The Bush's War

Wrongly Convicted Disfranchised District Ct. 11th Circuit Supreme Ct. Georgia's Confederacy The Bush's War  KKK+FBI+DOJ=Apartheid

 

 

 

   Black Lives Matter Too, And We Are Gonna Hold The Powerful Accountable:    Equal Justice Under Law”  is chiseled in Stone on the front of the U.S. Supreme Court building. All men are created equal is one of the most important doctrines that our founders espoused. It means that no one is above the law. Kings are not above the law, groups are not above the law, no individual is above the law but there is “equal justice under law.”   http://agentgenius.com/g-rants-insanity-more/equal-justice-under-law/

 

    

 

Saddam Captured 'Like a Rat' in Raid Sunday, December 14, 2003 BAGHDAD, Iraq — Without firing a single shot, U.S. forces captured Saddam Hussein (search) as he hid in the bottom of a hole at a farmhouse near Tikrit on Saturday. "Ladies and gentlemen, we got him," L. Paul Bremer (search), the U.S. administrator in Iraq, announced. "The tyrant is a prisoner," Bremer said. The former Iraqi dictator was captured Saturday at 8:30 p.m. in the cellar of a farmhouse in the town of Adwar (search), 10 miles from Tikrit, ending one of the most intense manhunts in history. Saddam has been on the run since the fall of Baghdad to U.S. forces on April 9.   http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,105706,00.html

 

 

The execution of Saddam Hussein took place on December 30, 2006. He was sentenced to death by hanging, after being found guilty and convicted of crimes against humanity by the Iraqi Special Tribunal for the murder of 140 Iraqi Shi'ite in the town of Dujail in 1982, in retaliation for an assassination attempt against him.[1]

 

     

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Graphic Saddam Hussein Hanging Video *** Warning, this is the real and very graphic video of the actual hanging of Saddam Hussein.***   http://www.break.com/index/graphic_saddam_hussein_hanging_video.html

 

 

 

 

   

“The real culprits in this sordid story are those higher-ups, starting with former president George W. Bush and former vice president Richard B. Cheney, who led America down the degrading path of state-sanctioned torture and left the next administration to cope with the fallout.” - Washington Post   http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/24/AR2009082402629.html

 

 

 

Curveball." Iraqi defector admits lying about WMD claims: 2/16/11 –

 

   

…Colin Powell dramatically made the Bush administration's case for invading Iraq at United Nations just over eight years ago. During that presentation, Powell claimed that Saddam Hussein was hiding a secret biological weapons program, relying on information that came from an Iraqi defector code-named "Curveball."

But until now, the man who made the false claims to German intelligence officials--later seized upon by the Bush administration--hasn't admitted what seemed apparent after WMDs weren't found in Iraq: he lied.

CBS News first identified Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi as "Curveball" in a 2007 investigation of "one of the deadliest con jobs of our time." Although U.N. inspectors found no evidence to back up al-Janabi's claims of a biological weapons program, the Bush administration still relied on the bogus evidence to start a war that's led to over 100,000 deaths.

So why did al-Janabi do it?

In interviews with the Guardian newspaper, al-Janabi spoke about how he sought asylum in Germany and wanted to see an end to Hussein's brutal regime in his homeland. http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_thecutline/20110216/ts_yblog_thecutline/iraqi-defector-admits-lying-about-wmd-claims

 

Powell presents US case to Security Council of Iraq's failure to disarm…Secretary Powell addressing the Security Council 5 February 2003 – Armed with satellite images, transcripts of intercepted telephone conversations and other intelligence data, United States Secretary of State Colin Powell today presented the United Nations Security Council with what he called "solid" evidence that showed Iraq still has not complied with resolutions calling for it to disarm.

"My colleagues, every statement I make today is backed up by sources, solid sources. These are not assertions. What we're giving you are facts and conclusions based on solid intelligence," Mr. Powell told the ministerial-level session of the 15-member body.... http://www.un.org/apps/news/storyAr.asp?NewsID=6079&Cr=iraq&Cr1=inspect

 

 

 

 

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Bush: 'Damn Right' on Waterboarding Nov 9, 2010 LONDON -- Former U.S. President George W. Bush says that information obtained from terrorist suspects subjected to "waterboarding" thwarted what could have been spectacular attacks in London. Bush told The Times of London that the coercive interrogation technique -- where water is poured over a person's mouth and nose, simulating the effects of drowning -- had helped reveal plots to attack London's Heathrow Airport and Canary Wharf, one of the British capital's main financial districts. "Three people were waterboarded, and I believe that decision saved lives," he told the paper, which is serializing Bush's new book, "Decision Points."   http://www.aolnews.com/2010/11/09/bush-damn-right-on-waterboarding/

 

 

 

 

     

   June 30, 2008 The Pentagon charged Abd al Rahim al Nashiri in relation to the USS Cole bombing today, As you recall, the CIA has admitted to water-boarding three detainees: Abu Zubaydah, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and al-Nashiri.   http://emptywheel.firedoglake.com/2008/06/30/pentagon-charges-the-third-detainee-who-was-water-boarded/

 

 

Condoleezza Rice declines to speak at Rutgers after student protests: May 04, 2014

 

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida.

(CNN) -- Condoleezza Rice, former US secretary of state announced on Facebook Saturday that she would not be speaking at the Rutgers University commencement this year, following student protests against her appearance.

The students made accusations against her in connection with the war in Iraq.

"Commencement should be a time of joyous celebration for the graduates and their families," Rice wrote.

"Rutgers' invitation to me to speak has become a distraction for the university community at this very special time."

In an open letter to the president of the school, printed in the student paper The Daily Targum on April 30th, "Rutgers Student Protestors" cited "destruction" in Iraq "at the hands of the Bush administration."

"Rice signed off to give the CIA authority to conduct their torture tactics for gathering information from detainees as well," the letter continues. "These are clearly human rights issues. By inviting her to speak and awarding her an honorary degree, we are encouraging and perpetuating a world that justifies torture and debases humanity."

