Opinion

The massacre at Ishaqi, Iraq

U.S. troops entered the house and killed the civilians before calling in the airstrikes. Autopsies showed all had been handcuffed and then shot.

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“Voices from Iraq”: Lest we forget

Iraqis tell harrowing stories, reminding us that even if the troops come home, the United States has a debt to pay to the people of Iraq.

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U.S. prepares dangerous Iraq exit

This summer the U.S. may be facing its "most dangerous remaining mission" in Iraq - getting our troops out.

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"Fair Game": Valerie Plame, Iraq truth and lies

"Fair Game"  steadily explains how the truth was twisted, exploded, exploited and finally suppressed, to convince Americans to sacrifice our riches and our children in Iraq.

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Working class film legends offer new Iraq thriller

Director Ken Loach and screenwriter Paul Laverty were invited to attend the Toronto Festival this year to promote their new collaborative work, "Route Irish," and Laverty's own film "Even the Rain."

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Jeers to fat assets, cheers for action on jobs

Fortune 500 companies are sitting on $1.18 trillion while Alan Simpson calls seniors "greedy geezers" - but cheers to the folks and organizations who are doing something about it.

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The U.S. and Iraq: what now?

Since President Obama took office, more than 90,000 U.S. troops have come home from Iraq. The question is: now what?

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Hitch-22: When the left moves right

In lining up with Bush on the war in Iraq, the former Nation columnist shocked the left, and his militant atheism has inspired animosity on the right. Still, in his memoir Hitchens comes off as a man of principle.

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A veteran reflects on the left and the peace movement

The left has done a poor job of speaking to veterans, and that's unfortunate.

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Rethinking national security

Last week President Obama signed a military spending bill that begins to turn our nation in a new, better direction. But there is a long way to go.

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