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Why Did Bush Go to War in Iraq? The Answer Is More Sinister Than You Think

No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil.

Ahsan I Butt ·

The Gulf War 30 Years Ago: Memories From a Shelter in Baghdad

On February 13, 1991, a horrific massacre took place in Baghdad, the capital of Iraq. The U.S. coalition bombed a shelter and killed more than 400 people.

Patrik Paulov ·

Missing: 505 COVID Masks Destined for Baghdad Hospital via UPS

Our human-to-human good-will gesture—the washing, cutting, sewing, assembling and shipping costs along with the sweet anticipation of their arrival in Baghdad—has been denied, stolen from us. 

Claudia Lefko ·

'This Was Murder,' Says Judge, Sentencing Ex-Blackwater Guard to Life for Nisour Square Massacre

Welcoming the sentence, one attorney said, "Justice prevails for my clients—six families that suffered tragic losses that day."

Jessica Corbett ·

An Honorable Course in Iran: End Sanctions, Resume Dialogue

The greatest outlier in terms of possessing nuclear weapons is the U.S.

Kathy Kelly ·

'Brink of Catastrophe' as Trump Muslim Ban Keeps Refugees in Limbo

"These are families who put their trust in the United States at their most desperate hour."

Eoin Higgins ·

Two Iraqi Peace Activists Confront a Trumpian World

As the Trump administration weighs war, Iraqis prepare a carnival for peace

Laura Gottesdiener ·

In Media’s Looking Glass, US Doesn’t Threaten Iran But Merely Responds to Iranian Threats

The media’s false implication that Iran is a danger to the population of the United States makes US escalations against the country appear necessary and justified

Gregory Shupak ·

'Genocidal': Trump—Who Claims He Doesn't Want War—Threatens 'Official End of Iran'

"President Trump's saber-rattling about Iran has reached a dangerous new low with his threat to 'end' Iran—a country of 83 million men, women, and children."

Jake Johnson ·

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