Today's Highlights

Sheehan's Rebellion: Justin Raimondo
Wolfowitz: Return to Sender?: Bill Berkowitz
Overlooking the Air War: Khody Akhavi
US Op in Baquba Fuels Resistance: Ali al-Fadhily
Nonsense About Terrorism: Paul Campos

 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 11, 2007 - 10:01 PM EDT
Turkish PM Won't Rule Out Iraq Invasion

Iraqi Villagers Resist al-Qaeda Invasion, 43 Killed


Three Killed, 18 Wounded in Attack on Green Zone

  Wednesday: 142 Iraqis, 1 US Soldier Killed, 42 Iraqis Wounded
Senate GOP Blocks Longer Leave for Troops

Bush Says Iraq Pullback Will Occur 'in a While'


Growing Republican Friction on Iraq

  GOP Senator Snowe Embraces Iraq Pullout Bill

Democratic Sen. Durbin: Quick End to War 'Not Realistic'

US Intel: Al-Qaeda at Pre-9/11 Strength

  Chertoff: 'Gut Feeling' on Summer Terror Attack

UK-Style Surveillance on Way for NYC

Afghan Officials: 27 Civilians Killed in Airstrikes

  Pakistan Cops Storm Mosque; Cleric, Followers Killed
  Musharraf May Use Mosque Fighting to Avoid Elections
London and Glasgow: Worse Than a Crime, a Mistake  by Eric Margolis
Provide Troops for Iraq, Get a Free Pass on Human Rights  by Ken Silverstein
Don't Be Fooled by Bush's Reckless Depiction of Iran  Daily Star (Beirut)
Nonsense About Terrorism
by Paul Campos
Resolute Amid the Wreckage
by Eugene Robinson
A Lifeline to Pro-War Republicans
by Matthew Yglesias

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Overlooking the Air War

GOP Sen. Drafts Proposal to Halt US Combat Missions in Iraq

White House Touts 'Beginning of the Beginning' of Surge

Operation Arrowhead: Fountainhead of Anger

US Senate Panel Moves to Cut Off Cheney's Funding

Bush Approval Drops to Low of 29%

Obama Echoes Clinton on Iraq War, to a Different End
Wolfowitz: Return to Sender?
No More Nukes at Ramstein, but US Still Keeps 350 Around Europe
Today in Iraq

Iraqi Govt to Take Over Security in Basra

NGO Worker: 'Iraq Is Going to Fall Apart'

Iraqi Teachers Fired Over Sectarian Grading Plot

Iraqis Grapple With High Unemployment

HRW Urges Germany to Keep Iraqi Refugees

Tuesday: 173 Iraqis, 2 GIs, 2 U.S. Contractors Killed; 124 Iraqis Wounded

Occupying Iraq

US Officials: Iraq Report Will Show Some Progress

2 US Contractors Killed in Iraq

US Faced With Iraqi Army Turncoats

US to Send Third Carrier, Enterprise, to Gulf Waters

US May Cut Navy Presence in Persian Gulf
US Military

US Cruise Missile Defense Said Possible in 14 Months

Rising Fuel Prices Hits Air Force, Other Services Hard

The War at Home

Bush Again Links Iraq Violence to 9/11

West Will Fail in Middle East, Says Ex-CIA Operative

Bush Brushes Aside Republican Dissent on Iraq

Pressure on Bush to Abandon Troop Surge

Marine's Court-Martial Opens in Shooting of Civilian in Iraq

Libertarian Party Official: Dems Don't Have the Backbone to Bring Troops Home

Gonzales Lied to Congress About FBI Abuses


17 Killed, 30 Wounded in Afghan Suicide Blast

Children Killed in Afghan Blast

Major Bomb Attacks in Afghanistan

US Soldier Killed at Afghan Base

As War Enters Classrooms, Fear Grips Afghans

Canadian Opposition Decries Freeze on Afghan-Prisoner News

Afghan Girls Traded for Debts, Blood Feuds


Musharraf Commends Troops in Mosque Attack

Little Pity in Pakistan Capital for Mosque Militants

Think Tank Report Faults Pakistani Military

Sri Lanka

Monitors: Bomb Kills Five in Rebel-Held North Sri Lanka

Britain Raises Pressure in Litvinenko Row

Russia Refuses to Extradite Spy


Australian FM: War Critics Should Give Surge 'a Chance'

'Highly Dangerous' Aussie Group Under Constant Surveillance

W. Australian Premier 'Not Interested' in Proposed Military Crackdown on Indigenous Communities


Kosovo Close to Boiling Point, Warns UN Chief

Call for Vote on 'European Empire'

Engineers as Counterspies: How the Greek Cellphone System Was Bugged

Campbell: Blair Feared Coup by Brown


Elite Bolivian Commandos Trained by Venezuela

Manuel Noriega Must Return to Panama, Lawyer Says


Mexico Increases Pipeline Security After Recent Rebel Bomb Attacks

Bodies Found in Mexico City May Be Victims of 1968 Massacre

Terror in the UK

Al-Qaeda Threatens More British Attacks

The 'Peaceful' Group Linked to UK Bomb Suspects

UK Terrorist Expected to Die of Burns

Bin Laden's Deputy Threatens Britain Over Rushdie's Knighthood

UK Government Rejects Call for July 21 Plot Inquiry

Jury Deadlocked in London Bomb Case

'War on Terror'

Israeli, US Experts Meet to Recommend Changes to Geneva Convention

Judges OK Warrantless Monitoring of Web Use

Senate Faces Vote to Give Gitmo Detainees Legal Rights

Fort Dix Plot Prosecutors Seek Anonymous Jury

Israeli General Warns 'Time Running Out' to Attack Iran

New Israeli Envoy to UK Urges Jews to Do More to Push Iran Agenda

Iranian Americans Face New Charges From Iran

Iran Arrests 20 People Accused of Being Spies


Olmert Doesn't Understand Why Israelis Are Sad After Lebanon 'Victory'

Hezbollah Official: Israeli Military Not Ready for Another War

Netanyahu Slams 'Rash' 2000 Withdrawal From Lebanon

Hezbollah Rejects French Terrorism Charge Ahead of Talks

Lebanon: Where Outsiders, and Fear, Loom Over Daily Life


Abbas Calls for Foreign Force in the Gaza Strip

Palestinian Militants Fire at Least 11 Mortar Shells at Israeli Targets

Hamas Denies Letting al-Qaeda Infiltrate Gaza

Hamas Calls for Direct Talks With Israel on Gaza Crossings

Olmert Says Does Not Want Gaza, West Bank Divided

Arab League Envoys Postpone Israel Visit


Israel Offers Direct Peace Talks With Syria

Syria Sees Lebanon Solution Only Through Damascus

Middle East

Turkish Opposition Accepts Compromise on President

Islamists Suffer as Freedom Slips Down the Mideast Agenda


Blasts Rock Mogadishu Market

Troops Arrest 40 Praying in Mogadishu Mosque

Somali Soldiers Accused of Beating Paralyzed Man


Violence Overwhelms Relief Workers in Darfur

Rice to Visit Congo Next Week

Angola 'Expels 25,000' to Congo

Hunger Stalks Displaced Civilians in Eastern Chad


Alarm in Jakarta at Aceh Separatist Symbols

Taiwan Seeks US Attack Helicopters

Thai Coup Chief Set to Run in Poll: Newspaper

Japan, US Hold Missile Defense Drill


Justin Raimondo
Sheehan's Rebellion

Ivan Eland
Would Iraqi Civil War
Hurt the US?

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?

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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