Monthly Archives: November 2004

Neglect Follows Siege of Fallujah

BAGHDAD — The Iraqi ministry of health is failing to provide enough support to hundreds of thousands who fled Fallujah. Doctors in Baghdad are perplexed why there has been little or no assistance from the health ministry to residents or refugees.

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International weapons conventions in Iran, Iraq

A word on differing standards of accountability to international agreements. In hundreds of articles over the past few weeks, our press has tirelessly reported on Iran’s uranium enrichment program, or rather—in characteristic shorthand—on “Iran’s efforts to develop the capability to make nuclear weapons” (Foreign Affairs, 11/24). Early on the morning of the November 29th, however, […]

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Occupier of a Prime Minister’s Chair

BAGHDAD — The prime minister is following in the footsteps of the last president. The rule of Ayad Allawi, the U.S. appointed interim prime minister of Iraq, is now more in the style of the dictatorship of Saddam Hussein than a leader of a supposedly democratic state. Most Iraqis had celebrated the overthrow of the […]

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Inside Fallujah: one family’s diary of terror

Last week the US launched a major offensive on Fallujah using heavy artillery, bulldozers and tanks. The target was insurgents, but here one family reveals the horror of being caught in the conflict.

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