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In a special investigation of the impact of the war on Iraqi civilians, interviews with fifty combat veterans reveals disturbing patterns of behavior by US troops in Iraq--brutal acts that often go unreported and almost always go unpunished.
Bush is hiding behind the fiction that officers in the field are calling the
Wounded soldiers returning from Iraq are increasingly being wrongly diagnosed by the military, which prevents them from collecting benefits.
Outraged by a Pentagon report on the cover-up of Pat Tillman's friendly fire death, Tillman's parents finger Rumsfeld as the real culprit.
Progressive Congressman Bob Filner is pursuing an ambitious agenda to secure proper care for wounded warriors.
Cutbacks and a penchant for profits and happy news hid the plight of wounded soldiers.
Now that Lieut. Ehren Watada's court-martial has ended in mistrial, his case could focus America's attention on how we came to fight an illegal war and what we must do to end it.
Also at stake in the trial of an Army officer who refuses to deploy to Iraq is the independence of the press.
The surge is Bush's last throw of the dice. If it fails, he may decimate an exhausted Army and leave the nation without reserves.
The naming of Adm. William Fallon to replace Gen. John Abizaid as head of Centcom is an ominous sign that Bush is preparing for a wider war.
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