Category Archives: It’s War! It’s Legal! It’s Lovely!
An excellent and useful article from Richard Engel: The LA Times – Wars within wars in Iraq: Despite what you may have heard, there is no “war” in Iraq. Rather, there are many wars raging through the Shiite, Kurdish and … Continue reading
Feel the weight. Oh and, if you’re not prepared to call those responsible to account… get used to it.
OK folks, here’s a short video that’s designed to prompt, promote or enhance future posts about Iraqi interpreters. Embed at will… and don’t forget to push the petition. The plight of Iraqi interpreters (explained with post-it notes) [happily snipped by … Continue reading
Shh! Researching and building for a quick video (coming *very* soon!) Have some of this (via)… Vanity Fair – Rorschach and Awe: I did not set out to discover how America got into the business of torturing detainees. I wasn’t … Continue reading
I can’t possibly improve on Justin’s piece, but I would like to add that he’s spot-on about the strategic assault on support from the Daily Mail camp. To see how easy this is to undermine with a big, scary number, … Continue reading
Dan has asked that bloggers supporting Iraqi interpreters publish any reply from their MP. I meant to update my previous post on this, but have slackening on the blogging front recently. Here’s that reply in full from my suddenly-quite-communicative MP … Continue reading
Things for you to do today: 1. Read this or this 2. Write a letter to your MP 3. Blog the text of your letter (if you have a blog). 4. Sign here, please. My letter email follows: Anne, First, … Continue reading
Happily, the only things I feel necessary to add to the current Iranian debate have already been said: The Independent – Leading article: Time for a new approach in an effort to end this stand-off with Iran: But there is … Continue reading
Hooray. UPDATE – Oh, what the hell, let’s have a small meme. What did you post on 20 March, 2003? (or as close to this date as possible) Doesn’t have to be a blog entry; it could easily be in … Continue reading