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Iraqi Women the Worse for War

Remember those photos of Iraqi women triumphantly raising freshly inked fingers for Western cameras after voting in their new “democracy”?  They were presented to the world by the U.S. government as an indication of a policy that would liberate Iraqi women and men.  Well, it didn’t quite work out that way, according to Iraqi women’s rights activist Yanar Mohammed, who says that the “myth of democracy has killed already half a million Iraqis.”

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