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 27, 2008 - 11:01 PM EST
Treason in the State Department?
Pakistan Rebuffs Secret US Plea for CIA Buildup
  Ex-Pakistani Official Says Policy on Taliban Is Failing
  Nuclear Arsenal Remains Secure, Pakistani General Asserts
  Afghanistan Claims 'Proof' of Iran-Taliban Weapons Flow
Iraq Wants Limits on US Operations
  Maliki Urges Sunni Arab Bloc to Rejoin Govt
  US Quietly Demands Iraq Give Contractors, GIs Immunity From Laws
  20,000 Detainees to Be Released Under General Pardon Law
  Gadhafi's Son Said Tied to Iraq Attack
  Sunday: 2 US Soldiers, 14 Iraqis Killed; 12 Iraqis Wounded
Egyptian Troops Pull Back, Gazans Pour Over Border
  Egypt Says Will Keep Border Open and Help Gazans Restock
  Will Gaza's Falling Wall Change Middle East Map Forever?
  Hamas Offers Egypt Talks on Restoring Gaza Border
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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Discontent Grows in Iraq Over New National Flag
McCain: Romney Favored Iraq Withdrawal
Disabled Spy Satellite Threatens Earth
Thatcher Told Navy to Raid Swedish Coast to Hike Cold War Tensions
Poll: US, Russian Citizens Want Weapons-Free Outer Space
Iraqi Reinforcements Rush to Mosul
Today in Iraq
Radical Shi'ite Cults Draw Concern in Southern Iraq
3,000 Extra Police for Restive Mosul
Rescuing Citadel: A Ray of Hope for Iraq
Baghdad: Chinese Chefs Take a Wok on the Wild Side in World's Most Dangerous City
Iraqi Minister Announces Arrest of Leader in Yamani Militant Group
Attacks Continue
Gunmen Kill Sadrist Sheikh in Najaf
5 Gunmen, 1 Civilian Killed in Iraq Near Samarra
Blasts Hit Baghdad, Including Green Zone
Saturday: 19 Iraqis Killed, 20 Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Iraq Withdrawal to Go Ahead, Says Aussie FM
Iraqi Player Disappointed After English Hopes Dashed
Iraqis Will Have to Obtain Visas for Entry to Jordan
Iraq's Forgotten Refugees: No Longer a Mother, Wife or Daughter
The War at Home
Veto of Wiretap Measure Is Threatened
Polls: Iraq Angst May Be Helping McCain
Court Denies Florida Ex-Professor's Appeal
Iraqi Interpreter Makes It to US With Help of an American Army Friend
Analysts: Defense Contractors Offer Safe Haven in Turbulent Markets
US Military
In More Cases, Combat Trauma Is Taking the Stand
Missing Soldier's Father Holds on to Hope
Guam's Young, Steeped in History, Line Up to Enlist
Model Planes Earn Their Stripes in War
Employee Accused of Taking Kickbacks From Military Contractor
35 Very Ill Political Prisoners in Gitmo, Says Right Group
Sudan's Ex-Guantánamo Prisoners Demand Payout From US
American Woman Kidnapped in Afghanistan
Afghanistan Favors British General as UN Envoy
Karzai Lectures Davos on the 'Business' of Suicide Bombing
Top Taliban Commander Killed, Says Coalition in Afghanistan
Clerics Hail Death Verdict for Afghan Reporter
Afghanistan: Expert Says Marine Vehicle Fired Upon
NATO Soldier Dies of Wounds Sustained in Eastern Afghanistan
Two Afghan Army Soldiers Injured in Helmand Suicide Blast
Canadian Soldier Faces October Trial for Afghanistan Shooting
A Conversation With Hamid Karzai
Dozens Killed in Pakistan Violence
Fierce Battle to Take Control of Tunnel in Pakistan
Pakistan Attacked With Rockets, Hit by Suicide Blast
Pakistan Security Forces Report Major Gains in South Waziristan
Pakistan: Peshawar Valley Link With Southern Districts Severed
Fatima Bhutto Wants to Make Own Political Mark
Hundreds Flee Violence in Pakistan
Taliban Leaders in Pakistan
New Taliban Chief Entering Limelight
Three Security Men Killed in Pakistan Rocket Attack
Pakistan: Court Martial of Nine Civilians Ordered in Terrorist Escape Case
Two Insurgents of Banned ULFA Killed in Northeast India
India Showcases Military Might on Republic Day
Sri Lanka
Jets Bomb Tamil Rebels' Naval Center
Sri Lanka Defense Chief Calls for Ban on Tamil Tigers
North Korea
North Korea Slows Nuclear Disablement to Half of Required Pace

