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The Lobby, Unmasked: Justin Raimondo
To Bomb, Or Not To Bomb: Charles Peņa
Attacking Iran for Israel?: Ray McGovern
Iran Regime Still Neocon Target: Gareth Porter
Blackwater Killings Ignored: Ali al-Fadhily

 Luke Ryland

Let Sibel Edmonds Speak!

 Greg Barker

Showdown With Iran

 Candace Gorman

Injustice Reigns at Guantanamo Bay Prison

 David Livingstone Smith

Danger: Homo Sapiens

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Neocon Iran Goal Is Still Regime Change
  Russian FM in Iran: US Sanctions 'Not Helpful'

Iran Says No Role in Killing US Soldiers in Iraq


Tamping the Flames of War With Iran

  52% of Americans Support Military Strike Against Iran
US Military Will Oversee Contractors

Iraq Cabinet Okays Law to End Foreign Firms' Immunity


When Blackwater Kills, No Questions Asked


Iraq Dismisses Report of Possible 'Catastrophic Collapse' of Huge Dam

  Wednesday: 40 Iraqis Killed, 19 Wounded
Man Pleads Guilty in Plot to Attack Fort Dix

7 Acquitted, 3 Convicted in Madrid Terror Trial

  Mukasey Losing Dems' Backing Over Torture

Taliban Near Kandahar for First Time Since 2001

US-Pakistan Ties Fray as Military Efforts Falter

  Blast Near Musharraf's HQ Kills Seven
Attacking Iran for Israel?
by Ray McGovern
Holding Up History
International Herald Tribune
The Guantánamo Suicides
by Andy Worthington
The American Police State  by Chris Hedges
Iran Aweigh  by Jeff Huber
Break the Rules  by Arthur Silber

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GAO: US Hasn't Taken Advantage of Iraq's Drop in Violence

Blair Rejected Bush's Offer to Stay Out of Iraq

Japan Pulls Troops From 'War on Terror'

Mitt Romney: The US Should Always Rule the World

$43.5 Billion Spying Budget for Year, Not Including Military

Text of Blackwater Immunity Deal

Detroit 'Terror' Case: Ex-Prosecutor 'Crossed Over the Line,' Jury Is Told

Iraq Sniper Attacks
Overestimated by Pentagon
Today in Iraq

Cabinet Decides to Subject Foreign Security Firms to Iraqi Law

Chaldean Patriarch Seeks Ties to Muslims

Iraqi Power Plants Shut Due to Lack of Fuel

Deputy Governor: Security Forces Cannot Control Basra

Attacks Continue

Editor of Baghdad Weekly Paper Murdered

Roadside Bomb Kills 3 US Soldiers in Iraq

Editor of Baghdad Weekly Paper Murdered

Tuesday: 3 GIs, 31 Iraqis Killed; 31 Iraqis Wounded
Occupying Iraq

Report Says US Contracts Failed to Help Mosul Dam

Non-Combat Injuries, Illnesses Are No. 1 Hazard for Troops in Iraq

UAE, Germany, Iraq Agree to Cooperate for Iraqi Armed Forces

Report Cites Reconstruction Progress, Problems in Iraq

Gen. Petraeus: Al-Qaeda Threat in Iraq Reduced

US Death Toll in Iraq Lower in October

US Troops in Iraq More Willing to Seek Help for Stress

Playing Cards Advise Troops on Artifacts

The War at Home

Small Training Bomb Fell From Navy Fighter Jet in Virginia

Immunity Deals 'Routine' for Contractors

Study Looks at Suicide in Veterans

Mukasey Says Harsh Interrogation 'Repugnant'

Ex-Army Doctor, Vietnam Vet Nominated as VA Secretary
'War on Terror'

Pundit: Many People Want Sen. Graham Waterboarded

Va. County to Look at Islamic School Textbooks


Japan PM Forced to Withdraw Afghan War Backing

Think Tank: US Drug War in Afghanistan Endangers Aussie, Dutch Soldiers

Pentagon Plays Down End of Japan's Afghan Mission


Pakistan Army Becomes Main Target of Suicide Bombers

Pakistan Works on Legislation to Shield 'Terror' Detentions

Pakistan Opposition Decries Rally Ban

South Asia

Nepal Parliament Meets on Maoist Demands

India Nuclear Deal 'Not Yet Dead'

Sri Lanka Denies UN Expert's Report on 'Widespread Torture'


Myanmar Forces Children Into Combat as Adults Desert Army

US, Britain Close Embassies in Azerbaijan


Putin Employs KGB Ally to Govern

Securing Russian Nuclear Missiles? US Is Set to Say 'Done'

In Other News

Germany Seeks Expansion of Computer Spying

British Defense Ministry Eyes Invisible Tanks

Islamist Group Demands Jordan Scrap Ties With Israel


Turkish Helicopters Attack Kurd Rebels

Erdogan: US Stance on PKK Will Determine Future Ties

Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Meets to Debate Turkish Threats

Turk Sanctions on Northern Iraq May Stoke Kurd Separatism


US Downplays Talk of Iran Attack

French DM, US Official Reject UN's Iran Assessment

ElBaradei: Iran Can Resolve Disputes With Increased Transparency

Major Powers Expected to Meet on Iran This Week

Israel Can Hit Iran's Nuclear Sites, General Says

China Rebuffs Israel on Iran Nuclear Sanctions

Iran Summons EU Presidency Envoy Over Statement

Kucinich Questions Bush's Mental Health Over Iran

Candidates Split on Plans for Iran

Rivals Challenge Clinton on Her Vote for Iran Measure

Israel's War at Home

Israeli Army Conducts Largest Maneuver Since Lebanon War in 2006

Olmert Attends Military Drill in North Israel

Pollard Doubts 'Secret Release Talks'

Israeli Police Raid on Druze Town Turns Into Riot


Barak: Large-Scale Gaza Operation Near

Israel Steps Up Threats to Invade Gaza Strip

Palestinians Demand Timeline for Peace Accord

Former Hamas Spokesman Decries Group's Extremism

Palestinian Opposition Seeks PLO Alternative

Four Hamas Men Killed in Israeli Attack on Police Station


UN, Lebanese Army Hold Joint Maneuvers in South

Hezbollah Expands in North Lebanon, Away From UN Peacekeepers


Syria Accused of Plot to Kill Lebanon PM

Syria Signs $2.6 Billion Refinery Contract With Iran, Venezuela, Malaysia


China Says British Lawmakers' Letter on Sudan Is Irresponsible

Envoys: Darfur Camp Eviction 'Fabricated'

Sudan Envoys Press Forward With Darfur Peace Talks

Rebel Unity Is Scarce at the Darfur Talks in Libya


Somalia's President Names New Premier

UN Applauds 'Peaceful' End to Somali Government Feud


US: North Korea Nuclear Disabling on Track

China Warns Canada After PM Meets Dalai Lama


New US Ambassador Meets With Chávez

UN to Call for End of US Embargo on Cuba


Justin Raimondo
The Lobby, Unmasked

Charles Peņa
To Bomb, Or Not To Bomb

Doug Bandow
Make China Be Nice?

Nebojsa Malic
Sorrow's Home

Philip Giraldi
Tortured by Uncle Sam

David R. Henderson
Economists and the
Nobel Peace Prize

Alan Bock
Secrecy and the War Without End

Ivan Eland
US Has Double Standard at Home and Abroad

Ran HaCohen
The Israeli Right Has a Peace Plan

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal May Trigger Midterm Polls in India

Sascha Matuszak
Chaos in the Great Game

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