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Moscow Musical Chairs: Alan Bock
The Afghans Released from Gitmo: A. Worthington
Iran, International Peace and Security: G. Prather
Senator Rambo: Charley Reese
Can Offer Break Iran Nuclear Stalemate?: T. Parsi

 Mary Ruwart

Libertarianism and War

 Paul Verkuil

Outsourcing Empire

 Gareth Porter

Mahdi Army, Then Iran

 Candace Gorman

Al Hajj Freed, Others at Gitmo Still Languish

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Updated May 11, 2008 - 10:45 PM EDT
Tentative Deal on Truce in Sadr City
  Mother and Child Killed by US Troops in Northern Iraq
  Parading of Fighters' Bodies Taunts Mahdi Army
  Iraqi and US Troops Move Against al-Qaeda in North
  A Surge in Iraqi Detainees
  Heavy US Airstrikes on Sadr City Despite Truce
  2 US Soldiers, 50 Iraqis Killed; 147 Iraqis Wounded
War Funding Still a Sticky Issue for Democrats
  Commando Leaders Shift Away From Rumsfeld Strategy
  US Army's 'Stop-Loss' Orders Up Dramatically Over Last Year
  Former Pentagon Staffer: 'Abandon the Green Zone'
Lebanese Declaration Threatens Civil War
  Hezbollah Fighters in Beirut Melt Away
  Lebanese Army Overturns Measures Against Hezbollah
  Lebanon Death Toll Up to 40 Following Northern Clash
Russia Joins UN Economic Sanctions on Iran
Residents Say US Killed Afghan Civilians in Latest Attack
Who Are the Afghans Just Released from Guantánamo?  by Andy Worthington
The Purpose of the Constitution Is to Protect Us From Them  by Jacob G. Hornberger
Four Years Later: Why Did It Take So Long for the Press to Break Abu Ghraib Story?  by Greg Mitchell
Senator Rambo  by Charley Reese
Iran, International Peace and Security  by Gordon Prather
The US War on Journalists
by Amy Goodman