In 2009, a Senate intelligence report said that Rice approved waterboarding in the questioning of a suspected al Qaeda leader. Rice was National Security Adviser at the time.

In publicized minutes of the February New Brunswick Faculty Council Meeting, Robert Boikess presented and moved for adoption a Resolution in Opposition to Condoleezza Rice as Commencement Speaker.

"Everything started blowing up when faculty council released their opposition," the editor in chief of The Daily Targum Alexandra R. Meier told CNN Saturday.

In an article published Monday, Lin Lan, a staff writer for the school paper, called the 50 plus student sit in at the President's office one of the largest sit ins in Rutgers history. Police, Lan wrote, were called to the scene after a glass door was shattered.

In an article published in the school paper Friday, staff writers Lan and Lidia De Los Santos said nearly 100 students gathered at the student center during a senate meeting that day to question the university president.

President Robert Barchi posted a statement Saturday on the school website in response to Rice. "While Rutgers University stands fully behind the invitation to Dr. Rice to be our commencement speaker and receive an honorary degree, we respect her decision not to participate in the upcoming Rutgers University commencement, which she clearly articulated in her statement this morning."

Rice wrote Saturday "I am honored to have served my country. I have defended America's belief in free speech and the exchange of ideas. These values are essential to the health of our democracy. But that is not what is at issue here. As a Professor for thirty years at Stanford University and as its former Provost and Chief academic officer, I understand and embrace the purpose of the commencement ceremony and I am simply unwilling to detract from it in any way."

"We did not see this coming at all" the Meier told CNN Saturday night.

She said that the feeling on campus is not one of relief.

"From my personal social media people are upset that the protest led to her declining her invitation...and I have seen a petition to get her back."  http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/04/us/condoleeza-rice-rutgers-protests/index.html

 

 

 

Iraq city falls fully into hands of al-Qaida group January 4, 2014

 

     

 Civilians inspect the aftermath of a massive bomb attack in Balad Ruz, 45 miles (70 kilometers) nort …

BAGHDAD (AP) — The city center of Iraq's Fallujah has fallen completely into the hands of fighters from the al-Qaida-linked Islamic State in Iraq and Levant, police said Saturday, yet another victory for the hardline group that has made waves across the region in recent days.
ISIL is also one of the strongest rebel units in Syria, where it has imposed a strict version of Islamic law in territories it holds and kidnapped and killed anyone it deems critical of its rule. Also on Saturday, it claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing in a Shiite-dominated neighborhood in Lebanon.
Hadi Razeij, head of the Anbar province police force, said police had left the city center entirely and had positioned themselves on the edge of town.

"The walls of the city are in the hands of the police force, but the people of Fallujah are the prisoners of ISIL," he said, speaking on Arabic language satellite broadcaster al-Arabiya. …

Anbar province, a vast desert area on the borders with Syria and Jordan with an almost entirely Sunni population was the heartland of the Sunni insurgency that rose up against American troops and the Iraqi government after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein. The insurgency was fueled by anger over the dislodgment of their community from power during Saddam's rule and the rise of Shiites. It was then that al-Qaida established its branch in the country.

Fallujah became notorious among Americans when insurgents in 2004 killed four American security contractors and hung their burned bodies from a bridge. It, Ramadi and other cities remained battlegrounds for the following years, as sectarian bloodshed mounted, with Shiite militias killing Sunnis.   http://news.yahoo.com/iraq-city-falls-fully-hands-al-qaida-group-194519514.html

 

 


Like Father Like Son...Y'all ought to have known better

 

  On Sept. 20, 2001, President Bush delivered an inspirational speech to America that rallied support for the “War on Terror,” which would eventually lead to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, President George W. Bush made a nationally broadcast address a joint session of Congress, delivering one of the defining speeches of his presidency. Bush’s speech “rallied” the nation in five steps, noted Time magazine. First, he explained what had happened on Sept. 11. He then made an important point for diplomacy, noting that America did not hold all Muslims responsible for the attacks and acknowledged that terrorists were a small and extreme portion of the population.   http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/on-this-day/September-October-08/On-this-Day--President-Bush-Declares--War-on-Terror-.html

 

 

 

George W. Bush (KKK), during his six years as governor of Texas presided over 152 executions, more than any other governor in the recent history of the United States. According to statistics, George Bush has executed 9 INNOCENT PEOPLE..!   http://www.texecutions.com/.

 

    

Albert Pike (December 29, 1809–April 2, 1891) The Ku Klux Klan, the Southern Confederacy, and the pre-Civil War secession movement were a single, continuous project, with Pike’s "Scottish Rite" at its center. Though the Confederacy was defeated, this project lives on today, and now dominates U.S. political life. Look at Baker & Botts, the Houston family firm and power base of Secretary of State James A. Baker III. This law firm was formed after the Civil War by die-hard Confederate and Masonic officials in Albert Pike’s Scottish Rite and military clique. With their British imperial racial notions, Baker & Botts and Scottish Rite freemasonry have dominated the Texas power structure ever since. Secretary Baker’s grandfather, Captain James A. Baker, brought English race scientist Julian Huxley in to supervise the "race purification" study program for Texas, at Rice University. Secretary Baker’s family wealth and power came from their representing Harriman, the international oil companies and George Bush’s Zapata Petroleum, all sponsors of the population control, or ban-dark-babies movement. This movement is synonymous with the Scottish Rite.   http://itwasjohnson.impiousdigest.com/kkkmas.htm

 

 

Scottish Rite Masons - The Scottish Rite has had more than its share of great men. We list only a few here to give our reader a sampling of the range of talents which can always be found in the college of Freemasonry. http://guthriescottishrite.org/scottishritemasons.aspx

 

 

     President George W. Bush's grandfather, Prescott Bush made considerable profits off Auschwitz slave labor. In fact, President Bush himself is an heir to these profits from the holocaust which were placed in a blind trust in 1980 by his father, former president George Herbert Walker Bush   http://www.oldamericancentury.org/bushco/bush_crime_family.htm

 

 

 

