Posts Tagged: Iraq War
New debates, especially on the national security state, bring new vibrancy to our civic life. In death, even flawed politicians can do us that final service.
Americans — including those in the White House — know little about Iran and its history with the United States. A new book wants to change that.
Kissinger once said guerrillas won by not losing. Facing a loss themselves, the military adopted the same strategy.
The “straight talk” people praise McCain for is actually what most of them can’t stand about politicians: They say noble words but cast ignoble votes.
Division in the ranks of the conservative movement is a critical sign that a war with Iran isn't inevitable.
It would be a mistake to yearn for undisputed U.S. "leadership," or for U.S.-led military alliances. A better alternative is global governance.
With Iraq's political future up in the air, protesters are hitting the streets over water shortages and electricity outages.
But for the Korea talks to work, the administration will have to value diplomacy far more than it did on Iran.
Civic movements and labor are experiencing a rebirth in Iraq.
Veterans often wrestle with the things they've done in war. When will ordinary Americans do the same?