US Creates Its Own Enemies – Terrorist Groups Still Growing

LYBIAN GROUP JOINS AL QAEDA

Al Qaeda second-in-command Ayman al-Zawahri said a Libyan Islamist group had joined the militant organisation and he urged mujahideen in North Africa to topple the leaders of Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.

“Today, with grace from God, the Muslim nation witnesses a blessed step … Honourable members […]

French Detain Rumsfeld On Torture

It’s infuriating, disgusting and very sad that charges against the Bush administration war criminals have to be filed in Europe. That should be a clear signal to everyone that not only is our federal system broken but our judicial system is broken. The ability for someone to bring charges in this […]

We Don’t Torture; Yeah Right

When I was a kid, I was taught to respect the office of the president no matter what party he was from. However, with the current regime in Washington and the banana republic that we have the pleasure of living under, I never thought the day would come when I would be so […]

Poorly Trained Troops Have No Clue How To Behave

Documents Show Troops Disregarding Rules

by Ryan Lenz

New documents released Tuesday regarding crimes committed by U.S. soldiers against civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan detail a troubling pattern of troops failing to understand and follow the rules that govern interrogations and deadly actions.

“The simple fact of the matter is interrogation […]

Rumsfeld:No Cover Up In Tillman Death

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said Wednesday there was no evidence of a cover-up of the circumstances of Army Ranger Cpl. Pat Tillman’s death. “I know that I would not engage in a cover-up. I know that no one in the White House suggested such a thing to me,” […]

Major General Taguba, “I thought I was in the Mafia”

Seymour Hersh’s interview with now retired Army Major General Antonio M. Taguba is the first time Taguba has talked publicly about his investigation at Abu Ghraib. Taguba led the Pentagon’s investigation into the abuses at Abu Ghraib, which caused him to become yet another causality of the Iraq war.

This […]