Today's Highlights

The End of Dissent?: Justin Raimondo
Deluded Promises of Progress in Iraq: Doug Bandow
The Martyr of Mosul: Patrick Buchanan
The Curse of Power: Thomas Gale Moore
Why the Surge Failed: Martin Sieff

 Gareth Porter

Cheney Lies About Iran

 Becky Akers

“Drop the Sippy Cup Lady! Drop It!”

 Don Craven Jr., Ray Mcgovern

World War IV: A Letter to the President

 Gordon Prather

Clinton and Bush II Betrayed Program to Secure Former USSR Nuke Material

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Updated June 22, 2007 - 10:24 PM EDT
US Warns of Higher Iraq Casualties
  US Reports 68 al-Qaeda Militants Killed in Iraq
  Pace: Rising Death Tolls Not a Sign of Failure in Iraq
  Iraqi Kurds Fleeing Homes as Turkish Troops Mass on the Border
  Friday: 1 GI, 103 Iraqis Killed; 87 Iraqis Wounded
Cheney Says Federal Rules Don't Apply to Him
  How Cheney Keeps His Secrets
  Cheney Blocked Routine Inspections, Urged Oversight Office Shut Down
Guantánamo Splits Administration
  White House Denies Ready to Close Gitmo
  'Psychologists Were Central to the Abuse'
Afghan Police Say 25 Civilians Killed in Air Strike
UN Food Aid 'Causing Chaos and Violence' in Somalia
The Curse of Power
by Thomas Gale Moore
West Chooses Fatah, but Palestinians Don't  by Saree Makdisi
Re-Open Investigation of Abu Ghraib  by Joseph L. Galloway
The Martyr of Mosul  by Patrick Buchanan
Why the Surge Failed  by Martin Sieff
When Democracy Disappoints
by Jacob Sullum

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Ashcroft: Officials Fought Over Snooping
Documents Offer Unflattering View of CIA
Army Sees Spike in Accidents, Suicides
Peace on Hold in the PKK’s Iraq Hideouts
Central Govt, Kurdish Region Agree on Draft Oil Law
Is Iraqi Kurdistan a Good Investment?
Nuclear Watchdog Short of Cash
Fatah Gunmen on Rampage in West Bank
Today in Iraq
Iraqi Political Talks Boost al-Maliki
Suicide Truck Bomber Kills 18 in Northern Iraq Attack
Mortar Fire, Rockets Again Strike Baghdad's Green Zone
Sectarian Fears Percolate in an Iraqi Town
Iraq Faces Grain Crunch in Next Two Months
Thursday: 12 Gis, 58 Iraqis Killed; 119 Iraqis Wounded
Iraqi Orphans
Iraqi Official: US Using Orphange as Propaganda
Iraqi Orphans Moved to Better Facilities
Iraq Occupation
Deadly Day for US Military; 14 Killed in Iraq
US Commanders Say Offensive Near Baghdad Is 'A Trap' for Insurgents
Gates: Longer Iraq Deployments Unlikely
Explosives Make Walking Safer Than Riding in Tanks
US Troops Find Buried Dangers at Outpost
US Struggles to Staff Iraq Embassy
Strykers Lead Massive Push in Iraq
Global Iraq Fallout
Iraq Deaths 'Unlawful Killings'
Pope Worried Over Christian Exodus From Iraq
China Agrees to Cancel Iraqi Debt
Iraqis in Jordan Await Asylum in Third Country
The War at Home
House Votes to Revive Iraq Study Group
Wife of US Soldier Missing in Iraq No Longer Faces Deportation
Military Death Notices to Be Probed
US Military
Officer Says Military Is Trying to Silence Him
Pentagon's Investment in the Future: Gay Bombs, Psychic Teleportation, and Remote Controlled Sharks
Seven Million Acres Not Enough Room to Train US Army Anymore
Pentagon Confirms Email System Hacked
Retired US General: if You Can't Embrace the Brutality of Combat, You Shouldn't Be in the Infantry
At Camp, Military Kids Bear Scars of Their Own
'War on Terror'
Bush Admin. Asks Judge to Toss States' Domestic Spying Lawsuits
Spy Chief Scraps Satellite Program
Ex-Professor's Contempt Citation Prolonged in Islamic Charity Case
Calgary Detainee Avoids Terror Charges
Canada Nabs Second ETA Terror Suspect
Taliban 'To Step Up Suicide Bombings'
Taliban Hunt Spies, Target Kabul With Iraq-Style Tactics
Karzai: Taliban 'Not a Long-Term Threat'
US Says Taliban, al-Qaeda Losing Influence in Afghanistan
UN Halts Food Supplies to Southern Afghanistan Over Attacks, Looting
Mine Kills NATO Soldier in Afghanistan
NATO Head Asks Canada to Prolong Afghan Mission
Taliban 'Shifting Focus to Kabul'
Coalition Forces Rescue Two Hostages in East Afghanistan
Few Venture Into Kandahar's Streets
New Photos Show Secret Pakistan Plutonium Plant; Fear of More Weapons Being Made
Pakistani Official Says Border Area Blast Was 'Foreign Attack'
North Korea
US Holds Direct Talks in North Korea
US Official Wraps Up Sudden Visit to North Korea
US Pushing Broad Access to North Korea Nuclear Site
US House Cuts UN North Korea Funding
Sri Lanka Under Fire Over Internet Censorship
Lawmakers Question Vietnam Human Rights
US General: Iranian Weapons Still Flowing Into Iraq
Australians Says They Repelled Iran Navy
EU's Solana Confirms Saturday Talks With Iran Nuclear Envoy
Iran Says Talks, Not Sanctions, Only Way in Atom Row
Iran Threatens 'Longer Stride' for Nuclear Drive
US Terror Charges Against Iran Are 'Lies': Top Official
UN States Lag on Iran Sanction Reports
Iran Seeks to Take on Rolling TV News Giants
Kuwait Condemns Attack on Diplomat in Iran
Abbas in Charge?
Egypt Calls Summit to Isolate Hamas
Abbas Demands Final Status Talks or Nothing as He Heads to Egypt Summit
Abbas Mulls Early Palestinian Elections
All Eyes on Abbas in West Bank
Gaza on Brink of Humanitarian Crisis
Gaza Militants Launch 'Web-War'
Poll: 75 Percent of Palestinians Favor Holding New Elections
Hamas Has Tough Road in Disarming Gaza
Few Gaza Residents Turn in Their Arms as Hamas Deadline Expires
Gazans With Dual Nationality Rush to Flee Isolated Strip
Rights Group Calls for Probe Into Palestinian Abuse Claims
Former Hamas Prisoners Remember Fatah Torture
Police Uncover Weapons Lab in Home of West Bank Settler

