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The Madness of John McCain: Justin Raimondo
Bush's Rosy Scenario: Alan Bock
Safeguarding 'New-cue-lur' Secrets: Gordon Prather
Blowback From the GOP’s Holy War: Juan Cole
States Mull Calling Back Guards from Iraq: Glantz

 Allan Hyde

One Million Dead Iraqis

 Mohammad Omer

Exodus to Egypt

 Philip Giraldi

Cheney Back in Charge of Iran Policy

 Conn Hallinan

Counter-Insurgency From The Air

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Updated February 2, 2008 - 10:10 PM EST
Pentagon Brass Split on Troop Cuts
  UK Troops Accused of 'Off-The-Scale' Abuse in Iraq
  Female Bombers Kill 98, Wound 200 at Baghdad Pet Markets
  Bush to Seek $515 Billion More for Pentagon in 2009
  Friday: 110 Iraqis Killed, 215 Wounded
US Envoy: US Invasions Boosted Iran
  Iran Resolution Hits Snag at UN
Domestic Spying Program Could Aid Terrorists
  Bush Extends Surveillance Bill While Congress Debates
US Strike on Qaeda Leader Seen as Limited Success
  Pakistan Minister Says Unable to Confirm Qaeda Commander's Killing
Chad Rebels Fight Govt Force in Capital
The Madness of John McCain
by Justin Raimondo
Blowback From the GOP’s Holy War  by Juan Cole
Truth or Terrorism? The Real Story Behind Five Years of High Alerts  by Tim Dickinson
Defeat Without End  by Robert C. Koehler
Safeguarding 'New-cue-lur' Secrets
by Gordon Prather
Hiding From 'Real ID'  by Kerry Howley

