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Today's Highlights

Reclaim Your Sense of Outrage: John Cusack
Opposition to US Should Worry Maliki: Ivan Eland
Enabling Nuke Proliferation: Gordon Prather
Cluster Bombs May Disappear: David Cronin
Israeli Talks With Syrians Make Sense: Rosenberg

 Victor Navasky

Now This is a Major Turning Point

 Gordon Prather

IAEA Continues to Acquit Iran

 Pat Buchanan

Was WWII Really 'The Good War'?

 Andy Worthington

Making Up 'Law' as They Go Along

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Updated June 1, 2008 - 9:47 PM EDT
Iraq Deaths Down, but for How Long?
  Australia Ends Iraq Combat Operations
  Sadrists Want Referendum on US-Iraq Pact
  Key Provincial Elections Split Sunni Arabs in Iraq
  Iraqi Military Extends Control in Mosul
Putin: Iran Not Seeking to Build Nuclear Arms
  Former German FM: US, Israel to Attack Iran 'in the Near Future'
  Iran Says Its Right to Enrichment Is Non-Negotiable
US Terrorism List Also a Political Tool
  Pentagon War Overseer Calls for Larger Staff
  Download al-Qaeda Manuals From the DoJ, Go to Prison?
  Al-Qaeda's Stance on Women Sparks Extremist Debate
NATO Says 100 Militants Killed in SW Afghanistan
  NATO: Pakistan Havens Can Sustain Afghan Insurgency for Years
UK's Brown Blows a Loophole in Ban on Cluster Bombs
Dark Chapter of WWII Clouds Our Own Time  by Robert A. Levy
Enabling Nuke Proliferation
by Gordon Prather
News Anchors Praise Themselves for Prewar Coverage  by Glenn Greenwald
Reclaim Your Sense of Outrage
Scott Horton interviews John Cusack
Searching for John McCain
by Ximena Ortiz
Where Is the Outrage?  by Robert Scheer

