Today's Highlights

Endless Enemies: Justin Raimondo
Jordan Was Hub for US Renditions: William Fisher
The Romance of Death: John Markley
Petraeus' Ghost: Cockburn/Engelhardt
US Ignores Iraqis' Views: Adil E. Shamoo

 Howard Zinn

The US Has Always Been an Empire

 Philip Giraldi

Iran Supports, Not Opposes, Iraqi Govt.

 Mike Gravel

Direct Democratic World Government

 Jonathan Schell

No Nukes!

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Updated April 9, 2008 - 10:56 PM EDT
As Petraeus Testifies, Baghdad About to Erupt
  Sadr Cancels March, Threatens to End Truce
  US Air Strikes in Baghdad Kill 12
  Wednesday: 7 US Soldiers, 40 Iraqis Killed; 107 Iraqis Wounded
  Tuesday: 1 US Soldier, 52 Iraqis Killed; 190 Iraqis Wounded
Petraeus Wants US Troops in Iraq Indefinitely

Frustrated Senators See No Exit Signs


Petraeus: Iraq Operation in Basra Was 'Disappointing'

Iran Condemns Iraq Green Zone Attacks


War Chiefs Spin Basra Clashes in Jab at Iran


Iran Defies UN by Boosting Nuclear Potential

Feds Can Void Any Law to Build Border Fence


FBI Tracks IMs, E-Mails, and Cell Phones

  Jordan Acted as Hub for US Renditions, Report Says

Zimbabwe Poll Body Says 'Dangerous' to Give Result

Petraeus' Ghost
by Patrick Cockburn and Tom Engelhardt
Supplemental Subterfuge
by Veronique de Rugy
Russian Paranoia
Is Understandable
 by James Carroll
$3 Trillion May Be Too Low
by Joseph Stiglitz and Linda Bilmes
The Romance of Death  by John Markley
US Ignores Iraqis' Views  by Adil E. Shamoo

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Tense Truce Between Awakening Groups and Iraqi Government

Petraeus: Iran, Syria, Hezbollah Responsible for Recent Iraq Violence

McCain Again Confuses Shi'ites, Sunnis

Obama Calls for Talks With Iran Over Iraq

Journalist Group Questions US Investigation of al-Jazeera Killings

DHS Ignores Civil Liberties in Domestic Spy Satellite Plan, Lawmakers Say

Ahmadinejad: US Used 9/11 as 'Pretext' for Invasions

'Regional' Nuclear War Would Cause Worldwide Destruction

Ideology Growing as Spy Justification

Petraeus Faces Next President
Violence Continues

Iraqi Army, Mahdi Militiamen Clash in Sadr City

Spokesman: Clerics Reject Disbanding Mahdi Army

Basra Strike Against Shi'ite Militias Also About Oil

Today in Iraq

Vehicle Ban in Baghdad

Missing Iraq Antiquities Haunt Experts

Attacks Continue

Iraqi Army: 52 Blasts Hit Baghdad Green Zone Last Week

Bombing Kills Six Civilians in Iraq
Tuesday: 1 US Soldier, 52 Iraqis Killed; 190 Iraqis Wounded
Occupying Iraq

