Information Clearing House Archive         For the Month of April 2003 – Part 2
IRAQ DENIES REPORTS OF COALITION ENTERING BAGHDAD: Iraq's Information Minister says Baghdad is firmly under Iraqi control and denied US reports that American troops had reached the center of the capital.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2601.htm

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IMAGES OF WAR: Collection of Pictures Depicting the Horror And Reality Of "Operation Iraqi Freedom"

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2604.htm

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SUICIDE BOMBER ATTACKS U.S. UNIT AT BAGHDAD AIRPORT

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2602.htm

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THE WAR THAT MAY END THE AGE OF SUPERPOWER: The force ratio of army forces to guerilla forces needed for merely containing guerilla resistance, let alone defeating a guerilla force, is about 20 to 1. US estimates of the size of Iraq's guerilla force stands at 100,000 for the time being. This means the US would need a force of 2 million.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2596.htm

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NORMAN MAILER: GAINING AN EMPIRE, LOSING DEMOCRACY? W. Bush and many conservatives have come to the conclusion that the only way they can save America and get if off its present downslope is to become a regime with a greater military presence and drive toward empire. My fear is that Americans might lose their democracy in the process.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2598.htm

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THE WAR'S DIRTY SECRET: IT'S ABOUT CHANGING UNITED STATES, NOT IRAQ

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2599.htm

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WE STILL CANNOT BE SURE OF THE COURSE OR OUTCOME OF THIS PECULIAR CONFLICT: Wars often have their phoney phases, but what is strange about this one is that no one can be sure whether it is about to begin or about to end.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2597.htm

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MARINES TO USE 'KNOCK-OUT PUNCH' IN BAGHDAD FIGHT: A U.S. Marine commander said on Saturday American troops would use overwhelming force to crush any resistance if ordered to storm Baghdad and that the battle would cost many civilian lives.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2591.htm

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U.S. TROOPS INFLICT 'SO MANY DEATHS': As thick black smoke hung over the outskirts of Baghdad last night, American troops stood stunned by the number of enemy forces they had killed.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2592.htm

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'LIBERATED' CITY WHERE LOOTERS RUN WILD AND DEATH STALKS THE STREETS: In the last ward on the right lies a student called Haider Mohammed, who has lost the lower part of both legs in an American bombing raid. Flies crawl over his bandaged stumps.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2594.htm

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Updated 04/05/03: Uncensored Info on Iraq War from the Russian GRU:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2578.htm

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"ALL THAT IS NEEDED FOR EVIL TO TRIUMPH IS FOR GOOD MEN TO DO NOTHING" That Evil Is With Us Today. What will you do? Flash Presentation

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2555.htm

LA TIMES POLL: AMERICANS SUPPORT BROAD US ROLE IN MIDDLE EAST: A majority of Americans back the war in Iraq and half reported they would support military action against Iran if it continues to develop nuclear weapons

http://www.pe.com/ap_news/California/CA_War_Poll_102343C.shtml

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IRAQ SAID TO HAVE REGAINED SADDAM AIRPORT

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2600.htm

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IRAQ DENIES REPORTS OF COALITION ENTERING BAGHDAD: IRAQ'S INFORMATION MINISTER SAYS Baghdad is firmly under Iraqi control and denied US reports that American troops had reached the center of the capital.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2601.htm

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THE WAR THAT MAY END THE AGE OF SUPERPOWER: The force ratio of army forces to guerilla forces needed for merely containing guerilla resistance, let alone defeating a guerilla force, is about 20 to 1. US estimates of the size of Iraq's guerilla force stands at 100,000 for the time being. This means the US would need a force of 2 million.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2596.htm

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NORMAN MAILER: GAINING AN EMPIRE, LOSING DEMOCRACY? W. Bush and many conservatives have come to the conclusion that the only way they can save America and get if off its present downslope is to become a regime with a greater military presence and drive toward empire. My fear is that Americans might lose their democracy in the process.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2598.htm

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THE WAR'S DIRTY SECRET: IT'S ABOUT CHANGING UNITED STATES, NOT IRAQ

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2599.htm

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WE STILL CANNOT BE SURE OF THE COURSE OR OUTCOME OF THIS PECULIAR CONFLICT: Wars often have their phoney phases, but what is strange about this one is that no one can be sure whether it is about to begin or about to end.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2597.htm

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MARINES TO USE 'KNOCK-OUT PUNCH' IN BAGHDAD FIGHT: A U.S. Marine commander said on Saturday American troops would use overwhelming force to crush any resistance if ordered to storm Baghdad and that the battle would cost many civilian lives.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2591.htm

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U.S. TROOPS INFLICT 'SO MANY DEATHS': As thick black smoke hung over the outskirts of Baghdad last night, American troops stood stunned by the number of enemy forces they had killed.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2592.htm

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'LIBERATED' CITY WHERE LOOTERS RUN WILD AND DEATH STALKS THE STREETS: In the last ward on the right lies a student called Haider Mohammed, who has lost the lower part of both legs in an American bombing raid. Flies crawl over his bandaged stumps.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2594.htm

