Archive for March 11, 2004
Iraqi Women ‘Collaborators’ Killed , observes CBS News.
Military Families vs. the War
A federal immigration official who once referred to detained immigrants as ”scumbuckets” has been appointed to oversee the Miami office charged with detaining and deporting foreign nationals.
You can get a free one-day pass to read this story: A betrayal of democracy: The former National Security Council chief on Latin America says that Bush has created a disaster in Haiti.
Lawyers and families of the freed Guantanamo Bay detainees say they are “absolutely delighted” at the men’s release from British custody.
You cannot claim that Israel is not helpful (in wars against Muslims and Arabs): An Israeli security team will visit India shortly to train its security forces and intelligence teams for “anti-insurgency operations” in Kashmir
Contract Flaws in Iraq Cited
In a case of mistaken identity that sent a shudder through the capital’s large corps of foreign professionals, U.S. agents handcuffed a Spanish economist and took him off an international flight here because his name matched that of an individual on a watch list, officials said Wednesday. But officials insisted that they did not know [...]
President Bush makes overtures to women, but is largely solidifying support among men.
A Briton released from the U.S. military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, said he was beaten, humiliated and interrogated for up to 12 hours at a time during two years’ detention.
Zimbabwe set to charge 60 ‘mercenaries’
Follow-up story: Two teenagers have been charged with the murder of two Thai prostitutes who were thrown into a crocodile-infested river near the Australian city of Darwin.
The Same Old Iraq, Just a Tiny Bit Worse Than Last Month, by ROBERT FISK