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Chertoff Downplays Terrorist Nuclear Threat
Iraq Squabbling Previews Campaign
A Shoulder to Cry on in Baghdad
Basra: A Harsh and Conservative City
Bhutto Dealt Nuclear Secrets to North Korea, Book Says
Baghdad Jews Have Become a Fearful Few
Al-Qaeda Chief Dies in Pakistan Missile Strike
Veterans Share Their Stories, Urge an End to the War in Iraq
Taliban Militants Capture
Remote Afghan Town
Iraq Occupation
NATO General: No Intention for Permanent Iraq Bases
In Sadr City, US Mission Shifts From Urban Warfare to Reconstruction
Marine Dies in Non-Combat Incident in Iraq
Today in Iraq
Recent Blasts in Nineveh Press Officials' Panic Button
Iraqi Mother Who Defied the Killers Is Gunned Down
Attack on Iraq Checkpoint Kills 10
Basra's Wary Rebirth
Tribes Vow to Protect Oil Pipelines in Diyala
Iraqi Book Industry Suffering a Real Crisis
Saturday: 1 US Soldier, 15 Iraqis Killed, 19 Iraqis Wounded
Iraqi Football
Iraq Allowed to Compete for World Cup Slot
Iraq's Passion Turns to Agony
French Aid to Iraq
France Offers Iraq Rebuilding Aid
French Minister's Visit Shows New Stance on Iraq
US Military
Reactions Split on Awarding Medal for PTSD
War Without Soldiers
West Point Graduates 972, Most Headed to War
Mounting Casualties Make EOD a Hard Sell
Notorious Photo Dogs Marine Who Was Wounded in Iraq
'War on Terror'
Senator: Hayden's Upbeat al-Qaeda Comments Inconsistent With Other CIA Assessments
Legal Outsourcing Suit Spotlights Surveillance Fears
Chertoff Keen on Israeli Airport Security Technology
Deal With Taliban Should Not Come at Afghan's Cost: Karzai
Civil War Instigator Considers Afghan Presidency
UK Commander: Taliban 'On the Run'
Afghan Bomb Attack Kills Two NATO Soldiers
One Soldier Dead, Six Wounded in Afghan Suicide Blast
Dying for Life in Afghanistan
Academic Embedded With US Army Killed by IED
Canada to Send Chinooks, Unmanned Planes to Afghanistan
US Authorities Release German Citizen Held in Afghanistan
Military Official: Pakistan and US Ties to Remain Close
Five Youths Killed in Quetta
Pakistani Minister Denied Entry to India
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Rebels Reject Devolution Plan, Kill 31 Troops
Explosion in Sri Lanka Capital Kills Two
North Korea
Report: North Korea Tests Missiles Off Coast
North Korea Claims Less Plutonium Than US Estimates: Report
Japan Questions China's Missile Arsenal
India: Blackberry Poses a 'Security Risk'
All Eyes on Palace for King Gyanendra's Eviction
Riot Police Assemble Against Protesters in Bangkok
Bangladesh Govt Arrests Party Activists: Police
Venezuela Says Troops Kill Colombian 'Subversive'
Peru's Shining Path Guerrillas on the Rise Again
Weekend Reviews
Was WWII Just as Pointless and Self-Defeating as Iraq?
Liberalism's World Wide Web
Rethinking 1948
Inconvenient Facts About World War II
Standard Operating Procedure by Philip Gourevitch and Errol Morris
The Most Unnecessary Job in the World
The Dogs of War
Flack Attack
Bush Aide Scores White House War Propaganda
Iran DM Warns of Retaliation if US or Israel Attacks
UN Nuclear Agency Report Puts Iran on Defensive
Iran Student Activist Fined Instead of Jail: Report
Lord Phillips: Iran Sanctions Harm British Economy
US Asks UN to Search Syria for Nuclear Plants
Assad Aide Denies Reports of Progress in Syria-Israel Talks
Israel Concerned by Warming Relations Between Syria, Europe
Report: Hamas to Accept Gradual Opening of Gaza Crossings in Truce Deal
Tzipi Livni: Terrorist-Hunter Secret of Woman Tipped to Lead Israel
Anti-Aircraft Missiles in Gaza Could Threaten Raiding Israeli Helicopters
Closed Airport Cast as Palestinian Metaphor
No Children's Day in Besieged Gaza
One Dead, 16 Wounded in Gaza City Explosion
Thai Worker Wounded in Gaza Rocket Strike on Israel: Medics
Rights Groups Tells Hamas to Probe Abductions
Human Rights Watch: Islamic Jihad Torturing Collaborators
US Wants Closer Military Cooperation With Lebanon
Two Attacks Against Army Checkpoints Prompts Fear in Lebanon
Lebanese Soldier Killed in Explosion in North
Lebanese Troops Shoot Suspected Suicide Bomber
UN Workers Scour Lebanon for US-Made Cluster Bombs
Egyptian Christians, Muslims Clash, Killing One
Egyptian Police: Two Weapons Cache Meant for Gaza Found in Sinai
Middle East
Bin Laden's Brother Aims to Bridge the Red Sea
Al-Qaeda-Linked Group Claims Responsibility for 'Failed' Attack on Oil Refinery in Yemen
Turkey Says Military Destroyed Kurdish Shelters
Russia & Her Neighbors
Russia Army Unit Sent to Abkhazia
Putin Hopes Georgian Abkhazia Plan Is Introduced
As Naval Base Lease Nears End, Russia Fears Losing Control of Crimea
Putin: Russia to Increase Oil Output After Tax Cuts
Macedonians Vote Amid EU, NATO Uncertainty
Tight Security for Macedonian Elections
Zimbabwe TV Says MDC Supporters Shoot ZANU-PF Members
Zimbabwe General Tells Soldiers to Vote for Mugabe
US Africa Command Trims Its Aspirations
Mutinous Soldiers Stand Down in Guinea After Pay-Off
Americans Keep Dying
'Lies, Arrogance Killed My Nephew' (VT)
Family 'Reeling' Over Santa Rosa Ranger's Death in Afghanistan (CA)
Merced (CA) Soldier Killed Two Weeks Into Fourth Iraq Tour
Zanesville (OH) Soldier Hoped to Become Highway Patrolman
Maine Soldier Dies From 'Non-Combat' Gunshot Wound in Afghanistan
Rockford (IL) Soldier Killed by IED in Iraq
Family, Friends Mourn Soldier (CA) Killed by Afghan Bomb
South Carolina Soldier Dies in Attack in Afghanistan

Justin Raimondo
Standing Up Against the War Party

Ivan Eland
Sadr, Sistani Opposition to US Presence Should Worry Maliki

Doug Bandow
Heroic Sacrifices for Foolish Causes: Memorial Days Past and Present

Sascha Matuszak
Give China Some Face

Charles Peņa
Things to Remember on Memorial Day

David R. Henderson
The Fight for Memorial Day

Alan Bock
Talking About Nothing

Nebojsa Malic
Tadic's Titanic

Philip Giraldi
The Fourth Estate Fails Again

Ran HaCohen
Israel at Sixty

Praful Bidwai
One Last Push for India-US Nuke Deal

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