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Today's Highlights

Don't Let Obama Break Your Heart: Tom Engelhardt
Obama Pressured to Back Off Iraq Pullout: Porter
A Long Train of Abuses: Alexander Cockburn
Do Presidents Have the Right to Kill?: James Bovard
Cold War Hawks Nesting With Obama: R. Scheer

 
 Philip Hammond

Stay Out of Darfur!

 Gareth Porter

Iranian 'Smoking Laptop' Documents Forged

 Michael Scheuer

Still Marching Toward Hell

 Woody Powell

The Virtues of Peace

At Least 21 Killed in Afghan Suicide Bombing    Iraqi-US Soldiers' Argument Leads to Deadly Shoot-Out    Report: Afghan Govt in Secret Talks With Former Mujahedin Leader    US Troops to Shift Out of Iraqi Cities by June    Barzani Warns of Civil War as Cabinet Vote on Pact Looms    Obama Pressured to Back Off Iraq Withdrawal     Military Experts Say 'New' Iranian Missile Is Just an Old One With a Different Name    Russia Seeks Inquiry Into Monitors' Account of Georgia War    Deadly Gaza Border Clash Threatens Truce, Four Killed    Facing Obama, Iran Suddenly Hedges on Talks    Obama's Plan for Iraq About to Meet Reality    Blackwater Likely to Be Fined Millions in Iraq Weapons Case    Reckless Georgia    Iraq Insurgents Vow to Resist Security Pact    Iraqi FM: Iraq Will Not Be Used for Raids on Syria    Kosovo Insists on Original Plan for EU Mission    Congo Rebels Make Roadblock Out of Bodies    Don't Let Barack Obama Break Your Heart    Pakistan Stops Money Leaving Country as Economic Crisis Worsens    US General Urges Obama Not to Cave to Russia    Most Britons Want Troops Out of Afghanistan: Poll    US Aid Worker Shot Dead Near Pakistan Tribal Areas    Somali Islamists Seize Port as Insurgency Gains    Syria: Nuclear Disclosures Are Politically Motivated    Israel Blocks Foreign Media From Gaza    Court Rules Against Bush on Missing E-Mails    Do Presidents Have the Right to Kill?    Cold War Hawks Nesting With Obama    Will Congress Cede Its Powers to the Obama Administration?    Sudan Declares Darfur Ceasefire    North Korea Will Not Let Nuclear Samples Out of Country    A Long Train of Abuses    General: Tribes Might Help With Afghan Security    Could Obama Victory Lead to Iran Talks?    Afghanistan Calls for More Foreign Fighting Troops    Battle in Bush Administration Over Interrogation Techniques    Minute Uranium Traces Complicate Syria Investigation    
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News
Updated November 13, 2008 - 2:55 PM EST
Obama Pressured to Back Off Iraq Withdrawal
 
  Obama's Plan for Iraq About to Meet Reality
Iraqi Kurd Chief Warns of Civil War Over US Pact
 
  US Troops Plan to Shift Out of Iraqi Cities by June
  Iraqi-US Soldiers' Argument Leads to Deadly Shoot-Out
  Wednesday: 2 US Soldiers, 34 Iraqis Killed; 108 Iraqis Wounded
20 Afghans, 1 GI Killed in Blast Near Pak Border
 
  Karzai in Secret Talks With Ex-Mujahedin Leaders
  Most Britons Want Troops Out of Afghanistan: Poll
  Taliban Urges Obama to End Bush's Foreign Policies
Minute Uranium Traces Complicate Syria Probe
 
  Syria Blames Israeli Bombs for Uranium Traces
Battle in Bush Admin Over Harsh Detention
 
  Court Rules Against Bush on Missing E-Mails
  Bush, Out of Office, Could Oppose Inquiries
Reports: Kremlin Rejects US Missile Defense
Viewpoints
Don't Let Barack Obama Break Your Heart  by Tom Engelhardt
Will Congress Cede Its Powers to the Obama Administration?  by Glenn Greenwald
Now He Must Declare That the War on Terror Is Over  by Jonathan Steele
A Long Train of Abuses  by Alexander Cockburn
Do Presidents Have the Right to Kill?  by James Bovard
Reckless Georgia  International Herald Tribune

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Frontline
Veterans Day Marked as Wars Go On
Israel Blocks Foreign Media From Gaza
Could Obama Victory Lead to Iran Talks?
Facing Obama, Iran Suddenly Hedges on Talks
Syria to Host Iraq Security Meeting Despite US Raid
Iraq Insurgents Vow to Resist Security Pact
Iraqi FM: Iraq Will Not Be Used for Raids on Syria
Obama Team Faces Major Task in Justice Dept. Overhaul
US Denounces Iran Missile Test
 
