Today's Highlights

More Money for Israel?: Justin Raimondo
Close, but No Cigar: Charles Peņa
Empire of Stupidity: Tom Engelhardt
Haditha Probe Limps to a Close: Khody Akhavi
The US, Israel, and the Wars: David Bromwich

 Eric Boehlert

American TV and Print Give Up Covering the War

 Andrew Bacevich

Iraq and Vietnam

 Andy Worthington

Jose Padilla and the Descent Into Tyranny

 Will Grigg

American Fascism

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Updated September 5, 2007 - 11:28 PM EDT
Troop Buildup Fails to Reconcile Iraq
  Wednesday Attacks Kill 10 US Troops, 35 Iraqis

Iraq Parliament Returns, but Still No Benchmark Laws

  Industry Eager to See Passage of Iraq Oil Law

Petraeus Hints at US Iraq Troop Reduction


Bush Recasting the War as Not Just About Iraq


Yes-Men Tell Bush to Stay Course in Iraq


Haditha Probe Limps to a Close

Pro-Reformist to Head Iran's Powerful Assembly

Musharraf Considers State of Emergency

  Pakistan Suicide Bombers Kill at Least 24

Pakistani Militants Hold 300 Army Troops Hostage

Germany Arrests 3 Over Plot to Attack US Targets


Eight Terror Suspects Arrested in Denmark

Marines Dispute 'Excessive Force' Used in Afghan's Deaths

Iraq-Vietnam Parallels, True and False  by Sheldon Richman
What History Tells Us About 'The Verdict of History'  by Jeffrey Kimball
Bush Heralds Troop Cuts, While Brits Head for the Exits  by Patrick Cockburn
Empire of Stupidity  by Tom Engelhardt
A Bruised Reed  by Uri Avnery
What the Constitution Says About Iraq  by Mario Cuomo

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Many Iraqis Search Hopelessly for the Kidnapped

US General Zinni: Too Few UK Troops in Iraq

Britain to Halve Its Iraq Troops

Lawsuit Demands US Reveal Civilian Deaths in Iraq, Afghanistan

Iraq Benchmark Findings

GAO Report on Iraq [pdf]

Despite US Buildup, Families Still Fleeing Baghdad Homes

Nuclear Warheads Mistakenly Flown on B-52

Pentagon Slow to Spend on Safety for US Troops in Iraq
Today in Iraq

Groups Report Progress in 'Secret' Iraq Peace Talks

Former IRA Commander Held Secret Talks With Iraq's Sunni, Shi'ite Factions

US General: Mahdi Army 'Lying Low'

A Quieter Anbar Province Rebuilds

Iraqi Kurdish Leaders Face Problem of How to Get Rid of Turkish Kurd Militants

Missteps and Mistrust Mark Push for Oil Legislation

Death Sentence Against Chemical Ali Upheld

Iraq's Parliament Back; Saddam Aides to Be Executed Soon

Tuesday: 1 GI, 40 Iraqis Killed; 27 Iraqis Wounded
Occupying Iraq

US Commander Hints at Iraq Troop Reduction in 2008

US Says Ramadan Could Decide Iraq Troop Cut

US General: Next Few Months in Iraq Crucial

US Govt Money Pouring Into Iraqi Industry

US Efforts May Work Against Iraqi Self-Sufficiency

Bush, Howard Ponder Troop Strength in Iraq

Basra: UK Soldiers' Tales

Kurdish President: Bush Vows to Keep Troops in Iraq Until 'Complete Victory'

The War at Home

Bush Shifts Terms for Measuring Progress in Iraq

Democrats, Promising to Force Change in War Strategy, Aim to Reframe Iraq Debate

Biography: George Bush 'Not Engaged' in Crucial Decisions

Try Bush for War Crimes, Urges US Combat Veteran

Poll: Americans Say Bush Was Too Eager to Attack Iraq

Battle Over Iraq Strategy

'War on Terror'

South Carolina: Charges Dropped in Explosives Case Against Egyptian Students


$37 Million Afghan Bridge Exposes Huge Divide

UK: Taliban 'Getting Chinese Weapons'

Afghan Officials Say Kidnapper of Koreans Killed

Report: Canadian Military Too Focused on Afghanistan


Deal With Bhutto Won't Ease Pressure on Musharraf

Saudis Withdraw Support for Pakistan's Sharif

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Denies Offensive Against Rebels

Sri Lankan PM: Rebels Plan on Using Chemical Weapons


Diplomats: No Proof Iran Running 3,000 Centrifuges

Hard Times Help Leaders in Iran Tighten Their Grip

Iran Seals Its Doors Tighter Against the West


Israeli Military Ready for Gaza Strikes

'Large-Scale Gaza Invasion Unlikely'

Hamas: Israeli Threat to Cut Gaza Power No Surprise

Blair Arrives in Jerusalem to Tackle Mideast Crisis

Government Source: Israel Plans Palestinian Prisoner Release

Israeli Court Delays Lebanon War Report

Netanyahu: Palestinian State Would Be 'Extension' of Iran

Four Palestinians Injured in Armed Clashes With Israeli Troops

Middle East

Syria Blasts US 'Unconstructive Role' in Troubled Lebanon

Islamists Eye Morocco Polls


UN Chief in South Sudan to Shore Up Peace Deal

Sudan Promises to Let Sick Darfur Rebel Travel

Denmark to Resettle Sudanese Refugees

British Muslims to Hold Concert in Aid of Victims of Darfur Crisis


Congo Rebels Seize Gorilla Park

Air Raid 'Kills 50 Congo Rebels'


Burundi Rebels in Deadly Clashes

US Food Maker Heinz Pulls Out of Zimbabwe


US Denies North Korea Off Terror List

China Denies Hacking Pentagon Computers

Naval Drill Begins in Indian Ocean


Britain in Top-Secret Work on New Atomic Warhead

Sarajevo Museums Differ on History

Austria Probes 'Army Nazi Video'


Colombia: Rebel Commander Wanted in US Killed

Russian Women Stranded in Cuba Since USSR Fall


Justin Raimondo
More Money for Israel?

Charles Peņa
Close, but No Cigar

Alan Bock
War With Iran Looks
More Likely

Doug Bandow
George W. Bush, Iraq, and the Kitchen Sink

Sascha Matuszak
Politicize It

Philip Giraldi
Who's Killing American Soldiers in Iraq?

David R. Henderson
Myths and Truths About Iran

Nebojsa Malic
Truths and Misconceptions

Ivan Eland
The State Perpetuates Itself
by Failing

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal: Breakthrough or Bad Bargain?

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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