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Punishing North Korea – Eh?: Gordon Prather
Death in Iraq, With Morning Coffee: Ximena Ortiz
A Referendum on War?: Alan Bock
Growing Pressure on Bush to Engage Syria: Lobe
'Every Day Is 1956': James Bovard

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Updated October 29, 2006 - 9:04 PM EST
No Fast Shift on Iraq if Dems Win: Dean
  Why Iraq's Leader Balks at US Demands
  Aide: Iraqi Leader Playing on US Angst
  Sunday Attacks Leave 90 Iraqis Dead, 21 Injured
  Saddam's Trial Farce Stumbles to Election Eve Climax
  US Deaths in Iraq Hit 21-Month High
Pentagon Expands War-Funding Push
UK Troops 'Locked Down' by Afghan Suicide Bombers
  70 Afghan Militants Killed in Attack on NATO Base
  Taliban Plan to Fight Through Winter to Throttle Kabul
  Afghanistan War Is 'Cuckoo', Says Blair's Favorite General
  General: 'Mistakes' Made in Afghanistan Strike
The Original October Surprise
by Robert Parry
Death in Iraq, With Morning Coffee
by Ximena Ortiz
'Every Day Is 1956': The Hungarian Revolution Today  by James Bovard
Punishing North Korea – Eh?
by Gordon Prather
Switching Slogans in Midstream
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The Evening of Empire  by Werther

