Irak — Iraq

Omia artikkeleitani — My articles


Afganistan ja Irak: "Demokratia vientituotteena", 13.4.2010

Irakia "rauhoittamassa", 29.5.2008


Finnish reactions to London attacks

19 July 2005

Iraq could mark this century

4 February 2004

Victory propaganda

22 April 2003

Filosofi roistovaltion raunioilla


Uutta liittoutumattomuutta toteuttamaan

Ydin 3/2003 (23.5.2003)

Lipponen ja euro-atlanttinen eripura

Turun Sanomat, 19.3.2003

Irak, Suomi ja Nato-mielisten maailmankuva

Ydin, 2/2003

Irakin vastainen sota isku kansainväliselle oikeudelle

Turun Sanomat, 29.9.2002

Kun Tony oli valmis sotaan Billin kanssa

Ydin, 1998

Aseidenvientiä Lähi-itään

BBC Finnish Section, 3.2.1993

Turha ja hirvittävä sota

Ydin, 4/1991

Kun sota on rauhaa

Ydin, 1991

"Maailma odottaa meiltä tarmokkaita toimia"

Suomen Kuvalehti, 1991

Persianlahden sodan varjo Euroopan yllä

BBC Finnish Section, 21.1.1991

Lähi-idän öljyä kahmimassa

BBC Finnish Section, 10.8.1990


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Muiden kirjoittajien artikkeleita — Articles by other writers


Why the Assange ruling is not ‘ridiculous’
Why the Assange ruling is not ‘ridiculous’
Why the Assange ruling is not ‘ridiculous’
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US Sells Out the Kurds – Again by Reese Erlich,, 7 November 2017

Kirkuk redux was a bloodless offensive. Here's why by Pepe Escobar, Asia Times, 17 October 2017

The Thwarted Dreams of Kurdistan by Lawrence Davidson,, 17 October 2017

Iraqi Kurdistan: A Regional Flashpoint by Vijay Prashad and Sharmini Peries, The Real News, 7 October 2017 (video and transcript)

Nationalism and imperial power by Yassamine Mather, Weekly Worker, 14 September 2017

High Court Judges Defy Reason to Protect Tony Blair by Craig Murray, 31 July 2017

One week after Mosul’s “liberation,” horror of US siege continues to unfold by Bill Van Auken, Defend Democracy Press, 18 July 2017

Mosul: New horrors beckon by Yassamine Mather, Weekly Worker, 13 July 2017

The “liberation” of Mosul: Washington's latest war crime in the Middle East by Bill Van Auken, World Socialist Web Site, 12 July 2017

The battle for Mosul is won. But with Isis defeated, can Iraqis unite? by Jonathan Steele, The Guardian, 10 July 2017

Iraq: Will Tony Blair Finally Stand Trial for His Part in the “Supreme International Crime”? by Felicity Arbuthnot, Global Research, 8 July 2017

The Mass Killing of Civilians, Now in Syria and Iraq, Is Part of a Long, Depressing Pattern of American War-Making by Frank Joyce, AlterNet, 7 July 2017

Tony Blair was not straight with the UK public over the Iraq War, says Sir John Chilcot by Ryan Wilkinson, Independent, 6 July 2017

For 100,000 trapped civilians, the battle for Mosul has reached its final but deadliest stage by Bethan McKernan, Independent, 19 June 2017

Mosul's “Liberation”: Another Fallujah, Dresden - or Hiroshima? by Felicity Arbuthnot, London Progressive Journal, 3 June 2017

US-led coalition admits killing at least 484 civilians in air strikes against Isis in Syria and Iraq by Lizzie Dearden, Independent, 3 June 2017

Tomgram: Engelhardt, The Globalization of Misery,, 14 May 2017

The Silent Slaughter of the US Air War by Nicolas J S Davies,, 9 May 2017

‘There Are No Signs That Iraq Can Be Bombed Into Stability' by Raed Jarrar and Janine Jackson, FAIR, 4 April 2017

US Army Investigator Accuses National Security Adviser McMaster of War Crimes in Iraq by Jared Labell, The Libertarian Institute, 4 April 2017

