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New U.S. Intelligence Report Warns 'Victory' Not Certain in Iraq
Jonathan S. Landay, Warren P. Strobel and Nancy A. Youssef. McClatchy Newspapers, 07 October 2008.

How to Leave a Stable Iraq
Stephen Biddle, Michael E. O'Hanlon, and Kenneth M. Pollack. Foreign Affairs, September/October 2008.

Veteran Peacemakers O'Malley, Maharaj on Iraq
NPR, 12 May 2008 (audio).

The Iraq War: Key Trends and Developments
Anthony H. Cordesman. Center for Strategic and International Studies, 07 May 2008 (.pdf file).

Learning the Right Lessons from Iraq
Benjamin H. Friedman, Harvey M. Sapolsky and Christopher Preble. Policy Analysis, Cato Institute, 13 February 2008 (.pdf file).

Two Unwinnable Wars
Nicholas Berry. Foreign Policy Forum, 12 February 2008.

Do We Really Support the Troops?
William M. Arkin. Washington Post, 05 February 2008.

The Next Iraq Phase
David Ignatius. Washington Post, 30 January 2008.

False Sense of Security in Iraq
Michael Shank. Foreign Policy in Focus, 29 January 2008.

A Bitter Taste to Iraqi Reality
Dahr Jamail. Asia Times, 29 January 2008.

Iraq's Anatomy - Triage at a Baghdad Hospital
Casey Miner. Mother Jones, 28 January 2008.

After Iraq
Jeffrey Goldberg. Atlantic Monthly, January/February 2008. Posted on 28 January 2008.

Afghanistan is the Bad War, Iraq the Good, says White House Co-ordinator
Richard Beeston. The Times, UK, 24 January 2008.

Why There is No Middle Way in Iraq
Max Bergmann. Democracy Arsenal, 22 January 2008.

Iraq: Less Violent But Not Less Hellish
Dahr Jamail and Ali Al-Fadhily. Inter Press News, 15 January 2008.

Cordesman: Despite Gains, Future in Iraq, Afghanistan Remains 'Uncertain'
Anthony H. Cordesman. Council on Foreign Relations, 14 January 2008.

A Flight Back to Baghdad
Daniel Pepper. TIME, 07 January 2008.

The Clock Ticks for Iraq's Time Bomb
Sami Moubayed. Asia Times, 04 January 2008.

Iraq Progresses To Some Of Its Worst
Dahr Jamail. Inter Press Service, 29 December 2007.

Top Ten Myths about Iraq 2007
Juan Cole. Informed Comment, 27 December 2007.

The State of Iraq: An Update
Jason Campbell, Michael O'Hanlon and Amy Unikewicz. The New York Times, 22 December 2007.

Iraq, Afghanistan: Conflict and Quagmire
Dominic Moran. ISN Security Watch, 21 December 2007.

Iraq: The Trauma and the Mistakes
Andrew North. BBC News, 21 December 2007.

Britain Bows out of a Five-Year War It Could Never Have Won
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, 17 December 2007.

It's a Fragile 'Quiet' in Iraq
Brian M. Downing. Asia Times, 14 December 2007.

Here's the Surge Iraq Needs
Christopher Kojm. The Christian Science Monitor, 13 December 2007.

Iraq's Danger Signals
Paul Rogers. Open Democracy, 13 December 2007.

'Shadows of the Images': The Allegory of Iraq
By John Tirman. Strategic Insights, 05 December 2007.

Why Bush Won't Leave Iraq
Michael Schwartz. TomDispatch, 29 November 2007.

Debating Iraq's Transition
Thomas L. Friedman. The New York Times, 21 November 2007.

What Does Iraq's 'Good News' Really Mean?
Khody Akhavi. Inter Press Service, 15 November 2007.

In Mixed Slice of Baghdad, Old Bonds Defy War
Sabrine Tavernise and Karim Hilmi. The New York Times, 13 November 2007.

Is Iraq Getting Better?
Jim Muir. BBC News, 11 November 2007.

Fighting Whom in Iraq?
Robert Dreyfuss. Tom Dispatch, 11 November 2007.

If Iraq Hadn't Happened?
Tim Watkin. The Guardian, 05 November 2007.

How to Accurately Forecast Trends of the Iraq War
'Fabius Maximus.' Defense and the National Interest, 15 October 2007.

Support for Iraq Partition: Cynical and Dangerous
Stephen Zunes. Foreign Policy in Focus, 12 October 2007.

What Can We Still Achieve in Iraq?
Fred Kaplan. Slate.com, 10 October 2007.

At Last, Some Good News from Iraq
Sami Moubayed. Asia Times, 10 October 2007.

In Baghdad, Elusive Electricity is Rare Delight
Jay Price and Jenan Hussein. McClatchy Newspapers, 09 October 2007.

Change in Iraqi Province Obvious in Rare Drive
Leila Fadel. McClatchy Newspapers, 07 October 2007.

Kilcullen Explains All You Need to Know About the Iraq War
'Fabius Maximus.' Defense and the National Interest, 06 October 2007.

A Divided Iraq Just Doesn't Add up
Pepe Escobar. Asia Times, 04 October 2007.

The UN and Iraq: Moving Forward
James Traub. The Stanley Foundation, October 2007 (.pdf file).

'As You Swim There's Gunfire. It Rather Mars the Pleasure'
Martin Fletcher. The Times, UK, 24 September 2007.

How Much Can UN Achieve In Iraq?
Howard LaFranchi. The Christian Science Monitor, 21 September 2007.

It Was Right To Dissolve the Iraqi Army
Christopher Hitchens. Slate.com, 17 September 2007.

Another Crime of Occupation: Iraq's Cultural Heritage Looted, Pillaged
Robert Fisk. The Independent, 17 September 2007. Posted on the AlterNet website.

Lessons in Forced Democracy
Shankar Vedantam. Washington Post, 17 September 2007.

Tail Between Legs
Sukant Chandan. Al-Ahram Weekly Online, 13-19 September 2007.

9/11 Linked to Iraq, in Politics if Not in Fact
Peter Baker. Washington Post, 12 September 2007.

When Not to Start a War
Andy Zelleke. The Christian Science Monitor, 11 September 2007.

Uh, Uhhm: Say No More, Iraq is a Slam Dunk
Julian Delasantellis. Asia Times, 11 September 2007.

Iraq: Time for a Change
Daniel Serwer. U.S. Institute of Peace, September 2007.

The Real Lessons of the Vietnam-Iraq Analogy
Katie Mounts and Travis Sharp. The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, 11 September 2007.

Tomgram: Empire of Stupidity
Tom Engelhardt. TomDispatch, 04 September 2007.

The State of Iraq: An Update
Jason Campbell, Michael O'Hanlon and Amy Unikewicz. The New York Times, 04 September 2007.

Gen Sir Mike Jackson Condemns 'War on Terror'
Mike Jackson. Excerpt of autobiography printed in The Telegraph, 03 September 2007.

The Benchmarks Iraq Is Meeting - And One It Thankfully Is Not
Robert Weissman. Common Dreams, 31 August 2007.

The Real Analogy for Iraq
John Arquilla and David Ronfeldt. United Press International, 24 August 2007.

A New Tact on Iraq
Brian Michael Jenkins. Washington Post, 24 August 2007. Posted on the RAND website.

Behind Bush's Vietnam Revisionism
Dan Froomkin. Washington Post, 23 August 2007.

Galloway: Only Thing Changing in Iraq is Our Reason for Being There
Joseph Galloway. Salt Lake Tribune, 23 August 2007.

Don't Know Much About History
Matthew Yglesias. The Guardian, 23 August 2007.

Bush Gambles with Vietnam Reference Over Iraq
Ewen MacAskill. The Guardian, 22 August 2007.

Iraq Progress Report: A Time to Assess and Reflect
Stephen Lendman. ZNet, 21 August 2007.

From Belfast to Baghdad - What Have We Learned?
Douglas A. Borer. The Christian Science Monitor, 16 August 2007.

Faith Gives Iraqis Solace, Not Just a Reason to Fight
Sam Dagher. The Christian Science Monitor, 15 August 2007.

Looting Fear as Iraqi State Library Seized
Michael Howard. The Guardian, 10 August 2007.

Iraq Is About to Become a Lot Worse
Chris Hedges. Truthdig, 07 August 2007.

Patriots Who Love the Troops to Death
Frank Rich. The New York Times, 05 August 2007.

Getting Iraq Wrong
Michael Ignatieff. The New York Times Magazine, 05 August 2007.

Iraq Snapshots Give 2 Views
Mark Mazzetti. The New York Times, 02 August 2007.

How to Win in Iraq
William S. Lind. American Conservative, 30 July 2007.

The Cost of 'Enduring' in Iraq
Walter Pincus. Washington Post, 30 July 2007.

Why the Latest Good News from Iraq Doesn't Matter
Phillip Carter. Slate, 01 August 2007.

A War We Just Might Win
Michael E. O'Hanlon and Kenneth M. Pollack. The New York Times, 30 July 2007.

Iraq Post-2010
Center for Global Affairs, New York University, 30 March 2007. Posted on 26 July 2007 (.pdf file).

Suicide Bombings Sour Celebration of Iraqi Soccer Win
Hannah Allam and Leila Fadel. McClatchy Newspapers, 25 July 2007.

Thinking Small
Jon B. Alterman. Center for Strategic and International Studies, 20 July 2007. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

America Is Just Starting to Wake Up to The Awesome Scale of its Iraq Disaster
Timothy Garton Ash. The Guardian, 19 July 2007.

Life in The 'Red Zone'
Anne Nivat. International Herald Tribune, 18 July 2007.

War and Occupation in Iraq
James Paul and Céline Nahory. Global Policy Forum, June 2007. Posted on 18 July 2007 (.pdf file).

An Iraq for All Iraqis
Hayder Karim. Washington Post, 16 July 2007.

Violence Ebbing. Wealth Returning. Can This be Iraq?
Peter Beaumont. The Sunday Observer, 15 July 2007.

Iraq, the New Israel
Pepe Escobar. Asia Times, 06 July 2007.

Militias, Bribes Tip Scales as Iraqis Take Final Exams
Sam Dagher. The Christian Science Monitor, 03 July 2007.

Iraq by the Numbers
Tom Engelhardt. TomDispatch, 28 June 2007. Posted on the AlterNet website.

Think Tank Warns of Country's Collapse
Ian Black. The Guardian, 25 June 2007. (see report below).

Where Is Iraq Heading? Lessons from Basra
International Crisis Group, 25 June 2007 (.pdf file).

The Battle of Iraq - 2007
Bill Roggio. The Fourth Rail, 20 June 2007.

General: Stabilized Iraq May Take Decade
Lara Jakes. Associated Press, 18 June 2007. Posted on the ABC News website.

Iraq: The Mess That Was To Be
Paul R. Pillar. Asia Times, 12 June 2007.

Report of the Secretary General
Secretary General Ban Ki Moon. United Nations, 05 June 2007. Released on 11 June 2007 (.pdf file).

I Blame Myself For Our Downfall in Iraq
Tim Shipman. The Daily Telegraph, UK, 10 June 2007.

In Iraq's Four-Year Looting Frenzy, the Allies Have Become the Vandals
Simon Jenkins. The Guardian, 08 June 2007.

Baghdad's Green Zone Is a Haven Under Siege
John Ward Anderson. Washington Post, 07 June 2007.

American Victory Is Impossible under Continued Occupation
Nicholas Berry. Foreign Policy Forum, 31 May 2007.

Dying for an Iraq That Isn't
Harold Meyerson. Washington Post, 30 May 2007.

When Less is Best
Rory Stewart. The New York Times, 20 March 2007.

Opium: Iraq's Deadly New Export
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, UK, 23 May 2007

Hang in There, America
Joe Galloway. Military.com, 18 May 2007.

The SWISH Report (8)
Paul Rogers. Open Democracy, 17 May 2007.

Accepting Realities in Iraq
Gareth Stansfield. Chatham House and University of Exeter, 17 May 2007 (.pdf file).

Iraq: The Question
Rory Stewart. The New York Review of Books, 31 May 2007 issue. Posted on 15 May 2007.

U.S. Embassy Employees Fearful Over Green Zone Attacks
Leila Fadel. McClatchy Newspapers, 14 May 2007.

Time is Of The Essence
Salah Hemeid. Al-Ahram Weekly Online, 10-16 May 2007.

A Dayton Process For Iraq
Rend Al-Rahim. Washington Post, 10 May 2007.

Beleaguered Iraqis Now Fear Their Own Security Forces More Than the Insurgents
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, 04 May 2007.

It's All About Al-Qaeda Again
Dana Milbank. Washington Post, 03 May 2007.

Baghdad Up Close and Personal
Pepe Escobar. Asia Times, 02 May 2007.

The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace
Michael Rubin. Middle East Quarterly, 01 May 2007.

One Iraq a Pointless Proposition
David Nason. The Australian, 30 April 2007.

Al Qaeda Strikes Back
Bruce Riedel. Foreign Affairs, May/June 2007. Posted on 27 April 2007.

The Puppet Who Cleared The Way For Iraq's Destruction
Andrew Cockburn. The Guardian, 26 April 2007.

Walled City
Eugene Robinson. Washington Post, 24 April 2007.

Southern Iraq in 2007
Matthias S. Klein. Niqash, 23 April 2007.

Aftermath of a Baghdad Bombing: a Reporter's View
Sam Dagher. The Christian Science Monitor, 20 April 2007.

Wars in Iraq: The U.S. Is the Common Denominator
Nicholas Berry. Foreign Policy Forum, 17 April 2007.

Who Lost Iraq?
James Dobbins. International Herald Tribune, 16 April 2007. Posted on the RAND website.

Success in Iraq: Possible, Necessary
Charles Krauthammer. The Seattle Times, 16 April 2007.

Will Iraq Be the Next Rwanda?
Stuart Gottlieb. Washington Post, 15 April 2007. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Iraq's Troubled Future: The Uncertain Way Ahead
Anthony H. Cordesman. Center for Strategic and International Studies, 13 April 2007. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

A Bloody Message from Iraq: Nowhere is Safe...
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, 13 April 2007.

Fickle Attraction
Alex Rossmiller. The American Prospect, 11 April 2007.

The World Before Iraq
Barbara Stocking. The Guardian, 11 April 2007.

Iraq Policy 'Spawned New Terror'
BBC News, 11 April 2007. (See report below).

