Today's Highlights

Are Americans Really 'Better Than That'?: McGovern
UK’s Theatrical War Against the Taliban: Chandler
The Final Assault: Nebojsa Malic
US Jews Tilt Rightwards on Israel: Jim Lobe
Antiwar Left Should Look Beyond Dems: J. Frank

 Robert Dreyfuss

US Still Backs Iran in Iraq

 Gareth Porter

Iran Lies Shift and Back Again

 Dilip Hiro

US Has Abused Iraq for a Long Time

 Robert Stinnett

Treason at Pearl Harbor

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Updated December 13, 2007 - 11:27 PM EST
House Votes to Outlaw Waterboarding
  Judge Declares Mistrial For 6 of Liberty City 7
  CIA Destroyed Tapes Despite Court Order
  Terror Suspect Claims Captors Recorded Interrogations and Torture
  Secret US Intel Court Intends to Keep Wiretap Rulings Under Wraps
Dems Bow to Bush's Demands in Spending Bill
  Democrats Put Blank Checks Back on Table
  House Passes $696 Billion Defense Policy Bill
Big Military Changes in a Still Shaky Iraq
  Iraq Praises Syrian Cooperation in Boosting Security
  British to Hand Over Basra in Days Despite New Bomb Blasts
  Thursday: 1 US Sailor, 1 UK Soldier, 46 Iraqis Killed; 47 Iraqis Wounded
Top Israeli Slams Bush for Lack of Iran Pressure
  Israeli Army Upgrading to Act 'Defensively and Offensively' Against Iran
  US Admits 'Tactical Differences' With Russia, China on Iran
Gates: US Should Act in Pakistan if Needed
  Twin Blasts Kill Seven in Pakistan
  Most Want Musharraf to Quit, Poll Shows
  Pakistan's Government Threatens Media
  Pakistan: Dozens of Militants, Several Soldiers Killed in Latest Clashes
  Pakistan Islamic Bloc 'Suspended'
Murder of Top Lebanese Official Adds to Anxiety
Are Americans Really 'Better Than That'?  by Ray McGovern
Antiwar Left Should Look Beyond Democrats  by Joshua Frank
Democratic Complicity in Bush's Torture Regimen  by Glenn Greenwald
Waterboarding Our Democracy
by Robert Scheer
Neocons Down, Not Out  by Robert Parry
Sins of the Fathers  by Michael Gaddy

