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Lest We Forget the Horror That Is Iraq

StatisticsBy Dr.Mohammed / May 15, 2009 Yesterday, I was chatting with my colleague about the situation in Iraq and specially regarding the social aspect…we both reached an agreement that we would witness a social crisis or a disaster…the Iraqis’ ethics … finish reading Lest We Forget the Horror That Is Iraq

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George McGovern : Get Out of Iraq. Now.

Former Sen. George S. McGovern, Democratic candidate for President, 1972. Are we now going to ignore for another three years the public mandate of 2006 against this costly, preemptive war based on deceit? And how can we justify putting thousands … finish reading George McGovern : Get Out of Iraq. Now.

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Tom Hayden Comic : Partial Peace, Looming War

Partial Peace, Looming WarText by Tom Hayden.Illustrated by Sam Marlow and Ellis Rosen. Edited by Paul Buhle.Published by The Rag Blog. CLICK TO ENLARGE See additional frames, Below. CLICK TO ENLARGE CLICK TO ENLARGE CLICK TO ENLARGE [Tom Hayden, a … finish reading Tom Hayden Comic : Partial Peace, Looming War

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Master Sgt. Hatley — Convicted for Killing Iraqis — Was ‘Smear’ Blogger

A US soldier frisks a man north of Baghdad. Photo from AFP.Sergeant convicted for executing four handcuffed Iraqis had attacked fellow soldier and New Republic writer online. By Brian Beutler A senior enlisted U.S. Army soldier — Master Sergeant John … finish reading Master Sgt. Hatley — Convicted for Killing Iraqis — Was ‘Smear’ Blogger

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Cheney’s Version of Iraq Accomplishment Tainted

Cheney’s Mission AccomplishedBy Juan Cole / March 17, 2009 Dick Cheney: “I guess my general sense of where we are with respect to Iraq and at the end of now, what, nearly six years, is that we’ve accomplished nearly everything … finish reading Cheney’s Version of Iraq Accomplishment Tainted

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Austin : Eyewitness Accounts from Winter Soldiers for Peace

Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan. Austin, Texas, Feb. 28, 2009. Photo by Carlos Lowry / The Rag Blog.Winter Soldiers for Peace After three more decades of aggressions upon foreign soils, brigades of Veterans for Peace (VFP) and Vietnam Veterans against … finish reading Austin : Eyewitness Accounts from Winter Soldiers for Peace

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Tom Hayden on Iraq and Afghanistan : Partial Peace, Looming War

President Obama announced his plan for withdrawing troops from Iraq at Camp Lejeune, N.C., on Friday, Feb. 27. Photo by Doug Mills / The New York Times Obama’s official stance comes after many months of appearing to support the notion … finish reading Tom Hayden on Iraq and Afghanistan : Partial Peace, Looming War

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US Iraqi Refugee Program: Not Exactly Successful

Tarek Darwish kisses his wife Nahida Mahmoud goodbye outside the family’s apartment. For for Iraqi attorney Tarek Darwish, his wife Nahida Mahmoud and their 5 children, the hope of obtaining the “American Dream” was quickly fleeting in the five months … finish reading US Iraqi Refugee Program: Not Exactly Successful

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Progress in Iraq: 65 % Unemployment

Layla Anwar’s piece reminds of the tragic toll of the American folly in Iraq over two decades. Millions have been affected and we go on blithely ignoring the mass of this tragedy. Think about 65% unemployment rate; think about half … finish reading Progress in Iraq: 65 % Unemployment

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The Missing Billions from Iraq Reconstruction: A Story That Won’t Go Away

The missing billions – the story that no one ever really cared to follow to its conclusion. Why? I could probably make a pretty fair case that it’s a function of racism – most of the money wasn’t American taxpayer … finish reading The Missing Billions from Iraq Reconstruction: A Story That Won’t Go Away

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Iraq Elections May Change the Political Landscape

ON ALERT: An Iraqi soldier checks security at a polling station in the southern city of Basra. Photo: Matt Cardy/Getty Images.Iraq elections: Security tight for provincial voteBy Tina Susman / January 31, 2009 There is a curfew on cars in … finish reading Iraq Elections May Change the Political Landscape

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Dahr Jamail on Iraq : The Story Beneath the Story

A Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, which the US military now uses for most of its patrols in Iraq’s Sadr City. Photo by Dahr Jamail / truthout. ‘The political divides across the country run deep, and this thin, fresh, external … finish reading Dahr Jamail on Iraq : The Story Beneath the Story

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