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A Death in Rawalpindi: Aziz Huq
The Collapse of the 'Frontrunners': Justin Raimondo
Huckabee: Foreign Policy Moderate?: Doug Bandow
Creeping Fascism: Past Lessons: Ray McGovern
Fallujah and the Information War: Stephen Soldz

 Patrick Cockburn

Iraq at the End of '07

 Pat Buchanan

A Republic, Not an Empire

 Scott Horton

No Law: Torture, Spying, Impunity

 Gareth Porter

New Iran Intel Almost a Year Old

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Updated December 28, 2007 - 11:15 PM EST
Bush Plans to Veto Defense Bill
  Gates Led Realist Resurgence in 2007
  Military Paper Challenges Defense Department
  CIA Budget Data From 1947 Still Classified for Some Reason
Bhutto's Death Rocks Pakistan
  Bhutto Died of Skull Fracture, Not Bullets or Shrapnel
  Pakistan Says al-Qaeda and Taliban Behind Bhutto Assassination
  Benazir Bhutto and the Politics of Chaos
  Many Had the Desire, Means to Kill Bhutto
  Pakistan's Sharif Says to Boycott January Election
  Timeline: Pakistan
US Troops Battle Sunni, Shi'ite Militants
  US Gamble on Sheiks Is Paying Off – So Far
  Friday: 31 Iraqis Killed, 69 Wounded
US Backs Talks With Taliban as Envoys Expelled
  Polish Troops Face War Crimes in Afghanistan
We South Asians Like Our Leaders Dead  by Sandip Roy
Creeping Fascism: Lessons From the Past  by Ray McGovern
Bush Plan for New Nukes
Foiled Again
 by Lawrence S. Wittner
A Death in Rawalpindi  by Aziz Huq
Keystone Kondi's Kurdish Kaper
by Jeff Huber
Cluster Bombs: It's Still Not OK
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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Navy JAG Resigns Over Torture Issue
Web Site to Carry New bin Laden Tape on Iraq
Iraqi Govt to Slash Food Rations Despite Far Higher Budget Than Saddam
Tensions Mount Between Iraqi Kurdistan, Iran
Iraqi Kurdistan PM: 'Modern' Press Regulation Law Would 'Boost Freedom'
Musharraf’s Political Future Appears Troubled
US Brokered Bhutto's Return to Pakistan
20 Killed, Scores Wounded in Attack That Killed Benazir Bhutto
Today in Iraq
Broadcasts Beam Messages of Hope to Battered Iraq City
Al-Qaeda Gunmen Kidnap 22 in Diyala
US Says Captures Two Over Iraq Soldier Abductions
US Troops Kill 11 Members of Shi'ite Splinter Group
Iraq Says Captures Senior al-Qaeda Figure
Thursday: 29 Iraqis Killed, 22 Injured, 22 Kidnapped
Global Iraq Fallout
Iraq Says It Does Not Repudiate Iran Border Treaty
Turkey's Counterterrorism Deal With Iraq Awaits Parliamentary Approval
South Korea to Vote on Extension of Troop Mission in Iraq
The War at Home
Chicago's Public Military Academies Draw Controversy
Critics Jump on Huckabee Pakistan Gaffe
Paul Warns Strike Against Iran Still a Possibility
Rudy: Step Up Afghanistan Efforts
Obama: Palestinians Have to 'Reinterpret' Right of Return to Ensure Israel Remains Jewish
Revisiting the Past
Papers Show Millions in UK Defense Sales to Saddam's Iraq
How Rumsfeld Tried to Influence British Military Policy – in the 70s
Archives Reveal Ireland Aided US Spying After Cuban Crisis
US Military
Army Using Video Game as Recruiting Tool
Military Industry Growing in North Carolina
Military Thinks Twice on Fortified Trucks
Air Force to Fly on Synthetic Fuel?
Iran Military Force Fears Threat From Within
Khatami Returns From Shadows to Challenge Iran Conservatives
Inflation Fuels Anger Toward Ahmadinejad
German Chancellor Names Iran as Top Security Concern
Iran's Larijani Urges Egypt Not to Rush Renewal of Ties: Report
Israel's Olmert Balks at Full Settlement Halt
Abbas, Olmert Put Aside Settlement Fight
Israeli Tanks Roll Into Southeast Gaza
Just Hours After Meeting, Israeli Troops Kill PA Negotiator's Bodyguard
Rights Group: Israel Stalling on Permits for Terminally Ill in Gaza
Video: Palestinian Missile Narrowly Missed Israeli Copter in Gaza
Israeli Strikes in the Gaza Strip Kill Six
Israeli Airstrike Killed Central Gaza Islamic Jihad Leader
Top PA Official: Israel Approved Import of 50 Armored Vehicles
A West Bank Struggle Rooted in Land
Middle East
Dem Congressman: Syria 'Mistaken' to Think New President Will Be Friendlier
A New, Younger Jihadi Threat Emerges
Egypt's Mubarak Tells Israel Not to Ruin Ties
Horn of Africa
Ethiopia in Somalia: One Year On
UN Probes Eritrea-Ethiopia Border Gunfire
Insurgents Attack Three Mogadishu Locations, One Killed
Southerners to Take Sudan Posts
Familiar Threats Constrict Press Freedom in Algeria
Zimbabwe's Divided Opposition Party to Reunite Ahead of March Elections
Uganda Rebels Raid Catholic Mission
Rebel Congo General Calls Ceasefire Ahead of Talks
Crisis in Pakistan
Bhutto's Supporters Take Anger to the Streets
Bhutto Photographer: 'Gunshots Rang Out and She Went Down'
Pakistan in Turmoil: Roots of the Crisis

