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#1 Cait

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 03:45 PM

Middle East:

Afghanistan:
Afghan faces death penalty for coverting to Christianity
http://www.exisle.ne...o-christainity/
Karzai signs off [2014]
http://www.exisle.ne...rzai-signs-off/
Senator Bill Frist:  Let's make nice with the Taliban
http://www.exisle.ne...th-the-taliban/

Bahrain:
Bahrain holds elections amid tension [2006]
http://www.exisle.ne...s-amid-tension/

Egypt:
Egypt bans "Matrin Reloaded" [2003]
http://www.exisle.ne...atrix-reloaded/

Iran:
Iran goes Nuclear [2007]
http://www.exisle.ne...n-goes-nuclear/
Iran Newspaper plans Holocaust cartoons
http://www.exisle.ne...caust-cartoons/
US considering use of Nukes in Iran
http://www.exisle.ne...-nukes-in-iran/
US may strike at Iran
http://www.exisle.ne...strike-at-iran/

Rules for surviving an Autocracy:

Rule#1: Believe the Autocrat.
Rule#2: Do not be taken in by small signs of normality.
Rule#3: Institutions will not save you.
Rule#4: Be outraged.
Rule#5: Don't make compromises.
Rule#6: Remember the future.

Source:
http://www2.nybooks....r-survival.html


#2 Cait

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 03:46 PM

Iraq:

2003
A Country torn apart
http://www.exisle.ne...part-hot-topic/
Baghdad Burning
http://www.exisle.ne...aghdad-burning/
Children and the rightness of war
http://www.exisle.ne...ghtness-of-war/
Dishonesty and Shifting emphasis in Iraq war
http://www.exisle.ne...war/#entry74145
First Attack on Iraq
http://www.exisle.ne...raq/#entry40631
France Vows to Block Resolution on Iraq War
http://www.exisle.ne...on-on-iraq-war/
Iraq lost due to shields on US tanks
http://www.exisle.ne...nks/#entry73882
Iraq Updates IV
http://www.exisle.ne...-iv/#entry54636
Iraq updates V
http://www.exisle.ne...s-v/#entry58429
Iraq War Quiz
http://www.exisle.ne...-iraq-war-quiz/
Iraqi child prisoners freed
http://www.exisle.ne...eed/#entry57013
Iraqi Lawyer Who Saved PFC Lynch Granted
http://www.exisle.ne...lum/#entry70645
Iraqi Minister of Misinformation
http://www.exisle.ne...ion/#entry56366
Iraqis pwn Royal Marines
http://www.exisle.ne...nes/#entry53506
Marching for terror
http://www.exisle.ne...ing-for-terror/
Powell lays out US case
http://www.exisle.ne...case/#entry6604
Saddam and the gassing of kurds
http://www.exisle.ne...urds/#entry4839
Satellite photos of Baghdad
http://www.exisle.ne...tos-of-baghdad/
Tariq Azizs' House
http://www.exisle.ne...iq-azizs-house/
The War That's Here
http://www.exisle.ne...war-thats-here/
Thoughts on the Saddam statement
http://www.exisle.ne...ent/#entry50874
US says we think we found the 1B
http://www.exisle.ne...e-found-the-1b/
US troops criticized for parading naked Iraqis
http://www.exisle.ne...g-naked-iraqis/
Viruses stolen from Iraq
http://www.exisle.ne...raq/#entry63815
War in Iraq? Yay or Nay
http://www.exisle.ne...raq-yay-or-nay/
War Updates
http://www.exisle.ne...86-war-updates/
War Updates Thread: Part II
http://www.exisle.ne...-ii/#entry41456
We love the Iraqi information minister
http://www.exisle.ne...ter/#entry58577
What was that all about again
http://www.exisle.ne...ll-about-again/
Wise words from the battlefield
http://www.exisle.ne...eld/#entry44341


2004
Iraq handover two days early
http://www.exisle.ne...two-days-early/
On and on and on
http://www.exisle.ne...0703-on-and-on/
Spinning out of Control
http://www.exisle.ne...out-of-control/

2005
Fighting for Theocracy
http://www.exisle.ne...-for-theocracy/
White Phosphorus used in Fallujah
http://www.exisle.ne...ed-in-fallujah/

Edited by Cait, 27 February 2013 - 06:04 PM.

Rules for surviving an Autocracy:

Rule#1: Believe the Autocrat.
Rule#2: Do not be taken in by small signs of normality.
Rule#3: Institutions will not save you.
Rule#4: Be outraged.
Rule#5: Don't make compromises.
Rule#6: Remember the future.

Source:
http://www2.nybooks....r-survival.html


#3 Cait

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 03:47 PM

Iraq [con't]

2006
Massacre in Haditha [2006]
http://www.exisle.ne...cre-in-haditha

2007

2008

2009


2010


2011


2012

Rules for surviving an Autocracy:

Rule#1: Believe the Autocrat.
Rule#2: Do not be taken in by small signs of normality.
Rule#3: Institutions will not save you.
Rule#4: Be outraged.
Rule#5: Don't make compromises.
Rule#6: Remember the future.

