By World Socialist Web Site reporters in Detroit, USA:
Detroit workers oppose return of US forces to Iraq
23 June 2014
The Obama administration announced last week that it is dispatching 300 military “advisors” to Iraq in preparation for a possible resumption of bombings and other military actions. The eruption of sectarian civil war in the country is being utilized to intensify military operations throughout the Middle East, including preparations for war against Syria.
The Obama administration’s military escalation in Iraq has led to growing popular opposition to the administration and its policies. According to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll conducted last week, only 37 percent of the population approves of Obama’s handling of foreign policy—the lowest level on record—while 57 percent disapprove. Overall, Obama’s approval rating has hit 41 percent, tied for the all-time low.
The WSWS spoke to workers and young people at Detroit’s Eastern…
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