February 15, 2003. The Day the World Said No to War.

February 15, 2003. The Day the World Said No to War.

Our movement changed history. While we did not prevent the Iraq war, the protests proved its clear illegality, demonstrated the isolation of the Bush administration policies, helped prevent war in Iran, and inspired a generation of activists.

Who Will Govern Syrian Kurdistan?

Who Will Govern Syrian Kurdistan?

Although the prospects for an independent state in Syrian Kurdistan remain dim, unprecedented Kurdish autonomy will likely result from the conflict

Carnage in the Streets of Iraq

Carnage in the Streets of Iraq

Attacks from Iraq’s Sunni militant groups are unlikely to provoke Shia reprisals. But what the violence can do is increase the chances that Iraqis will lose complete faith in their political leaders.

Review: Eclipse of the Sunnis

Review: Eclipse of the Sunnis

Iraq’s future depends on a reconciliation between the Maliki government and the Sunni refugees who have fled to neighboring countries.

Review: We Meant Well

Review: We Meant Well

A long-time foreign service officer describes the farces and frustrations of the Iraq occupation.