Regions / Iraq
The Bush administration cannot be permitted to declare a war for "Iraqi freedom" and respond with an economic invasion that turns Iraq into a U.S. corporate grab bag.
The occupation's defenders reject the parallel between Iraq and Vietnam
The elections in Iraq are shaping up to be another "Bring 'em on" moment.
The principles that emerge will guide our work in Iraq and be the gauntlet we will throw down in front of this administration.
What actually motivated the United States to take on the problematic task of conquering and rebuilding Iraq?
It was clear from the start that Iraq's sovereignty was in name, not in deed.
The Mounting Costs of the Iraq War
We have yet to pay the complete costs of the militarization of foreign policy under the Bush administration, and the bill will be high.
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.
The capture of Saddam Hussein is an historic event by any standard. But aside from providing some dramatic footage for global TV audiences, what has really changed, for the people of Iraq, the Middle East, the United States, or the world?