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The Document Archive - News and media reports: January - February 2007

 

February 28th, 2007 - U.S. Will Not Extradite CIA Agents to Italy

1 news article by Al Jazeera

 

February 28th, 2007 - Military Chiefs Give US Six Months to Win Iraq War

1 news article by the Guardian

 

February 28th, 2007 - Iraqis Won’t Testify in Hamdania Killing

1 news article by North County Times

 

February 28th, 2007 - Lawyer Defending Marine in Iraqi Man’s Death Wants to Return to Hamdania to Investigate

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

February 27th, 2007 - Federal Agent: Marine Admitted to Shooting Iraqi Man to Make Sure He was Dead

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

February 26th, 2007 - Marine Charged with Murdering Iraqi Heads to Court Monday

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

February 25th, 2007 - Hometown Fights for Soldier Charged in Iraq Slayings

1 news article by the Los Angeles Times

 

February 24th, 2007 - Iraqi Children Killed in Baghdad Clash

1 news article by Reuters

 

February 24th, 2007 - Spielman Won’t Face Death

2 news articles by the Chambersburg Public Opinion & Associated Press

 

February 23rd, 2007 - Rape Charge Supported by Strong Evidence, Sunni Official Says

1 news article by McClatchy Newspapers

 

February 23rd, 2007 - Nationwide Support for Sweetwater Soldier Accused of Murder

1 news article by Wate 6 News

 

February 23rd, 2007 - U.S. Investigates Report of Iraqi Civilians Killed

1 news article by Reuters

 

February 23rd, 2007 - Lawyer Says Soldier Did Not Give Order To Kill Prisoners

1 news article by the Monroe County Advocate & Democrat

 

February 23rd, 2007 - Fallujans Defiant Amidst Chaos

1 news article by Inter Press Service

 

February 23rd, 2007 - Soldier Gets 100 Years in Prison in Rape of Iraqi Girl, Killing of her and her Family

2 news articles by the Associated Press & Al Jazeera

 

February 22nd, 2007 - Civilians Die as U.S. Troops, Insurgents Clash

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

February 22nd, 2007 - Hamdania Squad Leader due in Court Next Week

1 news article by North County Times

 

February 22nd, 2007 - Soldier Avoids Death by Pleading Guilty in Iraqi Girl’s Rape

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

February 21st, 2007 - U.S. Weighs In on Iraq Rape Case

2 news articles by the Associated Press & New York Times

 

February 21st, 2007 - Lawyer: Don’t Confuse Haditha with Hamdania Killing

1 news article by North County Times

 

February 21st, 2007 - Judge OKs Guilty Plea in Iraqi Slaying

2 news articles by the Associated Press & Reuters

 

February 20th, 2007 - Guantanamo Detainees Can’t Challenge Cases in U.S. Courts

1 news article by the Washington Post

 

February 18th, 2007 - Pilots Traced to CIA Renditions

1 news article by the Los Angeles Times

 

February 18th, 2007 - Jailed 2 Years, Iraqi Tells of Abuse by Americans

1 news article by the New York Times

 

February 18th, 2007 - Marine Gets 8 Years in Iraqi Killing

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

February 17th, 2007 - Italy Indicts C.I.A. Operatives in ’03 Abduction

1 news article by the New York Times

 

February 17th, 2007 - Lance Corporal Testifies in Hamdaniya Slaying

2 news articles by the San Diego Union-Tribune & Associated Press

 

February 16th, 2007 - Report: 1 Million Iraqis May Flee in ‘07

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

February 16th, 2007 - Marine Used Hand of Slain Iraqi to Slap Victim’s Face

1 news article by North County Times

 

February 14th, 2007 - Bush Order Allows Guantanamo Trials to Move Ahead

1 news article by Reuters

 

February 14th, 2007 - Former Top CIA Official Indicted

1 news article by the Washington Post

 

February 14th, 2007 - Marine Details Iraqi Kidnap-Murder Plan

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

February 13th, 2007 - Ex-CIA Contractor Gets 8 Years for Prisoner Abuse

1 news article by Reuters

 

February 13th, 2007 - Egypt: Muslim Cleric Promised to Keep Quiet About his CIA-Abduction

1 news article by AND Kronos International

 

February 13th, 2007 - Pennington Pleads Guilty to Two Counts in Awad Killing

2 news articles by North County Times

 

February 12th, 2007 - Terror Suspect Zammar Gets Twelve Years

1 news article by the Spiegel

 

February 12th, 2007 - Prosecutors Sought Calls, Family Testimony in Iraq Slaying Case

