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Iraq


Biden Isn't Withdrawing Troops From Iraq, He's Relabeling Their Mission

The move only serves to reinforce America's forever wars.

Annelle Sheline ·


America's Afghan War Is Over, So What About Iraq—and Iran?

Let's hope Biden has learned another history lesson: that the United States should stop invading and attacking other countries.

Medea Benjamin ·


The Crimes of Donald Rumsfeld and a Reflection on the Iraq War

The real tragedy of the 2003 U.S. invasion is that virtually none of its lessons have been learned. It's easy to understand why. None of its perpetrators have ever suffered any consequences for the damage they inflicted on the country and the world.

Robert Freeman ·


'Merciless War Criminal' and Ex-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld Dead at 88

"The only thing tragic about the death of Donald Rumsfeld is that it didn't occur in an Iraqi prison."

Brett Wilkins ·


Over 110 Groups Urge Biden to End Unlawful Lethal Strikes

"It is past time to change course and start repairing the damage done. Disavowing and ending the lethal strikes program is both a human rights and racial justice imperative in meeting these commitments."

Brett Wilkins ·


Iraq Says Bombings Ordered by Biden a 'Blatant and Unacceptable Violation' of Sovereignty

"We call for calm and to avoid escalation in all its forms," the Iraqi statement added.

Jessica Corbett ·


Fresh Demands for Immediate US Withdrawal as Biden Administration Bombs Iraq, Syria

"The easiest way to protect U.S. forces in Iraq is... for there not to be any U.S. forces in Iraq."

Jake Johnson ·


My Son Was Killed in Iraq 14 Years Ago—Who's Responsible?

The Islamic Republic? George W. Bush? Both answers feel like evasions.

Andrew Bacevich ·


Study Shows 91% of People Killed or Injured by Explosives in Global Cities Were Civilians

In its new report, Action on Armed Violence urges states and others to "commit politically to stop using explosive weapons with wide area effects in populated areas."

Jessica Corbett ·


Okavango, Oil Drilling, and the Tragedy of Africa

It is not too late for the governments of Namibia and Botswana to halt the race for an asset that is bound to get stranded as the world shifts away from fossil fuels. 

Nnimmo Bassey ·

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