A Fair Foreign Policy
Oxfam, 11 April 2007 (.pdf file).

Reporter Recalls the Layers of Truth Told in Iraq
Borzou Daragahi. Los Angeles Times, 10 April 2007.

I Cannot Quit My Place Among the Gloom-mongers
Max Hastings. The Guardian, 03 April 2007.

An Enclave of Normalcy in Fearful Baghdad
Sudarshan Raghavan. Washington Post, 27 March 2007.

And They Call It Peace: Inside Iraq, Four Years On
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, UK, 25 March 2007.

Critic of Hussein Grapples With Horrors of Post-Invasion Iraq
Edward Wong. The New York Times, 24 March 2007.

America's Original Sin
Hana Abdul Ilah al Bayaty. Al-Ahram Weekly Online, 22-28 March 2007.

Four Years and Many Li(v)es Later
Nicholas Berry. Foreign Policy Forum, 22 March 2007.

U.N. Chief Shaken by Baghdad Explosion
The Guardian, 22 March 2007.

In Iraq, Fear Takes a Holiday
Karin Brulliard and Salih Dehema. Washington Post, 22 March 2007.

Saddam Has the Last Laugh
Robert Scheer. Truthdig, 20 March 2007.

Iraq and Washington's Systemic Failure
Robert Parry. Baltimore Chronicle & Sentinel, 19 March 2007.

Resilient Iraqis Ask What Civil War?
Marie Colvin. The Times, UK, 18 March 2007.

Op-Chart:  The State of Iraq, an Update
Jason Campbell, Michael O'Hanlon and Amy Unikewicz. New York Times, 18 March 2007.

Why 'Soft Partition' of Iraq Won't Work
Joost Hiltermann. The Christian Science Monitor, 12 March 2007.

Leaving Iraq: The Grim Truth
Tim Dickinson. Rolling Stone, 07 March 2007.

What We Know About Waste and War in Iraq
Tom Engelhardt. TomDispatch.com, 06 March 2007.

Iraq's Civil War
James D. Fearon. Foreign Affairs, March/April 2007. Posted on 02 March 2007.

Will We Suffer from the Iraq Syndrome?
Ira Chernus and Tom Engelhardt. TomDispatch, 02 March 2007.

Iraq Replaces Vietnam as Metaphor for Tragedy
Andrew Lam. New America Media, 27 February 2007.

Iraq 101: The Iraq Effect - The War in Iraq and Its Impact on the War on Terrorism
Peter Bergen and Paul Cruickshank. Mother Jones, 01 March 2007. Posted on the NYU Center on Law and Security website on 26 February 2007.

Distrust, Fear a Year after Iraq Mosque Bombing
Christian Berthelsen. Los Angeles Times, 23 February 2007.

Managing Iraq
Jon B. Alterman. Center for Strategic and International Studies, February 2007. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website on 13 February 2007 (.pdf file).

Iraqi Leading Baghdad Crackdown Forced From Home
Ahmed Rasheed. Reuters, 12 February 2007.

Blame (Blank) for Iraq
Helene Cooper. The New York Times, 11 February 2007.

There are Four Iraq Wars
Phillip Carter. Slate, 09 February 2007.

Iraq: Milestones Since the Ouster of Saddam Hussein
Hussein D. Hassan. Congressional Research Service, 07 February 2007.

Deathtrap
James Carroll. The Boston Globe, 29 January 2007.

It Has Unraveled So Quickly
Sabrina Tavernise. The New York Times, 28 January 2007.

Inside Baghdad: A City Paralysed by Fear
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, 25 January 2007.

Daily Body Count in Baghdad Falls
Borzou Daragahi. Los Angeles Times, 24 January 2007.

North of Capital, A Tale of Two Iraqs
Ernesto Londoño and Hasan Shammari. Washington Post, 23 January 2007.

Those Ingrate Iraqis
Rosa Brooks. Los Angeles Times, 19 January 2007.

We're Fighting Not to Lose
Leslie H. Gelb and Richard K. Betts. Washington Post, 14 January 2007.

Reconciliation is Easier Said Than Done
Jeffrey Shaffer. The Christian Science Monitor, 12 January 2007.

Taking the Vietnam Out of Iraq
Paul Reynolds. BBC News, 11 January 2007.

He's Blown it for Blair, Again
Martin Kettle. The Guardian, 11 January 2007.

Reaction to Bush's Speech
James Ridgeway. Mother Jones Blog, 10 January 2007.

The Lynching of Iraq
James Carroll. The Boston Globe, 08 January 2007.

The Consequences of Failure in Iraq
Reuel Marc Gerecht. The Weekly Standard, 15 January 2007. Posted on the American Enterprise Institute website on 08 January 2007.

If Iraq Fragments, What's Plan B?
Peter Grier. The Christian Science Monitor, 05 January 2007.

End the Crusade
Dimitri K. Simes. The National Interest, 03 January 2007.

What About the Iraqis?
Christian Caryl. The New York Review of Books, 11 January 2007. Posted on 03 January 2007.

More Fuel on Iraq's Spreading Flames
W. Joseph Stroupe. Asia Times, 03 January 2007.

AlterNet's Ten Most Important Iraq Articles from 2006
AlterNet, 01 January 2007.

Reporter Returns to Baghdad to Find It Far Different - And Worse Off
Hannah Allam. McClatchy Newspapers, 28 December 2006.

Key Trends to Watch in Iraq
Jeffrey White. The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 28 December 2006.

What Has Long Been a Catastrophic Tragedy is Also Now a Horrific Farce
Roy Hattersley. The Guardian, 27 December 2006.

Top Ten Myths about Iraq 2006
Juan Cole. Informed Comment, 26 December 2006.

Iraq's About Politics, Not Sectarianism
Raed Jarrar. The Huffington Post, 19 December 2006.

Max Boot and Geoffrey Wheatcroft on American Foreign Policy
Max Boot, Geoffrey Wheatcroft and Barry Gewen. The New York Times, 19 December 2006.

Does Iraq Need More Debate?
Martin Kaplan. Los Angeles Times, 19 December 2006.

Iraq Out of Sight
Paul Rogers. Open Democracy, 14 December 2006.

Is Iraq Vietnam
William Christie. Defense and the National Interest, 12 December 2006.

Desperate for Answers to All-Important Iraq Riddle
James Carroll. The Boston Globe, 11 December 2006. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

The Americans Don't See How Unwelcome They Are, or That Iraq Is Now beyond Repair
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, UK, 10 December 2006.

Iraq Heading the Lebanon Way
Iason Athanasiadis. Asia Times, 09 December 2006.

Iraq: What Now?
Stephen Biddle, Larry Diamond, James Dobbins, and Leslie Gelb. Foreign Affairs, 07 December 2006.

Five Steps To Disbelief
Michael G. Roskin. Foreign Policy Forum, 06 December 2006.

The Nation Needs More than a Minor Course Correction on Iraq
Christopher Preble. CATO Institute, 06 December 2006.

Knowing When to Let Go
Mark Moyar. Washington Post, 06 December 2006.

The Surrealism of Iraq
Niall Ferguson. Los Angeles Times, 04 December 2006.

A 'Civil War' Puts Words on Trial
David Carr. The New York Times, 04 December 2006.

Anger at UN Chief's Iraq Comments
BBC News, 04 December 2006.

Kofi Annan Interview: Text
Interview conducted by Lyse Doucet. BBC News, 04 December 2006.

Sinking Into Confusion
Joe Galloway. Military.com, 01 December 2006.

The Third Act in Iraq
Mark Danner. New York Review of Books, 21 December 2006. Posted on the Asia Times website on 01 December 2006.

One War, No Answers
Dana Milbank. Washington Post, 30 November 2006.

It's Losing We Hate, Not War
Jonah Goldberg. Los Angeles Times, 30 November 2006.

Washington's Iraqi Sandstorm
Paul Rogers. Open Democracy, 30 November 2006.

Deeper Crisis, Less U.S. Sway in Iraq
John F. Burns and Kirk Semple. The New York Times, 29 November 2006.

Iraq: The War of the Imagination
Mark Danner. The New York Review of Books, 21 December 2006. Posted on 29 November 2006.

Unruly Iraq
Nicholas Berry. Foreign Policy Forum, 28 November 2006.

Ten Fallacies About the Violence in Iraq
John Tirman. AlterNet, 28 November 2006.

World War II and Iraq: It's More Than Just Days That Are Different
William M. Arkin. WashingtonPost.com, 27 November 2006.

It's a Civil War, Stupid
Dab Froomkin. WashingtonPost.com, 27 November 2006.

The Perils of Escalation in Iraq: A Grim History Lesson
G. Pascal Zachary. AlterNet, 27 November 2006.

Winning in Iraq is Unacceptable
Nicholas Berry. Foreign Policy Forum, 20 November 2006.

Kissinger Says Iraq Isn't Ripe for Democracy
Doyle McManus. Los Angeles Times, 19 November 2006.

Bush Left Reality Behind. Now We Are All Trapped
William Pfaff. The Guardian, 19 November 2006.

U.S. Has Many Options in Iraq, None Easy
Paul Richter. Los Angeles Times, 19 November 2006.

The Stolen Dream of Iraqi Freedom
Hugh Sykes. BBC News, 18 November 2006.

Why Iraq Is Crumbling
Charles Krauthammer. Washington Post, 17 November 2006.

Some Plain Truths About Iraq
Ehsan Ahrari. Asia Times, 17 November 2006.

Rumsfeld Made Me Do It
Douglas Macgregor. Defense News, 13 November 2006. Posted on the Center for Defense Information website.

'Iraq Is Not Winnable'
Interview with Richard Haass. Der Spiegel, 13 November 2006. Posted on the Truthout website.

Influence Rises but Base Frays for Iraqi Cleric
Sabrina Tavernise. The New York Times, 13 November 2006.

Fabius Maximus's Iraq SITREP for November 2006
Defense and the National Interest, 12 November 2006.

Republican Defeat Means the Iraqi Insurgency Has Won
Simon Jenkins. The Guardian, 09 November 2006.

Iraq in Fragments
Interview with James Longley. The Brooklyn Rail, 09 November 2006.

Many Dead Ends in Iraq
Max Boot. Los Angeles Times, 08 November 2006. Posted on the Council on Foreign Relations website.

He's Tanned, Rested and Ready
William S. Lind. Defense and the National Interest, 06 November 2006.

Bush & Blair: The Iraq Fantasy
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, UK, 05 November 2006. Posted on the Information Clearning House website.

Baghdad is Under Siege
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, UK, 01 November 2006.

Iraq's Bloody Destiny
Sami Moubayed. Asia Times, 01 November 2006.

Iraq: 'The Greatest Strategic Disaster in American History'
Patrick Cockburn. AlterNet, 31 October 2006.

Secret Cabinet Memo Admits Iraq is Fuelling UK Terror
Patrick Hennessy and Sean Rayment. The Sunday Telegraph, UK, 30 October 2006.

This is Baghdad. What Could be Worse?
Anthony Shadid. Washington Post, 29 October 2006.

Fiasco Then, Fiasco Now
Tom Engelhardt. Antiwar.com, 27 October 2006.

Gunmen Refuse to Disarm
IRIN, 26 October 2006.

If We Miss This Last Chance, Then Our Soldiers Will Have Died in Vain
Timothy Garton Ash. The Guardian, 26 October 2006.

Iraq Invasion 'Pure Failure', Blix Says
The Associated Press, 25 October 2006.

We Have Turned Iraq into the Most Hellish Place on Earth
Simon Jenkins. The Guardian, 25 October 2006.

A Bright, Shining Truth on Iraq
Antony T. Sullivan. The National Interest, 24 October 2006.

Into the Abyss of Baghdad
Patrick J. McDonnell. Los Angeles Times, 23 October 2006.

Is Iraq Another Vietnam? It is Already Lost
Robert Freeman. Common Dreams, 22 October 2006.

Endgame
James Kitfield. National Journal, 20 October 2006.

Iraq Was a Worthy Mistake
Jonah Goldberg. Los Angeles Times, 19 October 2006.

Search for Least-Worst Option in Iraq
Paul Reynolds. BBC News, 19 October 2006.

Iraq Follows Vietnam Model
Molly Ivins. Truthdig, 17 October 2006. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Unemployment and Violence Increase Poverty
IRIN, 17 October 2006.

In Iraq, the Worst is Still to Come
Simon Tisdall. The Guardian, 17 October 2006.

Tense Baghdad Residents Find Oasis in 'Dr. Phil'
Borzou Daragahi. Los Angeles Times, 15 October 2006.

The Insanity of 'Staying the Course' in Iraq
Joshua Holland. AlterNet, 09 October 2006.

Sectarian Havoc Freezes the Lives of Young Iraqis
Sabrina Tavernise. The New York Times, 08 October 2006.

Deaths Across Iraq Show It Is a Nation of Many Wars, With U.S. in the Middle
Solomon Moore and Louise Roug. Los Angeles Times, 07 October 2006.

Everyone Is in a State of Denial, Or the Iraq Trap
Nicholas Berry. Foreign Policy Forum, 06 October 2006.

Reporter Returns to Iraq, Finds Changing Attitudes
Terry McCarthy. ABC News, 05 October 2006.

Baghdad Bombings Hit New High
Mussab Al-Khairalla and Alastair Macdonald. Reuters, 04 October 2006.

Bush Crowd Can't Get Us out of Iraq
Jesse Jackson. The Chicago Sun-Times, 03 October 2006. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Baghdad Authorities Lift Curfew
BBC News, 01 October 2006.

Iraq: Republic of Fear
Sami Moubayed. Asia Times, 30 September 2006.

Tomgram: Iraq at the Gates of Hell
Tom Engelhardt. TomDispatch.com, 28 September 2006.

What Went Wrong in Iraq?
Ed O'Connell. United Press International, 28 September 2006. Posted on the RAND website.

A Dishonest Debate on The Iraq War
Jonathan Finer. Washington Post, 27 September 2006.

A Journey Into the 'Taliban Republic' Where the Militias Rule Unchallenged
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, UK, 25 September 2006.

Win-Win-Win-Win Situation
Michael Kinsley. Washington Post, 22 September 2006.

This Just In: The Iraq Study Group Has Nothing to Report
Dana Milbank. Washington Post, 20 September 2006.

No One Dares to Help
Los Angeles Times, 20 September 2006.

