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The Reasons We Go to War

Why do humans continually go to war? Are wars always started for profit motives? Scientists are divided on question of whether humans are innately peace-loving or aggressive.

Heather Whipps writes in LiveScience.com that scientists are studying Australopithecus afarensis, an early ancestor who lived five million years ago. He was small...

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More War on the Way? New Threat from China

As American power wanes due to military and political failures, other nations are seeking to take advantage of the vacuum being left behind, and now China has threatened the United States with nuclear retaliation if we attempt to help our ally Taiwan if mainland China decides to invade. The London Financial Times reports quotes General Zhu...

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Future Bleak for Some Parts of the World

Newswise - About 20% of all nations in the world face a serious risk ofcivil war or governmental collapse, and a half dozen of themare at high risk of future mass genocides, according to anew report. The greatest risks are in Sub-Saharan Africa andthe Muslim world. Nearly half of the 161 nations studied arefacing serious...

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Civil War Coming in Iraq

We've written before that the problem with Iraq is that itis really threedifferent countries. The recent Shi'ite and Sunniinsurgencies make this clear. Now a report by the RoyalInstitute of International Affairs says there will be civilwar in Iraq when the U.S. pulls out.

The report says that not only will the three major...

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War Between Brothers

According to DNA studies, Jews are the genetic brothers ofPalestinians. Geneticist Harry Ostrer says, "Jews and Arabsare all really children of Abraham. And all have preservedtheir Middle Eastern genetic roots over 4,000 years." The researchers analyzed the Y chromosome, which passesunchanged from father to son, of more than 1,000 menworldwide...

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Searching for POWS from Both Iraq Wars

With so many Iraqi troops killed and communications cut off, it's hard for U.S. troops to find anyone who knows where the POWs are. During the search of a Baghdad military prison where Americans were held prisoner during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, they found bloody American uniforms, but no soldiers. And they're still looking for a pilot who...

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Does Saddam Have 9 Lives?

The latest intelligence from the U.S. and Britain says Saddam may have lived through two bunker bombs. "This is a man who has spent a lifetime trying to avoid and evade assassins and military coups," says Richard Clarke, who was a national security adviser at the White House until recently. "There's really no explanation anyone has to this...

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Some Will Fight to the Death for Saddam

Despite his imminent defeat (and perhaps his death), Saddam Hussein still has thousands of bodyguards and fighters ready to die for him. He has organized units that will fight to their death in his defense, including military intelligence, internal security forces, bodyguard details and youth militias. Also, volunteers are streaming into Iraq...

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Suicide Killers Getting Ready to Strike

Terrorists from all over the world are converging on areas in and around the battlefield of the Iraq war, ready to shed blood using the methods only they are willing to use. The Iraqi National Congress reports that a squad of suicide bombers from Saddam's Fidayeen corps have arrived in Damascus, Syria, the country where Saddam's family is...

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Troops Find Al-Qaeda Bioweapons in Iraq

Evidence has been found in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq that a group linked to al-Qaeda called Ansar al-Islam was producing three types of chlorine gas, as well as ricin. Documents and equipment were found in the rubble of an bombed facility that is described as "a cookbook and kitchen" for chemical weapons. Other items included latex...

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Saddam Videos May All Be Pre-War

The CIA has analyzed the latest video released by the Iraqi government, showing Saddam meeting with his ministers, and now says there's a good chance that ALL the tapes of Saddam that have released since we initially bombed his bunker at the start of the war were made before the war began. If this it true, it means there is no evidence that...

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Reporters Fighting Their Own War in Iraq

As Americans surf their TVs for war news every night, it seems as if we're seeing more reporters than soldiers. In Iraq, reporters are putting both their safety and their jobs on the line. So far, two reporters have died, and as many as twelve Western journalists may have been captured. Meanwhile, the U.S. military has been confiscating...

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Bunker May Have Saved Saddam & Sons

Saddam Hussein and his sons Uday and Qusay recently made brief appearances on TV, but these could have been old video tapes. This is the first glimpse of Uday since the start of the Iraqi war. Saddam also delivered a message, which was read by Iraqi Information Minister Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf. Pentagon spokeswoman Victoria Clarke says the...

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We've Got Border Trouble

Popular Dreamland guest Jim Marrs says, "It's the dead of night and hundreds of illegal aliens are slipping into our country?Some of them are wearing unidentified military uniforms, black paramilitary uniforms, Chinese Uniforms, Soviet Uniforms and Mexican Army uniforms. Is this some conspiracy theory, urban legend, or rumor mongering?" And...

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Saddam Family in Syria & He's Ready to Run

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is planning to escape to Syria and has already smuggled his family out, according to London's Daily Telegraph. Just days before the bombing of Baghdad began, Saddam's first wife Sajida, the mother of Uday and Qusay, fled to Damascus with three trucks full of possessions and 60 bodyguards. Protocol minister Haitham...

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The Real Saddam Died in 1999?

