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O-bomb-a and the War Party: Justin Raimondo
How to Undercut Chávez Peacefully: D. Henderson
The Deniers: Robert Fisk
Anti-Life Ethics in Iraq by Jacob G. Hornberger
Six Brutal Truths About Iraq: Gen. William Odom

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Updated December 18, 2006 - 9:29 PM EST
White House Backs Off Bush's Iraq View
  Dem Senate Chief OKs 'Temporary' Iraq Surge
  US to Triple Number of Military Trainers in Iraq
  Blair, in Visit to Iraq, Says UK Troops to Stay Until Job Done
  Whistleblower Who Became US Detainee in Iraq Recalls Torment
Ties That Bind Iraqi Forces Break Easily

Security Contractors Break Iraqi Ex-Minister Out of Baghdad Jail


Red Crescent Halts Baghdad Work After Abductions


Monday: 84 Iraqis, 1 GI Killed

Clandestine Military Teams Clash With CIA, Allies
Air War Costs NATO Afghan Supporters
  France to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan
  Taliban Source: Al-Qaeda Training Western Operatives in Pakistan
Despite Truce, Rival Palestinians Still Fighting
After a Year, Korea Nuclear Talks Resume
A Rumsfeld Critic's Rumsfeldian Iraq Plan  by Spencer Ackerman
About Face: Soldiers Call for Iraq Withdrawal  by Marc Cooper
Ex-Soldiers Break 'Silence' on Israeli Excesses  by Haroon Siddiqui
Six Brutal Truths About Iraq
by Gen. William E. Odom (ret.)
Anti-Life Ethics in Iraq  by Jacob G. Hornberger
What We Leave Behind  by Frida Berrigan

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Arms-Deal Probe Stopped Over Saudi Threat to Cease Terror Help
US Military Rehearses Terror Hearings
US Sends Home 33 Guantanamo Detainees
Rural Soldiers More Likely to Die in Iraq, Afghanistan
Padilla Terror Case Gets Closer Look
Russian DM: Litvinenko Was Never a 'Top Spy'
Tucson Military Recruiters Ran Cocaine
Colin Powell: US Losing in Iraq –
More Troops Not the Answer
Today in Iraq
Iraq Qaeda-Linked Group Calls for War on Shi'ites
Iraqi VP Says Sunnis Risk 'Ethnic Cleansing'
Disputed AP Source on Iraq Finally Located?
Palestinian Refugees Fear for Their Lives After Recent Attack
Surprise: Iraq's Economy Is Booming
'Lucky' Iraqi Translator Has America and Little Else
Mass Grave From Saddam Era Uncovered in Iraq
Attacks Continue
Sunday: Dozens Kidnapped, 69 Iraqis, 2 GIs Killed
28 Kidnapped From Aid Office in Baghdad

Security Developments in Iraq, Dec. 18

Security Developments in Iraq, Dec. 17
Global Iraq Fallout
Blair Snubbed by Bush Move to Send More Troops to Iraq
Australian Envoys Join Clamor to Quit Iraq
Troops in Iraq Cost Japan 74 Billion Yen
The War at Home
Powell: US Should Talk to Syria, Iran
Ranks of West Point Muslims Grow
Biden Opposes Iraq Troop Surge
Some Americans Abroad Turn in Passports
North Korea
Ahead of North Korea Talks, Negotiators Tamp Down Expectations
America Warns North Korea That Sanctions May Replace Diplomacy
Pyongyang Wants to Talk Cash, Not Bombs
US Tells North Korea to Get Serious About Denuclearization
Nuclear Test Hangs Over North Korea Talks
Japan Rightists Fan Fury Over North Korea Abductions
Karzai Dismisses Report of War Criminals in Afghan Govt
Ex-Taliban Minister Among 30 Killed in NATO Raid
Blessed by a US Official, China Will Buy 4 Nuclear Reactors
US Envoy: Bangladesh Parties Must End Feud
Bhutan's New King Pledges Commitment to Democratic Change
Kasparov Moves to Take on Putin
Russians Remember Dead Journalists
Ahmadinejad Suffers Vote Setback in Iran
Rafsanjani Wins Political Redemption in Iran Vote
Iran Reformist Regains Influence
What Iran Vote Says About Ahmadinejad's Support
Iran: Sanctions Won't Stop Nuclear Program
Hezbollah's Rise Worries Lebanese Shi'ites
US Prepares Defense Package for Lebanon
After Deadly Clashes in Gaza, Leaders Appeal for Calm
Gaza Descends to Brink of Civil War
Abbas Weighs Up Election Gamble in His 'Bunker'
Palestinian Turf Wars Accelerate
Hamas Convoy, Abbas Base Attacked as Palestinian Divide Grows
Gaza Weapons Smuggling Flourishes
Evacuation of West Bank Settlement Likely to Be Delayed for Another Half Year
Olmert Orders Military Budget Raised to New Record
Israeli Official: No Reason in World for Dialogue With Syria
Israel Arms Sales Peak Despite Lebanon War Fallout
Israel Worst Brand Name in the World, Says Survey
US Sees Growing Threats in Somalia
Somalia's Islamic Movement Says Nearly 200 Government Troops Have Defected
Somalia Islamists Discuss Defections
Somalia Braces for All-Out War
EU Concerned About Risk of War in Somalia
Nigerian Presidential Candidate Eludes Limelight
Castro's Brother Hints at New Direction for Cuba
Resigned Cubans Expect No Changes
US Delegation Is Denied Meeting With Cuba Leader
Castro’s Illness Is Not Terminal, Cubans Say
UN Troops Accused of Rape in Haiti
Aussie Recruiters: Send Your Kids to the Military, They Won't Be Bullied
Discovery of Stealth Sub Stirs Up the Ghosts of War

Justin Raimondo
O-bomb-a and the War Party

David R. Henderson
How to Undercut Chávez Peacefully With Less Military, Not More

Alan Bock
Imperial Dreams

Doug Bandow
Libertarian Warmongers?

Ivan Eland
More Cheer for the
Holiday Travel Season

Praful Bidwai
Indo-US Nuclear Deal Done; Pleases Few

Nebojsa Malic
NATO's Poisoned Chalice

Charles Peña
Two Pair of Twos

Ran HaCohen
Who Makes the Middle East?

Sascha Matuszak
China's Little Capitalists

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