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.
10 Years after 9/11, Phyllis Bennis says, “September 11th Didn’t Change the World. September 12th Did.”
“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?
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.
The Corcoran Gallery of Art presents ‘Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here’, a collection of 130 broadsides celebrating our collective cultural voice and representing the deaths and injuries of the March 2007 car bomb on al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad.
Al-Mutanabbi Street was once the center of literary life in Baghdad. A new project brings the street back to life.
While Robert Gates is spreading his soothing fictions about the U.S. military, Jim Webb is raising some uncomfortable facts.
The Obama administration is taking war to a new level, and that’s not good news.
Many of the same people who led the push for regime-change in Baghdad now have their sights set on Tehran.
Its official refusal to aid the U.S. in invading Iraq masked Canada’s actual participation.
Many of the same people who called for war with Iraq are repeating the mistake with Iran.