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The maiming or killing of a single Iraqi civilian in an attack by the United States would constitute a war crime, as well as a profound violation of the Christian notion of just war.

History was made on February 27 when for the first time Big Labor
formally broke with a sitting President's war policy.

Charles Glass covered the Kurdish rebellion in northern Iraq for ABC News in 1991.

This was intended to be a sweet little prewar column about an artist I
admire, Rosanne Cash.

Considering the fact that the Bush Administration is the planet's primary proponent of war with Iraq, Nancy Lessin wants to know why the US Congress has failed to follow the example of parliament

There's nothing like a compelling icon when no compelling argument is
available.

So the truth is out: George W. Bush lied when he claimed to be worried about Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction.

Below is a listing of key UN missions, embassies and consulates for
countries that the Bush Administration is leaning heavily on to secure a UN
resolution for war.

The thirteen self-declared "citizen weapons
inspectors" marching down a rain-swept road just
outside Baltimore knew they weren't going to be
allowed inside the US military's Aberdeen Proving

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

August 8, 2014

Fifty years ago, Senators Wayne Morse and Ernest Gruening cast visionary votes against the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution and war in Southeast Asia.

August 7, 2014

Has the romanticization of American history allowed the resurgence of discriminatory practices in recent episodes of crisis?

July 30, 2014

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

July 23, 2014

Democrats and Republicans warn of the perils of imagining there is a military "fix."

July 3, 2014

Instead of ignoring what the neo-cons have to say about the present crisis in Iraq, maybe we should do this...

June 24, 2014

US media are (finally) facing criticism for relying on the same horribly wrong sources that led us to war in Iraq in 2003.

June 22, 2014

Hint: not by bombing it.

June 17, 2014

Beset by infighting among militias and rampant arms trafficking, Libya in 2014 illustrates the dangers of Western military intervention.

June 10, 2014

The consequences of the illegal invasion of Iraq in 2003 continue to play out.

June 10, 2014