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Who Decides on War With Iran?: Doug Bandow
Teens Frustrate Recruiter's Scam: Scott Horton
In the Shadow of Ho Chi Minh: Robert Scheer
Syria: Convenient but Unlikely Fall Guy: J. Cook
Iraq's Sickening Medical System: Jamail/Al-Fadhily

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Updated November 24, 2006 - 9:27 PM EST
Attacks Leave Hundreds Dead in Iraq
  332 Dead in Worst 1-Day Attacks Since 2003
  97 More Iraqis Killed in Friday Clashes After Most Violent Day
  Sadr Threatens to Withdraw From Govt if Maliki Visits Bush
  US Helicopter Fires on Iraqi Funeral Party
  Shi'ites Burn 6 Sunni Worshippers Alive, Kill 19 Others in Mosques
Milestone: US in Iraq Longer Than WWII
  Internal Dissension, External Events Create Woes for Baker Group
  Leading US Hawk Judges 'War on Terror' a Mistake
Lebanon Crisis Reflects Fading US Clout
  France Authorizes Troops to Fire at Israeli Jets Over South Lebanon
  Huge Funeral Turns Into Protest Against Syria
  Murder Exposes Lebanon’s Christian Divisions
  Grandmother in First Hamas Suicide Attack in Two Years
NATO Goals Reduced as Afghan Woes Grow
  US Troops Open Fire on Civilians, Afghan Doctor Killed
  Civilian Deaths in Military Action by Coalition Forces in Afghanistan
Syria: Convenient but Unlikely Fall Guy for Gemayel's Death  by Jonathan Cook
Trapped in Bush's Video Game
by William Pfaff
Lost Humanity and a Lost Life
by Brian Moench
Teens Frustrate Military Recruiter's ASVAB Scam  by Scott Horton
Iraq's Reality Bandwagon  by David Corn
Rangel: Daft on the Draft  by Thomas L. Knapp

