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Naked hypocrisy: The US once cited UNSC resolutions to invade Iraq,...

Washington’s hypocrisy on this matter is legendary and stunning.

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 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.

The horror #19

Nineteen years ago on March 19, coincidentally, my nation orchestrated the most horrific deed since God knows when.

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.

Will Americans who were right on Afghanistan still be ignored?

After spending trillions of dollars and killing millions of people, the abysmal record of U.S. war-making since World War II remains a tragic litany of failure and defeat, even on its own terms.

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.

The Iraq War has cost the US nearly $2 trillion

The bill of war to the U.S. to date would be an estimated $1,922 billion in current dollars.

Civil war in Iraq? Is Dubai safe? Or World War 3:...

Iran will never even try to indulge in a one-on-one war with the United States.

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As boycott grows, Ocasio-Cortez says Netanyahu invitation ‘should be revoked’

AOC is urging Democratic and Republican leaders to withdraw their invitation for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak at a joint meeting of Congress next month.

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Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.