Today's Highlights

Fr. Envoy: Accept Iran's World Role: Gareth Porter
MoveOn's Obama Endorsement: Joshua Frank
Die and Win: William S. Lind
The Dragon or the Snake?: Sascha Matuszak
Sibel Edmonds Must Be Heard: Philip Giraldi

 Jim Lobe

The Neocons

 Allan Hyde

One Million Dead Iraqis

 Mohammad Omer

Exodus to Egypt

 Philip Giraldi

Cheney Back in Charge of Iran Policy

Original Letters Blog US Casualties Iraqi Casualties Contact Donate

Updated February 5, 2008 - 11:23 PM EST
$500B Cost for 2009 Doesn't Include Wars

Iraqi Scientist Gave CIA Info That Should Have Prevented War


Leak Reveals Cross-Border Chases From Iraq

Pressure Grows on Iraq's Sadr to End Truce

Iraq: 4 Civilians Killed in US Raid


Turkey Says 70 Kurdish Rebel Targets Hit


Tuesday: 83 Iraqis Killed, 7 Wounded; Mass Grave Found

Olmert Vows 'Relentless' War in Wake of Bombing

  Israel Strikes Gaza After Suicide Attack

Hamas Claims Dimona Attack, Says Bombers Came From Hebron

French Envoy: Accept Iran's Regional Role

Air Strike Kills 10 Civilians, 9 'Taliban'

The Chaos in America's Vast Security Budget  by Winslow T. Wheeler
MoveOn's Obama Endorsement
by Joshua Frank
Extraordinary Rendition on Trial
by Christopher Moraff
Die and Win  by William S. Lind
The Myth of a Maverick
an interview with Matt Welch
From Stalingrad to Winograd
by Uri Avnery

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Sunni vs. Shi'ite: The Real Bloody Battle for Baghdad

Civilian Deaths in US Military Strike Bring Worries of Sunni Backlash

Iran Tests Rocket, Plans to Launch Satellite

9/11 Inquiry Head 'Tried to Shield Bush'

Children Caught in Middle During US Wars

Europe Relieved by Serbia Election

US Soldiers Help War Against Rebels in Colombia

Colombians Take to Streets
in Huge Anti-FARC March
Today in Iraq

Iraqi Kurdish Paper Editor Released on Bail

New Iraqi Flag to Be Raised on Tuesday

Iraqi Women Struggle to Survive as Violence Claims Their Men

A Year After Battle for Baghdad, Boys Play Ball

Iraq: Government Plans Massive Mine Clearance Operation

Iraq Figures Since 2003

Attacks Continue

US Says It Killed 15 in Raids North of Baghdad

IED Kills Three Iraqi Soldiers in Baghdad

Monday: 39 Iraqis Killed, 24 Wounded
Occupying Iraq

Baghdad Says Talks on US-Iraq Pact to Begin Soon

Joint Forces Wage Security Operation Near Baquba

US Military Rules Kept Troops Out of Iraqi Mosques

The War at Home

Democrats Criticize Bush Budget for Fudging Iraq Costs

US Says It May Not Meet Iraqi Refugee Admission Target
'Disgusted' Army Wife Speaks Out on Army’s Response to Soldier Suicide Surge

Judge: Bush Can't Exempt Navy in Sonar

'War on Terror'

Absolved of Terrorism, Haitian Still in Limbo

FBI Wants Palm Prints, Eye Scans, Tattoo Mapping

Libyans Advance in al-Qaeda Network

10 Freed in Spanish Terror Plot Case

Islamist Terrorists Rebranded as 'Criminals' in UK Guidebook

British Preacher Who Heckled Home Secretary Accused of Recruiting Terrorists

Five Convicted of Aiding Would-Be London Bombers

Police Officer Forced Into Bugging British MP

Pennsylvania Teen Charged With Setting Off 'WMD'

Satellite Spotters Glimpse Secrets, and Tell Them


Time Runs Out for an Afghan Held by the US

No Child Left Behind at Gitmo Tribunal

Gitmo Suspect Asks Judge to Drop Charges

Canadian Gitmo Inmate Secret Document Released by Accident


Rice Wants Allies to Do More in Afghanistan

US: Afghan Opium Increasingly Confined to South

Poland Raps NATO Members Over Afghan Commitments


Musharraf's Party Vows to Free Disgraced Pakistani Nuclear Scientist

Suicide Bomber Kills Eight Outside Pakistan Army Base

Guns Stay Silent as Unofficial Truce Holds in South Waziristan


Iran Launches Project to Build Stealth Aircraft

Iran's Gas Shortages Plague Ahmadinejad

White House Calls Iran Rocket Launch 'Unfortunate'

French Envoy Condemns Iran's Israel Statements


Lebanon to Lodge UN Complaint Against Israel for Border Shooting

Hezbollah Warns Israel Over Death of Lebanese Civilian

France Urges Respect for 'Blue Line' After Israel Shoots Lebanese


Dozens Wounded in Palestinian-Egyptian Clash on Gaza Border

Hamas Seen Gaining as Egypt Reseals Border With Gaza

Gaza Militants Fire Makeshift Rockets Into Israel

Palestinian, Israeli Forces Clash in Gaza


US Anti-Missile Ship to Dock in Haifa

Israeli Troops Kill Two IJ Militants Killed in Jenin

Middle East

Mideast Nations Tighten Media Controls

Rights Activist Detained in Syria

Saudi Arabia Cracks Down on Critics Despite Reform Agenda


Thousands Flee Fighting in Chad

Flee While You Can, Say Chad Rebels

Chad Forces Clash With Sudan-Backed Rebels

As Fighting Rages in Chad, France's New Role Revealed

UN Gives France Green Light to Intervene in Chad


Kenya Government, Opposition Seek to End Conflict

Kenya Rivals Return to Talks but Mediator Pulls Out

Kenya Lifts Ban on Live Broadcasts


Rwandan President Slams African Dictators

Backlash From Uganda Rebels at US Call to Surrender

Comoros: Too Late to Mediate

South Asia

India May Face Isolation if Nuke Deal With US Fails, Minister Says

13 Killed, 21 Injured in Two Blasts in Sri Lanka

Bomb Hits Bhutan, Rebels Warn of More Attacks

US Tells Bangladesh: End Emergency Rule

United Kingdom

Prince Andrew Rebukes America Over Iraq

Papers Show Whimpering End of Churchill Era


Justin Raimondo
Can Obama Save Us?

Sascha Matuszak
The Dragon or the Snake?

Ivan Eland
What to Do About Pakistan

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

Nebojsa Malic
That Pesky Democracy

Ran HaCohen
Beware of Barak

Praful Bidwai
Nuke Deal May Trigger Midterm Polls in India

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