Today's Highlights

Fred Thompson & the Burning 'Necklace': Raimondo
The Man Who Knows Too Little: Fred Kaplan
Palestinians Want Freedom: Charley Reese
Liberal Internationalists for Empire: Ian Buruma
Spinning Mideast Hearts and Minds: K. Akhavi

 Eric Margolis

America and Russia post-Cold War - Now We’re Them

 Seymour Hersh

Abu Ghraib Torture Worse Than They Told You

 Michael Kirk

The Current Iraqi Endgame and Some of the Earlier Ones

 Gareth Porter

Cheney Lies About Iran

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Updated June 25, 2007 - 11:11 PM EDT
No Iraq Exit Soon, Says Top US General
  US Generals Doubt Ability of Iraqi Army to Hold Gains
  Iraq Prompts US Army Rethink on Nation-Building
  Iraqi Checkpoints No Obstacle for Insurgents Flush With Cash
  Deadly Week in Iraq Takes Lives of 30 Americans

Monday: 3 GI, 83 Iraqis Killed; 141 Iraqis Wounded

US Killed More Civilians Than Taliban Did
  NATO Force Admits Killing Civilians in Pakistan
  NATO on Airstrike That Killed 25 Civilians: Taliban Provoked Us
  British Again Open Fire on Afghan Civilians
Bush Explores an Iraq Truce – With Congress
  Cheney's 'Different Understanding' With Bush
  Pushing the Envelope on Presidential Power
  Poll: More in US Say Saddam Was to Blame for 9/11 Now Than in 2004
  US House Votes to Deny All Aid to Saudi Arabia
Killing of Six UN Troops Raises Lebanon Stakes
  Hezbollah Condemns Attack on UN Forces
  Twelve Die in Lebanese Army Raid on Militant Hideout in Apartment
  Fatah Official: Iran Played 'Big Role' in Gaza Takeover
Everyone We Fight in Iraq Is Now 'al-Qaeda'  by Glenn Greenwald
Hamas Acted on a Very Real Fear of a US-Sponsored Coup  by Jonathan Steele
The Trial of Saddam Hussein We Never Saw  by Barry Lando
The Man Who Knows Too Little
by Fred Kaplan
Palestine: Freedom Is What They Want  by Charley Reese
The Return of the Jordanian Option
by Leon T. Hadar

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Neocons Hope to Spin Hearts and Minds With Mideast Media
The CIA's Torture Teachers
Memo Reveals Military's View of Reporter Probing Atrocity
Dems to Cut Cheney Out of Executive Funding Bill
Rice Defends US Policy Despite Mideast Strife
UN No Longer Seen as Neutral, Says Former Chief
A Class Full of Casualties at
Baghdad University
Iraq Occupation
US Troops Battle 'Minefield' of Bombs in Iraq's Baquba
Offensives Elsewhere, but Baghdad Remains Deadliest for US Troops
US: First Phase of Major Iraq Campaign Almost Over
Australian PM Fuels Talk of Iraq Withdrawal
Brown Urged to Pull Out of Iraq
UK Soldier Watches His Twin Die in Iraq on Their 24th Birthday
Today in Iraq
Iraq's 'Chemical Ali' to Be Executed for Genocide
Iraq Court Sentences Intelligence Chief to Life
Anfal Verdict Stirs Painful Memories for Iraq's Kurds
Sunni Blocs Boycott Iraq Parliament
Another Iraqi Journalist Killed
Sunday: 3 GIs, 41 Iraqis Killed; 18 Iraqis Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Pope's Dim View of Blair's War Stance
UN Signs Deal to Rebuild Samarra Shrine
Britain's Brown Vows to Learn From Iraq, Pledges to Listen
US Military
US Marines to Train at New Israeli Combat Center
Military Sees Drop in Black Recruits
'Most Severely Wounded' Soldier Endures: Blind, Quadriplegic, Struggling to Breathe
'War on Terror'
Guantánamo Inmate Center of Debate
Obama Says Gitmo Facility Should Close
Romney Calls for New Strategy on Terror
End Attack on Freedom of Information, MPs Tell Ministers
Secret SAS Mission to Somalia Uncovers British Terror Cells
Somalia MP Escapes Assassination
Rice: Sudan Must Stop Trying to Limit Darfur Force
Zimbabwe Slams US Envoy Over Mugabe Comments
Congo Vote Begins Amid Problems
Serbia Cautions Balkans Over Kosovo Independence
Tensions Rise as Kosovo Awaits Word on Its Future
Cold War-Era Chills. Tourists Welcome
Irish Announce EU Referendum
Sarkozy Takes Center Stage in Europe
Chavez Warns of Resistance War With US
Protesters Chained to US Military Vehicle in Australia
Iran Warns Against More UN Sanctions
Rice Cool to Any Partial Nuclear Suspension by Iran
Solana Says Atom Talks With Iran Envoy Constructive
Abbas: I Received Assurances From Israel, US Ahead of Summit
Israel Will Only Give Palestinians Part of Seized Tax Funds
Uncertainty for Hamas in West Bank
Egypt Urges Israel on Peace Process Ahead of Summit
Haniyeh Calls Sharm Summit a Farce
Olmert Won't Rule Out Sending Military Equipment to Fatah
Israel Cautious on West Bank Moves Ahead of Summit
Israel Expels Record Number of East Jerusalem Arabs
BBC Reporter Appears in 'Bomb Belt,' Says Captors Will Be Killed if Stormed
Hamas: Fatah Blocking Release of BBC Man
One Killed, Two Hurt in Israeli Airstrike on Gaza City
Israeli Green Groups Protest Plan to Build Military Town in Negev
Militant Calls for Attacks on Targets in Egypt
Sinai Bedouin, Silent No More, Demand Justice
Middle East
Australian Killed in Lebanon Terror Raids
Soldier Kills Oil Worker in Yemen Attack
Journalists Report Witnessing Prisoner Abuse in Afghanistan
US Military: 12 Militants Killed in Afghanistan Saturday
Taliban Turn Gunsights to Afghan Police
Arab Militants Join Fight in Afghanistan
Attack Plotted Against German Minister in Afghanistan
NATO Admits Afghan Underperformance
Taliban Seize 18 Mine-Clearers
Pakistan Urges Tribesmen to Expel Foreign Militants
Pakistan: Militant Students Capture Masseuses to Make a Point
North Korea
Rice Hails 'Positive Signals' From North Korea on Nuclear Program
US, Critic of North Korea Payments, Also Sends Millions
UN Chief Inspector Leaves for North Korea Visit
Eight Dead as Indian Kashmir Rebels Vow More Violence
Nearly 80 Civilians Arrested in Southern Sri Lankan Cities
Gunman Kills Radio Reporter in Philippine South
Taiwan Looks Askance at Hong Kong's Handover Formula

Justin Raimondo
Fred Thompson and the Burning 'Necklace'

Alan Bock
A Curious Offensive

Doug Bandow
Deluded Presidential Promises of Progress in Iraq

Nebojsa Malic
Imperial Poker

Charles Peña
Cooperative Threat Reduction Is Worth the Cost

Ivan Eland
Iran and North Korea Will Not Be Denied Nukes

David R. Henderson
Ask and Tell

Philip Giraldi
Accusations Pave Way for Assault on Iran

Praful Bidwai
India: Impasse Over Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Rights

Sascha Matuszak
Pride and Prejudice in Chengdu

Ran HaCohen
The Legend of the
Removed Checkpoints

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