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Iraq War Crimes

With American Help Iraq's Cycle of Violence Spirals

Matthew Hoh | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics
Matthew Hoh

The greater we supported the corrupt government in Kabul and the more American troops we sent, the more the Taliban prospered. A similar dynamic is at play in Iraq. Consequently, without a change in American policy the cycle of violence in Iraq will continue its ghastly spiral.

New UN Human Rights Chief Warns Of A 'House Of Blood' In Iraq And Syria

Reuters | Posted 11.08.2014 | World

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Sept 8 (Reuters) - The new U.N. human rights chief urged world powers to protect women and minorities tar...

UN Rights Chief Alleges Crimes Against Humanity In Iraq

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 10.25.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — Islamic State fighters reportedly killed up to 670 prisoners in Mosul and committed other horrific abuses in Iraq that amount to crime...

Military Investigates Marines For Allegedly Burning Iraqi Corpses (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Disturbing photos have surfaced allegedly depicting U.S. Marines burning the corpses of Iraqi insurgents, a crime that goes against both U.S. military...

Impunity For The Bush Administration Won't Last

Elizabeth Holtzman | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
Elizabeth Holtzman

Britain and the Netherlands undertook investigations of their involvement in the Iraq War, so why can't we?

Major Iraq War Crimes Trial To Continue On Friday

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 03.21.2012 | World

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — A major war crimes trial resumed Friday after lawyers worked on unspecified negotiations for two days, with the prosecu...

Iraq Veteran Accuses Army Of War Crimes

Posted 11.14.2011 | World

This weekend's CBS show "48 Hours Mystery" focused on John Needham, a young veteran from the war in Iraq who allegedly brutally killed his girlfriend ...

UK Soldiers Could Face War Crimes Trial

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Three British soldiers have been referred to a senior military prosecutor over allegations that they abused Iraqis in the aftermath of ...

Steven Green Trial: A Bargain to Let War Criminals Go?

Gail McGowan Mellor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gail McGowan Mellor

As the jury deliberates on the hate-crime slaughter by U.S. soldiers of the al-Janabi family in Iraq in federal court in Paducah, Kentucky, the spotlight is on defendant ex-U.S. Army Private Steven Green.