Regions / Middle East & North Africa
As the president often mentions, freedom, democracy and peace often demand heavy sacrifices. But plans to build new bases jeopardize these ideals.
One of the consequences of this war is to cut investment in our future. It's time to start thinking of how to shut down this failed adventure.
Tom Barry interviews Omayma Abdel-Latif Al-Ahram.
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.
Elections in Iraq are only days away, and it's clear that Iraq's voters aren't ready for them.
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.