Today's Highlights

The Imperial Pretention: Alan Bock
Legalizing the Nuke Trade with Turkey: J. Frank
Unleash NATO: Gordon Prather
Iraqis: 'US Biggest Producer of Terror': Ali/Jamail
Dear Soldiers: Your Govt Lied to You: Aaron Glantz

 Mohammad Omer

Exodus to Egypt

 Philip Giraldi

Cheney Back in Charge of Iran Policy

 Conn Hallinan

Counter-Insurgency From The Air

 Chalmers Johnson

Things That Can't Go On Forever Don't

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Updated January 26, 2008 - 10:17 PM EST
Maliki: Iraq Ready for Final Battle With al-Qaeda
  Iraqis: 'US the Biggest Producer of Terror'
  Al-Qaeda in Iraq Records Shed Light on Foreign Recruits
  British DM Blames Army Leadership Failure for Abuse of Iraqis
  Friday: 1 US Soldier, 55 Iraqis Killed, 4 Iraqis Wounded
Officials: US Cannot Manage Contractors in Wars
  Bush Plan for Iraq Without Congressional Approval Would Be a First
  Critics Fear Pact Will Tie Next President's Hands
Pakistan's Musharraf Says No US Troops
  Pakistan Tests Missile, Rejects Nuclear Safety Worry
Karzai: You Can Call Me US Puppet
  American Woman Kidnapped in Afghanistan
  Afghanistan Political Crisis as Karzai Blocks UN Super-Envoy
  UK Soldier's Death in Afghanistan 'Probably Due to Friendly Fire'
Why Bush Wants to Legalize the Nuke Trade with Turkey  by Joshua Frank
Telecom Immunity: Covering Up Illegality by Secrecy and Fear  by Coleen Rowley
Pathetic Arguments for Foreign Intervention  by Sheldon Richman
Unleash NATO  by Gordon Prather
How to Create Iraqi Orphans
by Robert Fisk
The Biggest Jailbreak in History
by Stanley Heller

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In Timid Pursuit of Osama, Filmmaker Spurlock Mostly Shoots Himself
CIA: Hackers Shut Down Power to Entire Cities
Dems Want Congress to OK Any Military Pact With Iraq
Air Force Alters Rules for Handling of Nuclear Arms
Is Waterboarding Torture? Mukasey May Never Say
Scribes of the Empire: An Interview With Dahr Jamail
Iraqi Reinforcements Rush to Mosul
Today in Iraq
Muslim Scholars: Iraqi, US Troops Responsible for Mosul Bombing
Report: Mosul Explosion Was Controlled Demolition Gone Wrong
Australia Says Iraq Withdrawal Won't Hurt US Ties
Some Sunni Muslims Won't Salute Iraq's New Flag
Curfew to Be Lifted in Mosul
12 Gunmen Arrested Within Raider Harvest in Diyala
Iraq Seeks Investment in Southern Oil Province
Attacks Continue