Iraq: Trying to Spin the Unspinnable
Ashraf Fahim. Asia Times, 20 September 2006.

In Flash of Chaos, a Glimpse Into Iraq's Woes
Sudarsan Raghavan. Washington Post, 13 September 2006.

Tomgram: Crashing the Plane of State into Iraq
Tom Engelhardt. TomDispatch, 12 September 2006.

Understanding Why Iraq Is a Disaster
Thomas Gale Moore. Antiwar.com, 12 September 2006.

Baghdad's Beacons of Civility
Louise Roug. Los Angeles Times, 08 September 2006.

Iraq: Not Wanting To Stay, Not Able To Leave
Marshall Adame. American Chronicle, 08 September 2006.

Selling Out Iraq: AlterNet's War Profiteering Archive
AlterNet, 07 September 2006.

Some Rare Good News from Iraq?
The Economist, 06 September 2006.

It's Not Over Yet
Max Boot. TIME, 03 September 2006.

Bush Takes His Case to Veterans
Michael Abramowitz. Washington Post, 01 September 2006.

Fouad Ajami on What Went Wrong in Iraq
Steve Inskeep. NPR, 31 August 2006.

President Bush Addresses American Legion National Convention
Salt Palace Convention Center. Salt Lake City, Utah, 31 August 2006.

In Iraq, Singing for a Chance at Hope and Glory
Sudarshan Raghavan. Washington Post, 01 September 2006.

The True Iraq Appeasers
Peter W. Galbraith. The Boston Globe, 31 August 2006.

Bush Links U.S. Safety to Iraq Success
Deb Riechmann. The Associated Press, 31 August 2006. Posted on the CNS News website.

Iraq Isn't the Philippines
Jon Wiener. Los Angeles Times, 30 August 2006.

Last Chance for Iraq? A Symposium on the War
Michael Rubin, Michael A. Ledeen, Newt Gingrich and David Frum. National Review, 11 September 2006. Posted on the American Enterprise Institute website on 29 August 2006.

The Situation in Iraq
Gilbert Achcar. Informed Comment, 28 August 2006.

Iraqi Museum Sealed Against Looters
Ellen Knickmeyer. Washington Post, 27 August 2006.

Iraq: a War About Nothing
Marie Cocco. Boulder Daily Camera, 27 August 2006. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Weary Iraqis Face New Foe: Rising Prices
Damien Cave. The New York Times, 26 August 2006.

Returning Some Order to Iraq's Mean Streets
David Ignatius. Washington Post, 25 August 2006.

A Change in Iraq is Needed
Joe Galloway. Military.com, 24 August 2006.

The U.S. in Iraq: Part of the Problem
Tom Engelhardt. TomDispatch.com, 21 August 2006. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

I Hope Lebanon Will Not Make Us Forget Iraq
Jihad el-Khazen. Al-Hayat, 21 August 2006.

Iraq Runneth Over: What Next?
Kenneth M. Pollack and Daniel L. Byman. Washington Post, 20 August 2006. Posted on the Brookings Institution website.

Tomgram: Schwartz, 7 Facts Making Sense of Our Iraqi Disaster
Michael Schwartz. TomDispatch.com, 20 August 2006.

'Misunderestimating' Bush's Iraq
Sami Moubayed. Asia Times, 19 August 2006.

Iraq Violence Feeds Funeral Businesses
Sinan Salaheddin. The Associated Press, 17 August 2006.

Iraq's Streets Tell a Colder Truth
Tom Lasseter. McClatchy Newspapers, 17 August 2006.

Meanwhile, in Baghdad ...
Editorial. The New York Times, 16 August 2006.

Baghdad's Cinemas Falling Casualty to War
Joshua Partlow. Washington Post, 15 August 2006.

Receding Hope
Nermeen al-Mufti. Al-Ahram Weekly Online, 10-16 August 2006.

Iraq's Sectarian Bloodshed 'Made in the USA'
Erik Leaver and Raed Jarrar. AlterNet, 10 August 2006.

No Solution to Iraq Quagmire
Joe Galloway. Military.com, 10 August 2006.

Iraq Is Dying
Tom Hayden. The Nation, 09 August 2006.

Explosions a Joke in Brave New World of Iraq Reality TV
Rawya Rageh. The Associated Press, 09 August 2006.

Must Haves: Cellphones Top Iraqi Cool List
Damien Cave. The New York Times, 08 August 2006.

Battle for Baghdad
Max Boot. The Weekly Standard, 07 August 2006. Posted on the Council on Foreign Relations website.

Bush's Fiascos in Iraq
Ray McGovern. BuzzFlash, 07 August 2006. Posted on the AlterNet website.

Baghdad Diary
Aparisim Ghosh. TIME Magazine, 06 August 2006. Posted on the Truthout website.

100,000 March Against U.S. and Israel in Baghdad
Damien Cave and Kirk Semple. The New York Times, 04 August 2006.

Our Meddling is Accelerating this Descent into Civil War
Mark Lattimer. The Guardian, 04 August 2006.

How Not to Vietnamize Iraq
Judith Coburn. Tom Dispatch, 03 August 2006. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Losing Hope in Iraq
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad. OpenDemocracy, 01 August 2006. Posted on the Global Policy Forum.

Baghdad Fuel Shortage Supports Generation of Street Kids
Patrick Fort. Agence France-Presse, 01 August 2006.

Securing Iraq: The Way Ahead
Michael Eisenstadt. Chapter from the book "Iraq and America: Choices and Consequences," 2006. Posted on the Washington Institute for Near East Policy website on 01 August 2006 (.pdf file).

Iraq Isn't About Us Anymore
Judith S. Yaphe. Los Angeles Times, 30 July 2006.

Where the Collateral Damage Is in the Mind
Kirk Semple. The New York Times, 30 July 2006.

Endgame in Iraq? A Six-Month Equation
Jeffrey Shaffer. The Christian Science Monitor, 28 July 2006.

Shady Dealers Aim to Arm Iraq
David Isenberg. Asia Times, 27 July 2006.

Civil War Won't End Until Troops Leave Iraq
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, UK, 26 July 2006. Posted on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer website.

Top Iraqi's White House Visit Shows Gaps With U.S.
Edward Wong. The New York Times, 25 July 2006.

Mindless in Iraq
Peter W. Galbraith. The New York Review of Books, 10 August 2006. Posted on 25 July 2006.

From Planning to Warfare to Occupation, How Iraq Went Wrong
Michiko Kakutani. The New York Times, 25 July 2006.

War Taking Toll on Marriage, Too
Jonathan Finer. Washington Post, 24 July 2006.

In Iraq, Military Forgot Lessons of Vietnam
Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 23 July 2006.

Trends in Terrorism: 2006
Raphael Perl. Congressional Research Service, 21 July 2006 (.pdf file).

America's Moral Abyss
Firas Al-Atraqchi. Al-Ahram Weekly Online, 13-19 July 2006. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Embracing the Three-State Solution in Iraq
Michael Rubin. New York Sun, 17 July 2006. Posted on the American Enterprise Institute website.

Responses to 'What to Do in Iraq'
Stephen Biddle, Larry Diamond, Christopher Hitchens, Fred Kaplan, Kevin Drum, and Marc Lynch. Foreign Affairs, 17 July 2006.

What to Do in Iraq: A Roundtable
Larry Diamond, James Dobbins, Chaim Kaufmann, Leslie H. Gelb, and Stephen Biddle. Foreign Affairs, July/August 2006.

In Strife-Torn Iraq, the Humour Has a Dark Edge
Sammy Ketz. Agence France Presse, 11 July 2006.

Of Oil, War and Power - Learning From History
Greg Muttitt. Niqash, 10 July 2006. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

In Iraq's Mayhem, Town Finds Calm Through Its Tribal Links
Sabrina Tavernise and Qais Mizher. The New York Times, 10 July 2006.

Portrait of a Besieged Capital
Borzou Daragahi. The Los Angeles Times, 10 July 2006.

The Iraqi Crisis in Strategic American Dialogue
Sayyed Wild Abah. Asharq Alawsat, 09 July 2006.

Few Good Options In Iraq
Robert Kuttner. The Boston Globe, 08 July 2006. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Did the Invasion Make Things Worse in Iraq?
Nir Rosen. Salon, 05 July 2006.

Author Says Iraq Worse than Reported
Adla Massoud. Al-Jazeera, 05 July 2006.

Sabotaging Peace In Iraq
Robert Dreyfuss. TomPaine.com, 05 July 2006.

Only a U.N.-Led Peace Process Can Halt the Iraq Catastrophe
Menzies Campbell. The Guardian, 05 July 2006.

In Basra, State of Emergency Provides Little Relief From Violence
Nancy A. Youssef. McClatchy Newspapers, 04 July 2006.

Orwell in Iraq: Snow Jobs, Zarqawi and Bogus Peace Plans
Dahr Jamail. Truthout, 03 July 2006.

Mirror Image: Could Iraq be Vietnam in Reverse? What George F. Kennan's 1966 Senate Testimony Can Tell Us About Iraq in 2006
Nicholas Thompson. The Boston Globe, 01 July 2006. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

In Iraq, with Zarqawi Gone, It's on to the Next Villain
Anas Shallal. Foreign Policy in Focus, 29 June 2006.

The Occupation of Iraqi Hearts and Minds
Nir Rosen. Truthdig, 28 June 2006. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Staying the Wrong Course in Iraq
Max Boot. Los Angeles Times, 28 June 2006. Posted on the Council on Foreign Relations website.

Iraq: A Shocking Waste of Money
Matthew Yglesias. The American Prospect, 28 June 2006. Posted on the AlterNet website.

War on Iraq: U.S. Waters Down Iraqi Peace Plan
Medea Benjamin and Raed Jarrar. AlterNet, 28 June 2006.

Fear and Posing in Baghdad
Megan K. Stack. Los Angeles Times, 28 June 2006.

In Iraq: A Place to be Human, First
Bill Weinbeg. Yes Magazine, Summer 2006. Posted on 27 June 2006.

Amid Iraqi Chaos, Schools Fill After Long Decline
Sabrina Tavernise. The New York Times, 26 June 2006.

Electricity Iffy, Residents Sweat the Small Stuff
Borzou Daragahi. Los Angeles Times, 26 June 2006.

If Wanton Murder is Essential to the U.S. Campaign in Iraq, It's Time to Leave
Gary Younge. The Guardian, 26 June 2006.

Ambiguity Threatens Iraq Reconciliation: Analysts
Anas Al-Ubaidi. Islam Online, 26 June 2006.

Three Iraq Myths That Won't Quit
Scott Ritter. AlterNet, 26 June 2006.

Iraq -- Fool Me Twice
Col. Daniel Smith. Foreign Policy in Focus, 23 June 2006.

War-Weary Arabs Flock to Kurdish Resorts
Amanj Khalil. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 21 June 2006.

Bush's Baghdad Palace
Nicholas von Hoffman. The Nation, 20 June 2006.

Iraq: The Beat Goes On and On
Robert Dreyfuss. TomDispatch, 20 June 2006. Posted on the Asia Times website.

With Rising Violence, Ramadi Residents Look for Safe Haven
IRIN, 18 June 2006.

Snapshots From the Office: Public Affairs Staff Show Strains of Social Discord
Cable from U.S. Embassy in Iraq, 06 June 2006. Posted on the Washington Post website, 18 June 2006.

No Change Expected
Nermeen Al-Mufti. Al-Ahram Weekly Online, 15-21 June 2006.

Funds for Iraq Run Low
Peter Grier. The Christian Science Monitor, 15 June 2006.

Bullets 'Flooding Baghdad Market'
BBC News, 15 June 2006. (See report below).

Ammunition: The Fuel of Conflict
Oxfam, 15 June 2006 (.pdf file).

Oil, Politics and Bloodshed Corrupt an Iraqi City
Sabrina Tavernise and Qais Mizher. The New York Times, 13 June 2006.

Iraq's Pentagon Papers
Daniel Ellsberg. Los Angeles Times, 11 June 2006. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Baghdad's Wealthy Are Careful to Hide Their Riches
Nancy A. Youssef. Knight Ridder Newspapers, 06 June 2006.

In Brazen Roundup, 56 Vanish From Baghdad
Nelson Hernandez and Salih Saif Aldin. Washington Post, 06 June 2006.

Familiar Foreign Policies and Familiar Wars
Gabriel Kolko. Defense and the National Interest, 04 June 2006.

Alleged U.S. Misconduct Adds to Iraqi Woes
Hamza Hendawi, The Associated Press, 04 June 2006.

Iraq: Alas in Wonderland
Ashraf Fahim. Asia Times, 02 June 2006.

Iraqi Students Are Tested by Battle Outside
Ellen Knickmeyer and Saad al-Izzi. Washington Post, 01 June 2006.

Guns Becoming as Important as Food
Brian Conley and Isam Rashid. Inter Press Service, 29 May 2006.

Iraq Is the Republic of Fear
Nir Rosen. Washington Post, 28 May 2006.

Plus ša Change
Nermeen El-Mufti. Al-Ahram Weekly Online, 25-31 May 2006.

Security Forces Assigned to Protect Students During Exams
IRIN, 25 May 2006.

Trouble Spots Threaten Perfect Storm of Global Crises - Study
Simon Tisdall. The Guardian, 25 May 2006.

Which Is The Real Iraq?
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, UK, 23 May 2006.

Iraq May Already Be Lost to Us
H.D.S. Greenway. The Boston Globe, 16 May 2006. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Saving Iraq: Mission Impossible
Juan Cole. Salon.com, 11 May 2006.

Exodus of the Iraqi Middle Class
Daniel McGrory. The Times, UK, 11 May 2006.

Alarmed by Raids, Neighbors Stand Guard in Iraq
Sabrina Tavernise. The New York Times, 10 May 2006.

Amid Rising Insecurity, Baghdad Residents Look to Private Security Companies
IRIN, 10 May 2006.

U.S. Seeks Options for Iraq, Finds Few Answers
Howard LaFranchi. The Christian Science Monitor, 05 May 2006.

Civil-Military Relations in Iraq (1921-2006): An Introductory Survey
Abbas Kadhim. Strategic Insights, May 2006 (.pdf file).

Iraq: Today's Problem, Tomorrow's Lesson
Jon Greenwald. Speech at the Wyoming Seminary Preparatory School, Kingston, PA, 27 April 2006.

