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Tag Archives: Iraq

War as Horror, War as Videogame

There may be no sadder piece of video than watching US soldiers attacking Iraqis from helicopters, killing a Reuters cameraman and his driver, as well as about ten more men, wounding two children, and attacking the van coming to rescue them from the air assault. War is hell, and this is an absurd and horrific [...]

The Ugly Crusader

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On a daily basis Donald Rumsfeld provided President George Bush with a sickening mix of Biblical quotations and romanticized war photographs on the cover of the President’s intelligence briefings, according to an article by Robert Draper in GQ magazine. Despite a fear that if leaked these covers would further inflame the Muslim world with their [...]