Iraqi Insurgency Still Strong

UN World Food Program (WFP) has warned that an escalation of the violence along the Chadian border with Sudan's Darfur region, which has forced thousands of people to leave their homes, could seriously impede humanitarian assistance. (Xinua)


Drying Out the Insurgency

As we saw in the recent offensive by American and Iraqi forces against insurgents near Samarra, the term "air assault" has taken on a new meaning in military parlance. It now indicates taking troops into action by helicopter, rather than the widespread and often indiscriminately destructive firing of missiles or dropping of bombs from aircraft. (NY Times)

A Turning Point on Iraq

Have the media declared war on the war? (Washington Post)

The American-Iranian "Dialogue": No One Knows What Washington Wants

The US administration is wrong when it insists on restricting the direct dialogue between it and the Iranian government to the subject of Iraq. (Al Hayat)

9/11 Trial Reveals Troubles Then, and Ahead

Harry Samit was green. He'd been an FBI agent just two years. He was assigned to a terrorism task force, but in the bureau's field office in Minneapolis - about the least likely city in America for stumbling across an extremist. (LA Times)

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