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Those Who Dared to Come Forward
In-depth compilation on Washington insiders speaking out on Bush administration policies and actions

"Iraq On The Record," U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman report, March 16, 2004

"Greenspan Testimony Highlights Bush Plan for Deliberate Federal Bankruptcy," by Michael Meurer, truthout.org, March 2, 2004

"Noam Chomsky on Middle East Conflict and U.S. War Plan Against Iraq," Between The Lines interview with Noam Chomsky, conducted by Scott Harris, for the Week Ending May 3, 2002

"The Iraq War & The Bush Administration's Pursuit of Global Domination," Counterpoint, Sept. 15, 2003

The Iraq Crisis, a Global Policy Forum, UN Security Council section on the 13 years of sanctions and other background of the war, the humanitarian situation, the importance of Iraq's huge oil resources, and disputes over a post-war government and reconstruction plan

"Occupation, Inc." Southern Exposure, Winter, 2003/2004

"Pipeline Politics: Oil, The Taliban, and the Political Balance of Central Asia," World Press Review Special Report, Nov.-Dec. 2001

"War Profiteering," by The Nation editors, April 24, 2003

"An Annotated Saddam Chronology," ZNet, Dec. 15, 2003

Civil Liberties

"The Global Gulag: Into The Shadows," by Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com, April 5, 2004

"Keeping Secrets: The Bush administration is doing the public's business out of the public eye. Here's how--and why," by Christopher H. Schmitt and Edward T. Pound, U.S. News & World Report, Dec. 12, 2003

"FBI Memo: Tactics Used During Protests And Demonstrations" Federal Bureau of Investigation, Oct. 15, 2003

"F.B.I. Scrutinizes Antiwar Rallies" by Eric Lichtblau, New York Times, Nov. 23, 2003

"Fascism Anyone?" 14 Signs of Fascism, Free Inquiry Magazine, Volume 23, No. 2

"Germany In 1933: The Easy Slide Into Fascism," The Crisis Papers, June 9, 2003

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Between The Lines
For The Week Ending Dec. 2, 2005

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U.S. Politics

"GOP Loses An Asset: 'Purple' Democrats," Christian Science Monitor, Nov. 23, 2005

"Dysfunctional Democracy: Has Washington Gone Insane?," by E.J. Dionne, Working For Change, Nov. 23, 2005

"Threat Of Federal Charges Against DeLay Grows," Financial Times/UK, Nov. 22, 2005

"Time To Dump The Dems," by Scott McLarty, ZNet, Nov. 22, 2005

"Dems Win McCain's Backing On Interviewing Administration Officials On Prewar Statements," The Hill, Nov. 22, 2005

"Is The End Nigh For Ney?," by Michael Scherer, Salon.com, Nov. 22, 2005

"Senate Democrats Resist Iraq Pullout," Raw Story, Nov. 21, 2005

"Economic Apartheid In America," by Russell Mokhiber & Robert Weissman, Common Dreams, Nov. 21, 2005

"Hillary: Immediate Iraq Pullout A Mistake," Associated Press, Nov. 21, 2005

"Iraq War Debate Eclipses All Other Issues," Washington Post, Nov. 20, 2005

"Abramoff Scandal Threatens To Ensnare GOP Lawmakers," The New York Times, Nov. 20, 2005

"Pathetic Congress: If It Walks And Talks Like A Withdrawal Resolution, Why Not Vote For It?," by Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch, Nov. 19/20, 2005

"Uproar In House As Parties Clash On Iraq Pullout," The New York Times, Nov. 19, 2005

"DeLay Ex-Aide To Plead Guilty In Lobby Case," The New York Times, Nov. 19, 2005

"Call For Troops' Removal Resonates In Murtha's Home District," Los Angeles Times, Nov. 19, 2005

"House Rejects Immediate Iraq Withdrawal," Associated Press, Nov. 18, 2005

"Republicans Pass 11th Hour Spending Cuts That Hurt Poor," Reuters, Nov. 18, 2005

"Your Birthright Up For Grabs: 270 Million Acres Of Public Land On The Block In Budget Bill," by Mike Dombeck, Los Angeles Times, Nov. 18, 2005

"Hawkish House Democrat Calls For Immediate Iraq Pullout," Associated Press, Nov. 17, 2005

"Iraq Policies May Split Congressional GOP," Associated Press, Nov. 16, 2005

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Bush Regime

"How Prewar Iraq Intel Was Cooked," by Jason Leopold, Truthout, Nov. 23, 2005

"A Failed Presidency?," by Stephen Pizzo, News For Real, Nov. 23, 2005

"A Close Call For Al-Jazeera?," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, 2005

"Key Bush Intelligence Briefing Kept From Hill Panel," by Murray Waas, National Journal, Nov. 22, 2005

