iraq invasion

7.6.16

The UK's Iraq War inquiry vindicates a whistleblower who took his own life

Dr. David Kelly was found dead near his home in 2003. His life was torn apart after he accused the British government of over-selling intelligence in order to justify the Iraq invasion. Turns out, he was right.

1.16.16

The US Launched Operation Desert Storm 25 Years Ago and Now Iraq Is Totally Screwed

It's the 25th anniversary of Operation Desert Storm, the US-led campaign against Saddam Hussein that paved the way for the current era of chaos in Iraq.

11.3.15

Our Man in Iraq: Ahmed Chalabi, Advocate of Iraq Invasion, Dies at 71

The Iraqi politician's opposition group supplied faulty intelligence about Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction program that were a key part of the Bush administration’s case for the US invasion of Iraq in 2003.

12.2.14

Talking Heads: How the US Created the Islamic State

VICE News sat down with Mark Danner to discuss his New York Review of Books essay that forecasted the formation of the Islamic State over a decade before it happened.

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