iraq Agrees to Timetable

  Sen. Graham: We're on the Verge of Chaos in Iraq
  Bush Buries 'Stay the Course' Slogan for Iraq
  Poll: Most Americans Think No One Is Winning in Iraq
  Midterm Election: Referendum on War

Iraqi Govt, Sadr, US Agree to 'Stabilization' Plan

  Coup Against Maliki Reported in the Making
  Iraqi PM Announces New Crackdown, US Asks Amnesty for Insurgents
  Tuesday: 35 Iraqis Killed, 40 Wounded; 4 Troops Reported Killed
  US Troops Kill 4 Iraqi Firemen by Mistake
  Shi'ite Militia Hunts Shi'ite Police in Iraqi City as Army Stands Aside
  British Hope of Handover to Iraqi Forces Dismissed
US Nukes to Return to South Korea
  'Coup Possible in Pyongyang'
  Sons of N. Korean Strongman Reportedly Skirmishing to Succeed Him
  ElBaradei Says Sanctions on N. Korea, Iran Could Empower Hardliners
They Lied About the Reasons for Going to War  by Jacob G. Hornberger
Moves Toward War With Iran
by William R. Polk
We Sentenced Japanese for This
by Robyn E. Blumner
Georgia – on Moscow's Mind
by Patrick Buchanan
Soldiers of Conscience  by Staughton Lynd
The Numbers Do Add Up  by Daniel Davies

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Iraq: Endgame
The CIA's Travel Agent
Press Freedom Erodes in US, Report Says
UK Min. of Defense Bans TV News Access to Warzones
62% in UK Want Out of Iraq Before Stability Achieved, 72% Say War Unwinnable
Governments Say They Follow US on Jail Treatment
Insurgents in Iraq Flirt With
Action Film Aesthetics
Today in Iraq
Top Shi'ite Leader Calls for Southern Iraq Autonomy
US Troops Raid TV Offices in Baghdad
A TV Comedy Turns an Unconventional Weapon on Iraq’s High and Mighty: Fake News
Iraq's Electoral System Works Against Compromise in Search for End to Violence
Iraq's PM Under Pressure as US Frustration Mounts
Iraq Imposes Curfew in Tense Shi'ite Town
Shi'ite Militiamen Reemerge in Troubled Southern City in Iraq
Iraq to Control Half of Provinces by Year End: Deputy PM
Into the Abyss of Baghdad
Defiant Few Brave Baghdad Park for Eid Holiday
Attacks Continue
83 Killed, 42 Wounded Monday in Iraq
Security Developments in Iraq, Oct. 24
Security Developments in Iraq, Oct. 23
Iraq Occupation
US Forces Under Fire on Streets of 'Capital of Death'
US Troops Battling Pirates, Smugglers Off Iraq's Coast
Troops Look for American Soldier Missing in Baghdad
US Asks Iraq to Assume More Provincial Security: Rumsfeld
US Troop Deaths in Iraq Reach 87 for October
Brits in Iraq
British Foreign Secretary: Iraq Invasion May Have Been a 'Disaster'
Blair Redefining Iraq Ambitions
Iraqi Tells British Soldiers' Court-Martial He Was Forced to Drink Urine
Blair Holds Talks With Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister
Global Iraq Fallout
500,000 Iraqis Make a New Life in Syria
Iraqi Journalist Flees to Egypt
West Can't Abandon Iraq, Says Deputy PM
The War at Home
As Angst Over Iraq Grows, So Do Reassurances From White House
Election a Referendum on Bush Anti-Terror, Iraq Policies
Senior US Diplomat's Candor Gets Play in the Middle East, Ire at Home
Clamor Rises for a US Shift on Iraq
Pat Tillman's Brother Calls War Illegal
US Military
Severity of Iraq War Injuries Requires New Forms of Rehabilitation
Personal Effects Depot Takes on Solemn Duty
'War on Terror'
Inside the Pentagon Battle Over Gitmo Interrogations
Judge: NY Times Must Reveal Anthrax Sources
Italy’s Top Spy Is Expected to Be Indicted in Abduction Case
CIA Rendition Flights Unsettle Romania
Gonzales Praises New US Military Law
Afghanistan: Taliban and NATO 'in Talks' to Pull Out of Several Areas
Taliban Threatens to Attack Europe, Step Up Afghan Raids
Iraqi Extremists Inspire Taliban to Attack West
Canada: Sailors, Airmen Won't Be Deployed to Afghanistan
Canada Critics Slam Afghan Naval Mission
Germany Remains Committed to Afghanistan, Minister Says
US Urges Germany to Extend Mandate in Afghanistan
Negotiations for Italian Hostage in Afghanistan Continue
Prison Sentence for Dutch Soldier Refusing to Serve in Afghanistan
New Zealand Army Team Saves Afghan Buddha
Afghan Governor Says UK Broke Pledges on Aid
Pakistan May Ink Another Peace Deal With Militants
Taliban-Style Militants Roam Pakistan Region After Pact
Pro-Taliban Militants to Levy Taxes in Waziristan
Musharraf's Memoirs in Urdu Cut al-Qaeda Bounty Claim
Pakistan Tries to Shed Khan Proliferation Stigma
India Accuses Pakistan of Seeking to Infiltrate Its Military
Indian Officials Split on Pakistan Role in Bombings
Cable TV Office Bombed in Kashmir
Blast Kills Man in Indian Kashmir, Police Say
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Parties in Talks Pact

