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Iraq War Protests

What Studs Terkel and Rebecca Solnit Taught Me

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

The largest antiwar movement ever to protest a war that had yet to happen had just packed its tents and gone home in despair, while George W. Bush and his top officials were in their “mission accomplished” triumphalist mode.

Protests Provide 'Constant Reminder' As War Fades From Public Eye

AP | WILSON RING | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

MONTPELIER, Vt. — The protesters gather at noon every Friday in front of the Montpelier post office, sharing signs made up years ago to tell the...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Finds Dick Cheney's Secret Service Agents Immune | Mike Sacks | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Secret Service agents who arrested a man after he disparaged and then touched Dick Cheney cannot be sued for violating the man's free sp...

Mike Sacks

Cheney Case Gets Day In Court | Mike Sacks | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared to line up, more or less, against a man arguing that Secret Service agents violated his First Am...

Judge: Iraq War Protesters Can Sue City For Wrongful Arrest

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Just days before the eighth anniversary of the United States' invasion of Iraq, a panel of appellate court judges ruled that a group of protesters fro...

PHOTOS: Hundreds Gather For Anti-War Protest In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Hundreds of anti-war protestors gathered at Hollywood and Vine on the eighth anniversary of the Iraq war yesterday afternoon. Organized by ANSWER (Act...

Amanda Terkel

McConnell: 'Virtually All' Senate Republicans Stand Behind Obama On Afghanistan | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans stand behind President Barack Obama's strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to Senate Minority Leader Mitch...

UK Gets 15 Years For STABBING UK Lawmaker Over Iraq War

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A British university student radicalized by online sermons from an al-Qaida-linked Muslim cleric was sentenced Wednesday to at least 15...

Saturday's Obama Anti-War Protest: A Critique

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics
Harmon Leon

So we had the first big Obama-era war protest. How did it rate? To be honest it seemed to lack focus. On Saturday, it appeared that the majority of...

Jason Linkins

Protester Disrupts Petraeus Hearings: Watch Video | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congress got about an hour into their tete-a-tete with General David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker before the fragile peace was punctuated by a...

Thousands Of Protesters Worldwide Condemn Iraq War

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Thousands of protestors marched against the Iraq war in Los Angeles on Saturday as part of a global day of action that drew huge crowds in London and ...

Arrested War Critic Seeks VP's Testimony

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DENVER — An attorney for a man arrested after telling the vice president that his policies in Iraq were "disgusting" asked U.S. marshals Thursda...

Secret Service Facing Lawsuit For Arresting Cheney Protestor

NY Times | Kirk Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The arrest of a man named Steven Howards in June 2006 after he approached Vice President Dick Cheney at a Colorado ski resort and denounced the war in...

How To Look Chic While Getting Your Protest On

Times Of London | Lisa Armstrong | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Ever since the sans culottes inadvertently launched a fashion movement of sorts (they had some help from Rousseau, whose treatises on nature and the d...

Majority Opposes Bush's $190 Billion War Funding Request

Washington Post | Jon Cohen, Dan Balz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Most Americans oppose fully funding President Bush's $190 billion request for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and a sizeable majority supports an ex...

Iraq War Protesters, Supporters Stage Dueling Demonstrations In DC

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Thousands of opponents and supporters of the U.S. presence in Iraq will converge Saturday in the nation's capital for a day of demonstrations. The a...