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Today's Highlights

McCain and the Neocon Resurgence: Philip Giraldi
God vs. Elliott Abrams: John Taylor
An End Foreseen: Uri Avnery
Bush Calls on France for Help: Paul Craig Roberts
SecDef Torn About Iraq: Jim Lobe

 David R. Henderson

Information, Intervention Problems

 Isabel McDonald

Do-gooders Make Darfur Worse

 Seymour Hersh

Israel's Sept. Attack on Syria

 James Bovard

Attention Deficit Democracy

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Updated February 12, 2008 - 11:09 PM EST

Gates Wants Halt in Iraq Troop Withdrawals

  SecDef Torn Between Bush and Military Over Iraq

Gates: Iraq Security Still Tenuous


Congress Eyes Defense Cuts

US-Backed Groups Challenge Iraqi Government
  Al-Qaeda in Iraq Regaining Some Footing
  In Iraq, Learning Can Be Dangerous

Tuesday: 46 Iraqis Killed, 18 Wounded

Pentagon Charges Six Alleged 9/11 Planners

  Guantanamo Executions Will Take Years, Lawyers Say

Canadians Reject Extending Afghan Mission


Afghan Governor Survives Bomb Attack


Harsh Season Overwhelms Afghans


In Pakistan, Doubts Over the Fight in Tribal Areas

Israeli Military to Step Up Gaza Assassinations


Israeli DM Calls to Destabilize Gaza


Palestinian PM: Israel Fails to Keep Road Map Promises

US Warships Fire at Somali Pirates

Conceding John McCain's 'Toughness' on National Security  by Glenn Greenwald
A Wrong-Headed Defense of the Iraq War  by Jacob G. Hornberger
New York Times: 'Objective,' or Spineless?  by Scott Horton
Bush Calls on France for Help
by Paul Craig Roberts
God vs. Elliott Abrams  by John Taylor
An End Foreseen  by Uri Avnery

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Hurdles Seen as Capital Charges Filed in 9/11 Case

9/11 Trial's Focus to Suit Bush

Considering the Neocon Mythology

Iran and the US: A History of Mistrust

Russia Forgives $12.9 Billion in Iraqi Debt

Navy Intercepts Russian Bombers

Poll: Half in Poland Reject US Missile-Defense Shield

Four Arrested in US for Giving Space Shuttle Secrets to China

US Braces for Face-Off Over Weapons Treaties

Thousands Demand Sacking
of Local Iraq Police Chief
Today in Iraq

Speaker: Iraqi Govt Faces Collapse Over Budget

Jordanian King Agrees to Cancel Fines on Returning Iraqis

Two CBS Journalists Missing in Iraq

In Baghdad, a Different Kind of Nightmare Commute

Basra Theatrical Movement Dying

Attacks Continue

Car Bombs Strike Near Baghdad Sunni Meeting

Sunni Leader Seems to Be Target in Baghdad Bombings

Car Bomb, Gas-Link Blast Cut Power to North Iraq

Southern Baghdad Bomb Attack: 17 Killed, 45 Injured

Monday: 1 US Soldier, 40 Iraqis Killed; 67 Iraqis Wounded
Occupying Iraq

Gates: Al-Qaeda 'Routed' in Iraq

Petraeus: Foreign Militants Entering Iraq Down 50 Percent

US Captures Alleged Shi'ite Militia Chief

US Forces Hold 25 Shi'ite Militia Members

Military Force Heads for Samarra to Prevent Infiltrators from Mosul

US, Iraqi Forces Begin al-Qaeda Action in Mosul

Mubarak: US Presence in Iraq Is Destabilizing

America's War at Home

US Soldier Sentenced to 10 Years' Prison for Iraq Murder

Iraq 'Reverse Surge' Plays on US Minds

Iraq Aside, Dems Mum on Foreign Policy

Military Hospitals Meet New Realities

Soldier, After Bipolar Treatment and Suicide Attempts, Sent Back to War Zone

Homeless Vets Are in the Lurch

Where Marines Are Called 'Intruders' and Recruiting Office Is Unwelcome

UK's War at Home

Mothers of Dead Teenage Soldiers Tell Lords Blair Went to War 'on a Lie'

Brown Under Pressure to Set Up Iraq Inquiry

'War on Terror'

