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Desperately Searching for a New Policy: Bandow
Is Terrorism a Mortal Threat?: Patrick Buchanan
Patrick Daniel Tillman: John Smalanskas
Glued to Our Seats: Chernus/Engelhard
The New Military Frontier: Africa: Frida Berrigan

 Charles Goyette

Empire Destroying American Economy

 Dr. Gordon Prather

Nuking Iran is a Real Bad Idea

 Steve Clemons

Why Bush Won’t Attack Iran

 Aneesh Raman

Blackwater: Impunity

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Updated September 21, 2007 - 9:52 PM EDT
Blackwater Returns to Streets of Iraq
  Guards’ Shots Not Provoked, Iraq Concludes
GIs Protecting Sunnis Against US-Funded Army
  US Further Delays Return of Iraqi Local Control
  Friday: 3 US Soldiers, 1 Romanian, 28 Iraqis Killed; 18 Iraqis Wounded
No Move to Cut US Troops in Iraq
  Budget Office: Bush Plans for Iraq Will Cost Trillions
  Gates Not Sure Iraq War Was Worth It
  US Announces Plans for Major Buildup of Iraq Air Force
  Bush Says 'Iraq's Mandelas' Are Dead
  Senate Votes to Condemn MoveOn for Ad Attacking General Petraeus
US Calls Meeting for New Sanctions Against Iran
  Official: Seized Weapons Shipment in Afghanistan From Iran
  Ahmadinejad Will Speak at Columbia Forum
  Ahmadinejad: How Is WTC Visit Insulting?
UK Has Plutonium for 17,000 Nagasaki Bombs
  UN Votes to Urge a Nuke-Free Mideast, Israel and West Condemn Action
US Says Forces Kill 6 Civilians, 75 Taliban in Afghanistan
Is Terrorism a Mortal Threat?
by Patrick Buchanan
Glued to Our Seats in the Theater of War  by Ira Chernus and Tom Engelhardt
France Is Now More Gung-Ho Than America  by David Chandler
Mr. Bush's Next World Order  by Jeff Huber
Patrick Daniel Tillman  by John Smalanskas
The New Military Frontier: Africa
by Frida Berrigan

