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Armed Conflicts

Armed Conflicts news and analysis from The Nation

  • March 18, 2004

    Trying Saddam

    The capture of Saddam Hussein has raised the question of how best to hold him accountable for the horrendous human rights violations committed by his regime.

    Balakrishnan Rajagopal

  • March 18, 2004

    A Vote for Honesty

    Click here to read Lowenberg's dispatch from the March 20 peace march in Madrid.

    Samuel Loewenberg

  • March 11, 2004

    The Empire Backfires

    The first anniversary of the American invasion of Iraq has arrived.

    Jonathan Schell

  • March 11, 2004

    What Have We Done?

    In the weeks leading up to the Iraq war, neoconservatives in and around the Bush Administration counseled the President against seeking a second United Nations Security Council resolution, arguin

    the Editors

  • January 15, 2004

    Sectarianism in Iraq

    Saddam Hussein's capture on December 13 ended the role of the minority Sunni Arabs as Iraq's ruling group since 1638, when the Sunni Ottoman Turks captured Mesopotamia (then comprising Baghdad an

    Dilip Hiro


  • January 2, 2004

    The Battle for Iraqi Oil

    Until there is a legitimate government in Iraq, it's unclear whether any new oil deals will stand.

    Aram Roston

  • December 24, 2003

    Journalists Take Flak in Iraq

    Reporters say harassment and intimidation by American soldiers is growing.

    Laura Rozen

  • December 18, 2003

    Saddam’s Inglorious End

    "The enemies of a free Iraq have lost their leader," said George Bush following the capture of Saddam Hussein.

    the Editors

  • December 18, 2003

    Risky Business

    Hanging with Halliburton at ReBuilding Iraq 2.

    Naomi Klein

  • December 11, 2003

    Women Under Siege

    Fears grow, hopes dim, in occupied Iraq.

    Lauren Sandler