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... came to power in 1979, the US became his staunch ally, pushing for Iran's defeat in the Iran-Iraq war during the 1980's. Providing money (via loans from Middle Eastern US allies), conventional ...
Tuesday, 04 October 2005
... case, but who had been a willing propagandist for the Bush administration's pre-Iraq War campaign of scare tactics regarding alleged weapons of mass destruction in Saddam Hussein's hands, and for ...
Sunday, 02 October 2005
... Gulf Coast residents are in jeopardy: the Iraq war endangers the nation. Hurricane Katrina blew apart President Bush's rickety arguments about how invading Iraq would make us safe. We don't know ...
Thursday, 29 September 2005
... of Cindy Sheehan?s vigil in Crawford, Texas, which culminated in this mass movement to confront the White House over the Iraq War, was the antidote, and a sure sign that people are over their depression ...
Sunday, 25 September 2005
... arming both sides of the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s ?Do not support dictators. Do not sell them weapons.? - Nobel laureate Jose Ramos Horta, East Timorese peace negotiator According to the Federation of ...
Saturday, 24 September 2005
With the Iraq war, as with Vietnam, (and indeed with any imperial conflict) most critics focus on the policies and personalities of the war leadership, while at the same time accepting (and sometimes ...
Friday, 16 September 2005
...  HUNDREDS OF CIVILIANS ARE FORCED TO FLEE AS US/IRAQI FORCES ATTACKTALLAFA, NORTH-WESTERN IRAQ. DOCTORS FOR IRAQ WARNS OF MEDICALHUMANITARIAN CRISIS Doctors for Iraq is deeply concerned at the fate of ...
Tuesday, 06 September 2005
... 2003 the federal funding for flood control essentially dried up as it was drained into the Iraq war. By 2004, the Bush administration cut the corps of engineers' request for flood control by more than ...
Friday, 02 September 2005
The Big "O": Abandoning New Orleans

(International/Justice News)
... New Orleans in particular were underfunded because of the Iraq war or for other reasons. Do you find any of this criticism legitimate? Do you think there is any second guessing to be done now about priorities ...
Friday, 02 September 2005
 The Iraq Quagmire: The Mounting Costs of the Iraq War and the Case for Bringing the Troops Home Sept 1/05If you click on the title above you will be linked to a new, truly damning, 84 page report ...
Thursday, 01 September 2005
The Battle of New Orleans

(International/Justice News)
... dried up as it was drained into the Iraq war. In 2004, the Bush administration cut funding requested by the New Orleans district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for holding back the waters of Lake ...
Thursday, 01 September 2005
The "Disaster" President

(International/Justice News)
... one, but don't hold your breath. That sorry bunch of moral cowards--Hillary Clinton, John Kerry and Joe Lieberman among them-- voted for the Iraq War and they have uttered scarcely a peep at the gutting ...
Wednesday, 31 August 2005
Hundreds Perish in Baghdad Stampede

(International/Justice News)
Hundreds Perish in Baghdad StampedeADE - Kurt Nimmo - Blame the disgusting neocons and Bush for the death of 640 people (expected to eventually reach over a thousand), mostly women and children, killed ...
Wednesday, 31 August 2005
"Triangulating" the Iraq Withdrawal

(International/Justice News)
... the summer has brought a grassroots upsurge of insistence that the Iraq war is not suitable for tinkering or for a long goodbye. On Monday, two days after the Post published its editorial claiming that ...
Monday, 29 August 2005
21st Century Children's Crusade

(International/Justice News)
...  Deceived and disillusioned, the Allweins are now getting mail from recruiters trying to sign up their 16-year-old daughter. Fortunately, Allwein, who opposes the Iraq War, has yet to answer the phone ...
Thursday, 25 August 2005
... themselves in the flag. It's not sufficient to posture as more patriotic than opponents of the Iraq war. The ultimate demagogic weapon is to exploit the memory of Sept. 11, 2001. Next month, the fourth ...
Thursday, 25 August 2005
... is a call that has gone out for a War Resisters contingent which will include resisters from the Iraq war but also resisters from the Vietnam era. This will be a fantastic action in Toronto but if there ...
Wednesday, 24 August 2005
... wanted to be held responsible on camera for dragging away the grieving mother of an Iraq war fatality (her son, Casey). For a moment, they were hopeful that there would be an untimely end to this little ...
Wednesday, 24 August 2005
Fighting to Win: Escalation in Iraq

