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Today's Highlights

If Only Saddam Had Injected HGH: Scott Ritter
The Rule of Law Is Not Charity: Charley Reese
Loose Nukes, Here and There: Gordon Prather
Iraqis Still Left in the Dark: Ali/Jamail
Counting Casualties Ė and a Controversy: J. Tirman

 Michael Scheuer

Osama's Indispensable Ally: US Foreign Policy

 Jonathan Schwarz

Bill Kristol: Wrong

 John V. Walsh

Left, Right, Libertarians Unite Against War!

 Scott Horton

Rule of Law Waterboarded

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Updated February 17, 2008 - 11:11 PM EST
UK 'Dodgy Dossier' Was 'Wrong': Author
Iraqi Security Forces Stage Walkout Against US
  US Envoy Accuses Colleagues in Iraq of Incompetence, Negligence
  Iraqi Police Killed by US Forces
  Sunday: 2 US Soldiers, 24 Iraqis Killed; 20 Iraqis Wounded
Powerful Council Opposes Iran President
  Iran Sees Higher Economic Growth Despite Sanctions
Suicide Bombings in Pakistan Kill at Least 50
  Bhutto Widower: Poll Rigging Will Start War
Kosovo Declares Independence From Serbia
  Serbian Enclave Vows Never to Secede
  UK's Last Available 1,000 Soldiers Rushed Out to Balkans
Suicide Bomber Kills 80 in Afghanistan
If Only Saddam Had Injected HGH
by Scott Ritter
Bush Turns US Soldiers
Into Murderers
 by Robert Parry
Our Crimes in Iraq Must Not
Be Forgotten
 by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
The Rule of Law Is Not Charity
by Charley Reese
Loose Nukes, Here and There
by Gordon Prather
Taking Stock of Barack  by Ximena Ortiz

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Russia: US Satellite Shot a Weapons Test
US Makes Case About Satellite to Foreign Envoys
Error Gave FBI Unauthorized Access to E-Mail
US Sunni Allies Protest Killings
US: Syria 'Directly Responsible' for Lebanese Deadlock
Ranks of Nuclear Experts Dwindle
Bush: US Is Engaged in African Conflicts
In Africa, Bush Makes Case for US Aid
Love Is Tough in Afghanistan
Iraq Occupation
Anti-al-Qaeda Group in Iraq Quits US Military
Iraq Needs US Troops for Deterrence: Minister
US Says Baghdad Body Count Down but Attacks Continue
Findings of Study on Military MRAPs
Today in Iraq
Senior Iraqi Commander Says to Go Hard on 'Outlaws'
Three Courts Set Up to Look Into Crimes Committed by Security Men
Business Convention Comes to Baghdad
Disabled Iraqi Children Get Wheelchairs, Big Smiles
Hitches Delay Release of Kidnapped British Scribe in Iraq
New Iraqi Flag Approved in Salahaddin, Residents Disagree
Saturday: 22 Iraqis Killed, 10 Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Terrorist Suspect in French Custody After Being Held by Americans in Iraq
UN Pledges to More to Help Iraq Bring Refugees and the Displaced Home
UN Posts Refugee Official in Baghdad
'War on Terror'
Justice Official Defends Rough CIA Interrogations
Gitmo Interrogator Describes Tactics
Bail Denied for San Jose (CA) Man Accused of Helping Terrorists
Battles of Britain
UK: Secret Draft of Iraq War Dossier to Be Revealed
Accused 9/11 Flight Trainer: 'I Lost My Career, My Life and My Dignity'
Partners Freeze Sperm of UK Troops on Active Duty in Afghanistan and Iraq
UK: Fifth Man Convicted in Plot to Behead Soldier
Karzai Under Foreigners' Influence: Afghan Paper
UK Troops Will Fight Taliban Without Vital Chinooks
Fear Saps Vibrancy in Afghan Capital

