Today's Highlights

Anti-Imperialists Beware: Jim Lobe
Nuclear Clouds Gather Over Asia: Praful Bidwai
The Freest Press Money Can Buy? William Fisher
Shock, Awe, Hobbes, & the Neocons: R. Drayton
The Limits of American Power: H.D.S. Greenway

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Updated December 29, 2005 - 11:19 PM EST
US Signals Harder Line on Iran
10 Killed in US Air Strike on Iraqi Village
14 Shi'ites Machine-Gunned to Death in Minibus
Family of 11 Iraqi Shi'ites Murdered
Govt Appeals Padilla Loss to Supremes
Iraq Vote Chief: Complaints Endanger Lives
Shi'ite, Kurd Leaders Start to Split Posts
US Terror Cases May Be Reopened After Wiretapping Scandal
Anti-Imperialists Beware – Bush Is Reading Again  by Jim Lobe
'Mrs. Anthrax' Released – No Charges, No Explanation  by Robert Scheer
Luttig Blocks Bush's Detainee Dodge  by Jacob Sullum
Fear Destroys What bin Laden Could Not  by Robert Steinback
Learning the Limits of American Power  by H.D.S. Greenway
Iraq War Fallacies  by William F. Jasper

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The Freest Press Money Can Buy?

Outside Advocacy Group Aims to Rally Support by Backing Bush's Initial Claims on Iraq

Poll: US Dismayed Over Paid News Stories in Iraq

Iraq's Micro Parties Could Play Key Role

Nine Killed in Failed Iraqi Prison Breakout

Iran Sounds Positive Note on Russian Atomic Plan

A Struggle Over Military Recruitment of Students

Bomber Kills 3 at Israeli Checkpoint
London Blasts Destroyed UK Terror Theories
Iraqi Politics

UN: No Reason to Rerun Iraq Vote

A Politician Who Takes Risks

Knight Ridder Report: Iraqi Unity Not 'Gaining Traction'

Iraq Today

US Disputes Control of Iraq Prisons

German Says Zarqawi Behind Her Abduction

Iraqis Pummeled at the Pumps

In Baghdad, Brokers Struggle With the Realty of War

Security Incidents in Iraq, Dec. 29

Security Incidents in Iraq, Dec. 28


2 US Troops, Afghan Civilian Killed in Afghanistan

Afghans Face Growing Sense of Insecurity

NATO Disputes Stall UK Plans for Major Increase in Afghan Forces


Syria Wants New Rules for Cooperation on UN Probe

UN Asks Belgian to Take Over Assassination Inquiry

US Pressures Syria on Hariri Case

Middle East

Egypt Seeks to Resolve Landmine Legacy

Top German Missing in Yemen

Lebanon Condemns Rocket Attack on Israel

Morocco Arrests 11 Terror Suspects

US Military Chief Travels to Middle East

South Asia

Pakistan Launches Nuclear Project

New Sri Lanka Peace Talks Urged

Quake Highlights Kashmir Dispute

Alarm Over Chinese Incursion Into Bhutan


India Tests Nuclear-Capable Missile

India Asks US to Lift Sanctions

100 Tons of Explosives Missing From Indian Ship

India, Iran Discuss Gas Pipeline


Chadians Concerned Over Growing Tensions With Sudan

Sudan Denies Helping Chad Rebels

Sudan 'Too Aggressive' to Lead AU


Thousands Flee Congolese Battle

Tanzania Opposition Backs Off Call for Mass Strikes


French Hostage 'Shown in Video'

German Authorities Close Islamic Center

Italy Presses US on Torture Claim

Turkey FM: 'Insult to State' Law Should Be Dumped

Ukraine May Seek West's Help in Russia Gas Dispute


Colombia's Uribe Vows Coca Crackdown After Attack

Bolivian Leader to Cut Own Salary

New Bolivian President Vows to Take Action Against US

War at Home

NYPD: Police-CIA Links 'Excellent'

Video Evidence Shows NYPD Covert Surveillance of Cyclists and Protests

Protesters Hang Up on Tax for Iraq War

Kansas Man Appeals Ticket Over Antiwar Yard Signs

Judge Orders Accused Nazi Guard Deported

Bush Team Rethinks Its Plan for Political Recovery

War on Terror

Padilla's Lawyers Ask for Review of Powers

Padilla Challenges US President's 'Unchecked' Power

Inspector General: DHS Mismanaged

US Says It Didn't Target Muslims in Radiation Monitoring

Muslim Group Files FOIA Request on Radiation Monitoring of Muslim Sites

Syrian Rendition Row Deepens as Lawyer Claims Case Not Isolated

US Secret Surveillance Up Sharply Since 9/11

US Terror Defendants to Challenge Wiretaps

NSA Acknowledges Using Illegal 'Persistent Cookies'

CIA Prisoner 'Rendition' Program Began Under Clinton

US Military

Touchy Debate: Are Veterans Faking Stress?

Technology Saps Medal-Worthy Heroism From War

US No Longer Promoting Landmine Ban

United Kingdom

In UK, Cross-Party Support for War Probe

UK Veterans Shun State Funerals

British Police Push for More Anti-Terror Funds

Palestine Heats Up

Israel Bombards Gaza No-Go Zone

Israeli Army Warns Gazans: We Will Shoot Anyone Seen Near Former Settlements

Israeli-Palestinian Skirmishes Take to the Air

British Worker Seized With Parents in Gaza

Gunmen Take Over Election Offices in Gaza


West Bank Settlements Could Be 'Leased' From Palestinians

US: No Militants in Palestinian Cabinet

Fatah Submits Joint Palestinian Poll List

Mideast Quartet Pushes for East Jerusalem Voting


Tortured Terror Suspect 'Gave Up Jailed Aussie'

With Terror Laws Passed, National ID Cards Next on Australia's Agenda


Nationalism Drives China, Japan Apart

Uzbek Court Sentences 11 in Uprising


Suspicions Over Aceh Troops

As Armed Rebels Disband, Military Still Controls Aceh


Justin Raimondo
'Democracy,' Iraqi-Style

Praful Bidwai
Nuclear Clouds Gather
Over Asia

Nebojsa Malic
Troubles Yet to Come

Ivan Eland
Bush's Presidency Most Resembles That of LBJ

David R. Henderson
Let's Keep Our Eyes on the Prize

Sascha Matuszak
Drums in the Streets

Alan Bock
Toward a Peace Culture

Charles Peņa
Syriana: It's Not About the Oil

Ran HaCohen
Democracy and Colonialism

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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