The invasion and occupation of Iraq defined a generation; the world’s largest anti-war protest was followed by the 3rd longest war in US history. Ten years later, American troops have officially left Iraq, but the occupation and its effects continue. On this edition, we look back at the 2003 invasion of Iraq. For Iraqis, for the US military, and for the anti-war movement; how have things changed? And what, if anything, has the world learned?

Featuring: Donald Rumsfeld, former US secretary of defense; Tom Cahill, human shield in Iraq; Yanar Mohammed, Organization for Women’s Freedom in Iraq president; Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist co-founder; Catherine Lutz, Watson Institute’s Costs of War study co-director; Barack Obama, president of the United States; Bishop Desmond Tutu, Jean-Luc, Caroline Bridgeman Reese, Amanda Tattersol; Iraq war protestors; Lisa Hammid, Free Speech Radio News host; Miles Ashdown, FSRN reporter

For More Information:
We Are Many
Costs of War
Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq
International Federation of Iraqi Refugees
Courage to Resist
Bradley Manning Support Network
Stop the War Coalition (UK)
Shutdown: The Rise and Fall of Direct Action to Stop the War
Free Speech Radio news

Articles, Videos, etc
Infographic: US ends Iraq War Chapter
Remarks by the President and First Lady on the End of the War in Iraq
Sparring With Demons, Combat Medic Turns to Martial Arts

Music
Brand Nubian, “Drop the Bomb”

ON Making Contact | March 21, 2013 | 12:30 pm

Ten Years Later: Counting the Costs of War in Iraq

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The invasion and occupation of Iraq defined a generation; the world’s largest anti-war protest was followed by the 3rd longest war in US history. Ten years later, American troops have officially left Iraq, but the occupation and its effects continue. On this edition, we look back at the 2003 invasion of Iraq. For Iraqis, for the US military, and for the anti-war movement; how have things changed? And what, if anything, has the world learned?

Featuring: Donald Rumsfeld, former US secretary of defense; Tom Cahill, human shield in Iraq; Yanar Mohammed, Organization for Women’s Freedom in Iraq president; Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist co-founder; Catherine Lutz, Watson Institute’s Costs of War study co-director; Barack Obama, president of the United States; Bishop Desmond Tutu, Jean-Luc, Caroline Bridgeman Reese, Amanda Tattersol; Iraq war protestors; Lisa Hammid, Free Speech Radio News host; Miles Ashdown, FSRN reporter

For More Information:
We Are Many
Costs of War
Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq
International Federation of Iraqi Refugees
Courage to Resist
Bradley Manning Support Network
Stop the War Coalition (UK)
Shutdown: The Rise and Fall of Direct Action to Stop the War
Free Speech Radio news

Articles, Videos, etc
Infographic: US ends Iraq War Chapter
Remarks by the President and First Lady on the End of the War in Iraq
Sparring With Demons, Combat Medic Turns to Martial Arts

Music
Brand Nubian, “Drop the Bomb”

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