Regions / Iraq
What the U.S. needs is a change in policy not a change in villains.
In October 2002 the White House deceived the Congress and the public, inducing Congress--in the administration's interpretation--to abandon its constitutional responsibilities in matters of war-making.
The death of al-Zarqawi is an opportunity to re-evaluate U.S. strategy in Iraq.
Three years after the invasion of Iraq, what have we learned?
The American people should question both the morality and the policy implications of what a permanent U.S. military presence brings to Iraq.
Even if an all out civil war is avoided now, it may not be as easy to avoid in the future if negotiations over either the formation of a coalition government or the constitutional settlement finally break down.
President George W. Bush will not withdraw our forces until U.S. oil companies have secure access to Iraq's resources.
Lost in the T-shirt battle is what really matters: President George W. Bush's failure to tell the nation about the true costs of the war.
As long as the social and economic conditions remain along with 138,000 U.S. troops, there will be a movement in Iraq and throughout the Arab world that will oppose the U.S., and the spectrum of that opposition will be one that includes those who commit acts of terrorism.
How to bring the troops home and internationalize the peace.