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Big Crackdown in Store for Military Nets?
Nashville at 'High Risk' for Terror Attacks
Iraqi Commission Report Accuses Iran of Stealing Oil, US of Arms Swindle
UK Govt Blocks Access to Secret Military Papers on Diego Garcia
States Consider Calling Back National Guards from Iraq
New Cable Cut Compounds Internet Woes
Germany Rejects US Pressure to Send Troops to Southern Afghanistan, Will Stay in Peaceful North
Pet Market Bombings
Mentally Disabled Women Used in Bombings
Iraqi Insurgents Find Female Bombers Can Skirt Security
Ambassador: Al-Qaeda in Iraq Using New Tactics
Rice: Bombings Show al-Qaeda's Brutality
Chronology: Deadliest Bomb Attacks in Iraq
Women Bombers in Iraq
Pet Market Attacks in Baghdad
Iraq Occupation
Top US Military Officer: Iraq Withdrawal Pause to Depend on Ground Conditions
Crocker: Iraq Needs US Troops Until 2009
US General: Sadr Likely to Extend Iraq Ceasefire
IED Leaves US Casualties in Babel
350 NY Air Guardsmen Headed to Iraq
Today in Iraq
Najaf's Underground Haven of Iraqi History and Fond Memories
Woman Controls Iraq's Security Forces
Police Kill Three Suspected al-Qaeda Operatives in Salah al-Din
Iraq Oil at Highest Level Since War
Iraqi Police HQ Celebrates Having Working Electricity
Weapons Depot Found Near Kirkuk
Curfew Lifted Off Fallujah, Outlets Re-Opened
Iraq Diary: A Filmmaker's Anger
Friday: 110 Iraqis Killed, 215 Wounded
The War at Home
CIA Sets Changes to Inspector General's Oversight, Adds Ombudsman
Weapons Trader Allegedly Tied to China, Iran
Orthodox Jews to Join Other Arab Organizations in Protest Against AIPAC
US Military
26 US Soldiers Exposed to Chlorine Gas, Paper Reports
Top General: Let Soldiers Blog
Navy Test Fires Futuristic Electromagnetic 'Railgun'
A Look at the Predator Drone
Navy SEAL Killed in Live-Fire Training at Mississippi Contractor Facility
'War on Terror'
Canada Probes Blogger for Urging Attacks
Email Trail From Navy Man to London 'Terror' Site Goes Fuzzy
Pentagon May Give Afghan Detainee Military Trial
Spy Warned Aussie Govt of Habib Torture
Politicians Warn Guantánamo Aussie Not to Sell His Story
Australia Won’t Punish Detainee's Lawyer for Leak
Rebels Battle Near Chad Capital
Chadian Rebels Force EU Troops to Retreat
France Sends New Troops to Chad
UN Opposes Coup Attempt in Chad
Kenyan Rivals Strike Deal to Try and Stop Violence
Mob Kills Kenyan Police Officer
Kenyan Police Kill Four Looters
Somalia: Doctors Without Borders Pulls Out
Sudan Welcomes Chinese Peacekeepers
Nigeria Govt May Clamp Down on Militants
British Plotter Faces Torture After Extradition to Equatorial Guinea
Weekend Reviews
The Fall of Rome Played Out in Southfork
Freedom for Thought We Hate
What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been
The Terror Presidency: Law and Judgment Inside the Bush Administration
French Defence Minister Says Iran Still Pursuing Nuclear Arms
Iran DM Vows to Defend Persian Gulf Against All
Open Border at Gaza
Defiant Hamas Bulldozes Rafah Crossing Wider
Gazans Continue to Cross Breached Border
Travel Brings Surprises to Gazans
Hamas Protests Egypt Bid to Seal Border
Haniyeh: Hamas Will Do Everything to Block Egypt From Sealing Border
Thousands Rally in Israel to Protest Lack of Action on Police Killings of Arabs
Israeli Military Inquiry: Leaflets Threatening to Shoot West Bank Residents Were Hung by Officer
Israeli Forces Shoot Five Mourners While Trying to Ban West Bank Funeral
UN Agency Says Cold Weather Is Adding to Growing Misery in Gaza
UK Jewish Group Slams Israel's Gaza Blockade
Gunmen Attack Israeli Embassy in Mauritania, Three Hurt
Canadian Inquiry Blames Israelis for Lebanon Deaths in 2006
Did a Rainstorm Save Lebanon?
US Envoy Rejects 'Political Solution' Language for PKK
Turkey Asks Interpol for More Vigilance Against PKK Escapees
Situation in Afghanistan 'Very Difficult,' British Minister Says
Afghan Senate Withdraws Demand for Student's Death Sentence
Afghan Picture Confusing, US Marines' Chief Says
Belgium to Boost Troops, Aircraft in Afghanistan
Canada Army Chief Rejects Noncombat Afghan Mission
Pakistan Tests Medium-Range Nuclear Ballistic Missile
US Strike Exposes Entrenched Militants
Major al-Qaeda Leaders Killed or Captured
Suicide Attack Kills Six Troops in Pakistani Tribal Region
Seven Pakistani Soldiers Hurt in Suicide Attack
North Korea Completes Eight Disablement Measures
US, South Korea to Hold Joint Military Drill
Sri Lanka
Bomb Kills 20, Wounds 50 on Bus
Sri Lankan Battles Kill 15
Taiwan to Vote on UN Membership Bid
Australia Sells Stealth Knowhow to China
UN Tries to Play Down Official's Comment on Nepal
Agent Orange Work Progresses in Vietnam
US, Kazakhstan to Deepen Military Cooperation
US Envoy Wants International Pressure on Myanmar
An Online Glimpse of Putin's Heir
Row With West Overshadows Russia's Election Start
Russia Slams OSCE Over Election Monitors
Poland Says It Has Agreed to US Shield
Rice: US Supports Modernizing Polish Air Defense
Some EU States Oppose Kosovo Bid
Colombia's FARC Rebels: A Fading Force?

Justin Raimondo
Deadly Hubris

Alan Bock
Bush's Rosy Scenario

Doug Bandow
The Terror Presidency: Law and Judgment Inside the Bush Administration

David R. Henderson
Two Days with Charles Peña

Charles Peña
Is Bad PR Really the Problem?

Philip Giraldi
Ha'aretz Rates the Candidates

Ivan Eland
A Cynical Effort to Save Bush's Legacy

Nebojsa Malic
That Pesky Democracy

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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