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Oh, So He's the Radical: John Young
The Green Light: Phillippe Sands
Stage Set for Space Arms Race: Marko Beljac
Whispers for Engagement with Hamas: K. Akhavi
A Sub to Fight al-Qaeda's Navy: Robert Scheer

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Torture is a Crime

 Charles Goyette

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 Alan Bock

The Means Determine the Ends

 Lew Rockwell

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Updated April 3, 2008 - 11:09 PM EDT
US Reassesses Iraqis After Basra Offensive
  Gen. Odom Tells Senate Rapid Withdrawal Is Only Solution
  US Airstrike Hits Basra Home Amid New Iraq Violence
  Paltry Result of Iraqi Offensive Quiets US Withdrawal Talk
  US Troop Cut in Iraq to Continue Despite Violence
  Too Soon to Tell Who Won, Lost in Basra: US Military Chief
Bomb Mars Show of Force in Basra
  Sadr Stronghold Brims With Confidence
  Did Maliki Do Sadr a Favor in Basra?
  Thursday: 1 US Airman, 41 Iraqis Killed, 66 Wounded
Report: Mugabe to Quit if Granted Immunity
  Mugabe's Police Raid Opposition HQ
  Senate Election Results Come in for Crisis-Hit Zimbabwe
  Mugabe in Biggest Battle After Losing Parliament
Key Pakistani Official Says US Must End Attacks
  Zawahri Says bin Laden in Good Health
Whispers for Engagement with Hamas
N. Korea Says Seoul Driving Ties to Catastrophe
Top Admin Officials Pressured Underlings to Use Torture
  Memo Sheds New Light on Torture Issue
My Journey to the Heart of Darkness – Indianapolis  by Robert Higgs
Restoring the Constitution: a Conversation With Daniel Ellsberg  by Thomas P. Healy
Few Big Lies: Not Handling Iraq Truth  by Nat Parry
Oh, So He's the Radical  by John Young
The Green Light  by Phillippe Sands
'The Shot' Sets Stage for Space Arms Race  by Marko Beljac

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Clinton Testimony on FBI Files Blocked
ACLU: Military Skirting Law to Spy
A Block in Baghdad Mourns Child, Grandfather Killed by US Fire
Military Feels Fuel-Cost Gouge in Iraq
Cease-Fire Holds, but Volatility Endures
Basra Battle Raises Questions Over US Strategy
Iraq Looking at Oil Surplus, Big Profits
Adm. Mullen: Iraq Has Troops While Afghanistan Waits
Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai Acts Presidential
Today in Iraq
US Cites Planning Gaps in Iraqi Assault on Basra
US Commander Urges Patience on Iraq Troop Levels
Pentagon Lauds Iraq Leadership
Residents in Iraq's Basra Fear Worse Violence
Baghdad's Sadr City Mourns Its Dead and Injured
Attacks Continue
Baghdad Bomb Kills Three, Injures Iraqi Cameraman
Gunmen Blow Up House Near Baquba
Roadside Bomb Wounds Nine in Nineveh
Wednesday: 45 Iraqis Killed, 84 Wounded
The War at Home
Top US Senator Says Basra Attack May Strengthen Sadr
McCain Calls for US Military Buildup Without Draft
Foes Target McCain's 100-Year War Remark
Antiwar Students Object to Detention for Walkout
Bush Sets Out to Salvage Legacy on World Stage
It Isn't the Homecoming From Iraq They Planned
Progressive Dems Unveil Plan to End Iraq Occupation
Pastor Who Visited Iraq Settles New York Case
Congress Pressed on Delay of 9/11 Funds
US Military
Rapists in the Ranks
Contracts for Body Armor Filled Without Initial Tests
No Legal Way to Object to Iraq War in US, Deserter's Lawyer Tells Court
Marine Retreat Aids War-Strained Couples
Quilt Show Bumps Ex-Soldier's Trial
'War on Terror'
Zawahiri: Innocent Deaths 'Unintentional', Opponents Using Human Shields
Chinese Spy 'Slept' in US for 2 Decades
Publication Ban in Canada Terror Trial
Senators Fault DHS Pressure on Real ID: Leahy Says Agency Is 'Bullying' States
Man Tells FBI Explosives Were for Show
Guy With Camera in New Jersey Apparently Not Terrorist, Authorities Rule
NATO Expansion
EU Allies Unite Against Bush Over NATO Membership for Georgia and Ukraine
Russia's Problems Nudge Afghanistan Off NATO's Agenda
Bush-Putin Row Grows as Pact Pushes East
Bush on NATO: 'Russia Is Not Our Enemy'
Ukrainians Split Over Push to Join NATO
NATO Aide: No Deal on Ukraine, Georgia
NATO to Admit Croatia, Albania, Delays Macedonia
Afghan Opposition Courts Taliban
Allies Split Over Afghanistan
Australian PM: Afghan Troops 'Sufficient'

