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Scowcroft Vindicated: Ralph R. Reiland
The Rot of Occupation: Uri Avnery
The Silence of the Bombs: Norman Solomon
Bush Responsible for Iraqi Refugees: Ivan Eland
Gates Overhauls Rumsfeld's Pentagon: Jim Lobe

 Edward Peck

Sink the Liberty!

 Robert Parry

Scooter Libby’s Situation

 Scott Horton

Iraq Disaster and Selection ‘08

 Aaron Glantz

US Am Become Death, Destroyer of Worlds

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US Signals Permanent Stay in Iraq

Sudan Is Secret Partner of US in Iraq


Brown 'Won't Repeat Blair's Mistake' in Iraq

  Monday: 4 GIs, 35 Iraqis Killed; 23 Iraqis Wounded
  Tuesday: 51 Iraqis Killed, 48 Wounded
Cheney's Iran-Arms-to-Taliban Gambit Rebuffed
  Iran Ex-DM Denies Threat on Gulf Countries Used in US Attack
  Kuwait Says US Cannot Use Bases for Any Iran Strike
US Kills 7 Afghan Police in Gun Battle
'Enemy Combatant' Wins US Court Case
17 Killed in Palestinian Infighting
  Suddenly, Syria Is Hot Topic in Israel
  Israel Launches Spy Satellite
The Neocon Threat to World Peace and American Freedom  by Paul Craig Roberts
Scowcroft Vindicated, Congress and White House Shamed  by Ralph R. Reiland
A Darkening in Northern Iraq
by Rajan Menon
The Rot of Occupation  by Uri Avnery
New Chairman, Same War  by William Arkin
The Silence of the Bombs
by Norman Solomon

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Ban Willing to Consider Expanded UN Role in Iraq

Turkish, Iranian Cooperation Against PKK Irks Iraq and US

Study: Brute Force Won't Win Iraq War

Gates Overhauls Rumsfeld's Pentagon

Senate GOP Blocks Gonzales Vote

Jet Intended to Fight Terror Being Used to Ferry FBI Director to Speeches

'Shaped Charge' Roadside Bomb Found in Afghanistan

Dissident Challenges UN Role on Kosovo

Baghdad Morgue Overflowing With Bodies in Courtyard
Today in Iraq

Sadr Reasserts Authority Over His Movement

Blast-Wall Haulers Face Dangerous Gamble on Iraqi Highways

Iraq Plans to Buy Oil Products From Kuwait

Water Crisis Hits Baghdad

Iraqi Parliament Votes to Oust Speaker Who Intimidated Members

Monday: 4 GIs, 35 Iraqis Killed; 23 Iraqis Wounded
Contractors in Iraq

What Exactly Happened That Day in Fallujah?

Families of Mercenaries Killed in Fallujah Sue US Security Firm

US Civilians Drive Iraq's Other Surge

Iraq Occupation

US Commander Tells Iraqis to Show Progress for US Lawmakers

UK's Brown in Iraq to Meet Maliki

Brown Will 'Consult With Iraqis' Before Agreeing to Pullout

Tories Call for Iraq War Inquiry

Iraqi Forces Get Low Marks
The War at Home

Iraq Study Officials Question March Goal

Democrats Load Up on Antiwar Bills

Canceled School Play About Iraq Brings Out Real Drama

As Hurricane Season Starts, Entire 82nd Airborne Redeploys Overseas

Three Guardsmen Charged With Human Smuggling

Bush, on European Tour, Perfects the Art of Meet and Run

US Military

VA Continues to Overstate Its Successes

Activists Call Pentagon's One-Time 'Gay Bomb' Proposal Almost Laughable

Military Tests New 'EFP-Proof' Armored Vehicle

Army Misses May Recruiting Goal

US Study: Military Service 'Doubles Suicide Risk'

UK War at Home

Brown's Subtle Shifts on the War

Rebel MPs Deliver Final Blow to Blair Over Iraq

UK Parliament Rejects Iraq War Decision Probe

British Defense Ministry Admits Giving Troops Amphetamines Linked to Friendly-Fire Killings

For Politicians in Britain, the Post-Blair Era Has Already Begun

British Company to Investigate Its Own Deal With the Saudis

'War on Terror'

Univ. of Maryland Terror Database Open for Public Inspection

Court Strikes Blow to Bush Detainee Strategy

Unlikely Terrorists on No-Fly List

Guantánamo 'Betrays Nuremberg Principles'

In War of Vague Borders, Detainee Longs for Court

US 'Cannot Hold Enemy Combatant Forever'

No Signs of Phase-Out for Guantánamo

Prosecutor: Al-Qaeda 'Behind Madrid Bomb Attacks'

