Today's Highlights

The Better Part of Valor: Justin Raimondo
Lt. Watada Is Not Alone: Sarah Olson
Scott Horton Interviews Scott Ritter
Pick an Enemy, Any Enemy: Uri Avnery
Our Pals in Pakistan: Charles Peņa

 Seymour Hersh

The Redirection: Is the Administration’s new policy benefiting our enemies in the war on terrorism?

 Luke Ryland

Criminals Run America: The case of FBI whistle-blower Sibel Edmonds

 Preti Taneja

Assimilation, Exodus, Eradication: Iraq’s minority communities since 2003

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Updated February 28, 2007 - 9:18 PM EST
White House: US Won't Talk to Syria, Iran Directly
  US Disputes Report That 18 Kids Killed in Blast
  Insider Believed Behind Attack on Iraq VP
  Gates Sees Long-Term 'Low-Level' US Presence in Iraq

Wednesday: 44 Iraqis, 1 Briton Killed; 66 Iraqis Injured

Top US Spy: Iran Training Iraqis in Iran, Lebanon

Iran Threatens to Pursue Kurdish Rebels Inside Iraq


Pace: US Definitely Not Planning to Attack Iran

  Iraq's Superbombs Likely Homemade, Not Iranian

Afghan Bombing Sends a Danger Signal to US

  Cheney Escapes Afghan Blast, 23 Dead

Taliban Had Advance Notice About Cheney's Visit

Pick an Enemy, Any Enemy
by Uri Avnery
Regime Change Is the Reason, Disarmament the Excuse  by Scott Horton
Two Georges, and Their Very Different Wars  by Georgie Anne Geyer
What if We Leave?  by John Mueller
Cheney's Follies  by Matthew Yglesias
Smearing Like It's 2003  by E.J. Dionne Jr.

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Disapproval on Iraq Hits Record

US Judge Refuses to Block Iraqi Execution

In Iraq, the Killing of 18 Teenagers Is a Horrible Routine

Libby Verdict: Today or Weeks From Now?

New Light Shed on CIA's 'Black Site' Prisons

Canadian PM Declares Victory in Afghanistan

Service Members Sign Appeal Calling for Troop Withdrawal

US Intelligence Chief Offers Bleak View of Terror Fight
Today in Iraq

Iraq's Cabinet Backs Contentious Oil Measure

Death Squad Leaders Seized in Baghdad

Iraqi Officials Say Crackdown Working

Intelligence Officials: Iraq Violence in Self-Sustaining Cycle

US General Says Iraq Tackling Militia Infiltration

Attacks Continue

A Baghdad Cabbie's Daily Dice With Death

Violence Takes Heavy Toll on Iraqi Students

Baghdad Diary: It Only Gets Worse

Bombers Target Ice Cream Parlors, Supermarkets

Iraq Occupation

US and Iraqi Troops Raid Sadr City Buildings

For GIs in Iraq, a Head Wound Isn't Always a Trip Home

Insurgent Booby-Trap Blasts RAF Hercules at Iraqi Airstrip

Pressed by Surge, Combat Brigades Will Skip Desert Combat Training

Iraq Fallout

Iraqi Kurd Leader Seeks Direct Talks With Turkey

Turkish PM Rejects Kurdish Claims to Kirkuk

Iraq to Resume Trade Ties With Australia

The War at Home
DoD Cracks Down on Walter Reed Media Coverage

Poll: Unacceptable Death Toll in Iraq, Say Americans

Democrats Say Swing Voters Are Angry on Iraq

Iraq Bill Vexes Democrats

Democrats Back Away From Iraq Plan

Wounded Newsman Sheds Light on Iraq Veteran Care

McCain Supports Iraq War Despite Cost to Candidacy

Hearing Urged on National Guard Woes

'War on Terror'

Ghost Prisoner: Two Years in Secret CIA Detention

Terror Suspect Gives Account of Detention

Group Requests Fates of Terror Suspects

White House May Veto Union-Friendly Anti-Terror Bill

Padilla Prosecutors Can't Cite Purported Terror Manual

US Navy Officials Describe Padilla's Prison Conditions

US Lawyer for Gitmo Detainees Surprised by Claims Australia Has No Legal Obligation to Help

