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Iraq: A Ten-Year Anniversary We'd Rather Forget

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Ten years ago our "leaders" in the government, the corporate media, and the "national security" establishment assured us that invading Iraq was in our national interest.

Another Explanation for Powell's Endorsement of President Obama

Scott Lilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Scott Lilly

When Colin Powell or other military leaders look at the Romney campaign and find that more than a third of the national security advisors come from a single conservative think tank, maybe they fear a disastrous replay of the past decade.

Jason Linkins

Donald Rumsfeld Sent Douglas Feith A 'Honey Do' List Asking Him To Handle All Of The Bush Administration's Geopolitical Problems

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld basically asked his undersecretary for policy, Douglas Feith, to go and solve all of the world's thorny geopolitical situations with all the casualness of the grocery list my wife had sent me.

Top 7 Underemployed Former Bush Officials

Paul Tullis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Tullis

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An Unsanitized Look at the Origins of the Iraq War

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The debacle in Iraq is not merely a result of errors in planning or poor decision-making. Soldiers are still risking their lives every day in Iraq, "combat" or no "combat," and many more will die for this policy our neo-con leaders handed down to us.

No Tea Parties for "Bibi"

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's arrival in Washington shortly after President Barack Obama's victory on health care reform had both symbolic significance and practical implications for the Likud leader.

Shadow Elite: March to War -- The Neocon Playbook, Straight from the Soviet Bloc

Janine R. Wedel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Janine R. Wedel

Despite a new administration in Washington, not to mention the damage done to their credibility since the Iraq invasion, the Neocon core lives on, because networks like it are self-propelling and enduring.

Spanish Judge Resumes Torture Case Against Six Senior Bush Lawyers

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

Judge Baltasar Garzón is pressing ahead with a case against six senior Bush administration lawyers for implementing torture at Guantánamo.

FBI Whistleblower: Hastert, Burton, Blunt, Other Members of Congress 'Bribed, Blackmailed'

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

The broad criminal conspiracy is said to have resulted in, among other things, the sale of nuclear weapons technology to black market interests including Pakistan, Iran, North Korea, Libya and others.

Formerly-'Gagged' FBI Whistleblower Details Congressional Blackmail, Bribery, Espionage, Corruption in Remarkable Videotaped Deposition

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

Just over two weeks ago, FBI translator-turned-whistleblower Sibel Edmonds was finally allowed to speak about much of what the Bush Administration spent years trying to keep her from discussing publicly.

Spain Investigates What America Should

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marjorie Cohn

It is the responsibility of the United States to investigate allegations of torture. The use of torture should be purged from our system, much like we eradicated slavery.

The Torture Lawyers: Where Are They Now?

Andrew Woods | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Woods

William "Jim" Haynes II was hired in 2008 as Chief Corporate Counsel at Chevron Corporate Office in San Ramon, CA. Why would Chevron hire Haynes?

Douglas Feith (and the Times) are Silly

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Allison Kilkenny

The editors of our major, failing newspapers seem perfectly comfortable with printing foreign policy advice from men who would be arrested in other countries for war crimes.

The Bush Presidency: Shakespearean Tragedy or Cruel Farce?

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

Unlike earlier failed presidents like Herbert Hoover and Richard Nixon, Bush does not seem to acknowledge or even recognize the destruction that he has wrought.

Douglas Feith On Torture: "Some People Do Bad Things"

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a hearing about interrogation techniques in Guantanamo, the former Under Secretary of Defense explains away abuse: After going back and forth wit...

Neocons Busy Rewriting History On Iraq

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ever since the Rumsfeld era at the Pentagon ended abruptly in the aftermath of the Democratic victory in the 2006 mid-term elections, the civilian haw...

Feith Scared To Testify At Torture Hearing

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today, the House Judiciary subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Rights held a hearing on abusive interrogation to look at the role of administra...

Iraq War Architect Doug Feith: "What We Found In Iraq Was A Serious WMD Threat"

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, Iraq War architect Douglas Feith spoke to the National Press Club to promote his book, "War and Decision," and its revisionist description ...

Jon Stewart Interviews Douglas Feith

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Have you ever wanted someone to ask Douglas Feith real questions. You remember, Feith, the Undersecretary of Defense under Rumsfeld and architect of ...

Vanity Fair: Senior Bush Advisers Pressured Underlings To Use Torture Tactics At Guantanamo

Vanity Fair | Phillippe Sands | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The abuse, rising to the level of torture, of those captured and detained in the war on terror is a defining feature of the presidency of George W. Bu...

Architect Of Iraq War Strategy Blames Powell In New Memoir

Washington Post | Thomas E. Ricks and Karen DeYoung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the first insider account of Pentagon decision-making on Iraq, one of the key architects of the war blasts former secretary of state Colin Powell, ...