Today's Highlights

Secret Bush 'Finding' Targets Iran: Andrew Cockburn
The Candidates' Similarities: Alan Bock
Lieberman's Tough Questions: Gordon Prather
Fabricated 'Bioterrorism' Case Collapses: W. Fisher
Moderate US Jews Must Find Their Voice: Ben-Ami

 Joshua Snyder

US Out of Korea!

 Bruce Gagnon

Every Great Empire Needs a Death Star

 Philip Giraldi

Intelligence Estimate

 Mark Vonnegut

Armageddon in Retrospect

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Updated May 4, 2008 - 11:16 PM EDT
US Drawing Up Plans to Attack Iranian Camp
  Iran Denies Militia Backing in Iraq
  Iran Won't Talk to US on Iraq Till Attacks Stop
Baghdad Hospital Hit by US Missile, Dozens Hurt
  3 Iraqi Boys Killed in US Airstrike, Companion Says
  Tribal Chieftains Held Rally to Stop Military Operations in Sadr City
  Turkey Says Kills 150 PKK Rebels, Group Denies It
  Saturday: 6 Americans, 2 Georgians, 44 Iraqis Killed; 122 Iraqis Wounded
US May Send 7,000 More Troops to Afghanistan
  Afghans Say NATO Blasts Caused More Damage to Buddha Statue
  Corruption Eats Away at Afghan Government
  Troops Accused of Passing Captives to Afghan Torturers
Probe of 'USS Cole' Bombing Unravels
Keeping Troops Overseas Isn't as Trouble-Free as McCain Says  by Susan Taylor Martin
For Israel's Sake, Moderate US Jews Must Find Their Voice  by Jeremy Ben-Ami
Protect America, Not Just George Bush  by Stephen Mathis
Bomb Bomb Iran, Clinton-Style
by Ximena Ortiz
Five Years, Two Words, No Letup
by Dana Milbank
Lieberman's Tough Questions
by Gordon Prather

