Category: Iraq

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Walden Bello: September 11 and the Debacle of ‘Nation-Building’ in Iraq and Afghanistan

Nation-building in Afghanistan and Iraq was the resurrection of a doctrine that should have been buried after Vietnam

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Meghan Bodette: ​Finishing what ISIS started? Turkey attacks Yezidis in Iraq

As Turkey bombs the Yezidis in Sinjar, it is our duty to mobilize in solidarity against Turkish aggression and in support of the Yezidi pursuit of local autonomy

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Medea Benjamin: America’s Afghan War Is Over, So What About Iraq – and Iran?

Let’s hope Biden has learned another history lesson: that the United States should stop invading and attacking other countries

Sarah Glynn: Turkey’s invasion of northern Iraq could lead to Kurdish civil war

Attendees of a recent peace delegation responding to Turkey’s incursions into the Kurdistan Region of Iraq were detained at Erbil airport

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Andrew J. Bacevich: “He Was a Disaster”

Ret. Col. Andrew Bacevich on Donald Rumsfeld’s Legacy as Architect of Iraq War

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Elise Boyle Espinosa: Breaking the international silence on Turkey’s aggression

In response to Turkey’s invasion of Iraqi Kurdistan, an international peace delegation traveled to the region in solidarity and to demand an end to the occupation

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Vincent Emanuele: The Iraq War: 18 Years Later

I long ago forgave myself for participating in the war. I no longer lose sleep over it. These days, I lose sleep over our inability to develop political institutions capable of providing an alternative to capitalism and empire, racism and patriarchy, ecological devastation, and violence

Nancy Mancias: Gendered Experiences of Genocide: Anfal Survivors in Kurdistan-Iraq

Review of Gendered experience of genocide: Anfal survivors of Kurdistan-Iraq – (Voices of development management), by Choman Hardi

Rod Driver: The Illusion of Democracy 2: Power and Secrecy

If Britain and the US had genuine democracies, where the views of ordinary people matter, the invasion, slaughter and torture in Iraq would not have happened

Martin Chulov: ‘Our Blood is Cheaper than Water’: Anger in Iraq Over Trump Pardons

Biden to be lobbied to reverse decision to pardon security guards jailed over massacre

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