Today's Highlights

The Kissinger Connection: Patrick Foy
Tragic Russia: Alan Bock
Tenet's Failures: Gordon Prather
Media Justifies Somalia Slaughter: Chris Floyd
Folly in the Baltics: Charley Reese

 Greg Palast

Oilmen and Neocons Agree: Iraq’s total destruction is Mission Accomplished

 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.”

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Updated May 5, 2007 - 9:29 PM EDT
US Commander: Enemy Surging in Iraq
  Gunman Wounds Senior US Commander at Barrier Wall in Baghdad
  Clashes Erupt Between Mehdi Army and Badr Brigades in Sadr City
  Iraqis Jailing Innocents, US Officials Say
  Friday: 6 GIs, 71 Iraqis Killed; 89 Wounded
  Saturday: 60 Iraqis Killed, 61 Wounded
Democrats Hold Ground on Iraq Talks
  Longer Deployments Causing Morale, Mental Health Troubles for Troops
  More Than One-Third of US Soldiers Support Torture
  Army Backs Off Threat to Enforce New Rules Against Blogging
US-Iran Diplomatic Dance Ends With Ice Cream Chat
  Rice Offers Incentive to Damascus
13 More Afghan Civilians Die in Latest US Raid
  Religious Leaders Condemn US Operations in Afghanistan
Media Plays 9/11 Card to Justify Somalia Slaughter  by Chris Floyd
Masri: Dead or Alive, the Terror Continues  by Pepe Escobar
Duck and Cover: Reviving the Nuclear Threat  by William Hartung & Frida Berrigan
Bush Determined to Prolong Lost War  by Joseph L. Galloway
Folly in the Baltics  by Charley Reese
Tenet's Failures  by Gordon Prather

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'Realists' Gain Bush's Ear, to Cheney's Chagrin
Expert: Bush Exaggerating Risks of Iraq Pullout
Iraqi Girl Stoned to Death for Converting to Islam
Iraqis Won't Miss 'Bush Lackey Blair'
Rifts Suggest Growing Isolation of Radical Groups in Iraq
Resilient Infections Worry Military Doctors
Wolfowitz in Last-Ditch Ethics Appeal
Army Lists Media as 'Domestic Threat'
US Marines Unlikely to Report Civilian Abuse: Study
Today in Iraq
Iraqi Shi'ites Protest al-Jazeera for Carrying Critique of Sistani
Iraq Reimposes Freeze on Medical Diplomas in Bid to Keep Doctors From Fleeing Abroad

Call for Sunni Inclusion at Iraq Summit

Troops Detain 16 in Raids on Baghdad Arms Smugglers
At Meeting on Iraq, Doubt and Detente
Arab States Pledge to Stop Flow of Fighters Into Iraq
Iraq Occupation
US Raids in Iraq Target 'Iranian Arms'
Top Officer Says US Forces Stopping al-Qaeda Flow in Iraq

An Uphill Battle to Stop Fighters at Border

Firms Protest Exclusion From Iraq Security Bid
US Eyes $500 Mln Ammunition Sale to Iraq
Attacks Continue
Militants Blow Up Radio Station in Baghdad Again
Five Police Killed in Baghdad Blast
Friday: 6 GIs, 71 Iraqis Killed; 89 Wounded
The War at Home
McCain, Giuliani Wouldn't Hesitate to Attack Iran if They Felt It Posed a Threat to Israel
Giuliani: Saddam Paying for Offenses
GOP Lawmakers: Loyalty to Bush May Hurt
White House, Democrats Differ on Sen. Clinton's War Move

