Iraq War

Why Is the Anti-War Movement Still so Weak Under Trump?

June 22, 2018

The anti-war movement, once strong under Bush, died under Obama, and still is weak under Trump. TRNN’s Ben Norton speaks with CODEPINK’s Ariel Gold about the power of the military-industrial complex and the campaign to stop the US-Saudi assault on Yemen

Meet Neocon John Bolton, the Most Hawkish National Security Adviser Imaginable

March 26, 2018

Trump’s new national security adviser John Bolton, an architect of the Iraq War, is an extreme hawk who wants to bomb Iran and North Korea and demanded regime change in Libya, Syria, and Venezuela – Ben Norton reports.

15 Years of Mass Destruction in Iraq

March 20, 2018

On the 15th anniversary of “Operation Iraqi Freedom,” CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin and scholar Sabah Alnasseri discuss the war that killed hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians and more than 4,500 American troops–and that changed Iraq and the Middle East forever

Corbyn Smeared as ‘Russian Stooge’ for Requesting Evidence on Poisoned Spy

March 15, 2018

While harshly condemning the Salisbury nerve agent attack, the Labour Party’s leftist leader requested evidence that the Russian government carried it out. A deluge of smears followed.

Real Media: Former British Diplomat Turned Anarchist

January 22, 2018

Carne Ross resigned from the UK foreign office over the Iraq war, and has since been on a journey that has led him to believe in anarchism. Here he talks about his journey, the trigger, and the problems with top down society

On Iran, Trump Follows the Neocons

October 17, 2017

In sabotaging the Iran nuclear deal, President Trump is listening to — and following the playbook of — the neocons behind the Iraq war, says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

United Kingdom

August 4, 2017
The UK High Court has blocked a war crimes prosecution against Tony Blair for the Iraq invasion, but that won’t stop the effort to hold him accountable, says author and activist Chris Nineham

Wilkerson: Trump Admin’s Iran Talk Sounds Like Bush’s Pre-Iraq War

April 25, 2017

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson warns the Trump administration’s rhetoric on Iran reminds him of the prelude to the Iraq war – and could be setting the stage for a U.S. regime change effort in Tehran.

Canada

April 7, 2017
Canada likes to portray its foreign policy as being independent and different from the US, but according to Yves Engler it actually almost always follows US lead

British Inquiry Finds Iraq War Lacked Legal Justification

July 6, 2016

After the long awaited release of the Chilcot report, many say British and US leaders should be held accountable for violating international law