Civilian Wounded by Canadian in Afghanistan: Report

Terror Group's Alleged Leader Likely to Win in Pakistan Vote
Pakistan: 2 Killed, 34 Injured in Mingora Army Camp Attack
Key Figures in Pakistan's Election
Key Facts About Pakistan's Election
Key Facts About Pakistan
Interview: An Extraordinary Encounter With Musharraf
Pakistan: Would-Be Suicide Bomber Held With Explosives in Hyderabad
Pakistan: Six People Injured in Firing at Opposition Rally
North Korea
North Korea Wants Aid Before Nuclear Report
Rice Due in Asia for Talks on North Korea's Nuclear Program
US Presses China on Military Intentions
Thousands Call for Arroyo to Resign
30 Nations Take Part in Defense Exposition in India
Malaysian Police Break Up Indian Rally
Vietnamese Dissidents Commemorate One of Their Own
Bush, in Africa, Issues Warning to Kenya
Kenyan Rivals Agree on 10-Point Plan to End Crisis
Thousands Mourn Slain Lawmaker in Kenya
Nearly 300 Somalis Killed in January
Somali Leader Unhurt in Mortar Attack on Residence
Sudan: Privately-Owned Press Caught Up in a Proxy War
Joint Algerian Security Forces Kill Two Terrorists
Weekend Reviews
How the Spooks Took Over the News
Israel and the Clash of Civilisations
A Chronology of United States-Iraqi Relations, 1920-2006
Bhutto's Words of Warning
Mission al Jazeera
Admiral Fallon Watches for Signs Iran Might End Aid to Iraqi Militants
Washington's Lack of Firmness Postponed Iraq Negotiations, Says Iranian Official
Iranian Minister Downplays Secret Meeting With US Official in Paris on Money Laundering
300 Candidates Are Reinstated in Iran
Reformists to Compete in Iran Elections Despite Restrictions
Iran Detains Two Women Activists
Report: Syria, Iran and Hezbollah Launch Probe Into Mughniyeh Killing
Syria Denies Widening Investigation Into Lebanese Militant's Death
Cleric Fadlallah Blames US for Prolonging Political Crisis in Lebanon
Israel Killed Hezbollah Chief With Headrest Bomb
Hezbollah Has a Few Thousand Fighters, Say Defense Officials
Lebanese Political Assassinations: UN Creates Management Team for Special Tribunal
Lebanese Army Ends Sectarian Riots in Beirut After 14 Hurt
Lebanese PM: 'Open War' on Israel Would Harm Hezbollah
Lebanon: BBC Apologizes for Paralleling Mughniyeh and Hariri
Hamas Shows 'Confessions' by Fatah Members Plotting to Kill Haniya
Gaza Armed Groups Fire Rockets Into Israel After Air Raid
Israel Considers Soldiers Kidnapped in Lebanon Dead
Militants Dismiss Israeli Denial on Deadly Gaza Blast
Israeli Forces Kill Hamas Militant in Gaza: Medics
Militants Vow Revenge for Gaza Dead
For Israel, Gaza Offers a Range of Risky Choices
French FM Urges Israel to Lift Gaza Blockade
Jordan, Egypt Demand End to Gaza Siege by Israel
Middle East
Dreams Stifled, Egyptís Young Turn to Islamic Fervor
Two Yemenis Sentenced to Death Over Spying for Egypt
Kosovo Celebrates Independence Ahead of Schedule
EU Nations Back Police Mission to Kosovo
Serb Nationalists Protest Kosovo Secession
The EU, the UN and Kosovo: The Legal Debate
The EU and the Western Balkans
Serbia Calls EU Decision to Send Kosovo Mission 'Shameful'
Kosovo PM Hails Slain Rebel
Situation in Kosovo Calm, German General Says
Background: the EU's Plans for Kosovo
Key Dates in Kosovo
Key Facts About Kosovo
Georgia Dismisses Russian Remarks on Rebel Regions
20,000 Protest Georgia's President
Power Shift Brings Uncertainty to Russia
Greece Plans Intelligence Reform Law Amidst Terrorism Concerns
Armenia: Masses Rally to Support Comeback Bid
Mexico City Bomberís Motive Unclear, Police Say
Americans Keep Dying
Missouri Guardsman Killed in Iraq Leaves Behind Five Children
Soldier (CA) Killed in Iraq Wanted Better Life for His Son
Alexandria Bay (NY) Pays Tribute to Soldier Killed in Iraq
Paratrooper (PR) Dies of Injuries in Noncombat Incident in Iraq
Community Remembers Soldier (GA) Killed in Action in Afghanistan
Pensacola (FL) Soldier Supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom Killed in Kuwait Accident
Pixley (CA) Family Prepares to Lay Soldier to Rest
Iraq Blast Kills Decorated Sailor From Miami (FL)

Justin Raimondo
The War Party Targets Obama

Doug Bandow
Operation Iraqi Occupation: A Decade, Century, or More?

Charles PeŮa
Hobbled in Kabul

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

Nebojsa Malic
Dead End

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

Sascha Matuszak
The Dragon or the Snake?

Ran HaCohen
Beware of Barak

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