Bush Family Values Photo Album: For more than a half century, members of the Bush family have been setting policy and making decisions for all Americans. Let's look at the family that has had such an impact on the lives of human beings worldwide:   http://www.hereinreality.com/familyvalues.html

  

 

Why Is George W. Bush Above the Law? No man is above the law and no man is below it; nor do we ask any man's permission when we ask him to obey it. Theodore Roosevelt .. Once again, a massive failure of leaderships has been displayed in Washington. And, once again, George Bush has escaped an independent inquiry into his irresponsible actions. For the fourth time in less than five years, the President of the United States and his cohorts been placed above the law. That, in itself, is a major American disaster.   http://tvnewslies.org/html/why_is_george_w__bush_above_th.html

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Indict Bush Now Supporters are Exposing Bush Wherever He Goes During Book Tour

 


November 12, 2010   http://www.banderasnews.com/1011/nw-indictbushnow12.htm

 

 

This is more than just selling a book said Indict Bush Now in a written statement Friday. Bush is attempting to carry out his own political rehabilitation and legitimize his criminal acts according to Indict Bush Now. The U.N. Convention Against Torture, to which the United States is a signatory, requires all parties to enforce its provisions holding those who torture criminally responsible. The Convention allows for "universal jurisdiction" that has been used by prosecutors in Spain and Belgium to investigate Bush officials.   http://www.examiner.com/human-rights-in-national/war-criminal-book-tour-s-other-plans?render=print

 

 

President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions of his presidency and personal life. Decision Points is the extraordinary memoir of America’s 43rd president. Shattering the conventions of political autobiography, George W. Bush offers a strikingly candid journey through the defining decisions of his life. President Bush writes honestly and directly about his flaws and mistakes, as well as his accomplishments reforming education, treating HIV/AIDS in Africa, and safeguarding the country amid chilling warnings of additional terrorist attacks. He also offers intimate new details on his decision to quit drinking, discovery of faith, and relationship with his family. http://www.nestentertainment.com/decision-points_p299037.aspx

 

In 1953, Iran, or Persia as it was then called, had a functioning democratic system. A successful coup by the CIA and British Intelligence overthrew the democratically elected government and replaced them with the hereditary Shah of Persia. His abuses and misrule led directly to the Islamic Revolution and the problems we have encountered with their Islamic government ever since. In the early 1980s, Iraq thus was encouraged to invade Iran, by the US in a fit of pique, and was supplied with arms in the resulting war. This assistance helped solidify Saddam Hussein’s military ambitions and indirectly encouraged his invasion of Kuwait in 1991, all of which led to the mess in Iraq today.

 

Meanwhile during the 1980s, the military assistance given to the tribes opposing the Russian occupation of Afghanistan led to the Taliban taking over the country. These people, who were responsible for 9/11 (despite what the Bush administration’s claims to the contrary), are whom we continue to fight today in Afghanistan. In addition, they also have brought the war on terror to the nuclear-power country of Pakistan. http://demockracy.com/tag/shaw-of-iran/

 

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In a 1991... photo, Colin Powell gives a briefing on the Gulf War to, from left, James Baker, Brent Scowcroft, John Sununu, President George Bush, Vice President Dan Quayle and Dick Cheney

 

1/20/11 - 20 Years after Gulf War, Elder Bush Looks Back - George H.W. Bush and Top Administration Officials Hold Reunion in Texas; Bush Says He Has No Regrets - - (CBS/AP) Former President George H.W. Bush and top officials from his administration are reuniting to mark the 20th anniversary of the start of the Gulf War. The reunion and roundtable discussion is set for Thursday at Texas A&M University, where Bush's presidential library is located.

Bush and key figures including former Vice President Dan Quayle, then-Defense Secretary Dick Cheney and former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Colin Powell, and Bush's national security advisor, Brent Scowcroft, are expected.

The emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber al-Sabah, was among Kuwaiti dignitaries scheduled to attend.   http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/01/20/politics/main7265363.shtml

 

 

 

George W. Bush and his inner circle, photographed in the Cabinet Room of the White House in December 2001. From left: Secretary of State Colin Powell, Vice President Dick Cheney, the president, National-Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, White House chief of staff Andrew Card, C.I.A. director George Tenet (seated), and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz. http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/features/2009/02/bush-oral-history200902

 

 

 

        

“America is under attack.” These were the words spoken by White House chief of staff Andrew Card to President George W. Bush as he sat in a Florida classroom just after 9 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001. Bush had been listening as the students read a story called The Pet Goat... Bush looked stunned and confused: like he had no idea what to do. After a few agonizing seconds, he reached for the book and began following along. He sat there for approximately eight minutes reading while all hell was breaking loose in the skies… by the time he received the news from Card, it was known to his top advisors that two hijacked airliners had been flown into the two towers of the World Trade Center. They also knew that a third plane was off course, out of contact, and presumed to be hijacked. It could have been heading to the White House, the Capital Building, or even to Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Florida where Bush and the kids were reading…Bush’s schedule had been public for several days, so there was no way to know whether terrorists intended to target him at the school. His life could have been in danger, to say nothing of the lives of the children. Did he then move swiftly to a waiting car so that he could take charge of the response to this catastrophic attack? No, he remained at the school for another 20 minutes, making a brief scheduled speech before leaving the school. The time now was 9:30 a.m. http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2010/10/18/18661671.php

 

 

 


Transcript of Colin Powell, Dick Cheney, George Bush (43), Condoleza Rice, and Donald Rumsfeld, (watch this 6 minute VIDEO; warning: contains some harsh language):

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George W. Bush (43): The [Saddam] regime is seeking a nuclear bomb

Dick Cheney: And we believe he has in fact reconstituted nuclear weapons

Colin Powell: Saddam Hussein is determined to get his hands on a nuclear bomb.

George W. Bush (43): We can not wait for the final proof

George W. Bush (43): It could come in the form of a mushroom cloud.

