A long-time foreign service officer describes the farces and frustrations of the Iraq occupation.
What is the terrorist group trying to accomplish this year, and will the Iraqi government respond effectively?
On the 9th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, join us for an evening of reflection and looking forward. hear stories from big and small actors in the anti-Iraq occupation movement about how the past nine years impacted them and their lives, and the lasting lessons for us as a movement.
Iraq is showing leading neoconservatives the limits of America’s influence in a country it laid to waste.
“Don’t let the door hit you on the way out” sounds even worse in Arabic than in English.
Even as embassy population is reduced, America is projecting power by adding CIA personnel and Special Operations.
Poet, writer and IPS Board Chair E. Ethelbert Miller will interview IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis about her life and work. Today, Phyllis is a leading scholar-activist and voice of reason on the Middle East and on the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Iraq knows that Iran — unlike America and other Western forces — is there to stay.
Obama knew that many people who voted for him in 2008 did so based on his commitment to end the war in Iraq, so highlighting that made perfect sense. But he was way wrong in claiming that the war in Iraq has made the United States “more respected around the world.”
Dick Cheney had his eye on Iraqi oil long before 9/11.
The MEK has been stranded in Iraq by the United States.
Although you’re unlikely to have read about it in the press, the ongoing health crisis in Fallujah shows that the legacy of the U.S. war in Iraq is far from over.
How to pay for the crisis while making the country more equitable, green, and secure.
A look at the news after the memorialization of 9/11 reveals an America that systematically attempts to erase its fingerprints from world events.
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.