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F e a t u r e s


Walden Bello, July 27, 2003
Empire, war and citizenship

Special Features
US Losing in Iraq & Afghanistan
(July 3, 2003)

Scott Peterson, CSM
Expectations gap rankles Iraq

Sarah Chayes, IHT
Inside Afghanistan: The warlords are reaping the spoils...

Khaled Hosseini, IHT
...while the Afghans await the promised aid

Kal Raustiala, IHT
U.S. may not be imperial, but it does have an empire

Farhang Jahanpour, PhD, July 3, 2003
Militarism is a Greater Threat than Terrorism

Special Features
Iraqi Women (July 3, 2003)

Ghida al-Juburi, IWPR
Women Excluded from Post-War Reconstruction

Iraqi Women's Rights Coalition
Equal Rights Now!

Special Features
US losing in Iraq (June 30, 2003)

Anup Shah, The Iraq Crisis
Attack on Iraq

Marwan Bishara, IHT
The Israelization of American policy

Scott Peterson, CSM
Iraqis struggle over Baath purge

Daniel Schorr, CSM
Media turning Pfc. Lynch into weapon of mass distraction?

Nicholas Kotch, Reuters
Mandela Unrelenting Ahead of Bush Tour of Africa
U.N. panel finds no evidence to link Iraq, al-Qaida

Mark MacKinnon, The Globe and Mail
Iraqi girl, 12, latest recruit in guerrilla fight against U.S.

Ilene R. Prusher, CSM
The man who would be king of Iraq

Thomas E. Ricks, WashingtonPost
Experts Question Depth of Victory


Special Features
Iraq's Debt (June 30, 2003)

Justin Alexander, CASI Discussion List
Cancelling Iraq's debt - building a campaign

William Sjostrom, AtlanticBlog
Iraq's debt problem

Richard Quest, CNN
What will happen to Iraq's debt?

David R. Francis, CSM
Iraq's debt burden too big for broke economy to bear

Jubilee Iraq
A non-partisan global network of Iraqis and citizens of its creditor countries working for debt cancellation.

Edwin Truman, Odious Debts
The right way to ease Iraq's debt burden

Eric Engleman, ClariNews
Russia Lawmakers Nix Erasing Iraq's Debt


Special Features
US Losing in Iraq (June 26, 2003)

Bob Graham, ICH
"I Just Pulled the Trigger"

Jim Lobe,
Post-war Iraq: Quagmire or Master Plan?

Robert Scheer,
The Fact that Hussein's Gone Doesn't Make Lying Right

Patrick E. Tyler, IHT
U.S. plans to create Iraqi army of 40,000

Thalif Deen, IPS
U.N. Fears its Workers May Become Targets

Kole, Information Warfare Monitor
Iraq: US military and free speech - Gives with one hand, takes away with the other

Alistair Lyon, Reuters
U.S. to Unveil Plans for New Iraqi Army

Kole, Information Warfare Monitor
U.S. continues massive Iraq operation; Bremer imposes further curbs

Scott Peterson, CSM
US decides to pay Iraqi soldiers and form new Army


Special Features
Why the US is losing Iraq (June 23, 2003)

Guerrilla War in Iraq

John Pilger, NewStatesman
Bush's Vietnam

Jim Lobe,
Vietnam War Terms Make a Comeback

Scott Peterson, CSM
In Iraq, a battle for credibility

The Guardian
Iraq's lethal peace

Ed Vulliamy, the Guardian
US general condemns Iraq failures

Michael R. Gordon, NY Times
The Next War

truthout - issues
Iraqis Threaten Suicide Blasts Over Wages

Rep. Dennis Kucinich,
Does the Pentagon Have Amnesia on Lynch?

BBC News
US hunts down 'Saddam loyalists'

Jim Lobe, IPS
Iraq: From Liberation to Counter-Insurgency in Less Than 80 Days

Jim Lobe, IPS
Iraq: U.S. Version of Protesters' Deaths Questionable - Report

Michael Georgy, Reuters
Iraqis Say U.S. Using Saddam's Baath as Scapegoat

Amy Goodman & Robert Fisk, ZNet
Anti-US Opposition In Iraq And The So Called Roadmap
An Interview with Robert Fisk.

Ilene R. Prusher, CSM
In volatile Iraq, US curbs press


Special Features
Who lied to whom about Iraq? (June 23, 2003)

James Risen, NY Times
Word That U.S. Doubted Iraq Would Use Gas

Daniel Schorr, CSM
What Bush knew, when

Walter Pincus, WashingtonPost
Report Cast Doubt on Iraq-Al Qaeda Connection

Mike Glover,
Dean: Investigate Bush Statements on Iraq

Robert Scheer,
Bad Iraq Data from Start to Finish

John Dean,
The Case for Impeachment

Patrick Wintour, Guardian Unlimited
Short: I was briefed on Blair's secret war pact

Interview SBS-TV Australia, ICH
Richard Butler, Former Chief Weapons Inspector In Iraq, Speaks Out Against US Development of Mini Nukes

Colum Lynch, truthout - issues
Blix Downgrades Prewar Assessment of Iraqi Weapons
"What didn't the President know, and when didn't he know it?"

John Dean, the Wisdom Fund
Missing Weapons of Mass Destruction. Is Lying About the Reason for War an Impeachable Offense?


