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  • Preemption, Israeli style

    Last month, one of the more mysterious episodes in the history of the Arab-Israel conflict began to leak slowly into the news. Although the facts are still unconfirmed, what seems to have happened has major implications not only for the region but even...
  • Our guiding principles

    Our guiding principles
    President-elect Barack Obama has promised to renew American leadership in the world. The world is more than ready. After six years of war, Iraqis are eager to bid goodbye to an administration that invaded and occupied their country. Africans and Asians...
  • Obama as a war president

    Obama as a war president
    If World War I was to be "the war to end all wars," President Bush's so-called war on terror was conceived as a war without end. Just days after Al Qaeda's suicide airliner attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, Bush declared that he would "rid the world of...
  • Wars within wars in Iraq

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || ++++++++++++++++++++ Despite what you may have heard, there is no "war" in Iraq. Rather, there are many wars raging through the Shiite, Kurdish and Sunni territories. These wars are complicated and deep-seated, with roots that,...
  • How much of a mess for Obama?

    How much of a mess for Obama?
    Today's topic: How has President Bush set up the Obama administration's early months for either failure or success (or something in between)? Previously, Greenwald and Antle discussed presidential pardons and the dozens of late-term regulatory decisions...
  • Bush and history

    Bush and history
    Asked six years ago about how history would judge the Iraq war, George W. Bush offered this characteristically cavalier response: "History. We don't know. We'll all be dead." Like the war that came to define it, Bush's presidency conceivably could be...
  • Iraq says it's readying Mosul offensive

    Iraqi army units reached the northern city of Mosul on Sunday in preparation for what the government said would be a major offensive there against Al Qaeda in Iraq and other Sunni militants. The reinforcements included Iraqi aircraft and tanks. "The...
  • Iraq's Sunnis celebrate holiday with a renewed vigor

    Iraq's Sunnis celebrate holiday with a renewed vigor
    Thousands of Sunni Muslim faithful bowed their heads at dawn Wednesday in mosques around Baghdad for the first prayers of the Eid al-Adha holiday -- a time of renewed hope after months of reduced bloodshed, yet tinged with sadness for those not there to...
  • Tea and tribal conflict in Iraq

    The meeting between the Marines and the power brokers of this border region began with pleasantries, an exchange of gifts, and the drinking of small cups of tea, very hot and very sweet. But within a few minutes the subject turned to one of crucial...
  • For Marines, Iraq becomes a family affair

    The general who soon will lead 25,000 Marines in Iraq said Wednesday that "the experts" were wrong when they predicted that repeated deployments would strain military families to the breaking point. Reenlistments among Marines remain high, which would...
  • Iraqi Kurds delay Kirkuk vote

    Kurdish lawmakers agreed Wednesday to a six-month delay of a referendum on whether the oil-rich city of Kirkuk should join the semiautonomous region of Kurdistan or remain under Iraqi central government control. The delay had been expected because of...
  • SCENIAC: Barbara goes Hollywood

    SCENIAC: Barbara goes Hollywood
    "Nicky! Look over your shoulder. Nicky!" It was 11:30 in the morning and the paparazzi firing squad was lined up in front of the Kodak Theater on Hollywood and Highland. Technically this was Barbara Walters' hour in the hot, bright, Hollywood sun -- the...