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They're Staying in Iraq: Kevin Zeese
Iran: The Day After: Phyllis Bennis
Nuke Bunker Busters: Gordon Prather
Anti-Iranian Hysteria: Eric Margolis
Cheney, the Neocons, and China: Gary Leupp

The State thrives on war – unless, of course, it is defeated and crushed – expands on it, glories in it.
Murray Rothbard
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Updated April 22, 2006 - 11:28 PM EDT
Rice Denies Leak to AIPAC Lobbyist
Iran, Russia Reach 'Basic' Uranium Deal
8 US Troops Killed in Iraq, 1 in Afghanistan
CIA Officer Fired for Leaking Secret Prison Report
Sunnis, Shi'ites Choose Jaafari Ally as PM
Iraqi Parliament Convenes to Pick Top Leaders
Army Suicides Hit Highest Level in 12 Years
10 Bodies Found in Iraq, Bombing of Marketplace Kills 2 Iraqis
4 Canadian Soldiers Killed by Afghan Roadside Bomb
Senate Panel Cuts Iraq Funds, Wants Long-Term Plan
US Report: 10,000 Terror Attacks Last Year
US in Massive Military Buildup in Asia to 'Defeat' China
30% of Gitmo Detainees Cleared, but US Can't Arrange Return Home
Descent Into Anger and Despair
by James Carroll
Cheney, the Neocons, and China
by Gary Leupp
Shame on the Post's Editorial Page
by Robert Parry
They're Staying in Iraq  by Kevin Zeese
Anti-Iranian Hysteria  by Eric Margolis
Nuke Bunker Busters  by Gordon Prather

