Information Clearing House Archive         For the Month of April 2003 – Part 3
'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 The 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

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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 REPORT: ABOUT A POSSIBLE USE OF UNCONVENTIONAL WEAPONS IN IRAQ

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

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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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REPORT FOR: 04/07/03: UNCENSORED INFO ON IRAQ WAR FROM THE RUSSIAN GRU:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2653.htm

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REPORT: COUNTING THE DEAD AND WOUNDED

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2671.htm

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BEIRUT 1982, BAGHDAD 2003: As US-led troops fight the battle for baghdad, memories of the last time an arab capital came under siege throw up some interesting parallels.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2671.htm

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IRANIAN ARMED FORCES URGED TO PREPARE FOR PROBABLE FOREIGN THREATS

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2668.htm

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NO HIDING PLACE FOR BAGHDAD'S CIVILIANS: There is no dividing line between civilian and military in baghdad now. Almost every shell the americans fire as they battle towards the centre of the city, whatever it is aimed at, risks killing or maiming innocent people.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2664.htm

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IRAQIS FIGHTING BACK IN BAGHDAD STREETS

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2669.htm

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OAKLAND POLICE OPEN FIRE AGAINST PROTESTORS WITH RUBBER BULLETS AND CONCUSSION GRENADES : Nearby longshoremen injured.PICTURE

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2662.htm

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PICTURES OF WEAPONS USED AGAINST DEMONSTRATORS IN OAKLAND

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2667.htm

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PROTESTERS PELTED WITH WOODEN BULLETS AT PORT OF OAKLAND

http://www.bayarea.com/mld/mercurynews/news/special_packages/iraq/5578918.htm

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THE U.S. BETRAYS ITS CORE VALUES: Having learned from its past, germany rightly rejects bush's war and his disdain of the UN

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2663.htm

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THIS WAR OF PROPAGANDA IS SPINNING OUT OF CONTROL.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2666.htm

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BAGHDAD DOCTORS OVERWHELMED BY ARRIVAL OF 100 PATIENTS AN HOUR

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2661.htm

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"SMOKING GUN" WMD SITE IN IRAQ TURNS OUT TO CONTAIN PESTICIDE

http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&printer&u=
/afp/20030407/wl_afp/iraq_war_wmd

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U.S. FORCES MEET RESISTANCE IN BAGHDAD

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2659.htm

UNCENSORED INFO ON IRAQ WAR FROM THE RUSSIAN GRU: Russian military intel update: War in Iraq, April 7 (morning)

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2653.htm

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A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH: Armchair "patriots" who spend their days watching canned reports approved by the White House, waving flags and cheering for the slaughter, understand nothing about freedom.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2660.htm

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AMERICAN TROOPS LEAVE CENTER OF BAGHDAD:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2654.htm

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BAGHDAD DEFIANT IN FACE OF US ADVANCE INTO CAPITAL

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2652.htm

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THEY HAD CANNONS, ROCKETS AND FAITH...

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2651.htm

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'HUMAN SHIELD' COORDINATOR TELLS OF WAR HORRORS IN IRAQ: "I fully realized the misery of war, as I saw children whose hands have been blown off and residents dying right before my eyes," she said. "I decided to leave the country to tell others about the situation in Iraq and the activities of the shields, and to call for peace."

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2655.htm

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THE SHAPE OF WORLD WAR IV, BY NUMBER:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2656.htm

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RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR TO IRAQ: AMERICANS DELIBERATELY FIRED AT RUSSIAN DIPLOMATS' MOTORCADE

HTTP://WWW.INFORMATIONCLEARINGHOUSE.INFO/ARTICLE2657.HTM

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CONDOLEEZZA RICE SNUBBED BY MOSCOW

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2658.htm

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PENTAGON: U.S. OPERATION NOT MUCH ANTICIPATED "BATTLE FOR BAGHDAD

http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=21383

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IN PICTURES: TANKS INTO BAGHDAD

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/photo_gallery/2923541.stm

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

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US PILOT BOMBS HIS OWN: 22 KILLED: At least four us special forces soldiers and 18 kurdish fighters have been killed after a us plane bombed their convoy near Erbil in northern Iraq last night.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/artcle2651.htm

