The War Profiteers - War Crimes, Kidnappings & Torture

 

The Document Archive - News and media reports: May - June 2009

 

June 30th, 2009 - US Spy in Rendition Trial: ‘I Followed Orders’

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

June 29th, 2009 - Why Iraq is Now the Most Corrupt Country on the Planet

1 feature article from Counterpunch

 

June 29th, 2009 - Accused Marine Wants Investigator to Remain

1 news article from North County Times

 

June 29th, 2009 - U.N. Fact-Finding Commission Faces Skepticism in Gaza

1 news article from Los Angeles Times

 

June 28th, 2009 - Some Fear U.S. Pullout From Iraqi Cities

1 news article from CBS News

 

June 28th, 2009 - Iraqi Whose Lies Made the Case for War Looks on from Afar

1 news article from the Guardian          

 

June 27th, 2009 - White House Weighs Order on Detention

1 news article from Washington Post

 

June 26th, 2009 - U.N. Asked to Probe CIA Rendition

1 news article from Inter Press Service                 

 

June 25th, 2009 - Iraq Struck by a Wave of Bombings

1 news article from the New York Times

 

June 25th, 2009 - Rendition Committee Has Met Only Once, Amnesty Claims

1 news article from Irish Independent

 

June 24th, 2009 - No Change to Iraq Pullout: White House

2 news articles from Agence France Presse & Associated Press

 

June 23rd, 2009 - Spate of Attacks Tests Iraqi City and U.S. Pullout

1 news article from the New York Times

 

June 23rd, 2009 - Judge Orders Syrian Guantanamo Inmate Freed

1 news article from Agence France Presse

 

June 22nd, 2009 - Bombings and Shootings Kill More than 30 in Iraq

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

June 22nd, 2009 - Court Will Not Revive Plame’s Lawsuit

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

June 21st, 2009 - Murder at Thar Thar

1 news article from the Post and Courier

 

June 21st, 2009 - Iraqis Happy at US Pull Out, But Fear More Attacks

1 news article from Reuters

 

June 20th, 2009 - US Hands Over Sadr City Base to Iraq

1 news article from Agence France Presse

 

June 20th, 2009 - Delay in Releasing CIA Report Is Sought

1 news article from the Washington Post      

 

June 19th, 2009 - Parliamentary Inquiry Inconclusive over Germany’s Role in Iraq War

1 news article from Deutsche Welle

 

June 19th, 2009 - New Revelations About The Torture and Alleged Suicide Of Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi

1 feature article from the Public Record

 

June 19th, 2009 - Report to Detail Interrogations, Secret Detention

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

June 19th, 2009 - Judge Questions Justice Dept. Effort to Keep Cheney Remarks Secret

1 news article from the Washington Post

 

June 18th, 2009 - International Narcotics & Law Enforcement Affairs’ Office of Aviation

1 news article from Defense Update

 

June 18th, 2009 - Soldier’s Crime Met with Clemency

3 feature articles from the Chicago Tribune

 

June 18th, 2009 - DynCorp gets Blackwater’s Service Contracts for U.S. Diplomats in Iraq

1 news article from World Tribune

 

June 17th, 2009 - CIA Fights Full Release Of Detainee Report

1 news article from the Washington Post

 

June 16th, 2009 - Audit Finds That U.S. Overpaid Blackwater

1 news article from Wall Street Journal

 

June 16th, 2009 - Detainee Says He Lied to CIA in Harsh Interrogations

2 news articles from Los Angeles Times & Washington Post

 

June 15th, 2009 - US Commander: US to Stick to Iraq Withdrawal Date

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

June 13th, 2009 - Investigation into CIA Flights Completed: Attorney-General

1 news article from the Portugal News

 

June 13th, 2009 - U.S. Urges New Look at State-Secrets Case

1 news article from the Washington Post

 

June 12th, 2009 - Harith al-Obeidi, Senior Sunni Lawmaker, Shot Dead in Broad Daylight in Iraq

1 news article from Huffington Post

 

June 11th, 2009 - ACLU Sues to Show White House Interrogation Link

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

June 10th, 2009 - Suit: Security Company is Operating Illegally in Iraq

1 news article from Virginian-Pilot

 

June 9th, 2009 - CIA Urges Judge To Keep Bush-Era Documents Sealed

1 news article from the Washington Post

 

June 8th, 2009 - Recently Released Gitmo Detainee Talks to ABC News

1 news article from ABC News

 

June 7th, 2009 - Dead Iraqi’s Family Sues Blackwater in Shooting Involving Seattle Man

1 news article from Seattle Post Intelligencer

 

June 6th, 2009 - U.S. Lawyers Agreed on the Legality of Brutal Tactic

1 news article from the New York Times & 1 opinion from Salon magazine

 