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UPDATED 04/05/03: Uncensored Info on Iraq War from the Russian GRU

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2578.htm

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ROBERT FISK: WHERE WERE THE PANICKING CROWDS? WHERE WERE THE FOOD QUEUES? WHERE WERE THE EMPTY STREETS?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2595.htm

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AFI RESEARCH INTELL. BRIEFING: PSYCHOLOGY AND IMAGINATION ARE THE NEW MILITARY WATCHWORDS The use of embedded journalists who are given what is really a front seat view of war has indeed turned virtually all of them into potential weapons of information warfare.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2593.htm

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BUSH IS FEELING THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD. HE SHOULD DROP IT. Bush believes he was called by God to lead the nation at this time, says Commerce Secretary Don Evans.

http://www.reason.com/links/links040303.shtml

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THE ROAD TO HELL: Are they aware that participation in presidential elections in the U.S. barely reaches 30%? This means that 30% of this 6% of humanity, U.S. citizens, has placed a madman, puppet of the monopolies, at the head of a genocide

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2579.htm

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WHAT'S NEXT? U.S. SET SIGHTS ON IRAN, NORTH KOREA

http://216.26.163.62/2003/ss_wmd_04_03.html

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HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH REPORT: HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE U.S. The United States is right to insist that Iraq honor the Geneva Conventions. But its position is weakened by failure to practice what it preaches

http://hrw.org/us/usdom.php

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JOHN PILGER: THE WAR FOR TRUTH Like their attack on Iraq, their invasion of Vietnam was accompanied by a racist contempt for the people.The Vietnamese were "gooks" and "slits" who would never fight, who would be crushed within weeks.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2577.htm

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SPECIAL: A TIME TO BREAK SILENCE: BY REV. MARTIN LUTHER KING: Thirty-five years ago today Rev King said, "I knew that I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed in the ghettos without having first spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today -- my own government." Text and Audio

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2564.htm

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RED CROSS HORRIFIED BY NUMBER OF DEAD CIVILIANS: Red Cross doctors who visited southern Iraq this week saw "incredible" levels of civilian casualties including a truckload of dismembered women and children, a spokesman said Thursday from Baghdad.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2574.htm

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IRAQI TROOPS MASSACRED FROM THE AIR AS US ADVANCES INTO BAGHDAD: Amid the shameless celebration by the US media of the American assault, it is necessary to call things by their right name. What is unfolding in Iraq is a slaughter.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2575.htm

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US INVADERS CAUGHT OFF GUARD BY USE OF POTENT AND PORTABLE TANK-KILLER: It seems the Iraqis - who say they have knocked out dozens of US tanks - may be using the Kornet-E.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2576.htm

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VICTIMS OF WAR ARE NOT OUR ENEMIES: "Why does Bush do this to us? Why would Americans let him do it? What do they have against us as Arabs and as Muslims that they can treat us with this aggression?"

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2570.htm

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"IN A COMMUNICATIONS DICTATORSHIP, ALL 'NEWS' - IS PROPAGANDA" There is freedom of the press - only - if you own one!

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2572.htm

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THE WAR IN IRAQ BY THE NUMBERS:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2571.htm

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THE BLOOD OF CHILDREN STAINS OUR FLAG: How will they write the History of the Destruction of the Children of a foreign land? A Readers Commentary.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2565.htm

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MARINES KILL ANOTHER SEVEN CIVILIANS IN CHECKPOINT ENCOUNTER

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2569.htm

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EIGHT CIVILIANS KILLED BY MISSILE

http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/Articles.asp?Article=48370&Sn=WORL

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WHITE MAN'S BURDEN: The war in Iraq was conceived by 25 neoconservative intellectuals, most of them Jewish, who are pushing President Bush to change the course of history. Two of them, journalists William Kristol and Charles Krauthammer, say it's possible. But another journalist, Thomas Friedman (not part of the group), is skeptical.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2567.htm

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US MILITARY ADMITS 'SUSPICIOUS' POWDER IS EXPLOSIVE

http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_767484.html?menu=news.latestheadlines

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EUPHRATES CHEMICAL TESTS SAID NEGATIVE: No Indications So Far That Chemical Found in Iraq's Euphrates River Are Illegal

http://printerfriendly.abcnews.com/printerfriendly/Print?fetchFromGLUE=
true&GLUEService=ABCNewsCom

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BAGHDAD AIRPORT BATTLE CONTINUES, US HOLDS 'MOST' OF FACILITY

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=393788

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BUSH GRANTS QUARANTINE AUTHORITY IN SARS CASES: In an executive order signed Friday, Bush added SARS to the list of diseases for which health authorities have authority to involuntarily quarantine Americans.

http://www.startribune.com/stories/1556/3804765.html

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DEMOCRACY NOW! NEWS 04/04/03

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2563.htm

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U.S.: AFTER IRAQ, WE'LL DEAL WITH OTHER RADICAL MIDEAST REGIMES

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2560.htm

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CHOMSKY: IRAQ IS A TRIAL RUN

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2568.htm

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WHO CARES ABOUT DEAD IRAQIS? Body counts, Rummy's plan, and the grisly stuff they don't want you to see.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2562.htm

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'UNCONVENTIONAL OPERATIONS TONIGHT' WARNS IRAQ: Iraq said the operations would be "nothing to do with the military" and there would be no chance for Allied forces to survive unless they surrendered.

