Highlights
 
US Warplane Attacks Pro-US Militia Members    House Members to Obama: Rethink Afghanistan Surge    Scathing Report Warns of Intelligence Failures    Chief Minister: Pakistan's NWFP in a State of War    Israel Faces Backlash From Lieberman Comments    Some Detainees in Afghanistan Can Challenge Detention    Sources: Al-Qaeda Recruiting Pro-US Militias    Elusive Tamil Leader Trapped in Jungle as Government Forces Close in for the Kill    Little Progress as US, Mexico Discuss Drug Cartels and Arms    Splintered Taliban Thwarts Afghan Peace    Russia Keeps Some Troops in Georgia, Defying Deal    Israel Is Changing the Rules of War    Mullen 'Reasonably Comfortable' Pakistan's Nukes Are Secure    Report Says Pakistan Needs Up to $50 Bln in Aid    US Pro-Israel Lobby Wages Anti-Lieberman Campaign    Assad: by War or Peace, We Will Liberate the Golan    Chavez Says Relations With US Unlikely to Get Better    Police Lob Teargas at Hundreds of NATO Protesters    Congressional Delegation Visiting Cuba    Jury: University of Colorado Wrongly Fired Prof    Olmert's Slow and Public Demise    Odierno Warns Against 'Rush' Out of Iraq Cities    Protecting So Many Ministers Poses 'Major Challenge' for Shin Bet    Obama Issues Warning as North Korea Readies Rocket    Russia Warns America Over Arms Supply to Georgia    Iraq's Maliki Says Rogue Militia Fighters Face Justice    Obama to Turn the Screw in Push for Help in Afghanistan    How Do We Save NATO? We Quit    The AfPak Paradox    More Delays in Release of 'Torture' Documents    The 'Long War' Will Be as Pointless and Bloody as Europe's    The Goldberg Syndrome    Critics Assail Afghan Law That 'Legalizes Rape'    Gates 'Would Be Surprised' if Israel Attacked Iran This Year    North Korea Vows to Attack if Japan Intercepts Satellite    The Secrets of Obama's Surge    Iraq Declares Korean Oil Deal With Kurds Illegal    Israel's Lieberman Links Peace With Disarming Hamas    Sources: Intelligence Murky on North Korean Missile    Coalition: 20 Insurgents Killed in Afghanistan    
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News
Updated April 3, 2009 - 11:25 PM EDT
US Warplane Attacks Pro-US Militia
 
  Al-Qaeda in Iraq 'Infiltrating Pro-US Militias'
  US Army Hands Iraq Control of Pro-US Sunni Fighters
  Odierno Warns Against 'Rush' Out of Iraq Cities
Chief Minister: Pakistan's NWFP in a State of War
 
  Mullen 'Reasonably Comfortable' Pakistan's Nukes Are Secure
  Obama 'Very Concerned' About Militants on Pakistani Border
Some Afghan Detainees Can Challenge Detention
 
  Critics Assail Afghan Law That 'Legalizes Rape'
  Obama to Turn the Screw in Push for Help in Afghanistan
  Splintered Taliban Thwarts Afghan Peace
  House Members to Obama: Rethink Afghanistan Surge
Backlash for Israel From Lieberman Comments
 
  Gates 'Would Be Surprised' if Israel Attacked Iran This Year
  Assad: by War or Peace, We Will Liberate the Golan
US Spy Agencies Hamstrung by Turf Battles
Viewpoints
The 'Long War' Will Be as Pointless and Bloody as Europe's  by William Pfaff
Lost History Hurts Obama's Iran Bid
by Robert Parry
Public Advocacy Is Not a Crime
by Mike German
More on the Global Impact of US 'War on Terror' Abuses  by Joanne Mariner
Sarkozy, Merkel Frozen in the Cold War  by Edouard Husson
The AfPak Paradox  by John Prados
Israel Is Changing the Rules of War
by George Bisharat
The Secrets of Obama's Surge
by Pepe Escobar

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Frontline
RM: Egypt Knew About Sudan Convoy Strike at the Time
US Pro-Israel Lobby Wages Anti-Lieberman Campaign
Sen. Carl Levin Questions Pakistan Aid Plan
Little Progress as US, Mexico Discuss Drug Cartels and Arms
Police Lob Teargas at 100s of NATO Protesters
More Delays in Release of 'Torture' Documents
Jury: University of Colorado Wrongly Fired Prof
Chavez: Venezuela Would Take Guantánamo Detainees
 
