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Scooter Libby and WWIII: Justin Raimondo
So What if Iran's in Iraq?: Michael Perry
Appealing Dissent: Michael Brendan Dougherty
Our Very Own War Criminals: Taki Theodoracopulos
From China to Cairo: Sascha Matuszak

Antiwar Radio
 Gareth Porter

Burnt Offering: In 2003 Iran tried to make peace, US rebuked neutral messenger.

 Michael Schwartz

Baghdad Surges into Hell: First Results from the President’s Offensive.

 Scott Ritter

Target Iran: Former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter discusses the Bush/Cheney plan for regime change in Iran.

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Updated February 21, 2007 - 9:26 PM EST
British to Start Iraq Pullout by April
  Black Hawk Down: 8th Copter Hit in a Month
  White House: UK Troop Pullout Is 'Good News'
  Denmark to Withdraw Troops From Iraq
  Top Sunni Official Fired After Calling for Probe Into Police Rape Charge

Wednesday: 119 Iraqis, 2 GIs Killed; 131 Iraqis Wounded

Italian PM Resigns After Defeat on Afghan Troops
  NATO Split in Afghanistan

Ahmadinejad: If US Stops Enrichment, We Will


Pentagon Dismisses Report of Iran Attack Plan


Second US Carrier Arrives Off Iran

Audit: Feds Included Minor Crimes in Terror Stats
  No Appeals in Court for Gitmo Detainees

In Somalia, Govt Means Return to Chaos and War

So What if Iran Is Interfering in Iraq?  by Michael Perry
Once George Bush Has Got Hold of a Bad Idea He Just Can't Let It Go  by Gary Younge
Appealing Dissent  by Michael Brendan Dougherty
The Dear Leader Plays Bluff Poker
by Eric Margolis
Our Very Own War Criminals
by Taki Theodoracopulos
Attack on Iran Ready to Go  by Dan Plesch

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Iran Dismisses Force Threat Over Nuclear Program

Pakistan Dismisses 'Absurd' al-Qaeda Report

Syria Calls on US to Engage in Dialogue

Prosecutor: Libby 'Told a Dumb Lie'

US Soldier Pleads Guilty to Rape, Murder

Antimissile Plan by US Strains Ties With Russia

Court Ruling on Detainees (.pdf)

Czechs Accuse Russia of Missile Blackmail

Polish PM Weighs in on Russia, US Base

US: Brits to Maintain 'Significant Combat Capability' After Partial Pullout From Southern Iraq
Today in Iraq

Scores Choke in Chlorine Gas Attack by Iraq Insurgents

Rape Accusation Reinforces Fears in a Divided Iraq

Turkey Wants Kirkuk Referendum Delayed

Tuesday: 29 Iraqis, 1 GI Killed; 219 Iraqis Wounded
Iraq Occupation

Iraq: The British Endgame

US Navy Cites Increase in Iranian Boats Crossing Into Iraqi Waters

Beyond Baghdad, Grass-Roots Security

Iraqis Take Basra Command as UK Plans Troop Cuts

'Why Send 70 More Aussie Targets to Iraq?'

Prince Harry in Iraq Could Raise Troops' Risk

The War at Home

Former Admiral: Put All US Troops in Iraq in Afghanistan

War Losses Mount for Nation's Small Towns

Negroponte Calls for Objective, Politically Independent Analysis

Iraq Refugee Plan Faces Bipartisan Opposition in US

Berger Case Still Roils Archives, Justice Dept.

