Report finds medical professionals helped design, enable and participated in torture.
From the July 2013 edition of The Progressive magazine...
It was 96 degrees on another miserable August day in Bush Country circa 2005 when Cindy Sheehan finally got the attention of CNN.
Children of war have the language of peace on the tips of their tongues.
Reconciliation based on justice should guide the transition in Syria, rather than exclusion and revenge.
It shouldn’t be too much to expect Rumsfeld, Bush, and Cheney to be tried for their crimes. The fact that it is says a lot about how lawless our nation has become.
"They hit me, I can't believe it," Couso gasped as he was carried on a bed sheet out of the hotel.
NABEEL USED TO WORK FOR the Americans in Iraq. He was a security team leader for the Research Triangle Institute, a U.S. contractor that was paid more than half-a-billion dollars to run “local governance programs” throughout the country. He survived three car-bombing attempts. “I was lucky,” he says nonchalantly.
It is an occasion for remembrance, reflection and deep regret.
He’s still congratulating himself for Iraq and demanding that we bow before him.
For Iraqis and for vets, the war has never ended.
America must apologize to Iraq, pay for what it broke and hold the individuals behind the war accountable.
Trying to get news about loved ones on the Lower East Side, even as the electricity still goes off and the bombings continue in Iraq.
My guest this week is Greg Muttitt, author of "Fuel on the Fire: Oil and Politics in Occupied Iraq."