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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 23, 2010
T. Christian Miller, a reporter for the nonprofit newsroom ProPublica, has won the $35,000 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting for a collaboration with the Los Angeles Times that called attention to the plight of civilian workers injured in Iraq. The articles, which Miller began reporting as a Times staff writer, focused on workers hired by Pentagon contractors to drive fuel trucks, cook, translate and perform other support services. More than 1,700 civilian workers have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan and more than 37,000 injured.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 3, 1991
Saddam still lives! But why? FABIAN C. GRAVO Fullerton
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 27, 2000
Re "Russian Plane Lands in Iraq Without U.N. OK," Sept. 24: What bothers me about the French and Russian planes landing in Iraq is not the humanitarian aid they may be bringing in. It's the fact that these same planes have to fly out of Iraq. What are they carrying? BOB FOSTER Los Angeles
OPINION
July 12, 2003
Re "Iraqi Puppies Wiggle Way to U.S.," July 8: Hooray for Marcy Christmas! She's a credit to the human race. Seems like her rescue of the puppies is the most positive thing to come out of the Iraq war thus far. Emmett Clark Anaheim Hills
OPINION
April 29, 2005
In my humble opinion, Iraq is no better off now than it was under the rule of Saddam Hussein, and haven't we killed as many innocent civilians as he did? Mary Overbey Palos Verdes Estates
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 6, 1990
Assuming Charles Krauthammer's assertion that war with Iraq is justified ("Why Go After Hussein? It's Easy as A-B-C," Column Right, Commentary, Nov. 26), I ask the old question: What price victory? Once Saddam Hussein is out and his military machine is destroyed, what do we do? We could occupy Iraq and police its 50 million inhabitants for an indefinite period of time; we could attempt to reconstruct the Iraqi economic and social systems in a Western/Christian mold; we could abandon the defeated Iraqis to their fate or we could partition Iraq among its neighbors: the Iranians, Turks and Syrians.
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