document from the heart of the British government revealed that Tony
Blair privately committed Britain to war with Iraq and then set out
to lure Saddam Hussein into providing the legal justification.
statement by Senator Patrick Leahy, On
The Death Of Marla Ruzicka,
founder of "Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict," which
is devoted to helping the families of Afghan and Iraqi civilians who
have been killed or suffered other losses as a result of U.S.
Death Toll in Iraq - Do you know the civilian death toll in
Iraq? If not, why not? How many civilians have been killed by
military conflict in Iraq since the invasion? What proportion of
those deaths resulted from direct U.S. assaults on Iraqi cities and
Paying the Price is a
listing of hot facts from a recent study by the Institute for Policy
Studies and Foreign Policy In Focus showing how much the War in Iraq
is costing in unmet domestic and international needs.
Camilo Mejia "I was deployed to Iraq in April 2003 and
returned home for a two-week leave in October. Going home gave me
the opportunity to put my thoughts in order and to listen to what my
conscience had to say. People would ask me about my war experiences
and answering them took me back to all the horrors the firefights,
the ambushes, the time I saw a young Iraqi dragged by his shoulders
through a pool of his own blood ..."
Ed Markey has introduced legislation to ban the practice of sending
prisoners to other countries for interrogation under torture.
Click Here to
see the Press Release from his office about this practice and his
ACLU of Massachusetts has created a resolution for consideration by
the Massachusetts Legislature which would affirm the basic civil
rights and liberties of the people of Massachusetts in defiance of
the USA Patriot Act.
Hereto see more information about this resolution.
members Prasannan Parthasarathi and nobel
prize winner Dr. Bernard Lown have written a critical analysis of
the proposed Boston University Bio-Weapons laboratory and recent
U.S. policy on Bioweapons.
Click Here to see
the Op-Ed piece from the February 23, 2005 Boston Globe.
The recent revelation that a
laboratory slip-up led three Boston University scientists to become
infected with tularemia, a flulike disease sometimes referred to as
"rabbit fever," has fueled criticism of a plan to build a
state-of-the-art research lab to study some of the world's most
lethal germs in Boston's South End.
Click Here to see the article from the Washington Post.
argues in this recently published article that "we must withdraw our
military from Iraq, the sooner the better. The reason is simple: Our
presence there is a disaster for the American people and an even
bigger disaster for the Iraqi people."
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read the full article.
(Doris Haddock) argues that it may be time for a "Velvet Revolution"
in the U.S. Click Here to
read the full article.
In this article
recently published in the Washington Post, Maj. Isaiah Wilson III,
who served as an official historian of the campaign and later as a
war planner in Iraq says that, while a variety of government offices
had considered the possible situations that would follow a U.S.
victory, no one produced an actual document laying out a
strategy to consolidate the victory after major combat operations
Here to read the full article.
Boston Globe Reporter
Anne Barnard recently published an article describing how "the US
military is drawing up plans to keep insurgents from regaining
control of this battle-scarred city, but returning residents may
find that the measures make Fallujah look more like a police
state than the democracy they have been promised".
to read the full article.
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Other Information, Reports, and Documents that have previously been
on this site and well worth reading.