Posts Tagged: Iraq War
There would be no Islamic State if George W. Bush had not taken the U.S. to war in an Islamic state, Iraq.
The U.S. and UK governments forcibly expelled an entire population of islanders to make way for a military base. It's time to let them come home.
Clinton is right: Trump would be a disaster on foreign policy. But her refusal to engage with the alternative offered by Sanders says more about her own war-driven approach than anything else.
Here is one artist's attempt to reconstruct what the Iraq War destroyed.
When the president wants to fulfill a constitutional duty — like nominating a Supreme Court justice — Congress is up in arms. When he launches a blatantly unconstitutional war, it shrugs.
Plenty, according to Neil Swidey’s astonishing article in the Boston Globe, but not entirely.
Hillary Clinton has run to the right of the Obama administration on every major foreign policy issue — and she’s left a trail of devastation in her wake.
Taking the diplomatic road on Iraq and Syria would let Sanders get back to the business he started in 2002 — making space between himself and Hillary Clinton on the Middle East.
As time passes, whatever responsibility Americans took for atrocities in Iraq, which are ongoing, has almost completely disappeared.
Our foreign policy is aggressive, parochial, and hard-hearted. Unless voters finally demand differently, our next president will be the same.