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The Long Fuse to the Iraq War: Philip Weiss
West's Orwellian Monopoly on Morality: Roberts
That Pesky Democracy: Nebojsa Malic
Danse Macabre of US-Style Democracy: J. Pilger
US Rejected Argentina Bombing Evidence: Porter

 Chalmers Johnson

Things That Can't Go On Forever Don't

 Dahr Jamail

Eye of the Storm

 Kurt Pitzer and Linda Gallini

Bush's War Against the Non-Proliferators

 Gareth Porter

Hezbollah Didn't Do Argentine Bombing

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Updated January 24, 2008 - 9:56 PM EST
US War Costs in Iraq Accelerate
  935 Lies (and Counting): Truth Was First US Casualty in Iraq War
  White House: Pre-Iraq War Lies Not Worth Spending Time On
  Blair's 'Dodgy Dossier' on Iraq Set to Be Revealed
Bombs Strike at Schools, Soft Targets in Iraq
  Bomber Kills Iraqi Police Chief as He Visits Blast Scene
  US General: Al-Qaeda in Iraq Has Constant Ability to Re-Emerge
  Canadian General Takes Senior Command Role in Iraq
  Attacks Imperil Militiamen in Iraq Allied With US
  Wednesday: 61 Iraqis Killed, Over 170 Wounded
The Day Gaza's Berlin Wall Came Down
  Gaza Busts Out of Its Blockade
  Olmert: Gazans Can't Expect Normal Lives
US Commander Orders Plans on Pakistan
  Supporters at Home and Abroad Backing Away From Musharraf
US-Led Air Raid Kills Police, Civilians in Afghanistan
UN Powers Agree on More Iran Sanctions
US Officials Rejected Key Source on '94 Argentina Bombing
The West's Orwellian Monopoly on Morality  by Paul Craig Roberts
The Danse Macabre of US-Style Democracy  by John Pilger
In Honor of My Mother and the Power of Love  by Norman Solomon
The Ominous Message in Padilla
by Jacob G. Hornberger
The Long Fuse to the Iraq War
by Philip Weiss
Pride Caused Us to Attack Iraq
by Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

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Terrorism Probe Points to Reach of Web Networks
The Complex Crux of Wireless Warfare
Iraq's Deputy PM: British Mosques More Extreme
Sadr Rebuffs US Dialogue
Company Was Paid Twice for War Support Work
Cheney Wants Surveillance Law Expanded
Army Recruits With Diplomas Hit 25-Year Low
US Hiring of Soviet Scientists Strayed From Aim
Israel Eyes AI to Take Over War in Event of Doomsday
After Border Wall Is Smashed, Palestinians Excitedly Buy Cola, Goats, Phones
Iraq Occupation
Russian FM Urges Iraq Withdrawal Timetable
US Experts See Rare Chance for Stability in Iraq
The US Financial Crisis – in Iraq
Marine to Face May Trial in Haditha Killings Case
US Military Says Kills 20 in al-Qaeda Iraq Raids
Today in Iraq
Police Arrest Military Chief of 'Cult Network' in Karbala
Iraqi Army Kill Seven Gunmen in Mosul
Eight Suspected Gunmen Detained in Kirkuk
Fallujah Safer but Still Lacks Services
Diyala Police Free 50 Detainees
Attacks Continue
Apartment Explosion Kills 17, Wounds 130 in Northern Iraq
Iraq's Superbombs, Still Home-Made
Land Mines Threaten Iraqis, Hamper Development
Gunmen Kill Dean of Baghdad Dental School
Suspected Al-Qaeda Militants Kill Six Civilians in Iraq
Four Unidentified Corpses Found in Baghdad
Nineveh Police Defuse Two Bombs in Mosul
Wednesday: 61 Iraqis Killed, Over 170 Wounded
The War at Home
Bush to Sign Defense Bill Addressing Iraq Concern
Democrats Attack Permanent Iraq Security Proposal
Rice: US Has No Permanent Enemies
Democrats Try to Delay Eavesdropping Vote
Lawmakers Seek $1.5 Billion to Help Iraqi Refugees
General Dynamics Net Jumps 42% on Sales for Iraq War
US Military
Army Wants to Cut War Tours to 12 Months
Military Had Aircraft Near UFO Sighting After All
'War on Terror'
Justice Nominee Authorized Torture
Appeals Court Tosses Virginia Terror Sentence
Judge: NYC Can't Use Secret Arguments in RNC Surveillance Case
US Secrecy Policies Under Spotlight
Loaded Gun Slips Through Airport Security
Iranian-American's Patriotic Roadtrip Targeted by Authorities
Al-Qaeda Pushes Islamic Militant Unity
Bomb-Making Factory Found in Brooklyn Apartment of Columbia Professor
Taliban Wield the Ax Ahead of New Battle
Karzai Warns of Terrorism 'Wildfire' Engulfing Region
US Commander Pledges More Help to Afghan Army
US General: Taliban Offensive Is Unlikely
Attacks on Afghan Students Up Sharply
Two Women Injured in Suicide Bombing in Eastern Afghanistan
Canada Quietly Halted Transfer of Afghan Detainees
Suicide Blast Wounds Three in Afghan Restaurant
US Backs Ashdown as Afghan 'Super Envoy'
Civilian Effort in Afghanistan Criticized
US to Step Up Training of Pakistanis
Retired Generals Tell Musharraf to Go
Bush Asked to Slash Aid to Pakistan if Polls Not Fair
Pakistan Launches Offensive Against Bhutto Assassin
Backing Musharraf Hurting US: Pakistan's Khan
Militants Fire Rockets at Pakistan Military Camp, One Soldier Dead
Pakistan's Sharif Says Danger Hinders Vote Campaign
Rice Presses Musharraf on Elections
Economic Crisis Threatens Musharraf
North Korea
US Report Finds North Korean Abuses of UN Agency
Too Soon to Take North Korea Off Terror List: US
China Calls for Stepped-Up Propaganda
China's Off-The-Shelf Air Defense
China Says No to Pressure on Myanmar
Myanmar Poet Held for Secret Insult
Japan Navy Resumes Anti-Terror Mission
Sri Lanka Planes Bomb Rebel Leader's Hideout
Nepal: No Fuel Price Increase After Protests
Thaksin's Wife Faces Charges in Thailand
Wall Came Tumbling Down
At Least 350,000 Gazans Flood Into Egypt After Border Breach
'I Told Gazans to Come and Eat'
Egypt 'Won't Force Gazans Back'
US Worried About Gaza Border Breach
Israel: Only Emergency Aid Will Be Allowed Into Gaza Strip
Hamas 'Spent Months Destroying Border in Secret'
Israeli DM Demands Egypt 'Do Its Job' in Gaza
Israeli Military Warns of Threat of Free Passage of Gazans Into Egypt
Crisis Hurts Israeli-Egypt Ties
Egypt Arrests 500 in Pro-Gaza Rally
Israeli Forces Kill 50-Year-Old Palestinian in Gaza
2,500 New Settler Homes Planned for East Jerusalem
Olmert: 2006 War With Hezbollah Restored Israel's Deterrence
Israel-PA Military Cooperation Improves in the West Bank
US Diplomat Nicholas Burns to Visit Israel
Sanctions Against Iran
Iranian People Fear New Wave of Sanctions
Russia: No 'Harsh' Sanctions on Iran
Britain Welcomes Agreement on New Iran Nuclear Resolution
UN Resolution to Name Two Iran Banks
Iran Vows to Follow Nuclear Path Despite Sanctions
Move to Bring Iran Nuclear Issue Back to UN 'Illegal': Tehran
Factbox: Sanctions Against Iran
Today in Iran
Ahmadinejad to Make Landmark Visit to Iraq

