October

Soldiers refuse suicide mission in Iraq

Nineteen members of the 343rd Quartermaster Company were arrested last week for refusing a direct order to go on what they characterized as a “suicide mission” or “death sentence” in Iraq.

Cost of Iraq war: More than we can bear

WASHINGTON — Oceans of red ink. Oceans of blood. Those grim phrases could be a subtitle of a just-released report on the soaring costs of the Iraq war. The document debunks George W. Bush’s claims that the war is a success and the U.S. is safer. click here for Spanish text

Ex-Marine speaks out against Iraq war

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — “There isn’t a waking moment when I don’t think about what we’ve done over there,” said ex-Marine Staff Sergeant Jimmy Massey. The 32-year-old North Carolina native visited New Haven last week as part of a series of speaking engagements, in hopes of revealing the facts about the war in Iraq.