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Unholy Alliance: Justin Raimondo
An Israeli Love Story: Uri Avnery
Al-Qaeda on Every Corner: Clark Hoyt
Dissent Won't Dissuade Bush: Matthew Rothschild
Et Tu, Cal?: Jim Lobe

 Chris Floyd

It Doesn’t Have to be Like This

 Greg Mitchell

Michael R. Gordon and the Times Lying Us Into Another War

 Joe Wilson

Bush/Cheney Co-conspirator Libby Walks

 Robert Dreyfuss

US Backs Iran in Iraq, Blames Them for Everything

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Updated July 9, 2007 - 11:24 PM EDT

Iraqi FM: Turkey Massing 140K Troops


Iraq al-Qaeda Group Threatens Iran


GIs Say Iraq Outposts Plan Is Flawed


Plans for No-Confidence Vote Against Maliki


Monday: 94 Iraqis Killed, 95 Wounded

In White House, Debate Is Rising on Iraq Pullback

Pakistani Troops Storm Mosque After Talks Fail

Fighting Rages Across Afghanistan, Scores Killed


In Afghanistan, Both Sides Wage Information Warfare

What Bono Doesn't Say About Africa  by William Easterly
Dissent Alone Won't Dissuade Bush on Iraq  by Matthew Rothschild
Time for the Truth About the Liberty  by Ward Boston Jr.
Et Tu, Cal?  by Jim Lobe
An Israeli Love Story  by Uri Avnery
God and Country  by Charles Marsh

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Iraq Falls Short of Key US Guidelines

NY Times Calls Iraq a 'Lost Cause'

In Iraqi Hamlet, 'a Funeral Service in Every House'

White House Subpoena Battle Escalates

Bush to Claim Privilege to Block Aide's Testimony

Reservist Fighting His Fifth War Call-Up

Blair Aide: We All Had Doubts About Iraq Except Tony

Violent Weekend in Iraq Kills Hundreds
Iraq Attacks Continue

Third UK Soldier Killed in Iraq in Two Days

Bodies of Snatched Iraqi US Embassy Couple Found

Truck Bomber Kills 23 Iraqi Army Recruits

Sunday: 1 GI, 1 Briton, 105 Iraqis Killed; 59 Iraqis Wounded
Today in Iraq

US Military Sources Say Iraq's Sadr Back in Iran

Iraqi Politicians Call on Civilians to Arm Themselves

Edgy Iraqi Couples Opt for Safety of Mass Wedding

Christians Face Uncertain Future in Iraq

Dunya Mikhail: 'The War Works Hard'

Iraq Occupation

Quietly, US Strategy in Iraq Shifting

Blackwater Manager Blamed for 2004 Massacre in Fallujah

Unit's Mission: Survive 4 Miles to Remember Fallen Comrade

The War at Home

Pentagon Chief Cancels Latin America Trip to Write Iraq Report

Congressional Republicans Uniting Around Proposal for 2008 Iraq Withdrawal

Powell: I Tried to Warn Bush Against Iraq War


Afghan Narcotics Minister Resigns Amid New Poppy Crop

US Forces in Afghanistan to Use Local Currency

Building Hope: An Old Etonian in Afghanistan


Siege of Red Mosque Highlights Pakistan's Malaise

Pakistani Commandos Blow Holes in Mosque Walls to Free Women, Children

Colonel Shot Dead as Full Assault on Pakistan Mosque Looms

Pakistani Clerics in Last-Ditch Mosque Peace Effort

Storming Red Mosque Will Spark Islamic Uprising, Says Rebel Cleric

Pakistan Arrests 'Taliban Aides'

Resign, Opposition Tells Musharraf

Suspected Militants Kill Three Chinese in Northwest Pakistan

Sri Lanka

28 Killed in Fresh Sri Lankan Sea Clash


Tokyo Admits Okinawans Were Under Suicide Order

Film, Museum Spark Interest in Kamikaze

Hong Kong

Report: Hong Kong Press Freedom Weaker Since Handover


Nigerian Militants Criticize Abduction of a 3-Year-Old

Nigeria Kidnappers Free British Girl


'Freedom' Scholar Michael Ledeen's African Friend

Mugabe's Price Cut Fuels Rush on Gasoline

Terror in the UK

UK Terror Chief Warns of 15-Year Fight

British Terror Chief Encourages Openness

London Anti-Terrorism Forum Divides Muslims

Lawyer: UK Bombing Suspect Being Treated Unfairly

India Police Seize 'Islamist' CDs in UK Bomb Plot Case

New UK 'Terror Threat' From Foreign Students

Terror in Glasgow? Scots Are Perplexed

'War on Terror'

Mysteries, Legal and Sartorial, at Padilla Trial

Pols: NYC Stiffed Again on Terror Funds

Australian PM Warns of 'Serious' Terror Threat in Indonesia

Australian FM: No Specific Info About Attacks in Indonesia

Report: Job Vacancies at DHS Hurt US Preparedness

New York Plans Surveillance Veil for Downtown


US Allows Visit to Iranian Captives

Tehran Says Iranians Held in Iraq by US Complain of Conditions

Iran Calls for Iraq Detainees' Release

Report: Missing Iranian General Defected to US

Tunneling Near Iranian Nuclear Site Stirs Worry

Italian PM in Israel for Talks on Iran

Israel's War at Home

Israel Shelves Plan to Shorten Conscription Periods

Israeli Army Back to Basics After Lebanon Bruising

Israeli Airport's Duty-Free Shop Sees Dramatic Sales-Drop After Increased Security


Israeli Cabinet OKs Prisoner Release

Fatah Prisoners Glued to TV; Will They Make List?

Israeli Bill Would Refuse to Pay Compensation for Gaza Civilians Injured in Military's Attacks

Israeli Military Killed Islamic Jihad 'Leader' in West Bank Ambush

Rocket Shrapnel in Leg, Reuters Cameraman Films On

Dutch Govt Warns Company to Stop Work on West Bank Fence

Middle East

Arab League Chief in New Bid to Mediate in Lebanon

Syria Intensifying Internet Crackdown, Says Watchdog

Despite Ban on Arms, Yemen Activists Warn of Increasing Violence

Turkey 'Faces Choice Between Democracy and Dictatorship'


Russia Accuses US of Building 'New Berlin Wall'

Russia Proposes Global Missile Shield

Russia Opens Soviet-Era Repression Archives


US Diplomat Hints at Delay for Kosovo Independence

Top US Diplomat Calls for Russian Cooperation on Kosovo

Kosovo Guerrilla Veterans Warn of New War

Ex-Head of Bosnian Muslim Army to Go on Trial


Justin Raimondo
Unholy Alliance

Sascha Matuszak
China's Crises Will Pass, With Help

Doug Bandow
A New Era in Asia:
Japan Rising

Nebojsa Malic

Charles Peņa
Lucky, but for How Much Longer?

Ivan Eland
US Role in Islamist Terrorism

David R. Henderson
The Meaning of July 4th,
Part Two

Alan Bock
London: The Iraq Connection

Philip Giraldi
Neoconned Again?

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

Praful Bidwai
India: Impasse Over Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Rights

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