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A Liberal Politician to Appreciate: David Henderson
US Disowns Basra Operation: Gareth Porter
Latest Gitmo Charges Questionable: A. Worthington
Delusional Bush Dances to War: Ray McGovern
Should We Fight for South Ossetia?: Pat Buchanan

 Michael Schwartz

The Battles of Baghdad

 Raed Jarrar

US in the Middle

 Nick Turse

The Complex

 Aram Roston

Chalabi: Hero in Iranian Spy Service

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Sadr Wins as Govt Crackdown Backfires


Iraqi Govt Says Attacks on Sadr Followers to Continue


Iranian Peacemaker in Iraq Is on US Terrorist Watch List


Tuesday: 1 US Soldier, 40 Iraqis Killed; 25 Iraqis Wounded

GAO Blasts Huge Weapons Budget

Bush Calls for More Eavesdropping


Gitmo Detainee Charged With '98 Embassy Bombing

Bush Backs Ukraine NATO Bid Despite Russia

Musharraf Swears in Cabinet Full of Foes

'No Deal' for Mugabe to Quit as Poll Results Stalled


Mugabe Minister Loses Seat in Zimbabwe Election

Embarrassed US Starts to Disown Basra Operation  by Gareth Porter
Delusional Bush Dances Toward War  by Ray McGovern
Taiwan's New President Could Give US a Lesson in Diplomacy  by Georgie Anne Geyer
Should We Fight for South Ossetia?
by Patrick Buchanan
The Education of a 9/11 Reporter
by Eric Lichtblau
Latest Gitmo Charges Questionable
by Andy Worthington

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Observers Interpret Iraq Cease-Fire, Iran's Role

A Block in Baghdad Mourns Child Killed by US Troops

Iraq Says More Than 200 Killed in Clashes in Basra

Anger Follows the Fight With Sadr's Militia

Russia Urges Iran to Join Nuclear Talks

McCain Haunted by January Remarks Suggesting 100 More Years in Iraq

US Says Missile Deal With Czechs Nears

US Army Shifts Policy: Married Troops Can Live Together in Iraq
Maliki's Lost Gamble

Maliki Humiliated as Militia Gamble Fails

Truce Calms Iraq, Weakens PM

Sadr Fighters Vanish From Iraq's Streets

Iraqi Cities 'Seem Calmer' After Sadr Calls for Truce

Iraqi Government Vows to Disarm Basrans

Basra Returning to Normal After Sadr Truce

Thousands of Police Officers Who Refused to Fight Sadr Get Fired

Sadrist Lawmaker Takes on Curfew Imposed Over Baghdad's Three Districts

Life in Basra: 'The Masked Men Have Vanished, but We're Still Trapped'

Today in Iraq

Iraq: Oil Pumps Govt Budget by $5 Billion

Iraq Green Zone Comes Under Fresh Attack

Iraqi Army Arrests TV Correspondent in Baghdad

Mass Grave Uncovered in Iraq

Kidnapped Baghdad Spokesman Released

Monday: 2 US Soldiers, 50 Iraqis Killed; 45 Iraqis Wounded
Occupying Iraq

23 Civilians Killed, Injured in US Bombing of Sadr City

Gates Says Iraqi Army Appears to Have Performed Well

Poll: Iraqis Say Australian Troops Presence Has Negative Effect

Army Says Iraqi's Tip Helped Lead to Remains of Ohio Soldier Missing Since 2004

The War at Home

McCain Touts Military Heritage

Obama Takes Aim at McCain on Iraq

Iraq War Vets With No Signs of Trauma Are Losing Their Vision

Tracking a Marine Lost at Home

Pentagon: Colleges Must Hand Over Student Names

'War on Terror'

Google Partners With NSA, CIA on Intelligence Database

In Transcripts, Tough Talk by 'Fort Dix Plot' Suspects, and Informant

'Entrapped' Miami Terror Retrial Going to the Jury

Terrified, Humiliated – and Innocent


US Defense Analyst Guilty in China Spy Case

Pelosi Suggests Bush Skip Olympic Opener

China Arrests Suspects in Tibetan Riots

Young Tibetans Question Path of Nonviolence


Nepal Police Break Up Tibet Protests, 284 Held

Bhutan Opposition Resigns Amid Rigging Allegation

Myanmar Dissident Barred From Office in New Constitution

United States Reopens Ransacked Belgrade Embassy

Russia Officials Wary of Terrorist Groups in South


Ecuador Sues Colombia Over Anti-Drug Spraying

'Dirty War' Suspect Extradited From Spain to Argentina

NATO Summit

Bush Seeks to Salvage Legacy at NATO, Putin Summits

Departing Putin Seeks to Stop NATO Gains

Russia to Offer NATO Afghan Transit at Summit

NATO's Force in Afghanistan

NATO Enemies Give Bush a Mixed Welcome

NATO Row Over Ex-Soviet State Member Bids

NATO Facing Post-Cold War Transformation

Chronology of Key Events in NATO's 59-Year History

Bush Visits a Ukraine Deeply Split Over Bid to Join Western Alliance


Two British Soldiers, One Dane Killed in Afghanistan

Eight Dutch Soldiers Wounded by Roadside Bombs in Afghanistan

Bush Seeking International Support for Afghanistan War

Sarkozy's Troop Pledge for Afghan Campaign 'May Encourage Others'

Georgia Offers 500 Troops to NATO Afghan Force

German Quick Reaction Force Prepares for Combat in Afghanistan

Afghanistan Moves to Censor TV

Remembering the Soviet 'Vietnam'


Freed Judge, New Cabinet Press Musharraf

Pakistan's Deposed Judge Gets Hero's Welcome on Tour

Leading Figures in Pakistan's New Government


Hamas Chief Says Captured Israeli Soldier Is Alive

Israel to Build New Homes in West Bank

Rice Says Mideast Talks on Track, Despite Settlements

Hamas Leader Says Israel Is Exaggerating Militant Group's Strength to Justify Assaults

Hamas Invites Abbas to Gaza Talks

Hamas and Fatah Supporters Clash at Gaza University

Israel to Consider Easing Gaza Border Control if Calm Continues

Israel's War at Home

Rights Group: Israel Must Stop Demolishing Bedouin Homes

Bedouin Resist Israeli Plan to Build Jewish Towns on Ancestral Lands

Poll: Most Israelis Would Force Arab Citizens Into Palestinian State

Middle East

UN General: Lebanon Border Town Still Waiting for Israeli Withdrawal

Turkish Court to Hear Case for Banning Ruling Party


Mugabe's Opponent 'On Course to Victory'

Zimbabwe Opposition Insists Mugabe Lost

African Observers Say Zimbabwe Election Fair

Riot Police in Harare Townships Amid Poll Tensions

European Ministers Call for Zimbabwe Poll Results

What Next in Zimbabwe's Elections?


Somali Town Falls to Insurgent Raid

Uganda Rebel Leader to Sign Peace Deal

Another Smooth Transition for Botswana


Justin Raimondo
Is Another 9/11 Inevitable?

David R. Henderson
A Liberal Politician Libertarians Can Appreciate

Ivan Eland
Putting Lipstick on a Pig

Alan Bock
Getting It Wrong Again

Doug Bandow
Crisis Postponed?

Nebojsa Malic
Two Anniversaries

Charles Peña
Hard to See the Benefits Through the Bills and the Blood

Philip Giraldi
Neocon Valor Is an Act of Feith

Ran HaCohen
Israel Says 'No'

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

Sascha Matuszak
The Dragon or the Snake?

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