Today's Highlights

Hitchens' Kurdish Sojourn: Justin Raimondo
America to Bush: We Can Do Better: Doug Bandow
Another GI Goes AWOL Instead of to Iraq: S. Olson
Bowing Down to Our Own Violence: N. Solomon
The Risks of Staying vs. Leaving Iraq: Barry Posen

 Mike McNulty

US Army, FBI Gassed, Shot, Burned and Bombed Branch Davidians to Death: Hillary Clinton pushed for it

 Ivan Eland

American Kidnapped and Tortured by US Navy: No mention of Padilla’s ‘dirty bomb plot’ at civilian trial so far

 Joseph Wilson

Those 16 Words: And the crew who lied us into war

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Updated April 20, 2007 - 9:24 PM EDT
US Giving Up on Training Iraqi Troops
  Death Squads End Truce for Revenge
  Iraqis Voice Anger at Security Plan After Bombs
  US Surge Strategy Successful – in Shifting the Violence
  US Building Wall Separating Sunnis, Shi'ites in Baghdad
  Friday: 50 Iraqis Killed, 41 Wounded; 130 Iraqi Soldiers Poisoned
Dems Reluctant to Oppose Iraq Funding

Pentagon Can Pay for War Through June


Deployment Extended in Iraq? Take a Day Off

  Reid: US Can't Win the War in Iraq
US General Says Iran Now Supporting Iraq Sunnis
  US Under Fire for Anti-Iran Tactics
  Iran Denies US Claims on Weapons in Afghanistan
  Iran's Latest Nuclear Work Seen as Only Test-Scale
Afghan, Pakistani Troops Clash Over Border Fence
Olmert: Misunderstanding Might Lead to War With Syria
  UN Envoy: Israel's Imprisonment of PA Children Feeds Violence
Black Wednesday in Baghdad
by Martin Sieff
To Succeed as a Political Sycophant, Shamelessly Flatter and Manipulate Your Chief  by Robert Higgs
Another Soldier Goes AWOL Rather Than Deploy to Iraq  by Sarah Olson
The Hobbesian Hell of Iraq
by Larry C. Johnson
Bowing Down to Our Own Violence
by Norman Solomon
Hezbollah's Big Challenge  by Pepe Escobar