June 6th, 2009 - Fact Finding Committee Leaves Gaza, Disappointed over Israel’s Lack of Cooperation

1 news article from International Middle East Media Center

 

June 5th, 2009 - Palestinian Lawyers Take on Israel

1 news article from Der Spiegel

 

June 5th, 2009 - New Row Intensifies US ‘Torture’ Tactics Debate

1 news article from Agence France Presse

 

June 3rd, 2009 - Iraq’s New Death Squad

1 feature article from The Nation

 

June 3rd, 2009 - Blackwater Denies Destroying Evidence in Case of Three Iraqis Killed by Guards

1 news article from Huffington Post

 

June 3rd, 2009 - Cheney Led Briefings of Lawmakers To Defend Interrogation Techniques

1 news article from the Washington Post

 

June 2nd, 2009 - Yemeni Prisoner in Guantanamo Commits Suicide: U.S.

1 news article from Reuters

 

June 1st, 2009 - Iraq Civilian Deaths Fall After April Spike

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

June 1st, 2009 - U.N. Rights Team Probes Israel’s Gaza Offensive

1 news article from Reuters

 

May 31st, 2009 - US: Unclear Troop Number Remaining in Iraq Cities

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

May 30th, 2009 - Once Envied, Iraqi Health Care Is Lost to War, Graft

1 news article from McClatchy Newspapers

 

May 29th, 2009 - Debate Over Child Executions Roils Iran’s Presidential Vote

1 feature article from Wall Street Journal

 

May 29th, 2009 - Israeli Army Targeted Civilians, Rules UN Report

1 news article from Muslim News

 

May 29th, 2009 - Relatives of Slain Iraqis Confront Killer

2 news articles from the Louisville Courier-Journal

 

May 28th, 2009 - Do CIA Cables Show Doctors Monitoring Torture?

1 feature article from Salon Magazine

 

May 28th, 2009 - Relatives of Slain Iraqis Confront Killer in Court

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Louisville Courier-Journal

 

May 27th, 2009 - Ex-Spy Chief in Italy Denies Role in CIA Kidnap

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Agence France Presse

 

May 26th, 2009 - Italian Spies to Take Stand at CIA Kidnapping Trial

1 news article from Agence France Presse

 

May 26th, 2009 - Roadside Blast Kills 3 Americans in Western Iraq

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

May 26th, 2009 - Ex-Detainee Describes Struggle for Exoneration

1 news article from Washington Post

 

May 24th, 2009 - U.S. Relying on Allies to Nab Terror Suspects

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

May 23rd, 2009 - Slayings Dashed Dreams of Rural Iraqi Family

2 news articles from the Associated Press

 

May 23rd, 2009 - Iraqis Respond with Dismay to Ex-GI’s Sentence

2 news articles from the Los Angeles Times & Louisville Courier-Journal

 

May 22nd, 2009 - Iraqi Relatives Decry Life for U.S. Rape Soldier

4 news article from Reuters, Agence France Presse, CNN & Huffington Post

 

May 22nd, 2009 - Ex-Soldier Gets Life in Prison for Iraqi Slayings

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Louisville Courier-Journal

 

May 21st, 2009 - Ex-Soldier Gets Life Sentence for Iraq Murders

2 news articles from the New York Times & Steven Green Trial Blog

 

May 21st, 2009 - Ex-Soldier Spared Death Penalty for Iraq Murders

4 news articles from the Associated Press, Reuters & Louisville Courier-Journal

 

May 21st, 2009 - Ky. Jury Continuing Deliberations in Case of Convicted Ex-Soldier

3 news articles from the Associated Press, Louisville Courier-Journal & CNN

 

May 20th, 2009 - Milan Judge Says CIA Trial Continues

3 news articles from the Associated Press, Reuters & New York Times

 

May 20th, 2009 - Ky. Jury Deciding Sentence of Convicted Ex-Soldier

3 news articles from the Associated Press & Agence France Presse

 

May 20th, 2009 - Federal Prosecutor Urges Death Penalty for Green

2 news articles from Louisville Courier-Journal & New York Times

 

May 20th, 2009 - Trial Ends with Testimony about Ex-Soldier’s Brain

1 news article from CNN

 

May 19th, 2009 - Trial of CIA, Italian Agents Provides Rare Look at Intelligence Work

1 news article from the Los Angeles Times

 

May 19th, 2009 - Neurologist: Mistakes Made in Ex-Soldier’s Tests

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Steven Green Trial Blog

 

May 19th, 2009 - Aunt Testifies for Ex-Soldier Facing Death Penalty

1 news article from CNN

 

