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Tony Blair Attacked Over ‘God’ Remarks

Antiwar critics are castigating the British prime minister for suggesting that his decision to go to war in Iraq would ultimately be judged by God.

Posted on Mar 4, 2006 READ MORE


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Video Shows British Soldiers Beating Iraqi Teens

The News of the World (UK) publishes images and releases a video of a squadron of English soldiers savagely beating a group of rioting Iraqi teenagers in 2004. | story or watch video
UPDATE: British authorities have arrested a serving soldier in connection with the incident. | story

Posted on Feb 12, 2006 READ MORE

Below the Radar: Conditions Worsen in Iraq

You might not hear it from the U.S. media, but the situation continues to deteriorate. In the last few days:

  • Four U.S. Marines are killed and 20 Iraqis die in twin car bombings.
  • A British lieutenant colonel says, “You almost move from being part of the solution to becoming part of the problem.”
  • A car bomb in Basra City kills 20, exploding the myth that the southern, Shiite part of Iraq is secure.

  • Posted on Feb 9, 2006 READ MORE

    Blair OK’d Iraq Invasion Before U.N. Resolution, Book Says

    The new edition of a book by a London University professor claims that the prime minister was prepared to join the war even before the second U.N. resolution in January 2003. | story
    We’re shocked, SHOCKED to learn that the U.N. gambit was apparently a ruse. 

    Posted on Jan 30, 2006 READ MORE

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    British Scientists Seeking Rabbit-Human Embryo

    The researchers want to produce genetically defective stem cells to further the study of incurable diseases. | story

    Posted on Jan 13, 2006 READ MORE

    UK Officer Assails U.S. Iraq Tactics

    The brigadier general calls the U.S. military “weighed down by bureaucracy, a stiflingly hierarchical outlook” and a “predisposition to offensive operations.” | story

    Posted on Jan 11, 2006 READ MORE

    Ex-Top Soldier: Impeach Blair Over Iraq

    Says Blair “should not be allowed to walk away from” going to war on ultimately false grounds | more

    Posted on Jan 9, 2006 READ MORE

    UK Gov’t. Tries To Cover Up Its Use Of Torture-Stained Intel

    As Daily Kos puts it, “The British government is trying to prevent the publication of memos which detail how information procured by torture in Uzbekistan is being used by the US and the UK.” The Independent has the story.

    Posted on Dec 30, 2005 READ MORE

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