Phyllis Bennis

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Yanar Mohammed, president and co-founder of the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq, testifies on toxic legacy of U.S. war on Iraq at the People's Hearing for the Right to Heal in Washington, DC on Wednesday, March 27, 2014. (Photo: Cassidy Regan)
"These wars are against women, and women are becoming the first victims." These are the words of Yanar Mohammed, president of the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq , who has been working with others in Iraq to arrange emergency shelter for women and families fleeing the current violence. In an interview with Common Dreams from Toronto, where...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Amid an escalation of fighting in war-torn Iraq, the Obama administration...

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