Colin Powell: My colleagues, every statement I make today is backed up by sources; solid sources. These are not assertions. What we are giving you are facts and conclusions based on solid intelligence. http://one-simple-idea.com/Transcript1.htm

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WAR : WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR? Edwin Star Nov 23, 2006 |

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Huffington Post Rice, Cheney Approved Waterboarding | 04/23/09 The Director of Central Intelligence in the spring of 2003 sought a reaffirmation of the legality of the interrogation methods. Cheney, Rice, then-Attorney General John Ashcroft and White House counsel Alberto Gonzales were among those at a meeting where it was decided that the policies would continue. Rumsfeld and Powell weren't. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/04/22/condoleezza-rice-cheney-a_n_190340.html

 

 

Days after Rice gave Tenet the nod, the Justice Department approved the use of waterboarding in a top secret Aug. 1 memo. Zubaydah underwent waterboarding at least 83 times in August 2002. ...According to the two Senate reports, CIA lawyers first presented the plan to waterboard Zubaydah to White House lawyers in April 2002, a few weeks after his capture in Pakistan. In May 2002, Rice, along with then-Attorney General John Ashcroft and White House counsel Alberto Gonzales met at the White House with the CIA to discuss the use of waterboarding. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/04/22/condoleezza-rice-cheney-a_n_190340.html

 

   

 Bush: 'Damn Right' on Waterboarding Nov 9, 2010 LONDON (Nov. 9) -- Former U.S. President George W. Bush says that information obtained from terrorist suspects subjected to "waterboarding" thwarted what could have been spectacular attacks in London. Bush told The Times of London that the coercive interrogation technique -- where water is poured over a person's mouth and nose, simulating the effects of drowning -- had helped reveal plots to attack London's Heathrow Airport and Canary Wharf, one of the British capital's main financial districts. "Three people were waterboarded, and I believe that decision saved lives," he told the paper, which is serializing Bush's new book, "Decision Points." http://www.aolnews.com/2010/11/09/bush-damn-right-on-waterboarding/

 

.Bush's Glib Waterboarding Admission Sparks Outrage First Posted: 06- 3-10 06:19 PM | Updated: 08- 3-10 George W. Bush's casual acknowledgment Wednesday that he had Khalid Sheikh Mohammed waterboarded -- and would do it again -- has horrified some former military and intelligence officials who argue that the former president doesn't seem to understand the gravity of what he is admitting. Waterboarding, a form of controlled drowning, is "unequivocably torture", said retired Brigadier General David R. Irvine, a former strategic intelligence officer who taught prisoner of war interrogation and military law for 18 years. "As a nation, we have historically prosecuted it as such, going back to the time of the Spanish-American War," Irvine said. "Moreover, it cannot be demonstrated that any use of waterboarding by U.S. personnel in recent years has saved a single American life."   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/06/03/bushs-glib-waterboarding_n_599893.html

 

June 30, 2008 The Pentagon charged Abd al Rahim al Nashiri in relation to the USS Cole bombing today, As you recall, the CIA has admitted to water-boarding three detainees: Abu Zubaydah, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and al-Nashiri.   http://emptywheel.firedoglake.com/2008/06/30/pentagon-charges-the-third-detainee-who-was-water-boarded/

 

       

 

April 20, 2009 CIA interrogators used the controverisal waterboarding technique 183 times on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the mastermind behind the September 11, 2001, attacks and 83 times on another al-Qaeda suspect, (Abu Zubaydah) according to The New York Times.   http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/us_and_americas/article6130165.ece

 

   

 

"In the Battle of Iraq, the United States and our allies have prevailed. And now our coalition is engaged in securing and reconstructing that country," President George W. Bush told the crew of the USS Abraham Lincoln May 1, 2003. (AP)   http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/05/01/iraq/main4060963.shtml

 

      

  President Bush, with NFO Lt. Ryan Philips, in the flight suit he wore for his controversial televised arrival on the USS Abraham Lincoln. and The USS Abraham Lincoln returning to port carrying its Mission Accomplished banner

On May 1, 2003, Bush became the first sitting President to make an arrested landing in a fixed-wing aircraft on an aircraft carrier[1][2] when he arrived at the USS Abraham Lincoln in a Lockheed S-3 Viking, dubbed Navy One, as the carrier returned from combat operations in the Persian Gulf . He posed for photographs with pilots and members of the ship's crew while wearing a flight suit. A few hours later, he gave a speech announcing the end of major combat operations in the Iraq War. Clearly visible in the background was a banner stating "Mission Accomplished."

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Many people who watched the event on television and saw the banner displayed on the ship drew the conclusion that the banner declared that the U.S. mission in Iraq had been completed.

 

 

 The White House claimed that the banner was requested by the crew of the ship, who did not have the facilities for producing such a banner. Afterwards, the administration and naval sources stated that the banner was the Navy's idea, White House staff members made the banner, and it was hung by the U.S. Navy personnel. White House spokesman Scott McClellan told CNN "We took care of the production of it. We have people to do those things. But the Navy actually put it up."[7] According to John Dickerson of Time magazine, the White House later conceded that they actually hung the banner but still insists it had been done at the request of the crew members.[8]   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mission_Accomplished . .

 

 

 

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The Bush Family - Image Source Page:   http://demopedia.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=389x7578398

 

 

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\Saddam Hussein's family (clockwise from top L), son-in-law Saddam Kamel and daughter Rana, son Qusay and daughter-in-law Sahar, daughter Ragda and son-in-law Hussein Kamal, son Uday, daughter Hala, Saddam Hussein and his first wife Sajida Kher Ala, pose in this undated photo from the private archive of an official photographer for the regime (photo from Wikipedia)

 

 

 Release of Hussein sons’ photos: Washington exposes its own barbarism By Barry Grey 25 July 2003 - - The world was subjected to a gruesome and barbaric spectacle on Thursday when the Bush administration released photographs of the mutilated corpses of Saddam Hussein’s sons, Uday and Qusay, ambushed and killed by American forces on July 22

 

 


 

 The American cable news networks wasted no time in displaying blowups of the bloody heads and torsos of the dead men and beaming the images into homes across the US and around the world. US government spokesmen and media commentators could barely conceal their glee at the sight of the shattered bodies, and their satisfaction over inflicting the pictures on a global audience.   http://www.wsws.org/articles/2003/jul2003/sons-j25.shtml

