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Surging Numbers in Iraq: Tom Engelhardt
How Hamas Got Where It Is Today: Stephen Zunes
Bush, Neocons Split on Abbas: Khody Akhavi
Why They Hate Us: Sheldon Richman
Bargaining With Tehran: Christopher Preble

 Glenn Greenwald

A Tragic Legacy: Bush Thinks His Evil is Good

 Eric Margolis

America and Russia post-Cold War - Now We’re Them

 Seymour Hersh

Abu Ghraib Torture Worse Than They Told You

 Michael Kirk

The Current Iraqi Endgame and Some of the Earlier Ones

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Updated June 28, 2007 - 10:25 PM EDT
Bush Refuses to Answer Subpoenas
  House Defeats Measure to Defund VP Office
  White House Faces Tough Crowd on Iraq
  Senators' Dissent Over Iraq Might Trigger a Different Surge
  Top 2008 Republicans Back Bush on War – for Now
Turkish Army Chief Insists on Incursion Into Iraq
  Thursday: 2 GIs, 3 British Soldiers, 85 Iraqis Killed; 88 Iraqis Wounded
  Sunni Politicians Rally Behind Accused Minister
Pentagon: Iran Helping to Plan Attacks in Iraq
  Iran Says It Backs Iraq Government
  Israeli Officials Think Bolton Too Eager to Abandon Iran Diplomacy
Attack That Killed Afghan Kids 'Missed Target'
  Use of Air Power in Afghanistan Unlikely to Change: NATO
CIA Documents Foreshadow Controversies
  Strangeloves 'Altered the Mind' of a Girl Aged Only Four
  CIA Admits Assassination Plots, Coerced Drug Tests, Domestic Spying
Surging Numbers in Iraq
by Tom Engelhardt
Will No One Rid Me of This Meddlesome Man?  by Arthur Silber
Where's the CIA's Missing Jewel?
by David Corn
Why They Hate Us  by Sheldon Richman
How Hamas Got Where It Is Today
by Stephen Zunes
The Banality of Greed  by Robert Scheer

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Today in Iraq
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'Chemical Ali' to Be Hanged in Kurdistan
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Iraq Occupation
US Says Two Turkish Qaeda Operatives Killed in Iraq
US Says It Killed a High-Level al-Qaeda Leader in Northern Iraq
US Foot Patrols Seek to Sidestep Mines
Under New Baghdad Plan, US Sees Itself as a 'Careful Referee'
The New Iraq
Fatwa on Fishing in Blood-Stained Water
Now on Top, Kurds in Kirkuk Woo Arabs, Turkmens
Sick, Elderly Iraqis Living on Edge
War's Toll Heavy for Many Iraqi Children
Baghdad Dating Game Adapts to War
The War at Home
Clinton, Richardson Fault Policy on Iran
Giuliani: Retreat From Iraq Will Create Gaza Situation
Cheney's MO: Leaving No Tracks
Bush Plans Envoy to Islamic Nations
Vandalism at Florida Church Linked to Antiwar Stance
Publishers Abuzz Over Possible Rumsfeld Book
Pentagon Splits War-Support Contracts Three Ways
US Defense Contractors
Former Halliburton Unit Retains Piece of Massive War Services Contract
As No-Bid Deals Soar, House Panel Wants More Oversight
Pentagon Splits War-Support Contracts Three Ways
'War on Terror'
Review Decision May Reopen Lockerbie Case
Bush to 'Challenge Muslims' to Denounce Terrorism
No Press Limits in Imams' US Air Case
US-EU Airline Data Accord Reached
Padilla Jury Sees bin Laden Tape
Pakistanis Baffled by US Support for Their Military Regime
Musharraf for 'Peace With Afghanistan' to Oust All Foreign Forces
As Pakistan’s Chief Looks Ahead, Army Holds the Cards
US: Al-Qaeda Regroups in New Sanctuary on Pakistan Border
Rice Hopeful US-India Pact Not Far Off
Indian Soldiers 'Paraded Naked' by Villagers
India's Maoists Torch Train Station on Second Day of Strike
Mujahedeen Commander Killed in Kashmir
Fujimori to Seek Japan Senate Seat, in Move to Avert Trial in Peru
Asked for Apology, Japan Plays for Time in Sex-Slavery Standoff
Describing Vision for China, Hu Defends Reforms, Rejects Calls for Democracy
US Ambassador Says Drug Trafficking Is a Threat to Afghanistan
Armed Group Kills One in Southern Nepal
Iran Says US Source of Iraq Crisis
Iran Has New Conditions for US Talks
Iran Sticks to Petrol Rationing in Spite of Riots
Israeli Troops Move Into Gaza: 13 Palestinians Killed
Abbas Slams Israeli Gaza Raids
Abbas Announces Crackdown on Militants
Child Killed in Israeli Raid
Olmert Reportedly Will Evacuate West Bank Outposts This Year
Israeli Military: Gaza Attacks Not Indicative of Any Change in Policy
Peace Now: Israel Does Not Need So Many Checkpoints in West Bank
More Than Half of Gaza Factories Non-Operational
In West Bank, Hamas Is Silent but Never Ignored
Global Mideast Fallout
Mixed Mideast Welcome for New Ambassador Blair
Blair's Middle East Role Tainted by Associations With Bush
Blair to Tackle Economics but Not Peace Efforts, a Chore Saved for Rice
Egypt Says Will Send Mediators Back to Gaza
Jordan-Saudi Leaders Urge Palestinian Unity
4,000 Palestinians Flee to Egypt
Lebanese PM Says Syria Sending Arms Across Border
Arms Flowing Into Lebanon, UN Finds
'Safe Haven' for Trapped Refugees in Lebanon Battle Camp
North Korea
Report: North Korea May Have Fired Missile
US 'Deeply Troubled' by North Korean Missile Launches
North Korea Allows UN Team to Visit Nuclear Reactor
Brown Becomes New British Prime Minister
London Police Probe Death of Yom Kippur War Mossad Agent
Kremlin Lays Claim to Huge Chunk of Oil-Rich North Pole
Russia Says Split With NATO on Missile Shield, Kosovo
Russian Freed From Guantánamo Is Killed by Police Near Chechnya
Two Policemen Charged Over Beslan Seizure
Poland Optimistic on US Missile Deal
Bulgaria Urges US Radar Talks Within NATO
Sarkozy and Brown Set to Clash on Europe’s Future
Portugal Says Reform Treaty Main EU Presidency Challenge
UN Bans Serb 'Guard' From Kosovo Battle Ceremony
Vatican to Back Moderate Muslims
Somali Leader Appeals for More American Aid
Bomb Blast Injures Former Somalia Minister
Bomb Kills Somali Women
Gaddafi Calls for Two Million Strong African Army
China Takes Up Civic Work in Africa
Zimbabwe General Linked to Coup Murdered
Uganda Warns Refugees Returning Home to Watch Out for Land Mines, Bombs
Report: Guinea Soldiers Illegally Executed Civilians
Army Warns Ghana Soldiers Against Freelancing

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Tom Lantos, Warmonger

Philip Giraldi
Neoconned Again?

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

Alan Bock
A Curious Offensive

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

Praful Bidwai
India: Impasse Over Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Rights

Sascha Matuszak
Pride and Prejudice in Chengdu

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