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September 2nd, 2006

Bin Laden Manhunt Draws a Blank

AFGHANISTAN-PAKISTAN BORDER (AP) - The al-Qaida terror camps are gone from Afghanistan, but the enigma of Osama bin Laden still hangs over these lawless borderlands where tens of thousands of U.S. and Pakistani troops have spent nearly five years searching for him. Villagers say the CIA missed by only a ... continue reading

July 16th, 2006

Lebanon: Israeli strike on city kills 9

By Josef Federman / Associated Press BEIRUT, Lebanon - Israeli warplanes fired missiles Sunday at a Lebanese civil defense building in the southern port city of Tyre, killing at least nine civilians and wounding 42, security officials said. Later, rockets fired from Lebanon exploded in the Israeli town of Afula ... continue reading

April 25th, 2006

Once Boon, Ties to Bush May Be Bust

By David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times NEW ALBANY, Ind., April 22 — Fate has turned Representative Mike Sodrel's re-election campaign into a test case of the impact of public discontent with President Bush and the war in Iraq. Two years ago, Mr. Sodrel, a Republican and the owner ... continue reading

January 17th, 2006

Pakistan: Terrorists Killed in U.S. Strike

By Riaz Khan / Associated Press PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Pakistani provincial authorities said Tuesday four or five foreign terrorists were killed in the purported U.S. missile strike that has severely strained relations with this Muslim nation, a key ally in President Bush's war on terror. Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz, on ... continue reading

January 14th, 2006

'Zawahiri' strike sparks protest

BBC A missile strike apparently targeting al-Qaeda's deputy leader in a village in Pakistan has prompted Islamabad to protest to its American allies. Ayman al-Zawahiri was not in the village on the border with Afghanistan, Pakistan officials said. But the attack left at least 18 local people dead. The US ... continue reading

January 14th, 2006

Zawahiri 'not hit by US missile'

BBC The deputy leader of al-Qaeda was not in a Pakistani village near the Afghan border which was hit in an apparent missile attack, Pakistan officials say. The unnamed officials said the attack - in which at least 18 people were killed - was based on "false information". Quoting intelligence ... continue reading

January 14th, 2006

Pakistanis Condemn Purported CIA Attack

By Riaz Khan / Associated Press DAMADOLA, Pakistan - Pakistani officials on Saturday angrily condemned a purported CIA airstrike meant to target al-Qaida's No. 2 man, saying he wasn't there and "innocent civilians" were among at least 17 men, women and children killed in a village near the Afghan border. ... continue reading

January 3rd, 2006

U.S. Air Strike Kills Iraqi Family of 12

Attack Was Directed at Suspected Bombers, U.S. Military Says By A Washington Post Special Correspondent TIKRIT, Iraq, Jan. 3 -- A U.S. air strike that Americans said was directed at suspected bombers killed a family of 12 in their home north of Baghdad Monday night, Iraqi officials said Tuesday. A ... continue reading

December 30th, 2005

Covert CIA Program Withstands New Furor

Anti-Terror Effort Continues to Grow By Dana Priest / Washington Post The effort President Bush authorized shortly after Sept. 11, 2001, to fight al Qaeda has grown into the largest CIA covert action program since the height of the Cold War, expanding in size and ambition despite a growing outcry ... continue reading

December 1st, 2005

Insurgents Attack U.S. Bases in Iraq

By Robert H. Reid / Associated Press BAGHDAD, Iraq - Insurgents attacked several U.S. bases and government offices with mortars and rockets Thursday before dispersing in the capital of western Iraq's Anbar province, residents and police said. Iraq's interior minister, meanwhile, fired his top official for human rights in connection ... continue reading

August 25th, 2005

Silent protest in Novato

By Joe Wolfcale / Marin Independent Journal Concrete towers of support rise above him. The surroundings appear stark and lifeless. The drone of Highway 101 in Novato muffles any conversation. There George Grandemange sits. The 61-year-old retired school administrator has picked the unlikeliest of places - a freeway underpass - ... continue reading

June 2nd, 2005


Bush Doesn't Care. Do We? By Ted Rall / Yahoo News NEW YORK--It has been one thousand three hundred fifty-two days since George W. Bush promised to find Osama bin Laden, "dead or alive." So where is he? "Not around Afghanistan," U.S.-installed president Hamid Karzai said on May 25. "We'll ... continue reading

May 31st, 2005

Unceremonious end to Army career

Outspoken general fights demotion By Tom Bowman / Baltimore Sun WASHINGTON - John Riggs spent 39 years in the Army, earning a Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery during the Vietnam War and working his way up to become a three-star general entrusted with creating a high-tech Army for the 21st ... continue reading

February 12th, 2005

Memo to Rice Warned of al Qaeda and Offered a Plan

By Scott Shane / New York Times WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 - A strategy document outlining proposals for eliminating the threat from Al Qaeda, given to Condoleezza Rice as she assumed the post of national security adviser in January 2001, warned that the terror network had cells in the United States ... continue reading

