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  • Location :North America USA

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    Why the Pentagon Failed

    Le Nouvel Observateur: What do you see as the results of the American occupation of Iraq?
    Pierre-Jean Luizard: Five years after the American intervention, there is still no Iraqi state. Reconstruction

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    The Blackwater scandal in Iraq.

    How is it that private companies like Blackwater operate in Iraq, in Afghanistan and elsewhere?
    Mercenaries are not a new phenomenon. But after September 11, there was an explosion of private

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  • Location :Middle East Iraq

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    How to Escape a Nightmare

    Day after day, without any respite, the Iraqi disaster shows up on the front page of American newspapers. The young and brilliant editorialist for The New Republic magazine, Peter Beinard,

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  • Location :Middle East Iraq

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    Great Heart

    By Leslie Thatcher
    t r u t h o u t | Book Review
    Gallant and intrepid, a professed atheist, and daughter of legendary reporter and Nouvel Observateur founder Jean Daniel, Ms.

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    The Pentagon Has No More Plan B

    It’s not the outburst of sectarian murders or The Lancet’s evaluation that 650,000 Iraqis have been killed since the beginning of the conflict that arouses this delayed dawning of awareness.

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  • Location :Middle East Iraq

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    Surviving in Baquba…

    In the desert that extends between Baquba and Baghdad, the Chief of Police for the little village of Nahrwan breathes in the fragrance of corpses. Judging by the odor, the

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  • Location :Middle East Iraq

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    Humanitarian Aid in Danger

    On the video cassette the Qatari television station Al-Jazeera received – but never broadcast for “humanitarian reasons” – a brunette woman with emaciated features begs that her life be spared

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  • Location :Middle East Iraq

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    The Hostage Killers Speak.

    “I am responsible for the beheading of American agent Nicolas Berg, the Korean Kim Sun-il and the Iraqi spies in American pay.” The man facing me in his white dishdasha

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  • Location :Middle East Iraq

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    “We’re nothing but human shields.”

    This morning at Camp Bravo in Baghdad’s Amariya quarter, headquarters of the Iraqi Army’s 303rd battalion, all routine patrols have been suspended. A big raid is about to take place

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  • Location :Middle East Iraq

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    Iraq, the New Army’s Malaise

    This morning at Camp Bravo in Baghdad’s Amariya quarter, headquarters of the Iraqi Army’s 303rd battalion, all routine patrols have been suspended. A big raid is about to take place

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