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Iraq War

Iraq War news and analysis from The Nation

  • June 19, 2003

  • June 8, 2003

    Reading Iraq

    “If you want to avoid another Saddam Hussein, you have to work toward peace and democracy in the Middle East.”

    Jonah Engle

  • June 5, 2003

    Iraq’s WMD Intelligence

    “What amazes me is that the President himself is not clamoring for an investigation.”

    Senator Robert C. Byrd

  • June 5, 2003

    Selling (Off) Iraq

    How to “privatize” a country and make millions.

    Tim Shorrock

  • June 5, 2003

    Downsizing in Disguise

    The streets of Baghdad are a swamp of crime and uncollected garbage. Battered local businesses are going bankrupt, unable to compete with cheap imports.

    Naomi Klein


  • May 29, 2003

    The Oil Spoils

    Under cover of darkness in the early morning hours of March 18, Qusay Saddam Hussein carted off nearly $1 billion in hard currency from Iraq’s central bank.

    David Cortright

  • May 22, 2003

    Losing Iraq?

    Clarification: George W. Bush’s proclamation of Al Qaeda as “not a problem anymore” was a reference to top Al Qaeda operatives, not the entire organization. (06/04/03)

    The Editors

  • May 15, 2003

    Letter From Baghdad

    The failure to provide for postwar needs has deepened distrust of US intentions.

    Steve Negus

  • May 15, 2003

    WMD? MIA

    When Bush (sans flight suit) delivered a photo-op victory speech to the men and women of the USS Abraham Lincoln, he solemnly noted, “We’ve begun the search for hidden chemical and biological w

    David Corn

  • May 14, 2003

    Whose Problem, Whose Solution?

    The new UN resolution doesn’t even try to bring the Iraqi occupation into line with international law.

    Ian Williams