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WAR: About that War

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By JOSEPH GALLOWAY (McClatchy)

Will Rogers said that the first thing you do when you find yourself in a hole is quit digging. All the signs out of the nation's capital indicate that President Bush–who's in a very deep hole of his own making in Iraq–wants a bigger shovel.

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NY Times

Iraq’s former electricity minister, the most senior official arrested on corruption charges, made a brazen escape from an Iraqi jail in the heavily fortified Green Zone. A fleet of SUV's filled with "Westerners" pulled up to the

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Washington Post

The Bush administration is split over the idea of a surge in troops to Iraq, with White House officials aggressively promoting the concept over the unanimous disagreement of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, according to U.S. officials familiar with

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AP

A White House laboring to find a new approach in Iraq said it is considering sending more U.S. troops, an option that worries top generals because of its questionable payoff and potential backlash. The military's caution on shipping thousands of

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The Nation

For the first time since Vietnam, an organized, robust movement of active-duty US military personnel has publicly surfaced to oppose a war in which they are serving. Those involved plan to petition Congress to withdraw American troops from Iraq.

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Tom Paine

The US transferred 287,000 AK-47 rifles, 17,000 machine guns, 7,600 grenade launchers, and 1,800 high mobility wheeled vehicles to these [Shiite] forces. The weapons transfer accelerated this year, despite involvement of police units in death squad

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Washington Post

Undersecretary of State Robert Joseph said the administration would react forcefully to any interference with US space technology -- whether used by the military or businesses ranging from paging services and automated teller machines to radio and te

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by Gen. William Odom

Mythologies about the war in Iraq are endangering our republic, our rights, and our responsibilities before the world. The longer we fail to dispel them, the higher price we will pay.

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ThinkProgress

Middle East analyst Flynt Leverett, who served under President Bush on the National Security Council revealed that the White House has been blocking the publication of an op-ed he wrote for the New York Times. The column is critical of the administra

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Washington Post

A few days after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, the CIA station chief in Rome paid a visit to the head of Italy's military intelligence agency, Adm. Gianfranco Battelli, to float a proposal: Would the Italian secret services help the CIA kidnap ter

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Washington Psot

Following are excerpts from a wiretapped conversation in June 2006 between Gen. Gustavo Pignero, former director of counter-espionage for the ItalI'military intelligence agency known as SISMI, and his successor at SISMI, Marco Mancin'the pair

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By Thomas E. Woods - Ludwig Von Mises Institute

Established November 1898, dedicating its energies to propagating the anti-imperialist message by means of lectures, public meetings, and the printed word. Among the best-known members of the Anti-Imperialist League was Mark Twain.

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BY JOSEPH L. GALLOWAY (McClatchy)

The power brokers in Washington spent the week carefully arranging fig leaves and tasteful screens to cover the emperor’s nakedness while he was busy pretending to listen hard to everyone with an opinion about Iraq while hearing nothing.

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Vanity Fair

Please don't call them "architects of the war": Richard (Prince of Darkness) Perle, David (Axis of Evil) Frum, Kenneth (Cakewalk) Adelman, and other elite neoconservatives who pushed for the invasion of Iraq are beside themselves at the

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