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The Document Archive - News and media reports: November - December 2008

 

December 30th, 2008 - Second Fallujah Trial Postponed

1 news article from North County Times

 

December 30th, 2008 - US Pull-Back from Iraq Will Hit Private Contractors

1 news article from Reuters

 

December 29th, 2008 - Falluja Rebuilds And Looks With Relief to Exit of U.S. Troops

1 news article from International Herald Tribune

 

December 27th, 2008 - Civilian Deaths in Iraq 98,000 since 2003: Study

1 news article from Reuters

 

December 23rd, 2008 - New Year Brings Less Clarity to Blackwater in Iraq

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

December 20th, 2008 - Fatal Shootings by Iraq Contractors Drop in 2008

1 news article from the Washington Post

 

December 19th, 2008 - ‘Germany Was Against the War, But Also Slightly Involved’

1 news article from Der Spiegel

 

December 19th, 2008 - Spain’s Collusion on Rendition Stopovers

1 commentary from the Daily Star

 

December 19th, 2008 - Blackwater’s Days in Iraq Might be Numbered

1 news article from ABC News

 

December 18th, 2008 - German Foreign Minister Denies Helping US Fight Iraq War

1 news article from Agence France Presse

 

December 18th, 2008 - Blackwater Radio Logs: Guards Took Incoming Fire

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

December 17th, 2008 - German Spy Revelations Put Steinmeier on the Defensive

1 news article from Der Spiegel

 

December 17th, 2008 - IG Report Says Blackwater May Lose License in Iraq

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

December 16th, 2008 - How German Agents Helped Pave the Way into Iraq

2 news articles from Der Spiegel

 

December 16th, 2008 - Blackwater Indictment Details Chaos at Busy Baghdad Circle

1 news article & 1 opinion from McClatchy Newspapers & Wall Street Journal

 

December 15th, 2008 - Marine Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Iraq Detainee

2 news articles from the Associated Press & North County Times

 

December 13th, 2008 - US Attorneys Visit Iraqis in Blackwater Shooting

3 news articles from the Associated Press, Agence France Presse & New York Times

 

December 12th, 2008 - Arraignment Set in Fallujah POW Slayings

1 news article from United Press International

 

December 12th, 2008 - Far North Fort Worth Man among 5 Blackwater Guards Charged

1 news article from the Keller Citizen

 

December 11th, 2008 - Iranian Support for Iraq Insurgency Appears to Wane: US General

1 news article from Agence France Presse

 

December 11th, 2008 - Murtha Maintains He Was Right to Say Marines ‘Killed Innocent Civilians in Cold Blood’

1 news article from Cybercast News Service

 

December 11th, 2008 - Ex-GI to Plead Insanity at Rape-Slaying Trial

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

December 10th, 2008 - Blackwater Guards Should Die: Dead Iraqi’s Family

3 news articles from Agence France Presse, Los Angeles Times & Foster’s Daily Democrat

 

December 9th, 2008 - Report: IED Threat Known Before War

1 news article from ABC News

 

December 9th, 2008 - Blackwater Shootings Case Moved to Washington DC

4 news articles from the Associated Press, Reuters & New Hampshire Union Leader

 

December 8th, 2008 - Ex-Blackwater Guards Charged with Manslaughter

1 news article from CNN

 

December 8th, 2008 - Soldier Pleads Not Guilty in Iraq Detainee’s Death

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

December 8th, 2008 - US: Blackwater Used Grenades on Unarmed Iraqis

4 news articles from the Associated Press, Washington Post & ABC News

 

December 7th, 2008 - Venue Fight: Blackwater Guards Plan Utah Surrender

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Foster’s Daily Democrat

 

December 6th, 2008 - Four Iraqis Were Allegedly Killed to Prevent Release

1 news article from Stars and Stripes

 

December 6th, 2008 - Blackwater Guards: Mercenaries or Decorated Vets?