Peace Dividend Expected From Sri Lanka Political Deal

Head of IAEA Urges US-North Korea Talks
North Korea Said to Be Willing to Talk
Security Meet Highlights Differences Between US, South Korea
North Korea Food Shortages 'Critical'
Ahmadinejad: Iran's Nuclear Capability Up
Iran Asks EU to Explain Why It Should Stop Uranium Enrichment
Iran Tests Second Batch of Centrifuges
US Says UN Talks on Iran Sanctions Could Take Weeks
Diplomats: Iran Expanding Enrichment
Quarter Million Candidates for Iran Local Vote
Olmert Appeals to World on Iran Threats
Israeli Troops Kill 7 Palestinians, Wound 14 in Northern Gaza
Hamas Opens Satellite Television Channel
Settlements Growing on Palestinian-Owned Land, Despite Vow to US
Fallout of Hamas' Rule Spurs Palestinian Desire to Flee
Gaza Strip Opens Briefly for Israeli Arabs on Eid al-Fitr
Israeli Cabinet Backs Change to Political System
Far-Right Party to Join Shaky Israeli Coalition
Israel Downplays Russian Foreign Minister's Call to Give Hamas More Time
Israeli Warplanes in Lebanon Overflights in Defiance of France
Israel Claims It Wiped Out Hezbollah Missiles on 2nd Day of War
UN Gives Lebanon Text on Court to Try Suspected Hariri Killers
Middle East
Pressure Grows on Bush to Soften Approach to Syria
Gulf Arab States Are Giving Up on America
Arabs Celebrate Feast Amid Regional Worry
Somalia & Her Neighbors
Islamists Recapture Somali Town
Fearing War and Islamist Rule, Somalis Pour Into Kenya
Somalian Leader Urges Ethiopia Revolt
War in Sudan? Not Where the Oil Wealth Flows
Grim New Turn Likely to Harden Darfur Conflict
Western Pressure Fails to Move Sudan
Africa After War: Paths to Forgiveness - Why Jeannette Employs Her Family's Killers
On 50th Anniversary of Uprising, Hungarian Cops Attack Anti-Govt Protesters
When the Soviet Union Nearly Blinked
Russia Bends on Banning Private Foreign Groups
Georgian Art Smashed in Moscow
Kosovo Islamic Leaders Join Call for Independence
Bulgaria Leader Wins in Voting, but It Isn’t Valid
Muslim Veils Prompt Bans Across Europe
Protestant Leader Seeks Sinn Fein Help
Serb War Crimes Suspect Seselj Can Defend Himself After All, Appeals Chamber Rules
60 Years Later, Buried Bombs Still Frighten Germans, and Kill Some
Oliver North Visits Nicaragua, Warns Against Ortega's Possible Return to Power
Guatemala Says It Will Not Give Up Fight for Seat on UN Security Council
Venezuelan Detained Near US Embassy Over Pipe Bombs
US Eases Off Haiti Arms Embargo
Cuba Ponders How to Fix Socialist Economy
Chileans Rule Out Sea-Access Talks With Bolivia
Two Bali Bomb Convicts to Be Freed
Nepal: Cease-Fire Violations Increase
Thai Coup Leaders Bear Down on Thaksin
Myanmar Discusses Version of Democracy
China & Her Neighbors
Muslims Feel the Long Arm of Beijing
Tibetan Child Refugees Tell of Border Shootings

Justin Raimondo
The Lobby, Unmasked

Ivan Eland
Imperial Arrogance in Iraq

David R. Henderson
Oil, Nuclear Power, and Iran:
A Lesson in Opportunity Cost

Alan Bock
The More Things Change...

Doug Bandow
in the Balkans

Nebojsa Malic
The Edge of Madness

Ran HaCohen
Good News From Gaza

Praful Bidwai
N. Korean Blast May Hit Indo-US Nuclear Deal

Charles Peña
Co-Dependency in Iraq

Sascha Matuszak
China's Little Capitalists

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