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IRAQ WAR - COVERAGE AND CONSEQUENCES A READERS COMMENTARY

http://forum.onecenter.com/cgi-bin/forum/forum.cgi?c=msg&fid=rant&mid=2000

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ROBERT FISK: THE ALLIED GRIP TIGHTENS ON BAGHDAD: On the streets, grim evidence of a bloody battle

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2649.htm

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N KOREA SCOFFS AT UNíS LEGITIMACY

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2648.htm

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WOLFOWITZ: US MILITARY FORCES MAY OCCUPY IRAQ FOR TEN YEARS

http://www.news24.com/News24/World/Iraq/0,6119,2-10-1460_1343860,00.html

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ROBERT FISK IN BAGHDAD: THE TWISTED LANGUAGE OF WAR THAT IS USED TO JUSTIFY THE UNJUSTIFIABLE

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2650.htm

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RUSSIAN BLACK SEA FLEET TANKER SAILS FOR INDIAN OCEAN:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2647.htm

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LATEST UNCENSORED INFO ON IRAQ WAR FROM THE RUSSIAN GRU: RUSSIAN MILITARY INTEL UPDATE: UPDATED: 16:20 PST

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2646.htm

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VOLUNTEER FIGHTERS CONTINUE TO FLOCK TO IRAQ: Egyptian, Sudanese, Jordanians, Saudis and Syrian volunteer fightss are continueing to enter Iraq to fight against US-lead invasion forces..

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2645.htm

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KILLING A CHILD: 'I DID WHAT I HAD TO DO' He unloaded machinegun fire and the boy, whom he puts at about 10 years old, fell dead on a garbage-strewn stretch of waste land at Karbala.

http://162.42.211.226/article2799.htm

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HOSPITALS OVERWHELMED BY LIVING AND THE DEAD.

Gingerly, they put Sabria on a stretcher, its leather still soaked in blood. They moved toward another stretcher, driving away hordes of flies, and rolled Abdel-Karim Youssef into an emergency room suffused with the stench of blood, dirt and disinfectant.

http://162.42.211.226/article2997.htm

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LIST OF CASUALTIES IN IRAQ WAR: Details of recent casualties in the Iraq war as announced by U.S., British and Iraqi authorities or independently confirmed by Reuters correspondents:

http://162.42.211.226/article2998.htm

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ISRAEL WARPLANES ATTACK CIVILIAN NEIGHBORHOOD IN GAZA, EIGHT KILLED, 30 INJURED Tuesday evening when two Israeli F-16 fighter planes bombed a densely populated residential area in the heart of Gaza.

http://162.42.211.226/article2796.htm

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REPORT FOR: 04/08/03: UNCENSORED INFO ON IRAQ WAR FROM THE RUSSIAN GRU:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2792.htm

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FINAL REPORT: RUSSIAN GRU DISCONTINUES OPERATIONS:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2792.htm

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BRING OUR TROOPS HOME, BEFORE THEY LEARN TO LIKE KILLING: The best way we can support our boys (and girls) is to bring them home and send them out to get productive jobs before they learn to enjoy killing.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2794.htm

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IRAQIS LAUNCH COUNTERATTACK IN BAGHDAD; AT LEAST 50 REPORTED KILLED

http://www.billingsgazette.com/index.php?id=1&display=
rednews/2003/04/08/build/war/40-war-baghdad.inc

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'US 'WARTHOG'' PLANE SHOT DOWN NEAR BAGHDAD: early Tuesday in what was believed to be the first downing of a coalition aircraft by an Iraqi surface-to-air missile.

http://www.boston.com/dailynews/098/world/_Warthog_plane_shot_down_near_:.shtml

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ANT-WAR NUNS FACE 30 YEARS PRISON TIME:

http://www.wmcstations.com/Global/story.asp?S=1220033

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U.S.: TIME NEEDED TO FIND IF SADDAM DEAD: Iraqi rescue workers using a bulldozer to search the rubble said that three bodies had been recovered ó those of a small boy, a young woman and an elderly man ó and that the death toll could be as high as 14. The woman's head had been severed from her torso.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2790.htm

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BIN LADEN CALLS FOR MARTYRS: Bin Laden's supposed voice urges the faithful to attack governments in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.

