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April 27th, 2004

A fifteen year old draws a picture and the secret service shows up. Explosions and gunfire shake Syrian capital. (CIVIL) WAR IN IRAQ--A YEAR LATER: Hopes for stability in Iraq after the June 30th "handover" are fading fast. A soldier's mom thinks he's risking his life for a lie. Hey, ... continue reading

April 14th, 2004

BUSH TALKS TO THE PRESS??? Bush attempts to exert control, but he's not so sure if he's made any mistakes. He need look no further than his call to stay the course (or, if you'd rather filter the coverage through the veil of explicit satire, go here). The Buck Does ... continue reading

March 29th, 2004

(CIVIL) WAR IN IRAQ--A YEAR LATER: Iraqi detentions fuel anti-US sentiment. Huge protests follow America's closing of an Iraqi newspaper accused of spreading misinformation. An Iraqi minister escapes an assassination attempt. Undercover police in Grand Rapids, MI monitored anti-war rallies. 9/11, AFGHANISTAN & THE "WAR ON TERROR": Read the transcripts ... continue reading

March 28th, 2004

Has George W. Bush permanently damaged the military? (CIVIL) WAR IN IRAQ--A YEAR LATER: A rocket attack on a local government building in Mosul leaves four Iraqis dead. In two days of bombings and shootings, 21 have died... make that 23. On top of that, as of Friday 37 troops ... continue reading

March 24th, 2004

ISRAEL KILLS HAMAS LEADER Israel vows to hit Hamas again, and the new Hamas chief swears vengeance. In answer, George W. Bush said he was "deeply troubled" by the events and "called for restraint"--which isn't exactly a proactive approach. Shimon Peres says the killing was a mistake. The BBC looks ... continue reading

March 22nd, 2004

ISRAEL KILLS HAMAS LEADER The leader of Hamas is killed in an Israeli helicopter rocket attack. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians take part in the funeral as the region and the world braces for retaliation. Britain tells Israel the killing is unacceptable. The EU says the killing violated international law. ... continue reading

March 19th, 2004

TERRORIST ATTACKS IN SPAIN Spain to re-join 'Old Europe.' Don't call it appeasement... it's called democracy, and we could probably learn a thing or two. Bush officials say that the Spanish government "mishandled" early reports on the bombing by steering away from blaming al Qaeda. The group that claimed responsibility ... continue reading

March 11th, 2004

TERRORIST ATTACKS IN SPAIN At least 10 bombs exploded during rush hour in Madrid. At least 190 people have been killed (more here, here). A provisional list of all those hurt or killed. Spain's Prime Minister vows to catch those responsible. Commuters describe the chaos. Reactions from around the world. ... continue reading

March 10th, 2004

(CIVIL) WAR IN IRAQ: Two US civilians and an Iraqi are killed. Watch the CBC's story on AWOL soldiers in America. Spying on allies to bring about war. If the White House has its way, we'll never see photos of the human cost of war in Iraq. An "unknown soldier" ... continue reading

March 3rd, 2004

(CIVIL?) WAR IN IRAQ On a Shia holy day, bomb attacks massacre 271 civilians in Iraq. The Bush administration missed opportunities to deal with the alleged bombing mastermind. Deaths of US soldiers continue to rattle small towns back home. The reporter who was persistent enough and bold enough to expose ... continue reading

February 25th, 2004

Think the war in Iraq is over? Then don't go to the prosthesis workshop in Baghdad. Two US crewmembers were killed in a helicopter crash. A new Iraqi children's hospital backed by Laura Bush and is linked to a Bush family friend becomes a symbol of the administration's empty plan ... continue reading

February 11th, 2004

Of the more than 500 US troops killed in Iraq, seven were just 18 years old. Wounded troops sent home from Iraq are getting a raw deal from the administration. Within 24 hours,2 car explosions have killed at least 100 people in Iraq. Rumsfeld says Iraq killings is just human ... continue reading

