Now, with Saturday's constitutional referendum appearing more likely to divide than unify the country, some within the administration have concluded that the quest for democracy in Iraq, at least in its current form, could actually strengthen the
The United States recently debated launching military strikes inside Syria against camps used by insurgents operating in neighboring Iraq, Newsweek reports.
The so-called Grand Challenge race is part of the Pentagon's effort to cut the risk of casualties by fulfilling a congressional mandate to have a third of all military ground vehicles unmanned by 2015.
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The Bush administration pledged yesterday to veto legislation banning the torture of prisoners by US troops after an overwhelming and almost unprecedented revolt by loyalist congressmen.
4 minute audio sums up the ass kicking that George Galloway gave the US Senate.
Stewart takes a look at John McCain's reaction to some of the things being said by Rumsfield and the top generals that just don't seem to jive.
Juan Cole is Professor of History at the University of Michigan
Israel predicted yesterday that America would impose fresh sanctions on Syria in an attempt to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad.
Dear Editor - Your article "It's time the U.S. grows up and gets an ID card" ends with, "there's a continuous need to establish that we are who we say we are". I already know who you are: You are the person who, two and
This student movement is significant, because it is students who are targeted daily by military recruiters asking us to leave school and become the next round of cannon fodder in a war most of us oppose. And it is the rising opposition to war among
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Sunni officials and independent Iraqi politicians reacted with dismay on Monday at a move by the Shi'ite and Kurdish majority to make it harder to defeat an October 15 referendum on a new constitution.
Now, Capt. Ian Fishback, a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, has risked his military career by going outside the military chain of command to disclose systematic and routine torture of Iraqi prisoners and detainees at the hands of
Three soldiers – a captain and two sergeants – from the 82nd Airborne Division stationed at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Mercury near Fallujah in Iraq have told Human Rights Watch how prisoners were tortured both as a form of stress relief and as a w
Boeing and its joint-venture partner Bell Helicopter apologized yesterday for a magazine ad published a month ago — and again this week by mistake — depicting U.S. Special Forces troops rappelling from an Osprey aircraft onto the roof of a mosque.
Eric Leaver of the Institute for Policy Studies put it this way: "These bases are made out of concrete. My house is made of concrete, and I consider my house to be pretty permanent."
Here McCain exposes himself as a moral monster who positively revels in the prospect of innocent blood being spilled. Oh yes, we are supposed to "shed a tear" – a single tear, mind you – over all that has been lost in the march to war, but
Colin Peter,a British national who was arrested yesterday in southern Iraq, exits a police car at the Najaf, Iraq, police station Tuesday Oct.4 2005.
O'Reilly used history to try and defend his position and Wesley Clark said that "his army" didn't torture prisoners.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - A US soldier convicted of abusing Iraqi prisoners said, in remarks recently made public, she knew of "worse things" happening at Abu Ghraib and insisted military commanders were fully aware of what was going on in Iraq**Q
Andy: I'm not really clear how much a billion dollars is but the United States-our United States -is spending $5.6 billion a month fighting this war in Iraq that we never should have gotten into...
One fifth of the money, which the CIA mostly turned over to Pakistani military intelligence to distribute, went to Gulbuddin Hikmatyar, a violent extremist who as a youth used to throw acid on the faces of unveiled girls in Afghanistan.
For almost a year, American soldiers stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan have been taking photographs of dead bodies, many of them horribly mutilated or blown to pieces, and sending them to Web site administrator Chris Wilson. In return for permissi
Eventually the Americans that were convinced that they were defending America when they enlisted in the armed services are going to be coming home.
I’ve taken some time to define for myself the word “hero”.
It is unclear just who it was that New Orleans police shot. They appear to have been involved in doing repair work on the 17th St. levee.