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Free Iraq: The insidious American implanting of sectarianism - through corruption

Free Iraq: The insidious American implanting of sectarianism - through corruption: "From an email by a close friend: 'Note, in pages 14 and 15 [of the above U.S. Embassy report] how Corruption cases are divided into Shia/Sunni/Kurd. Since when do belief and ethnic background make a difference when it comes to stealing? Perhaps this demonstrates how the State Dept is preparing for partitioning Iraq?'"

Inside the ‘Secret Facility’ -- In These Times

Inside the ‘Secret Facility’ -- In These TimesThe “Protective Order,” issued by the U.S. Federal Court for the D.C. District, establishes the ground rules for the “attorney client relationship” with our Gitmo clients. These are the rules that we (habeas counsel) must follow or else face being held in contempt of court. The attorney-client privilege is one of many legal niceties that disappeared under the protective order.