Tag Archive: Iraq

The World Made A Much More Dangerous Place by the U.S. Since 9/11 — TRNN Video Link

The Real News Network The United States should have held Saudi Arabia and Pakistan criminally responsible for 9/11 instead of launching wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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The New York Times and “Liberal Media” Helped Sell the Iraq War – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: The NYT and other “liberal” commentators led the way in selling the WMD myth and justified the Iraq war; their mea culpas ring hollow. MICHEAL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Good to be with you, Paul….
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Michael Ratner on Detainee Abuse Report and NY Times Coverage — CounterSpin Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting Audio Link

http://www.fair.org/audio/counterspin/CounterSpin121908.mp3 This week on CounterSpin: When the Senate Armed Services Committee issued a report finding former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and other high officials responsible for abusive treatment of detainees in Guantánamo, Iraq and Afghanistan–with few exceptions, the media played the…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Victims Sue Blackwater – TRNN Transcript

On Monday, the Iraqi military detained private contractors working for the U.S. after a non-lethal shooting of an eighteen year old Iraqi girl on the streets of Baghdad. The contractors worked for Almco, a Dubai-based company, and were among the…
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International War Crimes

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“They Protect People’s Lives”–One Month After Baghdad Killings, Bush Defends Blackwater USA – Democracy Now Transcript

One month after the Baghdad mass shooting that killed 17 Iraqi civilians, President Bush has defended Blackwater USA, saying they provide “a valuable service” and “protect people’s lives.” AMY GOODMAN: I want to go to the private military contractor Blackwater….
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International War Crimes

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“They Protect People’s Lives” — One Month After Baghdad Killings, Bush Defends Blackwater USA – Democracy Now Video

One month after the Baghdad mass shooting that killed 17 Iraqi civilians, President Bush has defended Blackwater USA, saying they provide “a valuable service” and “protect people’s lives.”

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