Today's Highlights

History Neglects a Reign of Terror: Robert Fisk
Why So Many Mercenaries in Iraq?: Alan Bock
Lessons Learned – or Not: Gordon Prather
How Not to Win Friends & Influence People: Z. Mian
Gore's Peace Prize: A Grand Misjudgment: Oberg

 Scott Ritter

Stop the War With Iran!

 Clive Stafford Smith

Guantanamo, Torture, Secrecy

 Jon Basil Utley

Murderous Soviet Communism

 Keith Halderman

The Ruinous Drug War

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Updated October 14, 2007 - 11:29 PM EDT
Top Shi'ite Seeks Total US Pullout
  Iraq's Shi'ite Leaders Lock Horns on Federalism
  US Probes Civilian Toll in Airstrike, but Holds Insurgents Responsible
  White House Defends Iraq Progress as Ex-Commander Sees 'Nightmare'
  Arrogance and Inexperience Dog Private Army in Iraq
  Blackwater Chief Insists Guards Were Shot Upon
  Sunday: 63 Iraqis Killed, 58 Wounded
Witnesses: Turkey Shells Iraqi Village
  Rice Urges Turkey to Show Restraint on Iraq
  Turkey Deploys Extra Troops to Iraq Borders
Analysts: Struck Nuclear Project Inside Syria
  Report: High Level North Korean Official Leaves for Visit to Syria
Gates: Russia Is Saying, 'We Are Back'
  Rice Pledges Support to Russian Activists
A Reign of Terror Which History Has Chosen to Neglect  by Robert Fisk
How Not to Win Friends and Influence People  by Zia Mian
British Experience in Iraq Should Have Taught the US Something  by Georgie Anne Geyer
Lessons Learned – or Not
by Gordon Prather
'Seven Countries in Five Years'
by Joe Conason
The Consistency of Error  by Amir Oren

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Shi'ite Leader Hakim Backs Plan to Federalize Iraq
Trial Date Set for US Soldier in Iraq Who 'Aided Enemy'
Revealed: The Toll of Maimed British Troops
Blackwater Chief Says He Welcomes FBI Investigation
What Baghdad’s Cats Know About War
Fired Officer Believed CIA Lied to Congress
Namibia Shuts Down Mercenary Firm, Deports 2 US Citizens for Recruiting
Felons Helped Army Meet Recruitment Goal
The New Taliban
Former Commander of US Forces in Iraq: Mission in Iraq Is a 'Nightmare With No End in Sight'
Iraq Occupation
Survivors of Blackwater Shooting in Iraq Tell FBI Their Stories
Pentagon Builds Fortress City in Central Iraq
Son of Key Iraqi Cleric Criticizes US for Civilian Deaths
US, Iraqi Clan in Convenient Alliance
US Official: Rebuilding the Iraqi Air Force May Last for Years
US Contractors in Iraq Rely on Third-World Labor
UN Aid Group Denies Crocker Put Off Release of Report Outlining Humanitarian Crisis in Iraq
Today in Iraq
Iraqi Refugees Shed Sectarian Bitterness
Police Chief in Northern Iraq Escaped Life Attempt, Escort Dies, Three Injured
Persecuted Sect in Iraq Avoids Its Shrine
Soccer Eases Pain of War in Iraq
No Iraqi Newspapers for Three Days
Saturday: 4 GIs, 58 Iraqis Killed; 22 Iraqis Wounded
The War at Home
Ron Paul Stings Hillary Clinton on Iraq War, Warns of Draft
Clinton’s Iran Vote: The Fallout

Evidence Emerges in Slaying of Arab American Leader

President Avoids St. Petersburg (FL) Protesters
Hollywood in All-Out Assault on America's 'War on Terror'
Peace Activist Sri Chinmoy Dead at 76
US Military
At an Army School, Blunt Talk on Iraq
Pentagon Review Faults Bank Record Demands
New San Diego (CA) Facility Cares for War's Worst Wounded

'War on Terror'

