Regions / Iraq
The elections in Iraq are shaping up to be another "Bring 'em on" moment.
Elections in Iraq are only days away, and it's clear that Iraq's voters aren't ready for them.
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?
The recent capture of Saddam Hussein serves as a distraction from the real issue: the lack of a viable exit strategy from Iraq.