Today's Highlights

Who Are the Real Conservatives?: Ian Eisenberg
Bitter Ironies of the Ports Fiasco: Chris Deliso
More Bushlet Diplomacy: Gordon Prather
The Secret War: John Pilger
Mass Casualties in Collapse of Port Deal: Jim Lobe

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George Orwell
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Updated March 11, 2006 - 9:38 PM EST
Milosevic Found Dead in Prison Cell
Official: Iraq Likely to Seek WMDs
No One Knows How Many Iraqis Have Died
Iraqi Insurgents Purging al-Qaeda Supporters
Bush Admits Gravity of Iraq Troubles
US Hostage Tom Fox Killed in Iraq
US Rejects Russia's Proposal for Crisis Talks on Iran
Judge Orders CIA to Turn Over Intelligence Briefings to Libby
Bitter Ironies of the Dubai Ports World Fiasco  by Christopher Deliso
Daniel Pipes Finds Comfort in Muslims Killing Muslims  by John Walsh
The Secret War Against the Defenseless People of West Papua  by John Pilger
Democrats Still Ducking the War
by Ari Berman
Mission Accomplished: America Anesthetized  by Alex Sabbeth
More Bushlet Diplomacy  by Gordon Prather

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Nine Killed, 1,500 Abducted in Nepal
US Slaps Sanctions on Syrian Bank
Israel Border to Follow Barrier Route
US: EU Governments Allowed Renditions
US Hands Over Sadr City to Iraqi Forces
US Military Expects Violent Afghan Spring
US Demands Bolivia Return Weapons It Was Given
Britain Gave Israel Plutonium, Files Show
Mass Casualties in Collapse of Port Deal
Today in Iraq
Iraq Won't Use Abu Ghraib After US Quits Jail
US Military Officials Now Say Civil War, Not Insurgency, Greatest Security Threat to Iraq
US, Iraq Fail on Militias, Former UN Envoy Says
Erratic Banking System in Iraq Frustrates US Forces
Sadr: Zionists Responsible for Shrine Attack
Iraqi Politics
Iraq's New Parliament to Convene March 19
Kirkuk Dispute Bedevils Iraq's Political Crisis
Iraq's Jaafari Hangs on as Prime Minister
Political Stalemate Threatens Chaos in Iraq
Iraqi Parties May Meet Outside Baghdad in Last-Ditch Effort
US Seeks Meeting to End Iraq's Deadlock on New Government
Iraq's Shi'ites Stick Together Despite Strains
Iraq's Barzani Says Leadership Dispute at 'Crisis'
Attacks Continue
Friday Iraq Violence Kills 20
IEDs Remain Top Killer of Troops in Iraq
More Than 250 Foreigners Have Been Taken Hostage in Iraq
  Developments in Iraq, March 11
Developments in Iraq, March 10
Global Iraq Fallout
Iraq Duty Leads to Japanese Army Suicides
German Parliament to Probe Aid for US During Iraq War
Court Ends Case of Spanish Cameraman Killed in Iraq
18 Months Later, Australia Finally Promises to Help Citizen Held in Iraq
Aussie Consul's Risky Iraq Mission
Gulf Shi'ites Concerned About Iraq Violence
Battles of Britain
Revealed: How Suicide Bomber Used to Work for the British Govt
Drowned Media Tycoon Was Being Probed for War Crimes
Coroner Urges British DM to Hold Public Inquiry Into Soldiers' Deaths
Grow Opium or Die: Afghan Farmers Say Choice Is Stark
NATO Allies Beef Up Their Forces in Southern Afghanistan
Afghans Need to Do More Along Border: Pakistan PM
British General Will Lead Mission in Afghanistan
Canadian Troops Flex Muscle in Taliban Stronghold
21 Children Among 30 Dead in Pakistan Blast
Pakistan: Surveillance Flights Begin in Waziristan
Unrest in Pakistan Setback for Terror War
Pakistani Taliban to Open Office to Settle Disputes
Pakistani Army Shells Village, at Least 25 Killed
India Links Pakistani-Based Terror Group to Shrine Blasts
Musharraf Suggests Joint Management for Kashmir
US Lobby Group: Indian Nuke Deal Could Be Worth $100 Billion
Nepal's King and Opposition Locked in Standoff, US Envoy Says
US Rules Out Resumption of Military Supplies to Nepal Government
South Korea-US Alliance at Risk
US, South Korea Plan Joint Exercises
Army to Recover Korean War Remains in DMZ
Hawkish US Warns of 'Negative' China
China's Military Buildup a Concern, Says Rice
Dalai Lama Wants to Make First China Visit
UN: Tamil Rebels Still Holding 1,358 Child Soldiers
Official: Militant Confesses in Bangladesh
EU Concerned at Opposition Jailings in Uzbekistan
Ousted Kyrgyz Leader Speaks Out
Thais Vow to Find Those Behind Bombing
Russia: US Rights Report Could Damage Relations
Putin Instructs Businesses to 'Voluntarily' Fund Terror Bill
Serbs Reject Independent Kosovo
British FM: Kosovo Independence 'Almost' Inevitable
Belarus Rejects EU Lawmakers as Monitors
Tide of Fear Rises in Belarus
Chechen Mystery Illnesses in Chechnya Raise Suspicions of Russian Chemical Arms Testing
Thousands Scour Mountains for Elusive Chechen Rebel Warlord