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Rove: ‘'I Wish the Iraq War Never Existed,' It Was 'Osama bin Laden’s Idea'
CBS: Iraq Violence Suggests Surge Failing
Gates Press Iraqi Leader, but Outcome Is in Doubt
Iraq Falling Behind on 'Benchmarks'
Army General Says Security in Baghdad Has Lost Traction
Killings of Afghan Civilians Recall Haditha
Huge Turkey, Pakistan Demonstrations Oppose Bigger Islam Role
Unplugged McCain Sings 'Bomb Bomb Bomb, Bomb Bomb Iran'
Today in Iraq
Insurgents Announce Iraq 'Islamic Cabinet'
Iraq Terror Group Posts Execution Video
Aftermath of a Baghdad Bombing: A Reporter's View
Doctors Warn of Summer Dehydration Among Iraq's Children and the Elderly
Don't Ignore Kirkuk, Crisis Group Warns US and Iraq
Attacks Continue
British Soldiers Killed in 'Secure' Province
Car Bombs, and Pain, Define a War With No Place to Hide
Iraq al-Qaeda Kills 20 Abducted Soldiers, Police
Bomber Kills 12 More in Baghdad as Iraqis Bury Victims From Yesterday's Attacks
Iraq Security Measures Failing, Iraqis Say
Thursday: 3 GIs, 2 Britons, 82 Iraqis Killed; 70 Iraqis Injured
Iraq Occupation
Gates, Top US Military Brass Visit Fallujah
US Commander: Suicide Bomb Attacks Present Top Challenge in Iraq
The Invisible Scar From the Trenches
Global Iraq Fallout
British Coroner Says Eight Iraq War Deaths Was Result of Mechanical Failure
US Seeks Egypt's Help in Stabilizing Iraq
Saudis to Cancel Iraq Debt
Gonzales on the Hot Seat
Gonzales Endures Harsh Session With Senate Panel
Gonzales: On a Very Hot Seat With Little Cover and Less Support
Gonzales Says He Didn't Know Why Two Were Fired
Gonzales's Testimony Leaves Senators Frustrated
Senators Chastise Gonzales at Hearing
Gonzales Rejects Call for His Ouster
Wolfy at the World Bank
Wolfowitz Backed Friend for Iraq Contract in ’03
Wolfowitz Skips Appearance as Bank Board Meets
The War at Home
Court Rules That AIPAC Trial Must Be Open
Bush Seeks War Support in Small Ohio Town
Bush Says Quick Exit From Iraq May Spark Mideast Arms Race
US Military
Soldier Forced to Leave Dying Mother for War
Senators Question US Nuclear Warhead Project
US Urged to Open Missile Shield Plan
Marine Corps Restricts Non-Issued Armor Use
'War on Terror'
German Interior Minister: Terror Suspects Shouldn't Be Presumed Innocent
US Frees Convicted Bomber Wanted by Cuba, Venezuela
London Terror Suspect: 'I Wanted to Live'
Bush Slams UN Over Lack of 'Progress' in Darfur
Egypt Urges UN to Avoid More Sudan Sanctions
UN Accuses Sudan Over Weapons
Report: Darfur Kids Endure Horrific Acts
Top US Official Thanks Chad for Aiding Darfur Refugees
Rockets Hit Mogadishu Market
Somali Alliance Opposes Ethiopia
Confidence Low as Nigeria Votes
As Vote for New President Nears, Democracy Disappoints Nigerians
Nigeria's Oil Wealth Going to Waste
DR Congo
Report: Hundreds of Child Soldiers Serve in Congo's Army
Congo-Kinshasa: Arbitrary Killings, Rape Part of Ongoing Abuses in the East
Increased Violence Against Uganda Civilians Worries UN Official
Mauritania Swears in First Elected Civilian President
US Warns Iran of 'Step Backward' on Nuclear Issue
Iran, EU to Resume Nuclear Talks on April 25
Iran Says No Info on Missing American
Israel to Ask US for Stealth Fighters
Gates Allays Israeli Fears Over US Arms to Saudis
Human Rights Activist Says Threatened by Israeli Military
Jordan Presses Israel to Embrace Arab Overture
Israel Urges Arab League to Agree to Wider Talks
Release of Olmert's Lebanon War Testimony Delayed
Israeli Film Taps Into Postwar Angst
Abbas Says British Journalist Is Alive
Barghouti Urges Reporter Release
Gaza a 'No-Go' Zone for Journalists Since BBC Reporter's Kidnapping
Palestinian Minister Sees Moves to Ease Sanctions
Middle East
Gates Says Washington to Sell Smart Bombs to Saudi Arabia
Christians in Turkey Fear More Attacks
Egypt Charges Japanese With Spying for Israel
Taliban Reject Report They Kill Afghan Civilians
Military: 27 Taliban Killed in Afghanistan
Amnesty: Taliban Attack Civilians to Spread Fear
US Official Says NATO Must Prevail in Afghanistan by End of 2008
NATO Watchful of Taliban in Northern Afghanistan
Canadian Soldier Dies in Accident in Afghanistan
Canada's Opposition Seeks Exit Timetable for Afghanistan
US-India Nuclear Fuel Deal Under Threat
Separatists Set to Avoid Kashmir Meeting
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Rebels Vow Fierce Resistance
Truth Elusive as Sri Lanka Slides Deeper Into War
North Korea Storms Out of Economic Talks
Bank Transfer Said Snagging North Korea Deal

US Envoy: Rights Progress a Must for North Korea-US Ties

Senator Demands North Koreans Return USS Pueblo, Offers Battle Flag in Exchange
US to Turn Over Nine More Bases in South Korea This Year
Yahoo! Sued Over Torture of Chinese Dissident
China Sentences Canadian Activist to Life in Prison
China Warns Canada to Stay Out of Xinjiang Terrorism Case
In China, Talk of Democracy Is Simply That
Seven Hostages Beheaded in Philippines
Kyrgyz Police Disperse Protesters
Bangladesh Says It Won’t Let an Ex-Leader Re-Enter the Country
Russia & Her Neighbors
US Calms Allies on Missile Shield, but Not Russia
Russia Rejects US Offer on Missile Shield
EU-Russia Trust at Post-Cold War Low: EU Trade Chief
Gunmen Attack Grozny Checkpoint, Injure Six Russians
UN Envoy Cautions Against Tinkering With Kosovo Plan
Russia Warns Against Kosovo Split
Cyprus MPs Tell Britain: Pay Us for Military Bases
Romanian Parliament Suspends President
Senator Halts $55 Million for Colombia
Colombian Rebels Seen Exploiting Ecuador
Ethanol Policy Divides Latin America
Militant's Release Angers Cuba

Justin Raimondo
Hitchens' Kurdish Sojourn

Doug Bandow
America to George W. Bush: We Can Do Better

Nebojsa Malic
War of Words

Ran HaCohen
The Legend of the
Removed Checkpoints

Philip Giraldi
Cheney Does Africa

Ivan Eland
Will Current Disasters Curtail Future Interventions?

Alan Bock
Portents of Failure

Charles Peña
Yankee, Go Home

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

Praful Bidwai
From Horror, an Opportunity for Peace

Sascha Matuszak
From China to Cairo

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