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Deep State Coup Averted in Turkey: Chris Deliso
The Info Problem: Pull Out of Iraq: David Henderson
Tortured Justifications: Alan Bock
Another Act of War: Gordon Prather
Gitmo Trials: Where Are the Terrorists?: Worthington

 David R. Henderson

Information, Intervention Problems

 Isabel McDonald

Do-gooders Make Darfur Worse

 Seymour Hersh

Israel's Sept. Attack on Syria

 James Bovard

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Updated February 9, 2008 - 10:36 PM EST
AP Poll: Fix Economy by Leaving Iraq
  US Army Shifts Focus to Nation-Building
  War Demands Strain US Military Readiness
  Secret GOP Staffer Memo Blasts State Dept Iraq Effort
No Local Allies in Wings for Mosul Fight
  Attacks Up Sharply on Iraqis Aiding US
  America's Sunni Allies Go on Strike in Iraq's Diyala Province
  Saturday: 1 Navy SEAL, 26 Iraqis Killed; Five Iraqis Wounded
  Friday: 5 US Soldiers, 31 Iraqis Killed; 17 Iraqis Wounded
Suicide Attack at Pakistani Election Rally Kills 25
  Pakistani Militants Teaming Up, Officials Say
  Pakistan Is Now the Central Front in US 'War on Terror'
  US Official: Al-Qaeda, Taliban Chiefs Hiding in Pakistan
Gates Says Anger Over Iraq Hurts Afghan Effort
  Could NATO Lose in Afghanistan?
FBI Program Alleged to Prepare Businesses for Martial Law
  Contractors Lead 'Enhanced Interrogations' at CIA Black Sites
  Senate Democratic Leader Files 15-Day Extension of Surveillance Law
The Surveillance Scam: Why the Protect America Act Is a Bad Idea  by Tim Lee
Guantánamo Trials: Where Are The Terrorists?  by Andy Worthington
The Ticking Time Bomb Thought-Experiment  by Caroline Arnold
Deep State Coup Averted in Turkey
by Christopher Deliso
Another Act of War  by Gordon Prather
The Torture State's Domestic Face
by William Norman Grigg

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Military Prosecutors Set to Open Major 9/11 Case
Gitmo Has Makeover to Reduce Hostilities
More Bombing Creates New Enemies
Kurdistan Defies Iraqi Authorities on Oil Contracts
GI Tells of Ordering Execution of Unarmed Iraqi
Security Sources: Iraq Insurgents Flood Into Gaza
Putin Lashes Out at
West's 'New Arms Race'
Iraq Occupation
Report: US Shouldn't Provoke Iraqi Militia
Murder or Exhaustion in Iraq?
Pentagon Wants Sim Iraq to Test Propaganda
US Forces Raid Faculty of Dentistry in Baghdad
US Detains Four Suspects South of Baghdad
US Kills Eight, Detains 26 in Iraq Raids
Soldier in Iraq Leaves Legacy of Animal Rescue
Today in Iraq
Ruling Partners Pressure Iraq Premier
Violations of 'Islamic Teachings' Take Deadly Toll on Iraqi Women
Iraq Oil Deals to Be Signed in March
Anbar Provincial Council Sues Anti-Qaeda Leader
Three al-Qaeda Gunmen Arrested in Talafar
Three Unknown Bodies Found in Baghdad
Gunmen Kidnap Policeman, Wound 10 in Iraq
Friday: 5 US Soldiers, 31 Iraqis Killed; 17 Iraqis Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Iraq Welcomes Russian Debt Write-Off
For Broken Iraqis, a Haven of Healing
The War at Home
Iraqi-Born US Citizen Acquitted of Aiding Saddam
McCain Expresses Faith in US Military Might
McCain's Foreign Policy an 'Interesting Mix' of Bellicosity and Pragmatism
Discovery Channel Drops Plans to Air Taxi to the Dark Side Because It Is Too 'Controversial'
Image of US Soldier Wins World Press Photo Prize
State Lawmaker Wants to Punish Berkeley for Opposing Marines
US Military
New Bacterial Infection Linked to Military
Study: War Veterans Face Job Search Woes
Iraq Vets Charged With Murder of Fellow Soldier
Pentagon Smoke Incident Contained, No Injuries
'War on Terror'
Panel Gains Right to See CIA Tapes
US Military Loses Records for bin Laden's Driver
Judge Mulls bin Laden's Driver Request
UN: Waterboarding Should Be Prosecuted as Torture
Fears of Sudan-Chad Proxy War
Chad-CAR-Sudan Triangle Is Crucible of Violence
Rebels: Sudanese Troops Kill 150 in Village Assault
Witnesses: Sudan Planes, Militia Attack Darfur Towns
Letter Tells of Rocket Hit on US Embassy in Chad
Fears of Backlash After Failed Chad Coup
France Denies Report That Its Soldiers Fought Against Chad Rebels
Residents Take Stock of Damage in Chad
EU Hopes to Send Peacekeepers to Chad Next Week
Kenya Lifts Ban on Public Rallies
US Adds to List of Kenyans Suspected of Inciting Violence

