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Iraq Anniversary

Iraq, the GOP and the Lesson of 1933

Steven Conn | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics
Steven Conn

The take-over of the GOP by dangerous extremists has taken place in plain sight and has been abetted by a public discourse which rarely calls this extremism what it is. Instead, we keeps insisting that there must be two, equal sides to every question.

Horrors in the Rear-View Mirror: Ten Years of Iraq

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

"Why look back?" some of them say. Here's why. ...

Triste Anniversaire

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 05.21.2013 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

Unfortunately, we can only say that this was a useless war, conceived under the mistaken pretext that Saddam was in possession of weapons of mass destruction and resulting in untold sacrifices of dead and wounded on all sides.

Ten Years After the Iraq Invasion: We Can't Afford the Same Mistake Again

Jodie Evans | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics
Jodie Evans

Over ten years ago, we founded CODEPINK in response to the fear-mongering color-coded terrorist alerts that helped scare Congress into an invasion and...

Daniel Basteiro

Family Of Spanish Cameraman Killed In Iraq Hotel Attack Searching For Answers 10 Years Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Basteiro | Posted 03.19.2013 | World

MADRID -- Ten years have gone by, and Javier Couso is still fighting what he calls the “lies” about the Iraq war that killed his brother, José Co...

Geoffroy Clavel

Ten Years After Iraq, France Not Afraid Of War

HuffingtonPost.com | Geoffroy Clavel | Posted 03.19.2013 | World

PARIS -- Ten years after the launch of Operation Iraqi Freedom on March 20, 2003, which succeeded in ousting the dictator Saddam Hussein but plunged B...

Jack Mirkinson

Ten Years Later, The Media's Failure On Iraq Still Stings

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.19.2013 | Media

Last Monday, Howard Kurtz, the CNN and Daily Beast media analyst who is as reliable a barometer of mainstream wisdom as anyone, called the journalism ...

Nothing Certain On 10-Year Anniversary Of Iraq War

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 05.16.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — It's been more than six years since a bomb ripped away the eyes from Shams Karim, killed her mother and left the little girl, now 7, b...

Engendering Pride in Iraqi-Americans 10 Years After the Start of the War

Faisal Al-Juburi | Posted 05.15.2013 | World
Faisal Al-Juburi

As his thickly-rimmed glasses slid down his nose, he inquired about my racial background, intrigued by my name And, then, he had his epiphany: The war was the catalyst for my anxiety and confusion.

Anti-War Protesters Arrested Outside White House

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — More than 100 anti-war protesters, including the man who leaked the Pentagon Papers, were arrested outside the White House on Satur...

Thousands Protest In D.C. For Iraq Withdrawal

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Thousands of protesters – many directing their anger squarely at President Barack Obama – marched through the nation's ...

Seven Years Later, Iraq Veterans Are Standing Up to Fight at Home

Jonathan Powers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jonathan Powers

My experiences on the streets of Baghdad changed me in countless ways, and seven years later I have learned that it changed many of my fellow veterans as well.

Jason Linkins

Iraq War Seventh Anniversary: 'We'll Know Better Next Time'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The amazing thing is, everyone who led the charge into Iraq really believes that they are going to walk away clean from this! Everyone actually believes that it is perfectly OK to have not learned a thing.

(Re-) Creating Anbar's Awakening

Gabriel Ledeen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gabriel Ledeen

Describing the Anbar Awakening movement as a miraculous Sunni uprising blinds us to the lessons we ought to have learned.

Iraq War's "Iron Anniversary" -- What Good Has Come Out of It?

Jonathan Powers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jonathan Powers

I was sick to my stomach this last weekend listening to Dick Cheney tell John King that after 6 years in Iraq "we have accomplished nearly everything we set out to do."

Iraq War Anniversary: Sends Us Your Photos

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rebecca Shapiro

This Friday, March 20, 2009, marks the sixth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Help the Huffington Post cover the global response to this impo...

Jason Linkins

'Al Qaeda In Iraq': Part Myth, Part Manipulation

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The triumph of Al Qaeda in Iraq has less to do with their achievements in the field of terrorism, and more to do with the tautology that the administration has erected to pin the tail of our misfortune on a convenient, scary sounding donkey.

Der Spiegel: Life In Baghdad Since The Fall Of Saddam

Der Spiegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The situation in Iraq on the eve of the anniversary of "Operation Iraqi Freedom" has both opponents and supporters of the American military campaign p...

Max Follmer

The Reporting Team That Got Iraq Right

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the war in Iraq completes its fifth year this week, The Huffington Post is featuring interviews with and essays by those journalists, elected offic...