Iraq Not Vietnam, Part 3: Different Imperial Stakes and the Comparative Difficulty of Geographic Self-Extraction
Paul Street. ZNet Magazine, 27 April 2006.

Iraq Is Not Vietnam, Part 2: Dominance Without Hegemony
Paul Street. ZNet Magazine, 23 April 2006.

Iraq Is Not Vietnam, Part 1: Imperial Continuities
Paul Street. ZNet Magazine, 22 April 2006.

Iraq Three Years After "Liberation"
Stephen Zunes. Common Dreams, 22 April 2006.

Mystery Hangs Over Baghdad Battle
Nelson Hernandez and Bassam Sebti. Washington Post, 19 April 2006.

Ruined Treasures in Babylon Await an Iraq Without Fighting
Jeffrey Gettleman. The New York Times, 18 April 2006. Posted on the Fair Use website.

Iraq's 'Terps' Face Suspicion From Both Sides
Charles Levinson. The Christian Science Monitor, 17 April 2006.

Iraq War, Round Two
Robert Dreyfuss. TomPaine.com, 17 April 2006.

Violence-Weary Iraqis Turn to Dominos, Oprah
Hiba Moussa. Reuters, 12 April 2006.

In Baghdad's Firdos Square, Freedom Day Has Little Meaning
Borzou Daragahi. Los Angeles Times, 10 April 2006. Posted on the Fair Use website.

Iraq, Vietnam, and the Bloodbath Theory
Scott Laderman. History News Network, 10 April 2006.

Why Iraq Was a Mistake
Lt. Gen. Greg Newbold. Time Magazine, 09 April 2006.

The Battle for Baghdad's Future
John Ward Anderson and Jonathan Finer. Washington Post, 09 April 2006.

Iraq Three Years On: Don't Look Away
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, UK, 08 April 2006. Posted on the Truthout website.

Cutting and Running in Baghdad
Robert Dreyfuss. TomDispatch.com, 08 April 2006. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Iraq's New War
Martin Sieff. United Press International, 07 April 2006.

Divorce American-Style
Firas Al-Atraqchi. Al-Ahram Weekly Online, 06-12 April 2006.

Section 1227 Report on Iraq
Department of State Report to Congress, 06 April 2006.

Wary Iraqis Steer Clear of U.S. Troops
Antonio Castaneda. The Associated Press, 06 April 2006.

The Tethered Goat Strategy
Sidney Blumenthal. The Guardian, 06 April 2006.

The Future of Iraq
Khair El-Din Haseeb. Lecture at Georgetown University, 05 April 2006. Posted on 04 May 2006.

War Crimes in Iraq
Noam Chomsky. TomDispatch.com, 04 April 2006. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

In Ramadi, An Up-Close View of Skirmishes
Todd Pitman. The Associated Press, 04 April 2006. Posted on TheState.com.

Iraq's Public TV Network a Dangerous Place to Work
Huda Ahmed. Knight Ridder Newspapers, 04 April 2006.

Official: Iraq War Led to July Bombings
Mark Townsend. The Observer, UK, 02 April 2006.

Love and Hate in Baghdad
The Sunday Times, UK, 02 April 2006.

Iraq is Not in Civil War (Yet); Iraq Is Under Occupation
Laith Al-Saud. CounterPunch, 31 March 2006.

Mosul Slips Out of Control as the Bombers Move In
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, UK, 31 March 2006.

Two Fronts In Iraq
Robert Dreyfuss. TomPaine.com, 29 March 2006.

The Economics Of Occupation
Michael Schwartz. TomPaine.com, 28 March 2006.

Top Ten Mistakes the Bush Administration Is Repeating from Vietnam
Ivan Eland. The Independent Institute, 27 March 2006.

A Balance Sheet for America's Iraq
Sami Moubayed. Asia Times, 25 March 2006.

All the 'Good News' From Iraq
Stephen Pizzo. News for Real, 25 March 2006. Posted on the AlterNet website.

Three More Years in Iraq?
Charles V. Pena. TomPaine.com, 23 March 2006.

Tal Afar; War Crimes in Bush's Dystopia
Mike Whitney. Information Clearing House, 22 March 2006.

Freedom, Yes, Iraqis Say, But at Great, Grave Cost
John Ward Anderson and Omar Fekeiki. Washington Post, 21 March 2003.

An Iraq Success Story's Sad New Chapter
Peter Baker. Washington Post, 21 March 2006.

Top Ten Catastrophes of the Third Year of American Iraq
Juan Cole. Informed Comment, 20 March 2006.

President Discusses War on Terror and Operation Iraqi Freedom
Speech at Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio, 20 March 2006.

Iraqi Diplomat Gave U.S. Prewar WMD Details
Aram Roston, Lisa Myers and the NBC Investigative Unit. MSNBC, 20 March 2006.

Outside View: Iraq War Was Total Failure
Anthony H. Cordesman. United Press International, 20 March 2006.

If Only... - The Lessons of Our Iraqi Bungles
Fred Kaplan. Slate, 20 March 2006.

Clashes, Accusations Mark Anniversary of Iraq Conflict
Ellen Knickmeyer. Washington Post, 20 March 2006.

Iraq Invasion: For Better or Worse?
John Simpson. BBC News, 20 March 2006.

How Do You Say Clueless?
Muean Aljabiry. Washington Post, 19 March 2006.

So Why Are You Still Here?
Nermeen Al-Mufti. Al-Ahram Weekly Online, 16-22 March 2006.

What is The U.S. Role in Iraq's Dirty War?
Nicholas J.S. Davies. Online Journal, 15 March 2006.

Handover's Impact On the War Uncertain
Peter Baker and Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 15 March 2006.

Bush's Fantasy of Progress in Iraq
Robert Scheer. San Francisco Chronicle, 15 March 2006. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Saddam's Delusions: The View from the Inside
Kevin Woods, James Lacey, and Williamson Murray. Foreign Affairs, May/June 2006. Posted on 14 March 2006.

Accepting Reality: Americans Have Lost Iraq War
Remi Kanazi. MediaMonitors.net, 14 March 2006.

Bush Sets Target for Transition In Iraq
Peter Baker. Washington Post, 14 March 2006.

Total Failure in Iraq
Scott Ritter. Arab American News, 13 March 2006.

Iraq: The Reckoning
Patrick Cockburn and Raymond Whitaker. The Independent, UK, 12 March 2006.

Vietnam and Iraq: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
David A. Fahrenthold. Washington Post, 12 March 2006.

Plan Z in Iraq
Ahmed Amr. Media Monitors Network, 11 March 2006.

Three Years and Counting
The Nation, 11 March 2006. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Iraq Through the Prism of Vietnam
William E. Odom. Nieman Watchdog, 09 March 2006. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

How Do We Fix the Mess In Iraq?
Karen Kwiatkowski. Text of speech to the Johns Hopkins Antiwar Coalition on 09 March 2006. Posted on the Information Clearing House website.

Iraqi Blogs Tell of Violence, Hope
Firas Al-Atraqchi. Al-Jazeera, 28 February 2006.

Iraq - Three Years On
Claude Salhani. United Press International, 20 February 2006.

The Mess
Peter W. Galbraith. The New York Review of Books, 09 March 2006. Posted on 17 February 2006.

Order, Peace Elusive in Iraqi City of Samarra
Tom Lasseter. Knight Ridder Newspapers, 15 February 2006.

Baghdad Residents Take Security into Own Hands
IRIN, 14 February 2006.

A Short Checklist on Why the Iraq War Will Fizzle
Bryce Lane. Defense and the National Interest, 13 February 2006.

Tighter Borders Take a Toll In Iraq
Ann Scott Tyson. Washington Post, 11 February 2006.

Danger? Drabness? No Date? Iraqis Find an Outlet Online
Robert F. Worth. The New York Times, 10 February 2006.

In Iraq's Sectarian Strife, Funerals Can Be Risky
Michael Georgy. Reuters, 09 February 2006.

Iraq's High-Tech Corridor has Trove of Treasures
Ben Gilbert. USA Today, 09 February 2006.

Residents of Baghdad Neighborhood Take Security Into Own Hands
Huda Ahmed and Dogen Hannah. Knight Ridder Newspapers, 05 February 2006.

Where the Shadows Have Shadows
Dexter Filkins. The New York Times, 05 February 2006. Posted on the Fair Use website.

Plan B and Four Nightmares in Iraq
Sami Moubayed. Asia Times, 04 February 2006.

End Beckons For The 'United States of Iraq'
Ferry Biedermann. Financial Times, 02 February 2006.

Experts Apply Anthropology to Iraq
Lucy Stallworthy. United Press International, 01 February 2006.

A Switch in Time: A New Strategy for America in Iraq
Kenneth M. Pollack. Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution, February 2006 (.pdf file).

A Look at Changes in Iraq Over The Past Year
Drew Brown. Knight Ridder Newspapers, 31 January 2006.

No End in Sight: Bush on Iraq
Frida Berrigan. Common Dreams, 01 February 2006.

Bush Speech Draws Mixed Reaction in Iraq
Sinan Salaheddin. The Associated Press, 01 February 2006. Posted on the Guardian website.

Bush Offers Little New on Iraq, Iran, Fight Against Terrorism
Philip Dine. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 31 January 2006. Posted on the Mercury News website.

A Part of Iraqi Life - Hunting - Has Been Lost to the War
Mohammed Alawsy. Knight Ridder Newspapers, 31 January 2006.

Maybe They Just Need to Have Their Civil War
Gareth Porter. TomDispatch.com, 27 January 2006.

View From the Front Lines
Joe Galloway. Military.com, 26 January 2006.

Saddam Trial Divides Iraqis
Paul Garwood. The Associated Press, 25 January 2006.

Iraq and the Problem of Terrorism
Adil Shamoo. Foreign Policy In Focus, 24 January 2006.

Children's Hospital Struggling in Wake of Bombing
IRIN, 24 January 2006.

Iraq Interpreters Face Threats, Alienation
Nick Wadhams. The Associated Press, 22 January 2006.

Endless War
Paul Rogers. OpenDemocracy.net, 19 January 2006.

Analysis: Another Grim Week in Iraq
Martin Sieff. United Press International, 18 January 2006.

The War on Terror
Noam Chomsky. Annual Amnesty International Lecture at Trinity College Dublin, 18 January 2006 (.pdf file).

USAID Paper Details Security Crisis in Iraq
Walter Pincus. Washington Post, 17 January 2006.

Islamists Gain Ground from American Push for Mideast Democracy
Warren P. Strobel. Knight Ridder Newspapers, 16 January 2006. Posted on the Seattle Times website.

Focusing on 'Success' In Iraq
Brent Scowcroft. Washington Post, 16 January 2006.

Challenges Ahead in Iraq
Anthony H. Cordesman. United Press International, 15 January 2006.

Change Comes Slow in Iraq
Joe Galloway. Military.com, 12 January 2006.

A Sliver of Iraq's Past Feels the Pressures of the Present
Doug Smith. Los Angeles Times, 11 January 2006. Posted on the Fair Use website.

Politics on Hold as Iraq Marks Muslim Holiday
Agence France Presse, 11 January 2006.

Iraq: Just a Coup Away
Aaron Belkin. Los Angeles Times, 09 January 2006. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Iraqi Widows Feel Lost in Land That Cannot Provide
Deepa Babington. Reuters, 09 January 2006.

The Real Choice in Iraq
Zbigniew Brzezinski. Washington Post, 08 January 2006.

U.S. Propaganda vs. Iraqi Reality
Dahr Jamail. Iraq Dispatches, 08 January 2006.

Teaching Patriotism in Iraqi Classrooms
Howard LaFranchi. The Christian Science Monitor, 05 January 2006.

Iraqis Making Connection to the Outside World Online
Zaid Sabah. USA Today, 05 January 2006.

School Trip to Nowhere
Richard Engel. NBC, 05 January 2006.

Poverty and Fear Dominate Life for Iraq's Gypsies
Deepa Babington. Reuters, 04 January 2006.

Iraq Is Not Vietnam
Frederick W. Kagan. Policy Review, December 2005 / January 2006.

The Year in Iraq
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, 31 December 2005/ 01 January 2006. Posted on the CounterPunch website.

Open Letter From an Iraqi
Iraq Dispatches, 31 December 2005.

Violence Defies Reason for Many in Iraq
Mariam Fam. The Associated Press, 27 December 2005.

People Concerned More About Own Lives than Saddam's
Dahr Jamail and Arkan Hamed. Inter Press Service, 23 December 2005. Posted on the Hard News website.

A Glimpse of a City of Dreams
Doug Smith. Los Angeles Times, 22 December 2005.

National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley: "Strategy for Victory in Iraq"
Stephen Hadley. Remarks to CSIS, 20 December 2005. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

Iraqis Glad 2005 Over, Dim Hopes for 2006
Dahr Jamail and Arkan Hamed. Inter Press Service, 20 December 2005. Posted on the Iraq Dispatches website.

Next in Iraq: Coalition-Building
Ilene R. Prusher. The Christian Science Monitor, 19 December 2005.

Behind the Steel Curtain: The Real Face of the Occupation
Sabah Ali. Iraq Dispatches, 19 December 2005.

Iraqi National Initiative to End Occupation of Iraq Unconditionally
Iraqi Democrats Against Occupation, 11 December 2005. Posted on 19 December 2005.

The Occupation
Patrick Cockburn. New Left Review, November/December 2005. Posted on 19 December 2005.

President's Address to the Nation
White House, 18 December 2005.

Misunderstanding Iraq: Recommendations for U.S. Policy
Yahia Said. Iraq Revenue Watch, November 2005. Posted on 15 December 2005 (.pdf file).

Iraq: 1,000 Days of War
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, 13 December 2005.

Backstory: 1,000 Days in Iraq
Compiled by Daniel Enemark. The Christian Science Monitor, 13 December 2005.

President Discusses War on Terror and Upcoming Iraqi Elections
George W. Bush. Transcript of speech in Philadelphia. White House, 12 December 2005.

Tracing Iraq's Painful Arc, From the Past to the Future
Anthony Shadid. Washington Post, 12 December 2005.

Fighting to Win
Frederick W. Kagan. The Weekly Standard, 19 December 2005. Posted on the AEI website on 09 December 2005.

Shattering Iraq
Paul Starobin. National Journal, 09 December 2005.

Najaf, Iraq's Shiite Capital, Seeking a Higher Office
Ashraf Khalil. Los Angeles Times, 09 December 2005.

