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Today's Highlights

The Year of the Insurgents: Justin Raimondo
Protecting America – From the President: Roberts
Day of Infamy: Nebojsa Malic
No End in Sight: Iraq's Descent into Chaos: Bandow
Visiting the Torture Museum: Greenberg/Engelhardt

 Daniel Ellsberg

Deliso and Ellsberg Talk Corruption

 Chris Deliso

US Imports Jihad to Balkans

 Gareth Porter

They're Still Lying About Iran

 Philip Cunliffe

Kosovo's Pseudo-Secession

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Updated February 22, 2008 - 10:49 PM EST
Turkey Launches Ground Incursion Into Iraq
  Gates Hopes to Continue Iraq Drawdown
  Iraqi Cleric Sadr Extends Militia Ceasefire
  Sadr's Militia Enforces Cease-Fire With a Deadly Purge
  Iraqi Official Says Troop Shortage Delaying Mosul Offensive
  Friday: 1 GI, 30 Iraqis, 5 Turks, 24 PKK Killed; 39 Iraqis Wounded
200,000 Serbs Rally, US Embassy Attacked
  US Embassy in Belgrade Overrun: One Dead, 100 Hurt
  US Evacuates Belgrade Embassy Workers
  Balkans Under Control, European Defence Chiefs Say
  Violence Erupts on Kosovo-Serbia Border
Pakistan Opposition Parties to Unite
  Pakistan Shift Could Curtail US Drone Strikes
  Islamic Stronghold in Pakistan Goes Secular
  $1 Billion a Year US Pays Pakistan Under New Scrutiny
CIA Confirms Rendition Flights to Brits
  UK Apology Over Rendition Flights
  US Fears Backlash Over Terror Flights
Visiting the Torture Museum
by Karen J. Greenberg and Tom Engelhardt
Protecting America – From
the President
 by Paul Craig Roberts
NATO's West Bank Nightmare
by Ted Galen Carpenter
A Postmodern Declaration
by John Laughland
Do Elections Guarantee Freedom?
by James Bovard
Rigged Trials at Gitmo  by Ross Tuttle

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Satellite Shootdown Fuels Fears of New Space Race
Experts Fear Debris Isn't the Only Fallout From Satellite Shoot-Down
Pentagon 'Confident' Missile Hit Satellite Tank
Does Satellite Shoot-Down Video Really Show a Hit?
Inside the World of War Profiteers
List of US Embassy Attacks
Close of WikiLeaks Website Raises Free Speech Concerns
Army Blocks Public's Access to Documents in Web-Based Library
US Missile Shoots Down Satellite – but Why?
Turkey-Kurdish Clash?
Kurds Says Turkey Strikes Rebel Positions in Iraq
Turkey's Military Denies Clashes in Northern Iraq
Kurd Security Forces Say No Clash With Turk Troops
Iraq Tells Turkey to Respect Borders After Reported Shelling
Kurdish Rebels Still Control Iraqi Mountain Area
Today in Iraq
Blackwater Inquiry Turns to Baghdad
Ceasefire Has Strengthened Iraq's Sadr: Analysts
A New US Push to Release More Detainees in Iraq
It's Not Business as Usual in Baghdad
In Iraq, Saddam Hussein's Old Guard Remains on Fringes
Iraqis Find House Used in Rigging Cars, Other Artifact With Explosives
Beggars Still on Streets of Baghdad Despite Police Campaign
Detainee Dies in Medical Facility in Iraq
Attacks Continue
Iraqi Police Find Bodies of 15 Executed Men
Clashes Between Iraqi Army, Armed Groups in Basra
Senior Police Officer Survives Attempted Assassination in Mosul
Four British Troops Wounded in Basra Attack
Thursday: 2 US Soldiers, 38 Iraqis Killed; 16 Iraqis Wounded
The War at Home

