Today's Highlights

Lamenting Lack of War: Alan Bock
More Media Obfuscation: Gordon Prather
Magnanimous Mahmoud: Patrick Buchanan
Pelosi and Syria: Charley Reese
Trouble at the Pottery Barn: Jay Barr

 Ivan Eland

The Speaker’s Trip to Syria: Talking is preferable to violence

 Anthony Gregory

War Good for the Economy?: Of course not

 Hamid Dabashi

Are Iranians Evil?: No, they’re just people

 Rep. Ron Paul

Independence is Not Isolationism: Antiwar Republican Explains

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Updated April 8, 2007 - 9:21 PM EDT
13,000 Guard Troops Prepare for Iraq
  Sunday: 11 GIs, 38 Iraqis Killed
  Sadr Calls for Attacks on US Troops
  US, Militiamen in Bloody Fighting in Southern Iraq
  US Air Strike Kills Six, Including Women and Children
British Defense Papers: 5 More Years in Iraq
  Ex-UK Army Officer: Troops Are Dying in Iraq for a 'Doomed Project'
  British Abandoned Us, Say Basra Interpreters
Report: US Offered to Scare Iran
  Fury as the British Captives Sell Stories
  Iran President to Announce Nuclear 'Good News'
  US Denies Involvement, Detention of Iranian Diplomat in Iraq
We Want the Taliban Back, Say Ordinary Afghans
  7 NATO Soldiers Killed in Afghan Blasts
  UN Security Council: Efforts to Secure Afghan Peace Not Working
Magnanimous Mahmoud
by Patrick Buchanan
More Mainstream Media Obfuscation  by Gordon Prather
A Defector From the Bush Inner Circle on Iraq  by Kenneth T. Walsh
Conservatives for the Constitution
by John Nichols
Trouble at the Pottery Barn  by Jay Barr
Pelosi and Syria  by Charley Reese

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Today in Iraq
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The War at Home
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Activist Contends Passport Stall Tied to Antiwar Efforts
Injured Contractor Talks About Time in Iraq
Parents of Missing Soldier Forge on After Three Years
Rep. Obey Credited for House War Bill
Crawford Peace House Hit by Strife
US Military
The Few. The Proud. The Disillusioned.
Army's Hallucinogenic Weapons Unveiled
Dad Stays in 'the Picture,' Even When He's Off to War
Fighting Walter Reed After Fighting the War
Delayed Benefits Frustrate Veterans
Soldier Injured in Afghanistan Seeks Renewal in Iraq Mission
Hijacked Cargo Ships Released in Waters Off Somalia
Top US Envoy on Somalia Mission
Report: US Helped Ethiopia by Ignoring Apparent Sanctions Violation by North Korea
Ivory Coast's Gbagbo Names Government Led by Rebel
In Zimbabwe, Mugabe Critics Face Beatings
Gunmen Seize Two Foreign Oil Workers in Nigeria
Neutrality of Rwandan Genocide Probe Questioned
Americans Keep Dying
Sergeant's (KY) 2nd Child Was Expected in Two Weeks
Texas Soldier Saw Newborn Son Just Days Before Being Killed
'I Don't Wanna Play Army Any More' (CA)
Marine (NJ) in Iraq Just a Month Is Killed
Eagan (MN) Marine Was on First Tour in Iraq
Soldier (ME) Killed in Afghanistan Feared Never Seeing Daughter Again
Sergeant (VA) Embraced Challenges, Did Charity Work in Guatemala
Missile Attack Kills Civilian Contractor (GA) in Iraq
North Carolina Soldier Killed on 3rd Tour
Army Medic (CA) 'Just Wanted to Be a Soldier'
Indiana Guardsman Killed in Iraq
Miami-Dade (FL) Man Who Died in Iraq Blast Had Lived to Be a Soldier
Derry (PA) Soldier Dies on Second Tour
Lawton (OK) Soldier Killed in Iraq
Tears for Queens (NY) Soldier Killed in Northern Iraq
9/11 Pulled Him Back to Army (MT)
West Point Grad (IN) Killed in Iraq
Casco (ME) Native Dies in Afghanistan Crash
San Jacinto High Graduate (CA) Dies in Afghanistan
Californian Dies Six Months Later From Wounds on Third Tour
Boyd County (KY) Soldier Wanted to Be a Doctor
Iran Waiting to See US-Held Iranians in Iraq
Iran Barred Iraqi PM From Its Airspace
Iran Denies British Captives Mistreated
Iran Has Shares in French Nuclear Facility
Report: Shalit Captors State Terms for Swap
Israel Confirms Receipt of List of Prisoners for Swap
Israel in Deadly Air Raid Against Gaza Militants
Israeli Air Raids Over Gaza Condemned by Egypt
Palestinian Chairman Tells Forces to Help Stop Gaza Qassam Rocket Fire
Gunmen Moderately Wound Fatah Official in Gaza Strip Carjacking
US Court Ruling Lifts Freeze on Palestinian Bank Authority Funds
Israel Gone, Yet Still in Gaza's Life
Fresh Protests in Gaza for BBC Reporter
Israeli Arab Abducted in Gaza by Armed Palestinian Militants
Paper: Hezbollah Says Captives Being Treated 'Humanely'
Pro-Government Leader Accuses Lebanese Security Agents of Helping Hezbollah Smuggle in Weapons
Middle East
Saudi Arabia Wants Iran to Hand Over Suspects
Egypt's Supreme Court Overrules Release Order for Sadat Assassin
Yemen Mosque Attacked
North Korea
Money Shift Could Clear Way to Shut North Korea Reactor
US Mission Heads to North Korea Amid Nuclear Advances
NATO Takes Over Area Long Held by Taliban in Southern Afghanistan
Suspected Taliban Ambush De-Miners in Afghanistan, 7 Killed, 4 Wounded
Two French Workers Confirmed Kidnapped in Afghanistan
Price of Afghan Prisoner Exchange May Be More Hostages
Royal Marines in Attack on Taliban's 'Heart of Darkness'
300 Arizona Airmen Headed for Afghanistan
Pakistan: Deal With Musharraf May Let Bhutto Return Home
Pakistan: 40 Die in Sunni-Shi'ite Clashes
Pakistan to Act on Cleric Threat
Musharraf Rules Out Dissolution of Assemblies
Pakistan, India End Siachen Talks Without Agreement
16 Killed in India Jeep Blast
Eight Killed in Sri Lanka Bus Blast
US Official Urges End to Fees Dispute at Khmer Rouge Tribunal
Russia: Asia Risks Require Strong Fleet
Hanoi Police Break Up Dissident Wives' Tea
East Timor Candidate Urges Australian Troops to Stay Longer
Cuba Slams US Terror 'Double-Standard'
Venezuela Assuming Chair of OAS Permanent Council
Televisa's Acapulco Correspondent Killed
Ukraine President Fights Off Political Rebellion
Democracy Means Headaches for Ukraine

Justin Raimondo
A Provocation Backfires

Alan Bock
Lamenting Lack of War

Doug Bandow
Congress Must End the Iraq War

Philip Giraldi
Democrats Earn Their Stripes in the War Party

Ivan Eland
Kudos to Pelosi for Visiting Syria

Nebojsa Malic
Forfeiting Nothing

Charles Peña
Foreign Follies
a Sobering Read

David R. Henderson
Working With the Left
on the War

Ran HaCohen
How to Live With Hunger

Praful Bidwai
From Horror, an Opportunity for Peace

Sascha Matuszak
From China to Cairo

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