Dear Mr. Bush,
Please accept my warmest greetings and appreciation for all the "good things" your "friendly and liberating" troops have brought to my country.
In the nearly three years since "the liberation," you and your troops have been leading us along the path of "democracy and freedom" and have managed to bring [Read more]
President Jalal Talabani said that the United States was negotiating with Iraqi resistance groups through intermediaries. In an interview, he said that he backed the talks and would encourage resistance leaders to take up dialogue.
Talabani's remarks contradict U.S. statements that it is not in direct or indirect [Read more]
In his surprise visit to Baghdad on Sunday, U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney was apparently pleased with the success of the elections. He should not be.
The elections are first and foremost an achievement of the Iraqi people. Neither Cheney nor any other power should have a claim for their resounding success. [Read more]
In the days shortly before and shortly after the U.S. invasion, we were given rosy promises, some of them by the invaders themselves and some by Iraqi exiles who returned to the country.
We were told each Iraqi family would be given a share of the revenues from our massive oil riches. Iraqis would no longer suffer [Read more]
A pact of honor, calling for the withdrawal of U.S. troops, among other things, has been signed in Baghdad.
The signatories include "over 57 political parties and influential tribes in the country," said Bahaa al-Araji of the [Muqtada al] Sadr movement which helped draft the pact. "The groups that are signatories to [Read more]
Sectarian division and the chasing after illegal profits are the greatest hallmarks of the new era ushered in by U.S. "liberation" troops.
Indeed, sectarian affiliation has now replaced loyalty to country and flag. You no longer need to be honest and patriotic to get a government job, for example. Sectarianism has [Read more]
Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari is now facing the most critical decision of his life and that will either make or break his political career.
In the aftermath of the reported atrocities against Iraqi inmates at a secret prison in Baghdad he has two options.
To win back his credibility, in the eyes of many Iraqis at [Read more]
The engineering corps of the U.S. occupation in Iraq claims to have spent $14.5 million to improve education, the electrical supply and sewage facilities in the southern city of Diwaniya. A statement by the group organizing American civil projects in the country said that the sum had been spent on 500 projects that [Read more]
It is wrong to blame ordinary Iraqis, wherever they live, for the surge in violence by groups opposed to the government and the United States. As U.S. troops pursue their new border offensive [Operation Steel Curtain] for a seventh consecutive day, reports from the battlefield say that innocent Iraqis are again bearing [Read more]
Events taking place in Iraq and the surrounding region may either contradict or coincide with the interests of the American occupier, but rest assured none of these occurences are in Iraq’s favor.
Neighboring states fear American military might and try, as well as they can, to avoid the calamitous fate that has [Read more]