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War Is a Government Program: Sheldon Richman
Bush's Killer Iraq Talking Points: Robert Parry
Bosnia's Straitjacket: Nebojsa Malic
Telling Lies Over Good Soldiers' Graves: Keillor
UN Peacekeeping Budget Soars Sky High: Deen

 Ivan Eland

America’s Counter-Productive Pakistan Policy

 Warren Richey

The Padilla Trial So Far

 Charles Pena

Fake Terrorists and Real Ones

 Dahr Jamail

Iraqis Are People, It is Wrong to Kill Them

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Updated May 31, 2007 - 10:52 PM EDT
Pentagon Concedes 'Tough' May in Iraq
  Iraqi Police Chief Arrested for Alleged Murder
  Iraqi Interior Minister: Police Heavily Infiltrated, Behind Kidnappings
  Thursday: 3 GIs, 75 Iraqis Killed; 68 Iraqis Wounded
Antiwar Sentiment Rises at the Grassroot Level
  White House: US Military's 50 Years in Korea May Be a Model for Iraq
  Neoconservative 'Hopes, Prays' Bush Will Bomb Iran
  Some Hitherto Staunch GOP Voters Souring on Iraq
US Handing Control of N. Iraq Security to Kurds
  Turkish Military Masses on Iraq Border Amidst Debate Over Invasion
  US Asked to Destroy Kurdish Bases
Russia Says New ICBM Can Beat Any System
  Russian Diplomat: New Arms Race Starting
Residents: Afghans Killed in NATO Attacks Were Villagers
  5 GIs Among 7 Killed in Afghan NATO Copter Downing
  Iranian Arms to Taliban 'May Be Retaliation for US Policy'
Telling Lies Over Good
Soldiers' Graves
 by Garrison Keillor
Dems Wimp Out on Bush & Prewar Intelligence  by David Corn
The GOP Would Be Wise to Listen to Ron Paul's Message  by Bruce Ramsey
War Is a Government Program
by Sheldon Richman
Ending a Failed Occupation
by Robert L. Borosage
Elliot Abrams' Maghreb Plot
by Clayton E. Swisher

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Shadow of Iraq Jihad Falls Over Lebanon
Final 'Surge' Brigade Now in Iraq, General Says
13 People Killed Near Troubled Pakistan Town
Rice: Iran Spying Charges 'Pervert Rule of Law'
From Iraq to Algeria, al-Qaeda's Long Reach
US Ranks Low, Just Above Iran on New Peace Index
UN Peacekeeping Budget Soars Sky High
Amputee Soldiers Return to Active Duty
Today in Iraq
Doubt Cast on US Iraq 'Surge' Strategy
Who Are Iraq's Mehdi Army?
Sadr Aide Denies Involvement in Britons' Kidnap
Attacks Continue
Hot Day in Iraq: Multiple Kidnapping and More Deaths
Gunmen Seize Salaries of Iraqi Army Unit in Karbala
2 Iraqi Journalists Killed – Including 1 Who Was Slain Along With 7 Relatives
Gunmen Intensify Attacks on Iraqi Journalists
Al-Qaeda-Affiliated Group Says It Shot Down US Helicopter in Iraq
Enemy Fire Brought Down Kiowa Helicopter in Iraq on Monday
Chronology: Deadliest Days for US Troops in Iraq
Wednesday: 4 GIs, 66 Iraqis Killed; 97 Iraqis Wounded
Iraq Occupation
Troops Search for Abducted Brits
Why So Few Bomb-Safe US Military Trucks in Iraq?
Lieberman Talks to Troops in Baghdad....and Troops Talk Back
Troops in Iraq Fight Fear – and Boredom
Anger and Angst Are the Enemy Now
Marine Saw Haditha Deaths as Grim but Not Willful
Global Iraq Fallout
Brown Warned on 'Shadow' of Iraq
Is Germany at Risk in Iraq?
The War at Home
Iraq Refugees Knocking: US to Let in 7,000
Bush’s Nominee Has New Agenda for World Bank
US Military
Army Trains Soldiers for Wartime Interviews
Lt. Col. Heads to Court in Hadithah Deaths
Scammers Targeting Military Families Again
F-15 Jet Crashes in Indiana
'War on Terror'
ACLU Sues Boeing Arm Over CIA Renditions
Recreational Boats Considered a Homeland Security Threat
Saudi Prisoner Kills Self at Guantanamo, US Says
Air Marshalls Say Report on Detention of Musicians Confirms They Were Part of a Plot

