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The Death Squad Option
Posted on: Jan 10, 2005, Source: Center for American Progress
Faced with an intractable insurgency in Iraq, the Pentagon is returning to its bad old ways. Remember El Salvador?
Human Rights Last
Posted on: Dec 10, 2004, Source: The Progress Report
Today is International Human Rights Day, but a few small human rights abuses are getting in the way of our celebration.
Rumsfeld Says the Darndest Things
Posted on: Dec 9, 2004, Source: Center for American Progress
The response of the Secretary of Defense to questions from National Guardsmen reveals the callousness of the Bush administration.
A Record of Injustice
Posted on: Nov 11, 2004, Source: The Progress Report
A rundown of the record of Bush's nominee for Attorney General, Alberto Gonzales.
Bless You, Oh Canada
Posted on: Oct 21, 2004, Source: The Progress Report
In an abrupt about-face, the Bush administration sends the FDA to beg for flu vaccine from a Canadian manufacturer.
Sinclair Strikes Again
Posted on: Oct 12, 2004, Source: Center for American Progress
The broadcasting company with a track record of biased journalism that would make Fox News blush is doing its bit to smear John Kerry just in time for the election.
Posted on: Sep 28, 2004, Source: Center for American Progress
Each of George Bush's claims about Iraq is in direct contradiction to the assessments of his own intelligence officials.
Cheney's Insecure Past
Posted on: Sep 9, 2004, Source: The American Prospect
The vice president desperately wants to hide his embarrassing national security record.
The Toll of War
Posted on: Sep 8, 2004, Source: The Progress Report
A new, grisly milestone in Iraq: 1,000 American soldiers dead.
Ahead of His Time
Posted on: Aug 19, 2004, Source: Washington Monthly
John Kerry understood before most in Washington the important links between illegal banking and terrorism.
Playing Contractopoly with Halliburton
Posted on: Jun 16, 2004, Source: The Progress Report
Cheney hasn't been telling the truth about his involvement in giving sweetheart deals in Iraq to his former employer, Halliburton.
The Intelligence Blame Game
Posted on: Jun 3, 2004, Source: The Progress Report
The most prominent theory behind CIA Director George Tenet's resignation is that he's the designated fall guy for pre-9/11 intelligence failures.
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