Today's Highlights

Showdown Over Iran: Justin Raimondo
Bush Puts Iran in Crosshairs: Ray McGovern
War Criminal in the Living Room: Paul Craig Roberts
Truth-Tellers: William S. Lind
Bush, Iraq, and the Kitchen Sink: Doug Bandow

 Patrick Cockburn

The Iraqi Disaster They Call Success

 Gareth Porter

Iran: Imperialist/Israeli War, Reasons: Lies

 Juan Cole

Bush Emulates Napoleon’s Failure

 Dahr Jamail

America Destroys Iraq

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Updated August 31, 2007 - 11:18 PM EDT
Petraeus Insists Surge Working
  Divided Pentagon: No Single Iraq Report
  Lawmakers Describe 'Being Slimed in the Green Zone'
  Pentagon Disputes Parts of GAO Iraq Report
  Bush Aides Hit Back at Bleak Iraq Report
  Film on Abuses by Troops in Iraq Stuns Venice
Behind Allawi's Bid for Power
  Sadr May Revoke 'Freeze' on Militia if Raids Continue on His Offices
  US Says Ready to March Back Into Basra as British Pull Out
  Friday: 2 GIs, 53 Iraqis; 9 Wounded
Report on Iran’s Nuclear Activity Exposes Split
  UN Says Iran Nuclear Accord a 'Significant Step'
  UN: Iranian Uranium Enrichment Operating Well Below Capacity
  Iraq Says Iran Continues Shelling Despite Protest
Musharraf’s Aides Deny a Deal With Bhutto
  Hundreds of Missing Pakistan Troops Found Safe
The War Criminal in the
Living Room
 by Paul Craig Roberts
The War Against
Iraq's Prime Minister
 by Juan Cole
Outsourcing the Case for War
With Iran
 by Jim Lobe
Bush Puts Iran in Crosshairs
by Ray McGovern
The Costs of the Afghanistan War
by Winslow Wheeler
Truth-Tellers  by William S. Lind

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Iraq Benchmark Findings
Half of Recalled Recruiters Unable to Show Up
Allawi Gets a Ba'athist Endorsement
Shi'ite’s Tale: How Gulf With Sunnis Widened
Families of Iraqi Detainees Losing Hope
Allawi Won't Identify Backers for Fear They Will Be 'Killed by the Iranians'
Justice Dept. Lawyers Refuse Detainee Cases
Report: Children Suffer Post Traumatic Stress More Often Than Soldiers
Britain Drops Nuclear Bomb. Fortunately It Doesn’t Go Off
South of Baghdad, US Troops Find Fatigue, Frustration
Cholera in Iraq
Fears of Cholera Pandemic Grow in Northern Iraq
Iraq Water Plant Source of Cholera Outbreak: Minister
Cholera Spreads in Iraq as Health Services Collapse
Today in Iraq
Violence Batters Baghdad Schools
Iraq Says Making Progress Ahead of Key Reports
Gun-Toting Sadr Fighters Disappear From Baghdad Slum
Swimming Pool a Rare Oasis for Baghdad's Diverse Elite
Iraq Diplomat Warns Against 'Magical' Fixes
Iraq Says 72 Gunmen Arrested After Kerbala Chaos
Would-Be Assassins Miss Nineveh Governor
Thursday: 2 GIs, 30 Iraqis Killed; 26 Iraqis Wounded
Iraq Occupation
Plane Carrying US Lawmakers Fired on Above Iraq
US Says Company Bribed Officers for Work in Iraq
Panel Will Urge Broad Overhaul of Iraqi Police
Al-Qaeda in Iraq: We Killed 'US Official,' Embassy Doubts It
US Troops Skeptical of Sadr Order
US Military Says 2 Terrorists Killed, 36 Detained in Iraq Raids
Global Iraq Fallout
As British Pull Back From Basra, an Eye Is Cast on Past Occupations
British Defense Ministry Denies Deal Over Withdrawal From Basra
Dangerous Iraq War Chemicals Found Stored in New York UN Office
Iraq to Shadow Bush at Asia Summit
Bush Urges Allies to Keep Troops in Iraq
Australia Urges Iraq to 'Try Harder'
Poll: Most Australians Want Troops Out of Iraq; Split on Afghanistan Withdrawal
Iraq Seeks Joint Ventures
Sudan to Help Iraq's Palestinians
Syria Seeks to Slow Inflow of Iraqis
The War at Home
Inspector General at the Justice Dept. Is Investigating Gonzales' Testimony
Book on Pro-Israel Lobby Set to Make Splash in US
Unpopularity of Iraq War Infuses Massachusetts' House Special Election Campaign
Guilty Plea in Guns-for-Iran Plot
Judge Allows Saddam Link in Wyatt Oil Trial
US Military
Army Combs for Abuses in Iraq Contracts
Marine Tells of Order to Execute Haditha Women and Children
One of 18 Murder Charges Withdrawn Against Marine in Haditha Case
Junior Ranks Take Flak for Abu Ghraib
Fort Lewis Soldier, Deployed Twice to Iraq, Killed in Afghanistan

