U.S. Used Chemical Weapons In Iraq
Veteran admits: Bodies melted away before us.
The Americans are responsible for a massacre using unconventional weapons, the identical charge for which Saddam Hussein stands accused. An investigation by RAI News 24, the all-news Italian satellite television channel, has pulled the veil from one of the most carefully concealed mysteries from the front in the entire US military campaign in Iraq. Continued
Torture: It's the new American way
By Rosa Brooks
During the Cold War, we thought we knew what distinguished us from our Soviet bloc enemies. We did not have a gulag; we did not imprison and torture our enemies. But the war on terror has distorted our national values. We have used some of the same tactics we once decried. The Soviet Union's legacy of terror lives on, its tactics embraced by some of our leaders. Continued
US troops kill Iraqi civilian in Baghdad : US troops opened fire at a civilian car on the Baghdad airport road on Sunday, killing the driver and wounding his wife, police said.
Baghdad's mortuary reels under the weight of killings: The number of Iraqis killed in the capital every two months is equivalent to the total number of US troops to die in the conflict so far.
Iraqi politicians condemn US offensive: Iraqi politicians have condemned the latest US offensive on villages and towns close to the Syrian border, calling it a killing operation.
Why we should pay war reparations to Iraqis: Reparations are clearly appropriate in an invasion that was justified on false advertising of the Bush administration, which purposely dismissed solid evidence against its dubious claim that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction.
Blair's litany of failures on Iraq - ambassador's damning verdict : Meyer says PM failed to exert any leverage on Bush and was seduced by US power
Memoirs shine new light on war : Tony Blair has faced any number of claims about what he did and did not do when he and President Bush were preparing to go to war on Iraq. The difference with Sir Christopher Meyer's recollections is that he was actually there most of the time.
Delayed dispatches : If an ambassador is sent abroad to lie for his country, does he tell the truth when he returns home? There is certainly no reason to doubt the accuracy of Sir Christopher Meyer's account of his five years representing HMG in Washing
PM rejects Meyer Iraq war claims: Tony Blair has sought to brush aside claims by Britain's former ambassador to Washington that he repeatedly failed to use his influence with President George Bush to halt the rush to war with Iraq.
Indian foreign minister stands down over Iraq report: India's foreign minister stood aside on Monday amid a growing political storm after he was named in an independent report into irregularities in the United Nations' oil-for-food programme for Iraq.
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