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Another Iranian Act of Aggression: Gordon Prather
Some Substance, Please by Alan Bock
Lantos' Tarnished Legacy: Stephen Zunes
6 Years Of Gitmo: Enough Is Enough: Worthington
Bush Fails Again: Charley Reese

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 Kelley Beaucar Vlahos

Barack, Hillary and the War Party

 Charles Featherstone

Empire and Terrorism

 Glenn Greenwald

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Updated January 12, 2008 - 9:39 PM EST
Iran Incident Has Echoes of Faked Tonkin Attack
  Local Man May Be Behind 'Iranian' Radio Threats, Ship Drivers Say
  Objects From Iranian Boats Posed No Threat, Navy Says
  US Navy Says It Fired Warning Shots at Iran Boat Last Month
  Pentagon Releases Longer Video of Naval Clash
Bush: US Could 'Easily' Be in Iraq for 10 Years
Iraq Less Violent and Hellish Only in Numbers
  US Blitz Highlights Shaky Progress in Iraq
  Kurds Say Turkish Army Shells Iraq Border Area
  $740 Million Baghdad Embassy's Fire-Fighting System Is Defective
  Saturday: 1 US Marine, 30 Iraqis Killed, 9 Iraqis Wounded
Musharraf: US Would 'Regret' Invading Pakistan
  Musharraf Rejects UN Inquiry on Bhutto
  US Senate Leader Asks Bush to Cut Military Aid for Pakistan
  Pakistan Rejects Call for Conditions on US Aid
  Pentagon 'Extremely Concerned' About al-Qaeda in Pakistan
Syria Rebuilds on Site Destroyed by Israel
GAO Sees Fraud in US Nonproliferation Payments
Judge: Detainees Not Technically 'Persons' Under US Law
Another Iranian Act of Aggression
by Gordon Prather
Six Years Of Guantánamo: Enough Is Enough  by Andy Worthington
Stomping Freedom: Inside the Martial Law Act of 2006  by James Bovard
About That Straits Incident…  by Jim Lobe
Bush Fails Again  by Charley Reese
Lantos' Tarnished Legacy
by Stephen Zunes

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