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Sep 26, 2007

The Other War: Iraq Veterans Speak Out on Shocking Accounts of Attacks on Iraqi Civilians


Laila Al-Arian.
Co-author of the Nation article, "The Other War: Military Veterans Speak on the Record about Attacks on Iraqi Civilians." She is a writer with the Nation Institute’s Investigative Fund.

Sgt. John Bruhns. Served in Baghdad and Abu Ghraib with the Third Brigade, First Armor Division, First Battalion, for one year beginning in April 2003.

Spc. Garett Reppenhagen. Cavalry scout and sniper with the 263rd Armor Battalion, First Infantry Division, who was deployed to Baquba for a year in February 2004.

Staff Sgt. Timothy John Westphal. Served on the outskirts of Tikrit for a yearlong tour with the Eighteenth Infantry Brigade, First Infantry Division, beginning in February 2004.

Sgt. Dustin Flatt. Served with the Eighteenth Infantry Brigade, First Infantry Division, for one year beginning in February 2004.


RealPlayer VIDEO- http://play.rbn.com/?url=demnow/demnow/demand/2007/july/video/dnB20070712a.rm&proto=rtsp&start=10:18 [49:47 min.]

TRANSCRIPT- http://www.democracynow.org/print.pl?sid=07/07/12/1335208
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Ralph Nader
on corporations' power today and the Presidential candidates

Consumer advocate, corporate critic and three-time presidential candidate.


RealPlayer VIDEO-
http://play.rbn.com/?url=demnow/demnow/demand/2007/july/video/dnB20070709a.rm&proto=rtsp&start=9:14 [50:51 min.]

TRANSCRIPT- http://www.democracynow.org/print.pl?sid=07/07/09/131226
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"The Bravest Woman in Afghanistan": Malalai Joya Speaks Out Against the Warlord-Controlled Afghan Government & U.S. Military Presence
Afghanistan's most outspoken female lawmaker has been suspended for the rest of her term after she publicly criticized the Afghan parliament. Malalai has come to the United States for a screening of a new documentary about her struggle, "Enemies of Happiness."


RealPlayer VIDEO-
http://play.rbn.com/?url=demnow/demnow/demand/2007/june/video/dnB20070619a.rm&proto=rtsp&start=47:27&end=58:40 [11:13 min.]

TRANSCRIPT- http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=07/06/19/1433256&mode=thread&tid=25#transcript
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Norman Solomon, author of the book and documentary "War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death."


RealPlayer VIDEO- http://play.rbn.com/?url=demnow/demnow/demand/2007/may/video/dnB20070529a.rm&proto=rtsp&start=13:55 [46:10 min.]

TRANSCRIPT- http://www.democracynow.org/print.pl?sid=07/05/29/1322235
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Jeremy Scahill (part 2), author of "Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army," discusses Blackwater's role in the Caspian Sea region in Central Asia and the battle in Congress over accountability for private contractors.


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- http://play.rbn.com/?url=demnow/demnow/demand/2007/march/video/dnB20070321a.rm&proto=rtsp&start=47:20 [12:45 min.]

TRANSCRIPT- http://www.democracynow.org/print.pl?sid=07/03/21/1340210
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Jeremy Scahill (part 1), author of "Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army," writes, "Blackwater is the elite Praetorian Guard for the 'global war on terror,' with its own military base, a fleet of twenty aircraft, and 20,000 private contractors at the ready. Run by a multimillionaire Christian conservative who bankrolls President Bush and his allies, its forces are capable of overthrowing governments." From Iraq to New Orleans, Blackwater has continued to pull in multi-million-dollar government contracts, mostly without accountability and in near-secrecy.


RealPlayer VIDEO
- http://play.rbn.com/?url=demnow/demnow/demand/2007/march/video/dnB20070320a.rm&proto=rtsp&start=17:36 [42:29 min.]

TRANSCRIPT- http://www.democracynow.org/print.pl?sid=07/03/20/1337226
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Robert Fisk, veteran war correspondent and one of the world's most experienced journalists covering the Middle East. He has reported from across the Arab world for the past thirty years. His latest book is "The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East."


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http://play.rbn.com/?url=demnow/demnow/demand/2007/march/video/dnB20070305a.rm&proto=rtsp&start=14:08

TRANSCRIPT- http://www.democracynow.org/print.pl?sid=07/03/05/1515214

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Jeremy Scahill
, Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute and the author of the forthcoming book,
"Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army." Website for the book... http://www.blackwaterbook.com


RealPlayer VIDEO-
http://play.rbn.com/?url=demnow/demnow/demand/2007/jan/video/dnB20070126a.rm&proto=rtsp&start=9:30&end=25:22 [15:52 min.]

TRANSCRIPT- http://www.democracynow.org/print.pl?sid=07/01/26/1559232
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"Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present"


Medical scholar Harriet Washington
joins us to talk about her new book. The book reveals the hidden underbelly of scientific research and the roots of the African American health deficit. It also examines less well-known abuses and looks at unethical practices and mistreatment of blacks that are still taking place in the medical establishment today.

RealPlayer VIDEO
- http://play.rbn.com/?url=demnow/demnow/demand/2007/jan/video/dnB20070119a.rm&proto=rtsp&start=17:00 [31:50 min.]

TRANSCRIPT- http://www.democracynow.org/print.pl?sid=07/01/19/1432231
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Jimmy Carter
, former U.S. President, discussing his book "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid."

RealPlayer VIDEO-
http://play.rbn.com/?url=demnow/demnow/demand/2006/nov/video/dnB20061130a.rm&proto=rtsp&start=17:31 [41:37 min.]

TRANSCRIPT- http://www.democracynow.org/print.pl?sid=06/11/30/1452225
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Howard Zinn
on The Uses of History and the War on Terrorism

RealPlayer VIDEO-
http://play.rbn.com/?url=demnow/demnow/demand/2006/nov/video/dnB20061124a.rm&proto=rtsp&start= [59:03 min.]

TRANSCRIPT- http://www.democracynow.org/print.pl?sid=06/11/24/1442258
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Flores Forbes
, author of "Will You Die With Me? My Life and the Black Panther Party."

RealPlayer VIDEO-
http://play.rbn.com/?url=demnow/demnow/demand/2006/nov/video/dnB20061122a.rm&proto=rtsp&start=36:23 [31:55 min.]

TRANSCRIPT- http://www.democracynow.org/print.pl?sid=06/11/22/156254
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Two leading Palestinian-American voices.
Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies and the Director of the Middle East Institute at Columbia University. His new book is called "The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood."

Ali Abunimah, creator and editor of The Electronic Intifada and more recently of Electronic Iraq. His new book is "One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse."


RealPlayer VIDEO-
http://play.rbn.com/?url=demnow/demnow/demand/2006/nov/video/dnB20061128a.rm&proto=rtsp&start=32:26 [26:42 min.]

TRANSCRIPT- http://www.democracynow.org/print.pl?sid=06/11/28/1454248
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Scott Ritter, former weapons inspector in Iraq, on his book "Target Iran: The Truth About the White House’s Plans for Regime Change"


RealPlayer VIDEO-
http://play.rbn.com/?url=demnow/demnow/demand/2006/oct/video/dnB20061016a.rm&proto=rtsp&start=39:41 [19:27 min.]

TRANSCRIPT- http://www.democracynow.org/print.pl?sid=06/10/16/144204
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