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Neocons Acquire Another Front Group: Philip Giraldi
Where Did AIPAC Come From?: Grant F. Smith
Arsonists Posing as Firefighters: Paul W. Schroeder
Dividing the Mahdi Army: Gareth Porter
The Darfur Deception: David Rieff

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Newsweek Sr. Editor on Rudy’s Neocons

 Barrett Tillman

US Military: Expensive Planes, Cheap Rifles

 John Hagee

The End of the World!

 William Hartung

Merchants of Death

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Iraqi Authorities Seek Blackwater Ouster
  Iraq Wants $136 Million for Blackwater Killings
  Unable to Defeat Mahdi Army, US Hopes to Divide It
  All British Troops May Leave Iraq Next Year

Tuesday: 1 GI, 76 Iraqis Killed; 131 Iraqis Wounded

White House Leak Cut Link to al-Qaeda Secrets

   Democratic Concessions Are Expected on Wiretapping

Supreme Court Nixes Suit Claiming Torture by CIA

Turkey Prepares for Military Operation Into Iraq


US Warns Turkey to Stay Out of Iraq


Turkey's President Warns Bush Over Armenian Vote

Battles, Airstrikes in Pakistan Kill 250

I Advocate the Same Foreign Policy the Founding Fathers Would  by Rep. Ron Paul
How Congress Forgot Its Own Strength  by Mario Cuomo
Watada: What's a (Thoughtful) Lieutenant to Do?  by Dean Paton
Where Did AIPAC Come From?
by Grant F. Smith
Ahmadinejad's Missed Opportunity
by Sheldon Richman
The Darfur Deception  by David Rieff

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The People vs. the Profiteers

The Man Who Stands Between US and New War

US Unfazed by New British Troop Cuts in Iraq

British Think-Tank: War on Terror Is Fueling al-Qaeda

As NATO Eyes Cuts to Reaction Force, Doubts Grow About Mission

Nuke Transportation Story Has Explosive Implications

Helicopter Escorting Musharraf Crashes

Defying Ban, UK Anti-Iraq War Protesters Proceed With March on Parliament
Today in Iraq

Kirkuk's Destiny Sparks Controversy in Legislative, Executive Circles

Militias Want Basra Oil, Says Police Chief

No Letup in Basra Power Struggles

Iraqi Police Arrest Gunmen for Blowing Up Oil Pipelines

Monday: 2 GIs, 54 Iraqis Killed; 88 Iraqis Wounded

Turkey Vows Crackdown on PKK After 15 Soldiers Die Near Iraq

Turkey Moves to Seal Off Northern Iraqi Border

Iraqi Refugees

Iraq Refugees Figure in Istanbul Conference

Sudan to Host Palestinians Stranded on Iraq Border

Occupying Iraq

Interpreters From Iraq to Get Financial Help

US Military Returns Tape It Took From AP in Iraq

Russia on Its Mind, Georgia Flexes Its Muscle in Iraq

The War at Home

Book: Couric Felt Pressured by NBC to Support War

Retired General: Clinton Never Opposed Iraq War

Bruce Springsteen Answers Critics Who Say His New Antiwar Album Is Unpatriotic

US Military

US Navy Officer Guilty of Selling Military Gear Online

US Spy Technology Caught in Military Turf Battle

New Armed Robot Groomed for War

US Considered Radiological Weapon for Assassinations

Two Charged With Trying to Sell F-14 Parts

Dragonfly or Insect Spy? Govt Scientists at Work on Robobugs

'War on Terror'

Undercover Officer Involved in Menezes Killing Was Almost Killed by Other Police as Well

Video Reveals Menezes' Final Moments


Australian Soldier Among 13 Killed in Afghanistan

Tons of Heroin, Hashish Seized in Afghanistan

Afghan President Reconsiders Request to Spray Opium Crop

Afghanistan Executes 15 Prisoners, First in Three Years

50 Pakistani Troops 'Missing' After Battles

Pakistan Network Accused of Helping Taliban, Others Sneak Across Border to Attack US

Israeli President Congratulates Musharraf on Reelection

Musharraf Heir Apparent Takes Up Post

Musharraf's Aides Begin Final Talks With Bhutto


Nuclear Watchdog Chief Arriving in India

India Nuclear Talks Could Trigger Poll

Kashmir Militants Declare Three-Day Eid Cease-Fire

In India's Coalition Math, Marxists' Power Is Magnified

Banishing Blackwater?

Iraq Vows to Punish Blackwater Guards

Iraq Determined to Rein in Private Guards

Pieces Emerge in Blackwater Shooting

Iraqi Probe Rejects Blackwater Claim of Self-Defense

Iraqis Tell of Guards' Reckless Behavior

Widow of Iraqi Guard Still Awaits Compensation

San Diego Area Residents Protest Proposed Blackwater Training Camp

Sen. Webb: Blackwater Contracts 'Awarded for Political Reasons'


Rare Iranian Protest Targets Ahmadinejad

Iran Reopens North Iraq Border Crossings

Iranian Ambassador Surprises Guests at Chilean Book Event

Peres Rails Against Iran


Seven Wounded in Israeli Air Strike on Gaza Strip

Israeli Leaders Back Division of Jerusalem

Israel Claims Mass Quantities of Weapons Smuggled Into Gaza

Palestinian Christian Activist Killed in Gaza

Israeli Official Says Syria Could Respond Indirectly to Airstrike

Palestinian Student Denied Entry to Israel for University Program


Myanmar Turns Cameras on Dissidents

Myanmar Junta Says Weapons Seized From Buddhist Monasteries

Myanmar Junta Appoints Suu Kyi Liaison

Myanmarese Jokers Who Laugh in the Face of Danger


US and Japan at Odds Over Rising Military Base Costs

Memos Confirm Secret Okinawa Nuclear Pact


Thai Junta: Martial Law Will Remain

Japan Extends Sanctions on North Korea

South Korea Sure of Early Nuclear Settlement

Laos Still Faces Vietnam-Era Danger


DR Congo Cease-Fire 'Abandoned'

Thousands of Congolese Youth Risk Forced Recruitment Into Militia


Sudanese Army on Darfur Offensive

Rebel Says Sudanese Army Kills 105 in Darfur Town


Nigerian Troops Free British Hostage From 'Sub-Human' Cell

Nigerian Sharia Court Bans Play

American Faces Espionage Charge in Nigeria


Somali Families Flee Escalating Violence

Uganda Brokers New Somali Talks

Gambia Holds Amnesty 'Spies'


Plan Mexico: US to Help Mexico Fund an Increasingly Violent Drug War

Former CIA Agent: We Could Have Saved Che


Images of Masked Gunmen in Kosovo Unsettle a Region Scarred by Ethnic Conflict


Justin Raimondo
The Ron Paul Breakthrough

Philip Giraldi
Neocons Acquire Another
Front Group

Alan Bock
Machiavelli's Real Transgression

Doug Bandow
The Price of Promiscuous Intervention

Charles Peņa
Misunderestimating the Price of Iraq

Nebojsa Malic
Brussels' End

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

Sascha Matuszak
Chaos in the Great Game

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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