Today's Highlights

The 'Peaceful Majority' Matters: Sheldon Richman
Too Timid, Too Little, Too Late: Ray McGovern
Two Anniversaries: Nebojsa Malic
No Good from Tibet Tragedy: H.D.S. Greenway
What Does 'Victory' Mean?: Fred Kaplan

 Spencer Ackerman

Calling Out Media Liars

 Eric Margolis

Behind the Tibet Crisis

 Bob Barr

Realignment for Peace and Liberty

 Joyce Lucey

The Suicide of Jefferey Lucey

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Iraq Implodes as Shi'ite Fights Shi'ite


222 Iraqis, 1 US Soldier, 3 US Contractors Killed


Dozens Killed as Iraq Fighting Rages


Iraqi Army's Assault on Militias in Basra Stalls


Bush: Iraq Violence Is a 'Positive Moment'


US Air Strike Kills 60 Iraqis in Hilla


Sadr Offensive Shows Failure of Petraeus Strategy

'Pause' Likely in US Drawdown in Iraq


US Says Iran Behind Violence in Iraq

Military Tells Bush of Troop Strains


Academics: British Armed Forces 'at Crisis Point'

Bush Clears Way for $300 Million Aid to Pakistan
Frontline: Too Timid, Too Little,
Too Late
 by Ray McGovern
No Good Can Come of China-Tibet Tragedy  by H.D.S. Greenway
The Lies in Your Head, More Powerful Than All Facts  by Arthur Silber
McCain, Iraq, and Bush's Third Term  by David Bromwich
NPR Underreports Iraq Deaths
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
What Does Bush Mean by 'Victory in Iraq'?  by Fred Kaplan

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The Threat of a Re-Surge in Iraq

McCain Vows No Retreat From Iraq

Marine Faces First Trial in Haditha Killings

Pentagon Says New Iraq Fighting Arises From Surge's 'Success'

A Photo in the NYT Recalls Death of a Young Doctor in Iraq

Car Bomb Kills Eight Afghans

Shi'ite Enclave Back on Edge
Shi'ite Struggle

Sadr Followers Expand Disobedience Campaign Nationwide

70 Iraqis Killed in Crackdown on Mahdi Army

Two More Killed as Baghdad Neighborhood Is Hit With More Mortars

Sadr City Braces for Fresh Street Battles

Sadr City From Slum to Political Base

Basrans Describe Life Under Fire

Will UK Stay in Basra to Fight Sadr's Army?

Today in Iraq

Gunmen Set Iraqi Journalist's House on Fire

Woman Sprinter Leads Iraqi Olympics Charge

Russian Firm Signs Deal to Fix Iraq-Syria Pipeline

Wednesday: 2 GIs, 1 British Soldier, 76 Iraqis Killed; 367 Iraqis Wounded
Occupying Iraq

Tikrit Judge Among Five Civilians Killed in US Air Strike

Man Whose Severed Finger Was Sent to US Found Dead in Iraq

US Dead in Iraq 'Mostly Poor White Southerners'

The War at Home

US: Saddam Paid for Lawmakers' Iraq Trip

Soldier Suicides: Veterans Are Killing Themselves in Record Numbers

McCain Rejects Bush's Foreign-Policy Tactics, but Embraces His Goals

'War on Terror'

US to Hold Off on Terrorism-Based Green Card Denials

Ex-Prosecutor at Guantánamo to Leave Military

More Snooping in Passport Data at State Department

My Life in al-Qaeda, by bin Laden's Bodyguard


First Foreign Journalists Arrive in Tibet Since Riots

Foreign Reporters Watched on Tibet Tour

Hundreds of Tibet Protesters Give Themselves Up

As Fighting Flares in Civil War, Key Buddhist Shuns Nonviolence

Eyewitnesses Recount Terrifying Day in Tibet

Chinese Envoy: Tibet Unrest 'Law-And-Order Issue'

