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Bill Clinton Rewrites His Support For Iraq War

Bill Clinton Rewrites His Support For Iraq War: "has been remarkably effective at remaking a longtime war supporter into an outspoken antiwar candidate. But at least she has't spun the yarn her husband did yesterday, claiming that he 'opposed Iraq- from the beginning.' Quote after quote from Bill Clinton before and after the war attests to the fact that he supported the invasion of Iraq. On May 19, 2003, Clinton declared, 'I supported the president when he asked for authority to stand up against weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.'"

US War Vets to Speak Publicly About War Crimes - by Aaron Glantz

US War Vets to Speak Publicly About War Crimes - by Aaron Glantz: "US war veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan have announced they're planning to descend on Washington, DC this March to testify about war crimes they committed or personally witnessed in Iraq. 'The war in Iraq is not covered to its potential because of how dangerous it is for reporters to cover it,' said Liam Madden, a former Marine and member of the group Iraq Veterans Against the War. 'That's left a lot of misconceptions in the minds of the American public about what the true nature of military occupation looks like.'"

Al Jazeera English - News - Us Withdraws Annapolis Resolution

Al Jazeera English - News - Us Withdraws Annapolis Resolution: "The United States has withdrawn a resolution it presented to the UN Security Council endorsing the relaunch of Middle East peace talks agreed in Annapolis, Maryland. US officials did not give a reason for Friday's move but diplomats indicated that Israel, which is a close ally of Washington, did not want the UN involved in the process."