US May Reduce Its Defense of Iceland
Vatican Supports Islamic Teaching in Italy's Schools
Balkan States on EU Talks Agenda
Ukraine FM: Relations With US Not at Stake in Election
Danes Try to Boost Muslim Ties
Australian DM Blames Teachers for Military Recruiting Woes
United Nations
UN Seeks to Mollify US Over Rights Council
South Korea Seeks Nigeria's Support to Clinch UN Topmost Job
Weekend Reviews
Watching the Detectives
'Why' Examines Rise of Military-Industrial Complex
Dubai Port Blowback
Bush: Dubai Ports Storm Hurts War on Terror
US Firms Fear Blowback on Ports Debacle
Bush Left Weak After Defeat on Dubai
Bush Facing Rancor Over US Port Security
Intrusion of Politics Into Business Sours Arab Ties
Another Dubai Company Is Providing Services to Navy
Dubai Ports World Chief Counts Cost of US Retreat
Arab Firms May Reconsider US Investments
US Postpones Free Trade Talks With UAE
GOP Leaders Hope End of Ports Deal Will Keep It From Being an Election Issue
How the DP World Deal Unravelled
UN Security Council Holds No Fear for Iran: Experts
EU Warns of Iran Sanctions
Israeli General: Attacking Would Neutralize Iran for Years
Rice: Security Council Should Press Iran
Iran Is Only Months From Bomb Technology, Says Britain
Goal on Iran Is Political, Not Punitive Says France
India, Iran, Pakistan to Meet on Pipeline
Bush Says Diplomacy Way to Tackle Iran
Pentagon: Force-Feeding a Difficult Issue Morally, Ethically and Legally, but Will Continue
Doctors Attack US Over Guantanamo
War on Terror
FBI Warns of Possible Terror Threat at Sporting Events
White House Eyes Finding Terror Funders
Ridge: War on Terror Will Not End
FBI Agent Tells of Frustration With Moussaoui
Al-Qaeda Probably Violating Hotmail Terms of Service by Sharing Passwords
Laguardia Terminal Evacuated; Departures Halted
Feds Suggest 21-Day Deadline for Google Subpoena
Al-Qaeda Steps Up Propaganda War With a New DVD
US Military
Army Is Asked to Delay Retirement of General Who Oversaw Detention Operations
Military Contractor Found Liable for Fraud Over Iraq Work
NORAD Orders Web Deletion of Transcript
Plaintiffs Say Air Force Recruiters Told to Use Religion as Tool
Pentagon: Active Duty Recruitment Goals Met, Reserves Struggle
The War at Home
Bush Foreign Policy May Not Survive Him
Bush Making New Push to Bolster Support for Iraq
Bush Says His Beliefs Unshaken by Poor Poll Numbers
Bush's Approval Rating Falls to New Low
Poll: Americans Say Iraq Civil War Likely
US Budget Deficit Hits Record in Feb.
Antiwar Protesters Interrupt Clinton Visit
Imam Fired Over Remarks in New York
Palestinian Politics
Israeli Plan to Finalize Borders Is Act of War: Hamas Chief
Hamas Gets More Time for Cabinet
EU to Cut Aid to PA Unless Hamas Commits to Peace With Israel
Hamas Gives Vision for Governing to Abbas
Even Without Hamas, Palestinian Authority Faces Cash Crunch
Hamas Will Ask Saudi Arabia to Continue Support
Israelis Were Warned on Illegality of Settlements in 1967 Memo
West Bank Tours Reveal the Grim Reality of Israeli Occupation
Israel to Close Palestinian Territories for Jewish Holiday
Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades Vow to Fire 200 Mortar Shells at Israel
Middle East
Death Penalty Sought for Yemen Editor Over Cartoon
Bush Says Won't Soften Demands to Syria on Lebanon
Islamists Gain Big in Elections by Promising Freedom, Less Corruption
Police Battle Protesters in Bahrain
Sudan Blocks UN Troops in Fear Darfur Could Become 'Graveyard'
Sudan Agrees to Conditional Darfur Mission
Africa Extends Darfur Peace Force
UN Agency to Move Refugees in Chad Away From Dangerous Sudan Border
Militants Kill 13 Soldiers in Nigeria
Nigerian Rebels Warn Foreign Oil Workers to Leave
Niger Convicts Six Soldiers for Mutiny
UN: Heavy Weapons Used in Liberia Conflict Never Turned Over
US, Bolivia in Standoff Over Weapons

Bolivia's Morales Reaches Out to Neighbor Chile

Haiti's Preval Calls on Brazil-Led Forces to Stay
Spain to Exit UN Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti
US More Intent on Blocking Chavez
Peru President Warns Voters: Don't Ruin Growth

Justin Raimondo
Dubai and Demagoguery

Alan Bock
How I Stopped Worrying…

Nebojsa Malic
Democracy in Action

Ivan Eland
Nuclear Assistance to India: Building a Future Menace?

David R. Henderson
War Is Good for the Economy – Isn't It?

Charles Peña
Defense Transformation at the Crossroads

Praful Bidwai
Last Chance for Diplomacy?

Sascha Matuszak

Ran HaCohen
Hamas and Israel: Rival Twins

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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