Middle East Wars

Middle East Wars 2023 Work Plan

Middle East Working Group Focuses on developments in the countries of the Middle East (including Afghanistan; excluding Israel/Palestine) and combatting U.S. intervention in those countries (whether by invasion, sanctions, covert action, weapons sales, military aid, “democracy promotion”, etc). Policy Goal: Educate the public about key developments […]

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, […]