 

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Donald Rumsfeld's Memoir: No Regrets on Iraq War Feb 3, 2011 Abu Ghraib Regrets and Resignation However, if there was one thing he regrets, it's not quitting after the Abu Ghraib detainee abuse scandal. Graphic photos showing physical and sexual humiliation of detainees at the prison in Iraq by U.S. soldiers touched off worldwide outage. .. Rumsfeld also criticizes other members of the Bush national security team -- Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell and, especially, Iraq administrator Paul Bremer. http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/donald-rumsfelds-memoir-unknown-defense-secretary-regrets-iraq/story?id=12828151

Donald Rumsfeld From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Rumsfeld is best known for his aggressive leadership of the Department of Defense after the 9-11 attacks in 2001, and for his close supervision of the American-led wars in Afghanistan (from 2001) and Iraq (from 2003). His micromanagement of the Defense Department angered many generals and the slow progress of the Iraq war made him a political liability for Bush. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Rumsfeld

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How Rumsfeld misleads and ducks responsibility in his new book - Tuesday, March 1, 2011 Few people know the ins and outs of the Bush Administration as well as the Washington Post's Bob Woodward, who is flat-out disgusted with the evasions and elisions in Donald Rumsfeld's new book. Here he explains why:

Rumsfeld's memoir is one big clean-up job, a brazen effort to shift blame to others -- including President Bush -- distort history, ignore the record or simply avoid discussing matters that cannot be airbrushed away. It is a travesty, and I think the rewrite job won't wash.

The Iraq War is essential to the understanding of the Bush presidency and the Rumsfeld era at the Pentagon. In the book, Rumsfeld tries to push so much off on Bush. That is fair because Bush made the ultimate decisions. But the record shows that it was Rumsfeld stoking the Iraq fires -- facts he has completely left out of his memoir. http://ricks.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2011/03/01/how_rumsfeld_misleads_and_ducks_responsibility_in_his_new_book .

 

April 23, 2009 | FBI Weren't the Only Ones Objecting to Torture in 2002 -- So Did the Army, Marines & Air Force There were already serious objections to the use of torture when the Bush administration made it legal in 2002 -- FBI chief Robert Mueller refused to let his agents participate in the CIA's "coercive interrogations" in June of that year, well before the Bybee memo made them legal on August 1.

 

…"Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's authorization of aggressive interrogation techniques for use at Guantanamo Bay was a direct cause of detainee abuse there. Secretary Rumsfeld's December 2,2002 approval of Mr. Haynes's recommendation that most of the techniques contained in GTMO's October 11, 2002 request be authorized, influenced and contributed to the use of abusive techniques, including military working dogs, forced nudity, and stress positions, in Afghanistan and Iraq."

Objections to torture aren't the exclusive terrain, as Bill Kristol likes to pretend, of "President Obama" and his "leftist lawyers" looking back on a "bright, sunny safe day in April" with "preening self-righteousness" and forgetting how "dark and painful" that chapter in our history was.

When Donald Rumsfeld approved "enhanced interrogation techniques" for Guantanamo Bay in 2002, he did so in defiance of the recommendations of the Army, the Navy, the Marines, the Air Force and the Criminal Investigation Task Force.   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jane-hamsher/fbi-werent-the-only-ones_b_190708.html

 

 

    

 

   

 

 

 

 

Bush Policies Led to Abuse in Iraq June 8, 2004

The horrors of Abu Ghraib were not simply the acts of individual soldiers. Abu Ghraib resulted from decisions made by the Bush administration to cast the rules aside. Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch.

The torture and mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison was the predictable result of the Bush administration's decision to circumvent international law, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. The 38-page report, “The Road to Abu Ghraib,” examines how the Bush administration adopted a deliberate policy of permitting illegal interrogation techniques – and then spent two years covering up or ignoring reports of torture and other abuse by U.S. troops.

“The horrors of Abu Ghraib were not simply the acts of individual soldiers,” said Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch. “Abu Ghraib resulted from decisions made by the Bush administration to cast the rules aside.” According to Human Rights Watch, administration policies created the climate for Abu Ghraib in three ways.

First, in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, the Bush administration decided that the war on terror permitted the United States to circumvent the restraints of international law. The Geneva Conventions were sidestepped as “obsolete.” Lawyers from the Pentagon, the Justice Department, and the White House Counsel’s office asserted that the president was not bound by U.S. and international laws prohibiting torture. Consequently, the United States began to create offshore, off-limits prisons such as Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, and maintained other detainees in “undisclosed locations.” The Bush administration also sent terrorism suspects without legal process to countries where information was beaten out of them.

Second, the United States employed coercive methods to inflict pain and humiliation on detainees to “soften them up” for interrogation. These methods included holding detainees in painful stress positions; depriving them of sleep and light for prolonged periods; exposing them to extremes of heat, cold, noise and light; hooding them; and holding them naked. These techniques are forbidden by prohibitions against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment contained in international human rights law, the laws of armed conflict, and the U.S. military's own long-standing regulations.

Third, until the publication of the Abu Ghraib photographs, Bush administration officials took at best a “see no evil, hear no evil” approach to reports of detainee mistreatment. From the earliest days of the war in Afghanistan and the occupation of Iraq, the U.S. government has covered up or failed to act on repeated, serious allegations of torture and abuse.

The Bush administration has denied having a policy to torture or abuse detainees. Human Rights Watch called on President Bush to provide evidence for those denials by publicly releasing all relevant government documents. Human Rights Watch also urged the administration to detail the steps being taken to ensure that these abusive practices do not continue, and to prosecute vigorously all those responsible for ordering or condoning this abuse.

