Today's Highlights

The Lobby on Trial: Justin Raimondo
My Meeting With Ahmadinejad: Stephen Zunes
US, Israel Poised to Repeat Saddam's Error: Avnery
Another Innocent in Gitmo: Andy Worthington
Mean Streets: Turse/Engelhardt

 Chalmers Johnson

Empire and Blowback

 Gareth Porter

Debunking Lieberman-Kyle

 Wesley Clark

Talk to Iran, Don’t Bomb Them

 Ira Chernus

Narratives of War

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Updated October 1, 2007 - 11:29 PM EDT

Senate OKs Bush War Money 92-3

Shifting Targets: The US Plan for Iran
  US to Reward Iran for Ending Iraq Arms Supply
  US Says Iranian-Made Missiles Found in Iraq

Police Report: Blackwater Fired Unprovoked

  US Tries to Allay Anger Over Iraq Partition Plan
  Officials Say US, Iraqi Forces Kill 60 Insurgents
  US Toll in Iraq at Low Ebb as Ramadan Attacks Decline
  Roadside Bomb Attacks in Iraq Top 81,000

Monday: 4 GIs, 48 Iraqis Killed; 22 Iraqis Wounded

Long-Suffering Mauritanian Sent Home From Gitmo  by Andy Worthington
US, Israel Poised to Repeat Saddam's Error  by Uri Avnery
The Mean Streets of the Homeland Security Statelet  by Nick Turse and Tom Engelhardt
Bill Clinton's Culpability for the Iraq War  by Andrew Cockburn
In Search of Forever War  by Scott McConnell
Bush, Ahmadinejad, and Authoritarianism  by Nat Parry

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US Is Top Arms Seller to Developing World
Torture and Rape Reported in Iraqi Children's Prisons
Iraqi Official Critical of Iranian Move
Report: Israel Unhappy With US Plan for Iran
State Dept: No Information on Turkish PM's Claim PKK Has US-Made Tanks
North Korean Nuclear Talks Reach Deal
Secrets of 1957 Sputnik Launch Revealed
Frightened Parents Wait Before Sending Their Children as Iraqi Schools Start Early
Today in Iraq
Costly Learning Curve in Dealing With Roadside Bombs
US Embassy Criticizes Iraq Division Plan
Provinces Use Rebuilding Money in Iraq
Two Gunmen Arrested, Three Injured in Two Incidents in Kirkuk
Karbala Bans Unauthorized Demonstrations
Iraqi Politics
Sadrists, Fadhila Deny Dialogue to Form Parliamentary Bloc
Iraqi Political Parties Flay 'Advice' From Capitol Hill
Senate Vote to Regionalize Iraq Spurs Confusion, Criticism
Attacks Continue
Militants Target Dwindling Iraqi Christians
Sunni Politician Shot Dead in Iraq's Mosul
Three Clerics Killed in Mosul
Sunday: 2 GIs, 118 Iraqis Killed; 19 Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Iraq FM Fears 'Tension' Over Iran Nuclear Program
Iraq Official Critical of Iranian Border Closing
Bolton Slams Brown Over UK Troop Cuts in Iraq
Iraq Seeks Action From Allies at Meeting
The War at Home
Bolton Wishes US Could Get Back to Clandestine Overthrow of Governments
In Contrast to Rumsfeld, Gates Reaches Out to Democrats
Yale Law, Newly Defeated, Allows Military Recruiters
Iraq Focus for New Joint Chiefs Chairman
US Military
Pentagon Official Tells UK Lawmakers: 'I Hate All Iranians'
Air Force Arranged No-Work Contract
Pentagon Launches New African Command
US Speeds Up Dismantling of Unneeded Nukes
Military Bacteria Mystery May Be Solved
UK Military
UK Army Downplays 30 Percent Drop in Recruits
British Army 'Running Out of Sergeants'
Outgoing British Envoy Dismisses US Saber-Rattling

'War on Terror'

