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Today's Highlights

Hope in Pakistan?: Alan Bock
Nukes and Rumors of Nukes: Gordon Prather
Pushing Missile Defense in Europe: Landy/Harrison
Iraqis: 'Surge' Is a Catastrophe: Fadhily/Jamail
Defining Victory Downward: Michael Kinsley

 Daniel Ellsberg

Deliso and Ellsberg Talk Corruption

 Chris Deliso

US Imports Jihad to Balkans

 Gareth Porter

They're Still Lying About Iran

 Philip Cunliffe

Kosovo's Pseudo-Secession

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Updated February 23, 2008 - 9:11 PM EST
The New Invasion of Iraq
  Turkish Army Says Dozens of Kurdish Rebels Killed in Iraq
  Turkish PM Says Briefed Bush on Iraq Land Offensive
UK Troops May Have Tortured, Executed Iraqis
  UK Soldiers Executed Up to 20 Iraqi Detainees, Say Witnesses
Iraqis: 'Surge' Is a Catastrophe
  US Troops Setting Down Roots in Mosul
  Party House, Prostitutes and Profiteering in Iraq
  Saturday: 33 Iraqis, 55 PKK Rebels, 17 Turks Killed; 10 Iraqis Wounded
Rice Holds Serbia Responsible for US Embassy Attack
  Rift Widens in Serbian Government After Deadly Riots
The Imperial Presidency Is
Here to Stay
 by Steve Chapman
The Revisionist Approach
to Vietnam
 by H.D.S. Greenway
Pushing Missile Defense in Europe
by Joanne Landy and Thomas Harrison
The Three Trillion Dollar War
by Joseph Stiglitz and Linda Bilmes
If Kosovo, Why Not Palestine?
by John V. Whitbeck
Nukes and Rumors of Nukes
by Gordon Prather