"Worse Than Watergate? The Mother Of All Constitutional Crises," by Judith Coburn, TomDispatch.com, Nov. 22, 2005

"Opening The Door To Debate, And Then Shutting It," Washington Post, Nov. 22, 2005

"Cheney: WMD Criticism 'Dishonest And Reprehensible,'" by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Nov. 22, 2005

"Bush Wanted To Bomb Al-Jazeera," Daily Mirror/UK, Nov. 22, 2005

"No Sex, But Plenty Of Lies And Videotape," by John Atcheson, Common Dreams, Nov. 21, 2005

"Powell Aide: Torture 'Guidance' From Cheney," CNN, Nov. 20, 2005

"An American Tipping Point: The Fear Factor Turns On The Bush Administration" by Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com, Nov. 20, 2005

"Condi Rice's Disdain For The Civil Rights Movement: Her Father Taught Her Well," by J.L. Chesnut, Jr., Counterpunch, Nov. 19/20, 2005

"Fitzgerald To Give 2nd Grand Jury CIA Leak Evidence," Bloomberg.com, Nov. 18, 2005

"Bush's War On The Press," by John Nichols & Robert McChesney, The Nation, Nov. 18, 2005

"Justice Dept. Plays Down Memo Critical Of Georgia Voter I.D. Program," Washington Post, Nov. 18, 2005

"Libby Indictment May Open Door To Broader Iraq War Deceptions," by Stephen Zunes, Antiwar.com, Nov. 17, 2005

"Cheney Unleashed," by Dan Froomkin, WashingtonPost.com, Nov. 17, 2005

"Cheney Says War Critics 'Dishonest, Reprehensible,'" Reuters, Nov. 16, 2005

"With Friends Like FEMA, Who Needs Jim Crow?" by Benjamin Greenberg, In These Times, Nov. 16, 2005

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American Empire/War Profiteering

"Summit Of The Americas, Argentina: Tomb Of the FTAA," by Deborah James, Common Dreams, Nov. 23, 2005

"The End Of The War: No Money To Lure Volunteers To Fight," by Robert Reich, Common Dreams, Nov. 23, 2005

"Latin American Destabilization May Be On Bush's Agenda, But It Won't Be Easy," by Conn Hallinan, ZNet, Nov. 22, 2005

"Your War Profiteers At Work," by Claudia Long, The Great Divide, Nov. 22, 2005

"Chavez And The Crawford Madman," by Mike Whitney, ZNet, Nov. 21, 2005

"Talk Of U.S. Plots Divides Venezuelans," Associated Press, Nov. 19, 2005

"Che's Second Coming? Evo Morales' Rise In Bolivia," by David Rieff, The New York Times, Nov. 20, 2005

"That Iraq Feeling Comes To Syria," by Ferry Biedermann, Antiwar.com, Nov. 19, 2005

"Halliburton Case Referred To Justice Department, Senator Says," The New York Times, Nov. 19, 2005

"Survey: Americans Reject Globo-Cop Role," by Jim Lobe, Antiwar.com, Nov. 18, 2005

"Vital Military Jobs So Unfilled, Study Says," The New York Times, Nov. 18, 2005

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"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Behind The Phosphorous Clouds Are War Crimes Within War Crimes," by George Monbiot, Guardian/UK, Nov. 23, 2005

"Ending The Iraq War," by Richard Falk, Truthout, Nov. 23, 2005

"U.S. Intelligence Classified White Phosphorous As 'Chemical Weapon,'" Independent/UK, Nov. 23, 2005

"Senior Sunni Leader And Sons Killed," Reuters, Nov. 23, 2005

"New Iraq Strategy: Stay In Hot Spots," Christian Science Monitor, Nov. 23, 2005

"Incendiary Weapons: White Phosphorous In Iraq," Independent/UK, Nov. 22, 2005

"Mortar Explodes Near Top U.S. Officials In Iraq," CNN, Nov. 22, 2005

"Vote In Iraq Once Again Fraught With Peril," The New York Times Nov. 22, 2005

"Iraqi Leaders Condemn Terrorism But Uphold 'Legitimate Right' Of Resistance," Associated Press, Nov. 21, 2005

"Defense Of Phosphorous Use Turns To Damage Control," The New York Times, Nov. 21, 2005

"Jumpy U.S. Troops Kill Iraqi Family At Checkpoint," Reuters, Nov. 21, 2005

"Why Iraqi War Support Fell So Fast," Christian Science Monitor, Nov. 21, 2005

"Iraqi Leaders Demand Timetable For U.S. Pullout," Agence France Presse, Nov. 21, 2005

"The Dirty War: Torture And Mutilation Used On Iraqi 'Insurgents,'" Independent/UK, Nov. 20, 2005

"Frontline Police Of New Iraq Waging Secret War Of Vengeance," Observer/UK, Nov. 20, 2005