The massacre in Mosul by James Cogan, World Socialist Web Site, 27 March 2017

More Than 1,000 Civilians Reportedly Killed by U.S.-Led Airstrikes as Trump Expands War on Terror, Democracy Now! 27 March 2017 (video and transcript)

Mosul's children were shouting beneath the rubble. Nobody came by Martin Chulov, The Guardian, 25 March 2017

Inside the Secretive Trump Lobby That Wants to Profit From the Breakup of Iraq by Nafeez Ahmed, AlterNet, 24 March 2017

Air strikes on Isis-held Mosul 'leave 230 civilians dead', reports local media by Bethan McKernan, Independent, 23 March 2017

After Mosul: The coming break-up of Iraq and the end of the Middle East by Nafeez Ahmed, Middle East Eye, 13 March 2017

Tomgram: Danny Sjursen, Surging to Failure,, 9 March 2017

Investigation: Did Trump's Defense Secretary Nominee James Mattis Commit War Crimes in Iraq?, Democracy Now! 12 January 2017 (video and transcript)

While decrying “massacre” in Aleppo, US steps up bloodshed in Mosul by Bill Van Auken, World Socialist Web Site, 16 December 2016

Isis manufacturing military standard weapons on an 'industrial scale' in Iraq by Lizzie Dearden, Independent, 15 December 2016

James Mattis Is a War Criminal: I Experienced His Attack on Fallujah Firsthand by Dahr Jamail, Truthout, 6 December 2016

Bush's Iraq Lies, Uncontested, Will Haunt Us Under Trump by Medea Benjamin, Common Dreams, 2 December 2016

MPs reject move to investigate Tony Blair over Iraq by 369 votes by Jessica Elgot and Heather Stewart, The Guardian, 30 November 2016

We Must Tell the Truth About the Iraq War by Jodie Evans, Truthdig, 30 October 2016

Testimony to the US Tribunal on Iraq by Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire, AlterNet, 30 October 2016

Seven World-Historical Achievements of the Iraq Invasion of 2003 by Gary Leupp, CounterPunch, 28 October 2016

Irregular war, and how to reverse it by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 20 October 2016

“Stack the bodies outside the door”: Pollution, contamination and the toxic legacy of the Iraq War on the Iraqis themselves by David Masciotra, Salon, 18 September 2016

Pentagon Has No Idea Where Hundreds of Thousands of Guns Went in Iraq and Afghanistan by Nika Knight, Common Dreams, 25 August 2016

Send Our War Criminals to the Hague Court by Eric Margolis, The Unz Review, 9 July 2016

Some Initial Thoughts on the Chilcot Report by Jane Kinninmont, Ibrahim Al-Marashi, Dina Rizk Khoury and Nadje Al-Ali, MERIP, 8 July 2016

US Still Ducks Iraq Accountability by Paul R. Pillar,, 9 July 2016

Take it from a whistleblower: Chilcot's jigsaw puzzle is missing a few pieces by Katharine Gun, The Guardian, 8 July 2016

The real motive for the Iraq war is buried under the 2.6 million words of the Chilcot report by Nafeez Ahmad, The Canary, 7 July 2016

Chilcot's Iraq: the missing piece by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 7 July 2016

"An Act of Military Aggression Launched on a False Pretext" Jeremy Corbyn's Response to the Chilcot Report, Information Clearing House, 7 July 2016 (video and transcript)

The war in Iraq was not a blunder or a mistake. It was a crime by Owen Jones, The Guardian, 7 July 2016

Chilcot report: The greatest tragedy is that we still don't know how many Iraqis died in our name by Andrew Buncombe, Independent, 7 July 2016

Tony Blair to George W. Bush: 'I will be with you, whatever' by Pepe Escobar, Russia Insider, 7 July 2016

Guardian: Iraqis think Blair made a ‘mistake', Jonathan Cook Blog, 7 July 2016

Could war in Iraq have been averted? by Nafeez Ahmad and others, Al Jazeera, 6 July 2016 (video)

Iraqi Exile: U.K. Iraq Inquiry Confirms the War Was Based on a Lie, Democracy Now! 6 July 2016 (video and transcript)

Chilcot's indictment of Tony Blair could hardly be more damning by Richard Norton-Taylor, The Guardian, 6 July 2016

At last, Jack Straw's role in making the case for the Iraq War is exposed by Kim Sengupta, Independent, 6 July 2016

