Q & A: Cindy Sheehan

After her 24-year-old son, U.S. Army Specialist Casey Sheehan, was killed in Iraq in 2004, Cindy Sheehan became the face of America's anti-Iraq war movement and an irritant to the White House. Last week, Sheehan traveled to South Korea, where she spoke at an anti-free-trade rally in Seoul, urged Korean lawmakers to withdraw their nation's troops from Iraq, and protested against the expansion of a U.S. Army base in the village of Daechu-ri. She spoke with TIME's Jennifer Veale.

Why are you in South Korea?
I was invited by several peace groups and farmers...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!