Jon Queally, staff writer
A Tuesday meeting between President Obama and top lawmakers, including the Republican leadership who now control both chambers of Congress, was used to discuss plans for passing a war authorization bill that would give congressional blessing to the U.S. war in Iraq and Syria that began in the summer of 2014. According to lawmakers who left the...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Social network accounts—namely Youtube and Twitter—maintained by U.S. Central...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Australian Cavalry Scout in Samawat, Iraq in 2007. The Austrlian military stands accused of numerous human rights violations and war crimes in Iraq. (Photo: Spc. Robert H. Baumgartner/Public Domain)
The Sydney Morning Herald just revealed that Australian Special Forces in Iraq...


Amidst the saber-rattling on Iraq, a fine, furious, gut-wrenching rant from a former Naval intelligence officer who was there from the start on the mindless claim by a draft-dodging Mitt Romney and all the other "simpering capering madmen" and "cowardly connected wealthy weasels" that "tragically, all we've fought on the cusp of vanishing." Tell us, rages Jim Wright, what "we" fought for, and what it would cost to, insanely, do it again.