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The Document Archive - News and media reports: July - August 2008

 

August 30th, 2008 - Acquittal of Ex-Marine Sparks Debate Over Law

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

 

August 29th, 2008 - Ex-Marine Acquitted in Iraqi Prisoner Deaths

1 news article by the Los Angeles Times

 

August 28th, 2008 - Jury Acquits Former Marine in Killing of Iraqis

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

August 28th, 2008 - US Army Hearing on Death of 4 Iraqis Ends

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

August 28th, 2008 - SoCal Jury Gets Case of Ex-Marine in Iraq Deaths

3 news articles by the Associated Press, North County Times & Los Angeles Times

 

August 27th, 2008 - US Army Continues Iraq Murder Conspiracy Hearing

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

August 26th, 2008 - U.S. Soldiers Executed Iraqis, Statements Say

1 news article by the New York Times

 

August 26th, 2008 - Judge Upholds Iraq Charges Against Former Soldier

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

August 26th, 2008 - Riverside Jury Gets Crash Course in Marine Culture

1 news article by the Los Angeles Times

 

August 25th, 2008 - US Marine Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Fallujah Murder

2 news articles by Agence France Presse & North County Times

 

August 25th, 2008 - Attorney: Fort Campbell Soldier Did not Kill Detainee

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

August 24th, 2008 - Soldier Lied about Detainee’s Release, Army Says

1 news article by the Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle

 

August 23rd, 2008 - 2 Marines Refuse to Testify in Ex-Comrade’s Case

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

 

August 22nd, 2008 - 2 from Fort Campbell Charged in Iraqi Death

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

August 22nd, 2008 - 2 Marines Refusing to Testify Ordered to Court

4 news articles by the Associated Press, Agence France Presse, North County Times & Riverside Press-Enterprise

 

August 22nd, 2008 - Army, Navy Records Expose Price of Training Gap on Iraq Civilians

1 news article by the Public Record

 

August 21st, 2008 - UK Guantanamo Inmate Wins Ruling

1 news article from BBC News

 

August 21st, 2008 - Opening Statements Begin in Fallujah Case

2 news articles by the Associated Press & Agence France Presse

 

August 20th, 2008 - Civilians to Try Iraq War Case Against Ex-Marine

1 news article by San Diego Union-Tribune

 

August 19th, 2008 - Iraq Soldier to Plead not Guilty to Murder Charge

2 news articles by the Edmond Sun & Stars and Stripes

 

August 19th, 2008 - Jury Selection Begins Tuesday for Former Riverside Police Officer

2 news articles by the Riverside Press-Enterprise & Wall Street Journal

 

August 18th, 2008 - Marine Lawyer has Sought Judicial Reform

1 news article by the San Diego Union-Tribune

 

August 18th, 2008 - Ex-Marine to Face Trial as a Civilian in Killing of Iraqi Prisoners

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

 

August 18th, 2008 - Blackwater Defends Team in Baghdad Shootings

2 news articles by CNN & the Times

 

August 17th, 2008 - US Soldier Hearing to Start Sept 5 for Iraqi Detainee Murder

1 news article by Agence France Presse

 

August 17th, 2008 - Ex-Marine Decries Prosecution in Civilian Court

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

August 17th, 2008 - Justice Dept. Moves Toward Charges Against Contractors in Iraq Shooting

2 news articles by the Washington Post & Agence France Presse

 

August 15th, 2008 - Soldier from Edmond to Fight Murder Charges

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

August 13th, 2008 - Government’s Attempt to Block Amicus Curie Brief for CBS Case Denied by Court

1 news article by Reporters Without Borders

 

August 12th, 2008 - Report: Iraq Contracts Have Cost Billions

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

August 11th, 2008 - Money as a Weapon

1 news article by the Washington Post

 

August 8th, 2008 - CIA Official Confesses Iraq-9/11 Letter Came on White House Stationery

1 news article by Raw Story

 

August 8th, 2008 - Marine Ordered to Stand Trial in Fallujah Killings

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

August 6th, 2008 - Girlfriend, Friends Defend Local Soldier

1 news article by the Edmond Sun

 

August 5th, 2008 - Brother: GI Will be Vindicated in Detainee Killing

1 news article by Tulsa World

 

August 4th, 2008 - Marine Corps Seeks to Reinstate Haditha Charges

1 news article by North County Times

 

August 4th, 2008 - Two Oklahoma Soldiers Charged in Iraqi’s Death

1 news article by the Oklahoman

 

August 3rd, 2008 - US ‘Held Suspects on British Territory in 2006’

1 news article by the Observer

 

August 3rd, 2008 - 2 U.S. Soldiers Face Murder Charges

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

August 2nd, 2008 - Two US Soldiers Charged with Murdering Iraqi Prisoner

1 news article by Agence France Presse

 

