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What John McCain Should Know: Aaron Glantz
Roots of Venezuelan-Colombian Crisis: Alan Bock
The Afghan Hero Who Died in Gitmo: Worthington
Operation Merlin II: Gordon Prather
Cut 'Sovereign' Israel Loose: Charley Reese

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MEK Laptop, Fallon v Cheney, Sons of Iraq

 Doug Bandow

Don't Believe the Hype About China

 Bill Barnwell

Christianity and War

 Rep. Ron Paul

Empire Weakens America

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Updated March 9, 2008 - 11:25 PM EDT
US Fails Again to Hit Qaeda Suspect in Somalia
5 Years On, Iraq War Has Changed Lives
  Ex-Defense Official Feith Assails Colleagues Over Run-Up to War
Iraq Vows to Block Oil Contracts Signed by Kurds
  US Troops Accused of Abusing Baghdad Embassy Employees
  Iraq: Technocrats Eyed for Boost in Government
  Saturday: 1 GI, 36 Iraqis Killed; 17 Iraqis Wounded; 100 Bodies Found
Serbian Govt Falls, Elections Proposed for May
Pakistan's Sharif to Join Bhutto Party in Coalition
Bush Vetoes Ban on Waterboarding
Afghans Demand Withdrawal of Danish, Dutch Troops
Shocking New Revelation: Unchecked Government Powers Get Abused  by Glenn Greenwald
The Afghan Hero Who Died in Guantánamo  by Andy Worthington
Back to the Past in Cuba
by Eric Margolis
Admiral Fallon and His Empire
by Chris Floyd
Operation Merlin II  by Gordon Prather
Cut 'Sovereign' Israel Loose
by Charley Reese

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Fallon's 'No Iran War' Line Angered White House
Russian President Accuses NATO of Attempting to Replace UN
Iraqis Protest in Basra Over Security
In Baquba, Happiness Is a Memory
Iran, Gulf Foreign Ministers Meet in Damascus
Ex-FBI Chief’s Book Revisits Watergate
Japanese and Filipino Activists Protest Crimes by US Troops
US Troops Losing Hearing
Today in Iraq
US, Iraqi Officials in Baghdad Say No Date for Talks
Soldiers Find al-Qaeda Torture House Near Baghdad
Iraqi Women Demand Equality, End to Violence
Iraq: Muqtada Sadr Hitting the Books?
Report: Sadr in Tehran Hospital With Life-Threatening Illness
Iraqi Oil Minister Authorized to Sign Oil Deals With Foreign Majors
60 Arrested Under Security Plan in Basra
Iraq Ops Leave 10 Suspects Killed, 16 Captured
Attacks Continue
100 Decomposed Bodies Found in Iraq Mass Grave: US Military
Family Killed in Iraq's Diyala Province
Iraqi Neighborhood Mourns Dead After Bombings
Gunman Wearing Explosive Belt Arrested in Ramadi
French Journalist Attacked in Iraq
Saturday: 1 US Soldier, 36 Iraqis Killed; 17 Iraqis Wounded; 100 Bodies Found
Iraqi President Seeks to Build on Turkey Ties
Iraq Seeks Partnership With Turkey
Talabani Invites Turkish Businessmen to Invest in Iraq
Iraq: Barazani's Office Denies Interference in Anfal Case
The War at Home
Maria Duran’s Endless Wait for Her Son in Iraq
Obama Stance on Iraq Shows Evolving View
Bush's Veto of Bill on CIA Tactics Affirms His Legacy
Advocates Say Ruling Chills Reporters
Senate Committee Seeks Audit of Iraq Oil Money
Secret Ingredient Delays Missile Upgrade
Photographic Icons of Iraq War
New Biography of Shadowy Iraq Figure Chalabi Recalls Ties to McCain
'War on Terror'
'Dirty Bomb' Threat as UK Ships Plutonium to France
US Brands Bangladeshi Islamist Group 'Terrorist
Armenian Court Rejects Election Appeal
Broadcasters Unplugged During State of Emergency in Armenia
Putin Warns West: Medvedev Is No Softer
Nigeria Ruling Party in Key Talks
Malaysia's Ruling Party Retains Power, but Sees Major Losses
Malaysia PM's Coalition Loses Crucial 2/3 Majority
Tear Gas Used on Islamic Supporters in Malaysia
North Korea
North Korea Far Poorer Than Reported
North Korea Hopes for Friendship With Syria
Chinese Press Muzzled at Parliament Meeting
Chinese Police Release Human Rights Lawyer With a Warning to Keep Quiet
China Dissident Hu Jia to Stand Trial

