Today's Highlights

Payback for NATO Expansion: Ivan Eland
Tonkin Gulf II?: Pat Buchanan
Free Press or Ministry of Truth?: Paul C. Roberts
July 14, 2003: Ill-Starred Day: Ray McGovern
Mideast Experts Skeptical on Bush Plan: Jim Lobe

 Bill Brown

Rise of the Surveillance State

 Ken Silverstein

Turkmenistan: Central Asian Tyranny of the Future!

 Brendan O’Neill

How Do-Gooder Liberals Internationalized al Qaeda

 Ray McGovern

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Report: Al-Qaeda Trying to Sneak Agents to US


National Intel Estimate: 'Terrorist Threat to the Homeland' [pdf]

Bush Crashes Meeting to Admonish GOP on Iraq

  Gen. Pace Mulling Larger Iraq Escalation

White House: Situation in Iraq Will Improve by September


Senate Sets All-Night Iraq War Debate

Just Another Day in Iraq as 100+ Slaughtered
  Risky US Alliances in Iraq

In Iraq, Partition Fears Begin to Rise


Tuesday: 146 Iraqis, 1 GI Killed; 78 Iraqis Wounded

Bomber Kills 12 at Rally for Musharraf Enemy

Experts Skeptical About Bush Mideast Proposal

Security Council Is Deadlocked on Kosovo Plan

Tonkin Gulf II and the
Guns of August?
 by Patrick Buchanan
A Free Press or a Ministry of Truth?
by Paul Craig Roberts
July 14, 2003: Ill-Starred Day
by Ray McGovern
The Bosnian Connection  by Brendan O’Neill
Cracks in Zionism  by Charley Reese
We're All Gonna Die  by William Rivers Pitt

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Hundreds of Iraqis Protest Draft Oil Law

US Army Officer Puts 'War Solution' on eBay

Antiwar Ron Paul Rakes in Military Donations?

Brownback Ready to Attack Iran, Declares War Will Probably Last a Generation

Conservative-Owned Newspaper Calls for Iraq Troop Withdrawal, Questions Bush's 'Mental Stability'

More Rumors of bin Laden's Death

Iraqi Insurgents Adapting Faster to US Defenses
Today in Iraq

A Violent, 'Normal' Day in Baghdad

Iraqis Dying to Tell the Story

An Iraqi Mourns His Grandson

Iraqi River Carries Grotesque Cargo

UN: Iraqi Children Worse Off Than Before War Began

Monday: 158 Iraqis, 2 GIs Killed; 265 Iraqis Wounded
Iraq Occupation
A New Escape From Iraq - If You're a Westerner

Aussies' Deaths in Iraq Shock Security Firm

Reuters Seeks US Probe Into Killing of Iraqi Staff

Filling Gaps in Iraq, Then Finding a Void at Home

The War at Home

Congressmembers Rule: No Calling Bush a Liar

Oversight Committee Calls Up Rumsfeld for Hearing on Tillman Death

Army's Middle Ranks Are Dwindling

In Iraq Bills, a Vietnam Echo

Charges Added Against 2 Who Held Anti-Bush Banner

New Hearing Sought in 'Fragging' Case

UK War at Home

Britain to Withdraw 500 Iraq Troops

Derby Man Who Came to Iraq to Wage War

Brown Aims to Quell Talk of US-UK Split

'War on Terror'

Hadley: US Intel Report a 'Reminder' of Terrorist Threat

British Home Office Warns of Massive List of 'al-Qaeda Sympathizers,' Presses for New Terror Powers

Fewer New Secrets, but More Classified Documents in 2006

Bomb Scare Clears Miami Airport Terminal

Why US Sees al-Qaeda as a Growing Threat

As Muslim Group Goes on Trial, Other Charities Watch Warily

Small Bomb Explodes Outside British Embassy in Chile

Saudi Arabia Receives 16 Guantánamo Detainees

Australia Halts Bomb-Plot Suspect's Release on Bail


UK Says It Intercepted Weapons Sent to Afghanistan From Iran

Afghan Governor Who Criticized Karzai Sacked

Several Militants Killed in Afghan Clashes; Suicide Bombers Target NATO Supply Trucks

