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Updated December 15, 2009 - 11:17 PM EST

Blast Kills 33 in Pakistan Market

  Despite Reports, Obama Still Threatens Pak City
  Afghan Escalation Slower Than Expected
  Mullen: Growing Collusion Between Taliban, Pakistani 'Extremists'
  German DM Urged to Resign Over Kunduz Massacre

Attacks in Baghdad, Mosul Kill 9

  US Companies Sore in Losing Iraq Oil Auctions

Monday: 8 Iraqis Killed, 20 Wounded

UK Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Israeli Ex-FM
  Hezbollah Fortifies Frontier Against Israel
  Hamas Rally Shows It Still Has Strong Gaza Support

Guantánamo Inmates to Transfer to Illinois Prison

Iran FM: Detained US 'Hikers' to Be Charged

Blair Sold Iraq on WMDs, but Only Regime Change Adds Up  by Hans Blix
Why Did They Go to Pakistan?  by Jacob G. Hornberger
Old US Allies Are Hedging Their Strategic Bets  by Leon T. Hadar
The Slope of Masada  by Akiva Eldar
Parting Thoughts, for Now  by William S. Lind
The Nobel War Prize  by Thaddeus Russell

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Congress Readies Defense Budget

GAO Upends $2.8 Billion Defense Contract

Report: Other Islamic Militant Groups Rising as al-Qaeda Fades

Canadian Court Says Jail Reformed Terror Suspect

22 Million Missing Bush White House E-Mails Found

US Takes Pragmatic Rights Approach to China, Russia


Iraq Govt: Baghdad Bomber Called Syria Before Detonating

Insurgent Foe's Slaying Shows Cracks Near Baghdad

Christians in Basra Subdued for Holiday

Monday: 8 Iraqis Killed, 20 Wounded


US Pushes for 'Additional Pressure' on Iran

US Says Report Shows Greater Need for Sanctions Against Iran

Diplomats: Iran May Have Worked on Key Atom Bomb Part

Officials: World Power Meeting on Iran Canceled

Israeli DM Says Some Time Left for Diplomacy on Iran

German Government Probes Shipments to Iran

Be Aware, Mousavi Supporters Are Told

'War on Terror'
Cases of Accused al-Qaeda Operatives May Be Brought in Brooklyn

2 Men Sentenced for Aiding Terrorists With Videos

US Says Chicago Man Knew of Mumbai Attack Beforehand

Al-Qaeda No. 2: Obama Cares Only About Israel

Obama Shifts Bioterrorism Strategy to Preventive, but Congress Slow to Move

UK Appeals Court Decision Over Guantánamo Detainee

Spain: 11 Guilty of Belonging to Terror Group

North Korea

Thais Probe Destination for Seized North Korean Weapons

US Envoy Says He's Encouraged by Talks in North Korea


Human Rights Watch Cites Surge in Brutal Killings, Gang Rapes in Congo

As Thousands Flee Regime, Eritrea Would Go It Alone

2,000 Died in Sudan Violence in 2009, Group Says

Heavy Clash Kills Three, Wounds Seven Others in Mogadishu

Guinea Junta Rejects Proposal for Foreign Troops

US Company Confirms Arrest of American Subcontractor in Cuba

Castro Says US on Offensive in Latin America Despite Obama

  16 Policemen Killed in 2 Attacks in Afghanistan

Mullen Warns of Heavier Afghanistan Fight

Taliban Speed Up Attacks as US Top Commander Visits

Afghans Violating Detainee-Transfer Agreement

Obama: Sending More Troops to Afghanistan Was 'Hardest Decision of Presidency'

UK Bishop Apologizes Over Taliban Comments

Canada Defended Afghan 'Human-Rights Abuser,' Memos Allege
Germans Debate Afghanistan

Afghan Air Strike Wreaks Havoc in Germany

Poll: Germans Want Their Troops Out of Afghanistan

'Germany Is Not Armed for War'


Pakistani Taliban Blames Secret Agencies for Terrorism

Over 40,000 Flee Looming Operation in Pakistan's Tribal Area

Hardline Pakistani Schools a Draw for Foreigners

US Militant Suspects to Stay in Pakistan, Court Rules

Petraeus: Pakistan Army Has No Intention to Oust Govt

Chief Rabbi: Palestinian Mosque Burning Harkens to Kristallnacht

Israel Eases Restrictions on Palestinians for Christmas


Gaza's Defiant Islamists Reject PLO Dominance

Hamas Celebrates Anniversary in War-Damaged Gaza

Iran Slams Ongoing Blockade on Gaza as 'Economic Genocide'
Middle East

Gulf Summit Hears Support for Saudi Over Yemen Fight

Obama Urges Lebanon to Clamp Down on Arms Smuggling

Relations With Turkey Kindle Hopes in Syria
In Other News
China's Hu Unveils Landmark Turkmenistan Pipeline

Northern Irish Dissidents Forming New IRA

President-Elect Lobo of Honduras Offers to Meet With Zelaya


Justin Raimondo
The Taxi Driver Who Drove Us to War

Kelley B. Vlahos
One War Obama May Curtail

Philip Giraldi
No-sama bin Laden

Ivan Eland
More 'Corruption' Is Needed in Afghanistan

Nebojsa Malic
Trial and Error

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

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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