Posts Tagged: Iraq War
In the U.S. war on Iraq, hundreds of thousands died the sort of deaths that, if broadcast in an ISIS video, would have inflamed international opinion.
Nearly 60 lawmakers did the right thing by skipping the Israeli prime minister's speech on Iran.
The Obama administration wants a rubber stamp on its unwise, unlimited, and unauthorized new war in the Middle East. It shouldn't get it.
There's no better time for Sunni and Shia to sit down together and address not just ISIS but the injustice, intolerance, and inequality that birthed it.
In films like American Sniper and The Interview, Americans are the heroes and "furriners" are the targets: an undifferentiated group of people so alien that they're practically subhuman.
A long-term alternative to war can only be built by popular movements in Iraq and Syria. These movements still matter, and they deserve our solidarity — not our bombs.
"American Sniper" is well acted, slickly produced, and occasionally gripping. It's also war propaganda.
Delay and denial are standard operating procedures when it comes to how the government cares for vets. Here's why.
Five bedrock delusions keep America mired in the Middle East, to everyone's detriment.
Hillary Clinton and her hawkish Democratic allies are already running hard to the right of Obama.