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TOM HAYDEN on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War, a war “designed to avoid provoking the public”—and yet, a peace movement arose and “drove a stake through neo-conservative dreams of domination.” Tom wrote about Iraq for The Nation.
Also: MARK LeVINE answers the question, “Why is Obama going to Israel today?”; Mark teaches the history of the modern Middle East at UCI and writes a column for AlJazeera English.
And, when the Senate votes on gun control, will they give up on banning high capacity magazines? TOM FRANK will comment – his column in the March Harper’s is about “our weapon-saturated world.”