Letter to My Daughter

On the eve of the fifth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, a father discusses the war with his daughter.

Progressives for Success in Iraq

Five years later, it turns out that progressives were not only right in their predictions about the war, they are still right today in advocating a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq.


Christi Kramer compares the lives of one who leaves and one who stays behind.

Iran in the Crosshairs

Iran in the Crosshairs

As George W. Bush’s administration enters its last year in office, the danger of a U.S. military attack on Iran looms.

American Ghazals

Poet Susan Tichy reflects on what we think about when we think about war.

In vigil (2)

In her poem In vigil (2), Lee Sharkey describes a tense exchange at a silent peace gathering.

Next Moves in Kosovo

Kosovo is on the verge of independence. What can Washington and Brussells do to overcome Serbian and Russian opposition?

Hoodwinked in Bali on Carbon Credits

The current climate change framework pits rich against poor, exploits indigenous peoples and benefits industries that are the biggest offenders.

Beyond the Green Zone

Beyond the Green Zone

An honest look at Iraq and the U.S. occupation from an unembedded journalist.