“Everyone has seen the Abu Ghraib pictures,” said Roth. “It’s time President Bush provides the full picture of U.S. policy on torture.”   http://www.hrw.org/en/news/2004/06/08/bush-policies-led-abuse-iraq

 

 

'No one is above the law,' Holder says of torture inquiry April 22nd, 2009

 

Confirmation hearings: Holder: 'Waterboarding is torture' January 15, 2009

With just three words, Attorney General-designate Eric Holder capped years of angry debate over U.S. counterterrorism policy and declared a major break from the Bush administration. "Waterboarding is torture," said Holder, President-elect Barack Obama's pick to run the Justice Department.

 

FIGHTING TERROR Holder's blunt response to the first question at his confirmation hearing Thursday was one that many on the Senate Judiciary Committee had sought after years of non-answers on the subject from Attorney General Michael Mukasey and his predecessor, Alberto Gonzales.

Asked whether a president might have the power to immunize people against criminal charges if they employ waterboarding, which creates a drowning-like sensation, to obtain intelligence, Holder answered unambiguously: "No one is above the law." He said the United States must not use the tactic regardless of the circumstances.

His testimony was just the latest sign that Obama will chart a different course than President Bush in combatting terrorism. As recently as last week, Vice President Dick Cheney defended waterboarding, saying it provided valuable intelligence. As a practical matter, Holder said torture does not lead to reliable intelligence. And on principle, he said the United States needed to live up to its own high standards, even in the face of terrorism.   http://www.startribune.com/politics/37686304.html

 

 

 

Hail to the chief - A tribute to George W. Bush   http://il.youtube.com/watch?v=YeSgQdRZPxY&feature=related

 

CIA Learned in '02 That Bin Laden Had No Iraq Ties, Report Says By Walter Pincus: Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, September 15, 2006 - - The CIA learned in late September 2002 from a high-level member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle that Iraq had no past or present contact with Osama bin Laden and that the Iraqi leader considered bin Laden an enemy of the Baghdad regime, according to a recent Senate Intelligence Committee report. Although President Bush and other senior administration officials were at that time regularly linking Hussein to al-Qaeda, the CIA's highly sensitive intelligence supporting the contrary view was apparently not passed on to the White House or senior Bush policymakers.

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and two GOP colleagues on the committee disclosed this information for the first time in the panel's report on Iraq released last week. They wrote in the "additional views" section of the report that the Cabinet-level Iraqi official "said that Iraq has no past, current, or anticipated future contact with Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda" and that the official "added that bin Laden was in fact a longtime enemy of Iraq."

On Sept. 25, 2002, just days after the CIA received the source's information, President Bush told reporters: "Al-Qaeda hides. Saddam doesn't, but the danger is, is that they work in concert. The danger is, is that al-Qaeda becomes an extension of Saddam's madness and his hatred and his capacity to extend weapons of mass destruction around the world. . . . [Y]ou can't distinguish between al-Qaeda and Saddam when you talk about the war on terror."   http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/14/AR2006091401545.html

 

 

 

 

 

CIA Learned in '02 That Bin Laden Had No Iraq Ties, Report Says By Walter Pincus: Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, September 15, 2006 - - The CIA learned in late September 2002 from a high-level member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle that Iraq had no past or present contact with Osama bin Laden and that the Iraqi leader considered bin Laden an enemy of the Baghdad regime, according to a recent Senate Intelligence Committee report. Although President Bush and other senior administration officials were at that time regularly linking Hussein to al-Qaeda, the CIA's highly sensitive intelligence supporting the contrary view was apparently not passed on to the White House or senior Bush policymakers.

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and two GOP colleagues on the committee disclosed this information for the first time in the panel's report on Iraq released last week. They wrote in the "additional views" section of the report that the Cabinet-level Iraqi official "said that Iraq has no past, current, or anticipated future contact with Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda" and that the official "added that bin Laden was in fact a longtime enemy of Iraq."

On Sept. 25, 2002, just days after the CIA received the source's information, President Bush told reporters: "Al-Qaeda hides. Saddam doesn't, but the danger is, is that they work in concert. The danger is, is that al-Qaeda becomes an extension of Saddam's madness and his hatred and his capacity to extend weapons of mass destruction around the world. . . . [Y]ou can't distinguish between al-Qaeda and Saddam when you talk about the war on terror."    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/14/AR2006091401545.html

 

 

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Key Players In CIA Leak Investigation

Compiled by washingtonpost.com
Updated: Tuesday, July 3, 2007; 11:53 a.m.
On Oct. 28, 2005, a grand jury handed down a five-count indictment in the 22-month-long investigation into whether White House officials illegally leaked the identity of Valerie Plame, a covert CIA agent, in retaliation for public criticisms made by her husband, Joseph Wilson IV, about the Bush administration's case for invading Iraq.

Washington Post reporter Dan Eggen has written an explainer of the CIA leak case and key players in the investigation are listed below.

Valerie Plame | Joseph C. Wilson IV | "Scooter" Libby | Karl Rove | George W. Bush | Richard B. Cheney | Patrick J. Fitzgerald | Reggie B. Walton | Robert D. Novak | Judith Miller | Matthew Cooper | Bob Woodward

 


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Valerie Plame


Valerie Plame (Carol Joynt / Getty Images North America)
An undercover CIA operative specializing in weapons of mass destruction, Plame was unmasked in July 2003 by columnist Robert D. Novak after her husband, Joseph Wilson, criticized President Bush for stating that

former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein bought nuclear weapons-grade uranium in the African nation of Niger. The revelation set off an investigation into whether White House officials broke a 1982 law prohibiting the disclosure of the identities of covert CIA officers when they revealed Plame's status to Novak and other reporters.
In July 2006, Plame sued Cheney, Rove and Libby, accusing them and other White House officials of conspiring to destroy her career.

 


Joseph C. Wilson IV

Joseph Wilson (Win Mcnamee / Getty Images)
Joseph Wilson is the husband of Valerie Plame, a covert CIA operative who was unmasked in July 2003 by columnist Robert D. Novak, after Wilson criticized President Bush for stating that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein bought nuclear weapons-grade uranium in the African nation of Niger. The revelation set off an investigation into whether White House officials broke a 1982 law prohibiting the disclosure of the identities of covert CIA officers when they revealed Plame's status to Novak and other reporters.

