Nation Topics - Iraqi Reconstruction and Occupation
News and Features
Robert Fisk's The Great War for Civilization criticizes a
self-righteous US foreign policy oblivious to the power of retributive
justice in the Middle East.
In informal but politically credible ways, factions of Iraq's armed
national resistance are developing scenarios for an honorable
withdrawal of US troops and a shared set of demands that could lead to
We need to learn a new language of peace and love that we can speak, even shout, to our leaders who only understand the language of greed and murder.
The Kurds have almost no natural resources and suffer from a culture of
corruption. But their call for autonomy is a serious threat to the
building of a united Iraq.
For Iraqis fed up with the violence and chaos of the occupation,
passage of the new Constitution is just one more US-imposed measure that will
set the stage for civil war.
With its war in Iraq and its talk of promoting democracy, the Bush
Administration has begun to transform the Middle East--but not always in
ways it may have intended.
The humanitarian crisis is further evidence of the abysmal failure of US policy.
The detainee abuses at Abu Ghraib were both a
continuation and a divergence from historical prison practices.
Several Republicans in Congress now recognize that the situation in Iraq is only getting worse.
A poem on Dick Cheney and his penchant for war.
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