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The World, Upside-Down: Justin Raimondo
A New Era in Asia: Doug Bandow
A Bloody Media Mirror: Norman Solomon
How Scooter Skated: Patrick Buchanan
Hamas Seeks Gain from Rescue: Peter Hirschberg

 Chris Floyd

It Doesn’t Have to be Like This

 Greg Mitchell

Michael R. Gordon and the Times Lying Us Into Another War

 Joe Wilson

Bush/Cheney Co-conspirator Libby Walks

 Robert Dreyfuss

US Backs Iran in Iraq, Blames Them for Everything

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Updated July 6, 2007 - 10:51 PM EDT

Turkey Decides on Iraq Incursion Plans

  Sadr Joins Sunnis in Rejecting Oil Law
  Scholars: Divide Iraq Into 3 Regions
  Senior GOP Senator Abandons Pro-Iraq Occupation Policy

Clashes Erupt in Southern Iraq Amid Bombings


Friday: 1 GI, 28 Iraqis Killed; 47 Iraqis Wounded

Mosque Raid Boosts Musharraf Image


Pakistan Cleric Vows 'No Surrender'


Musharraf Plane Fired On: Pakistan Security Official

Israelis Leave Gaza After Killing 11 Hamas Troops
  Arab League Team to Visit Israel, Propose Peace Plan
  Gaza Protesters Demand Hamas-Fatah Dialogue

Plague of Bioweapons Accidents Afflicts the US

Bush Duplicity Hinders Battle Against Extremism  by Haroon Siddiqui
The Libby Lesson for Iraq
by Ronald Brownstein
London Bombs Also Belong to Brown  by John Pilger
A Bloody Media Mirror  by Norman Solomon
How Scooter Skated  by Patrick Buchanan
Go Home, Blair  by Gideon Levy

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Hamas Hopes to Gain From Release of BBC Reporter
Countdown to Turkish Invasion of Iraq Begins

Congressman Wants to Censure Bush Over Libby Commutation

Bush Braces Americans for Even More 'Prolonged' Struggle in Iraq

British Police: Mass Domestic Surveillance 'Instrumental' in Catching Terrorists


Australian PM: Staying in Iraq for Democracy, Not Oil...We Swear!

