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Wednesday, August 1st, 2007
Cole on KPFK Rafsanjani/ Misbah-Yazdi Rivalry in Iran
CRS Reports on Iraq Online
Deadliest July Yet for US Troops; 23% Rise in Iraqi Deaths in July; Maliki Gover...
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Napoleon Bonaparte on Liberating the Middle Easterners
Thursday, August 2nd, 2007
April 12, 2007 Destruction of Sarafiya Bridge, Baghdad
Guest Op-Ed: Polk on Insurgency & American History
142 Dead in Campaign of Violence 5 Coalition Troops Announced Killed Sunni Arabs...
Friday, August 3rd, 2007
Cole Interview from Yearly Kos
News from Yearly Kos
Quote of the Day
Sunni Arab Withdrawal from Al-Maliki Government
13 Killed in Hibhib US-Iraqi Operation in Samarra'
Saturday, August 4th, 2007
Pakistani Protests against Obama; Clinton leaves Nukes on the Table; Tancredo an...
Shiite Militia Attacks on US and British Troops;The Kurds and the Kirkuk Crisis
Sunday, August 5th, 2007
Al-Anbar Residents approve of Sunni withdrawal
Candidates at Yearly Kos Reactions to Arc of Crisis Panel
Hard of Hearing when it Comes to the Saudis
Monday, August 6th, 2007
Bonaparte's Proclamation on Overthrowing the Ottoman Beys of Egypt
Iraqi Sermons on the Sunni Withdrawal, Saudi Calls for Destruction of Shrines
Obama Sticks to his Guns
Republican Candidates for Staying the Course; Tal Afar Bombing Kills 25; 60 Bodi...
Tuesday, August 7th, 2007
Analysis of al-Maliki's Cabinet
Farhi on Afghanistan, Iraq and the Bush Administration's Incoherent Iran Policy
John Edwards on the Pernicious Influence of Lobbyists on US Politics: Yearly Kos
Napoleon's Egypt and the Page 99 Test
Satire: I Wanna Be Like Usama
A Surge of Phony Spin on Iraq: Cole in Salon
122 Dead in Civil War Violence; The Collapse of the al-Maliki Cabinet
Wednesday, August 8th, 2007
Al-Maliki Declines Turkish Treaty on Terrorism Kurdistan Passes Oil Law
Bush v. Zombies
Pakistani Editor: 'Tancredo has Expressed his Evil, inner Self'
US Deployment of Mass Terror: Hiroshima
Thursday, August 9th, 2007
Beeman to NYT: Hyping Iran Threat in Times of Diplomacy
Rumors Musharraf will impose Emergency Laws in Pakistan Islamabad blames Obama
US Military Strikes Embarrass al-Maliki While he is in Tehran
Friday, August 10th, 2007
Cheney Urges Strike on Iran: McClatchy Bush threatens al-Maliki then Backs Off B...
Saturday, August 11th, 2007
Baath Party: Threats over Oil Law; Seeks Info on Shiite Crimes
Getting Pakistan Right
Kirkuk Car Bomb Kills 11 UN to Up Involvement in Iraq Wave of Killings, Death Th...
Sunday, August 12th, 2007
Bush's Failures in Afghanistan
Guerrillas kill Governor of Qadisiya
Monday, August 13th, 2007
Sunni Arab Guerillas Kill 5 US Troops, Use EFP Fears of Shiite on Shiite Warfare...
Tuesday, August 14th, 2007
Dick Cheney '94: Invading Baghdad Would Create Quagmire
Four US Troops Killed PKK Threatens Iraq, Turkey
Karl Rove Resignation: Satire
Massive Attack on Yazidis Kills nearly 200
Wednesday, August 15th, 2007
Bombing of Yazidis; Summit Fizzles
Cole on Lehrer
Sam Seder Interview on Napoleon's Egypt
Thursday, August 16th, 2007
Thousands of Sadrists Protest Arrests; Sinjar Bombings Worst Ever
Friday, August 17th, 2007
Pan Arab Talk Shows on Iraq: OSC
4-Party Coalition for al-Maliki; Basra Deteriorating; 9 Dead in Baghdad Bombing
Saturday, August 18th, 2007
Maliki Seeks Sunni Support in Tikrit 4 Party Coalition slammed as Elitist Expatr...
Sunday, August 19th, 2007
Al-Hashimi's Party will not Rejoin Government For Now; NYT Op-Ed from Soldiers o...
Monday, August 20th, 2007
Cole in Salon: The Poisonous Legacy of Karl Rove
Eagan Guest Op-Ed A Vietnam Vet Recognizes Iraq Frustrations
Mortar Shells Kill 10 in downtown Baghdad US Mil organizes Sunni Neighborhood Wa...
Tuesday, August 21st, 2007
Rubin on Herat
Second Shiite Governor Slain Levin Calls for al-Maliki to be Unseated al-Maliki ...
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007
al-Hayat: al-Duri Seeks Political Role, Turns on Salafis
Bush, Sistani back off Support for al-Maliki; Iraq, Syria, seek Energy Cooperati...
Syrian Newspapers Optimistic on al-Maliki Visit
Thursday, August 23rd, 2007
Fox does unto Iran as it Did unto Iraq
Hillary develops Foot in Mouth Disease on Dumping al-Maliki
Military Coup Planned for Iraq?
Napoleon, Bush & the Republic Militant
OSC Press Roundup Maliki visit to Syria
Friday, August 24th, 2007
Ahmed on Sharif Decision, Pakistan
C-Span covers Cole at New America Foundation
Iranian Troops Come into Kurdistan
Saturday, August 25th, 2007
Troops on Ground tune out "Happy Talk" from Bush
Sunday, August 26th, 2007
Cole on Air America with Sam Seder, Sunday
Surge in Deaths 85 percent in US custody Are Sunni Arabs
Monday, August 27th, 2007
Al-Maliki Threatens Journalists Al-Hashemi Plays Hard to Get
Lessons from Past Western Incursions in the Middle East
Rubin on Narcotics in Afghanistan
Who is the US Fighting in Iraq?
Williams Guest Op-ed: W. and Graham Greene
Tuesday, August 28th, 2007
Churchill on When to Throw in the Towel on Iraq
Cole in Salon: The War on al-Maliki
Gonzales Gone for Wrong Reasons
The Iranian Revolutionary Guards and Terrorism
Rubin: Proposal on Narcotics in Afghanistan
War in a Time of Cholera
Wednesday, August 29th, 2007
Bush, Ahmadinejad Trade Barbs Iranian Delegates Arrested, Released by US
Shiite Militia Clashes at Karbala Killl 52, Wound 206 Mahdi Army Rampage against...
Thursday, August 30th, 2007
Akhavi on Neocolonialism
Cheney & Iran: Here We Go Again?
The Nation: Corruption the Norm in Iraqi Gov't USG Reports Al-Maliki has Impeded...
Sistani Aides Held by JAM Muqtada freezes Paramilitary for 6 months
Friday, August 31st, 2007
Arguments over Night of the Living Dead in Iraq
Rubin on Hostage Release, Drug Policy in Afghanistan
"China's Rise, America's Fall"
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