(International/Justice News)
Fighting to Win: Escalation in Iraqwarmadeeasy.com - Norman Solomon - The Bush administration may ratchet up the Iraq war. That might seem unlikely, even farfetched. After all, the president is facing ...
Monday, 22 August 2005
Media Quiet on Iraq's Western Front

(International/Justice News)
... is a week old. DOCTORS FOR IRAQ WARNS OF URGENT HUMANITARIAN CRISIS AS US/IRAQI MILITARY ATTACKS CONTINUE IN THE WEST OF IRAQ *As US/ Iraqi military attacks continue in Haditha, Rawa, Parwana and Heet ...
Monday, 22 August 2005
Hunting Dove

(International/Justice News)
... the Iraq war. After more than two years of a military occupation that was supposed to be a breeze after a cakewalk into Baghdad, the war has become a clear PR loser. But an unpopular war can continue for ...
Wednesday, 17 August 2005
Canada, Eh?

(Canada/Justice News)
... "rendition" granted on plainly bogus justifications proffered by American Justice; I watch some sputter rage at the denial of refuge for Iraq war resistors (poor Pearson would roll over in his doghouse); ...
Saturday, 13 August 2005
... of the ruling Ba'ath party, which the CIA had propelled to power in 1963. The following year, Iraq invaded Iran and the eight year Iran-Iraq war ensued. The cost was one million lives. Before Ronald ...
Sunday, 07 August 2005
... 1991. But Saddam Hussein had long been a horrendous dictator: before, during, and after the Iran-Iraq war, which spanned most of the 1980s. Washington tilted toward Baghdad with tangible assistance in ...
Wednesday, 27 July 2005
...  First. I was troubled that Iraq War and the Downing Commission report were not mentioned. Second, I was surprised to find some argue that the 9/11 Commission failed because it did not respond to their ...
Sunday, 24 July 2005
After Downing Street

(International/Justice News)
... Congresswoman Barbara Lee worked an overflow crowd Saturday at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland in an effort to gain support for an inquiry into pre-Iraq War intelligence. "We're letting the president ...
Sunday, 24 July 2005
Iraq War's Not-So-Secret Prequel

(International/Justice News)
Iraq War's Not-So-Secret PrequelDissidentVoice - Lila Rajiva - Still, reporters who have fallen all over this story in shrill angst should ask themselves where they were three years ago, or even ...
Friday, 22 July 2005
BBC Through the Looking Glass

(International/Justice News)
BBC Through the Looking GlassMediaLens.org - Media Lens recently issued a media alert about the lack of British media coverage given to the World Tribunal on Iraq, held in Istanbul last month. Our alert, ...
Tuesday, 19 July 2005
... the Iraq war ?politically illegitimate.? His revelations about the war bolster the information disclosed in the Downing Street memos."  Can?t have that, of course. So Greenstock?s book is off to the ...
Tuesday, 19 July 2005
London Press Coverage Bombs

(International/Justice News)
... by ten bombs placed on trains at the height of the Madrid rush hour. In October 2003, Osama bin Laden had warned that Spain would be targeted for backing the Iraq war. The Times reported a senior Al-Qaeda ...
Sunday, 17 July 2005
... the Senate requested documents related to the Iraq War. The request was denied by the White House and the nomination is in limbo. [3] The Downing Street memos revealed the Bush administration?s predetermination ...
Thursday, 14 July 2005
... by Bush, Blair and Answar Bin Shari of Israel to further the         Iraq War Machine into Iran and Saudi Arabia for personal gain,         ...
Sunday, 10 July 2005
... liberals have dipped their toes in the water and mentioned in a barely audible murmur that maybe the Iraq war ? which is surely the most cruel and irresponsible action the U.S. government has ever taken ...
Friday, 08 July 2005
After the Bomb: London Today

(International/Justice News)
... British public react to this tragedy in terms of approval for Britain's involvement in the Iraq war, and how will this affect support for Blair? We joked about the Olympics and London Transport's ...
Thursday, 07 July 2005
Bombing Blitz Hits London

(International/Justice News)
... is sufffering his lowest popularity ratings ever and support for the country's involvement in the Iraq war is at an all-time low.The worst hit locale so far reported was at London's Aldgate Station, ...
Wednesday, 06 July 2005
World Tribunal? What World Tribunal?

