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Explosively False Propaganda: Muhammad Sahimi
How the South Won the Civil War: Jim Powell
Prosecuting Children as Terrorists: Dave Lindorff
The New Republic Syndrome: Glenn Greenwald
Weak States Got Weaker in 2007: Jim Lobe

 Melvin Goodman

Failure of Intelligence

 Juan Cole

The Real State of Iraq

 Glenn Greenwald

Realign for Liberty!

 Chris Hedges

America's War Against Iraqi Civilians

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Syria Nuclear Allegations Fuel New Cold War
  European Union Approves New Iran Sanctions
  Iran to Get ICBMs Before Missile Shield Deployed
As US Military Buildup in Iraq Ends, What Next?

Sunni MP: Deal Would Allow US to Attack Any Country From Iraq

  US-Allied Iraqi Official Kills 2 US Troops, Wounds 4

Tuesday: 4 Americans, 15 Iraqis Killed; 15 Iraqis Wounded

Israeli Court Rejects Bid to Overturn Gaza Truce

Olmert Considers Resigning in Coming Days, Aides Say

In First, Court Rejects Military's Gitmo Ruling
  Terror Strike Would Help McCain, Top Adviser Says
Weak States Got Weaker in 2007
Explosively False Propaganda
by Muhammad Sahimi
Supreme Court Preserves a Razor-Thin Redemption  by Robyn E. Blumner
Occupations Abroad Always Lead to the Erosion of Liberties at Home  by Gary Younge
How the South Won the Civil War
by Jim Powell
The New Republic Syndrome
by Glenn Greenwald
Antonin Scalia Is Un-American
by Thomas R. Eddlem

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Lost in Translation: Al-Hurra, America's Troubled Effort to Win Middle East Hearts and Minds

Government Study Criticizes Bush Administration's Measures of Progress in Iraq

Democrats in Senate Seek to Block Deals for Iraqi Oil

Trial Postponed for Ex-Marine Charged in Iraq Case

Cover-Up Is Cited on Illegal Arms Shipment From Albania

US Says Iraqi Forces
Still Need American Help
Today in Iraq

Maliki Vows to Stay Tough Against Militias

Maliki Urges Forces in Missan to Respect Human Rights

'Al-Qaeda Leader' Arrested in Salah al-Din

Baghdad's Minibus Taxis Bridge Sectarian Divide

Freed of Militias, Basra Has New Problems

Iraqi Passions Turn to Soccer - for 90 Minutes

Turkish-Iraqi Talks Held on Promoting Cooperation

Attacks Continue

Mortar Attack Kills 10 US-Allied Sunnis

Monday: 2 US Soldiers, 17 Iraqis Killed; 43 Iraqis Wounded
Occupying Iraq

Two US Soldiers Killed by Gunman, but Details Are Disputed

US to Hand Anbar Security Over to Iraq

Dyncorp Wins $546m Police Training Contract in Iraq

Pentagon: Roadside Bombs Decline in Iraq

The War at Home

Testing Could Delay Missile Defense Plans

Navy v. Dolphins: Supreme Court to Hear Battle Over Sonar

Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuit Challenging Border Fence

Billions More Needed to Secure US Embassies

Oversight Committee Suggests US Embassy Involvement in 22-Year-Old's Sham Weapons Deal

'War on Terror'

DHS Announces $79 Million in Real ID Grants for States

Man Sentenced to 22 Years in LA-Area Terror Plot

Canadian Aided Foiled UK Bomb Plot, Court Hears

Al-Qaeda's Growing Online Offensive


Suicide Car Bomber Kills Five Afghan Civilians

US-Led Troops Kill 55 'Taliban' After Afghan Ambush

Afghan Clash Kills Militant, Two Civilians

Afghan Teachers Face Poverty


Militants Abduct 17 Pakistan Police in Khyber Pass

Pakistan Court Disqualifies Sharif From By-Election

Leadership Void Seen in Pakistan

South Asia

Sri Lanka Says Weekend Fighting Kills 59, Most Rebels

12 Injured in Srinagar Clashes


North Korea May Give Account of Nuclear Past

Pentagon Eyes $200 Million Arms Sale to South Korea

Tensions Rise Between Tibetans, Chinese Muslims

Built to Order: Myanmar's New Capital Isolates and Insulates Junta

In Other News

Milosevic Party to Join Serb Coalition

Tackling Ecuador's Refugee Buildup


US Charges Men With Sending Military Parts to Iran

EU Approves Sanctions Against Iran's Biggest Bank

US Applauds Iran Sanctions

US May Open Diplomatic Outpost in Iran

Court Will Review $2.8 Million Award to Iranian

Britain Removes MEK From Terror List


Factional Fighting Continues in Northern Lebanon

Lebanese Troops End Two Days of Clashes in North

Lebanon Peace Deal in Jeopardy

Arab Countries to Foot Half the Bill for Palestinian Camp in Lebanon

Middle East

UN Experts Probe Alleged Nuclear Program in Syria

Can Turkey's Erdogan Stay in Power?

Gaza Truce

Most Israelis See Gaza Strip Truce as Calm Before the Inevitable Storm

Egypt Says Hamas Phones Bugged by Israel

Israel Continues Transferring Goods to Gaza

Uneasy Calm Lingers on Gaza Border

For a Few Gazans, Wealth Eases Pain of Year-Long Siege


One West Bank Village Confronts Settlers With Smiles

Palestinian Police Chafe at Israeli Limitations

Sarkozy Tells Israel to Curb Settlers, Share Jerusalem

Sarkozy Takes Middle Road to Israel

US Military Head to Arrive in Israel This Week on Surprise Visit

Israeli Military May Declare Captured Soldiers Dead

European Nukes

German Politicians Seek Nuclear Weapon Removal

US Report Shows Gaps in European Nuclear Security

NATO: Security of US Nuclear Arms in Europe Is Not Our Problem


Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Seeks Refuge With Dutch

Tsvangirai: Why I Pulled Out

Police Raid Zimbabwe Opposition Headquarters

Mbeki to Make Final Plea to Mugabe, as Condemnation Grows

Zimbabwe Defies UN Council, Says Will Hold Election

UN Council Agrees Fair Zimbabwe Poll Impossible

Mugabe More Isolated

British Defense Ministry Has Plans for Zimbabwe Invasion

Lord Ashdown: Military Intervention in Zimbabwe 'Would Be Justified'


Militants Attack Chevron Facility in Nigeria

Nigerian Navy to Secure Oilfield

Concern Mounts in Nigeria Over Attack on Oil Platforms


UN Warns of Bad Year in Darfur

Somali PM: Peace More Important Than UN Troops

93 Percent of Refugees in Rwanda Are Congolese


Justin Raimondo
Imperial 'Justice'

Alan Bock
The Media Did Fail Us

Ivan Eland
Lessons for Iraq from the Former Yugoslavia

Doug Bandow
Strengthening the US-South Korea Alliance: For What?

David R. Henderson
The Supreme Court Gets One Right

Nebojsa Malic
The Chains That Bind

Philip Giraldi
Remaking the Middle East

Praful Bidwai
India-Pakistan Peace Survives, Somehow

Charles Peņa
Having Your Cake and
Eating It Too

Sascha Matuszak
The US and China:
Unsettling Similarities

Ran HaCohen
Israel at Sixty

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