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=393859

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THREE US SOLDIERS DIE IN SUSPECTED SUICIDE ATTACK: The civilian vehicle exploded, killing three coalition force members who were approaching the vehicle and wounding two others.

http://reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=2508307

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'ROLLING' VICTORY KEY TO U.S. ENDGAME : Controlling Territory, Halting Resistance Are Aims; Surrender Not Expected.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A23898-2003Apr3.html

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US FORCES USE SCHOOLS FOR COVER: The Defence Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, recently criticised Iraq for placing key military units and weaponry in and around mosques, hospitals and schools.

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/04/03/1048962881242.html

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Must Read: A CROOKED MIRROR: Presstitution. In the Middle Ages, armies were accompanied by large numbers of prostitutes. In the Iraq war, the American and British armies are accompanied by large numbers of journalists.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2554.htm

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HOW THE PRESSTITUTES LIE TO AMERICA

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2558.htm

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DETECTING DISINFORMATION, WITHOUT RADAR: How to tell genuine reporting from an article manufactured to produce the desired propaganda effect? The war in Iraq provides us plenty of interesting samples for a study of disinformation techniques.

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/ED03Ak02.html

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MR. BUSH YOU HAVE SOILED OUR FLAG WITH THE BLOOD OF CHILDREN

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2553.htm

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US FENDS OFF IRAQI COUNTERATTACK NEAR BAGHDAD: U.S. troops fighting for Baghdad airport fought off a counterattack by Iraqi tanks on Friday.

http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml;jsessionid=
FDWVN51VQOT04CRBAELCFFA?type=topNews&storyID=2506328

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SUPPORT TROOPS = SUPPORT BUSH = FALSE PROPAGANDA

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2557.htm

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04/03/03 - STRATFOR INTELLIGENCE REPORT: The United States does not want to fight an urban battle, but the conquest of Iraq cannot be complete without the fall of Baghdad.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2550.htm

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ROBERT FISK: THE MINISTRY OF MENDACITY STRIKES AGAIN: How many times, I wonder, do ministers think they can con their electorate with this miserable routine?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2549.htm

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RESCUED POW HAD NO GUNSHOT, KNIFE WOUNDS: FATHER

http://www.spacewar.com/2003/030403213949.0bsaiduj.html

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DOES ANYONE IN THE BELTWAY CARE ABOUT AN IRAQI FARM FAMILY? I came to imagine how this nation would react if George and Laura Bush abruptly lost 11 members of their family in one senseless act.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2547.htm

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JAPAN: MULTIPLE EXPLOSIONS AT US BASE: Police suspect attack by guerilla forces opposed to war in Iraq.

http://www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=2&id=255427

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COALITION TROOP DEATHS, CASUALTIES, POWS, MIAS: he Pentagon said 52 American servicemembers were killed, 16 were missing and seven had been captured. The British government said 27 of its troops were dead. The military totals include casualties whose names may not yet be available.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5447.htm

UN ENVOY WARNS OF WAR IN KOREA: The standoff between the United States and North Korea over the Asian nation's nuclear ambitions could escalate into war, a U.N. envoy warned Thursday.

http://www.belleville.com/mld/newsdemocrat/5551497.htm

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CHINA HITS BACK AT US OVER HUMAN RIGHTS: It says the human rights record of the US has worsened since Sept 11, and that discrimination against Muslims is rising.

http://straitstimes.asia1.com.sg/asia/story/0,4386,181130,00.html

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MARINES MARCH WITHIN 4 MILES OF BAGHDAD

http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/abs_news_flash_article.asp?FlashOID=7744

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RUSSIAN MUSLIMS DECLARE JIHAD ON US: This is only the second time since the beginning of the 20th century that jihad has been declared on another country in Russia. The first jihad was declared by Russian Muslims on Germany in 1941.

http://www.rosbaltnews.com/2003/04/03/62068.html

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RUSSIAN REPORT: ABOUT A POSSIBLE USE OF UNCONVENTIONAL WEAPONS IN IRAQ

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2546.htm

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AFI RESEARCH INTELL.BRIEFING: THE DEFENCE OF BAGHDAD - SPECIAL MILITARY REPORT

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2545.htm

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DEMOCRACY NOW! NEWS 04/03/03: US Dropping Cluster Bombs On Iraq Civilians. How the Pentagon Is Using Israel's model Of Bulldozing Homes As A preparation For The Attack On Baghdad.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2541.htm

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ROBERT FISK: Wailing children, the wounded, the dead: victims of the day cluster bombs rained on Babylon

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2543.htm

 

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SEND IN THE BULLDOZERS: What Israel told marines about urban battles

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2541.htm#bulldozers

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STRAIN OF IRAQ WAR SHOWING ON BUSH, THOSE WHO KNOW HIM SAY: People who know Bush well say the strain of war is palpable. (snip) He's being hard on himself; he gave up sweets just before the war began. [Wow. He gave up sweets, and yet people say our President has not made personal sacrifices to further the war effort?]

