Posts Tagged: Iraq War
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.
When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.
Obama officials have repeatedly expressed a commitment to killing large numbers of ISIS fighters. Will Trump take it even further?
From the Big Lie to torture and sectarian violence, the U.S. and the Middle East are still paying the price for our moral perversions in Iraq.
Before he leaves office, Obama should set up a truth commission on the Iraq War.
If Trump really sought to make America great again, he'd extricate the U.S. from war. But early signs aren't promising.