The Making of a “Shithole” World

January 19, 2018

Trump's racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of US foreign policy are worse. The United States has never invaded Norway. It has never bombed Oslo. It has never rounded up Norwegians and thrown them in Guantanamo. Perhaps some US diplomats have referred to the country as...

Don’t Blame the Iraq Debacle on the Israel Lobby (Part 2/2)

May 14, 2013

Stephen Zunes argues that the blame for the Iraq War should not be put on the Israel lobby but the Bush administration and US imperialism. This is the last of a two part series. Read part 1 here. “Pro-Israel Jewish neoconservatives like Paul Wolfowitz, Douglas Feith, Richard Perle, and...

Don’t Blame the Iraq Debacle on the Israel Lobby (Part 1/2)

May 06, 2013

Stephen Zunes argues that the blame for the Iraq war should not be put on the Israel lobby, but the Bush administration and US imperialism. This is the first of a two part series. Given the enormous tragedy of the US invasion of Iraq, the war's tenth anniversary has inevitably raised the...