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2539.htm

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DID ANY OF BUSH'S FRIENDS FAMILY AND AIDES THINK OF THE ANGUISH THAT WENT THROUGH JESSICA LYNCHíS FAMILY?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2544.htm

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E-MAIL REPLY OFFENDS: Seventeen-year-old Jessica Meikle only wanted to protect the troops.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2542.htm

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EVIDENCE AGAINST SYRIA IS QUESTIONED: The CIA has no credible evidence that the government of Syria has had a role in the shipment of night-vision goggles and other military equipment to Iraq

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2540.htm

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A MUST READ: MESOPOTAMIA. BABYLON. THE TIGRIS AND EUPHRATES: Operation Iraqi Freedom? I don't think so. It's more like Operation Let's Run a Race, but First Let Me Break Your Knees.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2532.htm

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IS FINAL PUSH ON BAGHDAD UNDER WAY? U.S. armored units thrust forward virtually unopposed on Thursday to just six miles from the edge of Baghdad and were preparing to seize the city's airport, the U.S. military said.

http://reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=focusIraqNews&storyID=2501806

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IS THE UK'S INDEPENDENT CENSORING ROBERT FISK?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2538.htm

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OUR FLAG, TOO: Seven students at 44 Howard Street on the Wheaton College campus, located in the rural community of Norton, Massachusetts, have discovered, with suddenness and fury, how difficult it is today to speak your mind in a nation divided by war.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2537.htm

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NO SNIPING, MORTARS, OR TRACER. AND NO SIGN OF THE DREADED REPUBLICAN GUARD

http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,928530,00.html

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OPERATION IRAQI INVASION, BY THE NUMBERS: Military spending, worldwide: $900 billion: Percentage of worldwide military spending by U.S.: 50%. % of worldwide military spending by Iraq: 0.0015.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2533.htm

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IRAQ INVASION DOOMS SADDAM ñ BUT ALSO BUSH, BLAIR, GOP, NEOCONS: The invasion has achieved the ìPalestinizationî of the Muslim world and has united Muslims against us.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2534.htm

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BOMBS FALL ON BABYLON: I see six bodies in the makeshift morgue, a crude metal box teeming with flies, situated beneath an awning at Babylon General Hospital.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2536.htm

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ABRAMS TANK HITS NASTY SURPRISE FOR U.S. FORCES: Among the many surprises that awaited the invading forces in Iraq was their enemy's ability to knock out the U.S. Army's most advanced battle tank.

http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml;jsessionid=
WPULOFPWVZAHICRBAE0CFEY?type=focusIraqNews&storyID=2495400

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IT WILL TAKE MORE THAN POWELL'S VISIT TO MEND THE FRACTURED TURKISH ALLIANCE: The nonchalant arrogance with which the Bush administration has treated its alliances has cost his country, and its closest friends, dear

http://argument.independent.co.uk/leading_articles/story.jsp?story=393418

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ALTERED IMAGES AND DOCTORED PHOTOGRAPHS: On Monday, March 31, the Los Angeles Times published a front-page photograph that had been altered.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2535.htm

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IN BED WITH THE MILITARY: For journalistic jingoism, it's hard to find a better example than the coverage of the high-tech media extravaganza known as "Operation Iraqi Freedom."

http://www.wnd.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=31831

US FORCES OUTSIDE BAGHDAD, IRAQ GUARD COUNTERS

http://asia.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=2498644

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MISSILE DOWN BLACK HAWK COPTER, SEVEN KILLED

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A15026-2003Apr2.html

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US SPECIAL FORCES SUFFER HEAVY CASUALTIES

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/04/02/1048962805297.html

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IRAQI MISSILE DOWNS US FA-18 HORNET

http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,928631,00.html

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SADDAM'S GREATER GAME: The assumption that Saddam Hussein is looking at the Battle of Baghdad as a glorious last stand is totally inconsistent with his character. There is likely a greater game afoot, and it is becoming clearer.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A6410-2003Apr1.html

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04/02/03: UNCENSORED INFO ON IRAQ WAR FROM THE RUSSIAN GRU:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2531.htm

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BAGHDAD POUNDED FOR 14TH DAY RUNNING

http://www.euronews.net/popup.php?lien=stream1.euronews.net:8080/
ramgen/new/cut/bagdad_17530_1.rm?usehostname

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PRESIDENTIAL QUARANTINE: WHY BUSH CAN'T LEAVE AMERICA -- AND WHY THAT MATTERS.

http://www.prospect.org/webfeatures/2003/04/mayer-je-04-01.html

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IS ISRAEL MORE SECURED NOW THAT IRAQIS ARE DYING? Following Iraq, Israel was promised, that next would come Syria, Iran, Hezbollah and the Palestinian resistance.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5230.htm

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JORDANIAN KING SLAMS 'INVASION' OF IRAQ:

