Today's Highlights

Cheney's Chickens: Ray McGovern
'Do You Think He's Dead, Mom?': T. Whitehurst
Peace Is Not Impossible: Uri Avnery
It's the Nukes, Stupid: Matthew Yglesias
The Report They Forgot: Laura Rozen

Of all the enemies of public liberty, war is perhaps the most to be dreaded, because it comprises and develops the germ of every other.
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Updated October 20, 2005 - 11:22 PM EDT

Manipulating the Media to War

Cheney 'Cabal' Hijacked Foreign Policy

Crossing the Cabal

Rove: Libby May Have Been My Source

Five US Soldiers Killed in Iraq
  Lawyer on Saddam's Defense Team Kidnapped

Rice: US May Be in Iraq 10 Years, May Strike Iran and Syria

Nixon's Vietnam-Era Defense Chief Calls for Iraq Exit Plan

The Report They Forgot
by Laura Rozen
Dick Cheney's Covert Action
by Larry C. Johnson
Orange Revolution Oligarchs Reveal Their True Colors  by Jonathan Steele
It's the Nukes, Stupid
by Matthew Yglesias
'Do You Think He's Dead, Mom?'
by Dr. Teresa Whitehurst
Peace Is Not Impossible  by Uri Avnery

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Hussein Trial Put Off Amid Doubts About Fairness

Stealing Votes in Iraq?

Independent Analysts: 'Al-Qaeda Letter' a Fake

Sources: 2nd Cheney Aide Cooperating in Leak Probe

Rove, Libby Discussed Reporter Info

Afghanistan, Iraq Among Most Corrupt Countries in World

Spanish Judge Issues Warrant for Three US GIs for Killing Journalists in Iraq

Film Rolls as US Troops Burn Corpses, Taunt Opponents

Vote Figures for Crucial Province Don't Add Up
Former Taliban Governor Who Oversaw Destruction of Ancient Buddhas Is Elected to Afghan Parliament
Saddam Trial

Saddam's Judge Is Longtime Kurdish Lawyer

Saddam: 'I Do Not Respond to This So-Called Court'

Judge Says Witnesses Too Scared for Saddam Trial

The Differing Fates of Saddam Hussein's Top Aides

Saddam Defies Court, Tussles With Guards on First Day of Trial

Saddam's Nephew Arrested in Baghdad

Video Clip Seen as Key in Saddam Case

In Iraq, Two Views: Hero or Villain

Survivors of Iraq Chemical Attack Want Saddam Dead

The War Goes On

Iraq Insurgents Kill 26, Including Election Officials

Bomb in Iraq Kills One US Soldier

Central Iraq Oil Pipeline Ablaze After Bomb Attack

Guardian Reporter Missing in Iraq

Security Incidents in Iraq, Oct. 20

Security Incidents in Iraq, Oct. 19

Iraq Today

Iraq Terror Intensified as Referendum Neared

Red Crosses a Risk to Lives of Aid Workers in Iraq

Killing Journalists

US Troops 'Acted Appropriately' in Bombing Baghdad Hotel Packed With Journalists

French Journalist Working in Iraq 'Likely Died in Firefight'


Iranian Criticizes US on Saddam Role

Iran Files Saddam Charges

Iran Foils 'British Plot' to Blow Up Refinery

Iran Bans British Imports Over Bombings

Iran Shares IAEA Optimism Over Resumed Talks With EU

South Asia

US Tries Helping, Instead of Attacking, to Gain Goodwill

Kashmir's Militants Out of the Shadows

Disaster Brings Slight Thaw to Kashmir

Indian Kashmir Allowed to Call Pakistan

India, Pakistan to Open Border

Pakistan Kashmiri Militants Back Border Opening

Pride and Politics: India Rejects Quake Aid

India Sentences 'Pakistani Spy'