http://www.sundaytimes.news.com.au/common/story_
page/0,7034,6258029%255E25777,00.html

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SYRIA NOW TOP US TARGET FOR 'REGIME CHANGE'

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2003/04/08/wsyria08.xml/

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UNCENSORED INFO ON IRAQ WAR FROM THE RUSSIAN GRU: RUSSIAN MILITARY INTEL UPDATE: APRIL 8 (MORNING)

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2785.htm

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AFI RESEARCH INTELL.BRIEFING: CAN THE US VICTORS AFFORD TO ALLOW REAL DEMOCRACY IN IRAQ?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2787.htm

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EGYPTIAN VOLUNTEERS LINE UP TO FIGHT IN IRAQ: More than 4 500 Egyptians have volunteered to fight the United States-British coalition.

http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?click_id=123&art_id=qw1049802840658B262&set_id=1

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MICHAEL MOORE: MY OSCAR "BACKLASH": Michael Moore speaks out and encourages the rest of us to not be silenced. Here's the truth that exposes the mainstream media's lies about what happened to him after the Oscars and what has happened to the Dixie Chicks careers.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2791.htm

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THE ëNEWí IMPERIALISM: Welcome to the World of Double Standards.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2788.htm

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BUSH THREATENS REPUBLICANS IN NORTHERN IRELAND:

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/story.jsp?story=395292

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INFORMATION CLEARING HOUSE ARTICLES BANNED FROM YAHOO GROUP.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2789.htm

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US TANK SHELLS BAGHDAD PRESS HOTEL KILLS TWO: Cameramen from Reuters, Spain's Telecinco die after US tank fired shell at Baghdad's Palestine hotel.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2786.htm

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ROBERT FISK: IT SEEMED AS IF BAGHDAD WOULD FALL WITHIN HOURS: The US Marines and special forces moving down towards the Rashid Hotel and sniping at soldiers and civilians.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2784.htm

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AL-JAZEERA CAMERAMAN KILLED IN US RAID: An al-Jazeera cameraman has died and another of the Arabic-language news channel's journalists is missing after a coalition bombing raid hit its Baghdad office this morning. WATCH AL JAZEERA LIVE

http://media.guardian.co.uk/broadcast/story/0,7493,932169,00.html

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BOY BOMB VICTIM STRUGGLES AGAINST DESPAIR

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2781.htm

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THE BIBLE-TOUTING CHICKEN HAWK ORDERS SOLDIERS TO WAR: As U.S. bombs drench Iraq in death, Bush claims yet another accomplishment. Like his father (41), Bush (43) has managed to convert much of the mass media into the equivalents of Don King, the fight promoter.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2783.htm

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ROBERT FISK: KILLING CIVILIANS, THE IMMORAL FACE OF WAR: It looks very neat on television, the American Marines on the banks of the Tigris, the oh-so-funny visit to the presidential palace, the videotape of Saddamís golden loo. But the innocent are bleeding and screaming with pain to bring us our exciting television pictures and to provide Bush and Blair with their boastful talk of victory.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2679.htm

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WAR "AGAINST IRAQI PEOPLE": This is no longer a war against Saddam and his regime, if it ever was. It has become a war against the Iraqi people.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2680.htm

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U.S. HITS SITE ON WORD OF SADDAM MEETING: An American bomber struck a residential complex in Baghdad on Monday after U.S. intelligence received information that Saddam Hussein, his sons and other top Iraqi leaders might be meeting there, U.S. officials said.

http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/5581163.htm

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14 CIVILIANS KILLED IN BOMBING OF BAGHDAD'S RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOOD: "Rescue teams are using bulldozers to try to find survivors under all this rubble but it does not look like there will be any."

