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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 3, 2008 - 11:28 PM EST
A Terrible Week in Iraq
  Iraqis Angry After Twin Blasts, Blame Government
  Were Baghdad's Female Suicide Bombers Mentally Retarded?
  Were Baghdad Bombers Willing Suicides or Victims?
  Iraqi PM Warns of Imminent Battle Against Qaeda
  Sunday: 2 US Soldiers, 21 Iraqis Killed; 10 Iraqis Wounded
US Military Contractors in Iraq Are Hard to Fire
  Wartime Use of Contractors Exceeds US Troop Numbers
  Marine Commander: 2-Front War Will Overstretch Corps
US al-Qaeda Strategy Fatally Flawed: Analysts
  New Operation to Put Heavily Armed Officers in New York City Subways
NATO Chief Raps Calls for More Troops in Afghanistan
  US 'Surge' Could Sweep Canada Out of Afghanistan
  US Won't Say Who Killed Afghan Militant in Pakistan
Hamas Cooperates as Egyptian Troops Seal Gaza Border
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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In Iraq, Three Wars Engage US
Pentagon Panel: US Must Sell 'Good News'
Gitmo Ruling a Setback for Bush Administration
US Embarrassed by Kurdish Grab for Oil-Rich Kirkuk
Chad Shuts Down Capital as 1,000 Rebels March In
Anti-Musharraf Lawyer Back in Jail Again
UK: Why Are Ex Soldiers Still Fighting Wars?
Germany Rejects US Pressure to Send Troops to Southern Afghanistan, Will Stay in Peaceful North
De-Ba'athification Law
Sunnis Say Law to Aid Ex-Ba'athists May Backfire
Iraq President Says Will Sign Ba'ath Party Law
Iraq's Sunni VP Won't Block Ba'ath Party Law
Iraq Ba'ath Party Law Seen Hard to Change: Author
Iraq Occupation
Lynch: US Surge Tipped Scales in Iraq
US Shows Photos of Iraq Bombers
British Military Transport Plane Narrowly Missed Being Bombed at Basra Airfield
US Army: 13 al-Qaeda Members Killed, Captured in Central, Northern Iraq
Today in Iraq
US, Iraqis Vow to Avenge Bombings
Iraqis Bury Dozens of Bombings Victims
Iraq Family Mourns Three Brothers Killed at Pet Market
US, Iraqi Troops Kill Four Insurgents, Detain al-Qaeda Local Leader in Iraq
New Electricity Plan in Baghdad: 'Something Better Than Nothing'
A Reporter Finds Drama in Iraqis' Heartbreak
Saturday: 31 Iraqis Killed, 24 Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Saudi Fighters Infiltrating Into Iraq Decline in Number, Says Interior Minister
British Iraq Veterans Are Denied Help for Combat Trauma
Yemeni Man Gets Five Years' Jail for Trying to Join Iraq Insurgency
The War at Home
War in Iraq Looms as Campaign Issue
Still Trying to Bring Their Fallen Heroes Home From WWII
Top-Secret Livermore Anti-Germ Lab Opens
Oscar-Nominated Documentary Film Explores US Abuses in 'War on Terror'
US Military
Pentagon Disputes Report on National Guard, Reserves
Offering New Roles to Wounded Marines
Survey: Troops Have Lingering Health Concerns After Return From Combat
Big Hurdles for Army's Tiny Drones
Chad Rebels Fight Govt Force in Capital
Trapped Chad President May Leave, Say Rebels
Chad Rebel Leader Agrees to Ceasefire
Chad's Rebellion
UN Trying to Extract Staff From Chad
France, US Prepare to Evacuate Nationals From Chad
Attack on Saudi Residence in Chad Kills Two
Deal Fails to Quell Kenya's Violence
Killing of Second Legislator Ignites Protests in Kenya
Kenya's Rift Valley Burns Despite Talk of Peace
Tourists Endangered Species in Violent Kenya
Al-Qaeda Affiliate Claims Embassy Attack in Mauritania
Mauritanian Security Forces: Attack May Have Been Against Western Restaurant
Rebels Clash With Govt Forces in Darfur, Five Killed
African Summit Blighted by Violence in Chad, Kenya
Iran Says Invited Chad, Sudan Leaders to Tehran
Equatorial Guinea: Coup Suspect Handed Over
Sierra Leone: School Report Shoots Holes in Boy Soldier's Bloody Memoir
Turnout May Decide Knife-Edge Serbian Election
Thousands Protest Deportation of Islamic Fighter From Bosnia
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
Iranian FM: US Should 'Be Honest About Intel Mistake'
Iran Urges UN Council Patience on Sanctions
A Frail Economy Raises Pressure on Iran’s Rulers
Iran Announces New Gas Field in Gulf
Chinese Banks Cut Business With Iranian Banks Over US Pressure
IDF Will Fire at Residents if They Hurl Stones
Israelis Told to Prepare Rocket Rooms for Future Conflicts
Crossing Into Egypt for Supplies
Egypt Arrests Two Palestinian Militants in Sinai
Lebanon Orders Arrest of 11 Soldiers Over Shootings of Protesters
Lebanese Army Comes Under Attack, Army Sources Say
Gunman Shoots At, Wounds Lebanese Soldier
Yemen: Bomber of Sanaa Restaurant Arrested
Yemen, Pakistan Agree to Boost Trade, Defense Cooperation
Turks Protest Plan to End Scarf Ban
NATO Allies Divided on How to Tackle Growing Afghan Crisis
Norway Unable to Meet US Request for Increasing Troops in Afghanistan
Afghanistan Says It Appreciates Efforts to Save Student Journalist
Kandahar Governor Denies Torture Claim
Benazir Bhutto Accuses Osama bin Laden's Son From Beyond the Grave
Pakistan's Nuclear Assets in Safe Hands, Says Information Minister
Three Militants, Two Policemen Killed in Pakistan
Confusion Over Prison Ballots as Pakistan Poll Date Nears
Maoists Kill Four Paramilitary Force Members South of India's Raipur
India: Dera Chief Unhurt in Blast Near Convoy
North Korea in Dilemma Over Aid From Seoul
US Envoy Says He Urged North Korea to Fully Declare Nukes
China Criticizes Taiwan Referendum as Threat to Peace: State Media
Taiwan Stakes Its Claim on Disputed Spratly Islands
Bush Administration Comes to Terms With Police States in Central Asia
Seeking a Path in Democracy's Dead End
Indonesia: Three Killed as Police Fight Troops
Mexico to Search for 'Dirty War' Victims at Former Military Base
Americans Keep Dying
Roanoke Area Soldier, Mother of Three, Killed in Iraq (VA)
Letting Mikeal Go: A Family's Story of Soldier's 7-Month Fight to Live (OR)
Minnesota Soldier Dies in Afghanistan Possibly From Friendly Fire
Denver (CO) GI Dies From Severe Burns Suffered in September Iraq Blast
Oregon Pen Pal Remembers California Soldier With Ties to Spokane (WA)
Army Major Remembered as a Kind Son, Reliable Worker, a Pastor and a Gator (FL)
Service Held for Athens (GA) Soldier Killed During Second Iraq Tour
Slain Soldier From Roscoe (TX) Remembered
Chicago Area Soldier With Ties to Iowa Killed in Afghanistan
Oregon Soldier With Ties to California Killed by IED Blast in Iraq
Boynton Beach (FL) Soldier Killed by Bomb in Iraq

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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