Experts see more soldiers facing criminal time
(Artwork by: Jim Boden [left] and Bilal Bahir [right])There's no doubt that during times of conflict, the worst and best can emerge from people on all sides. And starting this week, Minneapolis will play host to some of the artistic brilliance that has unfolded during recent struggles, as America ... More >>
Three Americans, including a Minnesota native, have been detained in Iran because they are accused of espionage, according to an Iranian prosecutor.
Frank Theatre production focuses on both victims and perpetrators
This time they picked the wrong country
'Stop-Loss' does its best not to mention the conflict
A 24-year-old veteran seeks redemption for atrocities committed during the Iraq war
St. Cloud State teacher Abbas Mehdi saw realities of the occupation as a member of Iraq's government
730 days of service in Iraq will get you GI Bill education benefits. The MN National Guard was sent over for 729 days on the orders of a Pentagon apparently trying to save a little scratch.
Paul Haggis Directs a Flawed but Vital Film About the Emotional Toll of Iraq on a Military Family
Earlier this month Rep. Michele Bachmann, visited Iraq. This was particularly newsworthy because the freshman Republican had previously made waves by announcing that Iran had a secret plan to take over our Middle East colony.
Absorbing Bush with a stiff shot of bourbon.
Half of American adults still believe Iraq had WMDs, Orlando bans the feeding of the homeless in downtown parks, the definitive study on why poor smokers die younger than rich non-smokers, what happens when you scare an owl, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
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.
Documentarian Eugene Jarecki discusses his latest weapon of mass instruction
Sen. Norm Coleman has backed away from earlier accusations that Australian officials were involved in or sought to cover up suspected illicit payments to the regime of ex-Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein by AWB, the main exporter of food to Iraq in the 1990s.
Googling murder techniques, boycotting Target, simultaneous Star Wars viewing, consumerist guinea pigs, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald isn't finished with the Bush White House yet
Afghan journalist is convicted of blasphemy, a Stinson / Westerberg collaboration, Albert Brooks goes to Pakistan, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
When it comes to fighting the Iraqi insurgency, U.S. forces are discovering that there is a lot of Number Two.
A thousand spin cycles have passed since the Bush administration touted the lend-a-hand, can-do spirit of the coalition of the willing. Since the heady, happy days of the fall of Baghdad, the reconstruction of Iraq has stumbled. What we have in Iraq, according to Donald Rumsfeld, is a failure for ... More >>
CITY PAGES BLOGS Jack Sparks delivers the 3rd Edition of his Top 100 Country Songs of All Time at The Other Side of Country. THESE DAYS ChristianExodus.org is moving thousands of Christians to South Carolina to reestablish constitutionally limited government founded upon Christian principles. Mi ... 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 >>
The Norman Conquest A feisty and more colorful brand of politics invaded the U.S. Senate chambers yesterday as British M.P. George Galloway sat before the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs subcommittee investigating the U.N. oil-for-food scandal, chaired by Norm Coleman. Coleman ... More >>
'A Company of Soldiers' swears to tell the so-called truth
Doing the Baghdad boogie with traveling band Jack Knife & the Sharps
A Coalition memo reveals that even true believers see the seeds of civil war in the occupation of Iraq
How's the president doing?
The Bush administration's top 40 lies about war and terrorism
In recent weeks, the press and some Democrats have finally taken up a critical White House deception about Iraq and uranium. What took them so long? And what about all the other lies?
Depleted uranium: A deadly tool in the U.S. arsenal
Clausewitz, Iraq, and fourth-generation warfare
Novelist and historian Tariq Ali on the war and the antiwar movement
Notes from the road
No one calls Paul Wellstone an outsider any more
Three new films offer grueling tours of duty in Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Iraq