Nation Topics - Iraqi Reconstruction and Occupation
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Iraq Veterans Against the War and human rights organizations in both the US and Iraq are collecting signatures for a petition to pressure the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to hold a hearing on the human rights impacts of US wars.
On the tenth anniversary of the US invasion, the country is mired in a permanent crisis of sectarian violence, pervasive corruption and broken infrastructure.
Our self-righteous country has a history of justifying conflicts that were based on lies.
A guide to disaster at home and abroad.
How two wars in the Greater Middle East revealed the weakness of the global superpower.
Don't be embarrassed that you answered that email from that "Nigerian princess"—over the past decade, the US government has been suckered into much bigger scams.
Eight disastrous years after we invaded, it is sad but altogether true that Iraq does not matter much in the end.
The Army's on-the-ground investigative team in Iraq has failed to hold torturers and abusers accountable for their crimes.
This memo, dated August 17, 2004, notes that "On 28 Jul 04, the Detainee Abuse Task Force, was formed by USACIDC to investigate all allegations of Iraqi Detainee abuse involving Coalition Forces."
In this letter, the Army's associate deputy general counsel writes that the CID "never created an official 'Detainee Abuse Task Force.'"
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