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2676.htm

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GRISLY RESTING GROUND: Strewn across a marshy stretch of the Basra university grounds, the cut-up bodies of a dozen militiamen offered a graphic lesson on the fate of Saddam Hussein's most fierce partisans.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2678.htm

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ISRAEL: AMERICA IS NOT A ROLE MODEL: Those who trample human rights in Israel are having a field day: Look at the behavior of the Americans in Iraq, they say.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2677.htm

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CHENEYíS HALLIBURTON TIES: The stock market may be suffering, but Operation Iraqi Freedom has sure been good for business at Halliburton See Also: Cheney is still paid by Pentagon contractor

http://www.msnbc.com/news/893298.asp

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U.S. MARINES IN IRAQ DISCARD CHEMICAL SUITS:

http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L07108606.htm

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DEMOCRACY: LOVE IT OR LEAVE IT: I am furious and all of us should be. At a time when the Coalition of the Killing is getting away with murder, and the press is ìembed-edî with the administration, we are told to be quiet and pray.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2675.htm

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REPORT: COUNTING THE DEAD AND WOUNDED

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2670.htm

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'SAVING PRIVATE LYNCH' AND OTHER TALES: It is, wrote Orr, "recognizable that America does have a hierarchy of life, with pretty blondes at the top, black Americans and Native Americans further down and the rest of the world trailing hopelessly. Which might help explain the unseemly rush to war."

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2673.htm

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US INMATES TOP 2 MILLION: One in every 142 people living in the United States was in jail in the middle of last year.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2672.htm

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BEIRUT 1982, BAGHDAD 2003: As US-led troops fight the battle for Baghdad, memories of the last time an Arab capital came under siege throw up some interesting parallels.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2671.htm

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IRANIAN ARMED FORCES URGED TO PREPARE FOR PROBABLE FOREIGN THREATS

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2668.htm

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NO HIDING PLACE FOR BAGHDAD'S CIVILIANS: There is no dividing line between civilian and military in Baghdad now. Almost every shell the Americans fire as they battle towards the centre of the city, whatever it is aimed at, risks killing or maiming innocent people.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2664.htm

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THE IMPERIAL MOMENT ARRIVES: For many Iraqis, released from decades of oppression, how could there not be something euphoric in this moment, whatever the state of their homes and their country, however it was brought to them? For them, however, post-liberation tristesse is likely to come soon enough.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2820.htm

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RUMSFELD: VICTORY CLOSE, BUT MORE WILL DIE: Rumsfeld warned of more battles to come; a large swath of land in central Iraq north of Baghdad through Tikrit and up to Mosul is not yet under U.S. control.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2821.htm

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U.S. OFFICIAL: IRAQ A LESSON FOR OTHERS

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2818.htm

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ON TO DAMASCUS? Tony Blair and Colin Powell have assured the Muslim world the United States does not intend to attack Syria. But did the British prime minister or U.S. secretary of state clear their statements with Richard Perle?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2814.htm

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CONGRESS WARNS SYRIA AND ACCUSES RUSSIA OF THREATENING "AMERICAN LIVES" Tom Lantos, accuses Russian and Syria of actions in support of Iraq and states that they directly threaten American lives and defend terrorists.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2817.htm

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CHENEY CHIDES NAYSAYERS; BOLTON WARNS IRAN, NORTH KOREA, SYRIA

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2815.htm

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U.S. DECLARES BAGHDAD NOW FREE: American units sweep through city. Jubilant crowds swarmed into Baghdad streets, dancing, looting, defacing images of Saddam Hussein.

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/iraq/battle/la-iraq-040903leadall_lat.story

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20 SCHOOL CHILDREN INJURED IN BOMB BLAST NEAR JENIN: Radical Jewish Group Claims Responsibility for W. Bank Blast

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2812.htm

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SADDAM'S RULE COLLAPSES; LOOTERS RAMPAGE

http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=2534661

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IRAQIS ASK 'WHO'S IN CHARGE?' OF BAGHDAD

http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=focusIraqNews&storyID=2533221

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AMERICA FACES ISRAEL SCENARIO: This vicious cycle of increasing isolation and militarism, the Israel Scenario, is exactly where America is headed.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2809.htm

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WATCH WOOLSEY: Woolsey has long believed that Washington has a mission to use its overwhelming military power and its democratic ideals to transform the Arab world. And he has pushed for war with Iraq as hard as anyone, even before the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2810.htm

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REPUBLICANS WANT TERROR LAW MADE PERMANENT: Congressional Republicans are maneuvering to make permanent the sweeping antiterrorism powers granted to federal law enforcement agents after the attacks of Sept. 11.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2813.htm

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LEST WE FORGET: "He knows that we are waging this war for a better peace, that we are fighting for the happiness of people who have so often been oppressed by their governments."

