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Iraqis Are Not ‘Abstractions’

Photo by Chris Hondros

Exclusive: U.S. policymakers have long behaved like spoiled, destructive children treating Iraq as if it were some meaningless plaything. The game has been about who “wins” or “loses” in Washington, not who lives or dies in Iraq, a moral failure that ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern addresses. When I saw the Washington Post’s banner headline, “U.S….more »

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Confronting The “Moral Bankruptcy” Of Iraq War’s Liberal Supporters

Chris Hedges

Prior to the start of the Iraq War on March 19, 2003, New York Times journalist Chris Hedges (right) occupied a lonely perch among major media journalists. He opposed the war. Today, Hedges, a Pulitzer Prize winner and now a columnist for the website Truthdig, continues to write with the passion of a man set…more »

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Iraq, Ten Years Later, The U.S. Occupation’s Impact On Children

Result of Depleted Uranium on newborns in Iraq

Ten Years Later, U.S. Has Left Iraq with Mass Displacement & Epidemic of Birth Defects, Cancers In part two of our interview, Al Jazeera reporter Dahr Jamail discusses how the U.S. invasion of Iraq has left behind a legacy of cancer and birth defects suspected of being caused by the U.S. military’s extensive use of…more »

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A Message To George W. Bush And Dick Cheney From A Dying Veteran

Tomas Young at Camp Casey

The Last Letter To: George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From: Tomas Young I write this letter on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War on behalf of my fellow Iraq War veterans. I write this letter on behalf of the 4,488 soldiers and Marines who died in Iraq. I write this letter on behalf…more »

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Voice Of Art “Iraq Veterans Against The War” Part I

Photo by Geoffrey Millard

Published by Aaron Hughes Posted to Field Organizers Voice of Art, the new documentary series on Pharrell Williams’ I Am Other YouTube channel, is releasing Part 1 of its new episode entitled “Iraq Veterans Against the War” on Friday, June 29 2012. The episode features the historic march and returning of Global War on Terrorism…more »

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Lies Exposed: U.S. Veterans Of Iraq And Afghanistan Return War Medals At NATO Summit

Iraq Veteran, Marine Shamar Thomas

Truth Telling In The Streets Of Chicago We broadcast from Chicago, site of the largest NATO summit in the organization’s six-decade history. On Sunday, veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, as well as members of Afghans for Peace, led a peace march of thousands of people. Iraq Veterans Against the War held a ceremony…more »

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The Enemy Within: What The U.S. Does To Its Own

Private John Needham and Jacque Villagomez

Written, directed,and produced by Cindy Piester The John Needham Story WARNING: Graphic and disturbing photos between 38:40 and 40:45. U.S. Army Ranger John Needham, who was awarded two purple hearts and three medals for heroism, wrote to military authorities in 2007 reporting war crimes that he witnessed being committed by his own command and fellow…more »

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US Used 9/11 Attacks to Launch Wars

Former CIA Analyst Ray McGovern

The United States used 9/11 attacks as an excuse to launch long drawn-out wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Ray McGovern said during an interview with Press TV that the US used the wars it launched after the September 11, 2001 attacks, to gain control of vast oil and gas resources in the Middle East and…more »

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