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Inflating the Military Budget: Winslow T. Wheeler
Toward Monarchy: Alan Bock
Aluminum Tubes – The Sequel: Gordon Prather
Why US Can’t Think Its Way Out of Iraq: N. Gvosdev
Strategic Manure: Charley Reese

 Jonathan Schell

No Nukes!

 Bruce Falconer

Shining a Light on Blackwater

 Nick Turse

That June Bug is Spying on You

 Scott Horton

Torture is a Crime

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Updated April 6, 2008 - 9:38 PM EDT
Bush Rules Out Further Iraq Troop Cuts
  Army Worried by Rising Stress of Return Tours to Iraq
Iraqi Leaders Call for Militias to Disband
  Fighting Erupts in Baghdad After Week of Calm
  Iraqis Angered by Renewal of Blackwater Contract
  Sadr Militia Prepares for Major Battle in Sadr City
  Sunday: 5 GIs, 81 Iraqis Killed; 31 GIs, 126 Iraqis Wounded
Officials Confirm Iran's Role in Truce
  Petraeus Expected to Tell Congress Iranian Forces Fought in Basra
Israel, US Plan to Release Details on Syria Attack
  Hezbollah, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Conflicting Signals on War and Peace
Zimbabwe Ruling Party Demands Recount
  Rival Resists Zimbabwe Runoff, Saying He Won
Permissible Assaults Cited in Graphic Detail
  Evidence Grows of Drug Use on Detainees
Bush, Putin Fail to Resolve Missile Differences
Intelligence Failure – Why America Can’t Think Its Way Out of Iraq  by Nikolas Gvosdev
Aluminum Tubes – The Sequel
by Gordon Prather
Why Doesn't the 9/11 Commission Know About Mukasey's 9/11 Story?  by Glenn Greenwald
One Hundred Years in Iraq?
by Sheldon Richman
Strategic Manure  by Charley Reese
Will McCain Wield the Big Stick?
by Eric Margolis

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British Soldiers Back in Basra as Hundreds of Iraqi Troops Desert
Obama Campaign: McCain Not a 'Warmonger'
Bush Supports Expansion of NATO Across Europe
Iraqi Official: Blackwater Staying on 'Is Bad News'
British Army Faces New Torture Claims Over Arrest of Shi'ite Elder
A Battle for Land in Northern Iraq
What Crackdowns and Elections in Iraq Never Quite Achieve
United States Institute of Peace Iraq Report (pdf)
US Extends Blackwater's Baghdad Work for One Year
Iraq Occupation
Iraq Report Details Political Hurdles and Future Options
Military Role Overseeing Contractors Tested in Iraq
Iraqi Contractor Charged Under New Law
Today in Iraq
Iraqi PM Wins Rare Support
Assyrian Orthodox Priest Fatally Shot in Baghdad, Alarming Christians
Bomb Kills Four on Minibus in Baghdad
Saturday: 37 Iraqis Killed, 33 Wounded
The War at Home
Candidates to Press Petraeus on Iraq War
ACLU Taps Top Legal Talent to Defend Accused 9-11 Plotters
McCain Is Vocal on War, but Silent on Son’s Service
Sen. Biden: Troop Buildup Is Failure
US Military
In White House Deliberations on War, Gen. Petraeus Has a Privileged Voice
Pundits Suggest General Petraeus Might Have a Political Future
B-1 Crashes: Bad Year for Bombers
Bomber Crash Site Is Air Force Hub for Mid East
Survey: Troops' Mental Health at Risk