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Top Military Recruitment Lies
Al-Qaeda Declares War on Musharraf
Bid to Cut Off Iraq War Funding Fails
Senate Roll-Call Vote on Defunding War
Senate Roll-Call Vote Condemning
Bush Condemns 'Disgusting' Antiwar Ad as Attack on Military
Combatants for Peace
In Iraq, Love and Sects
Don't Mix Among Extremists
Iraq Occupation
Report: Longterm Iraq Presence Will Cost US $10 to $25 Billion a Year
Civilian Killed in US-Iraqi Troops' Raid on Baghdad Shi'ite Bastion
US Says Iraq Violence Lowest Since '06 Mosque Attack
Military Sums Up Results in Baghdad
A Legal Danger Zone for Blackwater
In Iraq, Coping After a Hero Dies Saving You
Marine Osprey Squadron Heads for Iraq
Seven Suspected Gunmen Arrested in Sadr City
Today in Iraq
Maliki Proposes Government of Technocrats
Survivor Recalls Blackwater Shootings
Allawi Group: Maliki's Accusations Baseless
First Cholera Cases Reported in Baghdad
Baghdad Officials Urge Residents to Conserve Water After Oil Spill Threat
Junior Iraqi Official Shot Dead
Little Chance of Kirkuk Vote in 2007 - Iraqi MP
Thursday: 1 US Soldier, 66 Iraqis Killed, 54 Iraqis Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
What Can UN Achieve in Iraq?
Bin Laden Brands Iraq's Maliki 'Traitorous Apostate'
Putin: US Should Set Iraq Pullout Date
Iraqi Refugees Flood Into Syria
Iraqi Has German Jail Term, Terror Listing Lifted
UK Soldier Returns to Iraq After Twin's Death
US Politicians on Iraq
Democrats to Keep Up Drive for Bipartisan Action on Iraq War
Partisan Lines Solidify as Republicans Thwart Democrats Again on an Iraq Vote Takes Multiple Hits in the Senate
Issue of Iraq War Is Bigger Than Ad, MoveOn Insists
Bush Sidesteps Criticizing Iraq Shooting
Bush 'Knew Nothing' on Hunt-Iraq Oil Deal
The War at Home
Congress Wants Testimony From Blackwater Boss
Giuliani Adviser Criticized for Anti-Muslim Remark
Giuliani Urges Broad NATO Expansion
Dan Rather: Government Influencing Newsrooms
Government of Abu Dhabi Buys Stake in Carlyle
Mild Reaction in Capitol to a Dubai Nasdaq Stake
Lawmaker Seeks Data in Iraq Corruption Probe
Rumsfeld as Fellow Draws a Protest at Stanford
Hundreds of Students Protest Halliburton Recruiters at University of Wisconsin
US Military
Pentagon Probes $6 Billion in Contracts
GAO: War-Torn Gear Puts Readiness at Risk
Army Testing Soldiers’ Brains Before Deployment as Baseline for Future Injuries
Becoming an American Citizen, the Hardest Way
Australia 'Cracked Secret US Radar Codes'
Yale Loses Court Case Over Military Recruiters
'War on Terror'
US Airport Screeners Are Watching What You Read
The Weird Russian Mind-Control Research Behind a DHS Contract
Republicans Pushed 'Bogus' Terror Threat to Expand FISA, Lawmaker Says
Telecoms Lobby for Congress to Grant Them Immunity Over Spying
Terrorism Case Prosecutor Turns Ire on Ex-Envoy
French Plan to Screen DNA of Visa-Seekers Draws Anger
Lib-Dem Spokesman Says Surveillance 'Is a Threat to UK'
Zimbabwe Political Standoff May Be Easing
Zimbabwe Activists Says Opposition Betrays Struggle for Democracy
Concern at Brown’s Mugabe Broadside
Envoy: US Winning War on Terror in Somalia
US Backs Arab-African Force for Somalia Peacekeeping
Heavy Fighting Kills Two Civilians in Mogadishu
Qaeda Urges Attacks on Darfur Force, Talks Questioned
Group Calls for Armed Protection of Darfur Civilians
UN Seeks Ethiopia Abuses Inquiry
Rwanda Genocide Suspect Held
UN Calls on Burundi Rebels to Resume Talks
100,000 Flee Violence in Kenya as Tribal Conflict Over Land Worsens
Guerrilla Band Wages War in Mexico
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Writers Whose Secret Diaries Told of Life in War Gather to Promote the Push for Peace
Rice: Iran Sanctions Can Work, but Must 'Have Teeth'
Sarkozy: Toughen Iran Sanctions
Kouchner Offers to Visit Iran for Talks on Nuclear Dispute
ElBaradei: Iran Doesn't Pose Immediate Threat
US Military Says It Nabbed Iranian Commando in Iraq
Kurds Denounce US Detention of Iranian
Germany’s Commercial Ties With Iran Prove Hard to Cut
Iranian-Made Warplanes Roar Over Tehran for First Time
Iran Releases Third Iranian-American Detainee
Fury as Netanyahu Confirms Syria Strike
Bush Mum on Reports Israel Attacked Syria
Syria Says Israel's Nukes Are Sparking an Arms Race
Syrian Official: Damascus Eager to Respond to Israel Flyover
Israeli TV Station Blames 'Syrian Attack' for Disturbances
Mideast 'Peace Moves'
Rice Glosses Over Mideast Differences
Rice Visit Yields No Commitments on Mideast Talks
In Mideast, Web of Careful Phrases Can’t Match Pointed Words
White House: Abbas, Bush to Meet in New York Monday
Olmert to Kadima: Israel Finally Has a Partner for Peace
Palestinian Teen Crushed by Israeli Bulldozer in Gaza
Israelis Press Attacks in Gaza, West Bank
Palestinians: Three Civilians Killed in Israeli Raid in Gaza Strip
Gazans Fear Worst After Israeli Threat to Cut Supplies
Food Runs Low in Raided Palestinian Camp
Doctors Take Sides as Gaza's Political Wound Festers
Israel's Decision Won't Weaken Hamas, Say Gaza Residents
Gaza: The Art of Survival
UN Finds 40 New West Bank Roadblocks in Two Months
Israel Can Beat Any Enemy: Defense Minister
EU Urges Israel to Reconsider Gaza 'Enemy' Status
Mofaz: Palestinian Talks Doomed to Fail, Military Operations Inevitable
India Set to Launch Israeli Spy Satellite
Lebanon Assassination Spurs Calls for Strike
Lebanese Leaders Pledge to Hold Election
Jittery Lebanese MPs in Hiding Ahead of Vote
Residents Describe Blast That Killed an MP and Tore Apart Their Neighborhood
59 Fatah Al-Islam Members Charged With Terrorism
US Loses Ground as Afghanistan Erodes
UN Renews NATO Troop Mandate in Afghanistan
Afghan Northern Alliance Commander Says Taliban Talks a 'Long, Complex Process'
Finnish President: Afghanistan Become More Risky
Send Troops to Southern Afghanistan: Canada, Netherlands Tell NATO Allies
Afghanistan: Gunbattle Leaves 20 Militants, 4 Police Dead
Two British Soldiers Die in Afghanistan
Thousands March for Peace in Afghanistan
Pakistan Schedules Presidential Election for Oct. 6
US Backs 'Smooth' Return to Democracy in Ally Pakistan
Pakistan Army Vows to 'Eliminate' Terrorism
US Dismisses bin Laden Call for Pakistan 'Holy War'
Pakistan, Uzbekistan Sign Memorandum to Enhance Defense Cooperation
Commander Killed in Wana Militants Infighting
Eight Pakistani Soldiers Injured in Rocket Attack
More Than 80 Percent of Japanese Anxious About Possibility of Attack
Japan's Opposition Leader to Meet With Chinese President
US-Funded Broadcasters in South Korea Bombard North
China Hails Rejection of Taiwan's Latest UN Bid
Sri Lankan Jets Bomb Rebel Area
Bali Bomber Now Campaigns to Stop Terrorism
Myanmar Junta Feels Pressure From Monks
Russia and Her Neighbors
Russia Admits Violating Finnish Airspace
Arctic Seabed 'Belongs to Russia'
Russia Troops Ready to Storm Rebels in Dagestan
Calls for a Breakup Grow Ever Louder in Belgium
Spain Police, FBI Arrest Terror Suspects

Justin Raimondo
The Mirage of 'Victory'

Doug Bandow
Desperately Searching for a New Foreign Policy

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

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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