Today's Highlights

The Ties That Strangle: Rep. Ron Paul
Kicking the Can Down the Road: William S. Lind
Is Bush's Iran Message Undermined?: Trita Parsi
The 'Good War' Is a Bad War: John Pilger
The Gulf of Tonkin and the Strait of Hormuz: Fantina

 Charles Featherstone

Empire and Terrorism

 Glenn Greenwald

Justice Investigates White House Obstruction

 Eric Margolis

Playing With Fire in Pakistan

 Patrick Cockburn

Iraq at the End of '07

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Updated January 10, 2008 - 10:26 PM EST
US Admits Edited Tape of Iran Incident 'Flawed'
  Will Iran Incident Undermine Bush's Message?
  Iran Naval Clash May Give Bush New Ammo
  Bush: Iran a Threat to World Peace
  Iran: US Faked Video of Gulf Incident
US Drops 20 Tons of Bombs Near Baghdad
  General: 'Spectacular' Iraq Attacks Rise
  US Abandons 'Benchmarks,' the Goal Is Now 'Iraqi Solutions'
  Iraq Violence Killed 151,000 in 3 Years After Invasion, UN Says
  Soldier Says He Randomly Shot at Iraqi Civilians
  Iraqi General: Most Resistance Factions Invented to Try for US Funding
  Thursday: 25 Iraqis Killed, 24 Wounded
US to Send 3,000 More Troops to Afghanistan
  Afghan Civilians Were Killed Needlessly, Ex-Marine Testifies
24 Killed, Dozens Hurt in Pakistan Suicide Blast
Colombia Rebels Free Two Hostages in Jungle
The Ties That Strangle
by Rep. Ron Paul
Those Who Talk Democracy Should Listen to Iraq’s People  by Seumas Milne
FBI's 'Idiot Dude' Fails to Boost US Navy Terror E-Mails  by George Smith and Dick Destiny
Iran Aweigh (Again)  by Jeff Huber
Kicking the Can Down the Road
by William S. Lind
The 'Good War' Is a Bad War
by John Pilger

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Judge Won't Inquire Into CIA Tapes Case
Bush Gets Mixed Report From Iraq Envoys
’05 Use of Gas by Blackwater Leaves Questions
Army Officer Is Cleared in Abu Ghraib Scandal
Fuel Crisis Freezes Iraqi Life
US Blacklists Iranian Commander, Syrian-Based TV Station
Two More Churches Bombed in Iraq
Iraq Occupation
9 US Soldiers Killed in Iraq in 2 Days
Military: Iraq Offensive Meets Weak Opposition
Stability Remains Elusive in Iraq
Iraq FM: Deal for Long-Term US Presence to Be Signed in July
February Trial Set for Marine in Haditha Killing Case
US Mounts New Push Against Sunni Militants in Iraq

US Deploys Latest Tactic in Iraq: Anthropology

US Troops Detain Teacher in Fallujah
'I Died Doing a Job I Loved' Blogs US Soldier
Soldier Missing in Iraq Is Promoted to Sergeant
Today in Iraq
What Does the Future Hold for Iraq's Awakening Councils?
Iraqi Govt Praises Awakening Militia
Al-Qaeda Leader Caught in West Mosul
Sadr Blasts Bush’s Mideast Tour
Diyala Police Set Free 84 Detainees
Karbala Police Arrests Four Suspected Gunmen, District Mayor
Attacks Continue
Six US Soldiers Killed in Booby-Trapped House in Iraq
Suicide Vests Rise as Threat to Troops
Wartime Civilian Death Toll a Challenge
Wednesday: 9 US Soldiers, 25 Iraqis Killed; 10 Iraqis Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Turkey's Kurds Look to Northern Iraq for Jobs, Trade
Iraq Insurgents Warn Norway Against Expelling Leader
Iraq Seeks Kuwait 'Compromise' Over Debt, Compensation
Iraqis Demand Passports in Cyprus UK Base Roof Protest
The War at Home
Ashcroft Deal Brings Scrutiny in Justice Dept.
Jobless in Michigan, Some Iraqi Refugees Now Want to Go Back
Ex-CIA Official May Refuse to Testify About Videotapes
Treasury Targets Iraqi Insurgents' Money
Air Force May Shrink Its F-15 Fleet
NY Antiwar Groups Claim Victory in Settlement Over Great Lawn
'War on Terror'
Padilla Was Minor Player, Lawyer Tells US Judge
Britain Convicts Pakistani Man for Plotting Attacks
Ex-Rebel Leader Elected Kosovo Premier
Poland Vows Harder Bargain on 'US Shield'
Protesters Demand Georgia Vote Runoff
Spain Says 2 Basque Separatists Confessed to 2006 Airport Bombing
Bush: Iran Might Easily Start Military Nuclear Program
Iran Warned of Consequences of Any New Naval Crisis
Israel Steps Up Warnings to Bush on Iran
Iran, IAEA Close New Chapter in Nuclear Talks: Report
Iran, Italy Sign Oil Exploration Deal
Saudi FM Urges Restraint by US and Iran
Bush Visits Israel
Difficulties Confront Bush as He Arrives in Israel
Tens of Thousands Protest in Gaza Against 'Vampire' Bush
Israeli Arab Parties Join Leftist Protests Against Bush Visit
Differing Opinions Fail to Dent Israel's Love Affair With Bush
Hezbollah Says Bush Visit Marks Black Day
From Palestinians, Harsh View of Bush
Bush-Olmert Text
Bush Yet to Name Envoy to Islamic Group
Middle East
Syria Says It's Not Seeking Military Solution With Israel
Israeli Strikes Kill Three Palestinians in Gaza: Medics
Marines Differ on Deadly Afghan Shooting
Bulgaria Will Not Send Troops to Afghanistan Provinces: PM
More Macedonian Troops Leave for Afghanistan
Taliban Commander Emerges as Pakistan's 'Biggest Problem'
Bhutto's Party Claims Crackdown
Pakistan Official: Afghanistan Bombers 'May Be From Pakistan'
Sri Lankan Troops Seize Rebel Area, Kill 44
Maoists Hit Out at Nepal Leader
Kenya President Says No Recount, or Vote
New Exodus Sparked by Kenya President's Cabinet Nominations
Red Cross: Kenya Wildlife May Have Eaten Human Victims of Post-Poll Violence
Nairobi Slum Dwellers Fear Further Tensions
African Union Head Meets Kenya's Feuding Parties
Tough Task for Kenya Diplomacy
Former Botswana President to Mediate in Kenya Conflict
Two Nations Opt Out of UN Force for Darfur
UN Official Warns of Darfur Failure
Western Sahara Peace Talks Stall
Fighting in Congo Rekindles Ethnic Hatreds
Nigeria, Somalia Blamed for Rise in Pirate Attacks
Noriega Loses Another Round in Extradition Fight
Ex-CIA Agent Philip Agee Dead in Cuba

Justin Raimondo
'A Heartbeat Away' From War

Charles Peña
Providing for the Common Defense

David R. Henderson
The Fatal Conceit in Foreign Policy

Doug Bandow
Misguided Meddling in 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?

Ran HaCohen
Beware of Barak

Ivan Eland
The Solution to the Kosovo Problem

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal May Trigger Midterm Polls in India

Sascha Matuszak
Chaos in the Great Game

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