Special Features
World After Iraq & Who's Next? (June 11, 2003)

Shane Green, the Age
US sets new plan of attack for North Korea

International Responsibilities Task Force of the American Library Association's Social Responsibilities Round Table
Alternative Resources on the U.S. War Against Iraq

Richard Sale, UPI
CIA reported to believe Saddam is alive

BBC News
Iraq conflict 'boost' to al-Qaeda

BBC News
Nato backs Polish Iraq role

Doug Sample, Sgt. 1st Class, American Forces Information Service
Vice President Tells West Point Cadets "Bush Doctrine" Is Serious

Jim Garamone, American Forces Information Service
Iraq Suffering from 'Freedom Deficit'

Naomi Klein, The Nation
Downsizing in Disguise

The Globe and Mail
War on terror has boosted insecurity: report

Jonathan Steele, the Guardian
Disunited nations

Richard Norton-Taylor, the Guardian
Iraq 'first battle of a wider US war'

Robert Scheer, LA Times
How Their Big Lie Came to Be

William O. Beeman,
Bombing with a Message

James Risen, NY Times
Captives Deny Qaeda Worked With Baghdad

Ian Williams, Foreign Policy in Focus
Resolution 1483: Legalizing an Occupation

William Booth & Daniel Williams, SMH
Toll grows as attacks on troops get smarter

Mark Morford, SF Gate
Why Does No One Like Bush? How can the global community so fear and despise us, when we're so honest and good?

Niko Price, Yahoo News
AP Tallies 3, 240 Civilian Deaths in Iraq

L. Paul Bremer III, Wall Street Journal (from August 5, 1996), June 2, 2003
Terrorists' Friends Must Pay a Price

Know Your War Profiteers Card Deck, June 2, 2003


Special Features
Lying us into war (June 2, 2003)

Dennis Hans,
Lying Us Into War

Fiachra Gibbons, the Guardian
Warning to Bush from contrite cold war veteran

Stephen Fraser, Scotland on Sunday
Revealed: Iraq war plan left troops exposed

truthout editorial
Reviewing the Intelligence on Iraq

CounterPunch Wire
Weapons of Mass Destruction: Who Said What When


Special Features
Occupied Iraq (June 2, 2003)

Shahriar Hafizi, FindLaw's
What if a Shi'ite Group Wins Elections in Iraq?

Rory McCarthy, the Guardian
Behind the victory, a power struggle that drains life from a weary people

the Guardian
Self-fulfilling prophecy. US threats make matters worse in Iran.

Joan, Chittister, OSB, Information Clearing House
Is There Anything Left That Matters?

Richard Pyle, AP News
Pentagon Chief Spells Out Principles for Iraq

Joel Campagna & Rhonda Roumani, CPJ
Permission to Fire. CPJ Investigates the Attack on the Palestine Hotel.

Robert Scheer,
Pentagon Aims Guns at Lynch Reports

Donald H. Rumsfeld, The Pentagon
Council on Foreign Relations

Minxin Pei & Sara Kasper, CEIP
Lessons from the Past:The American Record in Nation-Building

Charles Glass, the Guardian
The lessons of Lebanon

John Sifton & Sam Zia Zarifi
Peacekeeping in Iraq: The lesson of Afghanistan

Glenn Kessler,
U.S. Seeks Surrender Of Iranian Group
U.S., U.K. Waged War on Iraq Because of Oil, Blair Adviser Says


Special Features
How the US won militarily (June 2, 2003)

Ann Scott Tyson, CSM
Despite war's end, military deaths a growing concern

Robert Fisk, Dissident Voice
How the US Demoralised Iraq's Army

William Rivers Pitt, truthout
Shout Their Names Into the Wind

William M. Arkin, Yahoo Groups
LA Times Sunday: Speed Kills


Special Features
Who Runs Iraq? (May 28, 2003)

Mark Sedra, Foreign Policy in Focus
Who Will Govern Iraq?

Karen DeYoung, washingtonpost
U.S. Sped Bremer to Iraq Post

James C. Moore, LA Times
Karl Rove: Counting Votes While the Bombs Drop

Jefferson Morley, washingtonpost
Who Is Governing Iraq?


Special Features
Sanctions Lifted (May 28, 2003)

UN News Centre
IRAQ - UN Resolution 1483

Howard LaFranchi & David R. Francis, CSM
With vote on sanctions, renewed unity at the UN


Special Features
Occupied Iraq (May 28, 2003)

Ed Vulliamy, the Observer
Red Cross denied access to PoWs

Peter Ford, CSM
Surveys pointing to high civilian death toll in Iraq

Ed Vulliamy, the Observer
Troops 'vandalise' ancient city of Ur

Hassan Fattah, CSM
In the shadow of Hussein's mosque, parties blossom

Brian Cloughley, CounterPunch
The Fatuous Defense Cabal - Newt, Rumsfeld and Wolfowitz

Ian Williams, Foreign Policy in Focus
Will International Law Shape the Occupation, or the Occupation Shape International Law?

