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'What Kind of Democracy Is This?': Justin Raimondo
Rudy Giuliani and the Fort Dix Six: Charles Peña
Iraq Contractors in Beltway Battle: Tom Griffin
Sometimes the Dog Wags the Tail: Stephen Zunes
Survey: US Muslims Mostly Mainstream: Jim Lobe

 Philip Giraldi

Fmr. CIA Officer: Giuliani ‘Not Serious,’ ‘Ignorant’ About Terrorism

 Scott Horton

Presidency Unbound, The Unitary Executive in Practice

 Michael Scheuer

Ex-Head of CIA’s Osama Unit says Ron Paul “exactly correct”

 Chalmers Johnson

Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic

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Bush OKs Covert Action Against Iran
  Nine US Warships Assemble Off Iranian Coast
Wednesday Attacks Leave 9 GIs, 122 Iraqis Dead

Bush to Double GIs in Iraq by Year-End

  Democrats Cave to Bush on Iraq Funding

New Strategy for War Stresses Iraqi Politics

Hezbollah Backs Lebanon Army in Standoff
  Hersh: White House Arranged Support for Militants Attacking Lebanon
Will the GOP Destroy Itself Before It Destroys America?  by Paul Craig Roberts
Iraq War Funding: 'Compromise' or 'Sellout'?  by Robert Naiman
Another Chapter in Hillary's Attempt to Rewrite History  by Arianna Huffington
Surge Only Dispersing Insurgents
by Stewart Nusbaumer
Sometimes the Dog Wags the Tail
by Stephen Zunes
Iraq Contractors in Beltway Battle
by Tom Griffin

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Neocons to Plot Iran Strategy Amid Caribbean Luxury

Bush Declassifies al-Qaeda Intelligence

Curfew Begins to Choke Samarra

Survey Finds US Muslims Mostly Mainstream

Missile Test Comes as Financing Is Threatened

UN Troops Traded Guns to Congo Militia Groups for Gold

Report: 400 Million People Are at Daily Risk of Maiming by Mines, Cluster Bombs

Iraq's Sadr Harbors Ambitious Plans
Iraq Today

US Losses in Iraq Spike From IED Attacks

Iraq Lawmakers Deadlocked Over Constitution Reforms

US Government Gave Airtime to Terrorists in Iraq, Official Admits

Opium: Iraq's Newest Export

Bomb Devastates Market in Baghdad

Bureaucracy, Security Situation to Blame for Poor Distribution of Medical Supplies in Iraq

US Media Group Urges Iraq Not to Hinder Reporters

Iraqi Kindergarten: Smiles and Vows to Fight

Tuesday: 105 Iraqis Killed, 121 Wounded
Iraq Occupation

More Outposts Being Built to Accommodate Troops for 'Surge'

House Votes to Increase Occupation Translator Visas

The War at Home

Congress Wants Answers on Iraqi Forces – Now

US Effort in Iraq 'Abysmal': Top Congressman

Iraq Military Veterans Push Antiwar Message in Germany

Summer of Love: 40 Years Later

'War on Terror'

Gitmo Whistleblower Sentenced to Six Months in Prison, Discharge

Military Aid to Foreign Countries Up 50 Percent Post-Sept. 11

US 'al-Qaeda' Doctor Found Guilty

'Al-Qaeda Wanted My Phone Number,' Says Terror Convict

The CIA's Latest 'Ghost Detainee'


British Army Source Says Iran Arming Taliban

Zawahiri Praises Slain Taliban Commander

German FM Visits Troops in Afghanistan

During Visit, Canadian PM Defends Mission to Afghanistan


Pakistani Army Kills Four Militants

Pakistani Militant Freed Despite al-Qaeda Links

Bush Picks New Pakistan Ambassador

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Air Force Targets Camp

Aid Weapon Used Against Sri Lanka


Six Killed in Gunbattles in Indian Kashmir


US Missile Data Leaked in Japan

North Korea Leader Stages Military Reshuffle to Bolster Power

Kazakh President Signs Office-for-Life Amendments


Putin Prompts Split in German Coalition

German Authorities Use Scent Tracking to Keep Tabs on Protesters


Toll Hits 65 in Deadliest Lebanon Strife Since Civil War

Thousands Flee Lebanon Refugee Camp Slaughter

Lebanon Asks US for $300 Million to Fight in Refugee Camp

Cease-Fire Sought in Battle at Lebanon Refugee Camp

Fight Against Militants Agitates Lebanon's Troubled Camps

UN Relief Convoy Hit in Lebanon

Two Civilians Killed as UN Delivers Aid to Lebanon Camp

'Fears for My Children Amid Chaos'


Furious Street Battles Remind Lebanon of Its Past


US Angry After ElBaradei Suggests Iran Should Be Allowed to Enrich Uranium

Official: Iran Commits Daily Acts of War Against US

Iran Isolates Jailed US Scholar Charged With Revolution Plot

US Says Charges Against American Researcher in Iran Absurd

British Conservative Leader: Iran an 'Urgent Threat,' Less Than a Year From a Nuke

Academics Outraged as Canadian Mennonites Invite Iranian Islamic Scholars for Dialogue


Peretz: Israel Showed 'Too Much Restraint' in Gaza

Israel Hits Gaza With More Strikes, Seven Wounded

Israel Unleashes Air Strikes as Abbas Tries to Restore Cease-Fire

Israel Reiterates Threat to Assassinate Haniyeh

Israeli Envoy: Hamas Wants Gaza Invasion

British Firm to Supply Palestinian Gas to Israel

US Envoy Apologizes to Israel for Comments About Spy


Bomb in Turkish Capital Kills Six, Injures 80

Kurdish Party Quits Turkish Polls in Protest


Bomb Blast Wounds Four Soldiers in North Mogadishu

UN in Row Over Crisis in Somalia


Pretoria Hosts Secret Zimbabwe Talks

Opposition Rift Aids Mugabe


Child Soldiers Still Fight in Congo's New Army

Ethiopia Releases Detained US Journalists


Russia's FM: Western Draft Kosovo Plan Unacceptable

Bush Tries to Reassure Putin on Missile Shield Plan

British Accuse Ex-KGB Agent in Poisoning Death

Russia Angered by UK Extradition Call


Justin Raimondo
'What Kind of
Democracy Is This?'

Charles Peña
Rudy Giuliani and the
Fort Dix Six

Ivan Eland
Decentralization: Iraq's Only Hope

Alan Bock
A Czar's Half-Life

Doug Bandow
Who Would Jesus Kill?

Philip Giraldi
George Tenet Lies About
His Lies

David R. Henderson
Hail Ron Paul and Mike Gravel

Nebojsa Malic
Jihad in New Jersey

Praful Bidwai
Sanctions Aggravate Iranian Rights Situation

Ran HaCohen
The Legend of the
Removed Checkpoints

Sascha Matuszak
From China to Cairo

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