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Organizations and Campaigns

United for Peace and Justice
United for Peace is a national campaign that brings together a broad range of organizations throughout the United States to help coordinate work against a U.S. war on Iraq.

Iraq Moratorium
The Iraq Moratorium will be an escalating, monthly expression of determination to end the war. Commencing Friday, September 21, 2007 and continuing the Third Friday of every month thereafter, we will encourage people to make a break with business as usual.

Veterans for Peace
Veterans For Peace is a national organization that includes men and women veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War, other conflicts and peacetime veterans. Our collective experience tells us wars are easy to start and hard to stop and that those hurt are often the innocent. Thus, other means of problem solving are necessary.

AfterDowningStreet.org is a coalition of veterans' groups, peace groups, and political activist groups, which launched on May 26, 2005, a campaign to urge the U.S. Congress to begin a formal investigation into whether President Bush has committed impeachable offenses in connection with the Iraq war. Also see downingstreetmemo.com.

Alliance of Radical Academic and Intellectual Organizations
The Alliance of Radical Academic/Intellectual Organizations is a network of educational collectives and caucuses--brought together by the conjuncture of the "war on terrorism"; the degradation of the economy and casualization of labor exacerbated by, but not totally attributable to, the war; growing repression; and privatization, corporatization, and de-funding of higher education.

International Network of Scholar Activists (INoSA)
The International Network of Scholar Activists promotes more egalitarian relationships of mutual learning between individuals and organizations working within universities and those in other parts of civil society.

MoveOn is working to bring ordinary people back into politics. They have several petitions on Iraq.

Peace Action
Peace Action, the merger of SANE and The Freeze, has effectively mobilized for peace and disarmament for over forty years.

Not In Our Name
The Not in Our Name Project calls on the people of the U.S. to resist the policies and overall political direction that have emerged since September 11, 2001, and which pose grave dangers to the people of the world.

Iraq Peace Team
An international team working to prevent an escalation of the current war against Iraq. It opposes any form of armed aggression by any party.

Christian Peacemaker Teams in Iraq
CPT delegations to Iraq visit Baghdad and other cities, and visit facilities such as hospitals, schools and markets. In case of a U.S. attack, the team and delegates will strive to be present among people and institutions that support life.

Voices in the Wilderness
A campaign to end the economic sanctions against the people of Iraq.

Iraq Pledge of Resistance
The Iraq Pledge of Resistance is a campaign to build a network of nationally-coordinated, nonviolent civil disobedience to oppose President Bush’s plans for war on Iraq.

Rice For Peace
In the 1950's, tens of thousands of people sent small bags of rice to President Eisenhower convincing him not to attack China. Now a nationwide effort has been launched to send the same message to President Bush about Iraq. If we are going to send something to Iraq it should be food, not bombs.

National Network to End the War Against Iraq
The National Network to End the War Against Iraq is a nation-wide coalition of over 140 peace and justice, student and faith-based organizations united to work for a common cause: ending the illegal, unjust, and inhumane war being waged against the people of Iraq by member states of the United Nations, led by the United States.

International A.N.S.W.E.R.
Act Now to Stop War & End Racism.

World Can’t Wait
Drive Out the Bush Regime: “The Bush regime is setting out to radically remake society very quickly, in a fascist way, and for generations to come. We must act now against War, Torture, Theocracy, and Ignorance; the future is in the balance.”

The People's Anti-War Referendum is a component of an ongoing campaign against war and racism and in support of grassroots democracy, including teach-ins, conferences, local and regional events.

National Youth and Student Peace Coalition
The National Youth and Student Peace Coalition was formed in repsonse to the events of September 11, 2001, and has worked to build strategc, long-term student and youth opposition to war, both abroad with bombs and bullets, and at home with racism, cuts to education, and freedom-limiting "anti-terrorism" policies.

The Randolph Bourne Institute
The Randolph Bourne Institute (RBI) promotes a non-interventionist foreign policy for the United States as the best way of fostering a peaceful, more prosperous world, and sponsors the website Antiwar.com.

Code Pink: Women's Pre-Emptive Strike for Peace
We call on women around the world to rise up and oppose the war in Iraq.

Peace History Society
The Peace History Society was founded in 1964 to encourage, and coordinate national and international scholarly work to explore and articulate the conditions and causes of peace and war, and to communicate the findings of scholarly work to the public.

