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Memo to U.S. forces: OK to invade foreign nation that posed no threat. OK to occupy said country for years. OK to impose a corrupt puppet government. OK to kill the locals. Probably OK to piss on them. Just don't film it.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  01-18-2012  |  War

What Can We Learn From the 9/11 Anniversary?new

Ten years later, a TV terrorpalooza rings hollow.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andisheh Nouraee  |  09-07-2011  |  Commentary

August Deadly for Iraqis and U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistannew

August was not easy for U.S. service members in Afghanistan. It was the deadliest month in that part of the Middle East, with 66 casualties.
Weekly Alibi  |  Marisa Demarco  |  09-01-2011  |  War

We Learned Nothing From 9/11

They say everything changed on 9/11. No one can dispute that. But we didn't learn anything.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  08-29-2011  |  Commentary

American Dogs Count More Than Afghan People

Don't news consumers have the right to hear from the "other" side of the story? Or must we continue the childish pretense that the Taliban are all women-hating fanatics incapable of rational thought while "our guys" are all benevolent and pure of heart?
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  08-24-2011  |  Media

Soldier’s Pay?new

Chapook Dizayee is a hero of the War on Terror. His family is its latest victim.
LEO Weekly  |  Jonathan Meador  |  11-10-2010  |  Immigration

Are Obama’s Nuclear Policies Making the U.S. Safer?new

Obama's secret Muslim handlers must be pissed he's going out of his way to reduce the threat of nuclear war.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andisheh Nouraee  |  04-27-2010  |  Commentary

Will the U.S. and the Taliban Make a Deal For Peace?new

After nearly a decade of study, more than 400 columns written, and half a bottle of rum this morning, I have uncovered what I believe may be the three immutable presidential laws of the War On Terror.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andisheh Nouraee  |  02-09-2010  |  Commentary

Was Haiti's Earthquake Actually a Man-Made Disaster?new

People don't die because earthquakes shake them. For the most part, people die in earthquakes because the buildings they're in fall on top of them. By and large, Haitians lived and worked in shoddily built structures.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andisheh Nouraee  |  01-26-2010  |  Commentary

Don't Panic...Your War Questions Answered: Obama's Foreign-Policy Objectivesnew

Government policy initiatives aren't quite the same as New Year's resolutions, but in recent weeks the Obama administration has offered hints about its top objectives for 2010. It's part spin-doctoring. Politicians must manage expectations.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andisheh Nouraee  |  01-19-2010  |  Commentary

What are Obama’s Top Foreign Policy Objectives for 2010?new

President Obama's big domestic New Year's resolution appears to be acting to reduce the budget deficit. Other objectives include getting out of Iraq as quickly as possible while delving deeper into anywhere else that al-Qaida operatives are cramming explosives under their nutsacks.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andisheh Nouraee  |  01-12-2010  |  Commentary

Don't Panic! ... Your War Questions Answered Yemen Editionnew

For many Americans, welcoming a new year means champagne, dancing, discharging firearms skyward, college football, collards, black-eyed peas, Black Eyed Peas, Dick Clark and/or Ryan Seacrest, electrified mechanical apples, a midnight kiss, feeling sad about not getting a midnight kiss, vomiting, and headaches.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andisheh Nouraee  |  01-12-2010  |  Commentary

John Chilcot Has Been Criticized After Leading his Country's Iraq War Inquirynew

The inquiry, led by career civil servant Sir John Chilcot, has been criticized from the left, right and center for not pressing witnesses hard enough, for not forcing witnesses to testify under oath, and for not making crucial documents available to the public via the inquiry's website.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andisheh Nouraee  |  01-12-2010  |  Commentary

Don't Panic! ... Your War Questions Answered North Koreanew

The website for North Korea's Korean Central News Agency isn't usually a repository of hope. The best one can usually expect from reading it is a guilty chuckle.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andisheh Nouraee  |  01-12-2010  |  Commentary

Can Tiger Woods' Penis Solve the Iraqi Refugee Crisis?new

How will Operation Endust work? Easy. Tiger Woods simply needs to hop on one of his Gulfstream private jets, fly to Damascus, Syria, or Amman, Jordan, and have sex with the first willing Iraqi refugee he can find. His magical, media-magnetic man-parts will do the rest.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andisheh Nouraee  |  01-12-2010  |  Commentary

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