Today's Highlights

Would Iraq Civil War Hurt US? Ivan Eland
'Accidents' of War: Tom Engelhardt
Neocons Try to Bully Republicans: Jim Lobe
Bush's Shielding of Musharraf at Risk: Gareth Porter
Conservatives Not Always Empire Fans: Gene Healy

 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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Official: Iraq Govt Misses All Targets

US Iraq Chief Warns of Long War


Iraqi Villagers Resist al-Qaeda Invasion, 43 Killed


Insurgent Group Slams Saturday's Attack in Iraq


Tuesday: 173 Iraqis, 2 GIs, 2 U.S. Contractors Killed; 124 Iraqis Wounded

US Wars Cost US $12,000,000,000 a Month
  Neocons Try to Rally, Bully Republicans

Dissent Spurs Bush Change In Iraq Message but Not Course


White House in 'Panic Mode' Over GOP Revolt on Iraq


Ex-Convicts and Addicts May Get DoD Clearance

Pakistani Troops Storm Mosque After Talks Fail
  Bush's Shielding of Musharraf at Risk

US Officials Fear Impending Israel-Syria War

17 Killed, 30 Wounded in Afghan Suicide Blast

Conservatives Weren't Always So Fond of the Imperial Presidency  by Gene Healy
Trimming the Government's Talons
– or Not
 by William M. Arkin
Beware a President With Nothing Left to Lose  The Economist
'Accidents' of War  by Tom Engelhardt
Blood on Their Hands  by Lew Rockwell
Another Year of Denial?
by Don Monkerud

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US Military Losses Hit 4,000 in Iraq, Afghanistan

US Envoy Offers Grim Prediction on Iraq Pullout

Gonzales Was Told of FBI Violations

New Privilege Claim by Bush Escalates Clash Over Firings

Judge: Army Can Try Watada Again

The PATRIOT Act and Civil Liberties Violations

Democrats Seek GOP Support in Votes on Iraq War
Attacks Rise on Supply Convoys
Today in Iraq

Despite US Military Surge, Car Bombings Stay at Same Levels

Iraq Oil Industry Hit Hard by Violence, Official Says

Chronology: The Deadliest Bomb Attacks in Iraq

12 Abducted Iraqi Sunnis Found Dead

Monday: 94 Iraqis Killed, 95 Wounded
Iraq Occupation

Iraqi FM: US Withdrawal Would Lead to Civil War

Attacks Rise on Supply Convoys in Iraq

Iraqi Refugees

War Scars, Scatters Iraqi Family That Aided US

Only 133 Iraqi Refugees Allowed in US So Far This Year

Turkey Eyes Iraq

US Urges Turkey to Stay Out of Iraq

Will Turkey Invade Northern Iraq?

The War at Home

White House Not Debating Iraq Pullout

White House Seeks to Lower Iraq Report Expectations

White House Defiant Despite Iraq Defections

Pentagon Whistleblower Tangled With Neocons and Lost

Rove Admits No WMDs in Iraq, Insists Attacking Was Still 'the Right Thing to Do'

War on Afghanistan Takes Toll on Those at Home

US Army Misses June Recruiting Goal

Marine Dies 4 Years After Boot Camp Accident

War Is Hell, in a Handbasket


US Commander: More Foreign Fighters in Afghanistan Insurgency

'Rebel Attack' Kills Afghan Boy

Afghanistan: Some 2,000 Displaced by Fighting in Helmand

Afghan Soldier Kills Four Colleagues

Education in Afghanistan: A Harrowing Choice


Mosque Militants Linked to Assassination Attempt

Jihadists Attack Ethnic Group in Pakistan

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Cites Success Against Rebels

Sydney Man Arrested on Tamil Tiger Terror Charges

South Asia

13 Hurt in Attack on Kashmir Politician

US: Maoists Endanger Nepal Peace


Kazakh Uighurs Feel Threat From China

US Considers Peace Treaty With North Korea

UN Atomic Agency Approves Mission to North Korea


Russia Dismisses Kosovo Statehood Without Serb Agreement

Kosovo Asks for Independence Date; Told to Wait


Noriega's Possible Return Stirs Panamanian Supporters

Colombia Challenges Rebels With More Handouts

Canada to Increase Military Presence in the Arctic Despite US Objections

'War on Terror'

Four Convicted of Plotting Failed London Bombing

Refugees Guilty of Trying to 'Wage War' on London

US Man Accused of Plotting to Blow Up Pipelines

Australian PM Opens Possibility for Even Stronger Terror Laws

Lab Accidents, Not Evildoers, Are the Real Bioweapons Threat

German Minister Slammed for Advocating Indefinite Detentions, Assassinations

Interpol Faults UK on Terror Efforts


ElBaradei Says Iran Slowing Work on Uranium Enrichment

Iran Ready for Talks With US Over Iraq

US Intel: Iran May Bury Nukes in Tunnels

Miami Beach to Ban Funds Tied to Iran and Sudan

Lebanon War Anniversary

War in Lebanon, One Year Ago

Costs of War and Recovery in Lebanon and Israel

Hezbollah Scores Mixed Political Gains

Shi'ites of South Lebanon Seek 'Fair Share' of Reconstruction Aid

Promised Aid Slow to Arrive in War-Torn Southern Lebanon


Heavy Fighting at Lebanese Camp

Syria Urges Syrians to Leave Lebanon

Palestinian Authority

Gaza Struggles as the West Presses Hamas

Worries About Palestinian Democracy Climb as Abbas Strengthens Role of Military Courts

Abbas Accuses Hamas of 'Supporting al-Qaeda'

EU Backs Foreign Troops for Palestinian Territories

With Pressure Put on Hamas, Gaza Is Cut Off

Israeli Military to Allow Palestinians Stranded in Egypt Back Into Gaza

Shortage of Raw Material Halts UN Construction in Gaza

Olmert to Assad: 'I Am Ready to Hold Direct Talks With You'

Jordan-Palestine Union?

Sabrina the Lion Back After Hamas Rescue


Israel Diverting Syrian Water from Golan

Israel Launches Persian-Language Web Site

Likud MP Quits Race, Says Party Is Run Like Syria's Ba'ath


Somali Soldiers Rob Shops in Mogadishu Market

Explosion Kills Two in Mogadishu Market

New Attack on Somali Troops in Mogadishu Markets


Mass Zimbabwe Arrests Over Prices

South African Govts Offer to Prop Up Zimbabwe's Failed Currency

Mugabe Ordered Rape of Former PM's Daughter

Zimbabwe Torturer Confesses


World Oil Prices Forge New Peaks Amid Nigeria Kidnappings

British Oil Worker Abducted From Barge in Nigeria

Uganda Rebels to Stay in Hiding Until Indictments Lifted

Sudan Army Misses Deadline to Move Troops Under Deal

Ethiopian Protesters May Face Execution


Justin Raimondo
Unholy Alliance

Ivan Eland
Would Iraqi Civil War
Hurt the US?

Sascha Matuszak
China's Crises Will Pass, With Help

Doug Bandow
A New Era in Asia:
Japan Rising

Nebojsa Malic

Charles Peņa
Lucky, but for How Much Longer?

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

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