The War Profiteers - War Crimes, Kidnappings & Torture

 

The Document Archive - News and media reports: May - June 2008

 

June 30th, 2008 - Hearing in Marine Sniper Case Set

1 news article by North County Times

 

June 30th, 2008 - Murder Accusation Shakes Marine’s World

2 news articles by Marine Corps Times & Los Angeles Times

 

June 28th, 2008 - Haditha Cases Continue to Unravel

1 news article by North County Times

 

June 27th, 2008 - House Panel Seeks Bush Transcript in CIA Leak Case

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

June 27th, 2008 - Two Marines in Jail, Others Upset

1 news blog by Los Angeles Times

 

June 26th, 2008 - Fort Sam Major Admits to Bribery

1 news article from San Antonio Express-News

 

June 26th, 2008 - Feds Raid Blackwater’s NC Armory in Firearms Probe

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

June 25th, 2008 - Marine Jailed for Refusing to Testify in Iraq Case

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

June 25th, 2008 - CBS to Appeal Ruling on Marine Interview

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

June 24th, 2008 - European Role in Secret US Flights Criticised

1 news article by Financial Times

 

June 24th, 2008 - Trial Postponed for Ex-Marine Charged in Iraq Case

2 news articles by the Associated Press & Desert Sun

 

June 24th, 2008 - The Real State of Iraq

1 news article by RINF.com

 

June 23rd, 2008 - Iraq War Veteran Called Back to Court to Testify

1 news article by Riverside Press-Enterprise

 

June 22nd, 2008 - Inside a 9/11 Mastermind’s Interrogation

1 news article by the New York Times

 

June 22nd, 2008 - Marine Convicted of Murder Sent to Leavenworth Prison

1 news blog by the Los Angeles Times

 

June 21st, 2008 - Haditha Victims’ Kin Outraged as Marines go free

1 news article by McClatchy Newspapers

 

June 21st, 2008 - McClellan Testifies he was Wary of Libby’s Leak Denial but went along

2 news articles by the Los Angeles Times & Washington Post

 

June 20th, 2008 - Feds want Sgt. Detained for Contempt - Again

2 news articles by Marine Corps Times & Los Angeles Times

 

June 20th, 2008 - Haditha Marine May Sue Murtha

1 news article by Military.com

 

June 19th, 2008 - Blackwater States its Case

1 feature article by the News & Observer

 

June 19th, 2008 - Prosecutors Appeal Dismissal of Haditha Charges

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

June 18th, 2008 - Benefit for Hindsboro Marine Saturday

1 news article by Journal-Gazette/Times-Courrier

 

June 18th, 2008 - Charges Dropped Against Marine Officer

2 news articles by the Los Angeles Times & San Diego Union-Tribune

 

June 17th, 2008 - ‘Curveball’ Speaks, and a Reputation as Disinformation Agent Remains Intact

1 news article by the Los Angeles Times

 

June 17th, 2008 - Judge Dismisses Charges in Haditha Killings

2 news articles by the Associated Press

 

June 16th, 2008 - House Panel Subpoenas FBI Interviews of Bush, Cheney

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

June 16th, 2008 - Haditha Case Attorneys Feel Case may be Dropped

1 news blog by the Los Angeles Times

 

June 15th, 2008 - Key Ruling Expected in War Crime Case

1 news article by North County Times

 

June 13th, 2008 - Justices Say Detainees Can Seek Release

2 news articles by the Washington Post & Agence France Presse

 

June 13th, 2008 - Maliki Says Talks on Iraq-US Security Pact Deadlocked

1 news article by Agence France Presse

 

June 12th, 2008 - ‘Special Weapons’ Have a Fallout on Babies

1 news article from the Inter Press Service

 

June 12th, 2008 - Marine in Iraq Case Jailed for Refusing to Testify

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

June 12th, 2008 - Haditha Prosecutions Under Fire

1 news blog by the Los Angeles Times

 

June 11th, 2008 - The Six-Letter Word That Changes Everything

1 feature article by Esquire

 

