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Iran: A War Is Coming: John Pilger
The Lebanese Dilemma: A Primer: Antoun Issa
Cart Before the Horse: Alan Bock
The New Investigation Season: Swanson/Schwarz
Next on Bush’s 'Hit List': Gordon Prather

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Updated February 4, 2007 - 9:15 PM EST
Iraq Plan's Authors Doubt It Will Work
  GIs in Iraq View Troop Surge as a Lost Cause
  Bush to Seek Three-Quarters of a Trillion Dollars More for War
  One Soldier’s Death Sums Up US Torment
  Warner to Help Block His Own Resolution on Iraq
  Bush to Cut Domestic Budget to Increase War Spending
US Military Chiefs Eye Confrontation With Iran
  US Can't Prove Iran Link to Iraq Strife
  Former Military Chiefs Say War With Iran Would Be 'Disastrous
  Intelligence Source: Iranian Nuclear Scientist Assassinated by Mossad
Mercenaries Are Second Largest Force in Iraq
  203 Iraqis, 5 GIs Killed, 400 Iraqis Wouned on Bloody Saturday
  Sunday: 113 Iraqis, 1 GI Killed, 125 Iraqis Wounded
  British Defense Ministry Admits to Sending Underage Soldiers to Iraq
  Half-Century On, Some See Iraq Parallels in Algerian War
UK Policy in Tatters as Afghan Town Falls
  UK Military Sources Fear Gung-Ho US Will Damage Afghan Relations
The Lebanese Dilemma: A Primer
by Antoun Issa
The New Investigation Season
by D. Swanson, J. Schwarz, T. Engelhardt
Cruise Missile Diplomacy: Bush Targets Iran  by Marjorie Cohn
Iran: A War Is Coming  by John Pilger
Congress' Two Choices  by Charley Reese
Next on Bush’s 'Hit List'  by Gordon Prather

