Category: Iraq

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George Galloway: Statement on Isis airstrikes

Statement in UK Parliament on Isis airstrikes

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Juan Cole: Why Obama Underestimated ISIL in Syria and Iraq

President Obama admitted on CBS’s “60 Minutes” on Sunday that the US had underestimated the military potential of ISIL

Veterans For Peace: Veterans For Peace Statement Opposing U.S. Bombing of Iraq and Syria

Veterans know from first hand experience that you cannot bomb your way to peace

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Peter Van Buren: Apocalypse Now, Iraq Edition

Fighting in Iraq Until Hell Freezes Over

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Danny Schechter: The Quick Slide From Hope to Despair As War Returns–If It Ever Went Away

They may be talking climate change at the UN, but the media world is showing pictures of bombs bursting in air

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Uri Avnery: Scotland on the Euphrates

The Approaching Demise of the Nation State

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Tom Engelhardt: Back to the Future in Iraq

Perhaps it might be easiest if everyone — Congress, the White House, the Pentagon, and Washington’s pundits — simply agreed that the United States is at “war-ish” in Iraq

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David Swanson: ISIS: Bush Was Right

Finally, somebody commenting on the state of Iraq thinks George W. Bush got something right

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Seumas Milne: Another Western War Won’t End Terror In Iraq Or Syria. It Will Only Spread It

Bombing and more intervention can’t destroy Isis. The US is at the heart of the crisis in the Middle East

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Richard Falk: ISIS, Militarism, and the Violent Imagination

Militarist geopolitics seems destined to lead to yet another Western catastrophe in the tormented Middle East

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