Today's Highlights

Bizarro 'Libertarianism': Justin Raimondo
Can't Find Osama? Attack Iran: Philip Giraldi
Mass Graves in Baquba: Ahmed Ali
The War Is Lost: Galbraith/Engelhardt
Death From Above: Brian Cook

 Bill Brown

Rise of the Surveillance State

 Ken Silverstein

Turkmenistan: Central Asian Tyranny of the Future!

 Brendan O’Neill

How Do-Gooder Liberals Internationalized al Qaeda

 Ray McGovern

Faith Based Intelligence

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Updated July 18, 2007 - 11:16 PM EDT

US Threatens Intervention in Pakistan

  Bush Aides See Failure in Fight With al-Qaeda in Pakistan
  16 Pakistani Soldiers Killed in Fresh Attack
  Bomber Kills 12 at Rally for Musharraf Enemy
Senate Slumber Party Nixes Pullout Bill

Intel Further Shakes Bush's War Rationale


Bush Crashes Meeting to Scold GOP on Iraq

Officials Say Turkey Bombarding Northern Iraq
  UN Chief: US Occupation of Iraq Should Continue
  US: Top al-Qaeda in Iraq Figure Captured

Gunmen Massacre 29 Villagers North of Baghdad

  Wednesday: 2 GIs, 1 Polish Soldier, 89 Iraqis Killed; 57 Iraqis Wounded

Brits Scramble to Intercept Russian Bombers

Report: Al-Qaeda Trying to Sneak Agents to US

The War Is Lost
by Peter W. Galbraith and Tom Engelhardt
Shoot First – Ask Questions (Much) Later?  by Greg Mitchell
Gonzales' Appalling Disregard for Liberties  St. Petersburg Times
Lies, More Lies, and Damn Lies
by Eric Margolis
The Shifting Rationales for Empire
by Anthony Gregory
Bush's Big Iran Problem  by Hooman Majd

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National Intel Estimate: 'Terrorist Threat to the Homeland' [pdf]

CIA Dissenters Aided Secret Prisons Report

War Games Suggest Leaving Iraq Wouldn't Be Apocalyptic

In Baquba, Mass Graves Dug to Deal With Death Toll

Witness: Marine Knowingly Shot Children in Haditha

Militants Threaten Attacks in
Pakistan's Waziristan
Today in Iraq

Sadr Bloc Ends Boycott of Parliament

Kurdish Vote Stirs Tensions in Oil Rich Region

Bombs Put Kirkuk in Line as Next Hotbed

Armored-Car Repair Business Is Booming in Baghdad

Iraqi Refugee Crisis 'Has Not Abated'

Tuesday: 154 Iraqis, 2 GI Killed; 70 Iraqis Wounded
Iraq Occupation

Defense Officials: Orderly Iraq Pullout Would Take Over Two Years

Pace Sees 'Sea Change' in Parts of Iraq

Marine Charged in Haditha Massacre Says Followed Proper Procedure in Killing Women, Children

Pentagon's Add-On Armor Too Heavy for New Vehicles

Silent Surge in Contractor 'Armies'

The War at Home

Most Americans Say US as Safe or Safer After an Iraq Withdrawal

Bush Ally: Iraq War Has Helped al-Qaeda

More Newspapers Call for Iraq Withdrawal

GOP Candidates Fear Iraq War Fallout

US Military Urged to Revise Tarnished 'Brand'

Pentagon Starts Spin Unit to Target Talk Radio, Bloggers

US to Freeze Assets of Those 'Threatening Iraq's Stability'

Army to Train Soldiers About Brain Injuries, Other Mental Health Concerns

'War on Terror'

Homeland Security Hopes Lasers Will Know if You're a Terrorist or Not

One Bahraini Prisoner Remains in Guantánamo Bay


US: Afghanistan to Break Opium Record

Three Soldiers, Seven Taliban Killed in Afghan Clashes

Hunter-Killer Robot Planes Launched in Afghanistan

50 Percent of Canadians Support Afghanistan War

British MPs Call for Yet More Troops for Afghanistan


US Urges Musharraf to Launch Attacks in Tribal Region

Two Dozen Held Over Attack on Musharraf's Plane

Unveiled: The Pakistani Tribe That Dares to Defy the Fundamentalists

Four Die in Fierce Fighting Along Kashmir Border

Sri Lanka

Four Soldiers, One Rebel Killed in Sri Lanka

Tamil Tigers Vow to Take Revenge on Army

Tamils in Rebel-Held Sri Lanka Sick of Civil War


Nepal Maoists Accuse UN of Disarming Them

Nepal King 'Still to Get Money'


US Wants Fresh Iran Talks on Iraq

Will Iran, North Korea Back Off Nukes?

Turkish PM Defends Gas Deal With Iran


Lebanese Army Pushes Militants Into Shrinking Pocket in Refugee Camp

Refugee Crisis Threatens Lebanon

Mideast Peace?

Israel Rules Out Final Status Talks as Rice Prepares to Start 'Peace Mission'

Assad: Israel, Syria in Contact Through Intermediary Country

Bush Speech Criticized for Not Fulfilling PA Funding Pledge

Israel's War at Home

Fewer Israeli Recruits Want to Serve in Combat Units

One in Four Israeli Men Dodges the Draft


Fatah Official: Israel Must Release More Prisoners

List of Palestinian Prisoners Eligible for Release Published

Palestinians Trapped for Weeks in Egypt


Turkish PM Threatens to Quit

Turkey to Elect New Government

Kurdish Rebel Leader Seeks Greater Power in Turkey, Not Independence


Assad Sworn in for Second Term

Assad Sets Golan Pullout as Condition for Future Talks

Russia-UK Row

UK Warns Russia About Retaliation in Spy Row

Kremlin Plays It Cool as Litvinenko Row Heats Up

Waiter 'Distracted' When Ex-Russian Spy's Tea Was Poisoned


EU Plans to Send Troops to Chad

650,000 Displaced in East Congo

More People Flee Mogadishu Violence as Blasts Kill Three

Long Sentences Sought for Heads of Rebel Forces in Sierra Leone


Zimbabwe's Desperate People Flee Across Border to Escape Mugabe

US Denounces Zimbabwe Price Controls


Philippines 'Closer to War'

Show of Strength as China Marks Anniversary of World's Biggest Army

US, North Korean Envoys Start Talks Amiably


Bombings Cripple Mexican Pipelines


Justin Raimondo
Bizarro 'Libertarianism'

Philip Giraldi
Can't Find Osama?
Attack Iran Instead

Ivan Eland
Payback for NATO Expansion

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

Alan Bock
A Deadly Diversion

Doug Bandow
Running the Country, Running the World?

Sascha Matuszak
China's Crises Will Pass, With Help

Nebojsa Malic

Charles Peña
Lucky, but for How Much Longer?

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

Praful Bidwai
India: Impasse Over Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Rights

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