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Gitmo Troops Vandalize Wikipedia
Poll: Americans Perceive No Winner in Iraq War
US Report: North Korea May Have Aided Hezbollah
Iraqi Mother's Choice: Which Child Goes to School?
Iraqi Women: Freedom Lost
US Jews Tilt Rightwards on Israel
S. California Town Votes to Block Blackwater Camp
Blackwater Still Wants California Site
Jamie Leigh Jones Foundation
KBR Denies Contractor Assault Allegation
Texas Worker Seeks Hearing on Alleged Gang-Rape in Iraq by Fellow Contractors
Today in Iraq
Triple Car Bombing Kills 46 in South Iraq
Iraq's Youthful Militiamen Build Power Through Fear
Illiteracy Increasing Among Iraq's Refugee Children
'I Love You' Crosses Iraqi Sectarian Divide
Wednesday: 73 Iraqis Killed, 177 Wounded
Iraq Occupation
US Military Says Iraq Is the Priority
Odierno, Other Commanders Set to Leave Iraq
Bulgarian Troops to Stay in Iraq Until 2009
Pentagon's Bomb-Fighters: Temps, Well Paid
After Bomb, US Troops Work to Save Boy
Global Iraq Fallout
Iraqi Interpreters Refused UK Asylum Until 2009
UN Has Capacity to Submit 25,000 Iraqis for Resettlement
Iraq Hostages' Families Campaign for Release
The War at Home
US to Cut 10 Percent of Diplomatic Posts Next Year
Interview: Rice Says Iran, North Korea Still Dangerous
Some Republicans Question Iran Finding
Poll: US Jews Increasingly Oppose Attacking Iran
House Sets Conditions for Europe Missile Defense
US-EU Security Talks Target Iraq Fighters, Afghan Drugs
US Military
VA Must Act to Curb Combat-Vet Suicides, Panel Hears
Study Faults Charities for Veterans
Light + Sound = New Weapon
CIA Torture Tapes
Senate Widens Probe of Destroyed Tapes
Mukasey Still Hasn't Decided if Waterboarding Is Torture
Former CIA Chiefs to Be Asked About Torture Tapes
Is Waterboarding Torture? Key Question in Furor Over CIA Tapes
CIA Chief: Hill Should Have Been Told More
'War on Terror'
At Cheney's Holiday Party, CIA Chief Faces Interrogators
CIA Agents Sense Shifting Support for Methods
From a Critic of Tribunals to Top Judge
UN Expert Says Guantánamo Visit Deepens Concerns
India Close to Testing Nuke-Capable Ballistic Missile
Indian Negotiator Says Nuclear Talks With IAEA Will Be Pursued
India Likely to Deploy Missile Defense Shield by 2010
Sen. Boxer: North Korea Halted Work With Syria
US Expects North Korea Nuclear Disclosure Near Year-End: Envoy
North and South Korea Argue Over Sea Border
Chief of Asian Terror Net on Trial
Hong Kong Leader Seeks Democratic Reform
The Scars of Nanking
US Turns Up Heat Against Myanmar
10 Killed in Somali Violence
Fighters Guard Somali Food Aid
DR Congo
Fear of New War as Clashes Erupt on Congo’s Edge
Congo Rebel General Demands Talks With Government
Congo Releases 35 Rwandan Citizens From 'Safe Houses'
  Algiers Attack Shows Maturing of al-Qaeda Unit
Tally in Algiers Attacks Uncertain
Sudan: South Set to Rejoin Government
Sarkozy Says Arabs Don't See Gadhafi as a Dictator
Peaceful Resolution to Impasse in Comoros Less Likely
Ahmadinejad Lowers the Volume
Iran Oil Bourse Operational Soon
Sarkozy: 'Danger of War' Exists With Iran
Ex-President in Iran Plugs Democracy
Iran, Egypt Officials Hold 'Constructive' Talks
Ahmadinejad Invited to Saudi Hajj
Israeli Army Chief: Large Scale Gaza Operations Unavoidable
Angry Start to Palestinian Talks
Sderot Mayor Resigns in Wake of Rocket Barrage From Gaza Strip
Mutual Distrust Endangers Annapolis Peace
Bush to Take 'Hands-On' Role in Israeli-Palestinian Talks
Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks Resume
Missile Hits Israeli Tank During Gaza Raid
Rice Rebukes Israel for Divisive Building Plans
New Settlements May Hinder Peace Talks
First Palestinian Policewomen Begin Work
Syria Denies Killing General in Car-Bomb Attack
Syrian FM Condemns Assassination of Senior Lebanese Army Officer
Syria Hints at 'Israel's Connection' in Lebanese General's Killing
Syria: Annapolis Paved Way for Peace
Iran Condemns General's Assassination
Hezbollah Mystique Undiminished
Hezbollah Supporters Burn Rubber Tires to Protest Power Rationing
Middle East
Islamist Group Accuses Jordan of Hostage-Taking
245 PKK Surrender to Turkish Security Forces
Afghanistan Occupation
British PM Sets Out Afghan Strategy, Rules Out Taliban Talks
In Europe, Gates to Push for More NATO Help in Afghanistan
Gates Slams Germany Over Afghanistan Role
Two NATO Soldiers Killed, Three Others Wounded in East Afghanistan
Britain Pledges Extra $1 Billion to Afghanistan
Brown Urges Ex-Taliban to Join Afghan Politics
US Defense Chief Calls for Civilian Coordinator in Afghanistan
Troops Offer Afghans Medical Treatment
Today in Afghanistan
Official: Taliban Flee, 50 Killed
Karzai 'Already in Talks With Allies of Former Taliban Leader'
Afghan Flag Flies Over Captured Taliban Stronghold
Official: Afghanistan Closes Border With Pakistan
Taliban Collected Taxes, Ran Heroin Labs
On Taliban Turf, Long Lines of Ailing Children
Army Recruitment Stepped Up in Afghanistan
Tribal Militias Enlisted to Protect the South Afghanistan
Al-Qaeda Fights for Its Mark in Pakistan
10 Soldiers Killed in Ambush on Pakistani Army Convoy
Pakistan Opposition Gears Up for Election Campaign
Putin Goes to Belarus for Talks on Union
US, Russia to Hold Missile Shield Talks
Russia Tells British NGO to Stop Operation
Kasparov Says He Was Forced to End Bid for Presidency
Putin May Decide Later on PM Post
West Opposes Russian Push for More Kosovo Talks
Albania Offers to Give Surplus Ammo to Iraq and Afghanistan
Sarajevo Siege Commander Sentenced to 33 Years Jail
Georgian TV Station Resumes Broadcasting
Old Tensions Revive in Northern Ireland

Justin Raimondo
The Israel Lobby
and the War Party

Nebojsa Malic
The Final Assault

Charles Peña
Bush's Surreal Iran Policy

Doug Bandow
Creating Crisis: Another War in the Balkans?

Philip Giraldi
The Anti-Iran Annapolis Conference

David R. Henderson
The Religion Called Americanism

Alan Bock
In For the Long Haul

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

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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