Today's Highlights

'Faster, Please!': Justin Raimondo
Having Your Cake and Eating It Too: Charles Peña
Bush's Alphabet Soup: Tom Engelhardt
Suicide and Irony at Guantánamo: Andy Worthington
Pentagon Fought Cheney Iran Plan: Gareth Porter

 Jeremy Scahill

Blackwater at War

 Matt Taibbi

The Great Derangement

 Gareth Porter

Cheney/Petreaus Plot for Fake Casus Belli

 Jim Lobe

The Israel Lobbies

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US Air Strike Kills 11 Pakistani Soldiers

Bush Won't Rule Out Military Strike on Iran


'Hotline to Iran' Aims to Head Off War


Fearing Escalation, Pentagon Fought Cheney Iran Plan

  Ahmadinejad Faces Heavyweight Foe in Larijani
Iraqis Condemn American Demands
  US Security Talks With Iraq in Trouble in Baghdad and DC
  Turkish Warplanes Strike Northern Iraq

Wednesday: 2 US Soldiers, 21 Iraqis Killed; 37 Iraqis Wounded

Bush 'Regrets' Macho Rhetoric in Run-Up to War

  State Dept: Agreement With Iraq Requires No Senate Approval
  Rep. Kucinich Introduces Bush Impeachment Resolution

Olmert: Next US Admin. May Not Be as Friendly

  Israelis Split on Hamas Truce
  US Army Training Egyptians to Destroy Gaza Tunnels
One Man's Online Journey Through Bush's Alphabet Soup  by Tom Engelhardt
A Child You Have Known Is Not a Number  by Rev. Donna Schaper
The Insanity of Guantánamo
by Jennifer Daskal and Stacy Sullivan
The Spy Who Loves Us  by Philip Giraldi
Investigate This, David Gregory
by Scott Ritter
Suicide and Irony at Guantánamo
by Andy Worthington

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State Dept: Iraq Security Pact Can Be Finalized in July

US Confirms Iraqi Concerns About Immunity for Guards

Rep. Kucinich Introduces Bush Impeachment Resolution

Accused but Cleared, Army Officer Sent Back to Job

Ex-Army Officer Admits Taking Bribes for Iraq Contracts

Gulf Arabs Eye Iraq Role to Counter Iran

'War Is Stupid. Everybody Knows That'

Air Force Talks About 'Missions' in Cyberspace
GOP Senator Voinovich: 'We Need to Get the Hell Out of Iraq'
Today in Iraq

Doctors to Study Iraq Birth Defects in Fallujah

Security Forces Lift Curfew on Hit

BBC Uncovers Lost Iraq Billions

For Some Iraqi War Refugees, Business Is Booming

Iraq Plans to Conduct General Census Next Year

Attacks Continue

Two Civilians Killed by Gunmen in Mosul

Head of Saddam's Tribe Blown Up in Car Bomb Blast

Four Civilians Injured by Bomb Blast in Baghdad

Tuesday: 19 Iraqis Killed; 26 Wounded; Tribal Leader Assassinated

Occupying Iraq

Theft Worry Plagues Sale of Night Vision Goggles to Iraq

Australian FM Asserts Support to Iraqi Political Process

'War on Terror'

HRW: Most Gitmo Inmates at Risk of Mental Problems

TSA Bans Flying Without ID

Former London Police Chief: Police Almost Had to Detain Some People 28 Days Without Trial Once

UK Think Tank Calls for Crackdown on Muslim Websites

Suspected Muslim Radicals Arrested in Spain

Elusive Starting Point on Harsh Interrogations


Putin Pledges Russian Conventional Weapons Funds

Putin Berates Upstart Deputy

Russian Foreign Ministry: Ukraine Lying About 350-Year-Old Battle


US Expected to Pledge $10 Billion for Afghanistan

Rumor and Suspicion Threatens Afghan Aid

Marines Hope to Use Iraq Lessons to Occupy Afghan Village

US Military Seeking Trainers for Afghanistan

German Conservatives Seek to Boost Afghan Troops


Myanmar Frees 15 Members of Opposition Party

North Korea Says It's Opposed to Terrorism


Bush Prods Allies for Tougher Stance on Iran

European Leaders Support Bush on Iran Sanctions

Bush: US and EU Together in Seeking to Block Iran Nukes


Lebanon's Fatah al-Islam Chief Threatens New Attacks

Lebanon Army Deployed After Bekaa Clashes

UN Helps Lebanon Replace Livestock Lost in 2006 War


Israel Shelling Kills Three After Mortar Attacks

Top Israeli Military Official: Continued Fire Won't Harm Cease-Fire Talks

Israel Leaders Discuss Gaza Plan

New Israeli Law Would Prevent Palestinian Civilians From Suing Over Military Harm

Palestinian Salaries Paid After Israel Returns Funds

No State, but Palestinian Refugees Have a Really Big Flag

Israeli Envoy Slams Britons Over Israel Views, Blames Media

Blair Offers Support to Student Who Is Trapped in Gaza


Syria: First the Golan Heights, Then Direct Talks

Syrian Minister Visits France to Renew Ties After Three Years

Middle East

Saudi FM: Pakistan, Saudis Keen to Strengthen Ties

Yemen Can't Hand Over Cole Suspect


Somali Islamist Head Rejects UN-Sponsored Pact

Hope and Doubt Over Somalia Peace Deal


Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai Rejects Unity Govt

Zimbabwe Opposition Held Secret Talks With Robert Mugabe

South Africa Ruling Party Leader Alarmed by Zimbabwe Violence


Accused Congo Warlord Wants Case Dismissed

Land Disputes Complicate Congo Refugee Return


Darfur Conflict Stokes Chad-Sudan Tensions


Justin Raimondo
'Faster, Please!'

Charles Peña
Having Your Cake and
Eating It Too

Sascha Matuszak
The US and China:
Unsettling Similarities

Ivan Eland
Is the Real Problem 'Isolationism' or Bipartisan Aggression?

Doug Bandow
Waging War Only When Necessary

Nebojsa Malic
From Munich to Kosovo

Philip Giraldi
Iran Accusations Merit Skepticism

David R. Henderson
The Fight for Memorial Day

Alan Bock
Talking About Nothing

Ran HaCohen
Israel at Sixty

Praful Bidwai
One Last Push for India-US Nuke Deal

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