Consider this hypothetical situation.
The quest for El Dorado, the mythic city of gold, is at the heart of the
tumultuous history of the Americas.
After carefully crafted U.S.
This editorial was originally published in the April 21, 2003 issue of The Nation.
By the start of the third week of war, Bush was bogged down in
Mesopotamia and Washington.
Perhaps Americans can be excused for imagining that "regime change" in
Iraq would be a cakewalk.
A Vesuvius of violence has erupted from the dead center of American
life, the executive branch of the government.
CORRECTION: When this column was originally published, a fact-checking error caused the word "owner" to be removed from a reference to the Jewish "owner-editors" of U.S. News & World Report and The New Republic. This may have made it appear as if Alterman was addressing the issue of Jewish "editors" in general with regard to media coverage and Israel, rather than merely the two men he cited.
As the Bush Administration continues its illegal and unjust military
invasion of Iraq, we must steel ourselves for the difficult days that
David Cortright has laid out many aspects of an agenda to help the US
peace movement move from the immediate work of trying to stop this war,
to continuing to broaden the reach of our movement