Warren Richey, CSM
US troops eye Iraq's future with realism, philosophy

Peter Ford, CSM
Iraqi holy men leap into postwar politics

Peter Ford, CSM
In Baghdad, a surge in homicides

Patrick E. Tyler, NYT
In Reversal, Plan for Iraq Self-Rule Has Been Put Off

Saul Hudson, washingtonpost
New Iraqi TV Complains of U.S. Censorship

Charles Clover,
Iraq to cancel three oil deals


Special Features
US Weapons of Mass Destruction (May 21, 2003)

Tina Hesman, STLtoday
Plans for network of biodefense labs raise concern for safety, intent

Walter Pincus, Washington Post
Future of U.S. Nuclear Arsenal Debated

Dan Stober, Mercury News
Administration moves ahead on nuclear 'bunker busters'

James C. Dao, NYT
Senate Panel Votes to Lift Ban on Small Nuclear Arms
US developing superfast missile to deny escape to future Saddams

J. Peter Scoblic, Washington Post
Nuclear Weapons We Don't Need


Special Features
Post-war Iraq (May 21, 2003)

Zvi Bar'el, Haaretz Daily
Just before 'enlightened occupation'

Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada
Leaked document exposes pro-Israel lobby's manipulation of US public

E.A. Torriero, Chicago Tribune
Villagers: U.S. 'brought us death'. Iraqis say Marines fired on civilians

Jonathan Freedland, the Guardian
The gaping hole in Iraq

Richard Norton-Taylor, the Guardian
An insult to British intelligence

Wayne Madsen, Online Journal
Iraqi "intelligence documents" likely planted

Sabrina Tavernise, NYT
Iraqi Women Wary of New upheavals

Iraqis stripped and pushed into streets under US guns

Paul Watson, LA Times
Hussein Backers Regain Role in Government

Rahul Mahajan, CounterPunch
The Post-War Iraq Paradox. Don't Lift the Sanctions Yet!

Ian Urbina, Asia Times
What if real democracy rears its head?

MSNBC, The Memory Hole
White House: Bush Misstated Report on Iraq

The Age
Iraqi welcome for US turns to fury

Linda McQuaig, Toronto Star
Goalposts shift again in Iraq

Reuters, NYT
U.S. Adviser Says Iraq May Ignore Opec Quotas - Paper

Dave Rollins, Nationalist Times
Republicans, Neo-Cons to Profit From Long-Term Occupation of Iraq

Washington Post
What Is the Plan?

Jim Krane, Yahoo News
Many Baathists Banned From Iraq Government

the Guardian
Rumsfeld: U.S. Used New Missile in Iraq

Hooman Peimani, Asia Times
Power play in northern Iraq

Paul Salopek, Chicago Tribune
Kurds turn tables, kick out Arabs

Gordon Barthos, Toronto Star
Baghdad's blundering victors

Pepe Escobar, Asia Times
The Baghdad deal

Danna Harman, Christian Science Monitor
Winning Iraqi hearts, one song at a time?

Peter Slevin, Washington Post
Hussein Loyalists Blamed for Chaos

Paul de Rooij, CounterPunch
The Hydra's New Head: Propagandists and Selling the US-Iraq War

Wayne Madsen, CounterPunch
The General from Mississippi. Meet the New Butcher of Baghdad
Business Unusual in Baghdad's Arms Market
Looting is Derailing Detailed U.S. Plan to Restore Iraq
Time up for US troops in Saudi Arabia
War Watch
Washington heads for new UN row over control of oil wealth
US to reorganise military presence in Gulf: Franks

A. Tübke-Davidson & S. M. Hersh, the New Yorker, May 14, 2003
Q. & A. - War and Intelligence

Seymour M. Hersh, the New Yorker, May 14, 2003
Selective Intelligence

Stephen Zunes, Foreign Policy in Focus, May 14, 2003
The U.S. and Post-War Iraq: An Analysis

Jonathan Steele, Guardian, May 14, 2003
Operation Support Garner

Majid Tehranian, University of Hawaii & Toda Institute, May 7, 2003
Grand Illusions

Editorials, NYT, May 7, 2003
Banishing Hans Blix

Jonathan Wright, Washington Post, April 27, 2003
Gingrich Says State Department Undermines Bush

Kathy Kelly, Alternet, April 27, 2003
Letter from Baghdad: A Moment of Understanding

Anup Shah,, April 27, 2003
Building the case for a new war
War Reporting and Journalism

Hussain Haqqani, Carnegie Endowment, April 27, 2003
The American Mongols

Ole Rothenborg, Global Reseach, April 27, 2003
US Forces deliberately encouraged the looting
An eye-witness account.

James Ridgeway, Village Voice, April 27, 2003
Foundering Fathers

Our Man in Baghdad

Corporate Colonialism

S. Neal MacFarlane, IHT, April 27, 2003
The UN is not up to the job

Joseph S. Nye, IHT, April 27, 2003
No, the UN is right for the job

Raymond Whitaker, Independent, April 27, 2003
Revealed: How the road to war was paved with lies

John Pilger, Mirror, April 27, 2003
The war for truth

John King, UN Observer, April 27, 2003
Arming Iraq and the Path to War

Andy Oppenheimer, Jane's, April 27, 2003
Who armed Iraq?

William P. Pfaff, Boston Globe, April 27, 2003
The world according to Bush


Special Features
WMD in Iraq (April 27, 2003)

Richard Watson, ABC, April 27, 2003
Australia withdraws troops, sends weapons specialists

Paul Reynolds, BBC, April 27, 2003
Can we trust the intelligence services?

