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Benedict vs. the War Party: Justin Raimondo
Yankee, Go Home: Charles Peņa
The Antiwar Republican: Scott Horton
Hagel's Dilemma: Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
Chuck Hagel: Hegemony Lite?: James P. Pinkerton

 Frederick A.O. Schwarz Jr. and Aziz Huq

Unchecked and Unbalanced: Presidential Power in a Time of Terror

 Peter Eisner

The Italian Letter: Aggressive war based on forgeries

 Robert MacNeil

America at the Crossroads: Govt. TV to set US on right path

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Pentagon to Extend Tours for All GIs


Myth of Tal Afar, Beacon of US 'Success'


US Forces in Heavy Clashes in Baghdad


A Mosque Raid Sets Off Sunnis in Iraq's Capital

  Wednesday: 2 GIs, 39 Iraqis Killed, 14 Iraqis Wounded

3 Generals Spurn the Position of War 'Czar'


Bush Invites Dems for Meeting, Not 'Negotiation,' on Iraq

US Military: Iran Training Iraqi Bomb Makers

  Iran to Pull Out of Nuke Treaty 'if Further Pressure'
  Russia Doubts Iran's Nuclear Claims

Pelosi, Lantos May Be Interested in Diplomatic Trip to Iran

Pak Accused of Placing Bounty on NATO Soldiers

Marine Higher-Ups Canned Over Afghan Civilian Murders

Russia: New Cold War Over Missile Defense

1,000 Killed, 125K Flee New Somali Civil War

23 Dead, 160 Hurt in 2 Algiers Bombings

Clash With Sadr May Be Worst Mistake Yet  by Martin Sieff
GOP Has Yet to Learn Anything From Iraq  by Matthew Yglesias
Feeding the American Dream Into That Grinder  by Tom Chartier
The Antiwar Republican
Scott Horton interviews Rep. Ron Paul
Keeping False Hope Alive  by Robert Parry
McCain Makes a Fool of Himself
by Paul Campos

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Spy Chief McConnell Seeks to Boost US Spy Powers

Heroes or Cowards? Neocons Weigh In on UK Sailors

McCain: I Didn't Need Armed Guard in Iraq

Romney Wants More Money, Men Thrown at War

House Panel Subpoenas Gonzales Over Firings

Jeane Kirkpatrick Considered Iraq War a Mistake

Forgotten Children of Baghdad
Today in Iraq

Iraq's Wounded: On Their Own

Reporter Recalls the Layers of Truth Told in Iraq

Baghdad Women Forced to Return to Wearing Head Scarves

Attacks Continue

Woman Suicide Bomber Kills 17 in Iraq

4 Iraqi Soldiers Killed, 16 US Soldiers Wounded in Iraq Battle

US Says Two Copters Hit, but Not Downed, in Baghdad

Tuesday: 4 GIs, 74 Iraqis Killed; 16 GIs, 115 Iraqis Wounded
Iraq Occupation

America's Plan for Baghdad

Maliki Discounts Iraq Timetable

Iraqi Official Calls for an About-Face in US War Policy

Once Prohibited, Guard Units Now Returning to Iraq

US General Who Acknowledges That the Way Ahead Is Not Easy

Pentagon Strains to Uphold Troops Levels in Iraq

The Kurdish Question

Iraqi President Apologizes to Turkey for Kurdish Threats

Turkey Hints at Sanctions Against Iraq

Kurdish Tensions Move Iraq Meeting

Iraq Fallout

Iraq Fighting Stirring Religious Tensions in Region

Two New Books Tell the Inside Story of the Forged Iraq-Niger Docs

Images of War: Exhibition Marks Iraq Anniversary

The War at Home

Imprisoned 'Terrorist Hunter' to Be Freed

Rare Protests at Brigham Young Over a Planned Cheney Appearance

'War on Terror'

Blair Accused of Fueling Terrorism and Undermining War on Poverty

Judge Rejects Padilla Motion to Dismiss Over Alleged Torture

Group Highlights Europe Terror Arrests

India Reminds Pakistan About Anti-Terror Pledge

Algerian Suspect in Paris Metro Bombing to Be Tried


US Military Effort in Afghanistan: Is It Working?

