Iraq

Bush Is Right to Link 9/11 with Iraq

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Even though the Iraqi people and their ruler, Saddam Hussein, had nothing to do with the 9/11 attacks, President Bush was correct in once again linking 9/11 to his invasion and occupation of Iraq in his speech to the nation last night. Why? Because the motivation behind the 9/11 attacks was ... [click for more]

The “Oil-for-Food” Smokescreen

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Are you familiar with the big “shock” that neoconservatives have experienced over the financial scandal arising out of the infamous “oil-for-food” government program, which was the subject of an investigative report issued Thursday by former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volker? The oil-for-food program was the socialist program established ... [click for more]

Let’s Look within Ourselves for Iraq’s WMD

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Last Wednesday, some two months after the U.S. presidential election, U.S. officials formally ended their two-year search for Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Perhaps this will finally put an end to the hopes of many supporters of the Iraq War that a modern, air-conditioned facility would be ... [click for more]

Submit or Die: The Conquest of Falluja

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Victory! The unelected dictatorial Iraqi regime of CIA-designee Iyad Allawi, with the assistance of the most powerful police force in the world, has killed 600 “insurgents” in Falluja, flattened and “pacified” the city, and driven hundreds of thousands of people from their homes. Question 1: Does the conquest ... [click for more]

The Iraq War Has Made Us neither Safer nor Freer

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In determining whether the invasion of Iraq has been in the interests of America, two questions naturally arise: One, has the invasion made Americans safer from terrorism? and Two, has the invasion made Americans freer with respect to their own government? When the 9/11 attacks occurred, Americans were horribly angry, despite the ... [click for more]

No WMD but Plenty of Death and Destruction

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President George W. Bush’s handpicked investigator charged with investigating whether there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq has now rendered his final report: There were no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Period. No stockpiles of biological and chemical weapons. No nuclear weapons. No factories ... [click for more]

Saddam as the Twentieth Hijacker

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The 9/11 commission reported in June that there was no “collaborative relationship” between Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda, and thus that Bush’s Enemy No. 1 had no role in the 9/11 attacks. Far from finding any partnership between the two, the report noted that bin Laden “at one time sponsored anti-Saddam Islamists ... [click for more]

Exactly How Has Bush’s War Made Us Safer?

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President Bush claims that his war on Iraq has made Americans safer. His primary rationale is that by removing from power a foreign dictator who was supposedly bent on acquiring weapons of mass destruction, Americans are safer as a result. Unfortunately for the American people, however, Bush’s reasoning is both ... [click for more]
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