Bush and Blair speak the language of benevolent bullies, and their lies led to the destruction of Iraq and the murder of more than 12, innocent civilians. I might go back to Iraq if Brad [her first child] wasn't here. Soon after, a convoy of Marines penetrated deep into Iraqi territory, collecting thousands of deserting Iraqi troops, weakened and demoralized by the extensive air campaign. The agreement called for Iraq to withdraw troops to pre-invasion positions within three weeks following a total cease-fire, and called for monitoring of the cease-fire and withdrawal to be overseen by the UN Security Council. The Ministry of the Interior, for example, recently issued notices warning women not to go out on their own. This is one of the worst crimes, you know, to be committed against a girl in this age. If acts of ritual humiliation could be used to "soften up" men, then the rape of female detainees is hardly unimaginable.
"This Does Not Represent the America I Know"
Iraqi prison abuse reports jar U.S. ideal of women
Danner, who is a professor of journalism at the University of California at Berkeley and the Henry R. She identified one woman, in particular, who was raped by an American military policeman, became pregnant, and later disappeared. For this very reason, the recklessness of its authors is all the harder to forgive. Journalist Seymour Hersh has charged that, two days after the ceasefire was declared, American troops led by Barry McCaffrey engaged in a systematic massacre of retreating Iraqi troops, in addition to some civilians. The coalition would instantly have collapsed, the Arabs deserting in anger and other allies pulling out as well.
Iraq: U.S. Abuse, Humiliation Of Prisoners Inflames Arab World
Munira Shahamorad and her husband, Steve Campbell, are struggling to make ends meet. Our response to the September 11 attacks therefore marked the start of a new global war against an ideology as apocalyptically destructive as Nazism and communism. According to the Taguba's report, the report, which was prepared by Maj. And I don't think this is an isolated case. Ricardo Sanchez, the senior U.
Janis Karpinski of the th MP Brigade, who has been issued a career-ending letter of reprimand--"were clueless. Arab anger at Iraq torture photos. Of course, this kind of thing is horrific and offensive beyond words when anyone does it. Rape, they argued, was an act of terrorism that kept all women from claiming their right to public space. In contrast to World War II, postwar death and destruction has been comparatively small. Blair 'misread' Iran view on Iraq. Bush and his lackey Tony Blair.
1 month ago