Regions / Iraq
The Islamic State may use beheading as a tool to recruit fighters.
From the Assyrian Empire to the Mongols to the present, Iraq has been the perpetrator and victim of epic levels of violence.
The standards the U.S. purportedly used to prevent civilian deaths from drone strikes have been relaxed for airstrikes in Syria and Iraq.
Glenn Greenwald’s report that the Khorasan group was hyped to mobilize support for attacking the Islamic State sounds credible.
Obama is more than willing to stand up against the Islamic State. Too bad he wasn't willing to stand up to his hawkish critics.
The Obama administration’s war plans in Iraq and Syria are illegal, ill-conceived, and destined to fail. Here's what the U.S.—and you—can do instead.
America is now fighting the Iraq War for the third time, somehow madly expecting different results, while guaranteeing only failure.
Iran is the linchpin of security in the Middle East.
Many Americans have reached the point that they can no longer conceive of a legitimate war unless it’s on our own soil.
The U.S. cannot confront climate change, growing economic inequality, and the deterioration of our infrastructure and education system without reducing the $1 trillion it spends annually on defense.