Posts Tagged ‘Iraq Veterans Against the War’

Leo Paz reports from an anti-war rally in Los Angeles supported by Iraq Veterans Against the War.

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Dahr Jamail on how the WikiLeaks video of the New Baghdad Massacre “is not uncommon” through the mouths of “several soldiers who shared equally horrific stories of the slaughtering of innocent Iraqis by U.S. occupation forces”.

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As the AP reports “dozens of civilians” killed in a U.S. airstrike overnight, Defense Secretary Robert Gates is shifting his position–toward that of the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Stanley McChrystal–in being ‘open to increasing the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan’ while reinforcing his support for continued U.S. occupation, adding: “I absolutely do not think it is time to get out of Afghanistan.”

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From today’s Daily Briefing: “‘John Jacob’ spent the last two years spying on anarchist activists of the Students for a Democratic Society in Tacoma and Olympia, WA for the U.S. military. (InfoShop News)… If the InfoShop link has problems, you can read more by Jeremy Pawloski at The Olympian.”

Amy Goodman and Anjali Kamat of Democracy Now! (DN!) interview Washington activists spied on by the military operative. The operative reportedly spied on activists from organizations including Students for a Democratic Society, Iraq Veterans Against the War, and Port Militarization Resistance.

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