Nation Topics - Iraqi Reconstruction and Occupation
News and Features
One of more than twenty CID documents from 2004 and 2005 obtained by the ACLU that reference the Detainee Abuse Task Force. This one, dated October 6, 2004, refers to five abuse cases involving Marine Corps units.
Former agents say Army accountability after Abu Ghraib was a whitewash.
The former British diplomat recounts his own whistleblowing and the benefits and dangers of the WikiLeaks dipomatic cables dump.
A GAO report suggests that Iraq is not broke. Instead, Iraq’s rulers have been sitting on a vast pile of cash while begging for billions of dollars from the US and the international community.
Despite signs that Iraqis are disenchanted with sectarian politics, the electorate's votes still broke sharply along communal lines.
Members of Congress who oppose the US military presence in Afghanistan and Iraq are divided on strategies to force de-escalation.
Dire predictions aside, it's not too late for a unified, nationalist Iraq to emerge from the rubble.
War and corruption have decimated Iraq's oil supply, and Western companies are angling for a cut of what's left.
Robert Fisk's The Great War for Civilization criticizes a
self-righteous US foreign policy oblivious to the power of retributive
justice in the Middle East.
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