U.S. Labor Against The War

Lawyers Against War
LAW opposes the illegal use of force against Afghanistan and other countries and supports the use of national and international law to settle disputes, prosecute offenders and protect rights.

Draft Impeachment Resolution Against President George W. Bush
Drafted by Francis A. Boyle, professor of law, University of Illinois School of Law. Also see the Impeach Bush Campaign. Former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark has another draft of Articles of Impeachment at votetoimpeach.org. Also see a call from the Fellowship of Reconciliation to Indict Bush as a war criminal for unleashing an unprovoked war.

Civilian casualties update

Iraq Body Count
The worldwide update of reported civilian deaths in the war on Iraq

U.S. Military Deaths in the Conquest of Iraq

Cost of the War in Iraq
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Occupation Watch
Exposing the impact of the military and economic occupation of Iraq.

The Chickenhawks
A chickenhawk is a term often applied to public persons - generally male - who (1) tend to advocate, or are fervent supporters of those who advocate, military solutions to political problems, and who have personally (2) declined to take advantage of a significant opportunity to serve in uniform during wartime. From the The New Hampshire Gazette.

Bill of Rights Defense Campaign
Civil liberties issues.

Committee for a National Discussion of Nuclear History and Current Policy
A committee of scholars, veterans, clergy, activists, students, and other interested individuals is now forming to challenge the Smithsonian's plans to exhibit the Enola Gay solely as a "magnificent technological achievement."

Future of Iraq Portal
An important collection of categorized links. Includes eyewitness bloggers, multiple sources on casualties, links to NGO's, the multifaceted peace movement, resources to document the privatization and war profiteering, Arab media, Iraqi universities and academic groups, as well as the voices of the "official story" as told by the US Government and the Interim Governmental Administration.

Iraq Mortality
IraqMortality.org provides a compilation of analysis of the mortality studies of Iraqi deaths, articles, and resources for activists.

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
WILPF works to achieve through peaceful means world disarmament, full rights for women, racial and economic justice, an end to all forms of violence, and to establish those political, social, and psychological conditions which can assure peace, freedom, and justice for all.

Courage to Resist
A group of concerned community members, veterans and military families that supports military objectors to illegal war and occupation and the policies of empire.

US Foreign Policy history website

Essays and Articles

Iraq Journal
A collection of regular reports from Iraq, coordinated by independent journalist Jeremy Scahill.

Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP)
The Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) was established 31 years ago to provide information and analysis on the Middle East that would be picked up by the existing media.

Al-Jazeerah Information Center
The main goal of Al-Jazeerah Information Center is to promote cross-cultural understanding between people all over the world. This will be achieved by publishing news, articles, columns, book reviews, and letters, which must not contain any hateful or derogatory words or phrases.

Focus on Iraq
Foreign Policy In Focus (FPIF) seeks to make the U.S. a more responsible global leader and global partner. Includes Stephen Zunes, United Nations Security Council Resolutions Currently Being Violated by Countries Other than Iraq (October 2, 2002).

The U.S.-Iraq Crisis
The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) works with social movements to forge viable and sustainable policies to promote democracy, justice, human rights, and diversity.

Articles on Iraq
List of links to articles on Iraq.

ZNet AntiWar
Essays and links from ZNet.

AlterNet: Special Coverage: War on Iraq
Essays and links from AlterNet.

Hearts and Minds: Post-war Civilian Deaths in Baghdad Caused by U.S. Forces
This report documents and analyzes civilian deaths caused by U.S. military forces in Baghdad since U.S. President George W. Bush declared an end to hostilities in Iraq on May 1, 2003. It is based on research in Baghdad from September 18-30, and follow-up research on October 5 and 9, 2003. During that time, Human Rights Watch interviewed the witnesses to civilian deaths, family members of the deceased, victims who were non-lethal casualties, Iraqi police, lawyers and human rights activists, U.S. soldiers, officers from the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s office (JAG) and members of the U.S.-led Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA), responsible for governing Iraq.

Iraq on the record - 237 Misleading Statements by the Bush Administration
The Iraq on the Record Report, prepared at the request of Rep. Henry A. Waxman, is a comprehensive examination of the statements made by the five Administration officials most responsible for providing public information and shaping public opinion on Iraq. This database identifies 237 specific misleading statements about the threat posed by Iraq made by these five officials in 125 public appearances in the time leading up to and after the commencement of hostilities in Iraq.