C. Overington & M. Wilkinson, Sydney Morning Herald, April 27, 2003
Bush bars UN weapons teams from Iraq

Pepe Escobar, Asia Times, April 27, 2003
Cluster Bombs Liberate Iraqi Children

Paul Brown, Guardian, April 27, 2003
Scientists Urge Shell Clear-Up to Protect Civilians

Neil Mackay, Sunday Herald, April 27, 2003
US forces' use of depleted uranium weapons is 'illegal'

N. Watt, R. Norton-Taylor, & J. Meek, Guardian, April 27, 2003
Troops still seek the 'smoking gun'

Barton Gellman, Washington Post, April 27, 2003
Hunt for Iraqi Arms Erodes Assumptions

The March for Justice, April 27, 2003
Where Censorship is NOT an Option

Playing with death

Associated Press, April 27, 2003
Red Cross: Iraq Casualties Too High to Count

Cynthia Cotts, Village Voice, April 27, 2003
What, no smoking gun?

Richard Lloyd Perry, Times, April 27, 2003
Children main victims of cluster bombs

Human Rights Watch, April 27, 2003
U.S. Using Cluster Munitions In Iraq

Patrick J. Sloyan, Guardian, April 27, 2003
'What I saw was a bunch of filled-in trenches with people's arms and legs sticking out of them. For all I know, we could have killed thousands'

Alex Kirby, BBC, April 27, 2003
US rejects Iraq DU clean-up

Sydney Morning Herald, April 27, 2003
US was set to bomb journalists' hotel

United States Joint Forces Command, April 27, 2003
Joint Interagency Coordination Group (JIACG)

Andrew Gumbel,, April 22, 2003
America targeted 14,000 sites. So where are the weapons of mass destruction?

Andrew Gumbel,, April 22, 2003
Hans Blix steps up pressure to allow inspectors back in

William O. Beeman, PNS, April 22, 2003
The Elusive Weapons of Mass Destruction

Robert Burns, Yahoo News, April 22, 2003
Rumsfeld: Bioweapons May Be Hard to Find

Yahoo News, April 22, 2003
U.S. Considers NATO for Iraq Arms Role - Grossman


Special Features
Baghdad's Fall (April 22, 2003)

Faye Bowers, ABC, April 22, 2003
Behind the Lines, an Unseen War

Jalal Ghazi, PNS, April 22, 2003
Baghdad Did Not Fall - It Was Handed Over

Phil Brennan,, April 22, 2003
Secret War: How the CIA Defeated Saddam Hussein


Special Features
Politics of the Iraq War (April 22, 2003)

Ronald Brownstein, American Prospect, April 22, 2003
The War About War

Robert Dreyfuss, American Prospect, April 22, 2003
Just the Beginning, April 22, 2003
Chalabi duo claim to be Baghdad's US-backed leaders

Jane Lampman, Common Dreams, April 22, 2003
A Crusade After All?

Terry M. Neal,, April 22, 2003
Beneath the Surface

Paul Holmes, Reuters, April 22, 2003
U.S. war priorities shift away from disarming Iraq

The Wisdom Fund, April 22, 2003
Iraq War Over, Questions Remain

Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, April 22, 2003
A thirty-year war

Carla Binion, Online Journal, April 22, 2003
A whiff of fascism

Neela Banerjee, IHT, April 22, 2003
How the oil search leads to quagmires

Barbara Plett, BBC News, April 22, 2003
US and Israel's 'common cause'

Robert Fisk, ZNet, April 22, 2003
Anti-Colonial War

Marian Wilkinson,, April 22, 2003
Washington plan gives Iraqis little comfort

Christopher Preble, CATO Institute, April 22, 2003
A Democratic Iraq May Not Be Friendly to U.S.

John Pilger,, April 22, 2003
The unthinkable is becoming normal. Do not forget the horror

Liz George, CNN, April 22, 2003
Rebuilding Iraq: What will it cost?

Nils Carstensen, ACT, April 22, 2003
Winning hearts and minds - or ensuring impartial aid, April 22, 2003
Military occupation of Iraq: IHL and the maintenance of law and order

ABC Newsonline, April 22, 2003
Plan unveiled for democratic Iraq

Hassan Hafidh, truthout, April 22, 2003
U.S. Row with UN Brews Over Iraq Sanctions

The Memory Hole, April 22, 2003
Reasons Not to Invade Iraq, by George Bush Sr.

Thomas E. Ricks,, April 22, 2003
Rumsfeld Stands Tall After Iraq Victory

Naomi Koppel, Yahoo News, April 22, 2003
Q&A on International Law, Occupation

Yahoo News, April 22, 2003
Washington planning long-term military relationship with Iraq

David Morgan, Reuters, April 22, 2003
Former U.S. official says CIA aided Iraqi Baathists

Suzanne Goldenberg, Guardian, April 22, 2003
Ba'athists slip quietly back into control

Kathryn Westcott, BBC News, April 22, 2003
The Americans who will run Iraq

Jonathan Steele, Guardian, April 22, 2003
This occupation is a disaster. The US must leave - and fast

Neela Banerjee & Felicity Barringer, NYT, April 22, 2003
Iraq Pipeline to Syria No Big Secret, Experts Say

Roula Zoubiane, WILPF, April 22, 2003
A Problem Called Iraq

Peter Ford, CSM, April 9, 2003
In Iraq, a battle for the moral high ground

Kyle Stock,, April 9, 2003
Is the U.S. Waging a Virtual War?

