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Iraq Testimony From a Different General: Talmadge
Hold On and Pray: Alan Bock
King George and Iran's Inalienable Rights: Prather
It's Occupation, Not War: Charley Reese
Running Out the Iraq Clock: Jim Lobe

 Bruce Schneier

There is Value in People Being Afraid

 Will Grigg

Torture and Permanent War

 Catherine Lutz

The Bases of Empire

 Ira Chernus

Worshiping the Warfare State

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Updated April 12, 2008 - 10:51 PM EDT
Crocker: Iran Fighting Anti-US Proxy War
  Iran Top Threat to Iraq, US Says
  Gates: Iran Boosts Support for Militias
  Report: Iran Says Gulf Encounter With US Not Confrontational
  Bush Says No Intention to Attack Iran, Vows to Bring Iranians to Justice
Gates and Petraeus Differ Over Iraq Troop Levels
  Bush Feigned Optimism on Iraq to 'Keep Up Troop Morale'
  Petraeus: Maliki Disregarded US Advice on Basra
  US Envoy to Iraq Says New Embassy Ready
Iraq Assassination Reignites Tensions
  Al-Sadr Blames US for Aide's Death
  Sunnis Form Militias to Counter Those of Shi'ites
  British Accused of Appeasement in Basra
  Saturday: 1 US Soldier, 65 Iraqis Killed; 48 Iraqis Wounded
Bush: 'I Was Aware' of Harsh Tactics
  Administration Set to Use New Spy Program in US
Advisers: McCain to Confront Russia and China
Marines Immobile in Afghan Red Tape
Nepal Maoists Take Shock Lead in Vote Count
Warlord: The Rise of Muqtada al-Sadr  by Patrick Cockburn
King George and Iran's Inalienable Rights  by Gordon Prather
An Exit Strategy in Afghanistan
by Patrick Seale
It's Occupation, Not War  by Charley Reese
Dangerous Liaison  by Eric S. Margolis
The Martial Law Act of 2006  by James Bovard

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Running Out the Iraq Clock
US War Robots in Iraq 'Turned Guns' on Fleshy Comrades
US Stalls on Iraq Order to Release AP Photograher
AP Photographer: 2 Years in Detention
Agencies Use Contradictory Rules for Classifying Information
Three Years in Prison for Israelis Who Take Their Car to Palestinian Mechanics
Mugabe Snubs Summit, Opposition Calls Strike
Fresh US Airstrikes Kill 12 in Iraq
Today in Iraq
Iraq, With US Air Support, Said to Attack Sadr City
Medic: 289 Killed, 1448 Injured in Two Weeks in Sadr City
US, Iraq Negotiating Security Agreements
A Baghdad View of the US Election
Gates Doubts al-Sadr Would Be Arrested
Sadr Not US Enemy if He Sticks to Politics: Gates
Low-Power Air Conditioners Are Hot Items in Baghdad
Chevron Seeks Contract With Iraq on Oil Field
Attacks Continue
Curfew on Iraq's Najaf as Top Sadr Aide Killed
Missile Hits Landmark Baghdad Hotel, Kills Three
Iraqi Army Kill Four Gunmen in Nineveh
Friday: 60 Iraqis Killed, 62 Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
US Chides Arab States for Not Doing More on Iraq
UN to Propose Template in May for Iraq's Kirkuk
Iraqi Returnees Face Chaos Back Home: Migration Group
Ex-Saddam Colonel Fights to Remain in Yorkshire
The War at Home
Clinton Misstates Wife's Bosnia Tale
Leak Inquiry Said to Focus on Calls With NY Times
Dems Fault Bush on Executive Privilege
Obama Launches Hebrew-Language Blog to Show 'Commitment to Israel's Security'
US Military
15-Month Tours Test Soldiers and Families
Marine Charged in Southern California Barracks Killing
Raytheon Seeks New Ideas to Beat IEDs
Guantánamo Lawyer Questions How US Soldier Died
New 'Friendly Fire' Theory in Gitmo Case
Guantánamo Judge Is Urged to Get on With Proceedings
'Lord of the Rings' Script Confiscated From Gitmo-Held Child Soldier
Third Guantánamo Detainee to Boycott Trial
'War on Terror'
Miami Jury Deadlocked in Sears Tower Terrorism Case
Mukasey Asked to Explain Terror Call Remarks
Battles of Britain
Faulty Army Gear May Breach Human Rights, British Court Rules
UK Judge: Sending Troops to War With Defective Equipment 'A Breach of Human Rights'
UK Court Condemns Closure of Saudi Arms Probe
Court Condemns Blair for Halting Saudi Arms Inquiry
Saudi Case Raises Fears About Law Chief's Role
UN Chief Courts Russia on Kosovo
Macedonian Parliament Votes for Early Election
Bosnia Faces Vote on EU Reforms or Isolation
Mugabe Boycotts African Summit Following Invitation to Tsvangirai
Opposition Leader's Lawyer Arrested Ahead of Zimbabwe Summit
Police Ban Political Rallies in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe Police Say Opposition 'Spoiling for a Fight'
Crackdown in Zimbabwe Intensifies
What Next in Zimbabwe's Struggle for Power?
Somali Premier Thaws Relations With Islamists
Somali Pirates Killed in French Rocket Attack
Uganda Rebel Kony Seeks Guarantees as Talks Stall
Uganda Officials Quit Peace Talks After Delays
Iran Cleric Rejects Bush's Accusations on Iraq
New Iran Incentives, Sanctions Unlikely Now: Rice

