Posts Tagged: Iraq War
ISIS may be more famous for cutting off heads, but it's Washington that's learning the hard way not to slash first and ask questions later.
Someday in the distant future, I hope you’ll read this letter and smile indulgently at my worst fears.
Hawkish highlights from Hillary Clinton's career.
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.