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Pentagon Cuts Casualties in Iraq – By Changing How Wounded Are Calculated
In Washington, Contractors Take on Biggest Role Ever
Iraq War Vote May Hinge on GOP Handful
More Reserve Marines Face Involuntary Call-Ups
Democrats Split on How to End the War
National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq (pdf)
US Loses Fourth Copter in Iraq in Two Weeks
Today in Iraq
Baghdad Market Bomb Kills 135
War in Iraq Sets Off a Massive Migration
'Death Cult' Only One of Many Problems Facing US in Iraq's South
Four More Shi'ite Cult Militants Arrested in Iraq
US Security Contracts to Continue in Iraq
Saturday: 203 Iraqis, 5 GIs Killed; 400 Iraqis Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Iraqi Refugees Feel Hounded by Syria Crackdown
Japan's FM Calls US Operation in Iraq 'Naive'
Mother of Slain British Soldier Plans to Sue Defense Ministry
Bush on Iraq
Debate on Iraq Healthy, Bush Tells Democrats
US Developing 'All Kinds of Contingency Plans' for Iraq
Bush: Iraq Commitment Is Not Open-Ended
Bush Warns Iraq's Government to Get Tough on Insurgents
Libby Trial
Libby Trial Reveals What Prosecutor Wouldn't
Vice President's Shadow Hangs Over Trial
Libby Prosecutors Hope to Show Marked News Articles
The War at Home
US Attorney Firings Set Stage for Congressional Battle
Oklahoma Governor Criticizes Use of Guard Troops for War
Sunni-Shi'ite Split in US Is Widened by Iraq’s Shadow
Opponents of the Iraq War Voice Pain, Not Vindication
With Rumsfeld Gone, Critics of War Look to Rice
Bremer Eager to Defend Record Overseeing Iraq
Iraq War Vets Take Their Opposition to Escalation to the Airwaves
'War on Terror'
Report: Al-Qaeda Tells British Cells to Carry Out Wave of Beheadings
British Security Services Claim Twice as Many Plots Foiled as Were Reported
Anti-Kidnap Security Stepped Up for Britain's Leading Muslims
High-Profile Guantanamo Detainees Face New Charges
Medical Detachment Deploys to Guantanamo
Americans Keep Dying
Family Mourns Daughter Killed in Vehicle Rollover (CA)
West St. Paul (MN) Guardsman Dies in Iraq
Wyoming Contractor Killed in Chopper Crash in Iraq
Medic (CA) Killed in Iraq Was the Father of an Infant Boy
Guttenberg (IA) Soldier Wounded in Iraq Dies
20-Year-Old From Thousand Oaks (CA) Killed in Iraq
Louisiana Soldier Killed in Iraq Ambush
'We Lost a Brother and a Friend' (TX)
Chagrin Falls (OH) Grad Killed Serving in Iraq
Windthorst (TX) Mourns the Loss of One of Their Own
Soldier (PA) With Ties to Massachusetts Gets a Hero's Farewell
Yakima (WA) Reservist With Ties to North Dakota Killed in Iraq
Lowhill Pilot Killed in Iraq Battle (PA)
Army Pilot (CA) Killed in Iraq Chopper Crash
Candor (NY) Mourning Loss of Soldier
Colorado Springs (CO) Contractor Killed in Iraq Chopper Crash
Crockett (TX) Marine Killed in Iraq
Neenah (WI) Soldier Killed by Bomb in Iraq
Words Written by Major (AK) Slain in Iraq Grace Funeral
Marine (WA) From Saipan Killed in Iraq
Piedmont Sailor to Be Laid to Rest Sunday (NC)
Soldier (AK) Killed in Chopper Crash Laid to Rest
Centerville (MA) Soldier Killed by Roadside Bomb
San Antonio (TX) Soldier Killed by IED in Iraq
Milford (MI) Marine Killed in Iraq
Hayward (CA) Family Mourns Soldier Killed in Iraq
Gates: Gulf Build-Up a Warning to 'Potential Adversaries'
Iran’s Boast on Uranium Enrichment Is Put to Test
Hillary Won't Rule Out Attacking Iran
At Democratic Showcase, Presidential Hopefuls Mostly Mute on Clash With Tehran
Whose Iran?
Chirac’s Iran Gaffe Reveals a Strategy: Containment
Diplomats: Iran Working on Uranium Plant
Iran Has Guests in to See, but Not Inspect, Nuclear Site
Russian FM: US Has No Plans for War Against Iran
Hamas Fighters Appear to Tighten Hold in Gaza
New Firefights Shatter Gaza Ceasefire
No Iranians Arrested in Gaza, Official Says
Hamas Destroys Fatah Security Headquarters
Four Palestinians Killed, Over 30 Arrested in West Bank Sweep
US to Support Up to 10,000 Extra Abbas Troops
US Backing for Fatah Stirs New Conflict
Haniyeh Calls on Armed Men to Leave Gaza Streets
Palestinians Slam Major Powers Over Aid Boycott
Iran Calls for End to Palestinian Fighting
Russia Decries Hamas Boycott
Activists Block Tel Aviv Road With Materials From West Bank Barrier
Nasrallah Admits Hezbollah Gets Arms From Iran
Downtown Beirut Becomes Ghost Town as Protests Continue
Report: Nasrallah Says Attacking Israel May Have Been a Mistake
Middle East
Middle East: An End to US Primacy?
Egypt Charges Three Israelis, Egyptian With Spying for Israel
Saudis Hold 10 for 'Terror Funds'
Turkey Eyes the Shia Crescent
Bahrain to Try Activists for Sedition
UN Refugee Chief Holds Talks in Saudi Arabia
North Korea
North Korea Seeks Oil in Return for Halting Reactor: Media
US: North Korea Must Act to Scrap Nuclear Weapons
North Korea's Next Leader?
Afghans Flee Town Held by Taliban
NATO Vows to Kick Taliban Out of Truce Village
Taliban Campaign Targets Girls' Schools
Afghanistan Being 'Systematically Looted' Warns Museum Organization
Two Police Officers Arrested Over Kashmir Killings
Suicide Bomber Kills Two Pakistani Troops
Mass Arrests in Sri Lanka After Colombo Bomb Find
Turkmen Candidates Practice Pliancy
Indonesia to Push Ahead With Nuclear Plans
Lavrov Says Russia and US Still at Odds on Kosovo
UN Kosovo Proposal Tries to Appease All Sides
On Road to Kosovo Independence, a Warning: Go Slow
Hundreds of Thousands Attend Madrid Anti-ETA March
Grozny: The Rebirth
Somali Islamic Leader: Foreign Troops Will Fuel Unrest
Central African Republic Signs Peace Deal With Rebels
Osama's 'Bodyguard' Jailed in Morocco
A New Castro?
Weekend Reviews
Web of Deceit: The History of Western Complicity in Iraq From Churchill to Kennedy
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Aliens in an Alien Land

Justin Raimondo
The Maverick

Alan Bock
Cart Before the Horse

Doug Bandow
George Bush as Fifth Columnist: Aiding America's Enemies

Charles Peña
Whither the Surge?

Ivan Eland
Demagoguery Posing as Scholarship

Ran HaCohen
A Midwinter Night's Dream

Nebojsa Malic
And the Winner Is…

Praful Bidwai
Doomsday Clock Ticking Faster

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

Sascha Matuszak
China's Little Capitalists

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