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Recapturing the Spirit of Independence: Ron Paul
Beyond Recklessness: Paul Craig Roberts
US Role in Islamist Terrorism: Ivan Eland
Unimpeachably Impeachable: Ray McGovern
The Hidden Wounds of War: Kelley Beaucar Vlahos

 Norman Solomon, Loretta Alper

War Made Easy: Just Lie to Everyone

 Dahr Jamail

Unembedded Reporter Covers Iraq

 Nat Hentoff

Bush Needs Better Lawyers

 Dan Frazier

State of Arizona Outlaws A Man’s Shirt

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Updated July 3, 2007 - 10:30 PM EDT
Iraq Invasion Strengthened the Militants

US Air Strike Kills 10 Iraqi Civilians

  Iraq Sunni Bloc Hints at More Drastic Steps
  Tuesday: 2 GIs, 76 Iraqis Killed; 77 Iraqis Wounded
Libby Trial Gets Dramatic Final Twist

White House Won't Rule Out Full Libby Pardon

Hamas Secures BBC Gaza Reporter's Release

US: Hezbollah Iran's Proxy in Iraq
  US Ties Iranians to Iraq Attack That Killed GIs
  Sen. Lieberman Announces That Iran Has 'Declared War'
US Plays Down Report of Imminent Qaeda Attack
  Homeland Security: Summer Terror 'Spectacular' Planned

Terror Plot 'Hatched in British Hospitals'

  Terror Attacks See Brown Leadership Rating Soar
  MI5 'Knew of Plot in Advance'
Recapturing the Spirit
of Independence
 by Ron Paul
Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan No Coincidence  by Ira Chernus
The Imperial Vice Presidency
by Sidney Blumenthal
The Hidden Wounds of War
by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
Beyond Recklessness  by Paul Craig Roberts
Unimpeachably Impeachable
by Ray McGovern

