Today's Highlights

Background to Betrayal: Justin Raimondo
The Quiet Occupation: Ran HaCohen
Two Thousand Dead – and for What?: Pat Buchanan
Who Are We to Pick Syria's President?: Roberts
Dozens of Abu Ghraibs?: Gustavo Capdevila

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Updated October 26, 2005 - 11:27 PM EDT
2,000 Dead – Bush Warns More to Come
No Announcement Expected Today in Leak Probe
Prosecutor Asks Indictments: Rove, Libby, Others
Yellowcake Dossier Not the Work of the CIA
Was Cheney Source of CIA Leak?
CIA Leak Illustrates Selective Use of Intel on Iraq
Two-Thirds in US Say Bush Wrong on Iraq
US Death Toll in Iraq Rises to 2,001
Assad Says Accused Syrians May Face Trial
At Least Five Killed, Dozens Hurt in Israel Bombing
Two Thousand Dead –
and for What?
 by Patrick J. Buchanan
Why We Did It, What to Do Now, and What Happens Next  by Karen Kwiatkowski
Who Are We to Pick Syria's President?  by Paul Craig Roberts
The White House Cabal
by Col. Lawrence B. Wilkerson (ret.)
Bush's Foreign-Aid Fraud  by James Bovard

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Poll: Few Doubt Wrongdoing in CIA Leak
Bush Aides Brace for Charges
Fitzgerald Focuses Again on Rove
Able Danger Warned of Attack on USS Cole
Bush Says War in Iraq Isn't Cause of Rising Terrorism
Detain Hariri Suspects or Face Sanctions, Syria Told
Bush Says Military Action 'Last Resort' Against Syria
Iran President Wants Israel 'Wiped Off the Map'
Dozens of Abu Ghraibs?
Military's Advice to Reporters:
2,000 Dead in Iraq 'Not a Milestone'
2,000 and Counting
Rising Civilian Toll Is the Iraq War's Silent, Sinister Pulse
Think Tank: US Troops Not Leaving Iraq Soon
Quarter of Dead Are National Guard Troops
'Everyday Folks' Dying in National Guard
Iraqi Death Toll Much Higher Than US
Awkward Yardstick on Iraq
Families of War Dead Have Choice to Make
Military Deaths in Iraq Erode Support for War
A Personal Look at Some Who Died in Iraq
What the US Death Toll in Iraq Reveals
Homemade Bombs Blamed for Half of US Deaths in Iraq
Ga. Guard Reporter Recalls Close Unit
Iraqi Constitution
Iraqis Approve New Constitution in a Split Vote
Sunni Leaders Reject Iraq Charter
Fears Yes Vote Could Divide Iraq Further
Iraqi Election Results, by Province
Today in Iraq
Catastrophe Narrowly Averted in Attacks on Baghdad Hotels
Iraqi Reconstruction Faltering
Saddam's Defense Team Wants to Put Bush on Trial
Iraq: Highest Crime Rate in Middle East
Attacks Continue
Bomb Blasts Hit Iraqi Kurdistan
Al-Qaeda in Iraq Says It Bombed Hotel
Iraq al-Qaeda Says Holding 2 Morocco Embassy Staff
Security Incidents in Iraq, Oct. 26
Security Incidents in Iraq, Oct. 25
Militants Kill 6 Civilians, 2 Officers Near Afghan Capital
Afghan 'Drug Lord' Faces Trial in US
Quake Diplomacy New for India, Pakistan
India Treads Lightly in Pakistan
Angry Indian Quake Survivors Slam Delay in Opening of Kashmir Border
Pakistan Said Rethinking US F-16 Deal
Russia Persecuting Uzbeks in League With Uzbekistan?
Uzbekistan: Arrest of Moderate Opposition Leader Politically Motivated - Rights Groups
North Korea Confirms Holding Abductees, POWs
POWs From Korean War Still Held After 52 Years
US Helps China With Nuclear Security
Taiwan Anniversary Reignites Row
US: Japan a Drag on Military Alliance Talks
Nepal to Grant Amnesty to Rebels Who Surrender
Ex-Khmer Rouge Leader Arrested
Sri Lanka Accused on Riot Report
Kyrgyz Protests Enter Third Day
US to Train Balkan Troops
Bombs Explode Near Courts in Spanish Towns
EU Summit Security Stepped Up Amid Terrorism Concerns
Russian Communist Leader to Try for Kremlin
Colombia's Intelligence Chief Quits Amid Scandals
Suspected Rebels Kill Seven in Colombia
US Inroads Into South America Raise Alarm
Haiti Turning Into Canada's Iraq
Venezuela Sentences Chávez Assassination Plotters
Judge Says Pinochet Will Not Be Tried
In Other News
Russia, China Looking to Form 'NATO of the East'?
The Ties Between Disaster Aid and Politics
Indictments Coming
Cheney, Libby May Be at Odds Over CIA Leak-Case Investigation
CIA Leak Investigators Hold Last-Minute Interviews
Bushies Take Aim at Probe
Italian Faces Prewar Intelligence Probe
White House Sidesteps Cheney Questions
ABC News Denies That Any Reporter Called White House on Libby
A History of Indictments at White House
Prosecutor's Progress Is Rare for Leak Inquiries
Prosecutor in CIA Leak Case Known for His Intellect, Relentlessness
US Military
Bush Admin. Drops 'Bunker-Buster' Plan
Pentagon Nominee Aims for More Positive Iraq Stories

