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Iraq Topics

Democracy Now! has closely followed the U.S.-led attacks and occupation of Iraq over the years.

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  • We go to Baghdad to speak with Nada Doumani, spokesperson for the International Committee of the Red Cross about the latest on the debate over what will happen to Saddam Hussein and other Iraqi POWs after the June 30 so-called handover of power.
    Jun 16, 2004 | Story
  • Attorney John Bonifaz argues the president has commited high crimes by lying to the American public and Congress about Iraq in the lead-up to the invasion. He makes his case in the new book "Warrior-King: The Case For Impeaching George W. Bush." [Includes transcript]
    Jun 16, 2004 | Story
  • At least 35 people have been killed, and over 130 wounded in a car bomb attack at an Iraqi army recruitment centre in western Baghdad. We go to Iraq to speak with Jonathan Steele, senior foreign correspondent for the London Guardian reporting from the bomb site.
    Jun 17, 2004 | Story
  • The Sept. 11 commission reported yesterday there was "no credible evidence" that Saddam Hussein helped al-Qaida target the United States, contradicting one of the Bush administration main reasons for war. We look at how the White House repeated the false claims to justify the invasion of Iraq.
    Jun 17, 2004 | Story
  • Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh reports that Israel warned the US last year it would not be able to bring stability or democracy to Iraq. Now, hundreds of Israeli agents, including members of Mossad, are conducting covert operations in the Kurdish areas of northern Iraq, Iran and Syria.[includes transcript]
    Jun 22, 2004 | Story
  • At least 70 people have died and 270 have been injured in Iraq after members of the Iraqi resistance staged a coordinated pre-dawn uprising in five cities and towns today. Most of the attacks targeted U.S.-backed Iraqi security forces in Mosul, Baghdad, Baquba, Ramadi and Fallujah.[includes transcript]
    Jun 24, 2004 | Story
  • We talk to Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies on a new report examining the costs of the Iraq invasion.[includes transcript]
    Jun 24, 2004 | Story
  • In a surprise move the U.S. held a brief ceremony in Baghdad earlier today to mark the so-called handover of power to the new unelected government of Iraq. The handover was scheduled to take place on Wednesday June 30 but the US moved up the date with hopes that it would pre-empt further attacks by members of the Iraq resistance to coincide with the handover.

    Technically the handover of power ends the 14-month occupation of Iraq, but many...

    Jun 28, 2004 | Story
  • We speak with Kansas City Star columnist Lewis Diguid about the situation in Iraq as well as local politics in Kansas, Irish peace activist Ciaron O’Reilly in Dublin discusses Ireland’s response to Bush’s recent visit and former U.S. Army captain and Gulf War resistor Dr. Yolanda Huet-Vaughn discusses U.S. foreign policy and her reasons for saying no to war.[includes transcript]
    Jun 28, 2004 | Story
  • Red Cross officials in Iraq are now estimating 800 Iraqi civilians have been killed during the siege on Fallujah. We go to Baghdad to speak with independent journalist Dahr Jamail who broke the story. [includes rush transcript]
    Nov 17, 2004 | Story