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You won’t see the this on the Ten O’Clock news. But perhaps – just perhaps – it hints at the real story of what’s going on in Iraq, and the kinds of things that will always happen when ordinary young men are placed in extraordinary positions, with the power of life or death, in foreign countries. Or perhaps it’s fake.

A unique form of ‘American justice’:


[ Please visit sjhoward.co.uk to view the video which appeared here ]

Visit sjhoward.co.uk to see the video which appears here.

Video credit mikev11

Is it any wonder the Iraqi people want us to leave?

This 1,012th post was filed under: News and Comment, Video.






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Comment from Anonymous


by Anonymous

Comment posted at 00:32 on 20th April 2007.

What can we say. Power is dangerous. Troops, presidency… it’s all the same nonesense. It’s never about the people who struggle to survive or to live everyday…


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