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Don’t Wait for World War III: Justin Raimondo
Preparing the Battlefield: Seymour Hersh
The Urge to Surge: Tom Engelhardt
Making Progress, Without Uncle Sam: Alan Bock
Would Pres. McCain Obey the Law?: Jacob Sullum

 Seymour Hersh

Preparing the Battlefield

 Anthony Gregory

Disappointed in the Democrats

 Gordon Prather

Axis of False Accusations

 Clay Ramsay

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Updated June 30, 2008 - 11:23 PM EDT
US Steps Up Secret Moves Against Iran
  Crocker Denies US Operations in Iran
  Shadow of War Looms as Israel Flexes Its Muscle
NYT: White House Battles Itself Instead of Qaeda
  Pakistan Claims Success in Battling Militants
  NATO: No Peace in Afghanistan So Long as Taliban Operate in Pakistan
  UN Official: Afghan Civilian Deaths Up 60 Percent
Iraq Criticizes Attacks by American Troops
  US Advised Iraqi Ministry on Oil Deals
  Program in Iraq Against al-Qaeda Faces Uncertainty

Monday: 20 Iraqis Killed, 25 Wounded

Bush's Top General Quashed Torture Dissent
Leaks, Focus on Single Suspect Undercut Anthrax Probe
Israelis Assault Award-Winning Journalist
Welcome Home, Soldier.
Now Shut Up
 by Paul Rockwell
Mearsheimer, Walt Welcomed
in Tel Aviv
 by Linda Mamoun
Will He Go Gently Into That
Good Night?
 by Thomas McAdams Deford
The Urge to Surge  by Tom Engelhardt
Got a Plan for Zimbabwe? I Don't
by Robert Dreyfuss
Would President McCain Obey the Law?  by Jacob Sullum

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Army Study: Iraq Occupation Was Understaffed
In Maliki's Hometown, Grief After Deadly US Raid
Pentagon Fights EPA on Pollution Cleanup
Everyday Images of Iran
US Military's AFRICOM Announcement Was a Surprise to African Nations
Report: Bush Wants Satellites for Domestic Spying
Look at the Nuclear Programs in North Korea, Iran
Kosovo Serbs Set Up Rival Assembly
Iran: Israel No Match for Our Defenses
Today in Iraq
For Iraq's Oil Contracts, a Question of Motive
US to Transfer Shi'ite Province to Iraq
The Price of One Iraqi Life
Iraq Pledges $100 Mln to Rebuild Sadr City Slum
Iraqi Opposition Slams Amnesty Law's Implementation
New Civilian Airport to Open in Iraqi Holy City
Attacks Continue
Basra Intel Chief Assassinated
Truck Bomb Kills Seven People North of Baghdad
Female Bomber Injures Three Tribal Volunteers in Iraq
Iraqi Guards Kill Female Suicide Bomber
Sunday: 39 Iraqis Killed, 20 Wounded
Global Iraq Fallout
Former Australian PM Howard Insists Iraq Had WMDs
Iraqi Tribal Leaders Backing Iranian Dissidents
Iraq Says to File Suits Over UN Oil/Food Program
The War at Home
Lieberman: Al-Qaeda, Iran Would Control Iraq Under Obama Plan
Self-Proclaimed Govt of Hawaii Demands End to US Occupation
US Military
National Guard Chiefs Gather at Virgin Islands Resort
Commanding a Role for Women in the Military
'War on Terror'
AT&T Whistleblower: Spy Bill Creates 'Infrastructure for a Police State'
Long-Term Harm From US Torture
Former NSA Officer Alleges Illegal Activities Under Hayden
Missing UK Terror Suspect Rearrested
Mugabe Declared Winner of Widely Condemned Poll
Zimbabwe's Mugabe Sworn in After Discredited Vote
Mugabe Won Runoff With 85.51% of Vote: Official
AU Security Chief Plays Down Zimbabwe Troops Talk
Will AU Take Action Against Mugabe?
African Observers Call for New Zimbabwe Vote
Source: Mugabe's Party Eyes 'Final Solution' to Opposition
Tsvangirai Says Committed to Negotiated Settlement
Mugabe to Confront Critics at African Union Summit
What Next in Zimbabwe's Political Crisis?
Ethiopian Troops Vacate Entire Central Somalia Region
Somaliland Hopes Election Will Lead to Recognition
Nigerian Conflicts Tighten Oil Bottleneck
Chechen Rebels Kill Six in Attacks
16 Accidentally Shot in France at Military Drill
British Defense Ministry to Spend $5 Million on 'New Flags'
Iran to Ready Thousands of Graves for Enemy Soldiers
Brown Demands Iran Prove a Lack of Interest in Nuclear Weapons
Report: Iran Nuclear Proposal Under Review
Oil Cash May Prove a Shaky Crutch for Iran's Ahmadinejad
US Ambassador Says More Talks Possible With Iran on Iraq
Iranian Exiles in Paris Rally Back Armed Opposition

Iran Harder Sell on Giving Up Nuclear Program

Ahmadinejad: Pakistan Ties Unbreakable
Hamas Arrests Man Who Claimed Rocket Attack on Israel
Israel Reopens Gaza Border, Hamas Looks to Truce
Palestinians: Israeli Troops Kills Youth in West Bank
Israel Resumes Trickle of Goods Into Gaza
Israeli Cabinet Approves Hezbollah Prisoner Swap
Olmert: Captive Israeli Soldiers in Lebanon Dead
Sources: Hezbollah Swap Likely by Lebanon War Anniversary
A Look at Israeli-Lebanese Prisoner Swaps
Key Events in Lebanon-Israel Conflict
Middle East
Saudi Minister: 90 Percent of Detained Terror Suspects Are Saudis
Egypt to Open Gaza Border Temporarily Tuesday
23 Killed in Afghan Violence
Scots Soldier 'Killed by 20-Year-Old Soviet Mine' in Afghanistan
Bloodiest Month Yet for British Forces in Afghanistan
British Soldier Dies in Afghanistan When Vehicle Overturns
UN Official: Worsening Afghan Security Hurts Humanitarian Effort
Pakistan Presses on With Offensive vs. Militants
Flags Over Pakistani Town Signal Militant Support
Pakistan Govt: Swat Peace Pact to Be Implemented
Three Killed in Quetta Attack
Blast Damages Pakistan Gas Pipeline
Indian Kashmir Govt Backs Down Over Land for Hindus
Six Killed, 39 Hurt in Bombings in India's Northeast
Pioneering Chinese City Offers a Peek at Political Ferment
Anger Over Rape-Murder Case Sparks Riot in China
China Says Next Round of Tibet Talks in Early July
Nepal's New Maoist PM Struggles to Reconcile Ideology With Position
China Says Next Round of Tibet Talks in Early July

Justin Raimondo
Don't Wait for World War III

Alan Bock
Making Progress, Without Uncle Sam

Ivan Eland
Can the Air Force Be Reformed?

Doug Bandow
Turning the Recurring Joke of a New European Defense Policy into Reality

Nebojsa Malic
Return of the Reds

Charles Peña
Change We Can Believe In?

David R. Henderson
The Supreme Court Gets One Right

Philip Giraldi
Remaking the Middle East

Praful Bidwai
India-Pakistan Peace Survives, Somehow

Sascha Matuszak
The US and China:
Unsettling Similarities

Ran HaCohen
Israel at Sixty

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