Dalai Lama Reiterates Support for Beijing Olympics

Myanmar Rejects UN Monitor Plan
UN Myanmar Envoy Meets Suu Kyi
Americans Keep Dying
Airborne Soldier (CA) Killed in Afghanistan Planned to Be Physical Therapist
Waukesha (WI) Man Killed in Iraq Helicopter Crash
Family Mourns New Jersey Soldier Killed in Afghanistan
Peres: Israel Will Not Unilaterally Attack Iran
Survey Says Iranians Favor Free Election of Their Top Leader
Iran Sees Pre-Election US Bid to Reduce Oil Price
Iran: Fighting for Moderation
Iran's Khatami Warns of 'Return of Despotism Via Populism'
Police Nab 8 in Connection to Jerusalem Terror Attack
Olmert Vows Deterrence Will Be Achieved Against Terror Groups
Settlers Vow Revenge Over Jerusalem Massacre
Israel Calls for Tighter Security on West Bank
Palestinians Fire Rocket, Mortar Shells at Southern Israel
Hezbollah Accuses US of Declaring War on Lebanese Opposition
Israeli Warplanes Fly Over Beirut
Saudi Arabia
Two Reformists Sent to Jail in Saudi Arabia
Saudis Offer Pioneering Therapy for Ex-Jihadists
Middle East
Jordan Acts Against Relatives of Gunman in Jerusalem Shooting
Cairo Official: Gaza Strip Conflict Serves Syrian Interests
Egypt Destroys 6 Smuggling Tunnels Into Gaza Strip
Bomb Threat at Kuwait Airport Turns Out Hoax
Afghan President Calls for End to Forced Marriage
Karzai Urges More Freedoms for Women
NATO Soldier, Three Afghan Civilians Killed in Roadside Explosions
Fate of Afghanistan Important for Germany, Merkel Says
'It Is Absolutely Wrong That the Army Is Distancing Itself From Me,' Says Musharraf
Lawyers Rally Against Musharraf Government
Lawyers Demand Release of Judges in Pakistan

Pakistan: Small Party Joins PPP-Led Coalition

Former Pakistani Minister Detained for Human Trafficking
Indian Spy Freed in Pakistan
Indian Freed by Pakistan: I Was a Spy
Indian's Confession Disconcerts Pakistan
Indian Minister Rejects Snap Polls Amid US Nuke Deal Trouble
One Killed, 24 Injured in Three Explosions in India's State of Assam
Indian Prime Minister Warns of Revival of Sikh Militancy
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Says Fresh Fighting Kills 42, Most Rebels
Tamil Politician Killed by Claymore Mine in Northern Sri Lanka
Okinawa Mixes Pragmatism, Anger Over US Military
Maoists Release Manifesto for New Nepal
Singapore: Warning on Jemaah Islamiah Terror Attack
Ecuador Says Not Ready to Restore Colombia Ties
Chavez Calls on FARC Head to Release Betancourt
No Breakthrough in Ties With Cuba for EU Envoy
Weekend Reviews
Who Is John T. Flynn?
Dead Wrong
US Regime Change in Iran
The Cold Price of Hot Blood
The Rise (and Fall) of the Neocons
Required Reading: Sageman's Leaderless Jihad

Justin Raimondo
Confessions of an Obama Cultist

Alan Bock
Roots of Venezuelan-Colombian Crisis

Doug Bandow
Turning China into the Next Big Enemy

Nebojsa Malic
The State Is A Lie

Ivan Eland
Accepting Reality Is No Vice; Being Oblivious Is No Virtue

David R. Henderson
Support Our Troops – or Judge Them?

Charles Peña
More Amtrak Security,
More Safety?

Philip Giraldi
The Clinton Years Revisited

Ran HaCohen
Israel Says 'No'

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

Sascha Matuszak
The Dragon or the Snake?

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