June 10th, 2008 - Immunity for Private Guards in Iraq a Sticking Point: US

1 news article by Agence France Presse

 

June 10th, 2008 - Judge Denies European Summer Vacation for Disgraced CIA Official

1 news article by ABC News

 

June 9th, 2008 - Decision Coming June 16, Next Big Day in Haditha Case

1 news article by Defend Our Marines

 

June 9th, 2008 - McClellan to Testify Before House in CIA Leak Case

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

June 9th, 2008 - Renditions Victim to Sue German Government

1 news article by Spiegel magazine

 

June 7th, 2008 - Marine Hero Now Accused of Crimes

1 news blog by the Los Angeles Times

 

June 6th, 2008 - Marine Charged with Voluntary Manslaughter in Iraqi Deaths

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

 

June 6th, 2008 - British Judge Sets Hearing on Evidence for Detainee

1 news article by the New York Times

 

June 5th, 2008 - Blackwater’s Private Spies

1 feature article by the Nation

 

June 5th, 2008 - Marine Sniper Facing Manslaughter Charges

1 news article by North County Times

 

June 5th, 2008 - Senate Panel Rebukes Bush, Cheney on Prewar Iraq Claims

1 news article by Los Angeles Times

 

June 5th, 2008 - US Ambassador Says no Permanent Bases in Iraq

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

June 5th, 2008 - US Marine Acquitted in Haditha Killings

2 news articles by Agence France Presse & Associated Press

 

June 4th, 2008 - Rep. Waxman Seeks Access to Bush, Cheney Interviews on CIA Leak

1 news article by the Los Angeles Times

 

June 4th, 2008 - Marine Heads to Court in Death of Unarmed Detainee

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

June 4th, 2008 - Jury Hears Different Views of Haditha Probe

2 news articles by the Associated Press

 

June 3rd, 2008 - Delahunt Calls Marine Convicted of Killing Iraqi Man a Casualty of the War

1 news article by the Gatehouse News Service

 

June 3rd, 2008 - Judge Dismisses Obstruction Charge in Haditha Case

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

June 2nd, 2008 - General Says He was not Influenced

2 news articles by the Associated Press & Los Angeles Times

 

June 2nd, 2008 - US Accused of Holding Terror Suspects on Prison Ships

1 news article by the Guardian

 

May 30th, 2008 - Judge Releases Marine Jailed for Refusing to Talk

2 news articles by the Associated Press & Los Angeles Times

 

May 30th, 2008 - Defense: Prosecutors Calling Top Marine General to Testify

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

 

May 29th, 2008 - Defense Says Marine Was ‘Fall Guy’ in Haditha Case

3 news articles by the Associated Press, North County Times & BBC News

 

May 29th, 2008 - Italy Officer Tells of Spying on Spies in Cleric’s Kidnapping

2 news articles by the Los Angeles Times & New York Times

 

May 28th, 2008 - Cellphones Were Crucial to Tracing CIA, Italian Official Testifies

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

May 28th, 2008 - Iraqi Father Seeks Blackwater Apology

2 news articles by BBC News & Washington Post

 

May 28th, 2008 - Marine Heads to Trial on Obstruction Charges

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

 

May 27th, 2008 - Blackwater Grand Jury Hears from Iraqi Witnesses

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

May 27th, 2008 - How Bush Sold the War

1 opinion by the Wall Street Journal

 

May 25th, 2008 - Secret CIA Flights Raise Political Storm in Portugal

1 news article by Periódico 26

 

May 24th, 2008 - US Secretary of State Rice Defends Torture at Google Event

1 news article by World Socialist Web Site

 

May 23rd, 2008 - 15 Billion Dollars in US Iraq Spending Unaccounted for: Reports

2 news articles by Agence France Presse & Washington Post

 

May 23rd, 2008 - Iraq Police Chief Says U.S. Killed 7 Civilians

1 news article by the Los Angeles Times

 

May 23rd, 2008 - Marine Jailed for Refusing to Testify

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

May 23rd, 2008 - Marines ‘Acted Appropriately’ in Deadly Afghanistan Ambush

3 news articles by Agence France Presse, Associated Press & Los Angeles Times

 