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/04/03/1048962835005.html

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SWITZERLAND DOCUMENTS U.S.-BRITISH WAR CRIMES IN IRAQ

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2526.htm

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TILTING AT PRESIDENTS: Francis a. Boyle bristles when it's suggested that his quest to impeach president bush has a futile, don quixote-like aspect to it.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2528.htm

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IMPEACHMENT RESOLUTION AGAINST PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2529.htm

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VOTE TO IMPEACH BUSH: The U.S. Constitution provides the means for preventing George W. Bush from engaging in a war of aggression against Iraq, and from advancing a first strike potentially nuclear preemptive war. It's called impeachment.

http://www.votetoimpeach.org/

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LET US COUNT THE LIES ON THE ROAD TO WAR: A partial timeline of how the White House kept changing its story. Follow the ever shifting, ever absolute bouncing ball.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2523.htm

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INTERVIEW WITH FORMER US DIPLOMAT JOHN BRADY KIESLING ON WHY HE RESIGNED FROM THE STATE DEPARTMENT: Until This Administration It Had Been Possible To Believe That By Upholding The Policies Of My President I was Also Upholding The Interests Of The American People. I Believe It No Longer

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2527.htm

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U.S. MILITARY WARNS FOREIGN JOURNALISTS IN IRAQ: ìDonít mess with my soldiers. Donít mess with them because they are trained like dogs to kill. And they will kill you...î

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2522.htm

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AFI RESEARCH INTELL.BRIEFING CHRISTIAN-ZIONIST ALLIANCE CARVES UP ARAB LANDS: The Arab nations must watch powerlessly as Israel's main supporter buys the unprincipled little Gulf Sheikdoms, bullies Saudi Arabia and invades Iraq.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2517.htm

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EMPEROR GEORGE: What has become of American values and idealism? All swept away in this thoroughly un-American war.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2519.htm

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THE PSYCHOTIC DRY DRUNK IN THE WHITE HOUSE: No one seems bothered by the idea that we are fighting a war because the President believes God called him to lead us in these times.

http://www.buzzflash.com/buzzscripts/buzz.dll/sub2

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BERATING THE GENERALS: THE SIEGE OF WASHINGTON: March 25, 2003 may serve as a crucial turning point in American history. On that day, George W. Bush displayed his increasingly erratic and irresponsible behavior before America's top military leadership.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2521.htm

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IS BUSH SLOSHED? A READERS COMMENTARY

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2525.htm

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ROBERT FISK ON WASHINGTONíS ëQUAGMIREí IN IRAQ, CIVILIAN DEATHS AND THE FALLACY OF BUSHíS ëWAR OF LIBERATIONí

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2524.htm

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TEXT OF SLAIN SOLDIER'S LAST LETTER HOME:Mother, I love you so much! I'm not going to give up! I'm living my life one day at a time, sitting here picturing home with a small tear in my eyes.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2516.htm

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BAGHDAD HOSPITAL BOMBED: US aircraft hit a Red Crescent maternity hospital in Baghdad, the city's trade fair, and other civilian buildings today, killing several people and wounding at least 25.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,928078,00.html

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PHOTO-ESSAY: THE MANY FACES OF WAR: Much has been made in recent days of the controversy regarding the ethics of publishing pictures that may offend some people. However, war in of itself is offensive. It is offensive to nature, offensive to morality, and offensive to the human condition.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2520.htm

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MAIN ARAB PRESS HEADLINES ON IRAQ WAR

http://www.upi.com/view.cfm?StoryID=20030402-092100-7452r

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BASRA: RESIDENTS SAY HUSSEIN LOYALISTS IN FULL CONTROL

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A6008-2003Apr1.html

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Report for: 04/06/03: Uncensored Info on Iraq War from the Russian GRU:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2640.htm

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MR. BUSH, YOU ARE A CRIMINAL.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2629.htm

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PHOTOGRAPHS OF CAPTURED AND DEAD AMERICAN SOLDIERS:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2635.htm

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UNCENSORED INFO ON IRAQ WAR FROM THE RUSSIAN GRU: Russian Military Intel update: War in Iraq, April 6 (morning)

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2640.htm

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GRU TOTALS OF FORCES: KILLED, MISSING, WOUNDED

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2641.htm

THE RECONSTRUCTION OF IRAQ MUST BE LED BY THE UNITED NATIONS, NOT THE UNITED STATES: George W. Bush has taken the United States to war in contempt of the U.S. Constitution and in criminal defiance of the UN Charter. As a result, a horrifying majority of the world's population now views America as the single greatest threat to world peace.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2644.htm

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RACIST WAR & PIRATE PLUNDER

http://www.unobserver.com/index.php?pagina=layout4.php&id=821&blz=1

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WE STAND FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE. We stand for internationalism. We oppose any nation spreading an ever expanding network of military bases around the world and producing an arsenal unparalleled in the world.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2639.htm

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GEORGE AND TONY SHOULD TAKE HEED: A readers commentary

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2643.htm

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PENTAGON DEFENDS USE OF CIVILIAN CLOTHES: Asked at a Pentagon press conference why it is OK for American commando troops to take off their uniforms, but a crime when the Iraqis did it, Defense Department spokeswoman Victoria Clarke said.