North Korea Presses US to Urgently Conclude Peace Treaty, Ending 1950s Conflict

Australian Plane Behind Singapore Security Alert on Test Flight
Rights Group Accuses Myanmar of Holding More Dissidents

China Pays Atomic Blast Participants

Philippines Extends Term of Controversial Armed Forces Chief
UN Chief : 'Impasse Over Kosovo Could Be Dangerous'
Serbian Bishop Urges Germany Not to Recognize Independent Kosovo
Clashes in Russian City as Tension Rises
Communist Leader Demands Kremlin Ensure Fair Election
European Union Backs US-Style Traveler Scheme
Spain's Socialists Rule Out ETA Talks in Election Platform
Iran Receives More Russian Nuclear Fuel
Iranian Foreign Minister Praises US Moves in Iraq
Tehran's Mayor Speaks of Making Iran Less Isolated
Iran Says It Could Attack US Bases in Retaliation
Iran Says Surprised at Sanctions Plan, Urges Patience
Turkey Says US Nuclear Policy Strengthens Iran
Israeli DM Suspects Iranians Already Working on Nuclear Warhead
Anger in Iran After Law Student Dies in Custody
Wall Came Tumbling Down
Israel’s Experimental Pressure Backfires
Border Town United by Gaza Border Breach
Israel Demands That Egypt Restore Order at Gaza-Egypt Border
Local Residents: High Alert on Egyptian Border Bogus
Egypt Tries to Control Chaotic Border
Egypt Warns Hamas About Border Violence
Egyptian Forces Order Closure of al-Arish Shops
36 Egyptian Security Injured at Border
Abbas: No Talks With Hamas Despite Gaza Border Chaos
Fistfights as Gazans Clear Egyptian Shelves
Libya Blocks UN Council on Gaza
A Rough Guide to Hebron: The World's Strangest Guided Tour Highlights the Abuse of Palestinians
Abbas Calls on Militants to Halt Gaza Rocket Fire
Gazans Wary as US Election Looms
Fatah Says One of Its Militants Killed Israeli Soldier in Gaza
Al-Aqsa Brigades Launch Missiles on Sderot
Israeli Police Shoot Palestinian After Stabbing
Beirut Political Vacuum Stirs Alarm
Lebanon Buries Slain Officer, Vows to Fight Terror
Beirut: Site of Assassination Holds Grim Details
Beirut Blast Caused by 70 Kg of Explosives
Angry Mourners Vow Revenge for Killings in Lebanon
Leaders Across Lebanon's Political Spectrum Condemn Latest Assassination
Turkish Nationalists Charged With Plotting Uprising
Turkey Warns Against EU Becoming 'Club of Christians'
Peres to Turkish FM: Israel Targets Only Gaza Terrorists, Not Civilians
Middle East
A New France in the New Middle East: Forget Glory
George Habash, Palestinian Terrorism Tactician, Dies at 82
26 Killed in Police, Machete Attacks in Latest Kenya Unrest
Mob Violence Is Tearing Kenya Apart
Kenyans Count Bodies in Post-Election Battleground
Facts About Kenyan Tribes
Foreign Ministry: 'US Has No Right to Meddle in Sudan’s Affairs'
Four Militants Killed by Algerian Army
Three Killed in Blast Near Somali Presidential Palace
Foes Accuse Mugabe of Forcing Early Election, Before Key Constitutional Reforms Take Effect
France 'Not Responsible' for Rwandan Genocide
Rice Stands by Colombia in Dispute With Chavez
Colombia Orders Blockade of Rebel Hostage Camps
Colombian Hostages Have a Hard Life, Says Rebel Leader
Chavez Urges Withdrawals From US Banks
Guyana Shooting Claims 11 Lives
Americans Keep Dying
Fisher (IL) Soldier Leaves Behind Wife, Baby on the Way
Green Beret Medic (NY) Killed on Third Iraq Tour
Florida Soldier Killed Atop Bomb Resistant Truck
Siblings Share Memories of Brother Killed by Bomb in Iraq (OH)
Body of Marine From Tunnel Hill (GA) Killed in Iraq Arrives Home
Arkansas Soldier Was Eagle Scout, Asst Boy Scout Leader
Oakton (VA) Soldier Killed in Iraq Remembered as Caring, True Warrior
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

Justin Raimondo
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 Peña
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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