Pro-War McCain Launches Scathing Attack on Rumsfeld

Libby Trial

Prosecutors Attack Libby's Credibility

Trial Shows Cheney Had Free Rein in the White House

In Closing Pleas, Clashing Views on Libby’s Role

'War on Terror'

No Terror Training Camps in Pakistan, Ambassador Says

Europe's Rising Unease Over 'War on Terror'

GOP Donor Hit With Terror Charges

Anti-American Feelings Soar in Muslim Society Radicalized by 'War on Terror'

Retired Admiral Sworn in as Director of Intelligence

US to Stage Biggest Anti-Terrorism Exercise on Guam

US Official Admits to Big Delay in Revamping No-Fly Program

New Federal Rules for Chemical Plants Criticized

After 9/11, Ailing Residents Find a Place to Turn


Amnesty: US Guantánamo Detainee Ruling 'Shocking'

Gitmo Detainees May Not Appeal in Court


Italy, Spain Won't Increase Troops for Afghanistan

Suicide Blast Injures NATO Troops at Afghan Hospital

Afghanistan: NATO Troops Kill 2 Civilians

Afghan War Crimes Amnesty Passed

Afghan Rambo Is Lone Ranger in Empty Town

14 Arrested in Kabul Alcohol Raid


Taliban Behead 'American Spy' in Pakistan Border Area

Female Pakistani Minister Shot Dead for 'Breaking Islamic Dress Code'

In Pakistan, Student Sit-In in Defense of Mosques


Tigers: Sri Lanka Air Force Bombs Kill Two Civilians

China's Military Buildup Sparks Fears

Iran to Discuss Nuclear Time-Out

Iran's Chief Nuclear Negotiator Warns US Against Stepping Into 'Boxing Ring'

Iran Bomb Is 10 Years Away, Says ElBaradei

Washington Planning UN Arms Embargo Against Iran


US Blacklists Hezbollah Building Firm

Slow Recovery in South Lebanon

Mideast Turmoil Drives Boom in Lebanese Armored Vehicles


Israel Threatens to Ignore Abbas

Hamas Hopes for Softer US Line on Unity Deal

RAM FM Puts Israelis, Palestinians on Same Wavelength

Palestinian Forces Seek to Reassert Control Over Hebron

Palestinians Want Arabs to Cut Israel Ties Over Jerusalem Dig

Jordan Urges US to Lead Arab-Israeli Peace Drive

After the Mecca Accord, Clouded Horizons


Israeli Police Thwart Planned Tel Aviv Terror Attack

Israeli MP Calls for Ban on Islamic Faction

Families of Slain Israeli Soldiers Meet With Defense Minister

Right-Wing Russian Football Mogul Looks to Score in Israeli Politics

More Than 100 Killed in Five Days of Clashes Between Army, Shi'ite Rebels Clashes in Yemen
Cheney in Japan

Cheney Gets a Hostile Reception in Tokyo

Cheney’s Visit to Japan Exposes Tensions

Cheney to Talk Security on Japan Visit, but Snub DM for Iraq Remark


Warlords, Ethiopian Troops Turn Mogadishu Into Warzone

Witnesses: Ethiopian Artillery Kills 15 Civilians in Mogadishu

UN Security Council Approves Somalia Troops


Congo Army Says 23 Dead in Clashes With Militias

Congo Jails 13 Soldiers for Life for War Crimes


Sudan Agrees to UN Help in Darfur

Sudan-Chad Tension Dominates France Africa Summit

UN Chief Suggests Robust Force in Eastern Chad


Discontent in Guinea Nears Boiling Point

Ruling Party 'Wins Lesotho Poll'


Russians, British Meet Over Spy Death

Hadley Heads for Moscow Following Putin's US Criticism


Kosovar Negotiator Warns of War if Self-Rule Is Denied

Kosovo 'Guerilla Group' Claims Attack on UN Vehicles

Divided Kosovo's Multiethnic Newspaper

NATO Raids Homes of Karadzic's Children


In Haiti, Abductions Hold Nation Hostage

4 Salvadorans Killed in Way That Evokes ’80s Conflict


Justin Raimondo
Scooter Libby and
World War III

Sascha Matuszak
From China to Cairo

Ivan Eland
Iraq: Enough Blame to Go Around

David R. Henderson
Does War Make Presidents Great?

Alan Bock
America the Frightened

Doug Bandow
The Great Defense Budget Black Hole

Charles Peña
The Future of Terrorism

Praful Bidwai
India-Iran Ties Jeopardized by US Threats

Nebojsa Malic
Ahtisaari's 'Final Solution'

Ran HaCohen
A Midwinter Night's Dream

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