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Today's Highlights

McCain vs. Taft?: Justin Raimondo
How Never to Withdraw From Iraq: Tom Engelhardt
Non-Interventionism Is Conservative: E. Olsen
US Holds Off Review of Cuba Policy: Jim Lobe
Mukasey's Skillful Torture Evasions: Nat Hentoff

 Gareth Porter

They're Still Lying About Iran

 Philip Cunliffe

Kosovo's Pseudo-Secession

 Fred Kaplan

Empire Weakens America

 Michael Scheuer

Osama's Indispensable Ally: US Foreign Policy

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Updated February 20, 2008 - 10:47 PM EST

Pakistan Victors Want Dialogue With Militants


Pakistan's Winners Propose Anti-Musharraf Coalition


More Pakistanis Flee to Afghanistan


Islamic Fundamentalists Lose Big in Pakistan Vote

  US Strikes Within Pakistan – Without Permission
Serb Convoy Enters Kosovo Amid Partition Fears
  UN Police Quit Destroyed Kosovo Border Post
  Separatists and States See Hope and Fear in Kosovo
Experts Doubt Fair Trials for Gitmo Suspects
  Top Court Rejects ACLU Domestic Spying Lawsuit
Al-Sadr Threatens to End Cease-Fire
  Turkish Jets Hit PKK Targets in Northern Iraq
  Chief Says Australia's Combat Job in Iraq Done

Fifteen Iraqi Police Killed Defusing Rockets

  Tuesday: 3 US Soldiers, 40 Iraqis Killed; 67 Iraqis Wounded
US Awaits Its Own Transition to Review Cuba Policy
How Never to Withdraw From Iraq
by Tom Engelhardt
Kosovo: The Obedient Child
of Europe
 by Philip Cunliffe
Courts and Congress Affirmatively Conceal and Protect Lawbreaking  by Glenn Greenwald
Non-Interventionism Is Conservative
by Edward A. Olsen
A Presidency Worth Celebrating
by Gene Healy
Who Will Stop the Bulldozers?
by Gershom Gorenberg

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Tape Inquiry: Ex-Spymaster in the Middle

Iran FM: Ties With Iraq 'Flourishing'

Permanent US Army Command Taking Shape in Kuwait

McClatchy Baghdad Chief Wins Polk Award for Iraq Reporting

Report: US, North Korean Nuclear Envoys Meet in Beijing

Oil Closes Over $100 for First Time

White House Rebuffs Calls for End to Cuba Embargo After Fidel Castro Resigns
Today in Iraq

UN Body to Send Its First Iraq Envoy Since 2003

Talabani Stresses Holding Political, Governmental Reforms

Iraq to Buy 40 Aircraft From Boeing

Terrorism Trial of Senior Iraqi Officials Delayed

Promises to Iraqi Widows Go Unmet

Iraq Orders Police to Round Up Beggars Ahead of Shi'ite Festival

Attack Continue

British Base in Basra Comes Under Katyusha Attacks

Anti-al-Qaeda Family Slain in Iraq

UN Says Iraqi Refugee Return Still Long Way Ahead

One Iraqi Soldier Killed, Three Wounded in Mosul

Tuesday: 3 US Soldiers, 40 Iraqis Killed; 67 Iraqis Wounded
Occupying Iraq

'Massive Explosion' Killed British Soldiers in Iraq

US Military Camps Harm Iraqi Historical Sites

German Arms Firm Ends Blackwater Deal After TV Report

US Commander: Iraq Tours of Duty May Be Cut Three Months

Fort Hood Soldiers Breaking the Silence on War in Iraq

The War at Home

Defense Contractor Sentenced to 12 Years for Bribery

DHS Withdraws Bid to Curb Union Rights

Hawaii Court-Martial Opens in Iraq Death


Afghan Bomb Toll 'Rises to 100'

