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“None Dare Call It Conspiracy:” How U.S. Elites Made Islamist Militants the New Red Menace (tags)
The American Establishment’s Quarter-Century Scheme to Replace Defunct Soviet Communism with “Expansionist” Militant Islam. And Why We Need Former U.S. Senator turned diplomat Gary Hart, Who “Thinks Differently” About U.S.-Russia Relations, to Join the 2016 Presidential Race
Obama Planning War on Syria? (tags)
Targeting Journalists in Iraq (tags)
Iraq Today: Afflicted by Violence, Devastation, Corruption, anDevastation, and Desperation (tags)
Think Iraq and imagine an image of hell
BREAKING: Court Allows Torture Suit Against Former Defense Sec't Rumsfeld (tags)
1st time in US history that court allows torture suit against current or former Cabinet Secretary
Afghanistan's Operation Phoenix (tags)
America's dirty war
Giving His Eyes for His Country (tags)
Arab-American Mazin al-Nashi got screwed twice by the Bush administration and the private military contractor that employed him. Recruited to work as an interpreter for Titan in Iraq, he was blinded in an attack and then systematically denied the medical care that might have saved his eyesight. Mazin and his wife Layla told their story to Activist San Diego January 14.
More Lost Weapons in Iraq (tags)
By all accounts, the businessman, Kassim al-Saffar, a veteran of the Iran-Iraq war, did well at distributing the Pentagon-supplied weapons from the Baghdad Police Academy armory he managed for a military contractor. But, co-workers say, he also turned the armory into his own private arms bazaar with the seeming approval of some American officials and executives, selling AK-47 assault rifles, Glock pistols and heavy machine guns to anyone with cash in hand — Iraqi militias, South African security guards and even American contractors. “This was the craziest thing in the world,” said John Tisdale, a retired Air Force master sergeant who managed an adjacent warehouse. “They were taking weapons away by the truckload.”
Torture, Paramilitarism, Occupation and Genocide (tags)
The ugly face of US imperialism
How to get out of Iraq for just $450 million (tags)
If Nancy Pelosi and Congress really want the war to end and U.S. personnel to leave Iraq, it doesn't have to cost $100 billion or even $10 billion. For just $450 million, Congress could hire U.S. airlines to fly all U.S. troops (and contractors) home for good, in time to enjoy summer with their families.
The Amerikan Empire making Iraq a better place to live. (tags)
Look at how things have improved after the American Empire over threw Saddam and installed our own "democratic" puppet government. Isn't freedom and democracy American style great????
Bush in Bagdad (tags)
President Bush’s trip to Baghdad Tuesday has been hailed by the American media and official Washington as something of a political masterstroke. In fact, the sudden trip, conducted in secrecy even from the Iraqi government that holds nominal sovereignty in the US-occupied country, was a demonstration of both the dire state of affairs in Iraq and the political isolation and disorientation of the Bush administration.
Bush administration finalizes military attack on Iran (tags)
Bush administration finalizes military attack on Iran
Iraq took away our innocence!- Spc. Douglas Barber OIF Vet with PTSD (tags)
Interview with Spc. Douglas Barber- OIF Vet suffering from PTSD
9/5 Iraq: More dead in Iraq clashes (tags)
By: Iraq Watch - Peace No War Network September 5, 2004 URL: http://www.PeaceNoWar.net
Iraqi Resistance Solidarity Network January 5th 2004 Updates! (tags)
1. Iraqi Resistance Report Jan. 1-4, 2004 2. Newsletter From the International League of People's Struggle, formed by Comrade Jose Maria Sison, former head of the New People's Army of the Philippines (PDF) 3.***A Call to Support the March 20th Demonstrations!!!*** 4. Join the Anti-Imperialist Camp Delegation to Iraq! 5. ANSWER stands against Colonialism in Palestine, Iraq, the world! 6.International Progress Organization: PROSECUTION OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMES IN IRAQ – LACK OF CONSTITUTIONAL BASIS FOR WAR CRIMES TRIALS 7. The True Figures of Imperialist Casualities in Iraq! 8. Examples of online zionist hatred and racism against Palestinians
The Imperial Gong Show Year (tags)
author: Tom Engelhardt, tomdispatch.com Great article about the MESS that is the Neo-Con Cabal. 2003 was THEIR year of global chess moves, and it ended as their "grand" theories "pitched over into the nearest ditch". 2004 is OUR year to rip apart the seams of their LIES and reclaim our future as if our lives depend on it. The Neo-Con Piñata is waiting, GO GET YOUR BAT!!!
SMACKDOWN BAGHDAD! (tags)
World Wrestling Entertainment star Don Marie (top photo) signs an autograph for a U.S. occupation soldier after a wrestling performance by wrestlers who flew to Iraq to entertain the invading troops at Baghdad International Airport, Saturday Dec. 20 2003. Ms. Marie's appearance and style of dress will be setting the pace for the new "liberated" Iraqi woman! Yes that's correct ladies and gentlemen... THIS is what the war was all about! Soon, the poor oppressed masses of Iraq will be watching SMACKDOWN! U.S. occupation troops... as dumb and infantile as the home audience for wrestling... cheer, laugh and wave for their favorite lunk head wrestlers. (AP Photos/Muhammed Muheisen)
A Chickenhawk ThanksgivingIn Baghdad (tags)
But important, if unasked, questions linger about a president who foregoes both taste and honesty in his advancement of his agenda ö questions of integrity, character and ethics. They might be aptly summed up in a riposte posed to another Republican nearly five decades ago, Senator Joseph McCarthy, during his final days on Capitol Hill: "Finally, sir, have you no shame?"
Wag the Turkey: Surprise Thanksgiving Dinner at 6 AM? (tags)
I may be a bit naive, and it has been a while since I served on active duty, but I can't recall ever sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner at 6:00 AM. Air Force One touched down at Baghdad International Airport, under cover of darkness, at 5:20 AM Baghdad time. Bush was on the ground for two and a half hours, his plane departing Baghdad at around 7:50 AM. Considering that it likely took some 30 minutes for Bush to disembark from Air Force One and travel by a heavily secured motorcade to the hangar where the troops were assembled, that means our military men and women were downing turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, and non-alcoholic beer at a time when most people would be eating eggs, bacon, grits, home fries, and toast.
Bush... the BIG TURKEY visits Iraq! (tags)
Resident Bush grunts to U.S. occupation soldiers after secretly travelling to Baghdad to pay a surprise Thanksgiving Day visit. The actual reason for the Commando in Chief's trip was an attempt to illustrate that the U.S. is in complete control of the Arab nation. In an elaborate plan to ensure his security, Bush slipped away from his Texas ranch on Wednesday night, arrived in occupied Iraq on Thursday and spent only 2-1/2 hours with the troops. Word of Bush's visit wasn't released until after he was already in the air returning home. Photo by Reuters.
As Iraq death toll rises, so do war profits (tags)
WASHINGTON – As the roster of dead and wounded in Iraq grows longer, George W. Bush is pleading that the people of this country stay the course despite admissions by his administration that the occupation has become a “long, hard slog.”
Scandal Of 'Lost' Iraqi POWS - Only 2,000 Are Accounted For (tags)
The Red Cross yesterday accused Tony Blair and George Bush of breaching the Geneva Convention over the shabby treatment of Iraqi prisoners of war.
"Terminator 3" plays in Baghdad (tags)
Hasta la vista... sanity
Potential "plant" site for chemical weapons found. (tags)
US ground troops have found underground facilities at Baghdad airport.