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Today's Highlights

The War Party Targets Obama: Justin Raimondo
Operation Iraqi Occupation: Doug Bandow
The Lost Kristol Tapes: Schwarz/Engelhardt
Kangaroo Justice Is Un-American: Jacob Hornberger
Iran's Winds of Change: Iason Athanasiadis

 Scott Horton

Rule of Law Waterboarded

 Christopher Ketcham

Break Up the USA

 John Feffer

North East Asian Arms Race

 John Taylor

Bush, Abrams vs. Palestinians

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Updated February 15, 2008 - 11:18 PM EST
House Defies Bush on Wiretaps
  House Holds Bush Aides in Contempt
  Bush Plans to Veto Waterboarding Ban
  Bush Wants Limits on Judges' Access to Evidence
  CIA Rendition Case Against Boeing Unit Blocked
Is the US Really Bringing Stability to Baghdad?
  US Air Strikes Kill Iraqi Family, Including 5 Children, in Kirkuk
  Surge Exposing Iraqi Political Tensions
  Sunni Anger in Iraqi Province
  Iraq FM Wants Security Pledge From US
  Friday: 33 Iraqis Killed, 21 Wounded
Army, Marines 'Short $7 Billion'
  Decision Against Crawford, TX Protesters Overturned by Appellate Court
John McCain and the Forever War
by Jeff Huber
No One Is Safe: The Ruling Class Unleashed  by Arthur Silber
We Didn't Stop That War, but May Have Stopped the Next  by Andrew Murray
The Lost Kristol Tapes
by Jonathan Schwarz and Tom Engelhardt
Iran's Winds of Change
by Iason Athanasiadis
Waterboarding and Inquisition
by David M. Gitlitz

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House Roll Call on Contempt Vote
Justice Dept: Waterboarding Is Not Legal Now
FBI Asks Terror Squads for Threat Data
Judge Asks Details on Destroyed Evidence
Defendants' Lawyers Fear Loss of Potential Evidence at Guantanamo
UN to Help Organize Iraqi Elections Set for October
Ahmadinejad to Become First Iranian President to Visit Iraq
Haditha Marine to Testify vs. Superior
Defense Official in Chinese Spy Case Freed on Bond
Turmoil in Africa Alters Focus of Bush’s Tour
'Size Matters' as Pakistanis Ignore Poster Limits in Dour Poll Campaign
Iraq Occupation
Will Contractors Lose Iraq Immunity?
US-Iran Talks on Iraq Postponed: American Embassy
US Military: Al-Qaeda in Iraq Seeks Female Patients as Bombers
Bulgarian Troops to Stay in Iraq Through End of 2008
US Says in Favor of Good Iraq-Iran Relations
Today in Iraq
Iraqi al-Qaeda Group Wants Funds Raised for Fighters
Unsweet Valentine in Baghdad
Kidnapped CBS Reporter in Good Health, Says Iraqi Group
Kidnapped British Journalist May Soon Be Freed: Iraq Militia
Skin Disease Strikes Iraqi Children
Female Suspect Detained in Baghdad
Attacks Continue
Iraq Firefight Kills Six Fighters Allied With US
Awakening Council Member Killed, 11 Suspects Captured in Kirkuk
Family of Nine Iraqis Shot Dead in Saddam's Village
IED Injures Police Officer in Nineveh
Bus Blast Leaves 30 Casualties in Eastern Baghdad
Foreign Security Company Members Wounded in Eastern Baghdad
Thursday: 39 Iraqis Killed, 53 Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Jordan Restricts Visas for Iraqis
Iraq FM: Arab World Needs to Send Ambassadors to Iraq
Kurdish Prime Minister Wants to Solve Iraq-South Korea Oil Impasse
US Military
When Strains on Military Families Turn Deadly
Pentagon Creates Insect Zombies
US to Try to Shoot Down Spy Satellite
Navy SEAL Dies in Training Accident
Battles of Britain
Blair Used 'Irresistible Pressure' to Halt Investigation Into BAE-Saudi Arms Deal
UK Officer Killed in Taliban Ambush Lacked Goggles
More UK Troops Surviving Wounds, but Some Disabled
'War on Terror'
Rules Changed 2 Years Ago May Allow Guantanamo Executions
White House Appeals to Top Court on Detainee Data
Algerian '9/11' Accused Should Be Given Damages: British Court
Australia Suspects Found With Videos of Beheadings
Clashes in Colombia Leave 20 Rebels Dead, 30 Injured
Bolivia: Floods Halt Political Infighting

Kenya Rivals Sign Deal on Ending Unrest

Bush Asks Rice to Go to Kenya Over Crisis
Kenya Rivals to Rewrite Constitution
Signs in Kenya of a Land Redrawn by Ethnicity
In a Mother’s Loss, Kenya’s Agony
Darfur Town Emptied After Attack, Militia Roam