'War on Terror'

Rewritten Surveillance Law Passed by Congress Could Give Bush More Power for Domestic Wiretaps
Plan for Terror Screening of Aid Groups Cut Drastically
US Cites 'Secrets' Privilege as It Tries to Stop Suit on Banking Records
Spy Chief Quote Cited in Verizon Lawsuit
London Bomb Survivors in Bid for Public Inquiry
No Progress at Last-Ditch Kosovo Talks
Kosovo Asks Serbs to Accept Separate, Cordial Future
US Tests Joint Military Bases in Romania
Russia Moves to Destroy Nerve Gas Shells
Polish Government Critic Detained, Opposition Outraged
Iran Scoffs at US Warning Over Iraq
Iran Threatens to Withdraw Help With Iraq Security
Ahmadinejad Agrees to Oliver Stone Film on His Life
West Bank Policy Not Aiding Peace, Says UN
Israel Fire Kills Three Palestinian Children
US General Wants Five New Palestinian Battalions to Prop Up Abbas
Israeli Military, PA Officials Hold Highest Ranking Meeting Since 1994
Israel Blames Tension With Syria on Russia
Israeli Troops Arrest Teenager Strapped With Bombs
Israelis Extend Mixed Welcome to Sudanese
Israel Arab Dies From 2006 Attack
US Pledges to Support Lebanon Army
Lebanon's Lahoud Says Will Install Goverment if No Deal
Lebanese MP Enters Presidency Race
Hezbollah to Sue Israel for Lebanon War Reparations
No Proof Israeli Soldiers in Lebanon Are Alive: UN
Middle East
Turkish Army Chiefs Refuse to Salute New President
Saudi Arabia Continues Ban on Newspaper
US Commander: Military Alone Won't Beat Afghan Insurgents
Taliban Releases Remaining South Korean Hostages
Canada Criticizes South Korea for Hostage Talks
With Taliban's Release of Korean Christian Hostages, Caution for Missionaries
Suicide Bomber Strikes Outside Kabul Airport
US Says Top Taliban Commander Killed in Southern Afghanistan
British Air Force Gunner Killed at Afghan Air Base
Musharraf: Martial Law No Solution
US Urges Pakistan's Musharraf to Honor Commitments
Sharif Names Pakistan Return Date
North Korea
US Delays Decision on North Korea
Rice, North Korean FM Could Meet as Early as October
Building a Modern Arsenal in India
Indian Maoists Kill 12 Cops
Protests Persist in Myanmar, Despite Arrests by Junta
White House Condemns Myanmar Arrests
China Says Its Military Not a Threat
11 Rebels Die in Sri Lankan Clashes
Darfur Rebels Say Bombing Drives Thousands From Homes
Canada Says Sudan Diplomat to Be Ousted
Bolivia Accuses US of Funding Opposition
French Troops 'Raped Girls During Rwanda Genocide'
Kenya Muslims Say US Backed Torture and Detention
'Heavy' Fighting in Eastern Congo
Nigeria Military 'in Control of Delta Situation'
Mugabe Tells Veterans He's Not Going Anywhere

Justin Raimondo
Showdown Over Iran

Doug Bandow
George W. Bush, Iraq, and the Kitchen Sink

Charles Peña
Defusing Nuclear Hysteria

Sascha Matuszak
Politicize It

Philip Giraldi
Who's Killing American Soldiers in Iraq?

David R. Henderson
Myths and Truths About Iran

Alan Bock
Ending with a Whimper

Nebojsa Malic
Truths and Misconceptions

Ivan Eland
The State Perpetuates Itself
by Failing

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal: Breakthrough or Bad Bargain?

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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