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Shock and Horror: Charley Reese
Beginning-Ending Enduring Relationships: Prather
The War Empire Forgot: Nebojsa Malic
Iraqi Religious Violence Spiking: Khody Akhavi
Ambitious Delusions of Bush and Petraeus: Nichols

 Andrew Tilghman

The Myth of al Qaeda in Iraq

 Michael Scheuer

All But Paul ‘Marching to al Qaeda’s Drum’

 Gareth Porter

No Good Reason to Attack Iran

 Eric Boehlert

American TV and Print Give Up Covering the War

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Updated September 16, 2007 - 11:28 PM EDT
Officials: Bush Setting Up Attack on Iran
  Petraeus Tells Britain to Move Troops to Iran Border
  Iran Strategy Divides Bush Administration
  Was Israeli Raid a Dry Run for Attack on Iran?
  Afghanistan: US Worried Iran Sending Chinese Weapons to Taliban
Contractors Kill 9 Civilians, Wound 18 in Iraq
  Iraqis Tell US to Monitor Its Own Progress
  Sadr Group Quits Iraq Ruling Bloc
  As Ramadan Begins, al-Qaeda in Iraq Seeks a Turnaround
  Sunday: 120 Iraqis Killed, 73 Wounded
McCain: Throw MoveOn Out of the Country
  Few Americans See an End in Sight to Iraq War
  US Military Likely to Be in Iraq for Years After Drawdown
  Alan Greenspan: Iraq War Was Really for Oil
  Accord on Iraq War Slips Further Away
  Antiwar Protesters March From White House to Capitol
CIA Bans Water-Boarding in Terror Interrogations
  Paper: Bin Laden Sidelined as al-Qaeda Threat Revives
British Soldiers to Join Darfur Force
A True Parallel Between Vietnam and Iraq: Vitriol  by Ted Galen Carpenter
Beginning-Ending Enduring Relationships  by Gordon Prather
Fox News and Petraeus Take Propaganda to a New Level  by Glenn Greenwald
Reviving the Idea of the 'Good War'
by David Chandler
Shock and Horror  by Charley Reese
Just Ask the Iraqis  by Marie Cocco

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Articles of Faith: The Israel Lobby
British Troops Are Left Without Medics
Musharraf Assured on Reelection
Billions Over Baghdad: Whatever Happened to the Missing $9 Billion?
US Probes Banned Underwear Found at Gitmo
NATO Finally Comes Clean on Cluster Bomb Locations in Serbia
Back to School, Back to Horror
Today in Iraq
Iraq Qaeda Leader Calls for Attacks During Ramadan
Satire Seeks to Unite Iraqis in Lampooning Leaders
Alcohol Business Risky in Baghdad
Curfew Over, a Baghdad Book Mart Tries to Turn the Page
Victims of the Death Squads: One Family's Harrowing Story of Kidnap and Murder in Iraq
Baghdad Car Bomb Strikes Bakery; 11 Dead
Saturday: 1 US Soldier, 57 Iraqis Killed; 43 Iraqis Wounded
Iraq Occupation
British Move Raises Fears on Iraq Supply Lines
'Surge' Hit by Fresh al-Qaeda Threats
US Expands Anbar Model to Iraq Shi'ites
Army Records First UAV Kills in Iraq
Sadrists Say Bush's Troop Cut Announcement 'Tactical Change'
Petraeus Report Means More Soldier Suicides
Bush: More GIs to Fill Iraq Support Role
Global Iraq Fallout
France to Open a Diplomatic Office in Irbil
Al-Qaeda in Iraq Sets Bounty for Swedish Artist's Murder
The War at Home
Congressman Under Fire for Mentioning AIPAC
Female Soldier Dies of Non-Combat Wounds – and Family Rips War
Almost Home, but Facing More Delays at Walter Reed
Giuliani Buys Newspaper Ad to Condemn Hillary for Not Denouncing Antiwar Ad
More Than 150 Arrested at Iraq Protest
A Stock Caught in the Iraq Debate
Putin Hints at Return to Power
Russian Scientist May Have Tried to Smuggle Out Biological Weapons Material
Chechen Detained in Reporter's Death
Serbs See Rift With West if Kosovo Gains Independence
Terror Suspect in Austria Released
Americans Keep Dying
Streetsboro (OH) Soldier Killed in Iraq on 21st Birthday
McHenry (IL) Soldier Was Expecting First Child
Hawaii Soldier Was to Come Home in a Couple of Weeks
Journey's End for a Paralyzed Soldier Wounded in May (OR)
Chapel Hill (NC) Soldier Killed on 4th Deployment
Arkansas Marine Killed on Third Tour by Suicide Bomber
Colorado Springs (CO) Soldier Killed in Iraq
Family Informed of Death of Kansas City Soldier
Soldier From Illinois 'Was Just Trying to Better Himself'
San Antonio (TX) Soldier Killed in Iraq Had a Rough Childhood
Florida Marine 'Was a Son, Brother and Our Friend'
Brother Recalls Fallen Oklahoma Marine
Watson (LA) Soldier Dies of Wounds From Non-Combat Cause
'A True Soldier, Warrior and Infantryman' Killed in Afghanistan
Falls County Fallen Hero (TX)
Longtime Soldier (PA) and ‘True Leader’ Loved Washington State
Airman (TX) Killed in Kosovo When Her Vehicle Overturns
Venus (TX) Honors Fallen Hero
Longview (TX) Marine Killed in Car Bombing in Iraq
Lawrenceville (GA) Soldier Killed in Iraq
Cookeville (TN) Marine Killed in Iraq
Olmert Won't Say What Israeli Troops Did in Syria, Assures It Involved 'Unusual Courage'
Israeli Experts: Syria Might Have Violated Nuclear Treaty

