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"The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer."

Henry Kissinger. New York Times, Oct. 28.1973

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Uncle Sam

Iraq's Deadline

"Will the United Nations serve the purpose of its founding, or will it be irrelevant? We will work with the UN security council for the necessary resolutions. But the purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The security council resolutions will be enforced - the just demands of... READ MORE

The Smoking Gun

The term "smoking gun" was originally, and still primarily is, a reference to an object or fact that serves as conclusive evidence of a crime or similar act. In addition to this, its meaning has evolved to uses completely unrelated criminal activity: for example, scientific evidence that is highly suggestive... READ MORE

Looting

"Thousands of valuable historical items from Baghdad's main museum have been taken or destroyed by looters. Nabhal Amin, deputy director at the Iraqi National Museum, blamed the destruction on the United States for not taking control of the situation on the streets ... Iraq is a cradle of civilisation, with... READ MORE

Remembering 9/11

Never Forget

"So here we have it. The equivocating distinction between civilization and savagery, between the "massacre of innocent people" or, if you like, "a clash of civilizations" and "collateral damage". The sophistry and fastidious algebra of infinite justice. How many dead Iraqis will it take to make the world a better... READ MORE

The Birth of bin Laden

Robin Cook, former leader of the British House of Commons and Foreign Secretary, wrote in The Guardian on Friday, July 8, 2005:

 

"Bin Laden was, though, a product of a monumental miscalculation by western security agencies. Throughout the 80s he was armed by the... READ MORE

The Rape of Afghanistan

“From the outset, we have made it clear that the construction of our proposed pipeline cannot begin until a recognized government is in place that has the confidence of our government, lenders, and our company [I urge] the Administration and Congress to give strong support to the UN lead peace... READ MORE

Sowing Democracy

Nourishing Democracy

"But the "troops out" debate overlooks an important fact. If every last soldier pulled out of the Gulf tomorrow and a sovereign government came to power, Iraq would still be occupied: by laws written in the interest of another country; by foreign corporations controlling its essential services; by 70% unemployment... READ MORE

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