Israeli wall called obstacle to peace

The Israeli Cabinet approved and released last week a map of the wall it calls a “security barrier.”

Complexities in Iraq today

The following is an excerpted letter from the Iraqi Communist Party issued on Oct. 18. To see the letter in full go to www.iraqcp.org

First visit of U.S. unionists to occupied Iraq

Stop violating labor rights CHICAGO – Two U.S. trade unionists just back from Iraq say they hope their trip is the beginning of cooperation and solidarity between the U.S. labor movement and Iraq’s newly re-established unions.

No end in sight for Bushs Iraq mess

The much-anticipated international donors’ conference on Iraq, like the United Nations resolution adopted earlier in the month, failed to help the White House out of what Newsweek’s Nov. 3 cover story calls “Bush’s $87 billion mess.”

Iraq war a house of cards Low troop morale puts pressure on Bush

Widening reports of low morale among U.S. troops are adding to pressures on the Bush administration to find a bailout for its failed Iraq policy.

$87 billion for war: senseless & reckless

Congress voted to approve the Bush administration’s $87 billion package for the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq and Afghanistan, but not without vocal and sometimes vehement opposition by lawmakers and peace activists.

Republicans threaten the world with nukes

Opinion Last year, the Bush administration sought $15.5 million for a three-year program called Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator Program (RNEP), to study usable nuclear weapons.

Israeli, Palestinian activists take new peace steps

This week an important new development for a negotiated resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian crisis emerged from a meeting in Jordan of Israeli and Palestinian leaders.

When it rains it pours! The Bush administration takes a nosedive

After two years of over-the-top ratings, the public standing of the Bush administration has taken a sudden nosedive, according to any number of recent polls