Regions / Iraq
After more than four years, President Bush may be about to get what he has been hoping for: a clear reading on the Iraq situation that is free of U.S. politics.
A White House "surge" in integrity would help Iraq far more than increasing the number troops.
Noam Chomsky analyzes the Wolfowitz scandal, odious debts, and presidential power.
While Congress fiddles with legislation, Iraq burns. The price for this political theater, guest columnist Zia Mian writes, will be paid by Iraqis.
The Democratic leadership doesn't have the votes to override a veto but the Dems are reluctant to sign another blank check for the war.
Bush has promised to veto the Democrats plan to bring the troops home. What will be the result of the showdown between Congress and the President?
Here is an example of his artwork, a "tourist photograph from Iraq."
Rep. Dennis Kucinich believes that the American public spoke clearly in the last election but Congress is still not listening.
The Iraq War has exposed the deep imbalance between the State and Defense Departments.
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