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Znet Article, July, 11 2006
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On June 5, militia aligned with the Islamic Courts Union (ICU) declared victory in their struggle to control Mogadishu, capital of the east African country of Somalia. The militia had routed the grossly misnamed Alliance for the Restoration of Pea...
Znet Article, July, 09 2006
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If this were Iraq, or Somalia or Chechnya, the trend would not be difficult to understand. But this is Britain, during the longest period of domestic peace and prosperity in modern history. After 36 successive quarters of growth and low inflation,...
Znet Article, June, 27 2006
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APOLOGISTS for the pre-eminent global superpower frequently complain that the object of their allegiance all too often attracts unfavourable publicity even when it does a good deed. Ask them for an example and they'll invariably conjure up images ...
Znet Article, June, 10 2006
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New York, June 9, 2006 â€” Timing is everything. To the managers of the Iraq War, perception has always trumped reality. From the beginning it was a war of media stuntsâ€”the attempt to assassinate Saddam with 50 cruise missiles before...
Znet Article, May, 29 2006
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Kandahar, Afghanistan -- Almost every day, Mahmood Sadat sees the stark human proof of the Taliban's rural victory. He sees it in the corpses of the children who perish in his hospital for want of a village doctor. It happened again a few days ag...
Znet Article, May, 24 2006
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â€œDo you care more about the pigs around you or God?â€ BattleCry leader Ron Luce asked the crowd of more than 17,000 youth gathered at Wachovia Spectrum Stadium in Philadelphia on Friday, May 12. No, this wasn't a metaphor. After rea...
Znet Article, May, 11 2006
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At the huge, inspiring antiwar march in New York yesterday, I noticed many placards with the massage, "Out of Iraq, Into Darfur." They were held by members of a group called "Volunteer for Change," described as "a project of Working Assets." I was...
Znet Article, May, 09 2006
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FOR THE first time in history, a majority of the worldâ€™s population will soon live in cities. But large parts of this urban population endure dire poverty. MIKE DAVIS, the author and social activist, details these trends in his new book ...
Zmag Article, May, 01 2006
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E very day there is an inundation of news debating the myriad issues on Iraq and Iran. Missing from the radar screen is the tragic plight of the people of Africa who have suffered the effects of wa...
Znet Article, April, 13 2006
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People marched in Seattle for immigrant rights, like the two million people elsewhere, because families and futures were at stake. We didn't have a half million like Los Angeles or Dallas, or 300,000 like Chicago, but 25,000 marched for fifteen bl...
Znet Article, February, 04 2006
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Using American veterans as props, on November 11, 2005 President George Bush delivered a speech designed to justify his foreign policy failures since 9/11. Throughout his talk he intoned his audience to recognize the goodness of American foreign p...
Znet Article, February, 03 2006
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In the months preceding the invasion of Iraq, Norman Solomon invited actor Sean Penn along with him on a trip to Baghdad. A syndicated columnist and Executive Director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, Solomon went to Iraq three times during t...
Znet Article, January, 08 2006
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As criticism of the Iraq War intensifies across the political spectrum, its supporters are deploying new arguments (or repackaged old arguments), in order to defend the war. In December, President Bush delivered a series of speeches to build publi...
Zmag Article, January, 01 2006
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T o honor the second anniversary of the occupation of Iraq, the Daily Princetonian on March 3, 2005 ran a David Horowitz column warning against Princeton University’s appearance as...
Znet Article, December, 20 2005
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All human beings are in truth akin; All in creation share one origin. When fate allots a member pangs and pains, No ease for other members then remains. If unperturbed, another's grief canst scan, Thou are not worthy of the name of man. Sa'adi, (1...
Znet Article, December, 16 2005
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On the eve of Condoleeza Rice's visit to Romania, the foreign minister of that country was in a state of great emotion, almost in tears, as he emphasized the global and historical significance of the visit in lyrical terms: "That which our grandp...
Znet Article, December, 05 2005
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ON JULY 11, 2005, WITH great nuance and tact, Canadaâ€™s Chief of Defence Staff General Hillier described the forces arrayed against the NATO mission in Afghanistan: â€œThese are detestable murderers and scumbags, Iâ€™ll tell...
Znet Article, December, 04 2005
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I often receive emails -- pro and con -- about my postings on the war in Iraq, and I try to respond to any substantive questions or critiques offered. But when I received an email recently entitled "10 Questions" in response to a ...
Znet Article, November, 21 2005
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It's finally Wizard of Oz time in America. You know -- that moment when the curtains are pulled back, the fearsome-looking wizard wreathed in all that billowing smoke turns out to be some pitiful little guy, and everybody looks around sheepishly, ...
Znet Article, November, 11 2005
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She's just off the plane from Tulsa, Oklahoma, the cheapest route back from a reunion in the little Arkansas town where she grew up in the 1950s. For thirty years, she and her childhood friends have climbed to the top of Penitentiary Mountain, whe...