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Iraqis, exhausted by years of sanctions and oppression, just want it all to end.

The Bush Administration has launched a war against Iraq, a war that is unnecessary, unwise and illegal.

The island bit over the weekend was a revealing farce.

Repeat after me: This is what democracy looks like!

Repeat after me: This is what history feels like!

A movement the think tanks thought unthinkable.

Soothed by calm words, we are about to be driven into the flames of
hell.

From across the country, friends share stories of protest.

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.

Blogs

Appearing on Democracy Now! Monday morning, Lee Fang discussed "Who's Paying the Pro-War Pundits?"—his latest for The Nation.

September 15, 2014

The Obama administration’s legal justification for expanding military action in Iraq and Syria is hypocritical and based on tenuous logic.

September 11, 2014

Congress has a constitutional duty to debate and vote on Obama’s plan to expand the US role in Iraq and Syria.

September 10, 2014

Candidate Seth Moulton is in “the long tradition of men and women who served and then used their public positions to speak out against war…”

September 10, 2014

The orthodox American policy is that if challenged, the US must go to war to prove itself, to show the world it is still Superman and willing to shed blood and treasure to defend that franchise.

September 4, 2014

The Cheney family takes a break from their busy lives (of being generally horrible) to answer some questions.

September 2, 2014

How the Israel lobby is pushing us to war with Iran.

September 2, 2014

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on The Washington Post's call for war. 

August 28, 2014

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