Regions / Iraq
As George W. Bush's administration enters its last year in office, the danger of a U.S. military attack on Iran looms.
The Bush administration is stirring the pot once again by negotiating an agreement with the "sovereign" Iraqi government to place U.S. military troops and bases permanently on Iraqi soil despite strong objections from many Democrats.
There's a risk that the United States will never withdraw from Iraq.
In her poem In vigil (2), Lee Sharkey describes a tense exchange at a silent peace gathering.
Refugees returning to Iraq and order returning to the country? Think again.
The United States thinks it owns the world, says Noam Chomsky, and that explains so much of its foreign policy.
On both Iraq and climate change, John McCain supports the Bush status quo.
Car bombings, sectarian violence and attacks on U.S. troops are down. But does the reduced violence have anything to do with the "surge"?
For the average Iraqi, there is little difference between the Mongols and the United States. Both have laid waste to their country.
In order to "win", we need to sell the invasion and occupation to the Iraqis.