In February 2002, Wilson, a former ambassador under the first President Bush, was asked by the CIA and other agencies to investigate claims that Iraq had attempted to buy uranium yellowcake from Niger. Wilson said he found the claims to be false and that his reports to administration officials reflected that finding.

In a July 6, 2003, opinion piece for the New York Times the ex-diplomat criticized President Bush for stating in his January 2003 State of the Union address that Iraq was seeking to buy nuclear material in Niger. Wilson wrote, "If my information was deemed inaccurate, I understand. If the information was ignored because it did not fit certain preconceptions about Iraq, then a legitimate argument can be made that we went to war under false pretenses."

Days later Novak's column identified Wilson's wife, Valerie Plame, as a CIA "operative on weapons of mass destruction." Wilson charged that the move was an attempt at intimidation by the Bush administration in retaliation for his criticism.

In his memoir, "The Politics of Truth," Wilson wrote that his wife "would never be able to regain the anonymity and secrecy that her professional life had required; she would not be able to return to her discreet work on some of the most sensitive threats to our society in the foreseeable future, and perhaps ever."

 


WHITE HOUSE


Lewis "Scooter" Libby - Chief of Staff, Office of the Vice President

"Scooter" Libby (Joe Marquette / AP)
Vice President Cheney's top aide, Libby was found guilty of lying about his role in the leak of Plame's identity, two counts of perjury, one count of making false statements and one count of obstruction of justice on March 6, 2007. He was acquitted of a single count of lying to the FBI. On July 2, President Bush commuted Libby's sentence, after a federal appeals court refused to let Libby remain free while he appealed his conviction for lying to federal investigators.

In his testimony before the grand jury investigating the Plame affair, Libby reportedly testified that he learned Wilson's wife was in the CIA from NBC correspondent Tim Russert, who denied providing the information to Libby. According to the New York Times, documents show that Libby may have first learned about Plame from Cheney.

The charges stem from whether Libby tried to impede the special prosecutor's inquiry by withholding information about conversations he had with the vice president about Plame. After the charges were announced, Libby resigned his post. He pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Libby has been asking for voluminous amounts of classified information from the government in order to defend himself against the indictments. His attorneys insist they need hundreds of pages of classified daily briefings prepared for President Bush to show that Libby did not intentionally lie about discussing Plame with reporters, as prosecutors allege. Instead, they argue that inaccurate statements made by him are the result of mistakes or forgetfulness caused by the long hours he put in every day dealing with critical national security issues.

On March 6, Libby was found guilty of four felony counts of making false statements to the FBI, lying to a grand jury and obstructing a probe into the leak of Plame's identity. He was acquitted of one count of lying to the FBI about his conversation with Matthew Cooper, and on June 5 he was sentenced to 30 months in prison and fined $250,000.

 

Karl Rove - Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the President

Karl Rove (Susan Biddle / Post)
A top adviser to President Bush, Karl Rove testified four times before the grand jury charged with investigating the Plame affair. Rove's lawyer revealed that Fitzgerald does not expect to seek charges against his client in connection with the CIA leak case.

Rove is a longtime political adviser to Bush who helped shape the administration's case to the American public for the Iraq war. Rove initially told investigators that Robert D. Novak first mentioned Plame to him during a July 9, 2003 conversation; but in his most recent testimony to the grand jury, Rove said I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby may have been his source on Plame and her CIA status. The chief of staff was also under scrutiny because he did not initially tell the grand jury about a July 2003 conversation with Matthew Cooper.

 


President George W. Bush

  


President Bush (Joe Raedle / Getty Images)
he president cited British intelligence in his 2003 State of the Union address that Ira was pursuing uranium in Africa. He has said he would fire a member of his staff if he had committed a crime by leaking information.

Born: 1946 in New Haven Conn.

Education: BA, Yale University, 1968; MBA, Harvard University, 1975

Career Highlights: Arbusto Energy, 1979-1986; managing general partner, Texas Rangers, 1989-1994; governor, Texas, 1994-2001; president of the U.S., 2001-present

Personal: Married; two children

 

Richard Cheney - Vice President

Vice President Cheney (Ron Edmonds / AP)
The vice president led the White House effort to build the case that Iraq was an imminent threat because it possessed weapons of mass destruction. Administration officials say Joseph Wilson's trip to Niger to flesh out if Iraq had bought weapons of mass destruction was triggered by questions from Cheney about a Defense Intelligence Agency report. A former aide told The Washington Post it was "implausible" that Cheney was involved in the leaking of Plame's name, but on Oct. 25, White House officials dodged questions about whether Cheney revealed Plame's covert operative status to Libby. Former CIA director George Tenet may have provided the information to Cheney, The New York Times reported.

Born: 1941 in Lincoln, Neb.

Education: BA, University of Wyoming, 1966; MA, University of Wyoming, 1966

Career Highlights: Various positions, Nixon administration, 1969-1974; deputy assistant to President Gerald R. Ford, 1974-1975; assistant and chief of staff to President Ford, 1975-1976; U.S. House of Representatives, 1978-1989; Secretary of Defense; 1989-1993; fellow, American Enterprise Institute, 1993-1995; chief executive officer, Halliburton, 1995-2000; vice president of the U.S. 2001-present

 

Also: Patrick J. Fitzgerald | Reggie B. Walton | Robert D. Novak | Judith Miller | Matthew Cooper | Bob Woodward

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/special/plame/Plame_KeyPlayers.html

 

 

 

 

    By Walter Pincus, Published: September 5, 2011 - Dick Chaney…In My Times. - - the former vice president’s version of the controversial trip that former U.S. ambassador Joseph Wilson took to Niger at the request of the CIA in February 2002 to check on allegations that Iraq was trying to buy uranium from that country. It eventually grew into a major event involving disclosure of Wilson’s wife, Valerie Plame Wilson, as a covert CIA operative and the questioning of 16 words in President George W. Bush’s January 2003 State of the Union speech.

