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WAR: About that War

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AP

The Turkish army sent soldiers about 1.5 miles into northern Iraq in an overnight operation on Tuesday, Kurdish officials said. A Turkish official said the troops were still in Iraq by midmorning. To the south in Kirkuk, Secretary of State Condole

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Capitol Times

As adults, we're being taught another myth -- that ordinary people haven't sacrificed anything during the Iraq war. But the sacrifice myth isn't an innocent belief we shed before adolescence. And the more people accept it, the more danger

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Gateway Pundit

The BBC reported: The US Senate has authorised more spending for the Iraq war, without tying the bill to a timetable for troop withdrawal - a key Democratic demand. In a 90-3 vote, it approved a further $189bn for the campaigns in Iraq and also in Af

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Salon

When he got out of his car to find out what was happening, he saw the convoy and the white car burning, and started yelling at the other cars to turn around. Two helicopters circled overhead, each with a man strapped in and a machine gun sticking out

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The Independent

Religious extremists have killed at least 40 women this year in Basra because of their "un-Islamic" dress, according to Iraqi police. The police said women were being apprehended by men patrolling on motorbikes or in cars with tinted win

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Reuters

Iraq will have to cut food rations in 2008 because of insufficient funds, Trade Minister Abdul Falah al-Sudany said. His ministry had asked the government for more than $7 billion in next year's budget to distribute 10 basic items but received

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http://campusprogress.org

Wolfowitz has been appointed as “chairman of the International Security Advisory Board,” an “18-member panel, which has access to highly classified intelligence [and] advises [Secretary of State Condoleezza] Rice on disarmament, nuclear proliferation

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USA Today

Police officers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan are returning to duty with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder that law enforcement and mental health authorities fear could put their judgment and public safety at risk.

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AFP

Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr overnight blasted President Bush for signing a deal with Baghdad that ensures a long-term American military presence in Iraq. "I say this to the evil Bush - leave my country," Sadr said in the Shiite holy city

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by Alan Bock (Orange County Register)

Instead of projecting our might around the world, maybe it's the moment for strategic military nonengagement. [a must read --ed.]

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