December 30th, 2004

China Official Slams U.S. on Weapons Deal

By Peter Enav / Associated Press JERUSALEM - A senior Chinese official criticized the United States for pressuring Israel to confiscate Chinese-owned drone aircraft, calling the American action "groundless and unreasonable." The comments Wednesday by State Councilor Tang Jiaxuan, China's senior foreign policy official, were the strongest indication to date ... continue reading

December 25th, 2004

Rumsfeld: Iraqis Must Defeat Insurgency

By ROBERT BURNS / Associated Press BAGHDAD, Iraq - In his Christmas eve encounters with U.S. military commanders and hundreds of their troops, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld heard — and said — little about armor or troop shortages, issues that have made him a political target in Washington among ... continue reading

November 8th, 2004

'Cash on the spot – if they tell us where the weapons are'

By Toby Harnden near Fallujah / Telegraph When Capt Kirk Mayfield of the US army goes into battle he will have Abrams tanks, Bradley fighting vehicles and sniper teams at his disposal. But one of his most important instruments of war will be in his back pocket – a thick ... continue reading

October 8th, 2004

"Every dreadful night I spent out in Iraq, I dealt with mortars flying over head..."

From: [e-mail address omitted] Sent: Monday, August 09, 2004 12:30 PM Subject: What is a Military Member to do??? Mike, Days come and go, and with each one passing I wonder why I did what I did.  I continue wonder what I was thinking when I signed that piece of ... continue reading

August 2nd, 2004

Crawford Began to Buzz

by Josh Collier / Crawford Peace House Early in the afternoon, as the tiny town of Crawford began to buzz, someone in a car passing the Peace House rolled down the window and yelled, "Ain't democracy great!" All afternoon and into the evening we saw thumbs raised and lowered, listened ... continue reading

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If you have a moment today, I hope you can read the obituary for my father Francis (Frank) Moore, who died this past Saturday at the age of 92: Francis...

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My father, Francis (Frank) Moore, passed away this morning a few months shy if his 93rd birthday. He was a great dad I am blessed to have had him in my life. I...

Apr 20th
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Time to put the cuffs on Chris Christie -- not for the bridge scandal, but for this: Chris Christie's $300m pension proposal broke state anti-corruption...

Apr 18th
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George W. Bush Debuts New Paintings Of Dogs, Friends, Ghost Of Iraqi Child That Follows Him... President Bush has a new hobby -- painting! --...

Apr 17th
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Big new story from David Sirota and Pando on top Christie adviser and appearance of corruption at New Jersey's pension fund: REVEALED: Gov....

Apr 17th
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FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States WASHINGTON—The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a...

Apr 15th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel's top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge contract As schools are closed and pensions cut,...

Apr 9th
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I'll be at First Time Fest today in New York City at the screening of my first film, Roger & Me. Loews Village 7 at 12:30 pm. Come see it on the big...

Apr 5th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel cuts public pensions, diverts money to benefit campaign donors If you've read the financial news out of Chicago the last...

Apr 4th
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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...

Apr 4th
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ICYMI - I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence...

Apr 3rd
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I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention...

Apr 2nd
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I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors will be arrested...

Apr 1st
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law Donna Smith Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
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Last night, The Good Wife on the East Coast started 40 minutes late due to the overrun of the NCAA basketball game. If you had your DVR set for the show, you...

Mar 24th
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Watching films today, looking for the ones I'm going to pick for my film festival this summer. I (and a whole bunch of others!) have this thing we put on...

Mar 23rd
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? Donna Smith We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
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Tell the White House not to give up on Dr. Vivek Murthy's nomination as Surgeon General despite the ferocious opposition from the NRA: Don't give...

Mar 21st
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This criminal would never see a jail cell, nor would his cronies. In fact, they'd later be rewarded with re-election: Presidential Address on War with...

Mar 19th
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The crime of the century -- our invasion & slaughter in Iraq -- started 11 years ago tonite in this 7pm (ET) hour, March 19th, 2003: CNN Coverage of...

Mar 19th
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Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa Nick Turse Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

Mar 17th
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

Mar 14th
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
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Yesterday Dianne Feinstein revealed that the CIA has been spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is all about the report the committee has produced...

Mar 12th
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Health Care for All Colorado has brought Mercy Killers, a show written and performed by Michael Milligan about our murderous for-profit healthcare system, to...

Mar 10th
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Health Care Dramas that Sting and Why We Have to Watch Donna Smith The realities Milligan has written into the show cut deep into...

Mar 10th
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Did you know the Lehrer Newshour on PBS has been produced for 20 years by a company owned by conservative cable billionaire John Malone? Me neither. After...

Mar 7th
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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
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