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Plaintiff Sundus Shaker Saleh with her 4 children. Views
Hope of Healing for Sundus Shaker Saleh, an Iraqi Mother
A message from CODEPINK: When the US invaded Iraq in 2003 Sundus Shaker Saleh, an Iraqi single mother of five, lost her home and her property, and was forced to flee to Jordan. A decade later, Saleh is the lead plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against six key members of the Bush administration...
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How War on Syria Lost Its Way
The just announced U.S.-Russia agreement in Geneva on a “joint determination to ensure the destruction of the Syrian chemical weapons (CW) program in the soonest and safest manner” sounds the death knell to an attempt by Israel, Turkey and Saudi Arabia to get the U.S. into the war in Syria. Equally...
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Giving New Meaning to the Day After 9/11
Why Saying No to Syria Matters (and it's not about Syria)
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Alone and Delusional on Planet Earth
Delusional thinking in the age of the Single Superpower
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US Neocon Hawks Take Flight Over Syria
Architects and key backers of 2003 invasion of Iraq have some advice for the president as he presses for US attack on new Middle East country
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RIP, Idealism: How Elites Destroyed One of Our Language's Great Words
A short-but-gushing profile of Susan Rice appeared in the New York Times on Saturday. The piece, written by Mark Landler and titled "Thrust Into Nonstop Turmoil, an Obama Adviser Counsels Pragmatism," is ostensibly about how Rice, the tortured idealist, has admirably reined in her raving idealistic...
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Sundus Shaker Saleh, pictured at right, with her lawyer, Inder Comar. (Photo by Global Exchange) Views
Why an Iraqi Single Mom Is Suing George W. Bush for War Crimes
Why an Iraqi single mom and a tech lawyer think they can prove the Iraq War was a “crime of aggression” under U.S. law.
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Being Right on Iraq Got Little Reward
What’s the use of being right, in journalism or politics? I gave a lot of thought to this question during the tenth anniversary of the American-British invasion of Iraq, and I’ve come to the conclusion that being right is not much use at all, at least as far as career advancement. I feel I speak...
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Double Fail: That Piece on Media's Iraq Failure Killed by the Washington Post
Due to "popular demand," I'm publishing below the assigned Outlook piece that I submitted to the Washington Post last Thursday. I see that the Post is now defending killing the piece because it didn't offer sufficient "broader analytical points or insights." I'll let you decide why they might have...
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Tomas Young and the End of the Body of War
Tomas Young was in the fifth day of his first deployment to Iraq when he was struck by a sniper’s bullet in Baghdad’s Sadr City. The single bullet paralyzed him from the chest down, and changed his life forever. Now, nine years later, at the age of 33, Tomas has decided to end his life. He...
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