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apmideast_story.asp?category=
1107&slug=War%20Civilian%20Clothes

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AFTER PROTEST ARREST, SOLDIER'S MOM SAYS, 'I'M DOING WHAT DAVID IS DOING. I'M FIGHTING A WAR.'

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2642.htm

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'DIRTY WAR' ALLEGATIONS CUT BOTH WAYS

http://english.aljazeera.net/topics/article.asp?cu_no=1&item_no=
1829&version=1&template_id=277&parent_id=258

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AFI RESEARCH INTELL.BRIEFING: Is this the start of the next World War? Many analysts, including the former CIA Director James Woolsey, believe that the Iraq campaign is really just the start of the 4th World War and one that will undoubtedly last for decades.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2636.htm

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U.S. FRIENDLY FIRE KILLS 17 KURDS, INJURES 45, INCLUDING LEADER'S BROTHER

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2627.htm

MORE CIVILIANS DIE AT ROADBLOCK: THEY CARRIED THE BODIES OF THE CHILDREN OUT FIRST.

http://www.charlotte.com/mld/observer/news/5570310.htm

IRAQ: VICTORY OR DEFEAT? Claims and counter claims.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2638.htm

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JOURNALISTS EXPRESS SKEPTICISM AT PRESS CONFERENCE: We have people who are in the center of the city, and they clearly haven't been actually in the center. So could I ask for a little bit greater precision from some of the statements.

http://globalresearch.ca/articles/USC304A.html

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U.S. FINDS NO WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION IN IRAQ

http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/abs_news_flash_article.asp?FlashOID=7824

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RUSSIAN ENVOYS ATTACKED IN IRAQ: A convoy of Russian diplomatic cars has come under fire while leaving Baghdad, leaving several people wounded.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/2922117.stm

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FORMER HEAD OF THE KGB, HAS BEEN HIRED AS A CONSULTANT BY THE US DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY. Republished at a readers request

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2637.htm

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BAGHDAD HOSPITALS ON THE BRINK OF CRISIS: Victims were carried in on sheets after stretchers ran out. With many staff unable to reach the hospitals due to bombing, doctors worked furiously as they performed operations, taking blood, giving injections and ferrying the wounded.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2632.htm

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WOUNDED SWAMP BAGHDAD HOSPITALS: "They don't have drugs,' Dr. Dimitrius Mognie said. "I saw it myself. I opened the cabinets.'

http://www.sgvtribune.com/Stories/0,1413,205~24512~1302666,00.html

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LIST OF CONFIRMED LOSSES OF USA/UK MILITARY EQUIPMENT BY APRIL 5

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2626.htm

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WAS EINSTEIN RIGHT? He not only opposed the establishment of a formal Israeli state - he was after all a great internationalist - but he always advocated treating the Arabic people of Palestine with generosity and understanding.

http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Articles3/Chuckman_Einstein-Palestine.htm

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THE BATTLE FOR SADDAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: US and Iraqi forces continue to battle for control of Saddam International Airport. Both sides claim it in its entirety, but both claims appear dubious.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2633.htm

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HUMAN REMAINS 'ARE IRANIAN SOLDIERS'

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2628.htm

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DOUBTS GROW OVER US WAR CLAIMS: ìThe greatest challenge is still ahead trying to occupy a country where the larger part of the population opposes American force.î

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2634.htm

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US TROOPS SUFFER HEAVY LOSSES IN BAGHDAD FIGHTING

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2631.htm

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NEOCONSERVATIVE CLOUT SEEN IN U.S. IRAQ POLICY

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2630.htm

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AT LEAST 6 MONTHS TO CREATE NEW IRAQI GOVERNMENT: WOLFOWITZ

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/middleeast/view/36752/1/.html

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NO SIGN OF US TROOPS IN BAGHDAD: With U.S. military spokesmen saying American forces had entered Baghdad, forces loyal to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein moved into position across the city or headed south toward the battle front.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2623.htm

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ROBERT FISK: THE BATTLE OF BAGHDAD: The americans were coming. The americans were claiming to be in the inner suburbs of Baghdad ñ which was untrue; indeed, the story was designed, I'm sure, to provoke panic and vulnerability among the Iraqis.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2624.htm

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JOHN PILGER: WE SEE TOO MUCH. WE KNOW TOO MUCH. THAT'S OUR BEST DEFENCE:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2625.htm

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FOR IRAQ: D...J¿ VU ALL OVER AGAIN: 'Liberators' Have Been There Before, And Stayed for Decades.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2621.htm

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HORRIFIC WOUNDS AMONG U.S. SOLDIERS, SAYS MEDIC: Dr Gene Bolles said wounded being flown to Landstuhl were young men, aged 18, 19, and 20, with "horrific injuries", including lost arms, legs and hands, and brain injuries.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2617.htm

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HOW MANY IRAQI SOLDIERS HAVE DIED IN THIS WAR?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2619.htm