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

February 10th, 2007 - Helicopter Downings Vex U.S. Military Analysts

1 news article by the San Francisco Chronicle

 

February 10th, 2007 - Accused Marine Faces Tough Legal Fight

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

February 10th, 2007 - Haditha Leak Could Weaken Prosecution

1 news article by the Napa Valley Register

 

February 9th, 2007 - Ex-Agent Ties Firing to CIA Pressure on WMD

1 news article by U.S. News & World Report

 

February 9th, 2007 - Prewar Intelligence Unit at Pentagon Is Criticized

1 news article by the New York Times

 

February 9th, 2007 - Tennessee Hometown Rallies Behind Soldier

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

February 9th, 2007 - Sudden Switch Stuns Sentencing Hearing

1 news article by the San Diego Union-Tribune

 

February 8th, 2007 - Judge Grants Marine’s Request to Withdraw Guilty Plea in Murder

2 news articles by the Associated Press & San Diego Union

 

February 7th, 2007 - Friends, Family of Convicted Soldier Try Top Cope

1 news article by the Flint Journal

 

February 6th, 2007 - Marine in Murder Case Seeks Extra Credit for Time Served

1 news article by North County Times

 

February 5th, 2007 - In Another CIA Abduction, Germany Has an Uneasy Role

1 news article by the Washington Post

 

February 5th, 2007 - Video Said to Show U.S. Copter Shot Down

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

February 5th, 2007 - U.S. Military in Iraq Admit Airstrike Error

1 news article by Reuters

 

February 3rd, 2007 - Life Harsher in New Guantanamo Unit

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

February 3rd, 2007 - Soldiers in Iraq View Troop Surge as a Lost Cause

1 news article by McClatchy Newspapers      

 

February 3rd, 2007 - Record $ 622 Billion Budget Requested for the Pentagon

1 news article by the New York Times

 

February 1st, 2007 - German Court Challenges C.I.A. Over Abduction

1 news article by the New York Times & press release by NDR television

 

January 31st, 2007 - Community Rallies Behind Soldier

1 news article by the Monroe County Advocate & Democrat

 

January 30th, 2007 - Attorney: Haditha Leak Could Lead to Dismissal Request

1 news article by North County Times

 

January 29th, 2007 - Marines Order Probe into Leak of Government’s Haditha Report

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

January 28th, 2007 - Iraq Assault Hearing Ends with Shouting Match

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

January 28th, 2007 - Battle for Baghdad: City Braces itself for US Surge

1 news article by the Independent

 

January 27th, 2007 - Sweetwater Residents Rally to Raise Funds for Hometown Soldier

1 news article by Wate 6 News

 

January 27th, 2007 - Witness for Marine Lieutenant Threatened with Criminal Charges

2 news articles by North County Times & San Diego Union-Tribune

 

January 26th, 2007 - Germany does Some Soul-Searching on Detainee

1 news article by the Los Angeles Times

 

January 26th, 2007 - General Calls for Investigation of Leak

1 news article by North County Times

 

January 25th, 2007 - Troops Authorized to Kill Iranian Operatives in Iraq

1 news article by the Washington Post

 

January 25th, 2007 - 101st Airborne Soldier Pleads Guilty to Murder in Detainee Deaths

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

January 24th, 2007 - U.S. Forces Launch Another Air Strike in Somalia

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

January 24th, 2007 - Local Soldier Gets Deal

1 news article by the Flint Journal

 

January 23rd, 2007 - 88 Killed as Car Bombs Devastate Busy Baghdad Market

1 news article by the New York Times

 

January 20th, 2007 - Washing War Crimes at the Washington Post

1 news article by the Palestine Chronicle

 

January 19th, 2007 - Ex-Soldier’s Attorneys Claim Prosecutors Abused Grand Jury

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

January 19th, 2007 - The War Becomes More Unholy

1 news article by Inter Press Service

 

January 19th, 2007 - Clagett Court Martial Reset

1 news article by the Leaf-Chronicle

 

January 19th, 2007 - Marine Pleads Guilty in Slaying of Iraqi Civilian

1 news article by the San Diego Union-Tribune

 

January 19th, 2007 - Cortez Still Faces Murder Charges

1 news article by the Desert Dispatch

 

January 18th, 2007 - Cortez Pleads Guilty in Iraq Rape, Murder Case

1 news article by the Desert Dispatch

 

January 17th, 2007 - Iraqi Death Toll Exceeded 34,000 in ‘06, U.N. Says

1 news article by the New York Times

 

January 17th, 2007 - Haditha Attorney Accuses Pentagon of Deception

1 news article by Reuters

 

January 16th, 2007 - Lockheed Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