Survivor: Kabul Embassy Style


Pakistan Scrambles to Save Militant Peace Deal

Pakistan Reaches Out to Militants

A Fight to the Death on Pakistan's Border

Bush Plans to Spend $750 Million in Pakistani Tribal Areas to 'Alienate Taliban'
South Asia

Nepal's Maoists Now a Registered Political Party

Bangladesh Ex-Premier Arrested

Bomb Kills Civilian in Sri Lanka

North Korea

Nuclear Watchdog Confirms North Korea Has Shut Reactor

US to Remove North Korea From Terror List

US Looking Beyond North Korea Nuke Shutdown


India: Weapons Sales to Myanmar Junta Will Continue

Philippines: New Terrorism Law Puts Rights at Risk

Search Begins for Japanese Soldiers Slain in Aleutians


Iran TV Shows Detained Americans

Iran to Maximize Oil Income in Non-US Currency

Iranian Video Game Takes Swipe at US, Israel

Iranian President to Visit Syria


Lebanon Loses 100th Soldier to Islamists but Claims Hill

Four More Lebanese Soldiers Die in Battle for Camp

Lebanese Army Advances Deeper Into Refugee Camp

Paris Talks Fail to Break Lebanon Deadlock

Explosion Damages UN Vehicle in Lebanon

Mideast Peace?

Bush Calls for International Conference With Israel, Palestinians, Neighbors

Hamas Rejects Bush Conference

Rice's Mideast Influence Seen Throughout Bush's Address

US Bet on Abbas for Mideast Peace Meets Intel Skepticism

US Praises Israeli Prisoner Release Plan

Hamas Left in Cold as Bush Backs Abbas to Find Peace Blueprint

Abbas Says He Will Only Talk to Olmert About Final-Status Issues


Hamas Fighters Attack Army of Islam Clan's Base

Hamas Leader Apologizes for 'Mistakes' During Gaza Takeover

Fatah-West Bank

Israel May Grant Amnesty to Another 206 Wanted Fatah Members

Israel Cuts Back West Bank Arrest Raids

Graffiti for Peace


Israeli General: Preparing for 'All-Out War' with Syria

Former Israeli MP: Hezbollah Kidnapping of Soldiers Not Declaration of War

Rally at UN HQ Calls for Release of Kidnapped Israeli Soldiers


Ethiopia to Prop Up Somali Govt with More Vigor

Somalia Reconciliation Conference Opens, but Soon Stalls

Bomb Blast Rocks Mogadishu Market

Foreign Forces Limit Patrols in Mogadishu

Somali PM 'Unaware' of Chinese Oil Deal

AU Pays Families of Soldiers Slain in Somalia $50,000


Sudan: US Behind Foiled Coup Plot

Uganda Peace Talks Bear Fruit

Rice Cancels Visit to African Nations

Fearful Liberians Face US Deadline for Deportation

Ethiopia Slaps Life Sentences on Opposition Figures

Russia/Missile Defense

Russian Diplomats to Be Expelled from UK

Putin Vows Revenge as Britain Expels Diplomats

Britain Prepares for Kremlin Retaliation

Bush, Polish President Vow to Press Ahead With Missile Shield Over Russian Opposition

NATO Disappointed by Russia's Suspension of Arms Pact


Russia Rejects West's UN Plan on Kosovo's Future


TV Channel Critical of Chávez Back on Air on Satellite, Cable


Justin Raimondo
Notes From a Beach Blanket

Ivan Eland
Payback for NATO Expansion

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

Alan Bock
A Deadly Diversion

Doug Bandow
Running the Country, Running the World?

Sascha Matuszak
China's Crises Will Pass, With Help

Nebojsa Malic

Charles Peña
Lucky, but for How Much Longer?

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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