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The Document Archive - News and media reports: March - April 2008

 

April 30th, 2008 - Sergeant Says He’s Innocent in Iraqi Murder Case

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

April 30th, 2008 - Judge Denies Iraq Veteran’s Motion to Dismiss Charges

1 news article by the Riverside Press-Enterprise

 

April 30th. 2008 - Parents of Acquitted SA Soldier Speak

1 news article by KSAT.com

 

April 30th, 2008 - Exclusive: Hedge Fund in Talks to Buy Blackwater

1 news article by ABC News

 

April 29th, 2008 - Court Martial Witness Describes Shooting of Unarmed Iraqi

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

April 28th, 2008 - Judge Hears Motions in Court-Martial for Fort Hood Soldier

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

April 28th, 2008 - Jury to 2nd-guess Murtha’s Haditha Case

1 news article by WorldNetDaily

 

April 28th, 2008 - Barbaric ‘Honour Killings’ Become Weapon to Subjugate Women in Iraq

1 news article by the Independent

 

April 27th, 2008 - Letters Give C.I.A. Tactics a Legal Rationale

1 news article by the New York Times

 

April 26th, 2008 - Jury Acquits Soldier Charged with Iraqi Murder

3 news articles by the Associated Press, Honolulu Star Bulletin & Honolulu Advertiser

 

April 25th, 2008 - Trial Recommended for Pendleton Marine in Iraq Slayings

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

April 25th, 2008 - Iraqis Accuse Blackwater of Shredding Documents

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

April 25th, 2008 - Soldier Admits Shooting Iraqi Man, but Calls it Justified

3 news articles by the Associated Press, Honolulu Star Bulletin & Honolulu Advertiser

 

April 24th, 2008 - CIA Foresaw Interrogation Issues

1 news article by the Washington Post

 

April 24th, 2008 - US Soldier Accused of Slaying Iraqi in 2007 Goes on Trial

4 news articles by the AP, AFP, Honolulu Star Bulletin & Honolulu Advertiser

 

April 23rd, 2008 - Soldier to Testify Against Leader

2 news articles by the Honolulu Star Bulletin & Associated Press

 

April 22nd, 2008 - Accused Soldier Claims Harassment

2 news articles by the Honolulu Star Bulletin & Honolulu Advertiser

 

April 21st, 2008 - Torture Victim’s Records Lost at Guantánamo, Admits Camp General

1 news article by the Guardian

 

April 21st, 2008 - Attorney: Former Riverside Police Officer Accused of Manslaughter is not Subject to Military Law

1 news article by the Riverside Press-Enterprise

 

April 21st, 2008 - Soldier Arraigned for Unarmed Iraqi Shooting Death

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

April 20th, 2008 - Behind TV Analysts, Pentagon’s Hidden Hand

1 news article by the New York Times

 

April 20th, 2008 - Rules of Engagement Ignored in Haditha Case

1 opinion by the Beacon

 

April 19th, 2008 - Court-Martial for Soldier Accused of Shooting Unarmed Iraqi

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

April 19th, 2008 - Two Years After a Killing in Hamdania

1 news article by North County Times

 

April 18th, 2008 - Schofield Soldier’s Trial in Iraq Case Starts Next Week

1 news article by the Honolulu Advertiser

 

April 18th, 2008 - Attorneys: Ex-Soldier Can Still Challenge Death Penalty

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

April 16th, 2008 - Defense Requests Berlusconi Testimony in CIA Kidnap Case

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

April 15th, 2008 - Judge Delays Start of Haditha Officer Trial to June

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

April 11th, 2008 - Haditha Battalion Commander in Court Next Week

1 news article by North County Times

 

April 9th, 2008 - ACLU Petitions Panel in CIA Case

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

April 9th, 2008 - Two Faces of Blackwater

1 column by Reuters

 

April 8th, 2008 - CIA Rendered 14 Prisoners to Jordan: Report

1 news article by Agence France Presse

 

April 5th, 2008 - State Department to Renew Deal With Blackwater for Iraq Security

2 news articles by the Washington Post & Reuters

 

April 4th, 2008 - Idaho Lawmakers Appeal for Clemency for Soldier Convicted in Iraq

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

April 4th, 2008 - Iraqi PM Freezes Raids Targeting Militia

4 news articles by the Associated Press, Agence France Presse, New York Times & Al-Jazeera

 

April 3rd, 2008 - British Rights Group Hands Portugal Findings about Secret CIA Flights in its Airspace

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

April 3rd, 2008 - Blackwater VP: Too Soon to Judge Baghdad Shootings

1 news article by Reuters

 

April 3rd, 2008 - Strike Kills Family Trio in Iraq

2 news articles by Reuters & the Associated Press

 

