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The catastrophic security situation has led to mass movement of civilians, resulting in almost 2 million refugees fleeing to neighboring countries and over 2 million internally displaced persons. Reports of torture, ill-treatment and lack of judicial process at the hands of Iraqi authorities continue. Adequate safeguards against torture and ill-treatment are not in place in Multinational Force detention facilities, and thousands continue to be held without charge or trial.
Originally posted by marg6043
The US main stream media caters to their puppet masters.
Life in Iraq is a hell, those are the words of friends working in Iraq and military coming back from Iraq.
At least everyone that I know and talk to in daily basis, in my local base
Just this last Christmas we have one friend in the service visiting his family that his job was to scrape body parts from the sidewalks and streets after they are blown apart.
Yes propaganda alright.
Originally posted by WarBow
Here's what I saw.
I saw an arab guy with a british english going on about "how things used to be". Now, is this propaganda? I don't think so. He's telling it from his perspective; he can't go into the green zone so he only gets to tell it from the other side of the fence, so to speak. How about the US troops who probably never, or rarely, get outside the green zone? For them, it probably looks pretty good.
Anybody wants to know what is going on with the population left alone in Iraq to deal with everyday war just goggle Amnesty international, there you will read the story of the thousands of orphans,sick, maimed and alone, thanks to bushes war.
How about the US troops who probably never, or rarely, get outside the green zone? For them, it probably looks pretty good.
Saddam was a tyrant but he had the most religious tolerance of any arabian leader
he had the freest public of any arabian leader.
Was he a saint? I'd hazard to say no.
But, in all of the pre-war videos made about Iraq I never saw a woman with a veil.
We've allowed some very anti-freedom folks to indoctrinate a new generation.
More angry kids that hate america. Yeah!... gee wiz.
. . first, let me answer a question with a question. Why would a person not want to be included in "we"? We is anybody who participates in Globalization. If you use the internet, have a 401K or drive a car. You are part of Globalization. So it is in your interest to be "we" unless you want to live in poverty and in perpetual warfare.
The USA has left a legacy of prosperity almost anywhere US troops are stationed. Again, look at the record. Almost place US troops have remained post WW II in any significant numbers is completely free of war and extremely prosperous.
Places where there are little or no US troops, such as Africa, South America and Central Asia are war ravaged and run by war lords and live much harsher lives.
Again, America exports security and economic prosperity. The worlds core nations, America, NATO, Russia, China, India, Australia, Japan, South Korea all have a responsibility to facilitate the general improvement of human quality of life globally so that you don't have to be a citizen of a G8 nation to live in peace and economic stability.
Originally posted by solo1
My only observation is FRY the neocons and nail them to the wall.
They have brought shame to America
Dual citizens all over Washington ,With one ideology to serve and Protect the homeland of Israel.
Are Americans not good enough to run Washington?
[edit on 4-8-2008 by solo1]
Originally posted by DarthAmerica
Originally posted by romanmel
Originally posted by noangels
...Can you imagine if this conflict was avoided with an old fashioned duel,the amount of people who would still be alive today rather than rotting away in their early graves all because Bush and Blair lied to the world
Yeah, but if they did that Haliburton wouldn't have made billions of dollars supplying soldiers with tainted water and $6 MRE's at $18 each. This war is strictly about dollars and oil. No connection with 9-11 and no WMD's...just lotsa greed by the Bush/Cheney puppets of the NWO crowd, that really run this country. War without end...John Mccain will continue the rape of the citizen's of both Iraq and the good 'ol USA, all while listless, slackjaw followers accept whatever the "bought and paid for" press spouts about "success of the surge". Wake up...before you are a slave to these neo-con madmen!!
Prove any of the assertions above?
The surge is working
the economy is picking up again
oil is dropping