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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.

"The Iraqi people gave America the biggest 'thank you' in the best way we could have hoped for." Reading this election analysis from Betsy Hart, a columnist for the Scripps Howard News Service, I

Introspection is not the purpose of this occasional column, but a moment of it seems appropriate in the wake of the election recently held in Iraq.

Blogs

Violence in Iraq is going from bad to worse, in tandem with neighboring Syria.

January 3, 2013

Violence is rising, but the United States knows little or nothing about what’s really happening.

July 9, 2012

If the anti-Israel boycott's losing vote at the Park Slope Food Coop really was a victory for BDS, that's a bad thing. 

March 31, 2012

Before becoming the top-ranking US officer to die in Iraq when he killed himself in 2005, Col. Westhusing complained to Gen. David Petraeus about corruption and indiscriminate killings. 

June 27, 2011

On the fortieth anniversary of the release of the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg is getting fresh attention and using some of his face time to back Bradley Manning and other whistleblowers.

June 13, 2011

Progressives launch drive to get Democratic senators to reshape national priorities—cut the military-industrial complex, support “Medicare for All.”

May 31, 2011

Iyad Allawi, Muqtada al-Sadr mull an anti-Maliki alliance as the prime minister cracks down on protests.

March 7, 2011

A US military chaplain in Iraq says it's time to go.

January 18, 2011

Cleric, returned after four years in Iran, challenges Maliki to expel American troops–or else.

January 10, 2011

The Obama administration, the Pentagon, and the Brookings Institution might want to keep American troops in Iraq for years, but the Iraqis have other ideas.

December 20, 2010