Bush Speech on Iraq
George W. Bush. Transcript of Speech to Council on Foreign Relations, 07 December 2005.

Baghdad's Haifa Still No Easy Street
Ashraf Khalil. Los Angeles Times, 02 December 2005.

Bullet Points over Baghdad
Paul Krugman. The New York Times, 02 December 2005. Posted on the Information Clearing House website.

Back From the Brink: A Strategy for Iraq
Marina Ottaway. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, November 2005 (.pdf file). Posted on 02 December 2005.

In Baghdad, Reality Counters Rhetoric
Doug Struck. Washington Post, 01 December 2005.

What 'Staying the Course' Really Means
Robert Dreyfuss. Asia Times, 01 December 2005.

Where People Cannot Afford Their Country
Dahr Jamail and Harb Al-Mukhtar. Inter Press Service, 01 December 2005.

Iraqi Liberation? Towards an Integrated Strategy
Oxford Research Group, December 2005 (.pdf file).

Analysis: Bush Wants to 'Vietnamize' Iraq
Martin Sieff. United Press International, 30 November 2005.

President Outlines Strategy for Victory in Iraq
White House Transcript of Speech, 30 November 2005.

Bush Goes on Offensive Over Iraq Strategy
The Associated Press, 30 November 2005. Posted on the MSNBC website.

National Strategy for Victory in Iraq
White House, 30 November 2005.

Rapid Response: Deconstructing the "National Strategy for Victory in Iraq"
Think Progress, 30 November 2005.

Realists Tighten Grip As Talks Open With Iran
Jim Lobe. Inter Press Service, 29 November 2005. Posted on the Antiwar.com website.

Iraq Conflict 'Still in its Early Stages'
Fiona Symon. Financial Times, 23 November 2005.

Return of Former Palace to Sovereignty of Iraqis Offers Glimmer of Hope
John F. Burns. The New York Times, 23 November 2005.

Another Day in Baghdad A&E
The Guardian, 22 November 2005.

Toy Guns, a Burned Taxi, and Daily Life in Baghdad
Scott Peterson. The Christian Science Monitor, 17 November 2005.

Vietnam Archive Offers Parallel to War in Iraq
Thom Shanker, David Stout and John Files. The New York Times, 16 November 2005. Posted on the Fair Use website.

In Iraq, These Peacemakers Shun Guns
Judy Augsburger. NBC News, 15 November 2005. Posted on the MSNBC website.

Internet Use Spreading Throughout Iraq
Bassem Mroue. The Associated Press, 14 November 2005. Posted on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer website.

A War Without Borders
Bill Powell. Time Magazine, 21 November 2005. Posted on 13 November 2005.

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U.N. Urges Cleanup of Iraq Waste Sites
Uta Harnischfeger. The Associated Press, 10 November 2005. Posted on the Las Vegas Sun website.

Resolution 1637 (2005) U.N. Security Council Extension Mandate
United Nations Security Council, 08 November 2005. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website (.pdf file).

Revision Thing
Harper's Magazine, 07 November 2005.

Darkening Mood Overtakes Baghdad Bookstore
Hamza Hendawi. The Associated Press, 05 November 2005. Posted on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer website.

Preparing for Exodus
Sheila Provencher. Electronic Iraq, 01 November 2005.

Baghdad's Downward Spiral
H.D.S. Greenway. Boston Globe, 01 November 2005.

Goat-Grab Diplomacy in Iraq
P. M. Zeman. Proceedings, November 2005. U.S. Naval Institute. (Free Registration Required).

Report: Measuring Stability and Security in Iraq
Department of Defense. Report to Congress, 15 October 2005 (.pdf file).

Rush to Stabilize May Backfire in Polarized Iraq
Shibley Telhami. The State, 30 October 2005.

An Iraqi City Becomes Turnaround Story
Dan Murphy. Christian Science Monitor, 31 October 2005.

In a Reclaimed Village, Kurds' Future Unclear
Jackie Spinner. Washington Post, 27 October 2005.

Death Toll an Awkward Yardstick on Iraq
Matthew Davis. BBC News, 25 October 2005.

Prelude to a Leak
John Barry, Michael Isikoff and Mark Hosenball. Newsweek, 31 October 2005. Posted on 24 October 2005.

Saddam Trial Won't Hide Bush's Historic Mistakes
Haroon Siddiqui. Toronto Star, 23 October 2005. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Galbraith Explains Choices in Iraq
Randy Holhut. Brattleboro Reformer, 21 October 2005.

Total Disconnect on Iraq Realities
Allen Pizzey. CBS News, 20 October 2005.

In Iraq, Two Views: Hero or Villain
Ellen Knickmeyer and Bassam Sebti. Washington Post, 20 October 2005.

Iraq in U.S. Foreign Policy
Condoleeza Rice. Testimony before the Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Senate, 19 October 2005 (.pdf file).

Secrets, Evasions and Classified Reports
Michael Isikoff and Mark Hosenball. Newsweek, 19 October 2005.

The Treasure, The Strongbox, and the Crowbar Part 1
TomDispatch interview with Juan Cole, 17 October 2005.

A Shia Crescent: What Fallout for the U.S.?
Middle East Policy Council, 14 October 2005.

The Fallen Legion: Casualties of the Bush Administration
Nick Turse. Tom Dispatch, 14 October 2005.

Basra and the Threat of Disintergration
Reidar Visser. Asia Times, 12 October 2005.

From Iraq, Soldier Seeks War's End
Evan Lehmann. Lowell Sun, 12 October 2005.

Ready or Not?
Anna Badkhen. San Francisco Chronicle, 12 October 2005.

Voices of Iraq: Baghdadis Tell Their Stories
Rory Carroll and Qais al-Bashir. The Guardian, 12 October 2005.

Experts See Grim Times Ahead -- a Torn Iraq -- Even if Constitution Is Approved
Edward Epstein. San Francisco Chronicle, 11 October 2005.

Last Chance for Peace
Peter Choharis. Boston Globe, 10 October 2005.

A Central Pillar of Iraq Policy Crumbling
Tyler Marshall and Louise Roug. Los Angeles Times, 09 October 2005. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

U.S. Seeks Support for Baghdad
Paul Richter. Los Angeles Times, 06 October 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

Western-Trained, Western-Armed, Enemies
Ramtanu Maitra. Asia Times, 06 October 2005.

No More Illusions
Scott Johnson, Babak Dehghanpisheh, and Michael Hastings. Newsweek, 10 October 2005. Posted on 06 October 2005.

US 'Lacks Moral Authority' in Iraq
Pamela Hess. United Press International, 05 October 2005. Posted on the Information Clearing House website.

Global Islamic Extremist Threat - U.S. Central Command slide show
Gen. J. Abizaid, CENTCOM. Presented to the Senate Armed Services Committee, 29 September 2005. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

The Coup that Wasn't
The Guardian, 28 September 2005.

The 'Second' Man
Michael Isikoff and Mark Hosenball. Newsweek, 28 September 2005.

Trashed: Some Myths About Iraq
Sudha Ramachandran. Asia Times, 27 September 2005.

Can the US Military Presence Avert Civil War?
Jim Lobe. Inter Press Service News Agency, 26 September 2005.

Saddam's Revenge
Joe Klein. Time Magazine, 26 September 2005. Posted on the Lexis-Nexis website.

American Mother Has Iraqi Audience
Borzou Daragahi. Los Angeles Times, 22 September 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

The South is a Mess Too
The Economist, 22 September 2005.

'My Family Thinks I'm Crazy to Come Back to this Disaster'
Ali Fadhil. The Guardian, 22 September 2005.

War Pornography
Chris Thompson. East Bay Express, 21 September 2005.

To Say We Must Stay in Iraq to Save it from Chaos is a Lie
Simon Jenkins. The Guardian, 21 September 2005.

A Year of Crucial Missteps
TIME Magazine, 18 September 2005.

And Now, the Bad News
Michael Hastings. Newsweek, 17 September 2005.

US Tempers Its View of Victory in Iraq
Mark Sappenfield. Christan Science Monitor, 16 September 2005.

A Family, Torn Apart, Pulls Together
Ellen Knickmeyer. Washington Post, 15 September 2005.

Looking for Peace in Iraq
Adil Shamoo. Foreign Policy in Focus, 14 September 2005.

What Went Wrong
Gary Kamiya. Salon.com, 13 September 2005.

Taking Stock of the Forever War
Mark Danner. New York Times Magazine, 11 September 2005. Posted on Mark Danner's website.

At the Front of Nowhere at All
Tom Engelhardt. TomDispatch, 04 September 2005.

Iraq War Splurge Hits Home at 150 MPH - by Jim Lobe
Jim Lobe. Inter Press Service, 02 September 2005. Posted on the Antiwar.com website.

Leak Shows Blair Told of Iraq War Terror Link
Martin Bright. The Guardian, 28 August 2005.

Iraq's Unseen War
Gary Kamiya. Der Spiegel, 25 August 2005.

Iraq Through the Crazy Mirror
Tom Engelhardt. Asia Times, 25 August 2005.

Temperatures Rise
David Axe. Village Voice, 23 August 2005.

Expectations for Iraq Downshifting
Peter Grier. Christian Science Monitor, 17 August 2005.

The U.S. Has Lost the Iraq War
Immanuel Wallerstein. Commentary #167, Binghamton University, 15 August 2005.

The New Ernie Pyles: Sgtlizzie and 67cshdocs
Jonathan Finer. Washington Post, 12 August 2005.

In Iraq, No Clear Finish Line
Peter Baker. Washington Post, 12 August 2005.

'Gangs, Looters and Goons' Spur Brain Drain
Thomas Harding. The Age, 11 August 2005.

Weapons of Self-Destruction
W. Joseph Stroupe. Asia Times, 10 August 2005.

Talking Wounded
Peter Carlson. Washington Post, 10 August 2005.

Iraq: Bush's Islamic Republic
Peter W. Galbraith. New York Review of Books, 11 August 2005. Posted on 08 August 2005.

An Enemy Ever More Brutal
Douglas Waller and Michael Duffy. Time Magazine, 07 August 2005.

Thinking About How to Get Out of Dodge
Julian E. Barnes. US News and World Report, 01 August 2005.

Regime Change and Its Limits
Richard N. Haass. Foreign Affairs, July/August 2005.

On Farthest U.S. Shores, Iraq Is a Way to a Dream
James Brooke. New York Times, 31 July 2005.

One Person's Terrorist...
Joe Cochrane. Newsweek, 29 July 2005.

In Jaded, Perilous Capital, A Collision of Perceptions
Ellen Knickmeyer and Naseer Nouri. Washington Post, 29 July 2005.

In the Wake of War: Improving U.S. Post-Conflict Capabilities
Samuel R. Berger and Brent Scowcroft. Council on Foreign Relations, 28 July 2005 (.pdf file).

Doctors with Orders - for Iraq
Michael Moran. MSNBC, 26 July 2005.

Dien Bien Phooey
Spengler. Asia Times, 26 July 2005.

Shots to the Heart of Iraq
Richard C. Paddock. Los Angeles Times, 25 July 2005. Posted on the Truthout website.

Robbing the Cradle of Civilization
Chalmers Johnson. TomDispatch, 25 July 2005.

In Iraq, Sweet Promise Struck Down
Ellen Knickmeyer. Washington Post, 20 July 2005.

Iraq's Descent Into Bombing Quagmire
John Simpson. BBC News, 20 July 2005.

The Most Dangerous Civilian Job in Iraq
Domenico Maceri. Japan Times, 19 July 2005.

New Blood
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad. The Guardian, 19 July 2005.

Iraq War Hasn't Made United StatesáSafer, Author Says
Terry M. Neal. Washington Post, 18 July 2005.

Security, Terrorism, and the UK
Chatham House UK, 18 July 2005 (.pdf file).

Dog Days of Summer
Joe Cochrane. Newsweek, 16 July 2005.

Subject: Staying Alive
David Zucchino. Los Angeles Times, 13 July 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

A Reality Check from Iraq
Jonathan Morgenstein. Center for American Progress, 13 July 2005.

The Ghost at Gleneagles
John Pilger. New Statesman, 11 July 2005. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Why Iraq Has Made Us Less Safe...
Daniel Benjamin. Time Magazine, 10 July 2005.

Iraq: An Upside-Down Place
Jon Leyne. BBC News, 09 July 2005.

Experts: No Good Options for Iraq
Ron Hutcheson. Knight-Ridder, 07 July 2005.

Intelligence Brief: Iraq
Power and Interest News Report, 05 July 2005.

The Razor's Edge
David Axe. Village Voice, 05 July 2005.

Casualties and Casualties: How to Ruin an Occupation
Christopher Hitchens. Slate, 05 July 2005.

One Woman's Death Brings Iraq War Home to Small-Town America
Jamie Wilson. The Guardian, 04 July 2005.

Old Soldiers Back on Duty
CBS News, 03 July 2005.

What Bush Left Out: Security and Economic Policies in Iraq Need Repair
Michael E. O'Hanlon. Washington Post, 01 July 2005. Posted on the Brookings Institution website.

Five Ways to Win Back Iraq
Kenneth M. Pollack. New York Times, 01 July 2005. Posted on the Brookings Institution website.

Slain Iraqi Reporter Brought Courage and Realism to War Coverage
Hannah Allam. Knight-Ridder, 30 June 2005.

A Look at Iraq by the Numbers
Robin Hindery. The Associated Press, 27 June 2005. Posted on the EPIC website.

Not a Rosy Picture in Iraq, Says General
Jamie Wilson. The Guardian, 24 June 2005.

Another Year of Living Misery in Baghdad
Andy Mosher and Bassam Sebti. Washington Post, 24 June 2005.

Most Endangered Cultural Sites? Iraq Is One
MSNBC, 22 June 2005.

Climate of Fear Fuels Iraq's TV Renaissance
Rory Carroll. The Guardian, 22 June 2005.

Secrets of the Allies
John Barry and Mark Hosenball. Newsweek, 27 June 2005 issue. Posted on 22 June 2005.

US Strategy in Iraq: Is It Working?
Dan Murphy. Christian Science Monitor, 21 June 2005.

Vietnam Vets in Iraq See 'Entirely Different War'
Steven Komarow. USA Today, 20 June 2005.

Archaeologists Fight to Save Iraqi Sites
Owen Bowcott. The Guardian, 20 June 2005.

As Border Region Gets Heat, Iraqi Lakefront Also Targeted
USA Today, 18 June 2005.

