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Hillary, Hiroshima, and Hubris: Justin Raimondo
Memo to Rep. Ron Paul: Charles Peña
US Can't Topple the Mullahs: Stephen Zunes
Why Saudi Arabia? Why Now?: Daniel Smith
Barbara Lee Was Right: Norman Solomon

 Anthony Gregory

Libertarianism and War

 Gareth Porter

US Still Backs Iran in Iraq, Sunni Insurgents Too

 Bruce Fein

Life, Liberty, Property on the Ropes, The Constitution in Exile

 James Ridgeway

In Search of John Doe 2: Feds Lied About The OKC Bombing

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US Troop Level in Iraq Hits Record High

26 US Troops Killed In 1 Week In Iraq


US Military Says Baghdad Air Strikes Kill 30


Iraq Leadership in Disarray as More Ministers Quit


Pressed by US, a Wary UN Now Plans Larger Iraq Role


No Iraq-Turkey Pact on Kurdish Separatists

  Wednesday: 93 Iraqis, 1 Briton Killed; 63 Iraqis Wounded
US: Iranian Bomb Killing More Troops in Iraq

Is Iran Meddling in Afghanistan?

Musharraf Rejects US Strikes in Pakistan

Japan Opposition Chief Against Afghan Mission
   UK Prepares to Use Eurofighter in Afghanistan Combat
Lebanese Strike a Blow at US-Backed Government  by Robert Fisk
Let Us Now Praise an Infamous Woman – and Our Own Possibilities  by Norman Solomon
Patriots Who Love the Troops to Death  by Frank Rich
Why Saudi Arabia? Why Now?
by Colonel Daniel Smith, (Ret.)
US Can't Topple the Mullahs
by Stephen Zunes
'Libertarian' Hawks Just Don't Get It
by Anthony Gregory

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26 US Troops Killed in 1 Week in Iraq

British Forces Failed in Basra, Says US Official
Sectarianism Splits Security in Diyala

Sadr City Play Honors 'Martyrs' Killed by US

Respected US Analyst: 'Tenuous' Case for Staying in Iraq

Split in Antiwar Left

Pentagon Generals in Trouble for Promoting 'Christian Embassy'

Mideast Nations Remain Outside of Chemical Weapons Pact

Iraqi Christians Were Safer Under Saddam, Says Vatican Official
Today in Iraq

Secular Iraqi Officials Demand Response From Maliki

Militants Use Water as Weapon

Iraqi Journalist Missing, Foul Play Suspected

Iraqi Security Forces Lack Benefits

Disaster Looms as 'Saddam Dam' Struggles to Hold Back the Tigris

Tuesday: 3 GIs, 1 Briton, 63 Iraqis Killed; 50 Iraqis Wounded
Occupying Iraq

General Blames Clerical Errors in the Case of Missing Arms

Danish Battalion Leaves Iraq

New Ambassador to Iraq Wins High Marks for Experience, Diplomacy

Is Military Justice in Iraq Changing for the Better?

Renewed Hope for Abandoned Iraqi Interpreters

Second Predator Crashes in Iraq in Two Days

For an Iraq Contractor, Duty, and Then Death


Easing Turkey-US Tensions Faces a Catch

Ankara Left in Political Limbo After Election

The War at Home

Obama: Part Hawk, Part Dove

Airman Who Alleged Rape Faces Court-Martial

Army Says Soldier’s Articles for Magazine Were False


Los Alamos Reports Another 'Major' Security Breach

A Spy Chief's Political Education

'War on Terror'

US Treatment of Terror Suspects 'Tantamount to Torture,' New Yorker Exposé Claims

Airlines Sue FBI, CIA Over 9/11

Two Charged With Pipe Bombs Near Navy Base

Powerful Democrat Agrees to Block Disclosure of Intelligence Budget


Ministers Ask for British Residents Held at Guantánamo to Be Released

US Concerns Over British-Backed Guantánamo Detainees

Gitmo U-Turn Brings MI5 Security Woes


Taliban: Bush Meeting Had 'No Result' for Korean Hostages

20 Taliban Die in Rare Attack on Coalition Base

Taliban Offers Female Hostage Swap


Pakistan Army Strikes Tribal Area

Explosion Rocks Peshawar

Musharraf: US Aid Ban Threatens Alliance

Militants Torture Pakistani Health Workers Over Polio Vaccine

South Asia

Sri Lanka Says Kills Six Tiger Rebels in Far North

Nepal Staff Protest Maoist 'Atrocities'

Indian PM's Communist Allies Reject Landmark US Nuke Deal

Floods Test Army-Backed Bangladesh Rulers


Kosovo: Final Status 'Should Be Decided by December'

At US Base in Germany, a Probe as Building Costs Soar


Bolivia Parade Goes Off Without Feared Violence


Iran Rejects Talks With Critics of Nuclear Program

Iran Creating 'Prison for the Press,' Warns Media Rights Group

India Feels Heat Over Iran

Officials: Russia Ups Pressure on Iran


Lebanon Says Top Fatah al-Islam Member Killed

One Year On, War Pollution Still Stains Lebanon's Shores


Chainsaw-Armed Israeli Police Storm Hebron Building, Expel Settlers

Soldiers' Refusal to Heed West Bank Evacuation Orders Roils Israel

Israel Ponders Scheme to Swap Settlements for Land


Peres Claims 'Hamas Doesn't Want to Talk'

Almost 2,000 Palestinians Still Trapped in Egypt

Hamas' Supporters Face Uncertain Future in Egypt

Qassam Rocket Fired at Israel Kills Two Children in Gaza Strip

Hamas: Memorize Koran Chapters, Reduce Your Prison Term

West Bank

Barak: Missile Defense Is Precondition for West Bank Pullout

Israeli Military to Halt Training in Populated West Bank Villages

Israeli Group Decries Palestinian Limits

Palestinians Fete School Exam Scores


Israeli, Palestinian Children Attend Summer Camp

Israeli Woman Who Pretended to Be in the Army Went to War in Lebanon

Israel Seeks Shot Briton Footage


US: Sudan Must Accept Non-African Troops

UN Report: Chadians Who Fled to Darfur Should Count as Refugees

UN Has 'Enough' Infantry for Darfur; Needs Aircraft


Burundi Delays Troops to Somalia

UN Food Distribution Under Way West of Mogadishu


Ghana Aims to Avoid the 'Oil Curse'

Six Russians Freed in Nigerian Oil Delta


Russian Fleet Worries Israel

Russian Navy Must Restore Presence in Mediterranean Says Naval Commander

Russia Issues New Warrant for Tycoon Exiled in London


Russia Denies Firing Missile at Georgia

US Tells Moscow to Tone Down Rhetoric on Georgia


South Korea Denies Report Hostages Seriously Ill

Leaders of 2 Koreas Will Meet in the North


Opposition to Lead Japan's Upper House

Abe Won't Visit 'War Shrine'

Japanese PM Promises Not to Seek Nukes


Thai Buddhist Vigilante Squads Suspected

Briton Detained in China Over Tibet Protest


Justin Raimondo
Hillary, Hiroshima, and Hubris

Charles Peña
Memo to Rep. Ron Paul

David R. Henderson
Remembering Hiroshima

Alan Bock
Pat Tillman Saga Far From Over

Doug Bandow
Threatening the All-Volunteer Force

Philip Giraldi
Terrorists Are Everywhere

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal: Breakthrough or Bad Bargain?

Sascha Matuszak
Keeping Up Appearances

Nebojsa Malic
Summer of Discontent

Ivan Eland
Payback for NATO Expansion

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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