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War in Iraq

War in Iraq

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Paying Off The Warlords

Tomdispatch.com, News feature, Pratap Chatterjee, Nov 23, 2009

Pratap Chatterjee, author of Halliburton's Army: How A Well-Connected Texas Oil Company Revolutionized the Way America Makes War, offers a rare inside look at how the system of nepotism and corruption -- involving the country's old "warlords" and its new corporate "reconstruction" raiders -- actually works.

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Attacks on Iran Are Attacks on Obama

New America Media, News analysis, William O. Beeman, Nov 18, 2009

In the last few weeks there has been a flurry of unsubstantiated attacks against Iran. These attacks may seem to be aimed at Iran, but a pattern is emerging, and it suggests that the attacks are really directed at destroying the Obama administration.

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The Anger Behind My Blood-Red Sand Goggles

New America Media, Commentary, J. Pilgrim, Nov 18, 2009

A Navy corpsman remembers the rage he brought home from Iraq and the abusive relationship that followed. J. Pilgrim (a pseudonym) wrote this narrative for the Veterans Workshop, a New America Media writing project for combat veterans.

Over 2,200 Vets Died for Lack of Health Insurance in 2008

New America Media, News Report , Viji Sundaram , Nov 10, 2009

Lack of health insurance claimed the lives of more than 2,266 veterans under the age of 65 last year, says a Harvard Medical School study out today. That's more than 14 times the number of deaths (155) suffered by U.S. troops in Afghanistan in 2008, and twice as many as have died since the war began in 2003.

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Boots to Books: The Rough Road from Combat to College

New America Media, News Feature, Video, Produced by Mike Siv and Aaron Glantz, Nov 10, 2009

When they return home, many Iraq and Afghanistan veterans land in community colleges. Sierra College's Boots to Books program, outside of Sacramento, houses one of California's only programs to help vets succeed in college.


Ft. Hood Killings Are an Act of an Individual, Not an Entire Community

New America Media, Commentary, Ray Hanania, Nov 08, 2009

The Fort Hood killings are the act of an individual and not an entire community, so to say that Arabs and Muslims should not be allowed to serve in the military from now on is nothing short of racism.

Soldiers Often 'Racialize' to Cope

New America Media, Interview, Aaron Glantz, Nov 07, 2009

The psychiatrist who allegedly went on a shooting spree at Fort Hood, the largest U.S. military base, likely heard so many racist terms from soldiers in describing the enemy that he could have been bottling up a lot of anger inside him, says Iraq war vet Dave Hassan.

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Arab American Media Fear Worsening Public Opinion After Ft. Hood

New America Media, News Feature, Suzanne Manneh, Nov 07, 2009

Arab American media say they fear public opinion of Arab Americans will worsen as a result of the Fort Hood massacre.

After Fort Hood: Count All the Dead

New America Media, News Analysis, Aaron Glantz, Nov 06, 2009

Perhaps the most depressing aspect of Thursdays shoot-out at Fort Hood is that none of the 12 people who died in the melee will be counted as casualties of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but who have perished as a result of the conflict nonetheless.


Pakistan Faces a Protracted 9/11 of Its Own

Pakistanlink, News Analysis, Dr. Nazir Khaja , Oct 31, 2009

Whether one wants to agree with it or not, Pakistan is undergoing a protracted 9/11 of its own. The continuing saga of violence and extremism in Pakistan and neighboring areas poses a grave threat not only to Pakistan's existence but also to the peace and security of the world.

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