Jim Krane, Yahoo News, April 9, 2003
U.S. Precision Weapons Fail 1 Time in 10

Marc W. Herold, Dissident Voice, April 9, 2003
When Precision Bombing Isn't

NYT on IHT, April 9, 2003
Sept. 11 inquiry undermined

John Gershman,, April 9, 2003
Dreams of Empire, Eulogies for International Law

Erik P. Sorensen,, April 9, 2003
Perle Resigns: Was it Conflict of Interest or Poor War Planning

Thom Hartmann,, April 9, 2003
The Empire Needs New Clothes

Arthur Spiegelman, Reuters, April 9, 2003
U.S. Media Waves Flag; Critics Debate at What Price

Zvi Bar'el,, April 9, 2003
Analysis: Basra as a test of the power of Iraq's citizenry

Oliver Burkeman, Guardian, April 9, 2003
Battle for key city leads to 'massacre of children' claim
Allies silent on claim of dozens killed by bombing.

Mariam Karouny,, April 9, 2003
Iraqi Shi'ites might turn against U.S.-SCIRI

Luke Harding, Guardian, April 9, 2003
'This makes us love Saddam, not America'

Peter Ford, CSM, April 9, 2003
Why US getting a wary welcome

Ann Scott Tyson, CSM, April 9, 2003
Expectations tempered: a ground-eye view

April 9, 2003
A readers' guide to the war
The best laid plans...

Shashi Tharoor, IHT, April 9, 2003
The UN stands ready to help

Paul Krugman, IHT, April 9, 2003
Behind pro-war protests, a company with ties to Bush

Christian P. Scherrer, HPI, Japan, April 9, 2003
UN Sanctions Against US-UK. Bush-Blair must be Indicted for War Crimes by the ICC

Yves Contamine, World Global Trends, April 9, 2003
Market and optimal allowance of resources at the world level?

Amnesty International, USA, April 6, 2003
News Release

Zvi Bar'el,, April 6, 2003
Analysis: What happened to the civil uprising against Saddam?

Anup Shah, Global, April 6, 2003
Building the Case for a New War

Project on Defense Alternatives, April 6, 2003
War Report

Prem Shankar Jha, Outlook India, April 6, 2003
Weapons of Mass Delusion

Adam Hochschild,, April 6, 2003
Ending the Age of Human Rights?

ICRC, April 6, 2003
War in Iraq

Tim Wise, ZNet, April 6, 2003
The Moral Calculus of Killing

Chalmers Johnson, Kyodo News, April 6, 2003
WorldNow: The war lovers

Constantine von Hoffman,, April 6, 2003
The Coalition of the Willing

Betty Blair, April 2, 2003
Deja Vu - 25 Years Later. Heyerdahl Burns "Tigris" Reed Ship to Protest War

H. Yamazaki and D. Yamamoto, Kyodo News, April 2, 2003
Wallerstein predicts faster U.S. decline over Iraq

Independent, April 2, 2003
Articles about Iraq by Robert Fisk

George, April 2, 2003
Read My Lips

NYT, IHT, March 24, 2003
Saying 'no' to war

Terry Jones, Observer, March 24, 2003
I'm losing patience with my neighbours, Mr Bush.

Robert Fisk, Independent, March 24, 2003
In vain, I looked for signs of the storm to come. Baghdad is a city sleepwalking to war

Center for Economic and Social Rights, March 24, 2003
Tearing up the Rules: The Illegality of Invading Iraq

Henry Porter, Observer, March 24, 2003
Democracy is not in the war plans

John Pilger, Mirror, March 24, 2003
This is the cost of Blair's moral war

Paul Rogers, Open Democracy, March 24, 2003
The Mother of all Bombs &endash; how the US plans to pulverise Iraq

Peace Initiative of Turkey, March 5, 2003
Parliament Secures Vote of Confidence from the People of Turkey, March 5, 2003
Emergency Appeal to the UN

Scott Peterson, CSM, March 5, 2003
Iraq: Saladin to Saddam

Brian Braiker, MSNBC News, March 5, 2003
Saddam Is Not Mad

Eleanor Clift, MSNBC, March 5, 2003
Planet Bush

Cameron W. Barr, CSM, March 5, 2003
Kirkuk, a mirror of Iraq's schism


Special Features
IRAQ (February 26, 2003), February 26, 2003
Virtual March on Washington Headquarters is hosting the online headquarters for the Virtual March on Washington on February 26th, sponsored by the
Win Without War Coalition.

Jonathan Schell, The Nation, February 26, 2003
The Will of the World

Cameron W. Barr, CSM, February 26, 2003
Kurds brace for Turks

Eric S. Margolis, the American Conservative, February 26, 2003
Iraq Invasion: The Road to Folly

CASI, February 26, 2003
Internal UN documents on the humanitarian impact of war on Iraq

Norman Mailer, IHT, February 26, 2003
Gaining an empire, losing democracy?

