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The Document Archive - News and media reports: January - February 2009

 

February 28th, 2009 - Ky. Army Officer Gets 25 Years for Detainee Murder

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

February 27th, 2009 - Obama Seeks $205 Bln for Iraq and Afghan Wars

1 news article from Reuters

 

February 27th, 2009 - Officials: Obama Sets Aug. 2010 as Iraq End Date

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

February 26th, 2009 - Soldier Testifies Iraq Shooting Was Self-Defense

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

February 26th, 2009 - Obama Dismays Europe by Keeping Rendition Option

2 news articles from Reuters & Associated Press

 

February 26th, 2009 - Former CIA Exec Gets More Than 3 Years in Prison

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

February 25th, 2009 - Translator Testifies He Saw Officer Shoot Iraqi

2 news articles from the Associated Press

 

February 25th, 2009 - Army Drops Case Against GI in Iraqi Deaths

2 news articles from Stars and Stripes & the Providence Journal

 

February 25th, 2009 - Feds: Misconduct by CIA’s Foggo Spanned Decades

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

February 24th, 2009 - Freed Detainee in U.K. Tells of Abuse by U.S.

1 news article from the Washington Post

 

February 24th, 2009 - Amnesty International: White Phosphorus Shells were US made

1 news article from the Times

 

February 24th, 2009 - Conspiracy Charge Dropped Against US Soldier

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

February 23rd, 2009 - Rights Group Calls for Israel/Hamas Arms Embargo

1 news article from Inter Press Service

 

February 23rd, 2009 - Military Prosecutor Says Iraqi Detainee Killed Out of Revenge

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

February 23rd, 2009 - Gitmo Detainee who Claimed Torture is Freed

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

February 21st, 2009 - Soldier Convicted of Killing Iraqi Detainees

2 news articles from Stars and Stripes & Chicago Tribune

 

February 20th, 2009 - US Soldier Guilty of Murder in Deaths of 4 Iraqis

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

February 20th, 2009 - British Resident to be Freed from Guantanamo Bay

1 news article from Reuters

 

February 19th, 2009 - Court-Martial of Marine Charged in Death on Hold

1 news article from the San Diego Union-Tribune

 

February 19th, 2009 - Soldier Confessed Killing Iraqi to Investigators

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Stars and Stripes

 

February 18th, 2009 - Soldier Pleads Guilty to Assault in Iraq Death

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

February 18th, 2009 - Court-Martial Delayed in Fallujah Killings

1 news article from North County Times

 

February 18th, 2009 - Soldier Seen with Pistol Before Prisoners Killed

2 news articles from the Associated Press & the Providence Journal

 

February 18th, 2009 - Trial Begins for GI Accused in Iraqis’ Deaths

1 news article from Stars and Stripes

 

February 17th, 2009 - Pretrial Issues Delay Start of Trial in Fallujah Deaths

1 news article from North County Times

 

February 17th, 2009 - US Army Sergeant Will Testify in Iraq Slay Trial

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

February 17th, 2009 - Judge Refuses to Toss Charges in Blackwater Case

2 news articles from the Associated Press & the Washington Post

 

February 16th, 2009 - US Soldier Court-Martial Begins Tuesday in Germany

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

February 15th, 2009 - Inquiry on Graft in Iraq Focuses on U.S. Officers

1 news article from the New York Times

 

February 15th, 2009 - Gaza Victims Exhibit Possible Signs of White Phosphorous Wounds

1 news article from Haaretz

 

February 15th, 2009 - Diplomats Say Guantanamo Detainee Fit to Travel

1 news article from Reuters

 

February 14th, 2009 - Rendition Case Enters ‘Bizarre’ Realms of Secrecy

1 news article from Inter Press Service

 

February 14th, 2009 - DoD, CIA Cooperated in Detainee Abuse

1 news article by The Public Record

 

February 13th, 2009 - Charges Dropped Against Soldier in Iraq Shootings

1 news article from Stars and Stripes

 

February 13th, 2009 - Blackwater Dumps Tarnished Brand Name

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

February 12th, 2009 - "You’re a Pussy And a Scared Little Kid”

1 feature article from Salon Magazine

 

February 12th, 2009 - British Group Heads to Guantanamo to Free Resident

2 news articles from the Associated Press & BBC News

 

February 10th, 2009 - Palestinians Press for War Crimes Inquiry on Gaza

1 news article from the New York Times

 

February 10th, 2009 - US Dominance Over Iraq Has Ended: Maliki

3 news articles from Agence France Presse, Reuters & International Herald Tribune

 

February 10th, 2009 - Under Obama, Same Stance on Rendition Suit

1 news article from the San Francisco Chronicle

 

February 9th, 2009 - Obama Lawyers Maintain Bush Position in Suit

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

 

February 9th, 2009 - Rendition Case in S.F. to Test Obama Policies

1 news article from San Francisco Chronicle

 

February 6th, 2009 - Inquiry into CIA Flights Nears Completion

1 news article from Portugal News

 

February 5th, 2009 - Panetta: Obama won’t OK ‘Extraordinary Rendition’

2 news articles from the Associated Press & New York Times

 

February 4th, 2009 - Ministers Face Torture Pressure

1 news article from BBC News                               

 

February 4th, 2009 - Iraqi Death Researcher Censured

1 news article from BBC News

 

