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Scooter's Fate: I Say Torture Him: Justin Raimondo
Overblown Confronts Consensus of Fear: Bandow
On the Escalator to War With Iran: Pat Buchanan
Fighting Wars for Oil to Fight Wars: Klare/Engelhardt
More on That Meeting in Prague…: by Jim Lobe

 Raje Hage

Lebanon on the Brink of Disaster

 Dilip Hiro

Nuclear Power, Weapons and the Future of the Middle East

 Edward Peck

Sink the Liberty!

 Robert Parry

Scooter Libby’s Situation

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US Strategy Fails to Slow Iraq Violence
  Air Force Reports F-16 Downed in Iraq
  Mosques, Green Zone Attacked Despite Iraq Curfew
  Friday: 4 GIs, 38 Iraqis Killed; 9 Iraqis Wounded
Gen. Pace Says He Refused to Quit Voluntarily
  US Hometowns Strained as Police Go Off to War
  Army Wants to Enlist Illegal Aliens Quickly as Recruitment Falls
Afghan Minister Dismisses US Claims on Iran
  'Dramatic' Taliban Resurgence Detailed
Gaza War Threatens to Redraw Mideast Map
  Abbas Sacks Hamas-Led Government
  Takeover by Hamas Illustrates Failure of Bush's Mideast Vision
  Israel Denies Shell Killed Children
Judge Rejects Delay in Libby's Prison Sentence
  CIA Leak Trial Judge Received Threats
  Gonzales Meeting With Aide Under Investigation
On the Escalator to War With Iran
by Patrick Buchanan
More on That Meeting in Prague…
by Jim Lobe
The Dying Continues in Iraq While at Home We Bury Our Heads in the Sand  by Joseph L. Galloway
Iraqis Trapped in a US Web  by Martin Sieff
Fighting Wars for Oil to Fight Wars
by Michael T. Klare and Tom Engelhardt
It Can Happen Here  by Marie Cocco