(International/Justice News)
... Colin Brown, 'US lied to Britain over use of napalm in Iraq war,' The Independent, June 17, 2005;  Andrew Sparrow, 'Parliament misled over firebomb use,' Daily Telegraph, June 20, ...
Tuesday, 05 July 2005
The Assassins of Truth Strike- Again

(International/Justice News)
... accident in Baghdad. See Also:Washington in crisis over opposition to Iraq war[28 June 2005]US imprisons Iraqi journalists without charges[7 May 2005]Iraq: Reporters Without Borders condemns US report ...
Friday, 01 July 2005
The First Day of the Rest of the Death

(International/Justice News)
... Let's address the Iraq war directlyhttp://www.commondreams.org/views05/0630-20.htm Memo to Iraq War: This Is the First Day of the Rest of Your Death  by Norman Solomon June 30, 2005 CommonDreams.org  It's ...
Friday, 01 July 2005
Blair, Straw and the Big Lie

(International/Justice News)
... JIC assessment: ?Saddam's regime was tough and based on extreme fear. The only way to overthrow it was likely to be by massive military action.? (Michael Smith, ?Blair planned Iraq war from start,? ...
Sunday, 26 June 2005
Desperate Days at the Recruiting Center

(International/Justice News)
... sinking to new lows in the face of growing pressure to fulfill monthly quotas as well as fierce opposition from parents who don't support the President's botched Iraq war mission. http://www.thenation.com/blogs/edcut?bid=7&pid=3705 ...
Wednesday, 22 June 2005
The US war with Iran has already begun

(International/Peace News)
... for the purpose of removing Saddam Hussein from power.  The fact is that the Iraq war had begun by the beginning of summer 2002, if not earlier. The violation of a sovereign nation's airspace ...
Monday, 20 June 2005
Desperation on K Street

(International/Justice News)
... fought enough wars in the Middle East yet. American Jews were less likely to support the Iraq war than the general US population. So no one should blame "the Jews" for the Iraq War. Mainly they should ...
Monday, 20 June 2005
Why the Memo Matters

(US/Peace News)
... of his bureau's reporting, and he should be. As my colleague Michael Massing has written in the pages of the New York Review of Books, during the lead-up to the Iraq war Knight Ridder reporters had ...
Monday, 20 June 2005
Iraq War Crimes Tribunal Readies

(International/Justice News)
Iraq War Crimes Tribunal ReadiesInstitute for Public Accuracy - Participants in the tribunal, which will take place in Istanbul from June 24-27, include Arundhati Roy, Richard Falk, Dennis Halliday, Hans ...
Sunday, 19 June 2005
An unwinnable war

(International/Peace News)
An unwinnable warPaul Rogers - Now Donald Rumsfeld himself ? one of the Iraq war?s leading architects ? publicly accepts that the world?s most powerful military force, deployed by a state that spends almost ...
Friday, 17 June 2005
... viewing the Iraq war as a mistake.  The gathering -- featuring a brass band, a color guard and military re-enactors -- was ostensibly the main event in a nationwide 230th birthday celebration to ...
Thursday, 16 June 2005
... the memo casts serious doubt on many of the contentions of the Bush Administration in the lead up to the Iraq war.  With over 1,600 U.S. servicemen and servicewomen killed in Iraq, the deaths of hundreds ...
Tuesday, 14 June 2005
... the Islamic Republic in more than a decade and a rarity since the Iran-Iraq war ended in 1988,? notes Knight Ridder. ?But Iranian television, which is controlled by Iran?s conservative powerbrokers, accused ...
Sunday, 12 June 2005
After Downing Street