Car Bomb Kills One in Afghanistan's Kandahar

Group Decries Jailing of Afghan Reporter


After Defeat for Musharraf, Pakistan Awaits New Government

Musharraf Resigned to Ceremonial Role as Opposition Parties Prepare for Power

Sharif Urges Musharraf to Quit After Poll Drubbing

Bhutto's Party Wants Coalition Minus Musharraf Allies

US Senators Say Pakistani Election Was Credible

US Ponders Next Steps in Pakistan After Election Results


Maoists Killed in India Fighting

Police, Maoist Rebels Battle in India

'War on Terror'

Pentagon to Challenge Interview of 9/11 Suspect

Think Tank: Censorship Won't Defeat Islamists

Judge May Hold Reporter in Contempt in Anthrax Case

Restrictions Eased on Gitmo Aussie

US Rescreening of Bags From Canada Causing Delays, Lost Luggage


UN Envoy Says Myanmar Constitution Move Significant

New Myanmar Constitution Gives Military Leading Role

Suu Kyi Barred From Next Myanmar Election

Nobel Laureates Call for Arms Embargo on Myanmar


US Marines Warned of Japan's Anger

Chinese Official: Separatists Plot Olympic Attacks


WWII Bomb Explodes in Czech Republic

Turkey Takes Heart as Cypriots Vote Out Hard-Line President

Opposition Allegations Mar Armenian Presidential Vote


Kosovo Serbs Torch UN Checkpoints

Minn. Guard Patrols a 'Tense' Kosovo

NATO Troops Intervene as Kosovo Border Burns

Britain Believes Kosovo Troop Levels Sufficient to Handle Tension

Bombs Rattle Kosovo's Frontier With Serbia

Kosovo Violence Shows Risk of Partition

Kosovo Independence Poses Headache for Canada

Russia Warns US of Dangers of Kosovo Independence

Serbia Reacts

Serbia: Kosovo Will Never Be Full Member of International Community

Serbia Calls for Calm Protests, Cuts Diplomatic Ties


Raúl Castro, Leader With a Freer Hand

Castro Circle Likely to Hold Power After His Resignation

US 'Can't Imagine' Lifting Cuba Embargo

Castro's Move Talk of the Town in Miami

Castro: Profile of the Great Survivor


Iraq-Iran Border Demarcation Talks Start in Tehran

Iran Gives Details on Space Launch

Israeli MPs to Embark on Anti-Iran Tour

Senator Kyl: US, Israel on Same Page on Iran 'Threat'

UAE: Iran No Threat to Region

Iran Sentences Journalist to Death on Terrorism Charge


Lebanese Fear Possible Hezbollah-Israel Clash

Lebanese Army Says Any Destabilization Attempt Will Be Punished

Assassinated Hezbollah Operative a Legend in His Home Village in Lebanon

EU Hezbollah Policy Draws Fire


Israel, US Discuss Deploying NATO Troops in West Bank

An Israeli-Arab Odd Couple Seek Peace in Hebron

Peace-Minded Residents of Gaza, Sderot Meet Online, Write Blog

Israeli FM Says Peace Talks With Palestinians Ensure Israel's Future

Jihad, Palestinian Rights Groups at Odds Over Deadly Gaza Blast

Gaza Boy Killed in Israeli Raid

Israeli MPs Skeptical New Arab Town Will Be Built

German Professors: No More Preferential Treatment for Israel

British Police Feared Armed Confrontation With Israeli General at Heathrow


Bush Pledges $100 Million for Darfur Troops

Bush Attacks China Over Darfur

Sudan Army Attacks Rebel-Held Area Near Chad Border

Violence Rising in Darfur, Warns UN

Displaced People Neglected Along Chad's Border With Sudan


Nigeria Denies Militant's Death

Nigerian Diplomat Jets in as Kenya Peace Talks Resume


Somali Government Forces Lose Key Positions in Heavy Battle

Ghana Welcomes Bush, but Not Africom

Kenyan Negotiators Resume Talks

Ugandans Reach War Crimes Accord


Justin Raimondo
Why Is John McCain Running Against Robert A. Taft?

Ran HaCohen
Israel Says 'No'

Ivan Eland
Threats of Our Own Making

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

Charles Peña
Hobbled in Kabul

Philip Giraldi
John McCain and the Neocon Resurgence

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?

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