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Hope in Pakistan?: Alan Bock
Nukes and Rumors of Nukes: Gordon Prather
Pushing Missile Defense in Europe: Landy/Harrison
Iraqis: 'Surge' Is a Catastrophe: Fadhily/Jamail
Defining Victory Downward: Michael Kinsley

 
 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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News
Updated February 24, 2008 - 10:39 PM EST
Turkey Steps Up PKK Offensive in Iraq
 
  Turkish Helicopter Downed in Iraq
  Turkish Onslaught Paves Way for Major Assault on Iraq Kurds
  Kurdish Rebel Conflict Pits Brother Against Brother
  Barzani Says Kurds Will Fight Back Against Turkish Troops
Suicide Bomber Kills 40 Shi'ite Pilgrims in Iraq
 
  Oil Giants Are Poised to Move Into Basra
  UK Army Chief: 'Warnings Over Iraqi Civilian Deaths Were Ignored'
  Sunday: 2 US Soldiers, 52 Iraqis Killed; 166 Iraqis Wounded
Serbian Settlers Plan Partition of Kosovo
 
  Serb Minister Blames US for Anti-Embassy Riots
  Indian Kashmir Separatists Get Boost From Kosovo Independence
Pakistan Vote Puts Bush's Efforts Into Question
 
  Opponents Vow to Curb Musharraf's Power
  Incoming Pakistani Ruling Party Selects Prime Minister
White House Says Wiretaps Back on Despite Expired Law
 
  Bush Chides Democrats Over Intel Bill
Viewpoints
The Imperial Presidency Is
Here to Stay
 by Steve Chapman
The Revisionist Approach
to Vietnam
 by H.D.S. Greenway
Pushing Missile Defense in Europe
by Joanne Landy and Thomas Harrison
The Three Trillion Dollar War
by Joseph Stiglitz and Linda Bilmes
If Kosovo, Why Not Palestine?
by John V. Whitbeck
Nukes and Rumors of Nukes
by Gordon Prather

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Frontline
Switzerland Ends Military Mission in Afghanistan
GOP Senator: Iraq 'Probably Mistake'
The Candidates: Choosing Which War to Fight
Women in US Military: Ready to Kill
Kurdish Soldiers in Iraq Caught Between Competing Allegiances
Pakistan's Political Coalition Means New Challenges for US
Romania Base Suspected CIA Prisoner Site
Memories of a CIA Officer Resonate in a New Era
 
Musharraf Says Is Ready to Work With New Parliament
Turkey Invades Iraq
Kurdish Parliament Accuses Turkey of Democracy Breach
Turkish Army Says Rebel Death Toll in Northern Iraq at 79
Kurdish Rebels Say Kill 22 Turkish Soldiers in Northern Iraq
Kurdistan Doubts Turkish Attack Goals
Turkey Bombs Kurdish Rebels in Iraq
Iraq Says Turk Incursion Will Not End Rebel Threat
Arab League Chief Expresses Concern Over Turkish Action in Iraq
Iraq Occupation
In Mosul, a Hopeful Partnership
Iraq Militia on Truce Not Target: US General
Iraqi to Return Home, as a US Soldier
US-Iraqi Forces Kill 10 'al-Qaeda Terrorists'
Big Wheels for Iraq’s Mean Streets
Today in Iraq
Double Suicide Bombing Kills Sahwa Leader in Iraq
Iraq: Saqlawiya Placed Under Curfew After Attacks on Police Stations
Iraqi PM Offers Treatment for Veteran Journalist Abroad
Head of Iraq Journalist Union Wounded in Gun Attack
Iraq's Missing Humanitarian Aid
Saturday: 39 Iraqis, 55 PKK Rebels, 17 Turks Killed; 10 Iraqis Wounded
The War at Home
Chertoff: US Border Locals Heard
HBO Agrees to Air Taxi to the Dark Side After Discovery Channel Drops It for Being Too Controversial
No Munitions on Board B-2 That Crashed
US: After the War, a New Battle to Become Citizens
Americas
Latin America Nuclear Pact Signed
Six Years On, Betancourt Symbolizes Colombia Hostages
Afghanistan
Explosion in Eastern Afghanistan Kills Seven Security Guards
Two Italian Soldiers Injured in Blast in Afghanistan
The Battle for Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley
Free Speech or Last Gasp in Afghanistan?
Pakistan
Pakistan's Two Biggest Parties Should Ally, Says Opinion Poll
Pakistan's Ousted Rulers to Cooperate
Fresh Violence in Northwest Pakistan Leaves Two Dead
No Immediate Impeachment of Musharraf
Pakistan: The Man, Who Rigged 2002 Polls, Spills the Beans
Fate of Ousted Judge Hangs Over Pakistan
Rice Credits Musharraf for Holding Fair Polls
India
Six Rebels, Five Locals Killed in India's Northeast
Indian Air Force to Get 40 More Hawk Jets
Sri Lanka
33 Rebels, Two Soldiers Killed in Fresh Clashes in Sri Lanka
Bomb Wounds 14 Near Sri Lankan Capital
Koreas
North Korea Detains Russian Ship
Bush, New South Korean Leader Allied on North
North Korea Cashes in on Mineral Riches
Vietnam
US Court Upholds Dismissal of 'Agent Orange' Suit
US 'Agent Orange' Ruling Disappoints Vietnamese
Asia
China Seeks Three-Way Talks With US, Japan
Japan Launches Internet Satellite
Taiwan's Defense Minister Quits Over Arms Firm Row
Insurgency Hotbeds Increase in Thailand
Americans Keep Dying
Roadside Bomb Killed Medic (IL) Who Joined Up to Pay for Med School
Kingsley (IA) Soldier Leaves Behind Wife, Four-Month-Old Daughter
Glen Burnie (MD) Soldier Killed by Roadside Bomb in Iraq
Big Spring (TX) Soldier Remembered as Popular, Patriotic
Father: 'He Had So Much Potential, His Life Was Way Too Short' (PA)
Pennsylvania Man Recalled as Loving Husband, Laughing Soldier
Family Mourns Death of Son, Husband in War (GA)
Alamogordo (NM) Soldier Killed by Iraq Bomb
 