An Ambush in the Taliban Heartland

Australian PM Warns of 'Distinct Possibility' He Is Sending Troops to Their Deaths in Afghanistan

Aid Agency Threatens to Leave Afghanistan After Kabul Accuses It of al-Qaeda Links

New Strategy in Taliban's Offensive

Taliban Beheading Footage Aired

Prodi Attacked on Afghan 'Deals'

South Asia

Pakistan Clerics Issue a Fatwa Against Female Cabinet Minister

Kashmir Blast Kills One

Nepalese Army Begins Arms Storage Deal Compliance


Serbs Sentenced for Killing Bosnian Muslims

Serbian President Won't Accept Independent Kosovo


Russia, US Clash at UN Over Georgian Region

German Army Drafts Four-Week-Old Baby


Iran Shrugs Off US Warnings, Vows to Keep Expanding Nuclear Program

Leaders Ramp Up Rhetoric as IAEA Arrives in Iran

Iran Wants 50,000 Centrifuges, Not 3,000

Hezbollah Warns Against Attack on Iran

Iran Film 'To Tell Sailors' Tale'

Iran Plans Book, CD on Britons' Detention

Middle East

Jordanian King Calls on Israel to Accept Peace Plan

Arab, Western Women Pedal for Regional Peace

Arab Ministers to Discuss Peace Bid at Cairo Talks

Five Killed in Three Blasts in Casablanca

Algeria Fighting Leaves 15 Dead

Germany Expands Economic Assistance to Syria

Saudis Cling to Outlet for Free Expression


Israel Cooks Up 'Enemy Combatant' Charges for Captured Hezbollah Men

Israeli Troops Capture 19 Hamas Members in West Bank Town

Israeli Security Agency Warns of Hamas Attacks Inside Israel

Gaza Reporter Missing Four Weeks

Congress Okays $59 Million in US Funds for Abbas' Forces

Israel 'Disappointed' by List for Prisoner Exchange

Israeli Military Ordered to Evict Settlers From Disputed Hebron Building


North Korea May Miss Deadline for Weapons Deal

North Korea to Return Remains of 6 US Soldiers

Onus on North Korea as Frozen Accounts Cleared

US: Release of North Korea Funds a 'Big Step'

South Korea President Defends Secret Contacts With North Korea


China's Test Seen as Threat to Taiwan

China's Spying Overwhelms US Counterintelligence

Chinese Leader to Seek to Mend Ties With Japan

Chinese Premier's Visit to Japan Marks Major Thaw

China Dissident Says Confession Was Forced


Islamist Chief Vows to Oppose Foreign Troops in Somalia

Eritrea Dismisses US Charge It Destabilizes Somalia

Ethiopia Says It Is Holding 41 Terrorism Suspects From Somalia


UN: Attacks in Chad Killed Up to 400

Chad and Sudan Trade Accusations After Clashes

Chad Admits Battle Inside Sudan

Sudan-Chad Tension Rises Over Border Clashes

China Seeks Diplomatic Solution to Darfur Crisis

US Sends (Another) Warning on Darfur


Analysts: Catholic Pressure May Sway Mugabe to Reform


Venezuela: US Protecting Cuban Terrorist Suspect

High Stakes: Chávez Plays the Oil Card


Justin Raimondo
Benedict vs. the War Party

Charles Peņa
Yankee, Go Home

Ivan Eland
A US-Made Mess in Somalia

David R. Henderson
How Much Is the Iraq War Costing You?

Alan Bock
Lamenting Lack of War

Doug Bandow
Congress Must End the Iraq War

Philip Giraldi
Democrats Earn Their Stripes in the War Party

Nebojsa Malic
Forfeiting Nothing

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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