2 news articles from the Associated Press & New York Times

 

December 6th, 2008 - Former Guantanamo Prosecutor May Be Key in UK Case

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

December 5th, 2008 - Testimony Doesn’t Link US Soldier to 4 Dead Iraqis

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Stars and Stripes

 

December 5th, 2008 - Five Blackwater Guards To Face Massacre Charges Next Week

1 news article from ABC News

 

December 5th, 2008 - Rice Dodges Questions on CIA Flights in Denmark

3 news articles from the Associated Press, Inter Press Service & Portugal News

 

December 4th, 2008 - US Mulls Unusual Tactic as Blackwater Charges Loom

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

December 4th, 2008 - Detainee Killings Were for Revenge, Witnesses Testify

1 news article from Stars and Stripes

 

December 3rd, 2008 - US Soldier Faces Hearing in 2007 Deaths of Iraqis

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

December 3rd, 2008 - Italian Judge Suspends Trial of CIA Agents

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Reuters

 

December 2nd, 2008 - Military Judge Ordered to Review ‘60 Minutes’ Outtakes

1 news article from the San Diego Union-Tribune

 

December 2nd, 2008 - Guantanamo ‘a Stain on US Military’

1 news article from BBC News

 

December 1st, 2008 - Ex-Marine Acquitted of Crimes Still Seeks Job Back with Riverside Police

1 news article from the Riverside Press-Enterprise

 

December 1st, 2008 - Wuterich Ruling Requires Tape Review

1 news article from North County Times

 

December 1st, 2008 - Spain ‘Authorised’ CIA Rendition Flights

1 news article from the Daily Telegraph

 

November 30th, 2008 - End of Immunity Worries U.S. Contractors in Iraq

1 news article from the New York Times

 

November 30th, 2008 - Hearing Set for Soldier in Detainee Deaths Case

1 news article from Stars and Stripes

 

November 27th, 2008 - Iraqi Parliament Approves Landmark US Military Pact

1 news article from Agence France Presse

 

November 26th, 2008 - Freed Guantanamo Prisoner Arrives Home in Yemen

3 news articles from Los Angeles Times, Reuters & Agence France Presse

 

November 26th, 2008 - Soldier Will be Tried in Deaths of Iraqis

1 news article from Stars and Stripes

 

November 21st, 2008 - Security Firms Told They Lose Immunity in Iraq: Official

1 news article from Agence France Presse

 

November 20th, 2008 - 2 U.S. Troops Charged in Murder of Iraqis

1 news article from CBS News

 

November 18th, 2008 - Valerie Plame to Petition High Court to Review Lawsuit

1 news article from the Public Record

 

November 18th, 2008 - House Member Argues for Immunity from Lawsuit

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

November 16th, 2008 - US Welcomes Iraq’s Approval of Pact on Military Pullout

1 news article from Agence France Presse

 

November 15th, 2008 - George W. Bush Could Pardon Spies Involved in Torture

1 news article from Daily Telegraph

 

November 14th, 2008 - Feds Draft Indictment Against Blackwater Guards

2 news articles from the Associated Press & ABC News

 

November 13th, 2008 - US Soldier to be Court-Martialed in Iraq Deaths

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

November 12th, 2008 - US Soldier to Face Court Martial over Iraqi Deaths

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

November 10th, 2008 - Anti-U.S. Sentiment Grows in Syria After Raid

1 news article from the San Francisco Chronicle

 

November 10th, 2008 - Obama Plans US Terror Trials to Replace Guantanamo

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

November 9th, 2008 - Secret Order Lets U.S. Raid Al Qaeda

1 news article from the New York Times

 

November 7th, 2008 - 2 Accused in Iraqi Deaths Face More Charges

1 news article from Stars and Stripes

 

November 7th, 2008 - Dogs of War: Contractors and Obama

1 news article from United Press International

 

November 7th, 2008 - Italy PM to Press State Secrecy in CIA Rendition Trial

1 news article from Reuters

 

November 6th, 2008 - Iraqis Seek More ‘Withdrawal’ Talks; U.S. Says They’re Over

1 news article from McClatchy Newspapers

 

November 3rd, 2008 - Rendition Flights Promise Welcomed

1 news article from Irish Times

 

November 2nd, 2008 - Questions Raised Over Syrian Complicity in US Raid

1 news article from the Sunday Times

 

November 2nd, 2008 - US still the Villain in Iraq’s Former Rebel Bastion

1 news article from Agence France Presse

 

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