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High Levels of Radiation in Ex-KGB Man's Body
I'm Being Set Up, Says Ex-KGB Man
In Video, Hussein Uses Slingshots and Bows to Rally Iraqis for War
Bush Team and Iraq Leaders Face Range of New Realities
Sunnis Face New Conflict in Iraq War
US Forces Fire on Iraq Minibus, Kill 4 Workers, Wound 8
Cheney's Office Denies He's in Iraq
China Filling Void Left by West in UN Peacekeeping
Iraq's Medical System Becomes Sickening
Today in Iraq
Al-Qaeda Blamed for Attacks on Shias That Kill Over 150 in Baghdad
A Bloody Day in Baghdad Raises Fears of All-Out Civil War
Some Fighters in Iraq Adopt New Tactics to Battle US
Under Fire, US Marines Hand Off Battered Fallujah
Indefinite Curfew Slapped on Baghdad After Carnage
1,000 Iraqis a Day Flee Violence, UN Group Finds
Basra Airport, Port to Close Friday in Protest
Turkey Warns Kirkuk Referendum May Fuel More Turmoil in Iraq
UN Facts About Deteriorating Security in Iraq
Iraq to Hold Reconciliation Talks
Iraq Oil Watchdog Says $24.7 Bln Potential Exports Lost
Iraq: Singing 'the Devil's Music' Will Get You Killed
Attacks Continue
Bloody Thursday: 332 Iraqis Killed, 315 Wounded
More Than 140 Bodies Turn Up on Baghdad Streets
Gunmen Attack Iraqi Ministry in Central Baghdad
Chronology: Iraq's Path From Invasion to Bloodshed
US Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,871
Security Developments in Iraq, Nov. 24
Security Developments in Iraq, Nov. 23
Global Iraq Fallout
British Poll: Leaving Iraq Will Have No Effect
MPs Press Blair for Iraq Statement
South Korea's Ruling Party Will Back Troop Extension in Iraq
Australia: Leaving Iraq Would Embolden Iran, Syria
Japan Monitoring Iraq Backpacker Case After Death Sentence
The War at Home
President Makes Thanksgiving Calls to 10 in Armed Forces
Sacramento Antiwar Leader Accuses Federal Government of Withholding Surveillance Info
Senate Democrats Revive Demand for Classified Data
Dems to Tackle Homeland Security Issues
Yearning to Be Whole Again
Legislation May Bring New Attention to Trail of Tears
A Run on Passports as Rules Change
British Troops Wary of Joining War on Drugs in Afghanistan
US Complains of 50 Caveats on NATO Forces in Afghanistan
NATO Chief Counts on Germany to Operate Anywhere in Afghanistan as Needed
Karzai Governs Nation on Shaky Foundation
Abuse of Afghan Women
Afghanistan Female Legislator Attacked, Husband Killed
Rocket Attack Kills NATO Soldier in Afghanistan
Taliban Train Suicide Bombers to Attack
Afghanistan's Hated Sikhs Yearn for India
Terrorist Attacks Spreading in India Beyond Kashmir
Bomb Kills Three Near India Train Station
Pakistan Set to Get Eight JF-17 Fighter Jets From China
US Wants Korea to Forge Military Ties With NATO
US Airmen Celebrate Holiday in Korea
Chinese Court Rejects Reporter's Appeal
Watchful Eye on Taiwan's Embattled Chen
Tibetan Activist Sets Himself Afire
Sri Lanka Tanks, Jets Battle Rebels as War Escalates
Bangladesh Opposition Calls Off Blockade
Thai Coup Leader: Maybe Martial Law Will End by the End of the Year
NATO to Consider Boosting Pacific Ties
Despots and Dissidents Put Politics Into Aid Business
UN Agency Rejects Iranian Reactor Request
Iran Says It Will Build Heavy-Water Reactor Without UN Agency’s Help
Iran Offers Look at Uranium Program
US in Contact With Anti-Iran Kurds: PKK
Hezbollah Chief Urges End to Protests in Beirut
Dragons of Lebanon's Past Emerge for Gemayel Funeral
Hezbollah Power Play on Hold After Assassination in Lebanon
Lebanese PM Calls on Pro-Syrian Ministers to Rejoin Government
South Korea to Send 400 Troops to Lebanon
Probe Into Aussie Hezbollah Funders
Israeli Experts: Hezbollah 'to Rule Within Five Years'
Israelis Keep Up Gaza Offensive
Shin Bet Opposes Assassination of Palestinian Leaders
Islamic Jihad Leader Offers Israel Ceasefire
Israeli Military: Gazans Have Anti-Aircraft Capabilities
Abbas and Haniyeh Hold Unity Talks in Gaza
Two Palestinians Killed by Israeli Air Strike on Gaza Car
Hamas Official Shot by West Bank Gunmen
Hamas Supremo in Cairo for Talks
UN Official: Sorry's Not Enough When You've Killed 19 Civilians
Peretz: Ehud Barak Fled From Lebanon
Israel Seeks New Technology to Shoot Down Rockets From Gaza
Israeli MP Dreams Up New Mideast Peace Plan
French Ambassador: We Are Aware of Sderot's Pain
34 Men Convicted of Plotting Attacks in Yemen
Rebels Answer Mogadishu's Call to Arms
Ethiopia 'Ready for Islamist War'
Kidnapped Briton's Death Raises Fear Over Future of Oil Supplies
Money and Violence Hobble Democracy in Nigeria
Sudan Foreign Minister Wants International Border Patrols
France Sends More Troops to Central African Republic After Rebel Attacks
Opposition Leads Mauritania Race
Fleeing Mugabe: Crossing the Limpopo
Kosovo Independence Would Be 'Nightmare' for Serbia
US Envoy: NATO Will Curb Kosovo Violence
British Weapons
Does Britain Really Need Nuclear Weapons?
British Cabinet Agrees on Replacement Nukes, but Promises Vote
UK Weapons Projects 36 Years Behind Schedule
Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Foes Edge Toward Sharing Power
British Parliament OKs Bill on Northern Ireland
Kremlin Grabs Control of Paper
Paris to Ivory Coast Flight Evacuated After Threat
Poll Shows Chavez With Strong Lead in Venezuela Race
OAS to Observe Venezuela's Presidential Election
Ecuador Latest Test for Latin Leftists
Ecuadoreans Fear Poll Loser Will Not Accept Defeat
New Arrest Warrant for Fujimori

Justin Raimondo
Poisonous Propaganda

Doug Bandow
Who Decides on War With Iran?

Charles Peña
Worse Than Staying the Course

Ivan Eland
'Cutting and Running' Preferable to 'Staying and Praying'

David R. Henderson
Milton Friedman: A Tribute

Alan Bock
Withdrawal: Why Wait?

Nebojsa Malic
The Battle for Kosovo

Praful Bidwai
North Korea Wins Nuclear Poker Round

Ran HaCohen
Good News From Gaza

Sascha Matuszak
China's Little Capitalists

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