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Does America Need Another 9/11?: Scott Horton
Padilla Case a Source of Deep Shame: Alan Bock
Effecting Regime Change in Iran: Gordon Prather
Between Two Rivers, Lack of Water Kills: Fadhily
Cheney, Lieberman & Iran War Conspiracy: Porter

 Rep. Ron Paul

Republic or Empire? Easy Choice

 Scott Horton

Debunking the War Party’s Lies About Iran

 Gareth Porter

Really Debunking the War Party’s Lies About Iran

 James Bovard

Rule of Law Dies, America Yawns

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Updated August 19, 2007 - 6:45 PM EDT
A Bloody Week in Iraq
  Officials: Remote Northeast Iraq Hit by Iran Shells
  Iraqi Survivors of Bombs Left to Die in Rubble
  Shi'ite Militia Expands Grip in Baghdad
  Sunday: 117 Iraqis Killed, 54 Wounded
Bush Says Iraqi Govt Has Not Met Goals
  Call to War Turns Guardsmen on a Dime
British Forces Useless in Basra, Say Officials
  Military Commanders Tell Brown to Withdraw From Iraq Without Delay
Bush Officials Want US Military Action in Pakistan
  Militants End South Waziristan Peace Deal
In Iraq, Shattering Villages
and Illusions
 by Eugene Robinson
Harder Line With Iran Leaves US With Fewer Options  by Georgie Anne Geyer
Democracy and Demagoguery in the Middle East  by Ted Galen Carpenter
Does America Need Another 9/11?
by Scott Horton
Giuliani's Dangerous Bluster  by Joe Conason
Effecting Regime-Change in Iran
by Gordon Prather

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Shock Toll of British Injured in Afghan War
Images Show Pleading Iraq Prisoners Packed in Wire Cages
Iraqi Leaders' Talks Yield Scant Results
Iraqi Premier Stirs Discontent, Yet Hangs On
A Deadly Clash at Donkey Island
In Oklahoma,
a Patriotic Silence
Defense Agency Proposes Outsourcing More Spying
Concern Over Wider Spying Under New Law
At Grief Camp, Kids Mourn Loss of Military Parents
Medical Crisis in Iraq
as Doctors and Nurses Flee
Today in Iraq
Iraqi Sunni VP Pledges Prison Improvements
A US-Backed Plan for Sunni Neighborhood Guards Is Tested
A Symbol of the Desolation of Iraq
Elegies From an Iraqi Notebook
Attacks Continue
Deadly Suicide Attack in Iraq Shines Light on Little Known Minority
War Takes a Heavy Toll on Press Corps
Communities North of Baghdad Attacked
Saturday: 32 Iraqis Killed, 46 Iraqis Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Iraqi Leaders Urge Envoys to Build Regional Ties
British Sniper Beats Gag With Iraq Siege Story
Iraqi Scholars Seek Asylum
Australia to Take More Iraq Refugees
Azar's Story: An Iraqi Refugee Living in Syria

