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The Green Zone: When Right vs. Wrong Becomes "Liberal Propaganda"

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Is The Green Zone a true liberal screed? Not really. Like a lot of recent films that are tagged as liberal, the film deals with moral absolutes and is tagged as left-wing by those who would disagree with the scenarios at play.

The 'Green Zone' Debacle: Universal Seeing Red

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

It's no secret that Universal is going to take a bath on "Green Zone," which cost upwards of $100 million to make -- Time's Richard Corliss has it at ...

Ross Douthat Is Mature and You're Not

Ellis Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellis Weiner

When right-wingers have nothing substantive to say, they play the Vice-Principal card and call you "immature." Such, we are told, is the new Paul Greengrass/Matt Damon action film The Green Zone.

Matt Damon's Moustache: Love It Or Leave It? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Matt Damon has grown a new moustache. Damon was out in New York Thursday night at the premiere of his Bourne-esque film "The Green Zone." Unlike the...

Five Reasons For Hope In Iraq

Time | BOBBY GHOSH / BAGHDAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Bombings and casualties are way down; arrests of militants and the number and confidence of the Iraqi security forces are way up. Most of the addition...

Safer Baghdad Becomes A City Of Green Zones

Christian Science Monitor | Sam Dagher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Abu Nawas, Baghdad's storied riverbank thoroughfare, reopened amid much official fanfare two weeks ago. But three years since they last saw business, ...

Employee Accuses Halliburton Of Covering Up Rape In Iraq

ABC's The Blotter | BRIAN ROSS, MADDY SAUER & JUSTIN ROOD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Houston, Texas woman says she was gang-raped by Halliburton/KBR coworkers in Baghdad, and the company and the U.S. government are covering up the in...

Iraqi Lawmakers Walk Out to Protest 'Humiliating' Green Zone Treatment

Los Angeles Times | Ann M. Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dozens of Iraqi lawmakers walked out of parliament Wednesday to protest what they view as overly aggressive and humiliating treatment by U.S. soldiers...

US Embassy In Iraq $144 Million Overbudget And Unfinished

Washington Post | Glenn Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The massive U.S. embassy under construction in Baghdad could cost $144 million more than projected and will open months behind schedule because of poo...