Confession that formed base of Iraq war was acquired under torture

LONDON (AFP) – An Al-Qaeda terror suspect captured by the United States, who gave evidence of links between Iraq and the terror network, confessed after being tortured, a journalist told the BBC. Iban al Shakh al Libby told intelligence agents that he was close to Al-Qaeda leaders Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri and “understood […]

Iraq is a Local Issue

Letter to the Editor Republicans are saying that “All politics is local” and that the Iraq war is a national issue. I don’t agree. We’ve had 3000 dead soldiers shipped back from Bush’s wars. When your friends and relatives are shipped to your home town in a box, that’s local. I think that the Republicans […]

Ending up where you are heading

Letter to the Editor There’s an old saying that if you don’t change course you might end up where you’re heading. Think about that when you vote on November 7th.

We can’t Even Win Baghdad

Letter to the Editor After occupying Iraq for 3 years we can’t even win control of Baghdad. Every day we lose ground. That sad part is that 2800 of our troops and 650,000 Iraqis have died for nothing. Bush even failed to steal their oil. Maybe it’s time to put Saddam Hussein back in power. […]