T. Shanker & E. Schmitt, IHT, February 26, 2003
Cyber-warfare in Iraq already has broken out, February 26, 2003
IRAQ, February 26, 2003
Iraq 'doing all it can'

CBS, February 26, 2003
Saddam challenges Bush to debate

Dan Rather, CBS News, February 26, 2003
Saddam On Exile: 'We Will Die Here'


Special Features
Human and Economic Costs of War (February 24, 2003)

Miriam Pemberton, Institute for Policy Studies, February 24, 2003
The Economic Impacts of a War With Iraq

Center for Economic and Social Rights, February 24, 2003
Emergency Campaign on Iraq, Mission Report

Center for Economic and Social Rights, February 24, 2003
Confidential UN documents warn of humanitarian disaster in Iraq

Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq, February 24, 2003
"Likely Humanitarian Scenarios"


Special Features
IRAQ (February 24, 2003)

O. Bowcott, E. MacAskill, G. Younge, & S. Goldenberg, Guardian, February 24, 2003
Bush's war timetable unravelling

Kamil Mahdi, Guardian, February 24, 2003
Iraqis will not be pawns in Bush and Blair's war game

Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies, February 24, 2003
Understanding the US-Iraq Crisis: A Primer

Patrick Cockburn, CounterPunch, February 24, 2003
"Conquerors Always Call Themselves Liberators"

Brad Knickerbocker, CSM, February 24, 2003
Pre-war action already under way

Karen DeYoung and Peter Slevin, Washington Post, Feb 24, 2003
Full U.S. Control Planned for Iraq


Special Features
Opposition (February 24, 2003)

Reuters, CNN, February 24, 2003
Developing nations challenge Washington

The Non-Aligned Movement, February 24, 2003
Statement to the Security Council on the Situation Between Iraq and Kuwait
For general information on the NAM, click

Jynkz, February 19, 2003
Song: "
We don't want your war"

Cameron W. Barr, CSM, February 19, 2003
Plan: US general to run Iraq

Joan B. Kroc Institute, February 19, 2003
Alternatives to War with Iraq: Kroc Institute Resources on Policy and Ethics

Cameron W. Barr, CSM, February 19, 2003
Among Iraqi exiles, frustration with a tight-lipped US

Severin Carrell, Independent, February 19, 2003
US plan to use illegal weapons

Robert Byrd, AlterNet, February 19, 2003
War: The Most Horrible Human Experience

Paul Rogers, FPIF, February 19, 2003
Could the War Go Nuclear?

Stephen Zunes, FPIF, February 19, 2003
Addressing the Iraqi Repression and the Need for a Change of Regime

John Gershman, FPIF, February 19, 2003
The Progressive Response

CASI, February 19, 2003
Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq, Press Release, February 19, 2003
February 2003 Antiwar Demonstrations

Iraq Body Count, February 14, 2003
The Iraq Body Count Project

Joel Bleifuss, AlterNet, February 14, 2003
Kurt Vonnegut Vs. the !*!@

John Tirman, AlterNet, February 14, 2003
The Inspections Flap: Both Sides are Wrong

John Pilger, Mirror UK, February 14, 2003
Blair is a Coward

J.Risen & D. Johnston, NY Times, February 14, 2003
Split at C.I.A. and F.B.I. on Iraqi Ties to Al Qaeda

Phillip Knightley, Evatt Foundation, February 14, 2003
A history lesson on Iraq: the roots of revolt

J. Burke, G. Hinsliff, E. Vulliamy, The Observer, February 14, 2003
The Iraq Bush will build

BBC News, February 14, 2003
A piece of plagiarism?

Robert Byrd, US Senator, February 14, 2003
Reckless Administration May Reap Disastrous Consequences

Oil and Gas International, February 7, 2003
France & Russia warned support US war on Iraq or no Iraqi oill

Jimmy Carter, AlterNet, February 7, 2003
An Alternative to War

Anthony Judge, laetus in praesens, February 7, 2003
Attacking the Shadow through Iraq

Rajiv Chandrasekaran,, February 7, 2003
Iraq Arms Civilians As Second Line of Defense Against U.S.

Stephen C. Pelletiere, New York Times, February 7, 2003
A War Crime or an Act of War?

BBC News, February 7, 2003
Benn interview with Saddam

Oxford Research Group, February 7, 2003
Conflict Resolution: News from Baghdad

William M. Arkin, LA Times, Yahoo Groups, Feb 7, 2003
Commentary: The Nuclear Option in Iraq. The U.S. has lowered the bar for using the ultimate weapon.

Brad Knickerbocker, CSM, February 7, 2003
Pentagon's quietest calculation: the casualty count

Danny Schechter, AlterNet, February 7, 2003
Covering the Anti-War

William Pfaff, IHT, February 7, 2003
War with Iraq? The UN is the way to go

James Risen & David Johnston, New York Times, Feb 7, 2003
Split at C.I.A. and F.B.I. on Iraqi Ties to Al Qaeda



Articles by TFF Associates:
PressInfos and
Jonathan Power's Columns
Nordiska Feature-artiklar


1. TFF Associates' articles -
English and Nordic

Bengt Silfverstrand, 3 juli 2003
USA ut ur Irak. Självbestämmande för Iraks folk.

David Krieger, June 23, 2003
The Big Lie

Else Hammerich & Jan Øberg - 5. juni, 2003
Lovende initiativ af Anders Fogh Rasmussen til en Mellemøsten-Europa fredsproces

Jan Öberg, 21 maj 2003
Irakierna Behandlas Rasistiskt

David Krieger, May 14, 2003
Ten Lessons of the Iraq War

Sören Sommelius, 7 maj 2003
Försökte Pentagon tysta medierna?

Jan Öberg, 27 april 2003
Nej till USA - men kanske ja till ickevåldsmotstånd?

Sören Sommelius, 15 april 2003
Mediemanipulation av sällan skådat slag?

