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WAR: About that War

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Salon(Sid Blumenthal)

(Duh) Salon exclusive: Two former CIA officers say the president squelched top-secret intelligence, and a briefing by George Tenet, months before invading Iraq.

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LA Times

One of the most heavily criticized actions in the aftermath of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in March 2003 was the decision to disband the Iraqi army, alienating former soldiers and driving many straight into the ranks of anti-American militant group

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CommonDreams.org

The Air Force is also deploying a bigger, faster and more muscular version of the Predator, the MQ-9 “Reaper” - as in grim - a robot capable of carrying four Hellfire missiles, plus two 500 lb. bombs.

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Press TV

Iran's former IRGC Commander says 200,000 US troops are in weak positions in the Middle East and Iran has identified all their locations. Senior Advisor to the Leader for Military Affairs, Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi

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Washington Post

One of the most prominet advocates of this position is the political scientist Robert Pape of the University of Chicago. Increasing troops in Iraq, Pape argues, will win the US a lot of battles with insurgents but also make it likely that Americans

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Newsweek

It was their last stand. Kamal and a handful of his neighbors were hunkered down on the roof of a dun-colored house in southwest Baghdad two weeks ago as bullets zinged overhead. In the streets below, fighters from Moqtada al-Sadr's

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by Ahmed Ali (AntiWar)

In 1996, former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright was asked by Lesley Stahl on 60 Minutes if she thought the price of half a million dead children was worth it. She replied, "I think this is a very hard choice, but ... we think the price

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Washington Post

THE MISBEGOTTEN effort to hold military officers accountable for the notorious abuses at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison limped to a close when an Army lt. colonel was cleared by a court-martial jury of charges he was responsible for the mistreatment of

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Al Jazeera

In a series of exclusive reports, Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel Hamid reports on the new reality of Iraq's many armies.

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Chicago Tribune

At the forefront of these efforts is former Prime Minister Ayad Allawi, a secular Shiite who was Washington's first choice to lead Iraq after the U.S. occupation authority ended. He now is being presented as the best hope of saving Iraq from what

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by Pat Buchanan

Those who hoped that–with the victory of the antiwar party in 2006, the departure of Rumsfeld and the neocons, the rise of Condi and the eclipse of Cheney–America was headed out of Iraq got a rude awakening. They are about to get another.

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Daily Telegraph

He accuses an over-bureaucratic MoD of failing to value soldiers and their families, undermining the position and authority of the chiefs of staff, and confusing activity with achievement. Without the soldier, ministers, civil servants, generals, adm

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AP

Civilian deaths rose in August to their second-highest monthly level this year. That raises questions about whether U.S. strategy is working days before Congress receives landmark reports that will decide the course of the war. At least 81 America

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