Bush Sees NATO Future for Macedonia, All Balkans

Poll: Russians Threatened by Ukraine, Georgia in NATO
Belgian Police Raid PKK Offices
Brown Backs Army Cadet Corps Plan for UK Schools
Zimbabwe's MDC Says Runoff a Bid to Reverse Vote
Mugabe Defiant as Zimbabwe Poll Battle Goes to Court
Police Stop Zimbabwe Opposition Lodging Appeal
Zimbabwe War Veterans Threaten Farm Occupations
Paper: The Love That Made Robert Mugabe a Monster
Opposition Says Mugabe Preparing Violence
Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai Says Mugabe Deploying Militia
Zimbabwe Opposition Asks UN to Intervene
Zimbabwe to Release Presidential Results 'When Ready'
Final Zimbabwe Senate Election Results
Mbeki Says Not Time for Action on Zimbabwe
Ethiopian Troops Return to Somali Provincial Capital
Kenya's Rivals Trade Blame in Cabinet Delay
Americans Keep Dying
It Isn't the Homecoming From Iraq They Planned (OH)
Mom: 'I Had a Feeling He Wasn’t Coming Back' (LA)
Loved Ones Bury Missouri Contractor Kidnapped in Iraq
Slain Florida Soldier Left Behind Many Unfinished Plans
Family, Friends & Strangers Remember Festus (MO) Soldier Killed in Iraq
Soldier's Family Amazed By, Thankful for the City’s Support (OK)
Seattle-Area Marine Officer Killed in Iraq (WA)
Houston (TX) Soldier Dies in Iraq IED Attack
At Guardsman’s Funeral, Family Gets Words and Gestures of Support (NC)
Houston (TX) Soldier Killed in Grenade Attack in Iraq
Soldier From Detroit (MI) Dies in Accident in Afghanistan
Iran Says to Boost Nuclear Capacity Despite Pressure
Gates Says Diplomacy the Plan for Iran
Iranian Blogosphere Tests Government’s Limits
Iran Denies Rumors Finance Minister to Quit
Foreign Office: British Hostages Might Be in Iran
US Supervising Training of Elite Palestinian Unit in Jordan
Hamas: Rocket Attacks Not Aimed at Israeli Women, Children
Minister: Israel Only Holding Virtual Negotiations
Palestinian Farmer Killed in Gaza Strip
Lebanese PM Urges Army to Prepare for Israeli Attack
Hezbollah to 'Follow Closely' Israeli Drill Along Lebanese Border
Israel on Alert Over Hezbollah Drones
Middle East
Egypt Hunts Men Suspected of Plotting Terror Attack in Sinai
Yemeni Soldier Killed, Seven Others Injured in Checkpoint Attack
China Promotes Website Attacking Western Media
Tibet Vows Trouble-Free Olympic Torch Despite Unrest
In Tibetan Monasteries, the Heavy Hand of the Party
China to Beef Up 'Patriotic' Education
China Blocks Reporting in Tibetan Areas
China Says Five Died in March 15 Riot Near Lhasa
China Allows Access to English Wikipedia
Ousted Afghan Lawmaker Fights to Return
Sarkozy's Offer to Boost Afghanistan Troops Is Strongly Opposed
French Leader Lied About Troop Levels in Afghanistan: Taliban
Sharif: New Govt to Strip Musharraf of Powers
Pakistan Coalition Divided on Khan
Nepal Prepares for End of Monarchy
India Tightens Security Ahead of Nepal Election
Nepal Disqualifies 297 Candidates for Constitutional Election
No Alcohol in Nepal During Elections
Myanmar Warns of 'Terrorist' Bomb Plans
Suicide Blast Kills Sri Lanka Minister, 14 Others
UN Pulls Out of North Korea Olympic Torch Ceremony Amid Fears of Propaganda Coup
Ecuador Says CIA Controls Part of Its Intelligence
Colombia Ends Contract After Flap With Clinton Aide
$253 Million Verdict Against Cuba
Rebel's Death Hinders Betancourt Rescue
Weekend Reviews
Questions of Loyalty
The Folly of Attacking Iran
The Bricklayer’s Sons: The Family That Spawned 9/11
Muqtada Al-Sadr Has Iraq's Future in His Hands
Reclaiming Conservatism

Justin Raimondo
A Tragi-Comic Cavalcade of Chicanery

Alan Bock
Toward Monarchy

Doug Bandow
Reclaiming Conservatism

Charles Peña
McCain's Foreign Policy Vision: Style Over Substance

David R. Henderson
A Liberal Politician Libertarians Can Appreciate

Ivan Eland
Putting Lipstick on a Pig

Nebojsa Malic
Two Anniversaries

Philip Giraldi
Neocon Valor Is an Act of Feith

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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