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2816.htm

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US-BACKED MILITIA TERRORISES TOWN

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2806.htm

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US BOMBS AFGHAN CIVILANS, 11 DEAD: The US military in Afghanistan says it has killed 11 Afghan civilians by mistake in an air attack.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/2931297.stm

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MANIPULATIONS OF A PENTAGON MOUTHPIECE: `Key messages' replace the truth.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2807.htm

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HOW CAN THIS BE A JUST WAR?: American Christians don't have the luxury of ignoring the question of whether America should have attacked Iraq.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2811.htm

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ROBERT FISK: WERE THESE DEATHS MISHAP, OR MURDER? Attacks don't reflect well on the U.S.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2808.htm

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SHORTAGE OF POWER AND WATER IN BAGHDAD HOSPITALS

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2805.htm

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SADDAM SURVIVED ATTACK ON BUILDING SAY BRITISH INTELLIGENCE SOURCES

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2803.htm

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PETER ARNETT: BOMBS BLAST HOMES INSTEAD OF SADDAM: WHEN I heard the story Saddam may have been bombed I knew it had to be wrong intelligence. It had to be rubbish.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2804.htm

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ROBERT FISK: THE DOGS WERE YELPING. THEY KNEW BOMBS WERE ON THE WAY: While American fighter-bombers criss-crossed the sky, while the ground shook to the sound of exploding ordnance, while the American tanks now stood above the Tigris, vast areas of Baghdad ñ astonishing when you consider the American claim to be "in the heart" of the city ñ remain under Saddam Hussein's control.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2801.htm

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CHINA STEPS UP PREPARATION FOR U.S. CONFLICT: America's war in Iraq seen as precursor to Asia conquest.

http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=31931

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U.K. FORCES COMMITTED MASS KILLING IN UMM QASR: IRAQIS

http://www.islam-online.net/english/news/2003-04/08/article20.shtml

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WAS 'CHEMICAL ALI' KILLED? U.S. HOPEFUL BUT UNSURE

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&cid=676&ncid=676&e=
5&u=/usatoday/20030408/ts_usatoday/5045309

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MURDOCH'S WAR ON TRUTH IN WAR REPORTING

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/04/07/1049567619708.html

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ACCURACY OF BATTLEFIELD NEWS OFTEN HAZY

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&cid=676&ncid=
676&e=6&u=/usatoday/20030408/ts_usatoday/5045311

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RUSSIAN GENERAL: US - UK INVASION FORCE CASUALTY REPORTS INACCURATE: The U.S.-British coalition has actually lost more than 340 and about 500 have been wounded," he said.

KILLING A CHILD: 'I DID WHAT I HAD TO DO' He unloaded machinegun fire and the boy, whom he puts at about 10 years old, fell dead on a garbage-strewn stretch of waste land at Karbala.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2800.htm

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WAS THE TOPPLING OF THE STATUE OF SADDAM A SETUP? JUDGE FOR YOURSELF. THE "TOPPLING" OF SADDAM AND THE IRAQI REGIME: A TALE OF 2 PHOTOS PART 1

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2838.htm

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THE PHOTOGRAPHS TELL THE STORY. PART II

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2842.htm

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9/11 PENTAGON FLAG USED TO COVER SADDAM'S FACE IN BAGHDAD

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2834.htm

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US SAYS FLAG INCIDENT WAS A 'COINCIDENCE'

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2846.htm

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The images they choose, and choose to ignore 'Perhaps we should be cautious about what we infer from the pictures of celebration that we are seeing; joy over the removal of Hussein does not mean joy over an American occupation'

http://english.aljazeera.net/topics/article.asp?cu_no=1&item_no=
2256&version=1&template_id=277&parent_id=258

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CBS PRODUCER FIRED FOR COMPARING THE MOOD IN AMERICA TO THAT OF GERMANS WHO HELPED HITLER'S RISE TO POWER

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2845.htm

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THE CRUDELY COLONIAL NATURE OF THIS ENTERPRISE CAN NO LONGER BE DISGUISED: Any day now, the pro-Israeli retired US general Jay Garner is due to take over the running of Iraq, with plans to replace the Iraqi dinar with the dollar, parcel out contracts to US companies and set the free market parameters for the future "interim Iraqi administration".

