Iraq War

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Smoke rises from explosions during the first few minutes of a massive air attack on March 21, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq. The third year anniversary since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein will be marked on April 9, 2006 amidst continued unrest in Iraq, where over 30, 000 civilians have been reported to be killed since the start of the war. (Photo by Wathiq Khuzaie /Getty Images)
"Americans owe a debt to the people of Iraq that can never be repaid in full. However, it is incumbent and imperative that we try."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks as Vice President Kamala Harris, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) listen in the Rose Garden of the White House on March 12, 2021. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
A joint letter urges lawmakers to "defend the Constitution and Congress's...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
A member of the U.S. Marine Corps deployed during the Iraq War. (Photo: Cpl. Brian M. Henner/USMC/flickr/cc)
The president and Congress, said one leading anti-war campaigner, "must work...


As most sentient beings marked with grief or rage the anniversary of 9/11 - a day that begot 3,000 deaths at home and, ultimately, hundreds of thousands across a ravaged Middle East - the sick schmuck in the White House offered a stunningly unseemly fist bump en route to a memorial. But current idiocies aside, the day's truth endures: GOP opportunists and imperialists used it to launch a calamitous forever war, still festering, for which they have yet to face any consequence.