Today's Highlights

Hemispheric Interventionism: Justin Raimondo
American Hegemony Is Not Guaranteed: Roberts
Iraq: From One Dictator to Another?: Fadhily/Jamail
Things Unsaid at the Petraeus Hearings: Ivan Eland
The Guns of April: Leon Hadar

 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 14, 2008 - 11:03 PM EDT
White House Official: Iran a Threat in Iraq
  IAEA, Iran Meeting Abruptly Canceled
  US and Iran Holding 'Secret' Talks on Nuclear Program
  Iraq, US to Pressure Iran With Diplomacy, Force
Iraq Cabinet Seeks to Ban Militias From Elections
  Iraq: State of Corruption
  US Air Strike Destroys US Vehicle, Two GIs, Three Civilians Wounded

Monday: 1 US Soldier, 87 Iraqis Killed; 127 Iraqis Wounded

Military Accounts for 20 Percent of US Suicides
  Polygamist Sect Got Millions in US Military Contracts
Nepal's Maoists Heading to Victory in Election
NATO Helicopter Drops Weapons Into Taliban Hands
American Hegemony Is
Not Guaranteed
 by Paul Craig Roberts
Palestinians vs. Tibetans: A Double Standard  by Gideon Levy
What Happens When the Gloves Come Off  by Joanne Mariner
A New Reason to Go to War
by Sheldon Richman
A Cleric, a Pol, a Warrior
by Patrick Cockburn
Semantics Can't Mask Bush's Chicanery  by Robert Fisk

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Iraq: From One Dictator to Another?
Gates: Enemy in Iraq Is Extremism
In Iraq, a Quiet Philosophical Retreat for US Military
Iraqi Panel Orders US to Release AP Photographer
Iraq No Strain on Afghanistan, Military Says
Shin Bet Admits Arresting Relatives to Extract Confessions From Jailed Palestinians
The Torture Drawings the Pentagon Doesn't Want You to See
Iraq Fires 1,300 Police and Soldiers in Shi'ite Crackdown
Crackdown on Sadrists
No Stopping Till Sadr City Secure, Says Iraq
US Forces Erect Concrete Barricades in Some Sadr City Areas
Iraq Orders Gas Station Crackdown
Iraqi Forces Detains Five Sadrists in Basra
Baghdad Slum Calmer After Week of Intense Battles
Roads Begin to Open in Iraq's Sadr City
Iraqi Politics
Iraqi Cabinet Agrees Provincial Election Law
35 Firms OK'd to Bid on Iraq Oil Deals
Spokesman: Kurdish PM Talks With Baghdad Positive
Today in Iraq
Iraqi Marriages Are a Casualty of War
Learning to Fish in Saddam's Lake
Blast Wounds Senior Local Official in Fallujah
Al-Qaeda Leader Arrested in Basra
Sunday: 46 Iraqis Killed, 29 Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Iraq FM Frustrated at Delays to Iran-US Talks
Serbian Arms Exporter Rejects US Claims on Iraq Deal
'Betrayed' Iraqi Staff in Test Case Over UK's Refusal to Offer Asylum
Iraq Accuses Neighbors of Interference
Iraq Sees Progress in Regional Efforts on Security
The War at Home
Views on Money for Iraq War, and What Else Could Be Done With It
Artillery Shell Strikes New Jersey House, Kills Cat
Bill Clinton, China Linked Via His Foundation
Marines Learn Enhanced IED Procedures
Newspaper Carries Word of Another Mysterious US Soldier Death in Iraq
Rising Tensions Between Canada, US Over Disputed Island
In Mexico, War on Drug Cartels Takes Wider Toll
Caribbean Govts Welcome Recent US Attention
Zimbabwean Court to Rule on Election Result Appeal
Minister Says Army Will Not Fight Zimbabweans in Poll
Kenya's Kibaki Unveils Coalition Cabinet
Kenyan President Names Rival as PM
What Next for Kenya's Power-Sharing Deal?
Congo's 'Change of Mentality'
Islamic Extremism Returns to Sudan Capital
Russia's Biggest Party Seeks Putin as Leader
Judge Killed in Southern Russia
'Want to See My Passport?' 'Nein'
PKK Offshoot Threatens to Launch Attacks Against Iran
Gates: Unlikely US Will Stumble Into War With Iran
Iran Signals Diplomatic Initiative in Nuclear Row
Israel Hopes for Arab Consensus Against Iran Nuclear Drive
Iran Rules Out Bomb in Mosque Blast That Kills 11
Nine Palestinians Killed in Weekend Fighting
Report: Israel Uses Mental Torture
PA Negotiator: Olmert Won't Commit to Gaza Truce
Abbas, Olmert Hold Surprise Meeting
Rights Groups Slam Israeli Military Trials Against Palestinian Children
Seven Hurt as Israeli Air Strike Hits Gaza Home of Militant
Israeli Leaders Snub Carter
Gaza Fuel Terminal to Remain Closed After Border Attack
Israeli Military 'Unequipped' to Seal Egypt Border
Middle East
Israel Fears US Will Sell Top Fighter Jets to Saudi Arabia
Yemen Denies Canceling FM's Visit to Washington
Hezbollah Militants Regroup Amid War Jitters
Jordan Sends Three Suspects to Prison on Terrorist Charges
China-Taiwan Ties in New Era
Taiwan-China Meeting Seen as Major Ice-Breaker
After Breaking Ice, China, Taiwan Talk Business
Dalai Lama Says Not Pursuing Tibet Independence, Opposes Violence
Dalai Lama Says His Aides Are Talking to China
China Says Firearms Found in Tibetan Temple
Dalai Lama Would Resign if Tibet Violence Worsens
Dalai Lama Is 'Anti-Human Rights': Chinese Media
Afghan Fighting Poised to Escalate
Eight Police Killed in Afghan Attacks
German Army Chief Wants More Troops in Afghanistan
Musharraf Allies Reject Coalition Offer
France: Pakistan Must Help Rein in Rebels
Group Urges Pakistan Detainees Freed
Maoists Still in Lead in Nepal Election
Nepal's Maoists Set to Emerge as Largest Party in New Assembly
Sri Lanka's Fierce Fighting Kills Dozens
Malaysia Opposition Chief Rallies to Seek Top Post
US Push for New 'Security Mechanism' Irks Southeast Asia
Top Aides Urge Philippines Leader to Pardon Coup Plotters

Justin Raimondo
Bob Barr: Wrong About Colombia

Ivan Eland
Things Unsaid at the Petraeus Hearings

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

Charles Peņa
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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