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National Sovereignty Day

'W' Is for Withdrawal

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Koehler

To pretend that Iraq is sovereign is just the latest insulting verbal Quonset hut the Washington military-political-media establishment has constructed for its own temporary shelter.

Selling Confidence in Iraq

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

The upcoming days will be a real test for the Iraqi forces. Now that the United States can take credit for restoring democracy to Iraq, is it sufficiently rooted to survive the US withdrawal?

Iraq's "National Sovereignty Day" is U.S.-Style Hallmark Hype

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeremy Scahill

The puppet government in Iraq has named June 30th "National Sovereignty Day." This is U.S.-style Hallmark hype and will remain so until every last occupation soldier leaves Iraqi soil.

The Beginning of the End of the Iraq War?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

If our soldiers are out of Iraqi cities, and the Iraqi security forces start shouldering more and more responsibility as a result, do we really need all 130,000 troops sitting in their bases?