Syrian Denies Saying Damascus Wouldn't Respond to Israeli Attack

Hezbollah Official Doesn't Envision War Between Syria and Israel
Assad Revokes Citizenship of Politician Who Visited Israeli Knesset
Israelis Vacation in Golan Heights Despite Tensions With Syria
Talks With Russia on Atom Plant Row Progress: Iran
Jaafari Name Stirs Confusion in Iran, Iraq
Expert: Britain Can't Fight Another War in the Gulf
One Palestinian Injured, Nine Arrested in Israel's Gaza Incursion
Fatah Denies Any Talks With Hamas
Hamas Showcases Military Readiness
Hamas Force Says Defuses Bomb at Gaza Parliament
Palestinian Group Slams Hamas Offensive
Israel Curbs Prayer Entry
Lebanon: Fatah Islam Fighters Caught
'Captain Begged for Medic, but No One Listened'
UK Slashes Afghan Anti-Drugs Funding
Chancellor Merkel Wants German Troops to Stay in Afghanistan

Canadian Forces Regain Part of Strategic Area in Southern Afghanistan

Japanese Candidates Back Afghan Mission
Musharraf Will Be Reelected, Says His Party
Militants Attack Two Checkposts in North Waziristan
US Nuclear Team Ends Survey in North Korea
Tens of Thousands Rally in Taiwan Over UN Bid
Journalist Who Reported on Official Abuses in China Released After Three Years in Jail

Maoist-PM Talks Fail in Nepal

Military: Bomb, Clashes Kill 29 Across Sri Lanka
DR Congo
Congo Facing Third Civil War in 10 Years
Torture Fate 'Awaits UK Deportees'
UN Says Mass Graves Found in Congo
Somalia Opposition Forges Mixed Deal
Somali Govt Forces Detain and Threaten Journalists
Somali Journalists to Continue Work Despite Army Threat
Darfur Rebel Leader Scoffs at Sudan Ceasefire Call
In China, a Display of Resolve on Darfur
Rights Group: Central African Republic Troops Kill Civilians, Burn Villages
US Warns Its Citizens in Algeria to Be Cautious
Colombia Rejects Venezuela's Hostage Swap Request
Weekend Reviews
His Toughness Problem — and Ours
The Bully of the Middle East
Is War Necessary for Economic Growth?
New Movie Explores Iraq War's Emotional Wreckage

Justin Raimondo
Petraeus: GOP Man on Horseback?

Nebojsa Malic
The War Empire Forgot

Doug Bandow
Are Republicans Crazy?

Philip Giraldi
Henry Kissinger: Realist, or Neocon?

David R. Henderson
9/11, Six Years Later

Alan Bock
Waiting for Gen. Petraeus

Praful Bidwai
Five-Nation Naval Drill Presages 'Asian NATO'?

Charles Peña
Close, but No Cigar

Sascha Matuszak
Politicize It

Ivan Eland
The State Perpetuates Itself
by Failing

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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