9-11: A List of Charges

Profile: Key US Terror Suspects

US Accused of Using 'Kangaroo Court' to Try Men Accused of Role in 9/11 Attacks

Senate to Debate New Wiretap Rules

Bush Orders Clampdown on European Flights to US

Travelers to Europe May Face Fingerprinting

More Screening Planned at 7 Airports

Ambiguities Arise in Spain's Alleged Terror Plot

Mauritania Killings May Be New al-Qaeda Chapter


US Military Finally Gets the Governor It Wants in Afghan Province

Taliban Chief Vows to Intensify Attacks in Afghanistan

Canadians 'Winning' in Kandahar, General Says

Afghanistan Suffers Worst Winter in 30 Years

Berlin Says It Has No Plan to Boost Troops in Afghanistan


Senior Taliban Commander Caught in Pakistan

Pakistani Envoy to Kabul Feared Abducted

Survey Shows 75 Percent of Pakistanis Want Musharraf Out

Bhutto Book Says She Had Cell Numbers of Assassins

Facing Poll, Bhutto Widower Keeps Options Open

Pakistan Lawyers Boycotting Courts

Candidate Among 10 Dead in Suicide Attack Ahead of Pakistani Polls

Pakistani Soldiers Captured by India Released


Japan PM Calls Okinawa Rape Case 'Unforgivable'

South Korea Criticizes North Korea for Failing to Disclose How Aid Was Used


US Confirms Upcoming Talks With Iran on Iraq

Iran Aims for Summer Satellite Launch

Iran Sends Defiant Message to West on Revolution Day

Mass Demonstrations in Iran Mark Anniversary of Islamic Revolution

Iran Parades Captured British Boat

Many Iranians Say Revolutionary Ideals Still Unmet

Iran Celebrates Revolution, and Muzzles Reformers

Iran's Path From Revolution to 'Islamic Democracy'

Ahmadinejad Scorns West, Domestic Critics Over Nuclear Drive

Olmert in Germany

Germany Slashes Credit Guarantees for Iran Exports

Olmert, Merkel Hold Talks on Gaza and Iran

Olmert Presses Germany to Sever Iran Ties


Two Civilians Hurt in Israeli Strike in Southern Gaza

Negotiations to Free Kidnapped Soldier Stall Amid Talks of Gaza Assassinations

Hamas Leaders Hiding From Israeli Hits

Israel: Gaza Govt to Topple in Months

Israeli Soldiers Indicted on Abuse Charges

Gaza Smugglers Ready to Resume Work

Israeli Casts Doubt on Pact This Year

East Timor

East Timor Reeling After Coup Attempt

East Timor Leader Fights for Life After Shooting

Failed Timor Assassination May Lessen Rebels' Sway

Who Are East Timor's Rebel Soldiers?


Myanmar Activists Denounce Planned Polls

White House Slams Myanmar Vote Schedule


Some 600,000 Displaced in Kenya

Displaced Kenyans Find More Problems

Children Pay a Heavy Price in Kenya's Post-Election Violence

Red Cross Facing Challenges in Kenya


US Warships Disembark at Somali Coast

Somali Govt Convoy Target of Landmine Attack

Somali Islamic Courts Officials Meet

Islamic Court Leader: Somali PM Should Declare His Views of Ethiopian Occupation

Somalia: The World's Forgotten Catastrophe, Again


Thousands Flee Darfur After Militias Raze Towns

Sudanese Army Officer Is Held in American Official’s Murder


Chad Rebels Urge EU States Not to Send Troops

Chad Threatens to Expel New Darfur Refugees

Chad 'Cannot Take More Refugees'

Chad's Leader Survives, but Dissidents' Peril Grows


Mine Clearing Continues in Angola

Uganda Rebels Get New Spokesperson


EU to Launch Kosovo Mission Before Independence

14 Basque Party Members Arrested in Spain


Some Ex-Contras Warn of a New Nicaragua War

Colombia Hostage Release Advancing, Rebels Say

Castro Denies Cubans Tortured Americans in Vietnam


Justin Raimondo
The Rise of the Imperial Class

Philip Giraldi
John McCain and the Neocon Resurgence

Ivan Eland
A Direct Descendant of the Founders

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?

Charles Peña
Is Bad PR Really the Problem?

Ran HaCohen
Beware of Barak

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