US Envoy Insists on 'Unlimited' Commitment to Iraq

Envoy: Bush Doesn't Need Congressional Approval for Long-Term Iraq Deal

Iraqi Govt Suspends Work to Commemorate US Invasion

Iraqi Interpreters Swap War Zone for London Burbs

Iraqis Working for Australian Military Offered Residency

Blackwater Bulks Up Air Power Using Little-Known Company

The War at Home

Dems Take Aim at Iraq Reconstruction

In Turnaround, Justice to Answer Iraq Rape Questions

Number of Adults Who Want Troops Home From Iraq Within a Year Reaches High

Grief Hangs Over Texas Army Town

A Look at the Estimated Costs of War


NATO Soldier Among 35 Killed in Afghan Violence

Militants Kill 17 Afghan Road Workers

Taliban Kill Two Police in Afghanistan

Red Cross: War Spreading Across Afghanistan

Red Cross to Probe State of Afghan Terrorism Suspects

US Hopes to Pledge More for Afghans

Embattled Karzai Beams After Bucharest

French Govt Wins No-Confidence Vote on Afghanistan


Al-Qaeda Operative Who Helped Direct London Bombings Killed in Pakistan

Relatives of Missing Pakistanis Hope for Judge's Return

Musharraf Heads to China

Set to Return, Chief Justice Creates a Test for Pakistan


Nepal Border Sealed Ahead of Poll

Election, and Maoists, Could Transform Nepal

Nepalese Enthusiastically Prepare for Polls


UN Council Calls for Yet More Intervention in Haiti

An Ambassador Born of the 'Dirty Wars'

Colombia Rebels Reject French Hostage Mission


Opposition: Sarkozy's Military Plans 'Put Independence at Risk'

Petraeus: Take Two

Washington Congressman Awaits Chance to Question Petraeus and Crocker

Hearings Preview Fall Presidential Campaign's Iraq Debate

Iraq Hearing Depicts a Nation Divided

Petraeus and Crocker Excerpts

Hearing Intrudes in Sadr City, if Power Lasts


Iran Says Installing 6,000 Centrifuges

US: Iran Risks More Sanctions Over Nuclear Program

Rice Calls Incentives Offer to Iran 'Very Generous'

Iran's Ex-Nuclear Negotiator Sentenced in Spy Case

ADL: Switzerland Financing Terrorism With Iranian Gas Purchase

Switzerland Rejects ADL 'Terrorism' Smear

Journalist: Siemens Helping Iran Spy on Israel


Hamas Warns of Popular Outbreak Against Israeli Siege

Israel, Palestinian Talks Deteriorate Into Finger-Pointing

Israeli DM: We Have Our Eyes on Syria, Lebanon

UN Rights Investigator Won't Be Allowed Into Israel

Nationwide Drill Sends Israeli Schoolchildren Into Shelters

'Humanitarian Gesture': Israel to Let Gaza Athlete Leave for Olympics

Gazans' Latest Crisis: Fuel Cuts

Jerusalem 'Peace Radio' Staff Under House Arrest

60 Years After Israel’s Founding, Many Are Not in the Mood for a Party

Middle East

Egyptians Trickle to Local Poll Amid Violent Protests

Two Killed in Mauritania Police Raid Against Islamists

Lebanon: UN Investigator Seeks More Time in Hariri Inquiry


Putin Hints at Splitting Up Ukraine

Russian Defense Ministry to Auction Off Bases

FM: Russia May Pierce US Missile Shield

UK Police Probe Ex-Spy Poison Fears

North Korea

Progress Cited in North Korea Nuclear Talks Impasse

US Envoy: Time Running Out for North Korea Impasse


China Orders Tibetans 'Reeducated' About Dalai Lama

Tibetan Leaders Struggle to Speak for Split Populace

China's Tibetan Frontiers Rekindle Tradition of Defiance


Zimbabwe Faces Starvation as Mobs Hit Farms

Zimbabwe Opposition Decries Violence

'We Are Under Siege'

Accounts of Violence Spread in Zimbabwe


Unrest in Kenya as Peace Plan Falters

Fear of Slide to Violence as Kenya Talks Collapse


Millions of Displaced Angolans Return Home

Mogadishu Suicide Car Bomb Kills One

Envoys: Sudan-Chad Relations Crucial for Darfur Talks

Mediator: Uganda Rebel Leader Will Sign Peace Deal

UN: Implement Congo Peace Deal


Justin Raimondo
Endless Enemies

Philip Giraldi
Obama Meets The Lobby

Ivan Eland
Yoo-surping Power for the Executive

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

Nebojsa Malic
Two Anniversaries

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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