Today's Highlights

In Defense of George Tenet: Justin Raimondo
A High Price for Ignorance: Philip Giraldi
Tick… Tick… Tick…: Tom Engelhardt
Hillary Changed on Iraq?: Christopher Preble
Bush's Farewell Tantrum: Paul Campos

 Jonathan Schwarz

A Tiny Revolution: Reviews former DCI Tenet’s book

 Joshua Kors

U.S. to Wounded Soldiers: “You have a ‘personality disorder.’ No benefits.”

 Chris Floyd

America’s War in Somalia: Regime change, rendition and slaughter

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Karzai: 51 Civilians Killed in US Assault

House Fails to Override Bush Iraq Veto
  Four Years On: $500 Billion and Counting

Analysts See Iraq War Eclipsing Toll From Vietnam

4,000 More US Soldiers Arrive in Baghdad

With No Body, al-Qaeda in Iraq Leader's Death in Question


Shadowy Iraq Office Accused of Sectarian Agenda

  Wednesday: 3 GIs, 102 Iraqis Killed, 83 Wounded

White House Pulls Back on Surveillance Agreement


Record Number of Secret Warrants in 2006

Tick… Tick… Tick… in Washington and Baghdad  by Tom Engelhardt
How Rumsfeld Micromanaged Torture  by Andrew Cockburn
Watch Out – You May Be on the 'Watch List'  by John Diaz
Perle's Swine Song
by Taki Theodoracopulos
And the Lies Go On  by Barry Lando
Bush's Farewell Tantrum  by Paul Campos

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House Roll Call Vote on Iraq Funding

Is al-Qaeda in Iraq Fighting a Sunni Backlash?

Iraq War Architects, Four Years Later

'Mission Accomplished' by the Numbers

Blair to Resign in 'Weeks'

Every British Mideast Envoy Warned of Iraq Invasion 'Nightmare'

Ex-CIA Officers Among Tenet Critics

President Bush’s Speech on the Iraq Spending Bill

Corpses Held for Ransom in Baghdad
Is Masri Dead?

Iraq Probes Reports of al-Qaeda Leader's Death

'Islamic State' Denies Masri Death

Split in Iraq al-Qaeda Behind Masri Hit

Today in Iraq

Gunmen Kill 14 Travelers on Iraq Highway

Dubious Iraqi Govt Statistics Claim Civilian Deaths Dropped in April

Iraqi Doctors Welcome Refugee Agency Contribution for Hospitals

Baghdad Residents Come Together to Help Displaced Families

Tuesday: 1 GI, 1 Briton, 63 Iraqis Killed, 47 Wounded
Iraq Occupation

Iraq Bans Foreign Forces From Area of Shrine

Army: IED Attacks Up, but Not Casualties

The War at Home

Bush: Iraq Timeline Could Cause 'Chaos'

Biden: Shove Bill Down Bush's Throat

White House Attacks CIA Chief's Iraq Account

Officer Testifies Against US Military Jailer in Iraq

US Jailer in Iraq Admits Mistakes, Investigator Says

House Oversight Panel May Look Past Rice, Tenet in Inquiry Into Uranium

Key US Army Ranks Begin to Thin

'War on Terror'

States Wiretap Far More Often Than Feds

Britain Foils Many Terror Plots, but Missed One

Pressure Grows for a 7/7 Inquiry

Senator Calls for Guantánamo to Close


NATO: 75 More Taliban Killed in Afghanistan

Valley Battle Against the Taliban

Afghans Protest Over Civilian Deaths for Third Day

As Funding Increases, Afghan Forces Range From Ragtag to Ready

Afghans Protest Eviction of Refugees by Iran


Nepal Maoists Resume Arms, Attack Police Post

Nepal Maoists Threaten Mass Protests for Republic

UN Frustrated by Nepal's Maoist Former Rebels


Pakistani Minister Backs Proposal to Clip President's Powers

Rights Watch: Musharraf's Reelection Plan a Sham

Militants Outsource Violence in Kashmir

Wolfie at the World Bank
Ethics Chief Not Told of Raise for Wolfie's Girlfriend

Former World Bank Officials Detail Discord Over Wolfowitz


Iran Tops US List of State Terror Sponsors

Bush Sees 'Test' for Iran, Syria at Iraq Conference

Iran Rules Out Rice 'Dialogue' at Iraq Conference

Iran Says Earmarks $1 Billion in Credit for Iraq Projects

Israel's War at Home
Protest Marches Set Out for Tel Aviv, Demand Olmert, Peretz Quit

Israeli Minister Quits in Protest of Government's Handling of Hezbollah War

Olmert Won't Speak at Knesset Lebanon War Debate

PM Aides: Olmert Will Quit if Told To

Olmert on Brink Over War Failure as His Deputy and Party Desert Him

Kadima Officials Looking for 'Honorable Way Out for Olmert'

Hezbollah Taunts Embattled Israeli Leadership

How Tenet Foiled Pollard's Release


EU Lawmakers Meet Palestinian PM Despite Boycott of Hamas

Palestinians Fear for Peace Talks

Egypt's Gaza Gateway: Crossroad of Frustration

Middle East

Rice to Participate in Quartet Meeting With Syria

Egypt Targets Web-Savvy Opponents


Turkish Court Blocks Islamic Candidate

Turkish Court Ruling Triggers Early Election

Hundreds Detained in Turkey Rally


Somalia: Despite Lull in Fighting, Stability Looks Remote

Militants Seize 6 Oil Workers in Nigeria

Abe Assumes Command of 'Pacifist' Forces

US, Japan Expect North Korea to Move on Nuclear Pact

Uzbek Activist Jailed

Cambodia Tribunal Clears Procedural Hurdle

Tiny St. Lucia Roars for Taiwan

China's Muckrakers for Hire Deliver Exposés With Impact


Russian Officials Lambaste Estonia

US, Montenegro Sign Military Pacts

After Chirac, a Question Mark on French Foreign Policy


Colombia Tempts Militia Chiefs Behind Bars

Colombian Leader Faces Tough Sell to US Congress


Venezuela Seizes Last Private Oil Fields

Venezuela to Quit IMF, World Bank


Cuba's May Day Goes on - Without Castro


Justin Raimondo
In Defense of George Tenet

Philip Giraldi
A High Price to Pay for Ignorance

Ivan Eland
Missile Defense May Do
More Harm Than Good

Doug Bandow
Fight Terrorism: Get Out of Iraq

Nebojsa Malic
Enter the Veto

Charles Peña
Still Whacking Moles in Iraq

Alan Bock
Getting Out With Some Dignity

Ran HaCohen
The Legend of the
Removed Checkpoints

David R. Henderson
How Much Is the Iraq War Costing You?

Praful Bidwai
From Horror, an Opportunity for Peace

Sascha Matuszak
From China to Cairo

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