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Form Follows Dysfunction: The Enduring Legacy of a Strategic Failure

Paul Gunther | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics
Paul Gunther

Besides some failed emblem of American exceptionalism shining brightly abroad, it seems reasonable to conclude that national security and its according intelligence tools were and remain the principle role for such a massive presence abroad.

Ahmed Chalabi's Victory

Aram Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Aram Roston

Chalabi still has more loyal friends in the US then most people imagine. Chalabi's US representative insisted to me last week that Chalabi was the best friend America has in Iraq, a sorry thought.

Iraq's Coming Civil War?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Steve Clemons

By alienating Sunnis and former Baathists, the DoD and Malaki's government are increasing tensions that could portend serious problems in Iraq's not-too-distant future.

My Testimony on 'Enhanced Interrogation Techniques'

Ali Faisal Al-Lami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ali Faisal Al-Lami

In 2008, I was kidnapped from Baghdad International Airport by American civilians with no known affiliation, and was blindfolded and taken to a facility where I was initially interrogated in a hostile way.

Chalabi Aide: I Went From White House To Secret U.S. Prisoner

McClatchy | Hannah Allam | McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BAGHDAD, Iraq -- U.S. authorities detained a top aide to former Iraqi exile leader and Bush administration ally Ahmad Chalabi last year and accused hi...