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The main effect of bringing back the draft would be to further militarize the nation.
The war on Iraq has made us all painfully aware of the Pentagon's growing reliance on private companies.
So there were WMDs in Iraq after all. They're called digital cameras.
Partly because of them, the United States faces one of the most
humiliating defeats in imperial history.
We're told that the few rotten apples
Who brought on this sordid affair'll
Be punished. But what if those apples
Are right at the top of the barrel?
"Abu Ghraib prison was used for torture in Saddam's time.
My father and most of my uncles fought in World War II. I grew up in the
shadow of the war.
It is unlikely that Mejia's allegations about the conduct of his superiors will be investigated.
The civilian female in soldier lore.
In July 2002 a retired US Army colonel who would be dead within months unburdened himself of twenty-two classified documents concerning war crimes in Vietnam.