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What Terrorists?: Philip Martin
Ditch Empire, Stick to Commerce: Charley Reese
The Royal Treatment: Dahr Jamail
Why 'Partition' (of Iraq) Is a Dirty Word: Ivan Eland
Checkbook Imperialism: Robert Scheer

 Steve Clemons

Why Bush Won’t Attack Iran

 Aneesh Raman

Blackwater: Impunity

 Gareth Porter

Generals’ Admissions Deflate Cheney Cabal’s Assertions

 Carolyn Eisenberg

The Antiwar Movement, the Congress and the Realignment

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Updated September 20, 2007 - 10:54 PM EDT
180,000 Private Contractors Flood Iraq
  US Further Delays Return of Iraqi Local Control
  Wounded Iraqis: 'No One Did Anything' to Provoke Blackwater
  Iraqi PM: Shooting Was 'in Cold Blood'
  Qaeda Fighters Seize Control of Iraqi Village
Senate Condemns MoveOn for Attacking Petraeus
  Senate Republicans Block Bill on Combat Tours
  Gates Crafts Long-Term Iraq Plan, With Limited Role for US Forces
  US, Britain Differ on Southern Iraq Mission, Official Says
  Republicans Block Habeas Corpus Reinstatement for Detainees
US Ramps Up Pressure Against Iran
  Iran Draws Up Plan to Bomb Israel if They Attack First
  Bolton: US Would Support Israeli Attack on Iran
  Bush Blames Syria, Iran for Assassinating Lebanese MP
Israel Declares Gaza Strip 'An Enemy Entity'
  Israeli Ministers Vote to Disrupt Gaza Power, Fuel Supply
  Gaza on War Footing as Israel Declares It 'Enemy'
Al-Qaeda Declares War on Musharraf
Why Bush Won't Attack Iran
by Steven Clemons
The Royal Treatment: Saudi Involvement in Iraq Overlooked  by Dahr Jamail
Iraq 'Drawdown': Don't Get Fooled Again  by Ted Galen Carpenter
What Terrorists?  by Philip Martin
Guns, Not Roses, for Iraq  by Mark Benjamin
Ditch the Empire, Stick to Commerce  by Charley Reese

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Pope Refuses to Meet Rice to Discuss Iraq, Mideast
Blackwater's Security Force in Iraq Given Wide Latitude by State Dept.
Basra Oil Fuels Fight for Iraq's Economic Might
Hearing in Killing of Afghan Puts War Effort on Trial
Netanyahu Confirms Israeli Air Raid in Syria
Did CIA Kidnap Vacationer? It's a State Secret
How Senate Voted on Combat Tours
Who Watches US Security Firms in Iraq?
Mercs in Iraq
Maliki Alleges 7 Cases When Blackwater Killed Iraqis
Despite Repeated Incidents, Blackwater, Others 'Rarely' Investigated
Armed Guards in Iraq Occupy a Legal Limbo
Embassy Restricts Diplomats' Iraq Travel
Congress Weighs Rules for Private Security Firms in Iraq
US Army Awards Iraq Security Work to British Firm
Iraq Occupation
Violence Ebbing in Iraq: US General
Al-Qaeda Group Challenges High-Level US Iraq Report
US: Iraq al-Qaeda Car-Bomb Chief Killed
Controversial Osprey Aircraft Deployed to Iraq
Iraqi Politics
Shi'ite Coalition's Future 'in Danger'
Two Lawmakers Withdraw From the Block Headed by Former Premier Allawi
Maliki Warns Rival Allawi Over Ba'ath Party Links
Lawyers Accuse Iraqi Government of Concealing Information About Detainees
Today in Iraq
Turkish Artillery Shell Northern Iraqi Regions
Baghdad Soup Kitchen Feeds Sunnis and Shi'ites
Man Detained in Russians' Murder in Iraq
Kurdish Newspaper Owner Briefly Detained for Critical Article About Kurdish Official's Brother
Wednesday: 3 GIs, 30 Iraqis Killed; 22 Iraqis Wounded
The War at Home
War's Impact at Home Falls Hard on Relative Few
Whirlwind Drops on Dying Town With Tragic Word of a Fallen Son
Big Terror Trial Shaped Views of Justice Pick
US Appoints Officials for Iraq Refugees
American Filmmakers Hope to Bring Impact of Iraq War Home
Oil-for-Food Trial Turns to Diplomacy
Of Many Characters Mentioned at Oil-for-Food Trial, the Most Prominent Is Dead
Florida Divests From Iran, Sudan
Congress Asked to Lift Debt Ceiling
US Politicians on Iraq
Democrats Put Iraq Push on Hold
Bush and Congress at Record Low Ratings: Reuters Poll
13 Congressmen to Fight Subpoenas
Richardson: Troops Add to Iraq Unrest
Congressman Calls for Probe Of New York Times for Running Antiwar Ad
US Military
Army Testing Soldiers’ Brains Before Deployment as Baseline for Future Injuries
US Guard Chief: Billions More Needed for Equipment
Army Wants 10,000 New Armored Vehicles
US Air Force Sets Up Cyber Command
US Military Sued Over Religious Freedom
Veterans’ Data Deemed at Risk
Air Force Chief Links F-35 Fighter Jet to China
'War on Terror'
Bush Calls for Expansion of Spy Law
Muslim Groups Sue FBI Over Records
TSA Insists 'Behavior Detection Officers' Vital to Spotting Terror, Citing Illegal Immigrants They Caught
Horn of Africa
UN Reports Worsening Humanitarian Conditions in Somali Region of Ethiopia
UN Details Privation in Area of Ethiopia Torn by Civil War
Somali Radio Station Under Fire
US Official Calls for New Sanctions Against Iran
US Says Diplomacy the 'Way Forward' in Iran Nuclear Standoff
Police Reject Iranian President's Request to Visit Ground Zero
Lavrov Confronts French Minister Over Iran