Is Worst Yet to Come in Iraq?
Timothy M. Phelps and Katie Thomas. Newsday, 17 June 2005.

Facing Facts in Iraq
H.D.S. Greenway. Boston Globe, 17 June 2005.

The Actually Existing Occupation
Tom Engelhardt and Jonathan Schell. Tom Dispatch, 17 June 2005. Posted on the Antiwar.com website.

Down the Rabbit Hole
Tom Engelhardt. Asia Times, 17 June 2005.

The Bright, Shining Lie
Jonathan Schell. Asia Times, 17 June 2005.

Breaking Ranks
David Isenberg. Asia Times, 17 June 2005.

Bare Truths about the War, from a Small Paper
Ned Stafford. Editor and Publisher, 15 June 2005.

Iraq 'No More Safe Than in 2003'
BBC News, 15 June 2005.

My Day in Iraq: Water Engineer
BBC News, 13 June 2005.

The Time Seems Ripe to Tie the Knot in Iraq
Louise Roug. Los Angeles Times, 12 June 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

Iraq's Sunnis Say Things Never Worse
The Associated Press, 12 June 2005. Posted on the MSNBC website.

The Revenge of Baghdad Bob
Juan Cole. Salon.com, 09 June 2005.

Outside Iraq but Deep in the Fight
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad. Washington Post, 08 June 2005.

From Here to Eternity
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad. The Guardian, 08 June 2005.

Horrors of War in Iraq Continue to Haunt U.S. Marine Corporal
Ravi Nessman. The Associated Press, 05 June 2005. Posted on the San Bernardino County Sun website.

A Tale of Troubles and Victory from Iraq
Web India News, 05 June 2005.

Good Intentions Gone Bad
Rod Nordland. Newsweek, 05 June 2005.

The Other Bomb Drops: Iraq 'Pre-War' Launched without Congressional Authority
Jeremy Scahill. The Nation, 01 June 2005. Posted on the Truthout website.

Iraq in Transition
Veterans for Common Sense, June 2005 (.pdf file).

Cheney: Iraq War to End by 2009
CNN, 31 May 2005.

Baghdad Family: 'This Is Not Life'
Richard Engel. MSNBC, 27 May 2005.

Iraq's Tensions Spill Onto Campus
Neil MacDonald. Christian Science Monitor, 27 May 2005.

For the Wounded, No Miracle Is Small
David Zucchino. Los Angeles Times, 27 May 2005. Posted on the Truthout website.

Horrors of Iraq War Shaping a Generation
Michael Martinez. Chicago Tribune, 25 May 2005. Posted on The State website.

Peace in Iraq 'Will Take at Least Five Years to Impose'
Richard Norton-Taylor and Michael Howard. The Guardian, 25 May 2005.

At Least 8,000 Treasures Looted from Iraq Museum Still Untraced
Louise Jury. The Independent, 24 May 2005. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

The Rumsfeld Stain
Bob Herbert. New York Times, 23 May 2005. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Analysis: Bad Week in Iraq
Martin Sieff. United Press International, 19 May 2005. Posted on the Washington Times website.

Two Possible Futures for Iraq's Struggle
Howard LaFranchi. Christian Science Monitor, 18 May 2005.

Iraqis Lament a Call for Help
Hannah Allam and Mohammed al Dulaimy. Philadelphia Inquirer,, 17 May 2005. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Galloway vs. The US Senate: Transcript of Statement
George Galloway, Respect MP For Bethnal Green and Bow. United States Senate, 17 May 2005. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

How a Fire Broke Out
Evan Thomas. Newsweek, 16 May 2005.

War in Iraq: Staying What Course?
Paul Krugman. New York Times, 16 May 2005. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Iraq Is a Bloody No Man's Land. America Has Failed to Win the War. But Has It Lost It?
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, 15 May 2005. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

'Pleasure Marriages' Regain Popularity in Iraq
Rick Jervis. USA Today, 05 May 2005.

The Quagmire
Robert Dreyfuss. Rolling Stone, 05 May 2005.

Iraq's Relentless Bloodshed
Antonio Castaneda. Star-Ledger, 13 May 2005.

Surge in Iraq Violence
Roger Hardy. BBC News, 11 May 2005.

Press Ponders Rising Iraq Violence
BBC News, 11 May 2005.

Iraq's Violence Sweeps Away All the Norms
Sabrina Tavernise. New York Times, 06 May 2005.

U.S. Back to Stage One in Iraq
Martin Sieff. United Press International, 02 May 2005.

Iraq, Afghanistan Wars Preventing Proactive Moves
Mark Mazzetti. Los Angeles Times, 02 May 2005.

About Iraq's Shiites
Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson. Knight Ridder, 01 May 2005.

The Draft
Michael Schwartz. Mother Jones, 27 April 2005.

World Terror Attacks Tripled in 2004 by U.S. Count
Arshad Mohammed. Reuters, 26 April 2005.

History Lost in Dust of War-Torn Iraq
Joanne Farchakh Bajjaly. BBC News, 25 April 2005.

Horror Glimpsed From the Inside of A Humvee in Iraq
Ann Scott Tyson. Washington Post, 21 April 2005.

150 Hostages and 19 Deaths Leave US Claims of Iraqi 'Peace' in Tatters
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, 18 April 2005.

One (Especially) Sad Death in Iraq
David Corn. The Nation, 18 April 2005.

Bush Administration Eliminating 19-Year-Old International Terrorism Report
Jonathan S. Landay. Knight-Ridder, 15 April 2005.

Gains in Iraq, but no 'Tipping Point'
Peter Grier and Faye Bowers. Christian Science Monitor, 15 April 2005.

Trajectory of Violence
Faleh Jabar. Al Ahram, 14 April 2005.

Baghdad's Blast Walls Protect, Annoy
Doug Smith and Saif Rashed. Los Angeles Times, 13 April 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

What's Behind the New Iraq
Pepe Escobar. Asia Times, 08 April 2005.

Officials Ask Why Iraq Details Surface Now
Katherine Shrader. The Associated Press, 07 April 2005.

Iraq Two Years On: Endgame or Unending War?
Paul Reynolds. BBC News, 06 April 2005.

Outmaneuver the War Proponents
Gareth Porter. Foreign Policy in Focus, 04 April 2005 (.pdf file).

How to End the Occupation of Iraq: Outmaneuver the War Proponents
Gareth Porter. Foreign Policy in Focus, April 2005.

American Grand Strategy After 9/11: An Assessment
Stephen D. Biddle. Army War College, April 2005. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

Digging In
Joshua Hammer. Mother Jones, March/April 2005.

Degrees of Not Knowing
Rory Stewart. London Review of Books, 31 March 2005.

Uncle Sam Wants You
Andrew J. Bacevich. Boston Globe, 28 March 2005.

Comforts of Home Amid Perils of Iraq
David Zucchino. Los Angeles Times, 27 March 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

Iraq--Two Years Later
Stephen Zunes. Foreign Policy in Focus, 23 March 2005.

Recalling Iraq's Terrors Through Virtual Reality
Ariana Eunjung Cha. Washington Post, 23 March 2005.

Two Years and Counting
Lawrence J. Korb and Nigel Holmes. New York Times, 20 March 2005 (.gif file).

In Land of Fear, Hope Takes Root
Thanassis Cambanis. Boston Globe, 20 March 2005.

Iraq Insecurity Rife Two Years After Invasion
Agence France Presse, 19 March 2005. Posted on the Lebanon Daily Star website.

Marking Time
Rod Nordland. Newsweek, 18 March 2005.

Shoot First, Pay Later Culture Pervades Iraq
Awadh al-Taee and Steve Negus. Financial Times, 18 March 2005. Posted on the Truthout website.

Roads Out of Baghdad Become No-Go Zones
Dan Murphy. Christian Science Monitor, 17 March 2005.

Iraq's Strained Coalition
Nick Childs. BBC News, 16 March 2005.

Sending In the Reserves
David Axe. Village Voice, 15 March 2005.

Prisoner of War
Craig A. McNeil. Village Voice, 15 March 2005.

The State(s) of Iraq
Tom R. Burns and Msoud Kamali. Asia Times, 10 March 2005. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Iraq: New Breeding Ground for Terrorists in Britain
Stewart Tendler. The Times, UK, 08 March 2005.

Violence and Political Doubts Persist in Iraq
Alissa J. Rubin. Los Angeles Times, 08 March 2005. Posted on the AINA website.

An Iraqi Way of Life is Back from the Dead
James Glanz. New York Times, 08 March 2005. Posted on the International Herald Tribune website.

Intelligence, Inc.
Pratap Chatterjee. AlterNet, 07 March 2005.

Iraq: Security for None
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 03 March 2005.

It Sounds Crazy, But...
Ray McGovern. Asia Times, 03 March 2005.

Major Arrests Show a Shift in Iraq
Jill Carroll. Christian Science Monitor, 01 March 2005.

Digging In
Joshua Hammer. Mother Jones, 01 March 2005. Posted on the Occupation Watch website.

Seymour Hersh, on Iraq, Abu Ghraib
Pam Platt. Courier-Journal, 27 February 2005.

Iraq's Neighborhood Councils Are Vanishing
Dan Murphy. Christian Science Monitor, 25 February 2005.

More Optimism on Iraq, But Most Expect Long U.S. Stay
Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, 24 February 2005.

War-Crimes Trials Gear Up in Iraq
Faye Bowers. Christian Science Monitor, 23 February 2005.

Dropping Report's Iraq Chapter Was Unusual, Economists Say
Jonathan Weisman. Washington Post, 23 February 2005.

Doomed to Fail
Scott Ritter. Baltimore Sun, 22 February 2005. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

A Long, Hard Fight
Julian E. Barnes. US News & World Report, 20 February 2005.

The Religious Face of Iraq
Philip Kennicott. Washington Post, 18 February 2005.

'Nobody is Talking'
James Meek. The Guardian, 18 February 2005.

Whoever You Vote For, Washington Wins
Milan Rai. Electronic Iraq, 16 February 2005.

War Crimes 'Relevant' To Trials of Protesters
Richard Norton-Taylor. The Guardian, 16 February 2005.

Back from Iraq - and Suddenly Out on the Streets
Alexandra Marks. Christian Science Monitor, 08 February 2005.

Hope, Skepticism and Fear: Back on the Road to Civility
Steven Erlanger. New York Times, 08 February 2005. Posted on the Wired New York website (scroll down).

Let's Force Them to Be Free
Gary Brown. Online Opinion, 07 February 2005.

Fighting the Iraq War - On the Texas Plains
Kris Axtman. Christian Science Monitor, 02 February 2005.

The Painful Truth
Steve Silberman. Wired, February 2005.

Across Baghdad, Security Is Only an Ideal
John F. Burns. New York Times, 27 January 2005. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

A Deadly 24 Hours for Americans, Iraqis
Jackie Spinner. Washington Post, 26 January 2005.

Results, Not Timetables, Matter in Iraq
Henry A. Kissinger and George P. Shultz. Washington Post, 25 January 2005.

The Way Out of Iraq: Decentralizing the Iraqi Government
Ivan Eland. The Independent Institute, 17 January 2005 (.pdf file).

Not Even Saddam Could Achieve the Divisions This Election Will Bring
Robert Fisk. The Independent, 16 January 2005. Posted on the Truthout website.

14 Days in Iraq
Adriana Lins de Albuquerque and Alicia Cheng. New York Times, 16 January 2005.

The Day After
Drake Bennett. Boston Globe, 16 January 2005.

Babylon Wrecked by War
Rory McCarthy. The Guardian, 15 January 2005.

Iraq Disintegrating, as Usual
Dahr Jamail. Antiwar.com, 11 January 2005.

How the US Can Salvage Iraq
Robert Malley and Peter Harling. International Herald Tribune, 11 January 2005. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Time Is a Weapon
David Ignatius. Washington Post, 11 January 2005.

In Iraq, A Winter of Discontent
Dan Murphy. Christian Science Monitor, 10 January 2005.

Rumsfeld's Legacy: The Iraq Syndrome?
Lawrence Freedman. Washington Post, 09 January 2005.

Doctor's Orders -- Spill Your Guts
M. Gregg Bloche and Jonathan H. Marks. Los Angeles Times, 09 January 2005.

Courage and Doubts
Claude Lewis. Detroit Free Press, 04 January 2005.

Bleeding the Weak
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad. The Guardian, 03 January 2005.

Silent War: The U.S.' Ideological and Economic Occupation of Iraq
Focus on the Global South, January 2005 (.pdf file).

What Have We Learned About Establishing Internal Security in Nation-Building
RAND, 2005 (.pdf file).

No Good Choices
The Guardian, 30 December 2004.

With Iraq Vote in a Month, Every Day Crucial to Success
Steven Komarow. USA Today, 29 December 2004.

Blind in Baghdad
John Prados. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, January/February 2005. Posted on 29 December 2004.

Calm Is Broken in Hussein's Home Town
Josh White. Washington Post, 29 December 2004.

Iraq 2004 Looks Like Vietnam 1996
Phillip Carter and Owen West. Slate, 27 December 2004.

We Aren't Close to Doing for Iraq What We Did in Japan
M. Selden. History News Network, 27 December 2004.

Achieving Real Victory Could Take Decades
David Ignatius. Washington Post, 26 December 2004.

A Hard Week in a Long Iraq Mission
Dan Murphy. Christian Science Monitor, 24 December 2004.

What Can the U.S. Do in Iraq?
International Crisis Group, 22 December 2004 (.pdf file).

Iraq: Winning the Unwinnable War
James Dobbins. Foreign Affairs, January/February 2005. Posted 22 December 2004.

Little Stalingrad
William S. Lind. Defense and the National Interest, 21 December 2004.

The Real Scandal
Frida Berrigan. In These Times, 21 December 2004.

The End Of Warfare
Abhay Mehta. Outlook India, 20 December 2004.

In Iraq: One Religion, Two Realities
Anthony Shadid. Washington Post, 20 December 2004.

Those Who Led Must Return
USA Today, 20 December 2004. Posted on the Military.com website.

The Wounds of War
Monte Reel. Washington Post, 19 December 2004.

Coming Home
Dan Frosch. Sacramento News and Review, 16 December 2004.

Why Are US Troops Still in Iraq?
Jay Bookman. Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 06 December 2004. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Eyewitness Interview: "Iraq Is An Absolute Disaster"
Interview with Michael Ware, Baghdad Bureau Chief for Time Magazine. The Leonard Lopate Show, 24 November 2004. Posted on the Information Clearinghouse website.

