Today's Highlights

'Urban Myth' – or Treason?: Justin Raimondo
10 Rhetorical Battles: Schwartz/Engelhardt
Chemical Saddam, Nuclear US: Jorge Hirsch
An Iraq Vet's Story: Derek Seidman
The War and Welfare Century: John V. Denson

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Updated December 5, 2005 - 11:23 PM EST
Democrat Elites Clueless on Iraq
Rice to Claim Euro Backing for CIA Prisons
9/11 Panel: US Not 'Well-Prepared' for Terrorism
Domestic Military Intelligence Is Back
US Withdrawal Key Issue to Many Iraqi Voters
Largest Iraqi Sunni Group Calls for US Withdrawal Timetable
Drudge, Jerusalem Post Sensationalize Story About Iran
Lawyers Walk Out, Saddam Shouts at Judge as Trial Opens
Private Security Guards in Iraq Operate With Little Supervision
Suicide Bombing in Israeli Mall Kills 5, Wounds 50
Chemical Saddam Met Nuclear Uncle Sam  by Jorge Hirsch
Has 'War' Become a Leading Brand for United States?  by Mark Engler
Support the Troops, Not the Warmongers  by Derek Seidman
Ten Ways to Argue About the War
by Michael Schwartz and Tom Engelhardt
The War and Welfare Century
by John V. Denson
The Insurgencies Are Winning
by Robert Dreyfuss