US Accused of Stalling Weapons Talks

Flowserve to Pay $10.6m to Settle Iraq Oil-for-Food Probe
The Passing of a Pacifist
'Iraqi Air Force' Plane Lands on Country Road in Florida, Causing a Stir
Shooting Down the Satellite
US Reassures Russia Over Destruction of Spy Satellite
China Sees US Move as Step in Space Arms Race
China Wants US Satellite Downing Data
US Military
Pentagon Projects Weapons Spending to Rise 20 Percent From 2009-2013
Returning Home Homeless
Soldier Gets Six Month Sentence for Refusing to Deploy to Iraq
US Warns Serbia on Embassy Damage
Kosovo Counting on NATO
Burned Body Found in US Embassy in Belgrade After Protesters Attack
US Protests Burning of Embassy in Serbia to UN Security Council
US Urges Serbian Government to Protect Embassy
Serbia Says Embassy Attacks Unacceptable, Regrettable
Western Shops Are Targets for Serbian Rioters
Hungary and Croatia to Hold Off on Recognizing Kosovo
German Cabinet Agrees to Recognize Kosovo
Activist: Banned Russia Election Rally Will Go On
Spain: Alert Raised Ahead of Elections
Next-Gen Cuban Leaders to Emerge Sunday
A New Generation Stands by in Cuba
The Bay of Pigs: A Defining Moment for Cuban Exiles
South America
Colombia Demands Swift Release of FARC Hostages
Italy Follows Trail of Secret South American Abductions
Russian Energy Ties With Iran Send US a Message
Draft on New Sanctions Against Iran Given to UN Council
New US Info on Iran Nuclear Program of 'Doubtful' Value
Israel to Demand More UN Sanctions Against Iran
Iran's Ahmadinejad to Be Protected by Iraqis During Baghdad Visit
Olmert Surprised to Learn That Pricey Missile Defense System Is Useless Against Qassams
Report: Israel Obstructs Palestinian Building in Parts of West Bank
Israeli Govt Keeps Palestinian Offices Shut
Arab Leaders Say the Two-State Proposal Is in Peril
Israeli FM: Hamas Not Interested in Palestinian Statehood, Europeans Hurting Peace Prospects
Worried Rice to Discuss Gaza With Olmert in Japan
UN Commander: No Nations Want Withdrawal From Lebanon
Israeli Warplanes Breach Lebanese Airspace
Lebanon Rights Group Seeks Probe Into Civil War Missing
Kuwait Warns on Travel to Lebanon
US Slaps Sanctions on Top Syrian Businessman

Israeli DM Warns Syria of Planned Escalations


Egypt's Opposition to Run in Elections

NATO Says British Soldier, Taliban Commander Among 33 Killed in Southern Afghanistan
Taliban Bomb-Making Expertise Growing
NATO: Afghan Suicide Bombs Used as Propaganda
Helicopter With 3 Senators Aboard Makes Emergency Landing in Afghanistan
Canada Says Afghan Mission Will End in 2011
Secretary-General Says Afghan Mission Vital for NATO's Credibility
Afghanistan Sitting on a Gold Mine
EU Pledges Full Afghan Police Mission by April
US Looks Forward to Musharraf as Civilian President
Caution Over a Defining Cause in Pakistan
Plan to Reinstate Pakistan's Judges Would Isolate Musharraf
Lawyers, Police Clash in Pakistan
13 Karachi Lawyers Released After Two-Hour Detention
Pakistan Coalition Talks May Threaten Musharraf
Bush Calls Pakistani President Musharraf
Yahoo Asks US Govt to Help Chinese Dissidents
Japan Restarts Refueling Mission for US-Allied Antiterrorism Operations
East Timor Sends More Forces to Hunt Rebels
Kenya Government Agrees in Principle to PM Post
Deal to Share Power in Kenya Appears in Reach
In Kenya, Watching as Tribalism Takes Over
Somali Govt Calls for Stronger UN Force
Five Killed in Mogadishu Fighting
Bush, Feeling Appreciated in Africa
Bush Pledges US Support to Liberia
Fighting 'Traps' Darfur Refugees
Amnesty: Chadian Opposition Persecuted
Uganda Rebels Walk Out of Talks
AU Troops to Fight Comoros Revolt
Returning to Mauritania

Justin Raimondo
The Year of the Insurgents

Doug Bandow
No End in Sight: Iraq's Descent into Chaos

Nebojsa Malic
Day of Infamy

David R. Henderson
End the Cuban Embargo

Ran HaCohen
Israel Says 'No'

Ivan Eland
Threats of Our Own Making

Charles Peña
Hobbled in Kabul

Philip Giraldi
John McCain and the Neocon Resurgence

Alan Bock
Tortured Justifications

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

Sascha Matuszak
The Dragon or the Snake?

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