20 Years since the Invasion of Iraq: The Brutal Legacy of Imperialism

The US-led invasion of Iraq began 20 years ago. Since then, the country has been torn apart by war, sectarianism, and fundamentalism. To end the horror and barbarism of imperialism, we must fight for revolution.

CIA Used Prisoner as “Prop” to Teach Torture Methods

It has been revealed that the CIA spent three years using a detainee in Afghanistan as a “puppet” to train interrogators in torture methods.

The Killing of Qassem Soleimani: Oppose US Imperialist Aggression!

In an act of supreme arrogance, the Trump administration killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. Yet again, US imperialism is adding to the instability in the Middle East.

Iraq: Against Imperialism and Fundamentalism

In a press conference on August 28, US president Barack Obama openly admitted that he did not have a strategy yet to combat the jihadist ISIS group in Iraq and Syria. Obama’s confession reveals the impasse […]

Iraq Falling Apart: The Forces Behind the Insurgency

The speed with which large swathes of Iraqi territory have fallen to a relatively small force of armed militias begs the question as to how this was possible. The Iraqi armed forces were numerically much […]

Civil War and Black Reaction in Iraq: a Frankenstein’s Monster of Imperialism Raises its Head

ISIS captured Mosul and then proceeded South towards Baghdad. Hundreds of thousands have already fled fearing their lives under the rule of this reactionary group. This specter of barbarism rising on the horizon is the […]

Contracting Out the War in Iraq

After Blackwater USA’s recent street shoot out in Baghdad, which resulted in as many as 17 civilian deaths, the role of mercenaries in Iraq has received extra attention in the media. Although they have played […]

The Iraq War Comes Home to Roost

Editorial for SA #33Like the Katrina disaster two years ago, the collapse of the I-35 bridge in Minneapolis, MN is yet another reminder of the real effects of the capitalist policy of “guns before butter”. […]

For a United Anti-War Movement: Statement by the WIL

The Workers International League enthusiastically endorses ANSWER’s May 31 call for a peaceful, legal, united front antiwar demonstration. The basic unifying slogan “End the War Now!” can effectively mobilize the millions of workers and youth […]

Is NATO Using Depleted Uranium in Yugoslavia?

The use of high-tech weapons by the NATO alliance may have some serious, lasting environmental and health effects on the people of the Balkans.