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  Britain's 'Open Inquiry' Into Iraq War Censored
  Tuesday: 15 Iraqis Killed, 63 Wounded
Iran Tests Long-Range Missile, Raises Ire of West
  US to Simulate 'Iranian Attack'
  House Overwhelmingly Approves More Sanctions Against Iran
US Silent About Taliban Offer on al-Qaeda
  56,000 More Contractors Likely for Afghanistan

Pak Court Voids Amnesty Shielding Govt Figures


US Pressures Pakistan to 'Cooperate Fully' in War


Pakistani Army's Victories Fail to Halt Taliban's Blows

  Blast Kills 33 in Pakistan Market
Welcome to Gitmo, Illinois

US: Guantánamo Prisoners Not 'Persons'

House OKs $634 Billion Defense Bill, Doesn't Include Surge
Israeli Forces Attack Macbook for Some Reason
Sanctioning Iran a Dangerous, Illegal Move  by Rep. Ron Paul
Possible Unintended Consequences of Regime Change in Iran  by Stephen M. Walt
Intoxicated by Power, Blair Tricked Us Into War  by Ken Macdonald
Grinding Down the US Army
by William Astore and Tom Engelhardt
Obama's Indecent Interval
by Thomas H. Johnson and M. Chris Mason
True Lies: The Tzipi Livni Debacle  by Ayman Mohyeldin

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Kucinich Bill to End Afghan War Gains Co-Sponsors, Including 4 Republicans

Federal Court Weighs 'State Secrets' Claim

After ABC Report of Secret CIA Prison, Lithuania's Head Spy Resigns
Occupation Threatens Secularism in Israel

US Eyes Vietnam, Libya Arms Sales

House Vote on Iran Sanctions


Gulf 'Not Threatened' by Iraq's Oil Output Plans

Lawmakers Urge Obama to Halt Relocation of Iran Opposition Militants Living in Iraq

MEK Relocation Voluntary, Iraq Says

Former UK Official: Americans Sidelined British Effort in Iraq

Attacks in Baghdad, Mosul Kill 9

Tuesday: 15 Iraqis Killed, 63 Wounded
The War at Home

NYPD Must Show GOP Convention Surveillance

Suicide Epidemic Among Veterans

Homelessness on the Rise for Female Vets

Back From Combat, Women Struggle for Acceptance

'War on Terror'

Al-Qaeda Killing Mostly Muslims

Chicago Judge Denies Bond for Terrorism Suspect

Agency Will Not Reinstate Man Who Criticized Gitmo Policies

American Suspect in Mumbai Attack Was DEA Informant

Man Hounded by Ottawa Loses 'Terrorist' Tag at Last

Libya's Coup: Turning Militants Against al-Qaeda


Officials: World Power Meeting on Iran Canceled

Iranian Students Stage Rival Rallies Across Nation

Nuclear Memo in Persian Puzzles Spy Agencies

Iranian Dealings Lead to a Fine for Credit Suisse

'Iran Arrested Western Spy Just Before Revealing Qom Plant'

Protest Widens Against Creation of New Indian State

India's Quest for Smaller States


Scores Killed in Mogadishu Violence

Deadly Fault Line Threatens to Reignite Civil War in Sudan

In Other News

56 Journalists Killed in Mexico in 9 Years

Pacific Island Fourth Country to Recognize Abkhazia's Independence


Suicide Blast Kills Eight in Kabul Near Homes of Top Officials

Two British Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan Bomb Attack

Major Challenge for Pentagon Is Getting Fuel to US Troops in Afghanistan

UK Navy and RAF Pay the Price to Fund Afghan War

Merkel Testimony Is Sought on Afghan Air Strike

How Much Is a Human Life Worth?: The Dilemma of the Kunduz Bombing
US Afghan Strategy in Peril as Pakistan Refuses to Take on Key Militant
Some in Pakistani Top Command Favor Assault on Afghan Insurgents
For Westerners, It's Not Easy to Join the Taliban
Can Mullen Get Pakistan to Shut Down Its Terrorist Havens?

Grenade Hurled at Police Bus in Quetta

Israelis Face Trouble in UK

Israeli Officials Routinely Face UK Legal Threats

UK Vows to End Arrest Threats to Top Israeli Officials

Israel Furious at Livni Arrest Warrant

Israel Demands Britain Change Law on War Crimes


Spymaster Sees Israel as World Cyberwar Leader

Israeli Police Officer Beaten, Injured by Settlers

Abbas: No Peace Talks Until Israel Adheres to Road Map


Hamas Says Will Unite With Iran if Israel Attacks

Israeli Leaders 'Harassed' on Gaza Records

Egypt's Gaza Smugglers Shrug Off Reports of Border Barrier

Israeli Court Bars Gazans From Jail Visits

Middle East

Turkey's Kurd Initiative Goes Up in Smoke

Gulf Arab States Move Closer to Single Currency


Yemen Rebels Say Air Raid Kills 120

Crises Multiply for Divided Yemen

Rights Group Condemns Yemen Security Force 'Abuses' in South

Justin Raimondo
The War Democrats

Ivan Eland
Obama's Peace Prize Continues Tradition of Dubious Choices

Kelley B. Vlahos
One War Obama May Curtail

Philip Giraldi
No-sama bin Laden

Nebojsa Malic
Trial and Error

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

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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