Interpol Issues Arrest Warrant for Saddam's Former Deputy

US Military
Abu Ghraib Interrogator Faces Court-Martial
A New Focus on War's Mental Wounds
US Military Practices Genetic Discrimination in Denying Benefits
Navy Ends Search in Atlantic for 3 Missing Radar Plane Crew
'War on Terror'
Terror Law Puts Britons at Risk of Surveillance by US Agents
UK: Hamza May Go Free as Witness Backs Down
Tajikistan Convicts 'Mercenaries' Released From Gitmo
German SPD Rethinks Conscription
Chavez to Visit Colombia for Hostage Talks
Peru’s Troops Try to Restore Order in Areas Hit by Quake
Americans Keep Dying
A Soldier's Story: Parents Talk About Son's Death in Iraq (MN) – Video
Stockton (IL) Soldier’s Death 'Can't Be True'
American Muslim Soldier (NJ) Served His Faith, His Country
Girlfriend: Romance With Fallen Soldier a 'Fairy Tale' (MA)
Pocatello (ID) Crowd Honors Sergeant Killed in Iraq
Virginia Slam Poet-Turned-Sergeant Is Killed
Iraq Bomb Kills Guardsman From Puerto Rico (en Español)
Natural Causes Cited in Death of Airman (TN) Based on Qatar
San Jose (CA) Soldier's Death Follows Younger Brother's at Home
Killed in Afghan Blast, Mississipi Native With Ties to Texas Was 'Duty-Bound'
Monroe (LA) Soldier Killed on Duty in Iraq
Dominican-Born Soldier (NY) Laid to Rest
Reality of War Comes Calling to Colorado Community
Oklahoma City (OK) Soldier 'Wanted to Fight for His Country'
Wampanoag Tribe Mourns Servicewoman Killed in Iraq (MA)
Pee Dee (SC) Soldier Killed in Iraq
Philippine-Born Soldier From NY Dies Doing His Duty
Texas City (TX) Soldier Killed in Afghanistan
Paris (TN) Soldier Killed in Iraq Mortar Attack
Former Herndon (VA) Man Killed in Afghanistan
Mourners Recall Fun-Loving Arkansas Soldier
Heartbroken Family a Soldier's Death in Afghanistan Brings Grief, Confusion (MI)
New Mexico Family Mourns Chopper Pilot (MI) Killed in Iraq
Sunnyvale (CA) Marine Fatally Wounded on Third Iraq Tour
Explosion Kills Danville (IL) Native on 2nd Tour in Iraq
Ex-Cadet From Texas A&M Killed in Iraq (TX)
Iran Guards Warn US of Heavier Blows Ahead: Report
Iran Hangs 30 Over 'US Plots'
Six Revolutionary Guards Killed in Iran Helicopter Crash
Palestinian Politics
Hamas Rejects PA's Right to Make Concessions to Israel
Hamas and Fatah in the Dock in Gaza Drama
Abbas Sacks Hamas Public Servants
PA Officials: Israel to Take 110 Names Off Wanted List
West Bank Businessmen Invest in Politics
IDF: Palestinian Civilians Have No Business Near Border
As Supplies Dwindle, IDF Says Will Permit Fuel to Pass Into Gaza
Barak: Defending Ideological Refusal of Orders Threatens Israeli Democracy

Gaza Residents Tell of Demeaning Questioning by Shin Bet

West Bank Poverty Spawns Child Beggars
Palestinian Shot Dead on Gaza-Israel Border
Israeli Troops Kill Two Palestinians in West Bank Raid
Palestinian Woman Wounded in West Bank Clash
Proposal: Longer UN Stay in Lebanon
Lebanese Army Says Two Militants Killed in Siege Camp
Lebanese Await the Inevitable Return of War
Report: Bodies of Three PFLP Men Killed in 1982 Found in Lebanon
Middle East
Saudi Press Slams Syrian Vice President's Remarks
Saudi Activists Call for Release of Reformists
Passengers Escape as Hijacking in Turkey Goes Awry
Untermeyer: Al Jazeera Becoming More Professional
Car Bomb Kills 15 in Afghanistan
Mullah Omar Calls for Afghan Unity
Taliban Manual Guides Terrorists
German Woman Abducted in Kabul, Talks for South Koreans Over
Pakistani Intelligence Agency in the Eye of Storm Again
Benazir or Chaudhrys? Musharraf Faces Dilemma
Musharraf's Restriction on Third-Time Premier to Go
Musharraf Promises Fair Polls
Cop Killed, 4 Hurt in Attack on Pakistan Police Post
Four Soldiers Killed in North Waziristan
Kazakhs Vote in Key Test of Democracy
Kazakh Leader Set to Maintain Grip on Parliament
15 Philippine Marines Dead in Clash With al-Qaeda-Linked Militants
Floods Postpone Summit Between Koreas
Thai Muslim South Braced for Referendum Violence
Violence Endangers Elections in Nepal
Kyrgyzstan Says Alliance Not Aimed at US
Sudan Just Shrugs Off Sanctions
UK Warns Against Khartoum Travel Over Attack Fears
Report Says Pressure Changed Chinese Darfur Stance
Eritrea Rejects US Charges of Terrorism
Ethiopia Opposition Members Freed
Fighting Over Resources Kills 18 Somalis
Maldivians Vote in Historic Election
Weekend Reviews
Make War, Not Love
Documentary Shows 40 Years of US Officials Making the Case for War
The Myths of World War II

Justin Raimondo
Why Interventionism Fails

Alan Bock
Padilla Case a Source of Deep Shame for America

Doug Bandow
The Last Days of the Incas

Ivan Eland
The State Perpetuates Itself
by Failing

Philip Giraldi
Neolibs and Neocons,
United and Interchangeable

Sascha Matuszak
China's 'Nuclear Option'

Nebojsa Malic
Statism as Disease

Charles Peña
Memo to Rep. Ron Paul

David R. Henderson
Remembering Hiroshima

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal: Breakthrough or Bad Bargain?

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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