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A Peculiar Outrage: Ronan Bennett
Clumsy Political Process: Alan Bock
Any Casus Belli Will Do: Gordon Prather
Brinkmanship Unwise in Uncharted Waters: VIPS
Carter Enters Lions' Den: Paul Findley

 Les Roberts

More Iraqis Killed than Rwandans in Genocide Attempt of ‘94: UK govt. now admits Johns Hopkins/Lancet underestimated death toll

 Chris Hedges

War is Horrible: Only the inexperienced claim otherwise

 James Bovard

War, Lies, Torture: And those who aid and abet

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Updated March 31, 2007 - 9:29 PM EDT
Bush Calls for Iran to Free UK Sailors
  Crisis Escalates in Iran-UK Face-Off
  US Carrier Nimitz to Deploy to Persian Gulf
  Iran: Fear of US Attack Spurred Nuclear Block of Info to UN
  2nd British Marine Apologizes on Iranian TV for Alleged Trespassing
Iraq Government Racing Against 'Despair'
  Tal Afar Bomb Killed 152, the Deadliest of War
  Iraq Car Bombings Up 30 Percent, US General Says
  US Blamed for Deadly Day in Iraq by Some Shi'ites
  Iraqi President Lashes Out at US Policy Under 'Occupation'
  Saturday: 1 GI, 59 Iraqis Killed; 94 Iraqis Wounded
Congress Memo: War Funds Need Not Urgent
General Tried to Warn Bush on Tillman
White House Slams Pelosi's Planned Syria Trip
Gonzales Disputes Aide, Denies Talks on Attorney Firings
  Gonzales Aide Suggested Firing Fitzgerald
Somalia Battles Called Worst in 15 Years
America's Ongoing Battle With Reality  by Jeff Taylor
Brinkmanship Unwise in Uncharted Waters  Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity
It's Time to Rein in the FBI's Snooping  St. Petersburg Times
Any Casus Belli Will Do
by Gordon Prather
Carter Enters Lions' Den  by Paul Findley
What’s Happening Around Iran
by Ian Bremmer

