Stories by Adil E. Shamoo

Adil E. Shamoo, born and raised in Baghdad, is a professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is a contributor to Foreign Policy In Focus. subscribe to Adil E. Shamoo's feed

Posted on: Feb 12, 2013, Source: Warscapes

The United States’ nine-year occupation of Iraq unleashed this friction between Sunni and Shia, the underlying inferno that keeps Iraqis killing each other.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2010, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus

The American public has no idea just how terrible we've made conditions in Iraq.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2010, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus

The human instinct of herd mentality can’t serve as justification for the indiscriminate killing of civilians outside U.S. borders.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2010, Source: IPS News

Charles Krauthammer's columns defending Israel's handling of the Gaza flotilla demonize Muslims.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2008, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus

Instead of negotiating a long-term presence in Iraq, the United States should be negotiating a withdrawal.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Imagine the world's reaction if Palestinians had killed 120 Israelis, or if the Iraqi "insurgents" had killed 120 Americans.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2007, Source: AlterNet

In D.C., there's a belief that Iraqis will tolerate the United States if they can just get the occupation right. But it's the occupation itself that inflames Iraqis' passions.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2007, Source: The Baltimore Sun

The United States is building a massive embassy complex in the heart of Baghdad that is already becoming a symbol of America's imperial ambitions in the Middle East.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Iraqis, the U.S. public, and now members of Congress are calling for an exit strategy. It's time for President Bush to explain when U.S. troops are coming home.