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Arizona Shooting, Political Discord and Americans Disrespect

American should be ashamed of what we have become, gun toting, hate mongering Neanderthals. This behavior didn’t start in the last election, this violent disrespect for each other started during the Clinton administration and has escalated. Yesterdays shooting in Arizona is the result of the divisive behavior, misguided political agendas […]

British Veterans In Worse Condition Than US Veterans?

British soldiers forced to take loans to eat

LONDON: Many soldiers in the British army are living in poverty, and some of them are so poor that they are unable to eat and are forced to rely on emergency food voucher schemes set up by the ministry of defence, claims a damning and […]

Will 2008 Candidates Address Iraq & Afghanistan War Crimes

Vets Break Silence on Iraq War Crimes, March 2008

 

IVAW Updates

Patriot Missiles: London Times Magazine Cover Story on Winter Soldier

The Sunday Times Magazine, March 1, 2008 The veterans are not against the military and seek not to indict it – instead they seek to shine […]

What More Can We Do To Ruin Our Military?

Military Doctors Withholding Treatment from Soldiers with Mental Health Problems The military is denying crucial care to soldiers, making them vulnerable on the battlefield.

Since 9/11, one Army division has spent more time in Iraq than any other group of soldiers: the 10th Mountain Division, based at Fort Drum, New York.

Over […]

Iraqi Children For Sale

UNICEF:

– An estimated 2 million children in Iraq continue to face threats including poor nutrition, disease and interrupted education.

– Many of the 220,000 displaced children of primary school age had their education interrupted.

– An estimated 760,000 children (17 per cent) did not go to primary schools in […]

Hostages of America’s Mental Health Crisis – Op-Ed

 

The headlines scream “Hostage Crisis” when they should be screaming “Mental Health Crisis”. What we are witnessing is the meltdown of Mental Health Systems in America. A leaky, ineffective mental health system turns the disturbed and anguished onto an unsuspecting, negligent public.

“I need to speak to Hillary Clinton,” […]

Self Destruction Does Not Win Wars

Foreign Fighters in Iraq Are Tied to Allies of U.S.

BAGHDAD — Saudi Arabia and Libya, both considered allies by the United States in its fight against terrorism, were the source of about 60 percent of the foreign fighters who came to Iraq in the past year to serve […]

Pentagon Threat – No Strings On Funding Or Else

Pentagon Warns of Civilian Layoffs If Congress Delays War Funding Democrats Are Firm on Link to Troop Withdrawals From Iraq

By Jonathan Weisman and Ann Scott Tyson Washington Post

The Defense Department warned yesterday that as many as 200,000 contractors and civilian employees will begin receiving layoff warnings by Christmas […]

Immigration Paperwork Meltdown Impacts Election

Naturalization paperwork jam hits Texas hard Backlog may keep some from casting votes for president

WASHINGTON — Millions of people who applied for naturalization and other immigration benefits to beat a midsummer fee increase are caught in a paperwork pileup that threatens the chance for some to become U.S. citizens in time […]

US State Deptartment Resorts To “Lets Talk” Diplomacy

State Dept. Tries Blog Diplomacy

The State Department, departing from traditional public diplomacy techniques, has what it calls a three-person, “digital outreach team” posting entries in Arabic on “influential” Arabic blogs to challenge misrepresentations of the United States and promote moderate views among Islamic youths in the […]