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The War in Iraq
Last Updated: Sep 19th, 2011 - 19:28:10


As promised, we have assembled a collection of important resources in conjunction with the war in Iraq. You’ll find news sites for adults and kids, articles on how to talk with your children about war, resources for families with members in the military, lesson plans, and lots more. Stay informed with the most up-to-date information available on the web, courtesy of

The War in Iraq
Afghan Warlord Warns US of Many 'bin Laden's'
A renegade Afghan warlord has warned U.S. forces in Iraq to expect suicide attacks from hundreds of what he termed "Osama bin Laden's."
Jul 20, 2011, 8:41pm

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After Saddam's Capture- Unanswered Questions
Captured Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein has been the chaotic country's number-one fugitive, and coalition leaders have blamed his followers for the continuing attacks on U.S. troops and civilian targets. The governing council is setting up a special tribunal and wants to try Saddam for crimes against humanity. But there are still many unanswered questions about what will happen next.
Jul 20, 2011, 5:43pm

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American Bar Association Task Force on Treatment of Enemy Combatants
This American Bar Association report takes a look at the legal issues surrounding the detention of Abdullah al Muhajir and other "unlawful combatants" by the U.S. Government. Download/View File ]
Jul 20, 2011, 8:25am

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American Soldiers Capture Saddam Hussain on Farm Near Tikrit
Saddam Hussein has been captured alive near his hometown in Iraq. Paul Bremer, the head of the coalition authority, made the official announcement at a briefing in Baghdad.

Jul 20, 2011, 5:27pm

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An Open Letter to Osama Bin Laden & Ayman Al-Zawahiri
This letter from Pakistani peace activist, S.A.Rehamn, is a plea to Osama Bin Laden to call a ceasefire.
Jul 20, 2011, 5:57am

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Anatomy of A Refugee Camp
If you've ever wondered how a refugee camp was set-up, this is your chance to explore the way they're designed. Points covered include: the food distribution point, the vehicle entrance, the water point, the market, the shelters, and more.
Jul 20, 2011, 10:30am

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Assessing the War on Terrorism
With British Muslims hatching plots to blow up airplanes with liquid explosives and our all-out war on terrorism nearing its fifth anniversary, it's a good time to check in with Steven Emerson.
Aug 21, 2011, 9:06am

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Baghdad Comes Under Stepped Up Air Strikes
Some of the heaviest allied air attacks in days rocked the Iraqi capital Baghdad Thursday night.

Jul 20, 2011, 8:02pm

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Bush Again Vows to Topple Saddam, as US General Predicts Longer War than Expected
President Bush says the United States and its allies will stay in Iraq as long as it takes to overthrow President Saddam Hussein and free the Iraqi people.
Jul 20, 2011, 7:53pm

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Churches Leaving the Lights On
As the war in Iraq enters is second week, some Americans are turning to religion to help them through troubled times. Recognizing this need, some churches in the Washington D.C. area have opened their doors for extended hours to give people a place to go and seek comfort.
Jul 20, 2011, 9:11pm

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Defend America - News

Learn the latest on the war on terrorism from this news site from the U.S. Department of Defense.

Jul 20, 2011, 10:28am

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Emergency Plans and Resources
Learn all you can about protecting yourself and your loved ones with these resources.

Jul 20, 2011, 10:11am

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Eyes Wide Open Exhibit - The Cost of War
In May 2006, the Eyes Wide Open Exhibit illustrated the cost of war by displaying 2400 combat boots on the National Mall, each pair representing a soldier lost in the war with Iraq.

Jun 26, 2011, 4:07pm

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Former Iraqi Finance Minister Arrested
Iraq's former finance minister has been caught and handed over to U.S. Marines for questioning. He is the fifth member of Saddam Hussein's regime who has been captured since Baghdad fell.
Aug 11, 2011, 8:45pm

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Gulf Temperature Map with Precipitation
View up to the minute temperature information for the Iraq / Gulf area.