Middle East

US, France Call for UN Sanctions on Syria Over Hariri Killing

US Prepares UN Security Council Resolutions Against Syria

Egypt Discourages Focus on Syria, Lebanon

US Plans Two Permanent Bases in the Gulf

Beirut Wants Palestinian Bases Out


Rumsfeld: China Sending Mixed Signals With Military Buildup

China DM: US Exaggerating China's Military Budget

China Denies Targeting US Cities, Won't Use Nukes First


Japan, US Discuss Reduced Military Presence at Okinawa

South Korea Snubs Japan Over Shrine

Uzbek 'Inciter' Shown Confessing

Two Islamic Militants Killed in Dagestan

Philippine Military Begins Investigation Into Coup Plots

Indonesian Army-Backed Villagers Cross Into East Timor, Attack Border Patrol


Sudan Preserves Site of US Attack

Thousands of Somalis Protest Swedish Arrest of Militia Leader

Tensions Rise in Horn of Africa

Nigerian Leader: US Foreign Policies Deliberately Anti-Islam

US War at Home

Lawmakers Tell Rice They Need More on Iraq Plans

Poll: Majority in US Says Iraq Conflict Was Wrong

United States

Rove's Fate Leaves Bush Agenda in the Balance

Appeals Court Allows Scientist to Pursue Libel Lawsuit About Anthrax Against NY Times

Republicans Seek to Widen FBI Powers

FBI Agent Reinstated After 9/11 Criticism

Country Joe McDonald Hits Sour Note With Veterans Day Organizers

War on Terror

Aussie States Demand Terror-Law Changes

Ex-Australian PM Condemns New Terror Laws

Most EU Govts Agree: Personal Freedom Expendable in Terror War

US Nonprofits Get Federal Anti-Terror Funding

Doctor Believes Terror Suspect Was Tortured

British Student Stopped Under Terrorism Act for Taking Photographs for Brochure

US Military

US Probes Afghan Body Desecration Charges

War's Toll on Troops Revealed in Survey

Army Sends Riot-Control Kits to Iraq, Afghanistan

Pentagon Agency in Charge of Fraud Investigations 'Quietly Left' Iraq Last Year

Pentagon Security Director Urges More Transparency

SoCom Bribery Inquiry Targets Retired Colonel

Pentagon Official: Secrecy Decisions 'Subjective'

Newly Declassified Lawyer Notes Detail Brutal Gitmo Treatment

Group Sues Navy to Limit Sonar It Says Harms Marine Life

Veterans Disability Claims Still Clogged in System


Front-Runners in Afghanistan Vote Include Warlords

Militants Kill Afghan Official, Headmaster

Rice Wants to Follow Afghan Model in Iraq

Japan's Lower House Passes Bills to Extend Afghanistan Operations

Connecticut to Send Another 1,000 Guard Troops to Afghanistan


Bush, Abbas Prepare to Meet in Washington

Bush to Press Abbas on Security, Offer US Help

Israel Plans West Bank 'Apartheid' Roads

Gaza's Greenhouses Bloom After Israeli Withdrawal

Palestinians Trying Hard to Claim Land in Gaza

Israel's Ties With Muslim Nations on Upswing

Israeli Military Stops Protecting Palestinian Children Against Settlers in Hebron


Ukraine Journalists: Free to Mourn the Orange Dream

Prosecutor Who Investigated Yushchenko's Wife Is Sacked


IRA Assaults Down 43 Percent

Serbian Factory Bombed by NATO to Make Arms for US Company

UK Nukes

Labour Fury as Blair Nixes Vote on New Nukes

Blair: Britain Needs Nukes


US and Cuban Policies Forcibly Separate Families

Court Strips Pinochet of Immunity


Justin Raimondo
Niger Uranium Forgery
Mystery Solved?

Praful Bidwai
Playing Politics as Quake Toll Rises

Nebojsa Malic
Exposed Agendas

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

Ran HaCohen
Stop Your Sobbing

Sascha Matuszak
Free the Diplomats

Joseph Stromberg
An Anti-Imperialist's Reading List: Part Two

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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