New Internationalist

Iraq

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Why are we so afraid of chemical weapons?

War is destruction. So why, asks MG Zimeta, does the ‘existential threat’ of an airborne toxic event in Syria and beyond, instil such horror.

Filed in: Arms Human Rights Iraq Military Nuclear Weapons Politics Syria United States War and Peace

The compassionate case against foreign intervention

‘We are not the good guys’ – Kerry-anne Mendoza argues that the US and Britain should avoid military action in war ravaged countries like Syria.

Filed in: Conflict Iraq Military Politics Syria United Kingdom United States War and Peace

A poem to remember a crime against a child

A New Internationalist article about the death of ‘the little poet’ in Iraq has haunted Judith Morrison for 15 years.

Filed in: Iraq Poetry

Hassan Blassim: leave Iraq to its freedom

Amy Hall speaks to the author about writing, the war and his upcoming appearance at the Reel Iraq festival in Britain.

Filed in: Conflict Culture Iraq War and Peace

Festival showcases Reel Iraq

A decade on from the invasion of Iraq, a four-day celebration of the country’s culture takes place in the UK.

Filed in: Art Culture Film Iraq Music Poetry United Kingdom

The one man peace mission

No money, no carbon, no passport: Emma Fordham on Earthian, who rejected his identity then set off from London to Iraq.

Filed in: Economics Iraq Peace United Kingdom

Olympic kidnap, cover up, and one woman’s lone battle

Felicity Arbuthnot tells the intriguing story of the disappearance of 24 members of Iraq’s Olympic Committee.

Filed in: Crime Iraq

Why I attempted to arrest Tony Blair last week

Tom Grundy on his audacious attempt to bring to justice a man who’s arguably liable for mass civilian casualties in Iraq.

Filed in: Conflict Iraq Politics United Kingdom

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First Madeleine Albright, now Prince Harry: the strange world of humanitarian awards

Felicity Arbuthnot wonders how the Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership award can be given to someone involved in the war in Afghanistan.

Filed in: Afghanistan Conflict Iraq United Kingdom United States

UN ‘travesty’: resolutions of mass destruction - Part 2

How has the corporate press reacted to the fighting in Syria?

Filed in: Iraq Media Military Syria

US drones invade Iraqi skies

When is a US troop pullout not a pullout? asks Felicity Arbuthnot.

Filed in: Iraq Military United States War and Peace

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