Clinton Tries to Rectify Past

Oliver Stone Unveils Iraq Withdrawal Ad
'War on Terror'
Bush Administration Urges Immunity for Phone Companies That Engage in Illegal Wiretaps for Govt
FBI Agent Testifies He Posed as al-Qaeda Recruiter in Terror Case
TSA Hard Drive With Employee Data Is Reported Stolen
Carlos the Jackal to Be Tried in France
Carlos the Jackal's Alleged Attacks
London Police 'Failed to Act' on Tip-Off Over Bombers
Guantánamo Chief Backs Off Limiting Lawyers to Three Visits With Prisoners
Frustrated With Long Detentions and No Trials, Many Guantánamo Detainees Have Stopped Cooperating With Lawyers
Guantánamo Inmate Says He Only Fought Ethiopians
Opposition Mulls Amnesty for Mugabe
Art Imitates Violent Life and Defies Mugabe
Sudan, Chad Reach Darfur Deal
Chad Rebels: Govt Pact With Sudan Will Not Halt War
Horn of Africa
Former CIA-Paid Warlord Declared Mayor of Mogadishu
Guns Banned From Somali Streets
Somali Held by CIA Denies al-Qaeda Link
Ethiopian Soldiers Kill 23 Eritrean Rebels
EU Embraces Eritrea in Search for Horn Peace
Kenya Gets US Anti-Terror Funds
Casablanca Breeds New Wave of Bombers
Nigeria Hit by Violence
Bullets Rain Down on Guinea, '30 Hurt'
FBI's Cuba Trip Draws Rebuke
Cuba Blames US Immigration Policy for Deadly Attempted Hijacking in Havana
Iran Minister Boycotts Dinner Over Dress
Iran FM Attacks US Policy in Iraq
Iran: No News Yet on Missing Ex-FBI Man
Former Iranian President Tells Pope of 'Deep' Wounds
US Timeline Runs Into Israeli Resistance
US Official: Demands Not Being Imposed on Anyone With Israel Timetable
Coalition Partners Keep Pressure on Olmert
Labor Threatens to Abandon Olmert After War Inquiry
Britain Protests to Olmert About Illegal Settlement
Rabbis, Israeli Military Clash Over Religious Segregation
Abbas Resignation Over Sanctions Denied
Palestinian PM: We Will Resist if Israel Invades Gaza
Hamas Minister Leaves Brussels After Visa Cancelled
Call for Israelis to Relax Restrictions on Palestinians
Israeli Troops Kill Three Militants in West Bank
Hezbollah Prepared but Not Seeking New Israel War
War and Politics Keep Investors Away From Lebanon
Middle East
Head of Turkey's Military Holds Talks With Erdogan Amid Rift
Challenging Saudi Arabia’s Powerful, One Caller at a Time
US General: Not a Lot of Evidence Civilians Were Killed in Afghanistan
Afghan Council Accuses US Forces
Afghan Clashes Raise Concerns
French Hostage Deadline Approaches but Still No Contact: Taliban
Czech Soldier Dies in Road Accident in Northern Afghanistan
Pakistan's Bhutto Urges Musharraf to Quit Army
Pakistani Speaker Directs Govt Not to Arrest Opposition MPs Without Reason
Pakistan, Afghanistan Plan for Tribal Gathering
Islamic Militants Blow Up Pakistan Music Shops
No Indian Troop Cut in Kashmir Despite Drop in Killings
Army Challenges Police Action in Kashmir Fake Encounters
Koreas Agree to Talks on Train Tests
Koreas to Hold Military Talks Next Week
US Negotiator Urges Patience With North Korea
Journalists Convicted in Azerbaijan
Big Oil in Tiny Cambodia: the Burden of New Wealth
Blair's Labour Battered in UK Elections
Lib Dems Leader Poised to Be 'Kingmaker' in Scotland
Iraq Offers Opportunity for Mid-Term Protest by Scots
Rice Confirms US Support for Estonia in Row With Russia
Estonia Criticizes Russia, but Ready for Dialogue
Ukraine's Premier and President Agree on Early Parliamentary Elections
German DM: Kosovo Settlement Negotiations Under Way

Justin Raimondo
America's Coming Dictatorship

Alan Bock
Tragic Russia

Doug Bandow
Invasion of the Party Snatchers

Nebojsa Malic
Back in the EUSSR

Philip Giraldi
A High Price to Pay for Ignorance

Ivan Eland
Missile Defense May Do
More Harm Than Good

Charles Peña
Still Whacking Moles in Iraq

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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