Regions / Middle East & North Africa
First and foremost, the Iraqi people deserve a plan.
Continuing to fund these big-ticket systems is one reason the Army is still scrambling to provide adequate body armor and well-protected Humvees to our troops in 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.
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.
Even putting aside the many important legal and moral questions about the Bush administration's decision to invade Iraq, it has been a disaster even on practical terms.
What actually motivated the United States to take on the problematic task of conquering and rebuilding Iraq?
Iraqis must be valued for who they are, not as pawns in some partisan political agenda--left or right.