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HOW THE RICH GO TO WAR: THEY SEND THE POOR TO FIGHT

http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0315/ridgewar1.php

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FULL REPORT: WAR, "IT REALLY IS DISGUSTINGLY SANITIZED ON TELEVISION,"

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2618.htm

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IN THE PIPELINE: MORE REGIME CHANGE: Israel is seriously considering restarting a strategically important oil pipeline that once transferred oil from the Iraqi city of Mosul to Israel's northern port of Haifa.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2622.htm

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LATEST: UNCENSORED INFO ON IRAQ WAR FROM THE RUSSIAN GRU:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2616.htm

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"ALL THAT IS NEEDED FOR EVIL TO TRIUMPH IS FOR GOOD MEN TO DO NOTHING" That Evil Is With Us Today. What will you do? Flash Presentation

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2555.htm

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I AM VERY ANGRY: A READERS COMMENTARY

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2620.htm

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ANOTHER AMERICAN PEACE ACTIVIST SHOT IN WEST BANK: An American peace activist working as a human shield in the West Bank was seriously wounded on Saturday.

http://www.salon.com/news/wire/2003/04/05/activist/index.html

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GORE VIDAL CALLS BUSH, BLAIR 'DANGEROUS JESUS LOVERS' GORE Vidal who sneeringly described Bush as a "'come to Jesus' kind of fellow" and Blair as "a crypto Roman Catholic and a secret Jesus lover."

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2614.htm

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RUSSIAN NUCLEAR SUBS TO HEAD FOR THE GULF: The official aim of the campaign is to carry out military and naval military exercises there, ìaccording to an agreement with Indiaî. However, it seems that this explanation does not reveal the true goals.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2615.htm

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BOMB HITS CENTRAL BAGHDAD NEAR PALESTINE HOTEL

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2612.htm

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Iraq Says 'Hundreds' of Americans Killed at Airport

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2603.htm

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LA TIMES POLL: AMERICANS SUPPORT BROAD US ROLE IN MIDDLE EAST: A majority of Americans back the war in Iraq and half reported they would support military action against Iran if it continues to develop nuclear weapons

http://www.pe.com/ap_news/California/CA_War_Poll_102343C.shtml

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IRAQ DENIES REPORTS OF COALITION ENTERING BAGHDAD: Iraq's Information Minister says Baghdad is firmly under Iraqi control and denied US reports that American troops had reached the center of the capital.

http://www.pe.com/ap_news/California/CA_War_Poll_102343C.shtml

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IMAGES OF WAR: Collection of Pictures Depicting The Horror And Reality Of "Operation Iraqi Freedom"

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2604.htm

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SUICIDE BOMBER ATTACKS U.S. UNIT AT BAGHDAD AIRPORT

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2602.htm

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THE WAR THAT MAY END THE AGE OF SUPERPOWER: The force ratio of army forces to guerilla forces needed for merely containing guerilla resistance, let alone defeating a guerilla force, is about 20 to 1. US estimates of the size of Iraq's guerilla force stands at 100,000 for the time being. This means the US would need a force of 2 million.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2596.htm

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NORMAN MAILER: GAINING AN EMPIRE, LOSING DEMOCRACY? W. Bush and many conservatives have come to the conclusion that the only way they can save America and get if off its present downslope is to become a regime with a greater military presence and drive toward empire. My fear is that Americans might lose their democracy in the process.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2598.htm

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THE WAR'S DIRTY SECRET: IT'S ABOUT CHANGING UNITED STATES, NOT IRAQ

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2599.htm

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WE STILL CANNOT BE SURE OF THE COURSE OR OUTCOME OF THIS PECULIAR CONFLICT: Wars often have their phoney phases, but what is strange about this one is that no one can be sure whether it is about to begin or about to end

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2597.htm

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MARINES TO USE 'KNOCK-OUT PUNCH' IN BAGHDAD FIGHT: A U.S. Marine commander said on Saturday American troops would use overwhelming force to crush any resistance if ordered to storm Baghdad and that the battle would cost many civilian lives.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2591.htm

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U.S. TROOPS INFLICT 'SO MANY DEATHS': As thick black smoke hung over the outskirts of Baghdad last night, American troops stood stunned by the number of enemy forces they had killed.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2592.htm

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'LIBERATED' CITY WHERE LOOTERS RUN WILD AND DEATH STALKS THE STREETS: In the last ward on the right lies a student called Haider Mohammed, who has lost the lower part of both legs in an American bombing raid. Flies crawl over his bandaged stumps.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2594.htm

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UPDATED 04/05/03: UNCENSORED INFO ON IRAQ WAR FROM THE RUSSIAN GRU

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2578.htm

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ROBERT FISK: WHERE WERE THE PANICKING CROWDS? WHERE WERE THE FOOD QUEUES? WHERE WERE THE EMPTY STREETS?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2595.htm

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AFI RESEARCH INTELL.BRIEFING: Psychology and imagination are the new military watchwords The use of embedded journalists who are given what is really a front seat view of war has indeed turned virtually all of them into potential weapons of information warfare.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2593.htm