Iraq Without a Plan
Michael E. O'Hanlon. Policy Review, Brookings Institution, January 2005. Posted on 14 December 2004.

Plenty of Strategy, Just No Exit
Mark Rothschild. Antiwar.com, 13 December 2004.

How the Front Lines Came to the Rear
Phillip Carter. New York Times, 12 December 2004.

Seeds of Chaos
Edward T. Pound. US News & World Report, 11 December 2004.

You're Voting for Whom?
Rod Nordland. Newsweek, 10 December 2004.

On War
Chris Hedges. New York Review of Books, Issued 16 December 2004. Posted on 09 December 2004.

2 C.I.A. Reports Offer Warnings on Iraq's Path
Douglas Jehl. New York Times, 07 December 2004. Posted on the Independent Media website.

Icarus (Armed with Vipers) Over Iraq
Tom Engelhardt. TomDispatch, 06 December 2004. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Iraq Battles Fought in the Shadows
Denis D. Gray. The Associated Press, 05 December 2004. Posted on the My San Antonio website.

Embassy Sounds Alarm Over Growing Dangers in Iraq
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, 30 November 2004.

The Costs of Staying the Course
Brian Gifford. Washington Post, 29 November 2004.

Iraq and the U.S. Legacy
Colonel Daniel Smith, USA (Ret.). Foreign Policy in Focus, 26 November 2004.

Further Into the Iraqi Labryinth
Ashraf Fahim. Asia Times, 25 November 2004.

Where's Picasso?
Saul Landau. Progreso Weekly, 25 November 2004. Posted on TruthOut web site.

Are We Winning, Yet?
David Corn. The Nation, 22 November 2004. Posted on the Alernet website.

A Shot Seen Round the World
Amanda Ripley. Time Magazine, 29 November 2004. Posted on 22 November 2004.

This is Now the Most Dangerous Place in Iraq
Kim Sengupta. The Independent, 22 November 2004. Posted on the Counterpunch website.

Violence Breaks Out All Over Baghdad
Katarina Kratovac. The Associated Press, 20 November 2004.

"UNscam" Revisited
Bradford Plummer. Mother Jones, 18 November 2004.

A Return to Barbarity
Amira Howeidy. Al Ahram, 18 November 2004.

These Unseen Wounds Cut Deep
Esther Schrader. Los Angeles Times, 14 November 2004.

Death Behind the Wheel in Iraq
Sudha Ramachandran. Asia Times, 12 November 2004.

Iraq: The Unthinkable Becomes Normal
John Pilger. New Statesman, 11 November 2004. Posted on the Information Clearinghouse website.

'We Are Not Here to Liberate Iraq, We're Here to Fight the Infidels'
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad. The Guardian, 09 November 2004.

Nailing the Guilty
David Hackworth. World Net Daily, 09 November 2004.

The Iraq Quagmire Deepens
Eric leaver. Foregin Policy in Focus, 08 November 2004.

The Generals Speak
Paul Alexander. Rolling Stone, 03 November 2004.

The U.S. Invasion of Iraq: The Military Side of Globalization?
Stephen Zunes. Foreign Policy in Focus, 26 October 2004 (.pdf file).

Afghanistan, Iraq: Two Wars Collide
Barton Gellman and Danfna Linzer. Washington Post, 22 October 2004.

Report of an Inquiry into the Alternative Analysis of the Issue of an Iraq - al Qaeda Relationship Senator Carl Levin. Senate Armed Services Committee, 21 October 2004 (.pdf file).

Indecision on Iraq?
Colonel Daniel Smith. Foreign Policy in Focus, 18 October 2004.

Ignited Iraq
Peter Davis. The Nation, 15 September 2004. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Iraq Explained by Behavioural Finance
Philip Coggan. Financial Times, 15 October 2004.

Cultural Genocide
Kamil Mahdi. Al Ahram, 14 October 2004. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Messy Business
Rory McCarthy. The Guardian, 08 October 2004.

Baghdad Year Zero
Naomi Klein. Harper's Magazine, September 2004.

Thinktank: Invasion Aided al-Qaida
Richard Norton-Taylor. The Guardian, 20 October 2004.

Why It's Different in Basra
Hugh Sykes. BBC News, 23 October 2004.

Breaking Ranks
David Goodman. Mother Jones, 11 October 2004.

Long an Iraqi Target, No U.S. Help in Sight
Tom Bowman. Baltimore Sun/Los Angeles Times, 11 October 2004. Posted on the Fairuse website.

American Nationalism and U.S. Foreign Policy from September 11 to the Iraq War
Paul T. McCartney. Political Science Quarterly, Fall 2004 (.pdf file).

Growing Pessimism on Iraq
Dana Priest and Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 29 September 2004.

Bleak View Said Wider at Security Agencies
Dana Priest and Thomas Ricks. Washington Post, 29 September 2004. Posted on the Boston Globe website.

Iraqi City on Edge of Chaos
Alissa J. Rubin. Los Angeles Times, 28 September 2004. Posted on the Fairuse website.

The Next Iraqi War
George Packer. The New Yorker, 27 September 2004. Issued 04 October 2004.

How Much U.S. Help?
Timothy J. Burger and Douglas Waller. Time Magazine, 27 September 2004.

Iraq: How Bad Can Things Get?
Paul Wood. BBC News, 21 September 2004.

Blood, Grief, Violence...but Hope Still Flickers
Jason Burke. The Observer, 19 September 2004.

We're Back at War in Iraq, Says General
Sean Rayment. The Telegraph, 19 September 2004.

From Bad to Worse in Iraq
Jim Lobe. Inter Press Service, 18 September 2004. Posted on the Asia Times website.

U.S. Intelligence Shows Pessimism on Iraq's Future
Douglas Jehl. New York Times, 16 September 2004.

Lessons of Iraq War Underscore Importance of UN Charter - Annan
UN News Service, 16 September 2004. Posted on the Globalsecurity.org website.

Far Graver Than Vietnam
Sidney Blumenthal. The Guardian, 16 September 2004.

Turning Point
David J. Morris. Salon.com, 16 September 2004. Posted on the Fairuse website.

In Retaken Iraqi City, Perils Lurk
Steve Fainaur. Washington Post, 15 September 2004.

Life in Baghdad: Better and Worse
Howard LaFranchi. Christian Science Monitor, 14 September 2004.

Bin Laden's Vision Becoming Reality
Juan Cole. Antiwar.com, 13 September 2004.

Commander Disagreed with Invasion
Anne Barnard. Boston Globe, 13 September 2004.

What Went Wrong in Iraq
Larry Diamond. Foreign Affairs, September/October 2004.

Iraq in Transition: "Vortex or Catalyst?"
Royal Institute of International Affairs, September 2004 (.pdf file).

Doonesbury Comic
22 August 2004.

Echoes of Oslo
Mark Levine. In These Times, 21 August 2004.

Two Visions of Iraq Struggle to Take Hold
Scott Baldauf. Christian Science Monitor, 16 August 2004.

The Battle for Najaf
Scott Baldauf. Christian Science Monitor, 07 August 2004.

Scandals of Oil for Food
Joy Gordon. Middle East Report, 19 July 2004.

Imperial Amnesia
John B. Judis. Foreign Policy, July/August 2004.

Observations on the Oil for Food Program and Areas for Further Investigation
Joseph A. Christoff. Testimony before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality, House of Representatives, 08 July 2004 (.pdf file).

Seeing Islam Through a Lens of US Hubris
Anonymous. Los Angeles Times, 02 July 2004. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Iraq and Vietnam: Deja Vu All Over Again?
Andrew Krepinevich. Backgrounder, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, 08 July 2004 (.pdf file).

Istanbul Summit: A Reluctant Alliance Stumbles into Iraq
Nato Notes, July 2004. Posted on the International Security and Information Service, Europe website (.pdf file).

Counter-Terrorism Research Focused on Military Needs in Iraq, Afghanistan
John Stanton. National Defense Magazine, July 2004.

The Problems Preventing NATO From Taking on a Larger Role in Iraq
BASIC Notes, 28 June 2004.

Mirage in the Desert
Michael Ignatieff. New York Times Magazine, 27 June 2004. Posted on the KSG, Harvard University website (.pdf file).

Containing Iraq: Sanctions Worked
George A. Lopez and David Cortright. Foreign Affairs, July/August 2004.

Iraq: A Mercenary's Paradise
Corporate Watch, 22 June 2004.

Plan B
Seymour Hersh. The New Yorker, 28 June 2004. Posted on 23 June 2004.

Stepping Back, Staying Put
Sarah Sewall. The Washington Post, 20 June 2004. Posted on the KSG, Harvard University, website (.pdf file).

The Department of State's Patterns of Global Terrorism Report: Trends, State Sponsors, and Related Issues
Raphael Perl. Congressional Research Service Report for Congress, 01 June 2004. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

Ex-C.I.A. Aides Say Iraq Leader Helped Agency in 90's Attacks
Joel Brinkley. New York Times, 09 June 2004.

Why Iraq Will End as Vietnam Did
Martin van Creveld. Defense and the National Interest, June 2004.

Into the Abyss
Martin van Creveld. Defense and the National Interest, June 2004.

Seeds of Nonviolent Resistance Sown in Iraq
Orly Halpern. Christian Science Monitor, 02 June 2004.

Casualty of War
Wil S. Hylton. GQ Magazine, June 2004.

Misreading 'The Arab Mind'
Emram Qureshi. Boston Globe, 30 May 2004.

An Immense Charge: Realist Lessons About the Consequences of Intervention
J. Peter Pham. In the National Interest, 26 May 2004.

President Bush's May 24 Speech on Iraq: A Critique
Stephen Zunes. Foreign Policy in Focus, 25 May 2004 (.pdf file).

Gen. Anthony Zinni, USMC, (Ret.) Remarks at CDI Board of Directors Dinner
Center for Defense Information, 22 May 2004.

Politician Abuse
Frank J. Gaffney Jr. National Review, 21 May 2004. Posted on the Benador Associates website.

Violence Leaves Iraqis in Despair
Sewell Chan and Scott Wilson. Washington Post, 19 May 2004.

Imperial Dreams Sink in Iraqi Quagmire
Jim Lobe. Antiwar.com, 19 May 2004.

The Decent Thing
Stryker McGuire and Rod Nordland. Newsweek, 18 May 2004. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

This is the New Gulag
Sidney Blumenthal. The Guardian, 06 May 2004.

Iraq and Vietnam: Differences, Similarities, and Insights
Jeffrey Record and W. Andrew Terrill. Strategic Studies Institute, May 2004 (.pdf file).

Iraq: A Strategy for Progress
Center for American Progress, May 2004 (.pdf file).

Observations on the Management and Oversight of the Oil for Food Program
General Accounting Office, 28 April 2004 (pdf file).

Stanford Expert Says Iraq Spinning Out of Control
James Sterngold. San Francisco Chronicle, 25 April 2004.

Securing Iraq
Kenneth M. Pollack. Testimony by the Senior Fellow and Director of Research at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 21 April 2004 (.pdf file).

The Iraq Mission
Michael O'Hanlon. Testimony by the Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 21 April 2004 (.pdf file).

Iraq Security Dilemma
Jonathan Marcus. BBC News, 19 April 2004.

U.N. Special Advisor Lakhdar Brahimi on the Political Situation in Iraq
UN Observer, 14 April 2004.

Five Steps to a More Stable Iraq
Lawrence J. Korb. New House News, 13 April 2004. Posted on the Council on Foreign Relations website.

Inside the Fire
Jo Wilding. Open Democracy, 13 April 2004.

New Nationalism that Unites Iraq
William Pfaff. The Observer, 11 April 2004.

The Week That War Came Back to Iraq
Jason Burke, et al. The Observer, 11 April 2004.

In Iraq, a 'Perfect Storm'
Dan Murphy. Christian Science Monitor, 09 April 2004.

Al Qaida: The Threat to the United States and Its Allies
Ambassador J. Cofer Black. Testimony before the House International Relations Committe, 01 April 2004.

Iraq One Year Later
Christopher Caldwell. The Weekly Standard, 22 March 2004. Posted on the Project for the New American Century website (.pdf file).

Better and Worse: A Progress Report on Iraq
Dan Murphy. Christian Science Monitor, 19 March 2004.

War Rationale: Version 10.0
P.J. Crowley and Robert O. Boorstin. Center for American Progress, 19 March 2004. Posted on the U.S. Labor Against the War website.

Iraq Bomb Fallout
Nick Childs. BBC News, 18 March 2004.

How Freedom from Repression Has Brought Frustration and Fear
Rory McCarthy. The Guardian, 15 March 2004.

Iraqis Snatch at Bubbles of Hope
Peter Beaumont. The Observer, 14 March 2004. Posted on The Guardian website.

Full Text: Tony Blair's Speech
The Guardian, 05 March 2004.

Speech to the Council on Foreign Relations
Senator Edward M. Kennedy, 05 March 2004.

Soldier for the Truth Exposes Bush
Marc Cooper. LA Weekly, 20 February 2004. Posted on the Truthout website.

Iraq:  Anybody Got a Plan?
Tony Karon. Time Magazine, 18 February 2004.

Will Iraq Start To Unravel?
Brian Bennett. Time Magazine, 16 February 2004.

The Imperial Imperative
Charles M. Sennott. Boston Globe, 08 February 2004.

The United States and Iraq's Shi'ite Clergy: Partners or Adversaries?
W. Andrew Terrill. Strategic Studies Institute, February 2004 (.pdf file).

Blind Into Baghdad
James Fallows. The Atlantic Monthly, January/February 2004.

Study Published by Army Criticizes War on Terror's Scope
Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 12 January 2004.

A Measure of Success in Iraq
Thomas E. Ricks and Liz Spayd. Washington Post, 23 January 2004. Posted on the Iraq Foundation website.

Blood, Bewilderment and Rage
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 19 January 2004.

Open Door Policy
Karen Kwiatkowski. The American Conservative, 19 January 2004. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Vice President Cheney's Speech
World Affairs Council, Los Angeles, California, 10 January 2003.

The Saddam Hussein Sourcebook
National Security Archive, George Washington University, 18 December 2003.

Saddam Is Ours. Does Al Qaeda Care?
Bruce Hoffman. New York Times, 17 December 2003. Posted on the RAND website (scroll down).

