Regions / Iraq
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.
A little-known reason why Muslims attack Muslims.
As ISIS loses territory, it returns to mass-casualty attacks against civilians. That's why military-first approaches to terrorism are doomed to failure.
Maybe we'll never see America's torturers behind bars. They should still have to tell the truth about what they did.
Iraqi civilians will no longer stand for a government that fails to provide security and basic services.
The Islamic State, like 150% proof moonshine, is pure, but deadly.
Inviting blowback and decimating your tax base are not how to build a caliphate.