Today's Highlights

Ron Versus The Huckster: Justin Raimondo
Iran Moves Hint at Interest in Deal: Gareth Porter
Soft Crimes Against Democracy: Rosen/Engelhardt
Outing the 'Israel Lobby': Khody Akhav
China: Fragile Superpower: Doug Bandow

 Eric Boehlert

American TV and Print Give Up Covering the War

 Andrew Bacevich

Iraq and Vietnam

 Andy Worthington

Jose Padilla and the Descent Into Tyranny

 Will Grigg

American Fascism

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Updated September 7, 2007 - 11:22 PM EDT
US Troop Levels in Iraq at All-Time High
  White House Chief of Staff: Iraq Won't End With Bush Term
  Petraeus, Seeing Gains as Fragile, Is Wary of Cuts
  One General's Report: US Should Lower Profile in Iraq
  Democratic Retreat on Iraq?
  Leading Republicans: US Troops Cuts 'Off the Table'
Bin Laden Slams Democrats; No Overt Threats
  NBC Transcript of bin Laden Message
  Judge Strikes Down Part of PATRIOT Act
  10 More Sought in German Terror Plot
US Airstrike Kills Iraqi 19 Civilians
  Samarra Under US Attack
  On the Streets of Baghdad, Workers Divided on US Troops
  Friday: 7 GIs, 1 British Soldier, 21 Iraqis Killed; 11 Iraqis Wounded
Iran Nuke Moves Hint at Interest in Deal
  Iran Accuses US of Supporting Rebel Groups
  Iran Leader Rejects Talk of a Power Struggle
Israeli Jets 'Drop Ammunition' in Syria Sortie
  Syrian Minister: Unsure if Response Will Be Military or Diplomatic
  Israeli Troops Enter Southern Gaza
  HRW Accuses Israel of 'Indiscriminate' Attacks on Lebanese Civilians
Mounted Police Break Up Antiwar Press Conference in DC
Bush Clashes With S. Korean Leader Over Korean War
A September Rollout for Iran War
by David Isenberg
Cheney's Top Aide: 'One Bomb Away' From Our Goal  by Glenn Greenwald
Bush's New Friends: The Sunnis
by Mark Benjamin
Soft Crimes Against Democracy
by Ruth Rosen and Tom Engelhardt
America's Taliban-Support Program
by Jacob Sullum
The Killing of Jamie Dean  by Julia Dahl

