Freedom Monument in Baghdad, commissioned after the 1958 revolution by General Abd al-Karim Qasim and designed by architect Jawad Salim. Photo: Hammody.90/ Openverse
Middle East Wars

Reflections on the 2003 US Invasion of Iraq

by Hayat Imam At the 2004 White House Correspondents Ball, President George W. Bush mimed a massive search for Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), looking under tables and chairs and muttering to himself: “The WMD have got to be here somewhere…” The audience dutifully laughed, […]

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Palestine/Israel

Condemning Israel’s Actions is Not Anti-Semitism

By Megan Lee  As the tension between Palestinians and the Israeli government increases, political institutions, governments, and advocates are identifying the injustices that Israeli institutions continue to commit against Palestinians. Israel stands as the only established Jewish nation in the world, and considering the past […]