August 2nd, 2008 - Shootings by Contractors in Iraq Decline

1 news article by Wall Street Journal

 

August 2nd, 2008 - Marine Corps Battles CBS in Brewing First Amendment Case

1 news article by North County Times

 

July 31st, 2008 - US Troops Charged in Iraq Deaths to Face Tribunal

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

July 30th, 2008 - Army Says U.S. Soldiers Shot Detainees at Iraq Canal

1 news article by Stars and Stripes

 

July 29th, 2008 - Waxman: Blackwater ‘Misled’ Officials to Get Contracts

1 news article by The Hill

 

July 29th, 2008 - Prosecutors Appeal Dismissal of Haditha Charges

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

July 29th, 2008 - Rulings Expected Soon in Former Fort Campbell Soldier’s Murder Case

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

July 28th, 2008 - Lawyer Asks Taoiseach for Information on CIA Flights

1 news article by Irish Times

 

July 28th, 2008 - U.S.: Troops Killed Iraqi Civilians

2 news articles by the Associated Press & Agence France Presse

 

July 28th, 2008 - US Troops Killed Civilians in June Incident - Military

4 news articles by Reuters, McClatchy Newspapers, Washington Post & New York Times

 

July 26th, 2008 - 4,000 US Combat Deaths, and Just a Handful of Images

1 news article by the New York Times

 

July 26th, 2008 - Incident on Baghdad’s Airport Road

1 news article by Time Magazine

 

July 25th, 2008 - Accused Soldier’s Friends Say the Charges Are Hard to Believe

1 news article by the Bakersfield Californian

 

July 25th, 2008 - Bush Critics get an Unimpeachable Forum

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

July 24th, 2008 - Army not Releasing Details in Detainee Deaths Case

1 news article by Stars and Stripes

 

July 24th, 2008 - Charges Dismissed Against Marine in Iraq Shootings

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

July 23rd, 2008 - Four US Soldiers Charged with Conspiracy to Murder Iraqis

1 news article by Agence France Presse

 

July 23rd, 2008 - Blackwater is Here to Stay

1 editiorial by the Guardian

 

July 22nd, 2008 - 4 US Soldiers Charged in Detainee Deaths in Iraq

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

July 22nd, 2008 - Blackwater Brand Shift: Security to Take Back Seat

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

July 20th, 2008 - MPs Say Cannot Rely on U.S. Torture Assurances

1 news article by Reuters

 

July 18th, 2008 - Trial Recommended in Fallujah Killing

1 news article by North County Times

 

July 16th, 2008 - Bush Claims Executive Privilege on CIA Leak

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

July 15th, 2008 - Lesser Charges Recommended Against Marine

3 news articles by the Associated Press, Los Angeles Times & North County Times

 

July 14th, 2008 - Iraq Veteran Faces New Charges in Detainee Deaths

3 news articles by the Riverside Press-Enterprise, North County Times & Los Angeles Times

 

July 14th, 2008 - CBS Files Appeal Over Haditha Interview

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

July 14th, 2008 - Trial Set for Marine Corps Sergeant Accused of Killing Two Iraqi Insurgents

1 news article by the Desert Sun

 

July 14th, 2008 - Suspect Soldiers: Is There a Link Between Postwar Stress and Crime?

1 news article by Sacramento Bee

 

July 11th, 2008 - Officer Considering Murder Charge for Marine

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

July 10th, 2008 - Court Hears Tape of Marine Accused of Iraqi Murder

2 news articles by the Associated Press & Los Angeles Times

 

July 9th, 2008 - Hearing Set on Fallujah Detainee Killings

1 news article by North County Times

 

July 8th, 2008 - Scandal at Diego Garcia

1 feature article by Counterpunch

 

July 8th, 2008 - Iraqi Official Says Government Wants Timetable for Withdrawal

1 news article by the Washington Post

 

July 8th, 2008 - Waxman Threatens Mukasey with Contempt over Leak

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

July 6th, 2008 - Blackwater’s Shield from Prosecution in Iraq May End Soon

1 news article by the Virginian-Pilot

 

July 5th, 2008 - UK Lawmakers to Launch New Rendition Probe

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

July 3rd, 2008 - 2 Marines who Refused to Testify in Fallouja Killings are Released

1 news article by the Los Angeles Times

 

July 3rd, 2008 - US: Only 2 Rendition Flights Landed on UK Soil

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

July 3rd, 2008 - Marine Sniper Says He Shot Syrians to Save his Men

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

 

July 2nd, 2008 - Accused of Manslaughter, Marine Says He’s Eager to Return to Iraq

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

 

July 1st, 2008 - Marines Speak at Sniper’s Hearing over Iraq Deaths

3 news articles by the Associated Press, Los Angeles Times & San Diego Union-Tribune

 

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