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Pentagon: Iraqi Violence Still Rising
  9 Sunni Mosques Hit After Blast at Shrine
  Shrine Bombing Sparks Fears of Reprisals
  US Tries to Temper Expectations on Iraq Progress
  Thursday: 1 GI, 54 Iraqis Killed, 34 Iraqis Wounded
US: NATO Has Intercepted Iranian Arms
Abbas Sacks Hamas-Led Government
  Hamas on the Verge of Controlling Gaza Strip
  Death Toll Mounts to 70 in Gaza
  Secret UN Report Condemns US for Middle East Failures
Judge Rejects Delay in Libby's Prison Sentence
500,000 Names: Terror Watch List 'Out of Control'
  FBI Finds It Frequently Overstepped in Collecting Data
US Military Prepared for 'Worst' With China
Has Baghdad Captured Petraeus?
by Stuart A.P. Murray
A True Land of Opportunity
by Terry Jones
He'll Always Have Albania
by Eugene Robinson
The Death of American Empire
by Patrick Foy
How to Sell a War  by Jeffrey St. Clair
Lockup Knockdown  by Jacob Sullum

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