Despite Problems, SoCom Carries On
Galloway vs. Congress
Galloway Faces US Criminal Charge
Galloway Challenges US Congress: Charge Me With Perjury
Q&A: Galloway vs. the Senate
The War at Home
Many in US Look for Way Out of Iraq
Antiwar Groups to Mark 2,000th US Military Death in Iraq
Americans' Anger May Threaten GOP Control of Congress
Varieties of Abuse
License to Abuse Would Put CIA Above the Law
Negotiators on Torture Bill Feel Heat
Tighter Oversight of FBI Is Urged After Investigation Lapses
FBI Infractions Since 9/11 Raise Civil Liberty Concerns
Gitmo Hunger Striker Wants Tube Removed
War on Terror
US Passports to Receive Electronic Identification Chips
Mermaids, Dinosaurs Deemed Terror Targets
Toy, Cookie Are Mistaken for Bomb Parts
Sleuths Crack Tracking Code Discovered in Color Printers
Minuteman Group Wraps Up Month-Long Watch of Canadian Border
MI5 'Blunders Let Tube Bomber Slip Away'
July 7 Bomber 'Filmed Last Year'
Nations Threaten Syria With Sanctions
Envoy Scorns Claim of Syria Role in Hariri Death
Israel Worried About Possible New Russia-Syria Arms Deals
Israel Renews Gaza Air Strikes After Rocket Firings
Japan to Finance Renovation of Arafat's Old Ramallah HQ
Islamic Jihad Leader Buried Amid Violence
Israeli-Palestinian Women's Group Calls for Unity
Rice: Israel Must Open Borders to Allow Palestinian Economic Development
Palestinian Authority: Israeli Provocation Is Leading to a Poorer Security Situation
Hamas Leader to Ha'aretz: More Kidnappings if Israel Doesn't Free Prisoners
Middle East
Russia, Iran Agree to Solve Nuclear Issue Within IAEA
13 Suspected Members of the al-Qaeda Network Arrested in Saudi Arabia
Al-Jazeera's Global Aims Add Power to Qatar's Elbow
Egypt's Top Muslim: 'Bridge the Chasm' Between Religions
Israel Praises 'Strategic Partner' Jordan in Marking Peace Deal Signing
'Hundreds' Disarmed in DR Congo
UN Expert Sees Widespread Rights Abuses in Congo
Mugabe Opponents Split as Zimbabwe Vote Nears
Rwanda's Ex-Leader Seeks Release

Justin Raimondo
Background to Betrayal

Ran HaCohen
The Quiet Occupation

Ivan Eland
Critics on Iraq Policy Come Out of the Woodwork Too Late

Alan Bock
Interval of Uncertainty

Praful Bidwai
Playing Politics as Quake Toll Rises

Nebojsa Malic
Exposed Agendas

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

Charles Peńa
A New York State of Mind

Sascha Matuszak
Free the Diplomats

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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