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Add a comment Add a comment Read more: The New Spreading NepocracyKirchner cruised to victory Sunday, becoming the Western Hemisphere's second female president voted into office in the last two years. (Michelle Bachelet, the president of Chile, was inaugurated on March 11, 2006.)
Way back and many times inbetween I have asserted that there was never meant to be a plan (at least in the generally accepted sense of the word) and indeed in 2003, the Bush regime stated that deposing Saddam was never about â€˜nation-buildingâ€™.
And can there be anyone who is not shocked by their repetitive ramp-up rhetoric for even more warmongering â€“ and on an exponentially more dangerous scale - as can be heard in the current frantic tattoo on Iran?
Since the Bush administration had Vietnam on the brain while planning to take down Saddam Hussein's regime for the home team, it's hardly surprising that, from the moment its invasion was launched in March 2003, the Vietnam analogy has been on the American brain -- and, even domestically, there's something to be said for it.
Environmentalist and refugee hopeful, Tre Arrow has been incarcerated in Canada since March 2004.
Whoever has taken Dr. Maryse Narcisse: An international audience, deeply concerned about the fate of Dr. Maryse Narcisse, is witnessing your actions.
Over one hundred prisoners have died in suspicious circumstances in U.S. custody during the "war on terror". Taxi to the Dark Side takes an ... all in-depth look at one case: an Afghan taxi driver called Dilawar who was considered an honest and kind man by the people of his rustic village. So when he was detained by the U.S military one afternoon, after picking up three passengers, denizens wondered why this man was randomly chosen to be held in prison, and, especially, without trial?
Five days after his arrest Dilawar died in his Bagram prison cell. His death came within a week of another death of a detainee at Bagram. The conclusion, with autopsy evidence, was that the former taxi driver and the detainee who passed away before him, had died due to sustained injuries inflicted at the prison by U.S. soldiers.
Add a comment Add a comment Read more: Hunting Haji: Baghdad Bwanas Go On SafariWhile the incorporation of academic experts into combat units has raised ire in some scholarly circles, their use as "cultural advisers" to aid the war effort has been greeted by the military as "a crucial new weapon in counterinsurgency operations" and in the media as an example of increased cultural sensitivity as well as evidence of a new Pentagon willingness to think outside the box.
Diego Garcia, an island of great apparent beauty, is part of the British Indian Ocean Territory. What goes on there is the business of Westminster.
I also predicted that the result of this switch in tactics would lead to higher civilian casualties in those two countries.