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Briar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-15-05 08:20 AM
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35. For real shamelessness
read the US Ambassador's letter to the Independent today, which "justifies" the use of white phosphorous bombs and claims that since 100 *embedded* journalists at the time failed to report civilian casualties, they didn't happen.
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  -The US used chemical weapons in Iraq - and then lied about it (Guardian) Judi Lynn  Nov-14-05 08:39 PM   #0 
  - And we don't torture either!  MadisonProgressive   Nov-14-05 08:44 PM   #1 
  - "shake and bake"??  leftchick   Nov-14-05 08:44 PM   #2 
  - from the same folks who brought us "SHOCK & AWE"  bpilgrim   Nov-14-05 09:16 PM   #13 
  - The term "shake and bake"  blackhorse   Nov-14-05 10:25 PM   #23 
  - Spreading "democracy" through chemical weapons  slay   Nov-14-05 08:46 PM   #3 
  - Disgusting!  Maestro   Nov-14-05 08:46 PM   #4 
  - When is this going to come out here?  nankerphelge   Nov-14-05 08:47 PM   #5 
  - As horrible as it sounds, it's legal to use WP to burn people alive.  geek tragedy   Nov-14-05 08:49 PM   #6 
  - gotta link?  bpilgrim   Nov-14-05 09:15 PM   #12 
     - The article says so.  geek tragedy   Nov-14-05 09:31 PM   #16 
     - the article does not say it is LEGAL to use WP to burn people alive  bpilgrim   Nov-14-05 09:38 PM   #18 
     - he's right, although it's a narrow distinction....  mike_c   Nov-14-05 09:31 PM   #17 
        - Falluja == our Nanking  bpilgrim   Nov-14-05 09:42 PM   #19 
        - An article I read said that after the Blackwater guys were burned  EVDebs   Nov-14-05 10:12 PM   #21 
        - there was a partial evacuation....  mike_c   Nov-14-05 10:20 PM   #22 
           - Links ? When did it start and end ? Freepers believed Bush  EVDebs   Nov-14-05 10:29 PM   #27 
           - quick reply-- I'm on the phone...  mike_c   Nov-14-05 10:43 PM   #29 
           - IIRC, only women and children were given free passage,,,  TheMadMonk   Nov-15-05 07:43 AM   #32 
        - These distinctions seem ludicrous  daleo   Nov-14-05 10:25 PM   #24 
        - I agree--the key issue is civilians vs. combatants.  geek tragedy   Nov-14-05 10:29 PM   #26 
           - I love this 'law of war' talk. When the Blackwater guys were cooked  EVDebs   Nov-14-05 10:38 PM   #28 
              - Collective punishment is a war crime  julianer   Nov-15-05 02:54 AM   #30 
                 - Julianer, what you said here is really important:  Delphinus   Nov-15-05 06:07 AM   #31 
                    - I realize that the lies to get the US into Iraq shred the veneer  EVDebs   Nov-15-05 09:42 AM   #37 
                       - ...Long past time to set aside mere partisan differences  EuroObserver   Nov-15-05 06:33 PM   #44 
  - "The commander of Marine Air Group 11 admitted that "We napalmed  slay   Nov-14-05 08:50 PM   #7 
  - The Bush administration won't be outdone by the Nazis or the Khmer Rouge!  Angry Girl   Nov-14-05 08:50 PM   #8 
  - From your second reference:  Judi Lynn   Nov-14-05 08:59 PM   #10 
  - From your link... Americans hiding the war crimes...  leftchick   Nov-15-05 08:05 AM   #33 
  - It's terrible to come down to this in this war  ckramer   Nov-14-05 08:52 PM   #9 
  - why didn't we learn our lesson in viet nam? i still remember  catmother   Nov-14-05 09:09 PM   #11 
  - This is a horror- but let's not overlook the one positive element in this:  Nothing Without Hope   Nov-14-05 09:27 PM   #14 
  - "Trusted sites"  demobrit   Nov-15-05 09:53 AM   #38 
  - This is a chemical weapon  lumpy   Nov-14-05 09:30 PM   #15 
  - Can a Toby Keith song be far behind? kick  prescole   Nov-14-05 09:42 PM   #20 
  - So what if they used napalm  callady   Nov-14-05 10:27 PM   #25 
  - Good post (nt)  Voltaire99   Nov-15-05 11:00 PM   #46 
  - Great. Looks like Monbiot may read DU.  EuroObserver   Nov-15-05 08:19 AM   #34 
  - For real shamelessness  Briar   Nov-15-05 08:20 AM   #35 
  - The new US Ambassador now looks very stupid, or a plain liar  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-15-05 11:50 AM   #40 
     - Just a technicality  demobrit   Nov-15-05 12:50 PM   #41 
  - Man, DU is good! We hashed out this story, complete with the 2  sinkingfeeling   Nov-15-05 08:38 AM   #36 
  - So when will be the Bush Junta be indited for War crimes?  demobrit   Nov-15-05 09:57 AM   #39 
  - Sadam was evil, he used chemical weapons against the Kurds.  angryxyouth   Nov-15-05 03:30 PM   #42 
  - Because we are Amerika  jbnow   Nov-15-05 04:50 PM   #43 
  - 'Pentagon Used White Phosphorous in Iraq' - Yahoo  schrodingers_cat   Nov-15-05 08:46 PM   #45 

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