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Tuesday, August 23, 2005

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  • Juan Cole’s 10-Point Plan for U.S. Troop Withdrawal From Iraq

    Iraqtroops

    More than two years after the US invaded Iraq, there is a debate in this country that is increasingly dominating the public discussion on the occupation: the issue of withdrawing US troops. We speak one of the most respected independent Iraq analysts, Juan Cole, who released a 10-point plan, outlining what he calls a responsible stance toward Iraq. [includes rush transcript]

  • Draft Constitution May Strip Iraqi Women of Basic Human Rights

    Iraqwoman

    Iraq’s parliament received a draft of the country’s constitution but delayed a vote for three days on the highly contested document to win support from Sunni leaders. The document stipulates Islam is the official religion of Iraq, and is a fundamental source for legislation. We go to Baghdad to speak with Iraqi feminist Yanar Mohammed. [includes rush transcript]

  • Rev. Joseph Lowery: "The Mothers in Iraq Call Us the Terrorists"

    Lowrey

    As the antiwar vigil at Camp Casey continues outside President Bush’s estate in Crawford, we speak with the Rev. Joseph Lowery, co-founder of Southern Christian Leadership Conference. [includes rush transcript]