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Blowback in the War on Terror: Anita Inder Singh
Loose Nuke Plan Subverted: Gordon Prather
Doubting Qaeda Role in Bhutto Death: Alexandrovna
Iran/Argentina Terror Frame-Up: Gareth Porter
No Sunshine for Bush in Mideast by Leon Hadar

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The Imprudence of Empire

 Les Roberts

How Many Dead Iraqis?

 Juan Cole

Iraq War Far From Over

 Gareth Porter


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Updated January 19, 2008 - 10:06 PM EST
US: Iraq Seeing Rise in Iran-Linked Bomb Blasts
  Mosque Raid 'Ends Southern Iraq Bloodshed' During Religious Festival
  Joint Chiefs to Give Own Iraq Troop Cut View
  Sunni Sheik Offers Guns and Gets Rewards
  60 Rebel Targets Destroyed in Turkish Air Strike in Iraq
  Friday: 1 US Soldier, 171 Iraqis Killed, 213 Iraqis Wounded
Govt: 100 Islamic Militants Killed in NW Pakistan
  CIA, Pakistan Concur on Bhutto's Killer
  Intelligence Officials Question al-Qaeda Role in Bhutto Killing
  Pakistanis Reel From One Bomb to the Next
Report: Afghanistan War Is Just Beginning
Bush's Iran/Argentina
Terror Frame-Up
 by Gareth Porter
Loose Nuke Plan Subverted
by Gordon Prather
Lawbreaking Telecoms Still Conniving to Obtain Immunity From Congress  by Glenn Greenwald
Nationalists Stirring in Iraq
by Robert Dreyfuss
No Sunshine for Bush in Mideast
by Leon Hadar
The Future of Guantánamo
by Andy Worthington

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'War on Terror'
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Georgian Army Replaces Kalashnikov With US Rifle

Islamist Defendant Claims Terrorist Bomb Bid Just a Hoax
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Manila Cites Instability Threat Ahead of Protests
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Colombia's Military Toughens Up

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