Netanyahu Calls for Deployment of Jordanian Troops in West Bank

US, Israeli Air Forces Upgrade Cooperation
Lebanon DM: Militants at Camp Crushed
Army, Islamists Trade Fire on Day 33 of Lebanon Camp Siege
Israeli Aircraft Again Violate Lebanon Airspace Despite UN 1701
Syria: Washington Blocking Renewal of Peace Talks
Syria Closes Lebanon Border Post Because of Camp Siege
Middle East
Freedom Suffers in Backlash to Bush Agenda
An Unprecedented Uproar Over Saudi Religious Police
Somalia Violence Kills Six as Curfew Imposed
Curfew After Somali Grenade Blast
Five Killed in Clan Gun Fight in Ethiopia's Somali Settlements
US Military Focuses on Development in Africa
Zimbabwe Mediation Talks Break Up
Nigerian Army Recaptures Oil Facility, Frees Hostages
Chinese Diplomat Defends Darfur Efforts
Russian General Derides, Warns US on Missile Shield
Russia Urges US to Accept Compromise on Missile Shield
Russia Is Blamed by Court for Chechen Family's Brutal Deaths
EU Warns Kosovo Against Declaring Independence
Bosnia War Dead 'Under 100,000'
Forging a Deeper European Unity?
EU Probe to Look at All Search Engines
UK Signs Defense Treaty With US
Blair Thinks He's More Likely to Get Assassinated in UK Than Iraq
Lawmakers Seek to Open Trade With Cuba
Eyeing Transition, Cuban Dissidents Call for Unity
Venezuela's Chavez Says May Buy Submarines

Justin Raimondo
The End of Dissent?

Doug Bandow
Deluded Presidential Promises of Progress in Iraq

Nebojsa Malic
Imperial Poker

Charles Peña
Cooperative Threat Reduction Is Worth the Cost

Ivan Eland
Iran and North Korea Will Not Be Denied Nukes

David R. Henderson
Ask and Tell

Alan Bock
Things Fall Apart

Philip Giraldi
Accusations Pave Way for Assault on Iran

Praful Bidwai
India: Impasse Over Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Rights

Sascha Matuszak
Pride and Prejudice in Chengdu

Ran HaCohen
The Legend of the
Removed Checkpoints

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