Hundreds of Children Missing After Darfur Attack

Captured Chad Rebels Include Children
Official: French Helped Chad's Army
Chad Imposes State of Emergency to Combat Rebels
Sudan Paper Blocked Over Chad Columns
Bush Defends US Record on Darfur
Report: US in Secret Talks With Leader of Somali Islamic Courts
Mortars Fired on Ethiopian Troop's Base in Somalia Overnight
DR Congo
A Congo Warlord – Arrested for Crimes Against Humanity – Explains Himself
UN Council Fails to Break Impasse on Kosovo
Serb PM Kostunica Sends Mixed Signals on Kosovo
Serbia Threatens Sanctions Against Kosovo
Serbia Will Not Use Violence in Kosovo: Minister
War’s Dead Haunt Both Sides in Kosovo
Explosion in Kosovo Flashpoint Town, No Injured: Police
US Intel Official: Iran Not Making Nukes, but Could
Iran Postpones Iraq Security Talks With US
Diplomats: US Gave UN Atomic Agency Secret Iran Intel
Iran Bans Five Web Sites for News Comments
All Iranian Nuclear Questions Must Be Answered: France
Russia to Double Iran Reactor Personnel: Official
Iranians Arrest Kurds Linked to Rebel Group
Iran Offers Condolences to Hezbollah on Muganiyeh Killing

Israeli Army Forces Arrest 30 Palestinians in Gaza

Gaza Diary: Life After the Party
Israel Bombs Gaza Buildings Used for Launching Rockets at Israel
West Bank Woman Denied Ambulance Dies: Palestinians
Mentally Disabled Palestinian Dies of Wounds Sustained in Israeli Raid
Israeli Terror Expert: Assassination Strong Message to Syria
Hezbollah Chief Threatens Israel
Israel Fears Reprisal After Hezbollah Chief Killed
Syria to Sue US for Selling Weapons to Israel

Syria Says Will Prove Who Killed Hezbollah Leader

Syria May Pay Price for Killing
Middle East
Egyptian Forces Ordered to Shoot Any Palestinians Trying to Enter
Kurdish Mayor Jailed in Turkey for Praising Ocalan
MPs Say Karzai Could Alienate Britons
Karzai Spokesman: No Problem Between Britain, Afghanistan
Report Calls for More Afghan Control of Budget
Several Taliban, Two Civilians Killed in Afghanistan: Officials
Canadian Soldiers Slow to Seek Psychological Help, Study Says
Canada's Military Optimistic About Afghan Progress
Canada to Pay Danger Premium to Public Servants in Afghanistan
France Mulls Greater Afghanistan Role
Loss of Core Support Means Musharraf's Party Faces Disaster

Pakistan PM Hopeful Ready Work to With Opposition

Don't Agitate After Pakistan Poll, Warns Musharraf
Survey: Musharraf Resignation Would Improve Stability in Pakistan
Showdown Looms for Musharraf After Pakistan Votes
Bhutto's Widower Takes Vote Battle to Key Province
Musharraf: Pakistan Is More Important Than Human Rights
Pakistan Leader Pledges Fair Elections
Roadside Bomb Kills Three Pakistani Paramilitary Troops in Tribal Areas
Pakistani Students Torch Danish Flag Over Cartoon
India Calls for Alliance of Navies
India: Militants Abducting Recruits
East Timor
East Timorese Rebels Deny Murder Bid
Troops Hunt Rebels in East Timor Hills
Hundreds Mourn at Burial of East Timor Rebel
Brother of Shot East Timor Leader: UN Forces Hid Like Cowards
Aussie Troops to Operate Independently in East Timor
China Dismisses US Spying Allegations
Even Spies Embrace China's Free Market
Philippines Reports Assassination Plot
South Korean Rice Diverted to North Korean Army
Sri Lanka Journalists March Against Media Repression
Malaysia: March 8 Election Date Set
Myanmar Rebel Leader Shot Dead in Thai Town
Putin Has Last Press Conference of Term
Putin Sees Long-Term Role for Himself
Putin Charmingly Denies Amassing Billions in Office
Analysts: Russian Military’s Roar Hollow

Justin Raimondo
The War Party Targets Obama

Doug Bandow
Operation Iraqi Occupation: A Decade, Century, or More?

Charles Peña
Hobbled in Kabul

Philip Giraldi
John McCain and the Neocon Resurgence

Ivan Eland
A Direct Descendant of the Founders

Alan Bock
Tortured Justifications

David R. Henderson
The Information Problem: Pull Out of Iraq

Nebojsa Malic
Dead End

Praful Bidwai
India to Pay a Price For Launching Israeli Spy Satellite

Sascha Matuszak
The Dragon or the Snake?

Ran HaCohen
Beware of Barak

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