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Who Is Planning Our Next War? by Pat Buchanan
Good-bye to a Future GOP Presidency: Ivan Eland
Managing Escalation: Dahr Jamail
Baghdad 2025: Nick Turse and Tom Engelhardt
The Surge: Political Cover or Escalation?: Roberts

War--after all, what is it that the people get? Why--widows, taxes, wooden legs and debt.
Samuel B. Pettengill
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Updated January 9, 2007 - 9:29 PM EST
Official: More Troops to Iraq by Jan. 31
  'A Classic War Powers Confrontation'
  Republicans’ Division Over Iraq Grows
  Democrats Split Over Their Approach to Iraq
  Do Democrats Have the Power to Stop an Iraq Surge?
  Most Americans Say No to Iraq Buildup
  Bush Policy Means Lengthy Second Tours in Iraq, Military Says
US, Iraqi Forces Kill 50 Suspected Insurgents
  Terrified Soldiers Terrifying People
  Senior Iraqi Shi'ite Joins Sectarian War of Words
  US Launches Air Assault on Sunni Haven
  32 Turkish Workers Killed as Plane Down in Iraq
  Tuesday: 115 Iraqis Killed, 34 Wounded in Attacks
US Ground Forces Reported Deployed in Somalia
  Somali Official Says US Strikes Kill 31 Civilians
  Interim Leader Rejects US Approach in Somalia
Baghdad 2025: The Pentagon Solution to a Planet of Slums  by Nick Turse and Tom Engelhardt
Managing Escalation: Negroponte and Bush's New Iraq Team  by Dahr Jamail
They Have Made a Killing
by Terry Jones
Who Is Planning Our Next War?
by Patrick Buchanan
The Surge: Political Cover or Escalation?  by Paul Craig Roberts
The Cost of a Surge  by Gordon Adams

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Near Sadr City, US Troops Await Attack
New Video of Saddam's Corpse on Internet
More Subpoenas Come Down in Watada Case
Elliot Abrams’ Uncivil War
Officials: New Intel Chief to Darken Iran Intel Estimate, Broaden Surveillance
China Raids 'Terrorist Camp' Near Pakistan, 18 Killed
Kazakhstan Prime Minister Resigns Office
UN/Ethiopia-Installed Somalia President Comes to Capital for First Time in 40 Years
The Urge to Surge
Bush Says Plan for More Troops Originated With Maliki
Bush Leans to 'Slow Surge' of Troops for Iraq
Bush Plans Big Push on Hill to Sell Iraq Plan
Reported Main Points of Bush's Iraq Plan
Troop Surge in Iraq Would Have McCain in Tow
Ambassador Nominations Complete Iraq Policy Shakeup
Hostage Crises
Violence Stalks Sunni Enclave in Baghdad
Third Round in Iraq to Test US Troops
Iraq Ex-Minister Denies Graft Charges, Slams Govt
Displaced Urge Iraqi Red Crescent to Return
Monday: 99 Iraqis, 2 GIs Killed; 88 Iraqis Injured
Saddam Trial Continues
Execution Sparks Arab Support for Saddam
Court Drops Kurd Charges Against Saddam
Calls Grow to Stay Saddam Aides' Hanging
Saddam 'Discussed Killing Thousands'
Global Iraq Fallout
Blair Refuses to Match US Troop 'Surge' in Iraq
Britain Could Cut Troops in Iraq
Australia Rules Out More Iraq Troops
Arab States Want Bush's Iraq Policy to Counter Iran
Iraqi American Escapee Plans Return to US
UN: Urgent Help Needed for 3.7 Million Displaced Iraqis
'War on Terror'
Port of Miami Bomb Scare Was False Alarm
Security Bill Picks Up Ideas of 9/11 Panel
House Nears Passage of Resolution to Add Intelligence Oversight Panel
House Democrats’ Security Bill Draws Doubts
Study: Price for Border Fence Up to $49 Billion
Would-Be NY Subway Bomber Gets 30 Years
Bill Would Order All Air Cargo Screened
For Airport Screeners, More Training About Muslims
Former Guantanamo Jag to Go to Court-Martial
Five Years On, No End to the Horror That Is Guantánamo
Why Is My Dad Far Away in That Place Called Guantánamo Bay?
Horn of Africa
Gunmen Attack Ethiopian Troops in Mogadishu
US Diplomat Meets With Somali Leaders
Somali President Makes Visit to Capital – Thanks to Ethiopian Troops
UN in New Peace Drive for Darfur
Richardson Urges Sudan to Allow UN In
Nigerian Terror Threat: $6 a Gallon Gasoline
Islamist Group Wants Attacks on French in Algeria
Khamenei: Iran Will Never Abandon Nuclear Work
Pope Says Iran Should Be Cooperative
Faction Tensions Simmer in West Bank
Five Hamas Operatives Kidnapped in Gaza
AFP Thankful Photographer Freed in Gaza
Palestinian Groups Seek Longer Range Missile Technology
Hamas: Fatah in League With Zionist Conspiracy
Shin Bet: 14 Percent of Suicide Bombers Had Israeli Citizenship
Israeli Soldier Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Sabotage F-16 Plane
Peres Has Eye on Presidency
Middle East
Egypt Orders Probe Into New Torture Video
Lebanese Opposition to Step Up Protest Campaign
Syria Says Israeli Occupation at Root of Mideast Crisis
US, North Korea to Discuss Sanctions
South Korean Minister: North Wouldn't Dare Conduct Another Nuke Test
Japan Makes Defense Agency Full Ministry
One-Letter Change Ends Decades of Japanese Military Policy
Commanders Seek More Forces in Afghanistan
US Outpost Takes Fight to the Taliban
German Prosecutors Investigate Two Soldiers on Suspicion of Abusing Afghan Prisoner
2 Suspected Taliban Killed, 4 Detained in Southern Afghanistan
Suicide Attack in Afghanistan Wounds Three Afghan Soldiers
Afghans Protest on Border Against Pakistan Mining Plan
Kids With Toy Guns Worry NATO Troops in Afghanistan
Indian Workers Flee After Attacks by Rebel Group
Pakistan Police Tactics Spark Ire
Pakistan Needs to Do More on Taliban, UN Says
Bomb Blast Destroys Electricity Transformer in Sri Lanka
Indonesia Concerned Over US Troop Increase
Clashes Spread as Blockade Paralyzes Bangladesh
Russia Shuts Oil Pipeline in Trade Dispute
Berlin: Kosovo Is EU's Most Pressing Issue
Venezuela Aid Cements Ties With Nicaragua
The Face of El Salvador's Charm Offensive
Fiji Government to Build China Ties

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Defund the War

Ivan Eland
Say Good-bye to a Future Republican Presidency

David R. Henderson
Ford: A Lincoln and an Imperial(ist)

Alan Bock
Clearing Decks or Rearranging Deck Chairs?

Praful Bidwai
Kashmir Resolution in Sight?

Doug Bandow
Failure Personified: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice

Charles Peña
Requiem for a Dictator

Nebojsa Malic
The Year Everything Changed

Ran HaCohen
The Embarrassment of the Wretched

Sascha Matuszak
China's Little Capitalists

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