Today's Highlights

Naming the War Criminals: Justin Raimondo
War, Peace, and the Net: Eric Garris
After Babylon, Persia: Arshin Adib-Moghaddam
The Empire's Dilemma: Gabriel Kolko
Bush's 'Gesture' on Torture: Ray McGovern

In war, the army is not merely a pure consumer, but a negative producer...
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Global Peace Forum: 'Veto War'

Bush Drops Rosy Iraq Scenarios

Bush: Leaking Spy Program a 'Shameful Act'

Violence Surges as Cheney Visits Iraq

Pentagon's Intelligence Authority Widens

Congress Pushes Back, Hard, Against Bush
Bush Tries to Save PATRIOT Act
Bush's Underwhelming Gesture on Torture   by Ray McGovern
Rediscovering the Pitfalls of Imperialism  by Linda Colley
Refiguring the Iraq Body Count
by Andrew Cockburn
After Babylon, Persia
by Arshin Adib-Moghaddam
The Empire's Dilemma
by Gabriel Kolko
Terror Reborn in Fallujah Ruins
by Hala Jaber

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Transcript of President Bush's Remarks on Iraq

Torture Ban Has Exceptions

Planted PR Stories Not News to Military

Rove, Hadley E-Mail 'At Crux' of CIA Leak Investigation

Sharon's Illness Raises Questions

Afghanistan's Parliament Reopens With Questions

NSA's Surveillance of Citizens Echoes 1970s Controversy

Coca Farmer Clinches Bolivian Presidency


Cheney Fields Tough Questions
From Troops

The War Goes On

US, Iraqi Troops to Open Army School

Security Incidents in Iraq, Dec. 18

Iraq Election

As Iraq Counts Votes, Leaders Seek Out Allies

Next in Iraq: Coalition-Building

Iraq Today

Fallujah Calm as Leaders Use Cooperation as Way to Get US Out

'Everything Here Could Fall Apart Overnight'

Saddam Defense to Present 40 Witnesses

I Was Gassed, Saddam Claims

German Foreign Minister Confirms Hostage in Iraq Is Free


US, Europe Step Up Planning to Take Action Against Iran

Iran Cannot Be Trusted With Nuclear Technology: Rice

Iran Orders IAEA Protocol Suspended if Referred to UN Security Council


Rights Group Says US Had Secret Afghanistan Prison

Afghanistan Will Inaugurate Its First Parliament Since 1969

France to Boost Troops in Afghanistan in 2006

South Asia

Hopes Diminish for Revival of Sri Lanka Peace Talks

Bhutan King to Abdicate

Middle East

Muslims Appreciate US Aid, Not Policies

Lebanon Closes Military Route Into Syria

Zarqawi Handed Second Death Penalty

A Struggle for Peace in a Place Where Fighting Never Ends


Bolivia's Quiroga Concedes in Presidential Race

Morales Looks Past Election Day


US Studying Wall Along Canadian Border

Cuba Avoids Friction With US Over Guantánamo

Chávez and Uribe Put Aside Differences

War at Home

Bush Insists Iraq War Is Not Lost

Feingold Reminds Bush: You're a President, Not a King

Reid Calls for Probe of Domestic Spying

Rice Supports Bush Spying Order

US Muslims Discuss Combating Extremism

Iraq Veterans Running for Congress

Biometrics in the War on Terror

Plea Deal Accepted in China Spy Case

US Military

US Firm Paid $20m for Iraq Propaganda

Rumsfeld: Torture Ban Does Not Affect US Military

Veterans' Groups Criticize Anthrax Shots for Troops

House Vote Planned for $450 Billion Military Spending Bill

CIA Gulags/Torture

EU Was Aware of Rendition, Says Powell

Polish President: CIA Flights May Have Stopped Here

Protests at Scottish Airports Over CIA 'Torture Flights'


Sharon Says Has No Plans to Resign After Stroke

Israeli Aircraft Pound Gaza to Stop Rocket Fire

Vote Propels Militant Hamas

Abbas Slams US: Democracy Means Hamas Can Participate

Netanyahu Expects Tight Race for Likud Leadership

Israel Approves Civilian Service for Those Who Aren't Drafted

Rival Palestinian Fatah Groups Reach Election Deal

United Kingdom

UK Army Chief Denies Iraq Abuse Investigation Is a 'Witch-Hunt'

Gay Couple 'Threatened by UK Troops' Over Civil Ceremony

British Security Service 'Dissidents' Undermining IRA Peace Process

Sinn Fein Spy Mystery Deepens


100 Killed as Chad Troops Clash With Rebels Near Sudan Border

DR Congo Faces First Vote in 45 Years

Specter of War Haunts Horn of Africa

Uganda Rebels Agree to Mediation


Justin Raimondo
Who Are the War Criminals? Naming Names

Sascha Matuszak
Livelihoods at Stake

Alan Bock
Time to Lower Expectations

Nebojsa Malic
The Token Defendant

Ivan Eland
Making the World Safe for Theocracy

Charles Peņa
A Tale of Two Cities

Ran HaCohen
Democracy and Colonialism

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

Praful Bidwai
Indian Nuclear Deal With US Turns Faustian Bargain

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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