Regions / Iraq
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, served five years in a U.S.-run prison camp.
From providing relief for trapped Yazidis to supporting a potential new Iraqi unity government.
TV pundits and analysts could use a reality check when it comes to Obama's use of military force.
ISIS is intent on forming its own state, but it may turn to international terrorism next.
The U.S. and its allies have funded a host of Syrian opposition councils that are more interested in seeking Western aid than serving the Syrian people.
After the war in Iraq, is it feasible to invoke the Responsibility to Protect doctrine to protect civilians from ISIS?
Four myths American exceptionalists peddle about the U.S. president and America's role in the world.
Obama has few good options in Iraq, but the worst choice would be emulating George W. Bush.
Iraq's dire refugee crisis is posing a humanitarian and political challenge to the Obama administration.
In just five years, Syria has gone from being the world’s second-largest host of refugees to the second-largest producer of them.