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Most Civilian Deaths In Iraq Were From Kidnapping-Executions: Report

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The most common cause of death for civilians in the first five years of the Iraq war was execution after being kidnapped, according to a report publis...

Obama and the Perils of Gaza

Sandy Tolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sandy Tolan

Obama promised in his too-brief comments on Gaza that "after January 20th, I'll have plenty to say." Here's hoping he does, and that by the time he opens his mouth, it won't be too late.

I've Written a Book I'd Like You to Read ...a note from Michael Moore

Michael Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Moore

Friends, This morning my new book officially goes on sale. It has a fancy title: "Mike's Election Guide." It's cheap ($11.19 on Amazon). It's got a c...

John McCain Dismisses the War's Collateral Damage

Laila Al-Arian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laila Al-Arian

America's occupation of Iraq has destroyed not only the people suffering under it, but the troops who were asked to carry it out.

Afghan Prez To Bush: Airstrikes Are Killing Too Many Civilians

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After six years, the liberation of Afghanistan has become a triumph without victory. The fighting is the greatest it has been since the beginning of t...

Blackwater Suspension Forces US Embassy To Halt All Movement By Staff

ABC News | TERRY MCCARTHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The United States has grounded all civilian government employees in Iraq after the alleged killing of nine Iraqis on Sunday by Blackwater USA, a priva...