Bhutto's Body Flown Home

Musharraf Declares Three Days of Mourning
Sharif Thrust Into Role of Opposition Leader
Three Shot Dead at Nawaz Sharif's Poll Rally

Benazir Bhutto Timeline

Bhutto, 54, Lived in Eye of Pakistan Storm
Looking for Blame
Al-Qaeda Claims Bhutto's Death
At Least 15 Dead in Pakistan Riots in Wake of Bhutto Assassination
Party Official Blames Bhutto's Death on 'Punjab Rulers'
Mobs Torch Lahore in Anger of Bhutto's Death
Lawyers Hold Govt Responsible for Bhutto’s Killing
Bhutto Supporters Storm Hospital
Sharif: Bhutto Killing 'State Terrorism'
In October E-Mail, Bhutto Said She Would Hold Musharraf 'Responsible' for Her Death
American Pakistan Reaction
Assassination Poses Dilemma for US
Salvaging US Diplomacy Amid Division
White House Appeals for Calm in Pakistan
US Urges Democracy in Volatile Pakistan
US Lawmakers Were to Meet With Bhutto
Global Pakistan Reaction
Assassination Poses Dilemma for US
World Outraged, Fearful Over Bhutto Assassination
White House Appeals for Calm in Pakistan
US Urges Democracy in Volatile Pakistan
Bhutto's Love-Hate Relationship With the UK
India Calls Bhutto's Assassination an 'Abominable Act'
US Lawmakers Were to Meet With Bhutto
Oil Jumps on Bhutto Assassination
Pakistan's Missing Are Doubly Lost
Militants Free Seven Pakistani Security Personnel: Officials
Bhutto Death Puts a Spotlight on War in Afghanistan
Expelled EU, UN Diplomats Leave Afghanistan
To Talk or Not to Talk: Brown in Hot Seat Over 'Taliban Contacts'
Sri Lanka
Complaining Sri Lankan Minister Beaten by TV Staff
Sri Lankan Airstrike Destroys Rebel Base
US Aims to Edge Out Russia in Big Arms Sales to India
Hindus, Christians Clash Again in India
China Open to More Military Exercises With India: Foreign Ministry
China, Japan Leaders Seek to Resolve Disputes
South Korea Says North Is Likely to Miss Deadline
Kosovo's President Condemns Serbia Move
Russian Arms Exports Could Reach $7.5 Billion in 2008
Two Officers Convicted in Chechnya Deaths
Italy's Prodi Faces Down Calls to Resign
Chavez's Plan to Retrieve FARC Hostages Nears Completion

Justin Raimondo
Election '08: The Collapse of the 'Frontrunners'

Doug Bandow
Michael Huckabee: Foreign Policy Moderate?

Nebojsa Malic
It's No Longer 1999

Ran HaCohen
Beware of Barak

Charles Peña
Not Home for the Holidays

Ivan Eland
The Solution to the Kosovo Problem

Philip Giraldi
Turkey: Another Ally Lost

David R. Henderson
Don't Lean on the NIE

Alan Bock
Postwar Elections and Peace Prospects

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal May Trigger Midterm Polls in India

Sascha Matuszak
Chaos in the Great Game

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