Dutch Man Denies US Charge on Iran

Giuliani in Britain Vows to Thwart Iran
Hamas 'Hostile Entity' to US: Rice
Rice: US Won't Abandon Palestinians
Abbas: Israeli Sanctions on Gaza 'Oppressive'
Abbas Under Pressure to Stay Away From Peace Conference
Palestinian Authority Freezes Top Hamas Lawmakers' Wages
Israel Minister's Plan to 'Divide Jerusalem' Sparks Outrage
Israel to Remove 24 Barriers Across West Bank
NATO in Afghanistan
NATO Forces Launch Major Afghan Operation
US-Led Coalition Accuses Taliban of Using Children as Human Shields
Commander in Afghanistan: Roadside Bomb Attack No Cause for New Measures
UN Backing Could Help Japan Extend Afghan Mission
NATO Pressurises Dutch to Stay in Afghanistan
Germany OKs Extending Afghan Mission
Polish Troops in Afghanistan Another Year
Today in Afghanistan
Billions in Aid Wasted in Afghanistan?
Uphill Battle to Bolster Afghan Police
Suicide Attacker Wounds Eight Afghan Police
Karzai to Address UN General Assembly
Kidnappings and Suicide Attacks Shake Morale of Pakistan's Armed Force
Bhutto Surprised by Musharraf’s Plan on Army Post
Commonwealth Piles Pressure on Pakistan's Musharraf
Militants Abduct Seven Pakistan Troops
Landmine Explosion Wounds Six Soldiers in Southwest Pakistan
Ousted Thai PM Lambasts Army on Coup Anniversary
Thai Generals' Security Bill a Power Play Before Vote
Nepal Leaders Positive After Talks to Woo Maoists
Taiwan Fails in Latest Bid to Become UN Member
China's Military Tests Sophisticated Real-Time Data System
Khmer Rouge Leader Charged by Tribunal
Myanmar's Angry Monks 'Excommunicate' Junta by Refusing Donations
Report: Russia Says It Won't Amass Arms
Russia Says No Progress on US Missile Shield
Police and Protesters Clash in Russia's Ingushetia
Cuba Embargo Issue Goes to the UN
Threat of Attacks by Uganda Rebels Scares Returnees
Displaced Civilians Scared to Return to DR Congo Town
Morocco's King Names Prime Minister

Justin Raimondo
The Mirage of 'Victory'

Ivan Eland
Why 'Partition' (of Iraq) Is a Dirty Word

Charles Peña
Greenspan's Unsure Grasp of Economics

Sascha Matuszak
Chaos in the Great Game

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'?

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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