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US, UK held secret Iraq war talks months before previously thought

United States and Britain held secret war talks with U.S. general 11 months before Iraq invasion America’s most senior general flew into Britain for top secret talks on the invasion of Iraq 11 months before the attack on Saddam Hussein’s

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Posted in Bush Adminisration, Iraq War, Reports/Studies/Books, United Kingdom, United States, US Foreign Policy

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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Posted in Censorship, Iraq War, War Crimes, Western Media

G Greenwald: AP refuses to use WH/NBC propaganda terms for Iraq

Glen Greenwald On August 18,NBC Newsanchor Brian Williams began his broadcast — shown live to West Coast viewers, something done only for very significant occasions — by excitedly declaring:  “It’s gone on longer than the Civil War, longer than World War II.  And tonight, U.S.

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Posted in Iraq, Iraq War, Media, Propaganda

Former KGB Agent: Weapons Expert David Kelly Did Not Commit Suicide

Once you get into the world of intelligence, anything is possible, including the idea that this agent may be lying to divert us from something else.(It doesn’t help that British authorities have classified the details of UN weapons expert David Kelly‘s

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Posted in Iraq War, Reports/Studies/Books

Deficits of Mass Destruction

IRAQ ALL OVER AGAIN Debate Over Deficit ‘Crisis’ Eerily Familiar To Lead-Up To Iraq Invasion Christopher Hayes If you’ve been paying attention this past decade, it won’t surprise you to learn that the country’s policy elites are in the midst

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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

Reuters Chief Spikes Story on Killing of His Own Staffers In Baghdad

David Schlesinger, the editor in chief of Reuters, declined to run a story by one of his own reporters containing claims that the 2007 killings of two Reuters staffers in Baghdad by U.S. troops may have been war crimes. Reuters

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Posted in Attacks on Civilians, Censorship, Iraq War, Journalism, Media, Military
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