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The Awfully Nice Guys Allowing US Torture at Guantánamo Bay
How Much Did Rumsfeld Know?
Analysts Divided on Clinton's Arab Defense Plan
Stop-Loss Likely to Last at Least Until Fall 2009
An Unrepentant View From Inside the Neocon Bunker
New Photos Reveal Horrors of Hiroshima
UK Army Chiefs Ignored Warnings Spy Plane Was Unsafe to Fly
Toddler's Family Describe Horror
of US Bombing Their Home
Today in Iraq
A Baby's Life Ebbs Away in Sadr City
300 al-Qaeda Fighters Hold Military Parade in Iraq
Mahdi Army Fighters Grateful for Sand Storm Standstills in Sadr City
Armed Iraqi Groups Distribute Threat Leaflets
Communist Party Official Assassinated in Iraq
Saturday: 6 Americans, 2 Georgians, 44 Iraqis Killed; 122 Iraqis Wounded
Cracking Down
Iraqi Soldiers Raid Political Party HQ in Basra
Iraq: Police Raids Diwaniya Conducting Illegal Pre-Election Tribal Primaries
75 Suspects Detained After Iraq Twin Bombings
Iraq Occupation
US Seeks Contractors to Train Iraqi Military
US Fighter Pilots Navigating Crowded Airspace in Iraq
US Forces Kill 14 Shi'ite Militants in Baghdad
Despite Alert, Flawed Wiring Still Kills GIs
Republic of Georgia Says Two Soldiers Killed in Iraq
American Civilian Engineer Killed in Iraq
Global Iraq Fallout
Betrayed: The Iraqis Who Risked All for Britain
Michael Hastings on Love and Loss in Iraq War Zone
The War at Home
Up to 400 State Department Laptops Missing
Iraq Leaps to Forefront in Race for North Carolina's 3rd Congressional District
Clinton: Time to Blow Whistle on China
Feds in NY: Afghan Tribal Chief Had Strong Links to Taliban
US Military
Judge Clears Way for Corps of Engineers to Be Sued Over Katrina Flooding
New Perks for Reservists Who Recruit Others
US Soldier Freed During Clemency Request After Assualt Conviction in Death of Iraqi
'War on Terror'
US Still Has Mandela on Terrorist List
Desperately Seeking Osama: Morgan Spurlock on His Hunt for the World's Most Wanted Man
Russia Chides West's Role in Statehood Rights
Questions Consume Kremlin-Watchers as Putin Steps Aside
As Putin Apprentice Takes Over, Russians Weigh an Enigma
Rebels, Troops Clash in Chechnya; Two Govt Forces Killed
US Diplomats Leave Belarus Amid Escalating Diplomatic Spat
Anxious Balkans Hope Serbs Will Stay on EU Path Despite Kosovo
Despite Peace, Belfast Walls Are Growing in Size and Number
Americans Keep Dying
Virginia Marine Was Due Home in Less Than a Month
Killed in Iraq, Bakersfield (CA) Soldier Was to Marry Next Month
Badly Burned in 2005 Iraq Blast, New York Marine Dies
Ramona (CA) Army Ranger Killed in Afghanistan on 7th Tour
Hundreds Come to Remember Fallen Ozarks Soldier (MO)
Fallen Missouri Soldier Remembered by Brother
Bay City (TX) Soldier Killed in Rocket Attack on Base
Soldier From Fountain (CO) Killed by Bomb in Baghdad
'He Was the Best Brother a Brother Could Have' (WI)
Georgia Soldier Killed in Iraq Leaves Behind Wife and Two Children
Central Texas Family Copes With Soldier's Death
Soldier Supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom Killed in Kuwait Wreck (CA)
Pasco County (FL) Soldier Killed in Iraq Rocket Attack
Airman From Lafayette (CA) Killed by Bomb in Afghanistan
Iran to UK: Don't Cross 'Red Lines' in Atomic Offer
Iraq Delegation Says Iran Backs Militant Crackdown
Iran Warns Against Treading on Its Rights
Russia Says Iranian Enrichment Freeze Is Sole Demand
Ex-Iranian President: Fomenting Violence Abroad 'Treason'
Shell, Repsol Pressured by US to Seek Way Out of Iran Gas Deal
Palestinian Police to Deploy in Jenin in Security Effort
Palestinian Recruits Hit Streets Unprepared
Israeli Soldiers Kill Palestinian at Checkpoint
Israel: Hamas Willing to Show Flexibility Over Shalit
Palestinians Seek Support on Borders
Settlers, Palestinians Clash Near Nablus
Rice Urges Israel Not to Undercut Palestinian Force
Pressure Grows on Israel at London Peace Talks
Yemeni Troops Clash With Rebels After Mosque Attack
Clashes Break Out in Northern Yemen as Truce Falters
Al-Qaeda Claims Attack on Italian Embassy in Yemen
Middle East
Syria: US Nuclear Reactor Allegations Aim to Create Mideast Crisis
Mystery of a Killer Elite Fuels Unrest in Turkey
Lebanon's Prosecutor Investigating Hezbollah Airport Cameras
Egypt's Islamic Opposition Slams Gov't Over Gas Deal With Israel
Oil-Rich Gulf States Will Need Nuclear Power Soon: Analyst
Afghans Back Pakistan's Plan of Talks With Taliban
Australian Soldier Tells of Afghanistan's Wild West
The Boy Who Took Karzai's Bullet
My Brush With a Suicide Bomber
British Army Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Was Fijian: Ministry
Musharraf May Accept Judges Restoration
Pakistan: No Army Operation in Balochistan Currently
Turkish Schools Offer Pakistan a Gentler Islam
Pakistanis Protest Against Anti-Quran Film
Worst Year for Media in Pakistan
Talks Between Dalai Lama Envoys and China to Begin Sunday
17 Tamil Rebels, 3 Soldiers Die in Latest Sri Lanka Fighting
Thai Media Group Says Prime Minister Harasses Reporters
Turkmenistan to Move Gold Statue of Turkmenbashi
Japan War Shrine Film Stirs Free Speech Debate
Philippines Concerned Over Malaysia Policy on Peace Talks
British Experts to Help Peace Talks Between Manila and Muslim Separatists
A People's Ballot, Myanmar Style: Vote for the Army or Else
Zimbabwe Opposition Does Not Rule Out Presidential Runoff
Zimbabwe Opposition Adamant: No Mugabe
Violence in Zimbabwe Sparks Concern by Rights Groups
Ivory Coast Ex-Rebels Begin to Disarm
African Union Extends Comoros Mission for Six Months
State Autonomy Vote May Reshape Bolivia
Bolivia Province Fears Unrest During Vote
Australia Airport Remains Shut Over Packages on Malaysian Fllight
Weekend Reviews
The CIA and the Rot of the Empire
Losing Iraq
War and Decision: Doug Feith Explains
Abu Ghraib Film Obscures Truth
Flight of the Neocons
The Man Who Pushed America to War
School of the Americas: Military Training and Political Violence in the Americas

Justin Raimondo
Divert, Distract, and Demonize

Alan Bock
The Candidates' Similarities

Doug Bandow
Christianity and War

Nebojsa Malic
Much Ado About Nothing

Sascha Matuszak
The Sword Is Blunted

Ivan Eland
Quagmires, Wacky Personnel Policies Strain All-Volunteer Military

Charles Peña
Whither the Price of Oil?

Philip Giraldi
Jimmy Carter Gets the Point

David R. Henderson
John Yoo's Dilemma

Ran HaCohen
Israel Says 'No'

Praful Bidwai
India to Pay a Price For Launching Israeli Spy Satellite

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