Issues / War & Peace
The Islamic State remains a puzzle to U.S. policymakers and analysts.
Turkey's offering Washington a fig leaf of cooperation against the Islamic State, but it's turning all its firepower against the most effective anti-ISIS fighters in the region — the Kurds.
The dangers of life as a Muslim leader in the United States weren’t all that drove Anwar al-Awlaki the flee the country.
For the refugees pouring into Europe, their journeys can be just as deadly as the war zones they're fleeing.
Last year it was reported that the Islamic State captured Syrian fighter planes.
Intelligence is still being fixed around policy, but this time about the Islamic State, not Iraq.
The Islamic State isn’t going anywhere soon.
Despite how much more precise they have become, the amount of civilian casualties that nuclear weapons would cause will forever subvert their legitimacy.
While Republicans beat up on the White House for making peace with America’s enemies, voters should ask them more questions about America’s friends.
"The Iranian threat" has become such a truism in American politics that we've completely lost sight of Washington's own record.