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Dangerous Delusions: Leon Hadar
The Warfare State Is Part of Us: Norman Solomon
Truths and Misconceptions: Nebojsa Malic
Bush Campaigns to Sustain 'Surge': Jim Lobe
Remembering al-Qaim: Rick Fisk

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Government Persecutes Detroit 4 Defense Witness

 Roland Haas

I Was a CIA Assassin

 Warren Richey

Padilla Not Proven Guilty, Convicted Anyway

 Jorge Hirsch

First Strike Nukes On ‘Table’

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New US Report Slams Maliki Govt
  US Rethinks Hopes for Iraq Democracy
  Criticized by US, Maliki Says Iraq Can Find Other Friends
  Sunni Tribal Leaders Gain Power by Working With US
  Militias Seizing Control of Grid, Starving Baghdad of Electricity
  Wednesday: 15 GIs, 154 Iraqis Killed; 175 Iraqis Wounded
  Thursday: 1 GI, 72 Iraqis Killed; 59 Iraqis Wounded
Bush: No Iraq Pullout While I'm President
  Sen. Warner: Bush Should Bring Troops Home
  Citing Vietnam, Bush Campaigns to Sustain 'Surge'
  Historians Question Bush’s Reading of Lessons of Vietnam War for Iraq
US Envoy: Iran's Greater Openness 'A Distraction'
  Iran Denies Involvement in Iraq Leaflet Threat
Let's Face It: The Warfare State Is Part of Us  by Norman Solomon
The Disappearing Dirty Bomber
by Jacob Sullum
The FBI's Authority to Abuse the Constitution  by Saul Landau
Dangerous Delusions  by Leon Hadar
The Real Iraq Progress Report
by Robert Scheer
Unsavory Logic on Iran
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The War at Home
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Left, Right Proxies Push on Iraq
Federal No-Bid Contracts on Rise
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Vets in Congress Walk Fine Line on Ending Iraq War
US Amputee Cyclist Raises Money for Iraqis
US Military
Pentagon Falls Behind Delivering Mine-Proof Vehicles to Iraq
Survey Finds Depleted Uranium in Hawaii Training Area
'War on Terror'
Foreign Aid Groups Face Terror Probes
Spy Chief Reveals Classified Details
Congressman Inquires if It's Legal to Use Spy Satellites on Americans
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Displaced Sudanese Protest Govt Raid on Camp
UN: Rwandan General Picked for Darfur Is Suspected War Criminal
DR Congo
Some 10,000 Flee Congo to Uganda
UN Finds Half-Buried Corpses at Congo Army Camp
Secret US Deal Led to Zimbabwe Land Redistribution
US, EU and African Forces Hold Joint Military Exercises
Niger Rebels Kill 17 Soldiers
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US to Press Hard on Iran’s Nuclear Activities
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Iran Rebuffs Banks’ Boycott
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Iran Develops 900kg 'Smart Bomb'
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'Illegally Held' Pakistanis Freed
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A Bump in India-US Rapport: Defining ‘Ally’
Terrorist Related Violence in Kashmir Down by One-Third
Steep Rise in Fuel Costs Prompts Rare Public Protest in Myanmar
Myanmar Rounds Up Protest Leaders
US Official Finds Taiwan a Hot Topic in China
Bangladesh Imposes Curfew to Stifle Protests
East Timor President Meets Fugitive Military Rebel
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Russia Denies Missile Drop in Georgia
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Support Our Troops

Nebojsa Malic
Truths and Misconceptions

Charles Peña
More Troop Reduction Legerdemain

Sascha Matuszak
A Counterweight,
or a Bloc of Foes?

Alan Bock
Padilla Case a Source of Deep Shame for America

Doug Bandow
The Last Days of the Incas

Ivan Eland
The State Perpetuates Itself
by Failing

Philip Giraldi
Neolibs and Neocons,
United and Interchangeable

David R. Henderson
Remembering Hiroshima

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal: Breakthrough or Bad Bargain?

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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