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Iraq War Ending

A Year After US Troops Withdraw From Iraq, Fog of War Thickens

Andrew Lam | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics
Andrew Lam

The war in Iraq started with Operation Shock and Awe but ended in a fizzle. Neither victory nor defeat was clear. Instead, with the last of the American troops gone, the meaning of the war is muddled, leaving in its wake more questions than answers.

Thinking for Ourselves -- Sacred Sacrifices

Shea Howell | Posted 02.29.2012 | Detroit
Shea Howell

This season is an opportunity for us to reflect on the horrors of war and the costs of empire. It is a time to turn our hearts and imaginations toward the creation of real peace.


Andy Stern | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics
Andy Stern

President Obama has kept his word and kept us focused, and that's why we need to keep him in the White House.

Vietnam War's Biggest Opponent Says He Told Obama To End Iraq War

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

A slew of comparisons have been made between the wars in Iraq and Vietnam. So it should come as no surprise that George McGovern, former Democratic pr...

Immunity: Disastrous Decisions in 2007 Return to Haunt 2012

Peter Van Buren | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

It was the 2007 Nisour Square Blackwater killings, not Wikileaks, that derailed plans for U.S. troops to stay on in Iraq.

Good Luck to the U.S. State Department: You're Going to Need It

David Isenberg | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics
David Isenberg

Given the ongoing withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq and the transition to a State-Department-led mission for all remaining U.S. personnel in Iraq, this is a good time to focus more closely on what exactly is happening.

Iraq -- a Trillion Dollars Worth of Nothing

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 12.22.2011 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

All American troops will come home from Iraq in time for Christmas this year with their heads held high, President Obama told the nation as he announced the end of American presence in Iraq. The troops are the only ones who have earned the right to hold their heads high on this momentous occasion.

Politicians React To Obama's Iraq Troop Withdrawal Announcement

Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama announced on Friday that all U.S. troops will be withdrawn from Iraq by the end of the year. "As a candidate for president, ...

The End of the Iraq War Is in Sight

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

All America can do, at this point, is beg the Iraqis to come together and put aside their political differences, and do what we want them to do.

Senior Army Commander Warns Against Forgetting Iraq

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The senior American commander in Iraq has told the BBC that he is concerned that the country will be forgotten, amid the current focus on Afghanistan....