Annan Hopes for Kenya Political Deal in Days

Two Killed in Somali Violence
Presence of Ethiopian Troops Still Contentious in Somalia
Algeria: 8 Police Killed in Ambush
British Coup Accused Paraded on Equitorial Guinea TV
Tanzanian PM Dissolves Cabinet After Deal With Bogus US Firm
Germany Drops CIA Kidnap Investigation
Germany Sees Online al-Qaeda Activity
Paper: Al-Qaeda Planning Attacks on Germany
Weekend Reviews
Lives on the Ground
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In the Dock for Haditha
Book Scrutinizes US Ideas That Led to Iraq War
US: Iran Reports Strengthen Need for More Sanctions
US Sees No Need for More Iranian Nuclear Plants
Tass: Iran Says Starts Building New Atomic Power Plant
Ambassador: Iran's Rocket Test Not for Military Purposes
Israel Makes Small Cut in Gaza's Electricity Supply
Israeli Troops Suspected of Abusing Palestinian Teens
Palestinian PM Says He Sees No Peace Accord With Israel in 2008
Israeli Official Says Hamas Better Equipped Than Before
Hamas Leader Haniya Accuses Europe of Inaction on 'Massacres'
Hamas Seizes Convoy of Jordanian Aid to Palestinians, Official Says
Two Sderot Houses Hit in Fresh Qassam Barrage
Lebanon at Crossroads With Presidential Vote Delayed
Arab Envoy Gets Rival Lebanese Leaders to Meet
German, Saudi Ministers Press Syria Over Lebanon
Afghanistan Occupation
Gates: NATO May Supply More Troops for Afghanistan
US Official Intrigued by NATO Cost Overhaul Idea
Poland Won’t Send Troops to Afghan South
Failure in Afghanistan Would Threaten Europe: Gates
French Troops to Join Canadians in Kandahar
Canada Talks of Extending Afghan Role, With a Catch
Gates Walks Fine Line in Europe to Seek Afghan Aid
Judge Blasts Ottawa on Afghan Detainees
Today in Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Prosecutor Suggests 'Some People' Cannot Be Tried
Afghan Army Targets 80,000 Force by Early 2009
Afghan Border Province Angry Kabul 'Doesn't Bother'
Suicide Car Bomber Kills Three in Afghanistan
Suicide Attack Kills Soldier, Child in Southern Afghanistan
Afghan Reporters: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Pakistan Cutting Deal With Bhutto's Killer?
Bhutto Party Rejects UK Police Findings
Pakistan Ceasefire: Lull Before the Storm
Fear, Apathy Corrode Pakistan Elections
Burns Says 'Time Is Wasting' on India Nuclear Deal

Seven Rebels Killed in India's Restive Northeast

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Says Kills 42 Rebels as Fighting Grinds On
New Thai PM Says He's His Own Man
Thai PM Says to Push for Thaksin Amnesty in 2 Years
Serbia: Kosovo to 'Illegally' Declare Independence Feb. 17
President Tadic: Serbia Won't Give Up Kosovo
Serbia Warns EU of 'Cutting Corners' Over Kosovo
With Independence Looming, Kosovo to Pick a Flag
Spain Suspends Two Basque Parties
UK Extradites Moroccan on Spanish Terror Charges
Morocco Detains Suspect in 2004 Madrid Bombings
Spain, France at Odds Over Terror Probe
Putin Lays Out His Strategy Until 2020
Gazprom, Ukraine Fail to Resolve Conflict Over Debt
French Parliament Ratifies EU Treaty
Sinn Fein Driver Revealed as British Spy
Archbishop Denies Asking for Islamic Law

Justin Raimondo
The Cable-Cutter Mystery

Alan Bock
Tortured Justifications

David R. Henderson
The Information Problem: Pull Out of Iraq

Doug Bandow
Election 2008: What's a Peacenik to Do?

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

Charles Peña
Is Bad PR Really the Problem?

Philip Giraldi
Ha'aretz Rates the Candidates

Ran HaCohen
Beware of Barak

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