February 9th, 2004

Two US soldiers were killed in an explosion on Monday. On Sunday, an explosion killed three Iraqi police officers. How many Iraqi civilians have died? Assassinations tear into Iraq's educated class. The story of a soldier who refused to fight, and moved to Canada. US plan to transfer power in ... continue reading

January 31st, 2004

An explosion in Baghdad kills four people. US deaths rise in the wake of Saddam's capture. But who are we kidding... Bush doesn't care because war doesn't cost the moneyed. The Army's top general said US forces may stay in Iraq until 2006. Will America get caught between their allies ... continue reading

January 27th, 2004

More US casualties in Iraq. Casualties Come Home Stress epidemic strikes American troops. More details emerge in the probe of US military abuse of Iraqi detainees. An influential Sunni group in Iraq has said that America must get out before Iraq votes, while a Shiite cleric flexes his political muscle. ... continue reading

January 19th, 2004

TUESDAY, January 20th UPDATE: The State of the Union is tonight. You can find some good resources here for everything you need to enjoy the spectacle, from a Score Card to a dictionary to a drinking game honoring Bush and pretzels. Also, the real State of the Union by ... continue reading

January 12th, 2004

The Army has a scathing new report criticizing Bush and his war on terror. Saddam Hussein was topic "A" 10 days after Bush's inauguration - eight months before 9/11 (more here and here and here, and Bush's cabinet strikes back). Angry Iraqis want their jobs back and don't like their ... continue reading

January 5th, 2004

America considered seizing the oil in the Middle East thirty years ago. Three soldiers die in guerilla attacks. Accidents are taking an increasing toll on the US military. 4 more soldiers are injured. A Carolina woman becomes the first female pilot to die in Iraq. But don't mourn for them: ... continue reading

December 17th, 2003

A bomb near a fuel tanker exploded in Baghdad killing at least 12 people. Iraqi's enjoyment of Saddam's capture has faded back into resentment toward US occupation. A trial of Saddam Hussein could embarrass the West. Saddam's capture still doesn't justify the invasion. This sounds familiar, White House vows that ... continue reading

December 8th, 2003

American air strike kills 9 Afghan children (more here). Dick Cheney's stupid intelligence. Newt Gingrich is none too happy about the administration's Iraq policies. Andy Card says: "Things are going better than they could have been expected to go at this time, and we're making great progress." No, nothing beats ... continue reading

November 9th, 2003

Is Bechtel getting special deals in rebuilding Iraq? Reviewing the rush to war. A little more rancid meat in the nuclear bomb Whopper. Is Dick Cheney the real head chef? These guys spent so much time serving up the big lies that they failed to make a plan for occupation. ... continue reading

November 6th, 2003

Remembering Rachel Bosveld Remembering Benjamin Colgan Where the wounded go, before they come home. Is this man a coward? The Pentagon calls up more troops. NOW with Bill Moyers looks at America's history of veterans' benefits in their Friday night show. Did the Bush team miss or ignore a last ... continue reading

October 28th, 2003

Bush and John Howard snub war widow. Baghdad in chaos after suicide bombings. US ignored a warning from an Iraqi informant. Powell admits that White House "did not expect" Iraqi resistance. The White House considers crackdown or freedom. The $87 billion money pit. Molly Ivins' ideas on how to fix ... continue reading

October 23rd, 2003

C'mon, c'mon... let's just invade Iran already! GOP Senator says Bush needs to be reigned in. A preview of the upcoming Gitmo trials can be found 20 years ago in Grenada. Foreign students: Welcome to America, now give us money to spy on you. Georgia refuses to join an "anti-terror" ... continue reading

October 10th, 2003

Hello Guantanamo: Pat Robertson wants to blow up the State Department with a nuclear bomb? Bush has a whole new slew of Junior Whoppers. Why can't Bush's hand-picked weapons inspectors find WMD in Iraq? Nevertheless, Dick Cheney is still saying: " We could not accept the grave danger of Saddam ... continue reading

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Please take a moment today to think of Casey Austin Sheehan, son of Cindy and Patrick, who was murdered by U.S. foreign policy in Sadr City, Baghdad ten years...

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