Posts Tagged: Iraq War
A zero on the home front's Richter Scale.
Dick Cheney had his eye on Iraqi oil long before 9/11.
Although you're unlikely to have read about it in the press, the ongoing health crisis in Fallujah shows that the legacy of the U.S. war in Iraq is far from over.
The U.S. embassy in Madrid was able to strong-arm the Spanish government into twice closing the Couso case, but a Spanish court has re-opened it.
After eight years, the Spanish court case against three U.S. soldiers responsible for the murder of cameraman Jose Couso continues in spite of heavy U.S. pressure. But could the testimony of a former Army eavesdropper provide the final push to conviction?
Media caution and skepticism are in short supply.
American officials and media found any number of reasons to scoff at the famous Johns Hopkins study that revealed 650,000 dead Iraqi citizens as of 2006.
Despite Washington's newfound war fatigue, there are no signs that U.S. militarism is on the wane.
There's a growing bipartisan consensus in favor of a prolonged "residual" occupation of Iraq without any open debate about the merits of this dangerous and expensive plan.
Its official refusal to aid the U.S. in invading Iraq masked Canada's actual participation.