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Steppingstone to War: Justin Raimondo
Who Will Stop This War?: Patrick Buchanan
Iran Defiant, but Ready to Deal: Praful Bidwai
If Only Bill Gates Made Policy: Leon Hadar
Sofia Under Siege: Raina Borisova

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Updated April 28, 2006 - 11:08 PM EDT
Israel Raises Profile in Iran Fray

Iraq Unveils Plan for US Troop Cuts

Insurgent Attacks in Iraq's Baquba Kill 30
Iran to Ignore UN Nuclear Ruling
Iraq Tops US Terrorist Report

GOP Senator May Block NSA Funding

After Year of Govt, Killings Up in Iraq

Iraq War Set to Be More Expensive Than Vietnam
Sofia Under Siege as Condi Comes to Town  by Raina Borisova
If Only Bill Gates Made Foreign Policy  by Leon Hadar
Top Spy's Story on Prewar Intel Finally Told  by Robert Scheer
A Deadly Duet  by Loretta Napoleoni
A Four-Star Defense of the Republic
by Rosa Brooks
Bush Gives Cuban Terrorists a Pass
by Robert Parry

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Conservatives Win Vote Over Iraq Funding

Judge Won't Dismiss Case Against Libby

Feingold Introduces Iraq Pullout Amendment

Rice, Rumsfeld in Separate Orbits in Baghdad

Visit by Rumsfeld, Rice Sets Off Criticism in Iraq

Sistani Calls for Disarmament of Everyone Except Govt

Running for Senate, and Against the War

Iraq's New PM Gains Support in Talks With Shi'ite Leaders

Bulgarians Protest US Base Deal
Attacks Continue

28 Killed NE of Baghdad

Six Iraqi Army Soldiers Killed in Checkpoint Attack

Blast Kills 3 Italian Soldiers, 1 Romanian in Iraq

Militants Claim Italian Deaths

Iraq Group Says They Killed Three 'Apostates'

Developments in Iraq on April 28
Iraqi Politics

Iraqi Leader Hopes to Form Government in a Week

US Planning a More 'Hands On' Approach to Iraqi Govt

Rice, Rumsfeld Impressed by Iraq Leaders

Iraq Today

In Baghdad Some Killings Get Noticed, Some Don't

Iraqi Oil Gangs Syphon Off Billions

Global Iraq Fallout

Italian Deaths in Iraq Add to Pressure on Prodi

Poll: Australians Would Withdraw Troops From Iraq

Iraq Conflict Reignites Sectarian Rivalry in Saudi Arabia

Britain Won't Charge Troops in Iraq Deaths


US Air Strike, Rebel Attacks Kill 13 in Afghanistan

UN: Pakistan Must Prevent Talibanization in Afghanistan

Army Moving to Secure Data at Afghan Base

Sri Lanka

40,000 Civilians Flee Sri Lankan War Zone

Sri Lanka Calls a Halt to Military Action

Curfew After Sri Lanka Air Raids

Mines Kill Five Sri Lankan Military Forces

Sri Lanka Teeters on Brink of War


14 Hurt in Kashmir Grenade Attack

India Rejects Pakistan Proposal to Remove Heavy Weapons From Kashmir

Pakistan, India to Halt Building Army Posts in Kashmir

South Asia

US to Ask Congress to Approve F-16 Sale to Pakistan

Musharraf Insists: I'm Not George Bush's Poodle


Nepal Rebels Will Lay Down Arms Only if Army Does


Sudan Attacks Villages in Darfur

Darfur Refugees Forced to Join the Fight

Sudanese Refugees Abducted From Camps to Fight in Wars


Some Congolese Miss the Looting, Fighting

Conflict Stirs Up Confusion on Border of Chad, Sudan


Land Mines, Unexploded Ordnance Called Growing Problem in Colombia

Venezuela to Expand Fuel Aid for US

Castro Thugs Brutalize 60-Year-Old Female Cuban Dissident


Taiwan Eases China Investment Rules

On Pins and Needles Over Kim Jong-Il's Heir

Japan Wants US to Explain Military Cost

Why White House Woos Azerbaijan


Iran Lobbies Nuclear Agency Ahead of Report

Ahmadinejad's Defiant Stand on Eve of Nuclear Deadline

Pakistan Official: No Force Against Iran

Putin: Iran Has Right to Develop Civil Nuclear Industry

Russia in Delicate Balancing Act With Iran

US Says UN Must Act on Iran to Uphold Credibility

Hu Refuses to Back Iran Sanctions

War on Terror

Ill Moussaoui Juror Forces Recess

Illegal Wiretapping May Void Terror Conviction

Why the CIA's Secret Flights Irk Europeans

Yemen to Extradite More Saudi Terrorists

Saudi Arabia to Form Court to Try Terrorists

Indonesia Sentences Militant to 7 Years

Basque Jailed Over Terror Tribute

War at Home

CIA Warns Ex-Agents Over Talking to Media

Antiwar Grandmothers Acquitted in New York

Wounded Soldiers Fight Off Bill Collectors at Home

Prosecutors May Widen Congressional-Bribe Case

US Military Struggling to Recruit Arab-Americans

Invented Details in United 93 Raise Real Questions

Little Is Clear in Laws on Leaks


Egypt Blames Same Bedouin Group for All Sinai Attacks

Egypt Arrests, Frees al-Jazeera Cairo Bureau Chief

Egyptian Police Beat and Arrest Judges' Supporters

Mubarak vs. a Dissenting Judiciary


Israeli Attack on Gaza Kills One

Israel Raids Gaza, Captures Palestinian MP

New Palestinian Force Launched Over Abbas Veto

Palestinians Making Do With Less in Crisis

PA FM Doesn't Rule Out Negotiations With Israel

Israeli Politics

New Government in Israel Ready to Shut Down Dozens of Settlements

Israel's Olmert Signs Key Ally to New Government

Kadima Signs Israel Cabinet Deal

Middle East

Syria Back in Firing Line Over Lebanon

Turkey Adds 30,000 Troops to Kurdish Area

Jordan Conference Emphasizes Moderate Islam, Tolerance


In Belarus, Chernobyl Is Rallying Point

Belarusian Opposition Leader Jailed


War 'Privatization' Talks in Warsaw

US Mulls Nuclear Cooperation Agreement With Russia

Sweden Pulls Out of Air Exercise After Learning of Israel's Participation

Macedonia Faces Tough Questions on CIA Prisoner

Kosovo Prime Minister Plays Down Border Dispute


Justin Raimondo
Steppingstone to War

Praful Bidwai
Iran Defiant, but Ready to Deal

Charles Peņa
It's Not About Democracy

Nebojsa Malic
Interesting Times

Ivan Eland
Bush-Hu Meeting
a Blown Opportunity

Ran HaCohen
Why We Cannot Talk With Hamas

David R. Henderson
Why Cal Thomas Is Wrong

Alan Bock
France: Reinforcing Addiction

Sascha Matuszak
Getting a Piece of the Pie

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

Matthew Barganier
Et Tu, Pat?

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