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Iraq War news and analysis from The Nation
March 21, 2017
Why Those Spring Breakers Chanted ‘Build That Wall’
We shouldn’t be surprised—they’re the children of unending war.
March 16, 2017
If You Want to Know Where Donald Trump Came From, Look to Iraq
Trump denies he was ever in favor of the 2003 invasion—but he’s a president made by war.
March 9, 2017
I Was Part of the Iraq War Surge. It Was a Disaster.
The 2007 surge strategy wasn’t a success—and it’s not a template to follow.
February 24, 2017
Everything Trump Did in His 5th Week That Actually Matters
Trump continues to lay the groundwork for a dangerous four years.
January 5, 2017
Remembering the Costs of the Iraq War in the Age of Trump
As the president-elect promises to increase military spending, we must reflect on what comes with war.
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December 13, 2016
Rand Paul Has a Lesson for Democrats on Opposing Hawks and Holding Trump to Account: Just Say ‘No’
The Republican senator says he would be “an automatic no on Bolton,” which is absolutely the right response.
November 29, 2016
The Only Way Trump Could Actually ‘Drain the Swamp’
If he was serious about overturning the Washington establishment, he’d start by ending our constant wars.
Andrew J. Bacevich
November 21, 2016
Rand Paul Will ‘Do Whatever It Takes’ to Block Donald Trump’s Hawkish Secretary of State Picks
Senator Rand Paul emerges as a sharp critic of John Bolton, Rudy Giuliani, and other “unrepentant” supporters of the Iraq War and new fights with Iran.
November 18, 2016
One of Trump’s Top Military Advisers Played a Key Role in the Disastrous Iraq Occupation
Retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg has also been an executive at two of the nation’s most notorious intelligence contractors.
November 15, 2016
What Can We Expect From Donald Trump, US Commander in Chief?
We have no idea, but intending to “bomb the shit out of” ISIS isn’t a good sign.