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2843.htm

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FRIENDLY DICTATORS: Many of the world's most repressive dictators have been friends of America.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2844.htm

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THREE MARINES KILLED IN BAGHDAD ATTACK

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2840.htm

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BODIES SCATTERED ON BAGHDAD STREETS: Bodies, including those of children, were still strewn over the road between Al-Dora and the international airport

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2841.htm

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LOOTERS RANSACK BAGHDAD HOSPITALS: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says two key Baghdad hospitals, and many other smaller ones, have been ransacked, as looting spreads across the capital.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2839.htm

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MOB KILLS TWO SHIA CLERICS IN NAJAF: A crowd rushed and hacked to death two Shia Muslim clerics ó one a loyalist of President Saddam Hussein, the other a returning exile who had urged support for U.S. troops.

http://www.globeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20030410.
wcler0410_3/BNStory/International

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ìF--- SADDAM,î BUSH SAID. ìWEíRE TAKING HIM OUT.î MARCH 2002: Time magazine reported that in March 2002 ñ a full year before the invasion ñ Bush outlined his real thinking to three U.S. senators.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2835.htm

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BLIX: IRAQ WAR PLANNED LONG IN ADVANCE; BANNED ARMS NOT THE PRIORITY: The invasion of Iraq was planned a long time in advance, and the United States and Britain are not primarily concerned with finding any banned weapons of mass destruction, the chief UN weapons inspector, Hans Blix, said.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2836.htm

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THE "TOPPLING" OF SADDAM AND THE IRAQI REGIME: A TALE OF 2 PHOTOS PART 1

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2838.htm

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THE PHOTOGRAPHS TELL THE STORY. PART II

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2842.htm

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THE IMAGES THEY CHOOSE, AND CHOOSE TO IGNORE: 'Perhaps we should be cautious about what we infer from the pictures of celebration that we are seeing; joy over the removal of Hussein does not mean joy over an American occupation'

http://english.aljazeera.net/topics/article.asp?cu_no=1&item_no=
2256&version=1&template_id=277&parent_id=258

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9/11 PENTAGON FLAG USED TO COVER SADDAM'S FACE IN BAGHDAD

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2834.htm

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KURDS SEIZE KIRKUK, U.S. FIGHTS SADDAM DIE-HARDS

http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml;jsessionid=
4RPW0VGTUNKPWCRBAEOCFEY?type=topNews&storyID=2543341

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U.S. MILITARY SAYS FIERCE BATTLES AHEAD IN IRAQ

http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=2542086

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FIERCE FIREFIGHT AT BAGHDAD MOSQUE, U.S. MARINE DEAD: MORE THAN 20 WOUNDED

http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml;jsessionid=
4RPW0VGTUNKPWCRBAEOCFEY?type=topNews&storyID=2543470

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PRIVACY ALERT GOOGLE, MAKES IT POSSIBLE FOR ANYONE TO FIND YOUR ADDRESS USING YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER & MAP

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2837.htm

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THE REAL REASON THEY HATE US: No, it's not because they despise our free society or our women going around in skimpy clothing. And it's not because most of us are Christians, Jews, or secular unbelievers and therefore not Muslims. It started long ago well before the terrorists who came to our American shores were even born.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2823.htm

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ROBERT FISK: A DAY THAT BEGAN WITH SHELLFIRE ENDED WITH A ONCE OPPRESSED PEOPLE WALKING LIKE GIANTS.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2828.htm

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ARAB WORLD DISMAYED AT 'NEW COLONIALISM'

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2831.htm

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DICTATORS' COLLUSION: A QUESTION NO ONE ASKED

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2824.htm

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BAGHDAD: A BATTLE THAT DID NOT HAPPEN

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2826.htm

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SO...... WHAT NOW? THE US AND ISRAEL ARE ALREADY WARNING EVERYONE ELSE TO 'COMPLY, RESISTANCE IS FUTILE'

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2829.htm

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AMERICANS, IRAQIS HAUL AWAY SPOILS OF WAR: From palace ashtrays and pillows to jeeps and a grand piano, the spoils of war are flying fast in Iraq.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&u=/ap/war_looting