1 magazine article by Playboy

 

January 16th, 2007 - Second Iraq Hanging Also Went Awry

1 news article by the New York Times

 

January 16th, 2007 - Tough Going for Defense Funds in Haditha Case

1 news article by North County Times

 

January 16th, 2007 - More Plea Agreements may be near in Iraqi Civilian Killing Case

1 news article by the North County Times

 

January 15th, 2007 - Judge Rules Agent Can Sue CIA

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

January 15th, 2007 - Attorneys for Marine Ask for Leak Probe

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

January 13th, 2007 - Gunning for Somalia

1 news article by the Sunday Herald

 

January 13th, 2007 - Both Sides Trade Jabs at Hearing for Marine

1 news article by the San Diego Union-Tribune

 

January 12th, 2007 - Pentagon Memo Predicts 10,000 or More American Soldiers Could Die

1 news article by Capitol Hill Blue

 

January 12th, 2007 - Somalia Targets Survived, U.S. Says

1 news article by Los Angeles Times

 

January 12th, 2007 - Bush’s Plan for Iraq Runs Into Opposition

1 news article by the New York Times

 

January 12th, 2007 - Attorney Says Agents Made Up Assault Case Evidence

1 news article by North County Times

 

January 12th, 2007 - Soldier Sentenced to 18 Years for Murder

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

January 12th, 2007 - Pretrial Hearing under Way for Marine

1 news article by the San Diego Union-Tribune

 

January 11th, 2007 - Berlin ‘Helped CIA’ with Rendition of German Citizen

1 news article by the Spiegel

 

January 11th, 2007 - Iraq Killing Tracked to Contractor Could Test Laws

1 news article by the Virginian-Pilot

 

January 11th, 2007 - Bush Adds Troops in Bid to Secure Iraq

1 news article by the New York Times

 

January 11th, 2007 - Soldier Pleads Guilty to Murder Charges in Deaths of Detainees

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

January 11th, 2007 - Hamdania Assault Case Reaches Court Today

2 news articles by the North County Times

 

January 10th, 2007 - The CIA in the Dock

1 news article by Spiegel magazine

 

January 9th, 2007 - U.S. Somali Air Strikes ‘Kill Many’

1 news article by BBC News

 

January 9th, 2007 - Soldier Pleads Guilty in Iraqi Deaths

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

January 9th, 2007 - U.S. Soldier Accused of Murder had been Diagnosed as Homicidal

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

January 7th, 2007 - Before Hanging, a Push for Revenge and a Push Back From the U.S.

2 news articles by the New York Times & BBC News

 

January 7th, 2007 - Bush Fleshes Out Iraq Strategy Details

2 news articles by the Associated Press

 

January 6th, 2007 - Death in Haditha

2 news articles by the Washington Post & Associated Press

 

January 5th, 2007 - Hearing Set for Marine Officer Charged in Hamdania Assault

1 news article by North County Times

 

January 5th, 2007 - 2006 was Deadliest Year for U.S. Troops in Iraq

1 news article by Army Times

 

January 5th, 2007 - Bush Making Changes in His Iraq Team

1 news article by the Washington Post

 

January 5th, 2007 - Haditha Case Likely to Have Repercussions

1 news article by the San Diego Union-Tribune

 

January 4th, 2007 - Pentagon Says Abuses Already Investigated

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

January 4th, 2006 - Iraq Defends Hanging, but Holds Hussein Guard

2 news articles & 1 editorial by the New York Times

 

January 4th, 2007 - Soldier Reaches Plea Deal in the Killing of 3 Iraqis

1 news article by the New York Times

 

January 3rd, 2007 - FBI Details Possible Detainee Abuse

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

January 3rd, 2007 - Iraq: 12,000 Civilians Killed in ‘06

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

January 3rd, 2007 - Iraqi Official Arrested for Saddam Execution Cell Phone Movie

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

January 3rd, 2007 - Iraq to Review Hussein’s Execution

1 news article by the New York Times

 

January 2nd, 2007 - Chaos Overran Iraq Plan in ’06, Bush Team Says

1 news article by the New York Times

 

January 2nd, 2007 - Civilian Attorney Will Represent Soldier Accused Of Killing Prisoners

1 news article by the Monroe County Advocate & Democrat

 

January 2nd, 2007 - Haditha Prosecutors May not Need to Name All Dead Iraqis

1 news article by North County Times

 

January 2nd, 2007 - Marines Locked in Anbar Standoff

1 news article by the Baltimore Sun

 

January 1st, 2007 - Rush to Hang Hussein Was Questioned

1 news article by the New York Times

 

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