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"[The President] is on a course of open-ended and gratuitous conflict with states and non-state entities that pose no serious threat to the United States."
-- Statement by The Army War College, January 2004


 • Added 07.24.2005
BUSH CAMP TRYING TO BLOCK REPUBLICAN LEGISLATION AGAINST PRISONER TORTURE
Cheney attempts to intimidate backers into abandoning legislation that would bar the U.S. military from engaging in "cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment" of detainees or hiding prisoners from the Red Cross.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Washington Post)


 • Added 07.24.2005
MILITARY STILL TRYING TO COVER UP DETAILS OF ABU GHRAIB ABUSE
Lawyers for the Defense Department are refusing to cooperate with a federal judge's order to release secret photographs and videotapes related to the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal.
Inform yourself with the full story here (NY Times)


 • Added 07.14.2005
BRASS REFUSES TO PUNISH GITMO CHIEF, DESPITE RECOMMENDATION OF MILITARY INVESTIGATORS
Military investigators who looked into FBI accounts of Guantanamo Bay detainee abuse urged that a former commander of the prison for foreign terrorism suspects be reprimanded, but U.S. Southern Command declined to do so.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Reuters)


 • Added 06.20.2005
RECRUITING CANNON FODDER EARLY: MILITARY PROGRAMS MOVING INTO MIDDLE SCHOOLS
Students as young as 11 are being to march in formation, carry weapons, obey orders unquestioningly in "junior ROTC" school programs funded by the Department of Defense.
Inform yourself with the full story here (In These Times/AlterNet)


 • Added 05.24.2005
FAMILY OF EX-NFL STAR WHO DIED IN AFGHANISTAN ENRAGED OVER ARMY LYING ABOUT HIS FRIENDLY-FIRE DEATH
Military spin-doctors painted Pat Tillman as a hero shot while leading a charge against the enemy. But long after his highly publicized funeral, his family was told the truth.
Inform yourself with the full story here (SF Chronicle)


 • Added 05.17.2005
A CHRONOLOGY OF U.S. WAR CRIMES AND TORTURE, 1975-2005
An brief but thorough run-down of systematic double-standards in U.S. defense and foreign policies for the last 30 years -- and a good quick reference for recent Bush Administration violations of U.S. and international law.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Counterpunch)


 • Added 04.03.2005
BUSH PROMOTES CONVICTED IRAN-CONTRA LIAR TO DEPTUTY NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER
Elliot Abrams, the hard-line neoconservative who pleaded guilty in 1991 to withholding information from Congress in the Iran-Contra Affair, will be responsible for pushing Bush's agenda overseas.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Washington Post)


 • Added 04.03.2005
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT RULING FORCES PENTAGON TO RELEASE HIDDEN MEMOS AUTHORIZING & DOCUMENTING TORTURE
Details include authorization of "ghost" detainees and an FBI memo stating that Defense Department interrogators impersonated FBI agents and used "torture techniques" against a detainee at Guantanamo.
Read for yourself what the military hid from the public (ACLU)


 • Added 09.26.2004
SOLDIERS THREATENED: RE-ENLIST OR WE'LL SEND YOU TO IRAQ
Hundreds of soldiers at Fort Carson, Colorado, have been told "if we don't re-enlist, then we'd have to be reassigned. And where we're most needed is in units that are going back to Iraq in the next couple of months. So if you think you're getting out, you're not."
Inform yourself with the full story here (Rocky Mountain News)


 • Added 08.21.2004  • Opinion
DISABLED VET RESPONDS TO RIGHT-WING ATTACK ON 'UNPATRIOTIC WIMPS'
"While some at home were being 'patriotic' and proudly waving the American flag with self-righteousness and vociferously supporting that un-mitigated disaster, as is being done today with Iraq, I and thousands of other Americans were getting shot to hell and back, as is happening in Iraq today."
Inform yourself with the full story here (Intervention)


 • Added 06.30.2004
ARMY TO RECALL RETIRED SOLDIERS, FORCE THEM TO IRAQ, AFGHANISTAN
Yeah, the wars are going just swell, just as we planned. Everything is under control -- except that we need you 5600 guys who thought you were done with all this to come back and put your lives at risk until we say you can go home again.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Washington Post)
   • It's "a direct result of Bush's diplomatic failure..." (Boston Globe)


 • Added 06.08.2004
WATCH RUMSFELD SQUIRM
Video of Rumsfeld on "Face the Nation," caught in a blatant lie and having his own quote read back to him in which he says the exact words he claims nobody ever said: That Iraq was an "immidate threat" to the U.S.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Face the Nation)


 • Added 06.08.2004
EVEN THE ARMY IS ANTI-BUSH
Army Times editorial: "Taken piecemeal, all these corner-cutting moves might be viewed as mere flesh wounds. But even flesh wounds are fatal if you suffer enough of them."
Inform yourself with the full story here (Army Times)


 • Added 06.08.2004
IN RUMSFELD'S SHOP
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Karen Kwiatkowski's tell all about watching the neocons consolidate a Pentagon coup.
Inform yourself with the full story here (American Conservative)


 • Added 06.08.2004 • OPINION
PINOCCHIO PRESIDENCY
The Bush administration lied America into war, and the damage to our credibility will be long-lasting and grave. Admitting the truth would help repair the harm.
Inform yourself with the full story here (American Conservative)


 • Archive
BUSH DISMANTLES TREATIES TO BUILD NEW NUKES
Plan lifts a 10-year ban on researching small atomic bombs for battlefield use and funds nuclear "bunker-buster" bombs.
Inform yourself with the full story here (LA Times)


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