Nation Topics - Iraqi Reconstruction and Occupation
News and Features
The test of a great nation is whether it has the capacity to own up to
its mistakes and change course for the sake of the country and the
Dejectedly, a man sits on the ground.
The man has been detained. His hands are bound.
His crime is truly simple to explain:
Possessing pictures of Saddam Hussein.
This fall will see a fact-finding mission to Iraq to evaluate the condition of workers and the status of the labor movement.
With street fighting prevailing, Paul Bremer, the American administrator
in Iraq, recently trotted out a new "two-sided approach," according to
the New York Times.
As the Pentagon scours Iraq for weapons of mass destruction and Iraqi
links to Al Qaeda, it's increasingly obvious that the Bush
Administration either distorted or deliberately exaggerated the
"If you want to avoid another Saddam Hussein, you have to work
toward peace and democracy in the Middle East."
"What amazes me is that the President himself is not clamoring for an investigation."
How to "privatize" a country and make millions.
The streets of Baghdad are a swamp of crime and uncollected garbage.
Battered local businesses are going bankrupt, unable to compete with