Beijing to Wage 'Publicity Battle'

Dalai Lama Finds Leading Tibetans Harder Than Being Global Peace Icon

EU Parliament Chief Offers Platform to Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama Thanks Taiwan for Friendship and Support

Taiwan Special Delivery
China Protests US Nuclear Parts Deliveries to Taiwan

US Initially Unconcerned About Erroneous Taiwan Shipment


South Korea to Back UN Resolution on North Korea

Kim's Realm Shows Signs of a Rift


UN Envoy: Myanmar Eyes 'Indonesian Model' for Democracy

Muslim Cleric's Death in Military Custody Highlights Abuse in Southern Thailand

Kazakhstan: Opposition Militia 'Trained in Israel'


Continuing Somalia Fighting Prompts Refugee Warning

Somali Islamists Seize Key Town of Jowhar


Comoran Rebel Island Appointed New Leader

Comoros Rebel Leader Flees to French-Run Island


Iran Threatens Legal Action Over UN Sanctions

Iran Submits Letter of Protest to UN

Cheney Disputes Iran's Nuclear Goals


Danish Soldier Killed in Southern Afghanistan

Taliban Again Threaten Spring Offensive

Cell Phone Shutdown Angers Afghans

France Pledges Afghanistan Troops

Poland Prolongs Mission in Afghanistan

Supplier Under Scrutiny on Aging Arms for Afghans


Pakistan Downplays US Envoy Trip

US Envoys Visit Pakistani Frontier

Pakistan's Deposed Top Judge to Tour Country


Israeli FM: Military's Gaza Operations 'Help' Peace Talks

Olmert: Peace With Moderates, Not Hamas

Fatah Says Hamas Must Cede Gaza Before Talks

Israeli Forces Capture Hamas Commander in West Bank

Israel to Approve Security Equipment for Abbas

Palestinians Puzzled by Israeli Gesture for West Bank City

FM Station Draws Israelis, Palestinians

Israeli Rabbi Calls for 'State-Sanctioned Revenge' Against Arabs


Olmert: Israel Will Continue to Build in Existing Settlements

Israeli DM Approves Mobile Homes for Settlement

Arab Summit

Syria Defiant on Lebanon Despite Arab Summit

Egypt to Snub Syria's Arab Summit

Arab Summit to Adopt Yemeni Proposal on Palestinian Reconciliation


Turkish Troops to Stay in Cyprus Until 'Just and Lasting Peace'

In Turkey, Secularists Escalate Fight Against Ruling Party

Middle East

Olmert Hints at Secret Syrian Talks

Navy: Warning Shot Likely Killed Egyptian in Suez

Israeli Parliament to Discuss Recognizing Armenian Genocide

Russia and Her Neighbors

Putin Invites Bush to Confer in Move to Avoid Public Clash

Georgia Warns About Impact of NATO Snub

Belarus Courts Sentence Demonstrators, West Protests


Russia's Ex-Premier Says Kosovo Must Split

Sarkozy Pushes Britain for New EU

Greece, Macedonia Clash Over Name

In Other News

Britain Scraps 'Blair Force One' Plan


With Election Near, Economy Free-Falling, Zimbabwe Survives on Underground Market

Mugabe Offers Farms for Votes Trade


Hopes for Chad-Sudan Peace Fade With Fresh Round of Accusations

Sierra Leone Special Court's Narrow Focus


Justin Raimondo
Why They Hate China

Nebojsa Malic
Two Anniversaries

Charles Peña
Hard to See the Benefits Through the Bills and the Blood

Philip Giraldi
Neocon Valor Is an Act of Feith

Ivan Eland
Defense-Contract Reform Key to a Restrained Foreign Policy

Alan Bock
McCain's Feet of Warlike Clay

Doug Bandow
John McCain: Blowing Up the World at 3am?

David R. Henderson
Jeremiah Wright: True and False

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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