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We should leave the Iraqis alone and allow them to control their own affairs.

The future of the Democratic Party requires that it become a strong voice against the occupation of Iraq.

Democrats can draw no clearer distinction with the President than over the Iraq war.

If things are so much better in Iraq, why are we not decreasing our forces there?

Back for a second tour in Iraq, the Third Infantry Division battles a persistent insurgency and growing ethnic tensions.

Jeremy Hinzman fled north rather than be deployed in a war he regards as a "criminal enterprise."

A growing detainee population, but still no control--two years after the US invasion, the war continues.

Antiwar activists cultivate military allies.

Despite talk of civil war, Sunnis and Shiites seem more united than divided.

Blogs

After waiting years for a decision on their visa applications with no explanation for the delay, nine Iraqis are suing the US government they once worked for.

March 20, 2015

A long-term alternative to war can only be built by popular movements in Iraq and Syria. These movements deserve our solidarity—not our bombs.

February 10, 2015

The president continues a two-decade legacy of wrapping the military option in Iraq in humanitarian packaging.

August 8, 2014

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