While Sgt. Joe Bozicevich was in Iraq in 2008, something inside him snappedU.S. Army Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich, the soldier from Minneapolis who opened fire on two fellow soldiers in Iraq, has been found guilty of murder. A military jury in Georgia convicted Bozicevich, 41, of two counts of pr ... More >>
Timothy Carson will spend eight years behind barsTimothy Carson, an Iraq war veteran and a former Minneapolis cop, left no doubt in anyone's mind yesterday that he was guilty as charged in an Apple Valley bank robbery last winter -- and sorry. The judge made it clear at the sentencing that Ca ... More >>
Festival kicks off its 28th year in the Twin Cities
The Body is everywhere these days, drumming up buzz for his new TV show, "Conspiracy Theory."
This time they picked the wrong country
After weeks of controversy a dog adopted by a Minnesota Sergeant while serving in Iraq is arriving in Minnea ... More >>
But at the VA, not much has changed
'Stop-Loss' does its best not to mention the conflict
Paul Haggis Directs a Flawed but Vital Film About the Emotional Toll of Iraq on a Military Family
Breaking Out of the Pack of Iraq War Docs, 'No End in Sight' Devastates.
Minnesota nurse Deanna Germain describes serving at Iraq's most notorious prison.
Absorbing Bush with a stiff shot of bourbon.
The Strib let Gil Gutknecht talk out of both sides of his mouth on Iraq, then declare him safely ahead in his race against Tim Walz.
Two years and three months after publication of the pictures at Abu Ghraib, Junge gets around to calling for Rumsfeld's resignation--on the day her friend and ally Lieberman is called to account by Connecticut voters for his support for the war in Iraq.
State Sen. Becky Lourey today cast the lone dissenting vote on a bill to prohibit the disruption of funerals by protesters, explaining that it's a form of speech protected by the U.S. Constitution--something her own son died protecting in Iraq.
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"This evening President Bush did what he needed to do," Coleman "said" in a statement that hit e-mail inboxes just 30 minutes after the Prez wrapped his speech. "He offered the American people a candid progress report at a turning point on the path to democracy in the Middle East."
San Diego stripped of its title, Ford stops advertising in GLBT publications, Ahnald plays grab-ass in Rio, a Jack Webb Christmas, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
"As part of an information offensive in Iraq, the U.S. military is secretly paying Iraqi newspapers to publish stories written by American troops in an effort to burnish the image of the U.S. mission in Iraq. "The articles, written by U.S. military 'information operations' troops, are translated ... More >>
Bob Briggs got a head full of shrapnel in Iraq. Then he came home to more wars: to regain the use of his half-paralyzed body, and to get the U.S. government to pay for his medical care.
Top-ranking Americans have told equally top-ranking Indians in recent weeks that the US has plans to invade Iran before Bush's term ends. In 2002, a year before the US invaded Iraq, high-ranking Americans had similarly shared their definitive vision of a post-Saddam Iraq, making it clear that they w ... More >>
When it comes to fighting the Iraqi insurgency, U.S. forces are discovering that there is a lot of Number Two.
Mother Jones interviews Howard Zinn Here's a link to a long Q&A by Tom Engelhardt with the historian who wrote "A People's History of the United States," in which the two discuss dissent, anti-war movements then and now, American exceptionalism, and empire. His vision is so clear and his voice so a ... More >>
Wisconsin Democrats are calling for the impeachment of President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. State party convention participants in Oshkosh passed a resolution calling for Congress to initiate impeachment proceedings against the three officia ... More >>
Downing Street springs new leak: Second Brit memo suggests Iraq war may not end in hugs In the Washington Post, White House blogger Dan Froomkin is calling it the DSM-II. And, truly, the second Downing Street memo to leak out of the Blair adminstration portrays a Bush war team suffering from the kin ... More >>
In a press conference this morning, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld chastised journalists for allotting too much paper space to the abuses at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay: Two of the country?s largest newspapers, for example, have devoted more than 80 editorials combined since March of 2004 ... More >>
Fort Snelling's VA Medical Center is rehabilitating brain-damaged soldiers. But that's only half the story. Sunday's PiPress featured a lengthy story about Army Staff Sgt. Eric Cagle, a soldier so severely brain damaged in Iraq he spends four hours a day in intensive therapy at the VA Hospital in Mi ... More >>
A report issued today by the House Foreign Affairs Committee finds that excessive force by U.S. troops has provoked antagonism and fueled insurgency in Iraq. The report also says that Iraq has replaced Afghanistan as a hotbed for terrorists. According to a recent Newsweek article, bin Laden sent tw ... More >>
This message brought to you by... In the Strib: Slow news day--a lege update. From Sunday: there are more commercials than you think embedded in your local TV news (at KARE 11, in this case); and this Sunday page 1A commercial for the war in Iraq. In the Pi-Press: Rod Grams, lonely guy. Other ... More >>
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