May 18th, 2009 - Aunt Tells Jury of Ex-Soldier’s Chaotic Childhood

3 news articles from the Associated Press & Steven Green Trial Blog

 

May 18th, 2009 - Penalty Phase of Ex-Soldier’s Trial Nearing End

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

May 17th, 2009 - Combat Stress Unit at Center of Iraq Slaying Trial

2 news articles from the Associated Press & CNN

 

May 15th, 2009 - Lawsuit Seeks Diplomatic Immunity in Italian Case

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Washington Post

 

May 15th, 2009 - Defense: Ex-Soldier Facing Death Penalty had Troubled Childhood

1 news article from CNN

 

May 14th, 2009 - Jurors Told about Ex-GI’s Childhood at Trial

3 news articles from the Associated Press & Steven Green Trial Blog

 

May 13th, 2009 - Former FBI Agent Testifies to CIA Contractor Push for Harsh Interrogation

1 news article from Washington Independent

 

May 13th, 2009 - Woman in Rendition Case Sues for Immunity

1 news article from the New York Times

 

May 13th, 2009 - UN Council Voices “Concern” about Gaza War Report

1 news article from Reuters

 

May 13th, 2009 - Jury Told Conditions Harsh for Ex-GI before Attack

3 news articles from the Associated Press & Steven Green Trial Blog

 

May 13th, 2009 - Witness: Ex-Soldier had PTSD, Was Unfit for Combat

2 news articles from the Associated Press & CNN

 

May 12th, 2009 - Clemency is Last Hope for a More Normal Life

2 news articles from Stars and Stripes

 

May 12th, 2009 - Report: Al-Qaida Militant Dies in Libyan Prison

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Newsweek

 

May 12th, 2009 - Witness: Ex-Soldier had Impulse Control Issues

4 news articles from the Associated Press, CNN & Steven Green Trial Blog

 

May 11th, 2009 - Penalty Phase Begins in Ex-Soldier’s Trial

3 news articles from the Associated Press & Steven Green Trial Blog

 

May 10th, 2009 - Lawyers Try to Spare Ex-Soldier from Death Penalty

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

May 9th, 2009 - Relatives of Murdered Iraqi Girl Demand Execution of US Soldier

1 news article from the Independent

 

May 8th, 2009 - List Says Top Democrats Were Briefed on Interrogations

1 news article from New York Times

 

May 8th, 2009 - U.N. Experts Prepare to Investigate War Crimes in Gaza

1 news article from Reuters

 

May 8th, 2009 - Iraqi Relatives Urge Death for US Rape Soldier

2 news articles from Reuters & Huffington Post

 

May 8th, 2009 - Ex-Soldier Could Get Death in Iraq Rape, Slayings

3 news articles from the Associated Press, Louisville Courier-Journal & Reuters

 

May 7th, 2009 - Iraq: Firm Once Known as Blackwater Exits Baghdad

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Agence France Presse

 

May 7th, 2009 - Ex-Soldier Convicted in Iraq Rape, 4 Slayings

4 news articles from the Associated Press, Agence France Presse & Steven Green Trial Blog

 

May 7th, 2009 - Steven Green Trial: A Bargain to Let War Criminals Go?

1 feature article from Huffington Post

 

May 7th, 2009 - Jury Returning to Deliberate in Ex-Soldier’s Case

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Louisville Courier-Journal

 

May 6th, 2009 - Trying to Understand the Mahmudiyah Massacre

1 news article from Gelf Magazine

 

May 6th, 2009 - Informants Allege Proposed Blackwater Weapons Dump

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

May 6th, 2009 - Ex-Soldier’s Case Now in Hands of Ky. Jury

4 news articles from the Associated Press, Agence France Presse & Steven Green Trial Blog

 

May 6th, 2009 - Closing Arguments Set in Ex-Soldier’s Trial

3 news articles from the Associated Press, Agence France Presse & Huffington Post

 

May 5th, 2009 - Israel Criticizes UN Report - Before It is Released

1 news article from American Chronicle

 

May 5th, 2009 - Defense Rests Case in Ex-Soldier’s Trial

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Steven Green Trial Blog

 

May 4th, 2009 - Environment Emerges as a Major Casualty

1 news article from the Inter Press Service

 

May 4th, 2009 - Prosecution Rests in Ky. Trial for Iraq Crimes

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Steven Green Trial Blog

 

May 1st, 2009 - U.S. Says Troops Will Not Face Trial Over Iraq Raid

1 news article from Reuters                

 

May 1st, 2009 - Testimony: Ex-Soldier Talked of Role in Iraq Crime

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Steven Green Trial Blog

 

May 1st, 2009 - Testimony: Attack on Iraq Family Was Planned

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Agence France Presse

 

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