Regions / Iraq
Captain Smith is using the question of lack of authorization as the basis for his challenge, but there is a chance that he could also raise issues of illegality in how the war is being carried out, Bennis told RT America.
Here is one artist's attempt to reconstruct what the Iraq War destroyed.
These children's participation in ongoing atrocities represents an utter failure on the part of states and the international community to provide a minimum amount of stability and economic prosperity in precarious regions of the world.
In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.
Taking the diplomatic road on Iraq and Syria would let Sanders get back to the business he started in 2002 — making space between himself and Hillary Clinton on the Middle East.
While ISIS makes war on the world's vast majority of "moderate Muslims," hardliners in the West pretend they don't exist.
Statement from Phyllis Bennis, IPS's Middle East expert
Americans must take responsibility for the havoc their government is perpetuating in the Middle East.
Five years after the Arab Spring began, four experts debate a pressing question that remains unsettled on the left.
A breakdown of Donald Trump's latest nonsensical sloganeering.