Iran's Secret Missile Launch Site Pinpointed: Report

Iran Says No 'Technical Problems' in Nuclear Program
Crocker: US Remains Ready to Have Dialogue With Iran
Iran Demands Israel Stop Force Threats
Iran Installs Three More Nuclear Cascades
Israeli Military 'Looking Into' Latest Reports of Civilian Deaths in Gaza
Israeli Army Kills 8 Palestinians, Including 12-Year-Old, in Gaza Fighting
UN: Israel's Removal of West Bank Roadblocks Fall Short of Promise
Israel: Gaza Fuel Cutoff Won't Last Past Weekend
Israeli Army Puts Limits on Facebook
Rice Criticizes Carter Over Hamas Plans
Israeli Nuclear Dissident Seeks Asylum in Norway
Israeli Troops Told to Use Tact at Checkpoints
Israelis Oppose Withdrawal From West Bank
Saudi Plan Poll: 66 Percent of Palestinians Say Yes, 57 Percent of Israelis Say No
France Signals Further Boost to Afghan Force
In Afghanistan, Parents Asked to Guard Schools Against Taliban
Strains Show in New Pakistani Government
Gunmen Kill Pakistani Intelligence Official
Pakistan Drops Media Restrictions
Sectarian Toll in Pakistan Region Hits 17
Pakistan Kite Festival Lost to Violence
Sri Lanka
26 Rebels, 2 Soldiers, 1 Civilian Killed in Sri Lanka Fighting
After a Failed Cease-Fire in 25-Year War, Weary Sri Lankans Fear the Worst
Attack on Arms Sale to Sri Lanka
Nepalis Await Election Results and Brace for Major Changes
Relief, Pride in Nepal as Counting Starts After Poll
Olympic Politics
Olympics Chief Says IOC Won't Push China on Tibet
Dalai Lama Says He Does Not Support Olympics Boycott
Chinese Anger and Terror Warnings Cloud Olympics
Bush Holds Firm on Plan to Attend Olympic Opening
China Rages Over Attack on Disabled Torch Bearer
China Outraged by US-Tibet Resolution
Taiwan Leader on Mission to Rival China
Tension Grips Remote Riot-Hit Chinese Town
Dalai Lama Talks Compassion, Not Tibet
China Blasts EU Assembly's Resolution on Tibet
Rice Urges China to Grant Media, Diplomatic Access to Tibet
US, North Korea May Break Nuclear Impasse
At Least 100 Hurt as Bangladesh Islamists Battle Police
Russia Summons Thai Envoy Over Arms Dealer
Weekend Reviews
Stop Loss: Patriotic Bluster Dressed Up as a Protest Movie
Losing the War for Reality
Iraq: When Chaos Becomes Success
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Justin Raimondo
Israel Loves Mugabe

Alan Bock
Hold On and Pray

Doug Bandow
Iraq: Tell Us How This Ends

Nebojsa Malic
Glitz and Loathing in Sarajevo

Philip Giraldi
Obama Meets The Lobby

Ivan Eland
Yoo-surping Power for the Executive

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

David R. Henderson
A Liberal Politician Libertarians Can Appreciate

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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