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War Subverts Freedom at Home: James Bovard
Baquba: Living in a Dead City: Ahmed Ali
India Nuke Deal: Bad Bargain?: Praful Bidwai
Imperial President Goes to War: Adam Cohen
Why the Military Loves Ron Paul: Tom Engelhardt

 Dr. Gordon Prather

Iran Can’t Make Nukes

 Juan Cole

Iranian President Didn’t Threaten to ‘Wipe Israel Off the Map’

 Philip Giraldi

US, Al Qaeda Prepare for War With Iran

 Robert Dreyfuss

US Continues to Back Iran in Iraq

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Updated July 24, 2007 - 11:22 PM EDT
After Carnage, US and Iraqis Compete for Control
  US Seen in Iraq Until at Least ’09

Tuesday: 1 GI, 53 Iraqis Killed; 102 Iraqis Wounded

US Military Options Draw Protests in Pakistan


Support for Musharraf May Rebound on Bush

Turkey Steps Back From Iraq Invasion After Poll

  Will Turkish Army Accept Election Results?
Brown Won't Rule Out Attacking Iran

6 NATO Soldiers, Over 50 'Militants' Killed in Afghanistan

Foreign Warring Subverts Freedom at Home  by James Bovard
Re-Targeting Syria, the 'Ho Chi Minh Trail of Terrorists'?  by Jim Lobe
Bush's Torture Ban Is
Full of Loopholes
 by David Cole
Why the US Military Loves Ron Paul  by Tom Engelhardt
Randy Barnett: Pro-War Libertarian?  by Walter Block
'Why Do They Hate Us?'  by Mohsin Hamid

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Baquba: Living in a Dead City

Cheney Admits: Coalition Provisional Authority Was a Mistake

Poll: Americans Trust Congress Over Bush on Iraq

Doubts Raised on New Republic's 'Baghdad Diarist’

$100 Oil May Be Months Away, Not Years, Say Analysts

India Nuke Deal: Breakthrough or Bad Bargain?
Car Bombings Rock Iraqi Capital
Violence Continues

Iraqi al-Qaeda: Our Leader Definitely Isn't Fictitious

Iraqi Tribes Reach Security Accord

Iraqi Parliament Poised for Summer Break

Kurdish Rebels Ready for Battle With Turkey

Iraq Bombing Targets Sheik

Monday: 3 GIs, 104 Iraqis Killed; 114 Iraqis Wounded
Iraq Occupation

US Blockades Shi'ite Stronghold Northeast of Baghdad

Iraq Bases 'Insufficiently Protected'

Arab League Denounces US Raid in Iraq

US Officials Admit Delays in Issuing Visas to Iraqis

The War at Home

US Ex-Army Officer Pleads Guilty to Taking Bribes in Iraq

Injured Iraq War Veterans Sue the Federal Government

Graham Emerges as One of Most Relentless Defenders of War

Standing Against the War, but Unsure How to End It

US Military

Pentagon Junking Millions in Gear

B-2 Stealth Bombers Being Equipped to Carry Bunker-Buster Bombs

Pentagon Rethinking Plan to Cut Army Troops by Half in Europe

Pentagon Attempting to Create Computer Model of Entire Planet

Army Denies Hawaiians Access to Sacred Sites

Ammo Industry Prepares for Slide

'War on Terror'

Without a Plot, Is Padilla Guilty?

Defense at Padilla Trial Raises a Dispute Over Translations

Islamic Charity's Terror Trial Starts Soon

Brown Thanks Australia for Bomb Plot Help


Taliban Extend Hostage Deadline Again

Kidnapping Brings Unwanted Attention to Afghan Christians

Confusion Pervades Afghanistan Hostage Ordeals

South Korea to Punish Travel to Afghanistan

South Korea Denies Any Military Rescue Operation in Afghanistan

'You Get a Hailstorm of People Who Are Upset Because You've Just Blown Up Their Families'

Taliban Move Closer to Kabul

Last King of Afghanistan Dies at Age 92


US Strike on Pakistan Soil 'Unacceptable'

Pakistan Can't Spend World Bank's Money on Military

Pakistan: Red Mosque Fueled Islamic Fire in Young Women


Nepal Maoist-Affiliated Workers Disrupt Distribution of Newspapers

Nepal Maoists Threaten to Pull Out of Government


EU Tries to Close Ranks on Kosovo’s Future

Rice Warns Kosovo Against Independence

Kosovo Tells US It Will Not Declare Independence


Noriega Fights France Extradition

Nicaragua's Ortega Accuses Washington of Scheming


Belarus to Sell Arms to Venezuela

Chávez Threatens to Throw Out Foreigners Who Criticize Him


US, Iran to Discuss Chaos in Iraq

Iran's Spying Squirrels?

Israeli President Calls on World to Unite Against Iran

Mr. Blair Goes to Palestine

Blair Caught Between Hamas and Fatah Advice

Blair Arrives in the Middle East

Livni: Blair Visit Is Critical Point That Can Create Breakthrough


West Bank Hamas Leader Says Seizing Gaza Strip Was Wrong

Hamas, Fatah in Stalemate in West Bank


Israel Inches Closer to Talks With Abbas on Core Issues

Canada Resumes Immediate Financial Aid to Palestinian Authority

Army, Police Remove West Bank Squatters

Israelis Attempt to Return to Dismantled Settlement

Israeli Military to Press High Schools to Help Crack Down on Draft Dodgers


Nasrallah: We Squashed Greater Israel Plan

Hezbollah Says Didn't Confirm Israeli Captives Alive

Israel Dismisses Hezbollah Claim It Can Reach Targets in Every Part of Country


In Lebanon, the UN and Hezbollah Make Unlikely Bedfellows

Hague Likely to Host Lebanon Court on Hariri Death


Economy Trumps Religion in Turkey

Turkey's PM Vows to Uphold Secularism, Move Forward With Reforms

Hard-Line Gain in Turkish Vote Poses Challenge to Governing Party

Middle East

Al-Qaeda in North Africa Issues Threats

Relatives Urge UN to Probe Fate of Missing Algerians

Bahraini Cleric Charged With Inciting Hatred Against the State

Syria Intervenes to Cancel Iraq Rebels' Meetings


Somalia Security Too Shaky for Aid Workers

Bomb Blast Rocks Mogadishu's Bakara Market

UN: 10,000 Somalis Fled Mogadishu in Last Week Alone

Situation Worsens for Newly Displaced Somalis


Europe Plans Darfur Border Force

Nine Dead in Eastern Congo Clashes

Kenya Govt Asked to Stop Attacks by Uganda

Niger Rebels Say Kill 10 Army Soldiers in Clash

UN Security Council Urges Political Solution to Crisis in East Congo


Russia: UK Just Playing Politics

No Basis for Trial in Poisoning, Russians Say

Russian Youth Camp Grooms New Putins


Kamikaze Survivors Express Regret and Anger in New Film

UN Rejects Taiwan's Membership Bid


Mrs. Sarkozy Goes to Libya, Rattling Officials

A Polish Retreat Opens the Way to a New Treaty for Europeans


Justin Raimondo
Will Bush Invade Pakistan?

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal: Breakthrough or Bad Bargain?

Sascha Matuszak
Keeping Up Appearances

Alan Bock
Getting It Wrong

Doug Bandow
The Conquest of America by Iraq

Nebojsa Malic
Summer of Discontent

Philip Giraldi
Can't Find Osama?
Attack Iran Instead

Ivan Eland
Payback for NATO Expansion

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

Charles Peńa
Lucky, but for How Much Longer?

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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