"More Wheels Spin Off Iraq Policy," by Jim Lobe, Antiwar.com, Nov. 19, 2005

"Our Monsters In Iraq," by Robert Dreyfuss, TomPaine.com, Nov. 18, 2005

"John Rendon, The Man Who Sold The War," by James Bamford, Rolling Stone, Nov. 17, 2005

"Iraqi Torture Practices Could Be More Widespread," Christian Science Monitor, Nov. 17, 2005

"Pentagon Admits Incendiary Use; Denies Use Against Civilians," Associated Press, Nov. 16, 2005

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Civil Liberties

"Government Still Searching For Strategy Four Years After Attacks," The New York Times, Nov. 23, 2005

"Straw Asks U.S. To Answer Claims That It Runs Secret Jails For Terror Suspects," Telegraph/UK, Nov. 23, 2005

"CIA's 'Torture Taxi' In The Spotlight," by Mike Ferner, Antiwar.com, Nov. 23, 2005

"Were My Captors Worse Than The Guantanamo Jailors?," by Terry Waite, Guardian/UK, Nov. 23, 2005

"Detained In Prison By Doubletalk," by Sean Gonsalves, Cape Cod Times (Massachusetts), Nov. 22, 2005

"EU Wants Clarification On CIA Camps," Reuters, Nov. 22, 2005

"With Padilla Charges, Administration Heads Off Legal Showdown Over Executive Powers," Knight Ridder, Nov. 22, 2005

"'Dirty Bomb' Suspect Padilla Indicted," Associated Press, Nov. 22, 2005

"CIA Whitewashing Torture," Human Rights Watch, Nov. 21, 2005

"Habeas Corpses," by Julian Sanchez, Reason, Nov. 18, 2005

"Specter Puts Brakes On PATRIOT Act's Extension," Los Angeles Times, Nov. 19, 2005

"PATRIOT Act Extension Shelved; Critics Left And Right," Boston Globe, Nov. 19, 2005

"Congress At Impasse Over PATRIOT Act Renewal," Washington Post, Nov. 19, 2005

"CIA's Harsh Interrogation Techniques Lead To Questionable Confessions, Death," ABC News, Nov. 18, 2005

"Muslim-American Running Back Off The Team At New Mexico State," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, Nov. 18, 2005

"Senators Threaten To Hold Up PATRIOT Act," Associated Press, Nov. 17, 2005

"Congress Arrives At A Deal On PATRIOT Act," Washington Post, Nov. 17, 2005

"The Levin-Graham Amdendment And Due Process At Guantanamo," by Brian J. Foley, Jurist, Nov. 16, 2005

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Media Issues

"The Woodward Cover-Up," by Paul Sperry, Antiwar.com, Nov. 23, 2005

"The Fall Of Bob Woodward," by James Carroll, Boston Globe, Nov. 21, 2005

"A Black Mark For Media," by Joan Vennochi, Boston Globe, Nov. 20, 2005

"Citizen Groups Fight Corporates For Free Internet In U.S. Cities," by Haider Rivzi, OneWorld.net, Nov. 20, 2005

"A Media Monster Is Eating The Dems," by Flavia Monteiro Colgan, AlterNet, Nov. 19, 2005

"Woodward Downplayed CIA leak Case Despite Involvement," Democracy Now!, Nov. 18, 2005

"The Corporate Media's Threat To Freedom," by Mike Whitney, Counter Currents, Nov. 16, 2005

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Activism

"War Protesters Arrested Near Bush Ranch," Associated Press, Nov. 23, 2005

"Parents Say 'No' To Military," Whittier Daily News (California), Nov. 21, 2005

"Cities Show All Politics Is Local By Weighing In On Iraq," Washington Post, Nov. 20, 2005

"41 Arrested Protesting Army School In Georgia," Associated Press, Nov. 20, 2005

"Record Number Of Protesters Gather At School Of The Americas," Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (Georgia), Nov. 20, 2005

"Dozen Arrested In War Protest At Colorado Recruiting Center," Rocky Mountain News (Colorado), Nov. 19, 2005

"This War Cannot Be Stopped By A Loyal Opposition," by Jeremy Scahill, Antiwar.com, Nov. 19, 2005

"14 Arrested Protersting At CIA Torture Flight Contractor In North Carolina," WRAL.com TV News (Raleigh, NC), Nov. 18, 2005

"Antiwar Protest At Wisconsin Recruiting Station," 27 News (Madison, Wisconsin), Nov. 18, 2005

"A Fractured Antiwar Movement: The Left And Libertarians Need To Unite," by John Walsh, Counterpunch, Nov. 17, 2005

"Cindy Sheehan Demands Trial Over Arrest Outside White House," Associated Press, Nov. 16, 2005

"Cindy Sheehan Going Back To Crawford," Associated Press, Nov. 16, 2005

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