Report: CIA Illegally Abducted Suspects


Investigation Promised After NATO Troops Kill Three Afghan Civilians

India to Double Commando Forces in Afghanistan

Iranian Influence, Aid in Afghanistan

Report: Germany Fears More Attacks on Troops in Afghanistan

Dutch PM Warns of 'Failed State' Danger for Afghanistan

Afghan Envoy: Destroying Poppies 'Vital' to War Success

Villagers Often Tell Two Tales About Taliban When Canadians Come Calling

Antiwar Groups Urge Quebec Troops to Refuse Mission in Afghanistan


Pakistani Protests Strengthen Musharraf's Rivals

US Hails Musharraf's Rescinding of Press Curbs

No US Mediation Between Musharraf, Bhutto

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Battles Tigers at Sea

Sri Lanka Rights Probe Criticized


Nepal Reaps Peace Dividend as Tourists Flood Back

Military Spending Soars
Global Military Spending Hits $1.2 Trillion

Report: China Biggest Asian Military Spender

Saudi Arabia Comes in Ninth on Latest List of Global Arms Spenders

The World's Top 10 Military Spenders


Iran Envoy's Meeting With IAEA Canceled

Iran Complains to UN Over Israeli Comments About Attack

Neocon: Lieberman's Endorsement Makes It Politically Easier to Attack Iran

UN Monitor Urges Defusing of Stalemate Over Iran

Iranian Newspaper Takes Swipe at Khatami Over Handshake


Two Red Cross Workers Killed in North Lebanon Camp

Sporadic Fire Shakes Lebanon Siege Camp

UN Council Backs Beirut; Worried by Arms Traffic


Syria Accuses Israel of Placing Irrelevant Preconditions on Peace

Israeli PM Consults Cabinet Over Syria

Israeli Briefing: Syria Not Planning to Attack

Greece Denies Delivering Israeli Peace Message to Syria

Palestinian Infighting

Gaza Truce Shaken by Attack on PM's Office

Thousands of Palestinians Look to Flee Gaza as Infighting Rages

Gaza Students Try to Take Exams While Dodging Fighting


Abbas: I Won't Meet Olmert Until He Lifts PA Tax Revenue Freeze

US Backs Move Easing Financial Embargo on Palestinians

Tel Aviv Fountains Painted Red to Protest Killing of Palestinians

ADL: British University Boycott of Israel 'Anti-Semitism'


Egypt's Parliamentary Vote Turns Violent

Egypt's Islamists Allege Poll Irregularities

Egypt Vote Shows Unease With Democracy

Middle East

Jordanian Islamists Call for End to State's Secret Military Courts

Mounting Troop Losses Raise Pressure for Turkey to Act Against Kurdish Rebels


White House 'Encouraged' by Russia on Missile Defense

Kasparov's Opposition Movement Holds Anti-Putin Rally in Moscow

Putin 'Climb-Down' Claimed as Police Allow Second Protest

Russia's Ivanov Steps Out of Shadows

Business Leaders Slam Blair for Voicing Russia Investment Fears


Praising Bulgarian Aid to Iraq, Bush Ends European Tour

Bulgaria Presses Bush on Shield: We Want In


Leaving Hero's Welcome in Albania, Bush Faces Lame Duck Status at Home

Serbs 'Disgusted' by Bush Kosovo Pledge

Srebrenica Survivors Seek Special Status


US Interrogates Terror Suspects in Ethiopian Jails

12 Foreign Hostages Freed in Nigeria

Explosion Rocks Nairobi; Signs Point to Terrorism

80,000 Liberians Still in Refugee Camp

Sudan, France Discuss Darfur Force

Ivory Coast: Cocoa Fueled Civil War


Thais Take to the Streets to Protest Military Regime

Held Up as Regional Model, Kazakhstan's Stability Falters

American to Recast Hiroshima's Message

US Close to Deal to Release Frozen North Korean Funds


Colombia Reopens Homicide Investigations Against US-Backed Security Forces

Canada's Envoy in Afghanistan Says He's Keeping Close Eye on Detainees


Justin Raimondo
Hunting the Russian Bear

Ivan Eland
Bush Should Take Responsibility for Iraqi Refugees

Praful Bidwai
India: Impasse Over Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Rights

Alan Bock
What's Up With Putin?

Sascha Matuszak
Pride and Prejudice in Chengdu

Doug Bandow
The Bush Escalation: Occupying Iraq, Forever

Nebojsa Malic
Haunting Heiligendamm

Charles Peña
Unprepared for Bioterrorism

David R. Henderson
Cheney Misstates Military Oath

Philip Giraldi
Heckuva Job,
Homeland Security

Ran HaCohen
The Legend of the
Removed Checkpoints

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