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Getting It Wrong Again: Alan Bock
Hillary Clinton's Iraq Lies: Stephen Zunes
Tenet's War: Gordon Prather
The Surge – Is It Soup Yet?: Gary Brecher
McCain: The New 'Baghdad Bob'?: Greg Mitchell

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The Real Life of the Marlboro Marine

 John McGlynn

The Financial War Against Iran

 Spencer Ackerman

Calling Out Media Liars

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Behind the Tibet Crisis

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Updated March 29, 2008 - 10:46 PM EDT
US Officials: Basra Fight Not Going Well
  Police Refuse to Support Iraqi PM's Attacks
  US Airstrike Kills 8 Civlians in Iraq's Basra
  Iraqi Prime Minister Softens Ultimatum as Militias Stand Ground in Basra
  US Has Little Influence, Few Options in Iraq's Volatile South
  Iraqi Police Shed Their Uniforms, Kept Their Rifles and Switched Sides
  Saturday: 143 Iraqis, 2 US Soldiers Killed, 230 Iraqis Wounded
  Friday: 163 Iraqis, 1 US Soldier Killed, 214 Iraqis Wounded
Bush Says Iraq Faces 'Defining Moment'
  Is the Pentagon Using Guantánamo Trials to Influence Election?
Britain Admits Mistreating Iraqi Detainees
  Third Marine Is Cleared of Haditha Charges, Given Immunity
US Says No Meddling to Save Musharraf
  US Envoys' Visit to Pakistan Draws Fire
Tibet Tensions Linger, Despite Claims
  Growing Gulf Divides China and Dalai Lama
  Tibetans See 'Han Invasion' as Spurring Violence
Five Ex-Secretaries of State Say 'Close Gitmo'
The Surge – Is It Soup Yet?
by Gary Brecher
John McCain: The New
'Baghdad Bob'?
 by Greg Mitchell
Killing and Dying in Iraq for Nothing  by Jacob G. Hornberger
Hillary Clinton's Iraq Lies
by Stephen Zunes
Tenet's War  by Gordon Prather
Persian Pitfalls  by Ted Galen Carpenter