Aug 12, 2011, 8:41pm

The War in Iraq
Gulf Wind Map
This wind map allows you to check current wind conditions in the Iraq / Gulf area.

Aug 12, 2011, 8:35pm

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How to Talk to Kids About War
These resources are to help you get a better idea of how to talk to kids about war.

Aug 11, 2011, 1:53pm

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Iraq Had Low-Level Contact with al-Qaida, says British Newspaper
A British newspaper alleges that it has uncovered documentation in Baghdad showing that Iraq made low-level contact with Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida terrorist network in 1998.

Aug 12, 2011, 8:38pm

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Iraqi Exiles Helping to Form Interim Government
A report in a leading U.S. newspaper says the Pentagon has begun sending a team of Iraqi exiles to Baghdad to be part of a temporary U.S.-led government.
Aug 12, 2011, 8:34pm

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Listening to the War
"Anyone who cares about what is happening in the world should never rely on just one news source for their information."

Aug 12, 2011, 3:07pm

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Mission Accomplished
President Bush addressed the nation late this afternoon and declared that America and her allies have prevailed in Iraq.
Aug 12, 2011, 9:34am

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News Sites For The War in Iraq
Take a look at these news sources for various reporting angles and complete coverage of events in conjuntion with the war.

Aug 12, 2011, 2:01pm

The War in Iraq
News Sites For The War In Iraq - Kids
These are some of the best resources around for kids of all ages to get an idea of whas really happening overseas.

Aug 12, 2011, 2:14pm

The War in Iraq
Reinstating the Draft
Have you heard rumors about the draft being reinstated? Well guess what? US Congressman Pete Stark and a small band of Democrats have introduced a bill to reinstate, what they call a Universal Draft.
Aug 12, 2011, 8:24am

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Resources for Families in the Military
These resources were compiled with the idea that the families of the men and women serving our country in the United States Military would have access to specific information pertaining to them.

Aug 12, 2011, 3:13pm

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Support Our Troops
Let our soldiers know that you care. There are a number of special programs that are in place to help us show our appreciation to the soldiers that are laying their lives on the line for our country. Here are a few of the best ones...
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Aug 12, 2011, 8:39am

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Sympathy for Iraq Could Lead to Terror Attacks, Says US Official
The United States and its coalition partners could face terrorist threats from a variety of sources acting out of sympathy for Iraq.
Aug 12, 2011, 1:28pm

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Teaching About War
Learn the best ways to talk to children about war, terrorism, homeland security issues, and more by following these links.

Aug 12, 2011, 2:09pm

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The Cost of War
If you think this war is costing us too much in the way of lives and money, take a look at this counter to see just how much.

Aug 13, 2011, 1:01pm

The War in Iraq
The Newseum - War in Iraq
� Detroit Free Press 2003
On March 19, 2003, President Bush officially declared war on Iraq. Take a look at these newpapers from around the world, and how they viewed this event. - An excellent archive!
Note: This site can be incredibly slow-loading, but it is worth the wait.
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Aug 13, 2011, 12:42pm

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War With Iraq - Latest News
Take a look at the top news stories on the war with Iraq.
Aug 25, 2011, 6:35pm

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War with Iraq: Costs: Consequences, and Alternatives
Read this report on the possibility of War with Iraq by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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Aug 13, 2011, 2:06pm

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Wartime is Exception
According to the Justice Department representative, Barbara Comstock, the President is well within legal bounds to detain "enemy combatants."
Aug 13, 2011, 8:23am

The War in Iraq
You Can Never Be Fully Prepared for What's Out There, says Wounded US Soldier
A hair-raising account of the battle, as told by three wounded U.S. soldiers who were attacked near the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah.
Aug 12, 2011, 8:14pm

The War in Iraq
Zell Miller and the War with Iraq
Read Zell Miller's comments on the war with Iraq.
Aug 12, 2011, 3:52pm



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