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Kurd Official: Iran Shells Kurd Positions in Iraq
Leading Conservative Calls for UK Troops to Quit Iraq
Iraq's Finest: Good Guys or Bad
Olmert Accuses Syria and Iran Over Tel Aviv Bombing
Israel Preparing to Reoccupy Gaza Strip, May Assassinate Entire Palestinian Cabinet
Former CIA Europe Chief Blasts Bush on Iraq Intel
Oil Reaches New High of $75 a Barrel
Japan, South Korea Defuse Standoff Over Islands
Iraqi Politics
Iraqi Leaders Reach Agreement on Top Government Appointments
New Iraq PM Nominee a Veteran Shi'ite Pol
Profile: Jawad Al-Maliki
Jaafari: The Stubborn Iraqi PM Who Lost Battle for Post
Rice Lauds Appointment of New Iraqi PM
Today in Iraq
Army Commander Says Iraq Provinces Restive
Commander: Shi'ites Moving Into Kirkuk to Jockey for Position
Thousands of Iraqis Fleeing the Country
UN Exec Decries Illegal Iraq Detainees
Iraq Court Finds Man Guilty of UN Bombing
Iraqi Printers Flourish
Aussie Solider 'Shot Himself by Accident' in Iraq
Attacks Continue
6 Iraqi Soldiers Captured, Shot to Death
Executed for the Crime of Entertaining the Children
Rocket Attack on US Base South of Baghdad
Iraqi-Born Canadian Killed After Returning to Homeland
The Pornography of War
Developments in Iraq on April 22
Developments in Iraq on April 21
Global Iraq Fallout
Cambodia Rejects US Request for Troops in Iraq
Iraq War Support Hits Low in Australia
Head of Under-Fire Australian Wheat Firm Steps Down
Six Police, US Soldier, Killed in Afghan Violence
Ex-Taliban Envoy: Afghan Insurgency Won't Slow
NATO to Expand Presence in Afghanistan Considerably This Year
Japan to Extend Support in Afghanistan
Canadian Troops Deploy in Afghanistan
More New Zealand Defense Personnel for Afghanistan
Afghan Soldiers Detain 19 Militants
New Zealand Soldier Wounded in Afghanistan Weapons Accident
Tears Flow as Troops Leave for Afghanistan
Pakistani Taliban Chief Calls for Volunteers to Fight in Afghanistan
Indian Army Against Deal With Pakistan on Kashmir Glacier
Indian Kashmir Attacks Kill Four
Al-Qaeda Pakistan Chief Shot Dead
Al-Qaeda Bomb Expert Killed in Pakistan Was a Paymaster
Ambush: 40 Held in Pakistan Tribal Belt
Nepalese Protesters Dismiss King's Pledge of Democracy
14 Dead in Nepalese Violence
Nepal King Says He Will Hand Power to the People
Nepal Political Party Says King's Offer Not Enough
Nepal: Can the Monarchy Cling on Through This Crisis?
Nepalese King Speaks, but Impact Unclear
India's Failed Nepal Policy
Sri Lanka
Rising Sri Lanka Violence Leaves at Least Four Dead
Blasts Hit Sri Lanka as Norway Mounts Peace Bid
Japan's Defense Chief Off to Washington for US Base Talks
Japan, US to Sign Anti-Missile Pact
Chinese Media Avoid White House Gaffes
Hu Scores Higher on Business Than Politics
South Korea Calls for Resumption of Nuclear Talks
Nuclear Material Removed From Uzbekistan
Italy's Prodi Hit by Coalition Strife
Berlusconi Calculates Prodi’s Political Collapse
Berlusconi Refuses to Concede Defeat
Violent Culture Clash Over Ultra-Modern Monument to Peace
UNHCR Denies Plans for Deportation of Serbs From Kosovo
UNMIK Unveils Plan for Kosovo Serb Returns
Russia Approves Cut in Conscription Terms
Complaint Lodged Over Soviet Massacre From 1940
Rebel Ambush Kills 16 Members of Colombian Security Forces
Colombian Police Train Rats to Find Mines
Venezuela, Cuba Likely to Get UN Spots Over US Protests
Nebraska, Cuba Sign Food Deal for $30 Million
US Raises Venezuela's Airline Safety Ranking
Voters Few in Haiti Parliamentary Runoff; One Man Killed
Chile's Top Court Rules Pinochet Has No Immunity
US Wants Europe to Isolate Iran if UN Balks
Russia: Proof Needed for Iran Sanctions
Iran's Ahmadinejad Wants Dual Pricing Scheme for Oil
US Wants Russia to Stop Iran Arms Sales
Possible Military Strike on Iran Has Turkey, Pakistan Concerned
US Urges Iran Arms Embargo
Iran Chalks US Threats Up to Failure to Build Coalition
Nobel Laureate Says Iran Would Defend Self
Pakistan, Turkey to Help Resolve Iran Issue
War on Terror
US Admits: No Evidence Moussaoui Played Key Role in 9/11
Homeland Security Grants Spent on Clowns and Gyms
US Denies Entry to Actor to Attend 9/11 Film Premiere
Diplomat Claims Britain, US Collude on Torture
Georgia Tech Student Held on Terror Charges
US to Release Saudi Gitmo Inmates
US Citizen of Bangladesh Origin Handed Over to FBI
Germany Accused of Accepting Information Gained Under Torture
The War at Home
Bush Says Little Can Be Done About High Gas Prices
War in Iraq Tops Americans' Concerns, According to Gallup Poll
Protesters Force Bush to Move Stanford Meeting
Approval Rating of President Bush - by State
Opponents of Iraq War Demonstrate at North Dakota's State Capitol
Members of Antiwar 'Granny Peace Brigade' Reject Plea Deal
Would-Be Human Shields Face Fines
US Military
Air Force One Not Really Vandalized, Air Force Determines
Senate Bill Shorts Gear for Troops
Cost Could Scuttle Airborne Laser
Life and Death at Age 22 for a Marine
Soldier Gets 25 Years for Shooting at Fellow Troops
Lebanon Challenges Syria on Borders
Lebanon Asks US to Push Israel to Leave Shebaa
Lebanon President Rejects Call to Merge Hezbollah Into Army
Lebanon's Groundbreaking Tribunal
Abbas Annuls Hamas Decision to Create Special Force
Hamas Flouts Abbas, Says Will Stand by Appointment
Abbas Warns of Catastrophe Unless Donors Send Funds His Way
Anti-Hamas Protest Held in Ramallah
Israel's Next ABM Shield
Leonardo Dicaprio's Girlfriend Accused of Dodging Israeli Draft
Turkey Pours Troops Into Restless Region
Unrest Presents Setback for Turkey’s Kurdish Minority
Turkey Warns Against 'Unfair' EU Conditions
Sectarian Violence Seen on the March in Egypt
Egypt Seizes Group Accused of Plot to Bomb Tourist Sites
Saudi Arabia
Al-Qaeda to 'Move Fight' to Saudi Arabia
US Will Seek Sudan Sanctions at UN
AU Investigates if Sudan Backing Rebels in Chad
Rebel Attacks Proving Divisive in Chad's Capital
Chad Wants to Buy Arms With Frozen Oil Money
African Peace Envoys Visit Chad
Darfur Crisis 'As Bad as Ever'
Ugandan Army Kills Five Rebels in North
Uganda Wants to Capture Rebels in Congo
Uganda Host to 215,000 Refugees
Mogadishu Tensions Soar as Islamists Declare Jihad on Warlords
Fear Rises as Islamic Fighters Prepare for War in Mogadishu
US Appeals for Calm in Mogadishu
Zimbabwe Asks Farmers to Return

Zimbabwe: Panic as 'Season of Protests' Nears

Nigeria Is Africa's First Nation to Clear Debt to the West
US Warship Declares Liberian Waters Safe
Solomon Islands Riots Highlight China Tensions
Australia Beefs Up Solomons Force

Justin Raimondo
'Diplomatic' Terrorism

Nebojsa Malic
Birth of an Empire

Ivan Eland
Should Retired Generals Speak Out Against Rumsfeld?

David R. Henderson
Why Cal Thomas Is Wrong

Charles Peña
Iran: The Nuclear Option

Praful Bidwai
Indo-US Nuclear Deal Takes Flak, No Eject Option

Alan Bock
France: Reinforcing Addiction

Sascha Matuszak
Getting a Piece of the Pie

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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