Christian Hårleman, 15 april 2003
Frågor efter ett Krig

David Krieger, April 15, 2003
The Meaning of Victory


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Sören Sommelius, 2 april 2003
Medier under attack

Else Hammerich, 26 marts 2003
Alternativer til Krig mod Irak

Richard Falk & David Krieger, March 26, 2003
A Modest Proposal: Giving Bush and Blair a Deadline

Sören Sommelius, 24 mars 2003
". . . att USA måste lydas. . .

Madhi Elmandjra, March 24, 2003
WorldNow: World faced with 'mega imperialism'

Madhi Elmandjra, March 24, 2003
We Have Entered the Era of the Second War of Civilisations

Jan Öberg, 24 mars 2003
Låt oss använda krigstiden konstruktivt

Chaiwat Satha-Anan, March 24, 2003
By What Authority? The American Empire and the Future of Peace

David R. Loy, March 24, 2003
A Buddhist Perspective on the New Gulf War

Richard Falk, March 24, 2003
Will the Empire be Fascist?

Richard Falk, March 19, 2003
Challenging the United Nations

Sören Sommelius, 19 mars 2003
Är det så här krig startas i dag?

Richard Falk, March 12, 2003
Why International Law Matters

Sören Sommelius, 12 mars 2003
Illustrerade guider till kriget

Burns H. Weston, March 12, 2003
Citizenship and War with Iraq

Christian Hårleman, 5 mars 2003
Iraks arme på pappret, på film - och i verkligheten

David Krieger, WagingPeace, March 5, 2003
Five Ways to Stop War

Jan Øberg, CounterPunch, February 24, 2003
Political Fundamentalism in DC: Will Bush Prevail or Listen and Think?

Jörgen Johansen & Jan Öberg,
DN, 24 februari 2003
Kofi Annan kan stoppa kriget

Gunnar Westberg, Svenska Läkare mot kärnvapen, 24 feb 2003

Åbent Brev til folketing og regering, Brændpunkt Irak, 24 feb 2003
Tænk på konsekvenserne

Jan Øberg, DR debat, 24 februar 2003
Løs konflikten på fredelig vis

Christian Hårleman & Jan Öberg, 16 februari 2003
Öppet Brev till Anna Lindh

Jan Halldin, Göteborgs Posten, 14 februari 2003
Nedrustning den glömda frågan

Johan Galtung, February 14, 2003
USA-Iraq: There are Alternatives! And Resistance is Possible

February 14, 2003
On the Brink of War

Jan Øberg i Danmarks Radio, 11 februari, 2003
Den direkte Debat på P1 med Poul Friis

Jan Öberg i Sydnytt, 11 februari 2003
"Irakmannen - Jan Öberg"

Michael Renner, February 7, 2003
Post-Saddam energy visions

Michel Chossudovsky, February 7, 2003
Fabricating an Enemy

Richard Falk and David Krieger, February 7, 2003
The Iraq Crisis and International Law

Richard Falk, February 7, 2003
Why International Law Matters

TFF Director, in The Japan Times, February 6, 2003
Reasoning against an Iraqi catastrophe

Scilla Elworthy, January 24, 2003
TFF in Baghdad

Jan Oberg, December 27, 2002
The most common misunderstandings about Iraq. Speech given by Jan Oberg in Berlin, November 2002


2. TFF PressInfos about Iraq

PressInfo # 183, 28 mai 2003, på dansk
Vil du vide, hvem de amerikanere er, som styrer Irak?

PressInfo # 182, 21 maj 2003, på svenska
Hamburgarfilosofi för snabblagning av Iraks utbildningsväsen

PressInfo # 183, May 14, 2003
Do you want to know who the Americans running Iraq really are?
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

PressInfo # 182, 14 mai 2003, på dansk
En burger-filosofi skal give en hurtig patentløsning på Iraks uddannelsessystem

PressInfo # 182, April 24, 2003
Burger philosophy to quick fix Iraq's education system

PressInfo # 181, April 15, 2003
A Personal View on Iraq: Where is the Truth?

PressInfo # 180, 15 april 2003, på svenska
Förlust i alla tre krigen i Irak

PressInfo # 180, 15 april 2003, på dansk
Tre krige, alle at tabe, i Irak

PressInfo # 179, 15 april 2003, på svenska
Likheter mellan Bush och Hussein och USA och Irak

PressInfo # 179, 15 april 2003, på dansk
Ligheder mellem Bush og Hussein og mellem USA og Irak

PressInfo # 180, April 2, 2003
Losing all three wars on Iraq

PressInfo # 179, March 26, 2003
Similarities between Bush and Hussein and the U.S. and Iraq

PressInfo # 178, March 26, 2003
Shock but not Awe

PressInfo # 177, 26 marts 2003, på dansk
Forsømte Kofi Annan en lejlighed til at standse eller udsætte krigen?

PressInfo # 176, 26 marts 2003, på dansk
Hvorfor sikkerhedsrådet aldrig vil hæve sanktionerne mod Irak

PressInfo # 177, March 18, 2003
Did Kofi Annan miss an opportunity to stop the war?

