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Iraq's Future: Sovereignty or 'sovereignty'
by Carolyn Eisenberg
The recently signed interim constitution is really designed to make sure the upper hand is stamped "U.S."

Activists Guide to the June 30 "Handover of Iraqi Sovereignty"
by Carolyn Eisenberg
In recent months hundreds of al Qaeda and Taliban fighters have recovered from the shock of their defeat and are renewing armed operations in Pakistan. This article discusses India's role as Karzai's ally, and sugests support of the Taliban is in part the Pakistani reaction to this new alliance.

Why We March in 2004
by Brooklyn For Peace
Our statement in support of the March 2004 demonstration against the continued occupation of Iraq by the United States.

Taliban Fighters Infiltrating Back Into Afghanistan
by Owais Tohid, EurasiaNet
In recent months hundreds of al Qaeda and Taliban fighters have recovered from the shock of their defeat and are renewing armed operations in Pakistan. This article discusses India's role as Karzai's ally, and sugests support of the Taliban is in part the Pakistani reaction to this new alliance.

Perle Is Down, But Not Out, on Defense Policy Board
interview with Chuck Lewis from The Center for Public Integrity by Bill Moyers
Excerpt from an interview with Chuck Lewis on Richard Perle's resignation from the Defense Policy Board and the nine members of the defense policy board with ties to companies that have won more than $76 billion in defense contracts in 2001 and 2002.

Iranian Policy-Makers Walk on Thin Ice as War Rages Across the Border
by Afshin Molavi, EurasiaNet
In the Iranian capital of Tehran, policy-makers are watching the war in neighboring Iraq closely — with decidedly mixed feelings. While most Iranians welcome the effort to oust Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, many are wary of US strategic intentions in the Persian Gulf