For the anti-war movement, Chilcot is not the end. Blair must face charges by Lindsey German, Stop the War, 6 July 2016

Chilcot has underlined exactly why Labour needs Jeremy Corbyn - one of the brave few to oppose the Iraq War by Lee Williams, Independent, 6 July 2016

Chilcot's judgment is utterly damning – but it's still not justice by George Monbiot, The Guardian, 6 July 2016

Most Labour MPs Opposing Corbyn are Stained with the Blood of Iraq by Nafeez Ahmad, Common Dreams, 6 July 2016

Chilcot's blind spot: Iraq War report buries oil evidence, fails to address motive by David Whyte and Greg Muttitt, openDemocracy, 6 July 2016

On Eve of Chilcot, Critics Intensify Calls for Tony Blair to Face 'Reckoning' by Nika Knight, Common Dtreams, 5 July 2016

Peter Oborne's "Not the Chilcot Report": a review by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 9 June 2016

Isis's most deadly attack in weeks is the one the world probably cares about least by Ishaan Tharoor, Independent, 4 July 2016

The phone call from George Bush that told Tony Blair he'd failed on Iraq by Sarah Helm, The Guardian, 4 July 2016

Outrage as war crimes prosecutors say Tony Blair will not be investigated over Chilcot's Iraq war report – but British soldiers could be by Robert Mendick, The Telegraph, 2 July 2016

Derailing Chilcot: The red herring of post-war planning in Iraq by Ian Sinclair, Middle East Eye, 23 June 2016

Peter Oborne's "Not the Chilcot Report": a review by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 9 June 2016

The Iraq Chilcot Inquiry, "Apology" from "Alleged" War Criminal Tony Blair. UK Government Shameful U-Turn by Felicity Arbuthnot, Information Clearing House, 7 June 2016

War Criminal Tony Blair’s “Manic Diversionary Tactics”: Is the UK’s Iraq Inquiry Set to “Savage” Tony Blair? by Felicity Arbuthnot, Global Research, 5 June 2016

Legacy of the 2003 war by Yassamine Mather, Weekly Worker, 2 June 2016

Mission creep or mission rush? by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 2 June 2016

Is the UK's Iraq Inquiry Set to “Savage” Tony Blair? by Felicity Arbuthnot, Global Research, 25 May 2016

Architects of disastrous Iraq War still at large by Neil Clark, RT, 16 May 2016

Escalating US Air Strikes Kill Hundreds of Civilians in Mosul by Nicolas J. S. Davies,, 5 May 2016

Death and Destruction in Iraq, Extensive US War Crimes: Apocalypse in Mosul in the Guise of Bombing ISIS by Felicity Arbuthnot, Global Research, 27 April 2016

Fallujah Residents Starving, Murdered, Besieged by US Backed Government Forces and ISIS by Felicity Arbuthnot, Information Clearing House, 17 April 2016

Iraq Invasion – Anniversary of The Biggest Terrorist Attack in Modern History by Felicity Arbuthnot, Global Research, 28 March 2016

‘The Sense That Everybody Thought They Had WMDs Is a Total Fantasy' Interview with Stephen Zunes by Janine Jackson, FAIR, 3 March 2016

“They really don't want this out”: The biggest Iraq War scandal that nobody's talking about by Liam O'Donoghue, Salon, 17 February 2016

This is how the CIA botched Iraq post-9/11: Bob Gates, careerist sycophancy, and the real history of the Deep State by Patrick L. Smith, Salon, 14 February 2016

The Iraq War's Known Unknowns by Ray McGovern,, 26 January 2016

Tomgram: Nick Turse, How to Succeed at Failing, Pentagon-Style,, 21 January 2016

Britain broke Iraq. We can’t turn our back on its refugees by Simon Jenkins, The Guardian, 20 January 2016

Iraq conflict: Civilians suffering 'staggering' violence - UN, BBC News, 19 January 2016

Tony Blair Heading for Handcuffs and a War Crimes Indictment? by Felicity Arbuthnot, Information Clearing House, 8 November 2015

Bush-41 Finally Speaks on Iraq War by Ray McGovern,, 8 November 2015

Tell Us Why We're At War in Iraq Again, Mr. President by Peter Van Buren, Information Clearing House, 31 October 2015