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Outing the 'Israel Lobby'
Families Cracking Under War Pressure
Local Papers Get Grim Details on 'Non-Combat' Deaths
US Deports Parents of Dead Soldiers
Haditha Marine Regrets Dead, but Says Force Needed
26,000 US, Iraqi Troops Go on Offensive
Iraq Ex-PM Says US Held Talks With Banned Ba'athists
US Military Rejects Call to Disband Iraqi Police
Norway, Britain Jets Monitor Russian Bombers
Iraq Says Won't Disband Police
Despite US Report
Iraq Occupation Reports
A New Report on Iraq Lends Ammunition to Both Parties
Bush Troop Cut Hints Not Seen as Sign of Iraq Shift
Bush's Iraq Swagger a Distant Memory
The General vs. the Ambassador
Senators Spar Over Meaning of Iraq Report
A Look at Recent Studies on the Iraq War
Iraqi Politics
Sadrist Slams General's Statement on Militia Armed Activities
Maliki Reaches Out to Sunnis in Anbar Province
Sen. Biden to Iraqis: Reconcile or See US Leave
Iraqi Ambassador Attacks UK Basra Exit
The Man Left to Pick Up the Pieces in Basra
Today in Iraq
Residents Hail UK Withdrawal From Basra
Amputations, Torture, Brutal Cruelty: the Bloody Reality Behind the Statistics
Crime Blamed for Doctor Shortage in Iraq
Iraq Hostage Families Make Appeal
Thursday: 1 GI, 49 Iraqis Killed, 45 Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Most People Want Troops Out of Iraq: Global Poll
Turkey Builds Wall to Prevent Attacks From Northern Iraq
Aussie Opposition Leader Repeats Iraq Stance After Bush Meeting
The War at Home
Marine’s Defense Team Ends Haditha Hearing Abruptly
Republicans, Paul Clash Over Iraq War
Group Targets Senators in Antiwar Ads
Edwards to Offer Anti-Terror Plan
'Misplacing' Nukes
US Probing How Nuclear Missiles Went Missing From Airbase
Commander Disciplined for Nuclear Mistake
Doctors Accuse US of 'Unethical Practices' at Guantánamo Bay
16 at Guantánamo Are Transferred to Saudi Custody
Pentagon Builds for Future at Guantánamo
'War on Terror'
In Plot Suspect, Germany Sees Familiar Face
Germany Debates Security After Foiled Bomb Plot
Debate Rages Over German Government Spyware Plan
Terrorism Watch List Is Faulted for Errors
Lawmakers Challenge Plan to Expand Spying
Ex-Diplomat Testifies for Muslim Charity
Somali Opposition Summit in Eritrea Calls for Immediate Ethiopian Withdrawal
Seven Dead in Somalia Fighting
Somalia Crisis Among World's Worst, Says Rights Expert
15 Killed, 74 Injured in Suicide Attack in Algeria
Security Forces Kill Seven Militants in Algeria
Darfur Rebel Chief Calls New State Negotiator 'Arrogant'
Sudan Agrees to Darfur Peace Talks
Activists Warn Funds Over Links to Darfur
China's Darfur Envoy Hits Back at Campaigners
DR Congo
Truce to End Congo Fighting
More Than 10,000 Displaced After Latest Congo Clashes
Islamic Party Set for Moroccan Victory
Nigeria Militants Threaten to Cripple Oil, Gas Companies
UN-EU Troops Won't Arrive in Chad for Months
Fiji Reinstates Martial Law
It's Iran We're Fighting, Says UK Basra Commander
Iran Shrugs Off New Nuclear Sanctions Threats
Russia Denies Iran Deal on Nuclear Plant
US More Eager Than Europe for Military Strikes on Iran: Survey
Western Diplomat in Syria: Israeli Planes Dropped Bombs, Fuel Tanks
Israeli Army Declines Comment on Syria Bombing Report
Olmert Denies All Knowledge of Air Force Entry Into Syria
Israeli Lawmaker Visits Syria Without Authorization
Assad Defiant on Border Security
Hamas Accuses Palestinian Authority of Supporting Israel's Gaza Offensive
Israeli Forces Kill 10 Gunmen in Gaza Strip
Militants Claim Attack on Israeli Post
Peaceful Protests Bring Down Barrier
Pentagon Says Israel Improves Arms-Export Controls
Disabled Gaza Evacuee Sues Police Commander for Attack
Israel 'Furious' Over Norway Torture Claim
Hamas Rejects Red Cross Request to See Abducted IDF Soldier
Six Palestinians Charged in Attack on UN
HRW: Hezbollah Did Not Use Civilians as Cover
Lebanon Calls on Syria to Reduce Arms Smuggling Across Shared Border
Lebanon Cries Victory, but Is It Too Soon?
US Says 200 Taliban Killed in Two Weeks
Nearly 230 Civilians Killed in Taliban Bombs This Year
12 Mine Clearing Workers Missing in Afghanistan
Canadians Let Down by NATO in Afghanistan: General
Canadian Soldiers in Afghanistan Under Fire for Allegedly Failing to Support Local Police
Britain Tells US: We're Winning Afghan Battles but Not the War
Youngest British Soldier to Die in Afghanistan
US Army's Strategy in Afghanistan: Better Anthropology
US Official Calls for NATO Flexibility in Afghanistan
Korean Spymaster, Home With Hostages, Parades His Triumph
South Korean Spy Chief Makes Ambiguous Comment on Afghan Ransom Payment
Lawyers Relaunch Anti-Musharraf Campaign
Attorney General: Musharraf's Term Expires on November 15
Pakistan Crisis 'Hits Army Morale'
Military Kills Five Militants, Including Two Foreigners in Waziristan
10 Arrested Over Hyderabad Bombering
India Says 'Not Yet' to Another Assault Ship From the US
Bush Calls for Release of Myanmar Activists
Myanmar Monks Said to Free Hostages
Five Nation War Games in Bay of Bengal
Muslim Insurgency Calms in Thailand
Russia, Indonesia Set $1 Billion Arms Deal
Rights Group: 43 Aid Workers Killed in Sri Lanka Since Last Year
China Not Investigating Cyber Attacks
Poll: Europeans Oppose Attack on Iran, Tire of Afghan War
Britain Rules Out Referendum on EU Treaty: Foreign Minister
Ukraine President Upbeat Before Election

Justin Raimondo
Ron Versus the Huckster

Doug Bandow
China: Fragile Superpower

Nebojsa Malic
Drawing the Line

Charles Peña
Close, but No Cigar

Alan Bock
War With Iran Looks
More Likely

Sascha Matuszak
Politicize It

Philip Giraldi
Who's Killing American Soldiers in Iraq?

David R. Henderson
Myths and Truths About Iran

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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