Monthly Archives: March 2023

Americans Don’t Care About the Iraqi Dead. They Don’t Even Care About Their Own.

Peter Maass, The Intercept_: Until Covid-19 came along, I thought the willful ignorance of Iraqi casualties was principally a matter of Americans not caring about the deaths of foreigners, especially those who are not white and not Christian. And that’s certainly true: We … Continue reading

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Seymour Hersh on the Nord Stream cover-up

Seymour Hersh: In early March, President Biden hosted German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Washington. The trip included only two public events—a brief pro forma exchange of compliments between Biden and Scholz before the White House press corps, with no questions … Continue reading

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Andrew Wilkie, MP, on his support for Assange

Andrew Wilkie answers Mohamed Elmaazi’s question 18.02.2020.

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Chris Hedges: The politicians who lied to us — George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Condoleezza Rice, Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden to name but a few — extinguished millions of lives, including thousands of American lives, and left Iraq along with Afghanistan, Syria, Somalia, Libya and Yemen in … Continue reading

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We got into our automobiles, turned on the headlights, because it was now after nine o’clock, and started driving round. We saw that a large number of stores had been broken into and occasionally we saw soldiers carrying away their … Continue reading

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Der Angriff der USA auf den Irak vor 20 Jahren

Die Zeit: Von Australien, Asien über Europa, Afrika bis Südamerika und die USA – der Protest gegen den sich ankündigenden Irakkrieg folgte der aufgehenden Sonne. Er war massenhaft und umspannte den gesamten Globus. 12 bis 14 Millionen Menschen, laut dem … Continue reading

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Sevim Dağdelen on Iraq invasion anniversary and Julian Assange

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Gerhard Schröder, 18.03.2003

Ingar Solty: In Deutschland betrachteten CDU/CSU die deutsche Gegnerschaft zum bevorstehenden Irakkrieg als diplomatisches Desaster. Angela Merkel, die damalige konservative Oppositionsführerin, die zwei Jahre später für die nächsten 16 Jahre Bundeskanzlerin werden sollte, flog eigens in die USA, um sich … Continue reading

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André Hahn on Nord Stream

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Iraqi drone, 12.03.2003

Associated Press: A remotely piloted aircraft that the United States has warned could spread chemical weapons appears to be made of balsa wood and duct tape, with two small propellers attached to what look like the engines of a weed … Continue reading

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Guardian UK view of mass murder based on lies

Patrick Wintour, Guardian: At this distance, on the eve of the twentieth anniversary on 20 March, it seems to matter less whether the war was launched on a deceit, a distortion, a wilful misapprehension, or a sincere false premise. It … Continue reading

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