Today's Highlights

Iraq as South Korea: Justin Raimondo
Greenspan Misses Cheney's Memo: Ray McGovern
Petraeus the Politician: Charley Reese
The Waiting Game in Iraq: Alan Bock
Pro-Democracy Killing in Iraq: Jacob Hornberger

 Andrew Tilghman

The Myth of al Qaeda in Iraq

 Michael Scheuer

All But Paul ‘Marching to al Qaeda’s Drum’

 Gareth Porter

No Good Reason to Attack Iran

 Eric Boehlert

American TV and Print Give Up Covering the War

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Gates Sees 'Protracted' Role in Iraq
  Defense Chief Back Off From Significant Cuts in US Troops for Iraq
  McCain: Throw MoveOn Out of the Country

Iraq Yanks Blackwater License After Civilian Kills

  Contractors Kill 9 Civilians, Wound 18 in Iraq
  Insurgent Spokesman Says Iraq Is Currently Occupied by Iran and US
  Al-Qaeda Fighters Raid Iraq Villages

Monday: 1 GI, 33 Iraqis Killed; 44 Iraqis Wounded

French FM: Prepare for Possible War With Iran

  Bolton: Israeli Attack in Syria 'A Clear Message' to Iran
  Gates: 'All Options' on Table With Iran, but Prefers Diplomacy
  NATO Commander Says More Arms From Iran Seized in Afghanistan
Suicide Attack in Afghanistan Kills 8
Greenspan Misses Cheney's Memo: Spills the Beans on Oil  by Ray McGovern
The General Came to Washington
by Alexander Cockburn
Learning to Love the Imperial Presidency  by Gene Healy
Petraeus the Politician  by Charley Reese
The Waiting Game in Iraq  by Alan Bock
New Face, Same War  by Harold Meyerson

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President Bush Picks Retired Judge to Replace Gonzales
Neocon Hawks Go All-Out for Giuliani
Iraq's War Makes Intimate Enemies
What They’re Saying in Anbar Province
Daawa Party May Leave Shi'ite Coalition
Progress Slow as Iraqi Politics in Flux
Sectarian Toll Includes Scars to Iraq Psyche
More Nations Back US Nuclear Project
Gates Urges Veto of Troop-Rest Measure
Today in Iraq
Sadr Party Has No Plan to Unseat Maliki
US Says 16,000 Iraqis Join Police Units
Misery and Comedy Mix for Ramadan TV Viewers in Iraq
British Barber Jailed in Iraq for Terrorism Claims He Was Tortured
Attacks Continue
Iraq Attacks Signal Start of Ramadan Offensive
Iraq: Bicycle Bomb Strikes, Five Dead
Dragged to Death for Helping the British
Sunday: 120 Iraqis Killed, 73 Wounded
Iraq Occupation
Britain Will Not Withdraw Military Forces From Iraq to Kuwait
US Military: Arrest Made in Killing of Sunni Ally
A US Unit Tries a New Way to Train Iraqi Soldiers
PKK Uses Nothern Iraq as Arsenal, Says Official Report
Woman Leads Bloc for First Time in Kurdish Parliament's History
Armed Men Assassinate Member From Kurdistan Islamic Union
PKK Rebel Killed in Clash in Southeast Turkey
The War at Home
Bush Faces New Political Battle Over Iraq Withdrawal
Brownback Wants to Impose 3-Way Partition on Iraq
War Opponents Train for Visits to Schools and Recruitment Centers
Crocker Blasts Iraqi Refugee Process

VA Studies: PTSD Care Inconsistent

Antiwar Activists Question Obama's Actions in Senate
'War on Terror'
Al-Qaeda 'Co-Opts' New Affiliates
British Opposition Party Rails Against 'Surveillance Society'
Israeli Legal Experts Weigh in Supporting Guantanamo Detainees
Horn of Africa
Eritrea Backs Somali Opposition Against Ethiopia
Somali Leaders Sign Reconciliation Accord
Prominent Chief Killed in Mogadishu
Bungled Kidnapping, Shooting Kill Four in Somalia
Chinese Troops on Show as World Protests Over Darfur
Burundi Rebels Accuse Mediator of Being Biased
Terror Battle Puts Denmark on Front Line
Prime Minister's Party Wins Greek Vote
Report: Putin Urged to Seek Reelection
Litvinenko Suspect Seeks Parliament Seat
Europe Discussing Iran Sanctions
Lack of Data Impedes UN Sanctions Against Iran
Iran Prepared for Talks With US at Iraq’s Request
Ahmadinejad: No Justification for West to Put Sanctions on Iran
Russia Set to Ship Nuclear Fuel to Iran
To Iran and Its Foes, an Indispensable Irritant
Iran's Ahmadinejad Wants Bush Debate, 'Global Referendum'
Iran Pipeline Ultimatum to India
Iran Holocaust Show Sympathetic to Jews
Syria Spurns US 'Lies' Over Nuclear Program
Speculation Heats Up Over What Israel Hit in Syria
Israeli Military Intelligence Chief Muzzled on Syria Air Raid
Minister: Israel Keeping Mum on Syria to Ease Tensions
Report: Israeli Commandos Were Operating in Syria
Israeli Army Ground Forces Roll Into Northern Gaza
Israeli Deterrence Reinstated, Military Intelligence Chief Says
Hamas Accuses Fatah of Planting Bomb in Gaza
Olmert Lowers Expectations for Peace Conference
Fatah Renews Condition for Dialogue With Hamas
Hamas's New Order Exacts Toll on Gazans
Hamas to Maintain Truce With Israel
Islamic Jihad Attacks Israeli Post in North Rafah
Army: Two Israeli Jet Planes Violate Lebanese Air Space
Key Militant Captured in Lebanon
US to Give Jordan $78 Million in Extra Aid
US Signs Accord With Jordan Backing Its Nuclear Development
Middle East
Saudi Islamist Lashes Out at al-Qaeda, bin Laden
Egypt Rips 'Ignorant' US Report on Religious Freedom
Coalition: More Than a Dozen Insurgents Killed in Afghanistan

Bangladeshi Aid Worker Kidnapped in Afghanistan

Opposition to Resign Over Musharraf Reelection Bid
Pakistani Opposition Threatens Protests
Bhutto Says Musharraf Allies Leading Pakistan Toward Anarchy
Pakistan Buries Pro-Taliban Leader
Musharraf Political Foes Plan Strategy
China Condemns Taiwanese UN Rally
China Foreign Ministry Report Sees Stable US Ties
US Had 'Very Positive' Talks in North Korea: South
Myanmar Monks Lead Anti-Junta Protests

Justin Raimondo
An 'Enduring Relationship' – Or A Perpetual Burden?

Nebojsa Malic
The War Empire Forgot

Doug Bandow
Are Republicans Crazy?

Philip Giraldi
Henry Kissinger: Realist, or Neocon?

David R. Henderson
9/11, Six Years Later

Alan Bock
Waiting for Gen. Petraeus

Praful Bidwai
Five-Nation Naval Drill Presages 'Asian NATO'?

Charles Peña
Close, but No Cigar

Sascha Matuszak
Politicize It

Ivan Eland
The State Perpetuates Itself
by Failing

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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