Protect the embassy, advise Iraqi troops, protect Baghdad airport. And then?
The Nation’s editor and publisher takes the notorious neo-con and Iraq war architect to task on ABC’s The Week.
Obama’s real failure has been his inability to lead a global New Deal.
Washington always imagines it can control combustible situations abroad. It can’t. And it won’t.
Once again, the media fails to address the issue underlying much of the violence in Iraq—control over its most precious resource.
Military intervention in Iraq would inflame sectarian divisions and almost certainly kill civilians.
Will the leaders listen to the people this time?
Tens of thousands may die, but ending the war in Iraq is now in the hands of Iran and Saudi Arabia, not the United States.
Iraqis continue to suffer, as much as ever, the fallout from this country’s callous lies and avoidable mistakes.