May 23rd, 2008 - May 28 Court-Martial for Haditha Officer

1 news article by United Press International

 

May 22nd, 2008 - Iraqi TV Station Says U.S. Troops Killed Cameraman

1 news article by Reuters

 

May 22nd, 2008 - Winder GI Exonerated of Iraqi Murder

1 news article by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

May 22nd, 2008 - U.S. Airstrike Kills Iraqi Children

1 news article by CBS News

 

May 22nd, 2008 - Marine Jailed for Refusing to Testify to Grand Jury

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

May 22nd, 2008 - U.S. Helicopter Strike Kills 8 Iraqi Civilians

1 news article by Reuters

 

May 21st, 2008 - Winder Soldier's Conviction, Sentence in Iraqi Case Reduced

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

 

May 21st, 2008 - U.S. Shoots 11 in Iraq, Police Blame Snipers

1 news article by Reuters

 

May 21st, 2008 - Iraqi PM Wants U.S. Security Firm Sent Home Early

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

May 21st, 2008 - Attorney: Judge Finds Evidence of Conflict in Marine’s Case

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

May 20th, 2008 - New Indictment in Case Against Former CIA Executive Director

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

May 19th, 2008 - US: 500 Youths Detained in Iraq; 10 in Afghanistan

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

May 18th, 2008 - Dickens Residents Back Accused Blackwater Shooter

1 news article by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

 

May 17th, 2008 - Blackwater’s Aggressive Culture Keeps its Business Growing

1 news article by McClatchy-Tribune News Service

 

May 16th, 2008 - Probe of Iraq Shooting by Contractor Moves Forward

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

May 15th, 2008 - Italian Trial of C.I.A. Operatives Begins With Torture Testimony

1 news article by the New York Times

 

May 15th, 2008 - McCain Outlines Vision of Iraq Victory

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

May 15th, 2008 - Attorneys: Former Soldier May Use Insanity Defense

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

May 14th, 2008 - Italian Judge: Berlusconi to Testify in CIA Case

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

May 14th, 2008 - Marine to Stand Trial Over Detainee Killing in Iraq

1 news article by Agence France Presse

 

May 13th, 2008 - Accused in Killing, Former Marine Speaks

1 news article by Marine Corps Times

 

May 12th, 2008 - Ex-State Officials Allege Corruption Cover Up

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

May 11th, 2008 - Plame Appeals Dismissal of Suit

1 news article by the Chicago Tribune

 

May 10th, 2008 - Iraq Contractor in Shooting Case Makes Comeback

1 news article by the New York Times

 

May 9th, 2008 - Killing by the Numbers

1 feature article by Salon magazine

 

May 9th, 2008 - Blackwater Unlikely to Face Charges in Iraq Shooting

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

May 8th, 2008 - CIA Flights Haunt Romania

1 news article by the Inter Press Service

 

May 8th, 2008 - Former Squad Leader’s Sentence for Killing Iraqi Cut 4 years

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

May 6th, 2008 - Guantánamo Briton Sues UK over ‘Torture Evidence’

2 news articles by the Guardian & Reuters

 

May 5th, 2008 - Renditions Ruin the EU Case

1 news article by Inter Press Service

 

May 5th, 2008 - Three Iraqis to Testify at Pendleton on Haditha Killings

1 news article by the San Diego Union-Tribune

 

May 4th, 2008 - Blackwater Shooting Highlights a U.S., Iraq Culture Clash

1 news article by the Los Angeles Times

 

May 2nd, 2008 - Soldier Acquitted Of Murder Charges Speaks

1 news article by KSAT.com

 

May 1st, 2008 - US Military: Al-Qaida in Somalia Head Targeted in US Strike

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

May 1st, 2008 - Jury Acquits Soldier in Shooting Death of Iraqi Insurgent

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

May 1st, 2008 - Cerberus Says Won't Invest in Blackwater USA

1 news article by Reuters

 

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