Today's Highlights

Faith Run Over by History: Danner/Engelhardt
Double Standard at Home and Abroad: Ivan Eland
Interview with John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt
Gates in the Lion's Den by Jim Lobe
The Iran Hawks by Juan Cole

 Melissa Goodman

Military’s Role in Domestic Spying

 Brandon Mayfield

Falsely Accused of Madrid Train Bombings

 Glenn Greenwald

George Bush is Tapping Your Phone

 Bill Astore

Saving the Military from Itself

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Updated October 18, 2007 - 11:25 PM EDT
123 Killed as Bhutto Survives Bombs
Iran Brushes Off Bush 'WW3' Warning
  White House: WW3 Warning Just 'A Rhetorical Point'
  Putin Attacks US Foreign Policy, Announces New Nuclear Weapon
  Iranian Leader Says No Russian Nuclear Proposal
Guards Shoot 3 Iraq Civilians, Including Reporter
  Iraq Seeking Faster Blackwater Pullout
  Blackwater Won't Allow Arrests
  US Concerned as Iraq Awards Power Contracts to Iran and China
  Thursday: 1 GI, 32 Iraqis Killed, 43 Iraqis Wounded
Iraq Asks Kurdish Separatists to Leave
  Turkish Envoy: Threat to Invade Iraq 'Not a Joke'
  Syria Gives Backing to Possible Turkish Incursion Into Iraq
  Pentagon: Turkey Has No Appetite for Iraq Incursion
  House Speaker Unsure if Genocide Motion Will Reach a Vote
Syria Denies Existence of Nuclear Site
  UN Spokesman: Syrian Delegate Never Referred to Nuclear Site
Breaking the Taboo: Why We Took on the Israel Lobby  Interview with John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt
Bush's Faith Run Over by History
by Mark Danner and Tom Engelhardt
A US Peace Rabbit That Is Likely to Fail  by Rami G. Khouri
Dissent From the Front Lines
by Robert Scheer
Gates in the Lion's Den  by Jim Lobe
Will We Fall for War vs. Iran?
by Andrew Greeley

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Text of Bush's News Conference
Poll: Bush Approval Down to 24%, Congress at 11%
Pentagon to Alert 8 Guard Units for War Duty
US Rejects UN Mercenary Report
Finnish MP: US to Build 14 Permanent Bases in Iraq
Bush: Putin Is Wily
US Terror Chief Resigns After Comments
All the President's PR Men
US: Iraqi Terror Network Remains Lethal
Iraq Occupation
Study: Nearly 15,000 Troops Went to War Without Anti-IED Training
Iraq Drawdown to Begin in Volatile Area
Blackwater Likely to Be Out of Iraq
Gates Mulls Central Authority Over Iraq Security Contractors
US Investigates Food Suppliers for Troops in Iraq
Part-Time Fighters Adjust to Iraq War
Aussie Soldier Wounded in Iraq
US Soldiers Let Iraqi Inmates Make Calls
Today in Iraq
CBS Corespondent: 'Things Are Going Very Very Badly in Iraq'
Iraqi Police Discover Beheaded Body Set Up as Bomb in Kirkuk
Reconciliation in Iraq Goes Local
Bomb Strikes Police Patrol Near Baghdad, Seven Dead
'Chemical Ali' Is Taken to a Gallows Site in Baghdad
Wednesday: 31 Iraqis Killed, 18 Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Oil Trades Near Record After Jumping on Turkey-Iraq Dispute
London Officials Move Parliament Square Peace Camp
Scotland: Elderly War Protesters May Face Jail Over Graffiti
The War at Home
Bush Declares That He Remains Relevant
US House Overwhelmingly Approves Measure on Iraq Corruption
Mukasey Vows Not to Bow to Political Power
Sen. Webb Calls for 'Substantially' Bigger Navy

Los Angeles City Council Condemns Iraq War in Resolution Urging US Troop Withdrawal

