Published on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Common Dreams by Andrea Germanos, staff writer Iraq war veteran and outspoken Iraq war critic Tomas Young has died at the age of 34. Democracy Now! reported his death Monday, the eve of Veterans Day. Young enlisted in the Army following the September 11 attacks, volunteering to go to Afghanistan. […]
by Jeff Gerth ProPublica, June 18, 2014, 11:40 a.m. Having co-authored a 2007 biography of Hillary Clinton, I know that Iraq is not one of her favorite subjects. But with the bloodshed and sectarian division now crippling Iraq, I wondered what her new memoir, “Hard Choices ,” had to say about a country that’s long […]
This tribute to their fallen comrades was assembled with videos and images taken by the Marines serving along with my son in Ramadi 2004. The little girl at the end holds a special place in my heart. Semper Fi
Four private military contractors reindicted for their role in 2007 Nisour Square massacre that left fourteen Iraq civilians dead
Andrew Bacevich is asking the important questions about America’s role in the world and specifically why we should go into Syria.
Ms. Saleh alleges that these defendants entered into government in order to execute a pre-existing plan to overthrow the Hussein regime.
“Don’t you have to be in a war to win it?” he wondered. “China, you’ve already beaten us in synchronized drumming, bear cuteness, air chewability, and you’ve got to take this from us too? How?”
He said his new arms make him feel “almost like I went back four years,” to before the roadside attack in Iraq where he was so gravely injured.
Americans are dependent upon foreign manufacturing, foreign oil, centralized power production and distribution, factory farming and food distribution to name but a few essential services. We are not an independent nation or a free people.
Below is the story of David’s flight from Iraq just hours after being wounded and a taste of the heart and soul of the people that fight to bring these kids home. Posted on his Facebook page a couple of days ago, Dr Chesher in his own words –