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I wanted to see the place where a war between the United States and Iran may begin. It turned out people over there couldn’t talk to me on tape because they live in countries without a tradition of free speech and they all feel they are being watched, and I didn’t want to get anybody in trouble. So this is a travelogue, a story about what it’s like to be there.
Can’t believe it’s been 16 years. Most today understand and accept this lie.
Sixteen years ago, the US and Britain committed a crime of historic proportion, the invasion and destruction of Iraq. It was as egregious an aggression as Nazi Germany’s 1939 invasion of Poland.
IRAQ: HOW WE WERE LIED INTO WAR ericmargolis.com/2019/03/iraq-how-we-were-lied-into-war/
Fascinating story about a process called mapping: where IDF soldiers enter Palestinian homes without a search warrant and wake up children and photograph them and their parents. In the end none of this intelligence-gathering is used, indicating that this is just a ritual to let the Palestinians know who is in charge.
This American Life link