Hillary Clinton Hasn't Learned a Thing from Iraq by Medea Benjamin, Other Words, 28 October 2015

We don't need to wait for Chilcot, Blair lied to us about Iraq. Here's the evidence by Peter Oborne, openDemocracy, 28 October 2015

Bush Lapdog Blair can't Even Apologize Correctly for Destabilizing the Middle East by Juan Cole, ZNet, 28 October 2015

Tony Blair Is Sorry, A Little by David Swanson, ZNet, 27 October 2015

Blair's Apology Didn't Absolve Him, So Why Did He Do It? by Ahmed Samir, CounterPunch, 27 October 2015

US Interventionist Policies in Iraq Unleashed Chaos, Brutality and Death Still Unfolding Today by Dahr Jamail, Truthout, 11 October 2015

One Man's Mission: Justice for Iraq by Dahr Jamail, Truthout, 9 October 2015

Shocking truth: How UK helped kill millions of civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan by Graham Vanbergen, Stop the War, 30 Septemer 2015

As Obama's War in Iraq and Syria Rumbles On, Are Intel Books Getting Cooked? by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 26 August 2015

Republicans Can't Face the Truth About Iraq by Eric Margolis, Information Clearing House, 16 August 2015

Officials: Islamic State arose from US support for al-Qaeda in Iraq by Nafeez Ahmed, Insurge Intelligence, 13 August 2015

As Heat Wave Sweeps Iraq, Thousands Demand Water, Electricity, Sustenance by Sarah Lazare, Common Dreams, 1 August 2015

Secret Document Shows CIA Reaction to Finding No WMD in Iraq by David Swanson, teleSUR, 8 July 2015

The Partition of 'Syraq' by Pepe Escobar, Information Clearing House, 19 June 2015

Iraqi Women Before And After The 2003 Invasion Interview With Prof Nadje Al-Ali, Information Clearing House, 19 June 2015

Read this and ask how is it Tony Blair and George Bush are not behind bars by César Chelala, Stop the War, 18 June 2015

Iraq Body Count: undercounting death with pro-war cash by Nafeez Ahmed, Insurge Intelligence, 10 June 2015

Insanity's Definition is Sending More U.S. Ground Troops to Iraq by Michael Scheuer, Information Clearing House, 3 June 2015

George Monbiot and the Iraq War bullshit brigade by Nafeez Ahmed, Insurge Intelligence, June 2015

Now the truth emerges: how the US fuelled the rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq by Seumas Milne, The Guardian, 3 June 2015

Biggest crime you've never heard of: when US and UK killed half a million children by Ian Sinclair, Stop the War, 31 May 2015

Resurgence of the ‘Surge' Myth by Ray McGovern,, 28 May 2015

Massive military escalation looms as ISIS advances in Iraq by Niles Williamson, World Socialist Web Site, 22 May 2015

Matt Taibbi on the Journalist & Politician Cheerleaders for Iraq War, Then & Now, Democracy Now! 21 May 2015 (video and transcript)

The Phony ‘Bad Intel' Defense on Iraq by Ray McGovern,, 15 May 2015

Report Shows US Invasion, Occupation of Iraq Left 1 Million Dead by Dahr Jamail, Truthout, 13 April 2015

12th Anniversary Of Illegal Iraq Invasion – 2.7 Million Iraqi Dead From Violence Or War-imposed Deprivation by Gideon Polya,, 23 March 2015

Iraq, the Ultimate War Crime: Erasing the History of Mesopotamia. The Destruction of Nineveh by Felicity Arbuthnot, Global Research, 15 March 2015

Atrocities Committed by U.S.-Trained Iraqi Forces — Again by Peter Maass, The Intercept, 13 March 2015

American Sniper vs. Baghdad Sniper by Pepe Escobar, Information Clearing House, 27 February 2015

Iraq's Children: Ever Expendable – From Madeleine Albright to Tony Blair and “Save the Children.” by Felicity Arbuthnot, Global Research, 8 February 2015

Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign by Cole Moreton, The Independent, 25 January 2015

Tomgram: Peter Van Buren, The Military-Industrial Complex in Iraq,, 15 January 2015


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