(International/Justice News)
... into whether the President of the United States has committed impeachable offenses in connection with the Iraq war. This inquiry must now answer the question: Has the President engaged in a conspiracy ...
Wednesday, 08 June 2005
... killed that day in April 2003 has pressed the Spanish government to pursue the case, a case that has further fuelled popular condemnation of the Iraq war and Spain's participation in ...
Tuesday, 07 June 2005
... as soon as possible. And fifty-seven percent of Americans told CNN/USA Today/Gallup that the Iraq war was not worth fighting.Rather than prepare an exit strategy, the U.S. military is instead planning ...
Monday, 06 June 2005
Better than Saddam?

(International/Justice News)
... when questioned about the Iraq war that he helped spearhead, asked, "Would you really prefer to have Saddam Hussein in power?" But the reason for not having Saddam in power was that he had killed so many ...
Thursday, 02 June 2005
... have committed ''high crimes and misdemeanors." It is time for Congress to investigate the illegal Iraq war as we move toward the third year of the endless quagmire that many security experts believe ...
Thursday, 02 June 2005
Ted's Bastard Child at 25

(International/Justice News)
... to quit (as he was again during the Iraq War when he was working for MSNBC and the National Geographic.) When the producers later sued CNN claiming their reports were true, CNN settled rather than dispute ...
Wednesday, 01 June 2005
... their wars. We've had some problems with the JROTC at my school, but mostly kids agree with our points of view and want the Iraq war to stop, don't want a draft, and want recruiters out of schools. ...
Sunday, 22 May 2005
Moyers Addresses PBS Coup

(US/Justice News)
... joined a postcard campaign that re-opened the murder case after more than half a century. Look at NPR's courageous coverage of the Iraq war, an expensive endeavor that wins no points from this administration. ...
Wednesday, 18 May 2005
Necklacing Newsweek: Rather Redux?

(International/Justice News)
... on on Newsweek by many in the media elite who never acknowledged the systematic errors and institutional biases in media coverage of the Iraq War. Others are just faulting Newsweek for trying to have it ...
Tuesday, 17 May 2005
... by CPB, but not released to the media, not even to PBS and NPR. According to a source who talked to Salon.com, the first results were too good and Tomlinson didn?t believe them. After the Iraq war, the ...
Monday, 16 May 2005
... fixed around the policy. It is not surprising on the face of it that Bush had decided on the Iraq war by summer of 2002. It it is notable that Dearlove noticed a change in views on the subject from earlier ...
Saturday, 07 May 2005
The Cruelest Cuts

(US/Justice News)
... thousands of his counterparts at emergency food sites across the nation.To comply with President Bush's budget proposal, which includes tax cuts for the wealthy and more money for the Iraq war, both ...
Friday, 06 May 2005
Diminished Returns: Blair's Skeletons

(International/Justice News)
... for New Labour in general and Tony Blair in particular. His repeated insistence that the Prime Minister did not lie about the legal advice he was given on the Iraq War has taken political coverage to a ...
Wednesday, 04 May 2005
A Figleaf of Legality

(International/Peace News)
... brief, antiseptic legal opinion -- citing that a legal basis for the Iraq war did exist -- that British Prime Minister Tony Blair received from his attorney general, Lord Goldsmith, did not actually reflect ...
Tuesday, 03 May 2005
... Vietnam in 1974 and 1997. His latest film, "WMD (Weapons of Mass Deception)," examines media coverage of the Iraq War.        ...
Monday, 02 May 2005
Nuclear May Day!

