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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 10, 2008 - 11:07 PM EST
US Military Chief: Pakistan Terror Threat Rising
  Suicide Bomb Kills 25 at Pakistan Election Rally
  Pakistani Official: bin Laden, Omar Not Operating in Pakistan
  US General Says Pakistan Nukes Safe Despite Rising Militancy
Local Iraqi Govts, US-Backed Sunnis in Conflict
  10 Years for US Sniper Who Killed Unarmed Iraqi
  Maliki to Remain PM in Reshuffle, Talabani Says
  Iraq Sunni Bloc Says No Decision Yet to Rejoin Govt
  Sunday: 86 Iraqis Killed, 84 Wounded
No Funds in Bush Budget for Troop-Benefits Plan
Gates: Iraq Proves More Troops Needed in Afghanistan
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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Dead End

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