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WAR: About that War

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Guardian(Video)

The Guardian's award-winning photographer and filmmaker Sean Smith spent two months embedded with US troops in Baghdad and Anbar province. His harrowing documentary exposes the exhaustion and disillusionment of the soldiers.

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McClatchy News

This much is agreed upon: at least 6 Iraqis died when American attack helicopters pounded a cluster of homes in a dusty, nondescript Baghdad neighborhood. But why those homes were targeted and who was killed depends on the storyteller.

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AFP

Turkey has warned that it could send troops into northern Iraq after today's general elections if talks with Iraqi and US officials fail to produce effective measures against Kurdish rebels based there.

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Independent

(Wow, this is an old one)US forces have fired so many bullets in Iraq and Afghanistan - an estimated 250,000 for every insurgent killed - that American ammunition-makers cannot keep up with demand. As a result the US is having to import supplies fro

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FMNN

Subject: War with Iran, war in Iraq, habeas corpus, military tribunals We've had a breathless morning. There are emergencies developing in all directions. Urgent action is needed on a number of campaigns all at once. PLEASE TAKE ALL OF THE FOLL

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Washington Post

In the advertising world, brand identity is everything. Volvo means safety. Colgate means clean. IPod means cool. But since the US militray invaded Iraq in 2003, its "show of force" brand has proved to have limited appeal to Iraqi consu

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AP

Afghanistan's heroin-producing poppy crop set another record this season, despite intensified eradication efforts, the American ambassador said. Afghan farmers harvested 457,135 acres of opium poppies, compared to 407,715 acres last year. The gro

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Washington Post

If US combat forces withdraw from Iraq in the near future, three developments would likely to unfold: Majority Shiites would drive Sunnis out of ethnically mixed areas west to Anbar province. Southern Iraq would erupt in civil wars between Shitte g

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Reuters

NATO countries are not giving the international force securing Afghanistan enough support and there are worrying signs that the Taliban are growing stronger, a detailed study by Britain's parliament has found. The report, by the House of Commons

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by William Rivers Pitt (TruthOut)

Who can forget the incredible scandal that erupted back in May of 2002 when details emerged the August 6, 2001 Presidential Daily Briefing specifically warned Bush Osama bin Laden was determination to strike us. Wait. Actually, everyone forgot, becau

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by Ali al-Fadhily (AntiWar)

Many Iraqis are now beginning to see the rising sectarian violence as part of a larger plan to partition the country. "Americans want to alter the shape of our cities, dividing Iraqis into ethnic and sectarian groups living separately from each

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by Ray McGovern (AntiWar)

On July 14, 2003, the Washington Post carried a column by Robert Novak set out to do the White House's bidding by disparaging former ambassador Joseph Wilson and making it impossible for his wife, Valerie Plame, to continue working in her covert

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by Paul Craig Roberts (AntiWar)

Sound familiar? Any American who pays attention can observe the identical phenomenon occurring in the U.S. today. Think about the Bush regime's changing explanations for the failed U.S. occupation of Iraq.

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USA Today

(Why are we still in this organization) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Monday that an abrupt US troop pullout could deepen the crisis in Iraq, and he urged the US to keep the IRAQI PEOPLE IN MIND when making decisions

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New York Times

President Bush's top counterterrorism advisers acknowledged today that the strategy for fighting Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda leadership in Pakistan had failed, as the White House released a grim new intelligence assessment that has forced

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by Eric Margolis (LewRockwell)

As Americans turn increasingly against President George Bush’s calamitous war in Iraq, and revolt spreads through Republican ranks, the White House is again resorting to its tried-and-true ploy of fanning grossly inflated fears of terrorism.

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Christian Science Monitor

In the pursuit of an elusive enemy the US loosely labels AQI(Al Qaeda in Iraq), US Green Berets and soldiers in this remote corner of Iraq have enlisted the help of a new ally that they have christened LRF, the "Legitimate Resistance Force.

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AP

The US military is weighing new directions for Iraq, including an even bigger troop buildup if President Bush thinks his "surge" strategy needs a further boost, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

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LA Times

Although Bush administration officials have frequently lashed out at Syria and Iran, accusing it of helping insurgents and militias here, the largest number of foreign fighters and suicide bombers in Iraq come from a third neighbor, Saudi Arabia, acc

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