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£25,000 NEEDED FOR THE MIRRORíS ALI APPEAL: HELP HIM: Ali is being treated at hospital in Baghdad but doctors say he needs advanced care urgently

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/allnews/page.cfm?objectid=
12828951&method=full&siteid=50143

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'WE SHOOT THEM DOWN LIKE THE MORONS THEY ARE': US GENERAL

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2832.htm

US TROOPS FIRE ON IRAQI AMBULANCE, TWO KILLED

http://english.aljazeera.net/topics/article.asp?cu_no=1&item_no=
2261&version=1&template_id=277&parent_id=258

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THREE SHOT DEAD AS THOUSANDS PROTEST AT ISRAELI AIR STRIKE

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=395633

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THE VICTOR OF THE NEWS WAR HAS BEEN THE INTERNET

http://argument.independent.co.uk/regular_columnists/natasha_
walter/story.jsp?story=395669

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WHERE ARE IRAQ'S REPUBLICAN GUARD AND FEDAYEEN?

http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=5069

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AFI RESEARCH INTELL.BRIEFING: What remains of the Iraqi military machine?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2833.htm

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CIA PUSHED IRAQI OPPOSITION OUT OF SOUTHERN TOWN: A local militia opposed to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein took control of the southeastern city of Amara on Sunday but a CIA officer told them to withdraw under threat of bombing.

http://www.reuters.com/printerFriendlyPopup.jhtml?type=
worldNews&storyID=2529342

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HOW NEOCONSERVATIVES CONQUERED WASHINGTON ñ AND LAUNCHED A WAR

http://www.antiwar.com/orig/lind1.html

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IMPOTENCE, RAGE FUEL OPINIONS IN ARAB PRESS

http://www.washtimes.com/world/20030409-23077093.htm

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NORTH KOREA SAYS NUCLEAR PROBLEM 'PRELUDE TO WAR'

http://www.itar-tass.com/english/worldeng/264751.html

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NO ONE READY TO DECLARE SADDAM DEAD

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2825.htm

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RED CROSS SUSPENDS ACTIVITIES IN BAGHDAD AS WORKER GOES MISSING

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&u=
/afp/20030409/wl_mideast_afp/ira_war_jordan_icrc_030409112246&e=5

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CIA REPORT SLAMS PENTAGON'S FAVORITE IRAQI

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2827.htm

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20,000 STAGE DEMO OUTSIDE US EMBASSY IN MOSCOW

http://jang.com.pk/thenews/apr2003-daily/10-04-2003/world/w6.htm

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THE IMPERIAL MOMENT ARRIVES: For many Iraqis, released from decades of oppression, how could there not be something euphoric in this moment, whatever the state of their homes and their country, however it was brought to them? For them, however, post-liberation tristesse is likely to come soon enough.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2820.htm

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RUMSFELD: VICTORY CLOSE, BUT MORE WILL DIE: Rumsfeld warned of more battles to come; a large swath of land in central Iraq north of Baghdad through Tikrit and up to Mosul is not yet under U.S. control.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2821.htm

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THE HEARTBEAT OF AMERICA: A Readers Commentary

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2822.htm

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U.S. Official: Iraq a Lesson for Others

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2818.htm

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ON TO DAMASCUS? Tony Blair and Colin Powell have assured the Muslim world the United States does not intend to attack Syria. But did the British prime minister or U.S. secretary of state clear their statements with Richard Perle?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2814.htm

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VIDEO: MASS GRAVES AT BAGHDAD HOSPITAL

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2864.htm

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VIDEO: BODIES STACKED AT BAGHDAD HOSPITAL

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2865.htm

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IRAQ CREATES NATIONAL RESISTANCE FRONT TO US- BRITISH COALITION

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2863.htm

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IGNORANCE OF U.S. HISTORY CALLED THREAT TO SECURITY: "We are raising a generation of people who are historically illiterate" and ignorant of the basic philosophical foundations of our constitutional free society.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2862.htm

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BRITISH PEACE ACTIVIST SHOT BY ISRAELI TROOPS IN GAZA STRIP: Doctors said the Briton was brain dead.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2861.htm

