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Let me tell you about the state of the union: It's lousy. The only real question is whether the President doesn't know it or just doesn't care.

At a press conference on January 20, only two days after thousands of
Americans marched in cities and towns across the nation to oppose going
to war with Iraq, Defense Secretary Rumsfeld warned

My friend Ruth Rosen, who writes a terrific column for the San
Francisco Chronicle
, advised her readers to go to the antiwar
marches organized by International ANSWER but to take their o

The Alaskans for Peace didn't mind the weather; not only are they used to bitter cold, but one of them was wearing a polar bear costume.

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

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Mitt believes he has the authority to attack Iran without Congressional approval.

June 19, 2012

Republicans refused to allow a vote on an accelerated withdrawal from Afghanistan, because they knew it would pass. 

May 18, 2012

There's a downside to assassinating bin Laden, too, but don't expect the White House to acknowledge it.

May 1, 2012

Eric on his return to Yale. Reed reviews Rachel Maddow's new book, Drift.

April 5, 2012

Obama should capitalize on antiwar sentiment in the election.

March 27, 2012

The candlelight vigil, which was organized by the UC Berkeley Afghan Student Association, was one of many held worldwide.

March 14, 2012

Obama is considering a quicker pullout, and it looks like Santorum and Gingrich agree.

March 13, 2012

Burning babies—yes, it has come to this.

March 12, 2012

As talks resume, it’s time for Obama to make a serious offer to Tehran.

March 7, 2012