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WAR: About that War

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by Charley Reese (AntiWar.com)

Saddam has gotten more air time and more ink than any dictator in the post-World War II world. Never before has so much attention been lavished on a man who, on the world stage, has always been so insignificant.

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by Mike Ferner (AntiWar.com)

"If Rick was being asked to risk his life as a soldier then I, as a pacifist Christian who believes that war is not the way to peace, should be prepared to take the same risks," he recalled trying to reason with his father.

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Washington Post

Poland has asked for additional US military assistance to modernize its own forces as it considers whether to extend the presence of Polish troops in Iraq next year. A Pentagon official said the US has already done much to assist Polish military refo

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New York Times

The Bush administration based a crucial prewar assertion about ties between Iraq and Al Qaeda on detailed statements made by a prisoner while in Egyptian custody who later said he had fabricated them to escape harsh treatment, according to current an

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Washington Post

Framed as if on a movie screen by the outline of a sport-utility vehicle's rear window, those scenes and others show what appear to be private security contractors firing on Iraqi civilians. The video footage has prompted an investigation by the

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The Nation

Yasir al-Qutaji is a lawyer from Mosul, Iraq. In March 2004, while exploring allegations that US troops were torturing Iraqis, Qutaji was arrested by American forces. He was then subjected to the same kinds of punishment he was investigating.

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Christian Science Monitor

Despite the relatively small number of American armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan (140,000), the war effort is rapidly shaping up to be the third-most expensive war in United States history.

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by William Fisher (AntiWar.com)

Amid charges that President Bush and the Department of Justice are inflating the number of criminal prosecutions for terrorism, five cases shed light on the administration's mixed record of convictions during 2005.

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Tom Dispatch

When faced with a problem, Bush administration officials reach for their dictionaries to pretzel and torture words into whatever shape best suits them. They declare simply to be following precedent (which turns out, of course, to be whatever they

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The Hartford Courant

Sen. Joseph Lieberman, increasingly isolated in his own Democratic party because of his strong support for the Iraq war, called on the White House and congressional leaders to form a special "war cabinet" to provide advice and direction for

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Think Progress

John Murtha is “a lovable guy,” but “he’s never been a big thinker; he’s an appropriator. As we get older, we get more sentimental,” McCain says. “And [Murtha] has been very, very affected by the funerals and the families. But you cannot let that aff

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The Christian Science Monitor

Not only is prisoner abuse widespread, but that much of it is carried out by Mr. Jabr's subordinates. Efforts to bring the problem under control during the past year have largely been frustrated by indifference from senior Iraqi officials.

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by Gareth Porter (Inter Press Service)

President Bush's adamant rejection of a timetable for withdrawal from Iraq effectively slams the door on a recent reported offer from Sunni resistance groups to eliminate the al-Qaeda terrorist haven in Iraq as part of a negotiated peace agreeme

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McClatchy Newspapers

The administration may have exaggerated pre-war claims of an Iraqi WMD arsenal, and defenders branding the detractors as historical revisionists. Both sides suggest other factors may have been in the mix.

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Azzaman

Civil rights groups have protested new rulings that make segregation of sexes in Iraqi schools compulsory. Education ministry has issued regulations under which mixed teaching even at university level will be forbidden. Already male teachers are not

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