Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

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The Iraqi Monkey Crisis

Bush's invocation of the Cuban Missile Crisis to justify war in Iraq was absurd--but telling.

The WMD Blame Game

The independent investigation into Iraq WMD claims must have power to look beyond technical intelligence-gathering processes and investigate how the White House misused findings in its push for war.

“The Leak” Still Drips of Scandal

Before 2004's presidential elections every American should take another look at the Bush administration's outing of an undercover CIA agent.

Mark Twain in Iraq?

The famous writer championed a proud tradition American anti-imperialism.

Hawks Say The Damnedest Things!

If you want an indication of how deep the WMD scandal goes, just look at what the apologists admit about the "real reasons" for war.

Whether To Be Loved or Feared

Does International Public Opinion Really Matter?

Beyond the War on Terror

What alternatives exist for the pursuit of national security?

Spooks Should Resign in Protest

Agents in the intelligence community should quit to protest the political manipulation that has damaged their credibility and effectiveness.

Those Who Don’t Count

Why it matters to remember the Iraq War's civilian victims.

Was Iraq Really a Threat?

While Fox News may be convinced about illegal weapons, global demands for independent verification deserve America's attention.