Canada Scraps Two Anti-Terror Measures

Al-Qaeda's China Problem

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Says Terrorists Killed Frenchmen

Cheney in South Asia

Cheney in Talks After Suicide Bombing

A Taliban Message to Cheney

'Cheney Had Productive Conversation With Musharraf'

List of Major Suicide Attacks in Afghanistan

Security Fears Put Cheney in Trailer Chained to Plane Floor


US Ramps Up Taliban Fight

Afghan, Coalition Forces Attack Pakistan Army Post

Karzai's Government Flounders in North Afghanistan

Experts Wonder if Troops Are Ready to Confront New Taliban Push

Afghan Civilian Shot and Killed by Canadian Troops

Prodi Defends Italy's Involvement in Afghanistan

Britain Launches 'Reconciliation' Campaign to Undermine Taliban


UN Envoy for Nepal Sees Tough Election

Nepal to Seize Property Acquired by Its King

South Asia

Two Indian Soldiers Killed in Kashmir

US, Italian Envoys Hurt in Sri Lanka

Tigers 'Regret' Sri Lanka Shelling That Wounded Diplomats

New Intel Chief

US Intel Chief Declares China a Growing Threat, Later Retracts Remark

US Intelligence Chief Warns on Iran, Russia, Venezuela

New US Intel Chief: Hezbollah 'Grave Threat' to America


US Targets Iran's Financial Underbelly

Hezbollah Warns US Against Iran Attack


US Building Ties With Assad Opponents in Syria

Syrian Opposition to Open Washington Office


Hezbollah Signals It's Open to Talks With US

Hezbollah Says Group Preparing in Case of IDF Attack on Lebanon

Lebanon's Political Schism Fires Rumors of Sunni Arms Grab

Lebanon Forces Claims Seizure of 31 Chemical Bomb Timers


Hamas Chief Evokes 'Prospect' of Peace Deal With Israel

Russian FM: Hamas Vows to End Attacks on Israel

Russia Offers Hamas Leader to Help Lift Embargo

Peretz Threatens Action Against Gaza

Peretz: Hamas Is Using the Cease-Fire to Stockpile Weapons

Israeli Army Leaves West Bank City

Israeli Seizure of Owner, Equipment Won't Keep Nablus TV Station Off the Air

Israeli Arab Group Proposes New 'Multicultural' Constitution

Muslims and Jews Unite in al-Aqsa Excavation Protests

Israeli Firm Tapped to Provide US Marines With New Armored Vehicles

Irish Bishops: Israel Has Turned Gaza Strip Into a 'Large Prison'

Housing Ministry Claims No Knowledge of Massive Jerusalem Building Project Over the Green Line

China Disputes Cheney on Military Plans

China's Premier Calls Democracy a Distant Goal

New Zealand Mulls More Timor, Afghanistan Troops

Australian Troops Hunt Timor Rebel Commander

East Timor Rebel Will 'Fight to Death' Against Australian Forces

In Thailand, Cries of 'Singapore, Go Home'

North Korea

South Korea to Press North on Ending Nuclear Arms

Seoul Likely to Resume North Korea Aid Shipments


Hague Court Names Darfur Suspects

Sudan Minister, Militia Leader Suspected of 51 War Crimes in Darfur

World Court's Big Move on Darfur


Somali President: Ugandan Troops in Somalia This Week

Once a Drugged Child Soldier, Beah Reclaims His Soul

Council Receptive to UN Force in Chad and Central African Republic


Polish PM: US Missile Defense Talks to Open Within Weeks

Poles Reunited With Jews They Hid


Serbs Tell America: Hands Off Kosovo

UK Troops Will Leave Bosnia for Afghanistan

Serbian Leaders: Instability in Balkans if Kosovo Independent


Florida Couple Sentenced as Cuban Spies

Chávez Shares Some Airtime With Castro


Justin Raimondo
The Better Part of Valor

Charles Peņa
Our Pals in Pakistan

Ivan Eland
More Mission Creep in Afghanistan

Ran HaCohen
How to Live With Hunger

Doug Bandow
The War Lobby Abandons the Troops

Nebojsa Malic
The Unraveling

Praful Bidwai
From Horror, an Opportunity for Peace

Sascha Matuszak
From China to Cairo

David R. Henderson
Does War Make Presidents Great?

Alan Bock
America the Frightened

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