Iraqi Sunni Fighters
Iraq's Maliki Says Rogue Militia Fighters Face Justice
Arrest of Sunni Fighters Sparks Fear in Baghdad
Iraq to Pay Sunni Paramilitaries Despite Clashes
Iraq Premier: No Politics in Sunni Crackdown
Today in Iraq
US, Allies Still Holding 12,794 Iraqi Detainees
Blackwater Air Also Forced to Leave Iraq
Iraq Declares Korean Oil Deal With Kurds Illegal
Thursday: 9 Iraqis Killed, 22 Wounded
US Military
US Air Force Picks Base for Global Strike Command
Senate Panel Backs Changes in Military Contracting
Hawaii Wants Navy to Pay for Reef Damage
New Israeli Government
Israel's Lieberman Links Peace With Disarming Hamas
Ex-Foreign Minister: Israel Not a Peace Partner
Olmert Defends Annapolis After Lieberman's Scathing Attack
Protecting So Many Ministers Poses 'Major Challenge' for Shin Bet
Israeli FM Questioned Over Fraud
Lieberman Remarks Jeopardize Peace Prospects
Israel's Avigdor Lieberman
Arab League: Lieberman Changes Israel's Tone, Not Policy
Israeli Foreign Minister, Clinton Agree to Meet
Palestine/Israel
Israeli 13-Year-Old Killed in West Bank Ax Attack
Amnesty Slams US Arms Shipment to Israel
Hamas: We Won't Stop Arms Smuggling
Fatah, Hamas Adjourn Unity Talks for Three Weeks
Spanish Prosecution: Freeze War Crimes Probe Against Israeli Officials
Georgia/Russia
Russia Keeps Some Troops in Georgia, Defying Deal
Russia Warns America Over Arms Supply to Georgia
Russia Ready to Talk to Next Georgia Leader
Russia
IAEA Chief ElBaradei Hails US-Russia Nuclear Cutback Plans
Medvedev Says US Can Move on Missile Shield
Russia's Medvedev Says Does Not Seek End of NATO
Europe
Serbia Pays $900,000 to Beaten American's Family
Teen Arrested Over British Soldier Killings
Tighter Military Ties Bring France, Germany Closer
Venezuela
Former Venezuelan Defense Minister Arrested
Chavez Says Relations With US Unlikely to Get Better
 
Pakistan
Report Says Pakistan Needs Up to $50 Bln in Aid
Pakistan Will Discuss Drone Attacks With Holbrooke
Pakistan's Militants Stripping Swat Valley of Resources
Al-Qaeda Seen Behind Pakistani Taliban Threat

UN: 100 Girls' Schools Razed in FATA

Sharif: Opposition Will Endorse, but Not Join Govt
Sharif Sees Little Change in US Anti-Terror Policy
Pakistan: Would-Be Suicide Bomber Shoots Himself
Afghanistan
Europeans Reluctant to Follow Obama on Afghan Initiative
Russia Says Can Work With US on Afghan Cargo
Coalition: 20 Insurgents Killed in Afghanistan
Mullen: US Needs More Civilian Help in Afghanistan
Afghan Presidential Hopeful Sees Post-Poll Vacuum

For US Forces in Afghanistan, Shifting Mission Isn't Simple Task

US Troop Buildup in Afghanistan

Sri Lanka
Elusive Tamil Leader Trapped in Jungle as Government Forces Close in for the Kill
Sri Lanka Says 34 Rebels Killed in Fighting
Sri Lanka Says Rebels Encircled in Fierce Fighting
Koreas
Sources: Intelligence Murky on North Korean Missile
Obama Issues Warning as North Korea Readies Rocket
North Korea Vows to Attack if Japan Intercepts Satellite
Leaders Seek Unified Response to North Korea Rhetoric
Korea Crisis Back on the Boil Over Rocket Plan
North Korea Perfects Its Diplomatic Game – Brinkmanship
China
The 'New' Sino-US Dialogue
China-France Deal Further Squeezing Dalai Lama
Man Dies After Detonating Bomb in China: Police
Asia
Obama, Singh Discuss Pakistan, Affirm Strong US-India Ties
Red Cross Hostage in Philippines Is Free
Besieged Thai Government Makes Overtures to Foe Thaksin
Sudan
Sudan Calls Presidential, Parliament Vote for 2010
US Envoy Wants Friendship, Cooperation From Sudan
Africa
Suspect Denies Targeting Morocco Government
US Reopens Visa Section in Libya
Nigeria to Empower Military Against Gangs in Niger Delta: President
Americas
As Mexico Battles Cartels, the Army Becomes the Law
Congressional Delegation Visiting Cuba
Colombian Activist Waits in Prison Limbo
 
Columnists

Justin Raimondo
4/03/2009
The Goldberg Syndrome

Edouard Husson
4/03/2009
Sarkozy, Merkel Frozen in the Cold War

Charles V. Peña
4/01/2009
Is Missile Defense Obsolete?

David R. Henderson
3/31/2009
To Reduce Violence,
End the Drug War

Philip Giraldi
3/31/2009
Stop Arming Israel

Alan Bock
3/30/2009
Operation Incoherence

Ivan Eland
4/04/2009
How to Combat Mexican Drug Cartels

Nebojsa Malic
3/27/2009
Turning Point

Ran HaCohen
2/18/2009
Abe Foxman's 'Anti-Semitic Pandemic'

Praful Bidwai
1/19/2009
'Good Cop, Bad Cop' Approach to Pakistan

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