I wrote about it all at the time. . I also was caught up in the leak investigation into the disclosure of Plame’s identity and the perjury trial of Cheney’s then-chief of staff, I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, where I testified that he was not the one who told me of her CIA employment.

In his book, Cheney wrote he began reading newspaper stories in late spring 2003 about an unnamed former U.S. ambassador who went to Africa in 2002 for the CIA to check on whether Iraq was buying, or trying to buy, uranium for its nuclear weapons program. The ambassador had returned, said the story was not true and thus appeared to contradict Bush’s speech when he said, “The British government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa.”    http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/cheneys-recall-is-selective-with-in-my-time/2011/09/03/gIQAoiG54J_story.html

 

Rights group urges criminal probe of Bush, Cheney - 7/12/11 - - Former President George W. Bush, as well as his vice president, Defense secretary, and CIA director should all face a criminal investigation for their alleged authorization of torture and other war crimes during their tenure in office following the 9/11 attacks in 2001, according to a report issued on Tuesday by Human Rights Watch.

In addition to authorizing “waterboarding” and other harsh interrogation tactics, the four men also approved the use of secret CIA prisons overseas and the transfer of terrorism suspects to countries where they were allegedly tortured, the report says.

Two weeks ago, US Attorney General Eric Holder announced the results of a two-year Justice Department preliminary review of whether CIA personnel violated federal laws while interrogating terrorism suspects overseas. Mr. Holder said the department would launch a full criminal investigation into the deaths of two men while in CIA custody.   http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43731936/ns/us_news-christian_science_monitor/

 
 

 

  Ramsey Clark has emphasized it is the imperative responsibility of the American people to relentlessly pursue this investigation, and to seek prosecution and indictment inside of the United States.

. Message from Ramsey Clark: "A free people will not permit torture. Throughout history, torture has always been an instrument of tyranny. The very purpose of the Grand Inquisitor was to compel absolute obedience to authority. Torture was the weapon he used in the struggle to force freedom to submit to authority.

"Fear is the principal element in both public acceptance of torture and individual submission to it. The frightened public is persuaded that only torture can force confessions essential to prevent catastrophic acts—terrorism in the present context. The frightened victim is persuaded torture will be unbearable, or be his death.   http://www.examiner.com/human-rights-in-national/war-criminal-book-tour-s-other-plans?render=print

 

 

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U.S. will send 217 more troops to Iraq to help fight ISIL

Jim Michaels, USA TODAY 6:43 p.m. EDT April 18, 2016

 

The U.S. has agreed to deploy more than 200 additional troops to Iraq and to send Apache helicopters for the first time into the fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq, the first major increase in U.S. forces in nearly a year. (April 18) AP

 Riding on a string of successes against the Islamic State in Iraq, the Pentagon upped the stakes Monday by loosening restrictions on what U.S. troops can do there and sending 200 more servicemembers to support Iraqi forces as they try to recapture the city of Mosul.

The Pentagon will also provide $415 million in aid for Kurdish fighters, called peshmerga, who will play a key role in the effort to retake Iraq's second-largest city. And it offered to assist Iraqi security forces with U.S. Apache attack helicopters, which excel at providing close fire support to help ground troops engaged in urban combat.

The moves come after President Obama said last week that the Islamic State is on the defensive. The Pentagon touted the recent killings of three of the Islamic State's top commanders in Iraq and Syria as part of a bigger airstrike campaign that won back more than 40% of the group's territory in Iraq.    http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/world/2016/04/18/united-states-200-more-troops-apache-helicopters-iraq/83180818/

 

 

 

U.S. Military Personnel To Be Punished For Bombing Doctors Without Borders Hospital In Afghanistan    by Beenish Ahmed Mar 18, 2016 12:03 pm

In this Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 photo, the charred remains of the Doctors Without Borders hospital is seen after being hit by a U.S. airstrike in Kunduz, Afghanistan.

More than a dozen military personnel will be disciplined for a their part in carrying out an airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan that killed 42 people. Although none of them will face criminal charges, U.S. defense officials told the Associated Press on Wednesday that a range of punishments will be meted out for the October bombing.

“I can tell you that those individuals most closely associated with the incident have been suspended from their duties and were referred for administrative action,” said Colonel Patrick Ryder, a spokesman for U.S. Central Command.

While the disciplinary action has not yet been announced publicly, the Associated Press learned details of the from officials who spoke on condition of anonymity that the punishments are largely administrative. They range from simply being told not to do something again to letters of reprimand which could effectively block military members from getting promotions. Both officers and enlisted personnel — although no generals — were among those who will see disciplinary action.

http://thinkprogress.org/world/2016/03/18/3761695/military-discipline/

 

 

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Nearly 19,000 civilians killed in Iraq in 21-month period, report says:                                                                                                  

By Khushbu Shah and Tim Hume, CNN  Updated 5:02 PM ET, Tue January 19, 2016

How does ISIS govern its territory? 02:06

Story highlights

  • A new United Nations report sheds light on the extent of civilian suffering in Iraq as the country battles ISIS
  • Nearly 19,000 civilians have been killed in 21 months, while 3,500 are being held in slavery
  • The report says ISIS is abducting hundreds of children for religious or military training

(CNN)Nearly 19,000 civilians were killed in Iraq between January 2014 and October 2015 -- a toll the United Nations calls "staggering" in a new report.

The report, released Tuesday, outlined the horrific impact that Iraq's ongoing conflict is having on its civilian population.

Much of the suffering was attributed to ISIS, the brutal Islamist terror group which has declared an Islamic caliphate across the vast stretches of territory it holds in Iraq and neighboring Syria.

The report also estimated that ISIS holds about 3,500 slaves and said it continues to subject women and children to sexual violence, particularly in the form of sexual slavery.

Other numbers in the report are mind-boggling. In the 21-month period in Iraq:

  • At least 18,802 civilians were killed, about half of them in Baghdad.
  • Another 36,245 were injured.
  • About 3.2 million people were internally displaced, including a million school-aged children.

The actual figures could be much higher, the report said. http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/19/middleeast/iraq-civilian-death-toll/index.html

 

 

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