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Israel Says It's Talking to Syria
The Risks of Defeating al-Qaeda in Iraq
US Forces Drawn Deeper Into Iraq Crackdown
Britain Dragged Back Into Basra Conflict
Iraqi Forces Say Kill 120 'Enemy Fighters' in Basra Operation
Shi'ite Fighters Seize Center of Nassiriya
Bush Apologizes to Egyptian Leader for Killing
US Sees More Beijing Missiles Aimed at Taiwan
Americans in Green Zone Under Siege
Today in Iraq
US Escalates Airstrikes on Basra
US Bombs Targets in Iraq to Bolster Maliki
The Fight for Basra – It's About Oil and Power
Basra Residents Told to Give Up Weapons
19 Tense Hours in Sadr City Alongside the Mahdi Army
US Airstrike Kills at Least Four in Baghdad
Sistani Urges Combatants Not to Harm Civilians
Iraqi Parliament Holds General Debate on Basra Developments
Shi'ites March in Iraq to Protest Crackdown
Iraqi Civilians Running Out of Food and Water, Say Aid Agencies
Attacks Continue
US: 37 Bodies Found in Iraq Mass Grave
Office of Iraq Vice President Hit in Missile Attack
Bodies of Two More US Contractors Identified
Friday: 163 Iraqis, 1 US Soldier Killed, 214 Iraqis Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Iran Cleric Calls on Iraqis to End Their Fighting
Iraq Violence Puts Pullout of 1,500 UK Troops in Doubt
Australian PM Strong on Iraq Troop Withdrawal
Former UK Defense Chiefs Reject Claim Soldiers Do Not Want Iraq Inquiry
The War at Home
The Story Behind McDermott's Controversial Iraq Trip
Where Clinton, Obama, and McCain Stand on Iraq
Clinton Says Would Consider Limited Talks With Hamas
Palestinian Authority Granted New Trial in Terrorism Damages Suit
Family's Vigil Ends With Confirmation Contractor Died in Iraq
Rice Says Boycott of 1980 Olympics Was 'Feckless'
US Military
Top US Commander for Middle East Leaves Job
Dempsey to Become Central Command Chief
New Central Command Chief an Army Man
At Home, but Not at Peace: a Soldier's Struggle With PTSD
Bonuses Boost Reserve's Recruitment
'War on Terror'
FBI Focusing on 'About Four' Suspects in 2001 Anthrax Attacks
Attorney General: IP Crimes Increasingly Funding Terror Groups
UK Clamps Down on Terror Sentences
Mukasey Backs Bush Efforts on Wiretapping
Stealthy Surveillance Robots Designed for Police, Military
Detaining Justice
A Day in a Guantánamo Detainee's Life
Ex-Afghanistan Detainee Alleges Torture by US
Canada Court Told of Guantánamo Rights Violations
Russia & the West
Russia Warns NATO on Expansion
Russia's NATO Envoy Rejects Afghan Transit Trade Off
Russia Offers Aid in Afghanistan, but Links It to NATO Concerns
US-Russian Officials Meet on Missile Shield Offer
Russia Claims Litvinenko Win as UK Envoy Retires
EU Urged to Seize Chance for New Russia Ties
Serbia Seeks Deal With UN Over Kosovo Serb Enclaves
Georgia Hands Opposition Leader 11-Year Jail Term
Weekend Reviews
Body of War Depicts Personal Cost of War
Writing Through the Rubble
Two Excellent Iraq-Themed Films Open Today; Will War-Weary Public Tune Them Out?
Their Vilest Hour
Stop-Loss Doesn't Look Like Any Iraq Movie
Is America Ready for Another Iraq War Movie?
Back From Iraq, on a Road Going Nowhere
Iraq War Film Stop Loss Is a Winner
Stop-Loss Depicts Sad Reality of Iraq Conflict
Tibetan Identity Runs Deep Even as China Keeps Tabs
Dalai Lama Warns China on Its News Reports
China Says Tibet Monks Won't Be Punished
Monks Derail China's Scripted Tour of Tibet
Tibetans' Comments to Foreign Reporters
Police Close Off Lhasa's Muslim Quarter
US Treasury Secretary to Raise Tibet Concerns While in Beijing
EU Asks China to Handle Tibet Peacefully
South Korea Plays Down Missile Test by the North
US Criticizes North Korean Missile Tests
North Korea Expels 11 of South's Officials in Reaction to Rising Criticism
North Korea Blasts US Delays in Nuke Dispute
UK Defense Secretary: 'Reach Out to the Taliban'
Afghan Training Force Short 3,500
Afghan Radio Station Attacked
Taliban Declares Spring Offensive in Afghanistan
Coalition Forces Kill Several Insurgents, Wound Afghan Woman
Taliban Attack Leaves 12 Dead
US Offers Pakistan Assistance, Warns on Militants
US Seeks Cooperation With Pakistan in Fight Against Terrorism
US Not Pressing Pakistan on Terror: Envoy
Rivals Reach Ceasefire as Death Toll Reaches 56 in Kohat
Pakistani Secret Agents Shot Dead
Pakistan's New Government Will Start With Small Cabinet
At Least Six Killed in Attack on Pakistan Ambulance

26 Killed in Sri Lanka Fighting

Rice Shortages Creating Fears of Asia Unrest
Forty Held as Pro-Tibet Students Invade UN Offices in Nepal
Israeli DM Warns US Hamas May Take Over West Bank
Israel Says Two Palestinians Killed in Gaza
Hamas Urges Arabs to Back Reconciliation Push
MP: Israeli Arabs Won't Allow Expulsion From Jaffa
Rice to Meet Netanyahu During Visit
Three Palestinians Killed, 13 Hurt in Clan Violence in Qalqilyah
Israeli-Palestinian Trade Suffers
Israel: Hezbollah Increases Rocket Range
UN Says 'Network' Killed Hariri
Middle East
Arab Summit Divided by No-Shows
Egypt Installs Surveillance Cameras After Suez Killing
Jitters Over Syria's Kurdish Clashes
PKK Threatens to Retaliate Against Turkey
Dutch Film on Islam
Muslim Nations Condemn Dutch Koran Film
Online, a Violent View of Islam
Website Withdraws Dutch MP's Anti-Islam Film After Threats
In Somalia, a Government on Life Support
Somali PM Denies Town Captured
Mugabe Faces Biggest Challenge in Zimbabwe Election
Opponents See End to Mugabe Era
Vote May Drain Zimbabwe's Finances
Is Death Estimate for Darfur Too Low?
Stalemate in New Kenyan Government
Uganda Rebels in Central African Republic Kidnappings
Raul Castro: Cubans Can Have Cell Phones
Venezuela Bombs Drug Runways Near Colombia Border
Colombia: Jailed Rebels for Hostages
Peru's Legacy of Conflict

Justin Raimondo
The Mystery of American Foreign Policy

Alan Bock
Getting It Wrong Again

Doug Bandow
Crisis Postponed?

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

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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