Bounding the Global War on Terrorism
Jeffrey Record. Army War College, December 2003 (.pdf file). Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website.

War After the War
George Packer. The New Yorker, 24 November 2003.

Far from the Bunting, US Is Still Stuck in Mire of Iraq
Damien McElroy. The Telegraph, 16 November 2003.

Rumsfeld's Propaganda Ministry
James Ridgeway. Village Voice, 14 November 2003. Posted on the Truthout website.

Iraq:  Too Uncertain To Call
Anthony H. Cordesman. Center for Strategic and International Studies, 14 November 2003 (.pdf file). Posted on the Commonwealth Institute Website.

Iraq:  The Crumbling Coalition
Rupert Cornwell. The Independent, 14 November 2003. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Troops in Iraq by Country
Sydney Morning Herald, 14 November 2003.

Miscalculations and Misconceptions
Safa Haeri. Asia Times, 11 November 2003.

U.S. Situation in Iraq and Afghanistan
John McCain and Jim Hoagland. Council on Foreign Relations, 05 November 2003.

The Case for War Under New Focus
Faye Bowers. Christian Science Monitor, 03 November 2003.

Analysts Made Accurate Iraq War Estimates
Matt Kelley. The Associated Press, 01 November 2003.

Shock and Awe Meets Market Shock
Duncan Kennedy. Boston Review, October/November 2003.

The Iraqi Shiites
Juan Cole. Boston Review, October/November 2003.

Rumsfeld's Folly:  How the War in Iraq Undermined the War on Terror
Daniel Benjamin. Slate, 30 October 2003.

It's No Vietnam
Thomas L. Friedman. New York Times, 30 October 2003.

Baghdad, City of Bombs
The Economist, 30 October 2003.

Rumsfeld Raises Terror War Concerns
Bryan Bender. Boston Globe, 23 October 2003.

Operation Iraqi Freedom: Outside Perspectives
Stephen Biddle. Statement before the US House Armed Services Committee, 21 October 2003.

In Shiite Slum, Army's New Caution
Vernon Loeb. Washington Post, 22 October 2003. Posted on the Iraq Foundation website.

Rumsfeld's War-on-Terror Memo
Department of Defense, 16 October 2003. Posted on the Mt. Holyoke College website.

Iraq, Six Months On
The Independent, 10 October 2003. Posted on the Countercurrents website.

Dr. Condoleezza Rice Discusses Iraq in Chicago
Chicago Council on Foreign Relations. Chicago Illinois, 8 October 2003. Posted on the White House website.

An Extreme Plan for Iraq
Jeff Madrick. New York Times, 02 October 2003.

Fear and Anger in the Sunni Triangle
Pepe Escobar. Asia Times, 30 September 2003.

Baghdad's Future on Table in Madrid
Herbert Docena. Foreign Policy in Focus, October 2003. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

For Bush's Iraq Request, Tough Comparisons Loom
Jonathan Weisman and Juliet Eilperin. Washington Post, 23 September 2003. Posted on the Peace Redding website.

Bush Addresses U.N. General Assembly
White House, 23 September 2003.

Iraqis' Bitterness Is Called Bigger Threat Than Terror
Douglas Jehl and David E. Sanger. New York Times, 17 September 2003. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Text of President Bush's Speech on the Situation in Iraq
Washington Post, 08 September 2003.

Working With U.S. Proves to Be Deadly
Daniel Williams. Washington Post, 07 September 2003. Posted on the U.S. Labor Against The War website.

Bush Foreign Policy and Harsh Reality
Steven R. Weisman. New York Times, 05 September 2003. Posted on the Head Royce School website (.pdf file).

US Turns Ally Into Enemy
Julian Borger. The Guardian, 28 August 2003.

Iraq's Security Void
The Economist, 26 August 2003.

Iraq:  16 Distortions, not 16 Words
John Isaacs. Council for a Livable World, 31 July 2003. Posted on the Veterans for Common Sense website.

Iraqi Village Keeps Past From Repeating Itself
John Hendren. Los Angeles Times, 29 July 2003. Posted on the NucNews website.

Iraq:  Memorandum on Concerns Relating to Law and Order
Amnesty International, 23 July 2003.

Who's Unpatriotic Now?
Paul Krugman. New York Times, 22 July 2003. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Occupying Iraq:  The Lessons of History
Alexander Casella. Asia Times, 18 July 2003.

Should They Have Known Better? Well, Yes and No.
Peter Grier and Faye Bowers. Christian Science Monitor, 15 July 2003.

Iraq Not Vietnam, Yet
Jonathan Marcus. BBC News, 14 July 2003.

Iraq:  An Audit of War
Jason Burke. The Observer, 06 July 2003.

Descending Into the Quagmire
Daniel Smith. Foreign Policy in Focus, 01 July 2003. Posted on the Asia Times website.

The Struggle for Power in Iraq
Yitzhak Nakash. Dissent Magazine, Summer 2003.

Experts Question Depth of Victory
Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 27 June 2003.

U.S. Senators Say Five Years in Iraq Likely
Sue Pleming. Reuters, 23 June 2003. Posted on the Information Clearing House website.

Descending Into the Quagmire
Daniel Smith. Foreign Policy in Focus, 01 July 2003. Posted on the Asia Times website.

Iraq's Summer War
Katy Cronin and Joost Hilterman. The Observer, 22 June 2003.

Just Another Day in Baghdad
Rory McCarthy. The Guardian, 19 June 2003.

The Final Word on Iraq's Future
Rajiv Chandrasekaran. Washington Post, 18 June 2003. Posted on the Forgotten History website.

Caving In
Michael Tomasky. The American Prospect, 18 June 2003.

Behind the Changing Rationales for War
Brad Knickerbocker. Christian Science Monitor, 13 June 2003.

Building Three Nations at Once
Howard LaFranchi. Christian Science Monitor, 10 June 2003.

U.S. Policies Lead to Dire Straits for Some in Iraq
Michael Slackman and John Daniszewski. Los Angeles Times, 10 June 2003. Posted on the Truthout website.

Iraq - Eight Weeks On
Roger Hardy. BBC News, 07 June 2003.

Blessed Are the Warmakers? - A Debate Between Daniel Cohn-Bendit and Richard Perle
Foreign Policy, May/June 2003.

The Unseen War
Michael Massing. The New York Review of Books, 29 May 2003.

The American Mongols
Husain Haqqani. Foreign Policy, May/June 2003.

Clare Short Quits Blair's Government
Tom Happold. The Guardian, 12 May 2003.

Clare Short's Resignation Letter
The Guardian, 12 May 2003.

Britain and US Press for End to Sanctions
Toby Harnden. The Telegraph, 09 May 2003.

Up in Arms in Baghdad
Richard Leiby. Washington Post, 09 May 2003. Posted on the Truthout website.

U.S. Struggles in Quicksand of Iraq
Alissa J. Rubin. Los Angeles Times, 05 May 2003. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Text of President Bush's Speech
New York Times, 01 May 2003.

Full text of Middle East ''Road Map''
U.S. State Department, 01 May 2003. Posted on the Al Bawaba website.

The War is Over (Except for Iraq)
Phil Reeves. The Independent, 01 May 2003. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Blow to Nato is Old Europe's Payback Time
Bronwen Maddox. Times London, 30 April 2003. Posted on the NucNews website.

The Baghdad Deal
Pepe Escobar. Asia Times, 25 April 2003.

Iraq and Ruin
Mary Wiltenburg. Christian Science Monitor, 24 April 2003.

Freedom Unbound, and Out of Control
Paul Belden. Asia Times, 22 April 2003.

How American Power Girds the Globe with a Ring of Steel
Ian Traynor. The Guardian, 21 April 2003.

The Perils Of Empire
Paul Kennedy. Washington Post, 20 April 2003. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Iraq War:  Unanswered Questions
BBC News, 17 April 2003.

How We Lost the Iraq War
Ted Rall. Yahoo News, 16 April 2003. Posted on the AlterNet website.

Checkpoint Baghdad
Kareem Fahim. Village Voice, 16 April 2003.

Please, No More Made-in-the-USA Monsters
David H. Hackworth. WorldNetDaily, 15 April 2003.

War Without End?
David Remnick. New Yorker, 14 April 2003.

The Beltway's Baghdad Fantasy
Stanley Reed. BusinessWeek, 14 April 2003.

Foreign Policy: After Iraq, U.S. Debates The Next Steps
Glenn Kessler and Karen DeYoung. Washington Post, 13 April 2003.

The Dangers in Saddam's 'Black Files"
Ian Urbina. Asia Times, 12 April 2003.

Stratfor Intelligence Report: The War in Iraq Is Not Over
Dr. George Friedman. The Stratfor Weekly, 11 April 2003. Posted on the Information Clearing House website.

Lessons from the Past: The American Record in Nation-Building
Minxin Pei and Sara Kasper. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 24 May 2003.

The Future of America's Imperial Reach
Peter Grier and Faye Bowers. Christian Science Monitor, 11 April 2003.

Two Myths of the Iraq War
Stan Crock. BusinessWeek, 10 April 2003.

The Twisted Language of War That Is Used to Justify the Unjustifiable
Robert Fisk. The Independent, 07 April 2003. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Contradictory Visions of American Power
Ehsan Ahrari. Global Beat Syndicate, 07 April 2003.

The War for Truth
John Pilger. ZNet Magazine, 07 April 2003.

The Arms Lessons That We Never Learn
Richard Bingley. The Observer, 06 April 2003.

The Fight Yet to Come
Ed Vulliamy and Kamal Ahmed. The Observer, 06 April 2003.

Viewing the War as a Lesson to the World
David E. Sanger. New York Times, 06 April 2003.

The West Will Have to Reap the Whirlwind Sown by Bush and Blair
Dilip Hiro. The Independent, 06 April 2003. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

A Tightening of the Noose
Michael R. Gordon. New York Times, 04 April 2003. Posted on the INTELmessages website.

Ex-CIA Director:  U.S. Faces 'World War IV'
Charles Feldman and Stan Wilson. CNN, 03 April 2003.

Is Lebanon the Future of Iraq?
Stanley Reed. Business Week, 31 March 2003.

Offense and Defense
Seymour M. Hersh. The New Yorker, 31 March 2003.

Why Iraqis Stay Loyal to Saddam
Abdel Bari Atwan. The Telegraph, 30 March 2003.

Text of Interview with Gen. Merrill A. "Tony" McPeak
The Oregonian, 27 March 2003. Posted on the OregonLive website.

Analysts Say Threat Warnings Toned Down
Walter Pincus and Dana Priest. Washington Post, 27 March 2003.

War and Its Consequences
Thomas Powers. The New York Review of Books, 27 March 2003.

In the Long Hours of Darkness, Baghdad Shakes to the Constant Low Rumble of B-52s
Robert Fisk. The Independent, 26 March 2003. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

After Iraq, We Will Still Have to Face Terrorism
William Dowell. Global Beat Syndicate, 24 March 2003.

Allied Farces: The Coalition of the Sort of Willing and Not Very Important
Cory Oldweiler. The American Prospect, 25 March 2003.

The Goal is Baghdad, but at What Cost?
Michael R. Gordon. New York Times, 24 March 2003.

They Expected a Lovefest in Basra
The Guardian, 25 March 2003.

The Dangers in America's Embrace of Militarism
Andrew Bacevich. Los Angeles Times, 24 March 2003. Posted on The Age website.

United States Puts a Spin On Coalition Numbers
Glenn Kessler. Washington Post, 21 March 2003. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Thank God for the Death of the UN
Richard Perle. The Guardian, 21 March 2003.

The Road to War in Iraq
Seth Stern. Christian Science Monitor, 20 March 2003. Posted on the Globalsecurity.org website.

Who Will Fight for Saddam?
Amatzia Baram. Iraq Memo #13. The Brookings Institution, 19 March 2003.

The Wrong War
Avishai Margalit. The New York Review of Books, 13 March 2003.

Why the Security Council Will Never Lift the Sanctions on Iraq
Jan Oberg and Christian Harleman. Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research, 12 March 2003. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

America the Arm-Twister
Ed Vulliamy, et. al. The Observer, 02 March 2003. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Even a Superpower Needs Help
Chas W. Freeman Jr. New York Times, 26 February 2003.

Coalition of the Willing or Coalition of the Coerced?
Sarah Anderson, Phyllis Bennis, and John Cavanagh. Institute for Policy Studies, 26 February 2003.

Dollar Diplomacy and UN Votes
Thalif Deen. Asia Times, 25 February 2003. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

The Constancy of Chaos
K Gajendra Singh. Asia Times, 20 February 2003.

Dangerous Fuss About Nothing Much
Frederick Bonnart. International Herald Tribune, 17 February 2003. Posted on the Tocqueville Connection website.

US War in Iraq Could Push Race for Nuclear Arms
Michael Krepon. San Jose Mercury News, 16 February 2003. Posted on the Henry L. Stimson Center website.

Powell Doesn't Know Who He Is Up Against
Jason Burke. The Observer, 09 February 2003.

An Unnecessary War
John Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt. Foreign Policy Magazine, January/February 2003.

Tinker, Banker, NeoCon, Spy
Robert Dreyfuss. The American Prospect, 18 November 2002.

Bomb Saddam?
Joshua Micah Marshall. The Washington Monthly, June 2002.

Saddam Husayn Between His Power Base and the International Community
Amatzia Baram. Middle East Review of International Affairs, December 2000.

Conflict in Iraq:  Concerns and Consequences
BASIC, Saferworld, and International Security Information Service. United Kingdom.

Archive Index
1. Overviews
2. Military Ops & Forces (2006-current)
3. Military Ops & Forces (Articles from 2002-2005)
4. The Surge
5. Civilian Casualties
6. Humanitarian Crisis & Human Rights
7. International Law
8. Regional Repercussions
9. US Politics & Public Opinion
10. World Reaction
11. Media Coverage
12. Postwar Governance (2006-current)
13. Postwar Governance (Articles from 2002-2005)
14. Reconstruction & Economics
15. Oil
16. Foreign Contractors
17. Iraqi Politics & Groups
18. Insurgency
19. Iraqi Armed Forces
20. Iraqi Opinion & Media
21. Prisoner Abuse
22. Weapon Inspections
23. Cost of War
24. Intelligence Failure
25. Permanent Basing
26. Secret British Memos
27. Withdrawal
28. Fallujah

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