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My Story By Naeim Giladi
Society & Culture  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, Iraq, humanrights, Jews, Islam, death, violence, family, culture )

- 1328 days ago -
We were originally Haroons, a large and important family of the "Babylonian Diaspora." My ancestors had settled in Iraq more than 2,600 years ago-600 years before Christianity, and 1,200 years before Islam.
The Way of the World: Ron Suskind on How the Bush Admin Deliberately Faked An Iraq-Al-Qaeda Connection and Undermined Diplomacy,
Society & Culture  (tags: war, cultural double-standards, USA, Bush, CIA, Iraq, Al-Qaeda, policy, false pretense, deception, mistakes, government, dishonesty )

- 2990 days ago -
House Judiciary Committee say they will review allegations the White House ordered the CIA to forge and disseminate false intelligence documents linking al-Qaeda and Iraq. The revelation is among several in Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Suskind's
Blackwater's Bright Future
Society & Culture  (tags: U.S., Blackwater, growth, Iraq, company )

- 3047 days ago -
From California to Iraq, business has never been better for the controversial private security firm Blackwater Worldwide. Company President Gary Jackson recently boasted that Blackwater has "had two successive quarters of unprecedented growth."
Americans Say Leaving Iraq Would Be Biggest Economy Boost.
Society & Culture  (tags: economy, Iraq, Iraq war, poll, US )

- 3177 days ago -
Makes sense to me...thi war is killing our troops, Iraqis, our hope and our budget. Thanks to Patrick C. for the lead.
Deterioration of Iraqi Women's Rights and Living Conditions Under Occupation
Society & Culture  (tags: women, women's rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, middle-east, iraq, society, rights, culture, education )

- 3183 days ago -
Deterioration of women's rights in Iraq began during the US-UN comprehensive economical sanctions imposed on Iraqi during the nineties. In 2003, the invasion of Iraq by the USA and its allies resulted in the descent of the rights of women just like other
Ancient Civilization . . . Broken to Pieces
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, iraq, Sumerian, Babylonian, Assyrian, Islamic )

- 3193 days ago -
His goal: to unearth ancient treasures from thousands of archaeological sites scattered across southern Iraq. The ancient statues, intricately carved stone panels, delicate earthenware and glittering gold are now protected by locked gates and heavily a
EDUCATION - Will It or Won't It Be a Deciding Factor in '08 Elections?
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Education, NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND, politics, presidential platform, education issue in campaign, Iraq, the economy, immigration )

- 3251 days ago -
Anaylists continue to discuss just how important an issue education will be in determining the Presidential election. It falls behind Iraq, the economy & immigration....but should it? Ask the taxpayers, not the candidates....
NBC: African-Americans Shunning the Military Over Iraq War
Society & Culture  (tags: African-Americans, military, shunning, Iraq, war, enlistment )

- 3349 days ago -
NBC News on Sunday examined the "disappearing military mainstay" of African-American recruits, who in recent years had provided about 1/4 of military enlistments.
Returning Veterans Ending Up on Streets
Society & Culture  (tags: lies, military, homeless veterans, humans, government, crime, culture, abuse, americans, ethics, freedoms, rights, dishonesty, housing, healthcare, iraq, propaganda, war )

- 3355 days ago -
Many Iraq, Afghanistan GIs already homeless, suffering ... Often, when Ryan Svolto manages to sleep, he finds himself back in Iraq, preparing for triage, awash in blood and bodies. But he can't find his medical kit, and, helpless, he thrashes awake, damp.
Army Suicides at Highest Level in 26 Years
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, bush, bushadministration, freedoms, ethics, iraq, middle-east, military, troops, terrorism, war, usa, americans, death, ethics, freedoms, government, usa, violence )

- 3355 days ago -
More than a quarter did so while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a new military report.
Another Apparent Iraq Vet Suicide
Society & Culture  (tags: Iraq, veterans, suicide, war, military )

- 3369 days ago -
NEW YORK One of the least covered aspects of the fallout from the Iraq war is the rising toll of suicides, both near the battlefield and back home.
Wounded's Sacrifice Slips Through System
Society & Culture  (tags: soldier, wounded, war, iraq, disabilities, victims, military, wounded, sacrifice, recognition, politics, goverment, heros, USA, society, honor )

- 3379 days ago -
As of July 18, the military reported 4,025 dead and 28,207 wounded in action. Many of those are victims of brain injuries from improvised explosive devices, the enemy's weapon of choice.
Heads Up! We'Ve Won Some Victories! Backlash Against Chinese Goods
Society & Culture  (tags: China, Chinese, Goods, Senate, bushadministration, bush, congress, world, china, iraq, consumers, business, americans, financial, environment, safety, risks, health, contamination, alert, toxins, food, dog, cats, animals, companionanimals, pets )

- 3379 days ago -
So many in the freedom movement are quick to accept the idea that we cannot win against the forces of tyranny. They are dragging their chins on the ground and sit in despair. Darned if I understand why. 2007 and the Democrat-controlled Congress has been
Society & Culture  (tags: honor killings, du'a khalil, iraq, women's rights, children's rights, kurds, murder of a child, mass stoning )

- 3421 days ago -
Kurdish and Iraqi activists paid tribute to Du'a Khalil, Kurdish teenager murdered by public stoning in the city of Bashiqa in Northern Iraq.
Iraq Vet Begins Vigil to Protest STOP-LOSS
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, war, troops, military, politics, rights, government, iraq )

- 3426 days ago -
Knappenberger started a week-long vigil on June 1st to draw attention to the US military's STOP-LOSS and INACTIVE RESERVE policies, which he submits are being used as a substitute for conscription in a political war.

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