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Social Media: Hotspots: Iraq

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PLAN OF ATTACK: The Special Relationship
fourth of five articles adapted from "Plan of Attack," a book by Bob Woodward that is a behind-the-scenes account of how and why President Bush decided to go to war against Iraq. (Washington Post, 4/2... Read More...


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Iraq not Vietnam, at least on the ground
"Iraq is Vietnam not on the ground, but in our heads. " By Charles Krauthammer (Houston Chronicle, 04/15/2004) Read More...


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Is Iraq becoming a quagmire?
As coalition forces battle with both Sunni and Shia militants in Iraq, influential voices in Washington are asking if the country is descending into civil war—and whether America will still be a... Read More...


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UN caves in on inquiry into its Iraq oil-for-food 'scandal'
The United Nations has bowed to international pressure to investigate allegations of corruption surrounding its oil-for-food programme, under which Iraqi oil was sold on behalf of Saddam Hussein's reg... Read More...


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Spain's wake-up call to US - to lead, listen to global constituents
Spain's rebuff of the ruling Popular Party on Sunday was a slap in the face to the Bush administration, and a potential setback for US plans in Iraq and the fight against terror. By Suzanne Nossel. (... Read More...


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Spain: an example for us all
Madrid's decision to pull its troops from Iraq unless the UN takes over doesn't give in to terrorists -- it undercuts them, says former UN staffer Salim Lone. (Globe and Mail, 3/17/2004) Read More...


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New Spanish PM promises Iraq withdrawal
In the wake of the Madrid bombings, al-Qaida seems to have emerged a victor: the elections the bombings manipulated have resulted in a Prime Minister who supports pulling out of Iraq. What Madrid mea... Read More...


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Should Hezbollah Be Next?
The radical Lebanese Shi'ite movement Hezbollah is fomenting violence in post-war Iraq and fanning the flames of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But Washington's only option is to confront Hezbolla... Read More...


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An empty sort of freedom
Saddam was no defender of women, but they have faced new miseries and more violence since he fell... (Guardian, 3/8/2004) Read More...


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Blair's vision of a new world order is critically tainted
The legacy of Iraq is that intervention will be seen as vigilantism. (Guardian, 3/8/2004) Read More...


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Al-Qaeda's deadly gamble
Tuesday's attacks show how far al-Qaeda will go to destabilize Iraq, says terror specialist Jonathan Schanzer. (Globe and Mail, 3/4/2004) Read More...


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President Bush's New Iraq Commission Won't Be Investigating the Key WMD Issue
Discusses how the Executive order fatally limits their agenda. By John W. Dean. (FindLaw's, 2/13/2004) Read More...


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A Tragedy of Errors
Play "neo-conservative Bingo" with author Michael Lind. A fascinating article on neo-conservatism – whatever ones feelings on the topic may be. (The Nation, 2/5/2004) Read More...


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To Russia, With Love
Article detailing a 02/2003 CIA memo to the White House: "We do not have any direct evidence that Iraq has used the period since Desert Fox to reconstitute its Weapons of Mass Destruction programs." ... Read More...


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Jihadists in Iraq
An unwelcome Saudi export: The Saudis have a long history of using foreign jihad campaigns to divert attention from crises at home, and to reinforce the hold of Wahhabism over their subjects. In Iraq,... Read More...


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'These Values Are Universal'
Discussion with Adnan Pachachi, currently serving as president of the Iraqi Governing Council. (Washington Post, 1/25/2004) Read More...


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Of mullahs and warlords
Discusses possible Iraqi elections and suggests that the U.S. must reach out beyond leaders to the majority within the population. By Hiwa Osman. (Washington Times, 1/20/2004) Read More...


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Iraqi Goose, U.N. Gander
Time for Kofi Annan to go. By Andrew Apostolou. (National Review, 1/13/2004) Read More...


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After the Euphoria
Iraq after Saddam's capture. (The Economist, Jan 2003) Read More...


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Suicide From Fear of Death?
President Bush's case for war on Iraq overlooks a very real danger: if pushed to the wall, Saddam Hussein may resort to using weapons of mass destruction against the United States. By Richard K. Bett... Read More...


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U.S.-Russian Relations Threatened By Iraq Arms Sales
It is in the interest of both Russia and the US to stop acrimony over Iraq and focus on the future. To achieve this, the Putin Administration must “clean house” and take the culprits who sold banned w... Read More...


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One Down, Dozens More to Go
A plan for ridding the world of dictators. By Claudia Rosett. (Wall St. Journal, 12/16/2003) Read More...


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How Saddam may still nail Bush
Speculates on Saddam Hussein's trial and possible revelations. By Pepe Escobar. (Asia Times, 12/19/2003) Read More...


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Delusions in Baghdad
By Mark Danner. (New York Review of Books, 12/18/2003) Read More...


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Only the Iraqis can decide if this is to be a happy ending
Discusses the repercussions of Saddam Hussein's capture. By Sir Malcolm Rifkind. (Guardian, 12/15/2003) Read More...


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A War of Choice or of Necessity?
Piece critical of Richard Haass's statement that the Bush administration "did not have to go to war against Iraq, certainly not when we did. There were other options". By Lawrence J. Korb. (Washington... Read More...


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Jihad has worked - the world is now split in two
Discusses Bin Laden's objectives and status; and states that the resolution of the Israel-Palestinian conflict is the only immediate way of reversing the dangerous polarisation of the world that Bin L... Read More...


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Why Al-Arabiya Was Restricted
Explains why Iraq's Governing Council temporarily banned the Arab satellite channel al-Arabiya from using satellite uplink facilities to transmit news reports from its Baghdad bureau. By Jalal Talaban... Read More...


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How Does Saddam Hold On?
The West should nudge Iraq's battered elites to replace Saddam with a less megalomaniacal autocrat from inside his regime and outside his immediate family. By Ofra Bengio. (Foreign Affairs, 7/1/2000,... Read More...


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Next Stop Baghdad?
"The United States has no choice left but to invade Iraq itself and eliminate the current regime." By Kenneth M. Pollack. (Foreign Affairs, 3/1/2002, $) Read More...


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