Tag Archives: Iraq War Logs

How War Against Terror Became War Against Journalists Turning War Against Terror Again

When listening to journalists’ immediate comments after the attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon on 11 September 2001, one could only expect that the world would change forever. Of course, all of us feared long-lasting war with the … Continue reading

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Ten Years On

It’s ten years after G.W. Bush and his allies (UK, Australia and a “coalition of the willing”) attacked Iraq and quickly toppled Saddam Hussein’s regime. The war was illegal, weapons of mass destruction have never been found, at least 130,000 … Continue reading

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“… This is possibly one of the more significant documents of our time removing the fog of war and revealing the true nature of twenty-first century asymmetric warfare. Have a good day.”

Update March 12 below. While the original 35-page statement by Bradley Manning last week at the pretrial hearing at Fort Meade, Md, has not yet been released, one can read through a rough transcript of it on the Bradley Manning … Continue reading

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The War Isn’t Over

While the last American soldier has left Iraq (only to return, after seasonal holidays, to nearby Kuwait), the Iraq Body Count has certainly to go on. The war isn’t over yet. The arrest warrant for Sunni Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi … Continue reading

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No Immunity

When President Obama welcomed all American troops from Iraq home the other day one should not forget that the reason for the withdrawal is that the Iraqi Government would not grant immunity for remaining troops. Taking the known and yet … Continue reading

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