US General: Army Avoids Civilian Deaths

Afghanistan: Food Aid Trucks Come Under Increasing Attacks
Taliban Learns Tactics, Propaganda From al-Qaeda
Afghans, Pakistan to Cooperate Against Terrorism
US Air Force Conducts Leaflet Drop Over Afghanistan
Taliban Claims It Shot Down Helicopter
Pentagon Sees Taliban on Defensive in Afghanistan
Six Police, Guards Killed in New Afghan Attacks
6 Alleged Taliban Killed in Afghanistan
Al-Qaeda Escapee From US Detention in Afghanistan Lashes Out at US
EU Sees Afghan Police Trainers Covering Hotspots
New Protest Against Suspension of Afghan Female MP
US Copters Violate Pakistani Airspace
Pakistan’s Suspended Justice Tells of Facing Down Musharraf
Pakistani Girls' Schools in Radicals' Sights
Ex-Judge Questions Pakistan President's Actions
Pakistani Police in Bomb Arrests
Indian Troops Deployed to Tourist State After Police Massacre of Protesters
Protesters Burn Police Stations in India in Aftermath of Police Killings
Considerable Work Left on India Nuclear Deal: US
Sri Lanka
16 Killed as Red Cross Returns to Sri Lanka Front Lines
Sri Lankan War Fans Ethnic Tamils’ Fears
Sri Lankan Muslims Caught in Crossfire
Iran Links Iraq and Nuclear Issue
Iran Envoy Rejects Enrichment Suspension
Diplomats: Iran Considered Slowing Nuclear Program
World Powers Threaten New Measures Against Iran
Ahmadinejad Declares Iran Now Too Powerful for Any Country to Attack
Iran Kills 10 Rebels in Border Clash
Pipeline Would Extend Iran's Reach
Iranian Media Welcomes US Dialogue
US Unaware of Fourth Iranian-American Said Charged With Spying
Palestinian PM Calls for Ceasefire in Gaza, West Bank
Israel Kills Two Gunmen in Gaza, Warns No Let-Up
Israeli Ministers Proposes Firing Qassams at Gaza Towns
UN: Israel, Syria Both Breach Disengagement Deal
Report Accuses Shin Bet, Police of Severely Torturing Palestinian Suspects
Israeli DM: Sderot Plight Exaggerated
Israeli Surveillance System Will Allow Troops to Shoot Gazans Without Deploying
Israelis Carry Out West Bank 'Execution'
Palestinian Leader Fears Assassination
Group: Gaza Students Need Freer Travel
A New/Old Idea for Palestinian Peace
Lebanon Charges 20 Jihadists With Terrorism
In Lebanon's Camps, Rising Sympathy for Islamists
Jihadist Groups Fill a Palestinian Power Vacuum
UN Council Backs Tribunal for Lebanon
Lebanese Army to Focus on Civilian Safety
Lebanese Woman Wounded by Leftover Israeli Bomb
Russia, US Spar on Kosovo, Missile Shield
Missile Shield Tension Brings Putin to US
Bush to Confer With Putin in Bid to Repair Ties
Russia Dismisses Litvinenko Swap Deal
18 Die in Russian Helicopter Crash in Chechnya
'Western Plot' to Make Russians Sterile Leads to Medical Export Ban
Serbia Probes 12 Men for 1991 Croatia War Crimes
Turkey: 'Mediterranean Union' No EU Alternative
UN Resists US on New Sudan Sanctions
How US Sanctions in Sudan Will Work
A First in Nigeria: A Peaceful Succession of Power
Nigeria NGO Raises Alarm Over Arms Acquisition
Four US Hostages Released in Nigeria
Five Die in Somalia Convoy Attack
AU Seeks NATO Air Support in Somalia
Blair Urges West to Fund, Arm African Troops for Interventions
UN Suspends Food Delivery in Uganda After Ambush
UN Condemns Recent Massacre of Civilians in Congo's South Kivu
Britain Closer to Arms Deal With Libya
Venezuela's Last Opposition Station on Notice
US: North Korea Committed to Disarmament Deal
Kyrgyzstan: PM Was Poisoned
Thai Court Disbands Ex-PM's Party
Fury as Taiwan President Plans to Visit Tokyo War Shrine
Malaysia Top Court Doesn’t Honor Muslim’s Conversion

Justin Raimondo
Remember the Liberty!

Nebojsa Malic
Bosnia's Straitjacket

Philip Giraldi
Heckuva Job,
Homeland Security

Ivan Eland
Pakistan Is Going Down the Road of the Shah's Iran

Alan Bock
Iranian Rumblings

Doug Bandow
Winning the War, Losing the Peace

Charles Peña
Rudy Giuliani and the
Fort Dix Six

David R. Henderson
Hail Ron Paul and Mike Gravel

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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