fix articles 89974, but iraqi
4 Marines charged in mass murder of 24 Iraqi civilians (tags)
Four Marines from Camp Pendleton, Calif., were charged Thursday with multiple counts of murder and several lesser charges in the shooting death last year of 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians. Four Marine officers, including a lieutenant colonel, were charged with trying to cover up the crimes.
The Samarra Massacre...Vietnam all over again... (tags)
It appears as if the U.S. is using Vietnam-style tactics in Iraq and portraying Vietnam-style civilian massacres as heroic battles against a fierce enemy. The U.S. corporate media is once again complicit in the covering-up of U.S. crimes and atrocities around the world. Eight Civilians are killed, two Mosques are desecrated, and the U.S. corporate media simply tells us that the U.S. forces fought off an ambush, not even mentioning the Iraqi witnesses which state that the U.S. simply opened fire, indiscriminately, into a crowd of worshippers and pilgrims.
WELCOME TO THE 1930'S (tags)
Investigative journalist Ritt Goldstein's chilling commentary upon the growth of contemporary fascism. While versions of the piece have been printed in Europe, this is the first time it has appeared in English, this version created for Goldstein's fellow Americans.
Vandals of the 21st Century (tags)
Where The Bodies Went: Censorship In The First Gulf War (tags)
UPI Correspondent Leon Daniel, as did others who reported from Vietnam during the 1960s, knew about war and death. So he was puzzled by the lack of corpses at the tip of the Neutral Zone between Saudi Arabia and Iraq on Feb. 25, 1991. Clearly there had been plenty of killing. Where were all the bodies? The story unfolds...