Tag Archives: Iraq


4,000 US troops dead

$341.1 million per day

5 years of war

49 Iraqi civilians dead per day



Let The Sadrists Play Too

Muqtada al-Sadr, the (at least nominal) leader of the Mahdi Army and the Sadrist Movement, is denounced as a thug by American and Iraqi government officials. This radical cleric and the Sadrist Movement in general, however, are legitimate political actors in Iraq and should be accepted into the political process as such.

Recognizing that this is armchair (or to use a more accurate term, laptop) foreign policy, I am going to argue for this proposal because I think it is important to possible political reconciliation and peace in Iraq. I also want to add the disclaimer that I think the occupation of Iraq is illegal, immoral, and unjust; it must end immediately and American imperialism in the country and region should cease.

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5 Years Too Long

Today, President Bush once again declared mission accomplished in Iraq. Here at Harvard, we demanded peace!

Despite the cold and rain, an energetic group of us displayed our opposition to this war, right at the feet of John Harvard. Here are videos of two amazing students speaking to the crowd:

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