Iran
Ahmadinejad: More UN Sanctions Will Not Harm Iran
Tehran: No Legal Basis for Another UN Resolution After IAEA Report
Iran Allows 4,500 to Run in March Elections
Nuclear Agency Says Iran Has Used New Technology
Ahmadinejad: US Should Apologize to Iran
Iran: IAEA Has All Nuclear Program Info
IAEA Report Bolsters Case for New Iran Sanctions: US Diplomats
'Hijab Problem' Sparks Police Standoff in Tehran
Israel/Palestine
Prison Death Sparks Fatah-Hamas Tension
Abbas Orders Probe Into Hamas Preacher's Death
Hamas: Palestinian Authority Worse Than Israel
Israel Cabinet Minister Calls for Fatah Leader Release
Israel: Vice Premier Calls for Evacuation of Settlers East of Security Fence
Report: Abbas Knew of Gaza Warnings
Gaza Merchants Strike in Protest at Israeli Blockade
Palestinian Militants, Israeli Forces Clash East of Rafah
Israeli Missile Strike Kills Three Civilians in Gaza
Israel Arrests Senior Palestinian Activist
Sderot Mayor Denies Calling for Cease-Fire Talks With Hamas
Israeli Settlers Attack Left-Wing Activists Escorting West Bank Shepherds
Yemen
Yemeni Security Forces Thwart Pipeline Bombing Attempt
Yemeni-American Sought by FBI Appears in Yemen for a Court Trial, Walks Free
Middle East
Egypt Meets With Hamas Delegation, Warns Against Any New Border Violation
Palestinians in Syria Protest Against Gaza Closure
France Shuts Two Cultural Centres in Lebanon Over Fragile Security
France Holds Military Exercises With Qatar, UAE
Kosovo/Serbia
Serbs Resume Protests in Northern Kosovo
Belgrade Embassy Body Identified
Serbia Is Warned by Europe to Deter Embassy Attacks
US Starts Evacuation From Serbia
Serbia on Verge of Isolation Over Kosovo After Riots
Serbia Seeks Rioters Who Set Fire to US Embassy
EU Withdraws Kosovo Mission Personnel
Belgrade Looters Become You Tube Hit
Australian Serbs Protest Rudd's Decision to Recognize Kosovo
Echoes in New York of Discontent Over Kosovo
Europe
Poland: No Missile Shield Without US Aid
US Urges France to Boost Defense as EU President
UK Mandatory DNA Database Rejected
No Let-Up in Armenia Poll Protests
Australia
US Defense Chief and Australians Insist Alliance Is Strong
Australia Considers US Missile Defense
Australia Seeks Opening for F-22 Purchase
Africa
Uganda Rebels, Government Sign Ceasefire
Senate Vote Annulment Raises Uncertainty in Nigeria
Comoros Military Ready to Attack Rebel Island
Zimbabwe Opposition Chief Vows to Oust Mugabe
Weekend Reviews
Unique Book on Iraq and the Media by Editor and Publisher Editor Out Soon
An Economic Analysis of National Reconstruction at Gunpoint
We Must Get Out of the Middle East No Matter What, CIA Vet Says
Lifting the Veil to Understand the 9/11 Commission
Shellshock and Redemption
No End in Sight: Iraq's Descent into Chaos
 
Columnists

Justin Raimondo
2/22/2008
The Year of the Insurgents

Alan Bock
2/23/2008
Hope in Pakistan?

Doug Bandow
2/22/2008
No End in Sight: Iraq's Descent into Chaos

Nebojsa Malic
2/22/2008
Day of Infamy

David R. Henderson
2/21/2008
End the Cuban Embargo

Ran HaCohen
2/19/2008
Israel Says 'No'

Ivan Eland
2/18/2008
Threats of Our Own Making

Charles Peña
2/13/2008
Hobbled in Kabul

Philip Giraldi
2/12/2008
John McCain and the Neocon Resurgence

Praful Bidwai
2/07/2008
India to Pay a Price For Launching Israeli Spy Satellite

Sascha Matuszak
2/05/2008
The Dragon or the Snake?

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