Eleven Years After US Invaded Iraq: Bloodshed, Rape, Torture & Executions in the Country Are Ignored

By: Thursday March 20, 2014 11:01 am

Kenneth Pollack, who has worked for the CIA and the National Security Council, was a prime advocate for the United States invasion and occupation of Iraq. He published a book called “The Threatening Storm: The Case for Invading Iraq” that was considered widely to be a very convincing case that Saddam Hussein had weapons of [...]

Podcast: ‘Shia Saddam’—Maliki’s Forces & the ‘Residual Effects’ of US Military Occupation in Iraq

By: Sunday March 9, 2014 9:58 am

Nearly eleven years later, the residual effects of United States military occupation are still being felt in Iraq. Some of the worst effects are felt as a result of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, who the US hand-picked to control the country’s government. The Iraqi government’s ongoing attacks on the city of Fallujah are resulting [...]

Words of Hope for Survivors of Sexual Abuse Behind Bars

By: Thursday December 6, 2012 10:19 pm

Ca’Linda was locked up in a Kentucky county jail on a drug charge when a captain on the corrections staff demanded to see her naked. That was the first abuse. It got worse, quickly. The captain knew Ca’Linda had an infant daughter, so he didn’t have to use physical force. He just had to threaten [...]

The Pentagon’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ Policy on Military Sexual Assaults

By: Monday April 16, 2012 2:21 pm

(update) A distressing story on rape in the United States military featured stories of women who had been diagnosed with personality disorders for reporting they were sexually assaulted. The story published by CNN found all branches of the armed forces tend to dismiss allegations of sexual assault, which in some instances result in the women [...]

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