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Obama Reversal on Detainee Photos
Afghan Commission: US Hit Killed 140 Civilians
  McChrystal Choice Suggests Special-Ops Strikes to Continue

20 Dead as US, Afghans Battle Suicide Bombers


US Troop Influx in Afghanistan Brings Base Boom

Pakistan Officials: US Missile Strike Kills 9
  Experts Warn of Backlash to Swat Valley Offensive

Holbrooke: Delay in Pakistan Aid to Benefit US Enemies


Attacks on Pakistan Taliban Intensify

  Pakistani Military Says 1.3 Million Fled Fighting in NW
Tehran Preparing for Attack on Its Nuclear Sites

Study: Iran's Missiles Not an Existential Threat to Israel

Displaced Iraqis Stay Away as Violence Persists

Violence Rises in Iraq's Tense North

  Base Slayings Spur Probe of Mental Health Care

Wed.: 5 Iraqis Killed, 9 Wounded; 100 Bodies Found in Mass Grave

Five Convicted in Sears Tower 'Plot' Trial

In Staff Moves, Gates Sets Direction of Pentagon

Israel Supplies Maps of Lebanon Cluster Bomb Sites
113 Civilians Killed in Mogadishu; Thousands Flee
From Phnom Penh to Islamabad
by William Pfaff
Pipelineistan Goes Af-Pak
by Pepe Escobar and Tom Engelhardt
Afghan Air Strikes and the Corporate Media  Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting
Obama's Empire  by Sheldon Richman
Stop 'Helping' Af-Pak  by Rep. Ron Paul
Back to the Balkans  by William S. Lind

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Get Ready for Abu Ghraib II

Jailed US Journalist Roxana Saberi 'Had Secret Document on War in Iraq'

Whistleblower: Gonzales Imposed Brutal Tactics

Obama Threatens to Limit US Intel With Brits

Obama Aides Debate Role of Proposed Cyber Czar

Former Rice Aide to Testify on Interrogations

Apparent Poison Gas Attack
Hospitalizes 84 Afghan Girls
Today in Iraq

Final Class of US-Trained Iraqi Prison Guards Graduates

Roadside Bomb Burns US Fuel Tanker in Tikrit

Tuesday: 9 Iraqis Killed, 19 Wounded

Base Massacre

AP Source: Soldier in Shootings Disarmed Earlier

US Military Identifies Soldier Who Killed Five

Source: Soldier in Shooting Is on Third Iraq Tour

War-Zone Massacre an Uncommon Event

Accused Soldier's Father Says Son 'Broken'

'War on Terror'

Italian Police: 2 in Jail Are al-Qaeda Suspects

Germany Rejects Guantanamo Inmates


Report: Iran Deploys Missile Batteries in Persian Gulf

Smiling Saberi Happy to Be Out of Iranian Jail

United Nations

US Elected to UN Human Rights Council

Blast Goes Unsolved as UN Agencies Probing Alleged Crime Turn on Each Other

Georgia's Political Stalemate Could End in Violence

OSCE Seeks to Sidestep South Ossetia Status


US Worried Kenya May Return to Violence


UN Envoy: New US Commander Must Enforce Afghan Attack Rules

Taliban Are Growing in Strength in Kandahar

US Soldiers Search for Midwife in Afghan War Zone

Battle-Hardened US Team on Dangerous Afghan Eastern Front


Pakistan's Swat Offensive Risks Wider Backlash

Journalists Slam Media Blackout on Swat Valley

Survivors of the Swat Massacre

Eyewitness: Trapped in Mingora

Pakistan Drops Commandos Into Taliban Stronghold

Young Pakistan Army Officers May Be Turning to Taliban, Insiders Say

South Asia

Doctor Says 49 Killed in Sri Lanka Hospital Attack

Nepal Maoists Are Not Allowing Other Parties to Form a New Government

Russians Warn of Nuclear War in South Asia


Will Benjamin Netanyahu Fall Out With Barack Obama?

Israel Weighs Peace With All Muslims

Israel Army Questions Soldiers About Gaza Looting

Haaretz Reporter Amira Hass Arrested Upon Leaving Gaza

Middle East
Lebanon Says Will Work With Syria 'To Confront Suspicious Israeli Schemes'

Syria Criticizes Renewal of US Sanctions

Christians in Mideast Losing Numbers and Influence


Justin Raimondo
The New Neocons

Charles V. Peņa
Pentagon Gluttons

Philip Giraldi
Saigon Again?

Alan Bock
Magical Thinking in South Asia

Ivan Eland
How the US Empire Contributed to the Economic Crisis

Edouard Husson
Nukes and National Independence: The French Example

Kelley B. Vlahos
Gian Gentile: Exposing Counterfeit COIN

Nebojsa Malic
Matter of Opinion

David R. Henderson
The Case for Prosecuting Bush

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

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