The March edition of Field Artillery magazine, a U.S. Army publication, reveals that the U.S. military did in fact use the incendiary weapon white phosphorous in Fallujah, Iraq, a Daily Kos diarist has found.
Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Chalabi pulled off a striking political comeback, meeting Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, after two years of estrangement from Washington. Chalabi, however sparked fury among opposition Democrats, who accuse the
The US Defense Department has issued a broad policy directive prohibiting physical or mental torture during military interrogations, a spokesman said, amid controversy over the treatment of detainees from Afghanistan and
Election authorities were due to announce the make-up of
Afghanistan's first parliament in more than three decades, set to be dominated by warlords responsible for years of bloodshed and ruinous conflict.
The U.S. military in Iraq denied a report shown on Italian state televisionshowing U.S. forces used incendiary white phosphorus against civilians in the offensive on Falluja. It confirmed that it had dropped MK 77 firebombs.
Pentagon's inspector general has been asked to investigate the prewar intelligence role of a planning office headed by former U.S. defense policy chief Douglas Feith, a main architect of the
Iraq war, officials said on Tuesday.
"Such an egregious disclosure could have long-term and far-reaching damaging and dangerous consequences, and will imperil our efforts to protect the American people and our homeland from terrorist attacks," Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist
19 members of the U.S. Congress (with other signers expected to follow,) are sending a letter to Chalabi requesting he meet with them regarding the role his intelligence paid in respect to the lead-up to the Iraq war.
Iraq's bloody insurgency was inevitable following the U.S.-led invasion of 2003, said UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, who also tried to calm regional fears over possible military action against Syria.
By handling terror suspects in a way that violates the Geneva Conventions and America's common values, the Bush administration has sullied our nation's image abroad and increased the risk to U.S. soldiers captured by the enemy.
The CIA didn't know where to put the people it detained. Those detainees needed to be kept somewhere special. Somewhere impregnable. Somewhere secret, from the prying eyes of reporters or the Red Cross. These prisoners were going to be given
Ziad Cattan was a Polish Iraqi used-car dealer with no weapons-dealing experience until U.S. authorities turned him into one of the most powerful men in Iraq; chief of procurement for the Defense Ministry, responsible for equipping the fledgling Iraq
In a fight with the Bush administration, supporters of a ban on torturing prisoners of war by U.S. interrogators threatened to include the prohibition in nearly every bill the Senate considers until it becomes law.
Police in Australia arrested 15 terror suspects in a string of raids early Tuesday and said they had foiled a major terror attack. A Melbourne lawyer said most of his clients had been charged with being members of a banned organization.
TONY BLAIR is set to face an unprecedented parliamentary inquiry into his conduct in the run-up to the Iraq war. A coalition of Tory and Labour MPs is to table a motion to set up a Commons committee to examine “the conduct of ministers” both before a
Steel Curtain was more ambitious than previous US-backed operations because it was to establish a permanent Iraqi-US military border presence.
"The construction of border forts is well under way," Alston said. "That capability had not
US intelligence warned the Bush administration in Feb. 2002 that its source on Al-Qaeda's relationship with Iraq had provided "intentionally misleading" data, yet 8 months later, President Bush charged the Iraqi government had trained m
The FBI has determined that financial gain, not an effort to influence U.S. policy, was behind the forged documents that the Bush administration used to bolster its prewar claim that Iraq sought uranium ore in Niger. Report did not say what led the F
American and Iraqi forces launched a major offensive Saturday near the porous Syrian border aimed at destroying al-Qaida in Iraq's ability to smuggle foreign fighters, money and equipment through the region.
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