A little-noted energy agenda moving rapidly forward in Afghanistan could exacerbate insecurity and instability, and ensure a prolonged U.S. and foreign military presence.
George W. Bush and the neocons played right into the hands of Osama bin Laden, and we're paying the economic price today.
“The horrific attacks killed 3,000 people, left hundreds of thousands mourning. But that enormous crime did not – could not – threaten U.S. survival, and it did not destroy U.S. democracy,” said Phyllis Bennis.
Iraq is broken. Who should pay for the damage?
Breaking down the Iraqi governmen's decision to negotiate with the US military — regarding the previously scheduled December 31st departure date — in a Free Speech Radio news interview.
The U.S.-trained Iraqi commando corps -- arguably one of the Iraq War's few success stories -- may be misused or dissolved when the U.S. leaves.
Award-winning journalist Jeremy Scahill discusses the growing use of mercenaries by the United States government.
There's a growing bipartisan consensus in favor of a prolonged "residual" occupation of Iraq without any open debate about the merits of this dangerous and expensive plan.
Join us for an opening reception accompanied by readings from featured poets. Event co-sponsored by The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Split This Rock and IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus.
Al-Mutanabbi Street was once the center of literary life in Baghdad. A new project brings the street back to life.