Two Unknown Corpses Found in Baghdad

Three Unidentified Bodies Found Near Fallujah
Two Policemen Wounded by IED in Eastern Baghdad
Friday: 1 US Soldier, 55 Iraqis Killed, 4 Iraqis Wounded
British Abuse of Iraqis
British Report: Troops in Iraq 'Seemingly Unaware' of Ban on Mistreatment
UK Says Killing of Iraqi Civilians 'Not Systematic'
British Soldiers Need Training to Tell Right From Wrong
UK Report Clears Army of Iraqi Abuse
UK Troops Are 'Poorly Trained for Insurgency'
Five Cases of Abuse of Iraqi Civilians
The War at Home
New York Times Claims to Have Opposed Iraq War
Obama Blasts Clinton Vote on Iraq Invasion
Arrested Critic Seeks Cheney Testimony
Pre-State of the Union: Dems Urge Bush to Renounce Torture, Restore 'Moral Authority'
US Military
PoWs Alleging Iraqi Torture Ask White House to Intervene
Oregon Study: Young Vets Most at Risk for Suicide
New F-16 Goes Fast
'War on Terror'
Bush Order Expands Network Monitoring
Phone Firms' Bid for Immunity in Wiretaps Gains Ground
Like FBI, CIA Has Used Secret 'Letters'
Bill's Provision May Help Terror Victims Gain Redress
Unassuming Lawyer From Australia, Clears the Name of a Suspected Terrorist
Two Others Seek Reward in Moussaoui Case
Senators Question Why Terror Tipsters Were Skunked
Two Dead, Half a Town Burned in Kenya
Violence Erupts in Kenya Despite Talks
Ethnic Street Battles Engulf Kenyan City
Worried Kenyans Fear More Rift Valley Bloodshed
1,500 Kenyan Refugees Relocated in Uganda
Activists Urge UN Council to Tackle Kenya Crisis
Algiers Calms Down After Blast
Attack on Darfur Joint Forces Exposes Flaws
Mugabe Announces March Election Date
Security Official, Cafe Owner Killed in Somalia's Baidoa
Spain Moves to Ban Basque Parties From Election
Spain Doubts Alleged Terror Cell's Plan
Spain Alerts Interpol of Terrorists' Presence in France, Germany
Sarkozy Sees UN Okay on Indian Nuke Deal
France and India Deepen Defense Ties
Chávez Accuses Colombia of Preparing Military Attack on Venezuela
Venezuelan Pleads Guilty in Cover-Up of Suitcase of Cash Destined for Argentina
Weekend Reviews
Goldberg's Trivial Pursuit
The Long Fuse to the Iraq War
Will the Real Leo Strauss Please Stand Up?
A Sociology of Neoconservatism
Israeli Soldiers Man a Fortress of Futility
Iran to Face More Travel Bans, Asset Freezes
Proposal for 3rd Round of UN Iran Sanctions
Key Excerpts From Iran Sanctions Proposal
Iranian Leader: Normal Ties to US Impossible
Iran Reformists Threaten to Boycott Vote
Iran Set to Test Next Generation of Centrifuges
US Critical of Iran Election Process
Wall Came Tumbling Down
Egyptian Forces Retreat After Failing to Reseal Gaza Border
Gunfire as Egypt Attempts to Impose Border Deadline
Hamas Challenges Egypt's Bid to Close Gaza Border
Palestinians Use Bulldozer to Open New Hole in Egypt-Gaza Border
Hamas Official: Gazans May Head Into Israel Next
Border Chaos Challenges Hamas Strategy
Hamas Has Gained From Border Breach, Analysts Say
Gazans Scramble to Egypt in Last-Minute Supply Rush
The Gaza 'Tea Party'
'Dear Palestinian Brothers . . . Please Return to Gaza'
Barak: Israel Considering Letting PA Handle Gaza Crossings
Gazans Keep Crossing Amid Hints of End
Israeli Troops Kill Stone-Throwing Teenager Near Hebron
Israel Bans Anyone Under 40 From al-Aqsa
Israeli Air Strike Kills Hamas Commander
US-Proposed Draft Statement Won't Condemn Gaza Blockade, Will Condemn Qassam Fire
Mubarak Offers to Broker Talks Between Hamas and Fatah
Jordanians Rally in Support of Hamas in Gaza
EU Foreign Ministers to Focus on Gaza
Blast Kills High-Ranking Officer, Five Others in Beirut

White House Condemns Beirut Bombing

Blast Kills Four Afghans From US-Led Force
Troops Kill 12 Taliban in Afghanistan
Coalition Soldier Killed, Three Injured in Eastern Afghanistan
Musharraf Calls for More Troops to Fight Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan
US Military Falls Short of Afghan Training Goals
Troops Face Long Road Ahead in Afghanistan
US Troubled by Afghan Journalist's Death Sentence
Pakistani Forces Battle Border Militants
Several South Waziristan Towns Cleared of Militants
Pakistan Army Searches for Hijacked Ammo Trucks
Musharraf Champions Rights, but Only With Limits
Analysts Cite Complex Issues in Possible US Military Help for Pakistan
Sri Lanka
16 Bodies Found Dumped in Sri Lanka
Renegade Tamil Rebel Jailed in UK
Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers Must Compromise for Peace: Envoy
Japan: US Base Must Weigh Effect on Revered Creature
Koreas Hold First Talks in New Year
Myanmar Dissident Arrests 'Ongoing'
Conviction in Poisoning of Indonesian Rights Activist
India on High Alert for Republic Day Celebrations
Top Islamic Militant Killed in Kashmir
Russia & Her Neighbors
Serbian Deal to Give Gazprom Further Control
Kremlin Uses Military Draft to Curb Foes, Activists Say
Russia Expels Latvian Diplomat
Russia, China to Offer Treaty to Ban Arms in Space

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America – A Bankrupt Empire

Alan Bock
The Imperial Pretention

Doug Bandow
Korean Troubles Old and New: Time to Bring the Troops Home

Nebojsa Malic
That Pesky Democracy

Ivan Eland
Hope in Iraq

Charles Peńa
Shocked, Shocked by Bush's Broken Promises

Philip Giraldi
US, Iran One Misstep
From the Edge

David R. Henderson
The Fatal Conceit in Foreign Policy

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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