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Inside Track

June 29, 2005 - Rep. Robin Hayes (R-NC), who was picked to accompany President Bush at Fort Bragg yesterday -- instead of the shunned colleage Rep.

Bush Does Fort Bragg

June 29, 2005 - Bush's "major policy address" on Iraq may have taken place in Fort Bragg's Ritz-Epps Sports Complex, but it had little to do with the 700 soldiers assembled there.

North Carolina Suffering More From War

June 28, 2005 - As I write, President Bush is likely preparing for his fly-in photo-op to shore up support for the Iraq war which will be held at Fort Bragg, home of the 82nd Airborne and other units heavily deployed overseas.

Tonight On Frontline: Private Warriors

June 21, 2005 - Tonight, the PBS show Frontline will broadcast "Private Warriors," what promises to be an excellent look into private contractors working in Iraq. From the Frontline website:

Frontline Tonight: Private Warriors

June 21, 2005 - Tonight, the PBS show Frontline will be airing "Private Warriors," what promises to be an excellent look into the war profiteers in Iraq. Here's a description from the website:

War Profiteers Come Back For More

June 13, 2005 - The scandal-ridden military contractors now in Iraq may have proved less than reliable in doing the jobs for which they have received billions of dollars in taxpayer money, but they have shown an indomitable spirit and resolve in the pursuit of one goal: profiting as much as possible from the death and destruction of war.

Rep. Jones' Change of Heart

June 13, 2005 - Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) -- the conservative congressman who earlier this month voiced his reservations about the Iraq war -- is now turning his anti-war crusade up a notch.