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DEATH CULT TO EXTREME FORCE September 6, 2014

Posted by wmmbb in Iraq Policy, Peace.
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Now it looks as if one the wars that Tony Abbott had committed to will not be happening. Could this be mission crash? Or maybe not. There could be still two separate war fronts.  Still there are those barbaric “people” in the Middle East – not the Israelis -and who must be stopped, as the propaganda rolls out from its spruikers in the media and all reasonable persons agree.
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BRADLEY MANNING: “SHOW TRIAL” June 5, 2013

Posted by wmmbb in Iraq Policy, US Politics.
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Soon the Obama Presidency with will enter the twilight zone as a lame duck administration. This will be a very subtle change, and many will not notice the difference.

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A LAST LETTER March 24, 2013

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Tomas Young is a disabled veteran of the Iraq War, who has decided to end his own life. He is one of many young men affected by the trauma of what they have witnesses and they have participated in. Perpetrators are often as much victims as those who suffer from their actions.

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OCCUPATION CRIMES IN IRAQ March 8, 2013

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Bradley Manning faces a long term of imprisonment, possibly life without parole. Others comp licitly and directly involved in criminal wrong doing go free.
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MANNING TO FACE COURT-MARTIAL February 5, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in Human Rights, Iraq Policy, Social Environment.
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As expected, the Major General on the case of Bradley Manning has determined that Bradley Manning is to put before a court martial.
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IRAQ WAR AND MONEY December 25, 2011

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The Iraq slaughter was a great success, even if military analysts describe it as a failure. Certain interests, otherwise known as corporations have the money to prove it. Where there is blood and human suffering there is money.
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RUN OUT OF IRAQ? December 16, 2011

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Fictions apparently can be reported as news, as at best a part of the story is told.
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THEFT OR WASTE? June 15, 2011

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While there are no allegation of criminal conduct, a US special government agency cannot account for money set aside for reconstruction in Iraq. The US defence department seems to have mislaid an amount in the order of nine billion dollars.
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KELLY INQUEST DENIED June 10, 2011

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The British Attorney-General has rejected making an application to High Court to re-open an inquest into the death of former Iraq UN weapons inspector Dr Kelly who died in 2003.
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A TORRENT OF EVIDENCE October 26, 2010

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The documents released by Wikileaks have apparently revealed a torrent of evidence of killing and torture in which American mercenaries and military were involved, if not complicit.
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“WHO IS IN CHARGE?” October 24, 2010

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Following the precedent as required by imperialism, the American presence with “combat” troops and mercenaries continues in Iraq.

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IRAQ: RE-INVASION? October 17, 2010

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Colonialism in the form of invasion, occupation and withdrawal is a difficult business, and has nothing to do with the evolution of political stability and peace.
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PROCLAIM “SUCCESS” AND STAY August 17, 2010

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Let us confidently move forward and never look back. Iraq has not unfortunately, despite the best intentions and the massive firepower, delivered victory, but we have achieved success in building large bases in a strategic region that we did not have before.
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CONSEQUENCES OF OCCUPATION July 25, 2010

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The consequences of  war of occupation in Iraq have come relatively quickly to light,  compared to Vietnam, and they also are likely to long term effects.
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IRAQI ELECTION OUTCOME March 8, 2010

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Juan Cole see two possible outcomes of the Iraqi election, which seems to have gone on despite intimidation of bombs.
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BLAIR TESTIFIES January 31, 2010

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The former Prime Minister was required to testify before the Chilcot Parliamentary Committee investigating Britain’s role in the invasion of Iraq, and by implication the murder of hundreds of thousands of people.
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BLACKWATER PROSECUTION January 3, 2010

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A US Federal Judge has dismissed the case against seven Blackwater employees, presumably on the basis of self incrimination, but it seems the Government of Iraq is not prepared to access the decision proposing to launch its own indictment.
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FALLUJAH April 10, 2009

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In the 2004 “battle for Fallujah” we are reminded that 600 civilians died.
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HISTORY OF IRAQ April 1, 2009

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Juan Cole provides a potted history of Iraq:
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US LEAVING IRAQ? March 1, 2009

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Short answer: no. Obama is going to try to retain the empire and hang the cost.
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