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NSA Spied on German Ex-Chancellor Over Iraq War Opposition
Gerhard Schroeder: "I would never have imagined that I was being bugged by American services then, but now I am no longer surprised."
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US Public: Wars In Iraq and Afghanistan 'Failures'
New poll finds bleak outlooks, with Republican attitudes towards Iraq war significantly more grim
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Snowden Gets Nobel Peace Prize Nomination for 'Contributing to More Peaceful World Order'
Two Norwegian members of Parliament say whistleblower's 'actions have in effect led to the reintroduction of trust and transparency as a leading principle in global security policies.'
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Members of Albu Alwan tribe protest against a military operation in Fallujah city, western Iraq, Jan. 7. (EPA/Mohammed Jalil) Views
The US Role in Iraq's Upsurge in Violence
The tragic upsurge of violence in Iraq in recent months, including the temporary takeover of sections of two major Iraqi cities by al-Qaida affiliates, is a direct consequence of the repression of peaceful dissent by the U.S.-backed government in Baghdad and, ultimately, of the 2003 U.S. invasion...
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Thomas Demand’s “Damage Control.” Views
Iraq: Revisiting the Pottery Barn Rule
In 2006, a visitor to the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, England accidentally became an artwork. Let’s call him Dude Descending a Staircase in honor of that merry prankster Marcel Duchamp. This particular visitor tripped over his feet as he was going down the museum stairs. As he fell, he knocked...
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Iran Begins Implementing Joint Plan of Action for Nuke Deal
Iran on Monday began implementing its end of the historic bargain made in Geneva on Nov. 24 under the supervision of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The “Joint Plan of Action” requires the Islamic Republic to halt much of its most controversial nuclear work during the next 6 months...
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'Most Too Gruesome': Photos Depict US Marines Burning Iraqis
Images obtained by TMZ spark investigation
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Technicians of the International Atomic Energy Agency inspect a uranium conversion plant in Iran. (Photo: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA) Views
Invading Iraq Was Dumb Enough. Now Congress Wants to Derail the Iran Deal
The diplomatic bargain struck by the United States and Iran this week is the Obama administration's greatest diplomatic triumph. Efforts by the US Congress to derail it would, if successful, constitute a self-inflicted strategic wound even more myopic than its vote to endorse the 2003 invasion of...
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Fall of Fallujah Refocuses US on Iraq
Two years after the last U.S. combat soldiers left Iraq, the past week’s takeover of the western city of Fallujah by the Al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has refocused Washington’s attention on a country that it had hoped to put permanently in its rear-view mirror. The...
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Cosmetic Surgery in Iraq Destroyed by US
“In Iraq, al-Qaeda launched an offensive to take control of two cities, Fallujah and Ramadi, that U.S. troops sacrificed heavily to clear of terrorists between 2004 and 2008.” And so the new year begins, with a heavy dose of same old, same old. This is the Washington Post editorial page, which...
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