April 2nd, 2008 - U.S. and Britain at Odds Over Guantánamo Inmate

1 news article by the New York Times

 

April 2nd, 2008 - Judge Bumps Ex-Soldier’s Trial Date Because of Quilt Show

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

April 1st, 2008 - Iraqi Deaths Spike in March

1 news article by CNN

 

April 1st, 2008 - Iraqi PM: Basra Operation a ‘Success’

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

March 31st, 2008 - CIA Leak Inquiry Cost $2.58 Million

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

March 30th, 2008 - Britain and the Battle for Basra

1 news article by BBC News

 

March 29th, 2008 - Al-Sadr: I Am in Control of Militia

2 news articles by the Associated Press & Middle East Media Research Institute

 

March 29th, 2008 - Police Say Basra Airstrike Kills 8

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

March 29th, 2008 - Charges Against Third Marine Dropped in Massacre of Civilians

2 news articles by the Los Angeles Times & North County Times

 

March 28th, 2008 - US Forces Launch Airstrikes in Iraq

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

March 28th, 2008 - Marine Charged in Detainee Death

2 news articles by the Associated Press

 

March 28th, 2008 - Case Dropped Against Haditha Defendant

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

March 27th, 2008 - Start of Haditha Court Martial Delayed by One Day: US Military

1 news article by Agence France Presse

 

March 26th, 2008 - Camp Pendleton: Hearing in Alleged Prisoner Killings to Start Friday

1 news article by North County Times

 

March 26th, 2008 - Many Killed by U.S. Strike in Iraq’s Hilla - Sources

2 news articles by Reuters & Associated Press

 

March 25th, 2008 - First Haditha Trial to Unfold

1 news article by North County Times

 

March 24th, 2008 - US Death Toll in Iraq War Hits 4,000

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

March 23rd, 2008 - Prosecutors Say Former Soldier’s Case Belongs in Civilian Court

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

March 22nd, 2008 - How German Intelligence Helped Justify the US Invasion of Iraq

3 feature articles by the Spiegel

 

March 21st, 2008 - Democrats Want Contract Fraud Documents

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

March 20th, 2008 - Bush Defends Iraq War in Speech

1 news article by the New York Times

 

March 20th, 2008 - Exclusive: Blackwater ‘Blood Money’ Angers Iraqis

2 news articles by ABC News & Mother Jones

 

March 19th, 2008 - CIA Kidnapping Trial Resumes in Italy

1 news article by Agence France Presse

 

March 19th, 2008 - Marine’s Defense Jabs at Evidence

3 news articles by the San Diego Union-Tribune, North County Times & Associated Press

 

March 18th, 2008 - Marine Charged with Murder over Fallujah Death: Military

2 news articles by Agence France Presse & North County Times

 

March 16th, 2008 - In Cold Blood

1 news article by the Sunday Paper

 

March 15th, 2008 - Kickbacks, Weapons and Suicide: The US Army’s Battle with Corruption

1 analysis by kippreport

 

March 13th, 2008 - Steinmeier kontert Vorwürfe im Fall Zammar

1 news article by the Spiegel (German article)

 

March 13th, 2008 - Minister Denies Germans Complicit in U.S. Rendition

2 news articles by Reuters & Mathaba News Network

 

March 13th, 2008 - Four Suspect CIA Flights Refuel at Airport

1 news article by the Limerick Reader

 

March 12th, 2008 - CIA Boeing Sighted in CEE

1 news article by Budapest Times

 

March 11th, 2008 - Ex-CIA-Mann belastet deutsche Kollegen

1 news article by the Stern (German article)

 

March 10th, 2008 - Fresh Questions on Torture Flights Spark Demands for Inquiry

1 news article by the Guardian

 

March 9th, 2008 - Veto of Bill on C.I.A. Tactics Affirms Bush’s Legacy

1 news article by the New York Times

 

March 9th, 2008 - Studies: Iraq Costs US $12B Per Month

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

March 8th, 2008 - Bush to Veto Waterboarding Bill

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

March 7th, 2008 - Somalia: ‘Muslims are being Massacred’: Dobley mayor

1 news article by Garowe Online

 

March 5th, 2008 - Anti-U.S. Protest After Somalia Raid

2 articles by the Associated Press & CounterPunch

 

March 5th, 2008 - Judge Rejects Murtha Deposition Request

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

March 4th, 2008 - U.S. Strike Targeted Bombing Suspect

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

March 2nd, 2008 - Groups Raise Funds for Service Members who Face Charges

1 news article by the Riverside Press-Enterprise

 

March 2nd, 2008 - Haditha War Crimes Case Has Hearing on Tuesday

1 news article by San Diego Union-Tribune

 

 

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