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Bush Presidency Enters Terminal Phase
Legislation Could Be Path to Closing Guantánamo
Report: Vt. Guardsman Died From Friendly Fire Last Year
Militias, Bribes Tip Scales as Iraqis Take Final Exams
Baghdad Garage Where Drivers Swap Shi'ites and Sunnis
Hamas Arrests Suspects Over BBC Reporter
Poll: Poles Oppose Afghan and Iraqi Missions
Troops Crisis Overstretches UK Military
10 Killed in Suicide Bombing Outside Temple in Yemen
Pentagon Hides Piles of IED-Shredded Humvees From Public
US Military Spends $900,000 to Shred F-14s to Keep Them Out of Iran's Hands
Today in Iraq
Bleak Future for Iraq's Nineveh Minorities
Iraqi Army Kills 17 Insurgents in North
Iraq Football Team Looks to Unite Country
Iraq Replaces Security Panel in Basra
Car Bomb Kills Nine in Northern Baghdad
Monday: 4 GIs, 95 Iraqis Killed; 113 Iraqis Wounded
Iraq Occupation
Third US Soldier Charged in Iraq Murder Probe
Navy Investigates Marines in 2004 Fallujah Actions
Details Surface in Haditha Killings
Curtain Falls on Iraq's 'M.A.S.H.'
Doctor Heads to Iraq to Counsel Troops
Global Iraq Fallout
Kurds Rely on Turkey for Workers, Goods
Iraq Widow Condemns Officer's Promotion
Scooter Libby
Bush Made Libby Decision Largely Alone
Commutation Doesn’t Equal a Full Pardon
For Bush, Action in Libby Case Was a Test of Will
Bush Pardon Proclamation
Bush Statement on Libby
The War at Home
Democrats to Focus on Iraq as Polls Sag
Ellsberg/Gravel: How the Pentagon Papers Came to Be Published by the Beacon Press
Bush Holds Private Meetings to Determine if It's America the Rest of the World Hates, or Just Him
Kucinich No Longer Alone in Seeking Cheney Impeachment
Bush's Base Splits Over Sea Treaty
Bush-Putin Summit Draws Many Activists
US Military
Pentagon Funded Chemical-Tipped Bullets
Army Gets Big Boost in Safer Vehicles
Racing to Defeat the Roadside Bomb
A US Military Leader Stresses Ideas Over Firepower
US Aircraft Carrier to Close Sydney Suburb
Eerie Souvenirs From the Vietnam War
Army Tournament Features Chainsaw Massacre Video Game
Putin Offers to Expand Plan for Missile Defense
Inside Russia's Missile Defense Base
Russian Exile Faces Coup Charge
Missile Defense Radar Plan Riles Czechs
US Returns Once Strategic Air Base to Bosnians
Europe Skeptical on Missile Shield
Missing US Diplomat Found Dead in Cyprus, 'Stabbed Himself'
Madrid Bomb Accused Maintain Innocence as Trial Ends
Somali Insurgents Hit Police Station, Ethiopians
Rival Clans Agree to Stop Fighting in Central Somalia
Mogadishu Mayor Urges Opposition Groups to Talk With the Government
UN Report Backpedals on Western Sahara
Chad Rebels Warn of Return to War if Libya Talks Fail
Former Rebels Complete Relocation to Eastern Sudan
Terror in the UK
Jordanian, Iraqi Doctors Held in UK Plot
Brilliant Student, Doctor – and Now a Terror Suspect
UK 'Terror': a Surgeon’s Trajectory Takes an Unlikely Swerve
Medical Workers Emerge as Focus in British Inquiry
Attacks Lacked Skill, but Spread Chaos
In Britain, Officials See Model for New Attacks in US
Suspect's Arrest in UK 'Terror' Case Rattles Quiet Neighborhood
How Did Car Bombers Slip Through the Net?
Bush and Putin 'United' on Iran
Iran President Rejects Stone Documentary
Iran Expands Role in Media, Via Satellite and in English
Oil Over $71 a Barrel on US Accusations Against Iran
US Senate: Israel Can't Buy Cluster Bombs With American Money
Fatah Leader Killed by Israeli Troops
Hamas Members Detained by Both Fatah and Shin Bet
PA Won't Pay Wages to Workers Who Report Directly to Hamas
Hamas to Replace 'Martyred' Mouse
Vanunu Gets Six Month Jail Term for 'Speaking to Foreigners'
Military Court Sentences Palestinian 'Mastermind' to 11 Life Sentences
Outgoing Israeli Deputy DM Complains Military Needs More Money to Fight Iran
Olmert Skips Memorial for Lebanon War
Middle East
Palestinians Seek to End Lebanon Camp Siege
Syria Reiterates Support to Dialogue Among Palestinians
Egyptian Convicted of Spying for Israel Dies in Jail
Saudi Arabia Foils 180 'Terror' Attacks Since 2003
UN Chief Urges Military in Afghanistan to Avoid Civilian Casualties
Widows Suffer in Afghan Village
Afghan Rights Body Urges Cut in Foreign Air Raids
US: Afghan Civilian Deaths 'Unfortunate'
Seven Killed as Bomb Destroys a Police Vehicle in Southern Afghanistan
Pakistan Eases House Arrest on Scientist Who Sold Secrets
Court Rejects File on Pakistani Judge
Pakistan Military's Profits Draw Ire
Pakistani Army Accused of Stealing Forest Land
North Korea Puts New Demand, May Delay Nuclear Shutdown
South Korean Navy Increases Capacity for War 'To Defend Itself'
Military Marks 50 Years in Japan
UN: Sri Lankan Rebels Recruit Children
Woman Army Officer Commits Suicide in Kashmir
USS Nimitz Enters Indian Waters, Evokes Protests
Argentina’s President Steps Aside to Support Wife as His Successor

Justin Raimondo
The End of the GOP

Ivan Eland
US Role in Islamist Terrorism

David R. Henderson
The Meaning of July 4th,
Part Two

Alan Bock
London: The Iraq Connection

Doug Bandow
Presidential Hawks,
Left and Right

Philip Giraldi
Neoconned Again?

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

Nebojsa Malic
Imperial Poker

Charles Peña
Cooperative Threat Reduction Is Worth the Cost

Praful Bidwai
India: Impasse Over Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Rights

Sascha Matuszak
Pride and Prejudice in Chengdu

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