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CNN reporter: Network censored footage of Iraq ‘war crime’

A former CNN Iraq correspondent suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder says his employers wouldn’t run footage he filmed of what he describes as a war crime by US troops, an Australian news source reports. Michael Ware, who covered Iraq for

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Chomsky: President Obama is involved in war crimes right now

“President Obama is involved in war crimes right now” Do you consider yourself to be primarily a scientist or a political activist? If the world would go away, I would be happy to keep to the science, which is much

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Not guilty. The Israeli captain who emptied his rifle into a Palestinain schoolgirl

· Officer ignored warnings that teenager was terrified · Defence says ‘confirming the kill’ standard practice An Israeli army officer who fired the entire magazine of his automatic rifle into a 13-year-old Palestinian girl and then said he would have

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Posted in Attacks on Civilians, Israel, Military, US Foreign Policy, War Crimes

Wikileaks: Hundreds Of Afghanistan Civilians Killed By Coalition Forces

So this is what had the Wikileaks founder so jumpy. No wonder the government wanted to keep this under wraps: A huge cache of secret US military files today provides a devastating portrait of the failing war in Afghanistan, revealing how coalition forces

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Posted in Afghanistan, Attacks on Civilians, Journalism, Military, Reports/Studies/Books, Top Secret, War Crimes

Israel Lobby Gets Congress to Stick It to Turkey

Yesterday the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed the Armenian genocide resolution. That is the bill, kicking around for years, that recognizes the Armenian genocide as precisely that – genocide. The Turkish government has always strongly opposed the resolution, arguing –

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Iraq War Vet: “We Were Told to Just Shoot People, and the Officers Would Take Care of Us”

On Monday, April 5, Wikileaks.org posted video footage from Iraq, taken from a US military Apache helicopter in July 2007 as soldiers aboard it killed 12 people and wounded two children. The dead included two employees of the Reuters news

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Posted in Attacks on Civilians, Bush Adminisration, Iraq War, Journalism, Military, US Foreign Policy, War Crimes, War on Terror

Families of Iraq war dead voice anger at ‘smirking’ Blair

Former prime minister accused of ‘not facing up to facts’ as he gives evidence to Chilcot inquiry The families of British military personnel killed in Iraq condemned Tony Blair’s performance before the Chilcot inquiry today, accusing him of being disrespectful.

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Posted in History, Iraq War, Legal, Neocons, United Kingdom, War Crimes

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