Posts Tagged ‘Rules of Engagement’

Prof. Chomsky writes the WikiLeaked Afghanistan War Logs “may contribute to the unfortunate and prevailing doctrine that wars are wrong only if they aren’t successful—rather like the Nazis felt after Stalingrad”.

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News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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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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Glenn Greenwald and Julian Assange set the record straight on frequent misreporting of the discovery of U.S. military atrocities.

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WikiLeaks obtained and, today, released footage filmed from a helicopter cockpit showing a missile strike and shooting on a crowded square in New Baghdad, Iraq in July 2007 where 12 civilians—with a Reuters photographer and his driver—were slain (2:23):

Julian Assange, editor and co-founder of WikiLeaks, confirms the authenticity of the video at Al Jazeera English (6:28):

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