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Congress, Pentagon Spar on Oversight of War Spending
Soldiers Accused in Afghan Abuse Investigation
A New View at Defense
A 'Big Four' Coalition Emerging?
Allawi Says Angry Mob Attack Was Assassination Bid
Today in Iraq
Talabani Defends US Military Operations
Sunni Candidates in Iraq Find Enemies on All Sides
In Euphrates Towns, Iraq's Shi'ites Weigh Choices
Iraqis Say 20 Insurgents Killed
Iraqis Turn to Pills to Escape Their Hard Reality
More Iraqis Look to Vote Secular Dec. 15
The Toll of War
Protesters Damage Japanese Military Vehicle in Iraq
Indian Minister Involved in Iraq Oil Deal Refuses to Resign
Trying to Try Saddam
Saddam Trial Judge Quits
Plot to Rocket Saddam Trial Uncovered
Saddam Trial to Resume With Some Hidden Witnesses
Doubts and Questions Deepen as Saddam Trial to Resume
UN Expresses Deep Concern Over Saddam Trial
Iraq Occupation
Former Northern Ireland Police Chief Heading to Basra
US Forces Try New Approach: Raid and Dig In
US Forces Using 2-Track Approach in Iraq
A Makeshift Hunt for IEDs in Iraq
US Military Says Video Not of Deadly Iraq Ambush
US in New Operation After Iraqi Troops Slain
Prisoner Dies at US Military Facility in Iraq
Marines Trying to Establish Viable Police Force in Karmah
Dead Marines Had Expected Iraq Deployment
Attacks Continue
Sadr Representative Gunned Down in Baghdad
Iraqi Politician, Police Commander Slain
Car Bomb Kills Two in Central Baghdad
Violence as Iraq Poll Nears
Security Incidents in Iraq, Dec. 5
Security Incidents in Iraq, Dec. 4
Hostage Crises
Gunmen Abduct French Engineer in Iraq
Kidnappers Threaten to Kill US, UK, Canadian Hostages in Iraq
Mother of NZ Hostage Pleads for His Release
Wife of British Hostage in Iraq Pleads for His Release
Mother of Canadian Hostage Held in Iraq Pleads for Son's Safe Release
Germany's Merkel Appeals for Iraq Hostage's Release
2 Killed, 2 Injured in Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan
Elected Parliament Member Killed in E. Afghanistan
5 US Soldiers Injured in Helicopter Emergency Landings in Afghanistan
Kazakh Leader 'in Landslide Win'
Kazakhs Shun Revolution for Soviet-Era Stability
Kazakh Voters in Combative Mood
China & Her Neighbors
Taiwan's Nationalists Gain Turf
Tens of Thousands March for Democracy in Hong Kong
China Confronts Contradictions Between Marxism and Markets
North Korea Says Must Meet US Envoy Before More Talks
Policeman Killed, 11 Wounded in Two Kashmir Explosions
Rebels Blamed for Sri Lanka Blast That Killed 9 Soldiers
Burma Denies Nuclear Ambition
Aussies Plan Special Prison for Teens Held Without Charges
Australia 'Hosting War Crime Suspects'
Rethinking the War?
Bush's Speech on Iraq War Echoes Voice of New Analyst
Bush Aide: Troop Reduction May Come in '06
Murtha Sees Bush Administration Movement on Pulling US Troops in Iraq
Poll: Many Americans Want Iraq Withdrawal Timetable
CIA Torture Prisons
US Defends Terror Suspect 'Renditions'
European Storm Awaits Rice on CIA Allegations
Adviser Says Rice to Address Prison Issue
Bush Seeking Compromise on CIA Torture Ban
Rice Faces Growing Anger Over Claims of CIA Abductions
Report: UK 'Breaking Law' Over CIA Secret Flights
Romania Demands Proof of CIA Prisons Allegations
CIA 'Covert Flights' Mar Rice's Germany Visit
War on Terror
US Unable to Confirm al-Qaeda Leader's Death
Militants' New Tack in Cyber War
US Military
Navy to Expand Fleet With New Enemies in Mind
Bulgarians Want Limits on US Military Bases
US Policy on Iran Called Ineffective
Iran's Patience Running Out Over Nuclear Issue
Iran Optimistic About Renewed Nuke Talks
UN Chief Urges West and Iran to Cool Nuclear Brinkmanship
Iran President Nominates Another Oil Chief
Iran's New President: Religion Versus Reality
Gunmen Blow Up Their Car After Clash in Syria
Syria Says Six Wounded in Clash With Militant Group
Syria Denies Any Connection to Lebanese Mass Graves
Israeli Politics
Sharon: If I Win Elections, Peres Can Have 'Any Job He Wants'
Netanyahu Plot Unlikely Bid to Halt Israeli Election
Netanyahu Urges 'Begin's Policy' Against Iran
Israel Slams Russia for Selling Anti-Missile System to Iran
Palestinian Police Chief Wants More Weapons
Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade Fire Rockets Into Israel
Israeli Aircraft Fires on Gaza Rocket Lab
Middle East
Lawrence of Arabia Rides Again
Pakistan, Yemen to Boost Anti-Terror Cooperation
Merkel Tests New High-Wire Act With Poland, Russia
UK Muslim Peace Conference Attracts 20,000
UN Planning Military Mission to Darfur
African Leaders Name Ivorian PM
Amid Boycott, Chavez Allies Poised to Solidify Their Majority
Venezuela Says Oil-Line Blast Sabotage
Coup Threat Riles Bolivia Election Atmosphere
Specter of Fujimori Return Troubles Peruvian Scene
Bolivarian Groups Abound in Ecuador
Former Senator Killed in Roadside Ambush in Colombia
United Nations
Top UN Election Official to Be Fired for Harassing Staff

Justin Raimondo
'Urban Myth' – or Treason?

Alan Bock
A Pathetic Performance

Nebojsa Malic
Brave New Numbers

Ivan Eland
US Can Head for the Exits in Iraq, but Shouldn't the Flames Be Doused?

David R. Henderson
Adam Smith's Economic Case Against Imperialism

Charles Peña
The Zarqawi Dilemma

Sascha Matuszak
Who's the Boss?

Praful Bidwai
Indian Nuclear Deal With US Turns Faustian Bargain

Ran HaCohen
The Quiet Occupation

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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