Media Beat Columnist and author Norman Solomon will be the featured guest on the Scott Horton Show at Antiwar Radio.
On the fifth anniversary of the Iraq invasion, the full saga unfolds in the two-part FRONTLINE special Bush's War, airing Monday, March 24, from 9 to 11:30 P.M. and Tuesday, March 25, 2008, from 9 to 11 P.M. ET on PBS
Police arrested more than a dozen people Wednesday morning who crossed a barricade and blocked entrances at the Internal Revenue Service building, the start of a day of protests marking the fifth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
Vice President Dick Cheney gave an upbeat view of conditions in Iraq as he concluded his unannounced trip to mark the fifth anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion. He defended the toppling of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein as part of the struggle agains
Food Fight is an abridged history of American-centric war, from World War II to present day, told through the foods of the countries in conflict.
I chose to make a video for my culminating task for senior-year (Canadian) Politics class was regarding the war on terror and whether or not it's effective/justified. I wanted to incite a variety of emotions in the viewer while still being educat
Join opponents of the Iraq War in protest.
Vice President Dick Cheney arrived in Baghdad on Monday on an unannounced visit, the Iraqi prime minister's office said. (The economic news will divert attention from whatever he is doing,... or his trip will draw attention from the economic n
The troops who entered My Lai village had been led to believe that everyone in the village should be killed. Testimony before the Peers inquiry showed platoon leaders involved in the operation had been given that same message by 2 company commanders.
BAGHDAD -- Iraqi leaders have failed to take advantage of a reduction in violence to make adequate progress toward resolving their political differences, Gen. David H. Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, said Thursday. (FAILED SURGE???)
US State Department and Iraqi foreign ministry officials opened negotiations Tuesday over formal arrangements for a long-term relationship in the political, economic and security fields.
Iraq's government has been quietly bringing back into service Saddam-era intelligence agents who have experience spying on Iranians. Most Saddam-era intelligence agents fled after the U.S.-led invasion. Were the primary means of repressing the po
An exhaustive review of more than 600,000 Iraqi documents captured after the US invasion found no evidence that Saddam Hussein's regime had any operational links with Osama bin Laden's al Qaida terrorist network. The Pentagon-sponsored study
I rise in opposition to H. Res. 951, a resolution to condemn Palestinian rocket attacks on Israeli civilians. As one who is consistently against war and violence, I obviously do not support the firing of rockets indiscriminately into civilian populat
Can this war be stopped? Can anyone stop this war? Since we can’t rely on Congress or political candidates or the typical American or even Christians who supposedly follow the "Prince of Peace," there is only one way I see to end this war.
Douglas J. Feith, in a massive score-settling work ["don't blame me"], portrays an intelligence community and a State Department that repeatedly undermined plans he developed as undersecretary of defense for policy and conspired to unde
A US missile strike in Somalia, aimed at a man described by the Pentagon as a "known al-Qa'ida terrorist", succeeded only in hurting six civilians and killing three cows and a calf, the IoS has learned. [We're good at that.]
The flow of blood may be ebbing, but the flood of money into the Iraq war is steadily rising, new analyses show. In 2008, its sixth year, the war will costs $12 billion a month, triple the "burn" rate of its earliest years, Nobel Prize-winn
Viktor Bout was arrested in Bangkok yesterday on allegations he supplied Colombian rebels with arms and explosives. This is the same man who's planes flew supplies missions for the US in Iraq, as well as the US giving his pilots millions of doll
U.S. troop morale improved in Iraq last year, but soldiers fighting in Afghanistan suffered more depression as violence there worsened, an Army mental health report says.
The US plotted to overthrow the democratically elected Hamas government in the Palestinian territories, documents obtained by Al Jazeera reveal. One of the documents appears to show that Washington tried to persuade Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian preEntered By: Tom Westbrook
Two U.S. missiles hit a house in southern Somalia on Monday, according to local officials, in an attack Washington said was directed at "known terrorists". It was the fourth U.S. strike in 14 months on Somalia, where Washington believes loc
Nobel economics laureate Joseph Stiglitz, author of a new book that claims the Iraq war will cost the U.S. more than $3 trillion, said the final tally is likely to climb much higher than that. "It's much more like five trillion. We were tryi
If we were to give up Iraq with the third largest oil reserves in the world to the control of an Al Qaida regime or to the control of Iran, don’t you think $200 a barrel oil would have a cost to the American economy?
US backed Sahwa forces threaten to destabilize US-backed Iraqi government forces in Iraq's volatile Diyala province. The "Awakening Councils," known locally as the Sahwa, have left their centers in cities and districts around the capita
In recent months the undeclared war in Iraq seems not to have been on the minds of most Americans. News of the violence and deprivation which ordinary Iraqis are forced to deal with on a daily basis rarely makes it to the front pages. Instead, we rea
Despite the rhetoric of the Democratic presidential candidates, significant numbers of U.S. troops will remain in Iraq regardless who wins in November. In their final push to win the nomination, Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are repeating th
And theres a shadow on the faces - Of the men who send the guns - To the wars that are fought in places - Where their business interest runs
The United States is funding and in many cases arming the three ethnic factions in Iraq—the Kurds, the Shiites and the Sunni Arabs. These factions rule over partitioned patches of Iraqi territory and brutally purge rival ethnic groups
Increasingly autonomous, gun-totting robots developed for warfare could easily fall into the hands of terrorists and may one day unleash a robot arms race, a top expert on artificial intelligence told AFP. "They pose a threat to humanity,"