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Getting Out With Some Dignity: Alan Bock
Desperation in Gitmo's Camp 6: Nicole Colson
Ethanol: Threat to Nat'l Security?: Gordon Prather
Basra Splits Between Warring Shi'ites: al-Fadhily
Cutting and Running Is Winning: Sheldon Richman

 Dilip Hiro

Actions Have Consequences: Iraqi Shia Out of Patience

 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

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Updated April 21, 2007 - 9:27 PM EDT
Maliki: 'Open Battle' Waged for Iraq
  US Giving Up on Training Iraqi Troops
  Iraqi Insurgents Now Fighting Each Other
  Top US General in Iraq Seeks Tighter Control of Information
  Saturday: 3 GIs, 1 Polish Soldier, 18 Iraqis Killed
Pentagon Planning to Extend Iraq 'Surge'
  Gates: Iraq Progress to Set Troop Levels
  Dems Reluctant to Oppose Iraq Funding
  GOP Sen. Snowe Sponsoring Iraq Withdrawal Bill
  Pentagon Prevents Military Officers From Testifying Before House Panel
Haditha Massacre Report Condemns Marines
  Excerpts From Army Report on Haditha
NATO Chief Cannot Confirm Iranian Arms in Afghanistan
  Kuwait Readies for Possible US-Iran War
113 Somalis Killed in Three Days of Heavy Fighting
  UN Chief: Somalia May Need 'Coalition of the Willing' for Occupation
Iran, US Take Their Fight
to Afghanistan
 by M.K. Bhadrakumar
Desperation in Guantánamo's
Camp 6
 by Nicole Colson
Ethanol: A Threat to
National Security?
 by Gordon Prather
War Plan B and Situation B
by Elizabeth Spiro Clark
Our Benevolent Surveillance State
by Glenn Greenwald
A Surge in Iraqi Civilian Deaths
by Tom Clifford

