Posts Tagged: Iraq War
By staying out of the conflicts in the Middle East, the United States can benefit both American citizens and the citizens of those distant lands.
The former president is painting veterans wounded in the war he started. But what about Iraqis?
The wars America is already fighting are going to cost trillions. The cost of the ones to come is almost incomprehensible.
A winning (losing) formula would look something like: Rush headlong into new conflicts. Create failed states. Prop up dictatorships. Alienate the public. Sound familiar?
No one expected Trump to be a peace president, but he seems bent on taking us to the verge of World War III.
From 2003 to 2017, the U.S. went from from sole global superpower to potential super-pariah.
With mass-casualty events from Raqqa to Mosul, some think the U.S. military is scrapping rules designed to protect innocents.
When U.S. rivals committed atrocities in Aleppo, Western talking heads were appalled. But when the U.S. supports them in Mosul? Silence.
In real life, human memories work better than they do in Orwell’s 1984. Or do they?
The collateral damage of the Iraq War continues -- for Iraqis and Americans alike.