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The Trial of Dick Cheney: Justin Raimondo
Empire Targets the Citizenry: Paul Craig Roberts
Ignore Israel Lobby's War Push: Matthew Yglesias
The State Spies on the Union: Vega/Engelhardt
Doomsday Clock Ticking Faster: Praful Bidwai

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Updated January 24, 2007 - 9:17 PM EST

Senate Panel Rejects Bush’s Iraq Plan


Republicans Slam Bush After Speech


Bush Pleads for Another Chance


Bush Challenges Foes of Iraq Troop Plan


CIA Fails to Finish New Intelligence Assessment on Iraq


Send All Troops, al-Qaeda Dares Bush

US Copters Strike Baghdad High-Rises, 30 Killed
  Iraqi Politicians: Bush Ideas Not New
  Wednesday: 83 Iraqis, 3 GIs Killed; 66 Iraqis Wounded
  Tuesday: 100 Iraqis, 10 Americans Killed
  In Iraq, Attacks Against Civilians, Americans Grow
  4 Americans in Iraq Crash Shot in Head

US Launches New Air Strike on Somalia

2nd US Strike Group to Hover Off Iranian Coast

  Iranian Envoy Sees Border Danger

Lebanon Opposition Halts Strike After Three Die

  Tripoli Sees Fighting as Beirut Recovers
The Empire Turns Its Guns on the Citizenry  by Paul Craig Roberts
More Troops Are Not the Answer
by Gordon Adams and Christopher Preble
Ending the Folly in Iraq
by Katrina vanden Heuvel
The State Spies on the Union
by Elizabeth de la Vega and Tom Engelhardt
Bipartisan Imperialism  by Jeff L. Taylor
Death to a Nation  by Ayn Codina

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Bush's State of the Union Address

Democratic Response of Senator Jim Webb to the President's State of the Union Address

Senators Say Resolutions on Troop Plan Should Merge

Bush Fights for Iraq Strategy, Political Life

Doomsday Clock Ticking Faster
Defense: White House Tried to Set Up Libby
Iraq Attacks Continue

US Helicopter Strikes Kill 7 Militants in Iraq

5 Dead After US Security Company Helicopter Downed in Iraq

ABC Anchor's Account of an IED Attack

Microloan Adviser Killed in Baghdad

Tuesday: 91 Iraqis, 10 Americans Killed
Iraq Today
Iraq Parliament Finds a Quorum Hard to Come By


Iraq Struggles to Finish Oil Law

Sunni Sheik Declares War on the Insurgency

Residents: Baquba Is Deadly Ghost City

'Chemical Ali' Defiant as Iraq Genocide Trial Resumes

Turkey Keeps Nervous Eye on Kirkuk

Iraq Occupation

US Says 600 Sadr Fighters Captured in Iraq

Jamming Signals Foil IEDs but Also Troop Radios

America's New Round in Iraq

US Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 3,064

Baghdad Diary: Technology at War

The War at Home

Incoming US War Chief: Iraq Situation 'Dire'

US Intelligence Report Casts Doubt on Iraq Strategy

More Republicans Oppose Iraq Troop Increase

Poll: Americans Would Veto Iraq Surge in Congress

Bush Beleaguered but Unbowed

Webb Offers Blunt Challenge to Bush

Unswayed by Bush, Democrats Urge US Pullout From Iraq

Legal Scholars: Congress Has Constitutional Power to Limit Scope of Iraq War

Biden Sees Large Vote Against Bush Iraq Plan

Libby Trial

Four Bush Critics Allowed on Libby Jury

Judge Won't Aid Libby's Memory Defense

Timeline of Events in CIA Leak Case

US Military

Socom Bribe Prosecutor: 'Truth Turned 180 Degrees'

Navy Can Keep Using Sonar for Two Years

'War on Terror'

Padilla Prosecutors Seek to Punish Defense Attorney for Leak

Canada Still Demanding US Take Canadian Off Its Terror Watchlist

Billions Lost in US Tourism Revenue Since 9/11

Five Held in Terror Raids Across North England

The Waste Land: Declassified Poetry From Guantánamo Bay

There Is No War on Terror in Britain: UK Official


31 Killed in Afghan Violence

Warlord: US Facing Soviet-Style Defeat in Afghanistan

Most Italians Want to Withdraw Troops Form Afghanistan

US Mulls Putting More Men, Money Into Afghanistan

UK Doctors Propose Importing Afghan Opium to Overcome Heroin Shortage

Pakistan Protests Over Cross-Border Fire

India Announces $100 Million More Aid for Afghanistan


Iran Dismisses Nuclear Sanctions as Ineffective

Iran Says Still Cooperating With IAEA

Russia Completes Iran Missile Deliveries

Are Saudis Waging an Oil-Price War on Iran?


Strike Plunges Lebanon Into Chaos

Hezbollah Protesters Target Beirut Highways

Lebanon a Sectarian Battleground Again

Beirut Burns as National Strike Explodes Into Sectarian Violence

Lebanon's Political Crisis Deepens

Lebanese Villagers Spend Winter in Ruins

Hezbollah Leads a Fiery Strike


Palestinian Gunmen Attack Empty Gaza Resort

Palestinian News Blackout Held to Protest al-Arabiya Bombing

Israel Developing Exploding Robotic Hornets

Israeli Military Builds Fake Muslim City to Practice In

Israelis Convene Talks Amid Doubt

Al-Aqsa Brigade Frees French Envoy Snatched in Gaza


Egypt Opposition Leader Says Govt Wants Him to Die in Prison


Jitters as Ethiopian Troops Begin to Withdraw

Yemen Opens Embassy in Somali Capital


AU Confirms Sudan Conducted Air Strikes in Darfur

Nigerian Gunmen Kidnap Foreigners in Oil Town

Congo-Kinshasa: Dissident General Seeks Troops' Integration Into National Army

Burundi Party Chief Takes Refuge in South African Embassy


US Military Power Seen at Risk by China's Satellite-Busting Ability

US Envoy: China Missile Test Won't Affect North Korea Nuke Talks


Venezuela, Russia Sign Natural Gas Agreement

Cuba Looks Past Raúl for Next Leader

Panamanian Ex-Dictator Noriega to Be Released Sept. 9

Morales Reshapes Bolivia Cabinet

South Asia

Assam Hit by Double Bomb Attack

India, Russia to Sign a Slew of Military Deals During Putin Visit

Sri Lanka Military: Bombs Kill Soldier and Three Civilians, Wound 24


EU States Urged to Investigate CIA Rendition Flights

Bomb Damage Spreads in Spain


Police Tied to Russian Journalist's Killing

Russian Court Backs Closing of Chechen NGO


Justin Raimondo
The Trial of Dick Cheney

Praful Bidwai
Doomsday Clock Ticking Faster

Ivan Eland
Rebellion Over Iraq:
Son Against Father

Doug Bandow
Depression, War, and Cold War

Charles Peña
92,000 More Soldiers?

Nebojsa Malic
Sound and Fury

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

Alan Bock
Clearing Decks or Rearranging Deck Chairs?

Ran HaCohen
The Embarrassment of the Wretched

Sascha Matuszak
China's Little Capitalists

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