Regions / Iraq
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.
Iraq: No End In Sight
It is critical for people to resistparticularly those who identify with the peace movementbuying into this myth that it was Israel and its supporters who were responsible for the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq.
Has the President now given a definition of victory in Iraq?
Four experts from across the political spectrum debate the meaning of the results of the elections and the future of Iraq and U.S. military involvement there.