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The Winter of Our Discontent: Justin Raimondo
Dead End: Nebojsa Malic
Two Questions for Michael Hayden: A. Worthington
Powell's UN Fiasco: Fresh and Festering: McGovern
The War of Fog: Neil Kitson

 Seymour Hersh

Israel's Sept. Attack on Syria

 James Bovard

Attention Deficit Democracy

 Ann Wright

Voices of Conscience

 Jim Lobe

The Neocons

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Updated February 7, 2008 - 10:41 PM EST
Admiral Mullen: US Troops Are Tired
  War Costs Next Year Estimated at $685 Billion or More
  Planned Troop Withdrawals Won't Bring Much Relief to US Military
  Sex Assault Suit vs. Halliburton Killed
Shi'ites Urge Mahdi Army to Take Up Arms Again
  Militants Stake Claim on Diyala River Valley
  New Iraq Incident Heightens Furor Over Civilian Deaths
  US: Iraq Al-Qaeda Videos Show Boys in Mock Attacks
  Thursday: 3 US Soldiers, 18 Iraqis Killed; 29 Iraqis Wounded
Officials: Secret Talks Led to Pakistan Cease-Fire
  US Seeks Bigger Role Assisting Pakistan Forces
CIA Destroyed Tapes as Judge Sought Data
  Bush Approved CIA Dislosure on Waterboarding
  US Won't Rule Out Future Waterboarding
  US Admiral Confirms Secret Camp at Gitmo
Mullen: Order Was Given to Attack Iranian Speedboat, but It Turned Away
Waterboarding: Two Questions for Michael Hayden  by Andy Worthington
The War That Can Bring Neither Peace nor Freedom  by Seumas Milne
The War of Fog: Canadian Prisoners in Afghanistan  by Neil Kitson
Powell's UN Fiasco: Fresh and Festering  by Ray McGovern
Iraq's Tragic Future  by Scott Ritter
Straight Talk and Militarist Madness
by Justin Logan

