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War crimes tribunal tries Bush, Blair

Press TV Sat Nov 19, 2011 5:41PM   A War Crimes Tribunal in the Malaysian capital has begun its hearing against George W. Bush and Tony Blair, charging the former officials for the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan, Press TV reports.   The tribunal will determine whether the formerUSpresident and British prime minister committed war […]

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Iraq Syndrome

 by Robert C. Koehler Robert Koehler is an award-winning, Chicago-based journalist and nationally syndicated writer. His new book, Courage Grows Strong at the Wound is now available. Contact him at koehlercw@gmail.com or visit his website at commonwonders.com.   Published on Thursday, October 27, 2011 by CommonDreams.org   This won’t beVietnam, exactly. No helicopter whisking the […]

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New Drone Can Be Stored in Soldiers’ Backpacks

Drone technology is advancing and their use is proliferating exponentially, as the public and the law lag behind  by John Glaser Antiwar Forum     October 19, 2011   Drone technology is advancing faster than the public or the legal system has time to catch up to their now ubiquitous use inAmerica’s many war zones. US troops inAfghanistanwill […]

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Herman Cain’s Divisive War Rhetoric

By Conor Friedersdorf Conor Friedersdorf is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he focuses on politics and national affairs. He lives in Venice, California, and is the founding editor of The Best of Journalism, a newsletter devoted to exceptional nonfiction.   The Atlantic        Oct 16 2011, 11:22 AM ET   How would a President […]

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Robert Fisk: Assad, his raids on Lebanon, and Syria’s slow slip into civil war

In Damascus, the regime presents a picture of vast rallies of support. But as tensions rise on the nation’s borders, cracks are showing. In Beirut, Robert Fisk peers behind the propaganda Independent     Monday, 17 October 2011   Cross-border tank incursions; four Syrian opponents of the Damascus regime kidnapped in Lebanon, supposedly in a vehicle belonging […]

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