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: THE HIDDEN WARS OF DESERT STORM: This documentary explores the history of the Gulf region, The sanctions imposed on Iraq and how Western governments installed puppet regimes, including Saddam Hussein

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2233.htm

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MARINES TO IMPOSE BAGHDAD CURFEW

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2860.htm

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JOURNALISTS REVEAL THEIR TRUE COLORS: VINDICATION - A STATUE FALLS

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2859.htm

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CHILDREN SHOT AT CHECKPOINT, TRADERS FIRE ON LOOTERS: US Marines said they killed two children at a checkpoint in Iraq today when the driver of the vehicle in which the youngsters were travelling ignored warnings to stop.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2856.htm

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DETAILS GIVEN ON CONTRACT HALLIBURTON WAS AWARDED: Vice President Dick Cheney was Halliburton's chief executive from 1995 until 2000. When he left the company to run for vice president, Mr. Cheney received over $30 million in compensation.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2854.htm

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US 'STOOGES' CHOSEN FOR NEW GOVT EXECUTED BY IRAQIS

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2858.htm

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JERRY FALWELL IS COUNTING TORN FLAGS: In a confidential email, Falwell accuses anti-war protesters of being an enemy of our nation.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2855.htm

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U.S. READIES "IRAQI PATRIOT ACT" TO PROTECT DEMOCRACY, FREEDOM: HUMOR ALERT

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2857.htm

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UPDATE ON ALI: Aliís arms are amputated above the elbows. His body is covered in burns, 60 per cent of which are third degree. Ali was moved to the Saddam General Hospital yesterday, a painful journey across the north east of Baghdad. Meanwhile, looters ransacked his first hospital, the Al Kindi.

Dr Rahim Methaur al Kinat takes me aside in the corridor. ìThe great danger is that he will contract septicaemia,î he says, pointing to the bloodied corridor and lifts. ìIf that happens, he will be dead in two days.î

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/allnews/page.cfm?objectid=
12833519&method=full&siteid=50143

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FRIENDLY DICTATORS: MANY OF THE WORLD'S MOST REPRESSIVE DICTATORS HAVE BEEN FRIENDS OF AMERICA.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2844.htm

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THREE MARINES KILLED IN BAGHDAD ATTACK

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2840.htm

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BODIES SCATTERED ON BAGHDAD STREETS: Bodies, including those of children, were still strewn over the road between Al-Dora and the international airport

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2841.htm

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LOOTERS RANSACK BAGHDAD HOSPITALS: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says two key Baghdad hospitals, and many other smaller ones, have been ransacked, as looting spreads across the capital.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2839.htm

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EXCLUSIVE: SADDAM WAS KEY IN EARLY CIA PLOT: Saddam's first contacts with U.S. officials date back to 1959, when he was part of a CIA authorized six-man squad tasked with assassinating then Iraqi Prime Minister Gen. Abd al-Karim Qasim.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2849.htm

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ROBERT FISK: BAGHDAD: THE DAY AFTER: Arson, anarchy, fear, hatred, hysteria, looting, revenge, savagery, suspicion and a suicide bombing.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2847.htm

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US THREATENS TO USE THE BIGGEST NON-NUCLEAR BOMB IN ITS ARSENAL

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2852.htm

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IT MAY BE YEARS BEFORE THE US AND BRITAIN KNOW WHAT THEY HAVE UNLEASHED IN IRAQ

http://argument.independent.co.uk/leading_articles/story.jsp?story=396020

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POWELL SAYS THE U.S. WILL SELECT IRAQI LEADERS

http://www.latimes.com/la-war-powell10apr10011417,0,5057419.story

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ISRAEL KILLS 13 PALESTINIANS IN LAST 3 DAYS, TELLS PALESTINIANS: HEED IRAQ:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2851.htm

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ROBERT FISK: 'WE'RE HERE TO FIGHT THE REGIME, NOT CIVILIANS, BUT I HAD TO SAVE MY MEN': Many of their corpses still lie rotting in their incinerated cars, a young woman, burnt naked, slumped face down over the rear seat on the Hillah flyover bridge next to half of a male corpse that is hanging out of the driver's door.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2853.htmg

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CIA REPORT: N. KOREA GOAL IS TWO NUKES A YEAR

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2850.htm

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