Erik Leaver

Author Bio

Erik Leaver

Erik is the communications manager at IPS. Previously he served as a research fellow with the peace and security program and with the Foreign Policy In Focus project.

Erik holds an MA in Latin American Studies from the University of New Mexico. He worked with the Interhemispheric Resource Center in New Mexico on Foreign Policy In Focus before moving to Washington to continue his work at IPS in April 1999.

You can follow him on twitter at: erikleaver and on Netvibes at: http://www.netvibes.com/erikleaver

Content by this author

The Iraqi Constitution

The signing of the interim Iraqi "constitution" by the Governing Council represents a significant step in U.S. efforts to legitimize its invasion and occupation of Iraq.

Control of Oil Revenues

While widespread ransacking was happening in Iraq after Baghdad fell, the U.S. moved swiftly to secure the country's oil facilities.

Coalition of the Willing–Part II

After failing to obtain authorization for war from the UN Security Council, the Bush
Administration has scrambled to assemble a so-called "Coalition of the Willing" to lend the
military action against Iraq the illusion of genuine multilateralism and legitimacy.

A Coalition of Weakness

Before the American public starts applauding the administration's newfound commitment to assembling an international coalition to attack Iraq, it should put the partners' participation in perspective.
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