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Annapolis Hopes Withered by Gaza Crisis
Sen. Rockefeller Lets Slip the Spying Truth
Acquitted Terror Suspect Is Charged Anew
Gates: US Won't Promise to Defend Iraq in Accord
Sunni Militiamen Demand Police Jobs to Fight al-Qaeda
UK Troops 'Are Running Out of Machine Guns'
India to Pay a Price For Launching Israeli Spy Satellite
Baghdad Security Walls Curb Violence,
at a Cost
Iraq Occupation
Mosul Situation Veers From 'Baghdad Model'
US Aid in Iraq Shifting From Structural to 'Supportive'
'Rules of Engagement' OK Tear Gas in Iraq
US, Iraqi Raids Net 20 Suspects
Maliki and Bush Discuss Future Iraq-US Relationship
Today in Iraq
Sadr Seeks to Turn Mahdi Army Into Civil Service Organization
Reconstruction Starts on Samarra Mosque
Problems Seen for Iraq Budget Despite Compromise
Insurgent Material Found in Iraq
Seven al-Qaeda Gunmen, 15 Members of Yamani's Group Detained in Karbala
65 Detainees Freed in Diyala
46 Suspected Gunmen Detained Southwest of Kirkuk
Attacks Continue
Iraqi Insurgents Attack During NBC Interview
55 Bodies Found in Mass Grave in Samarra
Four Fatalities in Attack on Polish Force in Iraq
Explosion Wounds Four in Diyala
Wednesday: 1 US Soldier, 46 Iraqis Killed; 46 Iraqis Wounded
Iraqi Refugees
'More Iraqis Heading to Syria Than Returning'
UN: Better Security Not Why Most Iraqis Go Home
The War at Home
Gates Estimates War Costs but Calls It Inaccurate
Senior Democrat: Iraq Strategy Failed
US Helmet Maker Settles Suit Over Helmets' Quality
Mother, Son Speak Out Against Iraq War
US Military
Gates: Petraeus Not Sole Adviser on Iraq
Military Copes With Shortage of Chaplains
Army Chooses Two New Four-Star Generals
'War on Terror'
White House Defends Interrogation Method
UN Blasts White House on Waterboarding
Senator Wants Probe of US Waterboarding
Canada's Lower House Passes Anti-Terror Law
UK to Allow Wiretap Evidence in Court
New Gitmo Court Can Silence Captives Testimony to 'Protect State Secrets'
A Snag as Justices Mull Guantánamo Detainees
Confusion Clouds Guantánamo Tribunals
North Korea
State Dept Envoy: North Korea Slowed Dismantling Because US Was Slow to Deliver Promised Oil
US to Send Fuel Aid to North Korea Despite Nuclear List Delay
US Envoy Urges North Korea to Hand Over List
A Breach in North Korea's Iron Curtain
US to Resume Military Aid to Thailand
New Thai Government Takes Office
Japanese Town Defies US Military
US Expands Fiscal Sanctions in Myanmar to Kin of Junta Leaders
India to Buy 40 Hawk Trainer Jets
At Least 100 Civilians Killed in Chad Fighting
Chad's Leader Asserts He Is Control
Fighting in Chad’s Capital Ebbs, but Problems Loom
Coup Attempt in Chad Runs Into Roadblock
Thousands of Chadian Refugees Flee to Nigeria
21 Killed, 100 Wounded in Somalia Attack
Two Killed in Hand Grenade Attack in Mogadishu
Group Claim Responsibility for Puntland Bombings
Kenya Opposition Threatens New Rallies
Kenya Talks Resume, African Ministers Arrive
Mugabe Media Onslaught Against Surprise Presidential Candidate
Zimbabwe's Ruling ZANU-PF Expels Mugabe Challenger
Setbacks and Confusion as Zimbabwe's Election Date Draws Closer
A Long, Hard Slog in Zimbabwe
Report: Aussie Airforce Base 'An Open Invitation to Attack'
US-Backed Russian Institutes Help Iran Build Reactor
Rice Chastises US Ambassador Over Iran Talks
Iran Judiciary Bans Detention Without Charges
South Africa Protests Plan to Sanction Iran
Russia Says Iran Rocket Raises Nuclear Suspicion
Iran Vetoes Candidates
Khomeini's Grandson Banned From Iran's Election
Iran Reformists Sharply Lower Election Hopes
Iran Testing Advanced Centrifuges at Natanz Plant
Israel to Build Fence Along Border With Egypt
Israel Rejects Egypt-Gaza Border Deployments
Israeli Aircraft Pound Gaza
Hamas Claims Responsibility for Blast
Winograd Commission Member: Israeli Military Has Too Much Weight in Making Decisions
Poll: Gaza Border Breach Boosted Hamas' Popularity
A Coming Hamas-Israel War?
Gaza Rocket Wounds 2 Israeli Girls
Israeli Airstrikes on Gaza Strip Kill One Militant
Israeli MP Proposes International Body to Resettle Palestinians
Lebanon's 'Black Sunday' Killings Raise Sectarian Tensions
Lebanon Cleric Advises 'Modern Shi'ites'
Middle East
Turkish Parliament Gives Nod to Divisive Headscarf Reform
PA Officials Accuse Iran, Syria of Ordering Israel Bombing
Slovakia Approves Withdrawal of Golan Heights Peace Keepers
Nominee Backs Human Rights in Egypt
Afghanistan Occupation
UK Troops in Afghanistan 'Desperately Over-Stretched'
Rice: NATO Facing Test in Afghanistan
Germany Agrees to Expanded Military Role in Afghanistan
UK Aid Effort in Afghanistan 'Dysfunctional'
Afghan Row May Make NATO Two-Tiered Alliance: Gates
NATO Members Likely to Ignore Pleas to Share Burden in Afghanistan
Britain's Taliban Proposal Draws Ire
Britain to Send Crack Frontline Troops to Afghanistan
Canada to Vote on Afghan Mission, Election Risked
Roadside Bomb in Southern Afghanistan Kills Coalition Soldier
Afghan DM Says More Troops Needed
Breakdown of Troop Numbers in Afghanistan
Today in Afghanistan
General Says Afghan Insurgency Steady
Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan Releases Video
Al-Qaeda Leader Vows Revenge Over US Killing
Afghan Poppy Set for Another Big Year, UN Report Warns
US Helps Pakistan Expand Commando Unit
Report: Militants May Target Pakistani Leaders, Western Diplomats
A Look at Pakistan's Restive Tribal Area
Political Gloom Surrounds Pakistan as Vote Nears
Worries Surround Pakistani Elections
General, Seven Others Killed in Pakistan Military Copter Crash
Spain Mistook Musharraf Party Members for Terrorists
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Says Destroys 30 Rebel Bunkers in North
Sri Lanka: Offensive Escalates in the North
Amnesty: Media Threats Hurt Sri Lanka Rights
Serbia Plunged Back Into Crisis as PM Rejects EU Deal
Russia Warns EU, NATO of Illegal Kosovo Moves
Italy Sets Early Elections for April
UK Military Ends Testing on Goats
Sudan Forces Leave Congo Border After 10 Years
Algeria Says It Killed Rebel Leader and Seized Six in His Gang
UN Chief Outlines Plan for Reduced Sierra Leone Presence
Spain to Prosecute 40 Rwandans for Genocide
Mexico Ex-Official Calls Cuba Spy Story 'False'

Justin Raimondo
The Winter of Our Discontent

Nebojsa Malic
Dead End

Praful Bidwai
India to Pay a Price For Launching Israeli Spy Satellite

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

Ran HaCohen
Beware of Barak

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