(International/Justice News)
... to go to war. So at this particular time, with the growing peace movement, the movement against the Iraq war, thousands of us are going to be in Central Park to say, ?Adhere to your disarmament commitments, ...
Friday, 29 April 2005
National Housewives' Union in Venezuela

(International/Justice News)
... covered with portraits of President Chavez > and> anti-Iraq War posters. Prada was animated throughout the interview, > clearly> deeply involved in the union's work. Throughout the meeting ...
Friday, 29 April 2005
...  Legalities are one thing, but the real motivation for choking off access is obvious: Torture photos undermine support for the Iraq war. In the words of Donald Rumsfeld, "If these are released to the ...
Sunday, 17 April 2005
... Canada include U.S. Army Specialist Clifford Cornell, 24, from Arkansas, and U.S. Army Specialist Darrell Anderson, 22, from Kentucky. Anderson, who already fought in the Iraq war, was injured and awarded ...
Saturday, 16 April 2005
... protection from lawsuits and not allowing workers to form trade unions. The U.S. needs to give Iraq its economy back and let them determine their own future.? (Nader, ?Is the End of the Iraq War-Occupation ...
Tuesday, 12 April 2005
... Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz, an architect of the Iraq war, takes over as President of the World Bank, and may well establish a new set of priorities. The world's top banker is late paying a debt ...
Tuesday, 12 April 2005
Pumping Up Gas Prices: Don't Blame OPEC

(International/Justice News)
... in value, then the price of oil will rise in inverse proportion. One need only look at Europe to see what this means. Over the period from February 1, 2003, just before the start of the Iraq War, when ...
Sunday, 10 April 2005
... the press early April, but it was authored on February 7, 2005. Most of the report concerns itself with tactical and military lessons learned from the Iraq war, pointing out better ways to launch specific ...
Sunday, 10 April 2005
... and its people were on their knees following the Iraq War. The Preamble to the Order justifies its provisions as "necessary to improve the economic condition of the people of Iraq", desirable for ...
Saturday, 09 April 2005
Playing with their Subpoenas

(International/Justice News)
... through Vietnam to the Iraq war they have not let us down; keep the torch bright and heads held high, and (speaking as someone who has suffered from kidney stones) this too shall pass. Mike Wallace ...
Sunday, 03 April 2005
... to launch the 2003 Iraq war. As his trusted confident, she is said to be one of most influential Muslims in Washington,? reports the Arab News site. ?http://www.worldbank.org/springmeetings/images/SM03-MENA-5sm.jpgShaha ...
Saturday, 02 April 2005
... Hussein was a CIA asset. ?While many have thought that Saddam first became involved with U.S. intelligence agencies at the start of the September 1980 Iran-Iraq war, his first contacts with U.S. officials ...
Thursday, 31 March 2005
... "Schechter provided testimony for this tribunal on the role of the media in covering the Iraq war. He insists the media were too pro-war in their coverage. After hearing Schechter and others, the tribunal ...
Thursday, 31 March 2005
... Bush visited Australia on 23 October 2003, left-wing members of the Labour Party decided to present him with a letter setting out their opposition to the Iraq war, but not to disrupt his speech. With a ...
Wednesday, 30 March 2005
... members of the Labour Party decided to present him with a letter setting out their opposition to the Iraq war, but not to disrupt his speech. With a fine example of global thinking and local action, Green ...
Saturday, 26 March 2005
Wolfowitz Bid for World Bank Post TorpedoedEuropeans reject Bush attempt to unload Neo-con "architect" of Iraq war on World Bank. -[correction- it looks like Bush got his way. Wolfie is indeed to ...
Sunday, 20 March 2005
... Iraqi and American victims of the war. PHUNG VO: This is Phung Vo. I'm calling from Toledo, Ohio. On the anniversary of ? the second anniversary of the Iraq war, the organization Northwest Ohio Peace ...
Friday, 18 March 2005
Anti-war Youth Activism Explodes

(International/Justice News)
... the Ft. Bragg military base ? they're both looking forward to the biggest demonstration against the Iraq War their area has ever seen. As goes Greensboro, so goes the nation.Don?t believe me? Greensboro, ...
Thursday, 17 March 2005
... be demonstrating at 1:00 at the lights in Annapolis Royal on Saturday, March 19. We will be marking the anniversary of the Iraq war, and will be voicing our concerns over Canadian troops being integrated ...
Wednesday, 16 March 2005
574 US Cities & Towns Holding Anti-War Events March 18-20After two years of pointless destruction and an incredible waste of lives and dollars, the movement in the United States to end the Iraq war ...
Wednesday, 16 March 2005
The Beeb's Phony Journalists