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US Caught Off Guard by Saudi King's Criticism
Rice Calls Saudi Envoy Over King's Criticism of US in Iraq
Militiamen Return to Sadr City
House Committee Requests Deposition From Rice Over Niger Forgeries and Iraq
Text of General’s Memo on Tillman Death
Readiness of Ousted Spec Ops Unit Questioned
Death Chants in Tehran Voice Resentment of 'The Little Satan'
Britain Has Few Options in Iran Standoff
Olmert Rejects Right of Return for Palestinians
50 More Killed in South Waziristan Fighting
US Launches Campaign to Isolate and Embarrass Syrian President Assad
Today in Iraq
US Commander: Bloody Week in Iraq Points to Emboldened al-Qaeda
Shi'ite Cleric Condemns US as His Militia Takes to Streets
Iraq Re-Arrests Police Over Reprisal Killings
Iraq Eyes Future Tourism
Iraq's 'Arab Idol' Captivates Nation
Friday: 78 Iraqis, 1 GI Killed; 58 Iraqis Wounded
Iraq Occupation
US Air Strike Kills 16 People in Baghdad Shi'ite Bastion
US Forces Kill Two, Arrest Two Others in Raid on Sadr's Office
Coaltion Forces Detain Iraq Bomb Suspect
Ramadi: Clearing Insurgents Is Step 1
Pentagon Comdemns Iraq Poison Gas Attack
The War at Home
New Barbs Hit Home in US Iraq Showdown
Iraq Disputes Echo Past Fights
FBI Director Misstates PATRIOT Provision
Editor Describes Sending His Son Off to a War He Does Not Believe In
Confidential Census Bureau Data Was Used to Round Up Japanese-Americans for Internment Camps
US Military
Generals to Bush: Wounded Soldiers Are Not Props
Bush Apologizes to US Troops for Poor Health Care
Recruits' Fitness Weighs on Military
Military to Use Bomb-Sniffing Robots
US Army Tests High-Tech Concept Vehicles
Bush Administration Will Continue to Accept 'Assurances' From Countries That Torture
Australian Gitmo Detainee Gets Nine Months After Plea Deal
USS Cole Suspect at Guantánamo Claims He Was Tortured for Confession
Hicks Warned on Perjury Risk
Media Chases Details of Hicks' Jail Life
North Korea
Report: North Korea Plant to Be Shut Down Is Dilapidated
Two Koreas Met Secretly Just After Nuclear Test
Gov. Richardson to Travel to North Korea
Suicide Bombers Rattle Afghanistan
Afghanistan: A Quiet Corner for US Troops
NATO Soldier Killed, Three Wounded in Eastern Afghanistan
Afghanistan's Airline on Brink of Collapse
India Tests Nuclear-Capable Missile
India Plans Naval Wargames With China, Japan, Russia, US
India Straddles Middle East Divide
Islamic Militants Kill Five Villagers in Indian Kashmir
Pace Given Access to Sensitive Bases During Four-Day Visit to China
Lonely Memorial for China's Forgotten War
Boost for Nepal Peace Process as Maoists Join Government
Eight Civilians, Five Soldiers Killed in Sri Lanka Fighting
Thousands Protest Against Thai Junta
Japan to Revise Books on WWII Suicides
Bangladesh Executes Six Militants
Russia, Kazakhstan Plan Nuclear Plant
Argentina Presses Falklands Claim
Weekend Reviews
The Political History of the Car Bomb
On War It's Not
Within the Baghdad Bubble
US Treads Warily in Hostage Crisis
US: British Sailors Will Not Be Swapped for Iranians in Iraq
EU Threatens 'Appropriate Measures' Over UK Sailors Held by Iran
Britain Stumbles in Diplomatic Dance With Iran
Iran Seeks Bilateral Resolution to Crisis
Captured UK Soldier Wrote She Is Victim of US, UK Policy
Iran Changed Coordinates of British Boats Says British Ambassador
Captive Sailor's Letters Suspicious
After a Week in Captivity, the Strain Shows in Sailors Paraded for Iranian Cameras
Saudis Warned Iran Not to Underestimate US Threat
Turkey: Iran May Consider Freeing Sailor
Russia Wants UN Probe of Iran's Detention of UK Sailors
Treasuries Roiled by Bahrain Rumors
Olmert on Peace and War
Olmert Sees 'Revolutionary Change' in Prospects for Peace
Olmert 'Dreams of Peace', in Another Five Years
Olmert Says Palestinian PM Is a 'Terrorist'
Olmert: 'Not One Refugee Can Return'
War Was a Catastrophe, Top Security Officials Told Olmert
Olmert Touts 'Victory' in Lebanon War, Expects History Will Give Him Credit for It
EU Hails Renewed Arab Peace Initiative
Palestinians Reclaim Gaza Farmland
Palestinians Seek $2.7 Billion at Arab Summit
US Asks Congress for $16 Million to Upgrade Gaza Crossing
Six People Lightly Wounded in Anti-Barrier Protests in West Bank
One Killed in Explosion at Hamas Camp in Gaza
In Lebanon, UN's Ban Calls for Full Implementation of Cease-Fire Resolution
Loyalists Plot to Keep Putin at the Helm
Putin 'Against Having Third Term'
Putin Keeps Russia Guessing Over Succession
Euro Missile Defense
A New Era of Nuclear Fear May Loom in Shadown of Missile Shield
EU Split on US Missile Shield Sites in Europe
Russia Open to European Anti-Missile Shield
Russia Wary of Space Defense Alliance
Yuschenko Threatens Ukraine Parliament With Dissolution
Helicopter Shot Down in Somalia
Main Hospital Stretched as Mogadishu Clashes Continue
15 Ethiopian Troops Die in Somalia Fighting
Burundi Army 'Ready' to Go to Somalia
Mugabe Admits Attack on Opposition Leader, Insists He 'Deserved It'
Mugabe Secures Party Backing for Five More Years
Sudan to Allow Limited UN Troops
Children's Charity: Uganda Army Raids Kill 66 Kids
140,000 Chadians Have Fled Attacks Since 2005
Nigerian Army Admits Killing Four Police
UN Pledges More Support as Civilians Flee in Central African Republic
China to Supply Military Equipment to Angola
Protest in Guinea-Bissau Blocks Capital
Mozambique: Removal of Rockets, Shells From Neighborhoods Almost Complete

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Alan Bock
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Doug Bandow
The Waste of War

Nebojsa Malic
Forfeiting Nothing

Charles Peña
Foreign Follies
a Sobering Read

Ivan Eland
Making Iranians Rally
'Round the Flag

David R. Henderson
Working With the Left
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Philip Giraldi
Picking on Halliburton

Ran HaCohen
How to Live With Hunger

Praful Bidwai
From Horror, an Opportunity for Peace

Sascha Matuszak
From China to Cairo

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