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What Is the Mission?: Charley Reese
Multiply Haditha By Thousands: Glantz/Hassan
The Perils of Threat Inflation: William Lind
Hijacked by the Neocrazies: Gordon Prather
Chaos in Kabul: Lew Rockwell

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Updated June 4, 2006 - 11:13 PM EDT
Iraq Demands Apology Over Massacre
Haditha: How It Happened
Official Haditha Story at Odds With Evidence
60 Die as Deadlocked Iraqi Parliament Postponed
US Artillery Accident Kills 3 Iraqi Civilians
New Evidence of Coverups in Alleged Atrocities
US Confronts Brutality Among Its Finest Sons
Iran Welcomes Unconditional Talks on Nukes
Reports: UK Police Hunt for 'Dirty' Bomb
British Brigade of Islamists Join al-Qaeda Legion in Iraq
Chaos in Kabul  by Lew Rockwell
TSA: Killing Us an Hour at a Time
by Tim Kern
Hijacked by the Neocrazies
by Gordon Prather
What Is the Mission?  by Charley Reese
The Perils of Threat Inflation
by William S. Lind
East of Euston  by Brendan O'Neill

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Marines Joining Reserve After Active-Duty to Get War Reprieve
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