Today's Highlights

Experts Agree: Iran Is Not Iraq: Arash Norouzi
Maxims of Peace and War: David Bromwich
Who Likes Mike?: Glenn Greenwald
Violence Overshadows Humanity: Rami G. Khouri
Debates Don't Reflect US Views on Iraq: T. Gallagher

 Eric Margolis

Playing With Fire in Pakistan

 Patrick Cockburn

Iraq at the End of '07

 Pat Buchanan

A Republic, Not an Empire

 Scott Horton

No Law: Torture, Spying, Impunity

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Updated January 2, 2008 - 10:49 PM EST
String of Suicide Bombings Hit Iraq

Iraqi Health Ministry: 16,232 Iraqi Civilians Killed in 2007 Violence


Edwards Calls for Quick Pullout of US Troops in Iraq


Petraeus Struts in 'Safe' Suburb, Takes Credit for Relative Calm

  Wednesday: 37 Iraqis Killed, 51 Iraqis Wounded

Day After Bhutto Death, US Bombed Islamist

  Family Feuds Threaten Bhutto's Will for Party

Musharraf, Opposition Harden Positions Over Elections

  Pakistan Vote Delayed to February

Specter of Tribal War Looms in Kenya


Over 100 Burned to Death in Kenyan Church

US Diplomat and Driver Are Shot Dead in Sudan

Experts Agree: Iran Is Not Iraq
by Arash Norouzi
Decency and Humanity Overshadowed by Violence  by Rami G. Khouri
Russia and Iran Ignore Uncle Sam
by Ray Takeyh and Nikolas Gvosdev
Maxims of Peace and War  by David Bromwich
Who Likes Mike?  by Glenn Greenwald
Iraq Still Deadly as Ever for GIs
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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Crunch Year Ahead for Iraq

Talabani Calls on Turkey's Kurds to Support Erdogan Government

North Korea Calls for End to 'Hostile' US Policies

Military Use of Unmanned Aircraft Soars

Israel Says 2007 Its Calmest Year Since Intifada

Privacy Rights Eroded in US, EU

Former PM Now Leads
Pakistan Opposition
Today in Iraq

A Few Hours of Paradise in Baghdad

Kidnapped Judge Freed in Kirkuk

Amnesty Bill Sent to Iraq's Parliament Speaker

Iraq Denies Arrest of Iranians

Attacks Continue

IED Targets Police Patrol in Southern Fallujah

New Year Begins With Old-Year Violence

Three Unidentified Bodies Found in Baghdad

Occupying Iraq

US Copter Fire Leaves Six Civilians Wounded in Western Mosul

Suspect Killed After US Copter Bombs Iraqi Town

The War at Home

Return From War Zone to Home Not Always Easy

Romney Says Bush Mismanaged Iraq War


Officials: At Least 16 Taliban Killed in Afghanistan

Taliban, Opium in Afghanistan Difficult to Contain

Afghanistan Says No Return for Expelled Foreign Officials

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Opposition Lawmaker Assassinated


Taiwan: US Caving to China on Referendum

Taiwan Seeks 'Peace Accord' With China

Taiwan: Another Nationalist Reminder Gone


Britain Plans to Defy Order to Close Offices in Russia

Georgia's Ex-Leader Puts in Final Spurt on Comeback Trail


Colombia: Child Born to Hostage Is Not With FARC

Chávez’s Promised Hostage Release Fizzles, His Second Major Setback in Weeks


Commission: Pakistan Elections 'Impossible' on Schedule

US Gave Bhutto Security Intel

US Not Ready to Accept Pakistan's Initial Findings

  Pakistani Opposition Weighs Street Protests

Pakistan Backtracks on Claim Sunroof Killed Bhutto

For Pakistanis, Days of Rage and Uncertainty

Pakistanis Venture Forth After Tumult


African Union Boss Headed to Kenya for Crisis Talks

Old Scores Settled in Kenya's Tribal War

Olmert Hints Jerusalem Division Is Inevitable

Hamas Confirms: Swiss Probed Possibility of Talks With Israel

Israeli DM: West Bank Roadblocks to Remain in Place

Israel's Forbidden Road

Killers of Off-Duty Israeli Soldiers Were Fatah Police

Israeli Arab Teen Accused of 'Internet Terror'


Abbas Urges Hamas to Agree to Early Elections

Gaza Infighting Leaves Eight Dead

Gaza Is Tense as It Tallies Casualties

550 Palestinians Stranded in Egypt to Return to Gaza

Middle East

Jordan Urges Israel to Freeze Settlements

Saudis Confirm Detention of Blogger


Syria Frees Six Kurds Detained Over Turkey Protest

Syria Denies Assad Pledged to Set Dissidents Free


Iran's Larijani, Egyptian FM Discuss Expansion of Ties, Nuclear Issues

Iran: Telecom Worker Arrested for Starting Putin Plot Rumor


Ugandan Troops Attacked in Somalia

Gang Blamed as 10 Are Killed in Attacks at Nigerian Oil Port


Justin Raimondo
Panic Over Pakistan

Philip Giraldi
Blaming the CIA Won't Work

Alan Bock
Sad Day for Democracy... but Hope on the Horizon?

Doug Bandow
Michael Huckabee: Foreign Policy Moderate?

Nebojsa Malic
It's No Longer 1999

Ran HaCohen
Beware of Barak

Charles Peńa
Not Home for the Holidays

Ivan Eland
The Solution to the Kosovo Problem

David R. Henderson
Don't Lean on the NIE

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal May Trigger Midterm Polls in India

Sascha Matuszak
Chaos in the Great Game

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