All Articles on Iraq

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Rethinking National Security: Some Unsolicited Advice for an Undeclared Presidential Candidate
A letter to Sen. Elizabeth Warren
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Few Democrats Offer Alternatives to War-Weary Voters
The party's failure to challenge US foreign policy is both a moral and strategic failure
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Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Two 'Courageous' Campaigners Against Sexual Violence as Weapon of War
"Both laureates have made a crucial contribution to focusing attention on, and combating, such war crimes."
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The Pentagon reports that the Afghan conflict costs US taxpayers $45 billion per year. (Photo: Debra Sweet/flickr/cc) Views
After 9/11: The Staggering Economic and Human Cost of the War on Terror
The war on terror appears more like an endless war
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Seventeen Years After 9/11, Pentagon Report Ignores Trillions of Dollars Spent on Endless War
Despite independent analyses that have put post-9/11 war spending at more than $5 trillion, the Pentagon's latest lowball estimate is making headlines
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The Iraq War Should Be a Much Bigger Part of McCain’s Legacy Than His ‘Civility’
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.
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In 2014 ISIS drove Yazidis out of central Iraq as the U.S.-trained Iraqi Army collapsed. (Photo: Reese Elrich) Views
What Fifteen Years of U.S. Occupation Has Produced? Angry Iraqis
As militant protests roil the city of Basra in Iraq, two summer films give a fuller sense of what U.S. occupation there has wrought
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Sen. John McCain, Republican War Hawk, Dead at 81
"US media worships, above all, US militarism. It's our civic religion."
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If You Put an Old W. Bush Crony in Charge of Iran Policy, Doesn’t It Signal a War-Like Intention?
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has appointed Brian H. Hook , the State Department director of policy planning, to head a coordinated “Iran Action Group.” Hook served in several important posts in the George W. Bush administration, indicating his support for lying the country into war with Iraq and...
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Is Climate the Worst Casualty of War?
The money misspent on the Iraq War—a war for oil, let’s not forget— could have purchased the planetary conversion to renewable energy. Just sit with that a moment.
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