Two companies who say their Army contracts were canceled as part of the biggest bribery scandal of the Iraq war are seeking $11 million in damages. [If you had just paid the bribe you would still have a cpontract.]
Democrats facing rejection of a proposal to cut off money for the Iraq war are deliberating their next step in trying to rebuild anti-war momentum. [pathetic]
The president of the Kurdistan regional government ordered Iraqi Kurdistan to prepare for "full-scale resistance" if a Turkish military incursion expands into populated areas.
Turkish F-16 jets flew into northern Iraq on Sunday as elite commandos chased Kurdish guerrillas in a major ground operation across the border that has drawn criticism from the Iraqi government.
As the Iraqi government watched in anguish, Turkey's ambassador to the US set an ambitious goal for his country's incursion into the northern Kurdistan region of Iraq: "to eliminate" a Kurdish rebel force of at least 4,000 fighters.
Gen. Muhammad Mohsen took down his American flag, folded it up, and placed it in his office corner, reflecting the growing anger in Iraq's Kurdish north with US support for Turkey's campaign against separatist rebels operating in the region.
· Conflicting death toll in fierce clashes along border · Anger in Kurdistan at US green light for incursion
The US expects to have 140,000 troops in Iraq even after completing a planned drawdown of combat forces in July, which means 8,000 more troops in Iraq than when Bush ordered a surge of extra forces in January 2007 to curb violence.
Despite a 2002 promise from President Bush to put citizenship applications for immigrant members of the military on a fast track, some are finding themselves waiting months, or even years, because of bureaucratic backlogs.
The Bush Administration was wrong about the benefits of the war and it was wrong about the costs of the war. The president and his advisers expected a quick, inexpensive conflict. Instead, we have a war that is costing more than anyone could have ima
Iraqi Kurdish officials on Friday ordered 6,000 Kurdish militiamen to take up new positions in Iraq's Dohuk province as hundreds of Turkish troops crossed the border in what Turkey said was an attack on Kurdish rebels who'd sought shelter the
Iraqi Kurdish troops on Thursday encircled Turkish soldiers in northern Iraq and threatened to open fire in the most serious standoff between the two nation's forces since Turkey threatened late last year to go after guerrillas from the Kurdistan
Before 9/11, Vice President Cheney held a series of top secret meetings with the representatives of Exxon-Mobil, Conoco, Shell and BP America for what was later called the Energy Task-force. There can be only one explanation for the
Turkish troops have launched a ground incursion across the border into Iraq in pursuit of separatist Kurdish rebels, a move that dramatically escalates Turkey's conflict with the militants. It's the first confirmed ground operation by the Tur
The Iraq war has strained the US military to the extent that America could not fight another large-scale war today, according to a new survey of military officers. Nine in 10 officers said the war had stretched the military “dangerously thin”.
War Made Easy reaches into the Orwellian memory hole to expose a 50-year pattern of government deception and media spin that has dragged ... all the United States into one war after another from Vietnam to Iraq.
The Pentagon has long had a conflict of interest. The Department of Defense builds the weapons of war. Yet the department also supervises and funds 85% of the intelligence effort to identify threats that those weapons are designed to counter.
The Bush administration has announced the United States stands for a vicious determination to dominate the world, criminal, genocidal wars of aggression, torture, and an increasingly brutal and brutalizing authoritarian state at home.
[H]e who taught that to inherit eternal life we must "love thy neighbor as thyself" would be deeply concerned with the destruction of life in the world today. [I]t is important that we gain gospel insight into the just causes for supporting
The former FBI translator turned whistle-blower tells a chilling story of corruption at Washington's highest levels – sale of nuclear secrets, shielding of terrorist suspects, illegal arms transfers, narcotics trafficking, money laundering, espio
The commander of U.S. forces in Iraq advocated a cautious approach to cutting American firepower, saying that security gains could be sacrificed if troops left too quickly. Five extra combat brigades brought in last year as part of President Bush**Q*
The Office of the Secretary of Defense is trying to figure out how to beat jihadists in the propaganda war. One tool they figure could help: a computer model of "Human, Social, and Cultural Behavior" in Middle Eastern locales. To use on us.
Internet data was majorly affected as it is the biggest capacity carried by the undersea cables. However, all voice calls, corporate data and video traffic were also affected. Now it is said to be 5 cables severed.
A short video of the lies that were used to send our country to an unconstitutional WAR. What are you going to do about it? I'll tell you what I will do NEVER QUIT! Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the
By running for congress in California's 8th district, Cindy Sheehan hopes to nudge the Speaker out of Iraq—now.
Sometime after midnight on September 6, 2007, at least four low-flying Israeli Air Force fighters crossed into Syrian airspace and carried out a secret bombing mission on the banks of the Euphrates River, about ninety miles north of the Iraq border.
Islamic insurgents are expanding their numbers and reach in Afghanistan and Pakistan, spreading violence and disarray over a vast cross-border zone where al Qaida has rebuilt the sanctuary it lost when the US invaded Afghanistan after the 9/11 attack
THE conservative Washington think tank that devised the “surge” of US forces in Iraq has come up with a plan to send 12,000 more American troops into southern Afghanistan. The American Enterprise Institute also urged getting tough with Pakistan.
The Pentagon is asking for more than $515 billion for fiscal 2009, the largest request ever, and a nearly 8 percent increase over the amount of money Congress awarded the Defense Department last year. Also asking for an additional $70 billion to cove
When Saad Tawfiq watched Colin Powell's presentation to the UN on February 5 2003 he shed bitter tears as he realized he had risked his life and those of his loved ones for nothing. As one of Saddam Hussein's most gifted engineers, Tawfiq kne