Articles tagged christopher hitchens and his critics: terror, iraq, and the left

Brian Wood’s New York: The Conclusion of the DMZ Series

Whatever the social and political issues Brian Wood and Ricardo Burchielli, and their occasional collaborators, chose to examine through the DMZ series, those examinations were always grounded in and refracted through New York.

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This New Year’s Eve Really Did End with a Bang

Nothing like spending New Year's Eve with couple of white guys pretending to be black guys during a war-time year worthy of blowing its own brains out.

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14 Jul 2009 // 5:01 AM

With one bat and no uniforms, Iraq’s baseball team hits field

BAGHDAD — They’ve only got a five-year-old softball bat, a threadbare cap, three scuffed balls and nine second-hand gloves from a flea market. They train

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30 Apr 2009 // 4:30 AM

Publisher dumps Fallujah video game

RALEIGH, N.C. — A U.S. company’s plans for a video game featuring one of the bloodiest battles of the Iraq war have been

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15 Apr 2009 // 11:00 AM

Once a country of fervent readers, Iraq now starving for books

BAGHDAD - When Maysoon Kadhim began working on her master’s thesis at Baghdad University two years ago, she braced for the challenge. After all,

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Fault Lines by Nancy Huston

Erra’s childish recounting of body parts that grow and those that don’t, including a count of her own lost baby teeth, is a rare moment where the narrator truly is only six.

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5 Dec 2008 // 3:18 PM

House of Saddam

At the start of House of Saddam, the Iraqi leader watches George W. Bush announce the coming war on TV, looking into a reflection of his own end, born of hubris and deception and decades of disloyalties.

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24 Aug 2008 // 7:29 AM

(Leila Fadel/MCT) “I am living between heaven and hell /My day is night and my night is day /Grief and pain” —Umm Kulthoum, the

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17 Mar 2008 // 11:00 PM

Black 47: Iraq

Bronx-based Celtic punks Black 47 offer a weak, ineffectual Iraq war protest album.

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18 Jul 2007 // 3:41 AM

Nice Bombs (2006)

Though it seems casual, even random, Nice Bombs manages a consistently acute observation of tensions between troops and citizens, expectations and realities.

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16 Jul 2007 // 2:57 AM

Songs become anthems of Iraqi suffering

BAGHDAD—As the music video begins, the images play in the grainy, flickering manner of an old movie. A group of men carries a child

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24 May 2007 // 5:08 AM

Musings on the Ethics of Contemporary Journalism

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19 Apr 2007 // 5:55 AM

As the civil war rages on in Iraq, Congress and the Executive Branch seem unable to come to a consensus on the issue. The President

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16 Apr 2007 // 5:00 AM

America at a Crossroads

America at a Crossroads offers a range of films -- smart, tough, perceptive, and sad, sometimes uneven and often quite brilliant.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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