Gitmo Detainees on Supreme Court Docket
Supermax Guards Keep Newspaper Articles, Mail Out of the Hands of Terrorists
Los Angeles Airport: Random Checkpoints Will Make Travel Safer
President's Allies Ahead in Ukraine
Garry Kasparov Named as Russian Opposition Candidate for President
Many Czechs Love US, but Say 'Hold the Radar'
President of Bosnian Serb Republic Dies
Ten AU Troops Killed as Rebels Raid Darfur Base
Local Rebel Boss Among 11 Killed in Algeria
Zimbabwe's Shattered Opposition
Uganda Denies Mugabe Invitation
Uganda Soldiers Train to Take Police Jobs
Nigerian President Urges Army to Remain Loyal
North Korea
North Korea Nuclear Talks Halted for 48 Hours
North Korea Sees Summit as Message to US
Taiwan's Ruling Party Passes Sovereignty Resolution
Chinese Communist Elder Issues Bold Call for Democracy
Iran Says Nuclear Cooperation to Prevent New Sanctions
Richardson: Enormously Unwise to Attack Iran Before Leaving Iraq
Bolton Calls for Bombing of Iran
Iran Undecided About More Talks With US on Iraq
Iran Calls for End to US Ban on Sale of Spare Parts for Civilian Aircraft
Syrian Research Site Surprised to Hear Media Reports That They Were Attacked by Israel
Israeli DM Rules Out Conflict With Syria
Fatah Video Designed to Discredit Hamas Was Fake, Actually Footage From Iraq
Israeli Military Chief of Staff Presses for Millions of New Converts
Hamas Renews Call for Cease-Fire, Israeli Govt Condemns It as a Trick
Olmert's Meeting With Abbas Delayed Until Wednesday
Palestinians Attack Israeli Army Site
Militants Enter Gaza From Egypt, Israelis Say
PA Seeks 'Third Party' to Oversee Israel Deals
Hamas Executive Authority Arrests Former Palestinian Ambassador
Settlers' Attempts to Build New West Bank Settlements Largely Unsuccessful
Israel to Release 87 Prisoners Monday
Amnesty: Palestinians in Iraq Tortured, Ill-Treated
UN Warns of Potential Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza Amid Sanction Threats
Cairo Moving More Aggressively to Cripple Muslim Brotherhood
Turkish Kurdistan
Kurdish Rebels Ambush Minibus in Southern Turkey, 12 Dead
Two Kurdish Rebels Killed in Clashes Southeast Turkey
Myanmar Military Unlikely to Compromise
UN Envoy Allowed to Meet Suu Kyi, but No Breakthrough
Myanmar Activists Call for Nationwide Strike
Bloggers Risk All to Reveal Junta’s Brutality
All Eyes on Myanmar in the Information Age
McCain Calls for Tough Stance on Myanmar
The Monk's Tale: 'We Cannot Turn Back'
Taliban Will 'Never Talk' Unless Foreign Forces Leave
Taliban Debating Peace, Karzai Says
NATO-Taliban Clash Kills Three Afghan Civilians
Pakistani Journalists Rally, Condemning Police Beatings
Study: Pakistani Police Torture 92 Percent of Detained Men
Musharraf Appoints Gen. Kiyani as Successor
Two Soldiers Killed in Waziristan
US, Pakistan Sign $750 Million Deal for Tribal Area Developments
Five Killed, 25 Wounded in Northeast India Blasts
Two Rebels Killed in Kashmir Mosque Gun Battle
Sri Lanka
Six Rebels Killed in Sri Lanka
Seven Men Arrested in Maldives Bomb Blast
Nepal’s Maoists Protest Against Monarchy
On the Bench in the Philippines, an Improbable Revolutionary

Justin Raimondo
The Lobby on Trial

Alan Bock
Myanmar's Best Chance

Doug Bandow
Treacherous Alliance

Nebojsa Malic
Brussels' End

Philip Giraldi
What World War III
May Look Like

David R. Henderson
War and the Constitution

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal May Trigger Midterm Polls in India

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

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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