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Today's Highlights

If Only Saddam Had Injected HGH: Scott Ritter
The Rule of Law Is Not Charity: Charley Reese
Loose Nukes, Here and There: Gordon Prather
Iraqis Still Left in the Dark: Ali/Jamail
Counting Casualties – and a Controversy: J. Tirman

 Michael Scheuer

Osama's Indispensable Ally: US Foreign Policy

 Jonathan Schwarz

Bill Kristol: Wrong

 John V. Walsh

Left, Right, Libertarians Unite Against War!

 Scott Horton

Rule of Law Waterboarded

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Updated February 16, 2008 - 10:06 PM EST
More US Troops in Iraq by Summer
  Al-Qaeda Defeated in Baghdad: Iraqi PM
  US Air Strikes Kill Iraqi Family, Including 5 Children, in Kirkuk
  Iraqis Say US Mistakenly Fired on Them Again
  US Admiral: Iraq Not Progressing at Hoped-for Pace
  Saturday: 22 Iraqis Killed, 10 Wounded
Bush: Congress Putting US in Danger of Terror
  Judge Not Relenting on CIA Videotapes
  FBI Warns of Revenge Attacks by Hezbollah
  Bush Admin: Evidence Requirement 'Serious Threat to National Security'
Neocons Search for 'Anti-Israel' Essays by Obama Advisers
  McCain: Iraq Pullout Would Lead to Genocide
Pakistan Election Office Blast Kills 37
US: Iran Must Confess to Nuclear Arms
If Only Saddam Had Injected HGH
by Scott Ritter
Bush Turns US Soldiers
Into Murderers
 by Robert Parry
Our Crimes in Iraq Must Not
Be Forgotten
 by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
The Rule of Law Is Not Charity
by Charley Reese
Loose Nukes, Here and There
by Gordon Prather
Taking Stock of Barack  by Ximena Ortiz