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US Investigates Voting Machines’ Venezuela Ties
CIA Chief Meets Saudi King After Gulf Terror Alert
Report: FBI Expands AIPAC Probe
Canada Spy Chief: Agents Operated in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Lebanon
Swiss Find Evidence of CIA Spy Attempt
Russia Led Arms Sales to Developing World in ’05
Attacks on Iraqi Police Show Security Challenge
Bush and Maliki
Maliki a Friend but Not 'America’s Man'
Timetables? Depends on Who's Talking
Bush Reassures Iraq PM of Support Before US Vote
Bush-Maliki Statement
US, Iraq Vague About Differences
White House: No Strains in US-Iraqi Relationship
In Private, Maliki Criticizes US Policy
US and Iraqi Politicians Craft Language Fit for Negotiation
Today in Iraq
US Airstrikes Kill Family as Troops Battle to Retake Iraqi Town
Pentagon Official: No US Deployment to Northern Iraq
Iraqi Rebels Learn From US Sniper Guru
Face to Face With Death in a 'Pacified' Iraqi Town
Iraq Says It Detained Zarqawi's Cameraman
Iraq Occupation
Iraq and Americans: One Land, Two Worlds
US Captures Militant 'Disguised as Woman'
In Iraqi Villages, Troops See Strides and a Big Challenge
British Army to Hand Over Iraqi Province by January
Attacks Continue
Saturday: 91 Iraqis, 1 US Marine Killed, 129 Iraqis Injured
The Wars Within Wars Destroying Iraq
Tea and Kidnapping - Behind the Lines of a Civil War
Insurgents Kidnap 11 Iraqi Soldiers
Iraqi Women's Rights Champion Murdered
US Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,812
Security Developments in Iraq, Oct. 29
Security Developments in Iraq, Oct. 28
The New Iraq
This Is Baghdad. What Could Be Worse?
Iraqis See the Little Things Fade Away in War’s Gloom
Iraq, China to Revive Saddam-Era Oil Deal as Baghdad Seeks Investment
Global Iraq Fallout
Iran, Syria Discuss Stabilizing Iraq
Bush & Blair: Two Leaders Searching for a Way Out of Iraq, and Finding None
German Paper Publishes New Afghan Skull Photos
Chalabi Prods US on Iran
Battles of Britain
Secret UK Cabinet Memo Admits Iraq Is Fueling UK Terror
UK MoD: War on Two Fronts Leaves Army 'Critically Weakened'
Blair Entrusts Policy to Peace, Love and Harmony
Blair May Need Tory Help on Iraq Vote
British Police Could Quiz Khatami on Torture Claim
The War at Home
Poll: Americans Reject Current Foreign Policy Doctrine
For Bush's Foes, Iraq Gives Boost on Campaign Trail
Greens Hope Anger Over War Opens Doors
Rove Says Military's Should Be Flexible in Iraq, but Withdrawal Not an Option
Protesters March on CNN for It's 'Pro-War' Coverage
Envoy Blasted for Iraq Policy Comments
'Antiwar' and Other Fighting Words
US Military
Army Steps Up Efforts to Monitor Military Bloggers
Roadside Bombs Taking Toll on Troops’ Hearing
Fighting-Vehicle Repair Work Piling Up
Third Soldier Charged With Rape, Murder
'War on Terror'
'Star Wars' Becomes Reality as US Unveils Laser-Equipped 747
WMD Team's Funds Sliced
Airport Screeners Fail to See Most Test Bombs
FBI Informant in Terror Sting Is Freed
Homeland Security Chief Suspended Amid Bugging Flap
South Korea Monitoring Movements at North’s Nuclear Site
Poll: Nuclear North Korea Is a Threat, Say Russians
South Koreans Accused of Spying for North
Businessman 'Ran North Korean Spies for 13 Years'
Sri Lanka
'No Progress' in Sri Lanka Talks
Sri Lanka Rivals Put on Notice at Swiss Peace Talks
One Soldier Killed, Six Police Injured in Sri Lanka as Peace Talks With Rebels Begin
Bangladesh Interim Govt Head Rejects Post Amid Deadly Violence
New Bangladesh Interim Govt to Be Installed
Bangladesh in Turmoil Over Interim Government
Violence, Unrest Leave 12 Dead in Bangladesh
Japan Diet Debates Creation of a Defense Ministry
Report: US Mulls Missile Defenses for Tokyo
Five Killed in Thailand's Muslim South as PM Visits
One Killed, 34 Wounded in Kashmir Blast
After Attack, Colombian Rebels Push Hostage Talks
Colombia City Makes a U-Turn
Sandinista Comeback Alarms US
Pinochet Indicted for Prison Abuse
Boomtown in Venezuela Confronts Mining Ban
Mexico Sends Federal Troops to Oaxaca Amid Violence
Iran Confirms Has Stepped Up Uranium Enrichment
Iran Government Paper Reappears After Ban
Iran Replaces Air Force Chief
Ahmadinejad Sacks Second Minister
UN Urges Solana to Pressure Israel on Lebanon Overflights
Peacekeeping on Lebanon's 'Blue Line'
Portuguese Peacekeepers Head to Lebanon Next Week
High Radiation Levels Said to Be Found After Israel's Lebanon Bombing
UN Unable to Confirm Radiation Spike After Lebanon War
Interview: Christian Leader Foresees Turbulence in Lebanon
Hezbollah: We're Ready for Talks With Other Lebanese Factions
US to Rebuild Lebanese Bridge Destroyed by Israel
Lebanese Premier Defends Government's Performance
Fearing Israeli Attack, Egypt Fortifies Gaza Border
Abbas Hopes to Import PLO Reinforcements From Jordan
Israel May Allow PLO's Badr Brigade Into Gaza
West Bank Under Lockdown
Annan Pushing for Register of Damage From West Bank Fence
Palestinian Economy Near Collapse: Abbas Loyalist
EU Backs Palestinian Technocrat Government
Palestinians Differ Over End to Hostage Crisis
Israel Backs Down on Palestinian Visas
Palestinian Woman Dies From Wounds
Israel Denies Using Uranium Based Warheads in Lebanon
Israelis Put Nuclear Bunkers in Gardens
Israeli FM Cancels Qatar Visit Due to Hamas Plan to Attend Summit
Israeli Arabs Launch Protest Against Lieberman Joining Coalition
Taliban Refuses Talks Offer by Afghan Leader
Tourists to Take Terror Out of Tora Bora
NATO Blasted for Afghan Civilian Deaths
Taking the Fight to the Taliban
Canadians in Afghanistan
Rallies Across Country Urge Ottawa to Bring Troops Home From Afghanistan
Protesters Demand Withdrawal From Afghanistan
Al-Qaeda Warns Canada Over Afghanistan
Canadian Veterans on Afghanistan: 'Impossible to Win'
Medical Discharges Thinning Canadian Military's Ranks
Americans Keep Dying
Family's Joy Turns to Grief as Son Comes Home Early (FL)
Marine (TN) Never Met His Three-Week Old Son
Slain Soldier's Mom Says She Felt Son Would Die in Iraq (TN)
Just Weeks After Marriage, Marine (MI) Killed in Iraq
Aurora (IL) Mother Grieves: 'It’s My Eddy'
Tallahassee (FL) Marine Left for Iraq Just Six Weeks Ago
Sad News Hits Utah, California, as Navy Corpsman Killed in Iraq
Harper (KS) Native Killed in Iraq When Bomb Explodes Near Vehicle
Deltona (FL) Army Medic Is Killed in Iraq
Major (NC), Killed by Bomb, Felt Drawn to Serve
Former Arkansas Police Officer Working as Contractor Killed in Iraq
Dad: 'He Wanted to Take Part in History' (NJ)
Remembering a Phoenix (AZ) Sergeant Killed in Iraq
Marine (MI) Killed in Iraq Rushed to Boot Camp After High School
Blythe (CA) Soldier Killed in Iraq
Downers Grove (IL) Marine Killed on Second Tour in Iraq
Marine's Conviction 'A Calling,' Family Says (MD)
Army Medic From Texas Killed in Iraq
Family Says Kokomo (IN) Soldier Was Proud to Serve
Absarokee (MT) Reservist Dies in Iraq Bombing
McDowell (KY) Man Dies Serving in Iraq
Friends Rally to Help Family of Darby (PA) Man Killed in Iraq
Soldier (CA) Killed in Iraq Remembered as 'His Own Man'
Covina (CA) Man Dreamed of Becoming a Police Officer
Town Mourns Soldier (MN) Who Died in Iraq
Fallen Salisbury (NC) Marine Called Credit to Corps
Sergeant From Puerto Rico Killed in Baghdad
Commuters Burnt Alive in Surge of Sudan Massacres
Attack on Village Leaves Five Dead Near Khartoum
Chad Says Sudan Airforce Bombards Eastern Towns
Final Stage of Election in Congo Holds Hopes of Many for Peace
Somali Govt Says Going to Peace Talks With Islamists
Niger Halts Plan to Deport Arabs to Chad
Eritrea Denies Violating Cease-Fire
Serbs Vote to Boost Claim on Kosovo
Beleaguered Italian Secret Service Hit by New Spying Scandal
Army Disables Bomb in Southern Ireland

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