Posts Tagged: Iraq War
President Obama should not bow to the Beltway voices urging him to keep U.S. troops longer in Iraq.
By supporting the establishment of U.S. consulates in the Kurdish region, Congress is meddling in Iraqi affairs.
Measuring economic development in Afghanistan by the same yardstick as a Pentagon mission is a recipe for disaster.
The military brass once again floats the idea of indefinite occupation in Iraq.
The Pentagon is now calling its operation in Iraq "New Dawn." But for Iraqis, as columnist Frida Berrigan points out, it just means same occupiers, different day.
From Okinawa to Guam, citizens are making the best-laid Pentagon plans go awry.
Mexico's drug war is a failure. Ciudad Juarez, Laura Carlsen points out, is the epicenter of this failure.
The two most populous countries in the world have a great trade relationship. But, as columnist Conn Hallinan explains, they are also on the verge of war.
Powerful, developed countries have suicide bombers too.
While Iraq could easily become Obama's nightmare with a policy that emphasizes sectarian divisions, a national unity framework will help Iraq become a new democracy in the Middle East.