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Russia Warns It May Back Breakaway Republics in Georgia
Officials: War Strain Hurts Violence Curbs
Report: Thousands of Gitmo Interrogations Taped
Iraqis Still Left in the Dark
Missile Defense Future May Turn on Success of Mission to Destroy Satellite
Attempt to Shoot Down Spy Satellite to Cost Up to $60 Million
Love Is Tough in Afghanistan
Iraq Occupation
Officials Mull Options if Iraq Drawdown Halts
US Struggles to Tutor Iraqis in Rule of Law
Petraeus Is Cautiously Optimistic About Iraq
US Ambassador Questions Democratic Candidates' Iraq Plans
US Attorney General: PKK Question Needs More Than One Answer
Evolution of a US General in Iraq
Study: Lack of MRAPs Cost Marine Lives
Today in Iraq
Maliki: Iraqi Forces Must 'Keep Fingers on Trigger'
Diwaniya Governor Bans Carrying Weapons
Iraq Power Workers Sit-In Over Lack of Equipment
Boeing Could Sell Iraq 40 Aircraft Worth $6 Billion
Nineveh Police Release 50 Detainees
Turkey Sends Humanitarian Aid to Iraq
Attacks Continue
Four Killed in Suicide Bombing at Iraqi Mosque
Car Bomb Kills Two, Injures Four in Baghdad
Four Unidentified Bodies Found in Baghdad
Iraqi Shi'ite Worshippers Attacked, Three Die
Friday: 33 Iraqis Killed, 21 Wounded
The War at Home
Top US Accountability Officer Quits Over Job Constraints
McCain Pro-Military, but Worries Defense Firms
Bush Meets Saudi FM at White House
Bayh Challenges Comment by Army General
US Military
Air Force Chides General for Comments
Lawyers: Try Soldier in Military Court
Haditha Trial Keys on Three Children
Former Marine JAG Officer: to Continue Current Wars, US Will Need a Draft
Battles of Britain
Saudis in Terror Threat to Halt Case
Court Ruling Blow to UK Terror Laws
UK Coroner Blasts 'Unforgiveable' MoD Over Death of Soldier
UK Troops Killed by Lack of Basic Equipment
Coroner Says Britain Failing to Adequately Equip Troops in Afghanistan
Think-Tank Labels Britain a Soft Target
UK Man Found Guilty of Helping to Supply Terror Equipment to Pakistanis
Serbian President Vows Fight Over Kosovo
Kosovo President Warns Against Partition
Kosovo PM: Our Independent Nation Will Not Be Islamic
House by House, Effort to Restore Legal Ownership in Kosovo
Russia Hints at Separatist Policy Change
McCain Criticizes Putin for Leading 'Puppet Show'
17 Convicted on Terror Charges in Russia
Medvedev Pledges Reform in Russia
Czech Republic: Euroskeptic President Re-Elected
Suspected Madrid Airport Bombers Arrested in France
Pakistan-Born Man Held in Germany for Terrorism
Details Bedevil Kenya Negotiations
Kenya Political Rivals to Review Vote
Kenya Crisis Talks Seen Shifting to Constitution
200 Suspects Being Probed Over Kenya Violence
Chad Army Instils Fear as Emergency Declared
Chad President Tightens Security After Rebel Assault
Chad President Appoints Ally as DM
UN: Darfur Refugees Kept From Chad Camp
Horn of Africa
Ethiopian Officials Blame Puntland Leader for Insecurity
Two People Killed in Central Somalia Overnight
UN Council Delays Debate on Somalia 'Peacekeeping'
UN Condemns Peace Obstacles in Eritrea
Zimbabwe: Opposition Faction Backs Mugabe Challenger
Uganda Threatens Military Action if Rebels Don't Reach Peace Deal
Angola Police Detain, Extradite Nigerians Over Arms Deal
US Says Ready to Resume Talks With Iran on Iraq
US Secretly Met Iran Banking Officials
Iran Pleads Case Before Anti-Money Laundering Watchdog
Rafsanjani Warns Against Military Intervention in Iran Elections
Iran Ex-President Appeals to Watchdog Over Candidates
An Iranian Revolutionary, Dismayed but Unbowed
Seven Palestinians Killed in Israeli Gaza Raid
Bomb Destroys YMCA Library in Gaza
Senior Islamic Jihad Leader Killed in Gaza Blast
One Son a Settler, One an al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades Militant
Israel Moves Ahead With Building Plans in East Jerusalem
Former Gaza Strip Settlers Move Into New Outpost in West Bank
Palestinian Rockets Target Israeli Military Site
Palestinians Say Israel Not Meeting Commitments
Hamas Tells Egypt Ready to Discuss Israel Truce
UN Official Says Situation in Gaza Strip 'Grim and Miserable'
Source: Syria Detains Suspects in Mughniyah Assassination
US: Lebanon Crisis Syria's Fault
Hezbollah Appoints Successor to Slain Commander
Hezbollah Security Team in Syria
US Pledges to Cooperate With Turkey Against Terrorism
One Dead in Turkey as Kurds Protest Rebel's Capture
Middle East
Al-Jazeera Slams Arab Media Curbs
Arab Ministers Adopt Satellite TV Rules
NATO Struggles Over Who Will Send Additional Troops to Fight in Afghanistan
US in New Push to Bolster Afghan Police
Afghan Journalist Jailed for Translating Koran
Taliban Ambush Leaves Four Afghan Police Dead
A Young Life Hangs in the Balance in Afghanistan's Cultural War
Fear and Resolve in Kabul
Germany Debates Rise in Afghan Force, but Not in South
We Can Persuade Taliban to Be Peaceful: Expelled UN Man
Pakistani Election
Militant Chief Has Eye on Pakistani Parliament Seat
Pakistan Attorney-General Denies 'Rigging' Comment
Rigging Pakistan's Elections, One Local Leader at a Time
US Scrambled to Find Observers for Pakistani Vote
Pakistani Elections Spark Little Fanfare
Pakistani Lawyers Campaign for Poll Boycott
Pakistan Says Arrests 10 Militants Ahead of Election
Pakistanis Hold Their Breath as Crucial Election Nears
On the Stump, Pakistani Candidates Avoid Musharraf
US Lawmakers to Observe Pakistani Voting
Security a Top Concern for Pakistani Voters in Northwest City
Today in Pakistan
Al-Qaeda Boss Pleads Innocence to Bhutto's Husband
Pakistan Police Arrest Another Suspect in Bhutto Case
Secular-Islamist Clash in NW Pakistan
India Offers Pakistan Joint Naval Exercises
Pakistan and India Agree to Boost Bilateral Air Links
Top Rebel Leader Killed in Indian Kashmir
Maoists Kill 13 Police in India's Orissa State
North Korea Uses Kim's Birthday to Bash US
Japan Lawmakers Want 'Peace Tunnel' to South Korea
Sri Lankan Civil War Spreads to Colombo
Bomb Kills One, Wounds Two in Mexico City
Colombia Scuttles Rebel Extortion Bid, Five FARC Killed
Hezbollah Threat Echoes in Argentina
Cuba to Free Seven Dissidents at Spain's Request
Weekend Reviews
How the Spooks Took Over the News
Israel and the Clash of Civilisations
A Chronology of United States-Iraqi Relations, 1920-2006
Bhutto's Words of Warning
Mission al Jazeera

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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