Today in Iraq

Curfews Imposed in Two Iraqi Towns as Violence Surges

Al-Qaeda Deputy Leader in Iraq Seen in New Video

Bomb Kills 17 at Iraq Wedding, Bride Hurt

Thursday: 3 GIs, 82 Iraqis Killed; 87 Iraqis Injured
Iraqi Politics

Iraq's Acting Speaker Urges End to Party Boycotts

Occupiers Must Not Get Iraqi Oil: Sadr Bloc

Moderates Try to Break Iraq's Sectarian Logjam

Refugee Economics

Jordan Study: Iraqi Refugees Alleviate, Not Cause, Inflation

Syria's Socialist Economy Burdened by Iraq Refugee Influx
Iraq Occupation

10-Foot-Deep Trench Will Encircle Iraqi City of Karbala

US Marines Face New Probe Over Eight Iraqi Prisoner Deaths

US Use of Drones Surges Over Iraq

US Forces on 'Hold' for Iraqi Partners

GIs Forge Sunni Tie in Bid to Squeeze Militants

US Says Crashed Helicopter in Iraq Not Shot Down

The War at Home

Lamar Alexander Joins Revolt on Iraq

Paper With Strong Military Readership Calls for Iraq Pullout

Iraqi Refugees Ask Courts for Citizenship Help

Minneapolis Man Raises Ransom for Four Contractors Kidnapped in Iraq

Camps Comfort Kids With Parents in Iraq

Liberal Antiwar Campaign Seen as Lagging

Libby Fallout

Jailed Conscientious Objector Hits Out Against Libby Clemency

Report: Libby Commutation May Aid Alleged Hamas Operative

Libby Pays Fine; Judge Poses Probation Query


Al-Qaeda's New Talent in Afghanistan

Afghan Police Killed in Bombing

Afghanistan: Hundreds of Bodies Found in Soviet-Era Underground Prison

Afghan, Turkmen Leaders Discuss Trans-Afghan Natural Gas Pipeline

PM: Canada to Continue Fighting in Afghanistan Until 2009

German Hostage Freed in Afghanistan


Siege at Pakistan Mosque Continues

Pakistan Rejects Radical Cleric's Surrender Terms

Children Feared Used as Shields in Pakistan Mosque

Radical Islamism May Be Rising in Pakistan's Cities

11 Killed in Suicide Attack on Convoy in North Waziristan

South Asia

Tamil Tigers Mark Suicide Attacks

Foreign Ambassadors to Snub Nepal King's Birthday

Grand Mufti of Kashmir Declares Suicides Un-Islamic


Australian PM Braces Public for Another 20 Years of War

Japan Swears in New DM

Fiji Military Detains Journalist

East Timor May Be Becoming Failed State


Venezuela Bids US Envoy Angry Farewell

Terror in the UK

UK Court Jails Three Muslims for Inciting Terror

UK Case Shows Link Between Online Fraud and Jihadist Networks

UK Asylum Seeker Kept Bomb Manuals

UK Bombing Suspects 'Tried to Radicalize Indian Mosque'

Foreign Intel Source: UK Bomb Plots Carried Out With bin Laden's Blessing

UK Case Shows Link Between Online Fraud and Jihadist Networks

Indian Doctors Fear Bomb Plot Backlash

Arrests in Bomb Plots Upset Muslims in India

'War on Terror'

Al-Qaeda Deputy Leader Seen in New Video

Michigan Airport Evacuated After Nine Reported Bomb Threats


China Urges Diplomacy on Iran

Belarus Hints at Iran Arms Deals


Hamas Urges Gazans to Defend Themselves as Israeli Military Defends Shooting Cameraman

Gaza Economy on the Brink as 85 Percent of Residents Live on Aid

Rights Group Urges Release of Captured Israeli Soldiers, Hamas Lawmakers

Israel Planning Fence on Egypt Border

West Bank-Fatah

Fatah Prime Minister Vows to Crack Down on Gunmen in West Bank

France Urges Israel to Back Abbas

Israeli General: Hamas Will Never Take Over West Bank

Freed BBC Reporter Thanks Abbas for Some Reason


Detained Palestinians Complain of Lebanon Army Abuse

South Korean Troops Arrive in Lebanon to Join UN Forces


Turkey's Kurds: Some Back the State

Torture 'Still Common in Turkey'

Middle East

Egyptian Police Seize 1,200 Kilos of Explosives in Northern Sinai

Zawahri Urges Jihadis to Topple Regimes in Egypt, Saudi Arabia


Mogadishu Mayor Survives Attempt on Life

Two Somali 'Spy-Killers' Executed in Front of Crowds

NGO Suspends Relief Work in Somalia Due to Security Concerns


Military Commander of AU-UN Hybrid Force Arrives in Sudan

Oil Workers Kidnapped as Nigerian Militants End Truce

Rwanda: Army Major Guilty in UN Killings

64 Feared Dead in Fighting at Uganda-Kenya Border

Zimbabwe Bans Bulk Buying as Shops Run Empty


Russia Rejects British Extradition Request

Russia's National Bolshevik Party Eyes Anti-Kremlin Rallies


UN Kosovo Cops Ban Rubber Bullets

UN Chief Says Plan in Kosovo Faces Risks

Berlusconi's Military Intelligence Chief Accused of Spying on Judges


Justin Raimondo
The World Turned

Doug Bandow
A New Era in Asia:
Japan Rising

Nebojsa Malic

Charles Peņa
Lucky, but for How Much Longer?

Ivan Eland
US Role in Islamist Terrorism

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

Alan Bock
London: The Iraq Connection

Philip Giraldi
Neoconned Again?

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

Praful Bidwai
India: Impasse Over Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Rights

Sascha Matuszak
Pride and Prejudice in Chengdu

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