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WAR: About that War

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Associated Press (thanks Jean C.)

A shopkeeper outside the US-led coalition headquarters in Afghanistan was selling computer memory drives containing seemingly sensitive military data stolen from inside the base. "They were all stolen from offices inside the base by the Afghans

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by Allen L Roland - OpEdNews.com

The Office of Special Plans ( OSP ) fed tainted intelligence directly to Dick Cheney in the run up to the war with Iraq with the objective of regime change. The Iran-Syria Operations Group (ISOG), has been set up by Dick Cheney's daughter with th

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USA Today

Spurred by the risks from roadside bombs and terrorist ambushes, the military is aggressively seeking to replace troops with battlefield robots, including new versions armed with machine guns.

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Raw Story

A poll conducted by the Los Angeles Times and Bloomberg reveals that 48% of Americans would back military action against Iran if the government continues pursuing nuclear technology.

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Agence France Presse

President Bush expressed confidence in embattled Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld despite five retired generals calling for his resignation, blaming his arrogant leadership for critical mistakes in Iraq.

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Democracy Now!

We speak with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh about his latest article in the New Yorker that the Bush administration has increased clandestine activities inside Iran and intensified planning for a possible major air attack. [includes

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by Larisa Alexandrovna (Raw Story)

The Pentagon is bypassing official US intelligence channels and turning to a dangerous and unruly cast of characters in order to create strife in Iran in preparation for any possible attack, former and current intelligence officials say. One of th

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BBC News

At least 65,000 Iraqis have fled their homes as a result of sectarian violence and intimidation, according to new figures from the Iraqi government. And the rate at which Iraqis are being displaced is increasing. Figures given to the BBC by the

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By DANICA KIRKA Associated Press Writer

LONDON — A military court Thursday convicted a British air force doctor of disobeying orders and sentenced him to eight months in prison after he called the Iraq war illegal and refused to return for a third tour of duty.

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The Register

The US is to field test an innovative Israeli set-up designed to act as a "force field" around armoured vehicles, protecting them from rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs) and anti-tank missiles, according to a Fox News report.

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Associated Press

Iran intends to move toward large-scale uranium enrichment involving 54,000 centrifuges, the country's deputy nuclear chief said, signaling its resolve to expand a program the international community has insisted it halt. "We will expand ura

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Associated Press

Iran's hard-line president said Tuesday that the country "has joined the club of nuclear countries" by successfully enriching uranium for the first time — a key process in what Iran maintains is a peaceful energy program.

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AFP

Italian elections have stripped President Bush of another Iraq war ally in Silvio Berlusconi, with staunch US partner Tony Blair barely holding on in Britain. Pro-war supporters had already departed in Spain and Portugal, but Berlusconi's apparen

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by Jim Lobe (AntiWar.com)

Full-page ads in influential US newspapers entitled "A Nuclear Iran Threatens All" depicting radiating circles on an Iran-centered map to show where its missiles could strike. "Suppose Iran one day gives nuclear devices to terrorists?

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USA Today

2 of every 3 eligible soldiers continue to re-enlist, putting the Army, which has endured most of the fighting in Iraq, ahead of its annual goal. Strong retention has helped the Army offset recruiting that has failed to meet its targets as the war in

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Knight Ridder

n the middle of methodically recalling the day his brother's family was killed, Yaseen's monotone voice and stream of tears suddenly stopped. He looked up, paused and pleaded: "Please don't let me say anything that will get me killed

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Washington Post

The U.S. military is conducting a propaganda campaign to magnify the role of the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq.The effort has overstated his importance and helped the Bush administration tie the war to the organization responsible for the Sept. 11, 2001

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