12 leading historians on both sides of the argument over Iraq (The Guardian, February 19, 2003)
Politicians on both sides of the argument over Iraq have been busy rummaging through the history books. The pro-war camp constantly warn against repeating the mistakes of appeasement. The antis claim we are heading for another Suez. But which is the more plausible parallel? Matt Seaton asked a dozen leading historians

The Unseen Gulf War, by Peter Turnley
Graphic photo journalist report on first (1991) Gulf War.

Don't Waste Any Time in Mourning: Organize!, by Douglas Dowd
From the Centre d'Informations et d'Etudes sur les Stratégies Internationales des Mouvements et des Sociétés Anglophones Newsletter, March 1, 2003.

A regime that hates democracy can't wage war for democracy, by Harvey Wasserman (The Free Press, February 22, 2003)
George W. Bush says he wants to attack Iraq to install democracy. But as he explained on December 18, 2002: "If this were a dictatorship, it'd be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I'm the dictator."

Bush and America's willing executioners would be guilty at Nuremburg, by Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman (The Free Press, March 2, 2003)
If he launches an attack on Iraq without the approval of the United Nations Security Council, George W. Bush will be guilty of crimes on par with those committed by the infamous Nazi leaders who were tried at Nuremburg in 1948, after World War II.

Logos: a journal of modern society & culture
Logos is a quarterly journal of modern culture, politics and society that features articles on the arts, politics, culture, the social sciences and humanities as well as original fiction and poetry. The Winter 2003 (2:1) issue contains a Special Section on Iraq.

War Times
War Times is being produced to help broaden and deepen the fight against the Bush program by compiling information and analysis, and putting them into the hands of large numbers of readers.

Electronic Iraq
Electronic Iraq is a news portal on the US-Iraq crisis published by veteran antiwar campaigners Voices in the Wilderness and respected Middle East supplementary news publishers, the Electronic Intifada.

LexisNexis News Research
Free news from LexisNexis on the War on Iraq.

Iraq - The cradle of civilization at risk: Cultural heritage and historical monuments
H-Museum's Current Focus looks from a cultural and historical perspective at present developments concerning the military conflict in Iraq.

Hobsbawm Speaks on Historical Revisionism
"England's most famous Communist" discusses historians' role in a new era. By Matthew Continetti, Columbia Daily Spectator, April 1, 2003.

Republicans criticized Clinton during Kosovo conflict
Democrats compile a list of criticisms Republican presidential candidates and leaders in the House and Senate levels egainst the
Clinton administration during the Kosovo conflict to justify criticizing Bush now.

Poets Against the War
Poets Against the War provides a venue for poets to voice their conscience against impending war, and to encourage our government to seek peaceful means of resolving conflict in company with the world community.


Common Dreams
Breaking news and views for the progressive community.

The Nation
See the article The Bush Crusade by James Carroll, Boston Globe columnist and author of Constantine's Sword.

Raed's Blog
Provides a running narrative with cross references.

Thanks for the Memories
A Pretty Good Flash Movie on Iraq.

Down the Rabbit Hole
A list from Jack Cross of articles and reports on intelligence in the United States.

Academic Info's Peace Studies - No Iraq War

Draft Registration and Draft Resistance
Resources on military conscription, draft registration, and draft resistance from the archives of the National Resistance Committee.

Draft Registration Freeze
This site advocates resistance to the draft registration laws of the United States, seeing registration as the necessary step toward conscription (the draft). It poinst to a direct link between registration, the draft, and aggressive war.

History New Network
Coverage of the founding meeting of Historians Against the War on the History New Network website. Also see Historians as Activists, a continuously updated list of activities by historians involved in social, cultural and political action.

Soldiers Speak Out
A powerful, first-hand testament to the reality of the military experience told entirely in the words of American veterans who have been to war and are now opposing it.

Left Forum
Left Forum brings together organizers and intellectuals from across the globe to share ideas for understanding and transforming the world.

Iran War Weekly web site

Peace and Justice Resource Center

Who Profits
Who Profits is dedicated to exposing the commercial involvement of companies in the continuing Israeli control over Palestinian and Syrian land.

Zochrot is an Israel-based group of educators and activists devoted to raising awareness among Israelis of the extent and events of the Nakba, through education and advocacy, and ultimately to contributing to the foundations of a lasting peace in a decolonized Israel, where all inhabitants and refugees live together without threat of expulsion or denial of Return. Zochrot envisions Return as an extended process in which Palestinian refugees are welcomed back to Israel and integrated with dignity in an equal, joint Palestinian-Jewish society.