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Armed Conflicts

Armed Conflicts news and analysis from The Nation

  • 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

  • May 13, 2003

    The WMD Follies

    It turns out the threat is not from Iraq but from us.

    Robert Scheer

  • May 1, 2003

    Now They Tell Us

    With Baghdad conquered, the fog of prewar has started to clear.

    David Corn

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  • May 1, 2003

    Reflections on a War

    It was the best of wars. It was the worst of wars. But did the war in Iraq change anyone's mind?

    Charles Glass

  • May 1, 2003

    Weapons of Mass Delusion?

    Tom Friedman doesn't care if the United States ever finds weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.

    Katha Pollitt

  • April 24, 2003

    Militants at the Crossroads

    When Ayatollah Abdel Majid al-Khoei was stabbed to death earlier this month by a mob in Shiite Islam's holiest mosque, the bloody event was widely described as a blow to the forces of reconciliat

    Ari Z. Weisbard

  • April 24, 2003

    Letter From Ground Zero

    In Baghdad this week, one Mohammed Mohsen Zubaidi, an Iraqi businessman with ties to the Iraqi National Congress, has shown up claiming to be the city's governor.

    Jonathan Schell

  • April 24, 2003

    It’s the Oil, Stupid

    On the second day of the invasion of Iraq, US commandos seized two Iraqi offshore oil terminals in the Persian Gulf, capturing their defenders without a fight.

    Michael T. Klare