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The Iraqi-American writer and Brandeis professor Kanan Makiya is
nowadays considered by many in the United States to be the Iraqi
dissident par excellence.
A deeply disturbing development that has been buried under the debris of
war talk is the fact that since 1998, in a major historical reversal,
most of the deaths and injuries from terrorism hav
I asked Fatima, a mother with nine children, all living with her husband
and her sister in three rooms, "How are you preparing for the war?" She
replies, "Oh, there is not much we can do.
The strength of the opposition is not its unity, but its diversity.
WHO: Racial Justice 9-11: People of Color Against the War
For more from Hiro on Iraq, read Iraq: In the Eye of the Storm, a short, lucid primer recently published by NationBooks.
A sense of the larger picture is growing among US citizens, notably,
though not only, among a young generation, along with a revulsion
against official and corporate contempt for the will and w
The negative response from the Bush Administration to the UN inspections in Iraq could be dismissed as childish pique were it not so telling an evocation of the image of the Ugly American making
Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers is Daniel
Ellsberg's story of his personal journey from being in the early 1960s a
"dedicated cold warrior" who supported America's e
So let's join Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Logistics, and
Technology Edward "Pete" Aldridge at a recent Pentagon press briefing,
where he's addressing concerns about the Pentagon