Rice Offers Iran Prospect of Normal Ties

Half of Reformist Candidates Barred From Iran Polls
Cold Weather Hits Ahmadinejad's Politics
Iran Snubbed US Protest Over Ship Incident: Official
US Still Seeks Diplomatic Resolution of Iran Row: Rice
IAEA Makes 1st Visit to Iran Centrifuge Site
US Calls on Iran to Account for Student's Death
Lebanese Opposition to Turn Up Heat With Protests: Security Source
Military Sources: Hezbollah Has Body Parts of IDF Soldiers
Lebanese PM Calls for Calm After Monday's Protest at Power Cuts
Transportation Minister Denies Reports of Border Closure by Syria
Slow Going Clearing Cluster Bombs From Southern Lebanon Without Charts
War Over in Lebanon, but Battle Persists
Middle East
Saudi Activist Still Held Without Charge a Year After His Arrest
Poverty Haunts Turkey's Kurds
Greek PM Visits Turkey, Eyes 'Full Normalization' of Relations
Russia Downplays Kosovo’s Domino Effect

Judge: Islamic Cell Planned Suicide Attack in Barcelona

Polish Air Force Chiefs Feared Killed in Crash of Military Plane
Kenyan Rivals Unyielding Amid Bloodshed
Strife Laps at Gates of Kenya's Privileged
Concern From US on Kenya Standoff
Kenya Protesters Burn Government Offices
Coffins and Teargas at Kenya Opposition Funeral
Kenya's Top Athletes Say Their Lives in Danger
Annan to Meet Kenya Leader, Opposition Scraps Demo
Ugandan Army Uniforms Found in Kenya
Zimbabwe Court Upholds Protest Ban
Police Tear Gas Zimbabwe Opposition
Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai Vows More Protests
Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Arrested
Groups Sign Deal to End Long Fight in East Congo
Mortars Target Mogadishu Airport as AU Envoy Arrives
UN Ethiopia/Eritrea Force May Have to Pull Back
Over 24,000 Explosives Deactivated in Angola Last Year
Venezuela Opposition Parties Seek Joint Candidates
Venezuela Company Says Troops Seize 500 Tons of Food
Mexico Rights Official Says Army Tortured, Raped

Justin Raimondo
Foreign Thought Police Target US Candidates

Nebojsa Malic
That Pesky Democracy

Ivan Eland
Hope in Iraq

Doug Bandow
The Great Defense Budget Black Hole

Charles Peña
Shocked, Shocked by Bush's Broken Promises

Philip Giraldi
US, Iran One Misstep
From the Edge

Alan Bock
Some Substance, Please

David R. Henderson
The Fatal Conceit in Foreign Policy

Ran HaCohen
Beware of Barak

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal May Trigger Midterm Polls in India

Sascha Matuszak
Chaos in the Great Game

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