Today's Highlights

Neocons to Iraq: Screw You: Justin Raimondo
Should We Judge Government?: David Henderson
Western Intervention in the Balkans: Chris Deliso
Blame, Blame Iran: Gareth Porter
From Folks Who Brought You Iraq: Craig Unger

He that is the author of a war lets loose the whole contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death.
Thomas Paine
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Updated February 5, 2007 - 8:40 PM EST

Senate Rejects Debating Troop Buildup

1,000 Iraqis Killed in One Week
  Mahdi Army Gains Strength Through Unwitting Aid of US
  Iraq Says 50 Percent of Bombers Arrive Via Syria
  US Says Four Helicopters in Iraq in Two Weeks Were Shot Down
  Baghdad Offensive to Begin, Say US Officers
'Ambiguous' Intel on Iran's Meddling in Iraq
  Bush's Iran Stance Echoes Iraq
  Bush Iraq Strategy Shifts Toward Containing Iran
Bush Budget Makes Military, Iraq Its Centerpiece
  US May Redefine How It Sees Victory in Iraq
  Corners Cut in Rush to Add Troops

Monday: 61 Iraqis, 1 GI, 1 Briton Killed; 139 Iraqis Wounded

New Focus on Cheney in Plame Case
Desperate Gamblers in a Dangerous Game With Iran  by Rami G. Khouri
Western Intervention in the Balkans: Recurring History, Tragic Results  by Christopher Deliso
Silencing Critics Not Way to Middle East Peace  by Joel Beinin
If in Iraq You Don't Succeed, Blame, Blame Iran  by Gareth Porter
What Are You Waiting For?  by Arthur Silber
Belligerence Is Not the Answer on Iran  by Jacob Weisberg

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Video Said to Show US Copter Shot Down
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In Europe, Pushback Against US 'War on Terror'
US Command in Afghanistan May Mean Harder Line
Today in Iraq
After Deadly Blast in Iraq, Shi'ites Assail US Policy
Iraq's Sunni-Shi'ite Anguish Grows
Southern Iraq in Danger of Slipping Into Chaos
Iraq: Children Living Without Limbs Lack Support
Officers With PhDs Advising War Effort
Saudi Shi'ites Fear Gains Could Be Lost
The Iraqi Air Force Is Flying Again, but Barely
Coalition Phases in Iraqi Sailors
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Global Iraq Fallout
Shia-Sunni Rift Heightens Mideast Tensions
Iraqi Refugees Feel Hounded by Syria Crackdown
An Arab Diplomat, Sent to Iraq to Seek Peace, Returns Defeated
US Politicians on Iraq
McCain Blasts 'Vote of No Confidence'
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Hagel and McCain Spar Over Iraq War Policy
Hillary a Possible Casualty of War
Edwards Again Says He Was Wrong to Vote for War
In Democratic Race, Iraq Frames Debate
The War at Home
Insiders, Media Mingle Awkwardly at Libby Trial
Most Congressmen Haven't Worn Uniform
Nevada Governor Urged to Request Public Hearings on Explosion
Arizona Councilman Sits on Principle
US Military
Hawaii Residents Denounce Stryker Plans
Clearing Vieques Bombing Range Is Delicate, Dangerous Work
Afghanistan Could Become Exporter of Terror, Says NATO Chief
Taliban Leader Killed in NATO Airstrike
Afghanistan Losing War on Drugs, General Says
NATO Launches Strike Near Afghan Town
Afghan Schools Take on the Taliban
Canadian Troops in Afghanistan Targeted in Suicide Bombing
US Envoy: North Korea Nears 'Good Beginning' in Disarmament
20 Freed From Rebel Camp in Philippines
Indonesia's Jihadist Revival
Bangladesh Political Leaders Arrested in Pre-Dawn Raid
Militant Trying to Throw Grenade Killed in Kashmir
Celebrating Independence, Sri Lanka Vows to Defeat Rebels
Militants Free 9 Chinese Oil Workers in Nigeria
Kenya Will Not Host Uganda Peace Talks
Iran Vows to Defy UN Nuclear Resolution
Chirac’s Iran Gaffe Reveals a Strategy: Containment
Iran Plays Big Role in Lebanon, Evoking Complaints
Iran Bans Dissident Academic From US Trip

Syria Says It Foiled Arms Shipment

Syria Hits Out at Latest Accusations From Iraq
Gunmen Quit Gaza Streets as Latest Truce Takes Hold
Gaza Rivals Pull Back, Free Some Hostages
Palestinian Factional Fighting May Spread
Palestinians Fear Infighting Hurts Their Case
Gaza Fighting Threatening Aid, Says UN
Egypt Finds Arms Caches Near Gaza Border
Hamas: Israel 'Playing With Fire' by Digging Near al-Aqsa Mosque
Israel Must Not Interfere in Gaza War, Peres Says
Report: Israel Prepares for Possible Gaza Incursion
Israeli Cabinet Approves New Armed Forces Chief
Israel Restricts Access to Jerusalem Mosque Compound
Arab League Official Due in Beirut on Monday, Sources Say
Militants Capture Lebanese Preschool
Middle East
Saudi 'Terror Funders' Are Reform Activists: Lawyer
Turkey Killer Video Sparks Fears of State Collusion
'War on Terror'
Rebellion Growing as States Challenge a Federal Law to Standardize Driver’s Licenses
In Another CIA Abduction, Germany Has an Uneasy Role
'Enemy Combatant' Fights Detention in US Federal Court
Former CIA Contractor to Be Sentenced in Fatal Detainee Beating of Afghan Detainee
Gitmo Aussie Faces Life Imprisonment Over Ex Post Facto Law
Report: Blair to Unveil 'Disturbing Vision' of Britain's Future
Britain Asks Courts to Rule Out Islanders Ever Returning to Diego Garcia
Another True Story of UK Asylum Policy
Kosovo's Independence Drive Kindles Ethnic Fears
In Kosovo, Uneasy Truce Among Neighbors
Russia Faults UN Kosovo Plan
Russia Hopes to Probe Ex-Spy's Death
Police in Spain Detain 18 Members of Outlawed Basque Youth Group

Justin Raimondo
Neocons to Iraq: Screw You

David R. Henderson
Should We Judge Government?

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

Sascha Matuszak
China's Little Capitalists

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