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New US Drone Attack in Pakistan Kills 9
  Pakistani Military Says 1.3 Million Fled Fighting in NW
  Pakistani Military: 700 Killed in Swat Offensive
  Swatis Flock to Increasingly Crowded Refugee Camps

'Everything Destroyed' in Swat Valley


Opposition Figure Urges Pakistan to Abandon Terror War

Gen. McKiernan Replaced as Afghan Commander
  Several Killed in Afghan City Suicide Blitz
  US: Taliban Using White Phosphorus
  New Afghanistan Commander Had Role in Tillman Episode
GI Kills Five Fellow Soldiers on Baghdad Base
  Massacre Puts War Trauma in Spotlight
  Lawmakers Try to Block New Abuse Photos
Congress Resists Guantánamo Releases

Iran Frees US-Born Journalist Accused of Spying

Georgia Opposition Turns Down 'Power-Sharing' Offer
Did US Help Lebanon Crack Israeli Spy Rings?
US Thaw With Syria Stalls
Saberi's Plight and American Media Propaganda  by Glenn Greenwald
Killing of Comrades by 'Stressed Out' Soldier in Iraq: Inevitable?  by Greg Mitchell
The Death of Rendition Victim Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi  by Andy Worthington
Anchors A-waste  by Jeff Huber
Americanada? No Thanks
by Neil Kitson
The News on Nukes  by Frida Berrigan

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Hawks Divided: Af-Pak or Iran?

Gates' Budget 'Cuts' Sour Conservatives

Former CIA Agent Slams Cheney as 'Hypocritical' on Memos

White House to Declassify 'Holy Grail' Torture Report That Could Undercut Cheney

US Red Ink Rising Even Higher, to $1.8 Trillion

Will Congress Keep Paying for These Two Wars?
Release of Journalist by Iran May Shift Hurdle to Rapprochement With White House
Today in Iraq

President of Iraq Stresses Peshmerga's Role

Economic Downturn Finally Hits Iraq

Living With Baghdad's Concrete Barriers

Police Seize Missile Depot in Kirkuk

Monday: 6 US Soldiers, 4 Iraqis Killed; 2 Iraqis Wounded

The War at Home

Lawyers: Ex-Soldier Deserves Death for Crimes

GOP Threatens to Investigate Clinton-Era Rendition

Nephew Mentioned Rep. Murtha in Dealings as Contractor

Water Rations Force Some US Soldiers to Take Desperate Measures
'War on Terror'

Guantánamo Judge Sets Hearing on Detainee's Torture Claims

Lawyer: Gitmo Prisoner Slashed Wrist, Hurled Blood

US Gets Tough on Canadian Border

Colorado High School Students Asked to Plot Terror Attack

Russia and Her Neighbors

Obama to Visit Russia

Georgian Opposition Pledges Broader Protests


Islamists, 'Foreign Fighters' Make Gains in Mogadishu

Zimbabwe Newspaper Editors Are Arrested

In Other News

UK Files Claim to Seabed Around the Falklands

Malaysian Court Orders Reinstatement of Opposition Minister


US Commander's Ouster Tied to 'New Approach' in Afghan War

Afghan Lawmakers Demand Restrictions on Foreign Military Forces

UN Demands Inquest Into Afghan Deaths

Fears of Mass Poisoning of Afghan Schoolgirls

US Military: 44 Afghan Cases of White Phosphorus


Last Journalist Flees Swat Valley

26 Militants Killed in Mohmand

US, Pakistan Build Military Ties, One Officer at a Time

Shaky Pakistan Is Seen as a Target of Plots by al-Qaeda

Pakistani President: Osama bin Laden Is Dead

Terrorism Is Not Priority for Pakistanis, Poll Finds

Sri Lanka

Outrage Grows Over Tamil Deaths

UN Security Council Ignores Request to Discuss Killing in Sri Lanka

UN Tells of 'Bloodbath' in Sri Lanka

Middle East

Iranian Mortar Shells Land in Turkey: Security

Jordan King Woos Syria in Mideast Peace Push

Russia Plays Up Its International Role - Especially in Mideast Peace

Obama Eyes '57-State Solution' to Middle East


Pope in Israel Calls for Palestinian Homeland

Israeli Activists Urge Pope's Detention Over 2,000-Year-Old Thefts

Pope Runs Into Politics of Middle East

Israel Closes Media Center, Upsetting Palestinians

Israel Limits Gaza Christians Hoping to See Pope

Pope Walks Out After Muslim Cleric Criticizes Israel

'88% of Prisoners in Palestinian Jails Being Held Without Trial'

Israel Seeks Egypt's Support Against 'Extremists'

US General Builds a Palestinian Army


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Saigon Again?

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Magical Thinking in South Asia

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How the US Empire Contributed to the Economic Crisis

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Nukes and National Independence: The French Example

Kelley B. Vlahos
Gian Gentile: Exposing Counterfeit COIN

Nebojsa Malic
Matter of Opinion

Charles V. Peña
To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate?

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The Case for Prosecuting Bush

Ran HaCohen
Abe Foxman's 'Anti-Semitic Pandemic'

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