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Associated Press

National Guard soldiers who were ordered to protect possible targets after the Sept. 11 attacks sued the federal government, seeking tens of millions of dollars in expenses they were never reimbursed. Told: "If you don't like the arrangement

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Pioneer Press

Colin Powell said that he harbors no regrets about the invasion of Iraq. Iraq's eventual government might not be as broad-based as hoped. Do not overestimate terrorists' power. "Let's not take away our liberties, out freedoms and our

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The Raw Story

Amnesty International has released accounts alleging new prisoner torture and abuse in Guantanamo Bay and Kandahar, Afghanistan alleges numerous instances of physical and psychological abuse by U.S. personnel and Pakistani authorities. Read his full,

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New York Times

Attacks by suicide bombers killed as many as 130 people on Thursday, rekindling fears of a return to mass sectarian killings after a relative lull and prompting Iraq's most powerful Shiite political faction to warn of retribution and blame the US

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Associated pRess

The year 2005 saw 2,880 terrorist attacks target Iraqi security forces and civilians, Maj. Abdul Aziz al-Mousawi said. Some 1,225 policemen and 475 soldiers were killed, along with 4,021 civilians and 1,709 insurgents, he said. Overall, 7,430 Iraqis

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NewsNet5

Paul Schroeder said his son's fellow 3/25 Marines told him something that the military never told him, how Augie was killed Aug. 3 while trying to capture the Iraqi insurgents who had killed the snipers. "They were set up. Someone knew wh

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Financial Times

US military commanders were told that Osama bin Laden was hiding in the mountainous Tora Bora region of Afghanistan in early December 2001 but failed to send troops to block his escape, according to the CIA officer who ran the agency’s operations in

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by Scott Horton (AntiWar.com)

What a hell of a year that was, huh? Lots of killing. I'm hoping for less this year, though the number of people who can adequately debunk the State's case for Iran building nukes is down to the Iranians themselves, and Dr. Gordon Prather of

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Washington Post

Over the strong objections of US commanders in Baghdad, the Iraqi government has nominated a new leader for a brigade that is set to assume control over some of the capital's most sensitive areas. This dispute appears likely to postpone an alread

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AntiWar.com

Despite the US command's announcement that it would seek to curb abuses by Iraqi commando units, the US military has been extremely tolerant of the most abusive unit of all – the notorious Wolf Brigade – because it regards it as highly effective

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Newsday

More and more, though, US military commanders in Iraq and Afghanistan are clamping down on these military Web logs, known as milblogs. After all, digital photos of blown-up tanks and gritty comments on urban warfare don't just interest mom and da

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Associated Press

Iraq's oil minister said Monday he resigned after the government last week gave him a forced vacation and replaced him with Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Chalabi following criticism about fuel price increases.

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Americablog

It's one thing to give up our civil liberties in exchange for the safety of our children. It's quite another to give them up and get little in return. Let's examine just how much safer George Bush has made America since September 11.