Today's Highlights

The Hundred-Year War: Justin Raimondo
Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind: John Taylor
Charlie Wilson's Warlords: Ivan Eland
War, Empire, Caskets, and Bankruptcy: Hornberger
Gulf of Tonkin Will Be Tough to Repeat: McGovern

 Juan Cole

Iraq War Far From Over

 Gareth Porter


 Kelley Beaucar Vlahos

Barack, Hillary and the War Party

 Charles Featherstone

Empire and Terrorism

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Updated January 14, 2008 - 11:10 PM EST
Did 'Filipino Monkey' Almost Cause WWIII?
  Navy: Radio Threat 'May Have Been Coincidence'
  Bush Insists Iran Biggest Terror Sponsor
  Iran Says US 'Lost Face' Over Ship Incident
  Bush's Iran Warning Speech Draws Cool Response From Gulf States
Iraqi Opposition Alliance Threatens Govt
  Ba'athists Wary of New Iraq Law
  Iraqis Authorize Big Jump in Forces

Monday: 55 Iraqis Killed, 11 Wounded

Dutch 'Friendly Fire' Kills 4 in Afghanistan

At Least Six Killed in Afghan Five-Star Hotel Attack

  US Attacks UK Plan to Arm Afghan Militias
  Defense Secretary: Britain Could Be in Afghanistan for Decades
Joint Chiefs Chairman: Close Guantánamo
Candidates' Unconditional Support Does Israel No Favor  John J. Mearsheimer
James Woolsey: Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind  by John Taylor
Troops to Get Anti-Conscience Pills?  by Penny Coleman
Gulf of Tonkin Will Be Tough to Repeat  by Ray McGovern
Foreign Policy and the Constitution
by Bart Frazier
Treason and Torture  by Tim Rutten

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Police: US Forces Killed Civilian Near Fallujah
RoboCop in Iraq
In Defending War Vote, Clintons Contradict Record
Ex-Ba'athists Get a Break. Or Do They?
New Govt in Marshall Islands May Spell Trouble for US
A Bid for Better Military Relations With China
British Defense Ministry Hires Private Doctors to Cover Shortages
Did Shin Bet Chief Count Slain Children as 'Terrorists Killed'?
Shin Bet Head: More Than 800 Killed in Gaza in Last Two Years
Today in Iraq
US Works to Integrate Sunnis in Iraq
140 Basra Facility Guards Sacked for Committing Serious Crimes
Rebuilding a Baghdad Neighborhood
Iraqi Oil Output Increases in December
Kurds in Refinery Talks With Canadian Oil Firms
Gallery Owner Battles for Art in Baghdad
Attacks Continue
An Iraqi House Was Rigged to Kill American Soldiers
Four Unidentified Bodies Found in Baghdad
Gunmen Kill Six in Attacks on Iraq Houses
Gunmen Blow Up Liquor Store in Makhmour District
3 Civilians Wounded in 2 IED Attacks in Babel

Sunday: 1 US Soldier, 13 Iraqis Killed; 26 Iraqis Wounded

The War at Home
Report: 121 War Vets Linked to Killings in US
US Candidates Step Up Anti-Iran Rhetoric
Obama Antiwar Speech Becomes Fodder for Clinton
Gen. Who Took Charge of New Orleans Retires
Clinton, Obama Spar Over Each Other's Record on Iraq War
11 Afghan Police Killed in Attacks
Power Cuts Still Leave Kabul in the Dark
Afghan Troops Kill 3 Taliban Militants, Arrest 36 Others in Eastern Afghanistan
Afghan Province Bans Male Tailors From Measuring Women
UK Soldier's Death in Afghanistan Blamed on Helicopter Fault
Medical Technician Dies in His Sleep While Serving at Base in Afghanistan
Many Pakistanis See Leader as Having Reigned Too Long
Pakistan Poll Shows Suspicion of Leaders
Musharraf Calls for Bhutto's Exhumation
Pakistani Army Camp Attacked Twice in North Waziristan
Opposition Win May Bring Taiwan Closer to China
Taiwan Poll Results Stir Beijing Hopes

Farmers Rise in Challenge to Chinese Land Policy

Myanmar Junta Blames Foreign Influence for Acts of Sabotage
Bomb Kills Ethnic Rebel, Injures Four Others in Myanmar
Bomb Hits Yangon Rail Station, Woman Wounded
Bush in the Middle East
Bush to Reaffirm Strong Ties With Saudi Arabia
Bush: United Arab Emirates Does Muslim State the Right Way
Egypt Opposition: Murderer Bush Not Welcome
Hezbollah Leader Blasts 'Pharaoh Bush,' Says Its an Honor to Be His Enemy
Tehran: Gulf Incident a Failed US Plot to Tarnish Iran's Image
Iran to Settle Atom Inquiry Issues Within Month: IAEA
Iraqi Army Arrested Four Iranian Diplomats
Gulf States Seek Leeway Amid US-Iran Tug of War
In Iran, Some Women Pursue Rights Despite Pressure
Olmert: Lack of Action on Promised Settler Removal 'a Disgrace'
Barak Aides: Olmert Reckless in Seeking Conflict Over Outposts
Israel-Palestinian Final Status Talks Start Monday
Gaza Smugglers Stay Busy
Palestinian Police Reclaim West Bank Streets
Israel's Lieberman Threatens to Leave Govt Again
Captive Israeli's Tale Becomes Kids' Book
Middle East
Israel to Get 'Smarter' US-Made Bombs Than Saudis
Yemen's al-Qaeda Wing Vows to Free Jailed Militants
Sunni Bookshops Attacked in Kuwait
Group: Kenyan Police Have Killed Dozens
Kenyan Police 'Had Shoot-to-Kill Policy'
Rights Group Urges Kenya Govt to Allow Protests
Uganda Claims to Foil al-Qaeda Plot to Kill UK Queen
Uganda Rebel Leader Rejects Talks Deadline
Nigerian Militants Offer Cease-Fire
Bomb Blast Kills Three Children in Somalia
US Missionary Held in Chad to Be Freed Soon
Mexico Blasts US Border Patrol Over Tear-Gas Incidents
Unusual Pair Takes Over in Guatemala
100,000 March in Georgia to Call for New Election
Kosovo Serbs Return to Uncertainty
Germany Opens Inquiry Into Terror Attack Claim

Justin Raimondo
The Hundred-Year War

Ivan Eland
Charlie Wilson's Warlords

Alan Bock
Some Substance, Please

Doug Bandow
Zhou Enlai: The Last Perfect Revolutionary

Charles Peña
Providing for the Common Defense

David R. Henderson
The Fatal Conceit in Foreign Policy

Nebojsa Malic
Shilling for the Empress

Philip Giraldi
Blaming the CIA Won't Work

Ran HaCohen
Beware of Barak

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal May Trigger Midterm Polls in India

Sascha Matuszak
Chaos in the Great Game

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