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10 Years After Iraq Invasion: Continued Myths, Hundreds of Thousands Killed
This week marks ten years since the U.S. invasion of Iraq. The Iraq war, which most today in the U.S. see as a mistake , has cost the U.S. trillions of dollars, billions of which were " wasted ." But the devastation for the people of Iraq is incalculable: hundreds of thousands have been killed,...
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Iraq: The Mother of All Battles
This month marks the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War. In October, 2002, I wrote a cover-story about Iraq for the first issue of American Conservative Magazine, entitled “The March to Folly.” My article predicted the impending invasion of Iraq would be a disaster for all concerned. The only victor...
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'Unmitigated Disaster': Iraq's Pain Has Only Intensified Since US-Led Invasion in 2003
The country of my birth, already so damaged, is now crippled by fear of all-out civil war. But in the people there is hope
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10 Years After Invasion, US Depleted Uranium Continues to Devastate Iraq
US persistent refusal to release data hampering efforts to eradicate contamination
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War on Terror is the West's New Religion
But all the crusading and invading simply plays into al-Qa'ida's hands – just ask the French
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Iraq at the Brink: A Decade After the US Invasion
Soon after the joint US-British bombing campaign ‘Operation Desert Fox’ devastated parts of Iraq in Dec 1998, I was complaining to a friend in the lobby of the Palestine Hotel in Baghdad. I was disappointed with the fact that our busy schedule in Iraq – mostly visiting hospitals packed with injured...
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Controlling Lucifer: How Everyone Loses the Global War on Terror
The president negotiates our withdrawal from Afghanistan, proclaims mission accomplished — and the wars of the last decade continue winding down to nothing. We’ll be leaving behind an unstable country with one of the world’s highest infant mortality rates and hundreds of armed insurgent groups. We...
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The Toxic Legacy of Depleted Uranium Weapons
We all should be aware of the dangers posed by the world’s stockpile of nuclear weapons. The eight countries known to possess nuclear weapons have 10,000 plus nuclear warheads. And, especially post- Fukushima , we now understand firsthand the potential danger of nuclear power plants, many which are...
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The Victims of Fallujah's Health Crisis Are Stifled by Western Silence
To research a possible link between US bombardment and rates of birth defects and pediatric cancer in Iraq is a moral imperative
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American Bombing of Iraq Left Legacy of Deformed Babies
Remember Falluja? That city in central Iraq was the scene of two furious attacks in 2004 by American Marines. That spring, they went on a bombing, shooting rampage to avenge the murder and mutilation of four American mercenaries. Instead of targeting the estimated 2,000 insurgents, the Marines...
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