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March 20th, 2009
World Links: 6th Anniversary of Iraq Invasion, Obama Sends Message to Iran

President Obama makes a direct appeal to the Iranian people in this video broadcast on several television stations in the Middle East. The president’s call for a “new beginning” in U.S.-Iranian relations coincides with the holiday of Norwuz, the traditional Iranian new year.

The United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories calls Israel’s recent offensive in Gaza a war crime of the “greatest magnitude,” noting that the Geneva Conventions require warring parties to make a distinction between military and civilian targets.

Today marks the 6th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.

  • John H Kennedy

    There was no doubt that 9-11, like Pearl Harbor, needed to be avenged,
    but Bush had another agenda.

    Bush, Cheney, and appointees lied about WMD, aluminum tubes, and Niger Uranium to con Congress into approving an invasion of Iraq, a country that did not have anything to do with 9-11.

    In WW-II, in 4 years, FDR put 13,000,000 men in the fight, beat 3 dictatorships, their leaders dead at the end.

    After 7 years of War On Terror, neither Bush nor Cheney could find Osama Bin Laden, our US reputation is in the gutter, we’re still at war, over 4,200 US Soldiers are dead, over 30,000 maimed for the Bush-Cheney arrogance and lies. They ordered Torture, a violation of Federal Law.

    If we as a people hope to force our public officials to obey our laws and our Constitution,
    the time is Now
    and the way to do it is
    to prosecute members of the Bush administration
    who violated Federal Laws,
    including the law against Torturing prisoners.

    The reason that we continue to have unnecessary wars of choice is
    that our Congress makes excuses for lawbreaking officials instead of impeaching or prosecuting them.

    Unless Obama’s statement that “no one is above the law” is a lie,
    Obama must appoint a Special Prosecutor for Bush, Cheney and the appointee lawyers that advocated Torture, violated many Federal Laws, our Constitution & the Geneva Convention on Torture.

    Sign The Petition To Prosecute them

    http://ANGRYVoters.org

    Over 63,000 have signed

    Join Them!

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