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Journey to the Dark Side: Tom Engelhardt
Destabilizing the Islamic World: Gabriel Kolko
Shilling for the Empress: Nebojsa Malic
Bhutto, JFK, and Conspiracies: Jacob Hornberger
White House Obstructed 9/11 Probe: Greenwald

 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 3, 2008 - 9:56 PM EST
New Year Begins Unhappily In Iraq
  2008: A Look Ahead at the Iraq War
  In Secret Assessment, US Military Blamed Media for Losing Fallujah
  Three Iraqi Civilians Killed by US Fire
  Thursday: 3 Soldiers, 36 Iraqis Killed; 26 Iraqis Wounded
Rice and Gates Divided Over Iran's Role in Iraq
  Iran's Ayatollah Warns Against Election Smear Campaigning
Report: US Forces on Standby for Pakistan Nukes
  Gingerly, US Reaches Out to Sharif in Pakistan
  Pakistan Postpones Election Until February 18
  Pakistani Opposition Parties Debate Response to Vote Delay
Criminal Probe Opened Over CIA Tapes
  Texas Govt: Sympathy for al-Qaeda Produces 'Sudden Jihad Syndrome'
  Terror Prosecutions Shed More Heat Than Light
5 Killed, 68 Hurt in Turkey Car Bombing
Journey to the Dark Side: The Bush Legacy  by Tom Engelhardt
Bhutto Helped Create Taliban Monster  by Rosie Dimanno
Technology and Government Power — a Deadly Cocktail for Freedom?  by Bob Barr
What 'Good Time Charlie' Brought
by Robert Scheer
Destabilizing the Islamic World
by Gabriel Kolko
Bhutto, JFK, and Conspiracies
by Jacob G. Hornberger

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Key Figures About Iraq
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Vatican, Muslims Plan 'Historic' Meeting
Oil Futures Hit $100 a Barrel
Kenya Teeters on the Brink
Today in Iraq
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Iraq Prisoner Amnesty to Exclude Gays

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Invisible Wounds From Iraq
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Attacks Continue
US-Allied Sunnis Are Target of Suicide Attack in Iraq
Female Suicide Bomber Kills 10 in Baquba
Mortars Hit British Base in Basra
Checkpoint Blast Kills Four in Iraq
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The War at Home
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Surviving Spouses Bond Over Grief, Questions
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Giuliani Wants to Double Troops in Afghanistan
Romney Says Bush Mismanaged Iraq War
Wisconsin State Rep to Be Deployed to Iraq
CIA Tapes Inquiry
Statement by Attorney General on CIA Tapes Inquiry
Probe Leader Called a Tough Prosecutor
'War on Terror'
Spanish Couple Commits 'Act of Terrorism' by Taking Photos of Grandkids in British Mall
Security Scares at US, UK, Israeli Embassies in Australia
Death Toll in Kenya Violence at 300
Kenya Calls for Peace as Military Deploys
Kenya Factions Trade Genocide Accusations
Ugandan Army Deploys Along Kenya Border
Ethnic Violence: Why Kenya Is Not Another Rwanda
Kenya Topples Into Post-Election Chaos
Tribal Rage Tears at Diverse Kenyan City
Kenya Opposition Vows to Hold Rally
Hopes Pinned on AU Head to Defuse Kenya Violence
Algerian Suicide Bomb Kills Four
Report: Al-Qaeda Takes Credit for Algeria Bombing
Ex-Rebels Accuse Khartoum of Flouting Deal
Sudanese Police Question Witnesses in US Diplomat Slaying
Iran Makes Arrest Over Putin Assassination Rumor: Report
Peres: Israel Does Not Expect War With Iran
Iran Sanctions Hit Dubai Business
Iran Slashes Gas Exports to Turkey: Report
Iran Warns Unregistered Afghan Refugees of Detention Camps

Israeli DM Threatens to Continue Attack on Gaza

Israel Kills Seven Gaza Militants
Palestinian Pilgrims Return to Gaza
Israel Slams Egypt for Letting Pilgrims Back Into Gaza
Israeli Arabs Split Over National Service Plan
Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigade Claims Rocket Strike at West Bank Settlement
Jewish Activists Set Up New West Bank Wildcat Outpost
Syria Retaliates Against France on Lebanon
Hezbollah Sacks Commander for Wartime Failures
Hezbollah Warns to Take Decisive Measures Against Government
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Nasrallah: Israel Is Lagging in Negotiations
Hezbollah: Israel Behind Assassinations in Lebanon
Kabul Refuses Envoys’ Return
Soldier Dies Weeks After Roadside Bombing in Afghanistan
21 Killed in Roadside Bombings, Fighting in Afghanistan
Five Taliban Killed by Own Car Bomb in Afghanistan: Police
UK to Help Pakistan Investigate Bhutto Case
Taliban Gives Deadline for Pakistani Govt to Halt Swat Valley Operations
27 Militants Killed in South Waziristan
US Urges Pakistani Steps
Musharraf: Terrorists to Blame for Bhutto's Death
Pakistani Refugees Head for Afghanistan
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Ends Peace Process With Tigers, Withdraws From Truce
Four Killed by Bomb in Sri Lankan Capital
US Skeptical of North Korean Pledge
Myanmar Junta Chases International TV Off the Air
Explosion Hits Serb Bank in Kosovo
Russia Says It Foiled Over 120 Atomic Smugglers
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Nicaraguan Opposition Resists Chávez's Expanding 'Revolution'
Chávez, China Cooperate on Oil, but for Different Reasons
Somali Kidnappers Free Argentine, Spanish Aid Staff
Displaced Somali Faces 'The Worst Experience' of His Life
Nigeria Governor Vows to 'Take Fight To' Militants, Cultists

Justin Raimondo
Panic Over Pakistan

Nebojsa Malic
Shilling for the Empress

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?

Ran HaCohen
Beware of Barak

Charles Peña
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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