(International/Justice News)
The Beeb's Phony JournalistsAn investigation in the U.K. claims the BBC is, like its U.S. counterparts, using government agents posing as journalists to promote the Iraq war. - http://www.counterpunch.org/miller03142005.html ...
Monday, 14 March 2005
... generated by the Iraq War and sets a proactive agenda of alternatives to the Bush administration's belligerent policies. Building a Plan First, the assembly affirmed that we must broaden ...
Thursday, 10 March 2005
Italy Outraged: Charge Freed Journo Shooting DeliberateThe United States military has pursued shoot to kill policies on independent journalists at least since the opening days of the Iraq war. Dozens have ...
Saturday, 05 March 2005
W.'s Stiletto Democracy

(International/Justice News)
... the buildup to the Iraq war, when the Bush hawks did their best to cloak the real reasons they wanted to go to war and trumpet the trumped-up reasons. The Bush administration wields maximum secrecy ...
Saturday, 26 February 2005
... by U.S. forces. In fact, more than 50 war correspondents have been killed in the Iraq war--of whom a portion were apparently shot intentionally by American troops.Baghdad Palestine HotelApril 8th, 2003 ...
Thursday, 24 February 2005
Shelter Under the Anti-war Umbrella

(International/Justice News)
... Taco Bell boycott, and every dictator toppled in recent history have relied on people power methods.A people power strategy that identifies the key pillars that support the Iraq war and occupation and ...
Saturday, 19 February 2005
Europe rejects US hard line once again

(International/Justice News)
... President Bush, who will go to Europe on Sunday on a mission to fix ruptures with Europe over the Iraq war. In the past two weeks, the officials said, France has rebuffed appeals by Secretary of ...
Wednesday, 16 February 2005
To See the World in a Strand of Hair

(International/Justice News)
... Interior Minister Otto Schily, the only German minister who was a loyal friend to the US even during the Iraq war, headed to Washington recently to visit with CIA director Porter Goss. One of the points ...
Tuesday, 15 February 2005
To Hear Their Story: Judging the Media

(International/Justice News)
... Mr. Jordan's claims accurate? Many journalists and press freedom groups believe that such targeting and killings have taken place in the Iraq war as we have heard in testimony before the tribunal by ...
Monday, 14 February 2005
... a long and rocky history. During the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, Iraq's Shiite troops did not defect to Iran. "There's the assumption that the new government will be close to Iran or influenced by ...
Sunday, 13 February 2005
U.S. Uses Drones to Probe Iran For Arms

(International/Justice News)
... wars, against the Soviets and the Chinese, and in both Iraq wars. "By coaxing the Iranians to turn on their radar, we can learn all about their defense systems, including the frequencies they are ...
Sunday, 13 February 2005
... Feb. 22 when NATO leaders meet in Brussels. The goal is to turn out 1,000 Iraqi officers a year. France, Germany, Spain and other governments that opposed the Iraq war have refused to send troops to ...
Thursday, 10 February 2005
... same-sex marriages or poverty.  The Fox Network is a world filled with manly pursuits like the Iraq War, the Super Bowl and the scantily clad cheer leaders are beautiful examples of God's work, ...
Sunday, 06 February 2005
The Homeland Security State

(International/Justice News)
... whose "areas of responsibility? stretch from the Horn of Africa to Central Asia, including, of course, the Iraq war zone. Like CENTCOM, the U.S. has other commands that blanket the rest of the world, including ...
Wednesday, 02 February 2005
What Kind of Freedom?

(International/Justice News)
... where they are willing to spend $5 billion a month on this war and tolerate thousands of casualties. They are doing an incredible job of making the Iraq war work for this administration. But how many people ...
Saturday, 29 January 2005
... for talks with NATO allies and European Union leaders. After Brussels, Bush plans to visit Germany, the center of European opposition to the Iraq war; then he is scheduled to meet in Slovakia with Russian ...
Sunday, 23 January 2005
... include non-federal employees; the suit claims energy industry executives were effectively task force members. Oh, and the Bush administration has portrayed the Iraq war as a response to 9/11, not something ...
Saturday, 22 January 2005
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