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Updated December 4, 2009 - 11:29 PM EST
Americans Turn Sharply Against Interventionism
  Pew Poll Data: Isolationist Sentiment Surges to Four-Decade High
Obama’s Plan Not What It Seems, Officials Insist
  Gates Says 'No Deadlines' on Troop Withdrawal
  25 NATO Nations Commit 7,000 More Troops to Afghanistan
  Troop Surge Rattles Political Landscape
  Military Will Struggle to Add Troops to Afghanistan Quickly
US May Bypass Karzai, Cede Authority to Locals
  Karzai Willing to Talk to Taliban
  Officials Expect Rise in Violence in Afghanistan
  Roads Were Safer in Afghanistan Under Taliban, UK General Admits
Suicide Attackers Kill 40 at Pakistan Mosque
  CIA Expanding Drone Strikes in Pakistan
  Gates: Pakistani Government Retains Ties to Militants
  Bin Laden Not in Pakistan, PM Says
White House: Time Running Out for Iran
  Putin: Russia Has No Evidence Iran Trying to Build Nukes
Blackwater Chief Was a CIA Asset
  CIA Targeted al-Qaeda in Germany Without Telling Germany

Homeland Chief Warns of Threat From Al-Qaeda Sympathizers in US


Resumed Guantánamo Military Panels Face New Challenges

Show Some Courage and Pull the Plug  by Andrew J. Bacevich
Obama's Exit Strategy  by Patrick J. Buchanan
A Deadly Liar and Manipulator  by Arthur Silber
Nuclear Bunkum  by John Mueller
Victory at Last!  by Tom Engelhardt
What Is Obama Thinking?  by Robert Higgs

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Emergency Anti-Escalation Rally Dec. 12 in DC
At Least 22 Killed in Mogadishu Bombing
Al Shabab Blamed for Somalia Bombing. Is al-Qaeda's Influence Rising?
Bush Backer Chalabi Now Cozying Up to Obama
Military-Academic Complex
PM Brown Accused of 'Muzzling' Iraq Inquiry
Japan Party Threatens to Leave Govt Over US Base
'War on Terror'
Gitmo Judge Denies Request to Expand Case
Surprising Study On Terrorism: Al-Qaeda Kills Eight Times More Muslims Than Non-Muslims
West Point Study of al-Qaeda's Violence Against Muslims
Greece: Court Clears Anti-US Terrorism Suspects
FBI Adds 4 Hijackers to Wanted Terrorists List
New Charges Planned for Suspect in Terror Plot Case
Secret Pentagon E-Mails: Trust Canada? 'Who Knows'
Iraqi Vice President Threatens to Veto Elections Law Again
Iraq Election Decision Postponed Until Sunday
US Forces in Iraq Violated Security Pact, Claims Official
Ministers Kept Iraq War Plan Secret, Chilcot Inquiry Told
In Iraq's African Enclave, Color Is Plainly Seen
Suicide Bomb Kills Police Chief, 4 Others in Iraqi Town of Tikrit
Two Iraqi Soldiers Killed in Nineveh Attack
Baghdad Bomb Kills 1, Injures 6
Thursday: 16 Iraqis Killed, 27 Wounded
House to Vote on New Iran Sanctions
US, Germany Losing Patience With Iran
At Least Four Killed as Iranian Bus Explodes in Damascus
Settlers Resist Israeli Building Freeze Order
Settlers Defiant on Freeze as EU Accuses Israel of Annexing East Jerusalem
Freeze Is Politically Motivated, Settlers Claim in Petition
Hamas to Introduce Death Penalty in Gaza for Drugs
Middle East
Torture 'Systematic' in Egypt
Dutch Military Captures 13 Pirates Off Oman Coast
Putin Considering 2012 Presidential Run
Putin Condemns Stalin Crimes in Televised Phone-In
Russia Police Find Bomb Near Train Station
Putin: Russia to Take Tough Action Against Terror
Stasi Spy Revelations Rock German State
Swiss Leader Calls for Ban on Separate Jewish, Muslim Cemeteries
UK Demand for Trident to Be Scrapped
UN Prosecutor Gives Serbia Positive Report
Red Cross Scales Down Darfur Work After Abductions
Somalia Militants Recruit Ugandans
Ousted Honduran Leader Is Trapped With Few Options
Court Papers Detail Killings by the Military in Guatemala
US Military
Iraq/Afghanistan Deployment Tied to Respiratory Woes
Iraq Vet Arrested in Fatal Stabbing of 2 Fort Drum Soldiers
Wife: Iraq War Changed Soldier Accused in Slayings
Chemical Weapons Convention
Chemical Weapons Watchdog Pursues Holdout Nations
Afghan Mission Double-Talk
Gates: 3,000 Extra Troops Could Go to Afghanistan
Mullen: 2011 Afghan Withdrawal May Be 'Very Few'
US Ambassador Says Afghanistan Withdrawal Date Not Rigid
Gates Says Afghan Drawdown Timing Is Flexible
McChrystal Tells Afghans US Not Leaving Yet
Mullen Downplays Logistics Problems With Afghan Deployment
White House Insists Afghanistan Different From Missed Deadlines
Examining Obama's Rationale for Escalating the War in Afghanistan
Afghan Escalation
'Command Posts of the Future' Readied for Afghan Surge
Karzai Welcomes US Escalation
McChrystal Offer Taliban Chance to Quit the Fight 'With Dignity'
Afghans See Sharp Shift in US Tone
Other Nations in Afghanistan
US Envoy: NATO to Send More Forces to Afghanistan
UK Launches Its Own Shaky 'Surge' Into Afghanistan
Afghan War Unpopular, Holbrooke Notices
Medvedev Backs Afghan Escalation
Italy May Add 1,000 Extra Troops in Afghanistan
Germany Renews Authorization for Afghan Force
Turkish DM: No Combat Troops for Afghanistan
Tokyo Says US Surge in Afghanistan Won't Affect Aid Plan
US Reaction

Dem Skeptics Blast Afghanistan Plan

Emotional Michael Moore Calls Afghanistan Troop Buildup 'Insane'
Mullen Disputes Rumsfeld on Afghan Troop Request
Military Families Across the Country Protest Obama's Decision to Escalate War
Peace Activists in Downtown Syracuse, NY, Protest Buildup in Afghanistan
Antiwar Protesters Brave Biting Cold in Bozeman, Montana
Two Phoenix Groups Protest Afghan War
Antiwar Protesters Take Over Downtown Minneapolis
Afghan War Protesters March in Madison, Wisconsin
Detroit Protest Questions Obama's Plan to Send More Troops to Afghanistan
Pakistani News Outlets Condemn Obama's Plan
Pakistan: We Need More Clarity on US Plan
Congress Worries About Obama's Plan for Pakistan
Pakistanis Kill 15 Militants in Separate Clashes
Separatists, Islamists, and Islamabad Struggle for Control of Pakistani Balochistan
UK Announces $83 Million in New Aid to Pakistan
North Korea
US Delegation to Travel to North Korea Next Week
Defectors Want Probe of North Korean Rights Abuses
Soldiers Storm Philippine Massacre Suspects' Compound
Indian Official Denies Pakistan's Claims of Proof of Balochistan Meddling
China Sentences 5 More to Death for Xinjiang Riots

Justin Raimondo
Obama's War: The Reaction

Kelley B. Vlahos
Jailed Mom Symbolizes the Rot of War

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

Charles V. Peña
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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