Ex-Phone Chief Says NSA Sought Data Earlier
US: No Access to Suspected al-Qaeda Boss for Harkat's Lawyer
US Plan for Airline Security Meets Resistance in Canada
Portable Halls of Justice Rise in Guantánamo
EU Slams Brown on Terrorism
Prisoner 'Throws Boiling Oil' Over Terrorist Leader Who Plotted to Murder Thousands With Dirty Bombs
Top Marine Sticks by Afghanistan Proposal
British Colonel Hails Turnaround on Taliban
Ramadan Bombs Rock Afghanistan
Could Afghan Poppies Be Painkillers for the Poor?
Afghan Villagers Accuse US Troops of Burning Koran
UK: Grieving Families Call for Legal Aid to Fight Ministry of Defense
In Afghanistan, a Fiancee Aged 3
Private US Military Contractors Move Into Helmand
Taliban Use Hostage Cash to Fund UK Blitz
Eid Suicide Attack Kills Seven Afghans
Court Blow to Bhutto's Power-Sharing Hopes
Pakistan's Bhutto Faces Death Threats
Corruption Amnesty May Release Millions for Bhutto
Tribal Revolt Pushes Pakistan to Brink
Pakistan's Embattled Mosque Reopens With Fresh Momentum
Militants Release 30 Abducted Pakistani Security Personnel
India Nuclear Deal in Jeopardy After Coalition Bows to Communists
Posco Officials Kidnapped in India Released Unharmed
'Commander' of Lashkar Killed in Kashmir
India Points to Cross-Border Links to Blast in Ajmer Dargah
Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan President Open to Negotiated Solution
Colombo Rejects Monitoring of Rights Situation
Three Tamil Tigers Killed in Naval Clash
Rice Worried by Putin's Broad Powers
Soviets Influenced Pentagon Thinking on Tech, Gates Says
With Tight Grip on Ballot, Putin Is Forcing Foes Out
No Military Bases in Georgia and Ukraine, US to Russia
Time for a King for Georgia?
Rumblings in Spain Over Royal Family
Scotland: Environment Fears Could Block Trident Expansion
Darfur: Peacekeepers Without a Peace to Keep
UN in Talks to Rescue Sudan Deal
Congo: 370,000 Flee From Fighting
Tunisia Denies Allowing Torture
Chavez Says Close to Sealing FARC Hostage Meeting
Concert Ban on Chavez Critic
Press Group Cites Venezuelan 'Pressure'
US Officials in Turkey to 'Minimize' Genocide Row
Kurdish Lawmaker Urges Baghdad to Cancel Agreement With Turkey
Turkish Official Cancels US Trip, Cites Genocide Resolution
PKK Has No Intention of Leaving Iraq
Kurdish Dreams Find a Foothold in Iraq
One Turkish Soldier Killed, Two Injured in Landmine Explosion
Armenians Express Gratitude for US Panel's Genocide Vote
Iran Calls on Muslims to Boycott Peace Conference
Clinton Warns Iran About Inviting 'US Action'
Iran Denies Accusations of Interference in Afghanistan
Expo in Ahmadinejad's Iran Showcases Avant-Garde Art
PA Negotiator Calls for Detailed Accord Ahead of Peace Summit
IAF Strike Kills Hamas Militant in Gaza
PA Forces Shoot Dead Two Palestinians, Including 5-Year-Old Boy
Palestinians: Settlers Hurling Stones at Us
Surviving Gaza Strike, Father and Daughter Fear for Future
As Olive Harvest Begins, Some Palestinians Denied Access
Sweets and Tears in Gaza at Eid
Israel: Gaza Arms Smuggling Could Nix Annapolis Meet
Israeli Scholars New History of the Settlement Project
Peres, Herzog: Don't Expect Miracles at Middle East Summit
Israel Talks Peace, Draws Lines
Jericho Peace Concert Called Off Due to Threats
Book Faults Israeli Air War in Lebanon
Middle East
Syria Tries to Clear Rumors of Nuclear Activity
Fight Against Al-Qaeda 'Unites' Shia and Sunni Groups in Lebanon
35 Muslim Brotherhood Members Arrested for Rioting in Egypt
Four Killed as Police Clash With Protesters in Southern Yemen
Military Junta Forces Villagers to March, or Else
Myanmar Arrests Four Prominent Activists
Fear Reigns in Myanmar’s City Under Siege
A Few Voices From the Deepening Silence
Myanmar Refugees Strain Aid Groups
Myanmar: Comedy Act Faces Junta Clampdown
Thailand Won't Act Against Myanmar
Hu Set for Second Term at China's Helm
New China Hierarchy May Limit President's Power
No End for China's Long March to Equality

Chinese Watch Political Jockeying From Sidelines

China's Leaders Look for Heirs Apparent
China Cancels Third Germany Event After Dalai Lama Meeting
Thousands March in Taipei for Gay Rights
Large-Scale WMD Drill Launched Off Japan
South Korea Rethinks Line Drawn in Sea With North
Parliament Vote to Be Put Off in Nepal
Americans Keep Dying
Mother Knew It Was Bad News When Soldiers Came Looking for Her (WV)
Wife of Florida Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Was Set to Deploy Also
Accident Claims Life of Indiana Sailor in Iraqi
Las Vegas (NV) Soldier Dies of Illness in Iraq
Paratrooper (PR) Dies From Blast Wounds in Iraq
Everett (WA) Soldier 'Was a Quiet, Respectful and Honorable Son'
Soldier (WI) Wounded in May Bombing in Iraq Dies
Miami (FL) Soldier Killed in Iraq Spent Career in Military
Glenwood (IA) Soldier Dies in Iraq Bomb Blast
Soldier Who Grew Up in Los Osos (CA) Dies in Iraq
'Gung-Ho' Soldier Left Tough Streets of DC for the Army
Savannah (GA) Soldier With 10th Mountain Div Dies in Iraq
Hundreds Say Goodbye to Irish-Born Servicewoman (MA) Killed in Afghanistan
Samoan-Born Hayward (CA) Man Killed by Small-Arms Fire in Iraq
Soldier From White Hall (ARK) Killed in Iraq Bombing
Wisconsin Medic Saved Others in Iraq
Discussing 'Genocide'
Look for Early Signs of Genocide, Say Experts at Meet

Justin Raimondo
The Huckabee Horror

Alan Bock
Why So Many Mercenaries in Iraq?

Doug Bandow
The Korean Failure as a Model for Iraq

Nebojsa Malic
The Phantom Menace

Philip Giraldi
Neocons Acquire Another
Front Group

Charles Peña
Misunderestimating the Price of Iraq

David R. Henderson
War and the Constitution

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal May Trigger Midterm Polls in India

Ivan Eland
Why 'Partition' (of Iraq) Is a Dirty Word

Sascha Matuszak
Chaos in the Great Game

Ran HaCohen
Palestine: Blood Is in the Air

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