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Forensics: 4 Iraqis Killed by Marines Were Shot From a Few Feet Away
Turkey Says Iraq Not Doing Enough Against Kurd Rebels
Bush Administration: Letting Bloggers Protect Their Sources a 'Grave Threat' to National Security
Iran: Fear of Sanctions Drives Gas Rationing Plans
US Officials Can Be Sued in Sept. 11 Abuse Case
Somalis Yearn for Islamists' Return
Hamas Seizes Broad Control in Gaza Strip
Today in Iraq
Baghdad Curfew Empties Streets
Firebrand Cleric Faces Political Test
Baghdad Crackdown Seeks Sunni Help
Iraqi Doctor Warns Rampant Violence Will Scar a Generation
Iraqi Refugee Children Bear Scars of Violence, Require Classroom Routines to Cope
Attacks Continue
Al-Qaeda Video Shows Deaths of 14 Iraqis
Iraqi News Agency Loses Third Reporter in 2 Weeks
Remains of Brazilian Engineer Found in Iraq
Thursday: 2 GIs, 56 Iraqis Killed, 36 Iraqis Wounded; Several Mosques Attacked
Iraq Occupation
UN Supports US Troops Staying in Iraq
US Asks South Korea to Extend Iraq Troops
Controversy Over Military Vehicles for Iraq Heats Up
Marine Defends Actions at Haditha
Global Iraq Fallout
Iraq Urges Turkey to Stick to Dialogue on Rebels
Iraq Plans 2nd Meeting With US, Iran
Police Arrest Briton Wanted by US Over Iraq Oil
Dark Underside of Iraqi Refugee Crisis
Kashmir Protests Bombing of Iraqi Shrine
Blair Insists War Has Nothing to Do With Why He's So Unpopular
The War at Home
Senator Reid Slams Iraq War Generals
Connecticut for Lieberman Party Calls on Lieberman to Resign Over Call to Attack Iran
O'Reilly: No Point in Covering 'Meaningless' Bombings in Iraq
Most Governors Lower US Flag for Troops
US Report on Killing of Journalists Raises More Question Than It Answers
US Military
Army Plans to Hire More Psychiatrists
Air Force on Track for New Bomber by 2018
'War on Terror'
Libyan Detainee, Fearing Torture, Fights Transfer Home
FBI Drafts Rules to Curb Privacy Abuse
Rulings in Detainee Cases
Faulting Allies' Anti-Terrorism Efforts
Republicans Stall Homeland Security Spending Bill
US Missile Shield
US Says Russia Offer Cannot Replace Missile Shield
US Missile Shield Gains NATO Backing
US Confirms Missile Shield Plans
Russia & Her Neighbors
Accidental Allies in Russian Politics
US Tells Russia Not to Use Threats Against Baltic States
Russian Troops Jailed for Chechnya Murder
Scottish Parliament Rejects New Nukes
Sarkozy Says Deal on EU Treaty Possible
NATO Countries Stall Deal for US Planes
China Welcomes Darfur Agreement
UN Seeks African Troops for New Hybrid Force
Britain, Argentina Recall Falklands War
Argentina Vows Falklands' Return
Fiji Accuses Diplomats of Mutiny Plot
ElBaradei: Attacking Iran Would Be Madness
UN Nuclear Chief Says Iran Should Stop Expanding Enrichment
Iran Threatens to Reduce Nuclear Cooperation in Event of New Sanctions
US Treasury Chief Urges Allies to Blacklist Iran's Banks
Iranian Students Protest at British Embassy
Arabs Fear Spread of Gaza Conflict
Israel Decides to Stay Out of Gaza
US Voices Full Backing for Abbas
Corruption and Quarreling Plague Fatah
Most Humanitarian Operations in Gaza at a Standstill
White House Seems Ready to Let Hamas Seize Gaza
Peace March in Gaza City Ends in Deaths of Two Demonstrators
Growing Fear of West Bank Retribution
Hamas Rejects Border Force Plan
Fatah Kidnaps 36 Hamas Activists in West Bank
American Teacher in Gaza: 'Today Was the Worst'
Hamas Hunts 'Collaborators' After Gaza Rout
As Gaza Unravels, Palestinians Flee
US, Israel Reach Smart Bomb Agreement
Bush Links Syria to Killing of Lebanese MP
Assassination Brings Lebanon Closer to Brink
Syria Condemns Killing of Lebanese Lawmaker
Mourners Lash Out at Syria at Lebanon MP's Funeral
UN Commander: Hezbollah Not Rearming in Southern Lebanon
Middle East
Yemen Offers Rebels a Ceasefire
Arrests in Egypt Point Toward a Crackdown
State Dept Official: No Proof of Mullah Omar’s Presence in Balochistan
US Sends Firmer Signal to Pakistan on Democracy
9 Troops, 2 Police Killed in Pakistan
Pakistan Tells US It's Trying to Secure Afghan Border
Indonesia's Terrorist Hunt Bears Fruit
US May Restrict Military Aid if Indonesia Doesn't Prosecute General
Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan Navy Kills Foreign Aid Worker
Sri Lanka’s Scars Trace Lines of War Without End
China Says US Remarks on Its Military Irresponsible
Blast Kills 7 Thai Soldiers
Nepal Empowers MPs to Abolish Monarchy Before Polls
North Korea Gets $25 Million Frozen by US Probe
Afghanistan Coalition Refers 'Missing Soldier' Queries to UAE
New Philippine Senator Is Attempted Coup Leader
Somali Insurgents Launch Attacks
Somali Gunmen Attack Ethiopians, Kill Official
Somali Govt Says Military Operations Will Continue in the Capital
Nigerian Army Kills Militants
Nigerian Court Frees Oil Militant
Algerians Fret About Personal Safety

Justin Raimondo
Scooter's Fate:
I Say Torture Him

Doug Bandow
Overblown Confronts Consensus of Fear

Philip Giraldi
Accusations Pave Way for Assault on Iran

Ivan Eland
Bush Should Take Responsibility for Iraqi Refugees

Praful Bidwai
India: Impasse Over Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Rights

Alan Bock
What's Up With Putin?

Sascha Matuszak
Pride and Prejudice in Chengdu

Nebojsa Malic
Haunting Heiligendamm

Charles Peña
Unprepared for Bioterrorism

David R. Henderson
Cheney Misstates Military Oath

Ran HaCohen
The Legend of the
Removed Checkpoints

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