Today's Highlights

Reel or Real History?: Leon Hadar
Cuba: Still No Cigars: Rep. Ron Paul
Bush Can Run the World?: Sheldon Richman
Bush Era's Legacy of Torture: Liliana Segura
'War on Terror' = War on Iran: Pepe Escobar

 Candace Gorman

Injustice Reigns at Guantanamo Bay Prison

 David Livingstone Smith

Danger: Homo Sapiens

 Jacob Hornberger

How the War Should Have Been Won

 Michael Kirk

Dick Cheney is the Law

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Updated October 30, 2007 - 11:27 PM EDT
No End to US' War Budget Woes
  Immunity Jeopardizes Blackwater Probe
  US Brigadier General Wounded in Iraq

Tuesday: 3 GIs, 23 Iraqis Killed; 26 Iraqis Wounded

Turkey Determined to Turn the Screws

  Business as Usual in Iraq's North

US to ElBaradei: Butt Out of Iran 'Diplomacy'


52% of Americans Support Military Strike Against Iran


Shift in Trade Leaves Iran Less Vulnerable to US Sanctions

Cease-Fire After 100 Die in Pakistan


Blast Near Musharraf's HQ Kills Seven

Struggling for Relevance in Cuba: Still No Cigars  by Rep. Ron Paul
When Reel Tales Rewrite
Real History
 by Leon Hadar
The Bush Era's Dark
Legacy of Torture
 by Liliana Segura
Should Anyone Join the Military?
by Laurence M. Vance
The Orwellian Bush Administration
by Nat Hentoff
'War on Terror' Is Now War on Iran
by Pepe Escobar

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Sibel Edmonds Willing to Tell All

Egypt to Build Nuclear Plants; US Welcomes Plan

Analysis: Harsh Rhetoric for Iran Is Only Isolating US

Britain: Huge Arms Deals and Terror Intelligence Links

On Torture, 2 Messages and a High Political Cost

Japanese Minister Reveals Bizarre al-Qaeda Link

Oil Prices Break $93 Mark

Iraq's Aid Crews Lead Secret Lives

Today in Iraq

Iraqi Troops Free Kidnapped Tribal Chiefs

Number of Girls Attending School in Iraq Dropping

Iraqis to Take Control of Another Province

Attacks Continue

Iraqi Editor Is Slain; At Least 122 Journalists Killed So Far

Bike-Riding Suicide Bomber Kills 30 Iraqi Police

Twenty Headless Bodies Found North of Baghdad

Monday: 87 Iraqis Killed, 61 Wounded
Occupying Iraq

Gen. Petraeus Praises Chalabi

US Military Holds Shi'ite Militia Leader for Baghdad Kidnapping

Marines in Iraq Look to Pastor for Answers to Tough Questions

The War at Home

Congress Must Re-Assume War Powers, Lawmakers Say

Giuliani: Dems Will Change Minds on Iraq

'War on Terror'

American al-Qaeda Member Threatens US Embassies

US Financial Controls Drive al-Qaeda Financing Underground

UN Expert Seeks Guantánamo Closure

Saudi King Criticizes UK for Failing to Heed Terror Warning

MI5: Saudi King Never Warned of 7/7 Attack

The Fog of Work: What Happened to Fremont Mechanic Hamid Sayadi After 9/11?

Japan Ends Afghanistan Mission

Afghan Officials: Forces Kill, Wound 50 Taliban Insurgents

UN: 34 Aid Workers Killed in Afghanistan This Year

Worsening Violence Strangles Afghan Aid

Foreign Fighters of Violent Bent Bolster Taliban

Key Tribal Leader on Verge of Deserting Taliban

Canada Brushes Off Allegations of Afghan Torture as Taliban Lies

Canadian Forces Wage PR War in Remote Areas of Afghanistan


29 Killed in Fresh Pakistan Clashes

Saudi Arabia Dismisses US Pressure to Allow Sharif's Return

Official: US Forced Pakistan to Allow Bhutto Back

Bhutto's Return Brings Pakistani Politics to a Boil

South Asia

Fresh Clashes Kill 27 in Sri Lanka

Indian Troops to Withdraw from Kashmir Areas

Five Killed, Three Injured, 12 Policemen Missing in Maoist Attack in India

In Other News

Azerbaijan: Terror Plot Thwarted

Russia Test-Launches Older Missile

Comic Who Mocked Myanmar Junta Arrested

Bosnian Serbs Protest Against 'Dictatorial' Envoy


Kurdish Rebels Hunted in Hills

Turkey Bombs Kurdish Rebels in Southeast

Turkey Celebrates Republic Day Amid Tension Over PKK

Iraq Warns Turkey Against 'Disastrous' Incursion


Iran, IAEA Tackle Centrifuge Questions

US Official Discusses Iran Sanctions in UAE

Iran Navy Commander: Forces Will Carry Out Suicide Missions in Gulf

Iranian FM Meets Hamas Officials in Syrian Capital

Israeli FM in China to Push for Iran Sanctions

Israeli FM: Iran Behind Almost Every Conflict in the Middle East

Squeezing Gaza

Israeli Soldier, Hamas Militants and Palestinian Civilian Killed in Gaza

Conditions Worsen in Gaza as Israel Tightens Grip

Israel Rules Out Halt in Gaza Electricity for Time Being

Israel Restricts Gaza Crossing as Firing Persists

UN Chief: 'Punitive Measures' Against Gaza Unacceptable

Israeli General: Attacks on Gaza Prevent Terrorism in Israel

Israeli General: Hamas Establishing Bunker System Along Gaza Fence


Bush Presses Congress for $400 Million for Fatah

Abbas Urged to Stop Meeting Israeli Officials

Israeli Forces Pull Out of West Bank Town After Incursion

Shin Bet Chief: Palestinians Too 'Exhausted' for New Intifada

Palestinian Census Carries Sobering Subtext for Israelis

Middle East

Red Cross Opens First-Aid Station Damaged by Israel

Syria Backs UN Condemnation of Israeli Attack

Police Round Up 25 Muslim Brothers in Cairo

400 Islamist Detainees End Morocco Hunger Strike


Rebels: Sudan Violating Their Own Unilateral Cease-Fire

Darfur Talks Stall Amid Disarray in Rebel Factions

Sudan Rebels Warn Oil Workers: Leave or Be Targets


Ethiopia Denies Plot to Attack Eritrea

Red Cross Repatriates 885 From Ethiopia and Eritrea


US Diplomat to Help Lead Africa Command

Somali PM Resigns

US Military to Conduct Platoon Training for Liberian Army


Justin Raimondo
Who's Behind the PKK?

Doug Bandow
Make China Be Nice?

Nebojsa Malic
Sorrow's Home

Philip Giraldi
Tortured by Uncle Sam

David R. Henderson
Economists and the
Nobel Peace Prize

Alan Bock
Secrecy and the War Without End

Ivan Eland
US Has Double Standard at Home and Abroad

Charles Peña
Not -So-New Homeland Security Strategy

Ran HaCohen
The Israeli Right Has a Peace Plan

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal May Trigger Midterm Polls in India

Sascha Matuszak
Chaos in the Great Game

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