French Afghan Troop Offer to Allow Canada Extension

Several Rebels Killed in Afghanistan
2 Police Killed in Suicide Attack in Southwestern Afghanistan
Ashdown Warning Over Afghanistan
Afghan Leader Blames Media for Ashdown Veto Over UN Job
Former Army Ranger Found Guilty of Second-Degree Murder in Death of Comrade
NATO Forces in Afghanistan
Pakistan Names New Head of Military Intelligence
Pakistan Denies Report on Nuclear Waste Dump in Afghanistan
NATO Chief Wants Afghan Talks With New Pakistan Govt
Pakistan Nuclear Scientist Hopes to Be Freed
Nepal's Maoist Leader Issues Election Warning
In Nepal, Long-Lived Monarchy Fades From View
Nepal Police Detain Tibetan Protesters
Sri Lanka Defends Lengthy Inquiry Into the Massacre of 17 Charity Workers
Japan's Cinemas Shy Away From War Film Amid Intimidation
Australia Accused of Helping Spark Fiji Coup
Zimbabwean Opposition Leader Hospitalized After Beating by Police
Zimbabwe's MDC Calls on Mugabe to Concede Defeat
Final Results in Zimbabwe Parliament Poll Issued
Mugabe to Go Down Fighting: Analysts
Mugabe Era's End May Be Near
Zimbabweans Jam Phones Tracking Vote
Key Facts About Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai
CNN Reports From Zimbabwe Despite Journalist Ban
Zimbabwe Vote Heartens Investors
Chad Says Sudan Broke Peace Pact, Khartoum Denies
Darfur Peace Talks in 'Serious Trouble'
US Wants 3,600 New Troops in Darfur Soon
Accusations Fly as Kenya Political Deadlock Deepens
Detained Niger Delta Militant Leader Protests Against Secret Trial
Russia Urges Iran to Join Nuclear Talks
Israel Prohibits Economic Ties With Iran
Nuclear Watchdog Gets China's Iran Intel
Isreal: Iran Sets Up Listening Stations in Syria
BBC Poll: Iran Only Country Viewed More Negatively Than Israel
Report: Syrian Reservists Called Up for Fear of Israeli Strike
Syria Denies Reports of Military Drill
Israel Worried Syrian Army Moves a Preamble for Hezbollah Op
Israeli General Vows 'Painful Retaliation' as Syria Calls Up Reserve Units
Hamas Agreed to 1967 Borders
Israeli Legal Expert: Jerusalem Referendum Could Lead to Civil War
Settlers, Peace Activists Clash at Illegal Outpost Close to Kedumim
New Israeli Settlement Plans Set Up Collision Course
Israel to Build Over 1,900 Homes in West Bank Settlements
Israel Says It Removed 50 West Bank Roadblocks
New Israeli Anti-Drug Campaign Equates Smoking Marijuana With Terrorism
Olmert: Opposition Has 'No Purpose'
Report Says Israel Slow to Admit Patients From Gaza
Israel to Hand Out Gas Masks to Civilians
Abbas Loath to Talk of Progress Over Peace With Israel
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia May Seek Nuclear Arms
Saudi Arabia Is Prime Source of Terror Funds, US Says
Egypt Detains 255 Opposition Members Amid Protests
Egypt Finds Three Tunnels Near Gaza Border
Middle East
9 Kurdish Rebels Killed in Turkey
1 Killed, 4 Wounded in Yemen Clashes
West China, Tibet Unrest Tests Beijing
China Urges US to See 'True Nature' of Dalai Lama
Tibet Exile Radio Says China Jamming It
China Confirms Protests Staged by Uighur Muslims
Yahoo Fund Aids 'Cyber Dissidents' in China
Myanmar Opposition: Vote 'No' on Charter
Draft UN Statement Targets Myanmar Junta
Russia Sends Aid to Kosovo Serbs
Verdict Due in War Crimes Case of Ex-Kosovo PM
Belarus Wants US Mission Cut
Ecuador Plans Foreign Bases Ban

Peru Sees Shadowy Hand of Chávez – Everywhere

France Tries to Aid Woman Held by Colombian Rebels

Raul's Reforms May Strengthen Communism


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