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BY staff | United States | 12/26/10
On Dec. 22, the U.S. House and Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011. The bill authorizes $725 billion for next year’s Defense Department budget, including nearly $160 billion of what the Pentagon calls “overseas contingency operations” - Congress’s name for the U.S. wars and occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan.
BY staff | United States | 8/31/10
Activists in the Twin Cities anti-war movement responded to President Obama’s Aug. 31 nationally televised speech on the U.S. war in Iraq at a press conference immediate following his address. Representatives from Military Families Speak Out, Women Against Military Madness, the Anti-War Committee, the Twin Cities Peace Campaign and others said that the U.S. occupation will continue and that the anti-war movement needs to continue the effort to get U.S. troops out of Iraq and Afghanistan.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/26/10
Interview with anti-war leader Meredith Aby about whether the occupation of Iraq is truly ending, and what the anti-war movement should be doing to stop the occupation.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Albany, NY | 7/26/10
The National Conference to Bring the Troops Home Now met in Albany, New York, July 23-25. Around 700 activists from across the country came together to discuss and debate how to build the anti-war movement and to plan for coordinated days of protest.
BY Jacob Flom | United States | 6/22/10
In April 2010, a video leaked from top secret military files revealed a 2007 U.S. Army helicopter assault on Baghdad where eighteen civilians were murdered, including two journalists from the news agency Reuters.
BY Kosta Harlan | Iraq | 4/05/10
The organization WikiLeaks released a leaked video today showing footage of U.S. soldiers indiscriminately gunning down Iraqis from an Apache helicopter gunship
BY Daniel Ginsberg | Milwaukee, WI | 3/23/10
One hundred people marched here, March 19, to protest the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on the seventh anniversary of the invasion of Iraq.
BY Kosta Harlan | Washington, D.C. | 3/21/10
About 10,000 gathered here, in Lafayette Park near the White House, March 20, to oppose the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan.
BY Kosta Harlan | Washington, D.C. | 3/21/10
About ten thousand demonstrators filled Lafayette Park across from the White House to demand an end to the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan.
BY Kosta Harlan | Iraq | 3/10/10
Parliamentary elections took place in occupied Iraq on March 8 as rockets and mortars slammed into the Green Zone and U.S. military bases across the country.
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