Update on the War:
UPDATE 1-2008 Democratic hopefuls call for Iraq war's end
5 Bombs Kill at Least 57
Jimmy Breslin, Newsday. August 11, 2006.
The legendary journalist comes out of retirement to remind us that thousands of American lives are being ruined and cut short for a disastrous and stupid war.
Ray McGovern, BuzzFlash. August 7, 2006.
The White House and Fox News Channel are still trying to convince us that things are going just fine in Iraq.
Robert Parry, Consortium News. August 7, 2006.
George W. Bush and his neoconservative advisers saw the Israel-Hezbollah conflict as a chance to get the Israelis to spread the war to Syria and achieve the long-sought goal of 'regime change' in Damascus.
Judith Coburn, Tomdispatch.com. August 5, 2006.
A former Vietnam War correspondent explains the eerie similarities between the Iraq and Vietnam wars -- and Bush's ever more chaotic, violent war policies.
Antonia Juhasz, AlterNet. August 4, 2006.
Government auditors who canceled Bechtel's $50 million contract will soon find reasons to cancel the company's $2.85 billion in Iraq contracts.
Rose Aguilar, AlterNet. July 28, 2006.
Military families are determined to bring their troops back home -- even if they have to talk to every politician in Washington.
Joshua Holland, AlterNet. July 27, 2006.
The president's plans to subject Iraq to the most radical forms of capitalism are as responsible as the war itself for the destruction of Iraq.
Joshua Holland, AlterNet. July 17, 2006.
Iraq's reconstruction has been a crude taxpayer rip-off -- and while $30 billion has been spent, only 30 percent of Iraqis are even aware of the rebuilding effort.
Cenk Uygur, HuffingtonPost.com. July 15, 2006.
Reading a New York Times article on Iraq listing the casualties from one day, there's only one conclusion to draw -- this country is well into the middle of a civil war.
Ruth Rosen, Tomdispatch.com. July 14, 2006.
Behind the rape and murder of an Iraqi girl and her family lies a far larger story of what's happened to women in Iraq since they were 'liberated' by the Bush administration.
Sarah Anderson, AlterNet. July 13, 2006.
Just months ago, bulletproof vest-maker David H. Brooks was living large, having raked in millions selling the military body armor. But it was his last hurrah.
Dahr Jamail, TruthOut.org. July 11, 2006.
While the U.S. military futilely spins its wheels in the bloody sands of Iraq, it's the Iraqi people who are suffering the most.
Nicholas von Hoffman, TheNation.com. July 10, 2006.
History shows that inflation and the cost of war go hand in hand -- and Iraq is no different.
Jan Frel, AlterNet. July 10, 2006.
A Nuremberg chief prosecutor says there is a case for trying Bush for the 'supreme crime against humanity, an illegal war of aggression against a sovereign nation.'
Aaron Glantz, IPS News. July 7, 2006.
The day he died, Reporter Alaa Hassan had worried aloud about crossing the bridge where a good friend had just been shot and killed.
Robert Dreyfuss, TomPaine.com. July 6, 2006.
The details of the so-called 'amnesty' deal show that the United States is not serious about forging peace in Iraq.
Dahr Jamail, Ali Fadhil, IPS News. July 3, 2006.
The people of Fallujah are struggling to survive amidst skyrocketing unemployment, lack of medical supplies and ongoing violence in the city.
AlterNet. June 27, 2006.
It's time to take a serious look at the misery and devastation caused by the war and convince all Americans that the price of 'staying the course' is disaster.
Sheldon Rampton, Center for Media and Democracy. June 26, 2006.
A videotaped recording of a Marine singing about a shootout with an Iraqi family has war critics up in arms about U.S. troops' open hostility to Muslims and Arabs.
Robert Dreyfuss, Tomdispatch.com. June 23, 2006.
The time has passed for both 'bringing the troops home now' and continuing to stay the course in the lost cause of Iraq.
Marjorie Cohn, AlterNet. June 22, 2006.
Why did the Army cover up the killing of two U.S. soldiers by Iraqi Army trainees? Two years after the murders, the truth has come to light.
Stephen Elliott, HuffingtonPost.com. June 22, 2006.
What, exactly, do Republicans mean by 'victory' in Iraq, and how will we know when we have won?
Paul Rockwell, In Motion Magazine. June 17, 2006.
Imagine losing your child in a war based on lies and misinformation. On Father's Day, Fernando Suarez del Solar remembers his son.
Dahr Jamail, AlterNet. June 15, 2006.
Even as the House of Representatives debate the war on Iraq, the U.S. military is laying a heavy assault on Ramadi, with devastating results.
David Swanson, Tomdispatch.com. June 15, 2006.
We believe the war would end if the media showed more images of the human horrors in Iraq, yet we turn away when they're placed in front of us. Not anymore.
Greg Palast, AlterNet. June 14, 2006.
Did the U.S. invade Iraq to tap its oil reserves or to make sure they stayed under the sand?
Ray McGovern, AlterNet. June 12, 2006.
Americans, for the most part, are blissfully unaware of our own power -- even as the claws of fascism creep steadily closer.
Scott Ritter, AlterNet. June 8, 2006.
There is a leadership deficit in the Armed Forces today, and it begins with the commander-in-chief, President George W. Bush.
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