fix articles 111028, anthony cordesman
Ashton Carter at DOD Means More War (tags)
Washington Opposes Peace (tags)
Fabricating Lies To Wage War On Iran (tags)
Turning Iran into a reliable pro-Western puppet state is a long-sought US goal. All options are considered, including war.
Imperial America's End Time (tags)
not imminent but coming
Israel Killed Everything but the Will to Resist (tags)
Palestinians are unbowed.
War with Iran On, Off or Undecided? (tags)
Strong crosscurrents both ways.
Disturbing Stirrings - Ratcheting Up For War On Iran (tags)
Worrisome signs resurfacing.
Iraq's Laboratory of Repression (tags)
The Bush administration is turning Iraq into a test tube for modern techniques of repression, from sophisticated biometrics that track populations to devastating weapons systems that combine night-vision optics from drone aircraft, heat resonance imaging and deadly firepower from the sky to kill suspected insurgents. The harsh repression surrounding the “surge” has drawn far less U.S. press attention. The grim reality, however, is that an increasingly desperate American military has stepped up its indiscriminate killing and jailing of Iraqis, especially “military-age males” or MAMS.
Bush surrenders (tags)
the president surrenders
Iraq, Bush's God-Emboldened Narcissism and Parasitic Militarism (tags)
The moral priority is to dismantle the warfare state or the socio-economic structure that elevates the likes of GW Bush and Dick Cheney to positions of power..Arguably finding God further warped his character.
655,000 Iraq War Deaths (tags)
The report on the mortality rate published in the Lancet journal last week is sound science.
U.S. deaths in Iraq near 2,000 (tags)
U.S. deaths in Iraq near 2,000, showing human cost of conflict; Californians constitute greatest share (10.6 percent) of casualties ALMOST UNNOTICED ARE THE 15,220 WOUNDED, INCLUDING 404 AMPUTEES
U.S. troops may now be outnumbered in Iraq (tags)
Iraqi leader contradicts US figures on number of fighters opposing occupation
The Costs of the Iraq War Shock the US Public (tags)
"If Bush wins again, the attack is the best defense delusion threatens and the realiza-tion of the self-fulfilling prophecy of the American rightwing that sees a coming clash of civilizations between Islam and the West."
Prominent U.S. Jews, Israel blamed for start of Iraq war (tags)
WASHINGTON - As the argument in the United States over the necessity of the war in Iraq and the manner in which it was waged intensifies, and as the presidential election date draws nearer, those who have tried to accuse Israel or the U.S. Jews of pushing the administration into battle are once again sounding their voices. In the American Jewish community, they warn it could get worse.
PERLE OVER BARREL (tags)
MORE CONFLICTS OF INTEREST COME TO LIGHT AMONG DEFENSE POLICY BOARD MEMBERS. A forthcoming report from the Center for Public Integrity, points out that board member and former CIA chief James Woolsey, is a senior executive at consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., which received $688 million in Pentagon contracts in 2002.
"Reconsidering Our Victory in the Gulf War (tags)
An interesting, provocative reconsideration of the events of the Gulf War
Final drumbeat begins for war on Iraq (tags)
Never in my lifetime - not even through Vietnam and Watergate - have I witnessed such blatently transparent propaganda tactics as those used to promote the war on Iraq.