Military Experts Say 'New' Iranian Missile Is Just an Old One With a Different Name
Iraq Occupation
US Troops Leave More Security in Hands of Iraqis
Blackwater Likely to Be Fined Millions in Iraq Weapons Case
US Soldier to Be Court-Martialed in Iraq Deaths
F-16 Destroyed by Fire During Takeoff in Iraq
Today in Iraq
Kurd-Arab Tensions May Threaten Iraq Calm
One Million Iraqis Lack Food: United Nations
Iraqi Forces Capture 'Number One Butcher'
Iraq: Can Ancient Babylon Be Rescued?
Other Ancient Sites, Museums in Iraq
Attacks Continue
Three Days of Deadly Blasts Rattle Baghdad
12 Killed, 60 Wounded in Bombing in Baghdad
Two Christian Women Killed, One Wounded in Mosul Attack
Wednesday: 2 US Soldiers, 34 Iraqis Killed; 108 Iraqis Wounded
The War at Home
US General Urges Obama Not to Cave to Russia
Gen. Tommy Franks: Obama Will 'Do the Right Thing'
Newspapers Seek Govt Documents in Anthrax Inquiry
Pranksters Distribute Fake New York Times Declaring 'Iraq War Over'
US Military
Lawyers Say War Vet Won't Testify at Other Vet's Trial
Confirmed: Air Force Flunks Nuke Inspection
Pentagon Launches Own YouTube
Court Rules for Navy in Dispute Over Sonar, Whales
'War on Terror'
Former Guantanamo Prisoners Still Struggling
US Cracks Down on Islamic Charity
Saudi King Seeks United Front to Combat Terrorism
Somalia
Somali Islamists Seize Port as Insurgency Gains
Britain Drafts New UN Somalia Sanctions
Local Somali Militia Violently Oppose Islamist Khat Ban, Kill Two
Russian, British Ships Repel Somali Pirate Attack
DR Congo
Congo Rebels Make Roadblock Out of Bodies
Angola Says It Will Send Troops to Help Congo Govt
UN Says Congolese Troops Raped, Pillaged
UN Chief Says 100,000 Refugees Trapped in Congo
Recruitment of Child Soldiers Rising in Congo
Africa
Sudan Declares Darfur Ceasefire
Zimbabwe's ZANU-PF Asks Mugabe to Form New Govt
Fresh Rwanda Protests as Row Escalates Over Germany Arrest
Nicaragua
Nicaragua Opposition Rejects Poll Results Amid Fresh Clashes
Europe
Kosovo Insists on Original Plan for EU Mission
Swiss Referendum May Derail Fighter Jet Purchase
Report: French Police Detain Two ETA Suspects
 
Afghanistan
Afghanistan Calls for More Foreign Fighting Troops
General: Tribes Might Help With Afghan Security
Truck Bomb Shakes Afghan City, Killing Driver and 6 Others
Afghan Leader's Brother Escapes Suicide Blast Unhurt
Taliban, Qaeda Militants Among Four Afghans Hanged
UN Opens New Field Office in Afghanistan
Export Woes May Send Afghan Farmers Back to Drugs
Suspected Bomb Wounds 15 in South Afghanistan
Reporter in Afghan Kidnap Says Family Grabbed Her
Canada Reporter Says Swapped for Afghan Prisoners
Pakistan
Pakistan Stops Money Leaving Country as Economic Crisis Worsens
Four US Spy Planes Intrude Into Pakistani Airspace
US Aid Worker Shot Dead Near Pakistan Tribal Areas
US Should Let Pakistan Tackle Militancy on Own Soil, Says Ex-NATO Commander
Suicide Bomber Kills Two Pakistani Soldiers
Musharraf 'Not Interested in Politics'
India
India Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable Missile
India Faces Terror From Another Front
Police Arrest Hindu Monk Over Bomb Attack
Koreas
North Korea Will Not Let Nuclear Samples Out of Country
South Korea Says North Using Strong-Arm Nuclear Tactics
US Shipping Fuel Oil to North Korea in Nuke Deal
Asia

Taiwan: Pact With China Could Lead to Peace

Exiled Tibetans Gather in India to Discuss New Way
Bangladesh to Deploy Troops for Election
US 'Strongly Condemns' Lengthy Myanmar Sentences
Israel/Palestine
Israel Lauds Saudi Peace Plan Before King Abdullah
Gaza Security Costs Girl Her Dream
Deadly Gaza Border Clash Threatens Truce, Four Killed
Palestinian Collaborator Sentenced to Death
Netanyahu: Israel Must Help Palestinian Economy for Sake of Peace
Mortars Hit Israel After Gaza Raid
Olmert's Change From Hawk to Dove Seems Complete
Secular Jew Wins Israel's Mayoral Vote in Jerusalem
Syria
Syria: Nuclear Disclosures Are Politically Motivated
Britain in Push to Bring Syria in From the Cold
Russia
Russia Seeks Inquiry Into Monitors' Account of Georgia War
Neighbors Looking West No Threat to Russia: Gates
Medvedev Rushes in Six Year Term Reform for Putin
Italy Offers Mediation in Russia/US Missiles Spat

Russian Court: Slain Journalist Was Illegally Held

 
Columnists

Justin Raimondo
11/12/2008
The Audacity of Hype

Alan Bock
11/12/2008
A Short Honeymoon

David R. Henderson
11/11/2008
A Veterans Day Tribute

Sascha Matuszak
11/10/2008
Business Over Bluster

Ivan Eland
11/08/2008
Good Bye Neoconservatives. Hello to Their Liberal Brethren?

Doug Bandow
11/07/2008
The American People Render Their Electoral Judgment: Time to Finish Off the Neoconservatives

Ran HaCohen
11/07/2008
Black Israeli Voices on Obama's Victory

Nebojsa Malic
11/06/2008
Obama's Choice

Philip Giraldi
11/04/2008
Obama's Neocon in Residence

Charles Peņa
10/29/2008
You Can't Cut Spending
and Spare 'Defense'

Praful Bidwai
9/05/2008
Lawmaker's Disclosure May Torpedo Nuke Deal

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