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BUSH IS FEELING THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD. HE SHOULD DROP IT. Bush believes he was called by God to lead the nation at this time, says Commerce Secretary Don Evans.

http://www.reason.com/links/links040303.shtml

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THE ROAD TO HELL: Are they aware that participation in presidential elections in the U.S. barely reaches 30%? This means that 30% of this 6% of humanity, U.S. citizens, has placed a madman, puppet of the monopolies, at the head of a genocide

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2579.htm

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WHAT'S NEXT? U.S. SET SIGHTS ON IRAN, NORTH KOREA

http://216.26.163.62/2003/ss_wmd_04_03.html

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HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH REPORT: HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE U.S. The United States is right to insist that Iraq honor the Geneva Conventions. But its position is weakened by failure to practice what it preaches

http://hrw.org/us/usdom.php

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JOHN PILGER: THE WAR FOR TRUTH Like their attack on Iraq, their invasion of Vietnam was accompanied by a racist contempt for the people.The Vietnamese were "gooks" and "slits" who would never fight, who would be crushed within weeks.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2577.htmb

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SPECIAL: A Time to Break Silence: By Rev. Martin Luther King: 35 Years ago today Rev King Said, "I knew that I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed in the ghettos without having first spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today -- my own government." Rev. Martin Luther King. Text and Audio

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2564.htm

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RED CROSS HORRIFIED BY NUMBER OF DEAD CIVILIANS: Red Cross doctors who visited southern Iraq this week saw "incredible" levels of civilian casualties including a truckload of dismembered women and children, a spokesman said Thursday from Baghdad.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2574.htm

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IRAQI TROOPS MASSACRED FROM THE AIR AS US ADVANCES INTO BAGHDAD: Amid the shameless celebration by the US media of the American assault, it is necessary to call things by their right name. What is unfolding in Iraq is a slaughter.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2575.htm

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US INVADERS CAUGHT OFF GUARD BY USE OF POTENT AND PORTABLE TANK-KILLER: It seems the Iraqis - who say they have knocked out dozens of US tanks - may be using the Kornet-E.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2576.htm

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VICTIMS OF WAR ARE NOT OUR ENEMIES: "Why does Bush do this to us? Why would Americans let him do it? What do they have against us as Arabs and as Muslims that they can treat us with this aggression?"

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2570.htm

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"IN A COMMUNICATIONS DICTATORSHIP, ALL 'NEWS' - IS PROPAGANDA" There is freedom of the press - only - if you own one!

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2572.htm

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THE WAR IN IRAQ BY THE NUMBERS:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2571.htm

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THE BLOOD OF CHILDREN STAINS OUR FLAG: How will they write the History of the Destruction of the Children of a foreign land? A Readers Commentary.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2565.htm

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MARINES KILL ANOTHER SEVEN CIVILIANS IN CHECKPOINT ENCOUNTER

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2569.htm

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EIGHT CIVILIANS KILLED BY MISSILE

http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/Articles.asp?Article=48370&Sn=WORL

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WHITE MAN'S BURDEN: The war in Iraq was conceived by 25 neoconservative intellectuals, most of them Jewish, who are pushing President Bush to change the course of history. Two of them, journalists William Kristol and Charles Krauthammer, say it's possible. But another journalist, Thomas Friedman (not part of the group), is skeptical.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2567.htm

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US MILITARY ADMITS 'SUSPICIOUS' POWDER IS EXPLOSIVE

http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_767484.html?menu=news.latestheadlines

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EUPHRATES CHEMICAL TESTS SAID NEGATIVE: No Indications So Far That Chemical Found in Iraq's Euphrates River Are Illegal

http://printerfriendly.abcnews.com/printerfriendly/
Print?fetchFromGLUE=true&GLUEService=ABCNewsCom

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BAGHDAD AIRPORT BATTLE CONTINUES, US HOLDS 'MOST' OF FACILITY

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=393788

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BUSH GRANTS QUARANTINE AUTHORITY IN SARS CASES: In an executive order signed Friday, Bush added SARS to the list of diseases for

which health authorities have authority to involuntarily quarantine Americans.

http://www.startribune.com/stories/1556/3804765.html

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DEMOCRACY NOW! NEWS 04/04/03

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2563.htm

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U.S.: AFTER IRAQ, WE'LL DEAL WITH OTHER RADICAL MIDEAST REGIMES

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2560.htm

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CHOMSKY: IRAQ IS A TRIAL RUN

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2568.htm

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WHO CARES ABOUT DEAD IRAQIS? Body counts, Rummy's plan, and the grisly stuff they don't want you to see.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2562.htm

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'UNCONVENTIONAL OPERATIONS TONIGHT' WARNS IRAQ: Iraq said the operations would be "nothing to do with the military" and there would be no chance for Allied forces to survive unless they surrendered.

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=393859

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THREE US SOLDIERS DIE IN SUSPECTED SUICIDE ATTACK: The civilian vehicle exploded, killing three coalition force members who were approaching the vehicle and wounding two others.

http://reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=2508307

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