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Mission Not Accomplishednew

On Sunday night, the 4,000th person died for a mistake.
INDY Week  |  Lisa Sorg  |  03-27-2008  |  War

A Salute to Dubious Progressnew

New Iraq flag, same Iraq.
San Diego CityBeat  |  D.A. Kolodenko  |  02-13-2008  |  Commentary

A Soldier's Death, Reconsiderednew

Was Col. Ted Westhusing's death in Iraq something more sinister than suicide?
The Texas Observer  |  Robert Bryce  |  02-11-2008  |  War

New Haven Declares Peace, Finallynew

Nearly five years in, the Board of Alderman finally passed two peace resolutions, one calling for an end to the Iraq war. More than 300 cities beat New Haven to the punch.
New Haven Advocate  |  Betsy Yagla  |  01-15-2008  |  War

2007: A Year at Warnew

News reports and commentaries have come to describe recent events in Iraq as "quieter" in comparison to other phases of the U.S. misadventure, but this year was still among the bloodiest and costliest in American lives.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Editorial  |  12-28-2007  |  Commentary

'Bilal Is No Insurgent'new

A Philadelphia Daily News photographer rallies behind his jailed Iraqi colleague.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Morgan A. Zalot  |  12-17-2007  |  Media

Collecting Stories of War's Atrocitiesnew

Thirty-six years after the original Winter Soldier Investigation into atrocities in Vietnam, a group of Iraq veterans who oppose this war are doing it again.
Portland Phoenix  |  Deirdre Fulton  |  12-07-2007  |  War

'Support Our Troops': A Magnetic Issuenew

Should police and city vehicles have yellow ribbons supporting the troops?
Colorado Springs Independent  |  J. Adrian Stanley  |  12-04-2007  |  War

Anti-War Groups Spread their Message to Black Friday Crowdsnew

"On this particular day, it's important to remind people that this worship of consuming is feeding into a culture of spending," said Edith Wilson, a Codepink member. "As I watch these people walk by, I wonder, 'What are they thinking about for the future?'"
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  Carrie Potter  |  12-03-2007  |  War

What Do the Iraqis Have to Say?new

With their documentary Meeting Resistance, Molly Bingham and Steve Connors campaign for a new approach to understanding our enemies: Ask them.
LEO Weekly  |  Alan Abbott  |  12-03-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Forward, Backwards, Double-Timenew

The future of Iraq seen through space and time.
Birmingham Weekly  |  Courtney Haden  |  12-03-2007  |  Commentary

Tracking Down Looted Iraqi Artnew

Iraqi-born art historian Nada Shabout searches for her country's lost creative works.
Montreal Mirror  |  Narcel X  |  11-16-2007  |  Art

Time To Get Out of Iraqnew

It is a no-win situation, no matter how you look at it.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Charley Reese  |  11-16-2007  |  Commentary

'Redacted' is the Low Point of a Great Artist's Careernew

The media's rush to validate a weak De Palma film continues last year's insanity that overpraised the TV-style docudrama United 93, misconstrued Oliver Stone's great elegy World Trade Center and overrated the outdated 1969 French import Army of Shadows.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  11-15-2007  |  Reviews

John Dingell's Iraq Inkblotnew

It is odd that a seemingly straightforward piece of legislation could be a sort of political Rorschach test, with different people seeing in it very different things. But that's exactly the case with Dingell's timetable to get U.S. troops out of Iraq.
Metro Times  |  Curt Guyette  |  11-06-2007  |  Politics

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