US Military
Are Bomb-Resistant Vehicles Worth It?
'Fragging' Is Rare in Iraq, Afghanistan
Gates: Anti-Satellite Test Shows US Weaknesses
Tough Punishment Expected for Warhead Errors
Army Hearings for Two Iraq Vets Accused of Killing Iraqi Civilian
Veterans, Employers Struggle to Adjust After Return From Iraq
Revamp Urged for Care of Veterans
Pentagon: Preventing War Leads New Naval Strategy
'War on Terror'
AG Nominee Disavows Torture Memo
What Does Uncle Sam Pay to Read Your E-Mail?
Senate Deal on Immunity for Phone Companies
Menezes Composite Picture 'Was Manipulated'
UK Terrorist Suspects 'Fired Pretend Weapons'
Terror Suspect in Gitmo Meets His Lawyer
Guantanamo Lawyer Says Gyllenhaal Film Rings True
US-Brokered Truce in Southern Sudan Is Collapsing
Three UN Food Agency Drivers Slain in Darfur
Sudan's Bashir Reshuffles Cabinet to Defuse Crisis
UN Compound Stormed Amid Escalating Violence in Mogadishu
UN Food Program Officer Seized, Jailed in Somalia
Somali Aid Stopped After Kidnap
Three Civilians Killed in Mogadishu
Somali PM Heads to Ethiopia Amid Debate on His Fate
US Abstains as Libya Wins Seat on UN Security Council
Seven Algerian Army Personnel Injured in Mine Blast
Congo Leader Tells Military to Disarm Rebel General
Fiji Leader Bends to End Coup Bans
As a Land Thaws, So Do Greenland's Aspirations for Independence
Russia, Iran Harden Against West
Russia: Nothing New in US Missile Defense Proposal
Polish Group: Antiwar Ad Not Anti-Semitic
France: Huge Operation to Destroy Old Sea Mines Begins
Bracing for a Turkish Strike in Iraq
Maliki Says Iraq Understands Turkey's Concerns About PKK
Iraq Sees Progress in Turkish Talks to Avert Military Strike
Iraqi Kurds: Turkish Invasion Would Be Illegal
Recent Turkish Incursions Into Iraq
Bush Urges Turkey Against Iraq Incursion
EU Reiterates Call for Turkey to Cooperate on Iraq
Iran: Russia Made Nuclear Proposal
Russian General: Iran Has No ICBM Capability
Divisions in Europe May Thwart US Objectives on Iran
Former Mossad Chief: Iran Not an Existential Threat to Israel
US Business Fears Backlash From Iran Sanctions Bill
Three Iranian Student Leaders Sentenced
State Dept Official: US Could Change Missile Shield if Iran Ends Uranium Enrichment
Rice Wins No Firm Mideast Pledges
Rice Hears Palestinians' Grievances
Israeli PM to Pay a Surprise Visit to Russia for Talks With Putin
Israeli Soldier Killed During Gaza Incursion
Israeli Military Action Against Gaza May Broaden After Soldier's Death
Abbas May Boycott Peace Talks
Peres Chides 'Surprisingly Stubborn' Washington on Pollard, Vows Efforts Will Continue
Bush Confident Mideast Summit Will Acheive Palestinian State
Three Palestinian Militants Wounded in Air Strike on Southern Gaza
PA Official: Palestinian Security to Deploy More Troops in Nablus
Clashes Between Gaza Clan Gunmen and Hamas Police Leave Four Dead
Israel and Hezbollah Swap Bodies
Hezbollah Seeks Release of Iranian Diplomats in Prisoner Swap
Hezbollah Loyalists Mass for Funeral
Rice Gains Egypt's Backing on Peace Plan
Egyptian FM Denies Plentiful Weapons Smuggled From Egypt Into Gaza
Hundreds of Afghans Stage Anti-US Protest
NATO Commander Says Afghan Army Could Operate Solo by Spring
Roads Near Kabul Grow Dangerous
Canada Proposes 2011 Exit From Afghanistan
Slovakia to Double Its Mission to Afghanistan
Japan to Alter Support of US in Afghanistan
Overhaul of Afghan Police Is New Priority
Taliban Kills One Policeman, Wounds Four
Regional Trade Conference Underway in Afghanistan
Musharraf Rival Prepares for Return
Bhutto Vows to Bring Democracy to Pakistan
Bhutto Adds to Pakistan's Uncertainty
Police Ready Bomb Squads Ahead of Bhutto Return to Chaotic Karachi
Pakistan FM Warns Against Waziristan Pullout, Citing NATO Anger
US Nuclear Deal On, Says India Ruling Party
Domestic Turmoil Overshadows India-Pakistan Talks
India Accuses Pakistan of Inciting Sikh Radicals
Nearly 3,000 Held in Myanmar
New Moves to Punish Myanmar Junta
Taipei Rejects Peace Talks With Beijing
Bush Urges China to Meet With the Dalai Lama
Bush Dismisses Chinese Concerns Over Lama Visit
Sri Lanka Faces All-Out War
Australian Military Denies Soldiers Beat Timorese Civilian

Justin Raimondo
Christopher Hitchens and Genocide

Ivan Eland
US Has Double Standard at Home and Abroad

Charles Peņa
Not -So-New Homeland Security Strategy

Ran HaCohen
The Israeli Right Has a Peace Plan

David R. Henderson
How George Bush Changed
My Life

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

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal May Trigger Midterm Polls in India

Sascha Matuszak
Chaos in the Great Game

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