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Basra Splits Between Warring Shi'ites
UN Rights Report Omits Iraqi Civilians
US Iraq Coordinator Arrives to Persuade Turkey Not to Fight Kurdish Rebels in Iraq
Turkey Sets Timetable for Intrusions Into North Iraq
Troop Deaths Rising Steadily in Baghdad, Dropping in Anbar
US Copters Attack Shi'ite Mosque, Kill 2 Militants Just Before Prayer
Wolfowitz Faces New Inquiry
Open Source Intelligence
After Tillman Death, Army Moved Quickly to Clamp Down and Destroy Evidence
Today in Iraq
Curfew Imposed on Iraq's Volatile Tal Afar: Mayor
Shi'ite Leader Attacked in Iraq
Iraqi Tribal Chiefs Forming an Anti-Insurgent Party
Iraq Sadr's Bloc Reappoints Two Sacked Lawmakers
Iraqis Turn to Tattoos as Indelible IDs
Friday: 63 Iraqis, GI Killed, 58 Iraqis Wounded; 130 Iraqis Soldiers Poisoned
Iraq Occupation
US Walls Off Baghdad Neighborhood
Gates Urges Iraq to Pass Key Laws by Late Summer
Global Iraq Fallout
Secret Memo on Iraq Talks Seen by 87 People
EU to Give Up to 18 Million Euros for Iraqi Refugees
UN Chief Says to Launch Iraq Plan Next Month
The War at Home
Bush: Sectarian Killings Drop in Baghdad
'Devastating' Moyers Probe of Press and Iraq Coming
Iraq Pullout Would Lead to Bloodbath, Bush Warns
Poll: Two-Thirds of Americans Question Iraq War
Poll: Americans See No Winner in War on Terror
Obama Hears Tearful Plea to End Iraq War
Census Bureau Exposed Personal Data
Iraqi Doctor Denied Visit to Seattle Medical Conference
Gonzales on the Hot Seat
Gonzales Seeks GOP Support, Gets Little
Bush Rebuffs GOP Pressure for Gonzales to Step Down
Purged US Attorneys Slam Gonzales Testimony
US Military
Marines Go After Testimony With Immunity
Military Recruiters Back Out of UC Santa Cruz Job Fair
Iraq War Brain Trauma Victims Turn to Private Care
US Makes Headway on Missile Base Plan
'War on Terror'
US: 'Heightened Threat' in Germany
American Pleads Guilty to Training With al-Qaeda in Somalia
British Police Chief Points to Risks of US-Style Focus on Terrorism
Lawyer: Hicks Will Keep to Gag Deal
Somali Deaths Mount, Refugee Exodus Grows
Senior Somali Leaders Call for Immediate Ethiopian Withdrawal
Somali Rebel Says Ethiopian Troops Flee to Yemen
Corpses 'Rotting in Mogadishu Streets'
Fighting Makes Life Unbearable in Mogadishu
Gunfire on Eve of Nigerian Election
Soldiers Intercept Rigged Ballots in Nigeria
Obasanjo Defends Nigeria's Democracy Record
Nigerian President Concedes Vote Flaws
Nigeria Frets Over How to Give Voters a Real Say
Growing Unrest Posing a Threat to Nigerian Oil
Uganda Army Promises 'Peace, Stability' in Western Region
Report: 5,000 Child Soldiers in Uganda's 'Peoples Defense Forces'
Sudan Says Sanctions Threat Shows Contempt for the UN
Bombings Leave Moroccans Both Worried and Confused
Liberia Strengthens Military Ties With US
Gambia Jail Terms for Coup Plot
Past Wars in the News
Unseen Footage From Gallipoli Campaign Found by War Museum
Town's Bombing Foreshadowed WWII Horrors
Monk Leads Thousands Praying for Vietnam War Dead
Iran Needs 'Few Years' to Make Fuel for Atom Plants
Iran: West Should Build Nuclear Plants Here
Top Negotiators for Iran, EU Set to Meet
US Hails Fresh EU-Iran Nuclear Talks, Urges Tehran to Cede Ground
Rice to Attend Iraq Talks, Maybe Meet Iranian Counterpart
Mystery of Missing FBI Agent in Iran Deepens
US Eyes Potential $65 Million Bomb Sale to Israel
Gates Assures Israel: Arms Sales to Saudis Are to 'Counter' Iran, Won't Threaten Israel's Regional Supremacy
Israel: Saudi Plan Not Enough
Arabs Form Israel 'Contact Group'
Olmert Invites Jordan's King to Visit Israel
Israeli Military 'Closes' West Bank, Gaza Until Monday
Hamas Seeks Control of Security in West Bank
Gaza: Dispatch From a No-Go Area
Hezbollah Slams UN Over Report of Arms Smuggling From Syria
North Korea to Invite UN Inspectors
North Korea Restates Disarmament Plan
US Moves to Sell South Korea Missiles
NATO Sees More Suicide Raids From Desperate Taliban
Taliban Demand Troop Withdrawal in Exchange for French Hostages
Two NATO Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan
South Waziristan Tribal Leader Willing to Give Shelter to Osama
Jihadist Video Shows Boy Beheading Man
Laborer Killed in Pakistan Landmine Blast
Bhutto Enters Coalition Talks With Musharraf
Musharraf: Willing to Visit Israel to Promote Peace
India Wary of US Pressure on Nuclear Deal
US Frustrated on India Nuclear Deal
India Debates Its Right to Nuclear Testing
India Bans Exports to North Korea, Iran
Thailand Refuses US Military Help
Thailand Considers Insurgent Amnesty
Philippine Army Steps Up Offensive After Beheadings
Tamil Journalist Shot Dead in Sri Lanka
20 Years of CIA Spies Caught in China Trap
Russian Police Raid US-Funded NGO
Security Agents Question Kasparov Over 'Signs of Extremist Activity'
Russian Oligarchs Pull Out of UK Forum
Pentagon Invites Kremlin to Link Missile Systems
Blair and the EU
Blair Seeks EU Constitution by the 'Back Door'
Blair Says No Need for Vote on New EU Treaty
US Senate Freezes Colombia Military Funds
Colombian President Denies Ties to Paramilitary Groups
Relatives of Airline Bombing Victims in Cuba Protest Posada Release
Hope Lost for Answers in Mexico's Dirty War, Activists Fear

Justin Raimondo
Hitchens' Kurdish Sojourn

Alan Bock
Getting Out With Some Dignity

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?

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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