Tag: Iraq

This Day in 2003: Imperialist “Shock and Awe” Devastates Iraq

The United States began its war on Iraq in 2003 with a massive bombing assault on Baghdad. The entire war was based on a series of lies aimed at masking the real objective: a regime change that would spark a remaking of the Middle East to serve U.S. imperialist interests in the region.

Hunger Revolts Return to Iraq

Iraqi youth fear hunger and unemployment more than the coronavirus or ISIS. The economic crisis in Iraq, caused by the fall in oil prices, is pushing millions into poverty. Thousands took to the streets to fight.

Why is the U.S. Bombing Iraq During a Pandemic?

Even as coronavirus spreads rapidly across the globe, causing a health crisis of historic proportions, the U.S. military is engaging in new military attacks in the Middle East. The U.S. must cease all military interventions and redirect its military budget to combat the pandemic.

Trump’s Attack on Iran: Why Now?

The assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani by a US drone strike last Friday reflects a desperate attempt by a failing administration to reassert US hegemony in a region where it is being increasingly challenged.

A Step Away From War?

The U.S. assassination of an Iranian general could lead to yet another devastating war in the Middle East.

Iraq: A Revolutionary Situation?

The current Iraqi protests are the first united, nationwide uprisings in the country in recent memory. Protesters have exhibited admirable levels of discipline and have been exemplars of the principle that practical anti-oppression and the struggle for proletarian power are inseparable.

This Day in 2003: Imperialist “Shock and Awe” Devastates Iraq

The United States began its war on Iraq in 2003 with a massive bombing assault on Baghdad. The entire war was based on a series of lies aimed at masking the real objective: a regime change that would spark a remaking of the Middle East to serve U.S. imperialist interests in the region.

Hunger Revolts Return to Iraq

Iraqi youth fear hunger and unemployment more than the coronavirus or ISIS. The economic crisis in Iraq, caused by the fall in oil prices, is pushing millions into poverty. Thousands took to the streets to fight.

Why is the U.S. Bombing Iraq During a Pandemic?

Even as coronavirus spreads rapidly across the globe, causing a health crisis of historic proportions, the U.S. military is engaging in new military attacks in the Middle East. The U.S. must cease all military interventions and redirect its military budget to combat the pandemic.

Trump’s Attack on Iran: Why Now?

The assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani by a US drone strike last Friday reflects a desperate attempt by a failing administration to reassert US hegemony in a region where it is being increasingly challenged.

A Step Away From War?

The U.S. assassination of an Iranian general could lead to yet another devastating war in the Middle East.

Iraq: A Revolutionary Situation?

The current Iraqi protests are the first united, nationwide uprisings in the country in recent memory. Protesters have exhibited admirable levels of discipline and have been exemplars of the principle that practical anti-oppression and the struggle for proletarian power are inseparable.