WorldNetDaily reports that Saddam couldn't have been killed by the U.S. strike because he died from cancer in 1999. Dr. Moslem al-Asadi, who lives in exile in Iran, says, "The real Saddam died because he had cancer of the lymph nodes, and since his death in 1999 they're just showing his doubles." Al-Asadi says Saddam's sons, his first wife and...

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Russians Cause Missiles to Hit Civilians?Cheney Daughter Human Shield?

Russian arms dealers have supplied Iraq with electronic equipment that can throw U.S. planes and bombs off course. A Russian company is helping the Iraqi military deploy global-positioning system (GPS) jammers that can divert our smart bombs, which are guided by global satellites, from their designated targets. They could end up falling on...

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U.S. & Iraq May Be Talking Surrender

U.S. officials say that during the past 4 days, they have been talking with senior members of the Iraqi regime about a possible surrender. Washington has relayed their terms for surrender and assured top government officials they'll be spared if they cooperate. In a good will gesture, we've allowed Iraqi Foreign Minister Naji Sabri to leave...

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Disarm Korea & Iran, Now They Have Nukes?

The Iranian government admits it's been secretly building a uranium enrichment plant that can make fuel for nuclear reactors?or for bombs. Experts are questioning why Iran needs nuclear power, since it has plenty of oil. Therefore, it's assumed they intend to make nuclear bombs. And North Korea continues to build a series of plants that could...

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Strange New World

Looking at the TV reports on the war, and reading about the worldwide spread of nuclear weapons, makes Anne Strieber think we're living in a Strange New World. She reflects upon how, in the early hours of the war, a primitive car bomb set by Kurdish fundamentalists killed more people than had so far been killed by U.S. military weapons?an...

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Latest Info: Saddam Survived

British intelligence reports say Saddam Hussein is alive, but left his compound in an ambulance, after it was hit by a U.S. raid. Foreign Office Minister Mike O'Brien says,"We've received information that Saddam Hussein left the area in an ambulance. There was some talk that he had been injured, even some suggestion that he had been killed. It...

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Search for Pilot Downed in 1991

One special mission for U.S. forces in Iraq is to search for Capt. Michael Scott Speicher, a U.S. Navy pilot believed to have been held captive in Iraq since the Gulf War in 1991. U.S. intelligence reported last week that Speicher was seen alive in Baghdad earlier this month, while being moved to Baghdad, although the sighting could not be...

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Tracking our Every Move

A new tracking system called Auto-ID uses highly miniaturized computers to track products, even when they're being used and worn. Every physical item, from a can of Coke to clothes to toothpaste, will have its own unique information in the form of an embedded chip. The chip sends out a signal that allows it to communicate with reader devices....

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Bringing the War Home to our Kids

National retailers such as Kmart, Rite Aid and Walgreens are selling Easter baskets in which the traditional chocolate bunny centerpiece is replaced by a plastic military action figure. Scattered around the figure in the plastic grass are a machine gun, rifle, hand grenade, large knife, pistol, and round of ammunition.

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Did We Get Saddam?

There are conflicting reports about whether we hit Iraqi President Saddam Hussein in an early bombing attack on his house. One intelligence report says he was injured and is no longer functioning as commander of the government or the war. U.S. intelligence sources say they have not detected any communications from him since Wednesday. "The last...

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U.S. Will Keep Using Uranium Weapons

The U.S. says moves to ban depleted uranium ammunition are an attempt by America's enemies to blunt our military might. Colonel James Naughton says Iraqi complaints about depleted uranium (DU) shells have no medical basis. "They want it to go away because we kicked the crap out of them," he says. During the Iraq war, tons of DU weapons will be...

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Iraq War Has Started

The Iraq war effectively began today, as British and American troops were involved in fierce fighting near Basra, Iraq's only seaport. At the same time, allied troops took up positions on the demilitarized zone on the Iraqi border with Kuwait. Allied warplanes bombed targets in Iraq after coming under fire in the no-fly zone. Special units are...

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At Last?A Link Between Iraq & Al-Qaeda

A terrorist who is accused of helping the 911 hijackers was invited to a party by the Iraqi ambassador to Spain. The ambassador used his al-Qaeda pseudonym, according to documents seized by Spanish investigators. Yusuf Galan, who was photographed in training at a camp run by bin-Laden, is now in jail in Madrid, awaiting trial. The indictment...

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Was Stalin Murdered to Avoid World War III?

The Soviet leader Joseph Stain died fifty years ago, on March 5th, 1953. According to the official statement, he died of a brain hemorrhage, but one historian thinks he was poisoned, since he was about to plunge his country into another war, despite the fact that Russia was still recovering from World War II.

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British Concept of the War Plan

English special forces troops are preparing to join American special forces in a swoop aimed at devastating terrorist training camps in Afghanistan under plans for a swift retaliation for last week?s terrorist attacks on the U.S., according the the British newspaper, the Telegraph.

Air Strikes on Osama bin Laden?s strongholds could begin...

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