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"One has to be careful," said United Nations Secretary General Kofi
Annan in late August, "not to confuse the UN with the US." If the
Secretary General had taken his own advice, maybe his Brazi

The White House said, although it wasn't true,
Iraq must be invaded, PDQ,
Since terrorists, who'd caught us unaware,
Were with Iraq, and always gathered there.

With the August 19 bombing of the United Nations headquarters in
Baghdad, and with the deaths of twenty-three people so far--including
the chief of the UN mission, Sergio Vieira de Mello--the t

Family members of military personnel serving in
Iraq announce the Bring Them Home Now Campaign.

If you want to read everything The Nation has ever published on Iraq, click here for information on how to acquire individual access to The Nation Digital Archive.

Peter Davis is on assignment in Iraq for The Nation.

The test of a great nation is whether it has the capacity to own up to
its mistakes and change course for the sake of the country and the
world.

Dejectedly, a man sits on the ground.
The man has been detained. His hands are bound.
His crime is truly simple to explain:
Possessing pictures of Saddam Hussein.

This fall will see a fact-finding mission to Iraq to evaluate the condition of workers and the status of the labor movement.

With street fighting prevailing, Paul Bremer, the American administrator
in Iraq, recently trotted out a new "two-sided approach," according to
the New York Times.

Blogs

Washington’s armchair generals are salivating at the world’s current turmoil, seeing a chance to rehabilitate themselves.

July 23, 2014

Protect the embassy, advise Iraqi troops, protect Baghdad airport. And then?

July 2, 2014

The Nation’s editor and publisher takes the notorious neo-con and Iraq war architect to task on ABC’s The Week.

June 30, 2014

Obama’s real failure has been his inability to lead a global New Deal.

June 25, 2014

What is wrong with the stories Americans tell about themselves and their history? Bill Moyers and Andrew Bacevich discuss.

June 24, 2014

Military intervention in Iraq would inflame sectarian divisions and almost certainly kill civilians.

June 19, 2014

Will the leaders listen to the people this time?

June 18, 2014

Tens of thousands may die, but ending the war in Iraq is now in the hands of Iran and Saudi Arabia, not the United States.

June 13, 2014

Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are holding the US government accountable for innocent victims on all sides of the fighting.

April 16, 2014

Chris Matthews on MSNBC announced, “We‘re all neo-cons now.”

April 9, 2014