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Obama Bows to Israel Over Settlements, Iran

  Israeli-Swedish Row Heats Up

Sunni Rebel Says US Ordered Attacks on Iran

  ElBaradei Foes Leaked Stories to Force His Hand on Iran
  Diplomats: Iran's Enrichment Program Stagnates
Already NATO's Deadliest Year in Afghanistan
  At Least 41 Killed in Afghanistan Bombings
  Initial Afghan Election Results Show Karzai With Slight Lead
  Four US Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan
US Vows New 'Standards' After Latest CIA Report
  CIA Probe Should Go Further, Groups Say
Iraq's al-Qaeda Claims Baghdad Govt Bombings
  Powerful Iraqi Shiite Leader Has Died in Iran

Iraqis Demand Syria Turn Over Suspects

Report: North Korea Invites US Envoy for Nuclear Talks

South Ossetia, Abkhazia to Celebrate Independence Day

CIA Documents Provide Little Cover for Cheney Claims  by Spencer Ackerman
Ignoring Outrage, Obama Set to Expand Pentagon Presence in Colombia  by Moira Birss
What Every American Should Know About the IG Torture Report  by Glenn Greenwald
Obama's Wars Trigger New Activists  by Patrick Krey
Why Israel Will Thwart Obama on Settlements  by Walter Rodgers
Show Trials in Iran  by Laura Secor

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Deaths, Missing Detainees Still Blacked Out in New CIA Report

Panetta 'Very Proud' of Post-9/11 Interrogations

The Mysterious Eleventh Torture Technique: Prolonged Diapering?

War Protest Follows Obama

FBI Whistleblower Edmonds Accuses Neocons Over Turkish Ties


Iraq, Syria Withdraw Envoys in Wake of Baghdad Attacks

Tuesday: 5 Iraqis Killed, 21 Wounded


Top Reformist Confesses in Iran Political Trial

Iran Resumes Mass Trial of Opposition Figures

Iranian Prosecutor Demands Death Penalty for Reformer

Terror and Torture

Canada to Appeal Ruling on Guantánamo Detainee

CIA Spies 'Certified' With 2 Weeks Training

No Immunity in Any CIA Abuse Cases: UN Rights Chief

NC Terror Suspect Said Dad Sold Guns for a Living

Cheney Criticizes Decision to Expand CIA Investigation

Legal and Political Hurdles Stand in the Way of Prosecuting Interrogation Abuses

CIA Records: Guidelines for Interrogators

United States

House Panel Begins Broader Review of Army Procurement System

Obama Dances Awkwardly With Bush Policies

White House Sharply Increases Deficit Projection to $1.6 Trillion


Still Chafing After 40 Years, Libyan Leader Baffles West

Possible Gadhafi Visit Stirs NJ Town


Fresh Fighting With Heavy Shelling Starts in Mogadishu

Leader of Darfur Peacekeeping Mission Resigns

Three Ethiopian Soldiers Defect to Eritrea


Wide Fraud Is Charged as Afghans Tally Votes

Some Democrats Question Afghan Buildup Sought by Generals

Pakistani Taliban Admit Leader Mehsud Killed

Gaza Official: 3 Dead, 7 Hurt in Israel Air Strike

Netanyahu: We've Been Building in Jerusalem for 3,000 Years

Netanyahu Slams Human Rights Group for Gaza Criticism

Hamas: Only Breakthrough in Shalit Deal Is German Mediation

Shas Leader Yosef to Carter: Whole World Inciting Against Jews

Palestinian Leader Maps Plan for Separate State


Two Koreas to Discuss Reunions for Separated Families

China to Try More Than 200 Over Ethnic Violence

Filipino Terror Group Crippled by Leader's Capture

Indonesian Police Arrest Suspect Over Hotel Blasts

Japan's Opposition Pledges to Bar US Nukes From Country


Chávez Says Ready to Sever Colombia Ties Over US Bases

US to Stop Issuing Most Visas in Honduras

In Other News

Violence Erupts in Kosovo Cities

4 Police Killed in Chechnya Suicide Bombing

Turkish Army Rules Out Contact With Kurdish Rebels


Justin Raimondo
The Coming Media Bailout

Ivan Eland
Canada Copies US Customs

Philip Giraldi
Vanishing Liberties

Nebojsa Malic
A Balkans Belgium?

Kelley B. Vlahos
A Primer for the Neo-Patriots

Charles V. Peņa
The Ever Present Military Option

Ran HaCohen
Fascism Needs an Enemy

David R. Henderson
NPR: 'Murder' a Controversial Concept

Alan Bock
Independence, Empire Don't Mesh

Edouard Husson
The Virtues of Gorbachevism

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