Source:
http://www2.nybooks....r-survival.html


#4 Cait

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 03:48 PM

Iraq [con't]

Abu Ghraib:
Abu Ghraib photos must be shown
http://www.exisle.ne...-must-be-shown/

Anti-War:
10 Challenges to anti-war politics
http://www.exisle.ne...ics/#entry40365
Anti Iraq War Vets pulled from parade
http://www.exisle.ne...ed-from-parade/
Army Major's Mom is anti-war protester
http://www.exisle.ne...-war-protester/
Companies in anti-war countries barred
http://www.exisle.ne...untries-barred/
Editorial: Why the Anti-war movement was right
http://www.exisle.ne...ment-was-right/
Families of fallen soldiers
http://www.exisle.ne...allen-soldiers/
Lawyer arrested fro wearing a peace t-shirt
http://www.exisle.ne...-peace-t-shirt/
Pope Endorses Antiwar Movement
http://www.exisle.ne...tiwar-movement/
Protesting the Protesters [2003] [humor]
http://www.exisle.ne...the-protesters/
Questions for pro-war and anti-war people
http://www.exisle.ne...nti-war-people/
Reporting from the streets of San Francisco
http://www.exisle.ne...-san-francisco/
Seattle peace march
http://www.exisle.ne...le-peace-march/
Sheehan Arrested
http://www.exisle.ne...eehan-arrested/


Coalition Forces:
British war aims
http://www.exisle.ne...itish-war-aims/
Canada won't go without the UN
http://www.exisle.ne...without-the-un/
Canadian Forces in Iraq
http://www.exisle.ne...raq/#entry50536
Powell pushes UN for more help in Iraq
http://www.exisle.ne...e-help-in-iraq/



History:
The Kurds - Hot Topic
http://www.exisle.ne...urds-hot-topic/

Iraqi Museum:
And this weeks missing artifact count is
http://www.exisle.ne...ifact-count-is/
Baghdad Museum lost artifact count revised
http://www.exisle.ne...-count-revised/
Baghdad Museum something I don't understand
http://www.exisle.ne...and/#entry75593

Rules for surviving an Autocracy:

Rule#1: Believe the Autocrat.
Rule#2: Do not be taken in by small signs of normality.
Rule#3: Institutions will not save you.
Rule#4: Be outraged.
Rule#5: Don't make compromises.
Rule#6: Remember the future.

Source:
http://www2.nybooks....r-survival.html


#5 Cait

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 03:49 PM

Iraq [con't]

Media Coverage [Journalists]:
1,000 American soldiers dead
http://www.exisle.ne...-soldiers-dead/
Freed Italian Journalist injured by US fire
http://www.exisle.ne...red-by-us-fire/
Guardian comes totally clean
http://www.exisle.ne...-totally-clean/
Guardian lying or unable to fact check
http://www.exisle.ne...-to-fact-check/
Press coverage of the War
http://www.exisle.ne...ver-of-the-war/
US military brutalized journalists
http://www.exisle.ne...ed-journalists/



Public Opinion:
National Council of Churches wants UN
http://www.exisle.ne...rches-wants-un/
US troops criticized for parading naked Iraqis
http://www.exisle.ne...g-naked-iraqis/


Road to war:
Advice from our elders
http://www.exisle.ne...rom-our-elders/
Am I the only one undecided?
http://www.exisle.ne...-one-undecided/
Blix hid smoking fun from Britain and US [2003]
http://www.exisle.ne...britain-and-us/
George Tenet finally speaks out
http://www.exisle.ne...lly-speaks-out/
The gloves were off
http://www.exisle.ne...loves-were-off/
Whose War?
http://www.exisle.ne...2263-whose-war/

Rules for surviving an Autocracy:

Rule#1: Believe the Autocrat.
Rule#2: Do not be taken in by small signs of normality.
Rule#3: Institutions will not save you.
Rule#4: Be outraged.
Rule#5: Don't make compromises.
Rule#6: Remember the future.

Source:
http://www2.nybooks....r-survival.html


#6 Cait

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 03:50 PM

Iraq [con't]

Saddam Hussein:
Bombed Saddam bunker didn't exist
http://www.exisle.ne...er-didnt-exist/
Confirmed Saddam Captured
http://www.exisle.ne...addam-captured/
Did Saddam try to negotiate a peace settlement
http://www.exisle.ne...ace-settlement/
Saddam and the gassing of kurds
http://www.exisle.ne...urds/#entry4839
Saddam Hussein to die in 30 days [2006]
http://www.exisle.ne...die-in-30-days/
Saddam Hussein to receive the death penalty
http://www.exisle.ne...-death-penalty/
Saddam Hussein was not Hitler
http://www.exisle.ne...was-not-hitler/