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$50 Billion for New Planes, Gear in War-Funding Bill
Pakistan: Talks on Judges Go Up in Smoke
Purchases Linked North Korean to Syria
Judge's Guantánamo Ruling Bodes Ill for Bush Approach
Opposition Gunmen Seize Control of Hariri's Media Empire
Shell Pulls Out of Iran Gas Deal
Gen. Petraeus Tells Turkish Generals Not to Bomb Kandil Mountains
Iraqis Running Out of Water
in Rising Heat
Today in Iraq
Key Points in Deal to End Baghdad Fighting
Quietly Surviving in a Not-So-New Iraq
Mosul's Shabak Community Wants to Join Iraq's Kurdistan
Iraqi Father: 'My Daughter Deserved to Die for Falling in Love'
Iraqi Artists and Singers Flee Amid Crackdown on Forbidden Culture
Iraq Occupation
State Dept. Renews Blackwater Iraq Contract
US Cops to Battle Bombs in Iraq
Sadr City Bomb Squad: Looking for Trouble Before It Explodes
Families Demand Answers in Iraq Electrocutions
Video Link Lets Marine Dad in Iraq Meet His New Daughter
Cracking Down
Thirty Militants Killed in Sadr City
Suicide Car Bomber Stopped in Iraq
60 Gunmen Arrested in Mosul City Operation
16 Gunmen Captured, 35 IEDs Defused in Iraq's Balad Ruz
14 Wanted Men Captured in Basra
Attacks Continue
Two Civilians Killed, Five Others Wounded in Basra IED Attack
Iraq: Murdering the Messengers
Two Workers From India Killed in Iraq
Four US Soldiers Wounded in Iraq Roadside Bombing
2 US Soldiers, 50 Iraqis Killed; 147 Iraqis Wounded
The War at Home
McCain's Convention Chair Quits After Myanmar Ties Reported
US Jews' Relationship With Israel Evolves
Journalist Facing Fines Over Anthrax Case Urges Press to Protect 1st Amendment
Adviser Barred From Detainee Case Over Bias Concerns
As Bush Term Wanes, Mideast Peace Appears as Elusive as Ever
US Military
Study: Conduct-Waiver Troops OK, but Need Discipline
Military Buildup Threatens to Overwhelm Guam
Battles of Britain
UK: Man Detained in Anti-Terror Probe
Tony Blair's Wife Publishes Autobiography; Iraq War a Topic
Russian Police Kill Two Rebels in Ingushetia
As Gazprom Goes, So Goes Russia
Serbia Haunted by Milosevic's Ghost
In Serbian Elections, Voters Face a Choice Between East and West
Zimbabwe Opposition to Take Part in Presidential Runoff
Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai to Return Home Within Two Days
Zimbabwe Minister Says No Pre-Conditions for Run-Off
Zimbabwe Opposition Wants International Observers at Runoff
What's Next in Zimbabwe's Election Process
Sudan's Army Beats Back Rebel Attack on Capital
About Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir
US Urges Restraint After Sudan Violence
Americans Keep Dying
Mother of Fallen Marine Reflects on Her Daughter's Life (MS)
Former New Mexico Volunteer Firefighter Killed in Afghanistan
Carroll (OH) Marine Killed in Iraq Leaves Behind Wife, Three Children
Mother Speaks About Her Son, Her Soldier (WA)
Surry County (NC) Soldier Killed in Iraq
Mesquite (TX) Soldier Killed in Iraq Laid to Rest
Billings (MT) Army Captain Killed by IED in Iraq
Colorado Marine Killed by Bomb in Iraq
Slain Army Explosives Expert (TX) Planned to Become a Police Officer
Louisville (KY) Contractor Killed by Roadside Bomb in Iraq
Glendale (AZ) Family Grieves Over Their Young Son's Death in Iraq
Portland (TX) Bomb Disposal Soldier Killed by IED in Iraq
101st Airborne Soldier From Greenup (KY) Killed in Afghanistan
UN Forces Denies Being Attacked in Lebanon
Hezbollah Accuses Jumblatt Supporters of Abducting, Killing Three of Its Members
Lebanon Crisis: Israel Watches From Sidelines, for Now
Lebanese Prime Minister Calls on Hezbollah to Disarm
Chronology: Hezbollah's Showdown With Lebanese Government
Death Toll in Beirut Funeral Attack Climbs to Six
US Warily Welcomes Less Violence in Lebanon
In Photos: Lebanon Conflict: May 10th
Foreign Embassies Mull Evacuation of Citizens From Lebanon
Militants Kill Israeli; Israelis Kill 5 Hamas Policemen
US Looks Set to Offer Israel Powerful New Radar
'The British Wanted Us to Kill Each Other'
Vilnai: Egypt Key Player in Dealing With Hamas
Palestinians: Gaza Power Plant Closing Due to Diesel Shortage
Egypt Opens Border to Sick and Wounded Gazans
On Its 60th Birthday, Israel Is Still a Jekyll and Hyde Nation
Protesters Clash With Police in Afghan East, Two Dead
New Tactics in Taliban Killing Season
Islamabad Fully Alert to Defend Nuclear Plan
Pakistan Mulls Parallel Supreme Courts
Pakistan: 15 Injured in Quetta Hotel Blast
Cop Killed, Girls' School Torched in Pakistan's Swat Valley
Police Say Gunmen Kill Three Shi'ite Muslims in Pakistan
Kidnapped Pakistani Official Pays Huge Ransom for Freedom
Sri Lanka
29 Tamil Tigers, Three Govt Soldiers Killed in Sri Lanka Clashes
Sri Lanka Accuses Rebels of Sinking Navy Ship
Fear and Fraud Mar Elections in Sri Lanka
Voters in Eastern Sri Lanka Worry About Future
Rights Body Raps UK for Releasing Ex-Tamil Tiger Warlord
North Korea
US Envoy Takes Nuclear Documents Out of North Korea
US Says North Korea Documents Date Back to 1986
Referendum in Myanmar Likely to Solidify Junta's Power
Why Myanmar's Generals Shun Aid
Myanmar Junta Hands Out Aid Boxes With Generals' Names
Myanmar: The Junta's Strongmen
How Myanmar's Generals Turned Their Backs on Disaster
US Scolding of Myanmar Leaders Comes Under Fire
Myanmar Set for Political, Economic Shocks
China Reluctant to Prod Myanmar Over Aid
Malaysian Peacekeepers Leave Philippines

Laos: Gen. Vang Pao’s Last War

China's Hu Ends 'Satisfactory and Successful' Japan Visit
Nigeria on High Alert Against al-Qaeda Attacks
Central Africa's Last Major Rebel Group Signs Pact for Ceasefire
Libya Issues Threat to Italy
Three Chinese Workers Freed in Nigeria
Haiti's Violent Image Is an Outdated Myth, Insist UN Peacekeepers
Weekend Reviews
Come Home, Conservatives!
Intervention Man – a Superhero for Kristol & Co.
Iron Man and the Merchants of Death
The Iraq Movie We've Been Waiting For
Why Does the US Overthrow Regimes in Other Countries?
1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War

Justin Raimondo
The Silenced Majority

Alan Bock
Moscow Musical Chairs

Doug Bandow
Another Needless Confrontation

Praful Bidwai
One Last Push for India-US Nuke Deal

Nebojsa Malic
Franklin's Choice

Charles Peña
Mission Accursed

Philip Giraldi
Condi Stomps the Mullahs

Ivan Eland
Rev. Wright Is Not All Wrong

Sascha Matuszak
The Sword Is Blunted

David R. Henderson
John Yoo's Dilemma

Ran HaCohen
Israel Says 'No'

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