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Clarke and the Media Failures of 9-11
NEW YORK -- Please raise your hand if the name Richard Clarke rang a bell for you three weeks ago? How many of us knew who he was or what he did? And who among us can cite examples of TV stories or commentators discussing in any detail his contention that the War on Iraq undermined the war on...
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Purging The Ghosts of Vietnam
March 29th marks the thirty first anniversary of America's military withdrawal from Vietnam. In the midst of a new war, we should examine the ending of this other war-the Only War America Ever Lost. But our angst and aversion about Vietnam suggest we've still never really come to terms with it. Yet...
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Karina Lau, 20, had won a four-year music scholarship to the University of the Pacific. High School Senior Class Photo News
Death Leaves Family with Grief, Questions
Daughter who left college to join Army killed in Iraq attack
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Myth Making and Spitting Images from Vietnam
With nearly 550 US soldiers killed - so far -- in the invasion and occupation of Iraq, our country is revisiting many of the images and issues of the Vietnam War. Thus we hear much about a quagmire in Iraq, about search and destroy missions that alienate the local populace, about soldiers depressed...
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The March Primary -- Your Last Chance to Vote Against the War?
Last year at this time, opposition to the Bush Administration's preemptive war in Iraq filled the streets of cities and towns around the world. While it obviously failed to preempt the preemption, still this was the largest prewar antiwar movement the world had yet seen and so a lot of people who...
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Dr. Martin Luther King at Riverside Church, New York City, April 4, 1967 Views
Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence
Declaration of Independence from the War in Vietnam
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How Will Bush Deal With the Deficits? Connecting the Dots to Iraq
Republican hearts are all aflutter over one quarter of strong GDP numbers. But the 8.2% third quarter growth was purchased on credit-the $374 billion budget deficit that was the largest in the country's history. All indications are that next year's deficit will be even larger, exceeding half a...
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Fight to the Death: The Iraqis Who Hated Saddam Hate the Americans More
In Khaldiyah, it's a war of nerves. A three-meter-deep crater marks the explosion point of a careering car bomb that the local police knew was inevitable. Just across and down a highway that cuts through this small town west of Baghdad is the home of a man the US suspects could help bring an end to...
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Rumsfeld's '84 Visit was to Reassure Iraqis
Trip Followed Criticism Of Chemical Arms' Use
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The Enola Gay Views
The Enola Gay: Ugly History Hides in Plain Sight
This week, the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum unveiled a fully restored, finely polished artifact of World War II — a Boeing B-29 "Superfortress." This particular airplane — the Enola Gay — is the centerpiece of the museum's sleek new $311-million annex. Visitors to the museum will...
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