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And They Call This Victory?: Ivan Eland
Sign of the Times: Norman Solomon
Hands Off Pakistan: Brian Cloughley
A Peaceful Kick to the Groin: Gordon Prather
Welfare-Statists for War: Jacob Hornberger

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Updated October 18, 2005 - 11:24 PM EDT
Cheney Aide Cooperating in CIA Probe
CIA Leak Error May Lead to Source
Cheney's Office Is Focus in Leak Case
Cheney Resignation Rumors Fly
Pro-War Votes May Haunt Democrats
Monitors in Iraq Review Votes Where 'Yes' Hit 90%
Baltimore Tunnels Reopened Hours After Threat
Officials Unaware of Miller's 'Special' Status
I Believe President Bush: It's Time to Withdraw  by William M. Arkin
Hands Off Pakistan  by Brian Cloughley
The Fourth Estate and the Warfare State  by Norman Solomon
Judy Miller Speaks  by David Corn
Unfit to Print  by Arianna Huffington
A Peaceful Kick to the Groin
by Gordon Prather

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Trial of the Century? Not for Iraqis
Two Marines Killed in Western Iraq
Are British Troops at Breaking Point in Iraq?
Rice Enlists Support for Syria, Iran Showdowns
Israel Suspends Contacts With Palestinians
UN Report: Wars Diminishing, Terrorist Tactics Increasing
US Air Strikes Kill Dozens of Civilians in Ramadi, Including 18 Children
Today in Iraq
US, Iraqi Govt Twist Sunni 'No' Into Propagandistic 'Success'
After Vote, Iraqi Sunnis at Crossroads
Allawi, Other Centrists Announce Coalition
Agency Charged With Spending Oversight in Iraq Left Country in '04
Military Police Investigator Found Dead in Iraq 'Felt Job Pressures'
Fallujah Recovers Its Sense of Everyday Life
Saddam Hussein
Dictator in Dock Still Divides the People
Iraq Braced for Saddam Trial as Defense Seeks Delay
Saddam Trial Judges Were Secretly Trained in Britain
Iraqi PM Complains of Delay in Saddam Case
Saddam Trial Unlikely to Meet International Legal Standards, Warn Experts
Procedures for Saddam Hussein's Trial
US Says Saddam Trial Will Close 'Dark Chapter' in Iraq
Saddam's Former Chef Remains Loyal From Afar
Saddam Hussein's Family Sits in Exile, Scattered Across the Arab World
Saddam Trial: Few Knew About 1982 Massacre
Attacks Continue
Interior Ministry Official Killed Southwest of Baghdad
Security Incidents in Iraq, Oct. 18
Security Incidents in Iraq, Oct. 17
Global Iraq Fallout
Romania to Keep Troops in Iraq as Long as Wanted
Soldier's Mother in No. 10 Protest
Islamic Warlords to Dominate Afghanistan's Coming Parliament
Afghanistan Intel Chief Killed by Suspected Militants
Another Cleric Killed in Afghanistan
How India's Nuclear Secrecy Hampers Earthquake Detection
Militants Kill 36 in Tribal Violence in Northeast India
Koizumi's Shrine Visit Angers Asians, Again
US Sidesteps Row Over Japanese War Shrine Visit
Japan Considering US Early Warning System
US Expands Its Agenda in Talks on China Policy
US and China to Discuss Military Relations
China's Secretive Military
Experts: US Needs Strong Military Presence in Asia
Uzbekistan Closes Checkpoints on Border With Kyrgyzstan
Indonesian Police Detain Three More for Bali Blasts
US to Press North Korea on Nukes
Philippine Law on Protests Challenged
Chechen Warlord Says He Directed Russia Raid
Russian Province's Leader: Religious Repression to Blame for Violence
Russia Faces Spreading Threat From Insurgents
Ukraine Holds Key Azeri Opponent
Yushchenko: EU Ukraine's 'Natural' Home
Ukraine Head Views Orange Future
Suspects in Court as Dutch Police 'Foil Terror Plot to Target MPs'
Merkel Rivals to Join German Cabinet, Talks Start
Fearing Ukrainian-Style Uprising, Belarus Cracks Down
Britain in New Push for EU-Wide Anti-Terror Measures
Crisis at the White House
Bush Crises Raise Criticism of Chief of Staff's Management
CIA Leak Prosecutor to Make Any Announcement in DC
A Look at Possible Charges in CIA Leak Probe
Judith Miller, Licensed Journalist
Journalists Turn on Miller, Times
Critics Lambaste Paper, Writer Over CIA Leak Reporting
The War at Home
Big Cuts in Defense Programs Seen Looming
Bush Optimistic After Iraq Poll, Analysts Skeptical
Fewer Americans Confident of Victory in Iraq
Grandmothers Arrested at Iraq War Protest
Sons of Iraq Vet to Leave Cuba for Visit
Hariri Probe Raises Stakes for Syria's Assad, Lebanon
UN May Extend Mandate of Lebanon Assassination Probe
Annan Wants Hariri Probe 'As Technical as Possible'
Syrian Opposition Groups Unite to Demand Reform
Lebanon Clamps Down on Palestinian Weapons
Facts on Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon
Britain-Iran Tensions Escalate Over Bombing Accusations
Iran Summons British Diplomat Over Iraq Allegations
Moscow Denies Russian Role in Alleged Iran Missile Deal
Rice, Blair Agree to Tactics on Iran
Iran Must Return to Talks: US
Iran: Rice Admits Right to Peaceful Nuclear Tech
Israel Asserts Greater Control in West Bank After Killings
Israeli Court Backs Barrier Construction
Israel Restricts Palestinian Travel
State Dept. Gives Mixed Message to Israel
US Urges Israel to Ease Up on Palestinians
West Bank: The New Militant Focus?
Palestinian Hunger Strike at Rafah Crossing
Israel Will Soon Restore Security Contacts – Abbas
Bush to Talk Security With Abbas
Kuwait Leaders Call for Unity Over Ruling Family Crisis
Kuwait PM Rejects Call to Allow Political Parties
Chaos Grows in Darfur Conflict as Militias Turn on Government
Sudan Accuses Rebels of Cease-Fire Breach
Former South Sudan Rebels Free 173 Detainees
Five Dead in New Darfur Clashes
Annan Warns Eritrea UN May Pull Troops
UN Eritrea-Ethiopia Peacekeepers Leaving 18 Posts
Somali Ex-Militia Chief Arrested in Sweden
Liberia's Presidential Front-Runners Will Likely Face Off in Runoff
Anger Over Mugabe Tirade in Rome
French General Suspended Over Ivory Coast Death
Australia/New Zealand
Facing Protests, Australia to Relax Anti-Terror Laws
Australia Gains From US Intel
Clark Forms New Zealand Government Coalition
An American Union?
Venezuela Seeks Nuclear Technology

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'Flame' Plame Blame Game

Ivan Eland
The Iraq Constitution: And They Call This Victory?

David R. Henderson
What Game Theory Can Tell Us About Terrorism

Alan Bock
Just a Chance

Charles Peņa
A New York State of Mind

Nebojsa Malic
Empire's Endgame

Praful Bidwai
India Ditches Iran and Nonalignment

Ran HaCohen
Stop Your Sobbing

Sascha Matuszak
Free the Diplomats

Joseph Stromberg
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Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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