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Daniel Ellsberg: in Some Ways, 'I'm as Pessimistic as I've Ever Been'
Justice Dept Reviews Role in Waterboarding
Intel Chief: Lost Info as Some Telecoms Refusing to Illegally Wiretap
Iraq: Rockets or Mortars Hit Green Zone
Panel Considers Subpoenaing Ashcroft in Deal
Loophole Irks Contract Watchdogs
Gates Open to Giving China Missile Details
Musharraf Says Is Ready to Work With New Parliament
Turkey Invades Iraq
US Military Aware of Turk Incursion to Northern Iraq
Turkey Told US, Iraq of Incursion Plan
US Urges Swift End to Turkish Iraq Incursion
US Says Turkish Land Incursion in Iraq Bad News
Turkey's Iraq Offensive to Last 15 Days
Iraqi Foreign Ministry Summons Turkish Charge D' Affaires
EU Envoy: Turkish Raid on Northern Iraq 'Not the Best Option'
Sadr Extends Cease-Fire
Sadr Extends Cease-Fire
US Military Praises Sadr for Ceasefire
Sadr Keeps Iraq Guessing
Today in Iraq
Ominous Signs Remain in City Run by Iraqis
Iraqi Sunnis and Shi'ites Work Together, Distrustfully
US 'Micro-Loan' Effort Yields Big Results in Iraqi Province
Some Progress in Iraq's Powder Keg a Year After 'Surge'
Iraq's Kurds Move in on Oil Stronghold Kirkuk
Attacks Continue
Car, Horse-And-Cart Bombs Kill Four in Iraq
Gunmen Kill Three Family Members in Diyala
Two Corpses Found in Babel
Mortar Attack Leaves Nine Casualties South of Baquba
Truck Driver Wounded in Explosion Near Kirkuk
Basra Airport Closed Because of Katyusha Attacks
Suicide Blast in Fallujah Mosque Leaves 12 Casualties
Friday: 1 GI, 30 Iraqis, 5 Turks, 24 PKK Killed; 39 Iraqis Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
British Lawyers Detail Claims of Execution of Iraqi Civilians
Gates, Aussies Play Down Iraq Positions
US: Iraq Pullout Not to Hit Australia Ties
US to Ask Australia to Train Troops in Iraq
US Military
Army Says It Will Restore Public Access to Online Library
Insurgents in the Bloodstream
Judge Throws Out Subpoena Request for Unaired Haditha Footage
Air Force: B-2 Stealth Bomber Crashes on Guam; Both Pilots Ejected Safely, in Good Condition
Marine Corps: MRAP Report Was 'Personal'
US Embassy in Serbia Evacuates Families, Some Staff
West Warns Serbia Against Violence; More Rallies Due
Opposition Blames Serbian Govt for Violence
Serbs Protesters Attack UN Police
Divided Town a Focus for Kosovo's Divide
Marines at Embassy in Belgrade Hunker Down, Wait Out Chaos
Global Kosovo Fallout
Putin: Terrible Precedent of Kosovo Will Hit West
Kosovo's Independence Funded by Drug Money, Russian NATO Envoy Says
Kosovo Recognition a Tricky Question
EU Freezes Talks With Serbia After Attacks
Kosovo Recognition a Trickier Question for Afghanistan
Dutch Serbs to Protest Kosovo Independence
EU: Poland, Romania Coy on Rendition
Russia Warns Georgia Against Joining NATO
UK Judge Quashes Control Order on Muslim Convert
Fidel Castro Will Always Lead Cuba, Locals Say
McCain Hopes Castro Will Die Soon
Weekend Reviews
Unique Book on Iraq and the Media by Editor and Publisher Editor Out Soon
An Economic Analysis of National Reconstruction at Gunpoint
We Must Get Out of the Middle East No Matter What, CIA Vet Says
Lifting the Veil to Understand the 9/11 Commission
Shellshock and Redemption
No End in Sight: Iraq's Descent into Chaos
UN Body: Iran Fails to Answer Weapons Questions
Iran Says IAEA Report Provides More Evidence Vindicating Its Nuclear Program
US: 'No Confidence' Iran's Nuclear Program Peaceful
US Wants New Iran Sanctions Fast
Six Powers to Meet on Iran Next Week
Iran Says New Talks Likely With US Soon on Iraq
Background: Iran's Alleged Weapons Studies
Chronology of Iran's Nuclear Program
Outlook in Standoff Over Iran's Nuclear Program
Hamas Promises Not to Rule Out Any Cease-Fire Initiative
DFLP Chief Calls for Hamas and Fatah to Start Talks
Israeli Officials Slam PA as Escaped Prisoners Turn Themselves In
Arab Leaders Threaten to Withdraw 2002 Land-For-Peace Offer
Israeli Airstrike in Gaza Kills Two Gunmen
Thousands Rally for Israeli Town in Firing Line of Gaza Rockets
Japanese Translator Shot in Eye by Israeli Troops May Lose Sight
Flights to Israel Buckle Up Amid Hezbollah Threats
US Says Plans New Aid to Gaza, West Bank
Hezbollah Accuses Israel of Seeking War
France Ponders Grand Engagement in Afghanistan, Experts Say
Violent Bombings, Kidnapping Herald Volatile 2008 for Afghanistan
Canada's Top General: Prolonged Afghan Debate Endangers Canadian Soldiers
Australia Pledges to Keep Troops in Afghanistan for Long-Term
Bomb Blast Kills 13 Children in Northwest Pakistan Wedding Party
Bhutto Party Ponders Pakistan PM Choices
Analysts: Decades of Enmity Threatens Pakistani Coalition
US Diplomats Say Pakistani Judges Issue an Internal Matter
Forming Pakistan's Government Step by Step
Musharraf: Elections a Victory of Moderation
North Korea Opens Reactor to Foreign Media
Rice Weighs Carrots, Sticks on North Korea Proliferation
South Korea Hardliner Nominated to Deal With North
Rice: US Won't Be 'Carried Away' by Orchestra Event in Pyongyang
China Feels Pressure Over North Koreans
US Military Probes Second Sex Assault in Okinawa
Japan: Navy Chief Fired Over Fishing Boat
Military: 21 Die in Sri Lanka Fighting
Philippine Military Sets Up Special Anti-Coup Force
Kenya Talks Set to Spill Over to Next Week
Africa's Top Diplomat Pushes Kenya Rivals to Agree
Kenya's Severed Families Work to Reunite
EU Plans to Deploy Military Mission to Chad by End of March
Chad: Opposition Leader Out of Hiding
China Defends Sudan Arms Sales
China, in New Role, Presses Sudan on Darfur
Banditry Threatens UN Food Distribution in Darfur
Shaky Congo Peace Deal Aims to End Years of War
Eritrea Still Blocking UN Troops Move
New Breakthrough in Uganda Talks
Sierra Leone Rebel Convictions Upheld
Comoros Eyes 'Military Solution' to Separatist Island

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The Year of the Insurgents

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Hope in Pakistan?

Doug Bandow
No End in Sight: Iraq's Descent into Chaos

Nebojsa Malic
Day of Infamy

David R. Henderson
End the Cuban Embargo

Ran HaCohen
Israel Says 'No'

Ivan Eland
Threats of Our Own Making

Charles Peņa
Hobbled in Kabul

Philip Giraldi
John McCain and the Neocon Resurgence

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

Sascha Matuszak
The Dragon or the Snake?

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