PressInfo # 176, March 12, 2003
Why the SC will never lift the sanctions on Iraq

PressInfo # 176, 24 mars 2003, på svenska
Varför säkerhetsrådet aldrig kommer att häva sanktionerna mot Irak

PressInfo # 175, March 12, 2003
The US and Kuwait undermine the UN by entering the demilitarised zone on the Kuwait-Iraq border

PressInfo # 175, 17 mars 2003 på svenska
USA och Kuwait undergräver FN genom att gå in i den demilitariserade zonen på gränsen mellan Irak och Kuwait

PressInfo # 175, 19. marts, 2003, på dansk
USA og Kuwait underminerer FN ved at gå ind i den demilitariserede zone på grænsen mellen Irak og Kuwait

PressInfo # 174, March 10, 2003
Dan Rather-a-Joke

PressInfo # 174, 17. marts, 2003, på dansk
Dan Rather-a-Joke. Eller den frie presse når den er bedst

PressInfo # 173, March 5, 2003
Sanctions - our moral problem

PressInfo # 173, 14 mars 2003, på svenska
Sanktionerna - vårt moraliska problem

PressInfo # 172, February 24, 2003
Iraq and the Failures of Democracy

PressInfo # 171, February 22, 2003
Peace in Baghdad, A Story of Hope

PressInfo # 171, 5 mars 2003, på svenska
Fred i Bagdad, en berättelse om hopp

PressInfo # 171, 5 mars 2003, på dansk
Fred i Bagdad, en historie om håb

PressInfo # 170, 18 February 2003
A Road to Peace with Iraq - Europe's Choice

PressInfo # 170, 19 februari 2003, på svenska
En väg till fred med Irak - Europas val

PressInfo # 170, 19 februari 2003, på dansk
En vej til fred med Irak - Europas valg

PressInfo # 169, 17 February 2003
Will Bush prevail, or listen and think? - Reflections on February 15, 2003

PressInfo # 169, 24 februari 2003, på svenska
Ska Bush få råda eller ska han lyssna och tänka?

PressInfo # 169, 24 februar 2003, på dansk
Vil Bush fremture eller lytte og tænke?

PressInfo # 168, December 28, 2002
A UN mandate does not make war on Iraq right!

PressInfo # 168, 24 januari 2003, på svenska
Ett krig mot Irak blir inte rätt för att det har FN-mandat!

PressInfo # 168, 17 januari 2003, på dansk
Et FN mandat gør ikke en krig mod Irak mere rigtig

Pressmeddelande - Pressemeddelelse
Ny rapport slår larm om risker för smittkoppsepidemi vid Irak-krig

PressInfo # 167, December 6, 2002
Iraq - Twelve Years of Sanctions: Justified Punishment or Illegal Treatment?



3. Jonathan Power's columns

May 14, 2003
The unsuccessful wars of Afghanistan and Iraq

May 7, 2003
Is there an alternative to European estrangement from America?

April 27, 2003
Now we know: There need be no clash of civilizations

April 2, 2003
Europe's culture of war has changed

March 26, 2003
War is becoming unnatural

March 19, 2003
A post war Europe will be very different

March 5, 2003
We have to keep a sense of proportion about war

February 24, 2003
The Tide of Opinion on Iraq has clearly turned

January 24, 2003
The U.S. and Russia have been hypocritical about biological weapons

January 17, 2003
Is there a morality that can avoid war?

January 9, 2003
With confronting woud-be nuclear powers credibility is everything

December 27, 2002
For the New Year's Eve fireplace of Bush and Blair: a sermon against war

How Iraq might defeat the mighty U.S.A.

PressInfo # 155, July 19, 2002
No need for a war against Iraq



4. Nordiska Feature-artiklar om Irak

Poul Husted, Politiken. 3 juli 2003
Støtten til Irakkrigen falder i USA

John Pilger, Aftonbladet
Blair och barnen

Christine Cordsen og Kristian Klarskov, Politiken
Irak-pres på Fogh

Johan Ehrenberg, Dagens ETC, 7 maj 2003
9 skäl till varför man ska stå emot kriget

Jens Elo Rytter, BerlingskeTidende, 7 maj 2003

Ledare, AfB, 27 april 2003
EU behöver inte en egen försvarsunion

DN Kultur, 27 april 2003
Krig och kultur
Kultur om Irakkriget
Kulturdebatt om Irak, 27 april 2003
Avis: USA overvejer olieledning fra Irak til Israel

T. Kjellström, C. Hogstedt, S. Wall, DN Debatt, 6 april 2003
Kriget i Irak får ohyggliga effekter

Håkan Palm, Helsingborgs Dagblad, 24 mars 2003
Drömmen om arabisk revansch är ständigt levande

Furat Jari, AfB, 24 mars 2003
Mördaren Saddam kan störtas utan krig

M. Raundalen & A. Dyregrov, Aftonbladet, 26 februari 2003
Skona Iraks barn, Bush

Mikael Nyberg, Aftonbladet, 26 februari 2003
Vem hotar vem?

Jan Guillou, Aftonbladet, February 19, 2003
Ännu en miljon ska bestraffas med döden

Anna Lindh, Aftonbladet, February 19, 2003
Än kan ett krig mot Irak undvikas

Göran Rosenberg, DN, 14 februari 2003
Någonting har hänt i Amerika

Svenska Dagbladet, 14 februari 2003
"Nu måste vi hålla ihop"

Arne Hansen, 19 februar 2003
Hjemmeside for flygtninge og positiv fred

DR, 24 februar 2003
Omkostninger ved krig forties

Nadire Mater, Aftonbladet, 24 februari 2003
Turkiets kvinnor leder kampen mot kriget



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