Sunday, May 28, 2023

Ukraine and the lessons of the Iraq War

Only those who have failed to learn the lessons of the Iraq War would fail to make the same demand of Russia as a prerequisite for a just peace today.

Who’s in control of how we remember the Iraq War?

 “All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory.” --Viet Thanh Nguyen

The not-so-winding road from Iraq to Ukraine

The continuing influence of the neocons, who were the architects of U.S. aggression against Iraq, in the ever-escalating Western military response to Russian aggression against Ukraine.

Biden shows support as Senate advances repeal of Iraq War authorizations

"There's no reason—none—to have a war authorization against a strategic partner, and so that's the first reason why we need to do this."

Is a Chinese invasion of Taiwan imminent?

Could Washington be in a Tizzy over nothing?

The urbanity of evil: 20 years after the invasion of Iraq

What propelled the United States to start the war on Iraq in March 2003 were dynamics of media and politics that are still very much with us today.

Reparations demanded 20 years after US launched ‘war-for-profit’ in Iraq

"Justice also entails accountability for the perpetrators of these horrific crimes, including those responsible for the torture."

Biden’s 2024 funding proposal is a war budget and he is leading us to...

What does this have to do with "defense?"

The American war from hell, 20 years later

Yes, it’s true, on the 20th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, that war is long forgotten here.

Who’s winning and losing the economic war over Ukraine?

The winners are the opportunists and war profiteers, and the losers are the people of Ukraine, working and poor people everywhere, but especially in the Global South, and our fading hopes of halting the climate crisis.