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Officials Cite Dubious al-Qaeda Ties With Taliban
  Lawmakers Confused as Administration’s Escalation Claims Scrutinized
  Obama's Secret: Only 100 al-Qaeda in Afghanistan
  Will Taliban Wait Out US Troop Presence?
  White House Dismisses Public Opposition to War
  US Allies Wary of Obama's Afghanistan Troop Plea
  Obama's Afghan Plan Has Something for Everyone... to Hate
Obama Quietly Expands Pakistan War
  Pakistan Skeptical About Obama's New Afghanistan Strategy
Iran Rejects Talks, Will Enrich Medical Uranium
  Ahmadinejad: Israel Can't Do 'Damn Thing' to Stop Iran Nuclear Program
  Gates: Iran Aid to Taliban Is Small, Insigificant
  US Officials: Arms Smuggling Heightens Fears Iran Is Building Arsenal
22 Die, Including 3 Ministers, in Somalia Bombing
Israel OKs WB Building Projects Despite 'Freeze'
Germany Still Paying World War I Reparations
How to Kill and Maim but Keep It Eco-Friendly  by Brendan O'Neill
Imposing Idiot Sanctions on Iran Is a Direct Route to War  by Simon Jenkins
The Israel Lobby Celebrates Espionage in New York  by Grant Smith
Afghanistan: The Betrayal  by Garry Wills
Here We Go Again  by Robert Scheer
A Tragic Mistake  by Bob Herbert

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Some 15,000 Saudis Flee Yemen Border Fighting
Lebanese Cabinet Lets Hezbollah Keep Its Weapons
A War Strategy With Echoes of Bush
Afghan Withdrawal Timeline: a Deadline Written in Quicksand, Not Stone
START Treaty Likely to Expire Before New Pact Is Set
Blackwater Founder Prince Feels Thrown Under Bus
Officials: Iraq Likely to Postpone Election
US Military: Airstrike Kills 1 in Northeast Iraq
Marine Officer Could Face Demotion in Iraq Deaths
Wedneday: 3 Iraqis Killed, 18 Wounded
Iran Whistleblower Died From Drug-Laced Salad
Iranian Economist Gets 9 Years in Prison for Protesting
Iran Releases 5 British Sailors Detained at Sea
Barak: Settlements Are Part of Israel
'Barghouti Refuses to Be Deported in Schalit Deal'
Minister Presses for More Settlement Expansion
Israeli Police Arrest Settler Leader in West Bank
Israel Accused of Ethnic Discrimination After Stripping Palestinians of East Jerusalem Residency
Israeli Soldier Sent to Detention for Cooking on Shabbat After Cat Ate His Meal
US Spy Opposes Israel-Palestinian Prisoner Swap, Wants Prisoners Killed
Haaretz's Amira Hass Awarded Journalism Prize by Reporters Without Borders
Eight Killed in Mogadishu Fighting
Al-Shabaab Denies Attack Against Kenya
Chechen Separatists Claim Responsibility for Train Bombing
Georgia Releases Ossetians in Likely Prisoner Swap
Philippines Pulls Out 1,000 Police in Massacre Area
Philippines, Muslim Separatists to Resume Peace Talks
Imelda Marcos Opens Run for Philippine Congress
Three Dead, 60 Injured in Blast at South Korean Defense Institute
North Korea Revalues Currency, Triggers Panic
Rescued North Korean Soldier Handed to North Korea
Honduran Congress Votes Down a Return by Zelaya
'War on Terror'
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Albania Ready to Receive More Guantanamo Detainees
Iranian to Be Sentenced in Arms Smuggling Case
Yahoo, Verizon: Our Spy Capabilities Would 'Shock', 'Confuse' Consumers
US Escalation in Afghanistan
US to Begin Afghanistan Troop Surge Within Three Weeks
Most New US Forces for Afghanistan Will Be Sent to Taliban Stronghold in South
Timetable for Drawdown Sets Off Afghan Alarm
US Envoy Criticises Civilian Effort in Afghanistan
Taliban: Afghan Surge Will Mean More US Fatalities
Pizza Delivery and Motorbike Dealerships at Town Built for US Surge Troops
Few Marines in Afghanistan Wake for Obama's Speech
US to Open Consulates in Afghan Cities
Afghanistan Costs: by the Numbers
Other Countries in Aghanistan
NATO Chief Promises at Least 5,000 More Troops for Afghanistan
Poland Plans to Add 600 More Troops in Afghanistan
Albania to Send 85 More Troops to Afghanistan
Macedonia to Send More Troops to Afghanistan
UN Welcomes US Plan for Afghanistan Buildup
US Reaction
Many in Congress Continue to Oppose Troop Buildup, Threaten to Block Funding
Key Senate Dem Questions Lack of Afghan Forces to Aid US Surge
Boxer Opposes Troop Build-Up in Afghanistan
Biden, McCain Spar Over Obama's New Afghan Buildup
West Point March and Rally Protests Obama's War Plan
Envoy: US Doesn't See Escalation Causing Pakistan Any Problems
Pakistan Moves Toward Drone Independence
Clinton Presses Pakistan for Better Job
Suicide Bomber Kills 1 at Navy Complex in Pakistan
Pakistan Holding Retired Officer in US Terror Case
PM Holds Mehsud Responsible for Benazir's Killing
Five Militants Killed in Malakand
Pakistani Artists Find Inspiration in Turmoil
Attack Shows Growing Danger Faced by Pakistani Journalists
India Ready to Withdraw 'Significant Number' of Troops From Kashmir

Report: 2,600 Bodies Found in Kashmir Graves

Four Soldiers Killed in Explosion in Indian Army Base
Refugees Leave Camps in Sri Lanka, but Remain Stranded
22 Uighurs Who Took Part in July Protests End Up in Cambodia

Justin Raimondo
Obama's War Speech:
An Unconvincing Flop

Philip Giraldi
Fool Me Twice

Ivan Eland
Pay for the War, or Just Call It Off?

David R. Henderson
A Coalition's Progress: Monterey's Anti-Afghan War Demonstration

Nebojsa Malic
Dayton's End

Kelley B. Vlahos
Be Thankful 2008 Was Not Hillary's Year

Charles V. Peņa
More Sanctions, More Insanity

Ran HaCohen
Fascism Needs an Enemy

Alan Bock
Independence, Empire Don't Mesh

Edouard Husson
The Virtues of Gorbachevism

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