Today's Highlights

John Yoo's Dilemma: David R. Henderson
Arab Attitudes Toward US Worsen: Jim Lobe
New Iran Sanctions Could Backfire: Khody Akhavi
Five Years On, Fallujah in Tatters: Fadhily/Jamail
The Iraq Wars: Juan Cole

 Patrick Cockburn

Muqtada al-Sadr and the Struggle for Iraq

 Ray McGovern

It's Against the Law to Torture People

 Diane Benson

Do I have to do it myself?

 Bruce Schneier

There is Value in People Being Afraid

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Updated April 15, 2008 - 11:15 PM EDT
US, Iraq Far Apart on Security Pacts

Iraq Govt's Financial Free Ride May End


Fighting Resumes in Baghdad's Sadr City


Car Bombs Kill More Than 50 in Iraq


Tuesday: 2 Marines, 112 Iraqis Killed; 176 Iraqis Wounded

Tough New Iran Sanctions Could Backfire

Two British Soldiers, 11 Afghan Police Killed


US Troop Levels Reach Record High in Afghanistan

Attitudes Toward US Worsen in Arab World

Women at War: How the Strain of Iraq Set Policy  by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
What Does It Mean to Call McCain a 'War Hero' Candidate?  by Charles Derber and Yale Magrass
Tortured Explanations for Shameful Behavior  by Michael Winship
The Pentagon's $1 Trillion Problem
by Scot Paltrow
REAL ID Side Effects  by Mark Sanford
Zionism vs. Judaism  by Seth Freedman

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Iraqi Militias Offering Aid to Displaced

McCain Reveals Confusion Over Petraeus Role

McCain Seeking to Assure Americans, 'I Detest War'

US and Dalai Lama to Hold Talks

Former Defense Secretary Rumsfeld to Publish Memoirs

Serbian Cluster Bomb Victim Presses for Ban

Carter Offers to Act as 'Communicator' Between Hamas, US, Israel

US Plans Palestinian Real Estate Bubble

Five Years On, Fallujah in Tatters
Today in Iraq

86 Tribal Chiefs in Karbala Sign Deal to Back Govt

Two Journalists Are Released in Iraq

Sadr Demands Fired Soldiers, Cops Be Reinstated

Devising Survival at Factory in Iraq

Attacks Continue

IED Kills US Soldier in Salah al-Din

Toll From Mosul Bombing Rises to 18

Leader of Energy Protection Forces Kidnapped in Baghdad

Roadside Bomb Ignites Baghdad Blaze

US Military: Mass Grave Found North of Baghdad

Monday: 2 US Soldiers, 87 Iraqis Killed; 142 Iraqis Wounded
Occupying Iraq

Iraq Govt to Seek Approval for Long-Term US Pact

Iraqi Shot by British Soldier Receives $4 Million Payout

US Takes Over New Baghdad Embassy

Fishing Returns to Saddam's Palaces – With a Different Cast

Iraq Neighbors Agree on More Security Cooperation

Facts on Iraq Reconstruction

'War on Terror'

'Extraordinary-Rendition' Procedure Unreliable, Says CIA Vet Who Created It

McCain Takes a Stand: 'We Can't Torture Americans'

Guantánamo Closure No Simple Prospect


Afghans, Pakistanis 'Squeezing' Taliban, al-Qaeda

Red Cross: US Should Allow Evidence, Habeas Corpus at Afghan Hearings

Canada Withdraws Call to Fire Kandahar Governor

Musharraf Seeks Chinese, Russian Help for Afghan Peace


Pakistan Coalition Partners to Meet Over Differences

Pakistan Parliament Urges UN Probe of Bhutto Killing

Musharraf's Devolution Plan to Be Scrapped

Pakistan PM: Democratic Approach Needed to Freedom of Press

South Asia

Fierce Battles Leave 92 Dead in Sri Lanka

Main Events in Nepal's Maoist War, March to Peace

Bangladesh-India Trains Resume After 43-Year Break


Putin May Lead Dominant Russian Party

Russian Envoy Criticizes UN Chief Over Kosovo

US Friend Returns to Power in Italy

Carter in the Mideast

Israel Snubs Carter, Declines Security Help

Carter: Hamas, Syria Must Be Involved in Peace Deal

Carter: Sderot Attacks Criminal

Livni in Qatar

Israeli FM to Arab Leaders: Israel 'No Longer the Enemy,' Iran Is

Qatar's Emir Tells Livni Israel Should Lift Blockade on Gaza


Israeli Strike Kills Militant in Northern Gaza

Israeli DM Orders Renewal of Diesel Fuel Supply to Gaza Strip

Blair: Aid Would Flow Into Gaza if Political Change Occurred

Israel Probing Why Palestinians Held 16 Hours at Checkpoint

Shin Bet Reaches Out to English, Arabic World With New Web Sites

Poll: US Christians Convinced of 'Obligation' to Support Israel, Confront Iran

Israel Says No Deal to Hezbollah Prisoners Exchange


Dissident Cleric Calls Iran Vote Unfair

Iran Dissident Gets Death Threats


Chinese Attack CNN With Song

Dalai Lama: China Conducting 'Cultural Genocide' in Tibet

Dalai Lama Says Not Pursuing Tibet Independence, Opposes Violence

Chinese Flight Returns Over 'Suspicious' Tibetans

Restive Muslims Face China's Heavy Hand

New Taiwan Travel and Tourism Proposal Gets Backing From Rival China

Chinese Relentlessly Patrol a Subdued but Jittery Lhasa


Zimbabwe Militia on Rampage, Burns Houses

Mugabe Deploys Troops as Zimbabwe General Strike Looms

Zimbabwe Police Set Up Checkpoints Ahead of Strike

Zimbabwe Court Rejects Opposition Demand for Release of Election Results

US, Britain Want UN Council to Tackle Zimbabwe


Ethiopian Troops Expand Into New Somali Regions

Somali Insurgents Ambush Ethiopian Troops


More Kenyans Killed in Ethnic Violence


Chávez: South American 'NATO' to Be Created

OAS Steps in to Help Defuse Bolivian Crisis

South American Defense Spending Not Arms Race: Brazil


Justin Raimondo
Bob Barr: Wrong About Colombia

David R. Henderson
John Yoo's Dilemma

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 Peńa
McCain's Foreign Policy Vision: Style Over Substance

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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