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Road to Empire: Justin Raimondo
Oil Costs More Than You Think: Hossein Askari
'PATRIOT Act Lite': William Fisher
Is Annapolis Hopeless?: Stephen Zunes
Detentions Escalate in Diwaniyah: Ali al-Fadhily

 Glenn Greenwald

Howard Defeated Down Under

 Dennis Ross

Nowhere Talks

 Robert Parry

Neocons Think They’ve Won Iraq

 Daniel Levy

Peace is Possible

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Updated November 28, 2007 - 10:28 PM EST
Iraqi Politicians Oppose US Pact
  US Military Kills More Civilians in Iraq, Apologizes Again
  Female Suicide Bomber Wounds 7 US Troops in Iraq

Reporters: Media Picture of Baghdad Too Rosy

  Wednesday: 14 Iraqis Killed, 23 Wounded

NATO Air Strikes Kill 14 Afghan Road Workers

Civil Libertarians Warn of 'PATRIOT Act Lite'

Bush Says Israel, Palestinians Agree on Path

Iran Claims Missile Can Hit Israel and US Bases

Musharraf Bids Farewell to Troops

Is Rudy Running for Editor of the Weekly Standard, or President of the United States?  by Justin Logan
Six Questions on Iraq & the 'Surge'
Ken Silverstein interviews Douglas Macgregor
The Proliferation Game
by Catherine Collins and Douglas Frantz
The 'Triumphant' Neocons  by Robert Parry
Oil Costs More Than You Think
by Hossein Askari
Is Annapolis Hopeless?  by Stephen Zunes

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Japanese Opposition Votes to End Iraq Mission

Bush Remains Unpopular Despite the Surge

Kurdish Ministers Woo US Oil Firms

Detentions Escalate in Diwaniyah

One-Year Term for Oilman Convicted in Iraq Kickbacks

Oil Producers See the World and Buy It Up

Canadian Fighter Jets Temporarily Filled in for US Air Defenses

Study: UN Arms Embargoes Ineffective

Six Killed, Seven Wounded in Attack on Baquba Police Headquarters
Today in Iraq

Sistani Calls for Sectarian Unity

Baghdad Cabbies, Though Still Wary, Find a Wider Comfort Zone

Baghdad Book Market Turns the Page

Mosul Airport to Reopen Soon

Tuesday: 2 US Soldiers, 46 Iraqis Killed; 35 Iraqis Wounded
Refugee Crisis

Unwanted in Syria, a Few Hundred of 2.2 Million Iraqi Refugees Return Home

Returning From Syria, Iraqis Question Safety

Occupying Iraq

Report: Poles Could Leave Iraq in 2008

Poll: Public Still Favors Iraq Pullout


Blackwater Lawsuit Says Guards Used Steroids, Ignored Orders

Witnesses Testify in Blackwater Lawsuit

The War at Home

The Soldier and the Student

Iraq War Atrocity Film Redacted Bombs in US

Self-Medicating Medics

'War on Terror'

Supreme Court to Decide Detainees' Rights

Court to Release Guantánamo Case Audio

FBI: Widely Reported Terrorist Threat to Arizona Fort Unfounded


Kabul Suicide Blast Kills Three People

Afghanistan Cannabis Crop Up 40 Percent

UK Probes Claim Troops Killed Two Danish Soldiers in Afghanistan


How Musharraf Will Quit Not Clear

Bhutto to Contest Polls, Hints at Talks With Musharraf

Sharif Says He Talked With Bhutto Over Boycott

Pakistan Military Reports Big Gains in Swat Valley

Pakistan Puts Army Boots on the Ground in Swat

Sri Lanka

20 Civilians Die in Sri Lanka Blast

Rebel Leader Wants World to Stop Aiding Sri Lanka


Korean Defense Chiefs Begin Talks

US Admirals 'Troubled' as China Refuses to Let Aircraft Carrier Into Hong Kong

Taiwan 'Martial Law' Flap Backfires on President

China Warship Docks in Tokyo as Sign of Warming Ties
South America

Chávez Vows to Defy Venezuelan Polls on Referendum

Venezuelan Students Protest Vote

Female Rebels' Fates Diverge in Colombia

Missile Defense

Ex-Czech PM Calls US Anti-Missile Plan 'Provocation'

British MPs Accuse Govt of Trying to Avoid Missile Defense Debate


Iranians Say Sanctions Hurt Them, Not Government

In Iran, a Cadre of Lawyers Takes the Case of Justice

France Expresses Concern Over Iranian Missile Report

Ahmadinejad Offers to Be an Observer at US Presidential Election

Iran Reopens Investigation Into Killing of Journalist

Mideast Peace Summit

Israel, Palestinians Pledge to Reach Accord by Late Next Year

Olmert and Abbas Give Themselves One Year to Solve It All

Likud Denounces 'Sellout' Olmert

Olmert Coalition Partners Urge Him to Return From Annapolis, Invade Gaza

Israeli Minister: Annapolis Participants Out of Touch With Reality

Hamas Denounces Fatah Over Annapolis Talks

Palestinians Divided Over Annapolis Conference

One Killed as Fatah Forces Fire on Anti-Annapolis Rally in Hebron

Palestinians See Israel as Winner in Annapolis

Mideast Peace Gets New Push

Jostling for Attention, Demonstrators Swarm Naval Academy Gates

Full Text of Bush's Speech at Annapolis, Including Joint Statement

Annapolis: World Reactions

Iran to Host Militants for 'Alternative' Mideast Meet

Syria's Quest to Regain Golan Takes New Shape

Syria a Nation of Contradictions

Mideast Talks: Short on Details, Long on Difficulty

A Large Shadow Cast at Conference by Absent Iran


Israeli Soldiers Return Money They Stole From West Bank Home

Israeli Soldier Arrested for Stealing $50 From Palestinian Car at Checkpoint

Israeli Military Kills Three Armed Palestinians in Gaza

Israeli Air Force Strikes Hamas Position in Southern Gaza

Hamas Vows to Continue Campaign of Resistance

Peres: Israel Maintains Secret Contacts With Syria All the Time

US Urges Israel to Let Palestinian Ambulances Travel Freely


Ethiopia 'Bogged Down' in Somalia

Mogadishu Mayor Wants to Silence Independent Reporting

People Fleeing Violence in Central Somalia

Locals Resist Somaliland Troops, Radio Reporter Jailed

Ethiopia Ups Military Budget, Blames Eritrea Threat


'Hundreds Dead' in Chad Fighting

Sudan Detains British Teacher Over 'Muhammad' Bear

UN Official Criticizes Sudan for Resisting Peace Force in Darfur

Mugabe Says He Will Attend Meeting With Europeans


Kosovo on the Brink as Talks in Baden Fail

Serbs Urge Kosovo to Drop Independence Demand

Kosovo Fate Is for UN to Decide, Says Serbia


Justin Raimondo
Road to Empire

Doug Bandow
Interest Group Foreign Policy

Philip Giraldi
A Conservative View of Iran

David R. Henderson
Why Attack Iran?

Alan Bock
Lebanon: The Next Civil War?

Charles Peña
Fred Thompson and the Kitchen Sink

Ivan Eland
Bush's Role in Bringing
Pakistan to the Abyss

Nebojsa Malic
From Beneath You It Devours

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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