February 2nd, 2009 - U.S. Sold Phosphorus Shells Used in Gaza to Israel

2 news articles from the Associated Press & the Times

 

February 2nd, 2009 - Pentagon Letter Undercuts DOJ in Blackwater Case

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

February 1st, 2009 - Obama Preserves Renditions as Counter-Terrorism Tool

1 news article from the Los Angeles Times

 

January 31st, 2009 - Obama Lets CIA Keep Controversial Renditions Tool

1 news article from the Chicago Tribune

 

January 30th, 2009 - Official: Blackwater’s Iraq Deal Not to Be Renewed

2 news articles from the Associated Press & CNN

 

January 29th, 2009 - Details of CIA Fraud to Stay Secret, Judge Rules

1 news article from ABC News

 

January 29th, 2009 - Loophole Allows Terrorist Detentions

1 news article from RINF.com

 

January 29th, 2009 - Blackwater Says it Could Leave Iraq Within 72 Hours

2 news articles from the Associated Press & United Press International

 

January 29th, 2009 - Iraq Bars Blackwater, Tarnished by Civilian Deaths

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

 

January 27th, 2009 - Doctors Show Horrific Proof of White Phosphorus Abuse in Gaza

2 news articles from Middle East Times

 

January 26th, 2009 - German Sues Macedonia Over Capture, Torture

1 news article from Die Welt

 

January 24th, 2009 - Israel Admits Using White Phosphorus in Attacks on Gaza

1 news article from the Times

 

January 23rd, 2009 - Europe Lauds Obama Shutdown of Secret CIA Prisons

1 news article from the Associated Press                                                 

 

January 22nd, 2009 - Names of Commanders To Be Kept Secret as Weapons Inquiry Begins

1 news article from the Times

 

January 22nd, 2009 - Obama Signs Order to Close Guantanamo in a Year

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Reuters

 

January 21st, 2009 - Outcry Erupts Over Reports That Israel Used Phosphorus on Gazans

2 news articles from New York Times & McClatchy Newspapers

 

January 21st, 2009 - Diplomats, Generals Join Obama in War Meeting

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Los Angeles Times

 

January 20th, 2009 - Doctors Struggle to Treat Burns Consistent with White Phosphorus

2 news articles from the Guardian & the Times

 

January 19th, 2009 - Gaza Film Shows White Phosphorus from Alleged Israeli Attack

1 news article from the Guardian

 

January 16th, 2009 - War in Gaza: UN Aid Compound Set Alight ‘By Phosphorus Shells’

1 news article from the Times

 

January 16th, 2009 - Holder Wants Some Detainees Tried in the U.S.

1 news article from the New York Times

 

January 15th, 2009 - Israel Denies Using White Phosphorus in Gaza

3 news articles from IRIN News, BBC News & the Times

 

January 15th, 2009 - Panetta Faces Rendition Queries

1 news article from the Washington Times

 

January 15th, 2009 - Ex-Soldier Rescinds Insanity Defense in Slayings

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

January 14th, 2009 - Gaza: Israel Under Fire for Alleged White Phosphorus Use

1 news article from the Christian Science Monitor

 

January 14th, 2009 - Sergeant to Face Court-Martial in Deaths of Iraqis

1 news article from Stars and Stripes

 

January 13th, 2009 - Obama’s Plan to Close Prison at Guantánamo May Take Year

1 news article from the New York Times

 

January 13th, 2009 - US Soldier Faces Court-Martial Over Iraq Shootings

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

January 13th, 2009 - Judge: Ex-Soldier’s Statements Admissable at Trial

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

January 12th, 2009 - 1 Dead, Dozens Injured by Suspected White Phosphorus Munitions

2 news articles from the Los Angeles Times & Inter Press Service

 

January 11th, 2009 - Israel Denies Banned Weapons Use

1 news article from BBC News

 

January 11th, 2009 - Blackwater Radio Log Key in Guards’ Defense

2 news articles from Foster’s Daily Democrat

 

January 9th, 2009 - Prosecutors Urge Release of Testimony in CIA Case

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

January 9th, 2009 - Fallujah Suspect Given Feb. 16 Trial Date

1 news article from North County Times

 

January 9th, 2009 - Report: Iraq Security Contractors Poorly Managed

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

January 8th, 2009 - Gaza Victims’ Burns Increase Concern Over Phosphorus

1 news article from the Times

 

January 8th, 2009 - Hunger Strikers Surge to 10 Percent at Guantánamo

1 news article from Miami Herald

 

January 8th, 2009 - NCO Faces Murder Charges in Iraqi Detainees’ Deaths

1 news article from Stars and Stripes

 

January 7th, 2009 - Former Blackwater Guard from Rochester Pleads Not Guilty in Killings

1 news article from Foster’s Daily Democrat

 

January 7th, 2009 - US Soldier Referred to Court-Martial

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

January 6th, 2009 - Former Blackwater Guards Plead not Guilty

4 news articles from the Associated Press, Reuters & Washington Post

 

January 5th, 2009 - Israel Rains Fire on Gaza with Phosphorus Shells

1 news article from the Times

 

January 5th, 2009 - Victims of Blackwater Shooting Await Guards’ Trial

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

January 3rd, 2009 - The Last Day of the Iraq War

1 news article from Newsweek

 

January 1st, 2009 - New Year Brings New Rules for Blackwater in Iraq

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

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