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View Resource Anti-war Protests Continue Throughout the United States

With the initial attack on Iraq beginning Wednesday evening, anti-war protesters began to mobilize immediately in the United States. Throughout many cities and towns, protesters sought a variety of ways to voice their displeasure with the recent military action and, more generally, with certain aspects of United States overseas policies, particularly in the Middle East. In Chicago, a city not...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2003/0321
View Resource College Commencement Addresses Spark Controversy

As the month of May passes along, many colleges and universities begin celebrating the time-honored ritual of the commencement ceremony. This year (as with most years), there has been a certain degree of contention surrounding the remarks and ideological beliefs of several commencement speakers. At a graduation ceremony this past Saturday in Rockford College in Illinois, Christopher Hedges, a...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2003/0523
View Resource Tony Blair Survives Political Maelstrom

Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair barely survived two rather harrowing challenges to his position of power in Britain this week. On Tuesday, the House of Commons passed his highly controversial higher education reform bill for the country (which will allow English universities to charge top-up fees of up to £3000) by only five votes. The following day, the greatly anticipated Hutton Report was...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2004/0130
View Resource Frontline: The Invasion of Iraq

While it's hard to have a thorough and well-developed perspective at times on events in the recent past, this thought-provoking online site on the recent war in Iraq is a place that brings together important analysis from a host of war correspondents, policymakers, and military leaders. The site includes transcriptions of interviews with various persons involved in the recent military conflict, a...

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/invasion/