Torture [Enhanced Interrogation]:
Psychological Ops and cracking Saddam's supporters
http://www.exisle.ne...ams-supporters/

US Troops in Iraq:
Books for soldiers
http://www.exisle.ne...s-for-soldiers/
Military friends and family
http://www.exisle.ne...ily/#entry41281
Our troops did what?
http://www.exisle.ne...roops-did-what/
Prayers and positive thoughts
http://www.exisle.ne...itive-thoughts/
Seven US POW's returned alive
http://www.exisle.ne...returned-alive/
Student suspended for cell phone call from mom in Iraq
http://www.exisle.ne...ll-from-mom-in/
Two US Soldiers Captured
http://www.exisle.ne...diers-captured/
US Commander decries Iraq timetable [2006]
http://www.exisle.ne...iraq-timetable/

War Crimes & Military Justice:
Detainees Abused
http://www.exisle.ne...used-hot-topic/
Greenpeace on the conflict
http://www.exisle.ne...n-the-conflict/
Rumsfeld to be prosecuted for war crimes
http://www.exisle.ne...for-war-crimes/

Rules for surviving an Autocracy:

Rule#1: Believe the Autocrat.
Rule#2: Do not be taken in by small signs of normality.
Rule#3: Institutions will not save you.
Rule#4: Be outraged.
Rule#5: Don't make compromises.
Rule#6: Remember the future.

Source:
http://www2.nybooks....r-survival.html


#7 Cait

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 03:51 PM

Iraq [con't]

Weapons & Weapons of Mass Destruction [WMD]:
ABC 11:00 radio news break-sarin in Iraqi IED
http://www.exisle.ne...n-in-iraqi-ied/
Huge cache of weapons vanished from Iraq
http://www.exisle.ne...shed-from-iraq/
New Wolfowitz transcript
http://www.exisle.ne...itz-transcript/
Nukes may have been found in Iraq
http://www.exisle.ne...-found-in-iraq/
Search for WMD over?
http://www.exisle.ne...ver/#entry79329
UK Govt declares WMD find in Iraq unlikely
http://www.exisle.ne...-iraq-unlikely/
US: $$$ for WMD leads in Iraq
http://www.exisle.ne...raq/#entry79104
Vilified UN inspectors may have got it right
http://www.exisle.ne...ght/#entry76458
WMD just a convenient excuse for war
http://www.exisle.ne...excuse-for-war/
WMD: Reference request
http://www.exisle.ne...est/#entry81503

Rules for surviving an Autocracy:

Rule#1: Believe the Autocrat.
Rule#2: Do not be taken in by small signs of normality.
Rule#3: Institutions will not save you.
Rule#4: Be outraged.
Rule#5: Don't make compromises.
Rule#6: Remember the future.

Source:
http://www2.nybooks....r-survival.html


#8 Cait

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 03:52 PM

Israel:
Israel seems ready to go to war with Lebanon [2006]
http://www.exisle.ne...gainst-lebanon/
Israel threatens to bomb Iran
http://www.exisle.ne...s-to-bomb-iran/
Israeli Elections
http://www.exisle.ne...aeli-elections/
Potentially huge Israel development
http://www.exisle.ne...el-development/
Shove International consensus
http://www.exisle.ne...onal-consensus/
The dark side of Israels actions
http://www.exisle.ne...sraels-actions/

Palestine:
Arafat may have died
http://www.exisle.ne...-may-have-died/

Israel Vs. Palestine
http://www.exisle.ne...l-vs-palestine/

Rules for surviving an Autocracy:

Rule#1: Believe the Autocrat.
Rule#2: Do not be taken in by small signs of normality.
Rule#3: Institutions will not save you.
Rule#4: Be outraged.
Rule#5: Don't make compromises.
Rule#6: Remember the future.

Source:
http://www2.nybooks....r-survival.html


#9 Cait

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 05:39 PM

Saudi Arabia:
Saudi Arabia getting tough on terrorism [2003]
http://www.exisle.ne...h-on-terrorism/
Saudi Arabia's Human Rights FAQ
http://www.exisle.ne...man-rights-faq/

Rules for surviving an Autocracy:

Rule#1: Believe the Autocrat.
Rule#2: Do not be taken in by small signs of normality.
Rule#3: Institutions will not save you.
Rule#4: Be outraged.
Rule#5: Don't make compromises.
Rule#6: Remember the future.

Source:
http://www2.nybooks....r-survival.html


#10 Cait

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 03:39 PM

Syria:
Evicence found of Syrian Industrial scale killings 2014
http://www.exisle.ne...scale-killings/

Rules for surviving an Autocracy:

Rule#1: Believe the Autocrat.
Rule#2: Do not be taken in by small signs of normality.
Rule#3: Institutions will not save you.
Rule#4: Be outraged.
Rule#5: Don't make compromises.
Rule#6: Remember the future.

Source:
http://www2.nybooks....r-survival.html






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