All News Articles for 2010-04-03

Saturday, April 3, 2010
Phyllis Bennis: Getting Out of Afghanistan
In addition to her primer on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Phyllis Bennis has a new book out on the war in Afghanistan--and how the U.S. can get out of it. She shared this commentary with us on the situation in that country and what we all need to know (and can do) about changing it.
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Legality of Drone Strikes Still in Question
WASHINGTON - While welcoming an initial effort by the administration of President Barack Obama to offer a legal justification for drone strikes to kill suspected terrorists overseas, human rights groups say critical questions remain unanswered. In an address to an international law group last week, State Department Legal Adviser Harold Koh insisted that such operations were being conducted in full compliance with international law.
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Dozens Dead in Baghdad Shooting
Up to 25 people have been killed after a group of men dressed in Iraqi army uniforms stormed five houses in southern Baghdad, Iraqi authorities have said. The attack took place in a village in the capital's Rasheed district in the early hours of Saturday.
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