Regions / Iraq
When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.
Obama officials have repeatedly expressed a commitment to killing large numbers of ISIS fighters. Will Trump take it even further?
This year's lowlights from world politics, the culture wars, and the military-industrial complex.
From the Big Lie to torture and sectarian violence, the U.S. and the Middle East are still paying the price for our moral perversions in Iraq.
Before he leaves office, Obama should set up a truth commission on the Iraq War.
The U.S. responded to a barbaric attack that killed 3,000 U.S. civilians with an ongoing barbaric air campaign of their own that's since produced “towers” of dead civilians in the Greater Middle East and Africa.
As refugees take the Olympic stage, the wars that sent them running for their lives continue apace.
Clinton's rhetoric on the Muslim world might be friendlier than Trump's, but her record is much bloodier.
The military can't defeat the Islamic State. We must look instead at the sources of ISIS support.
The longer the Islamic State remains a viable force, the more likely it is to get its hands on nuclear materials.